Modern Indian history Set 6

By | December 28, 2018

Modern Indian history MCQ's Questions

Question 1
Which reforms Act had created the office of the secretary of state for India?
A
Montague-Chelmsford Reforms
B
The Government of India Act, 1858
C
The Indian Councils Act, 1861
D
Minto-Morley Reforms, 1908
Question 2
Indian handicrafts rapidly declined due to
A
lack of patronage
B
growing craze for imported goods
C
stiff competition from the machine-made goods of England
D
All the above
Question 3
This social reformer most ardently worked for the removal of untouchability and uplift the depressed classes before Gandhiji came on the scene
A
M G Ranade
B
Jyotiba Phule
C
Dayanand Saraswati
D
Atmaram Panduranga
Question 4
The majority of the moderate leaders of India's freedom struggle may be traced to hail from
A
Bengal
B
Rural areas
C
Urban areas
D
Both rurals as well as urban parts
Question 5
When the Congress Ministries were formed in the provinces in June 1937, the Viceroy of India was
A
Lord Willingdon
B
Lord Irwin
C
Lord Linlithgow
D
Viscount Wavell
Question 6
Consider the following:
  1. Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Botanical Garden
  2. Asiatic Society of Bengal
  3. Kolkata Alipur Zoological Gardens
Which among the following correctly represents the correct chronological order of the establishment of the above?
A
1, 2, 3
B
2, 1, 3
C
3, 1, 2
D
2, 3, 1
Question 7
Who among the following is considered to be the first Finance Minister in British India, who also founded The Economist magazine and the Standard Chartered Bank?
A
James Wilson
B
Alexander Hamilton
C
Henry Baillie
D
Thomas Wyse
Question 8
When the Simon Commission visited India the Viceroy was
A
Lloyd George
B
Lord Irwin
C
Lord Reading
D
Lord Ripon
Question 9
which among the following Viceroy's tenure, Simon Commission was appointed?
A
Lord Wellington
B
Lord Irwin
C
Lord Reading
D
Lord Chelmsford
Question 10
Gandhi gave the call to reject all foreign goods during the.......... Movement.
A
Khilafat
B
Non-cooperation
C
Swadeshi
D
Civil Disobedience
Question 11
What did the Rowlatt Act, 1919 empower the British government to do
A
Foment class and caste strife
B
Shut down any industrial unit at will
C
Extend the period of imprisonment for Indians
D
Detain a person for any duration without a trial
Question 12
Rabindranath Tagore surrendered his knighthood in protest against
A
Martial law in the Punjab
B
Jallianwala Bagh tragedy
C
Rawlatt Acts
D
All the above
Question 13
Match the following social reforms of modern India with the reform organisations founded by them and the year of their foundation:
List-IList-II
A. Raja Ram Mohun Roy(i) Tatvabodhini Sabha (1839)
B. Devendra Nath Tagore(ii) Brahmo Samaj of India (1860)
C. Keshav Chandra Sen(iii) Brahmo Samaj (1828)
D. MG Ranade(iv) Arya Samaj (1875)
E. Dayanand Saraswati(v) Prarthana Samaj (1867)
A
$A-ii, B-i, C-ii, D-v, E-iv$
B
$A-iii, B-i, C-ii, D-v, E-iv $
C
$A-iii, B-ii, C-i, D-iv, E-v $
D
$A-ii, B-i, C-iii, D-v, E-iv $
Question 14
Tilak called him the 'Diamond of India' the jewel of Maharashtra and the Prince of Workers'. Who is referred in these words
A
Lajpat Rai
B
Shivaji
C
Gokhale
D
Madhava Rao
Question 15
Which among the following is called Magnacarta of English education?
A
Wood's Despatch
B
Hartog Committee Report
C
Minute on Indian Education by Lord Macauley
D
None of above
Question 16
Provision was made in the Act of 1919, for the appointment of a Commission in.......... to investigate the working of the Constitution,
A
1930
B
1929
C
1939
D
1925
Question 17
The Cabinet Mission Which arrived Delhi in 1946 was headed by
A
Lord Pethrick Lawrence
B
Sir Stafford Cripps
C
A V Alexander
D
Lord Attlee
Question 18
Match the national leaders with papers published by them:
List-IList-II
A. The Maharatta and Kesri(i) Annie Besant
B. Bande Matram and The People(ii) B G Tilak
C. Young India(iii) Lala Lajpat Rai
D. New India(iv) Mahatma Gandhi
A
$A-iv, B-iii, C-ii, D-i$
B
$A-ii, B-i, C-iv, D-iii $
C
$A-i, B-ii, C-iii, D-iv $
D
$A-ii, B-iii, C-iv, D-i$
Question 19
Both the processes of transfer of power and the partition of India were hurried through in.......... days.
A
68
B
70
C
72
D
85
Question 20
The passage of the Rowlatt Act had been almost immediately followed by the
A
Minto-Morley Reforms
B
Khilafat Movement
C
Jallianwala Bagh Massacre
D
Chauri-Chaura Incident
There are 20 questions to complete.

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