Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 74 of 130)

  1. After feroze Tughlaq of the Delhi Sultanate the Mugha rule who paid attention to the supply of water fro canal was

    1. Humayun

    2. Akbhar

    3. Jahangir

    4. Shah Jahan

  2. Who among the following were the sons and grand sons and grandson Bahadur Shah II and played a prominent role the Febellio w of 1857 and were captured and shot?

    1. Bakhat Khan. Ahsanullh Khan and Mahbub Ali.

    2. Mirza Moghul, Mirza Khawaja Sultan and Mirza Abu Bakr.

    3. Prince Azam. Azim-ush-Shan and Muazzam

    4. Asad Khan, Kam Bakhash

    Jahandar Shah.

  3. Which one of the following cities was renamed Alinaga after its capture by Sirajud-Daula in 1756?

    1. Murshidabad

    2. Falta

    3. Calcutta

    4. Kasimbazar

  4. Hyder Ali consolidated his position after being appointed the Faujdar of

    1. Arcot

    2. Budikota

    3. Dindigul

    4. Devanhalli

  5. Ranjit Singh belonged to the Sikh misl of

    1. Kanhaiya

    2. Sukerchakia

    3. Ahluwalia

    4. Bhangi

  6. The abuses of the dastaks in Bengal by the officials of the East India company led to an estrangement of its relation ship with

    1. Alivardi

    2. Sirajuddaulah

    3. Mir. Jafar

    4. Mir Kasim.

  7. Clive introduced dual government in Bengal because

    1. He was afraid of hostile reaction from the people of Bengal.

    2. The authorities of the east India he direct rule of the Company in Bengal

    3. The Mughal emperor was opposed to the establishment of de jure authority of the East India Company.

    4. He wanted to avoid the responsibility arising out of the establishment of de jure authority of the East India

    Company in Bengal.

  8. Which one of the following is correctly matched?

      • Sorabjee Bengali
      • Business magnate
      • Sir George Birdwood
      • Sheriff of Bombay
      • Dinshaw Wacha
      • Founder of the Swaraj party
      • C R Das
      • Educationist
  9. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer

    List-I (Period) List-II (Revenue Settlement)
    1. Year 1833

    2. Year 1793

    3. Year 1792

    4. Year 1769

    1. Ryotwari

    2. Mahalwari

    3. Zamindari

    4. Quinquennnial

    5. Decennial

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 5
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 5
  10. The Whitley Commission was concerned with

    1. Labour

    2. Education

    3. Public

    4. Reorganization of civil service

  11. The British government introduced Portfolio system for the first time in

    1. 1853

    2. 1858

    3. 1861

    4. 1892

  12. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer

    List-I (Period) List-II (Revenue Settlement)
    1. Vernacular Press Act of 1878

    2. Indian Universities Act of 1904

    3. Indian councils Act of 1909

    4. Rowlatt Act of 1919

    1. Lord Chelmsford

    2. Lord Curzon

    3. Lord Lytton

    4. Lord Minto

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
    • Assertion (A): Despite initial victory the Sepoy Mutiny could not succeed in overthrowing the Raj.
    • Reason (R): The rising middle class sided with the Raj. In the context of the above two statements which one of following is correct?
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both A and R are true but R is not a correct explanation of A.

    3. A is true but R is false.

    4. A is false but R is true.

  13. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer

    List-I (Period) List-II (Revenue Settlement)
    1. Lakshmi Bai

    2. Tantia Tope

    3. Nana Saheb

    4. Bahadur Shah

    1. Deported to Rangoon Fled to Nepal

    2. Captured and Executed

    3. Killed in a battle

    4. Killed in a battle

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
  14. The Indian Association played an important role in arousing national consciousness through the formation of the Indian National congress

    1. Indian National congress

    2. Bengal British Indian Society

    3. Indian national conference

    4. British India association