History Questions For CHSL and RRB NTPC 2016

 
Q1. The first Englishman to acquire the knowledge of Sanskrit was
(a) James Princep 
(b) Sir William Jones
(c) Charles Wilkins 
(d) Max Muller

Q2. Which one of the following had received the title of ‘Jagat Seth’ from Muhammad Shah?
(a) Hiranand Shah 
(b) Omichand
(c) Fatehchand 
(d) None of the above
Q3. Who was the Marathee Sardar when Alivardi Khan ceded the revenues of a part of Orissa?
(a) Raghuji Bhonsle
(b) Trimbak Rao Dhabade
(c) Ranoji Sindhia
(d) Malhar Rao Holkar
Q4. Who of the following laid the first rail line in India?
(a) Lord Ellenborough
(b) Lord Canning
(c) Lord Dufferin
(d) Lord Dalhousie
Q5. Which one among the following states was first annexed by Lord Dalhousie under the Doctrine of Lapse?
(a) Hydarabad 
(b) Jhansi
(c) Sambalpur 
(d) Satara
Q6. Kol revolt of 1831 – 32 was led by
(a) Buddhu Bhagat 
(b) Surga
(c) Siddhu 
(d) Ram Singh
Q7. Which British Commander was defeated by the Santhals in 1855?
(a) Captain Nek Feville
(b) Lt. Bastain
(c) Major Burrough
(d) Colonel White
Q8. By virtue of whose efforts, Hindu Widow Remarriage Act was passed in 1856?
(a) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
(b) Raja Ram Mohan Roy
(c) H.V. Derozio
(d) Vishnu Shastri Pandit
Q9. Which one of the following revolts was made famous by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee in his novel Anand Math?
(a) Bhil Uprising
(b) Pagal Panthis Revolt
(c) Munda Revolt
(d) Sanyasi Rebellion
Q10. Who among the following was the British residence in Awadh at the time of its annexation into British dominion?
(a) James Outram 
(b) W.H. Sleeman
(c) General Low 
(d) Bishop R. Hebar
Q11. Subsidiary alliance was implemented during the reign of
(a) Lord Cornwallis 
(b) Lord Wellesley
(c) Sir John Shore 
(d) Lord Auckland
Q12. In which of the following Acts, the provision was made for the establishment of Supreme Court at Calcutta?
(a) Regulating Act, 1773
(b) Pitt’s India Act, 1784
(c) Charter Act, 1813
(d) Charter Act, 1833
Q13. The last King of Sikh Kingdom was
(a) Ranjeet Singh 
(b) Navnihal Singh
(c) Daleep Singh 
(d) Sher Singh
Q14. Who among the following has been called as a “Heaven Born General”?
(a) Francis Dupleix 
(b) Robert Clive
(c) Albuquerque 
(d) Lord Cornwallis
Q15. The number of delegates who attended the first session of the Indian National Congress, held in Bombay in 1885, was
(a) 72 
(b) 304
(c) 556 
(d) 1500
                           

 


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