Indian History Questions And Answers Practice Set 60

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Indian History Questions And Answers Practice Set 60 1

1 .The State, from among the following, which was not annexed by the 'doctrine of lapse' is
A.  Baghat
B.  Gwalior
C.  Sambalpur
D.  Satara
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2 .In which year was the partition of Bengal scrapped?
A.  1908
B.  1911
C.  1923
D.  1931
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3 .Mahatma Gandhi had been present at the Round Table conference(s) held in London.
A.  Third
B.  Second
C.  First
D.  All of the above
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4 .What benefits did the Poona Pact offer to the depressed classes?
A.  44 seats in the central legislature
B.  20% reservation in the provincial legislature
C.  18% seats in the central legislature and 148 seats in the provincial legislature
D.  50% reservation in the ICS
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5 .The Battle of Plassey is a particularly important event in indian history because
A.  The Nawab of Bengal lost in it
B.  It enabled the British to have power in Bengal
C.  It laid the foundation for British rule in India
D.  It enabled the British to reap higher trade profits
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6 .Lord Mountbatten had held detailed discussions on the approaching partition of India with
A.  Mohammed Ali Jinnah
B.  Jawaharlal Nehru
C.  Mahatma Gandhi
D.  All of the above
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7 .Champaran, the site of Gandhi's first experiment in satyagraha, is located in the state of
A.  Bihar
B.  Kerala
C.  Gujarat
D.  Punjab
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8 .In which year did the Indian National Congress hold its first meeting in Bombay?
A.  1832
B.  1844
C.  1885
D.  1890
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9 .On which date was the announcement formally made that india and Pakistan would be made free?
A.  May 2, 1947
B.  June 3, 1947
C.  July 4, 1947
D.  August 5, 1957
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10 .Who had founded the Deccan Educational Society?
A.  Dadabhai Naoroji
B.  CR Das
C.  Swami Vivekananda
D.  Mahadeva Govind Ranade
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11 .Infanticide was completely banned by the
A.  Bengal Regulation Act XVII of 1829
B.  Sharda Act, 1930
C.  Bengal Regulation Act XXI of 1795
D.  Minto-Morley reforms
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12 .The Prarthana Samaj had been established by
A.  Raja Ram Mohan Roy
B.  Keshub Chandra Sen
C.  Swami Vivekananda
D.  MN Roy
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13 .Who had introduced the Indian Universities Act 1904?
A.  Lord Ripon
B.  Lord Hardinge
C.  Lord Curzon
D.  Lord Auckland
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14 .Who among the following had observed, upon Gandhi's assassination. 'None will believe that a man like this body and soul ever walked on this earth'?
A.  Bertrand Russel
B.  Nelson Mandela
C.  Albert Einstein
D.  Leo Tolstoy
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15 .Madame HP Blavatsky had laid the foundation of the theosophical Society in the year
A.  1853
B.  1864
C.  1875
D.  1886
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16 .Who had conceived and founded the Ramakrishna Mission?
A.  Swami Muktananda
B.  Annie Besant
C.  CR Das
D.  Swami Vivekananda
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17 .The Ilbert Bill introduced In Lord Ripon's reign is significant because
A.  it limited the Britishers political authority
B.  it put restrictions on the vernacular press
C.  it debarred Indians from entering the civil services
D.  it removed racial discrimination from the judicial services
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18 .What was Jagat Seth's claim to fame in Bengal? He was the
A.  Diwan of Siraj-ud-Daulah
B.  Leading popular poet
C.  Biggest banker in Bengal
D.  Commander of the Nawab's troops
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19 .What did Raja Ram Mohan Roy actively seek reforms in?
A.  Promoting intercaste marriages
B.  Teaching the Vedas in schools
C.  Ending the practice of Sati
D.  Building more temples
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20 .The reformer from Maharashtra popularly known as 'Lokhitavadi' (For the well of others) was
A.  MG Ranade
B.  Gopal Hari Deshmukh
C.  Pt Ramabai
D.  GK Gokhale
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21 .With which of the following would you associate Jyotiba phule?
A.  Satya Shodhak Mandal
B.  Theosophical Society
C.  Tattvabodhini Samaj
D.  Dharma Sabha
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22 .The roots of the 1857 revolt lay in
A.  Blatantly discriminatory policies
B.  Exploitative land revenue policy
C.  The policy of greased cartridges
D.  All of the above
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23 .Lord Cornwallis had introduced the ______ land tenure system.
A.  Zamindari
B.  Ryotwari
C.  Mahalwari
D.  Inamdari
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24 .Where had civil rebellions against the British initially started?
A.  Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh
B.  Bengal and Bihar
C.  Odisha
D.  Madras and Calcutta
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25 .Who was the first leader to preside over the INC?
A.  Ananda Charlu
B.  S Subramanya Iyer
C.  WC Banerji
D.  Surendranath Bannerjee
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