Important MCQs for History Competitive Exams Part 7

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Q. With reference to the revolt of 1857 which of the following was not the cause of discontent among the Spays?

(a) The order that they would not be given the Foreign Service allowance (batter) when serving in Sindh.

(b) The General Enlistment Service Act of 1856 required recruits to serve anywhere overseas, if ordered.

(c) The Spays were forced to wear turbans and have beards to display their caste and sectarian loyalty openly.

(d) The annihilation faced in First Anglo Afghan war.

Answer: C

Q. With reference to ‘Jarawa’ community of India, consider the following statements:

1. They are inhabitants of Lakshadweep Island.

2. They are mainly dependent upon hunting and gathering

3. They are kept in the category of scheduled Tribes.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and

Answer: B

Q. With reference to Ashtray Swasthya Bima Yojana, consider the following statements:

1. It provides for insurance of hospitalization for BPL population in unorganized sector.

2. It covers hospitalization in both public and private hospitals.

3. It is being implemented by Ministry of Labour and Employment.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) None

Answer: B

Q. With reference to recent whitefly infestation, consider the following statements:

1. Whitefly infestation is prevalent in tropical and sub –tropical regions.

2. Excessive use of pesticides aggravates the problem of whitefly infestation.

3. Available genetically modified varieties of cotton have been successful in controlling whitefly infestation,

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: B

Q. An event. Occurred in Bengal in 1750s, is known as Black Hole Tragedy” This Black hole tragedy was:

(a) The death of English prisoners of war in the Fort William, captured by Nawaz of Bengal.

(b) Attack of Nawaz on the English factory at Kasimbazar and at Fort William.

(c) Treachery done with the Nawaz by the leading men of his court.

(d) None of the above

Answer: B

Q. Which of the following commissions is not associated with education in India under British rule?

(a) Hunter Commission

(b) Sadler Commission

(c) MacDonnell Commission

(d) All of the above are associated

Answer: C

Q. Consider the following pairs:

Social Reformers and Its Work
Social Reformers and its work

Social Reformers

Works

1. Jyoti ba phone

Started Bethune School for girl’s education.

2. Dada Bhai

Professed legal status Nairobi and heritance rights for Paris women.

3. Bal Shari remarriage.

Started a weekly called Jambeau ‘Darlan’ which raised issues on widow

Which of the pairs give above is/are correctly matched?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Answer: C

Q. Consider the following pairs:

Acts and Governor General
Acts and governor General

Acts

Governor General

1. Pitts India

Lord Wellesley Act, 1784

2. Charter Act

Lord Dalhousie, 1853

3. Indian

Lord Canning Councils Act, 1861

Which of the above given pairs is/are correctly matched?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Answer: C