Robert Clive Quiz

Robert Clive, 1st Baron Clive (1725-1774)

Robert Clive Quiz Questions

1) When was the Battle of Plassey?
a) 3 March 1754
b) 23 June 1757
c) 1st January 1761
d) 14 June 1764

2) Who betrayed Siraj-ud-Daulah at Plassey?
a) Mir Jafar
b) Mir Sadak
c) Bania Bapu
d) Chandrakant More

3) Which city was captured by Robert Clive in 1751?
a) Bombay
b) Calcutta
c) Arcot
d) Mysore

4) Which constituency did Robert Clive represent in Parliament?
a) London
b) Dorchester
c) Shrewsbury
d) Armagh

5) What was Robert Clive’s designation when he joined East India Company?
a) Brigadier
b) Governor
c) Captain
d) Writer

6) Whose colonial efforts were repulsed by Robert Clive in 1759?
a) Italians
b) Dutch
c) Portuguese
d) Spanish

7) What was Robert Clive’s commission when he joined the British Army?
a) Sergeant
b) Ensign
c) Colonel
d) Major

8) What was Robert Clive’s designation when he returned to India in 1765?
a) Nawab of Bengal
b) Governor General
c) Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Bengal
d) Viceroy

9) Who called Robert Clive “heaven sent general"?
a) William Pitt the Elder
b) William Pitt the Younger
c) Horatio Nelson
d) Richard Clive

10) Where did Robert Clive die?
a) Belfast
b) London
c) Cuddalore
d) Trichy

Robert Clive Quiz Questions with Answers

1) When was the Battle of Plassey?

Robert Clive and Mir Jafar after the Battle of...

b) 23 June 1757

2) Who betrayed Siraj-ud-Daulah at Plassey?
a) Mir Jafar

3) Which city was captured by Robert Clive in 1751?
c) Arcot

4) Which constituency did Robert Clive represent in Parliament?
c) Shrewsbury

5) What was Robert Clive’s designation when he joined East India Company?
d) Writer

6) Whose colonial efforts were repulsed by Robert Clive in 1759?
b) Dutch

7) What was Robert Clive’s commission when he joined the British Army?
b) Ensign

8) What was Robert Clive’s designation when he returned to India in 1765?
c) Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Bengal

9) Who called Robert Clive “heaven sent general"?
a) William Pitt the Elder

10) Where did Robert Clive die?
b) LondonEnhanced by Zemanta

Updated: March 26, 2017 — 3:38 am

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  1. Very good quiz

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