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Indian History 31. 01. 2018

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Question 1

Which among the following was not an outcome of 1857 revolt?

Question 2

Assertion: Under Vernacular press Act 1878, Vernacular press and not English press were to have license of operation
Reason: Vernacular presses were criticising government policies thus generating disaffection among masses

Question 3

Consider the following statements related to the Revolt of 1857:
1. The administrative policy of the east India Company underwent frequent changes during the long period between 1757- 1857, however, it never lost sight of its main objects which were to increase the Company’s profit.
2. However, they did not focus much on the law and order in the country which ultimately caused the revolt of 1857.
Which of he statements given above is/are correct?

Question 4

Consider the following statements.
1) In 1758, Warren Hastings secured from Mir Jafar, the puppet Nawab of Bengal, monopoly of Saltpetre trade in Bengal for the Company.
2) In 1765 Robert Clive established monopoly of salt manufacture and trade through a society.
Choose the incorrect statement/s.

Question 5

With reference to the partition of Bengal, consider the following statements.
1) Bengal was partitioned as it was too big to be effectively administered by a single provincial government.
2) Lord Curzon issued an order dividing the province of Bengal into two parts in July 1905.
Choose the correct statements.

Question 6

An important aspect of the Cripps Mission of 1942 was

Question 7

Consider the following statements with respect to the Kalighat folk painting:
1) It was first of its kind in the Indian subcontinent that expressed subaltern sentiment and addressed customers directly.
2) It started on a religious note however overtime social sentiment were expressed.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 8

Consider the following pairs:
1) Ajanta cave: Buddhist in theme
2) Ellora cave: Hinduism in theme

Which of the pairs given above is/are correct?

Question 9

With reference to the Subsidiary Alliance System, consider the following statements.
1. The doctrine of subsidiary alliance was framed by Lord Cornwallis.
2. According to the terms of a subsidiary alliance, the princely states were to be protected by the East India Company; however, the rulers were also allowed to have an independent armed force.
3. The First victim of the policy of subsidiary alliance was the Nizam of Hyderabad.
Choose the incorrect answer.

Question 10

With reference to the social conditions of women in the Gupta period, consider the following statements.
1) The women were absolutely denied access to independent sources of livelihood.
2) The first example of immolation of widow appears in A.D. 510.

Which of the statement given above is/are correct?

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