Modern Indian History Test Online Questions and Answers Quiz 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. In Gandhian Socialism :
  • (A) State is required
  • (B) State is not required
  • (C) State is sometimes required and sometimes not required
  • (D) State is neither required
2. Who said “The Simmon Commission Report should be thrown on a heap of rubbish”?
  • (A) Mahatma Gandhi
  • (B) Shivaswami Iyer
  • (C) Mohammad Ali Jinnah
  • (D) Jawaharlal Nehru
3. The Revolt of 1857 was started by :
  • (A) The sepoys
  • (B) The zamindars
  • (C) The peasants
  • (D) The plantations workers
4. After leaving the Congress, Sub hash Chandra Bose formed, in 1939, his own party, named :
  • (A) Socialist Bloc
  • (B) Revolutionary Socialist Bloc
  • (C) Forward Bloc
  • (D) Socialist-Congress Bloc
5. Raja Rammohan Roy organised a historic agitation against the :
  • (A) Caste system
  • (B) Evil custom of sati
  • (C) Degrading position of women in society
  • (D) Practice of superfluous religious rituals
6. “Long years ago we made a tryst with destiny and now the time comes when we shall redeem our pledge………. This was stated on the night of August 14, 1947 by :
  • (A) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
  • (B) C. Rajagopalachari
  • (C) Jawaharlal Nehru
  • (D) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
7. Who attended the Congress of Oppressed Nationlists at Brusels in 1927, on behalf of the National Congress?
  • (A) Jawaharlal Nehru
  • (B) Mahatma Gandhi
  • (C) Dr. Ansari
  • (D) Motilal Nehru
8. In which year Lala Lajpat Rai was deported to Mandalay for organising the agrarian movement in Punjab?
  • (A) 1905
  • (B) 1907
  • (C) 1909
  • (D) 1911
9. In violation of the Salt Laws, Gandhiji started a movement called :
  • (A) Non-Cooperation movement
  • (B) Swadeshi Movement
  • (C) Civil Disonbedience movement
  • (D) None of the above
10. The first to come and last to leave India were :
  • (A) The Portuguese
  • (B) The French
  • (C) The English
  • (D) The Dutch
11. According to Dadabhai Naoroji ‘Swaraj’ means :
  • (A) Complete independence
  • (B) Self government
  • (C) Economic independence
  • (D) Political independence
12. Which religious reformer of Western India was known as ‘Lokhitwadi’?
  • (A) Gopal Hari Deshmukh
  • (B) RG. Bhandarkar
  • (C) Mahadev Govind Ranade
  • (D) B.G Tilak
13. Why was the Simon Commission boycotted by the Indians?
  • (A) It did not include any Indian as a member
  • (B) It did not have any woman member
  • (C) It was appointed before the stipulated time
  • (D) If refused to meet prominent Indian leaders
14. As per provisions of the Charter Act of 1833, a Law Commission (for consolidating, codifying and improving Indian laws) was constituted under the Chairmanship of :
  • (A) Lord Benttick
  • (B) Raja Rammohan Roy
  • (C) Lord Macaulay
  • (D) Lord Dalhousie
15. Who among the following British persons admitted the Revolt of 1857 as a national revolt?
  • (A) Lord Dalhousie
  • (B) Lord Canning
  • (C) Lord Ellen borough
  • (D) Disraeli
16. The communal electorate was introduced for the first time in India in :
  • (A) 1919
  • (B) 1935
  • (C) 1906
  • (D) 1909
17. Federal form of Governments at centre was introduced in India under :
  • (A) Government of India Act of 1909
  • (B) Indian Councils Act of 1909
  • (C) Government of India Act of 1935
  • (D) Indian Independence Act of 1947
18. The Indian National Army (Azad Hind Fauj) fought in the Second World War against :
  • (A) Germany
  • (B) Japan
  • (C) Italy
  • (D) Great Britain
19. Which among the following place, was not an important centre of the Revolt of 1857?
  • (A) Agra
  • (B) Kanpur
  • (C) Jhansi
  • (D) Lucknow
20. Who among the following was famous for framing the education minute?
  • (A) Lord Elgin
  • (B) Lord Macaulay
  • (C) Sadler
  • (D) None of these
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