Daily Problem Practice for History (DPPH): 14 February

Daily Problem Practice for History (DPPH): 14 February

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Objective Problems:

1. Consider the following statements:

i. Tipu’s differences with Raja of Travancore was one of the reasons of the Third Anglo-Mysore War.

ii. Tipu Sultan had enrolled himself as a member of the Jacobon Club of France and called himself Citizen Tipu.

iii. The First Anglo-Mysore was took place after the First Anglo-Maratha War.

iv. The immediate cause of the Second Anglo-Mysore War was the American War of Independence.

Which of the above statements are correct:

(a) i, ii and iv

(b) i, ii and iii

(c) ii and iii

(d) ii, iii and iv

2. “We  have  no  right  to  seize  Sind,  yet  we  shall  do  so  and  a  very advantageous,  useful, humane piece of rascality it will be.” This statement was made by:

(a) Lord Ellenborough

(b) Lord Auckland

(c) Charles Napier

(d) Lord Bentick

3. Match the following:

     LIST- I                             LIST- II

A. Lord Ellenborough    i. First Anglo-Sikh War

B. Lord Auckland           ii.  Conquest of Sind

C. Lord Harding             iii. First Anglo-Afghan War

D. Lord Dalhousie         iv. Second Anglo-Sikh War

A   B   C   D

(a) ii  iv  iii  i

(b) iv  i  ii   iii

(c) ii  i  iii  iv

(d)  ii  iii  i  iv

4.Consider the following statements:

i.  The Policy of Masterly Inactivity was initiated by Lord Lawrence

ii. The Policy of Masterly Inactivity was towards Afghanistan.

iii. The Policy of Masterly Inactivity was initiated by Lord Auckland.

iv. The Policy of Masterly Inactivity was towards Sind.

Correct statements are:

(a) i and ii

(b) iii and iv

(c) i and iv

(d) ii and iii

5. Match the following:

          List- I                                           List- II

A. First Anglo-Mysore War          i. Treaty of Mangalore

B. Second Anglo-Mysore War     ii.  Treaty of Serirangpattinam

C. Third Anglo-Mysore War        iii.  Lord Wellesley

D. Fourth Anglo-Mysore War     iv.  Treaty of Madras

A   B    C    D

(a) iv   ii   iii    ii

(b) iv   i   ii    iii

(c) ii   iii   iv    i

(d) i   ii   iv    iii

6. Consider the following statements:

i. The Third Anglo-Maratha War began during Lord Hastings.

ii. The  hunt  of  the  Pindaris  became  merged  in  the  Third  Maratha  War.

iii. Peshwaship was abolished after the Third Anglo-Maratha War.

iv. The Third Anglo-Maratha War ended with the Treaty of Salbai

Which of the given statements are correct:

(a) i, ii and iii

(b) ii and iii

(c) ii, iii and iv

(d) All

7. Which of the following statements is incorrect:

(a) The Second Anglo-Maratha War happened before the Second Anglo-Sikh War

(b) Death of Nana Phadnavis has led to disunity and internal dissension among Marathas.

(c) The First Anglo-Sikh War was fought during Ranjit Singh

(d) Treaty of Baessin was sighned between Marathas and British.

8. British intervention in Maratha affairs was because of:

i. Cotton boom and Company’s need to control Gujarat and Bombay region.

ii. Company’s need of finances for Home Government because of Napoleonic Wars.

iii. Development of Gunnery and Artillery in Maratha Kingdom.

Correct statements are:

(a) All

(b) All except i

(c) All except ii

(d) All except iii

9. Arrange the following wars in chronological order using the codes given below:

(i) First Burma War

(ii) First Anglo-Afghan War

(iii) First Anglo-Maratha War

(iv) First Anglo-Sikh War

Codes :

(a) (iii), (i), (iv), (ii)

(b) (iv), (iii), (ii), (i)

(c) (iii), (ii), (i), (iv)

(d) (iii), (i), (ii), (iv)

10. Which of the following did not take place under the governorship of Warren Hastings?

(a) The Rohilla War

(b) The Second Anglo-Maratha War

(c) The Second Anglo-Mysore War

(d) The Trial of Nand Kumar

Mains Questions (For GS Mains and History Optional):

Q. The Industrial Revolution “changed England in character and culture.” Comment. (250 words)

Reference- I

Reference- II

Q. “Whoever says Industrial Revolution, says cotton.” Comment. (200 words)

Reference- I

Reference- II

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