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February 10, 2017

Indian History Test-16-Impact of British Rule

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1) The British introduced the railways in India in order to
2) First railway line were laid down in India under which British Governor?
3) Patta was a written agreement between the
4) Under which one of the following systems of assessment, the British Government collected revenue directly from the farmers?
5) The English introduced Ryotwari settlement in
6) Which, among the following, is/are the impact/impacts of industrial revolution in England?
1.Cottage industry was replaced by the factory system of production using machines.
2.It led to the overpopulation of villages.
3.It led to the emergence of working class movements.
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7) With reference to the period of colonial rule in India, "Home Charges" formed an important part of drain of wealth from India. Which of the following funds constituted Home Charges?
1. Funds used to support the India Office in London.
2. Funds used to pay salaries and pensions of British personnel engaged in India.
3. Funds used for waging wars outside India by the British.
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8) Which of the following statements above Ryotwari settlement is/are correct?
1.It recognised the cultivators as the owner of land.
2.It was a temporary settlement.
3.It was introduced later than the permanent settlement.
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9) British colonialism in India saw the emergence of new cities. Calcutta, now Kolkata, was one of the first cities.
Which of the following villages were amalgamated to form the city of Calcutta?
10) Which of the following was not one of the taxes which the British Government imposed on India or increased from time to time in order to augment its resources?
11) Name of the journalist who whole-heartedly championed the cause of Indigo Movement was
12) Who was associated with Ryotwari settlement of Madras?
13) Through which one of the following were commercial activ,ities of the East India Company finally put to an end?
14) The tendency for increased litigation was visible after the introduction of the land settlement system of Lord Cornwallis in 1793. The reason for this is normally traced to which of the following provisions?
15) Permanent Settlement was a feature of
16) Commercialisation of agriculture led to further growth of rural poverty because the peasant
17) Who among the following used the phrase 'Un-British' to criticize the English colonial control of India?
18) Who is the exponent of the theory of economic drain of India during the British rule?
19) Prior to 1813, which among the following measures, was not adopted by the British to exploit the Indians economically?
20) There was no independent development of industries in India during British Rule because of
21) The per capital income in India was 20 in 1867-68, was ascertained for the first time by
22) According to)the passage, the permanent settlement vested
23) Who authored the book 'Poverty and the Un-British Rule in India'?
24) Who among the following Indian freedom fighters made an attempt to estimate the per capita income of India?
25) Before the permanent settlement the peasants enjoyed
26) In which of the following years was the first Railway line between Bombay and Thane laid?
27) Consider the following statements and identify the person referred to therein with the help of the code given below
During his stay in England, he endeavoured to educate the British people about their responsibilities as rulers of India. He delivered speechs and published articles to support his opposition to the unjust and oppressive regime of the British Raj, In 1867, he helped to establish the East India Association of which he became the Honorary Secretary.

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