Modern Indian History & Freedom Struggle 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.

71. Arrange the following courts during the time of Cornwallis in ascending order of their judicial power
1. Munsif Court
2. Diwani Adalat
3. Sardar Diwani Adalat
4. Provincial Court
Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

[A] 4, 3, 1, 2
[B] 1, 2, 4, 3
[C] 2, 1, 3, 4
[D] 3, 1, 2, 4

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72. Which of the following courts was responsible for the cases in Taluka or Tahsil level during the reign of Cornwallis?

[A] Darogh-i-Adalat
[B] Diwani Adalat
[C] Sardar Diwani Adalat
[D] Provincial Court

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73. Lord Cornwallis left India in which year?

[A] 1790
[B] 1793
[C] 1795
[D] 1798

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74. Who of the following was the first acceptor of the Subsidiary Alliance of Lord Wellesley?

[A] Nawab of Awadh
[B] Nizam of Hyderabad
[C] Nawab of Nagpur
[D] Nawab of Satpura

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75. Which among the following events took place during the reign of Lord Hastings?
1. Third Anglo Maratha War
2. Bengal Tenancy Act
3. Introduction of the Ryotwari system in Madras
4. Capture of Bharatpur
Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

[A] 1 only
[B] 1 & 2
[C] 1, 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

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76. Which among the following is/ are correct about the consequences of the battle of Bhopal?
1. The Peshwas established an independent Maratha empire in the north for the first time
2. The Nizam gave Rs. 50 lakhs as a war indemnity
3. Nizam accepted the supremacy of Peshwa over the territory from the Narmada to Chambal
Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

[A] 1 only
[B] 1 & 3
[C] 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

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77. Which of the following was/ were the sources of revenue of the Maratha empire?
1. Chauth Tax
2. Sardeshmukhi Tax
3. Agriculture
4. Other tax collected by Deshmukh and Deshpande
Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

[A] 1 only
[B] 1 & 2
[C] 3 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

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78. Which of the following percentage of Chauth tax was fixed for the rulers in the Maratha empire?

[A] 25%
[B] 38%
[C] 66%
[D] 6%

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79. Who of the following was the only official authority of the Maratha empire who can address the rights of the villagers to higher officials?

[A] Patel
[B] Munsif
[C] Mamlatdar
[D] Sarsubedar

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80. Arrange chronologically the following Peshwas according to their year of succession in the Maratha empire
1. Balaji Biswanath
2. Balaji Bajirao
3. Bajirao I
4. Madhavrao
Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

[A] 1, 2, 3, 4
[B] 1, 3, 2, 4
[C] 3, 2, 1, 4
[D] 2, 1, 4, 3

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