Friday, May 10, 2019

WBCS Polity and Constitution MCQs Prelims and Mains

Modern Indian History - High Order MCQs P4

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16. Lord Macaulay was associated with
(A) Codification of Laws
(B) Permanent settlement
(C) Reforms in the army
(D) Abolition of Sati

Correct Answer: [A] Codification of Laws.
17. The British Government introduced the portfolio system for the first time in
(A) 1861
(B) 1892
(C) 1853
(D) 1858

Correct Answer: [A] 1861.
18. Which region in India provided the best quality saltpeter and opium to the Europeans?
(A) Bihar
(B) Malabar
(C) Coromandel
(D) Gujrat

Correct Answer: [C] Coromandel.
19. When and by whom was the Portuguese driven out of Hugli in Bengal?
(A) 1650-Prince Murad
(B) 1666-Prince Shuja
(C) 1625-Shaista Khan
(D) 1631-Qasim Khan

Correct Answer: [A] 1650-Prince Murad.
20. What was the early capital of the Portuguese in India?
(A) Culient
(B) Cannanore
(C) Goa
(D) Cochin

Correct Answer: [D] Cochin.


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