Murshidabad District History Quiz

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Murshidabad District History Quiz

Take this quiz to evaluate your knowledge on the history of Murshidabad district. There are 15 questions and 7 minutes for you to answer all 15.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The photograph shows the ___________________cemetery.
    • A. 

      Old English Residency Cemetery

    • B. 

      Babulbona Cemetery

    • C. 

      Dutch Cemetery

    • D. 

      Protestant Cemetery in Madhupur

  • 2. 
    He was the only Nawab to be killed in a battlefield, name him.
    • A. 

      Aliverdi Khan

    • B. 

      Murshid Quli Khan

    • C. 

      Siraj-ud-Dowla

    • D. 

      Sarfaraz Khan

  • 3. 
     Where this stone inscription with uncommon language would be found in Murshidabad.
    • A. 

      Armenian Church, Saidabad

    • B. 

      Old English Residency Cemetery

    • C. 

      Dutch Cemetery

    • D. 

      Hazarduari Museum

  • 4. 
    Who is regarded as the founding father of the Kassimbazar Raj Family.
    • A. 

      Babu Krishna Kanta Nandy

    • B. 

      Nabakrishna Deb

    • C. 

      Raja Manindra Chandra Nandy

    • D. 

      Kirti Chandra Nandy

  • 5. 
    Who among these is said to have spent a night in one of the quarters of Barrack Square?
    • A. 

      William Bentick

    • B. 

      Lord Clive

    • C. 

      Warren Hastings

    • D. 

      Richard Wellesly

  • 6. 
    This building is attributed to which of the following-
    • A. 

      The Treasury of Jagat Seth

    • B. 

      Wasif Manzil

    • C. 

      Katgola Bagan

    • D. 

      One of the quarters in the Barrack Square.

  • 7. 
    Who before committing suicide had bequeathed a bulk of estate towards education.
    • A. 

      Raja Manindra Chandra Nandy

    • B. 

      Raja Krishnanath

    • C. 

      Raja Bahadur Ranjit Sinha

    • D. 

      Raja Asutosh Nath Roy

  • 8. 
    Maharajah Nanda Kumar the famous character of the eighteenth century Bengal belong to which family.
    • A. 

      Kassimbazar Raj Family

    • B. 

      Nashipur Raj Family

    • C. 

      Sen Family of Berhampore

    • D. 

      Kunjaghatta Raj Family

  • 9. 
    This is a nineteenth century sketch of which place in Murshidabad?
    • A. 

      Barrack Square ground Berhampore

    • B. 

      Hazarduari Palace Museum

    • C. 

      Imambara Lalbagh

  • 10. 
    Humayunjha, the Nawab who commissioned the architectural marvel Hazarduari was better known as?
    • A. 

      Mubarak Ali Khan Bahadur

    • B. 

      Mansur Ali Khan Bahadur

    • C. 

      Ahmad Ali Khan Bahadur

    • D. 

      Zain-ud-Din Ali Khan Bahadur

  • 11. 
    Take a look at this painting painted around 1795 by an anonymous artist, name the Masjid you see.
    • A. 

      Katra Masjid

    • B. 

      Futi Masjid

    • C. 

      Imambara

    • D. 

      Chowk Masjid

  • 12. 
    This great gun was once embedded on a tree, by which name it is popular?
    • A. 

      Bacchawali

    • B. 

      Malik-i- Maidan

    • C. 

      Dol Madol

    • D. 

      Jahan Kosha

  • 13. 
    This is a famous stone throne built by the Shah Suja second son of Shah Jahan, which was eventually brought to Murshidabad. After the victory at Plassey, Clive sat with Meer Jaffer at this throne (during coronation) and even Lord Curzon also sat on this throne during his visit to Murshidabad, question is where would find this throne presently. 
    • A. 

      In the dining hall of Hazarduari Palace Museum

    • B. 

      Katgola Bagan

    • C. 

      Victoria Memorial Calcutta

    • D. 

      Indian Museum Calcutta

  • 14. 
    Who is believed to be personally killed Nawab Siraj-ud-dowla?
    • A. 

      Mirjaffer's son Miran

    • B. 

      Jagatseth's men

    • C. 

      Muhammad-e-beg

    • D. 

      Mir Madan

  • 15. 
    Name this building from the old photo.
    • A. 

      Kassimbazar Rajbari

    • B. 

      Hazarduari Palace Museum

    • C. 

      Nashipur Rajbari

    • D. 

      Katgola Bagan