Indian History For CHSL and RRB NTPC

 

Q1. Who among the following was the author of a Drama “ Nila Darpana”?
(a) Sharat Chandra
(b) Harishchandra Mukherji
(c) Bankimchandra Chatterji
(d) Dinabandhu Mitra



Q2. Who was the Governor General who changed the official language of the courts of Justice from Persian to English?
(a) Lord Cornwallis
(b) Lord William Bentick
(c) Lord Hardinge
(d) Lord Dalhousie


Q3. In which year, did the British introduce Gregorian calender in their dominion in India?
(a) 1740 
(b) 1752
(c) 1765 
(d) 1772


Q4. Who was the Scholar who deciphered the ancient Brahmi script for the first time?
(a) William Carey 
(b) William Jones
(c) James Princep 
(d) Nathanial Wallich


Q5. What was the real number of prisoners who died in the ‘Black Hole Tragedy’ according to the available reports?
(a) 146 
(b) 169
(c) 210 
(d) 300


Q6. Who said, “We have effectively crippled our enemy without making our friends too formidable”?
(a) Lord Hastings 
(b) Lord Welleseley
(c) Sir John Shore 
(d) Lord Cornwallis


Q7. To overthrow the British rule, Kuka Movement was organised in
(a) Punjab 
(b) Uttar Pradesh
(c) Bihar 
(d) Maharashtra


Q8. The first definite step to provide parliamentary control over East India Company was taken by
(a) Regulating Act 1773
(b) Pitt’s India Act 1784
(c) Charter Act 1793
(d) Charter Act 1833


Q9. Who started the practice of granting the rights of collecting land revenue to the highest bidder?
(a) Lord Clive 
(b) Lord Cornwallis
(c) Lord Wellesley 
(d) Warren Hastings


Q10. The first tribal group which rose against the British was
(a) Kolarian 
(b) Mundas
(c) Khasis 
(d) Santhals


Q11. Who among the following historians has remarked that the government of Bengal during the period 1765 AD to 1772 AD was a Robber State?
(a) K. M. Panikkar
(b) G.W. Forest
(c) Lord Macaulay
(d) Nand Lal Chatterjee


Q12. Who of the following organized the East India association in London to mobilize public
(a) Ananda Mohan Bose
(b) Bhikaji Cama
(c) Dadabhai Naoroji
(d) Surendranath Banerjee


Q13. In which one of the following cities, was the East India Association founded by Dadabhai Naoroji in 1866?
(a) Paris 
(b) London
(c) New York 
(d) Tokyo


Q14. The word ‘Adivasi’ was used for the first time to refer to the tribal people by
(a) Mahatma Gandhi 
(b) Thakkar Bappa
(c) Jyotiba Phule 
(d) B.R. Ambedkar


Q15. Who was the first Indian to become member of the British Parliament?
(a) Badruddin Tyabji 
(b) W.C. Banerjee
(c) D.N. Wacha 
(d) Dadabhai Naoroji


 
 
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