Indian History- Modern India MCQ Part-2

1. Who was the British Officer who offered resistance to the rebels who had marched to Delhi to proclaim Bahadur Shah Zaffar as their leader?

Lieutenant Willoughby
Francis Drake
Army officer Thomas Adams
Robert Osborne

2. Simon Commission was boycotted by the nationalist leaders of India because:

(SSC CGL, 2011)  

they felt that it was only an eyewash
all the members of the Commission were English
the members of the Commission were biased against India
it did not meet the demands of the Indians

3. The System of Dyarchy was introduced in India in

 (SSC CGL, 2011)  

1909
1935
1919
1945

4. Which Act is called the 'White Washing Bill'?

Indemnity Act
Rowlatt Act
Vernacular Press Act
Regulating Act

5. Arrange the following events in order of their chronology:

  1. Hindus Disability Act Passed
  2. Bahadur Shah was proclaimed the leader of the revolt.
  3. Mangal Pandey was executed
  4. May 10th, 1857 the revolt began  

b,d,c,a
d,c,b,a
a,d,b,c
a,c,d,b 

6. Who among the following were the official Congress negotiators with Cripps Mission?

(UPSC, 2010)

Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar Patel
Acharya J.B. Kriplani and C. Rajagopalachari
Pandit Nehru and Maulana Azad
Dr. Rajendra Prasad and Rafi Ahmad Kidwai

7. Bharat Mahila Parishad was established by:

Pandita Ramabai Saraswati
Ramabai Ranade
Sarla Devi Chaudhrani
D.K.Karve

8. Which of the following are not true with respect to the Wavell Plan?

  1. Establishment of an All India Executive council including the governor-general and commander-in-chief.
  2. equal representation for caste Hindus and Muslims.
  3. It is also called the Shimla Conference.
  4. It was presented in 1946.
a,d
b,d
c,d
a,b,d

9. Who favored the Artic Home theory of the Aryans?

 (SSC CGL, 2012)  

Pargiter
A. C. Das
B. G. Tilak
Jacobi

10. Arrange the following in chronological order:

(SSC CGL, 2012)

  1.  Dandi March
  2. Simon Commission
  3. Poona Pact
  4. Gandhi Irwin Pact  
II, I, III, IV
II, I, IV, III
IV, III, I, II
IV, III, II, I

11. Who was the Viceroy during the Moplah rebellion in Kerala?

Lord Irwin
Lord Chelmsford
Lord Reading
Lord Elgin

12. Durand Commission was set up in 1893 to discuss about what?

Border issues between India and Afghanistan
Police reforms in Madras Presidency
Signing the Peace Treaty after the Anglo-Bhutan war
Conditions for Annexation of Sindh

13. Arrange the following in chronological order:

  1. Kheda Satyagrah
  2. Foundation of Sabarmati Ashram
  3. Saddler's Commission
  4. Death of Gopal Krishna Gokhale
d,b,a,c
d,b,c,a
b,d,c,a
b,d,a,c

14. Who drafted the resolution on Fundamental Rights for the Karachi Session of the Congress in 1931?

(UPSC,2005)

B.R.Ambedkar
Jawaharlal Nehru
Dr. Rajendra Prasad
Sardar Vallabhai Patel

15. Mahatma Gandhi took fast unto death in 1932 mainly because-

Round Table Conference failed to satisfy Indian Political aspiration
Congress and the Muslim league had differences of opinion
Ramsay Macdonald announced the communal Award
None of the above statements is correct