British Rule in India Quiz

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During which period of British rule in India did the Sepoy Mutiny occur?

1765-1857

During which period of British rule in India did the British Crown make important administrative reforms and undertake certain welfare measures?

From 1858 to 1947

During which period did the British Crown transfer power to the Indians?

From 1858 to 1947

Who signed the treaty of Allahabad with Robert Clive to give political authority over Bengal, Bihar, and Orissa to the British East India Company?

Emperor Shah Aalam

Who signed the treaty of Allahabad with Robert Clive to give political authority over Bengal, Bihar, and Orissa to the British East India Company?

Mughal Emperor Shah Aalm

What was the main reason for the Sepoy Mutiny?

Unrest of royal class and people

Who introduced Dual Government in Bengal in 1765?

Mughal Emperor Shah Aalm

What was the name of the administrative unit under the President of the East India Company?

Presidency

What was the name of the administrative unit under the President of the East India Company?

Presidency

Which Act introduced two-tier administrations in India?

The Pitt's India Act of 1784

What was the purpose of the Regulating Act of 1773?

To name the governor of Bengal as 'Governor General'

Which governor of the East India Company encouraged the Nawabs to declare independence?

Warren Hastings

Who took over the charge of Governor General after Lord Dalhousie?

Lord Canning

Who encouraged the Nawabs, subordinate to the Mughal Emperor, to declare independence during the Company's rule in India?

Warren Hastings

What was the name of the administrative centres for the East India Company during the first period of their rule?

Presidency

What was the main cause of the Sepoy Mutiny of 1857?

All of the above

What did the Pitt's India Act of 1784 introduce in India?

Two-tier administrations

What was the name of the rebellion that spread over whole north India after Ishwar Pandey and Mangal Pandey were convicted and awarded capital punishment?

The Sepoy Mutiny

Who took over as Governor General after Lord Dalhousie?

Lord Canning

What was the name of the language introduced in the administration to replace royal Persian, which increased discontent and dissatisfaction in the mind of the Indians?

English

Who took over the charge of Governor General after Lord Dalhousie during the Company's rule in India?

Lord Canning

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Test your knowledge about the British rule in India with this quiz. Explore important events such as the transfer of power to Indians, administrative reforms, the Sepoy Mutiny, and key treaties that shaped Indian history.

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