Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 62 of 130)

  1. What is the correct chronological order of the following Mughal emperors?

    1. Ahmad Shag

    2. Shag Alam II

    3. Alamgir II

    4. Akbar II

    Which is correct?

    1. 2, 1, 3, 4

    2. 1, 2, 4, 3

    3. 1, 3, 2, 4

    4. 4, 3, 1, 2

  2. Match List-I with List-II

    List-I (Mughal Governors) List-II (Territories)
    1. Alvardi

    2. Saadat and Safdar Jung

    3. Zakiry Khan

    4. Nizam-ul-mulk

    1. Punjab

    2. Hyderabad

    3. Bengalo

    4. Oudh

    5. Carnatic

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 5
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
  3. The Nawab of Bengal who transferred the capital from Dacca to Murshidabad was

    1. Mir quasim

    2. Siraj-ud-Daulah

    3. Murshid Quli Khan

    4. Mir Jafar

  4. The Mughal fireman of free trade in Bengal was granted to the English in

    1. 1717

    2. 1756

    3. 2650

    4. 1696

  5. The Indian ruler who defeated the English in the early stage of English rule in India was

    1. Ranjit Singh

    2. Mahadaji sindhia

    3. Hyder Ali

    4. Tipu Sultan

  6. Treaty of Mangalore was signed between

    1. The English East India Company and Haidar Ali

    2. The English East India Company and Tipu sultan

    3. Haidar ali and the Zamorin of Calicut

    4. The French East India Company

    Tipu Sultan

  7. The Mazhbi Sikhs were originally

    1. Lanaded magnates

    2. Peasants

    3. Artisans

    4. Menials

  8. Which one of the following places on the Western coast of India had an English factory?

    1. Cochin

    2. Tellicherry

    3. Cannanore

    4. Calicut

  9. Which one of the following districts was not included in the Zamindari granted to the East India Company by Mir Qasim?

    1. Burdwan

    2. Muzaffarpur

    3. Midnapore

    4. Chittagong

  10. Which one of the following acts abolished the monopoly of tea trade and trade with China by the East India Company?

    1. Regulating Act of 1973

    2. Pitt's India Ct.

    3. Charter Act of 1813

    4. Charter Act of 1833

  11. Which one of the following was a cause for the decline of the textile industry in Bengal during the 18th century?

    1. Decline in the quality of production

    2. Non-availability of raw material

    3. High tariff rates on export to Britain

    4. Non-availability of craftsmen

  12. Which one of the following statements is correct?

    1. The Permanent Settlement of Bengal, concluded in 1973 by Cornwallis, provided proprietary right in the soil to a class of aristocratic Zamindars

    2. The Zamindars emerged from the permanent Settlement operations in a weaker position.

    3. Thomas Munro developed a system of settlement under which the government did not deal directly with individual peasant cultivator.

  13. Given below are four industries that developed during British rule in India:

    1. Jute Industry

    2. Iron and Steel Industry

    3. Textile Industry

    4. Sugar Industry

    Which one of the following shows the correct chronology order in which the industries developed?

    1. 1, 2, 3, 4

    2. 3, 1, 2, 4

    3. 1, 3, 2, 4

    4. 4, 1, 2, 3

    • Assertion (A): After their occupation of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa the English used various means to bolster their trade which result in the decline of Indian handicrafts industry.
    • Reason (R): The British monopolized the trade of Bengal through various legislative enactments.

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

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

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

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

  14. The Government of India Act of 1919 clearly defined the

    1. Separation of power between the judiciary and the legislature.

    2. Jurisdiction of the central and provincial government

    3. Jurisdiction of the Viceroy and the Governors of provinces

    4. Powers of the Secretary of State for

India and the Viceroy