HIS - Early Revolts against British Rule in Tamil Nadu Model Question Paper

10th Standard EM

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Social Science

Time : 01:30:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 40
    8 x 1 = 8
  1. Who was the first Palayakkarars to resist the East India Company’s policy of territorial aggrandizement?

    (a)

    Marudhu brothers

    (b)

    Puli Thevar

    (c)

    Velunachiyar

    (d)

    Veerapandya Kattabomman

  2. Where was Sivasubramanianar executed?

    (a)

    Kayathar

    (b)

    Nagalapuram

    (c)

    Virupachi

    (d)

    Panchalamkurichi

  3. Who issued the Tiruchirappalli proclamation of Independence?

    (a)

    Marudhu brothers

    (b)

    Puli Thevar

    (c)

    Veerapandya Kattabomman

    (d)

    Gopala Nayak

  4. When did the Vellore Revolt breakout?

    (a)

    24 May 1805

    (b)

    10 July 1805

    (c)

    10 July 1806

    (d)

    10 September 1806

  5. Who was the Commander-in-Chief responsible for the new military regulations in Vellore fort?

    (a)

    Col. Fancourt

    (b)

    Major Armstrong

    (c)

    Sir John Cradock

    (d)

    Colonel Agnew

  6. Where were the sons of Tipu Sultan sent after the Vellore Revolt?

    (a)

     Calcutta

    (b)

    Mumbai

    (c)

    Delhi

    (d)

    Mysore

  7. Who had borrowed money from the East India Company to meet the expenses he had incurred during the Carnatic wars?

    (a)

    Velunachiyar

    (b)

    Puli Thevar

    (c)

    Nawab of Arcot

    (d)

    Raja of Travancore

  8. Who declared that “Land belongs to God” and collecting rent or tax on it was against divine law?

    (a)

    Titu Mir

    (b)

    Sidhu

    (c)

    Dudu Mian

    (d)

    Shariatullah

  9. 4 x 1 = 4
  10. The Palayakkarars system was put in place in Tamil Nadu by ____________.

    ()

            

  11. Velunachiyar and her daughter were under the protection of __________ for eight years.

    ()

                     

  12. The Rebellion of Marudhu Brothers was categorized in the British records as the ___________.

    ()

                                          

  13. _____________ suppressed the revolt in Vellore Fort.

    ()

                                                      

  14. 5 x 1 = 5
  15. Theerthagiri

  16. (1)

    Subedar Sheik Adam

  17. Gopala Nayak

  18. (2)

    Vellore Revolt

  19. Bannerman

  20. (3)

    Dindigul

  21. Subedar Sheik Adam

  22. (4)

    Ramalinganar

  23. Col. Fancourt

  24. (5)

    Odanilai

    3 x 5 = 15
  25. What were the duties of the Palayakkarars?

  26. What was the significance of the Battle of Kalakadu?

  27. Point out the importance of the Treaty of 1801.

  28. 1 x 8 = 8
  29. Highlight the tragic fall of Sivagangai and its outcome.

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