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CBSE Notes 2011-2012 » VIII-Social Science

Civilising the "Native", Educating the Nation

Who said 'a single shelf of a good European library was worth the whole native literature of India a...

Multiple choice question

Who said 'a single shelf of a good European library was worth the whole native literature of India and Arabia' ?

These institutions were seen as 'temples of darkness that were falling of themselves into decay'. Na...

Multiple choice question

These institutions were seen as 'temples of darkness that were falling of themselves into decay'. Name the institutions.
(A) Calcutta Madarsa (B) Banaras Sanskrit College
(C) Arabic College (D) Calcutta Col lege

In 1885 the Court ofDirectors sentthe Woods 'Despatch' which emphasised the benefits of European lea...

Multiple choice question

In 1885 the Court ofDirectors sentthe Woods 'Despatch' which emphasised the benefits of European learning. Select the best Option.
(A) "Itwill introduce Indian to European ways of life".
(B) "English education with the tastes and desire of Indians".
(C) "It would create a demand for British goods".
(D) "It will supply the company with civil servants".

The missionaries set up a mission at Serampore, area under the control of

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The missionaries set up a mission at Serampore, area under the control of

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