Modern Indian History Quiz Online Questions and Answers Test MCQs

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Free Modern Indian History MCQs Test your preparation of upcoming competitive examinations by answering the Modern History questions correctly. These GK questions of Modern Indian History, besides the new questions, include questions asked in previous examinations.

1. 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
2. In which session of Congress the demand of “Purna Swaraj” was accepted as the aim of the congress?
  • (A) Calcutta
  • (B) Madras
  • (C) Nagpur
  • (D) Lahore
3. Mahatma Gandhi got his inspiration for Civil Disobedience from :
  • (A) Thoureau
  • (B) Ruskin
  • (C) Confucius
  • (D) Tolstoy
4. The first Indian selected for Indian Civil Service was :
  • (A) Satycndra Nath Tagore
  • (B) Sarojini Naidu
  • (C) Lala Lajpat Rai
  • (D) C.R. Das
5. Sati was prohibited by :
  • (A) Warren Hastings
  • (B) Lord Wellesley
  • (C) Lord William Bentinck
  • (D) Lord Dalhousie
6. The Simon Commission was formed to review :
  • (A) Legislatures in India
  • (B) Fitness of India for further reforms
  • (C) The position of the viceroy
  • (D) A constitution for India
7. Which British Governor General introduced Postage Stamp in India?
  • (A) Lord Dalhousie
  • (B) Lord Auckland
  • (C) Lord Canning
  • (D) Lord William Bentinck
8. The original name of Swami Dayananda Saraswati was :
  • (A) Abhi Shankar
  • (B) Gowri Shankar
  • (C) Daya Shankar
  • (D) Mula Shankar
9. During colonial period, British capital was mainly invested in :
  • (A) Infra structure
  • (B) Industry
  • (C) Agriculture
  • (D) Services
10. M.A. Jinnah, in his early political life :
  • (A) Supported two nation theory
  • (B) Initiated Hindu-Muslim unity
  • (C) Imagined Pakistan as an independent State
  • (D) Was a communalist
11. Which of the following treaties brought an end to the independent existence of Peshwa Baji Rao II?
  • (A) The Treaty of Purandhar
  • (B) Convention of Wadgaon
  • (C) Treaty of Bassein
  • (D) Treaty of Salbai
12. Satyagraha finds expression in :
  • (A) Sudden outbursts of violence
  • (B) Armed conflicts
  • (C) Non-Cooperation
  • (D) Communal riots
13. Who started the first English newspaper in India?
  • (A) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
  • (B) Raja Rammohan Roy
  • (C) J.A. Hickey (James Augustus Hickey)
  • (D) Lord William Bentinck
14. The Ahmedabad Satyagraha of Gandhi was directed against :
  • (A) British mill owners and government officials
  • (B) Indian mill owners and non government officials
  • (C) British non-government officials
  • (D) Indian government officials
15. Land Revenue under Tipu :
  • (A) was mainly collected through revenue officers
  • (B) Was mainly collected by Government officials appointed by Tipu
  • (C) Was collected by interme-diaries
  • (D) Was not allowed to go into the hands of Sultan
16. Who was advocated of the famous INA Trials?
  • (A) Bhulabhai Desai
  • (B) Asaf Ali
  • (C) Subhash Chandra Bose
  • (D) C. Rajagopalachari
17. From which of the following Upanishads the words Satyameva Jayate’ inscribed in Devanagari Script below the abacus of the state Emblem are?
  • (A) Prashna
  • (B) Yajurveda
  • (C) Mundaka
  • (D) Ishavasya
18.’ Lahore was Ranjeet Singh’s Political Capital. Which city was called his Religious Capital?
  • (A) Amritsar
  • (B) Anandpur Sahib
  • (C) Gujranwala
  • (D) Peshawar
19. Motilal Nehru and Chittaranjan Das were the founder members of the :
  • (A) Communist Party of India
  • (B) Forward Block
  • (C) Socialist-Swarajist Party
  • (D) Swarajya Party
20. The immortal national Song ‘Vande Mataram’ has been written by :
  • (A) Rabindranath Tagore
  • (B) Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyaya
  • (C) Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyaya
  • (D) Surendranath Bandopadhyaya
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