Modern History MCQ (Pages :52)

  • 31 Gandhi called for an all India Hartal (strike) to protest against Rowlatt Act on 6th April ______?

    (A) 1918
    (B) 1919
    (C) 1926
    (D) 1925
  • 32 At Jallianwaia Bagh meeting ______ ordered the troops to open fire?

    (A) Benn
    (B) Irwin
    (C) Dyer
    (D) Montagu
  • 33 The enquiry Committee on Jallianwaia Bagh incident was headed by?

    (A) Dyer
    (B) Irwin
    (C) Hunter
    (D) Simon
  • 34 Dyer was ______ by the Government of Britain?

    (A) sentenced for life
    (B) sentenced to death
    (C) rewarded with honour
    (D) relieved of his service
  • 35 Khilafat Movement was organised by?

    (A) Jinnah
    (B) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
    (C) Ali Brothers
    (D) Agha Khan
  • 36 Khilafat Movement was organised to protest against the injustice done to?

    (A) Persia
    (B) Turkey
    (C) Arabia
    (D) Egypt
  • 37 The Special Congress Session held in 1920 at Calcutta was presided over by?

    (A) Nehru
    (B) LaIa Lajpat Rai
    (C) Bose
    (D) Gandhi
  • 38 Of the following who did not oppose the Non-cooperation resolution?

    (A) C R Das
    (B) Madan Mohan Malaviya
    (C) Mrs Besant
    (D) Nehru
  • 39 Where did Gandhi call the Congress Working Committee to announce the suspension of Non-Cooperation movement?

    (A) Bardoli
    (B) Poona
    (C) Calcutta
    (D) Madras
  • 40 The first Swarajist Conference was held at?

    (A) Ahmedabad
    (B) Allahabad
    (C) Madras
    (D) Bardoli
  • 41 When the Simon Commission visited India the Viceroy was?

    (A) Lloyd George
    (B) Lord Irwin
    (C) Lord Reading
    (D) Lord Ripon
  • 42 The number of members in the Simon Commission/was _____?

    (A) 10
    (B) 20
    (C) 7
    (D) 12
  • 43 Of the following who died as political prisoner in Lahore prison?

    (A) Bhagat Singh
    (B) Batukeshwar Dutt
    (C) Jatin Das
    (D) Sukh Dev
  • 44 Purna Swaraj was declared as the goal of the Congress in the Congress session held at Lahore under the Presidentship of?

    (A) Jawaharala Nehru
    (B) CR Das
    (C) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
    (D) Gokhale
  • 45 Dandi March started on _____ 1930?

    (A) 12th March
    (B) 12th April
    (C) 12th February
    (D) 12th May
  • 46 Dandi March Started from _____ in 1930?

    (A) Surat
    (B) Sabarmati Ashram
    (C) Delhi Durbar Hall
    (D) Vedaranyan
  • 47 When Gandhi-Irwin Pact was signed, the Secretary of State for India was?

    (A) Salisbury
    (B) Curzon
    (C) Wedgwood Benn
    (D) Montagu
  • 48 Which of the following was not one of the cardinal principles of Mahatma Gandhiji doctrine of Satyacraha?

    (A) Truthfulness
    (B) Non-Violence
    (C) Fearlessness
    (D) Abstinence
  • 49 After the failure of the Civil Disobedience Movement, Gandhiji laid emphasis on?

    (A) compromise with the British
    (B) limited use of Violence
    (C) constructive programme
    (D) None of the above
  • 50 With whom is the slogan "Do or Die" associated?

    (A) Subhas Chandra Bose
    (B) Lala Lajpat Rai
    (C) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
    (D) Mahatma Gandhi
  • 51 In which of the following Satyagraha campaigns, Gandhiji did not participate directly?

    (A) Rajkot Satyagraha
    (B) Non-Cooperation Movement
    (C) Kheda Satyagraha
    (D) Vaikom Satyagraha
  • 52 The Bardoli Satyagraha was led by?

    (A) Rajendra Prasad
    (B) Mahatma Gandhi
    (C) Vallabhbhai Patel
    (D) Morarji Desai
  • 53 The Second Round Table Conference failed over the question of?

    (A) communal representation
    (B) suspension of Civil Disobedience Movement
    (C) grant of dominion status
    (D) date of transfer of power
  • 54 The sole representative of the Congress in the Second Round Table Conference was?

    (A) Subhas Chandra Bose
    (B) Sir Tej Bahadur Sapru
    (C) Mahatma Gandhi
    (D) Jawaharlal Nehru
  • 55 The Permanent settlement Introduced by Cornwallis is in Bengal is known as?

    (A) Roytwari System
    (B) Mahalwari System
    (C) Zamindari System
    (D) Iqtadari System
  • 56 Who was the first Indian ruler to apply the western methods to his administration?

    (A) Haider Ali
    (B) Tipu Sultan
    (C) Murshid Quli Khan
    (D) Malhar Rao Holkar
  • 57 The capital of Tipu Sultan, where he died while fighting the Fourth Anglo-Mysore war in 1799, was?

    (A) Bangalore
    (B) Mysore
    (C) Seringapatam
    (D) Hellebid or Halebid
  • 58 Who of the following was for the first time designated as the Governor of India?

    (A) Clive
    (B) Comwallis
    (C) Warren Hastings
    (D) Wellesley
  • 59 The master stroke of Lord Wellesley to establish British paramountcy in India was?

    (A) Doctrine of Lapse
    (B) Subsidiary Alliance
    (C) Mediatisation
    (D) Annexation of Indian States
  • 60 The death of millions of Indiana In frequent famines which visited India during the 19th century, were mainly due to?

    (A) overall shortage of food and its improper distribution
    (B) commercialisation of agriculture
    (C) poor purchasing power of the people due to their extreme poverty and rise in prices
    (D) unremunerative agriculture and fall in agricultural production

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