Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 14 of 130)

  1. Consider the following events:

    1. Din-i-ilahi

    2. Ibadat Khana

    3. Mahzar

    The correct chronological sequence of these events is

    1. 2, 3, 1

    2. 3, 2, 1

    3. 1, 2, 3

    4. 2, 1, 3

  2. Consider the following pairs of authors and their works:

      • Ananda Kanda
      • Virahini
      • V D Savarkar
      • Uttarakriya
      • Rabindranath Tagore
      • Ganadevata
      • Muhammad Iqbal
      • Bal-e-Jibril

    Which of the above pairs are correctly matched?

    1. 1, 2 and 4

    2. 2 and 4

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 1 and 3

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

    List-I List-II
    1. Subbarayulu Chetty

    2. Swami Narayana Guru

    3. Raghunathaya

    4. Gajalu Lakshmanarasu Chetty

    1. Veda Samaj

    2. Upasana Sabha

    3. Jati Mimamsa

    4. Crescent

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
  4. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Sarala Devi

    2. Pandita Ramabai

    3. Rameshwari Nehru

    4. Hukumo Devi

    1. The High Caste Hindu Woman

    2. Stree Darpan

    3. Kanya Hitkarini Sabha

    4. Jibaner Jhara Pata

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
  5. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Sayyad Ahmed Bereilvi

    2. Muhammad Qasim Nanautawi

    3. Mirza Gulam Ahmed

    4. Zaka Ullah

    1. Dar-ul-ulum Deoband

    2. Barahim

    3. Tariquak-i-Muhammadiyah

    4. Delhi Urdu Renaissance

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
  6. Consider the following persons:

    1. Sir Attar Singh

    2. Bhai Teja Singh

    3. Sohan Singh Bhakna

    4. Kartar Singh Jhabbar

    Who among these were NOT the organizers of the Singh-Sabha Movement?

    1. 1 and 4

    2. 3 and 4

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 1 and 2

  7. The Confederates against Tipu Sultan in the Third Mysore War included

    1. The Nizam, the Nawab of Carnatic and the English

    2. The Marathas, the English and the Nawab of Carnatic

    3. The English, the Marathas and the Nizam

    4. The Raja of Travancore, the Marathas and the Nizam

  8. Which one of the following combination of forces conspired to rob the Begums of Oudh of their wealth?

    1. Hastings and Chet Singh

    2. Hastings and the Nawab Wazir

    3. Hastings, the Nawab Wazir and Chet Singh

    4. Hastings, Chet Singh and Mir Jafar

  9. Consider the following Generals:

    1. Ventura

    2. Vansitartt

    3. Deva Singh

    4. Suraj Singh

    5. Illahi Baksh

    6. Allard

    Who among these were the members of

    Ranjit Singh's Fauj-i-Khas?

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4

    2. 1, 3, 5 and 6

    3. 2, 3, 4 and 5

    4. 2, 4, 5 and 6

  10. Which one of the following factories of Bengal was established by the Dutch?

    1. Bandel

    2. Hooghly

    3. Chinsurah

    4. Srirampur

  11. The main cause of the war between Mir Qasim and the East India Company was their dispute over

    1. The strength of the armed forces

    2. The jurisdiction of courts

    3. The realization of revenue

    4. Factional in-fighting in the camp of

    East India Company

  12. The British Parliament passed the Regulating Act to improve the administration of the East India Company in the year

    1. 1773

    2. 1775

    3. 1853

    4. 1855

  13. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

      • Ryatwari Settlement
      • Madras
      • Permanent Settlement
      • Bengal
      • Mahalwari Settlement
      • North-Western Province
      • Talukdari Settlement
      • Bombay
  14. Consider the following statements: The drain of wealth from India to England under the ‘Home Charges’ up till 1858 consisted of

    1. Payment of dividend to the proprietors of East India Company for payment to its shareholders.

    2. Interest on public debt.

    3. Guaranteed interest on capital borrowed for construction of railways and irrigational works.

    4. Expenses of India Office.

    Which of the above statements are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 1, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  15. The monopoly of the East India Company to trade with China was abolished by the Charter Act of

    1. 1793

    2. 1813

    3. 1833

    4. 1853