Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 55 of 130)

  1. Match List I with List II, and select the correct answer from codes given below the Lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. Dutch

    2. English

    3. Portuguese

    4. French

    1. Goa

    2. Pulicut

    3. Hugli

    4. Chinsura

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
  2. the Zamindari in Mughal India was not

    1. A saleable right

    2. Hereditary

    3. Ownership of land

    4. Mortgage able

  3. Ibrahim Khan Gardi was an important military officer of

    1. Haider Ali

    2. Ahmadshah Durrnai

    3. Peshwa Balaji Baji Rao

    4. Raj Suraj Mal

  4. The Sardeshmukhi of the Maraths was

    1. A tax levied on Deshmukh

    2. A capitation levy

    3. A share in revenue collected by other authorities

    4. Village lands set aside for the

    Deshmukhs

    • Assertion (A): The Dutch East India Company is can to trade with India in the early seventeenth century.
    • Reason (R): The Dutch wanted to barter cotton piece Goods pepper and spices in the Indonesian archipelago.

    In the context of the above two statements which one of the following is correct?

    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation

    2. Both A and R are true but R is not a correct explanation

    The following three MCQs are based upon the map given below showing main trade routes in the Mughal period

  5. The place marked H represents

    1. Bombay

    2. Cambay

    3. Surat

    4. Broach

  6. N represents

    1. Viskhapatanam

    2. Madras

    3. Nagappatanam

    4. Masulippatanam

  7. The route A to E passes through

    1. Multan

    2. Meerut

    3. Ajmer

    4. Lahore

  8. Which one of the following pairs was popularly known as Sayyid others-the king Makders?

    1. Rafi-ud Darjat and Rafi-ud-Daulah

    2. Jahandar Shag and Ahmad Shah

    3. Husain Ali and Abdullah Husain

    4. Zulfikar Khan and Zakarich Khan

  9. What is the chronological sequence of the following three Wazirs the Mughal court in the mid-eighteenth century?

    1. Safdarjung

    2. Imad-ul-mulk

    3. Javid Khan

    Choose the correct answer from the codes given

    1. 2, 1, 3

    2. 1, 3, 2

    3. 2, 3, 1

    4. 3, 1, 2

  10. In 1751 Alivardi virtually ceded Orissa to

    1. Nanaji Holkar

    2. Raghuji bhosle

    3. Mahajadi Sindhia

    4. Baji Rao

  11. Raj Ballah, Ghasiti Begam, Shaukat Jung were the arch foes of

    1. Alivardi Khan

    2. Siraj-ud-daulah

    3. Mir quasim

    4. Nanda Kumar

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

    List-I (Events) List-II (Persons)
    1. The first Mysore War

    2. The second Mysore War

    3. The third Mysore War

    4. The fourth Mysore War

    1. Comwallis

    2. Lord Hastings

    3. Wellesley

    4. Warren Hastings

    5. Col. Smith

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 5
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 5
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
  13. In march 1784 the Treaty of Mangalore was concluded mainly the insistence of

    1. Warren Hastings

    2. Colonel Fularton

    3. Tipu sultan

    4. Lord Macartney

  14. The Dal Khalsa was founded by

    1. Guru gobind Singh

    2. Kapur singh

    3. Ranjit singh

    4. Teg Bhadur