Indian History Quiz

Q1. Where did British first open their factories in Eastern part of India?
(a) Assam
(b) Orissa
(c) Bihar
(d) Sikim

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Q2. England was ruled by, when East India Company was came into existence
(a) Hanovarians
(b) Stuarts
(c) Normans
(d) None of the above

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Q3. In Bengal, the headquarters of East India Company were located at
(a) Fort St David
(b) Fort William
(c) Fort St George
(d) None of the above

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Q4. Goa was captured by Portuguese
(a) 1479 AD
(b) 1575 AD
(c) 1510 AD
(d) 1600 AD

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Q5. First Governor-General of Bengal
(a) Robert Clive
(b) William Bentinck
(c) Wellesley
(d) Warren Hastings

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Q6. First Governor-General of India
(a) Lord Amherst
(b) Lord William Bentinck
(c) Sir Charles Metcalfe
(d) Robert Clive

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Q7. Sati was declared illegal and punishable by
(a) Lord William Bentinck
(b) Lord Ripon
(c) Lord Canning
(d) Lord Dalhousie

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Q8. The first session of the All India Congress held in Bombay in 1920, was presided over by
(a) J L Nehru
(b) VV Giri
(c) Lala Lajpat Rai
(d) MM Joshi

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Q9. Who founded Ferguson College at Pune in 1885
(a) Decan Educational Society
(b) Bharatiya Sewak Samaj
(c) Samaj Sewa Sangh
(d) Theosophical Society

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Q10. First English newspaper in India
(a) The Bengal Gazette
(b) The Calcutta Gazette
(c) The Bengal Journal
(d) The Bombay Herald

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Q11. Who wrote the book Babuvivah
(a) Raja Rammohan Rai
(b) Pandit Rambai
(c) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
(d) Rabindranath Tagore

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Q12. Who first translated Bhagvad Gita to English
(a) William Jones
(b) Charles Wilkins
(c) Alexander Cunningham
(d) John Marshall

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Q13. First census in India was conducted at the time of
(a) Lord Dufferin
(b) Lord Lytton
(c) Lord Auckland
(d) Sir John Napier

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Q14. Who was the Viceroy of India when the Rowlatt Act was Passed
(a) Lord Irwin
(b) Lord Reading
(c) Lord Chelmsford
(d) Lord Wavell

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Q15. Who introduce English as official language
(a) Lord William Bentick
(b) Sir Charles Wood
(c) Dalhousie
(d) Allan Octawain Hume

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