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