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1

In 1528, ________ defeated the Rajputs at Chanderi?
1) Humayun
2) Akbar
3) Kahangir
4) Babur

In 1528 Babar defeated Medini Rai of Chanderi. The battle of Chanderi took place in the aftermath of the battle of Khanwa, 1527. In the battle of Khanwa, Mughal emperor Babar had defeated Rajputs and Afghans which was headed by Rana Sanga of Mewar

2

Which off the following was the leader of Hindustan Socialist Republican army founded in 1928?
1) Khudiram Bose
2) Mahatama Gandhi
3) Chandra Shekhar Azad
4) Subash Chandra Bose

Hindustan Socialist Republican Army established in 1928 at Ferozeshah Kotla by Chandrashekar Azaad , Bhagat Singh

3

When did Vasco Da Gama discover the Indian Sea route?
-> 1460
-> 1498
-> 1519
-> 1524

1498

4

The third Anglo Mysore War was fought between?
-> British and Tipu Sultan
-> British and Hyder Ali
-> British and French Army
-> None of the above

British and Tipu Sultan

5

The Battle of Plassey was fought between British East India company and?
-> Mir Jafar
-> Siraj-ud-Daulah
-> Shuja-ud-Daulah
-> Shah Alam II

Siraj-ud-Daulah

6

Who was the British Governor General during the 3rd Anglo Mysore War?
-> Lord Cornwallis
-> Lord Dalhousie
-> Lord Warren Hasting
-> Lord Wellesley

Lord Cornwallis

7

Who was the British Governor General during the 4th Anglo-Mysore War?
-> Sir John Shore
-> Sir John Macphenson
-> Lord Warren Hasting
-> Lord Wellesley

Lord Wellesley

8

When was Battle of Buxar fought?
-> 1764
-> 1757
-> 1857
-> 1790

1764

9

The Treaty of Shreerangapatnam was between Tipu Sultan and?
-> Cornwallis
-> Clive
-> Hardinge
-> Warren Hasting

Cornwallis - 3rd Anglo Mysore War

10

Sati was abolished by?
-> Lord Ripon
-> Warren Hasting
-> Lord Cornwallis
-> William Bentinck

William Bentinck

11

Widow Remarriage act was passed by?
-> Lord Ripon
-> Warren Hasting
-> Lord Cornwallis
-> William Bentinck

don't know

12

Indian Railways and Telegraph services were started suring the reign of?
-> Lord Cornwallis
-> Lord Ripon
-> Lord Canning
-> Lord Dalhousie

Lord Dalhousie - father of Telegraph services in India - first railway from Thane to Bombay

13

Which British Governor General founded the Public Work Department (OWD) in India?
-> Lord Ellenborough
-> Lord Auckland
-> Lord Dalhousie
-> Lord Hardonge

Lord Dalhousie

14

Consider the following statements
1> Robert Clive was the first Governor General of India
2> William Bentinck was the first Governor General of India

-> 1 only
-> 2 only
-> Both
->neither

2nd Only

15

Who was the first governor general of Bengal

get option and answer

16

Which governor general was called the liberator of press?

get option and answer

17

Which of the following was the main reason of 1857 revolt?
-> Introduction of Enfield Rifle
-> Introduction of Doctrine of Laps
-> Introduction of Subsidiary Alliance
-> Both A and B

Both A and B

18

Why did the revolt of 1857 fail?
A> It was not joined by certain groups and classes
B> Modern educated Indians looked at it as backward looking
C> Indian soldiers were well equipped
D> There was a coherent ideology during the revolt

-> All of the above
-> A,B and C
-> Only D
-> A and B

A and B

19

Which among the following is not true about the revolt?
A> The revolt was marred by Communal riots
B> There was complete cooperation between Hindus and Muslims at all levels:people, soldiers and leaders
C> Cow slaughter was banned
D> Rebels acknowledged Bahadur Shah Zafar, as the emperor

A

20

Why were the Sepoys discontents?
A> They had to cross seas to serve
B> Lesser emoluments compared to the British counterparts
C> Racial discrimination
D> They were allowed to wear sectarian marks and hence religions were supported in the army

A, B and C

21

Which of the following was not the social and religious reason for the Revolt of 1857?
A> Adoption of free trade imperialism from 1800, de-industrialization and drain of wealth
B> Abolition of Sati in 1829
C> Hindu widow remarriage act of 1856
D> Doctrine of Lapse

Adoption of free trade imperialism from 1800, de-industrialization and drain of wealth

22

Who was the Viceroy of India during the starting of Swadeshi Movement?
-> Lord Curzon
-> Lord Irwin
-> Lord Willindon
-> Lord Lansdowne

Swadeshi Movement started in 1905 -> Lord Curzon

23

Morley Minto reforms were rolled out in?
-> 1906
-> 1907
-> 1908
-> 1909

1909 - Separate electorates introduced for Muslims
1906 - formation of Muslim League
1907 - Surat Split

24

Partition of Bengal came into force on?
-> October 16, 1905
-> October 17, 1906
-> October 16, 1906
-> October 17, 1905

October 16, 1905

25

Who among the following was not an extremist?
-> Bipin Chandra Pal
-> Aurbindo Ghosh
-> Bal Gangadhar Tilka
-> Gopal Krishna Gokhale

Gopal Krishna Gokhale

26

Who was elected as the President of INC which led to Surat Split?
-> Ras Behari
-> Lala Rajpat Rai
-> Dadabhai Naoraji
-> Gopal Krishna Gokhale

Ras Bahari - 1907

27

The annulment of partition of Bengal was done in the year?
-> 1910
-> 1911
-> 1912
-> 1913

1911 - Delhi Darbar - Viceroy Lord Harding

28

Find the correct order:
1) Satyagraha against Rowlatt Act
2) Jallianwala Bagh massacre
3) Khilafat and Non Co-operation movement

-> 123
-> 213
-> 312
-> 132

123

29

Who among the following launched the Home Rule Movement in 1916?
-> Frank Besant
-> Helena Blavatsky
-> Charles Knowlton
-> Annie Besant

Annie Besant

30

First Civil Disobedience by Gandhiji was started in?
-> Champaran
-> Kheda
-> Ahmedabad
-> Surat

First Civil Disobedience - Champaran
First Non Cooperation - Kheda
First Hunger Strike - Allahabad