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Q1. The ruler of Bengal in 1757 was ———————–.

(a) Shuja-ud-daulah

(b) Siraj – ud – daulah

(c) Mir Qasim

(d) Tipu Sultan



  • Alivardi Khan, the Nawab of Bengal died in 1756 and his grandson Siraj-ud-daula ascended the throne of Bengal.


Q2. The Battle of Plassey was fought in———————–.

(a) 1757 

(b) 1764 

(c) 1765 

(d) 1775



  • The battle of Plassey took place between the British East India Company and the Nawab of Bengal and his French allies. It was fought on 23 June 1757.

Q3. Which among the following treaty was signed after the Battle of Buxar?

(a) Treaty of Allahabad

(b) Treaty of Carnatic

(c) Treaty of Alinagar

(d) Treaty of Paris



  • The Battle was fought on October 22, 1764 at Buxar.
  • It was a decisive victory for the British East India Company. 
  • Shuja–ud-daulah, Shah Alam and Mir Qasim were defeated by General Hector Munro.
  • On Mir Jafar’s death, his son Nizam-ud-daulah was placed on the throne and signed Allahabad Treaty on 20th February 1765.


Q4. The Treaty of Pondichery brought the ———————–Carnatic war to an end.

(a) First 

(b) Second

(c) Third 

(d) None



Dupleix was succeeded by Godeheu who agreed the treaty of Pondicherry


Q5. When did Hyder Ali crown the throne of Mysore?

(a) 1756 

(b) 1761 

(c) 1763 

(d) 1764



  • The state of Mysore rose to prominence in the politics of South India under the leadership of Haider Ali (1760-82). 
  • He and his son Tipu Sultan (1782-99) played a prominent role against the expansion of British Empire in India. 
  • Both of them faced the English with undoubted courage. 
  • In 1761, he became the de facto ruler of Mysore. He also proved to be the most formidable enemy of the English in India.


Q6. Treaty of Mangalore was signed between———————–.

(a) The French and Tipu Sultan

(b) Hyder Ali and Zamorin of Calicut

(c) The British and Tipu Sultan

(d) Tipu Sultan and Marathas



On 7th March 1784 the treaty of Mangalore was signed between the two parties.


Q7. Who was the British Governor General during the Third Anglo-Mysore War?

(a) Robert Clive 

(b) Warren Hastings

(c) Lord Cornwallis 

(d) Lord Wellesley



  • December 1790, Cornwallis himself took the command of the army. 
  • Cornwallis captured all the hillforts which obstructed his advance towards Srirangapatam and reached near its outer wall.


Q8. Who signed the Treaty of Bassein with the British?

(a) Bajirao II

(b) Daulat Rao Scindia

(c) Sambhaji Bhonsle

(d) Sayyaji Rao Gaekwad



  • BajiRao II approached Lord Wellesley, the then Governor-General of India, for help. 
  • Lord Wellesley welcomed the Peshwa and made him sign the Treaty of Bassein, in other words, the Treaty of Subsidiary Alliance, accepting the status of a British subsidiary in 1802.

Q9. Who was the last Peshwa of the Maratha empire?

(a) Balaji Vishwanath 

(b) Baji Rao II

(c) Balaji Baji Rao 

(d) Baji Rao



  • The Baji Rao II, the last Peshwa of Maratha was given an annual pension of 8 lakh rupees.


Q10. Who was the first Indian state to join the subsidiary Alliance?

(a) Awadh 

(b) Hyderabad

(c) Udaipur 

(d) Gwalior



  • The first Indian state to accept the Subsidiary Alliance was Hyderabad (1798).


II Fill in the blanks:

  1. The Treaty of Alinagar was signed in———————–. (9th February 1757)
  2. The commander in Chief of Sirajuddaulah was———————– . (Mir Jafar)
  3. The main cause for the Second Carnatic war was———————– . (Issue

of succession in Carnatic and Hyderabad)

  1. ———————– adopted the policy of Doctrine of Lapse to extend the British Empire in India. (Lord Dalhousie)
  2. Tipu Sultan was finally defeated at the hands of———————– . (Lord Wellesley)
  3. After the death of Tipu Sultan Mysore was handed over to ———————–. (Krishna Raja Odayar)
  4. In 1800, ———————– established a college at Fort William in Calcutta.(Lord Wellesley)



Q11.Match the following:

  1. Treaty of Aix-La-Chapelle–The First Anglo Mysore War
  2. Treaty of Salbai–The First Carnatic War
  3. Treaty of Paris–The Third Carnatic War
  4. Treaty of Srirangapatnam–The First Maratha War
  5. Treaty of Madras–The Third Anglo Mysore War

(a) 5 2 4 3 1

(b) 2 4 3  5 1

(c) 4 1 5 2 3

(d) 1 3 4 5 2


Sol. 2 4 3  5 1


IV State true or false:

  1. After the death of Alivardi Khan, Siraj-ud-daulah ascended the throne of Bengal.true 
  2. Hector Munro, led the British forces in the battle of Plassey. false
  3. The outbreak of the Austrian war of succession in Europe was led to Second Carnatic War in India. false
  4. Sir Elijah Impey was the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court at Fort William in Bengal. true
  5. The Police system was created by Lord Cornwallis. true

Q12.Which one of the following is correctly matched?

(a) Battle of Adyar – 1748

(b) Battle of Ambur – 1754

(c) Battle of Wandiwash – 1760

(d) Battle of Arcot – 1749



  • on 3 August 1749 in the Battle of Ambur.
  • Battle of Adayar (1746)
  • Battle of Wandiwash (1760) The decisive battle of the third Carnatic war was fought on January 22, 1760.
  • Battle of Arcot (1751)



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