SSC History Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-2

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    The Young Bengal Movement, started by Henry Vivian Derozio:
    1. Took up the peasant's cause
    2. advocated women's rights
    3. Attacked old and decadent customs
    Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

    A)  1 and 2 only    

    B)  1 and 3 only

    C)  2 and 3 only    

    D)  1, 2 and 3

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] The Young Bengal Movement did not fought for peasant's cause. The Young Bengal movement was a group of radical Bengali free thinkers emerging from Calcutta. They were also known as Derozians, after their firebrand teacher at Hindu College, Henry Louis Vivian Derozio. The Young Bengals were inspired and excited by the spirit of free thought and revolt against the existing social and religious structure of Hindu society. They advocated women's rights such as right to education.

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