Indian History - Modern History Essay Questions with Answers

Modern Indian History Quiz Questions
1. Seringapatnam was the capital of–
(A) Pazhassi Raja (B) Tipu Sultan
(C) Kurumbranad Raja (D) Srimoolam Tirunal
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2. The fourth.....................War was of short duration and decisive and ended with Tipu’s death on May 4, 1799.
(A) Anglo-Mysore (B) French- Mysore War
(C) Maratha -Mysore war (D) Nyzam-Mysore War
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3. The Treaty of Surat was in the year–
(A) 1475 (B) 1575
(C) 1675 (D) 1775
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4. Treaty of Rajpurghat" was signed on December 25, 1805 between Holkar and–
(A) French (B) British
(C) Portuguese (D) Dutch
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5. The Company was granted an English Royal Charter, under the name Governor and Company of Merchants of London Trading into the East Indies, by.....................On 31 December 1600.
(A) Elizabeth I (B) Elizabeth II
(C) Henry VII (D) Henry VIII
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6. Who were called "Kukas"?
(A) Namdhari (B) Nirankari
(C) Tilak (D) Sri Aurobindo
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7. Baba Ram Singh, born at Bhaini, in.....................district in 1816.
(A) Haryana (B) Jodhpur
(C) Kashmir (D) Ludhiana
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8. Baba Ram Singh passed away on November 29 –
(A) 1885 (B) 1887
(C) 1889 (D) 1923
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9. The Peasant and the Raj is the work of–
(A) Eric Stokes (B) A. R. Desai
(C) D. N. Dhanagare (D) Shirin Mehta
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10. Jyotiba Phule was one of the prominent.....................of the 19th century India.
(A) Scientists (B) politicians
(C) Economists (D) Social reformers
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11. The Aligarh Institute Gazette, an organ of the Scientific Society was started in March.....................and succeeded in transforming the minds in the traditional Muslim Society.
(A) 1766 (B) 1866
(C) 1869 (D) 1870
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12. In 1875, Sir Syed founded the Madarsatul Uloom in–
(A) Delhi (B) Aligarh
(C) Bengal (D) Agra
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13. Who founded as Mohammedan Anglo Oriental College (MAOC) at Aligarh in 1875?
(A) Sir Saiyad Ahmed Khan (B) Mirza Mohammad
(C) Maulana Qasim Nanotvi (D) Maulana Abdullah Ansari
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14. Sir Saiyad breathed his last on Sunday, 27th March–
(A) 1878 (B) 1898
(C) 1901 (D) 1906
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15. The Wahabi Movement named after its founder Abdul Wahab originated in Arabia in the 18th century with a view to restoring Islam to its pristine purity and order.
(A) Manipal (B) Arabia
(C) America (D) Africa
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16. The East India Association was founded by.....................in 1866.
(A) Lord Lyveden (B) Raja Radhakanta Dev
(C) Debendranath Tagore (D) Dadabhai Naoroji
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17. Indian Association formed in.....................was one of the pioneer political associations with an all India outlook.
(A) 1769 (B) 1776
(C) 1874 (D) 1876
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18. Prior to the Indian Association Sisir Kumar Ghosh along with Sambhu Charan Mukherjee founded.....................in Calcutta on 25 September 1875.
(A) The India League (B) Indian National Congress
(C) Madras Mahajana Sabha (D) Bombay Presidency Association
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19. The partition of Bengal was occurred in–
(A) 1804 (B) 1805
(C) 1904 (D) 1905
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20. The first organisation in the Madras Presidency to agitate for the rights of Indians was the Madras Native Association which was established by publicist .....................Chetty in 1849. This organisation did not survive for long and was eventually disbanded.
(A) Gazulu Lakshminarasu (B) S. Ramaswami Mudaliar
(C) P. Anandacharlu (D) R. Balaji Rao
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