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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

Originally posted 2016-07-01 21:57:48.

Edwin Lutyens Quiz

67-8 Pall Mall (1929) by Edwin Lutyens

67-8 Pall Mall (1929) by Edwin Lutyens. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens was a British architect. who is known for imaginatively adapting traditional architectural styles to the requirements of his era. He designed many English country houses. He has been referred to as “the greatest British architect” and is known best for having an instrumental role in designing and building a section of the metropolis of Delhi, known as New Delhi, which would later on serve as the seat of the Government of India.*(Source: Wikipedia)

Edwin Lutyens Quiz Questions

1. When was Edwin Lutyens born?
a) 28 March 1869
b) 15 May 1862
c) 23 August 1859
d) 27 November 1865

2. Where was Edwin Lutyens born?
a) Calcutta
b) London
c) Madras
d) Plymouth

3. Which college did Edwin Lutyens attend?
a) Christ Church College
b) Merton College
c) Royal College of Art
d) Sandhurst College

4. Who taught Edwin Lutyens “simplicity of intention and directness of purpose”?
a) Christopher Wren
b) William Robinson
c) George Devey
d) Gertrude Jekyll

Hestercombe Gardens, Taunton, Somerset, UK.

Hestercombe Gardens, Taunton, Somerset, UK. Designed by Sir Edward Lutyens and established in 1904-08. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

5. Which of the following did Edwin Lutyens design?
a) Chandigarh
b) Perth
c) New Delhi
d) Brisbane

6. When did Edwin Lutyens design the Great War Stone?
a) 1919
b) 1914
c) 1899
d) 1897

7. Viceroy’s House was the most famous building designed by Edwin Lutyens. How is it presently known?
a) Victoria Memorial
b) Rashtrapati Bhavan
c) Teen Murti Bhavan
d) Parliament House

Edwin Lutyens Brickyard office designed for the Daneshill Brick Co.

Edwin Lutyens Brickyard office designed for the Daneshill Brick Co. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

8. Where did Edwin Lutyens design military cemeteries?
a) Japan
b) Korea
c) France
d) China

9. When did Edwin Lutyens die?
a) 1 January 1944
b) 10 June 1948
c) 11 July 1955
d) 12 November 1962

10. Where did Edwin Lutyens die?
a) Simla
b) London
c) Canberra
d) Paris

Free Church, Hampstead Garden Suburb, by Edwin Lutyens

Free Church, Hampstead Garden Suburb, by Edwin Lutyens (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Edwin Lutyens Quiz Questions and Answers

1. When was Edwin Lutyens born?
a) 28 March 1869

2. Where was Edwin Lutyens born?
b) London

3. Which college did Edwin Lutyens attend?
c) Royal College of Art

4. Who taught Edwin Lutyens “simplicity of intention and directness of purpose”?
d) Gertrude Jekyll

5. Which of the following did Edwin Lutyens design?
c) New Delhi

6. When did Edwin Lutyens design the Great War Stone?
a) 1919

Rashtrapathi Bhavan

Rashtrapathi Bhavan (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

7. Viceroy’s House was the most famous building designed by Edwin Lutyens. How is it presently known?
b) Rashtrapati Bhavan

8. Where did Edwin Lutyens design military cemeteries?
c) France

9. When did Edwin Lutyens die?
a) 1 January 1944

10. Where did Edwin Lutyens die?
b) London

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Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:39:10.

Lewis Carroll Quiz

1) What was Lewis Carroll’s real name?
a) Eric Arthur Blair
b) Charles Lutwidge Dodgson
c) James Dean
d) Samuel Colt

2) When was Lewis Carroll born?
a) 27 January 1832
b) 14 April 1848
c) 31 July 1815
d) 1 October 1829

3) Where was Lewis Carroll born?
a) Melbourne
b) London
c) New York
d) Daresbury

4) Which college did Lewis Carroll attend?
a) Trinity College
b) Christ Church College
c) St. George’s College
d) Bethany College

5) When was Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland published?
a) 1862
b) 1858
c) 1861
d) 1865

6) When was Through the Looking Glass, What Alice Found There published?
a) 1833
b) 1871
c) 1831
d) 1866

7) What did Lewis Carroll teach?
a) Physics
b) Chemistry
c) Mathematics
d) Biology

8) Which poem of Lewis Carroll was published in 1856?
a) Crowd
b) Company
c) Solitude
d) People

9) When did Lewis Carroll die?
a) 14 January 1898
b) 30 June 1902
c) 14 May 1904
d) 11 November 1906

10) Where did Lewis Carroll die?
a) Moscow
b) Berne
c) Paris
d) Guildford



Lewis Carroll Quiz Answers

1) What was Lewis Carroll’s real name?
b) Charles Lutwidge Dodgson

2) When was Lewis Carroll born?
a) 27 January 1832

3) Where was Lewis Carroll born?
d) Daresbury

4) Which college did Lewis Carroll attend?
b) Christ Church College

5) When was Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland published?
d) 1865

6) When was Through the Looking Glass, What Alice Found There published?
b) 1871

7) What did Lewis Carroll teach?
c) Mathematics

8) Which poem of Lewis Carroll was published in 1856?
c) Solitude

9) When did Lewis Carroll die?
a) 14 January 1898

10) Where did Lewis Carroll die?
d) Guildford



Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:36:39.