Indian History MCQ-266

Question1

‘Aurangzeb was also responsible for the downfall of the Mughul empire because of his several faulty policies.’ However, which among his following policies or measures was Not one among them?

(A) (a) Policy of religious bigotry,
(B) (b) Rajput policy,
(C) (c) Revenue policy,
(D) (d) Deccan policy.

Question2

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

(A) (a) It proved the superiority of English arms against native rulers,
(B) (b) The Mughul emperor and the Nawab of Avadh became dependent on the English,
(C) (c) There remained no possibility of any opposition by the Nawab of Bengal to the English,
(D) (d) The English became the dejure as well as the de facto rulers of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa.

Question3

Which, among the following, was Not a measure introduced ‘ Cornwallis for betterment of trade ?

(A) (a) The number of the members of the Board of Trade was reduced
(B) (b) Duties concerning the trade of the Company were restored Board of Trade.
(C) (c) An Indian was included in the Board of Trade,
(D) (d) Representatives were appointed on commission basis purchase goods for the Company and sell its goods.

Question4

Do you think that Haider Ali was a bigot ?

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

Question5

Sindh was annexed to the territories of the English in A. D.:

(A) (a) 1841,
(B) (b) 1842,
(C) (c) 1843,
(D) (d) 1844.

Question6

Which, among the following, was Not one of the terms of the treaty of Yandaboo signed between the Burmese and the English after the first Burma War ?

(A) (a) Burma gave up its claims over Assam, Cachar and Jaintia,
(B) (b) It accepted Manipur as an independent state,
(C) (c) It agreed to a war-indemnity of rupees one and half crore to the English,
(D) (d) It provided permission of trade to the English in Burma without payment of tax.

Question7

The Statutory Civil Service Scheme was introduced by Lord Lylton with a view to:

(A) (a) Enhancing the number of Indians in higher Services,
(B) (b) Dampening the spirit of Indians for competing in Covenanted Services Examination,
(C) (c) Reducing the expenditure on Services,
(D) (d) Debarring the Indians from higher Services.

Question8

Which, among the following, was Not attempted by Raja Ram Mohan Roy to bring about social reform ?

(A) (a) Sati, polygamy, marriages of minor girls, purdah system etc. should be abolished,
(B) (b) Caste-system should be abolished,
(C) (c) Untouchability should be abolished,
(D) (d) Interreligious should be encouraged,

Question9

Which, among the following, was Not one of the provisions of the Company’s Charter Act of 1833 ?

(A) (a) The governor-general of India was made directly responsible to the British Cabinet,
(B) (b) The monopoly of the Company to trade with India was abolished,
(C) (c) The Christian missionaries were allowed to come to India,
(D) (d) The Company was asked to spend rupees one lakh a year for educating the Indians.

Question10

Which, among the following, was Not one of the results of the efforts of the Swaraj-Party?

(A) (a) Intensified the mass-movement,
(B) (b) Round Table Conferences were held afterwards,
(C) (c) Muddhiman Committee and Simon Commission were appointed,
(D) (d) Exposed the autocratic functioning of the government,

Question11

‘Group rivalry at the court of Later Mughuls was also responsible for the downfall of the Mughul empire’. Which, among the following, did Not form a group at the court ?

(A) (a) The Rajputs,
(B) (b) The foreign Muslims,
(C) (c) The Indian Muslims.
(D)

Question12

Which, among the following, was Not one of the conditions settled by Clive with the Mughul emperor, Shah Alam in 1765 A. D. ?

(A) (a) The Emperor permitted trade, without payment of tax, to the English Company all over India,
(B) (b) Kara and Allahabad were handed over to the Emperor where he had to reside,
(C) (c) The Emperor granted to the Company the Diwani of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa,
(D) (d) The Company agreed to pay rupees twenty-six lakh to the Emperor.

Question13

Which, among the following, was Not a new measure introduced Cornwallis in matters of civil judiciary reforms ?

(A) (a) Establishment of the courts of Munsif and, above it, Registrar
(B) (b) Establishment of district courts,
(C) (c) Establishment of four provincial courts at Patna, Dacca. Murshidabad and Calcutta,
(D) (d) Distinction between civil and revenue disputes was abolished.

Question14

Do you think that Tipu lost his kingdom because he had lost the loyalty of his subjects ?

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

Question15

Who, among the following rulers of Afghanistan, appointed Ranjit Singh asSubedar of Lahore ?

(A) (a) Ahmad Shah Abdali,
(B) (b) TimurShah,
(C) (c) JamanShah.
(D) None of these

Question16

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

(A) (a) Imperial Designs of the English,
(B) (b} The new Burmese ruler, Tharrawoddy’s refusal to accept the treaty of Yandaboo,
(C) (c) Trade disputes,
(D) (d) Burmese desired to turn out the English from Burma altogether and sought foreign assistance for the purpose.

Question17

Who, among the following Governor-Generals, held a Darbar at Delhi where Queen Victoria was declared the Queen Empress of India?

(A) (a) LordLytton,
(B) (b) LordRipon,
(C) (c) LordCurzon.
(D) None of these

Question18

Which, among the following, was the novelty of the Arya Samaj while attempting to strengthen the Hindu religion ?

(A) (a) Opposition to idol-worship, ritualism etc,
(B) (b) Opposition to the theory of reincarnation and religious pilgrimages,
(C) (c) Faith in the theory of Karma and transmigration,
(D) (d) The Shuddhi movement.

Question19

Which, among the following, was the merit of the Indian Council’s Act of 1861 ?

(A) (a) It introduced election-method for the representation of the Indians at the provincial level,
(B) (b) It introduced election-method for the representation of the Indians both at the Centre and in the provinces,
(C) (c) It made a beginning of the legislatures in India both at the Centre and in the provinces,
(D) (d) The governors were subordinated to the governor-general.

Question20

Which, among the following, was the year of visit of Cripps’ Mission in India ?

(A) (a) 1940 A. D.
(B) (b) 1941 A. D.
(C) (c) 1942 A. D.
(D) (d) 1943 A. D.

Question21

Which, among the following, has Not been regarded as one of the causes of the downfall of the Mughul empire ? .

(A) (a) Incapability of Mughul rulers,
(B) (b) Ambitions of the Rajput rulers,
(C) (c) Military weakness of the Empire,
(D) (d) Economic bankruptcy of the Empire.

Question22

Which, among the following, was Not one of the conditions settled by Clive with the Nawab of Avadh, Shujauddaulah in 1765 A. D. ?

(A) (a) The Nawab was handed over Avadh,
(B) (b) The Nawab paid rupees fifty lakh to the Company,
(C) (c) The Nawab permitted the Company to trade, without payment of tax within the boundaries of Avadh,
(D) (d) The Nawab agreed to carry on his foreign policy with the assistance of the Company.

Question23

Which, among the following, was Not a new measure introduced by Cornwallis in matters of criminal judiciary reforms ?

(A) (a) Four provincial courts were established at Patna, Dacca, Murshidabad and Calcutta,
(B) (b) The Sadar Nizamat orAdalat was established at Calcutta.
(C)
(D)