History (NTSE Stage-2 (National-Level) Scholastic-Aptitude & Language Comprehension): Questions 39 - 42 of 49

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Question number: 39

» History » Eighteenth Century Political Formation

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Why was the Delhi Durbar organized in 1877 with pomp and show?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

The British wanted to threaten the people by displaying their army strength

b.

The Viceroy wanted to display the wealth and prosperity of India

c.

The British wanted to replace the Mughal emperor from the minds of the people as their rulers

d.

The Viceroy wanted to appease Queen Victoria

Question number: 40

» History » Eighteenth Century Political Formation

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Which of the following statements regarding the Act of 1858 is incorrect?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

The British Crown became the direct ruler of India

b.

The Governor-General was given the title of the Viceroy

c.

A Secretary of State for India was appointed with an India Council to advice

d.

The English East India Company continued to enjoy trading monopolies in India

Question number: 41

» History » Medieval Architecture and Culture

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Find out the incorrect statement.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

The European artists brought with them new styles and new conventions of painting

b.

The European artists brought with them the idea of realism

c.

The European artists learnt the technique of oil painting from the Indian artists

d.

The European used oil painting which produced images that looked real

Question number: 42

» History » Industrial Revolution

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Why did the cotton factories in India grow during the World War I?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

The Government in England lowered the import duties on Indian cotton textiles

b.

The Indian cotton industries started producing cotton clothes at competitive prices

c.

Masses refused to wear foreign clothes because of Swadeshi appeal

d.

Textile imports from Britain declined because the demand of military supplies from Indian factories increased

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