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Indian History Mock Test-81

Question No:1

Who among the following Indian freedom fighters made an attempt to estimate the per capita income of India ?

A. Gopal Krishna Gokhle
B. Feroz Shah Mehta
C. Surendranath Banerjee
D. Dadabhai Naoroji

Question No:2

Under which one of the following systems of assessment, the British Government collected revenue directly from the farmers ?

A. Zamindari
B. Ryotwari
C. Annawari
D. Desaiwari

Question No:3

Who among the following has started the Public Works Department in India in 1848 ?

A. Lord William Bentick
B. Lord Dalhousie
C. Lord Wellesley
D. Lord Cornwallis

Question No:4

In which of the following years was the first Railway line between Bombay and Thane laid ?

A. 1853
B. 1854
C. 1856
D. 1858

Question No:5

The cause of decline of textile industries in 18th century in Bengal was —

A. decline in quality of production
B. non-availability of raw material
C. high tariff rates on exports to Britain
D. non-availability of craftsmen

Question No:6

First railway line were laid down in India under which British Governor ?

A. Lord Dalhousie
B. Lord Curzon
C. Lord Wellesley
D. Lord Litton

Question No:7

Who is the exponent of the theory of economic drain of India during the British rule ?

A. Dadabhai Naoroji
B. M.N. Roy
C. Jai Prakash Narayan
D. Ram Manohar Lohiya

Question No:8

The English introduced Ryotwari settlement in —

A. Bengal Presidency
B. Madras Presidency
C. Bombay Presidency
D. Madras and Bombay Presidency

Question No:9

Who authored the book ‘Poverty and the Un-British Rule in India’ ?

A. Dadabhai Naoroji
B. Ramesh Chandra Dutt
C. Gopal Krishna Gokhle
D. Amrtya Kumar Sen

Question No:10

Who is credited with the introduction of Permanent settlement in Bengal and Bihar—

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

Question No:11

Who was associated with Ryotwari settlement of Madras ?

A. Malcom
B. Metcalfe
C. Munro
D. Elphinstone

Question No:12

Permanent settlement was a feature of—

A. Zamindari System
B. Ryotwari System
C. Mahalwari System
D. None of these

Question No:13

Name of the journalist who whole-heartedly championed the cause of Indigo Movement was—

A. Sisir Kumar Ghosh
B. Harish Chandra Mukherjee
C. Barindra Ghosh
D. Bipin Chandra Pal

Question No:14

Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists :
List-I —List-II

A. Land allotted to big feudal 1. Jagirdari System landlords
B. Land allotted to revenue 2. Ryotwari System farmers or rent collectors
C. Land allotted to each peasant 3. Mahalwari System with the right to sublet, mortage transfer, gift or sell
D. Revenue settlement at 4. Zamindari System village level



A. 1324
B. 1423
C. 3412
D. 2134

Question No:15

Under the Permanent Settlement, 1793, the Zamindars were required to issue Pattas to farmers which were not issued by many of the Zamindars. The reason was—

A. The Zamindars were trusted by the farmers
B. There was no official check upon the Zamindars
C. It was the responsibility of the British Government
D. The farmers were not interested in getting pattas

Question No:16

In India, the first bank of limited liability managed by Indians and founded in 188Was—

A. Hindustan Commercial Bank
B. Oudh (Awadh) Commercial Bank
C. Punjab National Bank
D. Punjab and Sind Bank

Question No:17

Who among the following used the phrase ‘Un-British’ to criticize the English colonial control of India ?

A. Anand Mohan Bose
B. Badruddin Tyabji
C. Dadabhai Naoroji
D. Pherozeshah Mehta

Question No:18

The Mohemmadan Anglo-Oriental College of Aligarh was founded by—

A. Md. Ali Jinnah
B. Mohammad Ali
C. ShaukatAli
D. Sir Syed Ahmed Khan

Question No:19

The Arya Samaj was founded by—

A. Swami Dayananda Saraswati
B. Swami Vivekanand
C. Keshav Chandra Sen
D. Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

Question No:20

Which of the following reform movements was the first to be started in the 19th century ?

A. Prarthana Samaj
B. Brahmo Samaj
C. Arya Samaj
D. Ram Krishna Mission