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Modern Indian History GK Questions and Answers
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Question (1) Under the Government of India _ , the British Crown assumed direct administration of India in the new British Raj.
a) Act of 1658,
b) Act of 1758,
c) Act of 1858,
d) Act of 1947
Question (2) Defeat of the Spanish Armada in _.
Question (3) The Indian National Congress was formed _.
Question (4) The Vernacular Press Act was passed in _.
Question (5) During the British Rule in India, when was a separate province consisting of Bihar and Orissa created?
Question (6) Who made remarkable contribution to the development of Local government?
a) Lord Ripon,
c) W.W Hunter,
Question (7) The land was owned by temples Known as _.
Question (8) In 1650 Gabriel Boughton, an employee of the Company obtained a license for trade in _.
Question (9) Year of the Battle of Plassey is _.
Question (10) Year of the Battle of Wandiwash is _.
Question (11) The English East Company achieved a major victory over the Portuguese in the Battle of _ in 1612.
Question (12) The Seven Years’ War (1756–1763) resulted in the defeat of the _ forces.
Question (13) In 1614 Sir Thomas Roe was instructed by_ to visit the court of Jahangir, the Mughal emperor of India.
a) James I,
Question (14) In 1661 the company obtained _ from Charles II.
Question (15) The fourth _ War was of short duration and decisive and ended with Tipu’s death on May 4, 1799.
b) French- Mysore War,
c) Maratha -Mysore war,
d) Nyzam-Mysore War
Question (16) The Treaty of Surat was in the year _.
Question (17) Robert Clive, the Governor General of the _.
Question (18) Diu was the colony of the _.
Question (19) In 1612 _ established a trading post in Gujarat.
Question (20) Joseph François Dupleix was the commander of the _ forces in India.
Question (21) Who defeated the Spanish Armada?
a) Elizebeth I,
b) Elizebeth II,
c) Henry VIII,
d) James I
Question (22) Indian Mutiny began in _.
Question (23) The Company lost all its administrative powers _.
a) By the Government of India Act of 1658,
b) By the Government of India Act of 1758,
c) By the Government of India Act of 1858,
d) By the Government of India Act of 1958
Question (24) Who set up the dual system of administration in Bengal?
a) Robert Clive,
b) Lord Wellesley,
d) Lord Macaulay
Question (25) _ Permanent settlement was made in Bengal in the sphere of revenue administration.
a) William Pitt,
c) William Bentic,
d) Lord Cornwallis