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George Nathaniel Curzon Quiz

George Nathaniel Curzon

George Nathaniel Curzon. Courtesy of the Royal Geographical Society, London. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

George Nathaniel Curzon Quiz Questions

1. When was George Nathaniel Curzon viceroy of India?
a) 1884-1888
b) 1899-1905
c) 1894-1898
d) 1906-1911

2. When was George Nathaniel Curzon born?
a) 11 January 1859
b) 8 April 1840
c) 2 September 1845
d) 12 December 1862

3. Where was George Nathaniel Curzon born?
a) Aberdeen
b) Elgin
c) Kedleston
d) Salisbury

4. Where did George Nathaniel Curzon marry Mary Victoria Leiter?
a) Chicago
b) Calcutta
c) Delhi
d) Washington

5. Whom did George Nathaniel Curzon send to Tibet to negotiate trade and frontier issues?
a) James Bruce
b) Thomas Bruce
c) Francis Edward Younghusband
d) Archibald Percival Wavell

6. Which province’s division by George Nathaniel Curzon led to protests?
a) Punjab
b) Bengal
c) Madras
d) Bombay

7. Who clashed with George Nathaniel Curzon over control of Indian army?
a) Mortimer Durand
b) Henry McMohan
c) Bernard Law Montgomery
d) Horatio Herbert Kitchener

8. When was George Nathaniel Curzon foreign secretary?
a) 1939-1945
b) 1819-1924
c) 1914-1918
d) 1936-1940

9. When did George Nathaniel Curzon die?
a) 20 March 1925
b) 17 June 1932
c) 31 August 1928
d) 6 November 1944

10. Where did George Nathaniel Curzon die?
a) Buenos Aires
b) Teheran
c) London
d) Southport

George Nathaniel Curzon Quiz Questions

Field-Marshal Horatio Herbert Kitchener

Field-Marshal Horatio Herbert Kitchener (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was George Nathaniel Curzon viceroy of India?
b) 1899-1905

2. When was George Nathaniel Curzon born?
a) 11 January 1859

3. Where was George Nathaniel Curzon born?
c) Kedleston

4. Where did George Nathaniel Curzon marry Mary Victoria Leiter?
d) Washington

5. Whom did George Nathaniel Curzon send to Tibet to negotiate trade and frontier issues?
c) Francis Edward Younghusband

6. Which province’s division by George Nathaniel Curzon led to protests?
b) Bengal

7. Who clashed with George Nathaniel Curzon over control of Indian army?
d) Horatio Herbert Kitchener

8. When was George Nathaniel Curzon foreign secretary?
b) 1819-1924

9. When did George Nathaniel Curzon die?
a) 20 March 1925

10. Where did George Nathaniel Curzon die?
c) London

Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:33:41.

Charles John Canning Quiz

Charles John Canning Quiz Questions

The Earl Canning.

Charles John Canning (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was Charles John Canning viceroy of India?
a) 1848-1856
b) 1869-1872
c) 1858-1862
d) 1828-1835

2. When was Charles John Canning born?
a) 1 January 1801
b) 20 May 1810
c) 12 July 1817
d) 14 December 1812

3. Where was Charles John Canning born?
a) Plymouth
b) Dorchester
c) Bristol
d) London

4. When did Charles John Canning come to India as governor general?
a) 1856
b) 1848
c) 1869
d) 1838

5. Where did the Indian soldiers mutiny on 10 May 1857?
a) Paris
b) Meerut
c) Belfast
d) London

6. What was the immediate cause of mutiny on 10 May 1857?
a) Reduction in salary of soldiers
b) Harsh living conditions
c) Cartridges purportedly greased with pork and beef fat
d) Bad food

7. Who was deposed as Mughal emperor and exiled to Rangoon?
a) Bahadur Shah II
b) Shah Alam II
c) Akbar II
d) Jahandar Shah

8. Who recovered Gwalior for the British on 20 June 1858?
a) John Lawrence
b) John Nicholson
c) Henry Havelock
d) Hugh Rose

9. When did the British Parliament pass the Government of India Act that transferred power of India from East India Company to the crown?
a) 15 March 1850
b) 17 June 1878
c) 2 August 1858
d) 3 October 1840

10. When did Charles John Canning die?
a) 15 February 1900
b) 17 June 1862
c) 9 November 1898
d) 6 September 1874

Charles John Canning Quiz Questions with Answers

The last Mughul Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar II

The last Mughul Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar II (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was Charles John Canning viceroy of India?
c) 1858-1862

2. When was Charles John Canning born?
d) 14 December 1812

3. Where was Charles John Canning born?
d) London

4. When did Charles John Canning come to India as governor general?
a) 1856

5. Where did the Indian soldiers mutiny on 10 May 1857?
b) Meerut

6. What was the immediate cause of mutiny on 10 May 1857?
c) Cartridges purportedly greased with pork and beef fat

7. Who was deposed as Mughal emperor and exiled to Rangoon?
a) Bahadur Shah II

8. Who recovered Gwalior for the British on 20 June 1858?
d) Hugh Rose

9. When did the British Parliament pass the Government of India Act that transferred power of India from East India Company to the crown?
c) 2 August 1858

10. When did Charles John Canning die?
b) 17 June 1862

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Originally posted 2017-02-24 22:34:47.

Victor Hope Quiz

Victor Hope Quiz Questions

(This quiz is about Victor Alexander John Hope, also known as Lord Linlithgow.)

1. When was Victor Hope viceroy of India?
a) 1943-1947
b) 1936-1943
c) 1916-1921
d) 1905-1910

2. When was Victor Hope born?
a) 17 March 1898
b) 6 April 1892
c) 24 September 1887
d) 11 November 1884

3. Where was Victor Hope born?
a) Abercorn
b) Winchester
c) Belfast
d) Dover

4. When was Victor Hope chairman of the royal commission on agriculture in India?
a) 1903-1905
b) 1906-1908
c) 1926-1928
d) 1918-1920

5. Which colony was separated from India during the viceroyalty of Victor Hope?
a) Aden
b) Burma
c) Ceylon
d) Singapore

6. Why did Congress ministers resign in 1939?
a) Their salary was not increased.
b) They did not get red beacons atop their cars.
c) Their demand for change in warrant of precedence was not met.
d) Victor Hope announced India’s participation in World War II without consulting Congress
leaders.

7. Who came to India in 1942 to get support of Indian leaders in World War II?
a) Cyril Radcliffe
b) Stafford Cripps
c) John Simon
d) Stanley Baldwin

8. Which movement began in August 1942 for the ouster of British from India?
a) Quit India
b) Home Rule
c) Civil Disobedience
d) Salt

9. When did Victor Hope die?
a) 5 January 1952
b) 15 June 1976
c) 2 August 1968
d) 21 December 1964

10. Where did Victor Hope die?
a) London
b) Abercorn
c) Delhi
d) Nottingham

Victor Hope Quiz Questions and Answers

1. When was Victor Hope viceroy of India?
b) 1936-1943

2. When was Victor Hope born?
c) 24 September 1887

3. Where was Victor Hope born?
a) Abercorn

4. When was Victor Hope chairman of the royal commission on agriculture in India?
c) 1926-1928

5. Which colony was separated from India during the viceroyalty of Victor Hope?
b) Burma

6. Why did Congress ministers resign in 1939?
d) Victor Hope announced India’s participation in World War II without consulting Congress
leaders.

7. Who came to India in 1942 to get support of Indian leaders in World War II?
b) Stafford Cripps

8. Which movement began in August 1942 for the ouster of British from India?
a) Quit India

9. When did Victor Hope die?
a) 5 January 1952

10. Where did Victor Hope die?
b) Abercorn

Originally posted 2016-11-28 06:11:36.