Quiz 105 : Indian History : Modern India Basic Questions

1. In which among the following years, the Modern Olympic games were held for the first time?
[A]1889
[B]1896
[C]1876
[D]1898


2. Which among the following incidents established the supremacy of British over French in India?
[A] Battle of Buxar
[B]Battle of Wandiwash
[C]Carnatic Wars
[D]Battle of Chingleput


3. Who among the following headed the Advisory Committee on Fundamental Rights, Minorities and Tribal and Excluded Areas a committee under the Constituent Assembly?
[A]Jawahar Lal Nehru
[B] Vallabh Bhai Patel
[C] H C Mukherjee
[D]Maulana Azad


4. Which among the following tries was signed after Battle of Buxar?
[A] Treaty of Allahabad
[B]Treaty of Carnatic
[C]Treaty of Alinagar
[D]Treaty of Kanpur


5. What was the original requirement of " Magna carta" ?
[A]To bring the powers of King under law
[B]To make the power of the kings beyond Law
[C]To limit the power of Barons
[D]None of them


6. Statue of Liberty, which recently completed 125 years was a gift to American people from people of … ?
[A]Italy
[B]Britain
[C]France
[D]Netherlands


7. Goa was declared as India's 25th state in which among the following years?
[A]1987
[B]1988
[C]1989
[D]1990


8. Which among the following is the earliest battle involving gunpowder firearms and field artillery?
[A] Battle of Tarain
[B]Battle of Panipat
[C]Battle of Haldighati
[D] Battle of Khanwa


9. Mahzarnama was declared by ____?
[A] Babur
[B] Akbar
[C] Humayun
[D]Shahjahan


10. Swaraj party was out come of which among the following incidents?
[A]Chauri Chaura
[B] Quit India Movement
[C]Arrival of Simon Commission
[D]Bardoli Satyaghara


11. In 1956 during the Reorganization of the Indian States, the state of Hyderabad was split up between ?
[A] Andhra Pradesh & Maharastra
[B]Andhra Pradesh & Karnataka
[C]Andhra Pradesh, Maharastra & Karnataka
[D]Andhra Pradesh, Maharastra, Goa & Karnataka


12. In which year, States Reorganization Act went into effect?
[A]1949
[B]1950
[C]1956
[D]1958


13. Balgangadhar Tilak was arrested in 1908 following the charges on him of ..?
[A]Murder of Douglas
[B]Sedition
[C]Opposing the age of Consent Bill
[D]Inciting Chapekar Brothers to commit violence


14. Balvant rai Mehta who was pioneer of concept of Panchayati Raj (local government), was a freedom fighter and Chief minister of ….state?
[A]Maharstra
[B]Gujarat
[C]Andhra Pradesh
[D]Madya Pradesh


15. Who has written Mahatma-Life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi ?
[A]D. G. Tendulkar
[B]Colonel G. B. Singh
[C]Susheela Naiyyar
[D]None of them

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