Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 37 of 130)

  1. Which one of the following statements about Upanishads is not correct?

    1. Brihadaranyak and Chandogya Upanishads are in prose.

    2. Katha Upanishad is one of the earliest Upanishads.

    3. Upanishads proclaim salvation by knowledge rather than by faith.

    4. Upanishads do not consider a life of asceticism as absolutely necessary for salvation.

  2. Which one of the following statements about Upanishads is not correct?

    1. Essentials of Jain philosophy.

    2. Commentaries on Sanskrit poetics.

    3. Expanded sermons of Buddha.

    4. Exposition of logic in Pali language.

  3. Which one of the following statements is correct? The golikas and halikas of Satavahana period were

    1. Village officials exercising administrative control on behalf of the state.

    2. Royal guards providing personal security to the King.

    3. Petty artisans working in the villages.

    4. Sucastes formed on occupational basis

  4. Consider the following:

    1. At the time of partition of India, the Partition Council's Chairman was Sir Patrick Spens, the ex-Chief Justice of India

    2. At about the same time, an arbitral

    Tribunal was set up under the

    Presidentship of Sir Cyril Radcliffe

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  5. In the context of India's relations with China, relations with China, consider the following:

    1. China's war with India

    2. Dalai lama's departure from Tibet

    3. Bandung Conference

    4. Panchsheel Agreement

    Which one of the following is the correct chronological sequence of the above events?

    1. 2 − 3 − 4 − 1

    2. 4 − 1 − 2 − 3

    3. 2 − 1 − 4 − 3

    4. 4 − 3 − 2 − 1

  6. Consider the following statements:

    1. India was the first country to recognize the People's Republic of China on 1st January, 1950

    2. India objected to the permanent representation of China in the Security

    Council of the UN.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  7. During the National Movement, the Congress passed a resoultion on Fundamental Rights and economic policy by way of a major concession to placate the Left Wing at which one of the following sessions?

    1. Amritsar Session

    2. Karachi Session

    3. Lucknow Session

    4. Tripuri Session

  8. During Indian struggle for independence, who among the following came forward in defence of the prisoners in the Meerut Conspiracy Case?

    1. Jawaharlal Nehru

    2. Muzaffar Ahamed

    3. P C Joshi

    4. M C Chagla

    Select the correct answer using the code given below:

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 and 3 only

    3. 1 and 4 only

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  9. Who was the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court at Calcutta established under the Regulating Act of 1773?

    1. William Pitt

    2. Henry Vansittart

    3. Elijah Impey

    4. Job Charnok

  10. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?

      • Ganesh Damodar
      • Savarkar Naujawan Bharat Sabha
      • Sardar Ajit
      • Singh Bharat Mata Socitey
      • G S Arundale
      • Hindustan Socialist Republican Party
      • Bhupendra Nath Dutta
      • Abhinav Bharat Samaj
  11. Consider the following statements:

    1. In the First Round Table Conference that met in November, 1930, Congress had no representative

    2. Mahatma Gandhi was chosen as the sole representative of the Congress at the Second Round Table Conference held in September-December, 1931

    Which of the statement given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  12. At which one of the following places was the Hindustan Socialist Republican Army founded in September 1928 by Bhagat Singh and a few of his associates?

    1. Jodha Bai's Palace, Fatehpur Sikri

    2. Ferozeshah Kotia, Delhi

    3. Alfred Park, Allahabad

    4. Moti Masjid, Agra Fort

  13. Who of the following refused to allow the adopted son of Lakshmibai to succeed to the throne after the death of her husband, and subsequently annexed the State?

    1. Lord Canning

    2. Lord William Bentinck

    3. Lord Dallhousie

    4. Lord Wellesley

  14. With reference to the Ghadar movement, consider the following statements:

    1. The first issue of the newspaper ‘Ghadar’ was published in the Gurumukhi script

    2. The organizers of the Movement asked the Sikh soldiers to revolt against the British

    3. ‘Sat Sri’ ‘Akal’ was the rallying cry of the Ghadar Movement

    Which of the statement given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 only

    3. 1 and 3

    4. 2 and 3

  15. The Preamble of the Constitution of India was based on the ‘Objectives Resolution’ introduced in the Constituent Assembly in its first Session in December, 1946 and was adopted in January, 1947. Who among the following moved the ‘Objective Resolution’

    1. B N Rau

    2. B R Ambedkar

    3. Jawaharlal Nehru

    4. Rajendra Prasad