Small Quiz

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QUESTION 1

Which one of the following was the first fort constructed by the British in India?

 

Fort William       

Fort St George      

Fort St David    

Fort St Angelo

QUESTION 2

Who among the following Europeans were the last to come to pre-independent India as traders?

 

Dutch    

English    

French    

Portuguese

QUESTION 3

In the year 1613, where was the English East India Company given permission to set up a factory (trading post)

 

Bangalore      

Madras      

Masulipatnam        

Surat

QUESTION 4

Which of the following is the correct chronological order of the battles fought in India in the eighteenth century?

Battle of Wandiwash, Battle of Buxar, Battle of Ambur, Battle of Plassey

Battle of Ambur, Battle of Plassey, Battle of Wandiwash, Battle of Buxar

Battle of Wandiwash, Battle of Plassey, Battle of Ambur, Battle of Buxar

 

Battle of Ambur, Battle of Buxar, Battle of Wandiwash, Battle of Plassey

QUESTION 5

In India, among the following locations, the Dutch established their earliest factory at

 

Surat      

Pulicat      

Cochin       

Cassimbazar

QUESTION 6

Who among the following Governor-Generals created the Covenanted Civil Service of India which came to be known as the Indian Civil Service?

 

Warren Hastings   

Wellesley      

Cornwallis     

William Bentinck

QUESTION 7

Who among the following used the phrase ‘Un-British’ to criticize the English colonial control of India?

 

Anand Mohan Bose      

Badruddin Tyabji          

Dadabhai Naoroji       

Pherozeshah Mehta

QUESTION 8

The first Factory Act for restricting the working hours of women and children and authorizing local government to make necessary rules was adopted during whose time?

 

Lord Lytton     

Lord Bentinck      

Lord Ripon       

Lord Canning

QUESTION 9

Kabuliyat and Patta were introduced by ?

 

Sher Shah     

Shivaji    

Jahangir    

Aurangzeb

QUESTION 10

Which among the following ports was called Bahul Makka (Gate of Makka) during the Mughal period?

 

Calicut 

Broach  

Cambay 

Surat