July 12, 2024
Consider the following statements about Sanads:
1. Hill rulers were to allow free passage to the British merchants.
2. The chiefs were also required to promote the welfare of their people.
3. The bigger states were bound to join the British army.
Which of the above statements is /are obligations under Sanads provided by British to hill rulers?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 and 3 only
  • (C) None of the above
  • (D) All of the above
Which of the following was the only state from which a tribute of Rs. 15,000 annually was exacted by the British government after revolt of 1857?
  • (A) Keonthal
  • (B) Baghat
  • (C) Bushahr
  • (D) Mandi
At the time of confirming the ancestral possessions the British retained the fort of Malaun and the six villages surrounding it for use as a military post from which of the following?
  • (A) Raja Ram Saran Singh of Hindur
  • (B) Raja Hira Chand of Bilaspur
  • (C) Raja Sri Singh of Chamba
  • (D) Thakur Jograj of Dhami
Consider the following statements:
1 The territory of Keonthal was dismembered by the British after 1857 and a portion comprising nine parganas was sold to the Raja of Patiala.
2. Rawin Pargana was granted to the Rana of Keonthal in exchange for creating the hill station of Shimla.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are incorrect?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) 1 and 2 only
  • (D) None of the above
During the Nepalese war, ruler of which of the following state was unfriendly in his attitude towards the British. Consequently five parganas were taken from him and sold to the Raja of Patiala ?
  • (A) Baghat
  • (B) Baghal
  • (C) Kotkhai
  • (D) Hindur
Consider the following statements about revolt of 1857:
1. The first news of the revolt of 1857 reached Shimla on 12th May 1857.
2. The Commander-in-Chief of Shimla hills at the time of revolt was Lord William Hay .
3. The Raja of Keonthal, Koti and Balsan helped European inhabitants during the revolt.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 and 3 only
  • (C) 1 and 3 only
  • (D) All of the above
Which two Thakurai were made subject to Jubbal princely state in 1896?
  • (A) Rawingarh and Ratesh
  • (B) Rawingarh and Sangari
  • (C) Rawingarh and Khaneti
  • (D) Rawingarh and Dhadi
Match List 1 and List 2 and choose the correct answer.
LIST 1 (RAJA DURING 1857) LIST 2 (STATE)
A. Hari Chand - 1) Chamba
B Sri Singh - 2) Balsan
C. Govardhan Singh - 3) Dhami
D. Thakur Jograj - 4) Bilaspur
  • (A) A-3 , B-1 , C-2 , D-4
  • (B) A-1 , B-2 , C-4 , D-3
  • (C) A-2 , B-3 , C-4 , D-1
  • (D) A-4 , B-1 , C-3 , D-2
Consider the following statements:
1. Raja of Chamba, Mandi and Bilaspur were invited to grace the occasion of Delhi Durbar was held in 1877 .
2. Raja Amar Prakash of Sirmaur and Raja Amar Chand of Bilaspur attended the Coronation Darbar in 1911.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are incorrect?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) None of the above
During the 1857 Military Revolt, which king of Bushahr ruled unfavorably with the British?
  • (A) Shamsher Singh
  • (B) Mahendra Singh
  • (C) Ugra Singh
  • (D) Rudra Singh
Consider the following statements:
1 The rulers of Shimla Hill States formed an executive council with Raja of Baghat as its Chairman.
2. Among the Shimla Hill States Bilaspur was the first state to enact the Panchayati Raj Act .
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) 1 and 2
  • (D) None of the above
The main purpose of which of the following was democratization of the administration?
  • (A) Praja Mandal Movement
  • (B) Mandi conspiracy
  • (C) Bilaspur conflict
  • (D) Chamba movement
In which year did the governing body of the rulers of states come into being?
  • (A) 1911
  • (B) 1931
  • (C) 1921
  • (D) 1941
Which of the following had originally been a fief of Garhwal, but its eastern portion had been overrun by the Bushahris, some time previous to the Gurkha invasion?
  • (A) Rawin
  • (B) Ratesh
  • (C) Keonthal
  • (D) Baghat
Consider the following statements about Sanad granted to Raja of Sirmaur:
1. The fort, and the pargana of Morni were given to the Mir of Kotaha.
2. The Kiarda Dun was restored by a sanad on payment of nazrana.
3. The parganas of Jaunsar and Bawar were annexed to the British domination.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 and 3 only
  • (C) 1 and 3 only
  • (D) All of the above

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