Modern Indian history Set 40

By | December 28, 2018

Modern Indian history MCQ's Questions

Question 1
The momentous decision to transfer the capital from Calcutta to Delhi, to annul the partition of Bengal and to abolish Indian indentured labour were taken during the Viceroyalty of Lord
A
Hardinge
B
Minto
C
Chelmsford
D
Reading
Question 2
''NEW LAMPS FOR OLD'' was written by?
A
Bipin Chandra Pal
B
Aurobindo Ghosh
C
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
D
Ashwani Kumar
Question 3
On Which date was the announcement formally made that India and Pakistan would be made free?
A
May 2, 1947
B
June 3, 1947
C
July 4, 1947
D
August 5, 1957
Question 4
The first President of the Ghadar Party-founded in 1913 in USA-was
A
Lata Hardayal
B
Sohan Singh Bhakna
C
Bhai Parmanand
D
Sardar Ajit Singh
Question 5
The immediate cause of split In the INC at its Surat Session was
A
election of the President of the INC
B
expulsion of Tilak from the INC
C
demand of Swaraj as the goal of the INC
D
resolutions on Swaraj, Swadeshi, Boycott and National Education
Question 6
When was the first Independence day unofficially celebrated before Independence?
A
On 26th January 1929
B
On 26th January 1931
C
On 26th January 1935
D
On 26th January 1930
Question 7
Who presided over the Karachi Session of Indian National Congress where the resolutions on Fundamental Rights and National Economic Policy were passed?
A
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
B
Jawahar Lal Nehru
C
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
D
Subhash Chandra Bose
Question 8
Which among the following was the source of money for ''Clive Fund''?
A
His salary and emoluments in the East India Company
B
Money earned by him as gifts and bribes from the Indians
C
Money left by Mir Jafar for him as Gift
D
Money confiscated from the Beghum of Nawab of Awadh
Question 9
'' India after the war will become a running sore which will sap the strength of British Empire'' Who among the following had expressed this thought?
A
Lord Wavell
B
Lord Linlithgow
C
Lord Mountbatten
D
Sir Stafford Cripps
Question 10
'New India' and 'Commonweal' newspapers were started by:
A
Madan Mohan Malviya
B
S.Subramaniyam Iyer
C
Annie Besant
D
Lala Lajpat Rai
Question 11
The first Indian who was elected to the leadership of the Communist International was
A
SA Dange
B
SS Joshi
C
MN Roy
D
PC Joshi
Question 12
Who had observed that "Political freedom is the life-breath of a nation"?
A
BG Tilak
B
Annie Besant
C
Sri Aurobindo Ghose
D
Rabindranath Tagore
Question 13
On October 16, 1905, when the partition of Bengal was enforced, the great poet Rabindranath Tagore, to emphasise the unity of Bengal, Suggested the programme of
A
singing Bande Mataram
B
tying of Rakhi on each other's wrists
C
composing of patriotic songs
D
establishing national educational institutions
Question 14
The main founder (s) of the Swaraj Party was/were
A
CR Das
B
Motilal Nehru
C
Madan Mohan Malaviya
D
Only A and B above
Question 15
Tashkent Agreement was signed between India and..........
A
Pakistan
B
China
C
Tibet
D
Afghanistan
Question 16
Who was the Congress President at the time when India become free?
A
Jawaharlal Nehru
B
V L Pandit
C
Sardar Patel
D
J B Kripalani
Question 17
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, better known as Frontier Gandhi, organised the Red Shirt Movement in the North-West Frontier Province (NWFP) for
A
countering the communal propaganda of the Muslim League
B
establishing separate Pakhtoonistan
C
social and religious reforms
D
All the above
Question 18
In the famous Kakori Conspiracy Case (August 1925) Which of the following revolutionaries was not hanged?
A
Ram Prasad Bismil
B
Asafaqulla Khan
C
Snehlata
D
Suhasini Sarkar
Question 19
The inaugural issue of Bombay Darpan, a Marathi weekly, was published on November 12, 1832 started by a publisher-reformer named
A
Jagannath Shankar
B
Vishnu Shastri
C
Bal Shastri
D
Krishna Shastri
Question 20
The State, from among the following, Which was not annexed by the 'doctrine of lapse' is
A
Baghat
B
Gwalior
C
Sambalpur
D
Satara
There are 20 questions to complete.

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