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1.  What were the reasons for the failure of the Portuguese in India?

1. The policy of “Socio-Cultural Synthesis” followed by the Portuguese Governor “Alphonso De Albuquerque”.

2. The disinterest to control hinterland territory in India

3. The fall of a trusted ally – the Vijayanagara Empire.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

2. Consider the following statements regarding “Blue water Doctrine”

1. It was formulated by Francisco Almeida.

2. It was a Dutch doctrine intended to establish Naval Supremacy.

3. It was conceived as a

Counter-narrative to the monopoly of the Turkish and Arab traders in the Arabian Sea

Which of the statements given above are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

 (d) 1, 2 and 3

3. Awadh was annexed by the British under

(a) Doctrine of Lapse

(b) Non-payment of revenue as promised under the ‘Subsidiary Alliance’

(c) A military campaign by conspiring with the Rajputs.

(d) Doctrine of Good Governance

4. Consider the following statements regarding “Dastak”

1. It was the tax levied on British Traders who operated in the mid-18th century at Bengal.

2. The British were involved in large scale malpractices when Dastak was in place.

3. It was abolished by Aurangzeb. Which of the statements given above are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

5. Which of the following is/are correct about the Regulation Act of 1773?

1. It established a Supreme Court in Calcutta.

2. It appointed an executive council consisting of 8 members to assist the Governor General of Bengal.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

6. Consider the following statements regarding Battle of Wandiwash in 1760

1. The defeat in this battle proved to be a severe blow to the French ambitions in India

2. This battle coincided with the Austrian War of succession in Europe.

3. Sir Eyre Coote was the Commander-in- Chief of the British troops in this battle.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 2 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3 only

7. Consider the following statements with respect to the Treaty of Salbai 1782.

1. The treaty provided the British twenty years of peace with the Marathas.

2. British promised to support Marathas in case Marathas attacked Hyder Ali of Mysore and retook the territories of Carnatic.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

8. Who among the following Governor Generals is considered as the maker of Modern India?

(a) Lord William Bentinck

(b) Lord Warren Hastings

(c) Lord Dalhousie

(d) Lord Cornwallis

9. Consider the following statements with regards to Warren Hastings

1. He brought the dual Government of Bengal to an end.

2. He codified the Hindu and Muslim laws.

3. He introduced Permanent Settlement in Bengal.

4. He laid the foundation for Asiatic society of Bengal in 1784

Which of the statements given above are correct?

(a) 1, 3 and 4 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 1, 2 and 4 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

10. Which of the following lakes in Africa is/are transboundary Lakes?

(a) Lake Victoria

(b) Lake Tanganyika

(c) Lake Malawi

(d) All the above

11. With reference to Permanent settlement land reforms in the colonial period, consider the following statements

1. Under permanent settlement, the zamindars were free to fix the rent and the ryots (cultivators) were considered as tenants/ tillers of the soil.

2. Under Permanent settlement, zamindars lost their administrative and judicial functions which were performed by the Company now.

3. Since zamindars were assured of their ownership of lands, many of them stayed in towns and entrusted rent collection to agents who extracted additional illegal taxes besides the legal ones from the tenets.

Which of the statements given above are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

12. Which of the following were the reasons for the failure of the 1857 revolt?

1. The rebels lacked in sophisticated arms and ammunition unlike the British army.

2. The 1857 Revolt remained concentrated in the Central India and some parts of north-Western India, and did not spread to South India and most of Eastern and Western India.

3. The rebel units did not have common plans of military action or centralised leadership.

Select the correct answer using the codes below

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

13. Consider the following statements with regards to Sayyid Ahmed Khan

1. Sayyid advised the Muslims to join active politics by concentrating on Political education.

2. He came out strongly against Indian National Congress and its objectives.

3. He started to work on a commentary on the Bible in which he stated that Islam and Christianity shared a common lineage from Abrahamic religions.

Which of the statements given above are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

14. The Modern Educated Indians did not support the 1857 revolt because

(a) They believed that the British rule would help India modernise.

(b) They were sympathetic to the British rulers

(c) They had faith in the feudal society introduced by the British.

(d) They thought the rebel soldiers were reactionary and backward in nature.

15. Consider the following statements with respect to the objective of education policy in British India

1. Development of education system during the British period was determined by the needs of the colonial powers.

2. The development of modern system of education in India is said to have begun with the Charter Act of 1833. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

16. Consider the following statements with regards to Subsidiary Alliance

1. The concept of Subsidiary Alliance was first introduced by Lord Wellesley

2. Those Indian rulers who would accept the Subsidiary Alliance should agree not to fight with any other power without the permission of the British. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

17. Consider the following statements about the Policy of Ring of fence or Buffer state:

1. This policy was introduced by Lord Warren Hastings.

2. The buffer states were created mainly for the defence of the frontiers of the company

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

18. Consider the following statements with reference to Santhal uprising:

1. Introduction of Ryotwari settlement in the tribal areas was the major reason for the Santhal uprising.

2. The Santhal uprising of 1855-57 was master minded by four brothers Sidhu, Kanhu, Chand and Bhairav.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

19. Which one of the following statements is correct regarding modern industries during British era?

(a) Most of the industrial factories were owned by Indians.

(b) Industrialization in India was spread across diverse sectors.

(c) Industrialization failed to alleviate poverty in India.

(d) Industrialization was evenly spread across the Indian Subcontinent

20. Consider the following statements regarding Suez Canal

1. It connects Mediterranean & Red Sea.

2. It is present in the Gulf of Aden. Which of the following statements is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

21. Which of the following Acts granted permission to the Christian Missionaries to propagate their religion in India?

(a) Pitts India Act, 1784

(b) Charter Act, 1813

(c) Charter Act, 1833

(d) Regulating Act, 1773

22. Which among the following best describes the term “dikus”?

(a) Tax collectors in zamindari areas

(b) Law Enforcement officers appointed by the British in Sindh.

(c) Term used to refer to outsiders by Tribal people such as the British people and Moneylenders etc.

(d) A dance form emerged in Awadh area in late 18th century.

23. The “Wagheras” resented the impositions of foreign rule from the very beginning which resulted in uprising during 1819-20. Wagheras are situated in the state of

(a) Madhya Pradesh

(b) Bihar

(c) Gujarat

(d) Jharkhand

24. Consider the following statements with reference to Theosophical Society

1. The Theosophical Society was founded in New York (USA) in 1875 by Madam H.P. Blavatsky, a Russian lady, and Henry Steel Olcott, an American colonel.

2. Their main objective was to form a universal brotherhood of man without any distinction of race, colour or creed and to promote the study of modern scientific philosophies.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

25. Consider the following statements with reference to Diwani rights:

1. Diwani Rights were the rights granted to British East India Company to collect revenues and decide civil cases.

2. It was granted to British immediately after the battle of Buxar.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

26. With regards to History of India, what does the terms “Chauth and Sardeshmukhi” mean?

(a) Compulsory conscription that was in place during the Maratha rule.

(b) Titles given to military officials in the Army.

(c) Types of taxes collected in South India, particular in Maratha Empire.

(d) Religious tax imposed by Aurangazeb on Hindu subjects.

27. Consider the following statements regarding defeat of French in India

1. The French were inferior to the English in terms of naval strength.

2. The home authorities in France did not recognise the importance of securing political power in India.

3. The English heavily bribed some important French officers.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1 and 3 only

28. Consider the following statements

1. Captain William Hawkins succeeded in getting Royal permit for the company to establish its factories from Jahangir.

2. Sir Thomas Roe successfully secured a Royal Charter from Aurangazeb giving the company freedom to trade in whole of the Mughal territory.

3. Emperor Farrukshiyar issued Royal farmen granting the company some important trading facilities in Bengal. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

29. Consider the following statements regarding the Portuguese in India

1. They introduced tobacco cultivation in India.

2. They brought the first Printing Press to India in Goa.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

30. Arrange the following Plateaus from North to South

1. Jademait

2. Jasili

3. Adrar

4. Air

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

(a) 1 – 2 – 3 – 4

(b) 2 – 1 – 3 – 4

(c) 3 – 1 – 2 – 4

(d) 4 – 1 – 2 – 3

31. Consider the following statements

1. In the Carnatic wars, the French lost their political influence in Hyderabad, and it also put an end to French ambition in India.

2. The Battle of Buxar made the English virtually the masters of India.

3. After the success of Maratha wars Lord Hastings established British supremacy in India.

Which of the statements given above are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

32. In which of the following battle, the British East India Company achieved a major victory over the Portuguese?

(a) Battle of Buxar

(b) Battle of Fort William

(c) Battle of Cannore

(d) Battle of Swally

33. With reference to Battle of Plassey, which of the following reasons can be attributed to English victory?

1. Bengal administration failed to check the growing corruption among its officials.

2. The Nawabs of Bengal failed to understand that the East India Company was no longer a company of traders.

3. The Nawab of Bengal neglected to build a strong modern army.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 only

(c) 1 and 2 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

34. Which of the following is a major consequence of the Third Battle of Panipat?

(a) It cleared the way for the re-rise of Mughal Empire.

(b) Ahmad Shah Abdali established firm control over North – West India.

(c) It cleared the way for the rise of British power in India.

(d) Tipu Sultan became the rising power in South India.

35. Consider the following statements regarding Maratha Administration

1. Maratha state appointed Hindus to high posts and made Persian as the official language instead of Marathi.

2. They prepared their own state craft dictionary called Raja Vyankaran Kosh for official use.

3. Nyayadish and Pundit Rao were incharge of justice and charitable grants.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

36. Consider the following statements regarding Maratha Empire

1. Maratha’s system of administration was largely borrowed from the administration practices of Deccan States.

2. Their administrative system was the combination of Hindu and Muslim ideology.

3. Shivaji abolished the Jagirdari System and replaced it with Ryotwari System.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

37. With respect to British economic policies in India during 1757 to 1857, consider the following statements

1. The Indian rulers tolerated and even encouraged the establishment of the company’s factories in India.

2. Even after the Battle of Plassey, the pattern of the company’s commercial relations with India remained unchanged.

3. The Industrial Revolution in Britain completely transformed Britain’s economy and its economic relations with India.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

38. With reference to Kathi System in Martha administration, consider the following statements

1. In this system, land was carefully measured by rod of Kathi to collect revenue.

2. The assessment of revenue was made after a careful survey and classification of the lands and as per the quality of land and yield.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

39. Lord Wellesley’s expansion policy was discontinued by the East India Company for which of the following reasons?

1. The company decided to reward the loyalty of the princely state.

2. Expansion through war was costly and reduced the profit of the company.

3. Napoleon emerged as a major threat in Europe at that time.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

40. Arrange the following deserts from west to east

1. Nubian Desert

2. Libyan Desert

3. Easter Desert

4. Iguidi Desert

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

(a) 1 – 3 – 2 – 4

(b) 4 – 2 – 1 – 3

(c) 2 – 4 – 3 – 1

(d) 3 – 4 – 2 – 1

41. Consider the following statements regarding the Permanent Settlement System

1. The land revenue to be paid by the peasants to the zamindars was fixed.

2. Zamindars and revenue collectors were made owners of the lands in their zamindari.

3. The ownership of land was made hereditary and transferable.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

42. Consider the following statements with reference to the impact of the British rule on Indian agriculture

1. British policies of Mahalwari and Ryotwari systems led to the development of agriculture whereas permanent settlement deteriorated it.

2. Commercialization of agriculture led to the exploitation of cultivators by money lenders and merchants.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

43. Consider the following statements with reference to the condition of agriculture that prevailed during British Rule,

1. Realising that the major source of revenue was agriculture, British administration prioritized on irrigation development and public works department.

2. Inorganic fertilizers and organic manure were widely used.

3. British economic policies led the sub division and fragmentation of land. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 3 only

(d) All the above

44. Consider the following statements regarding Haider Ali

1. He introduced Mughal administration and revenue system.

2. He introduced new system of coinage and new scale for weights and measures in Mysore.

3. He established a modern arsenal in Dindugal with the help of French experts.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

45. Consider the following statements:

1. William Bentinck tried to abolish female infanticide.

2. The “white mutiny” took place during the period of Lord Dalhousie.

3. First census took place during the tenure of Lord Lytton.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

46. Consider the following statements regarding the introduction of Railways during British India:

1. Railways were built predominantly using the capital provided by Indian Investors.

2. Private contracts who built the railways during British era were offered guaranteed return.

3. The reason behind the introduction of railways was to serve the Indian people.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1 only

47. Consider the following statements regarding Forest Policy of British in India:

1. British administration did not concentrate much on Forest and wetland conservation.

2. It transformed the relationship of tribals with the forests by placing restrictions on access to Forest products and forest land.

3. British encouraged shifting cultivation which is practiced even today in some tribal areas.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

48. Consider the following statements regarding Charter Act of 1833:

1. This Act made the Governor General of Bengal as the Governor General of India.

2. This Act introduced an open competition system for selection and recruitment of civil servants.

3. This Charter Act ended the activities of the East Indian Company as a commercial body.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

49. Consider the following statements regarding Lord Hastings:

1. During the Governor – Generalship of Hastings, the Ryotwari system was established by Thomas Munro.

2. The plundering of Pindaris was eliminated by Hastings.

3. During his period, Third Anglo-Maratha War came to an end.

4. Censorship of Press Act was introduced.

Which of the statements given above are correct?

(a) 1, 2 and 3 only

(b) 2, 3 and 4 only

(c) 2 and 4 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

50. Consider the following statements:

1. South Africa has its extension in Indian Ocean.

2. Lesotho & Swaziland are the two landlocked countries within South Africa

Which of the statements given above is/are not correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

51. Consider the following statements:

1. Dual government was introduced by Robert Clive.

2. In Dual government, Nawab of Bengal was a nominal head and the real power was exercised by the English.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

52. Consider the following statements regarding the General Service Enlistment Act:

1. It was introduced by Lord Canning.

2. It compelled the sepoys to serve abroad.

3. This Act was introduced because sepoys refused to serve in Burma. Which of the statements given above are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

53. Consider the following statements regarding the Judicial reforms in British

1. The Supreme Court was established at Calcutta by Pitt’s India Act, during the period of Cornwallis.

2. Separation of revenue and justice administration was done by Lord Cornwallis.

3. A law commission was set up under Macaulay for codification of Indian laws during the period of Lord Metcalfe. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 2 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

54. Consider the following statements regarding the Modern Indian Industries

1. Though government credit policy was obstructive to the empowerment of Indian industries, it maintained a favourable outlook towards heavy and capital goods industry.

2. Promotion of Railways was done with the intention of fuelling indigenous economic growth and reducing resentment among the Indian masses. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Both 1 and 2

55. Consider the following statements:

1. Africa is bounded by Atlantic Ocean in the west, Mediterranean Sea in the North & by Indian Ocean in the East.

2. Madagascar is separated from the mainland of Africa by Mozambique Channel.

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

56. The first Indian factories act was in which of the following year?

(a) 1881

(b) 1891

(c) 1901

(d) 1911

57. Consider the following statements:

1. The Factories Act, 1881 was passed with a view to fix the wages of industrial workers to form trade unions.

2. N.M Lokhande was a pioneer in organizing the labour movement in British India.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

58. Vernacular Press Act was passed in which of the following years?

(a) 1878

(b) 1888

(c) 1899

(d) 1900

59. Which among the following Viceroys was associated with the “Ilbert Bill Controversy”?

(a) Lord Curzon

(b) Lord Lytton

(c) Lord Ripon

(d) Lord Hardinge

60. Which of the following set of countries form the “thorn of Africa”

(a) Egypt – Sudan – Eritrea – Ethiopia.

(b) Djibouti – Eritrea – Ethiopia –Somalia

(c) Eritrea – Ethiopia – Somalia – Sudan

(d) None of the above

61. Which of the following was not the social and religious reason for the Revolt of 1857?

(a) Adoption of free trade imperialism from 1800, de-industrialization and drain of wealth

(b) Abolition of Sati in 1829

(c) Hindu Widow Remarriage Act of 1856

(d) Doctrine of Lapse

62. The Montague-Chelmsford Proposals were related to:

(a) Judicial reforms

(b) Educational reforms

(c) Constitutional reforms

(d) Police reforms

63. Which one of the following commissions was set up to inquire into the expenditure of India with Dadabhai Naoroji as one of its members?

(a) Welby Commission – 1895

(b) Hunter Commission – 1882

(c) Raleigh Commission – 1902

(d) Strachey Commission – 1878

64. Europeans in India set up a Defence Association in relation to which of the following?

(a) Arms Act

(b) Bibi ghar Massacre

(c) Vernacular Press Act

(d) Ilbert Bill Controversy

65. Arrange the following cape from South to North

(a) Cape of good Hope – Cape Lopez –

Cape Fria – Cape Palmas

(b) Cape Lopez – Cape Fria – Cape Palmas – Cape of good Hope

(c) Cape Fria – Cape of good Hope –

Cape Palmas – Cape Lopez

(d) Cape of good Hope – Cape Fria – Cape Lopez – Cape Palmas

66. The most effective contribution made by Surendranath Bannerjee to the cause of the Indian national movement was that

1. He founded the Indian Association in Bengal in 1876

2. He ran the newspaper Bengalee

3. He served as President of Indian National Congress twice.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

67. With reference to Permanent settlement of Bengal, consider the following statements.

1. Zamindars of Bengal were recognized as the owners of the land as long as they paid the revenue correctly to the British

2. It was initially meant to be a decennial system of revenue settlement

3. This settlement gave administrative and judicial functions to the Zamindars

4. Lord Cornwallis, John Shore and James Grant were instrumental in developing this system

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 1, 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

68. Which one of the following statements is correct concerning the Third Battle of Panipat?

(a) It checked the power of Marathas considerably as a major political power in Deccan and North India in the 18th century

(b) Baji Rao II was the Peshwa of Marathas during this battle

(c) It was fought in 1741

(d) Nadir Shah of Persia was the opponent of Marathas in this battle

69. Which one of the following is incorrectly matched?

(a) Vasco Da Gama’s – 1500 AD second visit

(b) Francisco de Almeida – Blue Water Policy

(c) Albuquerque – Capture of Goa

(d) Nino de Cunha – Shifting of Capital

70. Consider the following statements

1. Mt. Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa

2. Kibo, Mawenzi & Shira are its three Volcanic cones

3. The mountain is part of the Kilimanjaro National park and is a major climbing destination.

Which of the following statements is/are incorrect?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 3 only

(d) None of the above

71. “The Battle of Bidara” fought in the 18th century of Indian history is associated with which of the following powers?

(a) English & French

(b) Portuguese & Dutch

(c) Dutch & English

(d) Portuguese & English

72. Which one of the following statements is not correct concerning the Treaty of Allahabad (1765)?

(a) It had two parts involving Mughal Emperor Shah Alam II & Nawab of Bengal

(b) Surrender of Allahabad & Kara to Emperor Shah Alam II

(c) Payment of Rs.50 lakhs as war indemnity to the British by the Nawab of Awadh

(d) Firman granting Diwani rights of Bengal to the East India Company was issued by Shah Alam II

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