Modern Indian history Set 39

By | December 28, 2018

Modern Indian history MCQ's Questions

Question 1
Who among the following led the rebels during the ''Siege of Cawnpore''?
A
Nana Sahib
B
Bajirao II
C
Raghunathrao
D
None of them
Question 2
A focal point of all revolutionary activities in London was
A
India House
B
Kaiser House
C
Singh Sabha Building
D
Dadabhai Naoroji's House
Question 3
Shuja-ud-Daulah was the Nawab of
A
Rampur
B
Arcot
C
Awadh
D
Surat
Question 4
Consider the following events: 
  1. First Round Table Conference
  2. Pakistan Declaration 
  3. Poona Pact 
  4. Gandhi Irwin Pact
 Which among the following represents the correct chronological order of the above events?
A
1, 2, 3, 4
B
1, 4, 3, 2,
C
4, 3, 2, 1
D
3, 4, 2, 1
Question 5
As per Indian Independence Act, the Suzerainty of His Majesty over the Indian State would come to an end on..........
A
15 August, 1947
B
14 August, 1947
C
15 August, 1950
D
26 January, 1950
Question 6
The Swaraj Party was divided into factions after the death of C.R.Das and its 'Responsivists' faction worked for/by:
A
Safeguarding the hindu interests by cooperating with the British Government.
B
Creating obstacles in legislative process by acting as dissenters.
C
Cooperating with the No-Changers of the Congress in the favour of constructive programme of Gandhi.
D
Maintaining a separate identity of the Party within the Congress.
Question 7
The immediate cause of the Battle of Plassey was
A
The English attempts to strengthen their fortifications at Fort William.
B
The English support and asylum to the political rivals of Nawab Siraj-ud-Daulah
C
Misuse of Dastaks (passes for free trade) by the Company and its officials
D
Siraj-ud-Daulah's attack on Fort William and capture of Calcutta (Alinagar)
Question 8
All the following announcements were made at the Delhi Durbar in 1911 except one. Identify that one:
A
Transfer of Capital from Calcutta to Delhi
B
Annulment of Partition of Bengal
C
Separation of Bihar, Orissa and Chhotanagpur from Bengal's Jurisdiction
D
Election of Indians to the various legislative councils in India
Question 9
Which of the following is one of the causes for the passing of the Act of 1773?
A
Failure of Double Government
B
Success of Double Government
C
Agitation in India
D
Desire of the Indian Merchants
Question 10
Which among the following was the only session in which Mahatma Gandhi elected as Congress President?
A
Lucknow
B
Belgaum
C
Mumbai
D
Karachi
Question 11
Madame HP Blavatsky had laid the foundation of the Theosophical Society in the year
A
1853
B
1864
C
1875
D
1886
Question 12
The idea of starting a Home Rule League in 1915 was first propounded by
A
B G Tilak
B
Gopal Krishna Gokhale
C
Annie Besant
D
Both A and B above
Question 13
Who among the following founded a National Press, National Paper, National Society, National School, National Theatre, National Store, National Gymnasium and National Circus making the term ''National'' popular in British India?
A
Devendra Nath Tagore
B
Jyotindra Nath Tagore
C
Nabagopal Mitra
D
Rajnarayan Basu
Question 14
Match the following:
List-IList-II
A. Montford Reforms1. 1909
B. Morley Minto Reforms2. 1919
C. Independence Act3. 1946
D. Cabinet Mission4. 1947
A
$A-2, B-1, C-4, D-3$
B
$A-4, B-3, C-2, D-1 $
C
$A-3, B-4, C-1, D-2 $
D
$A-1, B-2, C-3, D-4 $
Question 15
The first national leader to decry the salt tax in the Indian legislature was
A
G K Gokhale
B
M K Gandhi
C
J L Nehru
D
Netaji S C Bose
Question 16
''There was only one genuine extremist in India and that was Mr. Tilak''Who among the following had made this remark in context with Bal Gangadhar Tilak?
A
Mahatma Gandhi
B
Moti Lal Nehru
C
Edwin Montague
D
Lord Hardinge
Question 17
Match the following:
List-IList-II
A. Swaraj is my birth right1. Moderates
B. It is not reforms but re-form2. Lajpat Rai
C. A subject people has no soul3. B.C Pal
D. Policy of petitions, prayers and protests4. Tilak
Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:
A
$A-1, B-2, C-3, D-4$
B
$A-4, B-3, C-2, D-1 $
C
$A-3, B-4, C-2, D-1 $
D
$A-2, B-1, C-3, D-4 $
Question 18
The term ''Bleeding Madras'' is related to which among the following?
A
An event during the First war of Independence
B
A Newspaper published in British Era
C
A type of Cloth
D
A type of Plant
Question 19
Which of the following was not one of the techniques of 'Satyagraha' advocated by Mahatama Gandhi?
A
Ahimsa
B
Fasting
C
Civil Disobedience
D
Non-Cooperation
Question 20
In the Interim Government formed in 1946, the Minister for Education was
A
Patel
B
Rajaji
C
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
D
Annie Besant
There are 20 questions to complete.

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