Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 22 of 130)

  1. In October 1943, Subhash Chandra Bose established the Arzee Hukumat-i Hind at

    1. Rangoon

    2. Singapore

    3. Germany

    4. Japan

  2. The Strachey Commission was connected with

    1. The Vernacular Press

    2. Famine

    3. Education

    4. Local Self-government

  3. Consider the following statements: The gradual increase in rural indebtedness in India under the British rule was due to

    1. fragmentation of land holdings.

    2. decline of cottage industries.

    3. lack of development of irrigational facilities.

    4. introduction of cash crops.

    Which of these are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 2 and 4

    3. 1, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  4. The first President of the All-India Trade Union Congress was

    1. S A Dange

    2. Lala Lajpat Rai

    3. Z A Ahmed

    4. N M Joshi

  5. Consider the following statements: Cornwallis Permanent Settlement of Bengal

    1. deprived the zamindars of ownership of their land.

    2. put the ryots under the mercy of the zamindars.

    3. secured a stable income for the company.

    4. made zamindars allies of the East India

    Company.

    Which of these are correct?

    1. 1 and 4

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 1, 2 and 3

    4. 1 and 2

  6. Who among the following established the Vidhwa Vivaha Mandal?

    1. Bal Gangadhar Tilak

    2. Gopal Krishna Gokhale

    3. M. G. Ranade

    4. V D Savarkar

  7. Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj of Kolhapur encouraged B R Ambedkar to start the publication of

    1. Bahishkrit Bharat

    2. Harijan Bandhu

    3. Mook Nayak

    4. Swarajya

  8. Rabindranath Tagore suggested that the date of partition of Bengal (October 16, 1905) be observed as an occasion of

    1. Solidarity day

    2. Rakhi-bandhan day

    3. Black day

    4. Brotherhood day

  9. Consider the following events:

    1. Formation of Home Rule League.

    2. Tilak sentenced to six years'of deportation on charges of sedition.

    3. Formation of Ghadar Party at San Francisco.

    4. Gandhi's Champaran Satyagraha.

    Their correct chronological sequence of these events is

    1. 2, 1, 4, 3

    2. 2, 3, 1, 4

    3. 3, 2, 1, 4

    4. 2, 1, 3, 4

  10. Which one of the following Congress Sessions adopted a resolution on Fundamental Rights and Economic Policy?

    1. Belgaum, 1934

    2. Calcutta, 1928

    3. Lahore, 1929

    4. Karachi, 1930

  11. Consider the following statements:

    1. The Indian National Congress boycotted the First Round Table Conference.

    2. Gandhiji attended the Second Round Table Conference.

    3. After the Second Round Table Conference, the Gandhi-Irwin Pact was signed.

    4. Communal Award is associated with the Round Table Conferences.

    Which of these are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1, 3 and 4

    3. 1, 2 and 4

    4. 2, 3 and 4

  12. Who among the following was the founder member of the Indian Association set up in 1876?

    1. P. Ananda Charlu

    2. Pherozeshah Mehta

    3. Anand Mohan Bose

    4. G Subramaniya Iyer

  13. Who among the following published the first Indian Newspaper in English language in India?

    1. Gangadhar Bhattacharya

    2. Rabindranath Tagore

    3. Mritunjoy Vidyalankar

    4. Ram Mohan Roy

  14. Consider the following personalities:

    1. Annie Besant

    2. Bal Gangadhar Tilak

    3. Muhammed Ali Jinnah

    4. Mahatma Gandhi

    Which of them were associated with the

    Home Rule Movement?

    1. 1, 2 and 4

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 4

  15. Full membership of the Governor-General's Executive Council was extended to the Law Member through the

    1. Councils Act of 1892

    2. Councils Act of 1861

    3. Councils Act of 1853

    4. Councils Act of 1833