Quiz
Correct Incorrect Unattempted
Q1

Consider the following statements:

1. The French were the last Europeans to come to India with the purpose of trade.

2. After the Treaty of Peace of Paris, the English became the supreme European power in the Indian subcontinent.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q2

With reference to the expansion and consolidation of British Power in India, consider the following statements:

1. The rule of Nawabs came to an end with the Battle of Plassey.

2. The treaty of Allahabad legalized the East India Company's control over the whole of Bengal.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q3

Which of the following utilized a scorched earth policy against the British during the war?

Q4

Consider the following statements:

1. The first commercial contacts between India and Europe was established after the discovery of the sea route via the Cape of Good Hope.

2. The Portuguese under Francisco De Almeida bolstered their stranglehold in the Indian Ocean by introducing a permit system for other ships.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q5

Which of the following was/were major items of export during the time of arrival of Europeans?

1. Gold

2. Pepper

3. Rice

4. Indigo

5. Coffee

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

Q6

Which of the following was/were the causes of failure of the Revolt of 1857?

1. The limited territorial and social base.

2. The individual political ambition of the leaders.

3. The lack of resources as compared to those of the British

4. The lack of coordination and a central leadership.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q7

Which of the following reasons were responsible for the growth of militant nationalism which took concrete shape by 1905?

1. The reaction to increasing westernization

2. The realization that the true nature of British rule was exploitative

3. The growth of self-confidence and self-respect

4. The lake of the growth of education

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

Q8

With reference to the Native Marriage Act (or Civil Marriage Act), 1872, consider the following statements:

1. It prohibited child marriage in India.

2. It applied to both Hindus and Muslims.

3. It is also known as the Sarda Act.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q9

Consider the following statement

  1. The Berlin Committee for Indian Independenceaimed aimed to mobilise the Indian settlers abroad to send volunteers and arms to India.
  2. The Ghadr party was a militant organization with headquarters at Berlin.

Which of the statement given above is/are correct?

Q10

Consider the following pairs

          Organisation                                     Founder

  1. Young India Society               -   V.D.Savarkar    
  2. Anjuman I Mohisban I Watan -  Ashfaqullah Khan
  3. Indian Home Rule Society     -  Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Which of the pairs given above is/are Incorrect?

Q11

Satya Shodak Samaj organized

Q12

With reference to the Muslim Revivalist Movement, Consider the following statement

  1. Mirza Ghulam Ahmad wanted to reconcile Western Scientific education with the teachings of the Quran.
  2. Sir Syed Ahmed Khan led the Aligarh Movement based on the principles of the universal religion of all humanity.
  3. The Deoband Movement was organised by the orthodox section among the Muslim ulema.

Which of the statement given above is/are Incorrect?

Q13

Identify the person from the description given below.

  1. The great scholar of Sanskrit, yet accepted the western thoughts.
  2. He joined the Fort William College as the head of the Sanskrit department.
  3. Gave evidence from the ancient religious books for the widow remarriage.
  4. Betaal Panchavinsati, Jivancharita are some of his works.

Select the correct code using the option given below

Q14

Consider the following pairs

              Organisation                                        Founder

  1. The Poona Sarvajanik Sabha - Mahatma Jyotiba Phule
  2. The Madras Mahajan Sabha - M.Viraraghavachari
  3. The Indian National Association - Surendranath Banerjee

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

Q15

Correct the chronological sequence of the following events

  1. Establishment of Indian Women’s University
  2. Formation of the National Council of Women
  3. Woods Despatch on Education
  4. Establishment of the Bethune School

Select the correct code using the option given below

Q16

Which of the following act abolished all laws affecting the rights of persons converting to another religion or caste?

Q17

With reference to the Revolt of 1857, Consider the following statement

  1. At Delhi, the symbolic leadership was to the Mughal emperor, Bahadur Shah, but the real command was led by General Bakht Khan.
  2. Begum Hazrat Mahal took over the reign of Bareilly.
  3. Kanpur rose under Nana Saheb, Tantia Tope, Azimullah Khan.
  4. Rani Laxmibai assumed the leadership of the sepoys at Jhansi.

Which of the following statement is correct?

Q18

Consider the following statement

  1. Jagannath Shankar Seth was active promoters of girls education in Maharashtra.
  2. Vishnu Shastri Pandit started Satyaprakash, a weekly in Gujarati.
  3. Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar was the most prominent campaigner of Widows Remarriage Act.

Which of the statement given above is/are Incorrect?

Q19

Consider the following pairs

             Organisation                             Founder                                          

  1. Bharat Stree Mahamandal -   Sarla Devi Chaudhurani
  2. Ladies Social Conference  -  Pandita Ramabai Saraswati
  3. Arya Mahila Samaj            -  Ramabai Ranade

Which of the pairs given above is/are correct?

Q20

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

 

Q1.

Consider the following statements:

1. The French were the last Europeans to come to India with the purpose of trade.

2. After the Treaty of Peace of Paris, the English became the supreme European power in the Indian subcontinent.

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
Q2.

With reference to the expansion and consolidation of British Power in India, consider the following statements:

1. The rule of Nawabs came to an end with the Battle of Plassey.

2. The treaty of Allahabad legalized the East India Company's control over the whole of Bengal.

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
Q3.

Which of the following utilized a scorched earth policy against the British during the war?

a) The French
b) The Marathas
c) The Mysore Dynasty
d) The Mughals
Q4.

Consider the following statements:

1. The first commercial contacts between India and Europe was established after the discovery of the sea route via the Cape of Good Hope.

2. The Portuguese under Francisco De Almeida bolstered their stranglehold in the Indian Ocean by introducing a permit system for other ships.

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
Q5.

Which of the following was/were major items of export during the time of arrival of Europeans?

1. Gold

2. Pepper

3. Rice

4. Indigo

5. Coffee

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 1, 2 and 4 only
b) 1 and 5 only
c) 2, 3 and 4 only
d) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
Q6.

Which of the following was/were the causes of failure of the Revolt of 1857?

1. The limited territorial and social base.

2. The individual political ambition of the leaders.

3. The lack of resources as compared to those of the British

4. The lack of coordination and a central leadership.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1, 3 and 4 only
b) 1, 2, 3 and 4
c) 1, 2 and 4 only
d) 3 and 4 only
Q7.

Which of the following reasons were responsible for the growth of militant nationalism which took concrete shape by 1905?

1. The reaction to increasing westernization

2. The realization that the true nature of British rule was exploitative

3. The growth of self-confidence and self-respect

4. The lake of the growth of education

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 1 and 4 only
b) 1, 2 and 3 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2, 3 and 4
Q8.

With reference to the Native Marriage Act (or Civil Marriage Act), 1872, consider the following statements:

1. It prohibited child marriage in India.

2. It applied to both Hindus and Muslims.

3. It is also known as the Sarda Act.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 2 only
d) 1 and 3 only
Q9.

Consider the following statement

  1. The Berlin Committee for Indian Independenceaimed aimed to mobilise the Indian settlers abroad to send volunteers and arms to India.
  2. The Ghadr party was a militant organization with headquarters at Berlin.

Which of the statement given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q10.

Consider the following pairs

          Organisation                                     Founder

  1. Young India Society               -   V.D.Savarkar    
  2. Anjuman I Mohisban I Watan -  Ashfaqullah Khan
  3. Indian Home Rule Society     -  Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Which of the pairs given above is/are Incorrect?

a) 1 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 2 only
d) 2 and 3 only
Q11.

Satya Shodak Samaj organized

a) A temple entry movement in Gujarat
b) A peasant movement in Gujarat
c) An anti-caste movement in Maharashtra
d) A movement for upliftment of tribals in Bihar
Q12.

With reference to the Muslim Revivalist Movement, Consider the following statement

  1. Mirza Ghulam Ahmad wanted to reconcile Western Scientific education with the teachings of the Quran.
  2. Sir Syed Ahmed Khan led the Aligarh Movement based on the principles of the universal religion of all humanity.
  3. The Deoband Movement was organised by the orthodox section among the Muslim ulema.

Which of the statement given above is/are Incorrect?

a) 1 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 1 and 3 only
Q13.

Identify the person from the description given below.

  1. The great scholar of Sanskrit, yet accepted the western thoughts.
  2. He joined the Fort William College as the head of the Sanskrit department.
  3. Gave evidence from the ancient religious books for the widow remarriage.
  4. Betaal Panchavinsati, Jivancharita are some of his works.

Select the correct code using the option given below

a) Keshav Chandra Sen
b) Surendranath Banerji
c) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
d) Justice Ranade
Q14.

Consider the following pairs

              Organisation                                        Founder

  1. The Poona Sarvajanik Sabha - Mahatma Jyotiba Phule
  2. The Madras Mahajan Sabha - M.Viraraghavachari
  3. The Indian National Association - Surendranath Banerjee

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 2 and 3 only
Q15.

Correct the chronological sequence of the following events

  1. Establishment of Indian Women’s University
  2. Formation of the National Council of Women
  3. Woods Despatch on Education
  4. Establishment of the Bethune School

Select the correct code using the option given below

a) 4-2-1-3
b) 4-3-1-2
c) 2-4-1-2
d) 1-3-2-4
Q16.

Which of the following act abolished all laws affecting the rights of persons converting to another religion or caste?

a) Abolition of Sati (1829)
b) Hindu Widow Remarriage Act (1856)
c) Religious Disabilities Act of 1850
d) None of the above
Q17.

With reference to the Revolt of 1857, Consider the following statement

  1. At Delhi, the symbolic leadership was to the Mughal emperor, Bahadur Shah, but the real command was led by General Bakht Khan.
  2. Begum Hazrat Mahal took over the reign of Bareilly.
  3. Kanpur rose under Nana Saheb, Tantia Tope, Azimullah Khan.
  4. Rani Laxmibai assumed the leadership of the sepoys at Jhansi.

Which of the following statement is correct?

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

Consider the following statement

  1. Jagannath Shankar Seth was active promoters of girls education in Maharashtra.
  2. Vishnu Shastri Pandit started Satyaprakash, a weekly in Gujarati.
  3. Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar was the most prominent campaigner of Widows Remarriage Act.

Which of the statement given above is/are Incorrect?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 2 and 3 only
Q19.

Consider the following pairs

             Organisation                             Founder                                          

  1. Bharat Stree Mahamandal -   Sarla Devi Chaudhurani
  2. Ladies Social Conference  -  Pandita Ramabai Saraswati
  3. Arya Mahila Samaj            -  Ramabai Ranade

Which of the pairs given above is/are correct?

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

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

 

a) Polygars 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