Modern Indian History Set 2 (MCQs)

Q.1. Who is regarded as “Maker of Modern India”?

[A] M. G. Ranade
[B] Mahatma Gandhi
[C] Keshav Chandra Sen
[D] Ram Mohan Roy

Q.2. Which British officer suppressed the Revolt of 1857 in Jhansi?

[A] Colin Champbell
[B] Major William Taylor
[C] Gen. Hugh Rose
[D] None of the above

Q.3. Which among the following events took place during the reign of Lord Ellenborough?

  1. First Afghan was concluded
  2. Sindh was annexed
  3. Battle of Gwalior took place
  4. Slavery system was abolished

Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

[A] 1 only
[B] 1, 2 & 3
[C] 2, 3 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

Q.4. The practice of Sati was abolished in which year in Bengal?

[A] 1829
[B] 1856
[C] 1825
[D] 1831

Q.5. Kol Mutiny took place in which of the following years?

[A] 1825
[B] 1827
[C] 1831
[D] 1833

Q.6. In which year, IAS (Not ICS) exam was conducted in India for the first time?

[A] 1949
[B] 1950
[C] 1951
[D] 1953

Q.7. Which British officer suppressed Revolt of 1857 in Banaras and Allahabad?

[A] Major Willian Taylor
[B] Colonel Neill
[C] Colin Campbell
[D] Nicholson

Q.8. Who of the following was appointed as the wazir of Kharak Singh?

[A] Nihal Singh
[B] Dhian Singh
[C] Sher Singh
[D] Nao Singh

Q.9. Who among the following was the first Indian to whom the British Parliament consulted on India related matters?

[A] Keshab Chandra Sen
[B] Debendranath Tagore
[C] Dadabhai Naoroji
[D] Raja Rammohan Roy

Q.10. The system of indirect election was introduced in India in which of the following year?

[A] 1861
[B] 1892
[C] 1909
[D] 1919

Q.11. Who among the following is the author of “Mahatma Gandhi and His Myths”?

[A] Dominique Lepierre
[B] Mark Shepard
[C] Minoo Masani
[D] None of the above

Q.12. Which among the following organizations was formed by Europeans in India to carry on their agitation against the Ilbert Bill?

[A] European and Anglo Indian Defence Association
[B] Anti-lbert Bill Association
[C] Anglo-Indian Society
[D] European and Anglo Indian Rights Community

Q.13. Who of the following was the first holder of the post of Secretary of State for India?

[A] Lord Stanley
[B] Viscount Cranborne
[C] Lord George Hamilton
[D] Lord Pethick-Lawrence

Q.14. The settlement colony of the Santhals was known as by which name?

[A] Damin-i-Riyasat
[B] Amir-i-Koh
[C] Damin-i-Koh
[D] Amir-i-Mandi

Q.15. Which of the following delivered a speech on 4th April, 1919 on Hindu-Muslim Unity from the pulpit of Jama Masjid in Delhi?

[A] Mahatma Gandhi
[B] Mohammad Ali
[C] Mahamana Madan Mohan Malviya
[D] Swami Shradhanand

Q.16. Who was India’s first I.C.S. Officer?

[A] Satyendra Nath Tagore
[B] Sukumar Sen
[C] Uday Singh
[D] Annada Shankar Ray

Q.17. Anglo-Indian Henry Vivian Derozio is associated with__?

[A] Self Respect Movement
[B] Justice Party Movement
[C] Young Bengal Movement
[D] Seva Sadan

Q.18. June 3 plan is associated with which of the following viceroys of India?

[A] Lord Minto II
[B] Lord Wavell
[C] Lord Linlithgow
[D] Lord Mountbatten

Answer: D [Lord Mountbatten] Notes: June 3 plan was formulated by Lord Mountbatten in the year 1947. As per the plan, it was said that India would be divided into two parts, i.e. the Dominion of India and Dominion of Pakistan.

Q.19 .When the Communist Party of India was declared illegal?

[A] 1929
[B] 1934
[C] 1938
[D] 1945

Q.20. Which of the following was invited by Lord Wavell to form the Interim Government in India in 1946?

[A] Dr. Rajendra Prasad
[B] Jawahar Lal Nehru
[C] Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
[D] C. Rajagopalachari

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