Agrarian Policies of the British Objective Type Questions & Answers

Agrarian Policies of the British Objective Type Questions & Answers

Hi Everyone!! This article will share Agrarian Policies of the British Objective Type Questions & Answers.

In one of my previous posts, I have shared Objective Type Questions & Answers of Traces of Modern Indian History, Beginning of Colonial Rule in India and The Great Uprising of 1857 so, you can check these posts as well.

Agrarian Policies of the British Objective Type Questions & Answers

Question 1: Choose the correct option.

(a) The indigo revolt is known as the _____________.

i. Purple Rebellion
ii. Black Rebellion
iii. Green Rebellion
iv. Blue Rebellion

(b) _______________, a blue coloured dye, obtained from a tropical plant.

i. Jute
ii. Indigo
iii. Opium
iv. Cotton

(c) Thomas Munro introduced the ________________ in Madras.

i. Indigo Cultivation
ii. Mahalwari Settlement
iii. Ryotwari Settlement
iv. Permanent Settlement

(d) In 1822, ______________ devised the system of Mahalwari Settlement.

i. Thomas Munro
ii. Holt Mackenzie
iii. Lord Cornwallis
iv. Lord Hastings

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Question 2: Fill in the blanks:

(a) In the Nij Cultivation, the planter produced indigo on the land directly controlled by him.
(b) On August 12, 1765 the East India Company became the Diwan of Bengal.
(c) The Indigo Commission was formed to look into the grievances of the indigo cultivators.
(d) The Mahalwari Settlement was enacted in the Northwest provinces of the Bengal Presidency.

Agrarian Policies of the British Objective Type Questions & Answers

Question 3: Match the columns

Column AColumn B
i. Wheata. Assam
ii. Sugarcaneb. Uttar Pradesh
iii. Jutec. Maharashtra
iv. Cottond. Bengal
v. Teae. Punjab
Answer: i-e, ii-b, iii-d, iv-c, v-a

Question 4: Name the following:

(a) Portuguese cultivated Indigo here Brazil
(b) Strongmen of planters Lathiylas
(c) Revenue settlement where revenues were fixed Permanent
(d) System of Indigo cultivation on own land Nij
(e) A system in which group of villages together paid the revenue Mahalwari Settlement
(f) They paid the revenue in ryotwari system Ryots
(g) Weekly market of Murshidabad – Haat
(h) Agents of Planters – Gomaths
(i) He gave the ryotwari system – Munro
(j) He was a Governor General to be Diwan of Bengal – Robert Clive
(k) Area of Bengal presidency where weekly market are held – Murshidabad
(l) The word ‘Mahal’ means – Village
(m) Editor of Hindu Patriot – Harish Chandra Mukherhee

So, these were the Questions & Answers.

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