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advent of europeans PRACTICE TEST [2 - EXERCISES]

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advent of europeans MCQ set 2

Question : 1

Which one of the following pair of treaty signed with British is correctly matched?

a) Raghu Nath Rao : Treaty of Pwrander

b) Peshwa Madhawa Rao II : Treaty of Surat

c) Bhonsle : Treaty of Deogaon

d) Scindia : Treaty of Bassein

Answer: (c)

  1. Raghunath Rao made the treaty of Surat with the British at Bombay.
  2. The British Governor of Bengal did not approve it and made Treaty of Purander with Peshwa Madhawa Rao II.
  3. Treaty of Bassein was signed with Peshwa Baji Rao II and
  4. Treaty of Surya-Arjuna Gaon with Scindia.

Question : 2 [UPPCS (Pre) 2017]

In which of the following places the Dutch established their trading centre in India?

a) Nagappattinam, Chinsura, Machilipatnam

b) Surat, Bharuch, Agra

c) Cochin, Ahmedabad, Patna

d) All of the above

Answer: (d)

Question : 3 [UPPCS (Pre) 2012 UP Lower Sub. (Pre) 2004]

Which one of the following was the Emperor of India when British East India Company was formed in London?

a) Akbar

b) Jahangir

c) Shah Jahan

d) Aurangzeb

Answer: (a)

Question : 4

Which of the following privileges under the royal firman of 1717 proved to be the bone of contention?

  1. Freedom to trade without paying custom duties all ove India
  2. Permission to rent additional territories around Calcutta
  3. Exemption of payment of all custom duties and taxes as in Surat
  4. Freedom to trade without dastak.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

a) 1 and 4 only

b) 1, 2 and 4 only

c) 3 only

d) 2 only

Answer: (c)

The Royal Firman of 1717 by Farukhsiyar granted 38 villages near Calcutta to British. But the real problem between the British and Bengal was exemption of payment of all duties by British as this policy proved to be finacial burden to Bengal.

Question : 5 [IAS (Pre) 2012]

Consider the following.

  1. Assessment of land revenue of the basis of nature of the soil and the quality of crops.
  2. Use of mobile cannons in warfare.
  3. Cultivation of tobacco and red chillies.
Which of the above was/were introduced into India by the English?

a) Only 1

b) 1 and 2

c) 2 and 3

d) None of these

Answer: (d)

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