Modern History (Civil Service Examination), Questions and Answers, GK for UPSC, Bank PO & All Exams

1. Which one of the fol lowing is the correct chronological order of the battles fought in India in the 18th Century? [2005]

2. Who among the following repealed the Vernacular Press Act? [2005]

3. 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

4. Which one of the following territories was not affected the Revolt of 1857? [2005]

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

6. Consider the following statements:
1. The Charter Act, 1853 abolished East India Company monopoly of Indian trade.
2. Under the government of India Act, 1858 the British Parliament abolished the East India Company altogether and undertook the responsibility of ruling India directly.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

7. In India, among the following locations, the Dutch established their earliest factory at: [2003]

8. Consider the following statements:
1. In the Third Battle of Panipat, Ahmed Shah Abdal defeated Ibrahim Lodi
2. Tipu Sultan was killed in the Third Anglo-Mysore War
3. Mir Jafar entered in conspiracy with the English for defeat of Nawab Siraj-ud-daulah in the Battle of Plassey
Which of the statements given above is/are correct? [2004]

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

10. The ruler of which one of the following States was removed from power by the British on the pretext of misgovernance?

General Knowledge

1. World Geography -Test-01
2. World Geography -Test-02
3. World Geography -Test-03
4. Geography of India -Test-01
5. Geography of India -Test-02
6. Geography of India -Test-03
7. Geography of India -Test-04
8. Geography of India -Test-05
9. History of India - Test - 01
10. History of India - Test - 02
11. History of India - Test - 03
12. History of India - Test - 04
13. History of India - Test - 05
14. History of India - Test - 06
15. History of India - Test - 07
16. INM-Test-01
17. INM-Test-02
18. INM-Test-03
19. INM-Test-04
20. INM-Test-05
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