General Studies: Important for Exam: Modern Indian History MCQ Part 40

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Q. Ryutaro system was introduced during the Governor – Generalship of

(a) Lord Hastings

(b) Lord Cornwallis

(c) Lord Wellesley

(d) Lord Harding II

Q. The first meeting of Constituted Assembly was held on

(a) December 9, 1946

(b) January 22, 1947

(c) August 15, 1947

(d) January 26, 1947

Directions:

The following items consist of two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R). You are to examine these two statements carefully and decide if the Assertion A and the Reason (R) are individually true and if so, whether the Reason is a correct explanation of the Assertion. Select your answer to these items using the codes given below and mark your answer sheet accordingly.

(a) Both A and R are true, and R is the correct explanation of A.

(b) Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of A.

(c) A is true but R is false.

(d) A is false but R is true.

Q. Assertion (A):

The first session of Congress was to be held in Pune but was later held at Gokaldas Tejpal Sanskrit Pataskala in Bombay.

Reason (R):

It was the wish of Mr. A. O. Hume to hold the session in the presidency town.

Q. Assertion (A):

Lack of funds was a major problem for moderates.

Reason (R):

Surendranath Banerjee and Gopal Krishna Gokhale lived off the meagre savings of a teacher friend.

Q. Assertion (A):

The year 1893 is a landmark for revolutionary activities in India.

Reason (R):

Chapeau Brothers established a secret society in Nasik. This idea caught on with the people.

Q. Assertion (A):

The revolt did not spare to south, western and eastern India.

Reason (R):

These regions had revolted repeatedly earlier and had been suppressed.

Q. Assertion (A):

The people and politics of India were not basically communal in Medieval India and before 1858.

Reason (R):

Much of the strength of revolt of 1857 lay in Hindu – Muslim Unity.

Q. Assertion (A):

Khilafat movement was to some extent instrumental in encouraging communal feelings.

Reason (R):

It created a sense of extra – territorial integrity among Muslims.

Q. Assertion (A):

Government pressed air force into action against khaki khidmatgar during Civil Disobedience Movement.

Reason (R):

The Garhwali soldiers of 18th Royal Garhwali Rifles sent to suppress the movement refused to fire on their unarmed Muslim compatriots.

Q. Assertion (A):

Gandhi renounced all his titles in 1920.

Reason (R):

They were official titles.

Q. Assertion (A):

Annie Beas ant and Bipin Chandra left Congress in 1920.

Reason (R):

They were not in agreement with the congress declaration of Non Co – operation Movement.

Q. Assertion (A):

Battle of St. Theme was an important event in the rise of European powers in India.

Reason (R):

It demonstrated the weakness of large undisciplined Indian army against disciplined European forces.

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