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MCQs on Modern Indian History -6

1. What was the common feature between the Wahabi and Kuka movements?
(A) Both began as religious movement, but drifted to become political movement.
(B) Both were political and economic movement.
(C) Both followed the path of Ahinsa.
(D) Both not suffered from certain weaknesses, such as communal passions, fanaticism and division with ranks.


2. Who of the following was the biographer of Raja Rammohan Roy?
(A) Armstrong
(B) Mary Carpenter
(C) David Havel
(D) Lawrence


3. The LexLoci Act gave
(A) No right over the ancestral properties for the Christian converts.
(B) The Christian converts the right to inherit their ancestral properties.
(C) No right over the ancestral properties for the converts from Buddhist religion.
(D) The right to inherit the ancestralproperties for the converts fromJain religion.


4. Due to whose efforts Widow Remarriage Act was passed?
(A) Raja Rammohan Roy
(B) IshwarchandraVidyasagar
(C) D.K. Karve
(D) M.G. Ranade


5. In which year the Indian association for the cultivation of science was established?
(A) 1874
(B) 1875
(C) 1876
(D) 1877


6. The Act Prohibiting Child Marriages was passed in 1891 due to the efforts of
(A) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagarand Jyotiba Phule.
(B) Mahadev Govind Ranade and JyotibaPhule.
(C) Keshab Chandra Sen and Behramji Malabari.
(D) Keshab Chandra Sen and Mahadev Govind Ranade.


7. Shri Narayan Dharma Paripalana Yogam of Kerala worked for
(A) Upliftment of dalits and peasants.
(B) Women’s education.
(C) Eradication of child labour.
(D) The Hindu widow remarriage.


8. The name ‘Indian National Congress’ was given by
(A) Dadabhai Naoroji
(B) M.G. Ranade
(C) S.N. Bannerjee
(D) A.O. Hume



9. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer with the help of the codes given below:
List – I                                    List – II
(Name)                                (Newspaper)
(a) Abul Kalam Azad          i Bombay Chronicle
(b) Pheroze Shah Mehta   ii Al Hilal
(c) Mrs. Annie Besant       iii Young India
(d) Mahatma Gandhi        iv New India
Codes:
     (a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) ii i iv iii
(B) i ii iv iii
(C) ii i iii iv
(D) iv i ii iii


10. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R).
Assertion (A): Avesta is the sacred book of Parsis.
Reason (R): Madam Cama made significant contribution in reforming the Parsi society and uplifting the Parsi women.

In the context of the above statements, which one of the following is correct?
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not a correct explanation of (A).
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true.


11. The first woman who got nominated to the Madras Legislative Council in 1927 was
(A) Muthulakshmi Reddy
(B) Sister Subbalakshmi
(C) Mehribai Tata
(D) Margaret Counsins


12. The Indian National Congress became a real mass based political party after the
(A) Nagpur Session of the Congress in 1891.
(B) Nagpur Session of the Congress in 1920.
(C) Kanpur Session of the Congress in 1928.
(D) Faizpur Session of the Congress in 1936.


13. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R).
Assertion (A): Soon after the resignation of the Congress Ministries in the provinces in 1939, the Muslim League observed a deliverance day.
Reason (R): Ambedkar supported it.

In the context of the above statements, which one of the following is correct?
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true.


14. The generals of the I.N.A. Shah Nawaz, Gurdial Singh Dhillon and Prem Sehgal, were formerly officers of the
(A) British Indian Army
(B) British Army
(C) Kashmiri Army
(D) Punjab Army


15. The Constitution of India introduced on 26th January, 1950 laid down certain basic principles and values. Which of the following was not part of it?
(A) India will be a secular and democratic republic.
(B) It will be a Parliamentary system based on adult franchise.
(C) It guarantees all citizens equality before law.
(D) It provides free education forgirls.

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