Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 29 of 130)

  1. Under whom among the following was the first draft of the Constitution of India prepared in October 1947 by the advisory Branch of the Office of the Constituent Assembly?

    1. Dr. B R Ambedkar

    2. Jawaharlal Nehru

    3. KM Munshi

    4. BN Rau

  2. In February 1947, who among the following made the important announcement that it was His Majesty's Governments definite intention to take necessary steps to effect the transference of power to responsible Indian hands by June 1948?

    1. Clement Attlee

    2. Lord Mountbatten

    3. Winston Chruchill

    4. Lord Pethick Lawrence

  3. With reference to the first Interim National Government, consider the following statements:

    1. Dr. Rajendra Prasad was designated as the Vice-President of Viceroy's Executive Council.

    2. Syed Ali Zaheer and Sir Shafat Ahmed

    Khan joined the Viceroy's Executive

    Council later as the representatives of the Muslim League.

    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

  4. Consider the following statements:

    1. Tej Bahadur Sapru participated in drafting the Nehru Report.

    2. The Nehru Report accepted the principle of separate communal electorates.

    3. The Nehru Report defined the

    Dominion status as the form of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 and 3 only

    3. 1 and 3 only

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  5. Consider the following statements:

    1. The first Session of the All-India Hindu Mahasabha was held under the Presidentship of the Maharaja of Kasim Bazar.

    2. The Jabalpur Session of Hindu

    Mahasabha in 1928 adopted resolutions calling for conversion of non-Hindus into Hinduism.

    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

  6. Consider the following statements:

    1. A group of Indians headed by M N Roy met at Tashkent in October 1920 and set up the Communist Party of India.

    2. An All-India organization under the name of the Communist Party of India was founded at Calcutta in December 1925.

    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. During the Indian freedom struggle in the early 20th century which one of the following set up a ‘Swadesh Sewak Home’ in Vancouver?

    1. G D Kumar

    2. Madanlal Dhingra

    3. V D Savarkar

    4. Tarak Nath Das

  8. Who among the following Indian leaders attended the first Session of the Round Table Conference in 1930?

    1. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

    2. Madan Mohan Malviya

    3. Motilal Nehru

    4. Muhammad Ali

  9. For organizing which Satyagraha was Vallabhbhai Patel conferred the title of Sardar?

    1. Kheda Satyagraha

    2. Salt Satyagraha

    3. Individual Satyagraha

    4. Bardoli Satyagraha

  10. Consider the following statements:

    1. The Bardoli Resolution of 1922 asked the peasants not to pay taxes, and the tenants not to pay rents.

    2. The Akali movement for wresting the control of Gurudwaras from the corrupt Mahants was a part of the general movement of Non-cooperation.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 an 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  11. Who among the following lawyers gave up the practice of law when the Non-Cooperation Movement was launched?

    1. Asaf Ali

    2. C Rajagopalachari

    3. Saifuddin Kitchlew

    4. T. Prakasam

  12. In the Lucknow Session of the Congress in 1916, who among the following made a very significant proposal that the Congress should appoint a working Committee that would carry on day to day affairs of the Congress?

    1. Annie Besant

    2. Bal Gangadhar Tilak

    3. Madan Mohan Malaviya

    4. Surendranath Banarjee

  13. Consider the following statements with reference to the provisions of the Indian Councils Act of 1909 regarding the Imperial Legislative Council:

    1. The Act increased the power of the members to ask question.

    2. Voting on separate budget items was allowed by the 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. During the British Rule in India, who was the first Indian to be appointed as Law member of the Governor-General's Council?

    1. Raja Kishori Lal Goswami

    2. Matolal Nehru

    3. Satyendra Prasanna Sinha

    4. Tej Bahadur Sapru

  15. In whose court was Heliodoros an ambassador?

    1. Pushyamitra Shunga

    2. Kasiputra Bhagabhadra

    3. Chandragupta Maurya

    4. Shaka Rudradaman