General Studies: Important for Exam: Modern Indian History MCQ Part 20

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Q. Amongst the successors of Ali Verdi Khan, the ablest Nawaz of Bengal was

(a) Siren – ud – doula

(b) Mir Jaffa

(c) Mir Karim

(d) Mubarak – ud – doulas

Q. Match the administrative measures of the following:

Match the administrative measures of the following

List – I

List – II

A. Clive

1. Farming of revenue to the highest bidders

B. Warren

2. Dual Hastings Government in Bengal

C. Cornwallis

3. Permanent settlement of Bengal

D. Lord Wellesley

4. Subsidiary alliance system

(a) 2 1 3 4

(b) 1 2 3 4

(c) 3 2 1 4

(d) 1 2 4 3

Q. The British Governor – General “Who never forgot that the end of Government is the welfare of the governed”, was

(a) Lord Hastings

(b) William Bentinck

(c) Lord Dalhousie

(d) Lord Canning

Q. Match the following reforms and measures with the respective Governor – Generals of India

Match the following reforms and measures with the respective Governor – Generals of India

List – I

List – II

A. William Bentinck

1. First factory Act

B. Lord Dalhousie

2. First Census

C. Lord Curzon

3. Prohibition of sati and female infanticide

D. Lord Ripon

4. Ancient Monuments’ Preservation Act

5. First University, Railways and Postal System

(a) 3 5 4 1 and 2

(b) 3 4 5 1 and 2

(c) 2 and 3 4 5 1

(d) 3 1 and 2 4 5

Q. Haier Ali arranged a joint front against the English with the support of

(a) The French

(b) The Marathas

(c) The Nizami

(d) Both (b) and (c)

Q. The Indian ruler of the eighteenth century who planted “the Tree of Liberty” in his capital, enrolled in the Jacobin Club of France and loved to be called “Citizen”, was:

(a) Mir Qasim

(b) Shoji – ud – doulas

(c) Haier Ali

(d) Tieu Sultan

Q. The cause of the controversy between the Orientalists and Anglicism’s during the time of William Bentinck was

(a) That the Orientalists wanted Sanskrit and Arabic as the medium of education

(b) That the Anglican’s wanted education to be extended to the English language, literature and western science

(c) Whether education should be confined to the upper classes or the masses

(d) All of the above

Q. The three earliest centers of the Revolt of 1857 were

(a) Barrack pore, Meerut and Delhi

(b) Meerut, Sitars and Lucknow

(c) Lucknow, Kanpur and Jhansi

(d) Allahabad, Meerut and Delhi

Q. From the beginning of the mutiny at Meerut till the recapture of Delhi by the English, the Revolt of 1857 remained quite alive for ---------- months

(a) Three

(b) Six

(c) Twelve

(d) Fifteen