How, When and Where MCQs


CBSE Class 8 History Chapter 1 MCQs from the book Our Past III Book | History Chapter 1 “How, When and Where” Multiple Choice Questions ‌with Answers

How, When and Where MCQs – Here is a compilation of CBSE Class 8 History Book Our Past III Chapter 1 How, When and Where MCQs.  Students can practice free MCQs as have been added by CBSE in the new exam pattern. At the end of Multiple Choice Questions, the answer key has also been provided for your reference. Take Free Online MCQs Test for Class 8.



Q1- Goddess _____ was a symbol of British power in India.


A) Victoria

B) Athena

C) Britannia

D) Elizabeth


Q2- ______ was the first Governor General of India.


A) Lord Dalhousie

B) Lord Canning

C) Warren Hastings

D) Robert Clive


Q3- “A History of British India” was written by


A) Nicholas Louis

B) Clive Loyd

C) James Mill

D) John Henry


Q4- According to Mills, all ____ societies were of lower level.


A) African

B) Asian

C) European

D) American


Q5- National Museum is located at ________


A) Delhi

B) Kolkata

C) Madras

D) Shimla


Q6- British introduced practise of ______ to know about rural topography.


A) judiciary

B) revenue collection

C) surveying

D) mapping


Q7- _______ came up in the 1920s to store important documents.


A) Victoria Memorial

B) Parliamentary House

C) National Archieve of India

D) Settlements


Q8- British documents were carefully copied by ____ during the 18th century.


A) writer

B) calligraphists

C) military personal

D) journalists


Q9- An important source regarding dates is _____ of British administration.


A) rule

B) official records

C) judiciary

D) brutuality


Q10- According to Mills, ____ rule was capable of civilising Indian society.


A) Hindu

B) Muslim

C) British

D) French


Answer key for Class 8 History Our Past III Book Chapter 1 – How, When and Where MCQs


Q. No. Answer
1 C
2 C
3 C
4 B
5 B
6 C
7 C
8 B
9 B
10 C



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