Quiz Set – 1


INDIAN History Quiz set series for All competitive exams General Knowledge Section.
Q1. Where did British first open their factories in Eastern part of India?
(a) Assam
(b) Orissa
(c) Bihar
(d) Sikim

(b) Orissa
Q2. When East India Company was came into existence, England was ruled by
(a) Hanovarians
(b) Stuarts
(c) Normans
(d) None of the above

(c) Normans
Q3. In Bengal, the headquarters of East India Company were located at
(a) Fort St David
(b) Fort William
(c) Fort St George
(d) None of the above

(b) Fort William
Q4. Goa was captured by Portuguese
(a) 1479 AD
(b) 1575 AD
(c) 1510 AD
(d) 1600 AD

(c) 1510 AD
Q5. First Governor-General of Bengal
(a) Robert Clive
(b) William Bentinck
(c) Wellesley
(d) Warren Hastings

(d) Warren Hastings
Q6. First Governor-General of India
(a) Lord Amherst
(b) Lord William Bentinck
(c) Sir Charles Metcalfe
(d) Robert Clive

(b) Lord William Bentinck
Q7. Sati was declared illegal and punishable by
(a) Lord William Bentinck
(b) Lord Ripon
(c) Lord Canning
(d) Lord Dalhousie

(a) Lord William Bentinck
Q8. The first session of the All India Congress held in Bombay in 1920, was presided over by
(a) J L Nehru
(b) VV Giri
(c) Lala Lajpat Rai
(d) MM Joshi

(c) Lala Lajpat Rai
Q9. Who founded Ferguson College at Pune in 1885
(a) Decan Educational Society
(b) Bharatiya Sewak Samaj
(c) Samaj Sewa Sangh
(d) Theosophical Society

(a) Decan Educational Society
Q10. First English newspaper in India
(a) The Bengal Gazette
(b) The Calcutta Gazette
(c) The Bengal Journal
(d) The Bombay Herald

(a) The Bengal Gazette