Modern Indian history Set 3

By | December 28, 2018

Modern Indian history MCQ's Questions

Question 1
After the permanent settlement, what fraction of the revenue derived by the Zamindars to the Company was to be remitted?
A
50%
B
65%
C
76%
D
89%
Question 2
Who among the following is known for the famous quote ''an uncontrolled pen serves but to destroy''.?
A
Jawahar Lal Nehru
B
Mahatma Gandhi
C
Leo Tolstoy
D
Rabindranath Tagore
Question 3
Who had founded the Indian Home Rule Society?
A
Madan Lal Dhingra
B
V D Savarkar
C
Lala Hardayal
D
Shyamji Krishna Varma
Question 3 Explanation: 
Lord Wavell
Question 4
The Act of 1833 concentrated the legislative powers in the hands of
A
Parliament
B
Governor-General in Council
C
Board of Control
D
Crown
Question 5
Who among the following repealed the Vernacular Press Act?
A
Lord Lytton
B
Lord Ripon
C
Lord Dufferin
D
Lord Lansdowne
Question 6
The revolutionary organisation 'Abhinav Bharat Society' was founded in 1904 by:
A
Bhagat Singh
B
Vinayak Damodar Savarkar
C
Barindra Kumar Ghosh
D
Pulin Behari Das
Question 7
The President of the Constituent Assembly was
A
Dr BR Ambedkar
B
Dr Rajendra Prasad
C
Jawahar Lal Nehru
D
Vallabhbhai Patel
Question 8
The efforts of which among the following leaders were successful passing of the Bombay Primary Education Act?
A
Ganesh Vasudev Mavalanka
B
R. K. Shanmukham Chetty
C
Vitthal Bhai Patel
D
Govind Ballabh Pant
Question 9
In which year, Congress recognized the Muslim League as the political party representing the Muslims for the first time?
A
1912
B
1914
C
1916
D
1923
Question 10
The office of the Secretary of State for India was created by the Act of
A
1853
B
1858
C
1861
D
1892
Question 11
In Which year was Burma separated from India?
A
1863
B
1902
C
1937
D
1947
Question 12
Queen Victoria became the Empress of India according to the Act of
A
1858
B
1861
C
1876
D
1909
Question 13
Which of the following literary personalities made the greatest contribution in arousing patriotism in the 19th century?
A
Dinbandhu Mitra's exposure of Indigo planters in Nil Darpana
B
Bankim Chandra with his historical novels culminating with Ananda Math (1882)
C
Vishnu Krishna Chiplunkar's Journal Nibandhamaka (1874-81)
D
Bharatendu Harishchandra (1850-85) through his plays, poems and journals advocating use of Swadeshi articles and use of Hindi in courts
Question 14
Bring out the only incorrect statement:
A
Allahabad High Court has Maximum number of sanctioned Judges in India
B
Uttar Pradesh shares its border with 8 states
C
Sultan Sikandar Lodi was the first to move his capital from Delhi to Agra
D
Aligarh Muslim University was originally established by an act of parliament
Question 15
Consider the following facts about a pioneer social reformer of Maharastra:
  1. He is widely considered to be the first journalist and editor in Marathi Language.
  2. He started a weekly Bombay Darpan in 1832 and Digdarshan in 1840
  3. His many works include the books in history & math for children
Identify this personality from the given names:
A
Jagannath Sheth
B
Vishnu Shastri Bapat
C
Krishna Shahstri Chaplunkar
D
Balashastri Jambhekar
Question 16
Ahalyabai, the saintly queen of Maheshwar (Central India) belonged to which dynasty?-
A
Scindhya dynasty
B
Peshwa dynasty
C
Holkar dynasty
D
Rajput dynasty
Question 17
''A body like the Congress which represents not the mass of the population, but a single and very limited class, could not be called national''The above statement in context with the Indian National Congress was given by which among the following personalities?
A
Nabagopal Mitra
B
Arubindo Ghose
C
Lala Lajpat Rai
D
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
Question 18
A resolution declaring Purna Swaraj (complete Independence as Indian's political goal was passed in the.......... Congress of 1929.
A
Shimla
B
Lahore
C
Madras
D
Calcutta
Question 19
In which of the following years, first commercial civil aviation flight took place in India between Allahabad and Naini?
A
1910
B
1911
C
1912
D
1915
Question 20
Who is regarded as the father and founder of the Indian National Congress?
A
Dadabhai Naoroji
B
SN Banerjee
C
AO Hume
D
Pheroze Shah Mehta
There are 20 questions to complete.

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