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General Awareness Practice Set

36. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer from the codes given below the lists : List – I List – II
(A) Second Carnatic War (i) Treaty of Paris
(B) Third AngloMysore War (ii) Treaty of Aixha Chapelle
(C) Second AngloMaratha War (iii) Treaty of Srirangapatnam
(D) Third Carnatic War (iv) Treaty of Bassein Codes :
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)
(A) (iii) (ii) (iv) (i)
(B) (ii) (i) (iii) (iv)
(C) (i) (iv) (ii) (iii)
(D) (ii) (iii) (iv) (i)


37. Which one of the following provisions was not part of the Subsidiary Alliance ?
(A) The State has to keep British force under the command of English General.
(B) The State should take prior permission from the Company for waging of war or making peace with another State.
(C) The State should not have relation with any European power except English East India Company.
(D) The State can go for adoption in the case of not having natural heir.


38. Name the Governor General who adopted a policy of the Europeanisation of bureaucracy and an exclusion of Indiansfrom higher posts.
(A) Warren Hastings
(B) Cornwallis
(C) Wellesley
(D) Dalhousie


39. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion
(A) and other labelled as Reason (R) : Assertion
(A) : The British introduced different land revenue tenures in different parts of India. Reason (R) : It led to the impoverishment of Indian peasantry. In the context of above two statements, which one of the following is correct ?
(A) Both
(A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of
(A).
(B)
(A) is correct, but (R) is false.
(C) Both
(A) and (R) are false.
(D) Both
(A) and (R) are correct and (R) is the correct explanation of
(A).


40. Curzon-Kitchner Controversy of 1904-05 is related to
(A) Partition of Bengal
(B) Abolition of military member in the Viceroy’s Council
(C) Direct recruitment of police force
(D) Autonomy of the Calcutta