Modern Indian History

11. Treaty of Salbai is associated with which of the following wars?
[A] First Anglo–Mysore War
[B] First Anglo-Maratha War
[C] Second Anglo-Maratha War
[D] Second Anglo-Mysore War

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12. The Battle of Buxar was fought between British East India Company and:
[A] Mir Qasim
[B] Saadat Ali Khan II
[C] Ali Vardi Khan
[D] Siraj ud-Daulah

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13. Which of the following is also known as Magna Carta of Indian Education?
[A] Wood’s Despatch
[B] Sadler Commission
[C] Indian Universities Act 1904
[D] Raleigh commission

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14. Which Viceroy passed the Vernacular Press Act and the Arms Act of 1878?
[A] Lord Lytton
[B] Lord Mayo
[C] Lord Dalhousie
[D] Lord Hardinge

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15. Who was the only Viceroy of India to be murdered in office?
[A] Lord Mayo
[B] Lord Auckland
[C] Lord Lawrence
[D] Lord Northbrook

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16. Lord Ripon appointed Hunter commission for:
[A] combating terrorism and other anti-national activities
[B] educational reforms in India
[C] appointment of Indian Judges in higher judiciary
[D] None of the Above

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17. Which Viceroy passed the famous Indian Coinage and Paper Currency act (1899)?
[A] Lord Minto
[B] Lord Hardinge
[C] Lord Curzon
[D] Lord Dufferin

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18. Who among the following was also known as Maratha Machiavelli?
[A] Nana Phadnavis
[B] Balaji Vishwanath
[C] Narayanrao Bajirao
[D] Sambhaji

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19. The Treaty of Seringapatam is associated with which of the following wars?
[A] Second Anglo-Maratha War
[B] Third Anglo-Mysore War
[C] Third Anglo-Maratha War
[D] Fourth Anglo–Mysore War

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20. Which of the following statements is incorrect about the Poona Pact?
[A] It was the agreement between Jawaharlal Nehru and Dr. B R. Ambedkar
[B] The depressed classes agreed to adhere to the principle of Joint Electorate
[C] Seats were to be allotted to the depressed classes in the provincial legislatures
[D] It provided for adequate representation of the depressed classes in the civil services

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