MCQs on Modern Indian History -1

1. Which Gandhian movement has been called a ‘Spontaneous Revolution’?
(A) Champaran movement
(B) Non-cooperation movement
(C) Civil Disobedience movement
(D) Quit India movement

2. The inspirational leader behind the founding of the All India Women’s Conference was
(A) Durga Bai Deshmukh
(B) Margaret Cousins
(C) Madam Cama
(D) Mutthulaxmi Reddy

3. Name the First Indian selected to Indian Civil Service.
(A) Surendranath Banerjee
(B) Anandamohan Bose
(C) Gurudas Banerjee
(D) Satyendra Nath Tagore

4. The Arya Samaj movement believed in
(A) Idolatory
(B) Polytheism
(C) Pantheism
(D) Vedic ritualism

5. Which foreign journalist reported about the British brutality perpetrated against peaceful Satyagrahis at Dharasana Salt Depot during the Civil Disobedience Movement?
(A) Wels Miller
(B) C.F. Andrews
(C) Palmer
(D) Fischer

6. Who was the first President of All India Depressed Class Association?
(A) B. R. Ambedkar
(B) Shahu Maharaj
(C) E.V. Ramaswamy Naicker
(D) M.C. Rajah

7. The resignation by the Congress led ministries on 1st Nov. 1939 was celebrated by the Muslim League as
(A) Fulfilment Day
(B) Emancipation Day
(C) Deliverance Day
(D) Freedom Day

8. The First President of the All India Congress Socialist Party was
(A) Achyut Patwardhan
(B) Ram Manohar Lohia
(C) Jay Prakash Narayan
(D) Sampurnanand

9. Which Commission was entrusted the task of demarcating the line of India and Pakistan in 1947?
(A) Wavell
(B) Redcliffe
(C) Alexander
(D) Marshall

10. The First Indian Princely State which signed the Instrument of Accession to join the Indian Union was
(A) Jaipur
(B) Patiala
(C) Bikaner
(D) Bhopal

11. Given below are two statements, one is labelled as Assertion (A) and other is labelled as Reason (R):
Assertion (A): Assessment forever was the central point in the Permanent Settlement of Bengal introduced in 1793.
Reason (R): Cornwallis believed that the Zamindars will develop their lands.

Read the above statements and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
(C) Both (A) and (R) are false.
(D) (A) is true, but (R) is false.

12. Who was the First President of Fort William of Calcutta?
(A) Charles Eyre
(B) John Child
(C) George Oxendan
(D) Gerald Aungier

13. Which one of the following State was not a Nation State in the 17th century?
(A) France
(B) Germany
(C) England
(D) Spain

14. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
List – I                             List – II
a. Indian Mirror              i. M.N. Roy
b. Tribune                      ii. G.A. Nateshan
c. Modern Review         iii. Debendranath Tagore
d. Independent India     iv. Dayal Singh

       a b c d
(A) iii iv ii i
(B) ii iii i iv
(C) iv ii iii i
(D) i iii iv ii

15. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
List – I                               List – II
a. Mahatma Gandhi          i. President of Surat Session
b. Ras Bihari Ghosh         ii. President of Calcutta Session
c. Dadabhai Naoroji         iii. President of Lahore Session
d. Jawaharlal Nehru         iv. President of Belgaum Session

       a b c d
(A) ii i iv iii
(B) iv i ii iii
(C) iii ii iv i
(D) i iii ii iv



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