414)What did the Nawab of Bengal, Sirajuddaulah term the fortification of Calcutta by British in 1750?
British control over Bengal An attack upon his sovereignity
Insecurity of British in India Growth of large scale British trade
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415)Which of the following villages were incorporated to form the city of Calcutta?
Midnapur, Thakurgaon, Govindapur Kalikata, 24 Parganas, Thakurgaon
Kalikata, Sutanuti, Govindapur None of these
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416)Which of the following statement is /are correct?
I. The first European power to occupy Pondicherry were the Portuguese
II. The second European power to occupy Pondicherry were the French
III. The English never occupy Pondicherry
I and III I and II
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417)Match the following
A. The first Anglo-Sikh war                   1. Treaty of Paris
B. The First Maratha War                      2. Treaty of Srirangapatanam
C. The Third Mysore War                      3. Treaty of Lahore
D. The Third Carnatic War                    4. Treaty of Salbal
A-1, B-2, C-3, D-4 A-3, B-4, C-2, D-1
A-4, B-2, C-3, D-1 A-3-B-1, C-2, D-4
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418)The main reason(s) of Industrial Revolution in Europe is/are
I. Growing role of merchant capitalists in the production process
II. Declining of unions because of non-farming production coming under a single roof (factory)
III. Locating the production process in the countryside
I I and II
II and III All of them
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419)Which of the following statement is/ are correct?
I. Portuguess possessed Bombay in the beginning
II. Portuguess had the monopoly over the Eastern trade in the 16th century
III. Portuguess had trading settlements at Cochin, Daman and diu
IV. The Mughals denied Portuguess any trading concessions
II, III and IV I, II and IV
I, II and III All of them
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420)With which of the following Sir Eyre Cotte was associated?
Battle of Ambur Battle of Arcot
Battle of Adyar Battle of Wandiwash
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421)The first Governor General of India was appointed in
1853 1774
1861 1911
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422)The states that were annexed by invoking the Doctrine of Lapse are
Jhansi, Satara, Nagpur Satara, Nagpur, Mysore
Nagpur, Jhansi, Travancore Mysore, Bhavnagar, Satara
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423)The Secretary of State for India was created by the
Indian Councils Act. 1861 Government of India Act 1919
Government of India Act 1858 Morley-Minto Reforms 1909
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424)When did the title of Governor change to Viceroy?
1858 1861
1909 1919
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425)Match the following
A. Lord Minto			1. Ryorwary System in Chennai
B.  Sir Thomas Munro	2. Europeanization of higher education
C. Wellesley			3. Forbade propagandist teaching by Baptist missionaries
D. Cornwallis			4. Fort William College

A-4, B-3, C-1, D-2 A-1, B-3, C-2, D-4
A-3, B-4, C-2, D-1 A-3, B-1, C-4, D-2
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426)As per the colonial rule in India, which of the following was NOT a feature of the Subsidiary Alliance System?
The Indian state had to keep a British resident in its capital Indian soldiers could be used by the Company commanders
The determination of the expenses incurred on the subsidiary British army was the duty of the Indian state A subsidiary British army was to be maintained in the Indian state
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427)When did Emperor Shah Alam II give diwani of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa to East India Company?
20 August 1765 18 August 1765
22 August 1765 12 August 1765
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428)Which Governor General did implement the Doctrine of Lapse policy in India?
Lord Dalhousie Lord Carzon
Lord Bentinck Lord Ripon
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