Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 63 of 130)

  1. The bill to cancel the exemption given to the European community from the jurisdiction of the magistrates and the Criminals Courts established by the East India Company was proposed.

    1. 1849

    2. 1861

    3. 1879

    4. 1882

  2. The Pitts India Act of 1984 sought to

    1. Introduce some parliamentary control over the English East India Company.

    2. Reduce the armed forces of the East India company

    3. Curtail the company trading rights

    4. Convert the Company into a business firm without any political authority.

  3. The Uprising of 1857 was described as the first Indian war of independence by

    1. S N Sen

    2. R C Mazumdar

    3. B G Tilak

    4. V D Savarkar

  4. Who among the following leaders of the Revolt of 1857 wrote to the French emperor? ‘The acts of injustice and perjury of the English Government blaze on all sides like the rays of the sun’

    1. Nana Sahib

    2. Bahadur Shah

    3. Tatya Tope

    4. Birjis Qard

  5. Match List-I with List-II

    List-I List-II
    1. Revolt of the Bhils

    2. Revolt of the Gujars

    3. Kolhapur Rising

    4. Santhal Rebellion

    1. Year 1855 − 56

    2. Year 1817 − 18

    3. Year 1893 − 45

    4. Year 1824

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
  6. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?

      • Ulgulan
      • Aspalle
      • Forest
      • Cuddapah
      • Khond Rebellion
      • Kumaon
      • Sapha Har Movement
      • Birsa Munda
  7. Which one of the following events immediately followed the Revolt of the Sepoys in 1857?

    1. Santhal Insurrection

    2. Kuki Rebellion

    3. Peasant agitation against the indigo planters in Bengal

    4. Agitation against reduction of agelimits for entry into Civil service

  8. Match List-I with List-II

    List-I List-II
    1. MG Randade

    2. Jotiba Phule

    3. Pandita Ramabai

    4. DK Karve

    1. Girls school at Poona

    2. The Indian national and social Conference.

    3. Arya Mahila Samaj

    4. Windows home at Pooma

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 3
      • 14
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
  9. Who was the first President of the All-India Trade Union Congress?

    1. VV Giri

    2. SA Dange

    3. Jawahar Lal Nehru

    4. Lala Lajpat Raj

  10. The Trades Disputes Act of 1929 provided for

    1. A system of tribunals and a ban on strikes

    2. The participation of workers in the management of industries.

    3. Arbitrary powers to the management to quell industrial disputes.

    4. An intervention by the British Court, in the event of a dispute.

  11. the one major result of the process of depeasantisation was

    1. A spurt in industrial growth

    2. An erosion in the value of land as a commodity

    3. A growth of landless agricultural labour

    4. The introduction of institutional financing by the governments.

  12. Match List-I with List-II

    List-I (Resolutions of the Indian National Congress and the all Parties Conference) List-II (Sessions and Dates of adoption)
    1. Attainment of Swaraj by all peaceful and legitimate means

    2. Promotion by constitutional means for the interest and well being of the people of the Indian Empire

    3. Attainment of dominion Status

    4. Complete national independence.

    1. Adopted at Lucknow Session in 1899.

    2. Adopted at the Special Session in Calcutta, September, 1920.

    3. Adopted in the madras Session, 1927.

    4. Adopted by the All parties conventions, 1928.

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
  13. The Poona pact aimed at

    1. Hindu-Muslim unity

    2. Representation of lower castes

    3. Privileges of the princes

    4. Review of the working of Dyarchy

  14. the object of the Butler committee of 1927 was to

    1. modernize the Indian army

    2. modernize Indian agriculture

    3. impose censorship on nationalist press

    4. improve the relationship between the

    Government of India and the Indian

    States

  15. Which of the following were included in the Gandhi Irwin Pact?

    1. Invitation to Congress to participate in the Round Table Conference.

    2. Withdrawal of ordinances promulgated in connecting with the civil disobedience Movement.

    3. Acceptance of Gandhi's suggestions for inquiry into police excesses.

    4. Release of only those prisoners who were not charged with violence.

      1. 1, 2, and 3

      2. 1, 3 and 4

      3. 2, 3 and 4

      4. 1, 2 and 4