NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Social Science Our Pasts 3rd - Part 2 Chapter 1

Weavers, Iron Smelters and Factory Owners Class 8

Chapter 1 Weavers, Iron Smelters and Factory Owners Exercise Solutions

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Q1 :  

What kinds of cloth had a large market in Europe?


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Cotton and silk textiles had a huge market in Europe. Indian textiles were by far the most popular, both for their fine quality and exquisite craftsmanship. Different varieties of Indian textiles were sold in the Western markets; for example, chintz, cossaesor khassa, bandannaand jamdani. From the 1680s, there started a craze for printed Indian cotton textiles in England and Europe, mainly for their exquisite floral designs, fine texture and relative cheapness.

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Q2 :  

What is jamdani?


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Jamdaniis a fine muslin on which decorative motifs are woven on the loom, typically in grey and white. Often a mixture of cotton and gold thread is used.

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Q3 :  

What is bandanna?


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Who are the Agarias?


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Q1 :  

Fill in the blanks:

(a) The word chintz comes from the word __________.

(b) Tipu's sword was made of _________ steel.

(c) India's textile exports declined in the _________ century.


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Q2 :  

How do the names of different textiles tell us about their histories?


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Why did the wool and silk producers in England protest against the import of Indian textiles in the early eighteenth century?


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How did the development of cotton industries in Britain affect textile producers in India?


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Why did the Indian iron smelting industry decline in the nineteenth century?


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Q6 :  

What problems did the Indian textile industry face in the early years of its development?


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What helped TISCO expand steel production during the First World War?


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