History (NTSE Stage-1 (State-Level) Scholastic-Aptitude & Language Comprehension): Questions 9 - 12 of 120

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Question number: 9

» History » British Raj

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Consider the following statements

I. The Lord Dalhousie who was the Governor General from 1848 to 1856, devised a policy

known as Doctrine of lapse.

II. The Doctrine declared if an Indian ruler died without a male heir his kingdom would ‘lapse’ i. e. , became a part of company territory.

III. Satara, Sambalpur, Udaipur, Nagpur and Jhansi were annexed under Doctrine of Lapse Policy.

IV. Finally in 1856, the award was also annexed under the Doctrine of Lapse Policy.

Which of the above statements is/are correct in relation to Doctrine of lapse Policy?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

I, II and III

b.

II and III

c.

I, III and IV

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 10

» History » Popular Movements and Social Reforms

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Which of the following persons was the first recipient of the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award and the first sports person to receive the Padma Vibhushan?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Viswanathan Anand

b.

Sushil Kumar

c.

Sunil Gavaskar

d.

Sachin Tendulkar

Question number: 11

» History » New Empires and Kingdoms

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The British conquest of Bengal began with the battle of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Plassey

b.

Buxar

c.

Wandiwash

d.

All of the above

Question number: 12

» History » British Raj

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I. Warren Hastings played a significant role in the expansion of company’s power.

II. British territories were broadly divided into administrative units called presidencies i. e. Mumbai, Chennai and Bengal.

III. The supreme head of the administration was Governor General.

IV. The Warren Hastings was the first Governor General, who introduced several administrative reforms.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

II, III and IV

b.

I, II and IV

c.

Ill and IV

d.

All a. , b. and c. are correct

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