Indian History Questions And Answers Practice Set 50

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1 .In which of the following Satyagraha campaigns, Gandhiji did not participate directly?
A.  Rajkot Satyagraha
B.  Non-Cooperation Movement
C.  Kheda Satyagraha
D.  Vaikom Satyagraha
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2 .After the failure of the Civil Disobedience Movement, gandhiji laid emphasis on
A.  compromise with the British
B.  limited use of Violence
C.  constructive programme
D.  None of the above
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3 .The sole representative of the Congress in the Second Round table Conference was
A.  Subhas Chandra Bose
B.  Sir Tej Bahadur Sapru
C.  Mahatma Gandhi
D.  Jawaharlal Nehru
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4 .The Permanent settlement Introduced by Cornwallis is in bengal is known as
A.  Roytwari System
B.  Mahalwari System
C.  Zamindari System
D.  Iqtadari System
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5 .The Second Round Table Conference failed over the question of
A.  communal representation
B.  suspension of Civil Disobedience Movement
C.  grant of dominion status
D.  date of transfer of power
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6 .Who of the following was for the first time designated as the governor of India
A.  Clive
B.  Comwallis
C.  Warren Hastings
D.  Wellesley
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7 .The master stroke of Lord Wellesley to establish British paramountcy in India was
A.  Doctrine of Lapse
B.  Subsidiary Alliance
C.  Mediatisation
D.  Annexation of Indian States
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8 .The capital of Tipu Sultan, where he died while fighting the fourth Anglo-Mysore war in 1799, was
A.  Bangalore
B.  Mysore
C.  Seringapatam
D.  Hellebid or Halebid
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9 .The Nawab of Awadh who permanently transferred his capital from Faizabad to Lucknow was
A.  Safdarjang
B.  Shuja-ud-Daulah
C.  Asaf-ud-daula
D.  Saadat Khan
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10 .The Revolt of 1857 in Awadh and Lucknow was led by
A.  Wajid Ali Shah
B.  Begum Hazrat Mahal
C.  Asaf-ud-daula
D.  Begum Zeenat Mahal
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11 .Har Bilas Sarda was Instrumental in the passage of the famous Sarda Act of 1930, which provided for
A.  enforcing monogamy
B.  removal of restrictions on intercaste marriages
C.  penalisation of parties to a marriage in which the girl was below 14 or the boy was below 18 years of age
D.  civil marriages
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12 .Govind Dhondu Pant, popularly known was Nanasaheb, and one of the principal leaders of the Revolt of 1857, was the adopted heir and successor of
A.  Peshwa Baji Rao II
B.  King of Jhansi
C.  Madhav Rao Sindhia
D.  Malhar Rao Holkar
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13 .The main cause of the tribal uprisings of the 19th century was
A.  the British land settlements and land laws had created tension in the tribal society
B.  Christian Missionary activities in the tribal areas
C.  the British Forest Laws
D.  new excise regulations and police exactions
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14 .One of the best known tribal rebellions In Bihar, known as ulgulan (meaning Great Tumult), was launched by the mundas under the leadership of
A.  Kanhu
B.  Sidhu
C.  Birsa Munda
D.  Rampa Munda
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15 .The Deccan Riots of 1874-75 in Maharashtra were directed against
A.  Big landlords
B.  Moneylenders
C.  Revenue collectors
D.  British opium planters
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