Important Questions for Class 8 History Chapter 10

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Important Questions for Class 8 History Chapter 10. myCBSEguide has just released Chapter Wise Question Answers for class 8 Social Science. There chapter wise Practice Questions with complete solutions are available for download in myCBSEguide website and mobile app. These Extra Questions with solution are prepared by our team of expert teachers who are teaching grade in CBSE schools for years. There are around 4-5 set of solved History Extra questions from each and every chapter. The students will not miss any concept in these Chapter wise question that are specially designed to tackle Exam. We have taken care of every single concept given in CBSE Class 8 Social Science syllabus and questions are framed as per the latest marking scheme and blue print issued by CBSE for Class 8.

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The Changing World of Visual Arts Class 8 History Extra Questions

Ch-10 The Changing World of Visual Arts


  1. Kalighat is located in
    1. Bombay
    2. West Bengal
    3. Bihar
    4. Tripura
  2. When did Thomas Daniell and William Daniell come to India?
    1. 1855
    2. 1755
    3. 1765
    4. 1786
  3. Who among these was a portrait painter?
    1. David Wilkie
    2. G Farrington
    3. Johann Zoffany
    4. Rober Kerr Porter
  4. The following image is a miniature copy by a local court painter of an oil painting by the visiting British artist G Farrington depicting a procession on the occasion of an important festival celebrated by the Muslims. Name the festival.
    Important Questions for Class 8 History Chapter 10
    1. Milad un Nabi
    2. Ramzan
    3. Muharram
    4. Id
  5. What techniques did the painters of Murshidabad and Patna adapt from the British while making postcards?
    1. Canvas painting
    2. Use of water colours
    3. Landscape painting
    4. Self-portraits
  6. Match the items given in Column A corrects with those given in Column B.

    Column AColumn B
    (i) Thomas Daniell and William Daniell(a) History painting
    (ii) Johann Zoffany(b) Picturesque landscape
    (iii) Francis Hayman(c) Portrait painting
  7. Fill in the blanks:

    1. The art form which observed carefully and tried to capture exactly what the eye saw was called _________.
    2. The style of painting which showed the Indian landscape as a quaint, unexplored land is called _________.
    3. Paintings which showed the social lives of Europeans in India are called __________.
    4. Paintings which depicted scenes from British imperial history and their victories are called _________.
  8. State True or False:

    1. The main feature of European paintings was naturalism.
    2. Painting on a long roll of paper is called scroll painting.
    3. Francis Hayman produced the first history paintings.
    4. Mir Zafar was awarded the title of Amir.
  9. Who was Samuel Boume? When did he come to India?
  10. How did picturesque landscape painting depict India?
  11. What was the theme of Ravi Verma’s paintings?
  12. Write the names of two portraits painted by Johann Zoffany?
  13. What were the New forms of Imperial Art brought by European Artists?

Ch-10 The Changing World of Visual Arts


Answer

    1. West Bengal, Explanation: Kalighat is located in West Bengal. One of the oldest neighbourhoods in South Kolkata, Kalighat is also densely populated – with a history of cultural intermingling with the various foreign incursions into the area over time.
    1. 1786, Explanation: Thomas Daniell and William Daniell came to India in 1786.
    1. Johann Zoffany, Explanation: Johann Zoffany was a portrait painter. He was a German neoclassical painter, active mainly in England, Italy, and India.
    1. Id, Explanation: This is a picture of an Id procession painted by a local court painter in the late eighteenth century. In this painting, we can see Nawab Mubarakuddaulah of Murshidabad.
    1. Use of watercolours, Explanation: Artists at Murshidabad worked primarily on three techniques: oil on canvas, miniature painting in water colour on ivory and water colour on paper and prints made by them in engraving process.
  1. (i) (b), (ii) (c), (iii) (a)
    1. The art form which observed carefully and tried to capture exactly what the eye saw was called realism.
    2. The style of painting which showed the Indian landscape as a quaint, unexplored land is called picturesque landscape painting.
    3. Paintings which showed the social lives of Europeans in India are called portrait.
    4. Paintings which depicted scenes from British imperial history and their victories are called Imperial history paintings.
    1. False
    2. True
    3. True
    4. False
  2. Samuel Bourne was a photographer who came to India in the early 1860s.
  3. This style of painting depicted India as a quaint land.
  4. The theme of Ravi Verma’s paintings was Indian mythology.
  5. The names of two portrait painted by Johann Zoffany were:
    1. Portrait of Governor-General Hastings with his wife in their Belvedere estate (in 1784).
    2. The Aurial and Dashwood families of Calcutta (in 1784).
  6. From the eighteenth century, a stream of European artists came to India along with the British traders and rulers. The artists brought with them new styles and new conventions of painting. They began producing pictures that became widely popular in Europe and helped shape Western perceptions of India. European artists brought with them the idea of realism. This was a belief that artists had to observe carefully and depict faithfully what the eye saw. European artists also brought with them the technique of oil painting – a technique with which Indian artists weren’t very familiar. Oil painting enabled artists to produce images that looked real.

Chapter Wise Extra Questions for Class 8 Social Science

History

  1. How When and Where
  2. From Trade to Territory The Company Establishes Power
  3. Ruling the Countryside
  4. Tribals Dikus and the Vision of a Golden Age
  5. When People Rebel 1857 and After
  6. Colonialism and the City
  7. Weavers Iron Smelters and Factory Owners
  8. Civilising the Native Educating the Nation
  9. Women Caste and Reform
  10. The Changing World of Visual Arts
  11. The Making of the National Movement 1870 to 1947
  12. India After Independence

Geography

  1. Resources
  2. Land Soil Water Natural Vegetation and Wildlife Resources
  3. Mineral and Power Resources
  4. Agriculture
  5. Industries
  6. Human Resources

Political Life

  1. The Indian Constitution
  2. Understanding Secularism
  3. Why Do We Need a Parliament
  4. Understanding Laws
  5. Judiciary
  6. Understanding Our Criminal Justice system
  7. Understanding Marginalisation
  8. Confronting Marginalisation
  9. Public Facilities
  10. Law and Social Justice

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