Modern Indian history Set 19

By | December 28, 2018

Modern Indian history MCQ's Questions

Question 1
Gandhi-Irwin Pact was signed on 15th March..........
A
1928
B
1930
C
1931
D
1935
Question 2
On what charge was Khudiram Bose, a boy of 18, sentenced to death on April 30, 1908?
A
for being an active member of the Anushilan Samiti, the first revolutionary organisation in Bengal
B
for participating in the Alipur Conspiracy
C
for murdering one Kennedy in Muzaffarpur
D
for attempting to murder Kingsfords, the Chief Presidency Magistrate at Muzaffarpur, who had ordered severe flogging to some young men for minor offences.
Question 3
The first vernacular paper, Samachar Darpan, was published during the tenure of
A
Lord Hastings
B
Lord Minto
C
Lord metcalfe
D
Lord Macaulay
Question 4
In May 1933, Mahatma Gandhi began a fast of 21 days
A
to appeal to the Hindus to throw open the temples and public wells to the Harijans
B
to launch a campaign against untouchability
C
for his own purification and that of his associates for greater commitment to the cause of the Harijans
D
For all the above
Question 5
Who among the following had been a high court judge, an economist, a social reformer, among the founders or the INC, besides being regarded by A O Hume as his political guru?
A
Surendranath Banerjee
B
Pheroze Shah Mehta
C
Mahadev Gobind Ranade
D
Dadabhai Naoroji
Question 6
Commissioners for the Affairs of India were known as
A
Court of Directors
B
Board of Directors
C
Board of Control
D
Board of Merchants
Question 7
Arrange the following events/movements in the correct order of their chronology:
  1. Rowlatt Act Satyagraha
  2. Civil Disobedience Movement
  3. Boycott of Simon Commission
  4. Quit India Movement
A
1-2-3-4
B
1-3-2-4
C
2-3-4-1
D
2-3-4-1
Question 8
The exclusive right of trading between.......... was granted to the East India Company.
A
North America and South America
B
Red Sea and Caspian Sea
C
The Cape of Good Hope and the Straits of Magellan
D
France and Poland
Question 9
Which great war was fought between the years 1914 and 1918?
A
The Battle of Tarain
B
The First World War
C
The Battle of Plassey
D
The Second World War
Question 10
After which among the following events, the Cabinet Mission plan was thought to have become defunct?
A
Call for a Direct Action Day by Muslim League
B
Boycott of the Muslim Legue of the Constituent assembly
C
The formation of the Interim Government
D
Atlee's Declaration
Question 11
Which among the following Viceroys was associated with the 'Ilbert Bill Controversy'?
A
Lord Curzon
B
Lord Lytton
C
Lord Ripon
D
Lord Hardinge
Question 12
Before the Regulating Act was passed in 1773, there was.......... at home to, administer the East India Company.
A
A Committee of 24
B
A Secretary
C
A Council of Lords
D
A Board of Revenue
Question 13
The Muslim League demanded creation of Pakistan (Pakistan Resolution) in its session held on March 24, 1940 at
A
Karachi
B
Lahore
C
Islamabad
D
Aligarh
Question 14
Who among the following shared the similar ideology?
A
Gopal Krishna Gokhle and Bal Gangadhar Tilak
B
Bal Gangadhar Tilak and Dada Bhai Naoroji
C
Chitranjan Das and Moti Lal Nehru
D
Subhash Chandra Bose and Dr.Pattabhi Sitaramayya
Question 15
By the Act of 1773, Parliament granted a loan of.......... to the East India Company.
A
Rs 480, 000
B
Rs 400, 000
C
Rs 500, 000
D
Rs 300, 000
Question 16
In the Provinces were allowed to form groups with common executives and legislatures.
A
Wavell Plan
B
Dikie Bird Plan
C
Cabinet Mission Plan
D
Mountbatten Plan
Question 17
After the 1935 elections, the only two provinces out of eleven Which had non-Congress ministries were
A
Bengal and Punjab
B
Assam and Kerala
C
Bengal and Assam
D
Punjab and Kerala
Question 18
The Muslim League passed a resolution demanding the partition of India in the.......... session held in 1940.
A
Lahore
B
Allahabad
C
Karachi
D
Dacca
Question 19
At which of the following sessions, the Indian National Congress adopted a significant resolution against the use of Indian troops in China, Mesopotamia and Persia?
A
1920 Calcutta Session
B
1923 New Delhi Session
C
1927 Madras Session
D
1931 Karachi Session
Question 20
Who among the following had established a branch of Muslim League in London?
A
Aga Khan
B
Amir Ali
C
Mohammad Ali Jinnah
D
Chaudhary Liaqat Ali
There are 20 questions to complete.

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