Modern History 6

Modern History (Civil Service Examination), Questions and Answers, GK for UPSC, Bank PO & All Exams

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1. Which one of the fol lowing is the correct chronological order of the battles fought in India in the 18th Century? [2005]

 
 
 
 

2. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched? [2004]

 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following statements:
1. Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar founded the Bethune School at Calcutta with the main aim of encouraging education for women.
2. Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay was the first graduate of the Calcutta University.
3. Keshav Chandra Sen’s campaign against Sati led to the enactment of a law to ban Sati by the then Governor General.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct? [2005]

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following statements:
1. In the Third Battle of Panipat, Ahmed Shah Abdal defeated Ibrahim Lodi
2. Tipu Sultan was killed in the Third Anglo-Mysore War
3. Mir Jafar entered in conspiracy with the English for defeat of Nawab Siraj-ud-daulah in the Battle of Plassey
Which of the statements given above is/are correct? [2004]

 
 
 
 

5. Who among the following was a proponent of Fabianism as a movement? [2005]

 
 
 
 

6. Who among the following repealed the Vernacular Press Act? [2005]

 
 
 
 

7. In India, the first Bank of limited liability managed by Indi and founded in 1881 was: [2003].

 
 
 
 

8. Consider the following Viceroys of India during the British rule:
1. Lord Curzon
2. Lord Chelmsford
3. Lord Hardinge
4. Lord Irwin
Which one of the following is the correct chronological ord of their tenure? [200 4]

 
 
 
 

9. Which one of the following territories was not affected the Revolt of 1857? [2005]

 
 
 
 

10. Consider the following statements:
1. Warren Hastings was the first Governor General who established a regular police force in India on the British pattern.
2. A Supreme Court was established at Calcutta by the Regulating Act, 1773.
3. The Indian Penal Code came into effect in the year 1860. Which of the statements given above are correct? [2005]

 
 
 
 

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