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Pakistan Affairs Solved MCQs (Marathas and Coming of the Europeans) For Competitive Exams

Pakistan Affairs Solved MCQs (Marathas and Coming of the Europeans) For Competitive Exams
Written by Shahzad F. Malik

1. When did Vasco da Gama come to India?
(a) 1490
(b) 1492
(c) 1493
(d) 1498

2. The Marathas chief, Sambhagi was executed during the reign of:
(a) Jehangir
(b) Aurangzeb
(c) Shah Jahan
(d) Mahabat Khan

3. The beginning of the British political sway over India can be traced to the battle of:
(a) Buxar
(b) Plassey
(c) Wandiwash
(d) Panipat

4. Who was the ruler of an Indian state who allied himself with France?
(a) Nizam-ul-Mulk Asif Jah
(b) Tipu Sultan
(c) Saadat Khan
(d) Akbar

5. The final defeat of the Maratha confederacy came during the time of:
(a) Wellesley
(b) Hastings
(c) Minto
(d) Cornwallis

6. When East India Company came into existence England was ruled by the:
(a) Stuarts
(b) Tudors
(c) Hanovarians
(d) Normans

7. The sea route to India was discovered in:
(a) 1492
(b) 1495
(c) 1498
(d) 1500

8. The first Europeans came to India for trade were:
(a) Britishers
(b) Dutch
(c) Portugese
(d) French

9. The tax collected by the Maratha was known as:
(a) Jazia
(b) Chauth
(c) Prilgrim tax
(d) Sardeshmukhi

10. Which of the following statements about Hyder Ali is incorrect?
(a) He was a great scholar.
(b) He was defeated at Posto Nova in 1781 by Hastings.
(c) He was a man of great determination.
(d) He made a coalition with Nizam and Marathas against English in second Anglo-Mysore War.

11. Surangapattam is associated with:
(a) Aurangzeb
(b) Tipu Sultan
(c) Hyder Ali
(d) Ahmad Shah Abdali

12. Tipu Sultan was defeated in the Third Mysore War in 1790 by:
(a) John Shore
(b) Lord Cornwallis
(c) Warren Hastings
(d) None of these

13. Who among the following is known for his introduction of new calendar, a new system of coinage and new scales of weights and measures?
(a) Murshid Quli Khan
(b) Tipu Sultan
(c) Nizam-ul-Mulk Asif Jah
(d) Saadat Khan

14. Who succeeded Mir Jafar?
(a) Haidar Ali
(b) Mir Kasim
(c) Chanda Sahib
(d) Tipu Sultan

15. In 1757, Siraj-ud-Daula was defeated by:
(a) Canning
(b) Robert Clive
(c) Hastings
(d) Cornwallis

16. Who succeeded Siraj-ud-Daula as Nawab of Bengal after the Battle of Plassey?
(a) Aliwardi Khan
(b) Mir Jafar
(c) Mir Qasim
(d) None of these

17. In 1498, Vasco da Gama landed at:
(a) Mumbai
(b) Calicut
(c) Goa
(d) Cochin

18. Which Indian ruler requested Napolean for help to drive the British from India?
(a) Rani of Jhansi
(b) Tipu Sultan
(c) Jai Singh
(d) Shiva Jee


1. d 2. b 3. b 4. b 5. b
6. a 7. c 8. c 9. b 10. a
11. b 12. b 13. b 14. b 15. b
16. b 17. b 18. b    

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