The first Indian jute mill was set up by:

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The first Indian jute mill was set up by Seth Hukumchand.

Who created the cotton mill?

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Richard Arkwright created the first cotton mill.

The image of baby ____ was most commonly used to popularise baby products in India.

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The image of baby Krishna was most commonly used to popularise baby products in India.

'Proto' means:

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Proto means the first or early form of something.

While Surat and Hooghly decayed, which sea ports grew?

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While Surat and Hooghly decayed, Bombay and Calcutta grew.

World trade increased ____ .

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World trade increased ____ .

In Victorian Britain, the upper classes preferred things made by:

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In Victorian Britain, the upper classes preferred things made by hand to symbolise refinement.

Over 50 per cent of workers in Bombay textile mills in 1911 came from:

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Over 50 per cent of workers in Bombay textile mills in 1911 came from Ratnagiri.

The East India Company appointed ____ to have direct control over the weavers.

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The East India Company appointed Gomasthas to have direct control over the weavers.

A person who gathers cloth by pleating is called a:

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A person who gathers cloth by pleating is called a 'fuller'.

Machine goods were and still are preferred over hand-made ones. Is this statement:

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Machine goods were and still are preferred over hand-made ones. Is this statement:

The first cotton mill in Bombay came up in:

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The first cotton mill in Bombay came up in 1854.

The first Indian jute mill was set up in:

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The first Indian jute mill was set up in 1917.

In Victorian Britain, building activity intensified in the cities after the:

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In Victorian Britain, building activity intensified in the cities after 1840's.

Armenian and Persian merchants carried bales of fine goods to trade from India through the:

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Armenian and Persian merchants carried bales of fine goods to trade from India through the north-western frontier.

The spinning jenny was initially introduced in the ____ industry.

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The spinning jenny was initially introduced in the wool industry.

A fly shuttle is used for:

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A fly shuttle is used for weaving.

When was the spinning jenny devised?

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The spinning jenny was devised by James Hargreaves in 1764.

A person who sorts wool according to its fibre is called a:

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A person who staples or sorts wool according to its fibre is called a 'stapler'.

Initially, Britain's most dynamic industries were:

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Initially, Britain's most dynamic industries were cotton and metals.

Who devised the spinning jenny?

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James Hargreaves devised the spinning jenny.

Who among these was not an industrialist?

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Lala Lajpat Rai was not an industrialist.

Merchants from towns in Europe began moving to ____ in the 17th and 18th centuries.

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In the 17th and 18th centuries, merchants from towns in Europe began moving to the countryside, paying money to peasants and artisans and persuading them to produce for the international market.

The first symbol of the new era by the 18th century was:

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The first symbol of the new era by the 18th century was cotton.

Which sea port connected India to ports of the Red Sea?

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Surat connected India to ports of the Red Sea.

When people read 'MADE IN MANCHESTER' written on products, they felt it was of:

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When people read 'MADE IN MANCHESTER' written on products, they felt it was of good quality.

During the proto-industrial period, roughly how many people did each merchant employ?

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During the proto-industrial period, each merchant employed roughly 20 to 25 workers.

Jamsetjee Jeejeebhoy was the son of a Parsi:

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Jamsetjee Jeejeebhoy was the son of a Parsi:

The Elgin Mill was started in:

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The Elgin Mill was started in Kanpur.

In the mid-19th century Britain, ____ varieties of hammers were produced.

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In the mid-19th century Britain, 500 varieties of hammers were produced.

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