Important MCQs for History Competitive Exams Part 9

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Q. Which of the following statements regarding Mahalwari System is not correct?

(a) The unit for revenue settlement is the village.

(b) The revenue amount was not fixed, and was to be revised periodically.

(c) If any villager abandoned his land, it was taken over by the State.

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

Answer: D

Q. Recently launched ‘Operation Smile’ by union government is related to which of the following?

(a) Track and rescue the missing children.

(b) Rehabilitation of the physically challenged.

(c) Education for child laborers.

(d) Free health services for physically challenged.

Answer: A

Q. The book “India Today” which made the myth of the safety- valve a staple of left- wing opinion and claimed that the Congress was brought into existence through direct Governmental initiative, was written by:

(a) C.F. Andrews

(b) Rajaji p Dutt

(c) Garcia Mukherjee

(d) William Wedderbrun

Answer: B

Q. Which of the following acts deprived the East India, Company of commercial privileges in India?

(a) Regulating act 1773

(b) Charter act 1833

(c) Charter act 1813

(d) Charter act 1853

Answer: A

Q. Contact Group of piracy off the Coast of Somalia (CGPCS) decides the high- risk as boundary of maritime piracy; in this context consider the following statements:

1. The high risk area boundary of India has been shifted to 78 degree east longitude nearing the India’s west coast.

2. Changes in high risk area of a country has both economic and security implications.

Which of the statements given above is/are true?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: B

Q. “They now began to brand the nationalists as, disloyal babes, seditious Brahmins, and violent villains. The Congress was described as a factory of sedition and Congressmen as disappointed candidates for office and discontented lawyers who represent no one but themselves” in the statement ‘They’ refers to:

(a) Extremists

(b) British officials

(c) Moderates

(d) Loyal Muslims

Answer: C

Q. With reference to Ramose Uprising, which among the following statements is/are correct?

1. It was a tribal revolt led by Vasudeva Blatant hatke.

2. It was against the British failure to take up ant- famine measures.

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: A

Q. Which of the following reform was not brought under Governor General William Bentinck’s tenure?

(a) Abolition of sati and cruel rites.

(b) Abolition of infanticide and sacrifices

(c) Resolution on local self-government

(d) Suppression of thug

Answer: B

Q. With reference to the infrastructural developments in colonial cities arrange the following in chronological order:

1. First spinning and weaving mill in Bombay

2. Development of Madras Harbour

3. Set up of a Supreme Court in Calcutta

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1-2-3

(b) 2-1-3

(c) 1-3-2

(d) 3-1-2

Answer: A