Modern Indian history Set 17

By | December 28, 2018

Modern Indian history MCQ's Questions

Question 1
Shuja-ud-Daulah wanted to acquire the territory of
A
Rohelas
B
Marathas
C
Sikhs
D
Tamils
Question 2
When was the First Round Table Conference held?
A
1933
B
1931
C
1930
D
1903
Question 3
With whom was the seven-year rule of missions, omissions and commissions associated?
A
Lord Dalhousie
B
Lord Curzon
C
Lord Lytton
D
Lord Mayo
Question 4
What had the Sir Charles Wood Despatch of 1854 primarily dealt with?
A
Social reforms
B
Administrative reforms
C
Educational reforms
D
Political consolidation
Question 5
Consider the following: 
  1. Botanical Survey of India
  2. Zoological Survey of India
  3. Archeological Survey of India
  4. Anthropological Survey of India
Which among the following represents the correct chronological arrangement of their establishments?
A
1 3 2 4
B
3 1 2 4
C
1 2 3 4
D
3 1 4 2
Question 6
The members of the Board of Control must be paid from
A
The Consolidated Fund of England
B
Indian Revenues
C
Funds Voted by Parliament
D
The revenues of Princely States
Question 7
The privileges of free trade granted to the English East India Company were confirmed in 1717 by Emperor
A
Bahadur Shah
B
Farrukh-Siyar
C
Muhammad Shah
D
Aurangzeb
Question 8
The famous resolution on Non-Cooperation under the inspiration of Mahatma Gandhi was adopted in a special session of Congress held at Calcutta in
A
September 1920
B
December 1922
C
October 1924
D
November 1925
Question 9
During the Viceroyalty of Sir John Lawrence the bone of contention between India and Bhutan was
A
Duars
B
Jalpaiguri
C
Goalpara
D
Cooch Behar
Question 10
During the Second World War the British forces were defeated at..........
A
London
B
Dunkirk
C
Paris
D
Liverpool
Question 11
Which of the following was not to be ceded by Mir Kasim to the Company as per the treaty signed between Mir Kasim and Calcutta Council?
A
Burdwan
B
Midnapur
C
Chittagong
D
Monghyr
Question 12
The immediate forerunner of the Indian National congress was
A
Indian Association of Calcutta
B
Indian National Conference
C
British India association
D
Indian Union
Question 13
The Moplahs of Malabar (Kerala) who were largely Muslim leaseholders and cultivators, Indulged in a series of rebellions in Kerala between 1836-1919. Which of the following regarding these Moplah uprisings is not true?
A
They were mainly directed against the upper caste Hindu landlords
B
These uprisings were a peculiar form of rural terrorism
C
Most of the Moplah martyrs were poor peasants of landless lobourers
D
A small band of Moplahs committed collective suicides in the belief of being called Shahids (martyrs)
Question 14
The Battle of Buxar was fought between the combined armies (of the Nawab of Awadh, the Mughal Emperor and Mir Kasim II) and the
A
French
B
Dutch
C
Portuguese
D
English
Question 15
Socio-religious reform movements in western India were led by some very illustrious personalities, the incorrect statement in this context is:
A
Gopal Hari Deshmukh was one of the earliest religious reformers who rationally attacked hindu orthodox beliefs.
B
Bal Gangadhar was a great Indian nationalist who revived the faith of Indians in their rich cultural heritage by celebration of Shivaji and Ganesh festival in Maharashtra.
C
Dr Atmaram Pandurang and Justice Ranade, founded the Prarthana Samaj in Maharashtra, inspired by the Brahmo Samaj and espousing principles of enlightened theism based on the ancient Vedas.
D
Justice Ranade and Pandita Ramabai were pioneers of women's education in India.
Question 16
Match the following:
List-IList-II
A. Irish Home Rule Movement1. Annie Besant
B. Home Rule Movement in India2. Red Mond
C. Ferguson College3. Motilal Nehru
D. Kashmir4. Gokhale
A
$A-2, B-1, C-4, D-3$
B
$A-4, B-3, C-2, D-1 $
C
$A-3, B-4, C-1, D-2 $
D
$A-1, B-2, C-3, D-4 $
Question 17
An effect of the 1857 revolt was that
A
The spirit of rebellion in Indian was crushed
B
The British became totally demoralized
C
The British abandoned their repressive policies
D
Unity was forged between the Hindus and Muslims
Question 18
The Constitution drawn by the Constituent Assembly (provided in the Cabinet Mission Plan) would be implemented by
A
Parliament
B
The British Government
C
Viceroy
D
Indian National Congress
Question 19
Who among the following attended all the three Round Table Conferences held in London:
  1. Mahatma Gandhi
  2. Dr. B.R.Ambedkar
  3. Tez Bahadur Sapru
  4. Chittaranjan Das
A
2 and 3
B
2 and 4
C
2, 3 and 4
D
All of them
Question 20
The United East India Company refers to the company in India formed by the
A
Portuguese
B
Dutch
C
French
D
British
There are 20 questions to complete.

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