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Q1

The "Black Hole Tragedy" was associated with

Q2

In the 18th century, due to which of the following reasons Bengal made unprecedented progress?

1. There were no inter-border disputes in this region.

2. There was a relatively stable political condition.

3. No external invasion was experienced by this region.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q3

With reference to the Treaty of Allahabad, consider the following statements:

Under this treaty

1. Mughal Emperor Shah Alam II agreed to issue a farman granting the diwani of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa to the East India Company.

2. Nawab Shuja-ud-Daula agreed to surrender Allahabad and Kara to the East India Company.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q4

Which of the following factors can be attributed to the success of the British in India?

1. Fair selection system

2. Superior arms and military strategy

3. Better military discipline

4. Support of second-line leaders

5. Strong financial backup

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

Q5

Consider the following statements:

1. Guru Gobind Singh transformed the Sikhs into a militant sect in defence of their religion and liberties.

2. Ranjit Singh organized the Sikhs into 12 misl.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

Q6

With reference to the treaty of Salbai, consider the following statements:

1. It provided the British twenty years of peace with the Marathas.

2. It enabled the British to exert pressure on Mysore with the help of the Marathas in recovering their territories from Haider Ali.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q7

Consider the following statements:

1. Awadh

2. Nagpur

3. Satara

Which one of the following was the correct chronological order of the annexation of the British Empire?

Q8

Which one of the following provisions was not involved in the treaty of Srirangapatnam between Tipu Sultan and the British?

Q9

Consider the following pairs

  1. First Anglo-Mysore War-Treaty of Madras
  2. Second Anglo-Mysore War- Treaty of Srirangpattana
  3. Third Anglo-Mysore War- Treaty of Mangalore

Which of the pair given above is/are Incorrect?

Q10

Which among the following events happened earliest?

Q11

With reference to the Doctrine of Lapse, Consider the following statements

  1. The doctrine of lapse was the pro-imperialist approach to expand the realm of the British Kingdom in India.
  2. Lord Dalhousie was the originator of the Doctrine of Lapse.
  3. The state of Satara was the first state annexed under the Doctrine of Lapse by Governor-General Lord Dalhousie.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

Q12

With reference to the Maratha Confederacy Consider the following statements

  1. Peshwa Balaji Vishwanath had started a confederacy of prominent Maratha chiefs to manage the rapidly expanding Maratha Power.
  2. Holkars of Indore, Bhonsle of Baroda and Gaekwad of Nagpur were some of the prominent Maratha families emerged during this period.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are Incorrect?

Q13

With reference to the Maratha Confederacy Consider the following statements

  1. Peshwa Balaji Vishwanath had started a confederacy of prominent Maratha chiefs to manage the rapidly expanding Maratha Power.
  2. Holkars of Indore, Bhonsle of Baroda and Gaekwad of Nagpur were some of the prominent Maratha families emerged during this period.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are Incorrect?

Q14

Consider the following statements

  1. In the Third Battle of Panipat, Ahmed Shah Abdali defeated Marathas.
  2. Tipu Sultan was killed in the Fourth Anglo-Mysore War.
  3. Mir Jafar entered into a conspiracy with the English for the defeat of Nawab Siraj-ud-Daulah in the battle of Plassey.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are Incorrect?

Q15

Who among the following Indian rulers established embassies in foreign countries on modern lines?

Q16

Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?

Q17

With reference to the Anglo-Sikh War, Which one of the following provision was not included in the Treaty of Lahore?

  1. War indemnity of more than 5 crores of Rupees was to be given to the English.
  2. The strength of the Sikh army was reduced.
  3. The Jalandhar Doab between the Beas and the Sutlej was annexed to the Company’s dominions.
  4. A Council of Regency for Punjab was set up.

Select the correct code using the option given below

Q18

Which of the following pairs given below is not correct?

  1. Anglo-Nepalese Relations-Treaty of Lhasa
  2. Anglo-Burmese Relations- Treaty of Yandabo
  3. Anglo-Tibetan Relations-Treaty of Sagauli

Select the correct code using the option given below

Q19

With reference to the Sanyasi Revolt, Consider the following statement

  1. Only Hindus participated in the Sanyasi Revolt.
  2. This rebellion was centred in the forests of Karnataka.
  3. Anandamath, a semi-historical novel by Bankim  Chandra Chattopadhyay, is based on the Sanyasi Revolt.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

Q20

Which of the following statement(s) is not correct with reference to the Poligars Revolt?

Q21

With reference to the Paika Rebellion, consider the following statements

  1. Paikas under the leadership of Baxi Jagabandhu rose in rebellion in March 1817.
  2. The Paikas of Odisha were peasants evicted from the land.

Which of the statement(s) given above is /are Incorrect?

Q22

With reference to the Kukas, consider the following statements

  1. The Kukas, also called Namdharis, were a sect within Sikhism.
  2. The concept of Swadeshi and Non-cooperation were propagated by the Kukas

Which of the statement(s) given above is /are Incorrect?

Q23

Correct the chronological sequence of the following events

  1. Revolt of Momarias
  2. Sanyasi Revolt
  3. Paika Rebellion
  4. Ahom Revolt

Select the correct code using the option given below

Q1.

The "Black Hole Tragedy" was associated with

a) British conquest of Mangalore
b) Third Anglo-Afghan War
c) British conquest of Bengal
d) First Anglo-Afghan War
Q2.

In the 18th century, due to which of the following reasons Bengal made unprecedented progress?

1. There were no inter-border disputes in this region.

2. There was a relatively stable political condition.

3. No external invasion was experienced by this region.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 3 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q3.

With reference to the Treaty of Allahabad, consider the following statements:

Under this treaty

1. Mughal Emperor Shah Alam II agreed to issue a farman granting the diwani of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa to the East India Company.

2. Nawab Shuja-ud-Daula agreed to surrender Allahabad and Kara to the East India Company.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q4.

Which of the following factors can be attributed to the success of the British in India?

1. Fair selection system

2. Superior arms and military strategy

3. Better military discipline

4. Support of second-line leaders

5. Strong financial backup

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 1, 2 and 5 only
b) 2, 3 and 5 only
c) 1 and 4 only
d) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
Q5.

Consider the following statements:

1. Guru Gobind Singh transformed the Sikhs into a militant sect in defence of their religion and liberties.

2. Ranjit Singh organized the Sikhs into 12 misl.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q6.

With reference to the treaty of Salbai, consider the following statements:

1. It provided the British twenty years of peace with the Marathas.

2. It enabled the British to exert pressure on Mysore with the help of the Marathas in recovering their territories from Haider Ali.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q7.

Consider the following statements:

1. Awadh

2. Nagpur

3. Satara

Which one of the following was the correct chronological order of the annexation of the British Empire?

a) 1-2-3
b) 3-1-2
c) 1-3-2
d) 3-2-1
Q8.

Which one of the following provisions was not involved in the treaty of Srirangapatnam between Tipu Sultan and the British?

a) Tipu should give the war expenditure worth three crore rupees to the British.
b) Tipu should give half of his State to the British.
c) Tipu's two sons will be hostages of the British.
d) Tipu should accept the Subsidiary Alliance.
Q9.

Consider the following pairs

  1. First Anglo-Mysore War-Treaty of Madras
  2. Second Anglo-Mysore War- Treaty of Srirangpattana
  3. Third Anglo-Mysore War- Treaty of Mangalore

Which of the pair given above is/are Incorrect?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 2 and 3 only
Q10.

Which among the following events happened earliest?

a) First Anglo-Sikh war
b) First Anglo-Burma War
c) Second Anglo-Mysore war
d) Second Anglo Maratha War
Q11.

With reference to the Doctrine of Lapse, Consider the following statements

  1. The doctrine of lapse was the pro-imperialist approach to expand the realm of the British Kingdom in India.
  2. Lord Dalhousie was the originator of the Doctrine of Lapse.
  3. The state of Satara was the first state annexed under the Doctrine of Lapse by Governor-General Lord Dalhousie.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 2 only
d) 1 and 3 only
Q12.

With reference to the Maratha Confederacy Consider the following statements

  1. Peshwa Balaji Vishwanath had started a confederacy of prominent Maratha chiefs to manage the rapidly expanding Maratha Power.
  2. Holkars of Indore, Bhonsle of Baroda and Gaekwad of Nagpur were some of the prominent Maratha families emerged during this period.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are Incorrect?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q13.

With reference to the Maratha Confederacy Consider the following statements

  1. Peshwa Balaji Vishwanath had started a confederacy of prominent Maratha chiefs to manage the rapidly expanding Maratha Power.
  2. Holkars of Indore, Bhonsle of Baroda and Gaekwad of Nagpur were some of the prominent Maratha families emerged during this period.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are Incorrect?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q14.

Consider the following statements

  1. In the Third Battle of Panipat, Ahmed Shah Abdali defeated Marathas.
  2. Tipu Sultan was killed in the Fourth Anglo-Mysore War.
  3. Mir Jafar entered into a conspiracy with the English for the defeat of Nawab Siraj-ud-Daulah in the battle of Plassey.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are Incorrect?

a) 1 and 3 only
b) 2 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) None of the above
Q15.

Who among the following Indian rulers established embassies in foreign countries on modern lines?

a) Bahadur Shah II
b) Haider Ali
c) Mir Jafar
d) Tipu Sultan
Q16.

Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?

a) Battle of Porto Novo- The Kingdom of Mysore vs French East India Company
b) Battle of Khadki- Nizam vs Maratha Empire
c) Battle of Wandiwash- East India Company vs French East India company
d) Battle of Calicut- Portuguese vs French East India Company
Q17.

With reference to the Anglo-Sikh War, Which one of the following provision was not included in the Treaty of Lahore?

  1. War indemnity of more than 5 crores of Rupees was to be given to the English.
  2. The strength of the Sikh army was reduced.
  3. The Jalandhar Doab between the Beas and the Sutlej was annexed to the Company’s dominions.
  4. A Council of Regency for Punjab was set up.

Select the correct code using the option given below

a) 1 and 2 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1 and 4 only
Q18.

Which of the following pairs given below is not correct?

  1. Anglo-Nepalese Relations-Treaty of Lhasa
  2. Anglo-Burmese Relations- Treaty of Yandabo
  3. Anglo-Tibetan Relations-Treaty of Sagauli

Select the correct code using the option given below

a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) All of the above
Q19.

With reference to the Sanyasi Revolt, Consider the following statement

  1. Only Hindus participated in the Sanyasi Revolt.
  2. This rebellion was centred in the forests of Karnataka.
  3. Anandamath, a semi-historical novel by Bankim  Chandra Chattopadhyay, is based on the Sanyasi Revolt.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) 3 only
d) 1 and 3 only
Q20.

Which of the following statement(s) is not correct with reference to the Poligars Revolt?

a) Poligars were feudal lords appointed as military chiefs and administrative governors from the time of the Vijayanagara Empire.
b) The first rebellion broke out in September 1799 in Tirunelveli district.
c) Narayan Deo, the Poligar of Panjalankurichi, led the insurrection between 1795 and 1799.
d) The main centres of Poligars uprising were Tirunelveli, Ramanathapuram, Sivaganga, Sivagiri, Madurai and North Arcot
Q21.

With reference to the Paika Rebellion, consider the following statements

  1. Paikas under the leadership of Baxi Jagabandhu rose in rebellion in March 1817.
  2. The Paikas of Odisha were peasants evicted from the land.

Which of the statement(s) given above is /are Incorrect?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q22.

With reference to the Kukas, consider the following statements

  1. The Kukas, also called Namdharis, were a sect within Sikhism.
  2. The concept of Swadeshi and Non-cooperation were propagated by the Kukas

Which of the statement(s) given above is /are Incorrect?

a) A. 1 only
b) B. 2 only
c) C. Both 1 and 2
d) D. Neither 1 nor 2
Q23.

Correct the chronological sequence of the following events

  1. Revolt of Momarias
  2. Sanyasi Revolt
  3. Paika Rebellion
  4. Ahom Revolt

Select the correct code using the option given below

a) 2-1-4-3
b) 2-1-3-4
c) 1-2-3-4
d) 1-3-4-2