British Empire Expansion & Beth, Begar And Reet MCQ Questions and Answers



#1. Which Governor General of India had helped King Ranbir Chand of Kangra to take over some part of his state from Maharaja Ranjit Singh?

#2. What action was taken by the British Government through the "Shimla declaration"?

#3. What was the result of the Treaty of Sugauli signed in 1815?

#4. When did the European traveler Moorcroft visit Himachal Pradesh?

#5. Which state of Kangra was pleased with the services of the British, who gave him the title of "Maharaj' during World War I?

#6. In which year was the title of King given to the Jagirdar of Lambagraon?

#7. Which country of the Kangra Group of States stood up in the rebellion against the British in the year 1848?

#8. British gave whom the status of 'Punjab Hill States'?

#9. Viceroy had supported the selection of Shimla as the summer capital of British India- "It is the only place in India where a Viceroy could keep himself free from all the friction."

#10. Who led the campaign against Gorkhas in Chaupal, Jubbal and Rawingarh areas?

#11. Who was exiled to Singapore after he declared independence of its native state during the reign of Governor-General Lord Dalhousie?

#12. Which year did "Lord Mayo" visit Mandi?

#13. Which of the following was the final thakurai to receive the Sanad from the British Government?

#14. Graves of the British who died in the Anglo-Gorkha War of 1814-15 are in which of the following places?

#15. In which year the sovereignty of the areas between Beas and Sutlej came under the British Government?

#16. Which Governor General introduced the doctrine of lapse in princely states?

#17. Which year did Mandi, Suket, Kangra and Spiti come under the British?

#18. In which year was Rana of Keonthal given the title of King by the British Government?

#19. Who were in the first Nasiri battalion -

#20. With whose help did the British government control the princely states?

#21. Being overwhelmed by Nal-Dehra natural beauty, a British Viceroy named her daughter on this place. He was -

#22. In which year Kotkhai became part of British Empire?

#23. In 1863, which British officer was appointed for the first time to take care of the Chamba state?

#24. According to the Sanad given to the King of Sirmaur in 1815 AD, which of the following areas was returned to him?

#25. British named the hill states on the right side of the river Sutlej as the hill state of Punjab and the hill states on the left as Shimla Hill State? Which state was not included in the two categories under this division, because the Sutlej river divided this estate from the middle to two equal parts?

#26. Who said this? "I and the King of China rule over half the people (empire) of the world, yet we get time for breakfast in the morning.”

#27. In _______ AD Kangra, Kullu and Lahaul-Spiti were brought under the control of the English.

#28. Where was Ram Singh, the deputy Wazir of Nurpur,exiled who caused trouble to the British during the second Anglo-Sikh war?

#29. What is the 'Begar System' which prevailed in some states of Himachal Pradesh?

#30. Which people of the princely state of Himachal Pradesh had demanded the abolition of "Begar System", which resulted in police firing on protesters?

#31. In Which year the practice of Reet marriage ended in Bushahr state?

#32. With whose support and encouragement, did the people of Suket refuse to do 'Begar' and rebel against the state in 1929?



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