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WBCS Main 2019 Mock Test (General Studies I ) ( Indian History ) 32
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  1. Mission WBCS (Exe.) 2019 Prelims and Mains Daily Mock Test Arijit Basu Chowdhury

  2. West Bengal Civil Services Graduate in History from St.Paul's Cathedral Mission College, Kolkata . Interests: Fitness , Current Affairs ,Burning Issues, Music, News Analysis . You can follow me on UNACADEMY- . Life has two rules: 1) Never quit. 2) Always remember Rule #1 . Rate , Review & Recommend Plus courses 23rd February Class Timings: 9:00 PM 10:00 pm Enroll Time : 8.00 PM to 10.00 PM. Plus Most Important Current Affairs of January 2019 Next class on Feb 23 Arijit Basu Chowdhury

  3. Daily Mock Test (History) 1. Which of following were introduced during Dalhousie's Administration? 1) Indian Railways 2) Public Works Department 3) English as medium of instruction 4) Permanent Settlement of land revenue Codes: a) 1 and 2 only b) 1, 2 and 4 only c) 1, 2 and 3 only d) All of these 2. Ilbert bill was related to: a) Press b) Education c) Judiciary d) Executive expansion

  4. Daily Mock Test (History) 3. Which of the following statements are correct? 1) Subsidiary Alliance System was introduced by Lord Curzon. 2) Doctrine of Lapse was introduced by Lord Dalhousie. a) 1 only b) 2 only c) Both 1 and 2 d) Neither 1 nor2 4. Strachey Commission was related to: a) Education policy b) Famine policy c) Land revenue policy d) Industrial policy 5. An engineering college at Roorkee was established on the recommendation of Difficulty Level-Easy) a) Wood's Dispatch c) Raleigh Commissiond c) Hunter Commission d) Sargeant Commission

  5. Daily Mock Test (History) 6. The Indian University's act, 1904 was passed with the aim of a) Establishing universities at Allahabad and Lucknow b) Controlling political activities in colleges and universities c) Increasing percentage of Indian teachers d) Increasing percentage of female students 7. Who was appointed as the chairman of committee to work out the details of Wardha Scheme? a) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad b) S. Radhakrishnan c) Rajendra Prasad d) Zakir Hussain

  6. Daily Mock Test (History) 8. Mirat-ul-Akhbar is associated with which of the following popular personalities? a) Sir Syed Ahmed Khan b) Raja Ram Mohan Roy c) Sisir Kumar Ghosh 9. Which of the following statements are correct? 1) Metcalfe is called the liberator of Indian press. 2) First Censorship on press was imposed by Lord Hastings. a) 1 only b) 2 only c) Both 1 and 2 d) Neither 1 nor 2 10. Which of the following statements are correct? 1) Vasco Da Gama was welcomed by Zamorin king at Muziris port 2) Thomas Roe visited the court of Aurangzeb to get permission to trade in India. a) 1 only b) 2 only c) Both 1 and 2 d) Neither 1 nor 2 d) Sir Agha Khan

  7. Daily Mock Test (History) 11. Bahadurshah of Gujarat ceded Bassein to a) English b) French c) Portuguese d) Japan 12. Which of the following crops were introduced by the Portuguese in India? 1) Sugarcane 2) Maize 3) Tomato 4) Potato a) 1 and 2 only b) 2,3 and 4 only c) 2 and 3 only d) 1,2, 3 and 4

  8. Daily Mock Test (History) 1. a) 1 and 2 only I. Introduction of the Doctrine of Lapse and annexation of Satara (1848), Jaitpur and Sambhalpur (1849),lidaipur (1852), Jhansi (1853), Nagpur (1854) and Awadh (1856) II. "Wood's Educational Dispatch" of 1854 under Charles Wood the then President of the Board of Control and opening of Anglo vernacular schools and government colleges Railway Minute of 1853 occurred and with that laying down of first railway line connecting Bombay and Thane in 1853 also took place. III. IV. Telegraph and postal (Post Office Act, 1854) reforms were passed. V. Ganges Canal declared open (1854) and establishment of separate public works department in every province VI. Widow Remarriage Act (1856) was passed. 2.c) Judiciary The Ilbert Bill was a bill introduced in 1883 for British India by Viceroy Ripon that proposed an amendment for existing laws in the country at the time to allow Indian judges and magistrates the jurisdiction to trial British offenders in criminal cases at the District level, something that was disallowed at the time.

  9. Daily Mock Test (History) 3. (b) The system worked as the ruling British would enter into a contract with a local ruler. Under this contract, . Indian rulers under British protection surrendered the control of their foreign affairs to the British, most disbanded their native armies, instead maintaining British troops within their states to protect them from attack and the system also allowed the Britislh to maintain large army at expenses of local ruler. Lord Richard Wellesley introduced it in India in the 19th century. At that time, there were local rulers in India. 4. b) Famine policy Lord Lytton appointed the Strachey Commission under the presidency of Richard Strachey due frequent famines during 1876-78 affecting a large area including important cities of Madras, Bombay, Mysore, Hyderabad, parts of central India and Punjab This commission suggested some important recommendations such as formulation of a famine code, development of Irrigation facilities, Collection of land revenue to be suspended immediately during famines and land revenue to be remitted. Moreover it also recommended data collected about the conditions of Indian peasantry and agriculture and setting up of a famine fund

  10. Daily Mock Test (History) 5. a) Wood's Dispatch (Wood's Dispatch recommended that an education department was to be set up in every province, Universities on the model of the London university be established in big cities such as Bombay, Calcutta and Madras, at least one government school be opened in every district, affiliated private schools should be given grant in aid, the Indian natives should be given training in their mother tongue also etc. In accordance with Wood's dispatch, Education Departments were established in every province and the University of Calcutta, the University of Bombay and the University of Madras in 1857 as well as the University of the Punjab in 1882 and the University of Allahabad in 1887 6. b) Controlling political activities in colleges and universities. (There was a growing nationalist sentiment in British India, and a number of colleges and institutions of higher education had risen in metropolitan suburbs which were linked to the major universities of Calcutta, Bombay and Madras. These set their own curriculum, and the recommendations of the commission were seen as measures to derecognize and regulate indigenous institutions which fell into disfavor of the Raj. The recommendations were enacted by Curzon as Indian Universities Act 1904

  11. Daily Mock Test (History) 9. a) 1 only (Metcalfe repealed the obnoxious 1823 ordinance which stated that starting or using a press without license was a penal offence and which was directed chiefly against Indian language newspapers or those edited by Indians. It earned Metcalfe name as the liberator of the Indian press. The new Press Act (1835) required a publisher to give a precise account of premises of a publication. The result of a liberal press policy was a rapid growth of newspapers. First Censorship on press was imposed as Censorship of Press Act, 1799 by Lord Wellesley anticipating French invasion of India. It imposed almost wartime press restrictions including pre-censorship. These restrictions were relaxed under Lord Hastings . 10. d) Neither 1 nor 2 (Vasco Da Gama was received at Calicut port. The landing of Vasco da Gama in Calicut in 1498 with two ships has often been considered as the beginning of a new phase during which the control of the Indian Ocean passed into the hands of the Europeans. He was welcomed by King Zamorin and allowed to take pepper, drugs, etc, on board. Thomas Roe visited the court of Jahangir while he was ambassador to the court at Agra, India. The principal object of the mission was to obtain protection for the East India Company 's factory at Surat. At the Mughal court, Roe allegedly became a favorite of Jahangir and this greatly enhanced Roe's status with the Mughals