Modern Indian history Set 24

By | December 28, 2018

Modern Indian history MCQ's Questions

Question 1
Which of the following was the 'Newspaper' of Annie Besant?
A
The Hindu
B
Indian Express
C
The Times of India
D
New India
Question 2
The English rounded Calcutta after obtaining the zamindari of three villages, viz Sutanuti, Kalikata and Govindpur, from the Mughal Viceroy of Bengal in 1698. The nucleus of the British settlement in Calcutta was
A
San Thome
B
Victoria Memeorial
C
Fort William
D
Howrah Port
Question 3
In December 1885, when the Indian National Congress was founded, AO Hume acted as its
A
President
B
Vice-President
C
General Secretary
D
Member of the Working Committee
Question 4
The Cabinet Mission Plan ruled out the possibility of the formation of
A
Union of India
B
Pakistan
C
Constituent Assembly
D
Groups by Provinces
Question 5
Queen Victoria's famous proclamation, transferring authority from the East India Company to the Crown, was made from
A
London
B
Calcutta
C
Delhi
D
Allahabad
Question 6
The immediate cause for the Mutiny was
A
Doctrine of Lapse
B
The Social Legislation of 1856
C
The Episode of the Greased Cartridges
D
The fear of me Indians that they would be converted to Christianity
Question 7
Who of the following was associated with the publication of a large number of weeklies and dailies such as Hindustan, Indian Union, Leader, Maryada, Kissan, Abhudaya etc.?
A
Motilal Nehru
B
Jawaharlal Nehru
C
Madan Mohan Malaviya
D
Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi
Question 8
The Rajiv Gandhi action plan, put forward by the late Leader in 1988 is related to which among the following?
A
Environment Protection
B
Nuclear Disarmament
C
Information Technology
D
Multilateral Trade
Question 9
The Government of India Act of 1935 consists of.......... sections and 10 schedules.
A
300
B
330
C
321
D
331
Question 10
The Presidents of early English Settlements (Madras, Bombay and Calcutta) were responsible to..........
A
The House of Common
B
The House of Lords
C
The Home Government of the Company
D
The Council of Senior Merchants
Question 11
Which among the following was first established in India?
A
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
B
Sangeet Natak Akademi
C
Sindri Fertilizer Factory
D
The National News Print Ltd
Question 12
The Diwani Adalat was presided over by
A
Collector
B
Governor
C
Resident
D
Nawabs
Question 13
The Charter Act of 1813 left intact the Company's monopoly of.......... trade.
A
China
B
Jawa
C
Ceylon
D
Japan
Question 14
The name of which of the following women is known for working in close association with Chadra Shekhar Aazad in the famous Kakori train dacoity?
A
Raj Kumari Gupta
B
Kusum Agraval
C
Prakashvati Yakshapal
D
Basanti Devi
Question 15
Communal Representation was for the first time given in the interest of Muslims by
A
The Indian Council Act of 1909
B
The Government of India Act of 1919
C
The Government of India Act of 1935
D
The Act of 1858
Question 16
Who founded the 'All India Harijan Samaj' in 1932?
A
B R Ambedkar
B
Acharya Narendra Dev
C
Mahatma Gandhi
D
Jagjivan Ram
Question 17
Who among the following did not vehemently protested the withdrawal of the Non-Cooperation Movement after the Chauri-Chaura Incident?
A
Jawahar Lal Nehru
B
Subhash Chandra Bose
C
C R Das
D
Motilal Nehru
Question 18
The last of the Charter Act concerning India was the Act of
A
1773
B
1813
C
1853
D
1793
Question 19
According to the Regulating Act, Directors were to be elected for a period of
A
5 years
B
4 years
C
6 years
D
3 years
Question 20
On Cabinet Mission, .......... observed, "the proposals preserve the essential unity of India Which la threatened by the dispute between two major communities".
A
Lord Wavell
B
Nehru
C
Patel
D
Mahatma Gandhi\
There are 20 questions to complete.

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