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Modern Indian History & Freedom Struggle General Knowledge Questions


Which among the following rulers of Afghanistan was a Reformer Ruler and known to have established diplomatic relations of Modern Afghanistan with many countries?
[A]Abdur Rahman
[B]Amanullah Khan
[C]Habibullah Kalakani
[D]None of them

Amanullah Khan


Who among the following was Amir of Afghanistan, when Durand line was demarcated?
[A]Dost Mohammad
[B]Akbar Khan
[C]Abdur Rahman

Abdur Rahman


At which of the following places Dost Mohammad Khan was deported as a prisoner after the first Anglo Afghan War?



Consider the following statements in context with the Objectives Resolution :
1. This resolution declared that all princely states would be essentially in the Union of India
2. The resolution declared that all power and authority of the Sovereign Independent India is derived from the British Crown
Which among the above statements hold correct?
[A]1 only
[B]2 only

The first statement is incorrect please read the first line of the Objectives resolution. The seconstatement is also incorrect because all power and authority of the Sovereign Independent India is derivefrom the People of India and nobody else.


Who among the following was the first president of Constituent Assembly?
[A]Dr. Rajendra Prasad
[B]Sachidanand Sinha
[C]Jawahar Lal Nehru
[D]B R Ambedkar

Sachidanand Sinha


The Cabinet assembly which was elected for an undivided India met for the first time on______?
[A]June 3, 1946
[B]June 6 1946
[C]June 9, 1946
[D]June 12, 1946

June 9, 1946


In which year constitution for India was drafted by Nehru Committee?



On which date Indian Independence Act 1947 got Royal Assent?
[A]18 June 1947
[B]18 July 1947
[C]18 March 1947
[D]18 April 1947

18 July 1947


By which of the following for the first time, British government recognized the “Right of Dominion” for India?
[A]August Declaration
[B]August Offer
[C]Cripps Mission
[D]Montague Declaration

Cripps Mission


In the proposed federal polity of the Government of India act 1935, how many members had to be elected on communal basis for the Upper House of the bicameral legislature at the center?

The upper house was called Council of States and it consisted of 260 members. Out of these 260 members 156 were to represent the provinces and 104 to the native states. Out of the 156 which were trepresent the provinces, 150 were to be elected on communal basis. Seats reserved for Hindus, Muslim Sikhs, were to be filled by direct elections and Seats reserved for Indian Christians, Anglo Indians and Europeans was to be filled by indirect method of a electoral college consisting of their representativmembers.