The State of The Economy on The Eve of Independence

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  • Q1

    Commercialisation of Indian agriculture took place with introduction of

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    railways.

    Explanation:
    Commercialisation of Indian agriculture, i.e., producing on a large scale with the view of trading agriculture products to Britishers took place with the introduction of railways.
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  • Q2

    During the British rule, India became the exporter of ___________

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    primary products.

    Explanation:

    During the British rule, India became the exporter of primary products or agriculture products because agriculture was the main source of livelihood.

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  • Q3

    At the time of independence, India's agricultural production received a set back due to

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    partition.

    Explanation:
    At the time of independence, Indian agriculture received a setback due to partition because India's fertile land went into Pakistan.
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  • Q4

    Modern industries began to take root in India in the

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    second half of the nineteenth century.

    Explanation:
    Industrial progress remained very slow during the British rule. Modern industries began to take root in India in the second half of the nineteenth century.
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  • Q5

    The zamindari system was implemented by the Britishers in

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    Bengal.

    Explanation:

    The zamindari system was implemented in Bengal presidency comprising parts of India's present-day eastern states. Zamindars used to charge high rent from the farmers regardless of the economic condition of the cultivators.

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