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 Viceroy passed the Vernacular Press Act and the Arms Act of 1878?

[A] Lord Lytton
[B] Lord Mayo
[C] Lord Dalhousie
[D] Lord Hardinge

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2. Who led Mahad Satyagraha?

[A] Mahatma Gandhi
[B] Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
[C] Acharya Vinoba Bhave
[D] Bal Gangadhar Tilak

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3. Who among the following was the socialist leader, who escaped 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. “Swaraj ha maza janmasidha adhikar aahe ani to mi milavinach”. The word Swaraj was first of all used by Bal Gangadhar Tilak. Where did he 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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5. On which among the following dates, the Second Round Table Conference was held?

[A] November 17, 1932
[B] November 12, 1930
[C] September 7, 1931
[D] September 7, 1932

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6. “The Bengalee” Newspaper was started by which among the following activists in 1879?

[A] Surendranath Banerjee
[B] Anandmohan Bose
[C] Nabagopal Mitra
[D] Rajnarayan Basu

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7. The Congress and Muslim League had most cordial relationships in between which among the following years?

[A] 1906 to 1916
[B] 1916 to 1922
[C] 1922 to 1928
[D] 1928 to 1934

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8. Which among the following was the first Presidency of British East India Company in India ?

[A] Madras
[B] Masulipattam
[C] Surat
[D] Hungli

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9. Which city is known for the “Jhanda Satyagraha or Flag Satyagraha ” and observance of the All India Flag Day on June 18, 1923?

[A] Kanpur
[B] Nagpur
[C] Nainital
[D] Bhopal

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10. Who among the following was Amir of Afghanistan, when Durand line was demarcated?

[A] Dost Mohammad
[B] Akbar Khan
[C] Abdur Rahman
[D] Habibulah

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