Q. 34.2( 92 Votes )

State whether true or false:

(a) The Mughal empire became stronger in the eighteenth century.

(b) The English East India Company was the only European Company that traded with India.

(c) Maharaja Ranjit Singh was the ruler of Punjab

(d) The British did not introduce administrative changes in the territories they conquered.

Answer :

(a) (False)

The Mughal empire had a golden period during Akbar’s time. He ruled from mid 16th century to till the starting of 17th century. So we can say that the Mughal became stronger during the time of Akbar and till the time of Aurangzeb it grew.

(b) (False)

No, the English East India Company wasn’t the only European company to trade with India. Before British period in India Portuguese, Dutch and French were doing trade with India.

(c) (True)

Yes, Maharaja Ranjit Singh was the ruler of Punjab. He fought many wars to expel the afghans and was proclaimed as Maharaja of Punjab.

(d) (False)

The British government divided the British territories into three units Bengal, Madras and Bombay called presidencies each ruled by the Governor. The supreme head of the administration system was the Governor-General.

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