Charles Cornwallis Quiz

Charles Cornwallis Quiz Questions

1) Where did Charles Cornwallis surrender to American and French forces?
a) Trenton
b) Brandywine
c) Long Island
d) Yorktown

2) When did Charles Cornwallis become the Governor General of India?
a) 1786
b) 1764
c) 1769
d) 1772

3) Which Anglo-Mysore War took place during the time of Charles Cornwallis?
a) First Anglo-Mysore War
b) Second Anglo-Mysore War
c) Third Anglo-Mysore War
d) Fourth Anglo-Mysore War

4) What did Charles Cornwallis introduce in Bengal?
a) Permanent Revenue Settlement
b) Western Education
c) Post
d) Telegraph

5) Why did Charles Cornwallis declare war on Tipu Sultan?
a) Diamond mines were found in Mysore
b) Tipu Sultan attacked Travancore
c) Hyder Ali attacked Hyderabad
d) Tipu Sultan attacked Surat

6) Which treaty was drawn up by Charles Cornwallis and Joseph Bonaparte?
a) Amiens
b) Paris
c) Berlin
d) Brussels

7) Where did Charles Cornwallis as Viceroy put down a rebellion in 1798?
a) Canada
b) Australia
c) Scotland
d) Ireland

8) Why did Charles Cornwallis resign as Viceroy?
a) He was sick
b) He got a better offer
c) George III rejected voting rights to Catholics
d) He became a Marquess

9) When did Charles Cornwallis return as Governor General of India for the second time?
a) 1800
b) 1805
c) 1810
d) 1823

10) Where did Charles Cornwallis die?
a) Belfast
b) London
c) Ghazipur
d) New York

Charles Cornwallis Quiz Questions with Answers

1) Where did Charles Cornwallis surrender to American and French forces?
d) Yorktown

2) When did Charles Cornwallis become the Governor General of India?
a) 1786

3) Which Anglo-Mysore War took place during the time of Charles Cornwallis?
c) Third Anglo-Mysore War

4) What did Charles Cornwallis introduce in Bengal?
a) Permanent Revenue Settlement

5) Why did Charles Cornwallis declare war on Tipu Sultan?
b) Tipu Sultan attacked Travancore

6) Which treaty was drawn up by Charles Cornwallis and Joseph Bonaparte?
a) Amiens

7) Where did Charles Cornwallis as Viceroy put down a rebellion in 1798?
d) Ireland

8) Why did Charles Cornwallis resign as Viceroy?
c) George III rejected voting rights to Catholics

9) When did Charles Cornwallis return as Governor General of India for the second time?
b) 1805

10) Where did Charles Cornwallis die?
c) Ghazipur

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Updated: March 26, 2017 — 3:37 am

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