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

Women, Caste and Reform Class 8

Chapter 3 Women, Caste and Reform Exercise Solutions

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Let's recall : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 121

Q1 :  

What social ideas did the following people support?

Rammohun Roy

Dayanand Saraswati

Veerasalingam Pantulu

Jyotirao Phule

Pandita Ramabai

Periyar

Mumtaz Ali

Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar


Answer :

Rammohun Roy

Spread of Western education

Reforming Hinduism

Greater freedom and equality for women

Upliftment of widows

Campaigned against the practise of sati

Critical of caste inequalities

Dayanand Saraswati

ReformingHinduism

Supported widow remarriage

Education for girls

Veerasalingam Pantulu

Supported widow remarriage

Jyotirao Phule

Education for girls

Critical of the caste system

Critical of all forms of inequality

Pandita Ramabai

Critical of the treatment of upper-caste Hindu women and widows

Periyar

Campaigned against caste and social inequalities

Critical of Hindu scriptures

Mumtaz Ali

Promoting women's education

Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar

Supported widow remarriage

Education for girls

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Let's discusslet's recall : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 122

Q1 :  

State whether true or false:

(a) When the British captured Bengal they framed many new laws to regulate the rules regarding marriage, adoption, inheritance or property, etc.

(b) Social reformers had to discard the ancient texts in order to argue for reform in social practises.

(c) Reformers got full support from all sections of the people of the country.

(d) The Child Marriage Restraint Act was passed in 1829.


Answer :

(a) When the British captured Bengal they framed many new laws to regulate the rules regarding marriage, adoption, inheritance or property, etc.

True

(b) Social reformers had to discard the ancient texts in order to argue for reform in social practises.

False

(c) Reformers got full support from all sections of the people of the country.

False

(d) The Child Marriage Restraint Act was passed in 1829.

False

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Q2 :  

How did the knowledge of ancient texts help the reformers promote new laws?


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Q3 :  

What were the different reasons people had for not sending girls to school?


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Q4 :  

Why were Christian missionaries attacked by many people in the country? Would some people have supported them too? If so, for what reasons?


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Q5 :  

In the British period, what new opportunities opened up for people who came from castes that were regarded as "low"?


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Q6 :  

How did Jyotirao and the reformers justify their criticism of caste inequality in society?


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Q7 :  

Why did Phule dedicate his book Gulamgirito the American movement to free slaves?


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Q8 :  

What did Ambedkar want to achieve through the temple entry movement?


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Q9 :  

Why were Jyotirao Phule and Ramaswamy Naicker critical of the national movement? Did their criticism help the national struggle in any way?


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