Modern Indian History 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.These questions are part of GKToday’s 35000+ MCQs Bank Course in GKToday Android App

1. Which of the following cities was capital of Maharaja Ranjit Singh?

[A] Amritsar
[B] Patiala
[C] Lahore
[D] Kapurthala

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2. The Portuguese built their first fortress in India at __?

[A] Kochi
[B] Goa
[C] Anjidiv
[D] Cannanore

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3. The Indian National Association formed in Calcutta by whom among the following?

[A] Dwarkanath Tagore
[B] Surendranath Banerjee
[C] Prasanno Kumar Tagore
[D] Debendranath Tagore

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4. Who among the following was nominated as first Satyagrahi by Mahatma Gandhi for the Individual Satyagarha of 1940?

[A] Vinoba Bhave
[B] Jawarharlal Nehru
[C] Lal Bahadur Shastri
[D] S. Satyamurti

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5. Which among the following is India’s first Oil refinery ?

[A] Guwahati Refinery
[B] Vishakhapatnam Refinery
[C] Digboi Refinery
[D] Barauni Refinery

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6. Which of the following was the primary objective of the Cripps Mission?

[A] To prevent the launch of Quit India Movement
[B] To persuade Indian Leaders to support the British War Efforts
[C] To Convince the Congress Ministries to withdraw their resignations
[D] To set up a Constitution making body

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7. Who among the following was the French explorer who visited court of Emperor Shah Jahan and left a detailed account of Takht-i-Taus (Peacock throne) ?

[A] Jean-Baptiste Tavernier
[B] Geronimo Verroneo
[C] Pierre-Jean Grosley
[D] Jean-Paul Dubois

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8. Who said that Gandhi may die, but Gandhism shall remain forever ?

[A] Mahatma Gandhi
[B] Jawaharlal Nehru
[C] Subhash Chandra Bose
[D] Rabindranath Tagore

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9. Who among the following referred Mahatma Gandhi as father of Nation?

[A] Subhash Chandra Bose
[B] Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
[C] Jawahar lal Nehru
[D] Rabindranath Tagore

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10. For how many times Mahatma Gandhi was nominated for Nobel Peace Prize ?

[A] 3
[B] 4
[C] 5
[D] He was never nominated

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