UPSC History Arts and Cultural Movements Question Bank Socio-Religious and Cultural Reforms

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    Consider the following statements:
    1. Indian social reformers during 19th century prepared primer books of Indian languages.
    2. Modem and reformist ideas were spread among the mass of people in India, primarily through English literature.
    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    A)  1 only

    B)  2 only

    C)  Both 1 and 2

    D)  Neither 1 nor 2

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

     Modem and reformist ideas in India generated a result of the rediscovery of India's past. Scholars such as Mueller and Jones translated great India texts, which made the educated Indians proud of the own culture. Another factor in installing such ideal was the growth of the Indian press, which made the Indians work towards the revival of Indian culture Spread of western education and that of the ideas of liberty, democracy, nationals and equity to generated reformist ideas in Indians.

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