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1. Arya Samaj was started by

Swami Vivekananda Raja Ram Mohan Roy Swami Dayanand Saraswati Gopal Krishna Gokhale

2. Which of the following was a recommendation of Hunter’s Commission?

Women’s education New regulation for the organized senates system Gradual withdrawal of state support from higher education Introduction of civic education at college and university level

3. Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?
1. Warren Hastings – Regulating Act
2. cornwallis – Permanent Land Settlement
3. Wellesley – Subsidiary Alliance
4. Dalhousie – Abolition of Sati

1 and 3 1, 2 & 4 1, 2 & 3 2 and 3

4. The theory of economic drain of India during british imperialism was propounded by

M. K. Gandhi Jawaharlal Nehru Dadabhai Naoroji R. C. Dutt

5. Arrange the following in chronological order, who administered as Governor Generals of India.
1. Wellesley
2. cornwallis
3. Warren Hastings
4. Dalhousie

3,2, l, 4 1,2,4, 3 4, 2, 3, 1 4, 1, 2,3

6. Panini, the first Grammarian of sanskrit language in India, lived during the

2nd century B.C. 6th-5th century B.C. 2nd century A.D. 5th-6th century A.D.

7. Who amongst the following was involved in the Alipore Bomb case?

S. N. Banerjea Bipin Chandra Pal Jatin Das Aurobindo Ghosh

8. The silver coins issued by the Guptas were called

rupaka karshapana dinara pana

9. 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.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

1 only 2 and 3 only 1 and 3 only 1, 2 and 3

10. The Sarvodaya Movement was started by

Mahatma Gandhi Jayprakash Narayan Vinoba Bhave Datta Dharmodhikari


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