Modern History

  • When did Vasco da Gama arrive in Calicut, India?
    A.) 1498 B.) 1495
    C.) 1398 D.) 1496
    Answer: Option 'A'

  • Whose former colony was Diu?
    A.) French B.) English
    C.) Portuguese D.) Dutch
    Answer: Option 'C'

  • ........ established a trading post in Gujarat in 1612.
    A.) Spain B.) French
    C.) Dutch D.) British
    Answer: Option 'D'

  • In 1614, who instructed Sir Thomas Roe to visit the court of Jahangir, the Mughal Emperor of India?
    A.) Humayun B.) James I
    C.) Shahjahan D.) Babar
    Answer: Option 'B'

  • What did the company obtain from Charles II in 1661?
    A.) Madras B.) Calcutta
    C.) Kannur D.) Bombay
    Answer: Option 'D'

  • Where did Gabriel Boughton, an employee of the company, obtain a license for trade in 1650?
    A.) Orissa B.) Mysore
    C.) Bengal D.) Surat
    Answer: Option 'C'

  • What is the year of the Battle of Plassey?
    A.) 1557 B.) 1657
    C.) 1757 D.) 1857
    Answer: Option 'C'

  • What is the year of the Battle of Wandiwash?
    A.) 1560 B.) 1660
    C.) 1760 D.) 1860
    Answer: Option 'C'

  • What is the year of the Battle of Buxar?
    A.) 1764 B.) 1864
    C.) 1984 D.) 1964
    Answer: Option 'A'

  • In 1772, Warren Hastings was appointed as the Governor of which of the following places
    A.) Delhi B.) Bengal
    C.) Bombay D.) Madras
    Answer: Option 'B'

  • In which year, Regulating Act was enacted?
    A.) 1573 B.) Harappa
    C.) Rojdi D.) Kalibangan
    Answer: Option 'B'

  • The important site of Harappa was excavated by
    A.) R.D.Banerjee B.) John Marshal
    C.) D.R.Sahni D.) R.S.Sharma
    Answer: Option 'C'

  • The Harappan civilization’s known extent in the west is up to
    A.) Sotka koh B.) Nausharo
    C.) Dabarkot D.) Sutkagan Dor
    Answer: Option 'D'

  • The Harappan civilization’s known extent in the east was up to
    A.) Chirand B.) Mitathal
    C.) Rakhigarhi D.) Alamgirpur
    Answer: Option 'D'

  • Which conclusions have been derived from the debasement of the coins and gradual disappearance of

    gold coins during the post-Gupta period?
    A.) Gold Mining was stalled B.) Commodities became cheap
    C.) Money economy was gradually replaced by Barter Economy D.) There was a decline in trade
    Answer: Option 'D'
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