Indian History Questions And Answers Practice Set 59

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Indian History Questions And Answers Practice Set 59 1

1 .Who had paned the Vernacular Press Act into law?
A.  Lord Mayo
B.  Lord Hardinge
C.  Lord Dalhousie
D.  Lord Lytton
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2 .The Act of _______ had introduced the system of separate electorates.
A.  1874
B.  1893
C.  1909
D.  1926
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3 .Who had succeeded Mir Jafar to the throne?
A.  Haider Ali
B.  Chandra Sahib
C.  Tipu Sultan
D.  Mir Kasim
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4 .The first Indian national leader who began building, organizing and promoting the freedom struggle was
A.  Dadabhai Naoroji
B.  Lala Lajpat Rai
C.  Bal Gangadhar Tilak
D.  Gopal Krishna Gokhale
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5 .Which of the following is not among the regions where the britishers had first set up trading posts?
A.  Bengal
B.  Goa
C.  Coromandel Coast
D.  Gujarat
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6 .Vivian Derozio had been associated with the ______ movement.
A.  Swadeshi
B.  Back to the Vedas
C.  Young Bengal
D.  Young India
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7 .The majority of the moderate leaders of India's freedom struggle may be traced to hail from
A.  Bengal
B.  Rural areas
C.  Urban areas
D.  Both rurals as well as urban parts
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8 .The passage of the Rowlatt Act had been almost immediately followed by the
A.  Minto-Morley Reforms
B.  Khilafat Movement
C.  Jallianwala Bagh Massacre
D.  Chauri-Chaura Incident
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9 .An effect of the 1857 revolt was that
A.  The spirit of rebellion in Indian was crushed
B.  The British became totally demoralized
C.  The British abandoned their repressive policies
D.  Unity was forged between the Hindus and Muslims
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10 .What did the Rowlatt Act, 1919 empower the British government to do
A.  Foment class and caste strife
B.  Shut down any industrial unit at will
C.  Extend the period of imprisonment for Indians
D.  Detain a person for any duration without a trial
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11 .After the 1935 elections, the only two provinces out of eleven which had non-Congress ministries were
A.  Bengal and Punjab
B.  Assam and Kerala
C.  Bengal and Assam
D.  Punjab and Kerala
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12 .Madras was returned by the French to the British in 1748 by the Treaty of
A.  Paris
B.  Delhi
C.  London
D.  Aix-la-Chapelle
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13 .A letter to the Mughal emperor Jahangir from King James I had been presented by
A.  Lord Clive
B.  Sir Thomas Roe
C.  Lord Curzon
D.  Captain Hawkins
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14 .The Non-Cooperation movement had been launched by gandhi in the year
A.  1916
B.  1919
C.  1920
D.  1923
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15 .Despite holding a monopoly, the East India Company had faced competition from what it had termed as the 'interlopers' represented by the
A.  Portuguese
B.  Indigenous merchants
C.  British free merchants
D.  Dutch
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16 .Muslim communalism was lent an impetus by the activities of
A.  Ashfaqullah
B.  Liaqat Hussain
C.  Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
D.  Sayyid Ahmad Khan
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17 .The Nehru Report of 1928 with proposals for constitutional reforms had been prepared by
A.  Motilal Nehru
B.  Jawaharlal Nehru
C.  Kamla Nehru
D.  All of the above
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18 .The decisive battle of the third Carnatic War was waged between the French and the British at
A.  Arcot
B.  Jhansi
C.  Plassey
D.  Wandiwash
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19 .The Civil Disobedience Movement had been led in the north-West Frontier Province (NWFP) by
A.  Sheikh Mohammed Tyabji
B.  Dr M A Ansari
C.  Badruddin Tyabji
D.  Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
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20 .The Prime causes of the 1857 mutiny did not include
A.  The new system of education
B.  The Widow Remarriage Act
C.  The despatch of Indian Sepoys to Afghanistan
D.  Laws forbidding intermarriages between Indians and the british
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21 .Who was not among the three revolutionaries who were hanged on March 23, 1931?
A.  Bhagat Singh
B.  Azad
C.  Rajguru
D.  Sukhdev
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22 .Identify the revolutionary among the following who was not active in London?
A.  Shyamji Krishna Varma
B.  Ashfaqullah
C.  Lala Hardayal
D.  V D Savarkar
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23 .Where did the revolutionaries have their deliberations, which led to the formation of the Hindustan Republican association?
A.  Calcutta
B.  Kanpur
C.  Madras
D.  Allahabad
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24 .Name the Mughal emperor occupying the throne of Delhi when the revolt of 1857 took place
A.  Shah Alam II
B.  Jahandar Shah
C.  Bahadur Shah Zafar
D.  Humayun
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25 .The founder-president of India idependence League was
A.  Rash Behari Bose
B.  Subhas Chandra Bose
C.  MK Gandhi
D.  Motilal Nehru
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