Chronology of British India Practice Questions Answers Test with Solutions

Chronology of British India PRACTICE TEST [2 - EXERCISES]

chronology of british india MCQs set 1

chronology of british india MCQs set 2

Question : 1

British colonialism in India saw the emergence of new cities. Calcutta, now Kolkata, was one of the first cities. Which of the following villages were, amalgamated to form the city of Calcutta?

a) Midnapur, Chittagong, Burdwan

b) 24-Parganas, Kalikata, Thakurgaon

c) Sutanuti, Kalikata, Gobindapur

d) Midnapur, Thakurgaon, Gobindapur

Answer: (c)

Question : 2

The commercial rivalry between the Dutch and the English in India came to an end

a) As a result of an agreement between the trading stations at Government of Britain and Holland in 1609

b) Following issuance of orders granting monopoly in favour of the British East India Company by the Pope

c) With the defeat of the Dutch at the battle of Bedara in 1759

d) As a result of the ‘Massacre at Amboyna’

Answer: (c)

Question : 3

Which of the following is incorrect?

a) Clive was the first European who initiated the policy of taking part in the internal quarrels of the Indian princes to acquire territory and power in India.

b) Duplex was the first European who initiated the policy of taking part in the internal quarrels of the Indian princes to acquire territory and power.

c) Albuquerque was the first European who took part in the internal quarrels of the Indian princes to acquire territory and power.

d) Warren Hastings was the first European who took part in the internal quarrels of the Indian princes to acquire territory and power.

Answer: (c)

Question : 4

Identify the correct sequence of the following events of Indian history (starting with the earliest)

  1. The Doctrine of Lapse
  2. The Subsidiary Alliance
  3. The Treaty of Lahore
  4. The Pitt’s India Act
Select the correct answer using the codes given below

a) 4, 2, 3, 1

b) 1, 2, 3, 4

c) 2, 1, 4, 3

d) 3, 2, 1, 4

Answer: (a)

Question : 5

By which clause, did the Charter Act of 1833 accepted educational qualifications for Indian Civil Service appointment?

a) Clause 86

b) Clause 76

c) Clause 87

d) Clause 82

Answer: (c)

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