Unknown Trivia Facts And Questions On History Of The British Raj In India! Quiz

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Unknown Trivia Facts And Questions On History Of The British Raj In India! Quiz

Welcome to the Unknown trivia facts and questions on the history of the British Raj in India! This is the period in which power to control India was based on what the English crown saw fit, and it was a period where the British took all they could from the land and its people for almost ninety years. Take this test and learn more about this period.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What were 3 major centers of British power in India?
    • A. 

      Calcutta, Barcelona, Madrid

    • B. 

      Madras, Delhi, Calcutta

    • C. 

      Bombay, Calcutta, Madras

  • 2. 
    Nawabs are...
    • A. 

      Trained Indian troops hired to protect against enemies

    • B. 

      Muslim princes who were deputies of the Mughal emperor

    • C. 

      Mostly graduates of Oxford and Cambridge universities

  • 3. 
    British political and economic influence benefited ...
    • A. 

      Indian elite

    • B. 

      Women

    • C. 

      Poor

    • D. 

      Commoners

  • 4. 
    There were many inconsistencies in Britain’s policies toward India because..
    • A. 

      Discontent among the needy and particularly among the Indian soldiers

    • B. 

      EIC 's rule over south Asian from 1765-1947

    • C. 

      British raj tried to remodel India in a more British society, but had to coincide with the Indian customs

  • 5. 
    What are Durbars?
    • A. 

      Imitations of pageantries of the Mughal Empire that show political power and wealth

    • B. 

      India’s first national transportation network

    • C. 

      An efficient bureaucracy that oversaw and controlled Indian masses

  • 6. 
    Ram Mohan Roy and his Brahmo Samaj tried to
    • A. 

      Destroy the customs of the Indian peoples and take control of the empire

    • B. 

      Reconcile Indian religious traditions with Western values and to reform traditional abuses of women

    • C. 

      Convert Indians into Christianity

  • 7. 
    The revolt of Indian soldiers against certain practices that violated religious customs
    • A. 

      Sepoy Rebellion

    • B. 

      Sepoy Mutiny

    • C. 

      Durbar

    • D. 

      Both A and B