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MCQs on Modern Indian History -2

1. Which of the following districts constituted as the Northern Circars in the Madras Presidency?
(A) Mustafanagar, Ellore, Kondaveedu, Rajahmundry
(B) Rajahmundry, Mustafanagar, Machilipatam, Ellore
(C) Mustafanagar, Ellore, Rajahmundry, Chicacole
(D) Chicacole, Mustafanagar, Ellore, Kondaveedu


2. The aim of the Cripps Mission was
(A) To prevent the Quit India Movement from being launched
(B) To persuade Indian leaders to support British war efforts
(C) To convince the Congress Ministries to withdraw their resignations
(D) To set up a Constitution making body immediately


3. Who wrote ‘Planned Economy for India’ (1936)?
(A) R.C. Dutt
(B) M. Visvesvarayya
(C) N.G. Ranga
(D) D.R. Gadgil


4. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and other labelled as Reason (R):
Assertion (A): The English introduced Western Education in India.
Reason (R): They wanted to make Indians aware of scientific and national advancement.
Read the above statements and select the correct answer from the codes given below:

Codes:
(A) (A) is false, but (R) is true.
(B) Both (A) and (R) are false.
(C) (A) is true and (R) is the most correct explanation of (A).
(D) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).


5. Arrange the following in chronological order and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
(i) Second Anglo-Maratha War
(ii) Third Anglo-Mysore War
(iii) Second Carnatic War
(iv) First Anglo-Sikh War

Codes:
(A) (iii) (ii) (i) (iv)
(B) (ii) (iii) (iv) (i)
(C) (i) (iv) (iii) (ii)
(D) (iv) (iii) (i) (ii)


6. Arrange the following in chronological order and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
(i) Mundas Rebellion
(ii) Santhal Rebellion
(iii) Moplah Revolts
(iv) Deccan Riots

Codes:
(A) (iv) (i) (iii) (ii)
(B) (ii) (iii) (i) (iv)
(C) (i) (iv) (ii) (iii)
(D) (ii) (iv) (i) (iii)


7. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
List – I                                                List – II
a. Gou rakshiniSabha             i. Vivekananda
b. Rasta Goftar                        ii. J.B. Wacha
c. SadharanBrahmoSamaj   iii. DayanandSaraswati
d. PrabuddhaBharatha          iv. ShivanathSastri

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


8. Arrange the following in chronological order and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
(i) Cripps Mission
(ii) Gandhi-Irwin Pact
(iii) Simon Commission
(iv) Partition of the Country

Codes:
(A) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
(B) (ii) (i) (iv) (iii)
(C) (ii) (i) (iii) (iv)
(D) (iii) (ii) (i) (iv)


9. Which law under the British regime allowed to imprison people without due trial?
(A) Rowlett Act
(B) Sedition Act of 1870
(C) Hindu Code Bill
(D) Ilbert Bill


10. The beginning of the Great Depression is related to
(A) The collapse of Prices in Japan
(B) The sudden rise of Price Index in Europe
(C) The collapse of Prices in Wall Street
(D) Depression in Pacific Ocean region


11. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
List – I                                    List – II
a. V.D. Savarkar             i. Gaddar Party
b. Lala Hardayal             ii. Curzon Wyllie
c. Tarakanath Das         iii. Abhinab Bharat
d. Madanlal Dhingra      iv. Free Hindustan

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


12. The ‘Black Hole’ event was sensationalized by whom?
(A) Robert Clive
(B) Verelest
(C) Holwell
(D) Watson


13. The confederates against Tippu Sultan in the Third Mysore War included
(A) Travancore Raja, Nizam of Hyderabad and the English
(B) The English, Marathas and the Nawab of Carnatic
(C) The English, Marathas and the Nizam of Hyderabad
(D) The English, Nawab of Carnatic and the Nizam of Hyderabad


14. Which Princely State was not annexed under the Doctrine of Lapse in spite of not having natural heir?
(A) Satara
(B) Karauli
(C) Pudukottai
(D) Baroda


15. Legislative powers were restored back to the provinces in the Act of
(A) 1833
(B) 1853
(C) 1861
(D) 1892

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