Indian History Questions And Answers Practice Set 62

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1 .The Constituent Assembly was formed on the recommendations of the
A.  Government of India Act, 1935
B.  Cabinet Mission Plan
C.  Cripps' Mission
D.  Mountbatten Plan
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2 .Rani Laxmi Bai died fighting the British in the Battle of
A.  Jhansi
B.  Kanpur
C.  Gwalior
D.  Kalpi
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3 .The first Bengali Drama, written to highlight the brutality of the British indigo planters, was
A.  Rast Goftar
B.  Neel Darpan
C.  Shome Prakash
D.  None of the above
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4 .Which of the following periods is considered as the revolutionary era in Indian history?
A.  1857-60
B.  1857-1947
C.  1857-90
D.  1845-1947
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5 .Who had first sought the legalisation of widow remarriage in india?
A.  Raja Ram Mohan Roy
B.  Badruddin Tyabji
C.  Ishwar Chandra Vidayasagar
D.  Swami Dayanand Saraswati
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6 .Who among the following was impeached in the UK for his actions in India?
A.  Lord Wavell
B.  Lord Ripon
C.  Lord Hastings
D.  Lord Cornwallis
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7 .Gandhi had been provoked into crusading for the lot of the asians in South Africa by the British law called the Act.
A.  Apartheid
B.  Blacks' Registration
C.  cl Asiatic Registration
D.  Subcitizens' Licence
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8 .Who was the founder of the Boy Scouts and Civil Guides movement in India?
A.  Richard Temple
B.  Baden Powell
C.  Charles Andrew
D.  Robert Montgomery
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9 .The inaugural issue of Bombay Darpan, a Marathi weekly, was published on November 12, 1832 started by a publisher- reformer named
A.  Jagannath Shankar
B.  Vishnu Shastri
C.  Bal Shastri
D.  Krishna Shastri
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10 .The Woods Despatch of 1854 resulted in the
A.  Founding of several Indian universities
B.  Introduction of the postal system
C.  Establishment of the education system
D.  Abolition of child marriage
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11 .The first national leader to decry the salt tax in the Indian Legislature was
A.  G K Gokhale
B.  M K Gandhi
C.  J L Nehru
D.  Netaji S C Bose
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12 .What was the name of the English weekly edited by mahatma Gandhi?
A.  Young India
B.  Kesari
C.  Bombay Chronicle
D.  Resurgent India
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13 .Which reforms Act had created the office of the secretary of state for India?
A.  Montague-Chelmsford Reforms
B.  The Government of India Act, 1858
C.  The Indian Councils Act, 1861
D.  Minto-Morley Reforms, 1908
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14 .After the year 1853, a substantial amount of British capital had been invested in
A.  Tea Plantations
B.  The Railways
C.  Coal Mining
D.  Jute Mills
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15 .An emigre (a person or thing who/which has emigrated) communist journal brought out by M N Roy was
A.  Anushilan
B.  The Worker
C.  Kisan Sabha
D.  Vanguard
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