Modern Indian history Set 42

By | December 28, 2018

Modern Indian history MCQ's Questions

Question 1
According to Gandhi, ahimsa could not be construed to mean
A
truth
B
a positive state of law
C
tolerance of the wrong and unjust
D
doing good even to the evildoers
Question 2
The East India Company had taken Bombay from
A
The Dutch
B
Charles I
C
Charles II
D
The Portuguese
Question 3
Who had stated with regard to the formation and raison d'etre of the Indian National Congress, "A safety valve for the escape of great and growing forces generated by our own action was urgently needed"?
A
Lord Curzon
B
M A Jinnah
C
Annie Beasnt
D
A O Hume
Question 4
The Treaty of Lahore was signed between the Sikhs and the British in India in the year
A
1836
B
1846
C
1856
D
1866
Question 5
Bring out the only incorrect statement:
A
Kaveri is the longest river of Tamil Nadu
B
India is the second largest producer of Chillies after China
C
Regulating act 1773 established a supreme Court in India
D
Attorney General of India is appointed as per article 1976
Question 6
Who had conceived and founded the Ramakrishna Mission?
A
Swami Muktananda
B
Annie Besant
C
CR Das
D
Swami Vivekananda
Question 7
What was the single most significant contribution of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel to Indian History?
A
he was responsible for the acceptance of the Mountbatten Plan by the Congress
B
As the Home Minister of free India he brought about the integration of 600-odd Indian States with the Indian Republic
C
He was the leading light of Mahatma Gandhi's Non-Cooperation and Civil Disobedience Movements
D
As President of the Indian National Congress he engineered the passing of the Quit India Resolution
Question 8
When the East India Company was established India was ruled by
A
a Mughal Emperor
B
a Gupta Emperor
C
a Mauryan Emperor
D
a Sunga Emperor
Question 9
Who was the founder of the Boy Scouts and Civil Guides Movement in India?
A
Richard Temple
B
Baden Powell
C
Charles Andrew
D
Robert Montgomery
Question 10
There were three people in the Indian National Congress whose influence and persuasion led to a sort of agreement between the INC and British, which led to talks between Gandhi and Lord Irwin, commonly known as Gandhi Irwin Pact. Who among the following 4 given options was not among these three?
A
Tej Bahadur Sapru
B
M R Jayakar
C
V S Srinivasa Shastri
D
Purshottam Das Tandon
Question 11
Which among the following organizations published the journal called Indian Sociologists?
A
India House
B
Ghadar Party
C
British Indian Association
D
Berlin Committee
Question 12
The programme of Swadeshi and Boycott against the partition of Bengal was visualised by
A
Surendra Nath Bennerjee
B
BC Pal
C
Aurobindo Ghose
D
Rash Behari Bose
Question 13
The Ancestors of Maharaja Ranjit Singh were from which among the following Misals?
A
The Karora Singh Misal
B
The Shahid and Nishang Misal
C
The Phulikian Misal
D
The Shukarchakia Misal
Question 14
Har Bilas Sarda was Instrumental in the passage of the famous Sarda Act of 1930, Which provided for
A
enforcing monogamy
B
removal of restrictions on intercaste marriages
C
penalisation of parties to a marriage in Which the girl was below 14 or the boy was below 18 years of age
D
civil marriages
Question 15
Of the following who transferred the capital from Murshidabad to Monghyr?
A
Mir Kasim
B
Mir Jaffar
C
Siraj-ud-Daulah
D
Mir Mudan
Question 16
What did Raja Ram Mohan Roy actively seek reforms in?
A
Promoting intercaste marriages
B
Teaching the Vedas in schools
C
Ending the practice of Sati
D
Building more temples
Question 17
After the initial success of the Revolt of 1857, the objective for Which the leaders of the Revolt worked was
A
to restore the former glory to the Mughal empire
B
to form a Federation of Indian States under the aegis of Bhadur Shah II
C
elimination of foreign rule and return of the old order
D
each leader wanted to establish his own power in his respective region
Question 18
The Rowlatt Act was passed in the year
A
1919
B
1925
C
1927
D
1930
Question 19
Who planted the 'Tree of Liberty' at Srirangapatnam?
A
Hyder Ali
B
Tipu Sultan
C
Chin Quilich Khan
D
Murshid Quli Khan
Question 20
The Objective of Non-alignment of India's foreign policy means
A
To stand in isolation from world affairs
B
To judge every international issue on its own merit
C
To interfere in the internal matters of a country
D
Not to help any country
Question 21
The Prarthana Samaj had been established by
A
Raja Ram Mohan Roy
B
Keshub Chandra Sen
C
Swami Vivekananda
D
MN Roy
Question 22
Of the following who died as political prisoner in Lahore prison?
A
Bhagat Singh
B
Batukeshwar Dutt
C
Jatin Das
D
Sukh Dev
There are 22 questions to complete.

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