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Modern Indian History Quiz Questions
1. As the unrest continued unabatedly, the Madras government appointed ....................., the collector of Malabar as special commissioner to enquire into the causes of the uprisings and recommend remedial measures.
(A) Connolly (B) William Logan
(C) S. N. Banerjee (D) Gokahale
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2. The culmination of the series of the uprisings was the Mappila revolt of–
(A) 1721 (B) 1821
(C) 1895 (D) 1921
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3. When the East India Company came into existence, England was ruled by the–
(A) Hanoverians (B) Stuarts
(C) Normans (D) Tudors
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4. The greatest contribution of the British rule to the growth of India nationalism was the–
(A) introduction of western education in India (B) Racial arrogance of the British
(C) Denial of Higher Jobs to deserving Indians (D) Queen's proclamation of 1858
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5. In 1877 the entrance age to ICS was reduced from 21 to–
(A) 17 (B) 18
(C) 19 (D) 20
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6. Who said: "Let the pilgrims congregate at the beginning of the Gregorian calendar year. It should be Dhanu 16-17 in Malayalam calendar. Let the pilgrims observe 10 days'self-purification according to Sri Buddha's principles of five purities - body, food, mind, word, and deed called as Pancha Dharma.
(A) S. Sankunni (B) P. V. Raghavan
(C) M. S. Raghavan (D) Sree Narayana Guru
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7. Who ruled that pilgrims could wear yellow clothes - the colour of the garments Sri Buddha wore.
(A) P. K. Kesavan (B) Govindan Vaidyar
(C) P. K. Divakara Panicker (D) Sree Narayana Guru
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8. 'Swaathanthrya Gadha' – was written by the great poet–
(A) Cherusseri (B) O. N. V. Kurup
(C) G. Sankara Kurup (D) Kumaranaasan
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9. Guru died on 20 September –
(A) 1902 (B) 1908
(C) 1918 (D) 1928
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10. Who proclaimed: It is years since I left castes and religions. Yet some people think that I belong to their caste. That is not correct. I do not belong to any particular caste or religion.
(A) Mahatma Gandhi (B) T. K. Madhavan
(C) Rajaram Mohan Roy (D) Sree Narayana Guru
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11. Who started the Young Men’s Indian Association in 1914?
(A) Annie Besant (B) Swarnakumari Devi
(C) Devendranath Tagore (D) Rabindranath Tagore
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12. Who started the journal’ The Commonweal’?
(A) N. G. Chandavarkar (B) Annie Besant
(C) M. G. Ranade (D) R. G. Bhandarkar
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13. Who started the journal ‘New India’?
(A) C. W. Leadbeater (B) Annie Besant
(C) Ram Mohun Roy (D) Keshub Chandra Sen
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14. ……………..formed the Arya Mahila Samaj in Pune?
(A) Ramabai Saraswati (B) Swarnakumari Devi
(C) Lord Chelmsford (D) Annie Besant
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15. Who started the Sharda Sadan in Bombay?
(A) Ramabai Saraswati (B) Sarala Devi Chaudhurani
(C) Lord Edwin Montague (D) Dorothy Jinarajadasa
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16. In....................., the First National Trade union organization (The All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC)) was established.
(A) 1904 (B) 1908
(C) 1917 (D) 1920
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17. Pazhassi Samarangal (Malayalam) was written by–
(A) K. K. N. Kurup (B) Bhattacharya Sabya
(C) K. K. Kusuman (D) B. Sobhanan
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18. Against Lord and State was written by–
(A) Sumit Sarkar (B) R. C. Majumdar
(C) Panikkar K. N. (D) K. K. N. Kurup
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19. Who of the following Governor Generals is associated with Subsidiary Alliance Systen?
(A) Lord Cornwallies (B) Lord Wellesley
(C) Lord Mayo (D) Lord Delhousie
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20. Who was the first Governor General of India?
(A) Warren Hastings (B) William Bentick
(C) Lord Delhousie (D) Lord Canning
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