Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 107 of 130)

  1. Who among the following were considered constitutionalists within the Indian National Congress?

    1. Jawaharlal Nehru & J B Kripalani

    2. Sarojini Naidu & Annie Besant

    3. Subash Chandra Bose & Maulana Azad

    4. Satyamurthy & K M Munishi

    Answer: d

  2. ‘There has been no revolt like that which has happened in the last 3 years. We are proud of the response of the movement’ The above opinion of Vallabh Bhai Patel refers to

    1. Swadeshi Movement

    2. Non-Cooperation Movement

    3. Civil Disobedience Movement

    4. Quit India Movement

    Answer: d

  3. Consider the following statements concerned with the Indian National Army:

    1. Indian National Army was formed outside the Indian territory

    2. Indian National Army was formed by inducting the Indian prisoners of war

    3. Women formed a part of the Indian National Army Which one of the following alternative is correct?

      1. 1 and 2 are correct

      2. 2 and 3 are correct

      3. 1 and 3 are correct

      4. 1, 2 and 3 are correct

      Answer: d

  4. Which one of the following is the correct chronological order of the given events?

    1. August offer-Cripps Mission-Simla Conference-Cabinet Mission Plan

    2. Simla Conference-Cabinet Mission Plan-August offer-Cripps Mission

    3. August offer-Cabinet Mission Plan-Simla Conference-Cripps Mission

    4. Simla Conference-Cripps Mission-August offer-Cabinet Mission Plan

    Answer: a

  5. The British Prime Minister Atlee announced in the house of Common the ‘definite intention’ of the British Government to affect the transfer of power to responsible Indian hands by a date not later than

    1. August 1947

    2. June 1947

    3. January 1948

    4. June 1948

    Answer: d

  6. Consider the following statements about the Wavell plan of 1945:

    1. The executive council could nominate members from amongst the nationalist leaders.

    2. The executive council could have equal number of Hindu and Muslim representatives.

    3. The veto power of the governor General was to be abolished.

    4. The subject of foreign affairs was to be transferred from the Governor General to an Indian Member of the council.

    Which one of the following alternative is correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 4 are correct

    2. 1, 2 and 3 are correct

    3. 2 and 3 are correct

    4. 1 and 4 are correct

    Answer: a

  7. Who among the following was not a member of Andhra Mahasabha that was organized in early twentieth century to demand a separate linguistic state for the Telugu-speaking people?

    1. Konda Vengatappayya

    2. M Krishna Rao

    3. Pattabhi Sitaramayya

    4. T Prakasam

    Answer: b

  8. Who among the following was not associated with the Kakori Conspiracy Case?

    1. Roshanlal

    2. Chandra Shekar Azad

    3. Ashfaqullah

    4. Surya Sen

    Answer: d

    • Assertion (A): Megasthenes said that there was no slavery in India at that time of his visit.
    • Reason (R): Megasthenes could not distinguish slaves from their masters who treated them kindly
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct Expanation of A

    2. Both A and R are individually true and R is not a correct Expanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: a

    • Assertion (A): Social reforms was considered a necessary precondition for the introduction and spread of English education in India.
    • Reason (R): India witnessed a spate of social reforms in the early decades of the nineteenth century
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct Expanation of A

    2. Both A and R are individually true and R is not a correct Expanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: c

    • Assertion (A): The market regulations introduced by Sultan Allauddin Khalji died instantaneously with his death.
    • Reason (R): The market regulations were implemented with the use of brute force
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct Expanation of A

    2. Both A and R are individually true and R is not a correct Expanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: a

    • Assertion (A): Akbar abolished ‘jaziya’ in 1564, but reimposed it subsequently.
    • Reason (R): As a young man he was quite liberal and tolerant but became a fanatic and reactionary as he came of age.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct Expanation of A

    2. Both A and R are individually true and R is not a correct Expanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: d

    • Assertion (A): The Mughal administrative structure faced the Jagridari crisis during the closing years of Aurangzeb's region.
    • Reason (R): There were limited number of ‘Jagris’ but unlimited number of Mansabdars who were aspiring for Jagris
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct Expanation of A

    2. Both A and R are individually true and R is not a correct Expanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: a

    • Assertion (A): The age of Guptas is discribed as the golden age of Indian history
    • Reason (R): The Guptas issued a large number of gold coins
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct Expanation of A

    2. Both A and R are individually true and R is not a correct Expanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: b

    • Assertion (A): The sabha and samiti, the two political bodies of the rig vedic Aryans began to lose their strength during the time of the Mahajanpadas.
    • Reason (R): These tribal assemblies could not fit into the organizational framework of the large territorial states
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct Expanation of A

    2. Both A and R are individually true and R is not a correct Expanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: a