Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 123 of 130)

  1. The congress participated in the elections of 1937 and won an absolute majority in

    1. three provinces

    2. four provinces

    3. five provinces

    4. six provinces

  2. Consider the following: The Amrita Bazar Patrika was started in 1868. Aruna Asaf Ali was the founder of the Congress Women Volunteers'Corps. Bina Das fired at the Governor while receiving her degree at the Convocation. Latika Ghose took part in the Chittgong armoury raid. Which of the statements given above are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 4

    2. 1, 3 and 4

    3. 1 and 3 only

    4. 2 and 4 only

  3. Consider the following: Appointment of a Commission after the war to decide the boundaries of north-east and north-west regions having Muslim majority. Holding of a referendum in these areas to ascertain whether the people wanted to remain with India or form a state of their own. In case they want to have a separate state they should be allowed to do so. India and the newly created state should have joint arrangements for defence, communication and transport. Select the correct answer using the code given below:

    1. 1, 2 and 3 only

    2. 2, 3 and 4 only

    3. 1, 3 and 4 only

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  4. Which among the following was not one of the proposals of the Cabinet Mission?

    1. Dominion status for India would be given after the war was over:

    2. The British Indian Provinces should be formed into three groups in order to offer the reality of Pakistan to the Muslim League.

    3. A Constituent Assembly would be formed to prepare a Consitution of India

    4. An Interim Government should be fomed consisting of the main political parties in India

  5. The Nehru-Liaquet Pact between India and Pakistan was signed in 1950 to resolve the issue of

    1. Protection of minorities

    2. The accession of the Princley States

      1. The border disputes

      2. Economic development of the borderland areas.

  6. With reference to the Government of India Act, 1935, consider the following statements: It actually aimed at providing a unitary structure to Indian polity. There was a reference to a Prime Minister who would be first in a Council of Ministers. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  7. Arrange the following in the correct chronological order: Zamindari Abolition Act Hindu Marriage Act Minimum Wages Act Abolition of Untouchability Act Select the correct answer Using the code given below:

    1. 1 − 4 − 2 − 3

    2. 2 − 4 − 3 − 1

    3. 1 − 3 − 4 − 2

    4. 2 − 3 − 1 − 4

  8. Consider the following statements: The USSR assisted in the building of the Bhilai Steel plant. The British assisted in the building of the Bokaro Steel plant. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  9. The Gujarat Sabha under the presidentship of Mahatma Gandhi played a leading role in the

    1. Agitation of Ahmedabad mill workers

    2. Agitation of the peasants of Kheda

    3. Peasants movement in Bardoli

    4. Salt satyagraha

  10. Who of the following brought out a weekly called Dina Bandhu and also started the Bombay Mill and Millhanda Association?

    1. Dadabhai Naoroji

    2. G S Agarkar

    3. Narayan Meghajee Lokhanday

    4. Lalji Naranji

  11. During the Indian freedom struggle, Dutt-Bradley Thesis was related to

    1. communist movement

    2. Entry of Indians into Civil Services

    3. System of agrarian taxation

    4. Trade union movement and industrial disputes

  12. With references to the Indian freedom struggle, consider the following statements:

    1. Viresalingam Pantulu founded the Krishna patrika.

    2. Mutnuri Krishna Rao edited the Krishna patrika.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  13. Consider the following statements:

    1. Surendranath Banerjea's Indian Association was concerned with a plea for the admission of Indians to the Civil Service.

    2. Carried on a campaign against the Arms Act and the Vernacular Press Act.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  14. Consider the following statements:

    1. Before the Act of 1909 was passed, Morley appointed two Indians to the India Council in London.

    2. After the Act of 1909 was passed, one Indian was appointed as a member of the Governor General's Council in India.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  15. Consider the following statements:

    1. BP Wadia was actively involved in the Home rule Movement of Annie Besant.

    2. Summoned to represent India at the First International Labour Conference organised by League of Nations.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  16. Under whose presidentship was a special session of the Congress held in Calcutta in September 1920 when the momentous resolution on Non-Cooperation was passed?

    1. Annie Besant

    2. C R Das

    3. Lala Lajpat Rai

    4. Motilai Nehru

  17. Which one of the following gives the story of how Chandragupta Maurya managed to get throne of Magadha?

    1. Brihat Katha

    2. Gatha Saptasati

    3. Mudra-rakashasa

    4. Vasavadatta

  18. Alberuni was the contemporary of

    1. Mahmud Ghazani

    2. Muhammad Ghori

    3. Mir Qasim

    4. Balbaun