NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Social Science Our Pasts 3rd - Part 1 Chapter 6

Colonialism and the City Class 8

Chapter 6 Colonialism and the City Exercise Solutions

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Let's recall : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 76

Q1 :  

State whether true or false:

(a) In the Western world, modern cities grew with industrialisation.

(b) Surat and Machlipatnam developed in the nineteenth century.

(c) In the twentieth century, the majority of Indians lived in cities.

(d) After 1857 no worship was allowed in the Jama Masjid for five years.

(e) More money was spent on cleaning Old Delhi than New Delhi.


Answer :

(a) In the Western world, modern cities grew with industrialisation.

True

(b) Surat and Machlipatnam developed in the nineteenth century.

False

(c) In the twentieth century, the majority of Indians lived in cities.

False

(d) After 1857 no worship was allowed in the Jama Masjid for five years.

True

(e) More money was spent on cleaning Old Delhi than New Delhi.

False

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Let's discusslet's recall : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 77

Q1 :  

Fill in the blanks:

(a) The first structure to successfully use the dome was called the __________.

(b) The two architects who designed New Delhi and Shahjahanabad were __________ and _____________.

(c) The British saw overcrowded spaces as ______________.

(d) In 1888 an extension scheme called the ___________ was devised.


Answer :

(a)The first structure to successfully use the dome was called the __________.

This question is not clear. Note that Jama Masjidwas the first mosque in India with minarets and full domes.

(b)The two architects who designed New Delhi and Shahjahanabad were __________ and _____________.

This question is not clear. Note that Edward Lutyensand Herbert Bakerwere the two architects who designed New Delhi and its buildings.

(c)The British saw overcrowded spaces as unhygienic and unhealthy, the source of disease.

(d)In 1888 an extension scheme called the Lahore Gate Improvement Scheme was devised.

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Q2 :  

Identify three differences in the city design of New Delhi and Shahjahanabad.


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Q3 :  

Who lived in the "white" areas in cities such as Madras?


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Q4 :  

What is meant by de-urbanisation?


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Q5 :  

Why did the British choose to hold a grand Durbar in Delhi although it was not the capital?


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Q6 :  

How did the Old City of Delhi change under the British rule?


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Q7 :  

How did the Partition affect life in Delhi?


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