Test: The Decline Of Mughal Empire And The Rise Of Autonomous States - 3


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QUESTION: 1

Which nawab made an alliance with the Marathas so that Avadh was saved from their incursions?

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QUESTION: 2

The seat of the Avadh nawabs after 1775 was

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QUESTION: 3

Warfare was carried on against the Rohels and the Bangash Pathans by

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QUESTION: 4

Avadh was made a hereditary possession by

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QUESTION: 5

Which ruler of Avadh got the support of the Marathas and the Jats in his fight against the Bangash Nawabs in 1750-51?

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QUESTION: 6

Which factor was not responsible for the rise of Haider  Ali, the ruler of Mysore?

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QUESTION: 7

Haidar Ali started his career as a

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QUESTION: 8

The first Mysore War was fought from 1767 to 1769. In  this war

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The correct option is A
The Anglo–Mysore Wars were a series of wars fought during the last three decades of the 18th century between the Kingdom of Mysore on the one hand, and the British East India Company (represented chiefly by the Madras Presidency), and the Nizam of Hyderabad on the other. Hyder Ali and his successor Tipu Sultan fought a war on four fronts with the British attacking from the west, south and east, while the Nizam's forces attacked from the north

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The First Mysore War came to an end in 1769 with the signing of the

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QUESTION: 10

In the early 18th centry, which two ministers seized power in Mysore?

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The correct option is A.
Early in the eighteenth century two ministers Nanjaraj (the Sarvadhikari) and Devraj (the Dulwai) had seized power in Mysore reducing the king Chikka Krishna Raj to a mere puppet.

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Haidar Ali became dead enemy of the British because

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QUESTION: 12

Haidar Ali protested to the British for the latter had captured a port which was of great importance to the former. Which was this port?

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QUESTION: 13

The Second Mysore War (1780-84) was fought between the British and Haidar Ali. From 1782-84 it was fought by Tipu Sultan, the son of Haidar Ali. This war came to an end with the signing of the

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B is the correct option.The Treaty of Mangalore was signed between Tipu Sultan and the British East India Company on 11 March 1784. It was signed in Mangalore and brought an end to the Second Anglo-Mysore War.

QUESTION: 14

Who can be said to have emerged victorious in the First Mysore War?

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Which Mysore ruler established a modern arsenal in Dindigul in 1755 with the help of French experts?

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Which Mysore ruler took a keen interest in the French Revolution, planted a ‘Tree of Liberty’ at Sringapatam and became a member of a Jacobian club?

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QUESTION: 17

Haidar Ali established his authority over the Mysore state by overthrowing

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Tipu Sultan’s land revenue demand didn’t exceed

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QUESTION: 19

Tipu Sultan’s organisational capacity is borne out by the fact that

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 His organizational capacity is borne out by the fact that in those days of general indiscipline among Indian armies his troops remained disciplined and loyal to him to the last. 

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 The efforts to build a modern navy were made by

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Which Mysore ruler sent embassies to France, Turkey, Iran and Pegu to develop foreign trade?

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QUESTION: 22

Which Mysore ruler was described by some British historians as a religious fanatic

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QUESTION: 23

During the reign of which ruler the company took the control of Carnatic into its own hand?

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Carnatic was the region along the eastern ghats,between Krishna and kaveri river. In the mid 18th century colonisation of east Indian company was at its peak. There was also a conflict going on between French and east indian company at that time in the carnatic region. As the ruler of carnatic region at that time was Muhammad Ali who preferred English instead of French. He was bound to do so as his kingdom was under a huge debt.

QUESTION: 24

An important state of Kerala rose into prominence under king Martanda Varma. Name it

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QUESTION: 25

Which foreign power was defeated by king Martanda Varma in Kerala?

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QUESTION: 26

The capital of Travancore became a famous centre of Sanskrit scholarship in the second half of the 18th century. Name it.

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Which of the following organised a strong army with the help of Eu rop ea n o ffi cer s a nd constructed many public works?

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The most outstanding Rajput ruler of the 18th centruy was

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QUESTION: 29

Which of the following was an astronomer and built observatories at Delhi, Jaipur, Ujjain, Varanasi, and Mathura besides drawing up a set of tables, entitled Zij Muhammadshahi, to enable people to make astronomical observations?

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QUESTION: 30

Which of the following had Euclid’s “Elements of Goemetry”, translated into Sanskrit as also Napier’s work on logarithms

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