History: Trivia Facts Quiz On British Imperialism In India!

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History: Trivia Facts Quiz On British Imperialism In India!

Below is a history trivia fact quiz on British imperialism in India! When the British chose to colonize India, they aimed to exploit their natural resources, which they had in abundance, and when they left, the Indians were left to salvage what was left. Take this quiz and learn more about the impact the British had on India and its people.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      To create more jobs for people

    • B. 

      To make it easier for Britain to control India

    • C. 

      To make a profit

  • 2. 
    The British were able to conquer India because the land was so culturally diverse and the people were not able to unite against the British.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What were the causes for the Sepoy Rebellion?
    • A. 

      Sepoys were required to serve overseas

    • B. 

      Indians wanted more money

    • C. 

      New laws went against Hindu beliefs

    • D. 

      Troops were required to bite animal fat off the ends of cartridges (against Hindu and Muslim beliefs)

    • E. 

      The British treated them fairly

  • 4. 
    All Britans felt Indian culture was inferior to British culture.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    An Indian National Congress was formed to pursue independence from Britan.  Muslims broke off from the Hindus in the Congress party to form a Muslim League in pursuit of
    • A. 

      A seperate Muslim country

    • B. 

      British rule to stay, but respect Muslim values

    • C. 

      Oppose the Hindus

  • 6. 
    For more than 200 years, Mughal rulers governed a powerful empire in India.  By the mid-1700s, however, the Mughal Empire began to collapse from a lack of ____________.
    • A. 

      Unity

    • B. 

      Strong rulers

    • C. 

      A powerful military