Modern Indian history Set 29

By | December 28, 2018

Modern Indian history MCQ's Questions

Question 1
In the light of events that occurred after the General Elections of 1937 and the subsequent formation of Indian ministries in various provinces, identify the statement which is incorrect:
A
Congress was highly successful and Muslim League failed miserably.
B
Congress emerged as the largest party in NWFP.
C
Unionist Party and Krishak Praja Party formed Governments in Punjab and Bengal respectively.
D
Pirpur Report was prepared by Jinnah to highlight the atrocities and misrule of the Congress ministries
Question 2
The Golden Jubilee of the Indian Rational Congress (1885-1935) fell in 1935, Which was observed during the session held at
A
Karachi
B
Lucknow
C
Faizpur
D
Nowhere
Question 3
The Province of Bengal Constituted by the Act of 1935 would cease to exist as per..........
A
The Cabinet Mission Plan
B
Wavell's Plan
C
The Indian Independence Act of 1947
D
The Dikie Bird Plan
Question 4
Which of the following personalities were the founders of the 'Home Rule Movement'?
  1. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
  2. Annie Besant
  3. Mohammad Ali Jinnah
  4. Mahatma Gandhi
A
1 and 2
B
1, 2 and 3
C
1, 3 and 4
D
1, 2, 3 and 4
Question 5
Lord Mountbatten had held detailed discussions on the approaching partition of India with
A
Mohammed Ali Jinnah
B
Jawaharlal Nehru
C
Mahatma Gandhi
D
All of the above
Question 6
As per the Indian Independence Act of 1947, Which of the following did not form a part of Pakistan?
A
East Bengal and the West Punjab
B
Sind and British Baluchistan
C
The North West Frontier
D
Assam
Question 7
Which among the following Treaty left Raghunath Rao retire on Pension?
A
Treaty of Bassein
B
Treaty of Salbai
C
Treaty of Poona
D
Treaty of Madras
Question 8
Provision was made by the Charter Act of 1813 for the establishment of a Church at..........
A
Madras
B
Bombay
C
Calcutta
D
Pondicherry
Question 9
The All India Muslim League was founded in December 1906 at
A
Karachi
B
Dacca
C
Calcutta
D
Aligarh
Question 10
Match the following social reformers of modern India with the institutions they founded (including year of their foundation):
List-IList-II
A. Vivekananda(i) Theosophical Society (1882)
B. H P Blavatsky(ii) Ramakrishna Mission (1887)
C. Sir Syed Ahmad Khan(iii) Ahmadiya Movement (1891)
D. Mirza Ghulam Ahmad(iv) Aligarh Movement (1875)
E. Annie Besant(v) Central Hindu College, Varanasi (1898)
A
$A-v, B-ii, C-iii, D-iv, E-i$
B
$A-ii, B-i, C-iv, D-iii, E-v $
C
$A-ii, B-v, C-iii, D-iv, E-i $
D
$A-v, B-ii, C-iv, D-iii, E-i $
Question 11
Consider the following statements: 
  1. Zaminadari Association was founded in 1837 and was later known as Landholders Society
  2. Zamindari Association merged with the British Indian Association within a decade of its formation.
  3. British Indian Association was established by Dada Bhai Naoroji
A
Only 1 and 2 are correct
B
Only 2 & 3 are correct
C
Only 1 & 3 are correct
D
All are correct
Question 12
What was the name of the English weekly edited by Mahatma Gandhi?
A
Young India
B
Kesari
C
Bombay Chronicle
D
Resurgent India
Question 13
The first strategically placed factory that the Britishers had fortified was at
A
Surat
B
Bombay
C
Masulipatnam
D
Madras
Question 14
The Dandi March undertaken by Gandhi was
A
A routine March
B
A part of the Quit India Movement
C
A part of the Civil Disobedience Movement
D
A demonstration of Congress power
Question 15
The famine in Bihar and Bengal in 1873-74 was averted by the timely action of
A
Minto
B
Morley
C
Northbrook
D
Hastings
Question 16
After the Hindustan Republican Association was renamed as Hindustan Socialist Republic Association, a central committee was formed. Who among the following was from Bihar in this central Committee?
A
Sukhdev
B
Kundanlal
C
P N Ghosh
D
Shiv Sharma
Question 17
Of the following who did not find a place in the Legislative Council as per the Act of 1853?
A
The Governor-General
B
Additional Members
C
The Commander-in-Chief
D
The Lieutenant Governor
Question 18
What was Jagat Seth's claim to fame in Bengal? He was the
A
Diwan of Siraj-ud-Daulah
B
Leading popular poet
C
Biggest banker in Bengal
D
Commander of the Nawab's troops
Question 19
The Woods dispatch of 1854 is related to which of the following?
A
Setting up of some universities in India
B
Introduction of the India Post
C
Abolition of the Sati
D
Establishment of Administration Services in India
Question 20
The name of the periodical published by Gandhi during his stay in South Africa was
A
Navjivan
B
India Gazette
C
Afrikaner
D
Indian Opinion
There are 20 questions to complete.

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