Modern Indian History & Freedom Struggle Questions (MCQs)

Multiple choice questions on Modern Indian History & Freedom Struggle for General Studies and GK preparation of SSC, NDA, CDS, UPSC, UPPSC and State PSC Examinations.

51. King Charles II handed over the Bombay Island to the company in which year?

[A] 1661
[B] 1668
[C] 1701
[D] 1707

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52. When did the English set up a factory in Hooghly (Bengal)?

[A] 1585
[B] 1600
[C] 1651
[D] 1667

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53. The first factory of French East India Company was set up in India at which of the following places?

[A] Surat
[B] Masulipatnam
[C] Broach
[D] Madras

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54. Who led the French Army in the Battle of Wandiwash?

[A] Count de Lally
[B] Captain Paradise
[C] Captain Best
[D] General Eyre Coote

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55. Which viceroy funded the translation of Gentoo code?

[A] Lord Curzon
[B] Lord Wellesley
[C] Warren Hastings
[D] Lord Cornowalis

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56. Which of the following kinds of policy Lord Cornwallis followed in case of foreign matters?

[A] Policy of non-retaliation
[B] Policy of non-alignment
[C] Policy of non-intervention
[D] None of the above

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57. Maharaja Ranjit Singh belonged to which of the following misls of Punjab?

[A] Phulkian Misl
[B] Nakai Misl
[C] Bhangi Misl
[D] Sukerchakia Misl

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58. Which of the following was the most important cause of the First Anglo Sikh War?

[A] The problem of Khalsa army
[B] Death of Ranjit Singh
[C] Murder of Kharak Singh
[D] The emergence of Lal Singh

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59. Who of the following blamed the Doctrine of Lapse of Lord Dalhousie for being a cause of the great revolt of 1857?

[A] Smith
[B] P. E. Roberts
[C] Henry Lawrence
[D] Jadunath Sarkar

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60. Who of the following viceroy was the first to use Peterhoff, the official residency of Viceroys in India?

[A] Lord Mayo
[B] Lord Elgin
[C] Lord Lyton
[D] Lord Northbrook

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