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Modern Indian History & Freedom Struggle General Knowledge Questions

Modern Indian History & Freedom Struggle General Knowledge Questions for Preparation of SSC-CGL, UPSC Civil Services, NDA, CDS, Railways and State Level Public Services Examinations of 2016 and 2017.


Which of the following organizations provided medical help to the Turkish troops in the Balkan War?
[A] International Council of Nurses
[B] Pax Romana
[C] Global Humanitarian Forum
[D] Red Crescent Society

Red Crescent Society
Red Crescent Society :Worldwide humanitarian organization providing assistance without discrimination as to nationality, race, religious beliefs, class or political opinions. It provided medical help to the Turkish troops in the Balkan War.


Who was the first Muslim President of Indian National Congress?
[A] Hakim Azmal Khan
[B] Abul Kalam Azad
[C] Rafi Ahmad Kidwai
[D] Badruddin Taiyabji

Badruddin Taiyabji
Badruddin Taiyabji became the Ist Indian Barrister in Bombay; became the 2nd Indian Chief Justice; was the founding member of Bombay presidency association and INC and also presided over the 3rd congress session in Madras in 1887.


Who was elected the President of Indian National Congress in the Surat Session 1907 famous for Surat Split?
[A] Dr. Rash Bihari Ghosh
[B] Lala Lajpat Rai
[C] Dadabhai Naoroji
[D] Pherozeshah Mehta

Dr. Rash Bihari Ghosh
The growing differences between the Moderates and the Extremists came at Surat Session 1907,when against the wishes of Extremists who preferred Lala Lajpat Rai to be the President ; Dr. Rash Bihari Ghosh was elected as the Congress President. The Extremists left the Congress. Result was the Congress remained under the control of the Moderates.


How many delegates had attended the first session of the Indian National Congress in 1885?
[A] 75
[B] 92
[C] 112
[D] 72

The first session of the Indian National Congress was held from 28-31 december,1885 at Gokul Das Tejpal Sanskrit College, Bombay and was attended by 72 delegates. Its president was Womesh Chandra Banerjee. Indian National Congress formed in 1885 during times of Governor General Lord Dufferin.


The first Individual Satyagrahi, Acharya Vinoba Bhave offered Satyagraha in which among the following way?
[A]By not paying taxes
[B]By burning British Flag
[C]By making an antiwar speech
[D]By making a speech against the Viceroy of India

By making an antiwar speech


During British Era, the Duke Memorandum became the basis of which among the following?
[A]Nehru Report
[B]Mont-Ford Reforms
[C]Indian Councils Act 1909
[D]Government of India Act 1935

Mont-Ford Reforms
Duke Memorandum is associated with Sir William Duke, a member of the English Round Table Group and he had formulated a scheme which eventually became the basis of Joint Report of Montague and Chelmsford.


The Battle of Chillianwalla was a part of?
[A]Anglo-Maratha Wars
[B]Anglo-Carnatic Wars
[C]Anglo-French Wars
[D]Anglo-Sikh Wars

Anglo-Sikh Wars
Battle of Chillianwalla was fought on 13 January 1849 during the Second Anglo-Sikh War. Sikhs fought British in this battle under Shersingh.


In which year Jahangir issued the charter to East India Company for establishing the trade establishments in India?



August 9 1925 is known in the Indian History for which of the following incidences?
[A]Chauri Chaura incidence
[B]Kakori Train Robbery
[C]Jallianwallah Bagh Incidence
[D]The seize of Cawnpore


In which year, first nationwide elections were held in Afghanistan?