Quiz 271: Indian History For Civil Services Examination

1.Consider the following statements:
1. The charter act of 1813 allowed the Christian missionaries to spread their religious ideas in India.
2. The East India Company , for the first time acknowledged the state responsibility for promotion of Education India
Which among the above statements are correct ?
(A)1 only
(B)2 only
(C)1 & 2 Both
(D)neither 1 nor 2
( E)Both are partially correct

2.Who among the following made English the court language replacing the Persian Language?
(A)Lord Macaulay
(B)Lord Bentick
(C)Charles Wood
(D)WW Hunter
( E)Lord Curzon

3.Consider the Following Statements:
1. The sole purpose of Wood’s dispatch was to promote Western education through English Language at rural level
2. Universities at Calcutta, Bombay and Madras were established under the Wood’s Dispatch
Which among the above statements are correct :
(A)1 only
(B)2 only
(C)Both 1 & 2 are correct
(D)Neither 1 nor 2 is correct
( E)

4.In which year General committee of Public Instruction was replaced by a Council of education?
( E)1880

5.Which among the following universities were not set up under Sadler Commission of 1917?
1. Patna University
2. Osmania University
3. Aligarh Muslim University
(A)1 & 2 only
(B)2 only
(C)1 & 3 only
(D)2 & 3 only
( E)1, 2, 3 all were set up under Sadler Commission of 1917

6.Consider the following statements;
1. kheda satyagraha was Gandhi Ji’s first real Peasant Satyagraha
2. Vallabh Bhai Patel was the gift of the Kheda Satyagraha to the country
3. The government issued secret instructions of recovering the revenue from all the peasants weather they are able to pay or not
Which among the above statements are correct :
(A)1 only
(B)1 & 2
(C)All 1, 2 & 3
(D)3 only
( E)1 & 3 only

7.Consider the following incidences:
1. Foundation of Muslim league
2. Jallianwalla Bagh Massacre
3. Khilafat Movement
4. Civil Disobedience Movement
Arrange the above in Correct Chronological order:
( E)2,3,4,1

8.Where were the headquarters of “Anusheelan Samiti”?
( E)Lucknow

9.May 11, 1857 is known for which of the following incidence in Indian History?
(A)The 3rd Light Cavalry of the British East India Company’s army rebels against its British officers, thus beginning the rebellion
(B)Indian combatants capture Delhi from the East India Company
(C)Three universities are established in British India.
(D)Execution of Mangal pandey
( E)None of the above

10.Collection of land revenue through Zamindars on behalf of the east India Company was called as __?
(A)Land Reforms
(C)Permanent settlement
( E)None of them

11.Who among the following gave communal award?
(A)Ramsay Macdonald
(B)S Baldwin
(C)Llyod George
(D)Winston Churchill
( E)None of them

12.Who among the following chaired a committee of the All Parties Conference, which presented Nehru Report in 1928?
(A)Jawahar Lal Nehru
(B)Moti Lal Nehru
(C)Bhim Rao Ambedkar
(D)Muhammad Ali Jinnah
( E)None of them

13.In which of the following sessions Indian National Congress was split between two groups moderates and extremists?
( E)Surat

14. Sir William Jones is related to which of the following?
(A)Asiatic Society
(B)Indian Home rule
(C)Theosophical Society of India
(D)Vidyasagr college
( E)None of them

15.Who among the following were the most vocal opponents of Ilbert Bill?
(A)Zamindars of Bengal & Bihar
(B)Advocates and legal practitioners of Kolkata
(C)British tea and indigo plantation owners in Bengal
(D)British Army Officials
( E)None of them

16.Which among the following formulated a Dominion Status Constitution for India?
(A)Fourteen Points of Jinnah
(B)Nehru Report
(C)Butler Report
(D)Simon Commission
( E)None of them

17.Which of the following is related to Gokuldas Tejpal Sanskrit pathshala?
(A)First Meeting of Indian National Congress
(B)Second Session of Indian National Congress
(C)First fast of Gandhi Ji
(D)First Ashram of Gandhi Ji
( E)None of them

18.In which year a British Committee of INC was founded?
( E)1899

19.In which of the following sessions Mahatma Gandhi became president of INC?
( E)Faizpur

20.Tilak Swarajya Fund was started to finance which of the following movements?
(A)Civil Disobedience Movement
(B)Non Cooperation Movement
(C)Champaran Satyagraha
(D)Rowlatt Satyagraha
( E)Quit India Movement

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