CBSE Class 10th History 6 – Work, Life and Leisure MCQs

In early nineteenth century, Bombay was the major outlet for cotton textiles from ____ .

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In early nineteenth century, Bombay was the major outlet for cotton textiles from ____ .

World War I started in:

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World War I started in 1914.

The first section of an underground railway in the world opened in:

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The first section of an underground railway in the world opened on January 10, 1863, between Paddington and Farrington Street in London.

From Surat, the East India Company shifted its base to:

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The East India Company shifted its base from Surat to Bombay.

From 1888 to 1889, many people came to Bombay due to a famine in _____.

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From 1888 to 1889, many people came to Bombay due to a famine in Kutch.

The early industrial cities of Britain were:

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Manchester and Leeds were the earliest industrial cities of Britain.

Which of these was not an early city during the ancient period?

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Fatehpur Sikri was not an early city, but belongs to the medieval period.

The first cotton textile mill in India was established in:

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The first cotton textile mill in India was established in 1854.

Cinema became the great medium of mass entertainment in the:

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Cinema became the great medium of mass entertainment and gained popularity in the early 20th century.

In the seventeenth century, Bombay was a group of seven islands under Portuguese control.

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In the seventeenth century, Bombay was a group of seven islands under Portuguese control.

Who conducted the first social survey of low-skilled London workers in East London?

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Charles Booth conducted the first social survey of low-skilled London workers in East London.

The capitals of the Bombay, Calcutta and Madras presidencies in British India were called as ____.

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The capitals of the Bombay, Calcutta and Madras presidencies in British India were called as ____.

By 1872, there was an average of ____ persons per house in Bombay.

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By 1872, there was an average of ____ persons per house in Bombay.

Initially, when people migrated to London and there was a severe housing problem, the first housing structures to provide residences to the poor were called:

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Initially, when people migrated to London and there was a severe housing problem, the first housing structures to provide residences to the poor were called:

Raymond Unwin and Barry Parker designed the garden city of:

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Raymond Unwin and Barry Parker designed the garden city of New Earswick.

By the 1870's, London had _____ criminals.

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By the 1870's, London had 20,000 criminals.

The Chartism Movement in the UK in the mid-19th century demanded:

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The Chartism Movement in the UK in the mid-19th century demanded voting rights for all adult males.

The Compulsory Elementary Education Act in England was passed in:

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The Compulsory Elementary Education Act in England was passed in 1870.

'Dombey and Son' was written by:

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'Dombey and Son' was written by Charles Dickens.

By 1887, the life expectancy of the poor people of London was ___.

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By 1887, the life expectancy of the poor people of London was ___.

By 1872, there was an average of ____ persons per house in London.

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By 1872, there was an average of 8 persons per house in London.

Many authors were amazed and confused to see the city of Calcutta in the 19th century because it had:

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In 19th century many authors were amazed and confused to see the contrasting images of wealth and poverty in Calcutta.

The development of a city or a town is called:

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The development of a city or a town is called urbanisation.

The Temperance Movement opposed:

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The Temperance Movement opposed:

London: Tenements; Bombay:

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London: Tenements; Bombay: Chawls

Rent control was introduced in Britain during:

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Rent control was introduced in Britain during World War I to ease the impact of a severe housing shortage.

'The Bitter Cry of Outcast London' was written by ______.

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'The Bitter Cry of Outcast London' was written by Andrew Mearns.

A large densely populated city of a country or a state, usually the capital of a region, is called a:

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A metropolis is a large city, usually the capital of a region.

Who developed the principle of the garden city?

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Architect and planner Ebenezer Howard developed the principle of the garden city, a pleasant space full of plants and trees, where people could both live and work.

Late 20th century

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Bombay, Bengal and Madras were presidencies of India during the British rule, but not Lahore.

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