GK Questions (Static GK GS): 25 Questions and Answers from History

First published on: 2019-12-08 History

Q. 1: Which battle took place on 23 June 1757?

Answer: Battle of Plassey

Q. 2: Between whom did the Battle of Plassey take place?

Answer: Bengal forces and British forces

Q. 3: Who led the Bengal forces in the Battle of Plassey?

Answer: Siraj-ud-Daulah

Q. 4: Who commanded the British forces in the Battle of Plassey?

Answer: Robert Clive

Q. 5: Who was the leader of the army of Bengal in the Battle of Plassey?

Answer: Mir Jafar

Q. 6: What was the main reason for the victory of the British army in the Battle of Plassey?

Answer: Because Mir Jafar betrayed the Nawab of Bengal

Q. 7: After the defeat of Nawab Siraj-ud-Daula at the Battle of Plassey, who was made the Nawab of Bengal by the British?

Answer: Mir Jafar

Q. 8: When did the British remove Mir Jafar from the throne of the Nawab of Bengal?

Answer: 1760 AD

Q. 9: Who was made the Nawab of Bengal after Mir Jafar by the British?

Answer: Mir Qasim

Q. 10: The capital of Bengal was shifted from Murishidabad to which place by Mir Qasim?

Answer: Munger

Q. 11: When was the battle of Buxar fought?

Answer: 1764 AD

Q. 12: Who led the British army in the battle of Buxar?

Answer: Hector Munro

Q. 13: Between whom did the battle of Buxar take place?

Answer: Mir Qasim, Shuja-ud-Daulah, the Nawab of Awadh, Mughal Emperor Shah Alam II and the British

Q. 14: Which side was defeated in the battle of Buxar?

Answer: Mir Qasim, Shuja-ud-Daulah, the Nawab of Awadh, Mughal Emperor Shah Alam II

Q. 15: Who was made the Nawab of Bengal by the British after the battle of Buxar?

Answer: Mir Jafar

Q. 16: Who was the first Nawab of Bengal?

Answer: Murshid Quli Khan

Q. 17: Hyder Ali was the ruler of which kingdom?

Answer: Mysore

Q. 18: When did Hyder Ali become the king of Mysore?

Answer: 1761 AD

Q. 19: When did the First Anglo-Mysore War take place?

Answer: 1767-69 AD

Q. 20: Between whom did the first Anglo-Mysore war take place?

Answer: Hyder Ali and the British

Q. 21: When did the Second Anglo-Mysore War take place?

Answer: 1781-84 AD

Q. 22: Who commanded the British forces in the Second Anglo-Mysore War?

Answer: General Cornwallis

Q. 23: During which war Hyder Ali died?

Answer: Second Anglo-Mysore War (1781–84 AD)

Q. 24: Who was the successor of Hyder Ali?

Answer: Tipu Sultan

Q. 25: Where did Tipu Sultan plant the tree of freedom?

Answer: Srirangapatnam

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