SSC History Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-2

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    During the Anglo-Maratha Wars, which one of the following was concluded last?

    A)  Treaty of Gwalior with Scindhia

    B)  Treaty of Mandasor with Holkar

    C)  Treaty of Poona with Baji Rao-II

    D)  Treaty of Surji - Arjangaon with Scindhia

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] The Battle of Mahidpur was fought during the Third Anglo-Maratha War between the Holkar faction of the Maratha Confederacy and the British East India Company at Mahidpur, a town in the Malwa region, on 21 December 1817. A peace treaty was signed on 6 January 1818 at Mandsaur. Holkars accepted all the terms laid down by British in the Treaty of Mandsaur. At the conclusion of this Third Anglo-Maratha War, the Holkars lost much of their territory to the British and were incorporated into the British Raj as a princely state of the Central India Agency.

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