Modern History MCQ (Pages :52)

  • 181 The last constitutional provision (covering undivided India) passed by the House of Commons was?

    (A) Government of India Act 1935
    (B) Cabinet Mission Plan
    (C) Mountabatten (or June 3) Plan
    (D) Indian Independence Bill
  • 182 The Servants of India Society was founded in 1905 by?

    (A) BG Tilak
    (B) Lala Lajpat Rai
    (C) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
    (D) Aurobindo Ghosh
  • 183 Mahatma Gandhi compared Pherozeshah Mehta with the Himalayas, Tilak with the Ocean and Gokhale with?

    (A) the Sky
    (B) the Ganges
    (C) the Gangotri
    (D) the Mansarovar Lake
  • 184 Who did Mahatma Gandhi recognise as his political Guru?

    (A) Pheroze Shah Mehta
    (B) BG Tilak
    (C) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
    (D) Dadabhai Naoroji
  • 185 The first Congress and nationalist leader to face repeated imprisonment was?

    (A) Pheroze Shah Mehta
    (B) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
    (C) Dadabhai Naoroji
    (D) BG Tilak
  • 186 Which of the following brought Aurobindo Ghose into the fold of the Indian National Movement?

    (A) The famines of 1896-97 and 1899-1900
    (B) The partition of Bengal
    (C) The Surat Split
    (D) The Jallianwala Bagh episode
  • 187 Which of the following was the main part of Aurobindo's programme to achieve independence?

    (A) Organisation of secret societies
    (B) Passive resistance
    (C) Constitutional agitation
    (D) Terrorism
  • 188 Where did Mahatma Gandhi first apply his technique of Satyagraha?

    (A) Dandi
    (B) Noakhali
    (C) England
    (D) South Africa
  • 189 Which of the following statements about Mahatma Gandhi's views on Satyagraha is not correct?

    (A) It denotes assertion of the power of the human soul against social; political and economic dominance
    (B) It is the exercise of the purest soul force against all injustice; oppression and exploitation
    (C) It is the best weapon of the weak against the strong
    (D) Mahatma Gandhi's theory of Satayagraha was based on the acceptance of the concept of self-suffering
  • 190 Which of the following was not one of the techniques of 'Satyagraha' advocated by Mahatama Gandhi?

    (A) Ahimsa
    (B) Fasting
    (C) Civil Disobedience
    (D) Non-Cooperation
  • 191 Which of the following is not one of the reasons why Mahatma Gandhi is known Ra the Father of Nation?

    (A) He was universally adored; admired and respected by all castes; communities and classes
    (B) Starting with opposition to the Rowlatt Acts; till the Quit India Movement he was the supreme leader and the main spirit behind the national movement
    (C) His social political; economic and religious ideologies were based on Indian values with a very strong moral and ethical content
    (D) He was the founder President of the Indian National Congress
  • 192 Which of the following writers did not have a profound influence on the thinking of Mahatma Gandhi?

    (A) Tolstoy
    (B) Thoreau
    (C) Ruskin
    (D) Marx
  • 193 What was the single most significant contribution of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel to Indian History?

    (A) he was responsible for the acceptance of the Mountbatten Plan by the Congress
    (B) As the Home Minister of free India he brought about the integration of 600-odd Indian States with the Indian Republic
    (C) He was the leading light of Mahatma Gandhi's Non- Cooperation and Civil Disobedience Movements
    (D) As President of the Indian National Congress he engineered the passing of the Quit India Resolution
  • 194 Which of the following songs was so dear to Gandhiji's heart, that he wrote: 'That one song is enough to sustain me, even if I were to forget the 'Bhagwad Gita'?

    (A) Hare Ram
    (B) Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram
    (C) Vaishnava Jana To Tene Kahiye
    (D) Ishwar Allah Tero Nam
  • 195 Who is the author of Vande Mataram?

    (A) Mahatma Gandhi
    (B) Rabindranath Tagore
    (C) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
    (D) Sarat Chandra Chatterjee
  • 196 Who composed the song "Sare Jahan Se Achha Hindostan Hamara"?

    (A) Mohammed Iqbal
    (B) Josh Malihabadi
    (C) Bhagat Singh
    (D) Chandra Shekhar Azad
  • 197 Who of the following has the distinction of having Authored the National Anthems of two countries of the world?

    (A) TS Eliot
    (B) WB Yeats
    (C) Rabindranath Tagore
    (D) Mohammad Iqbal
  • 198 Who contemptuously referred to Mahatma Gandhi as a halfnaked fakir?

    (A) Lord Wavell
    (B) Lord Irwin
    (C) Lord Willingdon
    (D) Winston Churchill
  • 199 The British Governor General and Viceroy who served for the longest period in India was?

    (A) Lord Irwin
    (B) Lord Dalhousie
    (C) Lord Curzon
    (D) Lord Linlithgow
  • 200 The Communist Party of India was founded in 1921 by?

    (A) Hiren Mukherjee
    (B) SM Joshi
    (C) MN Roy
    (D) RC Dutt
  • 201 In December 1885, when the Indian National Congress was founded, AO Hume acted as its?

    (A) President
    (B) Vice-President
    (C) General Secretary
    (D) Member of the Working Committee
  • 202 The first Indian to be elected as a member of the British House of Commons was?

    (A) Dadabhai Naoroji
    (B) Surendra Nath Banerjee
    (C) Dr BR Ambedkar
    (D) C R Das
  • 203 Eminent Tamil Poet C Subramania Bharati was associated with which of the following movements oC the Indian National Congress?

    (A) Extremist
    (B) Non-Cooperation
    (C) Civil Disobedience
    (D) Quit India
  • 204 The song Jan-Gana-Mana composed by Rabindranath Tagore was first published in January 1912 under the title of?

    (A) Tatva Bodhini
    (B) Morning Song of India
    (C) Bharat Vidhata
    (D) Rashtra Jagrati
  • 205 Narain Malhar Joshi founded?

    (A) the Social Service League in Bombay in 1911
    (B) All India Trade Union Congress 1920
    (C) Both A and B
    (D) The Deccan Education Society 1884
  • 206 All India State's Peoples Conference formed in 1927 launched popular movements in?

    (A) Princely States
    (B) British Provinces
    (C) Hill Regions
    (D) Tribal Areas
  • 207 The actual name of Dayanand Saraawati, the founder of the Arya Samaj was?

    (A) Daya Shankar
    (B) Mula Shankar
    (C) Virjanand
    (D) Mool Chandra
  • 208 The President of the Constituent Assembly was?

    (A) Dr BR Ambedkar
    (B) Dr Rajendra Prasad
    (C) Jawahar Lal Nehru
    (D) Vallabhbhai Patel
  • 209 The slogan of 'Bande Matram' was first adopted during the ______ Movements?

    (A) Non-cooperation
    (B) Civil Disobedience
    (C) Swadeshi
    (D) Quit India
  • 210 During the freedom struggle a parallel movement launched in the Indian states (in the states ruled by the Indian rulers such as Kashmir, Nizam's Hyderabad, Travancore, etc.) was/were?

    (A) State People's Movement
    (B) Praja Mandal Movement
    (C) Both A and B
    (D) Swaraj Movement

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