Modern Indian History Selected Questions and Answers Set 3

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Q.1:- Who is the author of the book ‘ Mother India ‘ ?

  1. Annie Besant
  2. Katherine Frank
  3. Katherine Mayo
  4. Sister Nivedita

Q.2:- Who was the responsible for the introduction of the Vernacular Press Act ?

  1. Lord Mayo
  2. Lord Lytton
  3. Lord Ripon
  4. Lord Curzon

Q.3:- Who wrote ‘Unhappy India’ ?

  1. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
  2. Lala Lajpat Rai
  3. Surendranath Banerjee
  4. Dadabhai Naoroji

Q.4:- At the time of Transfer of Power (1947), one of the following States possessed a well developed Congress Party Organisation, which was ?

  1. Hyderabad
  2. Awadh
  3. Mysore
  4. Junagarh

Q.5:- During Indian freedom struggle, which one of the following happened earliest ?

  1. Simon Commission
  2. Gaya Session of Congress
  3. Tripuri Session of Congress
  4. Gandhi-Irwin Pact

Q.6:- Who among the following has authored the book ‘ Hind Swaraj ‘ ?

  1. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
  2. Mahatma Gandhi
  3. Gopal Krishna Gokhle
  4. M.G. Ranade

Q.7:- What was the first cotton mill in India established ?

  1. Surat
  2. Mumbai
  3. Ahmedabad
  4. Coimbatore

Q.8:- Who was the Nawab of Bengal during Battle of Plassey ?

  1. Mir Jafar
  2. Mir Qasim
  3. Siraj-Ud-Duala
  4. None of these

Q.9:- Poona Pact was signed between ?

  1. Gandhiji and Lord Irwin
  2. Gandhiji and Jinnah
  3. Gandhiji and S.C. Bose
  4. Gandhiji and Ambedkar

Q.10:- When was Rowlatt Act passed ?

  1. 1919
  2. 1920
  3. 1921
  4. 1922

Q.11:- The second session of India National Congress was presided over by ?

  1. Ganesh Agarkar
  2. Surendranath Banerjee
  3. Dadabhai Naoraji
  4. Pheroz Shah Mehta
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Q.12:- In which of the following session of Indian National Congress did the historic union of Congress and Muslim League take place ?

  1. Surat
  2. Bombay
  3. Calcutta
  4. Lucknow

Q.13:- During the freedom struggle, Aruna Asaf Ali was a major woman organiser of the underground activities in ?

  1. Bardoli Satyagraha
  2. Quit India Movement
  3. Civil Disobedience Movement
  4. Khilafat Movement

Q.14:- Which one of the following slogans is attributed to Subhash Chandra Bose ?

  1. Jai Jawan Jai Kisan
  2. Bande Mataram
  3. Jai Hind
  4. Inqilab Zindabad

Q.15:- With reference to India freedom struggle, who among the following was labelled as ‘Moderate’ leader in the Congress ?

  1. Gopal Krishna Gokhle
  2. Bipin Chandra Pal
  3. Lala Lajpat Rai
  4. Aurobindo Ghosh

Q.16:- According to Dadabhai Naoroji Swaraj meant ?

  1. Complete Independence
  2. Self Government
  3. Economic Independence
  4. Political Independence

Q.17:- The first President of India National Congress was ?

  1. Dadabhai Naoroji
  2. A.O. Hume
  3. Womesh Chandra Banerjee
  4. Surendra Nath Banerjee

Q.18:- Who among the following was the chief architect of reconciliation between the Extremists and the Moderates ?

  1. Annie Besant
  2. M.A. Jinnah
  3. Madam Cama
  4. Pheroz Shah Mehta

Q.19:- When was the Muslim League established ?

  1. 1904
  2. 1906
  3. 1910
  4. 1915

Q.20:- Who called Bal Gangadhar Tilak the ‘Father of Indian Unrest’ ?

  1. Lord Curzon
  2. Vincent Smith
  3. Valentine Chirol
  4. Henry Cotton

Q.21:- Which one of the following was not an extremist ?

  1. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
  2. Madan Lal Dhingra
  3. Udham Singh
  4. Gopal Krishna Gokhle

Q.22:- Who said, ‘Swaraj is my birthright and I will have it’ ?

  1. Mahatma Gandhi
  2. Bipin Chandra Pal
  3. Gopal Krishna Gokhle
  4. Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Q.23:- Where were the Ghadar revolutionaries, who become during the outbreak of the world war I based ?

  1. North America
  2. South America
  3. Central America
  4. West America
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Q.24:- Who led the Salt Satyagraha Movement with Mahatma Gandhi ?

  1. Annie Besant
  2. Mridula Sarabhai
  3. Muthu Lakshmi
  4. Sarojini Naidu

Q.25:- The book ‘Unto this Last’ which influenced Gandhi was authored by ?

  1. Boris Yeltsin
  2. John Ruskin
  3. Pushkin
  4. Ruskin Bond

 

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