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Maharashtra Quiz | Maharashtra Short Questions and Answers

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Questions
41 The Maratha King became a nonentity and the Peshwa the virtual ruler from the time of
A Baji Rao I
B Madnav Rao I
C Balaji Vishwanath
D Balaji Rao

Answer: Baji Rao I
42 The salient terms of the Treaty of Salbai concluded in 1782 AD between Poona Darbar and the English was that
A Scindia regained his territory in the west of Yamuna river
B Salsette was given to Britain
C the English gave up the support of Raghunath Rao
D All of the above

Answer: All of the above
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43 Who was the first peshwa of the Maratha Empire
A Moropant Trimbak Pingle
B Raghunath-Rao
C Balaji Vishwanath
D Madhav-Rao I

Answer: Moropant Trimbak Pingle
44 Name the Peshwa who was the founder of the Peshwa Dynasty
A Shambhaji
B Balaji Baji Rao
C Baji Rao
D Balaji Vishwanath

Answer: Balaji Vishwanath
45 In which year the first cotton mill "Bombay Spinning and Weaving Company" was established in Bombay
A 1865
B 1860
C 1854
D 1858

Answer: 1854
46 Who established the first cotton mill in Bombay
A Cowasjee Nanabhoy
B Mafatlal
C Dadabhai Naoroji
D Jamshedji Tata

Answer: Cowasjee Nanabhoy
47 Around which year was Haji Ali Dargah of Mumbai first constructed
A 1457 A.D.
B 1462 A.D.
C 1431 A.D.
D 1452 A.D.

Answer: 1431 A.D.
48 Who is also known as the "the second founder of the Maratha State."
A Chhatrapati Shahu
B Baji Rao I
C Balaji Vishwanath
D Sambhaji

Answer: Balaji Vishwanath
49 Marathi Language Day is celebrated on
A 27th February
B 4th March
C 22nd February
D 15th February

Answer: 27th February
50 Marathi Language Day is celebrated on birth anniversary of
A Vinda Karandikar
B Shahir Vitthal Umap
C Kavishreshtha Kusumagraj
D Govindagraj

Answer: Kavishreshtha Kusumagraj
51 Who amongst the following is also known as "Rashtrasant"
A Tukadoji Maharaj
B Baba Amte
C Namdev
D Tukaram

Answer: Tukadoji Maharaj
52 Pandita Ramabai opened Sharada Sadan school for widows in the year
A 1906
B 1896
C 1889
D 1901

Answer: 1889
53 Who founded "Arya Mahila Samaj" in Pune
A Pandita Ramabai
B Anutai Wagh
C Savitribai Phule
D Iravati Karve

Answer: Pandita Ramabai
54 What was the Mokasa system in the administration of Shivaji
A To divide the armi on decimal pattern
B After conquest the division of the looted property
C To give Jagirs to officers
D None of these

Answer: To give Jagirs to officers
55 Who founded "Bahishkrit Hitakarini Sabha"
A Lokmanya Tilak
B Gopal Ganesh Agarkar
C Dinabandhu Mitra
D Karmveer Bhaurao Patil

Answer: Karmveer Bhaurao Patil
56 Which Act in 1960 given the creation of the State of Maharashtra and Gujarat
A Bombay Reorganization Act
B Reorganization Act
C Bombay_Gujarat Reorganization Act
D Gujarat Reorganization Act

Answer: Bombay Reorganization Act
57 The institution of Lokayukta was created first in Maharashtra in the year
A 1971
B 1973
C 1970
D 1972

Answer: 1971
58 Who was the founder of "Manav Dharma Sabha"
A Gopal Hari Deshmukh
B Dadoba Pandurang Tarkhadkar
C Balkrishna Jambhekar
D Bhau Daji Lad

Answer: Dadoba Pandurang Tarkhadkar
59 Which Governor of Bombay approved the building of the great sea wall to prevent flooding of low lying areas
A William Hornby
B Rawson Hart Boddam
C Charles Crommelin
D Thomas Hodges

Answer: William Hornby
60 What is the logo of the Bombay Natural History Society
A Dove
B Kingfisher
C Great Hornbill
D Great Indian Bustard

Answer: Great Hornbill