Important MCQs for History Competitive Exams Part 11

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Q. The ‘Carlyle circular’ was related to the:

(a) Withdrawal of government grants and affiliations from educational institutions.

(b) Impositions of restrictions and censorship on the newspapers and magazines published in vernacular language.

(c) Lowering of the maximum age criteria to 19 Years and as eligibity condition for ICS examination.

(d) Favoring vernacular language in primary and Anglo- vernacular for high school as medium of instruction.

Answer: A

Q. Wahhabi and Ahmadabad movements were important Muslim reform movements in 19th century With reference to this movement which of the statements given below is/are correct?

1. Both Wahhabi and Ahmadabad movements were revivalist movements.

2. Wahhabi movement opposed Jihad and its objective was to spread western liberal education among Muslims.

3. Ahmadabad movements was initially directed at the Sikhs but after British annexation of Punjab it was directed against British.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) None of the above

Answer: D

Q. Recently TRAI made it mandatory for telecom operators to compensate consumers for call drops. In this context consider the following:

1. Poor signal strength of towers

2. Bad environment conditions

3. Large number of telecom towers leading to congestion

4. Shortage of spectrum for telecom companies.

Which of the reason/ reasons given above can be consider as responsible for the issue call drop?

(a) 1 and 4 only

(b) 1, 2 and 3 only

(c) 4 only

(d) 1, 2 and 4 only

Answer: D

Q. With reference to G2o grouping of countries, consider the following statements:

1. It operates as a forum and not as an organization.

2. Central bank governors along with finance ministers of member countries participate in G20 summit.

3. India will host the G20 summit in 2018.

Which of the statement given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D

Q. Consider the following statements regarding Slayed Ahmed Khan:

1. Initially he was an orthodox but later emphasized Hindu-Muslim unity.

2. He established a college in Aligarh to educate Indians against British rule,

3. He advised educationally backward Muslims to focus on modern education only.

Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?

(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1 and 3 only

Answer: B

Q. Which among the following foreigners served as the presidents of Congress sessions?

1. A.O. Hume

2. Henry Cotton

3. Annie Besant

4. George Yule

Select the correct answer using the code given below: (a) 1and 4only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 2, 3 and 4 only

(d) 1, 2, 3and 4

Answer: C

Q. Consider the following statements regarding Wareham Scheme of Education:

1. There was no place for English in the curriculum.

2. There was no place for religious education in the curriculum.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: C