Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 116 of 130)

  1. The mausoleum of Rabia-ul Dauran was built at

    1. Lahore

    2. Delhi

    3. Aurangabad

    4. Gulbarga

  2. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I (Books) List-II (Authors)
    1. Iyar Danish

    2. Humayun Nama

    3. Badshahnama

    4. Muntakhaul Lubab

    1. Abdul Hamid Lahori

    2. Khwafi Khan

    3. Gulbadan Begum

    4. Abul Fazal

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
  3. Who among the following took interest for the first time in the Europeon movable metal type-printing?

    1. Mir Fathullah Shirazi

    2. Jahangir

    3. Muqarrab Khan

    4. Bhimji Parekh

  4. Which of the following pairs are correct matched

    1. Rabeting Shipbuilding

    2. Flintlock Gun-making

    3. Wootz Textile

    4. Filatures Metallurgy

      1. 1 and 2

      2. 1 and 3

      3. 2 and 4

      4. 3 and 4

  5. “This site was granted to French East India Company in 1674 by Shaista Khan, a governor under the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb. During the Seven Years War (1756 − 63) this town was captured (1757) by the John Company but later (1763) restored to the French. Recaptured by the English in 1778, after the outbreak of the American War of Independence (1776 − 84) it was restored to the French by the Treaty of Paris (1785). Wrested again by the British in 1793, on the outbreak of the revolutionary wars in Europe, it was finally restored to the French in 1815 and remained part of their overseas empire until its transfer to the Indian republic in 1951.” The reference here is to

    1. Pondicherry

    2. Karaikkal

    3. Chandernagore

    4. Mahe

  6. The Treaty of Allahabad was concluded by

    1. Robert Clive, Mir Jafar and Raja Balwant Singh

    2. Robert Clive, Najm-ud-Daula and Shuja-ud-Daula

    3. Robert Clive, Siraj-ud-Daula and Mir Kasim

    4. Shah Alam, Mir Jafar and Shuja-ud-Daula

  7. The first native state to introduce military training on the Europeon model was

    1. Golconda

    2. Mysore

    3. Oudh

    4. Kashmir

  8. Mangalore, Parambakkam and Porto Novo were places where major battles took place during the

    1. First Anglo-Mysore war

    2. Second Anglo-Mysore war

    3. Third Anglo-Mysore war

    4. Fourth Anglo-Mysore war

  9. The East India Company began to use the term ‘investments in India’ for

    1. their bullion imports to purchase Indian goods

    2. the loot from Buxar for purchasing Indian goods

    3. the profits made from duty free inland trade and the surplus from Diwani revenue

    4. the borrowed money from Indian money lenders for purchases in India

  10. Madras was restored to the English by the French by

    1. the Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle (1749)

    2. the Treaty of Pondicherry (1754)

    3. the Treaty of Salbai (1782)

    4. the Treaty of Mangalore (1784)

  11. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I (Acts passed for the relief of agriculturists) List-II (Year in which passed)
    1. Punjab Land Alienation Act

    2. Deccan Agricultural Relief Act

    3. North West Provinces Land Alienation Act

    4. Central Provinces Land Alienation Act

    1. Year 1879

    2. Year 1904

    3. Year 1916

    4. Year 1900

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
  12. The remittance problems from India was initially tackled by the East India Company Government through the

    1. development of more exports of grains from India

    2. exports of more cotton and silk goods to Europe

    3. development of indigo and export of opium to China

    4. development of jute and promotion of its export to Europe

  13. The High Courts at Calcutta, Bombay and Madras to replace the Sadar Courts of Diwani and Nizamat were established in the year

    1. 1793

    2. 1831

    3. 1833

    4. 1865

  14. Which of the following statements about the Indian Councils Act of 1892 are correct?

    1. It raised the number of additional members to a maximum of 16 for the Supreme Council, 20 for the legislative Council of Bombay, Madras and Bengal and 15 for the North Western Provision and Oudh

    2. It conceded the Congress demand of the principle of direct election to the Legislative Councils.

    3. It conceded to the members of the Legislative Councils the right of discussing the Budget.

    4. It allowed the members of Legislative Councils the right of asking questions matters of public interest.

      1. 1, 2 and 3

      2. 1, 3 and 4

      3. 2, 3 and 4

      4. 1, 2 and 4

  15. The report of the Arundel Committee (1906) dealt with

    1. proposed changes in the Age of Consent to Marriage bill

    2. political reforms

    3. higher education

    4. the need to reunite Bengal which had been partitioned in the previous year