Modern Indian history Set 25

By | December 28, 2018

Modern Indian history MCQ's Questions

Question 1
The decisive battle of the third Carnatic War was waged between the French and the British at
A
Arcot
B
Jhansi
C
Plassey
D
Wandiwash
Question 2
Match the following:
List-IList-II
A. Moplah1. Turkey
B. Akali Movement2. Education
C. Kashi Vidya Peeth3. Punjab
D. Khilafat Movement4. Malabar
A
$A-4, B-3, C-2, D-1 $
B
$A-1, B-2, C-3, D-4 $
C
$ A-3, B-2, C-1, D-4 $
D
$A-2, B-1, C-3, D-4 $
Question 3
The main cause for the Instant popularity of the Arya Samaj was that
A
It represented the purified form of Hinduism
B
It supported and worded for the cause of western education
C
It combined the opposition to the evil practices of Hinduism with an aggressive assertion of the superiority of the Vedic religion and Indian thought over all other faiths
D
It gave a call to its followers to go back to the Vedas
Question 4
Who among the following had during his reign introduced a new calendar, a new system or coinage, and new scales or weights and measures?
A
Tipu Sultan
B
Murshid Quli Khan
C
Raghunath Rao
D
Lord Cornwallis
Question 5
The All India Muslim League was formed in 1906 at
A
Lucknow
B
Dacca
C
Lahore
D
Aligarh
Question 6
The Indian Civil Service Act was passed during the Viceroyalty of
A
Elgin
B
Canning
C
Minto
D
Lytton
Question 7
During the Dandi March the song 'Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram..........' had been sung by the renowned musician
A
Digambar Vishnu Paluskar
B
Onkar Nath Thakur
C
Mallikarjun Mansur
D
Krishna Rao Shankar Pandit
Question 8
As per Pitt's India Act the Committee of Secrecy would consist of three members of..........
A
The Board of Control
B
The Court of Directors
C
The House of Commons
D
The House of Lords
Question 9
Consider the following recommendations of a committee in pre-independence era:
  1. Short term measure: 1 Primary health center per 40, 000 population, 30 beds, 3 Sub centers and 2 medical officers
  2. Long term programme:Primary health units with a 75 bedded hospital per 10, 000-20, 000 population;secondary health units with 650 bedded hospital, Regional Health units with 2, 500 beds
This committee had triggered the public health reforms in India. Identify the name of this committee from the given options:
A
Jackson Committee
B
Bering Committee
C
Bhore Committee
D
None of them
Question 10
Arrange the following in chronological order:
  1. Viceroy Lytton
  2. Viceroy Mayo
  3. Viceroy Lansdowne
  4. Viceroy Linlithgow
A
II, III, I, IV
B
II, I, III, IV
C
IV, III, II, I
D
III, IV, I, II
Question 11
Who among the following assassinated Lt. Colonial Sir William Curzon Wiley, Political ADC to the Secretary of State for India in 1909, as one of the first acts of revolution in the Indian independence movement?
A
Madan Lal Dhingra
B
Har Dayal
C
Udham Singh
D
Roshan Singh
Question 12
SN Banerjee was appointed Professor in English in the Metropolitan Institute at
A
Bombay
B
Madras
C
Calcutta
D
Bangalore
Question 13
In 1908, Bal Gangadhar Tilak was imprisoned for six years and sent to
A
Mandalay
B
Delhi
C
Singapore
D
Andaman and Nicobar Island
Question 14
The High Commissioner for India in the United Kingdom must be appointed by..........
A
Secretary of State for India
B
The Government of India
C
Parliament of England
D
By Indian National Congress
Question 15
In 1934 Mahatma Gandhi withdrew from active politics and even resigned his membership of the Congress because
A
of the failure of the Civil Disobedience Movement
B
the political climate of India was unsuitable for any political movement
C
he wanted to devote himself fully to constructive programme and Harijan welfare
D
of his opposition to the desire of congressmen to enter legislatures under the Government of India Act of 1935
Question 16
On the Direct Action Day unprecedented bloodshed took place (as a result of Hindu-Muslim riots) in
A
Dacca
B
Calcutta
C
Delhi
D
Meerut and Karachi
Question 17
Consider the following matches: 
  1. Ashtapradan: Maratha Empire
  2. AshtaDiggaja: Vijaynagar Empire
  3. Navaratna: Chandra Gupta I
  4. Dahasala: Administration of Akbar
Which among the above are matched correctly?
A
Only 1
B
Only 1 & 2
C
Only 1, 2, 3,
D
Only 1, 2, 4
Question 18
Which of the following Act(s) was/were passed in 1856?
A
The Religious Disabilities Act
B
The Hindu Widow Remarriage Act
C
Both the above
D
None of the above
Question 19
The Tokyo Conference Which passed a resolution to form an Indian National Army or Azad Hind Fauj was a conference of
A
different associations of Indians living in South-East Asia
B
Indians living in Tokyo
C
Indian prisoners of war in Japanese custody
D
Indian revolutionaries living outside India
Question 20
As a result of the elections held in early 1937 under the Act of 1935 the Congress formed ministries in provinces.
A
7
B
9
C
10
D
8
There are 20 questions to complete.

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