Modern Indian history Set 8

By | December 28, 2018

Modern Indian history MCQ's Questions

Question 1
Which of the following was the most controversial measure of Lord Mountbatten?
A
Partitioning of Punjab and Bengal
B
Holding of a referendum in the North West Frontier Province (NWFP)
C
Setting up of an Executive Council comprising of Indians alone
D
Advancing the date of transfer of power from June 1948 to August 15, 1947
Question 2
Two socio-religious reform movements founded in India in 1875 were
A
Brahmo Samaj and Prarthana Samaj
B
Arya Samaj and Ramakrishna Mission
C
Theosophical Society and Arya Samaj
D
Aligarh Movement and Servants of Indian Society
Question 3
When did the Cripps Mission, Which had practically repeated the August Offer 1940 visit India?
A
1941
B
1942
C
1943
D
1944
Question 4
The Hindustan Republican Association, subsequently styled as the Hindustan Socialist Republican Association (HSRA) was founded in 1924 by
A
Bhagat Singh
B
Chandra Shekhar Azad
C
Jogesh Chandra Chatterji
D
Sachindra Sanyal
Question 5
On February 18, 1911, the first commercial plane flew in India between which among the following cities?
A
Mumbai & Pune
B
Allahabad & Naini
C
Agra and Delhi
D
Mumbai and Nasik
Question 6
Which of the following was not included in the early three English Settlements in India?
A
Madras
B
The Punjab
C
Bombay
D
Calcutta
Question 7
India Home Rule Society, founded in London in February 1905, was one of the earliest revolutionary societies set up outside India. This society was founded by
A
Lala Har Dayal
B
VD Savarkar
C
Shyamji Krishnavarma
D
Madan Lal Dhingra
Question 8
Which of the following was not one of the recommendations of the Cabinet Minion (1946) about the Constitution of India?
A
There should be a Union of India embracing both British India and the States
B
The Muslim majority provinces should be separately constituted into a Union of Pakistan
C
The provinces should enjoy autonomy for all subjects and should be free to form groups
D
Three basic Groups proposed by the Mission were Group A (Hindumajority Provinces) Group B (Muslim-majority Provinces) and Group C (Bengal and Assam)
Question 9
With Which of the following would you associate Jyotiba Phule?
A
Satya Shodhak Mandal
B
Theosophical Society
C
Tattvabodhini Samaj
D
Dharma Sabha
Question 10
Which among the following was the work field of Jibanananda Das, a Bengal Icon?
A
Social Service
B
Literature
C
Science and Technology
D
Journalism
Question 11
The capital of Tipu Sultan, where he died while fighting the Fourth Anglo-Mysore war in 1799, was
A
Bangalore
B
Mysore
C
Seringapatam
D
Hellebid or Halebid
Question 12
Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct regarding the Quit India Movement?
  1. It was a leaderless movement, with the reigns of the movement in the hands of the masses.
  2. It was also characterized by the outbreak of violence though Gandhi had given a call for a determined, but passive resistance, 'do or die'.
  3. The movement failed in terms of achieving immediate objective
A
Only 1
B
Only 2
C
Both 1 and 3
D
1, 2 and 3
Question 13
In the tenure of which Governor-General an attempt was made for the first time to codify Hindu and Muslim customary laws?
A
Lord Cornwallis
B
Warren Hastings
C
William Bentinck
D
Charles Metcalfe
Question 14
Match the following popular movements with the regions where they took place:
List-IList-II
A. Wahabi(i) Punjab
B. Kuka(ii) North-West Frontier Province
C. Moplah(iii) Maharashtra
D. Phadke(iv) Kerala (Malabar)
A
$A-i, B-ii, C-iii, D-iv$
B
$A-ii, B-i, C-iv, D-iii $
C
$A-iv, B-iii, C-ii, D-i $
D
$A-i, B-ii, C-iv, D-iii $
Question 15
What was the charge against Bal Gangadhar Tilak, for Which he was sentenced to six years' transportation in July 1908?
A
for being the chief exponent of the cult of extremism
B
for insiting violence during the Surat session of the INC
C
for seditious writings in his paper Kesari
D
for being instrumental in the murder of the British Plaque commissioner in Poona.
Question 16
Gandhi wanted the students to spend their vacations in
A
Studies
B
Social service
C
Games
D
Rebellious deeds
Question 17
The peasant movements, revolts, riots, struggles, etc. in 19th century, India remained mainly localised because
A
they were mainly directed against enhancement in rent, evictions, usurious practices of moneylenders, etc.
B
the peasants had no leadership and organisation
C
they grew out of local grievances
D
the big landlords were allies of the British
Question 18
As per 'August Offer' the British objective for India was..........
A
Dominion Status
B
Puma Swaraj
C
Responsible Government
D
Provincial Authority
Question 19
The Home Rule Society, popularly called 'India House', had been established in London to promote the cause of Indian independence, by
A
Lala Hardayal
B
Madan Lal Dhingra
C
Shyamji Krishna Varma
D
V D Savarkar
Question 20
As per Wavell's Plan the external affairs would be under the charge of..........
A
Viceroy
B
Parliament
C
An Indian Member of the Executive Council
D
Secretary of State
There are 20 questions to complete.

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