Mission WBCS (Exe.) 2019 Prelims and Mains Daily Mock Test Arijit Basu Chowdhury
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Daily Mock Test (History ) 1. Who among the following was the founder of the Avadh Kingdom in the 18th century? a) Murshid Quli Khan b) Saadat Khan c) Alivardi Khan d) Sarfaraz Khan 2. Who among the following was the founder of the Young Bengal Movement? a) Henry Vivian Derozio b) David Hare c) Dwarkanath Tagore d) Raja Rammohan Ray 3. Ashoka's connection with Buddhism is evidentTS from which one of the following edicts? a) Major Rock Edict 13 b) Rock Edict 6 c) Minor Rock Edict 1 d) Pillar Edict 2 4. In the Mesopotamian records, which one of the following terms was used for the Indus Valley (Harappans)? a) Dilmun b) Meluha c) Magan d) Failaka
Daily Mock Test (History ) 5. In ancient India, Mehrgarh was a a) Neolithic site in the Bolan Valley b) Graveyard of the Delhi Sultans c) Kingdom in the Deccan area 6. In which one of the following edicts is the name Ashoka' inscribed? a) Shahbazgarhi major rock edict b) Minor rock edict - I at Maski c) Dhauli major rock edict 7. Which one among the following temples is the earliest in time? a) The Sun Temple at Martand b) The Jandial Temple c) The Gupta Temple at Deogarh d) The Kailasanatha Temple at Kanchipuram d) Fort in Gujarat d) Kandahar pillar edict
Daily Mock Test (History) 8. Which one of the following prompted the Mughals to enter into trade negotiations with the English in the early 17th century? a) The English victory over the Portuguese fleet off Swally in 1612 b) The gifts sent by the English king to the Mughal emperor c) The diplomatic skills of William Hawkins d) The skills of Sir Thomas Roe 9. Consider the following statements concerning the initial phase of the Industrial Revolution in England England was fortunate in that coal and iron ore were plentifully available to be used in the Industry 1. 2. Until the 18th century, there was a scarcity of usable iron. a) Only 1 b) Only 2 c) All of these d) None of these
Daily Mock Test (History) 10. Which one of the following events was associated with the American War of Independence? a) Fall of Bastille b) Reign of terror c) Tennis court oath d) Boston Tea Party 11. Which among the following was not associated with the activities of the Theosophical society? a) Col HS Olcott b) Mr. A O Hume c) Madame H P Blavatsky d) Mrs Annie Besant 12. Consider the following statements 1. Battle of Buxar provided the key to the English to establish their rule in India 2. The treaty of Allahabad, concluded in 1765, enabled the British to establish their rule Which of the above statements is / are correct? a) Only 1 b) Only 2 c) All of these d) None of these in Bengal
Daily Mock Test (History ) 1. b) Saadat Khan . As the Mughal power declined, Avadh grew stronger and more independent. Its capital city was Faizabad. Saadat Khan, the first Nawab of Awadh, laid the foundation of Faizabad at the outskirt of ancient city of Ayodhya. Faizabad developed as a township during the reign of Safdar Jang, the second nawab of Avadh . Saadat Khan was appointed Nawab in 1722 and established his court in Faizabad near Lucknow. He took advantage of a weakening Mughal Empire in Delhi to lay the foundation of the Awadh dynasty. Until 1819, Awadh was a province of the Mughal Empire administered by a Nawab 2. a) Henry Vivian Derozio . The Young Bengal movement was a group of radical Bengali free thinkers from Hindu College in Calcutta. They were also known as Derozans, after their firebrand 3 teacher at Hindu College, Henry Louis Vivian Derozio. The Young Bengals were inspired and excited by the spirit of free thought and revolt against the existing social and religious structure of Hindu society.
Daily Mock Test (History ) 3. a) Major Rock Edict 13 4. b) Meluha . Ancient Mesopotamian texts speak about their trade relations with the other regional civilizations. Among them, the most frequently appearing are Dilmun, Magan and Meluha. The Meluhha were most probably the inhabitants of the Indus Valley Civilization. They traded with the Mesopotamian Sumer civilization. 5. a) Neolithic site in the Bolan Valley Mehrgarh is a Neolithic site located near the Bolan Pass on the Kacchi Plain of Balochistan in Pakistan, to the west of the Indus River valley. It is one of the earliest sites with evidence of farming in South Asia. 6. b) Minor rock edict I at Maski
Daily Mock Test (History ) 7. b) The Jandial Temple . Martand Sun Temple was built in 8th century CE The Jandial Temple may have been built in the 2nd century BCE .The Gupta Temple (Dashavatara Temple) at Deogarh was built in late Gupta Period around 500 CE . Kanchi Kailasanathar Temple was built around 700 AD. 8. d) The skills of Sir Thomas Roe . The first factory was established at Surat in 1613. In 1615, Sir Thomas Roe got permission from the Mughal emperor Jahangir to open more factories at Agra, Ahmadabad and Broach Their most important settlement on the southern coast was Madras where they built a fortified factory called Fort St. George. .This was the first proprietary holding acquired by the company on Indian soil.
Daily Mock Test (History ) 9. a) Only 1 .The iron industry in England took off after 1760 since iron ore and coal were both plentiful in England. . Abraham Derby, in 1709, invented a way of smelting iron using coke, so good quality iron was not available in England in 18th century. Before this, it was imported from other countries 10. d) Boston Tea Party The Boston tea party (1773) is a widely known and pivotal point leading to the war of Independence between American colonies and the British empire. . 11. b) Mr. A O Hume . In 1875, Madame H P Blavatsky, Col H S Olcott and W Q Judge established Theosophical society in New York. Annie Besant joined Theosophical society in 1889 and represented it at World Parliament of Religions in Chicago in 1893 Mr. A O Hume is regarded as the founding father of Indian National Congress.
Daily Mock Test (History) Mir Qasim's soldiers met the English army troops directed by Major Munro in 1764. Joined armies of Mir Qasim were defeated by the British. .Mir Qasim absconded from the battle and the other two surrendered to the English army. The battle of Buxar ended with the Treaty of Allahabadin 1765 Result of Battle of Buxar . Robert Clive was selected the first Governor General of Bengal. Hemade politicalslemetawihEmperor Shah Alam Il and Shuj- ud Daulaof Awadh in the Treaty of Allahabad . Battle of Buxar was fought on 23rd October 1764 between British East India Company and Mughal king Shah Alam II. After defeat Shah Alam II signed the treaty of Allahabad which gave 'Diwani Rights' to the company and helped in establishment of English rule.
Arijit Basu Chowdhury
Graduate in History from St.Paul’s Cathedral Mission College.My Philosophy is Being Basic and Being simple and show actually what you are 😊