Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 16 of 130)

  1. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Subhas Chandra Bose

    2. Abul Kalam Azad

    3. Rajendra Prasad

    4. Jawaharlal

    1. India Wins Freedom

    2. Whither India

    3. India Struggles for Freedom

    4. India Divided

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
  2. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. The Indian Jute Mills Association

    2. The Victoria Jubilee Technical Institute

    3. The Tata Iron and Steel Company

    4. The Indian Industrial Commission

    1. Year 1918

    2. Year 1884

    3. Year 1888

    4. Year 1907

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
  3. Consider the following institutions:

    1. The Indian Currency (Fowler) Commission

    2. The Royal Commission (Chamberlain) on Indian Finance and Currency.

    3. The Imperial Bank of India.

    4. The Reserve Bank of India.

    The correct chronological sequence of the establishment of these institution is

    1. 2, 1, 3, 4

    2. 1, 2, 3, 4

    3. 1, 2, 4, 3

    4. 2, 1, 4, 3

  4. Match List-I (Congress Sessions) with List-II (Resolutions) and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Lahore, 1929

    2. Karachi, 1931

    3. Faizpur, 1936

    4. Ramgarh, 1940

    1. Radical Agrarian Programme

    2. National Unity

    3. Fundamental Rights

    4. Purna Swaraj

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
  5. Among the locations labeled as 1, 2, 3 and 4 in the given map, British territories as on 1805 included

    1. 1 and 3

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 1 and 4

  6. Match List-I (Hydel Power Project) with List-II (Locations) and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Salal Hydel Powere Project

    2. Balimela Project

    3. Sharavathy Project

    4. Koyna Project

    1. Karnataka

    2. Jammu & Kashmir

    3. Maharashtra

    4. Orissa

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
  7. Consider the following pirs:

      • Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
      • Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar
      • Indian Statistical Institute
      • P. C. Mahalanobits
      • Atomic Energy Commission
      • H. N. Sethna
      • Space Commission
      • M. G. K. Menon

    Which of these pairs are correctly matched?

    1. 1, 2 and 4

    2. 1, 3 and 4

    3. 1, 2 and 3

    4. 2, 3 and 4

  8. Consider the following personalities:

    1. J B Kripalani

    2. Ajoy Ghosh

    3. Sanmukham Chetty

    4. John Mathai

    Who among these belong to the group of prominent option personalities in the initial years of the Independence?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1, 3 and 4

    3. 1 and 2

    4. 3 and 4

  9. Consider the following events:

    1. Police action in Hyderabad

    2. Liberation of Goa

    3. Demise of Shyama Prasad Mukherjee in Srinagar

    4. Kashmir's accession to India

    The correct chronological sequence of these events is

    1. 1, 4, 3, 2

    2. 1, 4, 2, 3

    3. 4, 1, 2, 3

    4. 4, 1, 3, 2

  10. Consider the following features:

    1. Economic prosperity

    2. The Diwani rights of Bengal with the British While Nawab was responsible for Nizamat function

    3. A prolonged period of famine

    4. A sudden increase in the volume of trade in the region

    Which of these characterized the ‘Dual System’ of government in Bengal?

    1. 1, 2 and 4

    2. 1, 3 and 4

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 3

    • Assertion (A): Upanishadas were compiled towards the of the Vedic period.
    • Reason (R): The Upanishadic thought centres round idea of sould (Atman), not sacrifice.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): Chandragupta instigated revolt against Greek Satraps.
    • Reason (R): Chandragupta had visited the camp of Alexander.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): In ancient India, the status of women, alised in literature and art, underwent steady deterioration bugh the ages.
    • Reason (R): Though monogamy was the ideal, pogamy was often the practice among the higher classes of society.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): The reign of Krishnadeva Raya was the period of Vijayanagar's greatest success when its army was always victorious.
    • Reason (R): Krishnadeva Raya's army and navy were obtained by Portuguese generals appointed by him.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): General Dyer fired at Jallianwala Bagh crowd without any warning and till the ammunition was exhausted.
    • Reason (R): This shooting was not only to boost the morale of the army, but also to strike terror in Punjab.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true