Quiz 625: Indian History for RAS Examination

Consider the following policies followed by the Governor Generals for the expansion of their dominions and consolidation of their rule during the 3 stages of the process of the growth of British Paramountcy in India:
  1. Subordinate Isolation
  2. Policy of Ring Fence
  3. Policy of Subordinate Union
Which of the following is the correct sequence of their adoption in the course of the establishment of British rule in India?
Which among the following was/were related to Governor-General William Bentinck:
  1. Regulation XVII
  2. Committee of Public Instruction
  3. Macaulay’s Minute
  4. Presidency of Agra
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:
Which of the following personalities were the founders of the Home Rule Movement?
  1. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
  2. Annie Besant
  3. Mohammad Ali Jinnah
  4. Mahatma Gandhi
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
The only session of Indian National Congress which was presided by Mahatma Gandhi was held at:
In the light of events that occurred after the General Elections of 1937 and the subsequent formation of Indian ministries in various provinces, identify the statement which is incorrect:
In the tenure of which Governor-General an attempt was made for the first time to codify Hindu and Muslim customary laws?
Socio-religious reform movements in western India were led by some very illustrious personalities, the incorrect statement in this context is:
The methods of the Moderates can be best described as ‘Constitutional agitation’. Their main demands were –
  1. Holding of Indian Civil Services examination simultaneously in England and in India.
  2. Reduction of military expenditure.
  3. Separation of judiciary from the executive.
  4. Grant of self-government to India within the British Empire.
Which of the above statement(s) is / are incorrect?
Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct regarding the Quit India Movement?
  1. It was a leaderless movement, with the reigns of the movement in the hands of the masses.
  2. It was also characterized by the outbreak of violence though Gandhi had given a call for a determined, but passive resistance, ‘do or die’.
  3. The movement failed in terms of achieving immediate objective
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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    With reference to question number 11.
    Mahatma gandhi was present only in the second round table conference (1931).
    Please refer to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Round_Table_Conferences_(India)

    • Neeraj Dhanik

      Here ans is A.
      A. Means B.R Ambedlam and Tez bahadur saru not Mahatma Gandhi

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