UPSC  History

1. What is the correct chronological sequence of the following stages in the political life of Gandhiji?
1) Champaran
(2) Ahmedabad mill strike
(3) Kheda
(4) Non-Cooperation Movement

2 4 3 1 1 3 2 4 4 3 2 1 3 4 2 1
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2. What was/were the object/objects of Queen Victoria's Proclamation (1858)?
1. To disclaim any intention to annex Indian States
2. To place the Indian administration under the british Crown
3. To regulate East India Company's trade with India
Select the correct answer using the code given below.

1 and 2 only 2 only 1 and 3 only 1, 2 and 3
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3. Which of the following Kingdoms were associated with the life of the buddha?
1. Avanti
2. Gandhara
3. Kosala
4. Magadha
Select the correct answer using the code given below.

1, 2 and 3 2 and 4 3 and 4 only 1, 3 and 4
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4. Consider the following statements about Permanent Settlement System.
1. Permanent Settlement System was introduced by Lord Wellesley in 1793.
2. It was introduced on the recommendations of Sir John Shore.
Which of the statements given above is/are are correct?

1 only 2 only Both 1 and 2 Neither 1 nor 2
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5. Consider the following statements about Lord William Bentinck.
1. Bentinck was the first Governor-General of India.
2. He was thought to be a reform oriented person.
3. He brought a law against Sati Pratha.
Which of the statements given above is/are are correct?

1 and 2 2 and 3 3 only 1, 2 and 3
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6. Consider the following statements:
1. The French were the last to come to India in search of trade opportunities.
2. The Portuguese were the first European community to discover a direct sea route to India.
3. Queen Elizabeth I was a share holder of the british East India Company.
Which of the statements given above is/are are correct?

1 and 2 only 2 and 3 only 1 and 3 only All of the above
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7. Consider the following statements
1. Iqtadari System was a combined mechanism of expropriating tax and distribution of these revenues to the ruling class.
2. The Mughals effectively used the Iqtadari System for their centralization of power.
Which of the above statements are true?

1 only 2 only Both None
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8. Consider the following statements
1. In Third battle of panipat, Ahmed Shah Abdali defeated the Marathas.
2. In Second battle of panipat akbar defeated Hemu.
3. In First battle of panipat Babur defeated Ibrahim Lodi.
Which of the above statements are true?

1 and 3only 2 and 3only 1 and 2 only 1, 2 and 3
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9. Consider the following statements
1. battle of Chamkaur was fought between Gobind Singh and Mughal forces.
2. battle of Haldighati was fought between akbar and Maharana Pratap.
Which of the above statements are true?

1 only 2 only Both None
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10. Consider the following statements
1. Vikram Era started in 78 AD.
2. Saka Era started in 58 BC.
Which of the above statements are correct?

1 only 2 only Both None
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