Indian History Questions And Answers Practice Set 64

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1 .The Bhoodan Movement had been started by
A.  M K Gandhi
B.  Acharya Kripalani
C.  Jayaprakash Narayan
D.  Vinoba Bhave
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2 .During the Dandi March the song 'Raghupati Raghav Raja ram ...' had been sung by the renowned musician
A.  Digambar Vishnu Paluskar
B.  Onkar Nath Thakur
C.  Mallikarjun Mansur
D.  Krishna Rao Shankar Pandit
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3 .Rabindranath Tagore had renounced his knighthood because
A.  He wanted to join the Congress
B.  Of a sense of solidarity with the Indian royalty robbed of its power and honour
C.  Of the Jallianwala Bagh tragedy
D.  He was given to occasional eccentric quirks
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4 .Who among the following had been a high court judge, an economist, a social reformer, among the founders or the INC, besides being regarded by A O Hume as his political guru?
A.  Surendranath Banerjee
B.  Pheroze Shah Mehta
C.  Mahadev Gobind Ranade
D.  Dadabhai Naoroji
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5 .Who among the following had been the leader of a number of anti-British revolts in Sambalpur?
A.  Kattabomman
B.  Surendra Sai
C.  Utirat Singh
D.  Sayyid Ahmad Barelvi
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6 .What had the Sir Charles Wood Despatch of 1854 primarily dealt with?
A.  Social reforms
B.  Administrative reforms
C.  Educational reforms
D.  Political consolidation
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7 .The East India Company had taken Bombay from
A.  The Dutch
B.  Charles I
C.  Charles II
D.  The Portuguese
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8 .The landmarks or Dalhousie's administration did not include
A.  Indian Railways
B.  English as the medium of instruction
C.  Public works department
D.  Telegraph
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9 .Who had become the first Governor-General of India after independence?
A.  Dr Rajendra Prasad
B.  Jawaharlal Nehru
C.  Lord Pethick Lawrence
D.  Lord Mountbatten
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10 .During the Anglo-French struggle in the Carnatic, the french were finally defeated by the English in the battle of
A.  Trichinopoly
B.  Arcot
C.  Wandiwash
D.  Pondicherry
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11 .The English rounded Calcutta after obtaining the zamindari of three villages, viz Sutanuti, Kalikata and Govindpur, from the Mughal Viceroy of Bengal in 1698. The nucleus of the british settlement in Calcutta was
A.  San Thome
B.  Victoria Memeorial
C.  Fort William
D.  Howrah Port
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12 .Who among the following had during his reign introduced a new calendar, a new system or coinage, and new scales or weights and measures?
A.  Tipu Sultan
B.  Murshid Quli Khan
C.  Raghunath Rao
D.  Lord Cornwallis
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13 .PIassey is located near
A.  Murshidabad in West Bengal
B.  Rajashahi in Bangladesh
C.  Calcutta
D.  Monghyr in Bihar
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14 .By the Act of 1858, the powers of the Board of Control and the Court of Directors were transferred to _______.
A.  The Secretary of State
B.  Parliament
C.  Viceroy
D.  Commander-in-Chief
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15 .Nawab Siraj-ud-Daulah or Bengal was defeated by the english in the battle of Plassey, mainly
A.  because the English forces were much stronger than those of the Nawab
B.  because of Clive's conspiracy with the Nawab's Commander- in- Chief Mir Jafar and rich bankers of Bengal
C.  because of Siraj-ud-Daulah's retirement from the battlefield
D.  because of the capture of a band of Frenchmen under the nawab's service by the English
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