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Question 1: He died in ________, England on 20 November 1859.
HampshireSurreyEast SussexHertfordshire

Question 2: Archival material relating to Mountstuart Elphinstone listed at the UK ________
Ministry of Justice (United Kingdom)Lord ChancellorJudicial Appointments CommissionThe National Archives

Question 3: He was appointed as the ________ the following year, 1819.
List of Governors of BombayHistory of MumbaiBombay PresidencyMumbai

Question 4: At the ________, and throughout the campaign, he displayed rare courage and knowledge of tactics such that Wellesley told him he ought to have been a soldier.
Maratha EmpireBattle of LaswariSecond Anglo-Maratha WarBattle of Assaye

Question 5: Elphinstone assumed command of the military during an important crisis during the ________ and managed to secure a victory despite his non-military background.
Battle of KhadkiSindhudurgSinhagadBaji Rao II

Question 6: It embraces the ________ and Muslim periods, and is still a work of high authority.

Question 7: Besides being a noted administrator, he wrote books on India and ________.
Central Intelligence AgencyNATONon-Aligned MovementAfghanistan

Question 8: After spending about a year in Calcutta arranging the report of his mission, Elphinstone was appointed in 1811 to the important and difficult post of resident at ________ (formerly known as Poona).
PuneMumbaiNavi MumbaiNagpur

Question 9: Mountstuart Elphinstone (6 October 1779 – 20 November 1859) was a Scottish statesman and historian, associated with the government of ________.
Bengal PresidencyPresidencies and provinces of British IndiaBritish EmpireBritish Raj

Question 10: He later became the ________ (now Mumbai) where he is credited with the opening of several educational institutions accessible to the Indian population.
MaharashtraBombay PresidencyList of Governors of BombayHistory of Mumbai


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