Modern Indian History Selected Questions and Answers Set 8

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Q.1:- The main grievance of the peasants in the Champaran Satyagraha (1917) was regarding the ?

  1. Abwabs on illegal taxes
  2. Oppression of the landlords
  3. Land revenue demands
  4. Tinkathiya systems

Q.2:- Which Sikh Guru assumed the title ‘Saccha Padshah’ ?

  1. Guru Nanak
  2. Guru Tegbahadur
  3. Guru Hargovind
  4. Guru Gobind Singh

Q.3:- The East India Company secured the Diwani from ?

  1. Sujauddaulah
  2. Aurangzeb
  3. Bahadur Shah
  4. Shah Alam II

Q.4:- Who was the Governor General when the first Anglo-Burmese was started ?

  1. George Barlow
  2. Lord Hastings
  3. Lord Minto
  4. Lord Amherst

Q.5:- During the colonial period of India, Asiatic Society of Bengal was founded ?

  1. For carrying on researches into the past history and antiquities of India
  2. To examine the policy of colonial discrimination against the Indians
  3. For developing English education in India
  4. For carrying out social reforms

Q.6:- The original name of Swami Dayanand Saraswati was ?

  1. Mula Shankar
  2. Abhi Shankar
  3. Gauri Shankar
  4. Daya Shankar

Q.7:- ‘Hati’ system concerned ?

  1. Bonded labour
  2. Untouchability
  3. Exploitation of peasants
  4. Illiteracy

Q.8:- The Mohammadan Anglo-Oriental College of Aligarh was founded by ?

  1. Ali Jinnah
  2. Mohammad Ali
  3. Shuakat Ali
  4. Sir Syed Ahmed Khan

Q.9:- In India, the first bank of limited liability managed by Indians and founded in 1881 was ?

  1. Hindustan Commercial Bank
  2. Punjab and Sind Bank
  3. Punjab National Bank
  4. Oudh (Awadh) Commercial Bank

Q.10:- Under which of the following systems, the British Government collected revenue directly from the farmers ?

  1. Zamindari
  2. Ryotwari
  3. Annawari
  4. Desaiwari
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Q.11:- Which British Commander was defeated by the Santhals in 1855 ?

  1. Captain Nek Feville
  2. Bastain
  3. Major Burrough
  4. Colonel White

Q.12:- Indian Factory Act was promulgated in ?

  1. 1861
  2. 1881
  3. 1887
  4. 1898

Q.13:- The founder president of All India Kisan Sabha was ?

  1. Acharya Narendra Dev
  2. Sahajanand Saraswati
  3. Bankim Mukherjee
  4. Jay Prakash Narayan

Q.14:- Which was the working area of Birsa Munda ?

  1. Champaran
  2. Ranchi
  3. Balia
  4. Alipur

Q.15:- The first All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC) was founded in 1920 by ?

  1. M. Joshi
  2. Purushottamdas Thakurdas
  3. V. Giri
  4. Shyama Prasad Mukherji

Q.16:- Gandhiji’s Champaran Movement was for ?

  1. The security of rights of Harijans
  2. Civil Disobedience Movement
  3. Maintaining the unity of Hindu Society
  4. Solving the problem of Indigo Workers

Q.17:- During which one of the following movements did Mahatma Gandhi write : ‘Personally I am so sick of slavery that I am even prepared to take the rise of anarchy’ ?

  1. Home Rule Movement
  2. Non-Cooperation Movement
  3. Civil Disobedience Movement
  4. Quit India Movement

Q.18:- Who was the Governor General of India during the launch of Civil Disobedience Movement ?

  1. Lord Chelmsford
  2. Lord Reading
  3. Lord Irwin
  4. Lord Wavell

Q.19:- Till date, who is the only Indian to have been awarded the Nobel Prize for literature ?

  1. Ramdhari Singh Dinkar
  2. Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
  3. Rabindra Nath Tagore
  4. K. Narayan

Q.20:- Who has written ‘Jhanda Geet’ ?

  1. Rabindra Nath Tagore
  2. Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
  3. Maithilisharan Gupta
  4. Shyamlal Gupta ‘Parshad’

Q.21:- Which one among the following newspapers, was published first ?

  1. The Madras Mail
  2. The Times of India
  3. The Bengali Gazette
  4. The Indian Social Reformer
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Q.22:- Who among the following was called ‘Tagore of Punjab’ ?

  1. Puran Singh
  2. Mohan Singh
  3. Kartar Singh Duggal
  4. Amrita Pritam

Q.23:- Who wrote ‘Discovery of India’ ?

  1. Jawahar Lal Nehru
  2. Lala Lajpat Rai
  3. Dadabhai Naoroji
  4. Moti Lal Nehru

Q.24:- Which one of the following books is associated with the rise of national movement in India ?

  1. Gitanjali
  2. Anand Math
  3. Satyartha Prakash
  4. Gita Rahasya

Q.25:- Who was the founder of Hindu Mela ?

  1. Nabagopal Mitra
  2. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
  3. Akshay Kumar Dutt
  4. Surendranath Bannerjee


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