Important MCQs for History Competitive Exams Part 42

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Q. Who was the founder of the ‘Drain Theory’ which, among others exposed the constant drain of wealth from India to England?

(a) Dada Bhai Nairobi

(b) Gopal Krishna Gokhale

(c) R. C. Dutt

(d) S. N. Banerjee

Answer: A

Q. Which of the following is not a plantation industry in British India?

(a) Indigo

(b) Tea

(c) Coffee

(d) Salt- petrel

Answer: D

Q. The first telegraph line introduced by Lord Dalhousie in 1853 ran between:

(a) Bombay and Thana

(b) Calcutta and Madras

(c) Bombay and Agra

(d) Calcutta and Agra

Answer: D

Q. Which one of the following is correctly matched?

(a) Wood՚s Dispatch – Primary Education

(b) Hunter Commission – Secondary Education

(c) Raleigh Commission – University Education

(d) Sadler Commission – Rejection of Filtration theory

Answer: C

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

Table of Names of Lord and It՚s Works
List IList II
I. CornwallisA. Subsidiary Alliance System
II. WellesleyB. Doctrine of Lapse
III. William BentinckC. Separation of judicial and revenue administrations
IV. DalhousieD. Abolition of the provincial Courts of Appeal and Circuit

Codes: I II III IV

(a) A C D B

(b) C A D B

(c) C A B D

(d) A C B D

Answer: B

Q. Match the following:

Table of Position and It՚s Work
List IList II
I. Bombay presidencyA. William Bentinck
II. Madras presidencyB. Dalhousie idiocy
III. Agra provinceC. Wellesleyince
IV. Public WorksD. Hastings Department
E. Cornwallis

Codes: I II III IV

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

(d) C B D A

Answer: C

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

Table of Part of History and It՚s Declaration
List IList II
I. Gorham WarA. Metcalfe
II. Suppression of thug gee ′B. Hastings
III. Freedom of Indian pressC. Dalhousie Indian press
IV. Introduction of postal systemD. William Bentinck postal System

Codes: I II III IV

(a) C B D A

(b) B D C A

(c) D C A B

(d) C B D A

Answer: D

Q. Consider list I and List II:

Table of City՚s Name and It՚s History
List IList II
(I) MayoBeginning of State Rail ways
(II) NorthbrookVisit of Prince of Wales
(III) LyttonHolding of Delhi Durbar
(IV) RiponFirst Census in India

Which of the above are correctly paired?

Choose the answer from the codes below:

(a) All of them

(b) I, II & III

(c) II, III & IV

(d) I, II &IV

Answer: A