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1. Who was the Governor-General of India during the Sepoy Mutiny? [2006]


2. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists: [2008]
List-I (Author) - List-II (Work)
A. Bankimchandra - 1. Shatranj Ke Khilari
B. Dinabandhu Mitra - 2. Debi Chaudhurani
C. Premchand - 3. Nil-Darpan
4. Chandrakanta
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3. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists: [2008]
List-I (Person) - List-II (Position)
A. Nagender Singh - 1. Chief Election Commissioner of India
B. A N Ray - 2. President, International Court of Justice
C. R. K Trivedi - 3. Chief Justice of India
D. Ashok Desai - 4. Attorney General of India
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4. Who among the following was a proponent of Fabianism as a movement? [2005]


5. Who among the following started the newspaper Shome Prakash? [2007]



6. The aim of education as stated by the Wood's despatch of 1854 was: [2003]


7. With reference to Pondicherry (now Puducherry), consider the following statements: [2010]
1. The first European power to occupy Pondicherry were the Portuguese.
2. The second European power to occupy Pondicherry were the French.
3. The English never occupied Pondicherry.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


8. Match List I (Acts of Colonial Government of India) with List II (Provisions) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists: [2002]
List I (Acts of Colonial Government of India)
A. Charter Act, 1813
B. Regulating Act
C. Act of 1858
D. Pitt's India Act
List II (Provisions)
1. Set up a Board of Control in Britain to fully regulate the East India
2. Company's trade monopoly in India was ended
3. The power to govern was transferred from the East India Company to the British Crown
4. The Company's directors were asked to present to the British government all correspondence and documents pertaining to the administration of the company
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9. Consider the following statements:
1. Robert Clive was the first Governor-General of Bengal.
2. William Bentinck was the first Governor-General of India.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


10. With reference to the entry of European powers into India, which one of the following statements is not correct?


General Knowledge

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12. History of India - Test - 04
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