Important MCQs for History Competitive Exams Part 5

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Q. Big Seminars of Bengal made Benjamin purchases during permanent settlement.

What can be the possible reason/ reasons behind this?

1. The rise of jotters (rich peasants).

2. High revenue demands by British

3. Depressed agricultural prices

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D

Q. in the context of freedom struggle during 19th century. The Azamagarh proclamation was associated with?

(a) Indigo revolt

(b) 1857 revolt

(c) Kanth uprising

(d) Kol mutiny

Answer: B

Q. In order to improve the condition of women, Ishtar Chandra Vidyasagar was associated with which of the following?

1. Legalizing widow remarriage.

2. Opposing polygamy.

3. Advocating higher education of women.

Q. Opposing child marring.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 2, 3 and 4 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4 only

Answer: D

Q. With reference to Vernacular Press Act (1878), which among the following statements is/are correct?

1. The act aimed to restrict the freedom of both Indian language and English newspapers in India.

2. Under this act the district magistrate was all- empowered to take punitive actions which cannot be appealed in the court of law.

3. The act was repealed by Lytton in 1882.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Answer: B

Q. Which of the following was/ were the cause (s) of failure of the revolt of 1857?

1. The Kings of Kashmir and Nepal helped in suppressing the revolt.

2. It was mainly feudal in character.

3. Lack of coordination in the uprisings in different parts of India.

Select the correct answer using codes given below.

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3 only

Answer: D

Q. Consider the following statements:

1. From the beginning, the Congress was organized in the form of a parliament.

2. The proceedings of the Congress sessions were conducted democratically.

3. The national leaders struggled for separation of judicial and executive powers.

Which of the statements give above is/ are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D

Q. With reference to the Zamindari System. Consider the following statements:

1. The seminar was recognized as the owner of the land who could both sell and mortgage the land.

2. The seminar was held responsible by the State in case of non- payment of land revenue.

3. In Bengal both the land revenue from the seminar as well as rent from the cultivator was fixed by the State itself.

Which of the statements given above is/are not correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Answer: C