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SOCIAL & CULTURAL HISTORY OF BRITIAN  UNIVERSITY OF CALICUT  SCHOOL OF DISTANCE EDUCATION   BA ENGLISH  
School of Distance Education UNIVERSITY OF CALICUT SCHOOL OF DISTANCE EDUCATION BA ENGLISH (2011 Admission Onwards) III Semester Complementary Course SOCIAL & CULTURAL HISTORY OF BRITIAN QUESTION BANK 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. The word Colonialism, according to the Oxford English Dictionary comes from the ……………………… Colonia. a) Latin b) English c) Roman d) French The Spanish Armada occurred in the year………… a) 1588 b) 1589 c) 1587 d) 1590 During the reign of …………………… the mercantile system in England developed in a full‐
fledged form. a) HenryVII b) CharlesII c) JamesII d) Queen Elizabeth Who was the British King when American colonies achieved independence in 1776? a)George III b) George V c) James III d) Mary Tudor Who wrote the poem White Man’s Burden? a)George Orwell b) T.S. Elliot c) Rudyard Kipling d) Mathew Arnold The poem white man’s burden was published in the year ………. Social & Cultural History of Britain Page 1 School of Distance Education 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. a)1899 b) 1898 c) 1897 d) 1900 The main theme of the poem White Man’s burden is……………. a) Justifying Whiteman’s civilising mission over the eastern countries. b) The war between England and Germany c) The development of English trade and commerce d) The authors experiences of his life in India Who is known as the ‘prophet of Imperialism’? a)Rudyard Kipling b) George Orwell c) James Mill d) Max Mueller Who called Rudyard Kipling as the Prophet of Imperialism? a) James Mill b) T.S. Eliot c) George Orwell d) John William Kay Rudyard Kipling was born in December 1865 in …………… a)London b) Manchester c) Calcutta d) Bombay The famous fiction Jungle Book is authored by ……………….. a)Edwin. J .H b) John Roberts c) E.M Thomson d) Rudyard Kipling ……………………… represents the body of knowledge created by the westerners about the eastern societies. a)Indology b) Orientalism c) Imperialism d) Post‐modernism Who among the following western scholar was associated with Orientalist studies in India? a)William Jones b) John Keble c) Richards d) E.M. Forster The ‘Asiatic Society of Bengal’ was established in the year…………. a)1785 b) 1786 c) 1784 d) 1783 The famous Palestinian‐American intellectual …………………………. posed major criticism against the oriental constructions of the east. a)Samuel P. Huntington b) David Pipes c) Edward Said d) Fukuyama Who authored the famous book titled “Orientalism”? a)Edward Said b) Frantz Fanon c) Noam Chomsky d) Talal Asad Social & Cultural History of Britain Page 2 School of Distance Education 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. The book Orientalism was published in the year ………. a)1978 b) 1979 c) 1973 d) 1980 .……………………… redefined Orientalism thus: “orientalism is a western style for dominating, restructuring and having authority over the orient”. a)Romila Thapar b) Edward Said c) Frantz Fanon d) Aijaz Ahamed The Union Jack is ………………………… a) Coin of Great Britain c) National song of Great Britain b) Flag of Great Britain d) National tree of Great Britain The name “Union Jack” became official when it was approved by British Parliament in ……… a)1907 b)1908 c) 1903 d) 1910 Queen Victoria ascended the British throne in the year……………… a)1837 b) 1838 c) 1840 d) 1843 Who was Albert of Sax‐Cobourg? a) Military chief during the Tudor period b) German Prince, who married Queen Victoria c) Foreign Minister of England during 1900‐10 d) English working class leader Queen Victoria died in the year…………………. a)1902 b) 1905 c) 1901 Queen Victoria’s reign lasted for …………………… years a)65 years b) 63 years c) 61 years d) 1910 d) 66 years Railway locomotive was invented by …………………….. a)George Stephenson b) Robert Lewis c) Arthur Young d) R. Hill “Penny Black”, the first postage of England, is associated with the name of …………………….. a)Townshend b) Louis Stephenson c) Thompson d) Rowland Hill The inventions of camera, gas, bicycle, and typewriter occurred in England during the reign of………………………. a)Queen Elizabeth b) Queen Victoria c) King George d) James IV Social & Cultural History of Britain Page 3 School of Distance Education 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. John Hyatt’s celluloid was used in…………………… a) Cartridges b) Ships c) Victorian shirt collars d) Flags Great Victorian poet Alfred Tennyson was born in the year……………. a)1808 b) 1810 c) 1815 d) 1809 Who wrote the poem “The Princess”? a)Mathew Arnold b)George Elliot c)Oscar Wilde Famous English poet Alfred Tennyson died in the year……………… a)1893 b) 1895 c) 1892 d)Alfred Tennyson d) 1895 Famous English poet and prose critic of Victorian era, Mathew Arnold was born in the year? a)1825 b) 1830 c) 1821 d) 1822 Which among the following poem was written by Mathew Arnold? a)Maud b) The Idylls c) Dover Beach d) Ulysses Mathew Arnold died in the year…………………….. a)1887 b) 1890 c) 1888 d) 1897 The books “scene of clerical life” and “the mill on the floss” were written by……………………… a)T.S. Elliot b) George Elliot c) William Thackeray d) George Meredith Who wrote the novel “Sybil”? a)Gladstone b) W.Thackaray c) Mathew Arnold d) Benjamin Disraeli The Victorian era was a time when the ……………………grew rapidly in influence. a) Lower Class b) Middle Class c) Industrial Class d) Peasants The concept of “self‐made man” became dominant among the …......... a)Victorian middle class b) Victorian Upper Class c) Aristocrats d)Working Class Charles Darwin was born in the year………………. a)1810 b)1809 c)1812 d)1813 In which year Charles Darwin published his famous book titled “Origin of Species”? Social & Cultural History of Britain Page 4 School of Distance Education 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. a)1859 b)1860 c)1861 d)1864 ‘HMS Beagle’ was associated with…………………. a) The voyage of Columbus b)Anglo‐French war c) The voyage of Charles Darwin d)Spanish Armada The book ‘Descent of Man’ was authored by ……………………… a)Charles Darwin b)Henry Newman c)Lamarck d) Robert John In which year the book “Descent of Man” was published? a)1874 b)1875 c)1878 d)1871 Who authored the famous book ‘Origin of Species’? a)E.B Pusey b)John Keble c)Charles Darwin d)Lamarck In which year famous natural scientist Charles Darwin died? a)1883 b)1884 c)1882 d)1886 The other name of Anglo‐Catholic movement was…………… a)Christian Socialism b)Protestantism c)Oxford Movement d)Calvinism E.B Pusey and John Henry Newman were associated with……………………… a)Presbyterianism b)Calvinism c)Oxford Movement d)FabianSocialism The Oxford movement started in England in the ………………………………. a)1830s b)1840s c)1850s d)1860s Who wrote “Tract 90” to support Roman Catholic doctrine? a)John Keble b)William Palmer c)Harrell Froude d)Henry Newman ………………………………… is considered as the founder Liberalism in England. a)Thomas Hobbes b) John Locke c)J.S. Mill d)James Mill Who wrote famous book on Liberalist ideology titled “two treatises ofgovernment”? a)Jeremy Bentham b)Henry Sid wick c)Thomas Hobbes d)John Locke Utilitarian philosophy emerged in……………………… a)France b)Germany c)England Social & Cultural History of Britain d)Italy Page 5 School of Distance Education 53. “Greatest amount of happiness to the greatest number of people” is the slogan of…………………………… a)Liberalists b)Utilitarians c)Conservatives d)Tractarians 54. The first systematic account utilitarianism was developed by…………………… a)J. S Mill b)Henry Sid wick c)Jeremy Bentham d)Adam Smith 55. Famous English philosopher Jeremy Bentham was associated with……….. a)Liberal philosophy b)Socialism c)Utilitarian philosophy d)Oxford movement 56. Who authored the book “introduction to the principles of morals and legislation”? a)David Hume b)Adam Smith c)David Ricardo d)Jeremy Bentham 57. John Stuart Mill was a follower of …………………….. a)John Locke b)David Hume c)Jeremy Bentham d)Thomas Hobbes 58. The famous essay titled “Utilitarianism”, published in 1861, was authored by………… a)John Stuart Mill b)Jeremy Bentham c)Henry Sid wick d)David Ricardo 59. …………………….wrote one of the most well‐known works on utilitarian philosophy titled “The Methods of Ethics” published in 1874. a)James Mill b)Henry Sid wick c)H.H. Wilson d)Colebrook 60. The beginning of party system in England occurred during the reign of………. a)George III b)Charles II c)Mary Tudor d)Queen Elizabeth 61. ……………………………..is considered as the founder of ‘Court Party’, later called Tory Party in England. a)Anthony Ashley‐cooper b)Robert Peel c)Benjamin Disraeli d)Danby 62. ……………………… is considered as the founder of ‘Country Party’, later called Whig Party in England. a)Danby b)William Gladstone c)Anthony Ashley‐cooper d)Disraeli 63. “Exclusion Bill Crisis” (1679‐1681) was closely associated with …………..in England. a)British foreign policy b)Britain’s Colonial policy c) Development of party system d) East India company affairs Social & Cultural History of Britain Page 6 School of Distance Education 64). When was the famous names Whig and Tory first appeared in English political history? a) During the Exclusion Bill Debate b) During the King’s prerogative debate. c) During Glorious Revolution d) During Magnacarta 65. The Tory party was later known as…………………….. a) Liberal b) Conservative c) Petitioners d) Socialists 66. The Whig Party was later known as…………………… a) Conservative b) Abhorrers c) Liberal d) Socialists 67. ………………….. Invented “Flying Shuttle” a) John Kay b) James Hargreaves c) James Watt d) Cartwright 68. “Spinning Jenny” was invented by…………………………… a) James Watt b) Arkwright c) Whitney d) James Hargreaves 69. Of the following which was the invention of Cartwright? a) Cotton Gin b) Power loom c) Steam Engine d) Spinning Mule 70. An instrument ,which was used to remove seeds from the cotton fibre, known as “The Cotton Gin” was invented by………………………. a) Richard Arkwright b) Cartwright c) Whitney d) Hargreaves 71. James Watt’s name is associated with……………………….. a) Power loom b) Spinning Jenny c) Steam Engine d) Railway locomotive 72. Steam Engine was invented in the year………………… a) 1768 b) 1769 c) 1770 d) 1780 73. In which year Cartwright invented Power loom? a) 1785 b) 1788 c) 1790 d) 1792 74. Flying Shuttle was introduced in England in the year……………………….. a) 1733 b) 1738 c) 1734 d) 1735 75. Innovations in road‐making started in England due to the efforts of…………. a) John Mac Adam b) Crompton c) Hargreaves d) Arthur Young 76. …………………………… is considered as the founder of Railway locomotives. Social & Cultural History of Britain Page 7 School of Distance Education 77. 78. 79. 80. 81. 82. 83. 84. 85. 86. a) George Stephenson c) Telford b) Metcalf d) Arkwright Who suggested to introduce “penny postage” for all letters in UK? a) Townshend b) A. Young c) Rowland Hill d) Arthur “Penny postage” introduced in England in the year………………….. a) 1839 b) 1840 c) 1848 d) 1838 Sir C. Wheatstone’s name is associated with the invention of ………………. a) Telephone b) Telegraph c) Steam Engine d) Mule ‘Reuter’s New Agency’ was established in London in the year………………… a) 1850 b) 1852 c) 1851 d) 1853 In 1834, who formed a “Grand National Consolidated Trade Union” in England? a) Robert Owen b) John Locke c) Karl Marx d) O’Conner The newspaper that popularised the ideas of Chartist movement among the English people was ………………….. a) Chartism b) The New Avenue c) The Northern Star d) The Liberator Name the organisation formed in London in 1838 to fight for universal suffrage and redress the grievances of working class? a) Association for Universal Adult Franchise b) Working Class Union c) Working Men Association d) Labour Union In 1838, The Working Men Association of England prepared a “charter of political democracy”, which was popularly called………………… a) Democratic Charter b) Labours Charter c) People’s Charter d) Workers charter The “People’s Charter” of 1838 was prepared by…………………….. a) William Lovett and Francis Place b) George West man and John Henry c) David Arthur d) Robertson The Chartist movement in England turned in to a militant physical force under the leadership of…………………………. a) Francis Place b) William Lovett c) O’Conner d) David Arthur Social & Cultural History of Britain Page 8 School of Distance Education 87. Chartist movement face strong repression during the rule of……………………… a) Benjamin Disraeli b) William Gladstone c) Russell d) Robert Peel 88. Agrarian revolution occurred in England in the ……………..century. a) 19th century b) 18th century c)17th century d)16th century 89. Jethro Tull’s name is associated with………………………… a) New roads in England b) Great navigator c) Invention of machine for sowing seeds d) Rotation of crops 90. “Four‐Course System” or the rotation of crops was introduced by……………… a) Jethro Tull b) Arthur Young c) Robert Bake well d) Lord Townshend 91. Four‐course system or the rotation of crops was also known as……………….. a) Norfolk system b) Suffolk system c) Enclosure system d) Farming system 92. ………………………… succeed in breeding a new kind of sheep known as “New Leicester”. a) Sir Arthur Young b) Robert Bake well c) John Victor d) Townshend 93. Name the magazine edited by Sir Arthur Young, to propagate his experiences and innovations in agriculture? a) New Light b) The English Peasant c) Annals of Agriculture d) New Horizon 94. According to G.M. Trevelyan who is known as the “Prophet of New Agriculture” in England? a) Charles Colling b) Arthur Young c) Townshend d) Bake well 95. “Enclosure Acts” in England during the 18th century were closely associated with……………………… a) Industrial Revolution b) Agrarian Revolution c) Parliamentary reforms d) Human Rights 96. Among the following agriculturalists who played a remarkable role to work for “Enclosure Acts”? a) Charles Colling b) Arthur Young c) Townshend d) Jethro Tull 97. The term “Laissez‐faire” was first coined by French economists known as… a) Bureaucrats b) Physiocrats c) Free Traders d) Mercantilists Social & Cultural History of Britain Page 9 School of Distance Education 98. The term “Laissez‐faire” meant…………………….. a)Liberty b) Political freedom c) Leave Things Alone d) Rationalism 99. ……………………… played a pivotal role in popularising Laissez‐faire economic theory in England. a)Alfred Marshall b) J.M.Keynes c) Adam Smith d) J.C. Piggott 100. ………………………..is known as the “Prophet of Free Trade” in England. a) David Ricardo b) Adam Smith c) J.M. Keynes d) Alfred Marshall 101. …………………………wrote the famous book on economic theory titled “An inquiry into the nature and causes of wealth of nations” a) David Ricardo b) Adam Smith c) J.M. Keynes d) Marshall 102. David Ricardo formulated ideas on Laissez‐faire theory through his book…. a) Principles of Economics b) The High Price of Bullion c) On the Principles of Political Economy and Taxation d) On Economics 103. The Laissez‐faire theory helped to promote the vested interests of …………. a) Socialists b) Capitalist class c) Working class d) Middle class 104. “Rotten Boroughs” are …………………………… a) Thickly populated constituency b) Less populated constituency c) Industrial area d) Barren lands 105. Which Act passed by British Parliament in 19th century , known as First or Great Reform Act? a) Reform Act of 1867 b) Reform Act of 1832 c) Reform Act of 1878 d) Reform Act of 1888 106. “An Act to amend the representation of the people in the England andWales” is the full title of the……………………………. a) Reform Act of 1867 b) Reform Act of 1832 c) Reform Act of 1878 d) Reform Act of 1888. 107. The Reform Act of 1832 was passed during the reign of……………………… a) Lord Grey b) Benjamin Disraeli c) Gladstone d) Robert Peel Social & Cultural History of Britain Page 10 School of Distance Education 108. Who was the British monarch when the Reform Bill of 1832 was passed? a) George III b) Queen Victoria c) William IV d) George IV 109. The violent political agitations in England during 19th century known as the “Days of May” is associate with………………………. a) First Reform Bill of 1832 b) Second Reform Bill of 1832 c) Third Reform Bill of 1832 d) Act of 1867 110. The Parliamentary Reform Bill of 1832 passed and received the Royal Assent on……………………. a) May 1832 b) June 1832 c) Sept. 1832 d) August 1832 111. Large industrial cities of England like Manchester, Leeds, and Glasgow were first time granted seats in the House of Commons as per the provisions of the …………………………. a) Act of 1867 b) Act of 1832 c) Act of 1888 d) Act of 1878 112. Who remarked the Reform Act of 1832 as the “water shed moment at which the sovereignty of the English people had established”? a) G.M. Trevelyan b) A.J. Toynbee c) Winston Churchill d) Edward Gibbon 113. William Evart Gladstone represented………………… a) Tory Party b) Whig Party c) Liberal Party d) Socialist Party 114. William Gladstone was born in the year………………. a) 1810 b) 1809 c) 1814 d) 1812 115. Gladstone’s ‘Disestablishment Bill ‘of 1869 was associated with……………. a) Industrial Reforms b) Labour Reforms c) Irish Reform Policy d) Scottish Reform Policy 116. Gladstone passed the “Irish Land Act” in the year…………………. a) 1870 b) 1875 c) 1873 d) 1872 117. The reforms in the educational field passed by Gladstone was commonly known as……………………… a) Education Act b) University Act c) Forster’s Education Act d) Gladstone’s Education Act 118. Forster’s Education Act was passed in the year……………………. a) 1874 b) 1870 c) 1875 d) 1871 Social & Cultural History of Britain Page 11 School of Distance Education 119. By which Act a revolutionary reform imparted by Gladstone in the field of education that threw opened universities to all including Catholics? a) Forster’s Education Act b) Test Act of 1871 c) Act of 1867 d) University Reform Act 120. Benjamin Disraeli was born in the year…………………….. a)1804 b) 1809 c) 1808 d) 1812 121. The famous novels “coningsby”and “Sybil”were written by…………….. a) Gladstone b) Benjamin Disraeli c) Elliot d) Oscar Wilde 122. Disraeli became first time the member of British Parliament in the year…… a) 1838 b) 1839 c) 1837 d) 1840 123. Benjamin Disraeli represented………………….. a) Whig Party b) Tory Party c) Fabian Socialism d) Labour Party 124. The Parliamentary Reform Act of 1867 was passed during the reign of…….. a) William Gladstone b) Lord Grey c) Robert Peel d) Benjamin Disraeli 125. ………………………….was the British Monarch when the Parliamentary Reform Act of 1867 was passed. a) George IV b) King William IV c) Queen Victoria d) George III 126. British Parliament passed the “Public Health Act of 1867” during the reign of ……………………. a) Russell b) Gladstone c) Duke of Wellington d) Benjamin Disraeli 127. Of the following Acts which Act was passed during the reign of Disraeli? a) Test Act b) Reform Act of 1832 c) Artisans Dwelling Act d) Human Right Act 128. “Rochdale Pioneers” of 19th century England was associated with…………….. a) Abolition of slavery b) Enfranchisement movement c) Co‐operative movement d) Radical revolutionary movements 129. Co‐operative movement in England reached at a practical level due to the efforts of………………………. a) William King b) Robert Owen c) John Wesley d) Arthur Young Social & Cultural History of Britain Page 12 School of Distance Education 130. …………………………is known as the “father of co‐operative movement” in England. a) Robert Owen b) William King c) John Wesley d) William Wilberforce 131. Robert Owen put in to practice the idea of “Co‐operative Communities” in………………………….. a) Lancashire b) Norfolk c) Manchester d) New Lanark 132. ………………………..gave popularity to Robert Owen’s concept of ‘Co‐operative communities” in England. a) Dr William King b) John Wesley c) Wilberforce d) John Russell 133. Name the periodical published by William King in 1828 to popularise Co‐operative movement in England? a) The Co‐operative movement b) The‐ Co‐operator c) The Liberal d) New Lanark 134. ……………………….is considered as the founder of “Methodist Movement” in England. a) Wilberforce b) John Wesley c) Father Henry Newman d) John Keble 135. John Wesley was born in the year…………………. a) 1705 b) 1704 c) 1703 d) 1710 136. John Wesley published a pamphlet against slavery titled……………………… a) On Slavery b) Slave and Master c) Thoughts upon Slavery d) The Unfortunate 137. In 1834, who formed a “Grand National Consolidated Trade Union” in England? a) William King b) Robert Owen c) Francis Place d) William Lovett 138. “Liberty is the right of every human creature, no human can deprive him of that right which he derives from the law of nature”, a famous statement against slavery in England, was made by………………………. a) William Wilberforce b) John Wesley c) Robert Owen d) Henry Newman 139. …………………….was the French monarch when the Revolution of 1848 was broke out in France. a) Napoleon III b) Louis Philip c) Ferdinand d) Philip VI 140. British Foreign Minister, Lord Palmerstone was removed from his post by Queen Victoria in connection with the issue over………………………… Social & Cultural History of Britain Page 13 School of Distance Education a) Trade Unionism b) Support of 1848 Revolution c) Corruption d) Irish Policy 141… ………………………….was the British Prime Minister when the 1848 Revolution was broke out in France. a) Lord Grey b) Robert Peel c) Lord Russell d) Disraeli 142. The “Corn Laws” in England were introduced in the year………………. a) 1818 b) 1816 c) 1815 d) 11819 143. The Corn Laws were introduced by British Parliament during the reign of…………………. a) Lord Russell b) Walpole c) Lord Liverpool d) Gladstone 144. “Corn Law” is ………………………… a) English Export Laws b) Food Security Laws c) An Act to prohibit import of corn into England d) An Act to prohibit export of goods 145. In which year an “Anti‐Corn Law League” was formed in England to fight for the import of corn and immediate repeal of Corn Laws? a) 1840 b) 1842 c) 1839 d) 1836 146. The ‘Anti‐Corn Law League’ was founded at Manchester by……………………. a) Richard Cobden and John Bright b) Francis Place and William Lovett c) Robert Owen d) William Wilberforce 147. British Parliament repealed the Corn Laws during the Prime Ministership of……………………………. a) John Russell b) Lord Grey c) Robert Peel d) Wellington 148. In which year Corn‐Laws were repealed by the British Parliament? a) 1848 b) 1846 c) 1850 d) 1849 149. Famous English novelist Charles Dickens was born in the year………………….. a) 7th February 1812 b) 8th June 1814 c) 19th Jan. 1815 d) 6th July 1815 150. Who among the following is regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era? a) William Thackeray b) Oscar Wilde c) Charles Dickensd) Arnold Social & Cultural History of Britain Page 14 School of Distance Education 151. Among the following novels which is considered as the autobiography of Dickens? a) Oliver Twist b) Great Expectations c) David Copper field d)Nicholas Nickleby 152. Charles Dickens published his most famous novel “A Tale of Two Cities” in the year ………… a) 1858 b) 1860 c) 1859 d) 1863 153. All the novel of Charles Dickens depicts the………………………………… a) Story of aristocrats b) Story of Monarchs c) Predicament of poor and oppressed d) British wars and colonial expansion 154. Among the following novels which is not written by Charles Dickens? a) Great Expectations b) The Old Curiosity Shop c) Vanity Fair d) A Christmas Carol 155. Charles Dickens died in the year…………………………….. a) 1870 b) 1875 c) 1868 d) 1864 156. William Thackeray, famous English novelist of the 19th century was born in…………………. a) London b) Glasgow c) Calcutta d) Bombay 157. William Thackeray’s monumental novel was…………………………. a) Henry Esmond b) The New comes c) The Virginians d) Vanity Fair 158. Famous English writer Oscarwilde was born in ……………… in the year 1854. a) Wales b) Dublin c) Suffolk d) London 159. Who wrote “The Soul of Man under Socialism?” a) Karl Marx b) Engels c) Oscarwilde d) T.S. Elliot 160. “The Picture of Dorian Gray”, a famous 19th century English novel was written by……………………………… a) Charles Dickens b) William Thackeray c) Oscarwilde d) Mathew Arnold 161. The “Pre‐Raphaelite Brotherhood” was a group of……………………. a) English working class b) Political Radicals c) English Painters, Poets and Critics d)English Journalists 162. The “Pre‐Raphaelite Brotherhood” was founded in the year…………………… Social & Cultural History of Britain Page 15 School of Distance Education a) 1850 b) 1848 c) 1851 d) 1852 163. William Holman Hunt and Gabriel Rossetti were associated with……………… a) Chartist movement b) Enfranchisement movement c) Pre‐Raphaelite Brotherhood d) Oxford movement 164. The “Pre‐Raphaelites” popularised their ideas among the English people through the publication of a periodical named…………………………… a) The Grace b) The Germ c) Raphael d) The Jewel 165. …………………………..was a great leader of abolition of slave trade in England in the 19th century. a) E.B. Pusey b) Harrell Froude c) William Wilberforce d) Richard Cobden 166. British Parliament passed the “Slavery Abolition Act” in the year……………… a) 1835 b) 1833 c) 1831 d) 1830 167. William Wilberforce was died in the year………………. a) 1833 b) 1831 c) 1841 d) 1843 168. First World War broke out in the year………………. a) 26th August 1914 b) 28th July 1914 c) 13th January 1915 d) 16th Jan. 1915 169. Which among the following country was not included in the “Triple Entente”? a) United Kingdom b) France c) Russia d) Germany 170. Which among the following country was not included in the “Triple Alliance”? a) Germany b) Austria‐Hungary c) France d) Italy 171. The issue over Alsace‐Lorraine was closely associated with…………………… a) First World War b) Second World War c) Gulf War d) Cold War 172. The problem of the Alsace‐Lorraine was between the countries of………….. a) England &Germany b) France &Germany c) Italy &England d) Russia &Germany 173. After which battle of 1870 that France was forced to surrender the provinces of Alsace‐
Lorraine to Germany? a) Battle of Sedan b) Crimean War c) War of Roses d) Franco‐Prussian war Social & Cultural History of Britain Page 16 School of Distance Education 174. The immediate cause of First World War was……………………….. a) Extreme Nationalism b) Secret Alliances c) Problem of Alsace‐Lorraine d) Assassination of Arch Duke, Francis Ferdinand 175. Arch Duke Francis Ferdinand, the heir to the Austro‐Hungarian throne, was killed in the year………………………….. a)28th July 1914 b) 28th August 1914 c) 28th June 1914 d) 22nd June 1915 176. Who was the murderer of Arch Duke Francis Ferdinand and his wife Sophie? a) Gemoes Detrie b) Gavrilo Principe c) Jordan York d) Semoge Ditte 177. Expand NUWSS a) National Union of World Social Security b) National Union of Women’s Secure Society c) National Union of Women’sSuffrage Societies d) National Union of Women’s Secular Societies 178. Expand WSPU a) Women’s Social and Political Union b) Worker’s Social and Political Union c) Women’s Suffrage and Political Union d) World Social and Political Union 179. The “Suffragettes” worked in England for the………………………. a) Right for the Industrial workers to vote b) Right for peasants to vote c) Right for layman to vote d) Right for women to vote 180. ………………………. was the founder of “National Union of Women’s Suffrage”. a) Christable Pankhurst b) Millicent Fawcett c) E. Pankhurst d) Emily Davison 181. WSPU was founded by……………….. a) Emily Davison b) Millicent Fawcett c) Emmeline Pankhurst d) Annie Kenny 182. WSPU was formed in the year…………….. a) 1905 b) 1903 c) 1908 d) 1910 183. The struggle for enfranchisement, conducted by various women organisations in 20th century England, finally achieved their demands by the Passage of the…………………. Social & Cultural History of Britain Page 17 School of Distance Education a) Representation of the People Act of 1918 b) Enfranchisement Act of 1919 c) Parliament Act of 1935 d) Parliament Act of 1940 184. The “Fabian Society” was a………………………………….. a) Trade Union Movement b) Enfranchisement Movement c) British Socialist Movement d) Bourgeoisie Movement 185. The name “Fabian Society” is derived from in honour of the Roman General…………… a) Maximus Aurelius b) Quintus Fabius Maximus c) Rodrigues d) Romulus 186. The name ‘Fabian Society was’ suggested by……………………. a) George Bernard Shaw b) Frank Podmore c) Sidney Webb d) J. Davidson 187. Who among the following activist was not included in the early members of Fabian Society? a) George Bernard Shaw b) Annie Besant c) J.S. Mill d) Sidney Webb 188. The ‘Fabian Society’ was founded on…………………… a) 4thJanuary 1884 b) 1st January 1885 c) 3rd August 1886 d) 1stJune1886 189. The first meeting of ‘Fabian Society was held in……………………. a) Dublin b) London c) Glasgow d) Norfolk 190. The Fabian Society was an offshoot a society founded in 1883 called……… a) Fabian Brothers b) Society for Social and Political Freedom c) The Fellowship of the New Life d) Anti‐slavery society 191. ……………………… popularised the concept of ‘welfare state’ during the time of Second World War. a) William Beveridge b) William Temple c) Winston Churchill d) Lloyd George 192. In the United Kingdom, the ‘modern welfare state’ started to emerge with the Liberal Welfare Reforms of 1906‐1914 under the Prime Minister……………….. a) Lloyd George b) Winston Churchill c) Herbert Asquith d) Gladstone Social & Cultural History of Britain Page 18 School of Distance Education 193. The “Report of the Inter‐Departmental Committee on social Insurance and Allied Services” was commonly known as…………………. a) William temple Report b) Beveridge Report c) Social Reform Report d) Political Reform Report 194. Beveridge Report was published in the year…………………….. a) December 1943 b) December 1942 c) January 1943 d) February 1943 195. Labour Party was formed in England in the year…………………… a) 1902 b) 1900 c) 1903 d) 1905 196. A Historic conference at “London’s Memorial Hall” in February 1900 marks the……………………………. a) Formation of Liberal Party b) Formation of Labour Party c) Formation of Fabian Society d) Formation of Chartist Movement 197. Who among the following leader of Fabian society was played pivotal role to prepare the constitution of Labour party? a) George Bernard Shaw b) Sidney Webb c) Frank Podmore d) T. Davidson 198. In which year Labour party first time came into power in Great Britain? a) 1926 b) 1924 c) 1923 d) 1925 199. The first ‘Labour Government’ in Great Britain was headed by……………….... a) P. Hastings b) Clement Attlee c) Sidney Webb d) Ramsey Macdonald 200. Who criticised the Labour Party as “a capitalist workers’ party which defends the interests of capitalism”? a) Tony Cliff b) Rodney Hilton c) Eric Hobsbawm d) A.J. Toynbee 201. The Second World War was broke out in the year……………………. a) 1940 b) 1945 c) 1939 d) 1938 202. The Second World War came in to an end in the year……………………… a) 1940 b) 1943 c) 1945 d) 1946 203. The ‘Keynesian Economics’ received much popularity in England after…………….. Social & Cultural History of Britain Page 19 School of Distance Education a) First World War b) Second World War c) Cold War d) Post‐colonial period 204. T.S. Eliot’s…………………......depicts the aftermath of the Second World War. a) Four Quartets b) The Hollow men c) Waste Land d) Murder in the Cathedral 205. T.S. Elliot was born in………………………………. a) England b) America c) Scotland d) France 206. T.S. Eliot was born in the year……………………. a) 1885 b) 1888 c) 1890 d) 1891 207. The poem, titled ‘The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock’ was written by……………….. a) Mathew Arnold b) Alfred Tennyson c) W.B.Yeats d) T.S. Eliot 208. T.S. Eliot received Nobel Prize for literature in…………………… a) 1950 b) 1949 c) 1948 d) 1953 209. “This is the way the world ends; Not with a bang but a whimper”‐ is the famous lines of T.S. Eliot’s …………………………. a) The Wasteland b) The Hollow men c) Ash Wednesday d) The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock 210. ………………………..is the first long poem written by T.S. Eliot after his conversion to Anglicanism. a) Hollow men b) Ash Wednesday c) The Wasteland d) Murder in the Cathedral 211. ‘A History of Western Philosophy’ was written by…………………….. a) A.J. Toynbee b) G.M. Trevelyan c) Bertrand Russell d) Gibbon 212. Who among the following British scholar was famous for his anti‐war activities and campaigns against the proliferation of nuclear weapons? a) Bertrand Russell b) G.M. Trevelyan c) A.N. Whitehead d) A.J. Toynbee 213. English people heard the death knell of “Victorianism” through the writings of………………………… a) W.B. Yeats b) Oscar Wilde c) Thomas Hardy d) William Thackeray 214. The novel ‘Under the Greenwood Tree’ was written by………………………. Social & Cultural History of Britain Page 20 School of Distance Education a) Charles Dickens b) Oscar Wilde c) William Thackeray d) Thomas Hardy 215. Who authored a twelve volume book titled ‘A Study of History’? a) Edward Gibbon b) Bertrand Russell c) A.J. Toynbee d) G.M. Trevelyan 216. “Challenge and Response Theory” was propounded by the famous British historian…………………………. a) Edward Gibbon b) Collingwood c)E.H. Carr d) A.J. Toynbee 217. William Butler Yeats belongs to……………………….. a) England b) Ireland c) Scotland d) Wales 218. In which year W.B. Yeats received Nobel Prize in Literature? a) 1925 b) 1923 c) 1928 d) 1929 219. ‘The Tower’, a famous poem published in 1928 by…………….. a) W.B. Yeats b) Thomas Hardy c) T.S. Eliot d) Oscar Wilde 220. …………………...................defined the Common Wealth as a “Procession of different countries at different stages in their advance towards complete self‐government”. a) A.E. Zimmern b) General Smuts c) Beveridge d) William Temple 221. The name “Common Wealth” was suggested by………………………in 1917. a) A.E. Zimmern b) William Temple c) General Smuts d) Beveridge 222. “Statute of Westminster” (1931) is closely associate with………………… a) Formation of Commonwealth of Nations b) British Parliamentary Reforms c) Irish Reform Policy d) Formation of G8 Nations 223. ……………………… is the Head Quarters of the ‘Common wealth Secretariat’. a) India House, London b) Marlborough House, London c) Memorial Hall, London d) Westminster 224. The main intergovernmental agency of the Common wealth of Nations known as the “Common Wealth Secretariat” was established in the year………. a) 1960 b) 1968 c) 1965 d) 1969 225. Famous Anglo‐Indian novel, ‘A Passage to India’ was authored by……………. Social & Cultural History of Britain Page 21 School of Distance Education a) E.M. Forster b) Rudyard Kipling c) E.M. Thomson d) F.A. Steel 226. “From the Five Rivers” and “Tales of the Punjab”, famous Anglo‐Indian short stories, were written by……………………… a) E.M. Thomson b) E.M. Forster c) Flora Annie Steel d) Thomas Stephens 227. In which novel Flora Annie Steel depicts the incidents of Indian mutiny of 1857? a) Voices in the Night b) A Sovereign Remedy c) On the Face of the Waters d) The Hosts of the Lord 228. Edward M. Thomson was famous……………………… a) Anglo Indian Poet b) Orientalist c) Historian d) Diplomat 229. “A Farewell to India” was written by……………………… a) E.M. Forster b) Rudyard Kipling c) Edward M. Thomson d) F.A Steel 230. ‘Oriental‐Occidentalconflict’ is associated with………………………… a) Debate over Socio‐political reforms in India b) Debate over Western Education in India c) Import‐Export policy of Great Britain d) Britain’s Foreign Policy 231. In which year T.B. Macaulay issued his famous ‘Minute on Indian Education’, which became the blue print for the introduction of English education in India? a) 1st March 1835 b) 2nd February 1835 nd
c) 2 February 1836 d) 1st Mar. 1836 232. Who made this statement while addressing the issue on the introduction of English education in India: “a single shelf of a good European library was worth the whole native literature of India and Arabia.” a) James Mill b) William Bentinck c) T.B. Macaulay d) Charles Wood 233. The beginning of Western education in India was dated from the……………………. a) Act of 1832 b) Act of 1867 c) Charter Act of 1813 d) Charter Act of 1830 234. The ‘Charter Act of 1813’ provided the allocation of ……………………. Rupees per year for the education purpose of India. a) 5 lakh b) 2 lakh c) 1 lakh d) 3 lakh Social & Cultural History of Britain Page 22 School of Distance Education 235. …………………………… was established in 1823 to look after the development of education in India. a) Council of Education b) Committee of English Education c) General Committee of Public Instruction d) Board of Public Instruction 236. ……………………………….in 1841 recommended the opening of English colleges at Delhi, Agra, Allahabad, Patna, Banaras, Bareilly, and Dacca. a) William Bentinck b) Lord Auckland c) Lord Dalhousie d) Lord Canning 237. In 1854, ………………………………….laid down the policy which became the guiding principle of the education programme of the Government of India. a) T.B. Macaulay b) Sir Charles Wood c) William Bentinck d) Canning 238. “The education that we desire to see extended in India is that the diffusion of the improved arts, science, philosophy and literature of Europe, in short European knowledge”‐ is the statement made by ………………………. In 1854, while issuing his recommendations on Indian education. a) H.H. Wilson b) Munro c) Sir Charles Wood d) T.B Macaulay 239. The establishment of University at ……… ……….. ………..were recommended by, Sir Charles Wood. a) Delhi, Punjab, Bihar b) Calcutta, Bombay, Madras c) Agra, Jaipur, Orissa d) Delhi, Agra, Rajasthan 240. Among the following countries which is not included in the Latin Americas? a) Venezuela b) Paraguay c) Bolivia d) Canada 241. ……………………. comprises the entire continent of South America, as well as Central America and Mexico, and the Islands of Caribbean. a) USA b) Latin America c) Tanzania d) Canada 242. ………………………. popularised the term Latin America through his writings in the 1830s. a) Johan Edwardson b) Edwin Williamson c) Michel Chevalier d) H. James 243. Which monarch provided the financial assistance to Columbus’s voyages to the “New World”? a) Ferdinand of Portugal b) Queen Isabella of Spain c) Queen Elizabeth of England d) Louis of France 244. ‘Santa Maria’, ‘Pinta’ and ‘Nina’ were…………………….. Social & Cultural History of Britain Page 23 School of Distance Education a) Traditional art forms of Spain b) Body guards of Spanish Monarchs c) Christopher Columbus’s ships sailed to the “New World” d) Battle fields 245. Christopher Columbus landed in Latin Americas in the year……………………. a) 12th October 1492 b) 10th November 1494 th
c) 18 December 1493 d) 6th June 1495 246. The “audiencia” in Latin America was……………………. a) Military general b) Royal messenger c) Court d) Viceroy 247. The “encomienda” system imparted by Spanish conquerors in Latin America was ………… a) Military system b) Municipal Administration c) Forced labour d) Taxation 248. “The True History of the Conquest of New Spain” was written by…………… a) Bartlome Casas b) Hernan Cortez c) Bernal Diaz d) Pissarro 249. ………………………….was credited with introducing Romanticism in Latin American Literature. a) Lizardi b) Esteban Echeverria `c) Ruben Dario d) Pablo Neruda 250. ……………………………… is considered as the propounder of ‘Modernismo’ in Latin American Literature. a) Ruben Dario b) Julio Cortazer c) Esteban Echeverria d) Pablo Neruda 251. Ruben Dario was a……………………….. a) Peruvian poet b) Nicaraguan poet c) Columbian novelist d) Mexican poet 252. Julio Cortazer was a famous……………………………. a) Argentine writer b) Mexican writer c) Columbian poet d) Brazilian playwright 253. ……………………was written by Julio Cortazer. a) Lay Hymns b) Hopscotch c) Residence on Earth d) Azul 254. Famous Latin American poet and writer, ‘Neftali Ricardo Reyes Basalto’ is popularly known as…………………. a) Ruben Dario b) Eduardo Mallea c) Pablo Neruda d) Julio Cortazer Social & Cultural History of Britain Page 24 School of Distance Education 255. Pablo Neruda belongs to……………………… a) Bolivia b) Columbia c) Argentina d) Chile 256. Which poem of Pablo Neruda made him fame all over Latin America? a) Residence on Earth 1925‐31 b) Crepesculario c) Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair d) Spain in My Heart 257. Pablo Neruda wrote the poem titled, “Spain in My Heart” in the background of…………………………. a) Anglo‐Spanish war b) Spanish Civil war of 1936 c) Spanish colonial expeditions d) Spanish elite culture 258. …………………………………wrote the poem “Residence on Earth 1925‐31” a) Ruben Dario b) Julio Cortazer c) Eduardo Mallea d) Pablo Neruda 259. Pablo Neruda received Nobel Prize in the year………………….. a) 1973 b) 1974 c) 1971 d) 1978 260. Famous Latin American writer Juao Guimaraes Rosa belongs to…………. a) Argentina b) Brazil c) Chile d) Bolivia 261. The novel ‘Third Bank of the River’ was written by…………………………. a) Juao Guimaraes Rosa b) Gabriel Garcia Marquez c) Llosa d) Mallea 262. Eduardo Mallea was………. a) Brazilian writer b) Argentine writer c) Peruvian novelist d) Columbian writer 263. who wrote the novel “All Green Shall Perish”? a) Rosa b) Eduardo Mallea c) Julio Cortazer d) Marquez 264. Which Latin American novelist served as Argentine Representative to the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) during 1955‐58? a) Garcia Marquez b) Pablo Neruda c) Eduardo Mallea d) Julio Cortazer 265. Gabriel Garcia Marquez was born in the year……………… a) 1927 b) 1928 c) 1930 d) 1931 Social & Cultural History of Britain Page 25 School of Distance Education 266. Gabriel Garcia Marquez belongs to……………………… a) Venezuela b) Chile c) Bolivia d) Columbia 267. Gabriel Garcia Marquez received Nobel Prize in Literature in the year……… a) 1983 b) 1981 c) 1982 d) 1980 268. The masterpiece of Gabriel Garcia Marquez is………………………………. a) Love in the Time of Cholera b) One Hundred Years of Solitude c) Autumn of the Patriarch d) Memories of my Melancholy Whores 269. Gabriel Garcia Marquez popularised a literary style known as………………….through his writings. a) Modernism b) Romanticism c) Magical Realism d) Traditionalism 270. “The first piece of literature since the Book of Genesis that should be required reading for the entire human race”‐ is a statement made by famous literary critique William Kennedy about Marquez’s novel……………………………… a) Love in the Time of Cholera b) Autumn of the Patriarch c) One Hundred Years of Solitude d) Memories of My Melancholy Whores 271. Famous Latin American writer Mario Vargas Llosa belongs to……………… a) Peru b) Chile c) Brazil d) Columbia 272. Mario Vargas Llosa received Nobel Prize in the year……………………….. a) 2011 b) 2009 c) 2010 d) 2008 273. The monumental work of Mario Vargas Llosa is………………………….. a) The Time of the Hero b) The Green House c) Conversation in the Cathedral d) Aunt Julia and the Script writer 274. ……………………………. is the central theme of Mario Vargas Llosa’s book titled ‘Garcia Marquez: Story of a Decide. a) The friendship of Marquez and Llosa b) Criticism of Marquez’s writings c) New trends in Latin American Literature d) Discussions on Magical Realism 275. Latin American war of independence started in the………………………….. a) 15th century b) 16th century c) 17th century d) 18th century 276. Simon Bolivar was a…………………military and political leader. a) Venezuelan b) Bolivian c) Brazilian d) Columbian Social & Cultural History of Britain Page 26 School of Distance Education 277. ……………………… is regarded as the “El‐ Libertador” (The Liberator) of Latin American colonies? a) San Martin b) Simon Bolivar c) Cheguvera d) Francisco de Paula 278. …………………………….. was the prime leader of the Southern part of South America’s successful struggle for independence from the Spanish Empire. a) Simon Bolivar b) Francisco de Paula c) San Martin d) Alxandre 279. Name the army, formed by San Martin to fight against Spanish Empire in South America? a) New Army b) Army of the Andes c) People’s Army d) Army of Youths 280. ……………………..is regarded as the ‘National Hero’ of Argentina. a) San Lorenzo b) San Martin c) Paula de d) Simon Bolivar Social & Cultural History of Britain Page 27 School of Distance Education ANSWER KEYS
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