Indian History - Modern History Sample Questions and Answers

Modern Indian History Quiz Questions
1. Who set up the dual system of administration in Bengal?
(A) Robert Clive (B) Lord Wellesley
(C) Dupleix (D) Lord Macaulay
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2.....................Permanent settlement was made in Bengal in the sphere of revenue administration.
(A) William Pitt (B) Hastings
(C) William Bentic (D) Lord Cornwallis
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3. The Permanent Settlement was enforced on–
(A) 1693 (B) 1793
(C) 1893 (D) 1933
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4. Subsidiary Alliance was introduced by–
(A) Lord Wellesley (B) Sir John Shore
(C) Robert Clive (D) Lord Dalhousie
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5. Fakir-Sannyasi Resistance against the East India Company dominance in–
(A) Gujarat (B) Kerala
(C) Karnataka (D) Bengal
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6. The young Nanu had a keen mind and was sent to a famous scholar, .....................Asan at Karunagapally, a village fifty miles away from his home, at the age of 21.
(A) Madan Asan (B) Kummampilli Rāman Pillai
(C) Krishnan Vaidyan (D) Kumaran Asan
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7. Under pressure from his family, Nanu married....................., the daughter of a traditional village doctor.
(A) Kaliamma (B) Kaliamma
(C) Rohini (D) Meenkshi Amma
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8. Nanu met Kunjan Pillai, who later came to be known as Chattampi Swamikal. Kunjan Pillai, who discovered and appreciated Nānu Āśān's philosophical genius and passion for Yoga, introduced him to....................., a 'Hatha yogi'.
(A) Madan Asan (B) Thycattu Ayyaavu
(C) Krishnan Vaidyan (D) Kumaran Asan
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9. Nānu moved to his hermitage deep inside the hilly forests of....................., where he led an austere life immersed in meditative thought and yoga and subjected himself to extreme sustenance rituals.
(A) Silanka (B) Maruthwāmala
(C) Karunagapally (D) Kayamkulam
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10. Nārāyana Guru's later literary and philosophical masterpiece Atmopadesa Satakam written in–
(A) Tamil (B) Malayalam
(C) Sanskrit (D) Hindi
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11. Whose speeches at the World’s Parliament of Religions held in September 1893 made him famous as an ‘orator by divine right’ and as a ‘Messenger of Indian wisdom to the Western world’.
(A) Swami Vivekananda (B) Sri Ramakrishna
(C) Chandra Sekhar Deb (D) Shyama Charan Sen
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12. When Ramakrishna Mission founded?
(A) 1795 (B) 1797
(C) 1894 (D) 1897
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13.In early 1898 Swami Vivekananda acquired a big plot of land on the western bank of the Ganga at a place called Belur to have a permanent abode for the monastery and monastic Order originally started at Baranagar, and got it registered as Ramakrishna Math after a couple of years.
(A) Allahabad (B) Lahore
(C) Amritsar (D) Belur
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14. ‘Education is the manifestation of the perfection already in man’. who said?
(A) Swami Vivekananda (B) Sri Ramakrishna
(C) Chandra Sekhar Deb (D) Sri Narayana Guru
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15. The Theosophical Society is an organization formed advance the spiritual principles and search for Truth known as Theosophy.
(A) 1842 (B) 1843
(C) 1845 (D) 1875
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16. 1905.....................aid the foundation of the ‘servants of India society’, with a view to the training of national missionaries for the service of India, and to promote by all constitutional means, the true interest of the Indian people.
(A) Gokhale (B) Dadabai Naoroji
(C) R. C. Dutt (D) Ranade
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(A) Dadhabai Naoroji (B) R. C. Dutt
(C) Ranade (D) R. P. Datt
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18. remembered as the ‘Grand old man of India’.
(A) Ranade (B) Dadabhai Naoroji
(C) Pulinbehari Sarkar (D) Amaresh Chakravarty
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19. The Bombay Association, the first political association in Bombay presidency was founded 1852.
(A) Dadabhai Naoroji (B) Pulinbehari Sarkar
(C) Amaresh Chakravarty (D) Prankrishna Parija.
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20. Dadabhai Naoroji’s book ‘poverty and un British rule in India’ published in.....................analysed the nature of the British rule in India.
(A) 1898 (B) 1901
(C) 1908 (D) 1946
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