NCERT History Class 10 Chapter 5 Print Culture and the Modern World CBSE Board Sample Problems Very Short Answer (For CBSE, ICSE, IAS, NET, NRA 2022)

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Question

State one feature of the off-set press.

Solution

It could print up to six colours at a time.

Question

What was Vernacular Press Act?

Solution

Vernacular Press Act was passed in 1878. It provided the Government with extensive rights to censor reports and editorials in the vernacular press.

Question

Why was James Augustus Hickey persecuted by Governor General Warren Hastings?

Solution

He published a lot of gossip about the Company՚s officials in India.

Question

Who made the following statement, “Tremble, therefore, tyrants of the world? Tremble before the virtual writer!”

Solution

Louis-Sebastien Mercier

Question

Who invented the mechanical printing press?

Solution

Johannes Gutenberg

Question

Name the book written by Ram Chaddha

Solution

Istri Dharm Vichar

Question

Mention the name of the first full length autobiography in Bengali language. Who was the writer?

Solution

Amar Jiban by Rashsundari Debi

Question

Name the writer who said, “Tremble, therefore, tyrants of the world! Tremble before the virtual writer” .

Solution

Louise Sebastian Mercier

Question

How we can say that Gutenberg՚s press was too slow as compared to present press technology? Give one example.

Solution

It could print 180 copies of Bible in three years.

Question

Mention the method of hand-printing was developed in China?

Solution

Wood block printing.

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