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. At which of the following places was the first ever European township constructed in India?

[A] Kochi
[B] Chinsurah
[C] Surat
[D] Chennai

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2. Lord Ripon appointed Hunter commission for?

[A] combating terrorism and other anti-national activities
[B] educational reforms in India
[C] appointment of Indian Judges in higher judiciary
[D] None of the Above

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3. In context with the Constituent Assembly, which among the following observations is / are correct?

  1. The members of Constituent Assembly were elected directly
  2. The basis of seats allocation was population
  3. Composition of the Constituent Assembly was roughly in line with the suggestions of the Cabinet Mission plan

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2 are correct
[B] Only 2 & 3 are correct
[C] Only 1 & 3 are correct
[D] 1, 2 & 3 are correct

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4. The famous book “Ghulamgiri” was written by__:

[A] B. R. Ambedkar
[B] Narayan Guru
[C] Jyotiba Phule
[D] M. P. Pillai

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5. The first victim of the British policy of Subsidiary Alliance was___?

[A] Avadh
[B] Mewar
[C] Mysore
[D] Hyderabad

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6. 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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7. The Governor General of India at the time of formation of the Indian National Congress was __?

[A] Lord Chelmsford
[B] Lord Dalhousie
[C] Lord Dufferin
[D] None of these

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8. Which of the following acts of the British India strengthened the Viceroy’s authority over his executive councils by substituting “portfolio” or departmental system for Corporate Functioning? 

[A] Indian Councils Act 1861
[B] Government of India Act 1858
[C] Indian Councils Act 1892
[D] Indian councils Act 1909

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9. Which among the following act provided for the Public Service Commission in India for the first time?

[A] Government of India Act 1919
[B] Indian Councils act 1909
[C] Government of India Act 1935
[D] Government of India act 1858

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10. In which year, first nationwide elections were held in Afghanistan?

[A] 1952
[B] 1958
[C] 1965
[D] 1968

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