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Effects of British Rule Model Question Paper

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Time : 02:00:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 50
    10 x 1 = 10
  1. ______________ was the real foundation battle for British dominion in India.

    (a)

    Plassey

    (b)

    First Carnatic War

    (c)

    Buxar

    (d)

    Wandiwash

  2. According to the ____________ treaty, Shah Alam II granted the Diwani of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa to the company.

    (a)

    Allahabad

    (b)

    Madras

    (c)

    Poona

    (d)

    Pondicherry

  3. _____________ was the first Viceroy and Governor General of India accountable to the British Parliament.

    (a)

    Cornwallis

    (b)

    Canning

    (c)

    Wellesley

    (d)

    Hastings

  4. ______________ introduced the ryotwari System.

    (a)

    Cornwallis

    (b)

    Thomas Munro

    (c)

    Robert Clive

    (d)

    Warren Hastings

  5. __________________ was the first state to fall under the policy of Doctrine of Lapse.

    (a)

    Nagpur

    (b)

    Oudh

    (c)

    Jhansi

    (d)

    Satara

  6. _______________ justified forcible collection of land revenue.

    (a)

    ryotwari Act

    (b)

    Pitt India Act

    (c)

    Permanent Settlement Act

    (d)

    Torture Act

  7. The efforts of _______________ played a decisive part in getting the practice of sati abolished.

    (a)

    Warren Hastings

    (b)

    William Jones

    (c)

    Raja Rammohan Roy

    (d)

    Dayanand Saraswati

  8. With the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869, the journey between India and Europe was reduced by _________________ miles.

    (a)

    400

    (b)

    3000

    (c)

    4000

    (d)

    8000

  9. The ____________ was restored to Shuja-ud-daula on the payment of war indemnity.

    (a)

    Diwan's duty

    (b)

    Nizam's function

    (c)

    Vansittart's decision

    (d)

    province of Oudh

  10. The ___________ successor of Mir Jafar, had practically transferred the Nizamat.

    (a)

    Warren Hastings

    (b)

    Nawab of Bengal

    (c)

    Pitt India Act

    (d)

    Mahalwari

  11. 3 x 1 = 3
  12. Assertion (A): The British Government initiated steps for the building of dams.
    Reason (R): There were successive famines in last quarter of the 19th Century.
    (a) A is correct; R is wrong.
    (b) A is correct R is not the correct explanation of A.
    (c) A is correct; R is the correct explanation of A
    (d) A is wrong; R is correct

  13. 1. India became a market for Lancashire cottons.
    2. High machine-made British goods led to the flooding of Indian markets.
    3. Indian cotton piece goods began to lose ground gradually
    4. The machine-made goods were more durable and cost less.

  14. Assertion(A): Agriculture was left to its deteriorating condition.
    Reason(R): Irrigation was neglected.
    (a) A is correct; R is Wrong.
    (b) A is correct R is not the correct explanation of A.
    (c) A is correct; R is the correct explanation of A
    (d) A is wrong; R is correct

  15. 6 x 2 = 12
  16. The Regulating Act, 1773.

  17. Distinction between ‘Presidency’ and ‘Province’.

  18. Write a note on irrigation development under the British.

  19. “Drain of wealth impoverished India” – How?

  20. What is diwani?

  21. Name the Regions where enormous labours got?

  22. 5 x 3 = 15
  23. “Dual System”.

  24. Reforms of Cornwallis in judicial administration.

  25. Pindaris and Thuggees.

  26. Indentured Labour System.

  27. What do you know about the eye Witness?

  28. 2 x 5 = 10
  29. Explain the Subsidiary Alliance introduced by Lord Wellesley.

  30. Narrate the circumstances leading to the passing of the Indian Forest Act, 1865 and point out its effects.

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