GK/Modern Indian History Sample Test,Sample questions

Question: A manifesto known as Philosophy of the Bomb was brought out by which organizations

1.Hindustan Socialist Republic Association

2.Ghadar Party

3.Jugantar

4.None


Question: After failure of which movement, the Swaraj Party was formed

1.Civil disobedience Movement

2.Quit India Movement

3.Swadeshi Movement

4.Non-cooperation Movement


Question: After the permanent settlement, what fraction of the revenue derived by the Zamindars to the Company was to be remitted ?

1.78%

2.89%

3.98%

4.87%


Question: After which events, the Cabinet Mission plan was thought to have become defunct

1.Atlees Declaration

2.Boycott of the Muslim Legue of the Constituent assembly

3.The formation of the Interim Government

4.None


Question: Announcements were made at the Delhi Durbar in 1911 except one. Identify that one announcement

1.Transfer of Capital from Calcutta to Delhi

2.Election of Indians to the various legislative councils in India

3.Annulment of Partition of Bengal

4.Separation of Bihar, Orissa and Chhotanagpur from Bengal’s Jurisdiction


Question: Arrange the following events in the order of their chronology: 1.August Offer 2.Poona Pact 3.Third Round Table Conference Choose the correct option

1.2-3-1

2.3-2-1

3.1-2-3

4.1-3-2


Question: Arrange the following events in their correct chronological order: 1. August Offer 2. Cripps India Mission 3. Bombay Mutiny 4. Quit India Movement

1.1,2.4,3

2.1,3,2,4

3.2,3,4,1

4.3,4,2,1


Question: At which sessions, the Indian National Congress adopted a significant resolution against the use of Indian troops in China, Mesopotam and Persia ?

1.1920 Madras Session

2.1927 Madras Session

3.1920 Calcutta Session

4.1927 Calcutta Session


Question: Both the processes of transfer of power and the partition of India were hurried through in

1.79days

2.74 days

3.72 days

4.80 days


Question: choose incorrect statement

1.India is the second largest producer of Chillies after China

2.Kaveri is the longest river of Tamil Nadu

3.Attorney General of India is appointed as per article 1976

4.Regulating act 1773 established a supreme Court in India


Question: Civil Services started in India under which act?

1.Charter Act 1833

2.Charter Act 1863

3.Charter Act 1883

4.Charter Act 1813


Question: Congress recognized the Muslim League as the political party representing the Muslims for the first time in a year of ?

1.1912

2.1914

3.1916

4.1918


Question: During the tenure of which among the following Governors , annexation of Coorg took place

1.Lord Ellenborough

2.Lord Auckland

3.Lord Cornwallis

4.Lord William Bentinck


Question: Faith is a Battle is the biographical work on which among the following personalities

1.Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan

2.Mohammad Ali Jinnah

3.Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

4.None


Question: Father of Nationalism in India is

1.Rabindra Nath

2.Gandhi ji

3.Raja Rammohan Roy

4.Sardar vallabhbhai patel


Question: First commercial civil aviation flight took place in India between Allahabad and Naini in which year ?

1.1911

2.1921

3.1931

4.1941


Question: Founder of the Paris Indian Society

1.Vitthal Ramji Shinde

2.Annabhau Sathe

3.Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar

4.Bhikaji Kama


Question: From which among the following, East India Company aquired Bombay on a lease on 27 March 1668

1.Spain

2.British Empire

3.France

4.Portugal


Question: In the name of which Mughal emperors, the East India Company struck the first coins in India

1.Muhammad Shah

2.Jahandar Shah

3.Jahangir

4.Farrukhsiyar


Question: In which of the following sessions of the INC, The resolutions on Fundamental Rights and National Economic Policy were passed ?

1.1930

2.1929

3.1932

4.1931


Question: In which session of INC Dadabhai Naoroji was elected president for the first time?

1.Delhi

2.Calcutta

3.Mumbai

4.Lucknow


Question: In which year, After the Independence, India brought its distinctive coins

1.1945

2.1947

3.1950

4.1953


Question: India after the war will become a running sore which will sap the strength of British Empire Who had expressed this thought

1.Lord Linlithgow

2.Lord Mountbatten

3.Sir Stafford Cripps

4.Lord Wavell


Question: India Office of the Secretary of State for India and Burma came to an end in which of the year ?

1.1943

2.1947

3.1950

4.1953


Question: Indian Independence Committee was formed in which country during British Era?

1.USA

2.Indonesia

3.UK

4.Germany


Question: Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar was a great 19th Century Social Reformer who waged a struggle against which of the following social cause?

1.Study of women

2.Independency of Women

3.Widow Remarriage

4.Untouchability


Question: Jayaprakash Narayan had convened the first All India Congress Socialists Conference at

1.Delhi

2.Patna

3.Mumbai

4.Kolkata


Question: Kandagha Railway Station was located in

1.Himachal Pradesh

2.West Bengal

3.Haryana

4.Bhopal


Question: Kandaghat Railway station made by British in

1.1901

2.1909

3.1907

4.1903


Question: Lalita Mahal is located in which of the following city ?

1.Mysore

2.Delhi

3.Mumbai

4.Kolkata


Question: Land Holders society was established in India in the year of?

1.1838

2.1842

3.1846

4.1850


Question: Liaquat–Nehru Pact was signed in a year of

1.1943

2.1947

3.1950

4.1953


Question: Mahatma Ghandhi’s remarks, A Post-dated cheque on a crumbling bank was regarding the proposals of which of the following ?

1.Wavel Plan

2.Government of India Act 1935

3.Cripps Mission

4.Simon Commission


Question: National Flag was hoisted for the first time in India at

1.Kolkata

2.Delhi

3.Bhopal

4.Gwalior


Question: Neel-Darpan by Din Bandhu Mitra portrays the plight of

1.Bengali Artisans

2.Gujarati Artisans

3.Indigo Planters

4.All


Question: New India and Commonweal newspapers were started by

1.Madan Mohan Malviya

2.Annie Besant

3.Lala Lajpat Rai

4.S.Subramaniyam Iyer


Question: NEW LAMPS FOR OLD was written by?

1.Bipin Chandra Pal

2.Madan Mohan Malviya

3.R.C. Dutt

4.Aurobindo Ghosh


Question: On 18 feb 1911, the first commercial plane flew in India between which cities ?

1.Mumbai & Pune

2.Allahabad & Naini

3.Delhi & Mathura

4.Jhansi and Gwalior


Question: Pipali in Bengal is best known for which of the following ?

1.First Portuguese Factory

2.First French Factory

3.First Dutch Factory

4.First British Factory


Question: President of Indian National Congress at the time of Independence was

1.J B Kriplani

2.Nehru ji

3.Gandhi ji

4.Dr. Bhimrao Amedkar


Question: RESPONSIVIST Class of Leaders belonged to

1.Muslim League

2.Hindu League

3.Swarajists

4.None


Question: Satya Shodhak Samaj” was founded by

1.Gandhi ji

2.Mahatma Jyotiba Phule

3.Sant Tukaram

4.None


Question: Subhash Chandra Bose was re-elected the President of INC at the Tripuri Session in 1939 by defeating Gandhiji’s candidate

1.Pattabhi Sitaramaiyya

2.J.B.Kriplani

3.Nehru ji

4.None


Question: Submarine Telegraphy System was opened between India and Europe in a year ?

1.1855

2.1860

3.1865

4.1870


Question: Swatantrata Sainik Samman Pension Scheme was started for

1.Strugglers for merger of erstwhile Nizam State of Hyderabad with Union of India

2.Ex-Andaman political prisoners, freedom fighters and their dependents

3.Freedom fighters under Goa Liberation Movement

4.more than one option is correct


Question: The Ancestors of Maharaja Ranjit Singh were from which Misals ?

1.The Phulikian Misal

2.The Shahid and Nishang Misal

3.The Shukarchakia Misal

4.The Karora Singh Misal


Question: The Battle of Swally Hole of 1615 was fought between ?

1.French and British

2.French and Dutch

3.Portuguese and Dutch

4.British and Portuguese


Question: The British Government established an Indian Fiscal Commission in the pre-independence Era in which year ?

1.1913

2.1915

3.1917

4.1919


Question: The Danish East India company was formed in which year ?

1.1617

2.1616

3.1680

4.1682


Question: The efforts of which leaders were successful passing of the Bombay Primary Education Act?

1.Vitthal Bhai Patel

2.Bhagat singh

3.R. K. Shanmukham Chetty

4.None


Question: The first British Presidency in India was established at

1.Surat

2.West Bengal

3.Bhopal

4.Madras


Question: The Jakarta History Museum located in old Jakarta, Indonesia was once used as the headquarters of which among the following

1.British East India Company

2.Portuguese East India Company

3.Dutch East India Company

4.Danish East India Company


Question: The most important reason behind the increased debt burden in India in the last 100 years of the British Rule was

1.Introduction of Guaranteed Railways

2.British Capital Investment

3.Unjust Fiscal policies

4.Introduction of Industries


Question: The name of first newspaper to announce the partition of Bengal on July 6th 1905

1.Sanjivani

2.Swaraj

3.Danik Bhaskar

4.None


Question: The name of which women is known for working in close association with Chadra Shekhar Aazad in the famous Kakori train dacoity

1.Raj Kumari Gupta

2.Rashtriya Stree Sabha

3.Rajput dynasty

4.Kusum Agraval


Question: The only session of Indian National Congress which was presided by Mahatma Gandhi was held at

1.Surat

2.Karachi

3.Belgaum

4.London


Question: The Rajiv Gandhi action plan, put forward by the late Leader in 1988 is related to

1.Nuclear Disarmament

2.Information Technology

3.Atmosphere protection

4.Polution


Question: The Regulation XVII, passed by the British Government was related to which of the following ?

1.Abolition of Provincial Courts of Appeal

2.Suppression of Thugs

3.Abolition of Slavery

4.Abolition of Sati


Question: The revolutionary organisation Abhinav Bharat Society was founded in 1904 by

1.Bhagat Singh

2.Gandhi ji

3.Nehru ji

4.Vinayak Damodar Savarkar


Question: The term Bleeding Madras is related to ?

1.A type of Cloth

2.A type of Plant

3.A type of Aminal

4.None


Question: The Treaty of Amiens finally made Ceylon as

1.A British Colony

2.A Dutch colony

3.A French Colony

4.A Portuguese Colony


Question: The Treaty of Segauli defined the relations of the British India with which neighbors ?

1.China

2.Nepal

3.Burma

4.None


Question: The Woods dispatch of 1854 is related to which of the following

1.Introduction of the India Post

2.Setting up of some universities in India

3.Establishment of Administration Services in India

4.Abolition of the Sati


Question: There was only one genuine extremist in India and that was Mr. Tilak Who had made this remark in context with Bal Gangadhar Tilak ?

1.Edwin Montague

2.Gandhi ji

3.Nehru ji

4.None


Question: Till which of the following years, the appointments of the Civil Services were exclusively done by the Directors of the East India Company?

1.1823

2.1833

3.1843

4.1853


Question: Under which of the following INA comrades, Officers’ Training School for INA officers was opened in 1943 ?

1.Mohammad Ali Jinnah

2.Lt. Col. M.Z. Kiani

3.Dr. Ambedkar

4.Habib ur Rahman


Question: Vanguard was the daily publication of which political parties

1.Swaraj Party

2.Indian Independence league

3.Radical Democratic Party

4.None


Question: Which among the following acts first time explicitly defined the constitutional position of the British territories in India ?

1.The Charter Act of 1811

2.The Charter Act of 1813

3.The Charter Act of 1815

4.The Charter Act of 1817


Question: Which among the following great revolutionaries was the brain behind the ‘Chittagong Armoury Raid

1.Ganesh Azad

2.Chandrashekhar Azad

3.Surya sen

4.None


Question: Which among the following Viceroys was associated with the Ilbert Bill Controversy

1.Lord Curzon

2.Lord Ripon

3.Lord Lytton

4.None


Question: Which among the following was the source of money for Clive Fund ?

1.Money earned by him as gifts and bribes from the Indians

2.Money left by Mir Jafar for him as Gift

3.His salary and emoluments in the East India Company

4.Money confiscated from the Beghum of Nawab of Awadh


Question: Which of the following Viceroys of India used to write poems with the Pen name of Owen Meredith ?

1.Lord Lytton

2.Lord Northbrook

3.Lord Ripon

4.None


Question: Which organization published the journal called Indian Sociologists?

1.Ghadar Party

2.India House

3.British Indian Association

4.None


Question: Which rulers of Bengal had issued a coin named Zurbe Murshedabad ?

1.Liaqat Ali Khan

2.Dr. Ambedkar

3.Murshid Quli Khan

4.None


Question: Which Sikh Guru is know to have completed the Harmandir Sahib ?

1.Guru Ram Das

2.Guru Har Gobind

3.Guru Arjun Dev

4.Guru Amar Das


Question: Which Treaty left Raghunath Rao retire on Pension ?

1.Treaty of Salbai

2.Treaty of Bassein

3.Treaty of Poona

4.Treaty of Madras


Question: Which two El Niño Years led to the disastrous Chhappania Akal in India

1.1896 & 1899

2.1895 & 1897

3.1894 & 1896

4.1893 & 1895


Question: Which was not a Pre-Indian National Congress Organization ?

1.Poona Sarvajanik Sabha

2.National Indian Association

3.Servants of India Society

4.Indian National Association


Question: Which was the apex court in of India during the British Era ?

1.Federal Court

2.Privy Council

3.Presidency Supreme Court

4.more than one option is correct


Question: Which was the first European nation which broke through the Portuguese monopoly in the east?

1.Netherlands

2.France

3.Sweden

4.Britan


Question: Which was the Indian mass movement began with the famous Dandi March of Mahatma Gandhi

1.Quit India Movement

2.Civil Disobedience Movement

3.Non-Cooperation Movement

4.more than one option is correct


Question: Which was the work field of Jibanananda Das , a Bengal Icon

1.Social Service

2.Science and Technology

3.Literature

4.Journalism


Question: Who among the following brought the first Printing Machine in India ?

1.French

2.Dutch

3.Portuguese

4.British


Question: Who among the following repealed the Vernacular Press Act ?

1.Lord Ripon

2.Lord Dufferin

3.Lord Lytton

4.None


Question: Who among the following was popularly known as the Frontier Gandhi

1.Hasrat Mohani

2.Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

3.Iqbal Khan

4.Maulana Abul Kalam Azad


Question: Who founded the association Naujawan Bharat Sabha to help foster revolution against the British Raj by gathering together worker and peasant youth

1.Bal Gangadhar Tilak

2.Rabindranath Tagore

3.Bhagat Singh

4.Sardar vallabhbhai patel


Question: Who founded the Depressed Classes Mission of India ?

1.Vitthal Ramji Shinde

2.Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar

3.Tipu Sultan

4.more than one option is correct


Question: Who founded the Ramakrishna Mission in 1896 to carry on humanitarian relief and social work ?

1.Swami Vivekananda

2.Swami Dayananda

3.Ram krishna

4.Rabindranath tagore


Question: Who had established a branch of Muslim League in London

1.Chaudhary Liaqat Ali

2.Mohammad Ali Jinnah

3.Aga Khan

4.Amir Ali


Question: Who had gone to England to plead the cause of the Mughal emperor Akbar II, with an ambassador of the emperor?

1.Raja Ram Mohan Roy

2.Azimullah Khan

3.Maharaja Tejchandra Ray

4.Raja Radhakanta Deb


Question: Who had translated the famous drama Neel Darpan in English ?

1.Dinabandu Mitra

2.Madhusudan Datta

3.Harish Chandra Mukerjee

4.Sisir Kumar Ghose


Question: Who is best known for defending three Indian National Army soldiers accused of treason during World War II ?

1.Asaf Ali

2.Subhash Chandra Bose

3.Bhagat singh

4.Bhulabhai Desai


Question: Who is known for the famous quote an uncontrolled pen serves but to destroy

1.Gandhi ji

2.Nehru ji

3.Bhagat singh

4.None


Question: Who is thought of as a Pioneer of Economic Nationalism

1.Ashwani Kumar

2.R.C. Dutt

3.A.P.J Abdul kalam

4.None


Question: Who made a statement of end of strike after the famous RIN mutiny of 1946 at Kolkata ?

1.Murshid Quli Khan

2.Mohammad Ali Jinnah

3.Mir Qasim

4.None


Question: Who planted the Tree of Liberty at Srirangapatnam

1.Hasrat Mohani

2.Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

3.Hyder Ali

4.Tipu Sultan


Question: Who presided over the Karachi Session of Indian National Congress where the resolutions on Fundamental Rights and National Economic Policy were passed

1.Nehru ji

2.Gandhi ji

3.Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

4.The Bose


Question: who published leaders Sambad Kaumudi

1.Raja Rammohan Roy

2.Ganga Kishore Bhattacharya

3.Dayanand Saraswati

4.Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar


Question: Who shared the similar ideology ?

1.Bal Gangadhar Tilak and Dada Bhai Naoroji

2.Gopal Krishna Gokhle and Bal Gangadhar Tilak

3.Chitranjan Das and Moti Lal Nehru

4.None


Question: _____ is called Magnacarta of English education?

1.Woods Despatch

2.Minute on Indian Education by Lord Macauley

3.Hartog Committee Report

4.more than one option is correct


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