Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice_Test 102 of 130)

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  1. The Kuka movement to overthrow the British rule was organized in
    1. Uttar Pradesh
    2. Bihar
    3. Punjab
    4. Bombay

    Answer: c

    • Assertion (A) : The history of the Indo-Greeks can be reconstructed mainly on the evidence of their coins.
    • Reason (R) : Major contributions of the Indo-Greeks towards Indian culture were in the field of coinage.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is correct explanation of A
    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is not correct explanation of A
    3. A is true but R is false
    4. A is false but R is true
    Answer: a
    • Assertion (A) : The inner side of the Megalithic pottery in South India has black colour and on the outer side it has red colour.
    • Reason (R) : These colouors were painted on the pottery separetely.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is correct explanation of A
    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is not correct explanation of A
    3. A is true but R is false
    4. A is false but R is true
    Answer: c
    • Assertion (A) : The Sanyasis and the Fakirs revolted against the British in Bengal.
    • Reason (R) : The Sanyasis and the Fakirs were opposed to the British interference in Indian religious traditions.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is correct explanation of A
    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is not correct explanation of A
    3. A is true but R is false
    4. A is false but R is true
    Answer: a
    • Assertion (A) : The British introduced in India the modern concept of the rule of law.
    • Reason (R) : The British did not recognize the existing Personal Civil Law in India.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is correct explanation of A
    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is not correct explanation of A
    3. A is true but R is false
    4. A is false but R is true
    Answer: c
    • Assertion (A) : Alauddin Khalji enhanced the revenue demand to half of the total produce.
    • Reason (R) : Larger supplies of grain were needed to keep the market prices at low levels.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is correct explanation of A
    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is not correct explanation of A
    3. A is true but R is false
    4. A is false but R is true
    Answer: a
    • Assertion (A) : Inscriptions of Ashoka have been found scattered throughout his Empire. But no inscription of this Emperor has been discovered from the north-eastern part of the country.
    • Reason (R) : Because this part of the country did not form a part of his Empire.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is correct explanation of A
    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is not correct explanation of A
    3. A is true but R is false
    4. A is false but R is true
    Answer: a
    • Assertion (A) : Desiring to make his Dhamma instructions percolate down to the common people, Ashoka used besides Prakrit, Greek and Aramaic in his Edicts found in the North-Western parts of his Empire.
    • Reason (R) : Greek and Aramaic speaking people formed a part of his population in the North-West.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is correct explanation of A
    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is not correct explanation of A
    3. A is true but R is false
    4. A is false but R is true
    Answer: a
    • Assertion (A) : Indus Valley Civilization is technically and more correctly known as Harrappan Culture.
    • Reason (R) : Harappa is the type site of that civilization.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is correct explanation of A
    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is not correct explanation of A
    3. A is true but R is false
    4. A is false but R is true
    Answer: b
    • Assertion (A) : Construction of free standing temple became a feature of Indian architecture since the Gupta period onwards.
    • Reason (R) : Development of image worship marked this period.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is correct explanation of A
    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is not correct explanation of A
    3. A is true but R is false
    4. A is false but R is true
    Answer: a
    • Assertion (A) : Mahatma Gandhi observed fast at Poona in 1932.
    • Reason (R) : Mahatma Gandhi was opposed to the provision of separate electorate rights for Harijians in the Communal Awards.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is correct explanation of A
    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is not correct explanation of A
    3. A is true but R is false
    4. A is false but R is true
    Answer: a
    • Assertion (A) : R C Dutt authored the book ‘Poverty and Un-British Rule’
    • Reason (R) : He wanted to expose India՚s growing poverty.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is correct explanation of A
    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is not correct explanation of A
    3. A is true but R is false
    4. A is false but R is true
    Answer: c
    • Assertion (A) : Lala Lajpat Rai died of Police lathi-charge during the march against Simon Commission.
    • Reason (R) : Simon Commission did not consist of even a single Indian as a Member.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is correct explanation of A
    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is not correct explanation of A
    3. A is true but R is false
    4. A is false but R is true
    Answer: b
  2. Assetion (A) : Mahatma Gandhi suspended the Non-Coperation Movement in 1922. Reason (R) : C R Dass and Motilal Nehru resented the Movement.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is correct explanation of A
    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is not correct explanation of A
    3. A is true but R is false
    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: c

    • Assertion (A) : Indian Industrial Commission was appointed in 1916.
    • Reason (R) : This came as a benefit out of the fact that the Tata Iron and Steel Works rendered much service to the British in the War of 1914.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is correct explanation of A
    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is not correct explanation of A
    3. A is true but R is false
    4. A is false but R is true
    Answer: a

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