General Studies: Important for Exam: Modern Indian History MCQ Part 31

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Q. Arrange the arrival of following European companies in India in chronological order:

1. French

2. British

3. Dutch

4. Portuguese

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

(a) 4, 1, 2, 3

(b) 4, 3, 2, 1

(c) 2, 1, 3, 4

(d) 2, 4, 1, 3

Q. Albuquerque wrested Goa in 1510 from the

(a) Sultan of Bijapur

(b) Marathas

(c) Sultan of Golconda

(d) Mughals

Q. French acquired Northern Circes (consisting of 4 districts – Mustafangar, Eldora Rajmundhry and Chicacole) from

(a) Nizami in lieu of helping Salam at Jung to the throne

(b) British after defeating them in first Carnatic war

(c) Mughal’s for helping them against British

(d) Nizami in lieu of promise of military support against English

Q. Match the following:

Match the following

List – I

List – II

A. First Carnatic War

1. Treaty of Pondicherry

B. Second Carnatic War

2. Treaty of Ales – la – Chapelle

C. Third Carnatic War

3. Treaty of Paris

(a) 1 2 3

(b) 3 2 1

(c) 2 1 3

(d) 1 3 2

Q. Which of the following are true about Battle of Plessey

1. The main reason was the issue of ‘Destalks’

2. Siren – ud – doula was helped by Shoji – ud – doula and Shah Alma II

3. Only 2 generals, Mir Madam and Mohan Lal fought

4. Mir Jamar, Michaud (merchant) and Jagatai seethes (bankers) were with the British

Select the correct answer from the codes given below

(a) All of the above

(b) 1, 2, 3

(c) 2, 3, 4

(d) 1, 3. 4

Q. The correct sequence of the formation of the British Presidencies in Bombay, Calcutta and Madras is

(a) Bombay, Madras and Calcutta

(b) Madras, Bombay and Calcutta

(c) Madras, Calcutta and Bombay

(d) Bombay, Calcutta and Madras

Q. The first name of English company was

(a) East India Company

(b) The Company of the Merchants of London trading into the East Indies

(c) Servants of Hart Majesty trading into East Indies

(d) United Company Merchants of England

Q. The term Harte was perhaps used for the first time during

(a) Satyagraha against Rowlett Act

(b) Chaperon Satyagraha

(c) Ahmedabad Mill Strike

(d) Non – Co – operation Movement

Q. Which of the following pairs is incorrectly matched?

(a) Hindu Mahasabha – Madam Mohan Malaria

(b) Disband Movement – Maulana Abdul Kalama Azad

(c) Young Bengal Movement – Raja Ram Mohan Roy

(d) Ram Krishna Mission – Narendranath Dutta