Indian History MCQ-265

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Question1

Which, among the following, was Not included among the ideology of the Extremists ?

(A) (a) Complete independence was their aim,
(B) (b) Protest against wrong policies of the government,
(C) (c) Believed in mass agitations against the government,
(D) (d) Petitions before the government for better administration.

Question2

Which, among the following was Not one of the disadvantages of the Permanent Settlement introduced by Lord Cornwallis in Bengal ?

(A) (a) It strengthened the bonds of slavery of the Indians,
(B) (b) The Company could not enhance the revenue even when production was increased,
(C) (c) The peasants were left at the mercy of the landlords,
(D) (d) The trade of the Company suffered because the peasants lost their purchasing capacity.

Question3

Which, among the following, was Not a term of the treaty of Srirangpatam between Tipu and the English ?

(A) (a) Tipu nearly surrendered half of his territory,
(B) (b) Tipu agreed to pay war-indemnity to the English,
(C) (c) Tipu agreed to pay annual tribute to the English,
(D) (d) Tipu surrendered two of his sons as hostages to the English.

Question4

Do you think that the Amirs of Sindh betrayed the cause of the English during the first Afghan war ?

(A) (a) Yes,
(B) (b) No.
(C) None of these
(D) None of these

Question5

Which, among the following, was Not one of the military reforms carried out by Lord Dalhousie ?

(A) (a) Reduced the strength of the native army,
(B) (b) The headquarters of the army were shifted to Simla,
(C) (c) The artillery was shifted to Meerut,
(D) (d) Three new companies of the English soldiers were raised.

Question6

Which among the following, was Not one of the results of 1857 ?

(A) (a) The English abandoned the policy of territorial extension,
(B) (b) The regiments in the Indian army were now raised on caste, religions and regional basis,
(C) (c) Conservative and reactionery forces in the Indian society were provided protection,
(D) (d) The English left the attitude of racial arrogance,

Question7

Which, among the following, was Not one of the causes of the Indian Renaissance ?

(A) (a) Christian missionaries provoked the Indians to defend their religion and society,
(B) (b) English educated Indians, by grasping western ideas, got the clue for bringing forth progress in different spheres of Indian life,
(C) (c) Certain western scholars, by their writings, revived the faith of the Indians in their culture who now thought of reviving it,
(D) (d) The Indians felt the necessity of reviving their ancient religion and past traditions.

Question8

Do you think that the English government in India encouraged the Indian capitalists ?

(A) (a) No,
(B) (b) Yes.
(C) None of these
(D) None of these

Question9

‘M. K. Gandhi put up certain demands before the government prior ! to the beginning of the non-cooperation movement’. Which, among | the following, was Not one of those demands ?

(A) (a) The government should express its regret on the happenings in Punjab after the passing of the Rowlatt Act,
(B) (b).The British government should take a lenient view towards Turkey,
(C) (c) The title of Klialifa of the Sultan of Turkey should not be abolished,
(D) (d) The government should place a new scheme of reform before the Indian people.



Question10

Which, among the following was Not one of the results of the battle of Plassey ?

(A) (a) The superiority of the English arms against the natives was firmly established,
(B) (b) The English Company and its officers drew financial advantages,
(C) (c) The English got undisputed right to trade in Bengal, Bihar and Orissa without payment of tax,
(D) (d) The English became the de facto rulers of Bengal.

Question11

Which, among the following, was Not a measure introduced by Cornwallis in the reforms of Services ?

(A) (a) Indians, who could be paid lower salaries, were welcomed Services,
(B) (b) Banned taking of bribe and presents,
(C) (c) Banned private trade of the servants of the Company even in he name of their relatives
(D) (d) Increased the salaries of the servants of the Company.

Question12

Who among the following, began hostilities resulting in the fourth Anglo-Mysore war ?

(A) (a) Tipu,
(B) (b) The English.
(C) None of these
(D) None of these

Question13

Do you think that prior to the annexation of Sindh, the English, by imposing several treaties on the Amirs, had already got virtual control of it ?

(A) (a) Yes,
(B) (b) No.
(C) None of these
(D) None of these

Question14

Which, among the following, was the policy pursued by Lord Dalhousie in matters of foreign trade ?

(A) (a) Free trade,
(B) (b) Policy of Protection.
(C) None of these
(D) None of these

Question15

Which, among the following, was the policy pursued by Lord Lytton concerning finance ?

(A) (a) Financial devolution,
(B) (b) Financial centralization.
(C) None of these
(D) None of these

Question16

Which, among the following, was Not one of the fields affected by Indian Renaissance ?

(A) (a) Improvement in society and religion,
(B) (b) Discovery of ancient Indian history,
(C) (c) Growth of regional languages and fine arts,
(D) (d) Revival of orthodox Indian religion with a view to challenging the propaganda of Christian missionaries,

Question17

Which, among the following, gave a chance to the British Parliament to pass the Regulating Act ?

(A) (a) Maladministration of India was reported to the Parliament,
(B) (b) The company asked for a loan from the British government,
(C) (c) The Company sought assistance from the British government in administering India,
(D) (d) The servants of the East India Company sought protection from the British government concerning their services.

Question18

Which, among the following, was Not one of the causes of the battle of Buxar ?

(A) (a) Nawab Mir Kasim desired to assert himself as sovereign power in Bengal,
(B) (b) The Nawab abolished completely the trade-tax,
(C) (c) Nawab Mir Kasim was incompetent as a ruler,
(D) (d) Mir Kasim, feeling disgusted, attacked the English factory at Patna.

Question19

Which, among the following, was Not a measure introduced b Cornwallis for administrative reforms ?

(A) (a) The number of districts was reduced to twenty-three.
(B) (b) The Collectors were deprived of their right of dispensing ci\ f justice,
(C) (c) Merit alone was made the basis of appointment, i r
(D) (d) Several new.posts were created.

Question20

Do you think that the state of Mysore was completely wiped ,^ay from the map of India after the fourth Anglo-Mysore war ?

(A) (a) Yes,
(B) (b) No.
(C) None of these
(D) None of these

Question21

Who, among the following, was primarily responsible for the annexation of Sindh ?

(A) (a) Lord Ellenborough,
(B) (b) Mr. Outram,
(C) (c) Sir Charles Napier.
(D)

Question22

Which, among the following, was Not one of the causes of the First Burma War ?

(A) (a) Imperial designs of the English,
(B) (b) Aggressive postures of the Burmese,
(C) (c) Burmese attack on Bengal,
(D) (d) Disputed claim of the island of Shahpuri.

Question23

Which, among the following measures of Lord Lytton, did Not go against the interests of the Indians ?

(A) (a) Appointment of Famine Commission and acceptance of its recommendations,
(B) (b) Free Trade Policy,
(C) (c) The Vernacular Press Act, 1878,
(D) (d) The Arms Act, 1878.

Question24

Which, among the following, was Not one of the aims of Raja Ram Mohan Roy to bring reform in Hindu religion ?

(A) (a) Idol-worship and ritualism should be avoided,
(B) (b) Blind faith should not be pursued,
(C) (c) ‘Hindu religion is the best course of salvation’, should be accepted,
(D) (d) ‘God is one’, should be accepted.

Question25

Do you think that the Pitt’s India Act was an improvement on the Regulating Act concerning the administration of India ?

(A) (a) Yes,
(B) (b) No,
(C) None of these
(D) None of these

Question26

Which, among the following, was the cause of suspension of the non-cooperation movement by M. K. Gandhi ?

(A) (a) The oppression of the government,
(B) (b) Demoralization of the Satyagrahis,
(C) (c) Incident at Chauri-Chaura, (d) Masses lost faith in the success of the movement.