• 1.  The existing dress codes in Europe were swept away by

  • American Revolution
  • French Revolution
  • Russian Revolution
  • The First World War
  • 2.  The simplicity of clothing of 'Sans-Culottes' was meant to express __________________.

  • the poverty among the common people
  • the prosperity of textile industries
  • the idea of equality
  • none of the above
  • 3.  When did women in England start agitating for democratic rights?

  • 1820s
  • 1830s
  • 1840s
  • 1850s
  • 4.  Who was the first American dress reformer to launch loose tunics?

  • Mrs Amelia Bloomer
  • Martha Somerville
  • Queen Victoria
  • None of the above
  • 5.  Which of the following events had an impact on the dressing style of women?

  • Women working in industries during the First and Second World Wars.
  • Gymnastics and games entered school curriculum for women.
  • The Battle of Waterloo
  • Both (a) and (b)
  • 6.  To some Indians western clothes were a sign of

  • Progress
  • modernity
  • Freedom from poverty
  • both (a) and (b)
  • 7.  Wearing of which two things created misunderstanding and conflict between the British and the Indians?

  • the wearing of turban and shoes
  • the umbrella and gold ornaments
  • the wearing of saris and dhotis
  • The wearing of gowns and long skirts
  • 8.  What was the idea of national dress as suggested by Rabindranath Tagore?

  • Combination of Hindu and Muslim dress
  • Combination of Indian and European dress
  • Only Hindu dress
  • Combination Hindu and Parsi dress
  • 9.  reaction to which measure of the British did the Swadeshi Movement begin?

  • Partition of Bengal in 1905
  • Surat split in 1907
  • Starting of World War I in 1914
  • Montague-Chelmsford Reforms of 1919
  • 10.  In which year did Gandhi adopt dhoti?

  • 1913
  • 1915
  • 1921
  • 1928
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