Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 82 of 130)

  1. Consider the following statements about Tipu Sultan

    1. He made no treaty with the British.

    2. He had not quarrel with the Marathas.

    3. He sought French alliance.

    4. He fell fighting against the British.

    Of these statements

    1. 1, 2 and are 3 Correct

    2. 2, 3 and 4 are correct

    3. 3 and 4 are correct

    4. 1 and 4 are correct

  2. Raushan Akhtar ascended the throne with the title:

    1. Jahandar Shah

    2. Shah Jahan II

    3. Mohammad Shah

    4. Almgir II

  3. What was the main cause of conflict between Mir Quasim and the East India Company?

    1. Mir Quasim's alliance with the Mughal Emperor and the Nawab of Avadh

    2. Abuse of Dastaks by the English

    3. Mir Qasim's conspiracy with the French

    4. Mir Jajar's conspiracy with the East

    India company

  4. Siraj-ud-daula lost his Masnad because of

    1. His weak army

    2. His religious policy

    3. Widespread economic distress

    4. Intrigues and treachery at home

  5. What is the correct chronological order of the following British officials in India?

    1. sir John Shore

    2. marquis Cornwallis

    3. Earl of Minto

    4. Marquess of Wellesley

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 2, 1, 4, 3

    2. 1, 2, 3, 4

    3. 1, 2, 4, 3

    4. 2, 1, 3, 4

  6. Which one of the following statements correctly describes the Dual Government arrangement made by the East India Company in Bengal?

    1. Executive and Judicial authority were separated

    2. Revenue collection was entrusted to the deputy Nawab while military affairs were retained by the Company.

    3. Revenue administration and the administration of criminal justice were separated and were with the British and the Nawab respectively

    4. The new arrangement was made to encourage agriculture

  7. The economic policy of the British in India was to

    1. Industrialize India

    2. Bring India to the level of Western countries

    3. Promote the material prosperity of the Indian

    4. Convert India into an agrarian satellite of metropolitan

  8. Which one of the following Acts abolished the trading of the East India Company?

    1. Regulating Act of 1773

    2. Charter Act of 1813

    3. Charter Act of 1833

    4. Charter Act of 1853

  9. Under the Permanent Settlement, the Zamindar's share in the collected land revenue was

    1. ¼

    2. 1/11

  10. Foreign capitalists were attracted by Indian industry for a variety of reasons. Which one of the following reasons was not one of them?

    1. Labour was extremely cheap

    2. Aw materials were readily and cheaply available

    3. Indian capitalist class was well developed but unable to compete.

    4. For many Indian products there was a ready demand the world over

  11. Who among the following was not a member of the congress Socialist Party, although he encouraged and blessed its formation?

    1. Achyuta Patwardhan

    2. Jawaharlal Nehru

    3. Jayaprakash Narayan

    4. Acharya Narendra Dev

  12. Rani Gaidilliu, a rebel leader against the British, was from

    1. Tripura

    2. Assam

    3. Nagaland

    4. Manipur

  13. The author who described the Revolt of 1857 as the first War of Independence was

    1. Ashok Mehta

    2. R C Jajumdar

    3. S N Sen

    4. V D Savarkar

  14. the Window Remarriage Act was passed during the Governor-Generalship of

    1. Bentick

    2. Dalhousie

    3. Canning

    4. Lawrence

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

    List-I List-II
    1. Raja Rammohan Roy

    2. Keshab Chandra Sen

    3. Dayanand Saraswati

    4. Ramakrishna Paramahansa

    1. Observed that Brahamoism should become a sort of universal religion.

    2. Identified Hinduism with the religion as founded in the Vedas

    3. Emphasized that there are Many roads to God.

    4. Proclaimed that the purest form of Hindu religion was to be found in Upanishads.

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