Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 75 of 130)

  1. The Moplah Rebellion (1921) took place in:

    1. Telengana

    2. Malabar

    3. N. M. Lokhandy

    4. N. G. Ranga

  2. Who among the following was the first leader to organize labour movement in India?

    1. BP Walia

    2. Lal Lajpat Rai

    3. NM Lokhandy

    4. NG Ranga

  3. Baba Ram Chandra organized peasants in

    1. Avadh

    2. Bihar

    3. Bengal

    4. Andhra

  4. The first national news agency of India was

    1. the Indian Review

    2. the Free Press of India

    3. the Hindustan Review

    4. the Associated Press of India

  5. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer

    List-I (Name of the reform movement) List-II (Name of its protagonist)
    1. Satya Shodhak

    2. Self Respect

    3. Sarva Shodhak Samaj

    4. Namdhari

    1. Jotirao Govindrao Phule

    2. E V Ramswami Naickar

    3. Shahu Maharaj

    4. Ram Singh

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
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      • 1
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  6. What is the correct sequence of the following?

    1. prohibition of Sati

    2. Education Resolution

    3. First University Act.

      1. 1, 2 and 3

      2. 1, 3 and 2

      3. 2, 1 3

      4. 3, 2 and 1

  7. The Act discouraging child marriage was passed in 1891 largely at the instance of

    1. Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar and Bhartendu Harischandra.

    2. Mahadv Govind Ranade and Jotiba Phule

    3. Keshab Chandra Sen and Behramji Malabari

    4. Keshab Chandra Sen and Mahadev

    Govind Ramede

    • Assertion (A): In the Swadeshi and Boycott movement of 1905 − 1908 in Bengal, not on students and women but peasants also actively participated.
    • Reason (R): This movement was a powerful expression of resentment against the Partition of Bengal. In the context of the above two statements which one of the following is correct?
    1. Both and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both A and R true but R is not a correct explanation of A.

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

  8. Which one of the following events helped Gandhi who had returned from South Africa in 1915 more directly to emerge as the undisputed leader of the Indian National Congress?

    1. Edwin Montagu's announcement on 20 August 1917 in the House of Commons that the policy of the British Government would be the gradual development of self governing institutions with a view to the progressive realization of responsible government in India.

    2. Annie Besant became almost overnight a pro-Raj supporter after Montagu's promise of responsible government in India.

    3. B G Tilak departed for England in September 1918 to fight a libel suit against Valentine Chirol

    4. The British Raj passed the Rowlett Act on 18 March 1919 to suppers the revolutionary movements against it.

  9. Which one of the following was essentially a mouthpiece of the Liberals?

    1. New India

    2. Leader

    3. Young India

    4. Free Press Journal

  10. Who among the following were associates of Bal Gangadhar Tilak?

    1. Vishnu Krishna Chiplunkar

    2. Gopal Ganesh Agarkar

    3. Madhavrao Namjoshi

    4. Rao Bahadur Madhavarao Wasudeva

    Barve

    1. 1, 2 and 4

    2. 1, 3 and 4

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and3

  11. Match list I with List II and select the correct answer

    List-I List-II
    1. Bal Gangadhar Tilak

    2. Sri Aurobindo Ghos

    3. Rabindranath Tagore

    4. Mahatma Gandhi

    1. ‘The British rule is a roller formidable in its weight and power having its uses but it does not help the soil to become fertike’

    2. ‘Nationalism is a vinely appointed Shakti of the internal and must do its God given work before it returns to the bosom of the University Energy from which came.’

    3. ‘A true Nationalist desire to build on old foundations. We dont want to anglicize our institution and denationalize them in the name of Social and Political Reforms’

    4. ‘I am not a visionary. I claim to be a practical idealist.’

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
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      • 1
  12. In the committee which prepared the Nehru Report (1928) the Liberal federation was represented by:

    1. M. R. Jaykar

    2. Tej Bahadur Sapru

    3. V. s. Srinivasa Sastri

    4. MS Aney

  13. The immediate case which led to the launching of the Non-cooperation movement was the

    1. Khilafat Wrong

    2. Rowlatt Act

    3. Jallianwala Bagh massacre

    4. Dissatisfaction with the Government of

    India Act. 1919.

  14. What proposal was made in the ‘August Offers’ of 1940?

    1. Complete independence for India gradually

    2. Dominion status

    3. Provincial autonomy

    4. Representative Government at the

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