• 1.  Who worked in American plantations during the 18th century:

  • Emigrants from Europe
  • Slaves captured from Africa
  • Unemployed population of America
  • 2.  Reason for decline of cotton textile export from India to Britain in the early 19th century:

  • imposition of tariff on cotton import into Britain.
  • quality of cotton textile was poor.
  • shortage of raw cotton in India.
  • cotton producers had found other buyers.
  • 3.  When the export of cotton textile to Britain declined, India did not lose much. Why?

  • because demand for Indian cotton textile in America increased.
  • because South-East Asian countries welcomed Indian cotton textiles.
  • because India's home market had adequate number of buyers for Indian textile.
  • because China opened a market for Indian textile.
  • 4.  Give the correct reason for decline of household income in Europe after the First World War:

  • People' stopped going to work, as they were scared of the war situation.
  • Death and injuries had reduced the number of able bodied work force.
  • Home governments had imposed heavier taxes.
  • People could not go to work because they got busy with reorganization of their households.
  • 5.  During the First World War women in Europe stepped into jobs which earlier men were expected to do. What was the reason?

  • because men went to battle.
  • because men went to other countries in search of jobs.
  • because of liberalisation of women in society.
  • because menfolk decided to take charge of the household work.
  • 6.  Which of the following did not take part in the First World War?

  • Portugal
  • Germany
  • France
  • England
  • 7.  In which country did the Great Depression start?

  • Britain, 1929
  • France, 1930
  • USA, 1929
  • Germany, 1929
  • 8.  Identify one aim of the post-war international economic system:

  • To ensure economic stability of underdeveloped countries.
  • To promote good health for the people of the world.
  • Promotion of education worldwide.
  • To preserve economic stability and full employment in the industrial world.
  • 9.  Who adopted the concept of assembly line to manufacture automobiles?

  • T. Cuppola
  • Henry Ford
  • Samuel Morse
  • Christopher Columbus
  • 10.  Name the place and the year of United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference:

  • China, 1911
  • Tokyo, 1944
  • Vietnam, 1939
  • Bretton Woods in New Hampshire, USA, 1944
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