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Indian History Quiz 02. 04. 2018

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Question 1

Choose the correct statements.
1) George Yule: the first Englishman to preside over INC.
2) Lord Ripon: Formation of Indian National Congress.
3) W. C. Banerjee: the first President of INC
4) Badruddin Tyabji: the first Muslim president of INC.

Question 2

Consider the following statements.
1) Charter Act of 1813 incorporated the principle of encouraging learned Indians and promoting the knowledge of modern sciences.
2) English Education Act 1835 decided to devote the teaching of Western Sciences and literature through the medium of English and as well as through the Indian languages.
3) The Wood’s Dispatch of 1854 repudiated the ‘downward filtration’ theory.
Choose the correct statements.

Question 3

Match the following.
List I
I. Chapekar Brothers
II. Savarkar Brothers
III. Ganesh Savarkar
IV. B.K. Ghosh, Prafulla Chaki

List II
a. Abhinav Bharat
b. Mitra Mela
c. Plague Operations, Pune
d. Anushilan Samiti

Question 4

Consider the following statements, with reference to the Harrapan Civilization.
1) The Harappan society seems to have been divided into two sections, viz. an elite class, associated with the Citadel and the rest of the society occupying the lower town.
2) Doorways and windows mostly opened out into the main street.
3) There is no system of street drainage at Kalibangan.
4) The lower town was not walled.
Choose the incorrect statement.

Question 5

Consider the following statements:
I. The two taxes collected by Shivaji were Chauth and Sardeshmukhi.
II. Both were collected from the Marathas inside Swaraj.
III. Chauth was exclusively from the states where the influence of Marathas was felt and their authority acknowledged.
IV. Sardeshmukhi was from the Maratha states under the control of Mughals or the Sultan of Bijapur.
V. Chauth was 1/5th of the land tax.
VI. Sardeshmukhi was 1/10th of the individual income per annum.
Choose the incorrect option.
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