11.4 "British Imperialism in India

11.4 "British Imperialism in India

The term Raj is used to refer to the period of Indian history duing which India was
a. independent.
b. dominated by Britain.
c. torn apart by civil war.
d. loosely ruled by the British East India Company.
b. dominated by Britain.
The sepoys were
a. Indian soldiers.
b. Bengal Hindus.
c. Mughal princes.
d. Sikh civil servants.
a. Indian soldiers.
All of the following were causes of the Sepoy Mutiny EXCEPT
a. famine.
b. nationalism
c. religious beliefs.
d. resentment of British rule.
a. famine.
One result of the Sepoy Mutiny was that
a. the British East India Company went bankrupt.
b. the British government tightened its control over India.
c. the British stopped trying to convert Indians to Christianity.
d. British officials became more sensitive to the needs of Indians.
b. the British government tightened its control over India.
According to Ram Mohun Roy, in order to successfully move towards independence, Indians had to
a. convert to Christianity.
b. hold firmly to traditional ideas.
c. take up arms against their British rulers.
d. change some of their cultural and religious practices.
d. change some of their cultural and religious practices.
What year was the Indian National Congress organized?
a. 1882
b. 1890
c. 1905
d. 1911
a. 1882