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Indian History Mock Test-80

Question No:1

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

A. Haider Ali
B. Mir Qasim
C. Shah1 Alam II
D. Tipu Sultan



Question No:2

Which one of the following statement is NOT correct ?

A. Ali Mardan Khan introduced the system of revenue farming in Bengal
B. Maharaja Ranjit Singh set up modern foundries to manufacture cannons at Lahore
C. Sawai Jai Singh of Amber had Euclid’s ‘Elements of Geometry’ translated into Sanskrit
D. Sultan Tipu of Mysore gave money or the construction of the idol of Goddess Sharda in Sringeri temple



Question No:3

How did the Mughal Emperor Jahandar Shah’s reign come to an early end ?

A. He was deposed by his wazir
B. He died due to a slip while climbing down steps
C. He was defeated by his nephew in a battle
D. He died of sickness due to too much consumption of wine



Question No:4

Assertion (A) : Shah Alam II spent the initial years asan Emperor far away from his capital. :
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Reason (R) : There was always a lurking danger of foreign invasion from the north-west frontier.

A. Both A and R is true and A is the correct explanation of A
B. Both A and R is true but A is not a correct explanation of A
C. A is true but R is false
D. A is false but R is true



Question No:5

Consider the following Princely States of the British rule in India : :
:
1. Jhansi:
2. Sambalpur:
3. Satara:
:
The correct chronological order in which they were annexed by the British is :

A. 1-2-3
B. 1-3-2
C. 3-2-1
D. 3-1-2



Question No:6

Which of the following pairs are correctly matched ? :
List-I (Period) List-II (War) :
1. 1767-69 First Anglo – Maratha War:
2. 1790 – 92 Third Anglo – Mysore War:
3. 1824 – 26 First Anglo – Burmese War:
4. 1845-46 Second Anglo-Sikh War :
:
Select the correct answer using the codes given below :

A. 2 and 4
B. 3 and 4
C. 1 and 2
D. 2 and 3



Question No:7

Consider the following statements about Sikhs Gurus : :
:
1. Banda Bahadur was appointed as a military leader of the Sikhs by Guru Teg Bahadur:
2. Guru Arjun Dev became the Sikh Guru after Guru Ram Das:
3. Guru Angad/Anga Dev gave the Sikhs their own script Gurumukhi:
:
Which of the statements given above is / are correct ?

A. l only
B. 2 and 3
C. 1 and 3
D. 1 and 2



Question No:8

Which one of the following is the correct chronological order of the battles fought in India in the 18th century ?

A. Battle of Ambur – Battle of Plassey – Battle of Wandiwash – Battle of Buxar
B. Battle of Wandiwash – Battle of Buxar – Battle of Ambur — Battle of Plassey
C. Battle of Wandiwash – Battle of Plassey – Battle of Ambur — Battle of Buxar
D. Battle of Ambur – Battle of Buxar – Battle of Wandiwash – Battle of Plassey



Question No:9

Consider the following statements : :
:
1. Robert Clive was the first Governor General of Bengal. :
2. William Bentick was the first Governor General of India. :
:
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



Question No:10

The ruler of which one of the following States was removed from power by the British on the pretext of mis governance ?

A. Awadh
B. Jhansi
C. Nagpur
D. Satara



Question No:11

What was the first cotton mill in India established ?

A. Surat
B. Mumbai
C. Ahmedabad
D. Coimbatore



Question No:12

Which is the oldest trade union organisation in India ?

A. Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC)
B. Centre of Indian Trade Union (CITU)
C. All India Trade Union Congress (AITU
D. Bhartiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS)



Question No:13

Where was the first iron and steel industry of India established ?

A. Bhadravati
B. Bhilai
C. Jamshedpur
D. Burnpur



Question No:14

The British introduced the railways in India in order to—

A. promote heavy industries in India
B. facilitate British commerce and administrative control
C. move foodstuff in case of famine
D. enable Indians to move freely within the country



Question No:15

During the colonial rule in India, the Permanent Settlement was introduced by—

A. Lord Bentick
B. Lord Cornwallis
C. Lord Curzon
D. Lord Wellesely



Question No:16

The first railway line in India was opened in the year—

A. 1833
B. 1853
C. 1857
D. 1861



Question No:17

Gandhi’s intervention in the Ahmedabad Mill Strike in 1918 resulted in the enhancement of wages for the workers by—

A. 10%
B. 15%
C. 25%
D. 35%



Question No:18

The main grievance of the peasants in the Champaran Satyagraha (1917) was regarding the— ‘-

A. Abwabs on illegal taxes
B. Oppression of the landlords
C. Tinkathiya systems
D. Land revenue demands



Question No:19

Indian Factory Act was promulgated in—

A. 1861
B. 1881
C. 1887
D. 1898



Question No:20

Assertion (A) : Within half a century of the Battle of Plassey, the phenomenal prosperity of Bengal suffered a serious set-back. :
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Reason (R) : The manufacture of cotton goods the most important item of export from India, enormously increased in other parts of India, while it declined in Bengal.

A. Both A and R is true and R is the correct explanation of A
B. Both A and R is true but R is not a correct explanation of A
C. A is true but R is false
D. A is false but A is true