Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 102 of 130)

  1. The Kuka movement to overthrow the British rule was organized in

    1. Uttar Pradesh

    2. Bihar

    3. Punjab

    4. Bombay

    Answer: c

    • Assertion (A): The history of the Indo-Greeks can be reconstructed mainly on the evidence of their coins.
    • Reason (R): Major contributions of the Indo-Greeks towards Indian culture were in the field of coinage.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is not correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: a

    • Assertion (A): The inner side of the Megalithic pottery in South India has black colour and on the outer side it has red colour.
    • Reason (R): These colouors were painted on the pottery separetely.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is not correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: c

    • Assertion (A): The Sanyasis and the Fakirs revolted against the British in Bengal.
    • Reason (R): The Sanyasis and the Fakirs were opposed to the British interference in Indian religious traditions.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is not correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: a

    • Assertion (A): The British introduced in India the modern concept of the rule of law.
    • Reason (R): The British did not recognize the existing Personal Civil Law in India.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is not correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: c

    • Assertion (A): Alauddin Khalji enhanced the revenue demand to half of the total produce.
    • Reason (R): Larger supplies of grain were needed to keep the market prices at low levels.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is not correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: a

    • Assertion (A): Inscriptions of Ashoka have been found scattered throughout his Empire. But no inscription of this Emperor has been discovered from the north-eastern part of the country.
    • Reason (R): Because this part of the country did not form a part of his Empire.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is not correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: a

    • Assertion (A): Desiring to make his Dhamma instructions percolate down to the common people, Ashoka used besides Prakrit, Greek and Aramaic in his Edicts found in the North-Western parts of his Empire.
    • Reason (R): Greek and Aramaic speaking people formed a part of his population in the North-West.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is not correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: a

    • Assertion (A): Indus Valley Civilization is technically and more correctly known as Harrappan Culture.
    • Reason (R): Harappa is the type site of that civilization.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is not correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: b

    • Assertion (A): Construction of free standing temple became a feature of Indian architecture since the Gupta period onwards.
    • Reason (R): Development of image worship marked this period.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is not correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: a

    • Assertion (A): Mahatma Gandhi observed fast at Poona in 1932.
    • Reason (R): Mahatma Gandhi was opposed to the provision of separate electorate rights for Harijians in the Communal Awards.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is not correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: a

    • Assertion (A): R C Dutt authored the book ‘Poverty and Un-British Rule’
    • Reason (R): He wanted to expose India's growing poverty.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is not correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: c

    • Assertion (A): Lala Lajpat Rai died of Police lathi-charge during the march against Simon Commission.
    • Reason (R): Simon Commission did not consist of even a single Indian as a Member.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is not correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: b

  2. Assetion (A): Mahatma Gandhi suspended the Non-Coperation Movement in 1922. Reason (R): C R Dass and Motilal Nehru resented the Movement.

    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is not correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: c

    • Assertion (A): Indian Industrial Commission was appointed in 1916.
    • Reason (R): This came as a benefit out of the fact that the Tata Iron and Steel Works rendered much service to the British in the War of 1914.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is not correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: a