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Social and Religious Reform Movements in the 19th Century Book Back Questions 10th Social Science Lesson 5

10th Social Science Lesson 5

5] Social and Religious Reform Movements in the 19th Century

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It was also to the credit of Vidyasagar that the first age of consent was included in the Indian Penal code, which was enacted in 1860. The age for marriage was fixed as ten years. It was raised to twelve and thirteen years in 1891 and 1925 respectively. Sadly, as reported in the Age of Consent Committee (1929) , the law remained on paper and the knowledge of it was confined to judges, lawyers and a few educated men.

Ramalinga bore witness to hunger and poverty in the country: “I saw poor people, emaciated with hunger and terribly weary, going to every house, yet their hunger was not removed, and my heart suffered intensely. Those who suffer with relentless disease, I saw them in front of me and my heart trembled. I saw those people, poor and of unmatched honour, their hearts weary and I grew weak”.

Choose the best answers:

1. In which year was Sati abolished?

(a) 1827

(b) 1829

(c) 1826

(d) 1927

2. What was the name of the Samaj founded by Dayanand Saraswati?

(a) Arya Samaj

(b) Brahmo Samaj

(c) Prarthana Samaj

(d) Adi Brahmo Samaj

3. Whose campaign and work led to the enactment of Widow Remarriage Reform Act of 1856?

(a) Iswarchandra Vidyasagar

(b) Raja Rammohan Roy

(c) Annie Besant

(d) Jyotiba Phule

4. Whose voice was Rast Goftar?

(a) Parsi Movement

(b) Aligarh Movement

(c) Ramakrishna Mission

(d) Dravida Mahajana Sabha

5. Who was the founder of Namdhari Movement?

(a) Baba Dayal Das

(b) Baba Ramsingh

(c) Gurunanak

(d) Jyotiba Phule

6. Who was the founder of Widow Remarriage Association?

(a) M.G. Ranade

(b) Devendranath Tagore

(c) Jyotiba Phule

(d) Ayyankali

7. Who was the author of the book Satyarthaprakash?

(a) Dayananda Saraswathi

(b) Iyothee Thassar

(c) Annie Besant

(d) Swami Shradanatha

Fill in the blanks:

1. _______________ found the Samarasa Vedha Sanmarga Sangam.

2. The founder of Poona Sarvajanik Sabha was ____________

3. Gulumgir was written by _______________

4. Ramakrishna Mission was established by ___________

5. _______________ was the forerunner of Akali Movement.

6. Oru paisa Tamilan was started by _____________

Consider the following the statements and tick the appropriate answer:

1. (i) Raja Rammohan Roy preached monotheism.

(ii) He encouraged idolatry.

(iii) He published tracts condemning social evils.

(iv) Raja Rammohan Roy was supported by Governor General William Bentinck.

(a) i is correct

(b) i and ii are correct

(c) i, ii and iii are correct

(d) i, iii and iv are correct

2. (i) Prathana Samaj was founded by Dr. Atma Ram Pandurang.

(ii) Prarthana Samaj encouraged inter-dining and inter-caste marriage.

(iii) Jyotiba Phule worked for the upliftment of men.

(iv) Prarthana Samaj had its origin in the Punjab.

(a) i is correct

(b) ii is correct

(c) i, and ii are correct

(d) iii and iv are correct

3. (i) Ramakrishna Mission was actively involved in social causes such as education, health care, relief in time of calamities.

(ii) Ramakrishna emphasised the spiritual union with god through ecstatic practices.

(iii) Ramakrishna established the Ramakrishna Mission.

(iv) Ramakrishna opposed the Partition of Bengal.

(a) i is correct

(b) i and ii are correct

(c) iii is correct

(d) i, iii and iv are correct

4. Assertion: Jyotiba Phule opened orphanages and homes for widows.

Reason: Jyotiba Phule opposed child marriage and supported widow remarriage.

(a) Assertion is correct but reason is not apt to the assertion

(b) Assertion is correct and the reason is apt to the assertion

(c) Both are wrong

(d) Reason is correct but assertion is irrelevant

Match the following:

1. Oru paisa Tamilan – Widows Remarriage Reform Act

2. Thiruvarutpa – Nirankari

3. Baba Dayal Das – Adi Brama Samaj

4. Iswarchandra Vidyasagar – Hournal

5. Debendranath – Songs of Grace

Answers:

Choose the best answers:

1. 1829 2. Arya Samaj 3. Iswarchandra Vidyasagar 4. Parsi movement 5. Baba Ramsingh 6. M.G. Ranade 7. Dayananda Saraswathi

Fill in the blanks:

1. Ramalinga Swamigal 2. M.G. Ranade 3. Jyotiba Phule 4. Swami Vivekananda 5. Singh Sabha 6. Iyothee Thassar

Consider the statements given below and choose the correct option:

1. i) , iii) and iv) are correct

2. i) and ii) are correct

3. i) and ii) are correct

4. Assertion is correct and the reason is apt to the assertion

Match the following:

1.Oru paisa Tamilan – Journal

2.Thiruvarutpa – Songs of Grace

3.Baba Dayal Das – Nirankari

4.Iswarchandra Vidyasagar – Widow remarriage act

5.Debendranath – Adi Bramo Samaj

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