(c) Development and consolidation of the feeling of national unity.
(d) Formulation of the popular demands and their presentation before the
British Government.
Which of the following is/are true?
(i) Before 1857 the British while conquering India treated it as one nation.
(ii) The British justified their conquest of India on the pretext of benefiting its
(iii) After 1857 also they continued to treat India as one nation because they
found it useful to do so.
(iv) After 1857 they pursued the policy of dividing Indians with less vigour.
(v) After 1857 they found the usefulness of the existence of the native
princely states.
Choose the answer from the codes given below:
(a) i, iii, iv and v
(b) ii, iii, iv and v
(c) i, ii and v
(d) only i and ii
Which of the following is/are not true?
(i) British scholars maintained that India was never a nation
(ii) Indian scholars argued that though India had remained politically divided,
culturally it has always remained united.
(iii) Britishers refused to accept the Indian contention that the factors which
contribute towards the formation of Nationalism were already existing in
India even prior to the coming of the British.
(iv) Indians rejected the British contention that nationalism in the modern
sense developed in India fully only during the British rule.
Select the answer from the codes given below:
(a) ii and in
(b) only i
(c) ii and iv
(d) only iv
One of the main causes for the rise and growth of the Indian National
movements was the grievances of several sections of the Indian society,
except a few, against the British. Which of the following sections were the