General Studies: Important for Exam: Modern Indian History MCQ Part 48

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Q. A. O. Hume, a retired British civil servant, was accepted as the chief organizer of the Indian National

Congress by the leaders of that time. What is the most appropriate reason for this?

(a) To utilize the administrative knowledge of A. O. Hume.

(b) The Indian Leaders had little organizational experience.

(c) To avoid the official hostility at the early stage.

(d) Differences of opinion among the Indian leaders.

Q. Which of the following acts made provisions to grant permission to the Christian Missionaries for the propagation of religion in India?

(a) Pitts India Act of 1784

(b) Charter Act of 1813

(c) Charter Act of 1833

(d) Charter Act of 1853

Q. Lord Dalhousie is credited with which of the following development works?

1. Laying of first railway line between Bombay and Thane.

2. Introduction of electric telegraph in India.

3. Setting up a separate public works department for the first time.

Select the correct answer from the code given below.

(a) 1and 2only

(b) 2only

(c) 1and 3only

(d) 1,2and3

Q. With reference to Haier Ali, consider the following statements:

1. He introduced new system of coinage and new scales of weights and measures in Mysore.

2. He established a modern arsenal in Denial with the help of French experts.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1only

(b) 2only

(c) Both 1and2

(d) Neither 1nor2

Q. For which of the following reasons was Lord Wellesley’s expansion policy was stopped by East India Company?

1. Expansion through war was costly and was reducing the profit of company.

2. Napoleon was a major threat in Europe at that time.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1only

(b) 2only

(c) Both 1and2

(d) Neither 1nor2

Q. With reference to the land revenue policy of British, Which of the following statements is/are correct?

1. Land revenue policies made land all over the country saleable and mortgage able.

2. Land revenue was periodically revised in rotary areas but was fixed in permanent Settlement and Mahalwari System.

3. Areas covered by Mahalwari system included North Western province parts of Punjab and district of Benares.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1only

(b) 1and 3only

(c) 3only

(d) None

Q. Consider the following pairs:

Consider the following pairs

Europeans

Centre of fluency in India

1. French

Chanderanagor

2. Portuguese

Goa

3. Danish

Polecat

4. Dutch

Sera pore

Select the correct answer from the code given below.

(a) 1and 2only

(b) 1and 3only

(c) 3and 4only

(d) 1, 2,3and4

Q. With reference to Hunter Commission of 1882 -83 consider the following statements:

1. It was appointed to enquire into the state of elementary education throughout the Indian empire.

2. It was appointed to enquire into the general functioning of Indian universities.

3. It proposed separate divisions for literary and vocational education.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1only

(b) 1and 3only

(c) 2only

(d) 2and 3only

Q. The term ‘Base excision’ and ‘nucleotide excision’ recently seen in the news is in the context of:

(a) Brain mapping

(b) Precise genetic engineering techniques

(c) Genome Edition

(d) DAN repair mechanism

Q. Which among the following agreements have a bearing on IUCN red list?

1. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species

2. Convention on Migratory Species

3. Ramsar Convention

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1and 2only

(b) 1and 3only

(c) 2and 3only

(d) 1,2and3