Important MCQs for History Maharashtra PSC Exam Part 43

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Q. Match list I wish list II and select the answer from the codes given below the lists:

Table of City՚s Name and It՚s Works
List IList II
I. CurzonA. Department of Agriculture and commerce
II. RiponB. Famine Code
III. MayoC. Durand Commission
IV. LansdowneD. Ancient Monuments preservation Act

Codes: I II III IV

(a) C A D B (b) B D A C (c) D B A C (d) D B C A

Answer: C

Q. Match list I wish list II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

History of First Person and It՚s Name
List IList II
I. First Governor General of Fort WilliamA. Lord Macaulay
II. First Chief Justice of supreme CourtB. Lord Canning
III. First Law Member of the Governor General՚s CouncilC. Warren Hastings
IV. First Viceroy as well as Governor GeneralD. Sir Elijah Impel

Codes: I II III IV

(a) C A D B (b) C D B A

(c) B D A C

(d) C D A B

Answer: D

Q. Match the following:

Table of Part of History and It՚s Year
List IList II
I. Appointment of Lt. Governor of BengalA. Charter Act of 1813
II. Provision of ₹ 1 lakh perineum for educationB. Charter Act of 1853
III. Abolition of the Board of control and court of DirectorsC. Act of 1858
IV. Introduction of the portfolio SystemD. Indian Councils Act, 1861

Codes: I II III IV

(a) C B D A

(b) B A C D

(c) A B C D

(d) D A C B

Answer: B

Q. Which code gives the correct pairing of the following lists?

Table of Parts of Political History and It՚s Year
List IList II
I. Establishment of Imperial and provincial Legislative CouncilsA. Charter Act of 1853
II. Introduction of competitive examination to the ICSB. Act of 1858
III. Appointment of a Secretary of State for IndiaC. Indian Councils Act, 1861
IV. Introduction of communal electoratesD. Indian Councils Act, 1909

Codes: I II III IV

(a) C A B D

(b) B A C D

(c) B D A C

(d) A C B D

Answer: A

Q. At Delhi the Mughal emperor՚s wife is said to have sabotaged the work of the rebels by acting as the informer to the British. What is her name?

(a) Hazard Mahlab

(b) Zinnia Mahlab

(c) Mutes Mahlab

(d) Fatima Begum

Answer: B

Q. Which of the following were the grievances of the spays?

(I) Discrimination in payment and promotions

(II) Mistreatment of the slays by the British officials

(III) Refusal of the British to pay ‘batter’ while fighting in remote regions

(IV) British government՚s order requiring the spays to serve overseas when required

(V) Encouragement given to Christian missionaries by British army officers

Choose the answer from the codes below:

(a) I, II & V

(b) I, III & IV

(c) II, III & V

(d) All of them

Answer: D

Q. Which of the following acts were passed by the British government in 1856?

(I) Hindu Widow Remarriage Act

(II) Abolition of Sati (Regulation XVII)

(III) Religious Disabilities Act

(IV) General Service Enlistment Act

Choose the answer from the codes below:

(a) I & III

(b) II & IV

(c) I, III & IV

(d) I, II & III

Answer: C

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