Indian History Quiz

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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