Warren Hastings Quiz

Warren Hastings Quiz – Trivia Questions

English: Warren Hastings (1732-1818)

Warren Hastings (1732-1818) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) Which position was held by Warren Hastings in 1758?
a) Mayor of Calcutta
b) Resident at Murshidabad
c) Resident at Hyderabad
d) Mayor of Madras

2) When did Warren Hastings become the Governor of Bengal?
a) 1757
b) 1764
c) 1769
d) 1772

3) Who is the first Governor General of India?
a) Robert Clive
b) Warren Hastings
c) John Shore
d) Charles Cornwallis

4) Which Act created the post of Governor General of India?
a) Bengal Act
b) Regulating Act
c) Controlling Act
d) Madras Act

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Warren Hastings. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

5) Who was appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court when Warren Hastings became the Governor General?
a) John Monson
b) Elijah Impey
c) Philip Francis
d) Robert Drake

6) Which war was started by Bombay Presidency in 1775?
a) First Anglo-Maratha War
b) First Anglo-Mysore War
c) Second Anglo-Maratha War
d) First Anglo-Sikh War

7) Where was Warren Hastings’ first appointment?
a) Dhaka
b) Bassein
c) Kasimbazar
d) Travancore

8) Who was found guilty of forgery and sentenced to death?
a) John Clavering
b) George Monson
c) Philip Francis
d) Nanda Kumar

Memorial to Warren Hastings St Peters Church D...

Memorial to Warren Hastings St Peters Church Daylesford (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

9) Who launched the prosecution of Warren Hastings?
a) John Newton
b) Edmund Burke
c) William Cowper
d) Charles Impey

10) When did the trial of Warren Hastings end?
a) 1788
b) 1793
c) 1795
d) 1800

Warren Hastings Quiz – Trivia Questions with Answers

1) Which position was held by Warren Hastings in 1758?
b) Resident at Murshidabad

The impeachment' (Warren Hastings; Edmund Burk...

The impeachment’ (Warren Hastings; Edmund Burke), by Thomas Cornell (floruit 1792), published 1786. 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. According to the NPG’s website the work was published prior to 1859, and so the author is reasonably presumed dead by 1939. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

2) When did Warren Hastings become the Governor of Bengal?
d) 1772

3) Who is the first Governor General of India?
b) Warren Hastings

4) Which Act created the post of Governor General of India?
b) Regulating Act

5) Who was appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court when Warren Hastings became the Governor General?
b) Elijah Impey

6) Which war was started by Bombay Presidency in 1775?
a) First Anglo-Maratha War

7) Where was Warren Hastings’ first appointment?
c) Kasimbazar

8) Who was found guilty of forgery and sentenced to death?
d) Nanda Kumar

9) Who launched the prosecution of Warren Hastings?
b) Edmund Burke

10) When did the trial of Warren Hastings end?
c) 1795

The trial of Warren Hastings in the Court of W...

The trial of Warren Hastings in the Court of Westminster Hall, 1789. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Originally posted 2013-08-14 02:11:21. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Updated: November 5, 2016 — 11:01 am

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