Indian History Questions And Answers Practice Set 66

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Indian History Questions And Answers Practice Set 66 1

1 .Before the Regulating Act was passed in 1773, there was _____ at home to, administer the East India Company.
A.  A Committee of 24
B.  A Secretary
C.  A Council of Lords
D.  A Board of Revenue
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2 .China invaded Indian frontiers in the year ______.
A.  1956
B.  1960
C.  1962
D.  1965
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3 .As per Pitt's India Act the Committee of Secrecy would consist of three members of ______.
A.  The Board of Control
B.  The Court of Directors
C.  The House of Commons
D.  The House of Lords
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4 .Pitt's India Act brought the company in direct subordination to a body representing _______.
A.  The Parliament of Britain
B.  The English Merchants in India
C.  The Indian Merchants
D.  Princely States
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5 .The Pitt's India Act empowered the Governor-General with
A.  Power of vote
B.  A casting vote
C.  The power to dismiss the council
D.  The power to add more members to the council
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6 .Which of the following statements is not correct? According to Pitt's India Act the Board of Control would consist of
A.  The Chancellor of the Exchequer
B.  Secretary of State for India
C.  Four Privy Councillors
D.  The Governor-General
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7 .As per the Act of 1919, the Council of India would consist of a minimum of 8 and a maximum of ______ members.
A.  15
B.  12
C.  10
D.  20
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8 .The Indian Civil Service Examination was thrown open to all by the Act of
A.  1853
B.  1858
C.  1813
D.  1784
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9 .Wavell Plan was announced in the year
A.  1945
B.  1942
C.  1946
D.  1940
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10 .As per Wavell's Plan the external affairs would be under the charge of ______.
A.  Viceroy
B.  Parliament
C.  An Indian Member of the Executive Council
D.  Secretary of State
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11 .As per 'August Offer' the British objective for India was ______.
A.  Dominion Status
B.  Puma Swaraj
C.  Responsible Government
D.  Provincial Authority
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12 .As per the Indian Independence Act of 1947, which of the following did not form a part of Pakistan?
A.  East Bengal and the West Punjab
B.  Sind and British Baluchistan
C.  The North West Frontier
D.  Assam
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13 .Of the following, which did not influence the fathers of indian Constitution? The Constitution of
A.  The USA
B.  The USSR
C.  Canada
D.  Ireland
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14 .The Shimla Conference which was convened as per Wavell's plan ended in failure because of the stiff opposition of
A.  Gandhi
B.  Jawaharlal Nehru
C.  Jinnah
D.  Rajaji
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15 .The Indian National Congress had been formed with the knowledge and approval of Lord
A.  Dufferin
B.  Mountbatten
C.  Ripon
D.  Curzon
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16 .Lord is regarded to have been the father of local self- government in India.
A.  Ripon
B.  Bentinck
C.  Curzon
D.  Mayo
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17 .To whom is the statement 'Cowardice and ahimsa do not go together any more than water and fire' attributed?
A.  Acharya Narendra Dev
B.  M K Gandhi
C.  Swami Vivekananda
D.  Jayaprakash Narayan
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18 .The famous Quit India Resolution was passed on
A.  August 8, 1942
B.  August 28, 1942
C.  April 4, 1928
D.  April 24, 1928
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19 .The revolt of 1857 had its beginnings in
A.  Meerut
B.  Plassey
C.  Madras
D.  Bombay
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20 .On which day had premier Attlee conceded that the British would quit India by June, 1948?
A.  January 26, 1947
B.  August 15, 1947
C.  January 26, 1948
D.  February 20, 1947
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21 .Which of the following was the most important feature of the montague-Chelmsford reforms?
A.  Self-government
B.  The Factory Act
C.  System of Dyarchy
D.  Transfer of Power of Congress
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22 .Whom had the rebels of 1857 enthroned as the emperor/emperess of India?
A.  Rani Laxmi Bai of Jhansi
B.  Tantia Tope
C.  Bahadur Shah Zafar
D.  Faqir-ud-din
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23 .In which year was the Indian Home Rule Society founded?
A.  1905
B.  1908
C.  1911
D.  1914
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24 .Which great war was fought between the years 1914 and 1918?
A.  The Battle of Tarain
B.  The First World War
C.  The Battle of Plassey
D.  The Second World War
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25 .Who had formulated and perfected the use of the subsidiary alliance system?
A.  Lord Mayo
B.  Lord Curzon
C.  Lord Dalhousie
D.  Lord Wellesley
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