From Trade to Territory MCQ Questions for Class 8 Social Science Chapter 2 with Answers

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MCQ Questions for Class 8 Social Science with Answers History

Q1. Who replaced Mir Jafar as the Nawab after his protest against the Company.

(i) Mir Qasim
(ii) Bahadur Shah
(iii) Aurangzeb
(iv) Alivardhi Khan

(i) Mir Qasim

Q2. Where in India did the British establish a fortified factory called Fort William?

(i) Delhi
(ii) Bombay
(iii) Calcutta
(iv) Madras

(iii) Calcutta

Q3. Tipu Sultan stopped export through his kingdom in

(i) 1764
(ii) 1772
(iii) 1785
(iv) 1790

(iii) 1785

Q4. In Kittoor , the war with East India Company was led by

(i) Rani Lakshmi Bai
(ii) Peshwa
(iii) Rani Chennama
(iv) None of above

(iii) Rani Chennama

Q5. Aurangzeb died in the year

(i) 1707
(ii) 1710
(iii) 1705
(iv) 1711

(i) 1707

Q6. Name the Governor – General under whom there was the maximum annexation.

(i) Lord Dalhousie
(ii) Warren Hastings
(iii) Robert Clive
(iv) Lord Hastings

(i) Lord Dalhousie

Q7. According to the historians, by the second half of the 18th century, which new power emerged as powerful in India?

(i) British
(ii) Chinese
(iii) Japanese
(iv) Dutch

(i) British

Q8. Who discovered the sea route to India in 1498?

(i) Columbus
(ii) Dutch
(iii) East India Company
(iv) Vasco-da-Gama

(iv) Vasco-da-Gama

Q9. Battle of Plassey took place in the year

(i) 1757
(ii) 1789
(iii) 1760
(iv) 1755

(i) 1757

Q10. _ was the first person to discover a trading route to India.

(i) Vasco da Gama
(ii) James Cook
(iii) Columbus
(iv) Thomas Cook

(i) Vasco da Gama

Q11. Name the powerful Mughal ruler who established his control over a very large area now known as India.

(i) Bahadur Shah
(ii) Mir Jafar
(iii) Aurangzeb
(iv) Mir Qasim

(iii) Aurangzeb

Q12. In which year was the Dutch East India Company formed?

(i) 1752
(ii) 1702
(iii) 1682
(iv) 1602

(iv) 1602

Q13. The Third Battle of Panipat was fought in the year

(i) 1743
(ii) 1752
(iii) 1761
(iv) 1763

(iii) 1761

Q14. European trading companies were attracted to India due to

(i) cheap land
(ii) cheap labour
(iii) raw material like cotton silk and spices
(iv) none of these

(iii) raw material like cotton silk and spices

Q15. The first English company came up in the year __

(i) 1666
(ii) 1651
(iii) 1652
(iv) 1655

(ii) 1651

Q16. After the death of Arivardi Khan in 1756, who became the Nawab of Bengal?

(i) Murshid Quli Khan
(ii) Mir Qasim
(iii) Sirajuddaulah
(iv) Mir Jafar

(iii) Sirajuddaulah

Q17. Which foreign power, from the given list was the last European power to enter India?

(i) French
(ii) Dutch
(iii) Chinese
(iv) Portuguese

(i) French

Q18. Haidar Ali was the ruler of

(i) Bengal
(ii) Delhi
(iii) Bombay
(iv) Mysore

(iv) Mysore

Q19. The first English factory was set up in the year

(i) 1600
(ii) 1651
(iii) 1655
(iv) 1665

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Q20. During late 1690s, the Nawab of Bengal was

(i) Akbar II
(ii) Khuda Baksh
(iii) Shujauddaulah
(iv) Murshid Quli Khan

(iv) Murshid Quli Khan

Q21. Which new power was emerging on the political horizon by the 2nd half of the 18th century?

(i) East India Company
(ii) Indian Company
(iii) French Company
(iv) None of these

(i) East India Company

Q22. Which place/city was given to the British by a local ruler in 1639, which was later fortified as Fort St George.?

(i) Delhi
(ii) Kolkata
(iii) Madras
(iv) Bombay

(iii) Madras

Q23. Competition among the companies resulted in

(i) reduced profits of companies
(ii) quality of goods increased
(iii) price became low
(iv) none of these

(i) reduced profits of companies

Q24. Rani Channamma was the ruler of

(i) Bengal
(ii) Kitoor
(iii) Agra
(iv) delhi

(ii) Kitoor

Q25. _ were appointed by Company in Indian States after Battle of Buxor

(i) Resident
(ii) Nawab
(iii) Minister
(iv) Financer

(i) Resident

Q26. What do you mean by the term ‘puppet’?

(i) Person who is controlled by someone else
(ii) Person who control someone else
(iii) Person Who disrespect other
(iv) None of these

(i) Person who is controlled by someone else

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