Quiz 344 : Indian History

1.Who among the following King of France whose reign is known for the period of conflict between British and France and France’s empire in the New World was almost completely lost; France’s policies in the Americas and India had ended in a dismal failure?
(A)Henry IV
(B)Louis XIV
(C)Louis XV
(D)Louis XIII
(E)None of them

2.In which of the following years the custom duties were completely waived for the trade for East India Company?

3.Whose concept was French East India Company?
(A)Louis XIV
(B)Louis XV
(C)Jean-Baptiste Colbert
(D)Hans Carl von Carlowitz
(E)None of them

4.Who among the following is known to purchase Kashmir from the East India Company for a payment of 7,500,000 rupees (75 lakh) and was granted the title Maharaja of Jammu and Kashmir (by Treaty of Amritsar) ?
(A)Sher Singh
(B)Duleep singh
(C)Gulab Singh
(D)Lal Singh
(E)Tej Singh

5.Which among the following was capital of Independent state of Bengal?
(E)None of them

6.In which of the following wars, Rober Clive was one among the prisoners of war?
(A)Carnatic War I
(B)Carnatic War II
(C)Carnatic War III
(D)Seven Years War
(E)None of them

7. Gaudavaho of Vakpati narrates the Digvijay of whom among the following?
(E)None of them

8.Which of the following works credits ‘Pushyabhuti’ as the founder of the Vardhana dynasty ?
(B)Banskhera Inscription of Harsha
(E)None of them

9.Which among the following terms referred to Free Pass or Duty Free Trade?
(E)None of them

10.Who among the following erected Gangaikonda Cholapuram ?
(A)Rajraja Chola
(B)Rajendra Chola I
(C)Mahendravarman I
(D)Gonka I
(E)Kulothunga Chola I

11.bring out the Incorrect statement:
(A)The officer responsible for the safe custody of land records during the Gupta period was known as Karanika
(B)The first Gupta ruler to assume the title of the ‘Maharajadhiraja’ was Srigupta
(C)Fa-Hien came to India during the reign of Chandragupta II
(D)Manusmriti was the first work to recognize the payment of officers by grants of land
(E)all of Above are Correct Statements

12.bring out the Incorrect statement:
(A) In the case of a man dying without a son, Wife is placed in first in order of succession by Yajnavalkya
(B)Portuguese were first to come to India to establish trade relations with their country
(C)Ur was the primary village assembly in the chola village administration
(D)Hyderabad was a milch-cow for the British
(E)All statements Correct

13.Which Governor of Madras presidency made treaty of Mangalore with Tipu ?
(D)Lord Macartany
(E)None of them

14.In which year Nawab of Bengal Sirajuddaula, attacked British Factory in Calcutta?

15.For which of the following purpose, Alauddin Khilji created “Diwan-i-Riyasat”?
(A)Revenue Collection
(B)Civil court
(C)Tax Control
(D)Market control
(E)Welfare of Public

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  • Anonymous

    I have confusion whether Gulab Singh purchased Jammu and Kashmir by "Treaty of Amritsar" or by the "Treaty of Lahore".

  • paritosh mishra

    It really helping me a lot in knowing my country.