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Indian History 07. 03. 2018

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Question 1

Given below are some of the reasons for the failure of the Revolt.
1) They were short of modern weapons and other materials of war.
2) The sepoys were brave, selfless and disciplined but they were poorly organized.
3. The rebel units did not have a common plan of military action, or authoritative head, or centralized leadership.
Choose the correct option.

Question 2

Which among the following was the primary cause of 1857 revolt?

Question 3

Consider the following statements with regarding to charter act 1853
1). The act renewed the powers of East India Company and allowed it to retain possession of Indian territories
2). Court of Directors was dispossessed of its powers of patronage
Which of the above statements in incorrect?

Question 4

Match the following.

Question 5

With reference to the economic critique of Imperialism, consider the following statements.
1) The nationalists wanted the government to promote modern industries by encouraging large scale foreign investment in the country.
2) They demanded reduction in military expenditure, along with the abolition of revenue tax and reduction of salt tax.
Choose the correct statement.

Question 6

With reference to the Partition of Bengal, which of the following is considered as the day of national mourning?

Question 7

Choose the incorrect pair.
1) Taccavi:- agricultural loans
2) Mahajans:- warrior chieftain and zamindars
3) Poligars:- money lenders

Question 8

According to the accounts of Ibn Batuta, the economic condition of people under the Delhi Sultanate, was as follows.
I. The soil in India was very fertile, that it could produce two crops every year.
II. However, there was no village industries at that period of time.
Choose the correct answer.

Question 9

Arjuna’s penance and descent of Ganga are associated with which dynasty of rulers –

Question 10

The type of weaving where the wrap, weft or both are tie-dyed before weaving to create designs on the finished fabric. This type of weaving is known as:
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