James Ramsay Quiz

(James Ramsay is also known as Lord Dalhousie.)

James Ramsay Quiz Questions

James Ramsay, 1st Marquess of Dalhousie, Lord Dalhousie

James Ramsay, 1st Marquess of Dalhousie, by Sir John Watson-Gordon (died 1864), given to the National Portrait Gallery, London in 1865. See source website for additional information. This set of images was gathered by User:Dcoetzee from the National Portrait Gallery, London website using a special tool. All images in this batch have been confirmed as author died before 1939 according to the official death date listed by the NPG. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was James Ramsay governor general of India?
a) 1848-1856
b) 1823-1828
c) 1858-1862
d) 1828-1835

2. When was James Ramsay born?
a) 4 March 1808
b) 22 April 1812
c) 14 July 1816
d) 22 November 1814

3. Where was James Ramsay born?
a) Edinburgh
b) Winchester
c) Belfast
d) Midlothian

4. Which college did James Ramsay attend?
a) Christ Church College
b) Merton College
c) Trinity College
d) Newman College

5. When did James Ramsay annex Punjab?
a) 1856
b) 1849
c) 1859
d) 1828

6. Which of the following wars was fought in 1852?
a) First Anglo-Sikh War
b) Third Anglo-Maratha War
c) Second Anglo-Burmese War
d) First Anglo-Afghan War

7. Which doctrine did James Ramsay apply to annex Satara, Sambalpur, Baghat, Jhansi and Nagpur?
a) Calvo Doctrine
b) Doctrine of Lapse
c) Monroe Doctrine
d) Doctrine of Necessity

8. Which state did James Ramsay annex on the ground of misgovernment?
a) Oudh
b) Mysore
c) Udaipur
d) Coorg

9. Which of the following was not introduced by James Ramsay in India?
a) Railways
b) Telegraph
c) Telephone
d) Centralised postal system

10. When did James Ramsay die?
a) 25 February 1910
b) 15 June 1876
c) 2 August 1898
d) 19 December 1860

James Ramsay Quiz Questions with Answers

Indian picture presenting lord Dalhousie, governor-general of British India

Indian picture presenting lord Dalhousie, governor-general of British India (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was James Ramsay governor general of India?
a) 1848-1856

2. When was James Ramsay born?
b) 22 April 1812

3. Where was James Ramsay born?
d) Midlothian

4. Which college did James Ramsay attend?
a) Christ Church College

5. Where did James Ramsay annex Punjab?
b) 1849

6. Which of the following wars was fought in 1852?
c) Second Anglo-Burmese War

7. Which doctrine did James Ramsay apply to annex Satara, Sambalpur, Baghat, Jhansi and Nagpur?
b) Doctrine of Lapse

8. Which state did James Ramsay annex on the ground of misgovernment?
a) Oudh

9. Which of the following was not introduced by James Ramsay in India?
c) Telephone

10. When did James Ramsay die?
d) 19 December 1860

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