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Modern Indian History MCQ Questions & Answers

Modern Indian History MCQs : This section focuses on the "Modern Indian History". These Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) should be practiced to improve the Modern Indian History skills required for various interviews (campus interview, walk-in interview, company interview), placement, entrance exam and other competitive examinations.




Question 1

The prime objective of ................was to enhance foreign investment andprovide an internationally competitive and hassle free environment for exports.

A. SEZ
B. Land Grabbing
C. Liberalization
D. Privatization

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Question 2

When was the Bengal Province partioned ?

A. 1905
B. 1906
C. 1911
D. 1909

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Question 3

Shudhi movement was started by

A. . swami shraddhanand
B. swami dayanand
C. sree narayana guru
D. R G Ranade

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Question 4

The first Indian selected for Indian Civil Service was:

A. Satyendra Nath Tagore
B. Sarojini Naidu
C. Lala Lajpat Rai
D. C.R. Das

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Question 5

The governor general of India came to be known as Viceroy of India with effect from

A. 1855
B. 1856
C. 1857
D. 1858

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Question 6

How many branches of Home rule league did Bal Gangadhar Tilak setup?

A. 6
B. 8
C. 10
D. 8

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Question 7

The treaty of Sreerangapattanam was between

A. tipu and british
B. hyder and british
C. tipu and french
D. hyder and french

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Question 8

Who abolished dyrachy system?

A. warren hastings
B. lord curzon
C. cornwallis
D. minto.

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Question 9

Defence organization was set up in 1948, on advice ................for the scientificevolution of weapons and equipment, operational research and special studies.

A. Prof. P.M.S Blackett
B. Vajpayee
C. Jawaharlal Nehru
D. Indira Gandhi

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Question 10

All men and women of ................. years or above of age whosenames are registered in the voters lists vote in elections for electing the members of Lok Sabha

A. 14
B. 16
C. 17
D. 18

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Question 11

Noakhali is situated in

A. West Bengal
B. Bangladesh
C. Tripura
D. Bihar

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Question 12

Which was first Vernacular paper in India ?

A. bengal gazette
B. samachar darpan
C. mumbai samachar
D. the times of india.

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Question 13

During the First World War, ................joined the central powersagainstBritain.

A. America
B. Britain
C. France
D. Turkey

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Question 14

Ramnath Goenka, the only newspaper owner who stood up to..................,was harassed and he faced a series of troubles at the hands of her government.

A. indira gandhi
B. jp, george fernandes,
C. ab vajpayee
D. lk advani,

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Question 15

Officially issued by President................ Ahmed under Article 352(1) ofthe Constitution for "internal disturbance", the Emergency was in effect from 25 June1975 until its withdrawal on 21 March 1977.

A. Fakhruddin Ali
B. Dr. S. Radhakrishnan
C. Dr. Rajendra Prasad
D. Manmohan Singh

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Question 16

In 1917 Annie Besant was elected …........ of the Indian Natioanl Congress.

A. vice roy
B. cheif executive officer
C. manager
D. president.

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Question 17

Independent India was founded by :

A. Gopalakrishna Gokhale
B. Thilak
C. M.N. Roy
D. Jayaprakas Narayanan

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Question 18

In which year Mohammed Ali- Jinnah was elected to the Imperial LegislativeCouncil from Bombay?

A. 1910
B. 1914
C. 1919
D. 1924

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Question 19

The constitution of India became fully operational with effectfrom 26thJanuary..........................

A. 1905
B. 1935
C. 1947
D. 1950

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Question 20

Which of the following extremist leader murdered Kennedy on april 30,1908 ?

A. subramaniyam bharati
B. khudirium bose and prafulla chaki
C. hema chandra kanungo
D. sachindranath sanyal

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Question 21

Name the important work of V.D. Savarkar

A. Princess
B. Politics
C. Freedom struggle
D. Hindutva1

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Question 22

There is no doubt that J.L Nehru's India's first Prime Minister was fully analysed the indispensability of science and technology in the economicand the social independence.

A. J.L Nehru\s
B. Narasimha Rao
C. Prof. P.M.S Blackett
D. Vajpayee

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Question 23

The Montague-Chelmsford Reforms of .................... had brought alarge scale discontentment among the people of India.

A. 1909
B. 1911
C. 1916
D. 1919

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Question 24

Who regarded the villages as the centre of Indian economic organization?

A. Gandhiji
B. Vivekananda
C. Raja Ram Mohan Roy
D. Thilak

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Question 25

Diarchy was introduced by the Act. Of .......................

A. 1908
B. 1913
C. 1915
D. 1919

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Question 26

Tipu Sultan was the ruler of

A. hyderabad
B. b madurai
C. mysore
D. vijaya nagar

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Question 27

In order to give some concession to Indians in the field of administration, theGovernment of India Act, ................was designed on the basis of the recommendation of Simon Commission.

A. 1905
B. 1915
C. 1925
D. 1935

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Question 28

Glimpses of world History’ was written by

A. Nehru
B. Gandhiji
C. Thilak
D. Ambedkar

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Question 29

"Go back to Vedas." This call given by

A. Ramakrishna Paramhansa
B. Vivekananda
C. Jyotiba Phule
D. Dayanand Saraswati

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Question 30

Velu Thampi led a revolt against the British in state of

A. Travancore
B. Baroda
C. Hyderaba
D. D Mysore

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Question 31

The head quarters of the Ramakrishna Ashramam is at …........?

A. calcutta
B. bombay
C. delhi
D. dhakka

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Question 32

When was Queen Victoria”s proclamatiom

A. 1857
B. 1858
C. 1862
D. 1892

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Question 33

An All India Khilafat Conference was held at ..............on November 23,1919with Gandhi as its president.

A. Calcutta
B. Punjab
C. Gujarat
D. Delhi

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Question 34

Haider Ali was born in 1722 at ….........

A. Siyal kot
B. Budikot
C. Sherkot
D. None of the above

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Question 35

Who said the following of the Indian National Congress ;A safety valve for the escapeof great and growing forces generated by our own actions was urgently needed ?

A. a o hume
B. m a jinnah
C. bal ganghadhar tilak
D. bipin chandra pal

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Question 36

Name the philosopher who believed that freedom is the keynote of spirituallife.?

A. Gopala Krishna Gokhale
B. Nehru
C. Ambedkar
D. Vivekanada

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Question 37

S N D P formed in the year …......

A. 1905
B. 1903
C. 1914
D. none.

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Question 38

The battle of plassey took place in the year .

A. 1757
B. 1787
C. 1907
D. 1717

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Question 39

The vision of Homi. ..................also led to advanced research in nuclear energy and other fundamental areas through the creation of the Tata Institute ofFundamental Research which is now known as the Bhabha Atomic Research Center (BARC).

A. J. Bhabha
B. Vajpayee
C. Jawaharlal Nehru
D. Sardar Patel

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Question 40

A public meeting was held on 13th April 1919 at ................in a smallparkenclosed by buildings on all sides to protest against the Rawlatt Act.

A. Jallianwala Bagh
B. Uttar Pradesh
C. Mumbai
D. Delhi3

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Question 41

Congress leaders, like Lokamanya Tilak and Mahatma Gandhi, viewed the....................as an opportunity to bring about Hindu-Muslim unity against British.

A. Khalifat Movement
B. Khudai Khidmatgars
C. Peasant movement
D. Womens’ movement

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Question 42

Name the Irish lady who was elected first women president of Indian nationalCongress ?

A. nivedita
B. mira benh
C. annie besant
D. sarojini naidu

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Question 43

Under the farsighted leadership of ..................the nation, the government andthe public leaders became committed to the promotion of science and technology.

A. Nehru,
B. Narasimha Rao
C. Prof. P.M.S Blackett
D. Vajpayee

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Question 44

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born on 2nd October..............

A. 1869
B. 1859
C. 1889
D. 1900

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Question 45

Bal Gangadhar Tilak born on …....................

A. 23 July 1866
B. 23 July 1876
C. 23 July 1846
D. 23 July 1856

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Question 46

B.R. Ambedker was born in

A. 1891
B. 1893
C. 1898
D. 1901

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Question 47

A Khilafat Committee was formed under the leadership of Mahammad Ali,...................., Maulana Azad and Hasrat Mohini to organise a Country-wide agitation.

A. Shaukat Ali
B. Qutubuddin Ahmad
C. Shamsuddin Hussain
D. Mohammed Ali Jinnah

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Question 48

..................... succeeded her as the Prime Minister and led the JanataParty government till 1980.

A. Morarji Desai
B. Lalu Prasad Yadav,
C. Mulayam Singh Yadav
D. , Sharad Yadav

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Question 49

Which is the oldest English daily in India?

A. the hindustan times
B. the statesman
C. the times of india
D. the indian express .

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Question 50

Velu Thampi led a revolt against the British state of

A. travancore
B. baroda
C. hyderabad
D. mysore

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Question 51

Tilak regarded that Swaraj was not only a right but a

A. Justice
B. Dharma
C. power
D. Status

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Question 52

India came under direct colony of British in

A. 1857
B. 1858
C. 1869
D. 1860

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Question 53

Who is the champion of the doctrine of ‘social revolution through humanRevolution’?

A. M.N.Roy
B. Lohia
C. Jayaprakash Narayanan
D. Nehru

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Question 54

Social back ground of Indian Nationalism is a work by …...

A. dr a c das
B. prof maxmuller
C. ram lal desai
D. dr k k sharma

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Question 55

In the ................... Lok Sabha polls, Indira Gandhi returned to power andremainedin power till her assassination in 1984.

A. 1908
B. 1940
C. 1970
D. 1980

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Question 56

since its inauguration on 26th January.............., the Constitution India hasbeen successfully guiding the path and progress of India.

A. 1905
B. 1915
C. 1930
D. 1950

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Question 57

Which was the oldest daily in India?

A. bengal gazetee
B. samachar darpan
C. mumbai samachar
D. the times of india.

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Question 58

Nehru's economic policies have often been considered to be .................in nature.

A. Socialist
B. Communist
C. Capitalist
D. Utopian Socialism

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Question 59

In which session the Indian National Congress split in to the Moderates and theextremists?

A. 1905
B. 1909
C. 1908
D. 1907

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Question 60

Gandhism is not merely a political creed it is

A. A programme of action
B. A message
C. theory
D. Working class movement

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Question 61

............... second son Sanjay Gandhi, who was just 29 years old then, tookcharge of the administration and started sending opposition leaders and workers to jails across India.

A. nanaji deshmukh’s
B. morarji desai’s
C. indira gandhi's
D. , subramanian swamy’s,

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Question 62

Who considered Jinnah as an ambassador of Hindu-Muslim unity?

A. Gandhiji
B. Thilak
C. Sarojini Naidu
D. Vivekananda

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Question 63

The doctrine of Hindutva was expounded by

A. V. D. Savarkar
B. Tilak
C. Gandhiji
D. Nehru

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Question 64

The theory of ‘Cultural Nationalism’ was expounded by

A. Gokhale
B. Vivekananda
C. Savarkar
D. Nehru

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Question 65

Who was the Viceroy of India during Swadeshi Movement ?

A. lord curzon
B. lord irwin
C. lord willingdon
D. lord lansdowne

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Question 66

Which was the first news paper in India?

A. bengal gazate
B. malayala manorama
C. mathrubhumi
D. the hindu

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Question 67

Since......................., the Indian economy has pursued free market liberalisation , greater openness in trade and increase investment in infrastructure.

A. 1961
B. 1971
C. 1981
D. 1991

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Question 68

When was Indian Councils Act announced ?

A. 1905
B. 1906
C. 1909
D. 1911

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Question 69

Which of the folllowing personality is considerd as father of Indian Unrest ?

A. pandit nehru
B. mahatma gandhi
C. bal gangadhar tilak
D. subash chandra bose.

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Question 70

The Drain Theory was propounded by

A. jawaharlal nehru
B. dadabhai naoroji
C. r c dutt
D. m k gandhi.

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Question 71

Annie Besant was first women to support …......... in England.

A. none of these
B. social responsibility
C. birth control
D. literacy rate.

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Question 72

Who founded Brahma Samaj?

A. mohan roy
B. benkin chandra chatterji
C. tagore
D. none .

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Question 73

The Constitution of India indeed much bigger than the US Constitutionwhich hasonly 7 Articles and the ..................Constitution with its 89 Articles.

A. French
B. Dutch
C. Pakistan
D. Afghanistan

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Question 74

In....................., the country experienced a balance of payments dilemmafollowing the Gulf War and the downfall of the erstwhile Soviet Union.

A. 1951
B. 1961
C. 1971
D. 1991

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Question 75

Hindu college Calcutta founded by

A. rajaram mohan roy
B. vivekanda
C. syyed ahmed khan
D. none.

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Question 76

Pump priming is

A. injection of purchasing power into the public through government spending
B. withdrawal of purchasing power from the public
C. balancing revenue and expenditure
D. none of the above

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Question 77

In order to give some concession to Indians in the field of administration, the Government of India Act, ................was designed on the basis of therecommendation of Simon Commission.

A. 1905
B. 1915
C. 1925
D. 1935

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Question 78

The enthusiastic efforts of Mr. ........................led to the expansion of theCouncil of Scientific and Industrial Research into a chain of national laboratories spanning a wide spectrum of science, technology, engineering and biomedical sciences.

A. shanti swarup bhatnagar
B. vajpayee
C. jawaharlal nehru
D. sardar patel

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Question 79

up to 1704 Mysore was under the supremacy of

A. Akbar
B. Jahangir
C. Shajahan
D. Aurangazeb

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Question 80

Where was the first section of Indian National Congress held in 1885

A. poona
B. calcutta
C. bombay
D. agra

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Question 81

What was the prominent reason of the out break of the Battle of Plassey

A. Mir Jafar
B. Mir Kasim
C. Jagat Sait
D. None of them

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Question 82

When Mahatma Gandhi was arrested, who among the following took over the leadership of Salt Satyagraha?

A. Vinoba Bhave
B. Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
C. Abbas Tayyabji
D. Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad

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Question 83

............visited Malabar in 1921, giving a further impetus to the Khilafatmovement.

A. Gandhiji
B. Motilal Nehru
C. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
D. Sri Aurobindo

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Question 84

......................., who led the Congress party, introduced Mahatma Gandhi tothe concerns in India and the struggle of the people.

A. Tej Bahadur Sapru
B. Rabindranath Tagore
C. Mohammad Ali Jinnah
D. Gopal Krishna Gokhale

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Question 85

Who is regarded as the pragmatic social reformer?

A. Nehru
B. Thilak
C. Sree Narayana Guru
D. Mahathma Gandhi

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Question 86

.................. was the main architect of first green revolution of India listedfivecomponents of Agricultural renewal?

A. Dr. M.S. Swaminathan
B. Lalu Prasad Yadav,
C. Mulayam Singh Yadav
D. Sharad Yadav

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Question 87

Doctrine of Total Revolution was expounded by

A. Jayaprakas Narayanan
B. M.N Roy
C. Gandhiji
D. Thilak

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Question 88

India has an elected head of state (President of India) who wields power for afixed term of ................... years.

A. 2
B. 3
C. 4
D. 5

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Question 89

The States Reorganization Act was passed by parliament in November..............

A. 1916
B. 1926
C. 1946
D. 1956

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Question 90

Permanent Revenue settlement of Bengal was introduced by:

A. Clive
B. Hastings
C. Wellesley
D. Cornwallis

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Question 91

..............is a specifically delineated duty-free enclave and shall be deemed tobe foreign territory for the purposes of trade operations and duties and tariffs.

A. SEZ
B. Liberalization
C. Privatization
D. Globalization

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Question 92

The Second Carnatic war was fought between

A. 1749-1752
B. 1749-1754
C. 1749-1753
D. 1749-1755

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Question 93

The tenure of the Lok Sabha is ........................ years.

A. 2
B. 3
C. 4
D. 5

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Question 94

Panditha Rama Bai belongs to …...........

A. karnataka
B. delhi
C. bengal
D. kerala

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Question 95

Tipu sultan was the ruler of

A. Hyderabad
B. Madurai
C. Mysore
D. Vijaya nagar

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Question 96

The father of extremist movement in India is:

A. Motilal Nehru
B. Gopal Krishna Gokhale
C. Vallabh Bhai Patel
D. Bal Gangadhar Tilak

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Question 97

............... second son Sanjay Gandhi, who was just 29 years old then, tookcharge of the administration and started sending opposition leaders and workers to jails across India.

A. Nanaji Deshmukh’s
B. Morarji Desai’s
C. Indira Gandhi\s
D. , Subramanian Swamy’s,

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Question 98

India Struggle for Independence is a book edited by

A. bipan chandra
B. satis chandra
C. sumit sarkar
D. none

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Question 99

Gandhiji came back to India from South Africa, in the year...

A. 1914
B. 1915
C. 1916
D. 1917

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Question 100

Which sect of Bhudhism flourished in Ceylon?

A. mahayan
B. hinayan
C. vajrayana
D. mahayana and hinayana equally

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Question 101

Who represented India in The Second Round Table Conference?

A. Aruna Asaf Ali
B. Sucheta Kripalani
C. Sarojini Naidu
D. Kalpana Joshi

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Question 102

Who among the following is considered as the 'Grand mother of Indianrevolutionary movement ?

A. sarojini naidu
B. lakshmibai,the rani of jhansi
C. annie besant
D. madam cama

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Question 103

The firebrand trade union leader ....................had successfully organised an allIndia Railways strike bringing the public transport and economy to a halt.

A. George Fernandes
B. Fakruddin Ali Ahmed
C. Jaya Prakash Narayan
D. EMS

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Question 104

In 1913 ,Annie Besant founded Central Hindu College High School at …........

A. banaras
B. allhabad
C. delhi
D. kolkata

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Question 105

There is no doubt that J.L Nehru's India's first Prime Minister was fullyanalysed the indispensability of science and technology in the economic and the social independence.

A. j.l nehru's
B. narasimha rao
C. prof. p.m.s blackett
D. vajpayee

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Question 106

October 17, ................was observed as Khilafat Day, when the Hindus alongwith Muslims in fasting observed hartal on that day.

A. 1908
B. 1909
C. 1916
D. 1919

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Question 107

In.................., the Atomic Energy Act was passed and the Department ofAtomic Energy was directly under his charge was created.

A. 1908
B. 1938
C. 1945
D. 1948

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Question 108

In................, with the emergence of a new politically independent nation,India continued to march ahead pursuing a programme of using modern science and technology for national development.

A. 1907
B. 1917
C. 1937
D. 1947

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Question 109

In................., Nehru directed the CSIR to prepare National Register ofScientific and Technical personnel.

A. 1908
B. 1938
C. 1948
D. 1958

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Question 110

The leader of Revolt of 1857 in Lucknow was ….........?

A. beegam hazrat mahal
B. tanteo tope
C. birjis qadir
D. none.

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Question 111

Jinnh’s Two –nation Theory was adopted on

A. 1935
B. 1940
C. 1925
D. 1947

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Question 112

Jinnah’s two nation theory was adopted as the

A. Lahore Resolution
B. Karachi Resolution
C. Dacca Declaration
D. Bombay resolution

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Question 113

Who was the first women president of Indian Natioanl Congress?

A. sarojini naidu
B. annie besant
C. nellie sen gupta
D. lakhshmi sehgal

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Question 114

soon after becoming the Prime Minister of India, .................created a Ministryof Scientific Research and Natural Resources and actively supported the atomic energy programme for peaceful purposes.

A. Nehru
B. Narasimha Rao
C. Prof. P.M.S Blackett
D. Vajpayee5

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Question 115

Who was the president of Indin Natioanl Congress during Swadeshi movement ?

A. dadabaha naoroji
B. a o hume
C. m k gandhi
D. b g tilak

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Question 116

What does the meaning peshwa means

A. A great personality
B. A great commander of the Army
C. Hea
D. of justice department D leader or Prime minister

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Question 117

Indira Gandhi became the prime minister in January ............. and then emergedvictorious in the 1971 Lok Sabha elections.

A. 1906
B. 1916
C. 1956
D. 1966

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Question 118

The Constitution of ....................is the largest written liberal democraticconstitution of the world.

A. India
B. America
C. Pakistan
D. Afghanistan

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Question 119

The Emergency draft was hurriedly sent to the President of India ................who signed it immediately.

A. Fakruddin Ali Ahmed
B. George Fernandes
C. Dr.Rajendra Prasad
D. ManmohanSingh

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Question 120

All Indian Muslim League was started in :

A. 1960
B. 1906
C. 1921
D. 1928

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Question 121

However, .................... shocked everybody by declaring Lok Sabhaelections in January 1977 bringing an end to draconian Emergency.

A. Indira Gandhi
B. Ramakrishna Hegde,
C. HD Deve Gowda,
D. M Karunanidhi.

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Question 122

Ramnath Goenka, the only newspaper owner who stood up to.................., was harassed and he faced a series of troubles at the hands of her government.

A. Indira Gandhi
B. JP, George Fernandes,
C. AB Vajpayee
D. LK Advani,

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Question 123

The permanent settlement was introduced in India by

A. warren hastings
B. lord welleseley
C. lord cornwallis
D. robert clive

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Question 124

Name the political leader who supported two nation theory

A. Gandhiji
B. Gokhale
C. Jinnah
D. Tilak

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Question 125

Dayantha Saraswathy founded …........

A. arya samaj
B. prarthana samaj
C. aligarh movement
D. brahma samaj.

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Question 126

The socialist stalwart ...................openly led a mass movement against hercalling her corrupt and autocratic.

A. Jaya Prakash Narayan
B. Fakruddin Ali Ahmed
C. EMS
D. AKG

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Question 127

One of Nehru's key economic reforms was the introduction of the Five YearsPlan in........................

A. 1901
B. 1911
C. 1941
D. 1951

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Question 128

What was the immediate cause of the out break of the revolt of 1857

A. Greased Catridges
B. Transfer policy of English
C. Behavoiur of the English
D. None of the above

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Question 129

V.D Savarkar was born in

A. 1885
B. 1883
C. 1888
D. 1870

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Question 130

Who condemned Gandhism as a reactionary social philosophy?

A. Gopalakrishna Gokhale
B. M.N.Roy
C. Nehru
D. Lohia

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Question 131

.................. started his career as the Prime Minister of independent India in1947, and immediately launched a number of economic reforms.

A. Nehru
B. Indira Gandhi
C. Morarji Desai
D. Rajiv Gandhi

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Question 132

The economic liberalisation in India denotes the continuing financial reformswhich began since July 24, ..........................

A. 1961
B. 1971
C. 1981
D. 1991

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Question 133

How many years did the third Carnatic war last?

A. two
B. three
C. four
D. six

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Question 134

The system of communal electorate in India was first introduced by :

A. Indian Council Act of 1892
B. Minto-Morley reforms of 1909
C. Montagu-Chelmsford reforms of 1919
D. Government of India of 1935

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Question 135

Who was the founder of Gadar party?

A. lala hardayal
B. sohan singh bhakkna
C. taraknath das
D. all of the above.

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Question 136

The Special Economic Zone (SEZ) policy in India first came into inception onApril 1, ..........................

A. 1900
B. 1947
C. 1991
D. 2000

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Question 137

On 9th of August, 1942, Mahatma Gandhi and the entire Congress WorkingCommittee were arrested in................

A. UP
B. Delhi
C. Ahmedabad
D. Mumbai

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Question 138

The Indian Soldier who instigated the sepoys to the revolt of 1857 was

A. Mangal Pandey
B. Suresh Pandey
C. Ramesh Pandey
D. None of the above

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Question 139

The Constitution of ...................provides for a mixture of federalismandUnitarianism, and flexibility and with rigidity.

A. Afghanistan
B. America
C. Pakistan
D. India

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Question 140

Permanent settlement proved harmful mostly to

A. land lords
B. peasants
C. company
D. money lenders

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Question 141

In ….....Annie Besant founded the Home Rule League.

A. 1923
B. 1945
C. 1916
D. 1910

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Question 142

Who is the chief exponent of Two nation theory

A. Vivikananda
B. Gokhale
C. Gandhiji
D. Mohammed Ali Jinnah

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Question 143

In 1913 Annie Besant started a journal called …........

A. the india
B. indian
C. independence india
D. new india

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Question 144

In which place khar party was founded?

A. san francisco
B. california
C. tokyo
D. london

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Question 145

On June 25, ......................prime minister Indira Gandhi imposed Emergency inIndia citing grave threat to her government and sovereignty of the country from both internal and external forces.

A. 1955
B. 1965
C. 1968
D. 1975

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Question 146

Who is the Champion of secularism?

A. Jinnah
B. Nehru
C. Savarkar
D. Thilak

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Question 147

.....................appointed a scientific man power committee and five institutes oftechnology came up at Kharagpur, Bombay, Madras, Kanpur and Delhi besides a number of regional engineering colleges by his efforts.

A. J.L. Nehru
B. Prof. P.M.S Blackett
C. Indira Gandhi
D. Vajpayee

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Question 148

Brigadier-General ..................with his British troops entered the parkatJallianwala Bagh , closed the entrance of the park and commanded his army to fire on the gathered people without any warning.

A. reginald dyer
B. sir stafford cripps
C. sir claude auchinleck
D. general sir rob lockhart.

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Question 149

Mangal Pandey was executed on

A. 9 th may 1857
B. 9 th may 1858n
C. 9 th may 1890
D. 8 th april 1857.

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Question 150

Which part of India witnessed the revolt of 1857?

A. north india
B. south india
C. eastern india
D. north east

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Question 151

Who said permanent settlement that it was sad blunder

A. Marshman
B. Holmes
C. V A Smith
D. Lanepoole

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Question 152

Who was the first martyr of the Revolt ?

A. mangal pandey
B. nehru
C. rani laxmi bhai
D. tantio tope

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Question 153

The main object of Khilafat Movement was to force the ..............Governmentto change its attitude towards Turkey and to restore the Sultan.

A. British
B. Austrian
C. American
D. Serbian

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Question 154

The battle of Buxar took place in the year

A. 1757
B. 1764
C. 1907
D. 1717

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Question 155

Azad Muslim conference’ was formed in

A. 1939
B. 1940
C. 1941
D. 1947

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Question 156

India came directly under the British empire by ….........

A. victorian proclamation
B. act of 1813
C. act of 1909
D. act of 1919.

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Question 157

Mahatma Gandhi on August 8, .............gave the call for Quit India Movement.

A. 1942
B. 1920
C. 1930
D. 1940

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Question 158

The Kheda Satyagraha and Champaran agitation in 1918 was oneof...................first significant steps to achieve Indian independence.

A. Rabindranath Tagore’s
B. Gandhiji
C. Motilal Nehru’s
D. Mohammed Ali Jinnah’s

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Question 159

Who is the author of Discovery of India?

A. Gandhiji
B. Vivekananda
C. Nehru
D. Gokhale

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Question 160

Who was the leader of the Bardoli Satyagraha?

A. Dr. Rajendra Prasad
B. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru
C. Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
D. Acharya J.B. Kriplani

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Question 161

In India, "the Emergency" refers to a 21-month period in 1975–77 when PrimeMinister................ unilaterally had an emergency declared across the country.

A. Indira Gandhi
B. Jawaharlal Nehru
C. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
D. Rajiv Gandhi

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Question 162

Who wrote 'vande mataram”

A. rabindra nath tagore
B. bankim chandra chatterjee
C. muhammad iqbal
D. b g tilak

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Question 163

The keyperson behind the Constitution of India was..................

A. Dr.
B. R. Ambedkar b) Jawaharlal Nehru
C. Mahatma Gandhi
D. Sardar Vallabhai Patel

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Question 164

When was the Indian association formed ?

A. 1876
B. 1885
C. 1886
D. 1893

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Question 165

Who setup Swadesh Bandhab Samiti to propagate the Swadeshi Movement ?

A. surendra nath banerjee
B. rabindra nath tagore
C. g k gokhale
D. ashwini kumar dutt

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Question 166

The revolt of 1857 began at …........

A. delhi
B. meerut
C. alahabhad
D. none

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Question 167

Among the following ,permanent settlement was introduced in the province of

A. Madras
B. punjab
C. Bengal
D. Bombay

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Question 168

Radical Democratic party was organised by

A. Lohia
B. M.N.Roy
C. Jayaprakash Narayanan
D. Thilak

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Question 169

Indian Constitution consists of ................ Articles divided into 22 Parts with12Schedules and 94 constitutional amendments.

A. 295
B. 305
C. 388
D. 395

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Question 170

The doctrine of Ramarajya was expounded by

A. Tilak
B. Gokhale
C. Gandhiji
D. Nehru

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Question 171

The tenure of the Lok Sabha is ........................ years. a)2 b)3 c)4 d) 512.The keyperson behind the Constitution of India was..................

A. Dr.
B. R. Ambedkar b) Jawaharlal Nehru
C. Mahatma Gandhi
D. Sardar Vallabhai Patel

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Question 172

What was the basis of transfer of power to India on 15th August?

A. On this day the Indian National Congress had demanded Poorna Swaraj
B. On this day Mahatma Gandhi started Quit India Movement
C. Anniversary of formation of Interim Government
D. Anniversary of the surrender of Japanese army before Admiral Mountbatten

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Question 173

Taikh -i-Ferishta was written as per the instruction of which ruler ?

A. nizam shah
B. muhammad bin tuglaq
C. akbar
D. ibrahim adilshah

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Question 174

Sree Narayana Guru was born in

A. Sivagiri
B. Aruvipuram
C. Chempazanthi
D. Kollam

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Question 175

Who presided over the second session of INC?

A. pherozeshah metha
B. a o hume
C. dada bhai naoroji
D. mahatma gandhi

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Question 176

SNDP Yogam was formed in the year

A. 1903
B. 1896
C. 1908
D. 1914

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Question 177

The Non-Cooperation Movement launched by ..................had fanned the fireof this discontentment.

A. Gandhi
B. Jawaharlal Nehru
C. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
D. Sardar Vallabhai

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Question 178

Whose tomb is at Bristol?

A. Rajaram Mohan Roy
B. William Bentik
C. Vivekanda
D. None

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Question 179

The fundamental principles of Pancha shila were laid down in the year;

A. 1961
B. 1955
C. 1954
D. 1950

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Question 180

Wellesely came to India as governor general in

A. 1796
B. 1797
C. 1798
D. 1799

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Question 181

Who among the following is not the chief architect of Swadeshi Movement ?

A. arabindo ghosh
B. m k gandhi
C. lokmanya bal gangadhar tilak
D. bipin chandra pal

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Question 182

Where and when the extremists were readmitted in to the congress ?

A. lahore-1916
B. lucknow 1916
C. karachi 1917
D. surat,1917.

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Question 183

India struggle for Independence is a book edited by

A. bipan chandra
B. satish chandra
C. sumit sarkar
D. none.

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Question 184

Which of the following is not related to Bal Gangadhar Tilak ?

A. social reformer
B. journalist
C. physician
D. teacher.

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Question 185

The concept of four pillar state was advocated by

A. Lohia
B. M.N.Roy
C. Nehru
D. Ambedker

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