Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 34 of 130)

  1. Match the List-I and the List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:

    List-I (Party) List-II (Leader)
    1. Praja Party

    2. Congress Socialist Party

    3. All India Kisan Sabha

    4. Unionist Party

    1. Fazlul Huq

    2. Sahajanand Saraaswati

    3. Sir Sikander Hyat Khan

    4. Minoo Masani

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
  2. Which one of the following organized the first all-India agitations in 1877 − 78 on the issue of Civil Services?

    1. Poona Sarvajanik Sabha

    2. Indian Association

    3. Madras Mahajana Sabha

    4. Bombay Presidency Association

  3. Consider the following statements:

    1. Chittaranjan Das was a member of the non-official Jalianwala Bagh Enquiry Committee.

    2. Subhash Chandra Bose was a member of the Motilal Nehru Committee which was appointed by the Congress to deaft a Constitution for free India.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1& 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  4. Match the List-I and the List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:

    List-I (Samiti/Society) List-II (Person Associated)
    1. Anushilan Samiti

    2. Anti-circular Society

    3. Dawn Society

    4. Swadesh Bandhab Samiti

    1. Krishna Kumar Mitra

    2. Jatindranath Banerjee

    3. Ashwini Kumar Dutt

    4. Satischandra Mukherji

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
  5. In the Nagpur Session of the Congress in the year 1920, who among the following moved the main resolution on Non-Cooperation?

    1. C Rajagopalachari

    2. C R Das

    3. Madan Mohan Malaviya

    4. Motilal Nehru

  6. Consider the following freedom fighters-

    1. Amir Chand

    2. Avadh Behari

    3. Balmukund

    4. Basanta Kumar Biswas

    Who of the above received capital punishment on the accusation of throwing a bomb at Lord Hardinge?

    1. 1, 2 & 4 only

    2. 1, 3 & 4 only

    3. 2 & 3 only

    4. 1, 2, 3 & 4

  7. Which one of the following terms denotes cotton cloth manufactured during the medieval period in India?

    1. Tamlik

    2. Idrar

    3. Qismat

    4. Kirpas

    • Assertion (A): Lord Ripon resigned before the term of his viceroyalty was over:
    • Reason (R): The British Government was annoyed by the Ilbert bill and forced him to resign.
    1. Both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are individually true and ‘R’ is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are individually true but ‘R’ is not the correct explanation of ‘A’

    3. ‘A’ is true but ‘R’ is false.

    4. ‘A’ is false but ‘R’ is true.

    • Assertion (A): The earliest paper manuscript in India is dated 1223 − 24 A. D. And has been reported from Gujarat.
    • Reason (R): The traditional manufacture of paper in India was of very poor quality and could only be improved with the assistance of techniques brought by the Turks in the 13th century.
    1. Both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are individually true and ‘R’ is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are individually true but ‘R’ is not the correct explanation of ‘A’

    3. ‘A’ is true but ‘R’ is false.

    4. ‘A’ is false but ‘R’ is true.

    • Assertion (A): Amir Khusrau's works incorporate Hindi verses.
    • Reason (R): Amir Khusrau showed respect for Hindi and had little reservation in using it in his works.
    1. Both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are individually true and ‘R’ is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are individually true but ‘R’ is not the correct explanation of ‘A’

    3. ‘A’ is true but ‘R’ is false.

    4. ‘A’ is false but ‘R’ is true.

    • Assertion (A): During 800 − 1200 A D period we notice the appearance of many histories of comparatively small geographical regions and family histories of lesser dynasties.
    • Reason (R): The excessive centralization of political authority during this period had resulted in the emergence of reactionary sentiments among regional and local rulers.
    1. Both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are individually true and ‘R’ is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are individually true but ‘R’ is not the correct explanation of ‘A’

    3. ‘A’ is true but ‘R’ is false.

    4. ‘A’ is false but ‘R’ is true.

    • Assertion (A): A notable feature in the Sanskrit plays of the Gupta period was that the characters of high social status spoke Sanskrit, whereas those of low social status spoke Prakrit.
    • Reason (R): Prakrit, as a language was more closely related to the speech of the times than was classical Sanskrit
    1. Both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are individually true and ‘R’ is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are individually true but ‘R’ is not the correct explanation of ‘A’

    3. ‘A’ is true but ‘R’ is false.

    4. ‘A’ is false but ‘R’ is true.

    • Assertion (A): The Constituent Assembly of 1946 was not elected on the basis of universal adult franchise.
    • Reason (R): Gandhiji had desired that the very best talent available in the country must be involved in the task of the making of the Constitution.
    1. Both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are individually true and ‘R’ is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are individually true but ‘R’ is not the correct explanation of ‘A’

    3. ‘A’ is true but ‘R’ is false.

    4. ‘A’ is false but ‘R’ is true.

    • Assertion (A): During the medieval period in India, guns were manufactured by fusing separate pieces together with the help of hot rings.
    • Reason (R): Cast iron guns were found to be failing with alarming regularity in battle-fields.
    1. Both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are individually true and ‘R’ is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are individually true but ‘R’ is not the correct explanation of ‘A’

    3. ‘A’ is true but ‘R’ is false.

    4. ‘A’ is false but ‘R’ is true.

    • Assertion (A): In the context of prehistoric India, most of the agricultural sites too have reported the presence of a variety of Neolithic tool.
    • Reason (R): Settled agricultural activity necessitated the development and use of a variety of microliths.
    1. Both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are individually true and ‘R’ is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are individually true but ‘R’ is not the correct explanation of ‘A’

    3. ‘A’ is true but ‘R’ is false.

    4. ‘A’ is false but ‘R’ is true.