Indian History MCQs Set [2]


 

[11] Which of the following statements are correct about Indian Press?

[1] In 1550 first press was established by Portuguese.

[2] In 1780 James Augustus Hicky started the first newspaper weekly in India  called Bengal Gazette.

[3] This paper attacked both Warren Hastings and Chief Justice E Impey.

Answer Options:

[A] 1and 2

[B] 2and 3

[C] 1and 3

[D] 1, 2 and 3

 

 

[12] Which of the following is correct about Arya Samaj and Swami Dayanand Saraswati?

[1] The Sayarth Prakash was his most important book.

[2] The Arya Samaj made rapid progress in southern India.

[3] Arya Samaj was based on the principle of Veda.

[4] The Arya Samajis opposed child marriage and encouraged remarriage of widows.

Answer options:

[A] 1, 2 and 3

[B] 2, 3 and 4

[C] 1, 3 and 4

[D] 1, 2 and 4

 

 

[13] Consider the following statements with reference to The Montagu-Chelmsford Reforms:

[1] The Montagu-Chelmsford Reforms which became the Government of India Act in 1919.

[2] It clearly defined the jurisdiction of the central and provincial governments.

[3] The central legislature now consisted of two houses with elected majorities.

[4] The reforms introduced were accepted by both the Congress and the League.

Which of the statements given above are correct?       

[A] 1, 2 and 3

[B] 1 and 2

[C] 1, 2, 3 and 4

[D] 1, 2 and 4

 

 

[14] Which of the following was happened as an impact of Civil Disobedience movement?

[1] Important leaders including Gandhiji and Jawaharlal Nehru were arrested.

[2] In April and May 1930, at Peshawar Indian soldiers refused to open fire on the demonstrators.

[3] In Solapur, martial law had to be imposed to suppress the mass upsurge.

Which of the statements given above are correct?

[A] 1, 3

[B] 2, 3

[C] 1, 2

[D] 1, 2, 3

 

 

[15] Consider the following statements with reference to First Anglo Sikh War:

[1] The war came to an end by the treaty of Lahore.

[2] This treaty left the Sikhs with no capacity for resisting the English.

[3] Another treaty was made with Sikhs in 1846 this treaty is known as Second treaty of Lahore the treaty of Bhairowal.

Which of the statements given above are correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1, 2 and 3

[D] 1 and 3 only

 

 

[16] Consider the following statements with reference to Charter Act 1813:

[1] The Directors kept their rights of patronage.

[2] All important appointments were henceforth to be subject to the approval of the crown.

[3] Local governments of India were given the right of levying taxes on their subjects.

Which of the statements given above are correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1, 2 and 3

[D] 1 and 3 only

 

 

[17] After the humiliating defeat of ……………………,Tipu Sultan started venturing out for help from France, Turkey, Mauritius, and Afghanistan.

[A] First Anglo Mysore War

[B] Second Anglo Mysore War

[C] Third Anglo Mysore War

[D] Fourth Anglo Mysore War

 

 

[18] Consider the following statements with reference to the Treaty of Bassein [1802]:

[1] In agreement of this treaty, Peshwa Bajirao II agreed to not to entertain any foreign national hostile to the British in his service.

[2] Peshwa Bajirao II agreed to maintain a subsidiary force of 6000 infantry with proportionate artillery.

[3] Peshwa Bajirao II agreed to relinquish for ever all his rights and claims to the city of Surat .

[4] This treaty helped Maratha to flush out Holkar from Poona.

Which of the statements given above are correct?

[A] Only 1 and 2correct

[B] Only 2 and 3 correct

[C] 1, 2, 3 and 4 correct

[D] Only 1 and 3 correct

 

 

[19] Consider the following statements with the reference to the Home Rule League:

[1] Two Home Rule Leagues were started in 1915-1916.

[2] One under the leadership of B.G.Tilak

[3] The other under the leadership of Annie Besant and S. Subramaniyam Iyer.

[4] Motilal Nehru and C.R Das joined Home Rule League.

Which of the statements given above are correct?

[A] Only 1 and 2 correct

[B] Only 2 and 3 correct

[C] 1, 2 and 3 correct

[D] 1, 2, 3 and 4 is correct

 

 

[20] Which of the following is true about English East India Company?

[1] In 1608, Sir Thomas Roe paid a visit to the court of Jahangir but he failed to secure trading rights.

[2] However, in 1616 Captain Hawkins’s visit they were permitted to establish their factory in Surat.

Answer options:

[A] only1 true

[B] only 2 true

[C] both 1 and 2 are true

[D] Both 1 and 2 are not correct

 

 

 

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