Subcontinent 1757 to 1857 AD | Mughal Empire MCQ

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Mughal Empire MCQ
  1. When the first governor-general of British India was appointed?
    1. 1770
    2. 1772
    3. 1774
    4. None
  1. Who was the first governor-general of British India?
    1. John Macpherson
    2. John Shore
    3. Alured Clarke
    4. Warren Hastings
  1. The British Parliament passed William Pitt’s India Act in ____________ A.D, regulating the powers of the governor-general.
    1. 1784
    2. 1787
    3. 1789
    4. None
  1. Who was the third governor-general of British India?
    1. John Macpherson
    2. Alured Clarke
    3. Lord Charles Cornwallis
    4. None
  1. When Lord Charles Cornwallis was appointed governor-general of India?
    1. 1784
    2. 1785
    3. 1787
    4. None
  1. In 1793 A.D Permanent Settlement was introduced by ___________, granting proprietary rights to Zamindars (landlords).
    1. Lord Minto I
    2. Lord Cornwallis
    3. Lord Wellesley
    4. None
  1. In _________ A.D Lord Richard Colley Wellesley was appointed governor-general of India.
    1. 1793
    2. 1795
    3. 1798
    4. None

  1. When Tippu Sultan, the Muslim raja of Mysore was killed?
    1. 1799
    2. 1801
    3. 1805
    4. None
  1. Tippu Sultan was killed before the walls of:
    1. Srirangapatna
    2. Seringapatan
    3. Devanahalli
    4. None
  1. Tippu Sultan was killed in an encounter with __________ British Indian Army.
    1. Lord Wellesley’s
    2. Lord Hastings’s
    3. Sir George Barlow’s
    4. None
  1. Who was the 9th governor-general of British India?
    1. Sir George Barlow
    2. Lord Earl Minto
    3. John Adam
    4. None
  1. When Lord Earl Minto was appointed governor-general of India?
    1. 1805
    2. 1806
    3. 1807
    4. None
  1. In _________ A.D the British government in India signed the Treaty of Amritsar.
    1. 1809
    2. 1811
    3. 1814
    4. None
  1. In 1809 AD Treaty of Amritsar was signed with __________ of Punjab.
    1. Samanta-raja
    2. Chandra-raja II
    3. Vakpati-raja
    4. Raja Ranjit Singh

  1. Treaty of Amritsar was signed establishing the __________as the boundary between the Sikh state in the Punjab and the British Indian territories.
    1. Sahibi River
    2. Sutlej River
    3. Ravi River
    4. Chambal River
  1. In 1848 A.D ____________was appointed governor-general of India.
    1. Henry Hardinge
    2. Viscount Canning
    3. Lord John Dalhousie
    4. None
  1. In 1849 A.D The province of _________ was annexed by the British.
    1. Baluchistan
    2. Punjab
    3. Sindh
    4. None
  1. When the war of Independence against British broke out in Meerut?
    1. May 10, 1857
    2. May 15, 1857
    3. May 28, 1857
    4. None
  1. In ________ 1857 A.D Delhi, the seat of the Mughal empire in India, was captured by the British.
    1. July 03
    2. July 08
    3. July 11
    4. None
  1. On July 8, 1857 A.D Emperor ____________ was arrested and deported.
    1. Shah Jahan
    2. Aurangzeb
    3. Bahadur Shah II
    4. None
  1. On 14 September 1857 A.D__________, the governor-general of India, proclaimed the end of the war of Independence and celebrated their success.
    1. Robert Napier
    2. Lord Charles Canning
    3. William Denison
    4. None
  1. After the war of independence, The East India Company was liquidated and ____________assumed sovereignty over all territories controlled by the company.
    1. The monarch of Great Britain
    2. Crowned Republic
    3. Absolute monarch
    4. None

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