Indian History- Modern India MCQ Part-1

1. In which year did King George IV assume the crown of India? [CPO, 2019]


2. Who was given the title ' The ambassador of Hindu - Muslim Unity' for being the architect and the master mind of the historic Lucknow Pact?

[SSC CGL 2017}

Sir Sayyed Ahmad Khan
Sayyad Mohammad Quadari
Mohammad Ali Jinnah

3. Match the following East India Officers to the place where they are associated with for the suppression of the revolt

  1. Dunlap                                    1. Lucknow
  2. Sir Collin Campbell                 2. Benaras
  3. Colonel Neill                           3. Delhi
  4. Lieutenant Hudson                 4. Pargana Baraut
a-1, b-2, c-3, d-4
a-4, b-1, c-2, d-3
a-3, b-1, c-4, d-2
a-4, b-3, c-1, d-2

4. Which of the following facts about the Revolt of 1857 are incorrect:-

  1. The Eastern, Southern, and Western India remained unaffected
  2.  The big zamindars and merchants funded the mutineers
  3. The telegraph was used by the British to communicate during this time
  4.  The rebels had a clear chalked out agenda.

5. The 'Trade Dispute Act' of 1929, provided for

[UPSC, 2017]

the participation of the workers in the management of the industries.
arbitrary powers to the management to quell industrial disputes.
an intervention by the British court in an event of a trade dispute
a system of tribunals and ban on strikes

6. Quit India Movement was launched in response to?

[UPSC, 2013]

Cabinet Mission Plan
Cripps Proposal
Simon Commission Report
Wavell Plan

7. Which Viceroy passed the General Service Enlistment Act ?

Lord Dalhousie
Lord Canning
Lord Hastings
Lord Lawrence

8. What do you understand by bhatta?

A type of cartridge
A special type of barrelled gun
Foreign Service Allowance
Special bunkers used during the revolt

9. Widow Remarriage Association of 1850 was established by:

Jyotibha Phulle
M. G. Ranade
Vishnu Shashtri Pandit
Jagannath Seth

10. Jagganath Shankar Seth and Bhau Daji were promoters of ?

Hindu-Muslim Unity
Girls’ Education
Widow remarriage
Caste equality

11. During the freedom struggle, Aruna Asaf Ali was a major woman organizer of underground activity in:

[UPSC, 2009]

Civil Disobedience Movement
Non-Cooperation Movement
Quit India Movement
Swadeshi Movement

12. Which of the following is associated with the AIWC ?

  1. Equal Remuneration Act, 1958
  2. Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act, 1956
  3. Factory Act, 1947
  4. National Council of Women,1925 

A, B

13. Who was the founder of the Ghadar party?

[SSC CGL 2017]

Basant Kumar Biswas
Sohan Singh Bhakna
Ram Prasad Bismil
Bhagat Singh

14. During their rule, The British Forced the cultivators in Madras to grow-

[SSC CGL, 2017]

Sugar cane

15. Dharma Sabha organized by Raja Radhakant Deb was for:

Promote monotheism
Oppose Brahmo Samaj
A legacy of Brahmo Samaj after Roy’s Death
Fighting against the caste system