(d) Gaur
Who captured and executed Siraj-ud-daula after the Battle of Plassey?
(a) Miran, son of Mir Jafar
(b) Robert Clive, the new governor of Fort William
(c) Mir Jafar, the new nawab of Bengal
(d) Mir Qasim, the son-in-law of Mir Jafar
After the recovery of Calcutta in Jan 1757 by the English under Clive, Siraj-
ud-daula signed a treaty with the English conceding almost all their demands.
What is the name of this treaty?
(a) Treaty of Calcutta
(b) Treaty of Alinagar
(c) Treaty of Futia
(d) Treaty of Kasimbazar
The British organised a conspiracy with several prominent persons to replace
Siraj-ud-daula. But one of the conspirators later demanded a bigger share of
the spoils than originally ‘agreed upon, for whose satisfaction Clive is said to
have committed the infamous act of forgery?
(a) Manik Chand
(b) Jagath Seth
(c) Rai Durlabh
(d) Omichand
All the information concerning those-called “Black Hole Episode” is found in
a single-sided account of it by an Englishman. What is the name of this
Englishman?
(a) William Hamilton
(b) John Surman
(c) Holwell
(d) Stephenson
Which of the following statements about Murshid Quli Khin are true?
(i) He served as the wazir of the Mughal Empire between 1700 and 1707.
(ii) He was made Naib Subahdar and then Subahdar of Bengal by Farukh
Siyar in 1713 and 1717 respectively.
(iii) In 1719 he was granted the governorship of Bihar also by Farukh Siyar.
(iv) He stopped recognising the Mughal emperor as his suzerain from 1720