General Studies: Important for Exam: Modern Indian History MCQ Part 28

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Q. The British Prime Minister Attlee made the historic announcement of the end of British rule of India on

(a) February 20, 1947

(b) August 16, 1946

(c) March 7, 1947

(d) December 9, 1946

Q. Lord Mountbatten’s Declaration on the Freedom of India and its partition is known as

(a) The August Plan

(b) The June 3rd plan

(c) The June 2nd plan

(d) The Partition Plan

Q. A brilliant and patriotic Anglo – Indian teacher, Henry Vivian Derozio, was the founder of

(a) The Young Bengal Movement

(b) The India National Union

(c) The Servants of India Society

(d) The British India Association

Q. Michael Madhusudan Dutt, the renowned nationalist poet of Bengal, paying tribute to a great modern Indian social reformer said: “The many I have appealed to have the wisdom and genius of an ancient sage, the courage of an Englishman and the heart of a Bengali mother”. He was speaking about

(a) Raja Ram Mohan Roy

(b) Ramakrishna Paramahamsa

(c) Ishtar Chandra Vidyasagar

(d) M. G. Ramada

Q. Match the authors with their works

Match the authors with their works

List – I

List – II

A. Dr. Narendra Prasad

1. The Nations Voice

B. Abdul Kalama Azad

2. India Divided

C. V. D. Sarkar

3. Indian Wins Freedom

D. C. Rajagopalachari

4. Indian War of Independence

(a) 2 3 4 1

(b) 3 2 1 4

(c) 1 2 3 4

(d) 2 3 1 4

Q. Certain movements of the early twentieth century described as “Movements from Below” were

(a) Casdte Movements

(b) Revolutionary movements

(c) Peasant and tribal movements

(d) Socio – religious movements

Q. Match the authors and the works

Match the authors and the works

List – I

List – II

A. Sceptered Flute

1. M. K. Gandhi

B. Savitri

2. Sarojini Naidu

C. India the World

3. Eurobond and Ghosh

D. Conquest self

4. Jawaharlal of Nehru

(a) 1 2 3 4

(b) 4 3 2 1

(c) 2 3 4 1

(d) 2 1 4 3

Q. What approximately was the number of princely states which legally became independent at the lapse of British paramount on August 15, 1947?

(a) 300

(b) 600

(c) 150

(d) 700

Q. At which of the following prehistoric Neolithic sites were domestic dogs buried with their masters in their graves?

(a) Chiron

(b) Burzahom

(c) Mehargarh

(d) Nagarjuna Konda

Q. The Chalcolithic Age is significant for

(a) Knowledge of copper smelting

(b) Founding the first villages in India

(c) Expertise in the cultivation of number of cereal crops

(d) All of the above