Caste System in India

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Madigas of Andhra Pradesh were the only community making shoes in the region during British rule.

True

Mahars of Maharashtra were primarily known for their agricultural skills during British rule.

False

The reformers in India during the nineteenth century did not recognize the significance of the lower castes in society.

False

Under British rule, some outcaste communities were able to improve their economic conditions by finding jobs in education institutions.

True

The demand for leather shoes increased in India during British rule, benefiting communities like Madigas who were skilled in shoemaking.

True

Upper-caste people were allowed to have physical contact with the antouchables according to Hindu taw book suple fr Smriti.

False

Antouchables were allowed access to public wells and public transport during the British rule.

False

British laws introduced during their rule applied differently to people of different castes.

False

British economic policies led to widespread industrialization in India.

False

Western education under British rule was solely based on caste for employment opportunities.

False

Western education introduced Indians to conservative ideas and did not contribute to social reform.

False

Explore the impact of the caste system in India through this quiz. Learn about the societal divisions, untouchability, and historical changes brought about under British rule.

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