Important MCQs for History Competitive Exams Part 3

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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) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: B

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

1. Prithvi

2. Nirbhay

3. Nag

4. Akashi

5. Agni

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(A) 1, 2, 3 and 4 only

(b) 1, 3 and 5 only

(c) 1, 3, 4 and 5 only

(d) 2, 4 and 5 only

Answer: C

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

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

(b) Indianisation of civil services.

(c) Provide education in vernacular language.

(d) Reduction of military expenditure and tax burden.

Answer: C

Q. Surendranath Banerjee 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) Due to ideological differences he preferred ‘struggle against colonialism’ over’ struggle about colonialism’.

Answer: C

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) 1 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D

Q. Which among the following statements is/are correct about green bonds?

1. It is an equity instrument used to raise capital to fund green projects.

2. Private corporations cannot issue green bonds.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor2

Answer: D

Q. With reference to 1857 revolt which of the following pair is/are correctly matched?

Place and Its Leader of 1857 Revolt
Place and its Leader of 1857 revolt

Place

Leader

1. Lucknow

Begum Hazard Mahlab

2. Bareilly

Kumar Singh

3. Azizabad

Azimulah

4. Delhi

General Baht Khan

Select the correct answer using code given below.

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 4 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Answer: A

Q. In the early 1860s, there was a sudden increase in access to credit for riots in the Deccan villages. Which among the following was the reason for this?

(a) Setting up of rural banks by the Bruisers.

(b) Development of Railways and means of communication increased revenue of British government.

(c) American civil war and increased demand of cotton from India.

(d) All the statements (a), (b) and (c) are correct.

Answer: C