Q1. Fill in the blanks.

                          i.        The ideas of William Jones were supported by ______________.

                         ii.        Thomas Babington Macaulay saw India as an _____________ country that needed to be ____________.

                        iii.        There was no system of annual examinations in _______________.

                        iv.        Rabindranath Tagore started the Santiniketan in ____________.


Q2. True/False

                          i.        James Mill was a severe critic of the Orientalists. _______

                         ii.        The 1854 Despatch on education was in favour of English being introduced as a medium of higher education in India. _______

                        iii.        Mahatma Gandhi thought that promotion of literacy was the most important aim of education. _______

                        iv.        Rabindranath Tagore felt that children ought to be subjected to strict discipline. _______


Q3. Who took the initiative to set up the Calcutta Madrasa?


Q4. Name the two Indian who reacted against Western education.


Q5. Who is a Linguist?


Q6. Name two individuals who sharply attacked the orientalists.


Q7. Who was of the opinion that Colonial education created sense of inferiority in the minds of Indians?


Q8. By education I mean all round drawing out of the best in child and man- body, mind and spirit. Whose words are these?


Q9. Name the places where universities were first established by the company in India?


Q10. Who started the journal Asiatick Researches?


Q11. What does madrasa mean?


Q12. What does munshi mean?


Q13. Name the Scottish missionary who toured the districts of Bengal and Bihar in the 1830s.


Q14. Which year did the East India Company decide to improve the system of vernacular education?


Q15. Who established Serampore Mission?


Who was William Carey?


Q16. Who were called Orientalists?


Q17. Why was madrasa set up in Calcutta in 1781?


Q18. Where were classes held under the system of pathshalas?


Q19. What type of education was given to the children in pathshalas?


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