Modern Indian history Set 36

By | December 28, 2018

Modern Indian history MCQ's Questions

Question 1
The Wahabis operated from
A
Hindukush
B
Khyber Pass
C
Western Ghat
D
Palghat
Question 2
Who among the following gave the safety valve theory for Indian National Congress?
A
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
B
Lala Lajpat Rai
C
Bipinchandra Pal
D
MN Roy
Question 3
''Congress is in reality a Civil war without arms''Who among the following made the above remarks in regard to Congress?
A
Lord Dufferin
B
Mohammad Ali Jinnah
C
Syed Ahamad Khan
D
Lord Curzon
Question 4
After the ruin of India's trade, Industries and handicrafts, the burden of taxation in India had to be mainly borne by
A
Zamindars
B
Peasantry
C
Income-tax payers
D
All the above
Question 5
Aligarh Muslim University was founded by
A
Jinnah
B
Syed Ahmed Khan
C
Abul Kalam Azad
D
Bhutto
Question 6
The first political association of India founded in 1891 was the
A
Landholders Society of Calcutta
B
Indian Association
C
British Indian Association
D
Madras Native Association
Question 7
Why did Mahatma Gandhi ultimately lend his support to the resolution passed by the Congress Working Committee agreeing to the partition of India in spite of his personal, life-long outspoken disapproval of Pakistan?
A
There was no other go after he was presented with a fait accompli
B
Jawaharlal Nehru convinced him about the justification in favour of it
C
To prevent the loss of prestige of the Congress Ministers who had agreed to the partition
D
The problem at home were far too pressing to carp about a minor concession being conceded to the Muslim League
Question 8
The Secretary of State for India was given powers by
A
The Act of 1909
B
The Act of 1919
C
The Act of 1858
D
The Act of 1861
Question 9
The roots of the 1857 revolt lay in
A
Blatantly discriminatory policies
B
Exploitative land revenue policy
C
The policy of greased cartridges
D
All of the above
Question 10
The Non-Cooperation movement had been launched by Gandhi in the year
A
1916
B
1919
C
1920
D
1923
Question 11
To whom is the statement "Cowardice and ahimsa do not go together any more than water and fire" attributed?
A
Acharya Narendra Dev
B
M K Gandhi
C
Swami Vivekananda
D
Jayaprakash Narayan
Question 12
'The Times of India' Which celebrated its 150th anniversary in 1988, was first published in 1838 as
A
Bombay Chronicle
B
Bombay Times
C
Indian Times
D
National Times
Question 13
The Non-Cooperation Movement was withdrawn in 1920 because of
A
Gandhi's ill health
B
The Congress' extremist policies
C
A fervent appeal by the government to do so
D
Violence erupting at Chauri Chaura
Question 14
Consider the following reason of arresting and sending Bal Gangadhar Tilak to Mandalay Jail a few months after the Surat Split of 1907? 
  1. Tilak supported the acts of the revolutionaries by writing in Kesari that there was excess of patriotism at the root of Bomb in Bengal.
  2. Tilak had induced the factory workers in Bombay to declare a strike
A
Only 1 is correct
B
Only 2 is correct
C
Both 1 & 2 are correct
D
Neither 1 nor 2 is correct
Question 15
Who was the first European to translate the Bhapad Gita into English?
A
Alexander Cunningham
B
William Jones
C
James Prinsep
D
Charles Wilkins
Question 16
What benefits did the Poona Pact offer to the depressed classes?
A
44 seats in the central legislature
B
20% reservation in the provincial legislature
C
18% seats in the central legislature and 148 seats in the provincial legislature
D
50% reservation in the ICS
Question 17
The Indian Civil Service Examination was thrown open to all by the Act of
A
1853
B
1858
C
1813
D
1784
Question 18
Who among the following rulers of Bengal had issued a coin named Zurbe Murshedabad?
A
Mir Jafar
B
Mir Qasim
C
Murshid Quli Khan
D
Shuja-ud-Din Muhammad Khan
Question 19
A manifesto known as ''Philosophy of the Bomb'', was brought out by which among the following organizations?
A
Ghadar Party
B
Hindustan Republic Association
C
Hindustan Socialist Republic Association
D
Jugantar
Question 20
In Which year was the partition of Bengal scrapped?
A
1908
B
1911
C
1923
D
1931
There are 20 questions to complete.

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