Modern Indian History & Freedom Struggle

86. Which of the following treaty ended the first Anglo Sikh war?

(A) Treaty of Aligarh
(B) Treaty of Lahore
(C) Treaty of Gwalior
(D) Treaty of Satara

Correct Answer: (B) Treaty of Lahore

Answer Explanation:
The treaty of Lahore was signed between the English (Henry Hardinge) and the Sikhs on 9th March 1846. It ended the first Anglo Sikh war.

87. Which of the following architect was built by Ranjit Singh for his Muslim wife Moran Sarkar?

(A) Mai Moran Masjid
(B) Moti Masjid
(C) Badshshi Masjid
(D) Jami Masjid

Correct Answer: (A) Mai Moran Masjid

Answer Explanation:
Mai MoranMasjid was built by Ranjit Singh for his wife Moran Sarkar. She married Ranjit Singh in the year 1802.

88. Who of the following blamed the Doctrine of Lapse of Lord Dalhousie for being a cause of the great revolt of 1857?

(A) Smith
(B) P. E. Roberts
(C) Henry Lawrence
(D) Jadunath Sarkar

Correct Answer: (A) Smith

Answer Explanation:
The doctrine of Lapse created a fearful environment among the ruler of the states of India and created dissatisfaction among the Hindus. Historian Smith blamed it for being a major cause of the great revolt of 1857.

89. Ranjit Singh belongs to which of the following misls of Punjab?

(A) Phulkian Misl
(B) Nakai Misl
(C) Bhangi Misl
(D) Sukerchakia Misl

Correct Answer: (D) Sukerchakia Misl

Answer Explanation:
Maharaja Ranjit Singh was the last commander of Sukerchakia Misl which was concentrated in Hafizabad and Gujranwala district of Punjab. There was a total of twelve misls but Ranjit Singh succeeded to unite them and established a united Sikh kingdom.

90. Punjab was divided into how many Subas during the reign of Maharaja Ranjit Singh?

(A) 4
(B) 5
(C) 7
(D) 9

Correct Answer: (A) 4

Answer Explanation:
The name of the four subas are Peshwar, Multan, Lahore, Kashmir.  Parganas are the unit of Suba. The responsibility of subas was under the hand of Nazim, whose duties were similar to the Lieutenant governor.

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