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 movements started with breaking the salt law?

[A] Non-cooperation Movement
[B] Civil Disobedience Movement
[C] Quit India Movement
[D] Home Rule Movement

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2. The name of Barindra Ghosh is associated with which among the following newspapers?

[A] Indian Opinion
[B] Jugantar
[C] Ghadar
[D] Maharatta

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3. Who among the following edited and published the newspaper Indian Mirror in 1861?

[A] Amitava Ghosh
[B] Ravindranath Tagore
[C] Sumit Ganguly
[D] Manmohan Ghosh and Devendranath Tagore

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4. In which year English was made the medium of instruction in India ?

[A] 1844 A.D
[B] 1835 A.D.
[C] 1833 A.D.
[D] 1813 A.D.

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5. What is the correct chronological order of setting up of the following Commissions?

  1. Macdonell Commission
  2. First Industrial Commission
  3. First Fiscal commission

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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6. Who wrote ‘Indian War of Independence, 1857′?

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

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7. The only licensed flag production unit in India in located at which among the following places? 

[A] Mysuru
[B] Hubli
[C] Dharwad
[D] Nagpur

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8. Which Portuguese Viceroy followed the “Blue Water” policy in India?

[A] Afonso de Albuquerque
[B] Francisco de Almeida
[C] Diogo Lopes de Sequeira
[D] None of them

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9. How many Prime Ministers of India have been awarded Bharat Ratna till date?

[A] 3
[B] 4
[C] 5
[D] 7

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10. Which among the following was the first conglomeration of the scattered princely states , which later became modern Rajasthan after several more mergers?

[A] Greater Rajputana
[B] Matsya Union
[C] United State of Greater Rajasthan
[D] Rajputana Union

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