Modern Indian history Set 12

By | December 28, 2018

Modern Indian history MCQ's Questions

Question 1
On Which day had premier Attlee conceded that the British would quit India by June, 1948?
A
January 26, 1947
B
August 15, 1947
C
January 26, 1948
D
February 20, 1947
Question 2
Arrange the following events in the order of their chronology:
  1. August Offer
  2. Poona Pact
  3. Third Round Table Conference
A
1-2-3
B
2-3-1
C
2-1-3
D
2-1-3
Question 3
The single biggest item of British capital investment in India was
A
railways
B
plantations and mines
C
banking and insurance
D
shipping
Question 4
The main cause of the tribal uprisings of the 19th century was
A
the British land settlements and land laws had created tension in the tribal society
B
Christian Missionary activities in the tribal areas
C
the British Forest Laws
D
new excise regulations and police exactions
Question 5
The 'Hero of Plassey' was
A
Warren Hastings
B
Dupleix
C
Clive
D
Shuja-ud-Daulah
Question 6
On account of his differences with Gandhiji, Sub has Bose resigned the Presidentship of the Congress (April 1939) and organised a new party called
A
Congress Socialist Party
B
Azad Hind Fauz
C
Congress Liberal party
D
Forward Block
Question 7
The resolutions on Fundamental Rights and National Economic Policy were passed in which of the following sessions of the Indian National Congress?
A
Belgaum, 1934
B
Lahore, 1929
C
Karachi, 1931
D
Faizpur, 1936
Question 8
Nana Sahib the adopted son of Peshwa Baji Rao II had become a great enemy of the British because
A
The Queen had humiliated him
B
He had lost his title
C
The British had stopped his pension
D
His estate had been snatched from him
Question 9
The Government of India Act of 1935 had divided India into.......... provinces.
A
5
B
8
C
11
D
14
Question 10
When the Governor-General was away from Bengal a Vice-President appointed by.......... would Act for him.
A
Crown
B
Parliament
C
Board of Control
D
Governor-General
Question 11
The English established their first factory in Bengal in 1651 at..........
A
Hugli
B
Kassimbazar
C
Patna
D
Calcutta
Question 12
Which of the following Sikh Guru is know to have completed the Harmandir Sahib?
A
Guru Arjun Dev
B
Guru Ram Das
C
Guru Har Gobind
D
Guru Amar Das
Question 13
Mahabandula was killed at..........
A
Rangoon
B
Tenesserin
C
Danubyu
D
Prome
Question 14
The ruler of Mysore who secured the rendition of Mysore was
A
Tippu
B
Hyder
C
Krishnaraja III
D
Rajendra Wodiar
Question 15
Loamanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak hailed form
A
Bengal
B
Kashmir
C
Maharashtra
D
Tamil Nadu
Question 16
''Faith is a Battle'' is the biographical work on which of the following personalities?
A
Mohammad Ali Jinnah
B
Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan
C
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
D
None of them
Question 17
Which of the following songs was so dear to Gandhiji's heart, that he wrote: 'That one song is enough to sustain me, even if I were to forget the Bhagwad Gita'.
A
Hare Ram
B
Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram
C
Vaishnava Jana To Tene Kahiye
D
Ishwar Allah Tero Nam
Question 18
Who had paned the Vernacular Press Act into law?
A
Lord Mayo
B
Lord Hardinge
C
Lord Dalhousie
D
Lord Lytton
Question 19
As per Act of 1919 the lower house of the Central Legislature was known as..........
A
Legislative Council
B
Legislative Assembly
C
House of Representatives
D
House of Commons
Question 20
The first Bengali Drama, written to highlight the brutality of the British indigo planters, was
A
Rast Goftar
B
Neel Darpan
C
Shome Prakash
D
None of the above
There are 20 questions to complete.

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