UPPSC Prelims History 2011 Paper (Part 8 of 8)

  1. During the tenure of which Governor-General was the ‘Ancient Monuments'Preservation Act’ passed?

    1. Lord Minto

    2. Lord Linlithgo

    3. Lord Canning

    4. Lord Curzon

  2. Who among the following published the translations of Vedic texts in Bangala (Bengali) language?

    1. Raja Ram Mohan Roy

    2. Devendranath Tagore

    3. Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

    4. None of the above

  3. Vinobha Bhave was chosen as the first ‘Satyagarh’ Who was the second?

    1. Dr. Rajendra Prasad

    2. Pandit Jawahar lal Nehru

    3. C. Rajgopalachari

    4. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

  4. Who founded the ‘All India Muslim League’

    1. Sir Syed Ahmad Khan

    2. Sir Mohammad Iqbal

    3. Sir Agha Khan

    4. Nawab Salimullah Khan

  5. When did the Indian National Congress accept the theory of ‘Drain of Wealth’

    1. In 1896

    2. In 1902

    3. In 1906

    4. In 1935

  6. On the suggestion of Rabindranath Tagore the date of Partition of Bengal (October 16, 1905) was celebrated as

    1. Solidarity Day

    2. Rakshabandhan Day

    3. Black Day

    4. Brotherhood Day

  7. Who among the following said, “India has to unite and conquer the whole world once again with its might.”

    1. Swami Dayanand

    2. Ram Krishna Param Hansha

    3. Swami Vivekanand

    4. Mrs. Annie Besant

  8. The President of the Congress session at Madras in 1927, where the Indian National Congress had adopted the Resolution to boycott ‘Simon Commission’ was

    1. C R Das

    2. Motilal Nehru

    3. Sarojini Naidu

    4. Dr. M A Ansari

  9. U P Zamindari Abolution of Land Reform Act was implemented from the following date:

    1. 1st July, 1952

    2. 15th August, 1947

    3. 26th January, 1950

    4. 1st July, 1951

  10. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?

      • Neville Maxwell
      • India China War
      • D R Mankekar
      • Witness to an Era
      • Frank Moraes
      • The Untold Story
      • B M Kaul
      • Guilty Men of 1962
  11. The first newspaper published in India was

    1. The Bengal Gazette

    2. The Culcutta Gazette

    3. The Culcutta Chronicle

    4. The Indian Gazette

  12. Which one of the following statements is not about the first Summit if the Non-Aligned Movement?

    1. it was held at Cairo.

    2. Jawaharlal Nehru and Sukarno participated in it.

    3. It was held when the Cold War was at its peak.

    4. Consolidation of world peace and security were discussed in it.

  13. Consider the following events related to India's freedom struggle and find their correct chronological order from the codes given below the events:

    1. Bomb-hurling at the Central Legislative Assembly Hall in Delhi

    2. Martyrdom of Jatin Das.

    3. Martyrdom of Bhagat Singh.

    4. Karachi Session of the Indian National Congress (1931).

  14. Which one of the following statements is not correct about the book ‘Indian Struggle (1920 − 1942)’ written by Subhash Chandra Bose?

    1. It covers the period of India's struggle for freedom between 1920 and 1942.

    2. it comprises the Haripura (1938) and Tripuri (1939) Sessions.

    3. It has a chapter The Gandhi-Irwin Pact and after:

    4. It depicts the comprehensive history of the Peasant Movement in India.

    Which is correct

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4

    2. 4, 3, 2 and 1

    3. 3, 4, 2 and 1

    4. 2, 1, 3 and 4

  15. Who among the following chose ‘Constituent Assembly for India’ as a subject of his convocation address deleiverd at Banaras Hindu University and was strongly against a Constituent Assembly Framing the future Constitution of India?

    1. Sir Maurice Gwyer

    2. K M Munshi

    3. Austin

    4. None of the above