Indian History - Modern History Questions and Answers

Modern Indian History Quiz Questions
1. Tipu was defeated in the.....................Anglo-Maratha war by the British.
(A) First (B) Second
(C) Third (D) Fourth
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2. According to the terms of the treaty of Srirangapattanam,.....................was ceded to the British.
(A) Malabar (B) Cochi
(C) Travancore (D) Mysore
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3. Throughout the 19th century intermittent uprisings occurred in Malabar, especially in the.....................and Valluvanad taluks. Twenty two such riots were reported from different parts of Malabar.
(A) Ernad (B) Cochi
(C) Travancore (D) Kannur
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4. MSP means means–
(A) Malabar Special Police (B) Mysore special police
(C) Madras special police (D) Mappila Special Police
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5. The violent Mappilas stormed the bunglow of the District Magistrate.....................and murdered him in 1855.
(A) H. V. Connolly (B) William Logan
(C) Lord Ripond (D) Gladstone
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6. Who said this message, the name Ezhava does not denote a caste or a religion and he made temple rights to everyone. Therefore people can be admitted to this organization without payingheed to differences of caste.
(A) Chattambi Swamikal (B) T. K. Madhavan
(C) Nārāyana Guru (D) Rajaram Mohan Roy
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7. On June 14, 1927.....................consecrated a mirror - with the message "Om shanti" written on the surface - in a temple in Kalavankode.
(A) Rajaram Mohan Roy (B) T. K. Madhavan
(C) Sree Narayana Guru (D) Govindan Vaidyar
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8. Gurudevan participated in the anniversary of the Sree Narayana Dharma Paripalana Yogam held at Palluruthy in–
(A) 1913 (B) 1917
(C) 1927 (D) 1948
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9. In 1928 Gurudevan took part in the special meeting of the Sree Narayana Dharma Paripalana Yogam at–
(A) Kollam (B) Trivandrum
(C) Kottayam (D) Aluva
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10. Sivagiri pilgrimage was conceived by.....................and T. K. Kittan Writer. It was duly approved by Gurudevan on January, 1928.
(A) Vallabhasseri Govindan Vaidyar (B) T. K. Madhavan
(C) Rajaram Mohan Roy (D) Govindan Vaidyar
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11. In 1907, after the passing of Col. H. S. Olcott, .....................became the second International President of the Theosophical Society.
(A) Annie Besant (B) Sarojini Naidu
(C) Ahalya Rangnekar (D) Bhabani Charan Mitra
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12. ‘A Study in Consciousness’ was written by–
(A) Annie Besant (B) Mrinal Gore
(C) Prasanna Kumar Tagore (D) Rajkamal Sen
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13. Who was the author of ‘Esoteric Christianity’?
(A) Jawaharlal Nehru (B) J. Krishnamurti
(C) Sarala Devi Chaudhurani (D) Annie Besant
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14.....................started The Adyar Bulletin, which continued until 1929.
(A) Annie Besant (B) J. Krishnamurti
(C) Durgabai Deshmukh (D) Kamaladevi Chattopadhyaya.
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15. A new period in.....................’s life began in 1913 when she became active in Indian politics, and gave a lead by claiming ‘Home Rule’ for India.
(A) Ammu Swaminathan (B) Malati Patwardhan
(C) Annie Besant (D) Ambujammal
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16. .....................made a wirlwind tour of the country in 1916 and in his speeches he said, "Swaraj is my birthright and I will have it."
(A) Tilak (B) Mahatma Gandhi
(C) Gokhale (D) Jawaharlal Nehru
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17. Who preached the idea of Home Rule through his two news papers - the Kesari and the Maratha?
(A) Gokhale (B) Annie Besant
(C) Tilak (D) Jawaharlal Nehru
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18. Champaran Satyagraha was in–
(A) Gujarat (B) Bombay
(C) Bihar (D) Madras
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19. Champaran Satyagraha was led by–
(A) Amaresh Chakravarty (B) Pulinbehari Sarkar
(C) Gandhi (D) Patel
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20. Kheda Satyagraha–
(A) Gujarat (B) Calcutta
(C) Thana (D) Malabar
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