Modern Indian History MCQ Part-5

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Modern Indian History MCQ Part-5

81. Consider the following statements: 

1. Holders of the Bharat Ratna decoration find a place higher than Judges of Supreme Court of India in the Indian order of precedence

2. First person to get Bharat Ratna posthumously was Lal Bahadur Shastri

Which among the above statements is / are correct?

(A) Only 1 is true
(B) Only 2 is true
(C) Both are True
(D) Both are untrue

82.Which among the following was the apex court in of India during the British Era?

(A) Federal Court
(B) Presidency Supreme Court
(C) Privy Council
(D) Supreme Court of England

83.Consider the following: 

1. She is the first person of Indian origin to be canonized as a saint by the Catholic Church 

2. A commemorative coin was issued by the Government of India in her memory in 2009. 

3. She is only the second Indian to be elevated to sainthood after the 16th century martyr, Gonsalo Garcia, who was canonized in 1862

Who among the following fits in the above three criteria?

(A) Mother Teresa
(B) Saint Alphonsa
(C) Saint Paulina
(D) Gemma Galgani

84.From which of the following, East India Company aquired Bombay on a lease on 27 March 1668?

(A) British Empire
(B) Spain
(C) Portugal
(D) France

85.Which among the following was the source of money for “Clive Fund“?

(A) His salary and emoluments in the East India Company
(B) Money earned by him as gifts and bribes from the Indians
(C) Money left by Mir Jafar for him as Gift
(D) Money confiscated from the Beghum of Nawab of Awadh

86.Who among the following brought the first Printing Machine in India?

(A) Portuguese
(B) French
(C) Dutch
(D) British

87.The Treaty of Segauli defined the relations of the British India with which among the following neighbors?

(A) Bhutan
(B) Burma
(C) China
(D) Nepal

88.who among the following published leaders Sambad Kaumudi” ?

(A) Raja Rammohan Roy
(B) Dayanand Saraswati
(C) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
(D) Ganga Kishore Bhattacharya

89.In which of the following years, first commercial civil aviation flight took place in India between Allahabad and Naini?

(A) 1910
(B) 1911
(C) 1912
(D) 1915

90.Consider the following events: 
1. First Round Table Conference 
2. Pakistan Declaration 
3. Poona Pact 
4. Gandhi Irwin Pact 
Which among the following represents the correct chronological order of the above events?

(A) 1 , 2, 3, 4
(B) 1, 4, 3, 2,
(C) 4, 3, 2, 1
(D) 3, 4, 2, 1

91.Who among the following repealed the Vernacular Press Act ?

(A) Lord Lytton
(B) Lord Ripon
(C) Lord Dufferin
(D) Lord Lansdowne

92.In which year, Imperial Records Department (IRD) was established, which is now known as National Archives of India?

(A) 1885
(B) 1887
(C) 1889
(D) 1891

93.The name of which of the following women is known for working in close association with Chadra Shekhar Aazad in the famous Kakori train dacoity?

(A) Raj Kumari Gupta
(B) Kusum Agraval
(C) Prakashvati Yakshapal
(D) Basanti Devi

94.In the wake of the partition of Bengal in 1905, Bengal saw some new movements such as boycott, Swadeshi, National Education etc. Out of them, the “boycott” was inspired by most probably which among the following contemporary events?

(A) Boycott of all foreign goods by Mahatma Gandhi in South Africa
(B) Boycott of American goods by Chinese
(C) Boycott of some English Land Agents by the Irish people
(D) Boycott of Japanese products in China

95.Consider the following:

1. French

2. British

3. Portuguese

4. Dutch

The Battle of Swally Hole of 1615 was fought between which among the above?

(A) 1 & 2
(B) 2 & 3
(C) 3 & 4
(D) 1 & 4

96.” India after the war will become a running sore which will sap the strength of British Empire”
Who among the following had expressed this thought?

(A) Lord Wavell
(B) Lord Linlithgow
(C) Lord Mountbatten
(D) Sir Stafford Cripps

97.In which year, Land Holder’s society was established in India?

(A) 1806
(B) 1828
(C) 1838
(D) 1850

98.The Swaraj Party was divided into factions after the death of C.R.Das and its ‘Responsivists’ faction worked for/by:

(A) Safeguarding the hindu interests by cooperating with the British Government.
(B) Creating obstacles in legislative process by acting as dissenters.
(C) Cooperating with the No-Changers of the Congress in the favour of constructive programme of Gandhi.
(D) Maintaining a separate identity of the Party within the Congress.

99.The resolutions on Fundamental Rights and National Economic Policy were passed in which of the following sessions of the Indian National Congress?

(A) Belgaum,1934
(B) Lahore,1929
(C) Karachi,1931
(D) Faizpur,1936

100.In which year, the Danish East India company was formed?

(A) 1614
(B) 1615
(C) 1616
(D) 1617


Answer Key:

  1. B
  2. C
  3. B
  4. D
  5. B
  6. C
  7. C
  8. B
  9. A
  10. B
  11. B
  12. D
  13. A
  14. B
  15. B
  16. A
  17. C
  18. A
  19. C
  20. C

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