Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 65 of 130)

  1. What is the correct chronological sequence of the following event significant in the history of modern education in India?

    1. The establishment of the women university at Poona

    2. Carlyle circular

    3. Hunter commission

    4. Establishment of the Aligarh Muslim

    University

    1. 1, 2, 3, 4

    2. 4, 3, 2, 1

    3. 3, 2, 1, 4

    4. 1, 3, 4, 2

  2. The Central Hindu School at Banaras which served as a nucleus of the Banaras Hindu University was established by

    1. Madan Mohan Malviya

    2. Mrs. Annie Besant

    3. Bhagawan Das

    4. Swami Shradhananda

  3. The Theosophists advocated the revival and strengthening of

    1. Hindusm Zoroastrianism and Buddhism

    2. Hinduism, Buddhism and Islam

    3. Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism

    4. Hinduism and Buddhism only

  4. Who among the following were associated with the starting of the Reumai Mazdayasan?

    1. Naoroji Furdenji

    2. Dadabhai Naoroji

    3. S S Bangalee

      1. 1 and 2

      2. 1 and 3

      3. 2

      4. 1, 2 and 3

  5. Rand was killed by the militant nationalist

    1. Damodar Chapekar

    2. Barindra Ghosh

    3. Jatindranath Banerjee

    4. Prafulla chaki

  6. The Swaraj Party decided to take part in the Reforms Scheme under the Government of India Act, 1919 because:

    1. It wanted to gain political experience by forming government.

    2. It wanted to expose the hollowness of the reforms provided in the Act.

    3. It wanted to cooperate with the government.

    4. It wanted to curtail the influence of no changers

  7. The Congress Ministries in the seven provinces British India resigned in October 1939 because

    1. Linlithgow declared emergency in India at the outbreak of the Second World War on 3rd September 1939.

    2. Gandhi did not want involvement of India with the violence of war.

    3. India as a British colony was automatically committed to belligerency by Linlithgow without bothering to consult the Provincial congress Ministries or any Indian leader.

    4. The congress working Committee which met immediately after the outbreak of the war failed to elicit a satisfactory reply from Linlithgow about the war aims of Britain and how these were going to affect India during and after the war

  8. Mahatma Gandhi undertook fast unto death in September, 1932 because:

    1. He wanted to expedite the declaration of complete independence for India.

    2. There was dissidence in the Congress

    3. There was a communal riot

    4. He disapproved of the provision of separate electorates for the depressed classes in the British Prime Minister communal Award.

  9. As part of the Civil disobedience Movement there was defiance of forest laws in:

    1. The Madras Presidency and Orissa

    2. Maharashtra, Karnataka and the Central provinces

    3. Kerala, Gujarat and Assam

    4. Bengal and Orissa

  10. Which of the following newspapers advocated revolutionary terrorism during the freedom struggle?

    1. The Sandhya

    2. The Yugantar

    3. The Kal

    Select the correct answer from the codes given.

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 1 and 3

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 1, 2 and3

  11. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer.

    List-I (Congress sessions) List-II (Ideological formulations)
    1. Lucknow session, 1916

    2. Lahore session, 1929

    3. Karachi session, 931

    4. Faizpur session, 1936

    1. Full democracy

    2. congress-Legue pact

    3. Purna Swaraj resolution

    4. Adoption of fundamental Rights

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
  12. The Hindustan Republican Association founded for organizing and armed revolution was renamed as the Hindustan Socialist Republican Association under the leadership of

    1. Acharya Narendra Dev

    2. Ram Prasad Bismil

    3. Chandra Shekhar Azad

    4. S A Dange

  13. The coalition government formed in Bengal in 1937 consisted of

    1. The Muslim League and the Congress

    2. The Unionist Party and the Muslim League

    3. The Krashak Praja Party and the Muslim league

    4. The Krashak Praja Party and the congress.

  14. The Cabinet Delegation consisted of

    1. Lord Pethic Lawrence, Sir Stafford Cripps and Mr. Alexander

    2. Lord Wavel, Sir Stafford Cripps and Mr. Alexander

    3. Lord Wavell, Lord Pethic Lawrence and Mr. Alexander.

    4. Sir Stafford Cripps, Lord Wavell

    Lord Pethic Lawrence

  15. The first session of the All India Trade Union congress held in Bombay was presided over by:

    1. Lala Lajpat Rai

    2. S. A. Dange

    3. N. M. Joshi

    4. B. Shiva Rao