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  1. Hyderabad was founded by ……………… in 1724
    1.Murshid Quil Khan
    3.Haider Ali
    4.Tipu Sultan
    5.None of these
    Answer –2.Nizam-ul-Mulk
    Explanation :
    The state of Hyderabad was founded by Nizam-ul-Mulk Asaf Jah in 1724. He was one of the leading nobles of the post-Aurangzeb era.

  2. In which year the dual Government of Bengal was established ?
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.1765.
    Explanation :
    The Dual Government of Bengal was a double system of administration, which was introduced by Robert Clive. The British East India Company obtained the actual power; where as the responsibility and charge of administration was entrusted to the Nawab of Bengal.The dual Government of Bengal was established  in 1765

  3. The first Carnatic first war held between ………………. and ……………… in 1746
    1.France, England
    2.England, China
    3.France, India
    4.England, India
    5.None of these
    Answer –1.France, England
    Explanation :
    The first Carnatic first war held between France and England in 1746

  4. ………………….. founded the city of Amritsar
    1.Guru Arjun Dev
    2.Guru Angad
    3.Guru Ramdas
    4.Guru Nanak
    5.None of these
    Answer –3.Guru Ramdas
    Explanation :
    Sri Guru Ram Das ji are known to be the Chauthi Patshahi or the Fourth Guru as well as Guru who established the city of Amritsar.

  5. Who became the first Governor- General of Bengal in 1773 ?
    1.Sir Jhon Shore
    2.Lord Hastings
    3.Lord Cornwallis
    4.Warren Hastings
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.Warren Hastings
    Explanation :
    Warren Hastings succeeded Clive in 1772 and became the first Governor of Bengal for two years and in 1774, after enactment of Regulating Act of 1773, he became first Governor-General of Bengal.

  6. The first Charter Act was introduced by ……………………….. in 1793
    1.Lord Dalhousie
    2.Sir John Shore
    3.Lord Amherst
    4.Sir Charles Metcalfe
    5.None of these
    Answer –2.Sir John Shore
    Explanation :
    Sir John Shore was famous for his polices of non-invention.He introduced the Charter act of 1793.

  7. The Indian Women’s Association founded by Annie Beasant in …………………..
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.1917
    Explanation :
    Annie Besant was born in London on 1 October 1847. In 1917 she started the Women’s Indian Association to which she gave her powerful support.

  8. ………………. is the father of Civil Services in India
    1.Sir Charles Metcalfe
    2.Lord Hardinge
    3.Lord Cornwallis
    4.Lord Auckland
    5.None of these
    Answer –3.Lord Cornwallis
    Explanation :
    The civil services were reformed and modernised by Lord Cornwallis and hence he is called the “Father of Indian Civil Service”. Cornwallis realised that in order to consolidate the British rule in India, it was very important to organise the civil services

  9. The Permanent Settlement System first introduced in ………………… by Lord Cornwalls
    5.All of these
    Answer –5.All of these
    Explanation :
    The Permanent Settlement System first introduced in Bengal, Bihar and Orissa and Northern districts of Madras by Lord Cornwallis in 1793

  10. Who compiled the Adi Granth ?
    1.Guru Har Rai
    2.Guru Amar Das
    3.Guru Nanak
    4.Guru Arjun Dev
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.Guru Arjun Dev
    Explanation :
    One of the most important contributions of Guru Arjan Dev ji is his compilation of the sacred Sikh Holy Book, the Adi Granth (the first holy book)