Modern Indian History Multiple Choice Questions Set-12

Question 1.

The Portugues build their first fort on India soil in the territory of the Raja of


Ans: B.Cochin

Question 2.

In which region did Birsa Munda operate against the British ?

B.Chhota Nagpur

Ans: B.Chhota Nagpur

Question 3.

What was Lala Lajpat Rai demonstrating against when he succumbed to police brutality?

A.Rowlatta Act
B.Minto-Morley Reforms
C.Simon Commission
D Pitts India Act

Ans: C.Simon Commission D Pitts India Act

Question 4.

Mahatma Gandhi launched the Civil Disobedience Movement in 1930 from:

A.Sabarmati Ashram

Ans: A.Sabarmati Ashram

Question 5.

Who among the following analysed the causes of the uprising of 1857 advocating a reconciliation between the British and the Muslims?

A.Sayyed Ahmad Brelvi
B.Shah Waliullah
C.Sayyed Ahmad Khan
D.Sayyed Amir Ali

Ans: C.Sayyed Ahmad Khan

Question 6.

Which of the following authorised the British Government to imprison any person without trial and conviction in a court of law

A.Rowlatt Act of 1919
B.Government of India Act of 1935
C.Indian Council Act of 1909
D.Government of India Act of 1919

Ans: A.Rowlatt Act of 1919

Question 7.

On April 12, 1944 Subhash Chandra Bose hoisted the INA Flag in a town. In which State/ Union Territory is that town now?


Ans: C.Manipur

Question 8.

The Third battle of Panipat was fought in the year :

A.1526 A.D.
B.1556 A.D:
C.1761 A.D:
D.1776 A.D.

Ans: C.1761 A.D:

Question 9.

Where was the first session of the Indian National Congress held?


Ans: C.Bombay

Question 10.

Which of the following movement was NOT led by Mahatma Gandhi?

A.Champarah Satyagraha
B.Wahabi Movement
C.Non-Coorperation Movement
D.Civil Disobedience Movenment

Ans: B.Wahabi Movement

Question 11.

Name the ‘Political Guru’ of Mahatma Gandhi

A.Gopalkrishna Gokhle
B.Bal Gangadhar Tilak
C.Aurobindo Ghosh
D.Lala Lajpat Rai

Ans: A.Gopalkrishna Gokhle

Question 12.

Whom did Bal Gangadhar Tilak refer to as his Political Guru?

A.Swami Vivekananda
B.Ram Mohan Roy
C.Sisir Kumar
D.Dadabhai Naoroji

Ans: A.Swami Vivekananda

Question 13.

Who led the armed raid on the government armoury at Chittagong in 1930?

A.Chandra Shekhar Azad
B.Bhagat Sino
D) Sukhdev
C.Surya Sen

Ans: C.Surya Sen

Question 14.

Who said “Give me Blood, I will give you Freedom”?

A.Subhash Chandra Bose
B.Lala Lajpat ka
C.Bal Gangadhar Tilak
D.Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

Ans: A.Subhash Chandra Bose

Question 15.

Who said that “India’s Soul live in villages”?

A.Vinoba Bhave
B.Jayaprakash Narayan
C.Jawahar Lal Nehru
D.Mahatma Gandhi

Ans: D.Mahatma Gandhi

Question 16.

Who among the following was the founder of the Dravida Kazhagam ?

A.Periyar E.V Ramaswamy Naicker
B.Acharya Vinoba Bhave
C.C. Rajagopalachari
D.Mahatma Gandhi

Ans: A.Periyar E.V Ramaswamy Naicker

Question 17.

The Indian tricolour was unfurled for the first time by Jawaharlal Nehru

A.At the ramparts of the red ford in 1947
B.On the bank of Ravi at Lahore in 1929
C.When India became a democratic republic in 1950
D.When The Government of India Act was passed in 1935.

Ans: B.On the bank of Ravi at Lahore in 1929

Question 18.

The Arya Samaj is against

A.Existence of God
B.Rituals and idol-worship

Ans: B.Rituals and idol-worship

Question 19.

Who among the following revolutionaries was executed by the British

A.Jitin Das
B.Chandrashekhar Azad

Ans: C.Rajguru

Question 20.

Aurobindo was arrested in conection with:

A.Alipore Bomb case
B.Kolhapur Bomb Case
C.Lahore Conspiracy Case

Ans: A.Alipore Bomb case

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