Anglo-Mysore Wars Quiz Questions and Answers

Questions : 12 | Total Attempts: 344 | Recent Updated: 01-Sep-2023
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How well are you aware of the Anglo-Mysore Wars? India fought many wars, but the Anglo-Mysore War was one of the famous wars, which continued over three decades. Let's understand it in a clear and simple way, The Anglo-Mysore Wars were a series of four wars fought between the British East India Company and the Kingdom of Mysore, ruled by Hyder Ali and later his son Tipu Sultan. The main cause of war was territorial disputes, power struggles, and attempts to control trade routes in the region. The wars had a significant impact on the balance of power in India and ultimately led to the gradual expansion of British influence in the subcontinent. The story of this war is not over here, to know more about Anglo-Mysore Wars, just hit the start quiz.

Questions Excerpt


1. The Anglo-Mysore Wars were fought primarily in which region of India?

A. Northern India

B. Western India

C. Southern India

D. Eastern India

2. Who was the ruler of Mysore during the first two Anglo-Mysore Wars?

A. Hyder Ali

B. Mir Qasim

C. Tipu Sultan

D. Bahadur Shah II

3. The First Anglo-Mysore War started in which year?

A. 1775

B. 1799

C. 1767

D. 1759

4. What was the primary cause of the First Anglo-Mysore War?

A. Territorial disputes

B. Religious conflicts

C. Maritime trade routes

D. Dynastic succession

5. Which British governor played a significant role in the Second Anglo-Mysore War?

A. Robert Clive

B. Warren Hastings

C. Arthur Wellesley

D. Lord Cornwallis

6. Which Anglo-Mysore War saw the end of Tipu Sultan's rule?

A. First Anglo-Mysore War

B. Second Anglo-Mysore War

C. Third Anglo-Mysore War

D. Fourth Anglo-Mysore War

7. Who led the British forces during the Fourth Anglo-Mysore War?

A. Sir Thomas Munro

B. Sir Arthur Wellesley

C. Lord Wellesley

D. Warren Hastings

8. What was the outcome of the Third Anglo-Mysore War for Tipu Sultan?

A. Conversion to British ally

B. Defeat and loss of territory

C. Stalemate with no major changes

D. Victory and expansion of his territory

9. The Anglo-Mysore Wars played a significant role in the establishment of British colonial rule in India, ultimately contributing to the formation of ............?

A. British Raj

B. Mughal Empire

C. Sikh Empire

D. Maratha Confederacy

10. Who was known as the Tiger of Mysore?

A. Haidar Ali

B. Tipu Sultan

C. Thomas Munro

D. Lord Wellesley

11. When was the Anglo-Mysore wars ended?

A. 1975

B. 1980

C. 1799

D. 1899

12. Who was the governor of the British during the Anglo-Mysore War?

A. Lord Wellesley

B. Warren Hastings

C. Sir Thomas Munro

D. Sir Arthur Wellesley

 

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