Modern Indian History & Freedom Struggle Questions (MCQs)

Multiple choice questions on Modern Indian History & Freedom Struggle for General Studies and GK preparation of SSC, NDA, CDS, UPSC, UPPSC and State PSC Examinations.

1. Which among the following Congress sessions was known for concession of separate electorates for the Muslims by the Congress Party?

[A] 1913 Karachi Session
[B] 1915 Bombay Session
[C] 1916 Lucknow Session
[D] 1917 Calcutta Session

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2. During the 1857 Mutiny, who among the following was Governor General of India?

[A] Lord Canning
[B] Lord Elgin
[C] Lord Dalhousie
[D] Lord Elleborough

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3. “Swaraj ha maza janmasidha adhikar aahe ani to mi milavinach”.
The word Swaraj was first of all used by Balgangadhar Tilak. Where did Balgangadhar Tilak made the above declaration in Marathi?

[A] In Pune Jail
[B] In Yavarda Jail
[C] In Court
[D] In Mandalay Jail

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4. Who was elected the President of Indian National Congress in the famous Tripuri Session of 1939 ?

[A] Acharya Narendra Deo
[B] Sarat Chandra Bose
[C] Subhash Chandra Bose
[D] Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

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5. The statement “Like summer gale revolt of Meerut was unprecedented and short-lived” was made by __?

[A] S. N. Sen
[B] R. C. Majumdar
[C] S. B. Chaudhuri
[D] V. D. Savarkar

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6. Who was the President of the “Flag Committee”?

[A] B. R. Ambedkar
[B] J. B. Kriplani
[C] Hakim Ajmal Khan
[D] Dr. Rajendra Prasad

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7. Who was the last Maratha chief to accept the Subsidiary Alliance of the British?

[A] Gaikwad
[B] Scindia
[C] Holkar
[D] Bhonsle

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8. Which one of the following native states was NOT annexed by the British on the basis of the Doctrine of Lapse?

[A] Satara
[B] Punjab
[C] Jhansi
[D] Karauli

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9. Consider the following events of Indian National Movement.1. Gandhi Irwin Pact2. Poona Pact3. Karachi Session of Indian National Congress.4. Individual SatyagrahaSelect the correct chronological order of the events from the codes given below.Codes :

[A] 1, 3, 2, 4
[B] 2, 3, 4, 1
[C] 3, 4, 2, 1
[D] 4, 3, 2, 1

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10. On which among the following occasions, Bombay was handed over to Britishers by the Portuguese ?

[A] Freedom of Portuguese from the control of Spain
[B] Marriage of Charles II with the Portuguese princess Catherine of Braganza
[C] Crushing of Spanish Armada by British in 1588
[D] The Treaty of Madrid in 1630

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