General Studies: Important for Exam: Modern Indian History MCQ Part 49

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Q. With reference to E. V. Ramsey Nicker’s ideas on society and religion, consider the following statements:

1. He advocated the destruction of cruelties both of capitalist and religion.

2. He supported women’ rights and widow remarriage but opposed divorce and birth control.

3. He abandoned Hindu mythology and rejected riles of caste purity.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1and 2only

(b) 1and 3only

(c) 2and 3only

(d) 3only

Q. Which of the following in events coincided with the revolt of 1857, in which the British suffered serious losses?

1. American Revolution

2. First Afghan war

3. Crimean War

4. Boer wars

Select the correct answer using code given below.

(a) 3only

(b) 2and 3only

(c) 1and 4only

(d) 1, 2,3and4

Q. Which of the following were the constituents of Home Charges, which was one of the methods of Economic Drain?

1. Dividend to the shareholders of the East India Company.

2. Interest on public Debt raised abroad.

3. Pensions and furloughs payments of British officers in the Civil and Military departments in India.

4. Interest on Foreign Capital Investments.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1,2and 3only

(b) 2and 3only

(c) 3only

(d) 1, 2,3and 4only

Q. Which of the following statements are correct regarding pit’s India Act of 1784?

1. It led to formation of Board of Control to guide and control the work of Court of Directors.

2. It placed the control of government of India in hands of Governor General and a council of three.

3. It subordinated the Bombay, Madras presidency to Bengal in questions of war, diplomacy and revenue.

4. Company retained its monopoly over trade in China but lost its monopoly over trade in India except for tea.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1and 3only

(b) 2and 4only

(c) 1,2and 3only

(d) 1, 2,3and4

Q. Which of the following factors/ reasons led to the British conquest of Sindh?

1. Growing Anglo- French rivalry in Europe and Asia.

2. The commercial possibilities of the river Sindh.

3. To increase its influence in Afghanistan and Persia.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1and 3only

(b) 2only

(c) 2and 3only

(d) 1,2and3

Q. What is the significance of the discovery regarding neutrinos that earned 2015 Nobel Prize in physics?

1. It validated the Standard Model of physics.

2. It demonstrated that neutrinos. Are not massless.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1and 3only

(b) 2and 4only

(c) 1,2and 3only

(d) 1, 2, 3and 4

Q. Which among the following missile systems are developed as part of India’s Integrated Guided Missile Development programme?

1. Prithvi

2. Nirbhaya

3. Nag

4. Akashi

5. Agni

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1, 2, 3 and 4only

(b) 1,3and 5only

(c) 1, 3, 4 and 5only

(d) 2,4and 5only

Q. The moderates submitted its grievances/ demands in the form of petitions before the British Governments, Which one of the following was not one of these early demands?

(a) Increased participation of Indians in the legislative assembly.

(b) Provide education in vernacular language.

(c) Indianization of civil services.

(d) Reduction of military expenditure and tax burden.

Q. Surendranath Banerjees was one of the founding fathers of Indian national movement. What was the reason behind his absence in the first session of Indian National Congress in 18852?

(a) He had to go abroad in connection of a legal case/ suit.

(b) He was against the involvement of British nationals in the Congress.

(c) He was involved with All India National Conference instead.

(D) Due to ideological difference he over ‘struggle about colonialism’.

Q. Which of the following were the attributes of the Indigo Revolt 1859- 60?

1. The peasants were supported by the intelligentsia and press.

2. It was characterized by Hindu- Muslim unity.

3. The Indigo Revolt was successful in achieving its objectives.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1only

(b) 1and 2only

(c) 2and 3only

(d) 1,2and3