Indirect Rule Test

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Indirect Rule Test

This is a system of government by foreign, strong, independent nations on a group of people habitating in a geographical location. The controlled states are referred to as part of the controlling nation. However, their traditional rulers are allowed to exercise authority but under supervision.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     In indirect rule, the dependent states are referred to as
    • A. 

      Affiliate states

    • B. 

      Territories

    • C. 

      Trucial states

    • D. 

      Regions

  • 2. 
    Indirect rule was adopted to control colonial empires by the 
    • A. 

      French and British

    • B. 

      Spanish and Danish

    • C. 

      Portuguesse and Koreans

    • D. 

      Japanese and Russians

  • 3. 
    In 1890, zanzibar became a colony of 
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      America

    • D. 

      Britain

  • 4. 
    The pioneer of indirect rule in colonial Africa  is
    • A. 

      Lord Lugard

    • B. 

      Mark Wyatt

    • C. 

      Matthew Robins

    • D. 

      Jack Stober

  • 5. 
    The largest application of indirect rule was in
    • A. 

      Africa

    • B. 

      British Asia

    • C. 

      America

    • D. 

      Europe

  • 6. 
    Fredrick Lord Lugard practiced indirect rule in
    • A. 

      Turkey

    • B. 

      Stockholm

    • C. 

      Panama

    • D. 

      Nigeria

  • 7. 
    In indirect rule, Europeans usually choose local leaders called 
    • A. 

      High chiefs

    • B. 

      Supreme leaders

    • C. 

      Warrant chiefs

    • D. 

      Local administrators

  • 8. 
    In India, the states where indirect rule was practised became known as 
    • A. 

      Indian protectorates

    • B. 

      Indian allied states

    • C. 

      Indian princely states

    • D. 

      Indian local states

  • 9. 
    According to history, the Sokoto Caliphate was conquered and ruled indirectly by the  
    • A. 

      British empire

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Americans

    • D. 

      German administrators

  • 10. 
     In British colonies, the laws were made by the British governor and 
    • A. 

      British council

    • B. 

      Legislative council

    • C. 

      Indigenes

    • D. 

      Local administrators