Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 49 of 130)

  1. The kingdom of Ranjit Singh included

    1. Delhi

    2. Srinagar

    3. Makran

    4. Kabul

  2. Which one of the following is correctly matched?

      • Ram Narayan
      • General of sirajud-daula
      • Mir madan
      • Diwan of Mir Jafar
      • Rai durlabh
      • Governor of Bihar
      • Jagat Seth

    A famous bonder of Bengal

  3. 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

  4. What was the main cause of the growth of money-lending class during the British rule?

    1. Failure of crops, caused by the natural calamities

    2. Extravagant habits of the people

    3. Demand of high revenue from the peasants

    4. Need of capital for the cultivation.

  5. Which of the following were main sources of revenue of the company government in India?

    1. Land revenue

    2. Monopoly of salt and opium trade

    3. Freight charges

    4. Commutation bond.

    Chose the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1, 2 and 5

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 3 and 5

  6. ‘Ring fence’ is associated with

    1. Henry Lawrence

    2. Dalhousie

    3. Warren Hastings

    4. Lord Hastings

  7. Which one of the following Acts strengthened the unitary charter of the Government of India by establishing a general control over the finances of India by the Governor-General?

    1. The Regulating Act of 1773

    2. Pitts India Act of 1784.

    3. The Carter Act of 1813

    4. The Charter Act of 1833

  8. Assam was created a separate province when

    1. Curzon partitioned Bengal in 1905

    2. Minto announced the new reform proposals in 1905 − 1906.

    3. Partition of Bengal was annulled in 1911.

    4. Montagu-Chelmsford reforms were implemented in 1919.

  9. Since 1858 the supreme control of financial administration in India was vested in the

    1. Supreme Government in India

    2. British parliament

    3. Board of Control in England

    4. Secretary of State in council

  10. The system of competitive examination for Civil Service was accepted in principle in the year

    1. 1833

    2. 1853

    3. 1858

    4. 1882

  11. After the Revolt of 1857 the British recruited Indian soldiers mostly from the

    1. Brahmins of U P and Bihar

    2. Bengalis and Oriyas from the east

    3. Gurkhas, Sikhs and Punjabis in the north

    4. Madras Presidency in the south

    Marathas from the west.

  12. Which one of the following wars decided the fate of the French in India?

    1. First Carnatic War

    2. Battle of Buxar

    3. Battle of Plassey

    4. Battle of Wandiwash

  13. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists:

    List-I (Tribes who revoted against the British) List-II (Year of revolt)
    1. Khonds

    2. Santhals

    3. Kola

    4. Mundas

    1. Year 1820

    2. Year 1846

    3. Year 1855

    4. Year 1895

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
  14. Which one of the following rebellions began in 1816 and lasted till 1832?

    1. Kol uprising

    2. Khasi uprising

    3. Kutch rebellion

    4. Naikada rising

  15. Which one of following pairs in not correctly matched? Persons Institutions founded

      • C R Reddi
      • Praja Mithra Mandali
      • Jotiba Phele
      • Satya Shodak Samaj
      • BR Ambedkar
      • All India
      • Dr. Atmaram
      • Prarthana Samaj