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MCQs on Modern Indian History -5

1. Match List-I (Name of the book) with List-II (Author of the book) and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
List – I                                                                      List – II
(a) Sketch of Political History of India (1811)  (i) V.A. Smith
(b) The History of British India (1881)             (ii) John Malcolm
(c) The History of India (1841)                        (iii) James Mill
(d) The Early History of India (1904)              (iv) Elphistone

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



2. Which of the following was not true of James Augustus Hickey?
(A) He was the pioneer of Indian Journalism.
(B) He was the founder of the Bengal Chronicle.
(C) He always worked for the press freedom.
(D) He was sent to prison by Company Government for being fearless journalist.


3. Who of the following Governor Generals started the Indian Civil Services?
(A) William Bentinck
(B) Wellesley
(C) Cornwallis
(D) Warren Hastings


4. At which place ‘Women’s Indian Association’ was founded?
(A) Bombay
(B) Calcutta
(C) Madras
(D) Jaipur


5. Who authored the book “Stree- Purush Tulana” (A Comparison between Women and Men)?
(A) Tarabai Shinde
(B) Ramabai Ranade
(C) Savitribai Phule
(D) Aanandibai Joshi


6. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer with the help of the codes given below:
List – I                               List – II
(Movement)                      (Area)
(a) Pabna Movement    (i) Maharashtra
(b)Moplah Rebellion     (ii) East Bengal
(c) Deccan Riots          (iii) Gujarat
(d) Bardoli Movement   (iv) Malabar

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


7. In which year the book Hind Swaraj was written?
(A) 1907
(B) 1908
(C) 1909
(D) 1910


8. Who of the following was known as ‘Socrates of Maharashtra’?
(A) N.M. Joshi
(B) M.G. Ranade
(C) G.H. Deshmukh
(D) G.K. Gokhale


9. As a result of the Poona Pact the numbers of seats reserved for the depressed classes out of general electorate seats were
(A) Decreased
(B) Increased
(C) Retained
(D) Abolished


10. The Gujarat Sabha led by Gandhi played a leading role in the
(A) Ahmedabad Mill Workers’ Strike
(B) Peasant Agitation of Kheda
(C) Bardoli Agitation
(D) Salt Satyagraha


11. Who of the following set up Mahila Arya Samaj to improve Women’s Education?
(A) Pandita Ramabai
(B) Sister Nivedita
(C) D.K. Karve
(D) G.S. Agarkar


12. In which year Sharda Act was passed?
(A) 1927
(B) 1928
(C) 1929
(D) 1930


13. Rani Gardinulu who fought against the British was from
(A) Tripura
(B) Assam
(C) Nagaland
(D) Manipur


14. Which one of the following was not associated with Indian National Army?
(A) Rashbihari Bose
(B) Lakshmi Sehgal
(C) Rashbihari Ghosh
(D) General Mohan Singh


15. In February 1947 Prime Minister Attlee declared that the British would quit India by
(A) May 1948
(B) June 1948
(C) July 1948
(D) August 1948

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