Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 33 of 130)

  1. With whom was a settlement for revenue made under the Mahalwari system?

    1. The cultivators

    2. The Zamindars

    3. The Zamindars and cultivators jointly

    4. The village community as a whole

  2. Who among the following established the Swadeshi Steam Navigation Company?

    1. A. D. Shroff

    2. Harisarvottam Rao

    3. V. O. Chidambram Pillai

    4. Walchand Hirachand

  3. Who among the following made the first systematic critique of moderate politics in 1893 − 94 in a series of articles entitled “New Lamps for Old”

    1. Aurobindo Ghosh

    2. Bal Gangadhar Tilak

    3. Satish Chandra Mukherjee

    4. Lala Lajpat Rai

  4. Who among the following was not a member of the States Reorganization Commission (SRC) appointed by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru?

    1. Justice Fazl Ali

    2. Potti Sriramulu

    3. K. M. Panikkar

    4. Hridayanath Kunzru

  5. Who among the following was the Sarbadhinayaka or the supreme leader of the Tamralipta Jatiya, Sarkar a parallel government set up by the nationalists in Tamluk during the Quit India Movement?

    1. Ajay Mukhopadhyay

    2. Sushil Chandra Dhara

    3. Matangini Hazra

    4. Satish Chandra Samanta

  6. Consider the following statements relating to the Civil Disobedience Movement:

    1. By the Gandhi-Irwin Pact, the Congress agreed to suspend the Civil Disobedience Movement.

    2. By the Gandhi-Irwin Pact, the

    Government promised to release all political prisoners not convicted for violence.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1& 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  7. In which year was the Treaty between independent India and China acknowledging China's rights over Tibet was signed?

    1. 1949

    2. 1952

    3. 1954

    4. 1955

  8. Consider the following statements:

    1. In the year 1962, the Soviet Union and India concluded an agreement permitting India to manufacture MiG aircraft.

    2. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru faced the first no-confidence motion of his tenure as the head of the government in the year 1963.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1& 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  9. Who among the following organised the defence in the trial of the I. N. A. Officers Capt. P. K. Sehgal, Capt. Shahnawaz Khan and Capt. G S Dhillon?

    1. Bhulabhai Desai

    2. Madan Mohan Malaviya

    3. Dr. Saifuddin Kitchlew

    4. Ganesh Vasudeo Mavalankar

  10. Who among the following started the newspaper called the “Voice of India”

    1. Bhikaji Cama

    2. Dababhai Naoroji

    3. Lala Hardayal

    4. V D Savarkar

  11. Consider the following statements-During the time of Lord Cornwallis, as per the Zamindari system

    1. The demand of the government on the revenue collected by the Zamindars was fixed at 70 percent.

    2. If a Zamindar failed to pay to the government its demand on the due date, his Zamindari was auctioned.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1& 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  12. Consider the following statements

    1. In India, the legislation passed by the Parliament is subject to judicial review.

    2. The Constitution of India lays down the mechanism for the enforcement of

    Fundamental Rights.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1& 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  13. Which one of the following statements is correct? The Chinese attack on India's borders in the year 1962 ended as a result of-

    1. U N intervention

    2. Russian intervention

    3. Unilateral withdrawal by China

    4. India signing a treaty with China

  14. Consider the following statements:

    1. That the Court of Directors of the Company, hitherto elected every year, would henceforth be elected for a period of three years.

    2. That the number of Directors of the Company was fixed at 24, one fourths retiring every three years.

    3. For a judiciary emanating directly form the Crown.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 & 2

    2. 2 only

    3. 1 & 3

    4. 3 only

  15. Consider the following statements:

    1. Raja Rammohan Roy arranged for the first inter-caste marriage under the Brahmo Samaj.

    2. Keshab Chandra Sen enunciated the basic tenets of Brahmo Samaj in his book Brahmodharma.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1& 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2