British Colonialism in India Quiz:
Question: The English established their first factory in Bengal In 1651 at ___
Question: Which architects were called on to design New Delhi and its buildings ?
(a) Edward Lutyans
(b) Herbert Baker
(c) Both of the above
(d) None of the above
Question: After which battle the company started appointing residents in Indian states ?
(a) Battle of Plassey
(b) Battle of Panipat
(c) Battle of Wandiwas
(d) Battle of Buxar
Question: Aurangzeb died in –
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Question: In which year did the British gain control of Delhi after defeating the Marathas ?
Question: The Company’s Monopoly of trade was abolished by the act of
(d) Pitt’s India Act
Question: When was the Charter granted by the Queen of England to the English East India Company ?
Question: Shahjahanabad consisted of_________, one of the largest and grandest mosques in India.
(a) Jama Masjid
(b) Red Fort
(c) Chandni Chowk
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Question: Under whose command the British fought the battle of Plassey ?
(c) Robert Clive
(d) Lord Dalhousie
Question: Before the battle of Plassey, Sirajuddualah attacked on –
(a) Company’s factory at Kassimbazar
(b) The fort of company
(c) Clive’s Residence
(d) A and B both
Question: In the late eighteenth century, Calcutta, Bombay and Madras rose in importance in______cities.
Question: Who asked the company to stop meddling in the political affairs of Bengal ?
(c) Murshid Quli Khan
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Question: Who was the Tiger of Mysore ?
(b) Tipu Sultan
Question: Which Queen protested against the British in Kitoor?
(a) Rani Laxmi Bai
(b) Begum Hajrat Mahal
(c) Rani Channamma
(d) Rani Jinghan
Question: The battle of Buxar was fought in –
Question: When was the Battle of Plassey fought ?
(d) None of these
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Question: Rani Laxmi Bai died fighting the British in the battle of
Question: Which Indian ruler had requested Napoleon for help in driving the British away from India?
(b) Jai Singh
(c) Tipu Sultan
(d) Rani of Jhansi
Question: An ambassador of the British King James I, who secured favorable privileges for the East India Company from Emperor Jahangir, was
(b) Henry Middleton
(c) Thomas Roe
(d) Josiah Child
Question: The East India company was established in the Year
(a) 1607 AD
(b) 1600 AD
(c) 1700 AD
(d) 1669 AD
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Question: Vasco da Gama discovered the sea route to India in –
(d) None of these
Question: At which place the first English factory was established ?
Question: In the British period, the Supreme Court was established in –
Question: Who succeeded Siraj-ud-daulah as the Nawab of Bengal ?
(a) Mir Qasim
(b) Jagat Seth
(c) Mir Jafar
(d) Khadim Khan
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Question: Who was the last of the powerful Mughal emperors ?
Question: In which year a terrible famine occurred in Bengal, which killed appx. 10 million people ?