Modern Indian History & Freedom Struggle 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. In which year, East India Company acquired Bombay from Portuguese?

[A] 1663
[B] 1668
[C] 1670
[D] 1689

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2. Who among the following has written Ghoolamgiri?

[A] Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
[B] Acharya Vinoba Bhave
[C] Jyotiba Phule
[D] Dadu Dayal

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3. Who among the following was the socialist leader, who ran away from the Hazaribagh Prison and joined the Quit India Movement?

[A] Ram Manohar Lohia
[B] Minoo Masani
[C] Jayprakash Narayan
[D] Achyut Patwardhan

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4. 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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5. “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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6. 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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7. The name of P Mitra (Pramathanath Mitra) is associated with the foundation of which among the following revolutionary organizations?

[A] Anushilan Samiti
[B] India House
[C] Jugantar
[D] None of the above

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8. The 1896 session of Indian National Congress is best known for which among the following?

[A] India’s national song was sung for the first time
[B] India’s national anthem was sung for the first time
[C] India’s tricolor flag was hoisted for the first time
[D] None of the above

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9. In which among the following years, Sabarmati Ashram was established by Mahatma Gandhi?

[A] 1910
[B] 1912
[C] 1915
[D] 1917

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10. At which among the following places, Hindu Mela was started in 1867 by Nabagopal Mitra ?

[A] Calcutta
[B] Delhi
[C] Allahabad
[D] Varanasi

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