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Indian History - Modern MCQs

1. The resolutions on Fundamental Rights and National Economic Policy were passed in which of the following sessions of the Indian National Congress?
[A] Belgaum,1934
[B] Lahore,1929
[C] Karachi,1931
[D] Faizpur,1936

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2. Arrange the following events in the order of their chronology:
1.August Offer
2.Poona Pact
3.Third Round Table Conference
Choose the correct option:
[A] 1-2-3
[B] 2-3-1
[C] 2-1-3
[D] 2-1-3

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3. Who founded the Ramakrishna Mission in 1896 to carry on humanitarian relief and social work?
[A] Ramakrishna Paramahansa
[B] Swami Dayananda Saraswati
[C] Swami Vivekananda
[D] Blavatsky and Olcott

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4. Which among the following Viceroys was associated with the ‘Ilbert Bill Controversy’?
[A] Lord Curzon
[B] Lord Lytton
[C] Lord Ripon
[D] Lord Hardinge

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5. Subhash Chandra Bose was re-elected the President of INC at the Tripuri Session in 1939 by defeating Gandhiji’s candidate :
[A] Dr. Rajendra Prasad
[B] J.B.Kriplani
[C] Pattabhi Sitaramaiyya
[D] Nellie Sengupta

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6. The pioneer of Communism in India was:
[A] S.A.Dange
[B] M.R.Jayakar
[C] M.N.Roy
[D] Nalin Gupta

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7. Which of the following was the most controversial measure of Lord Mountbatten?
[A] Partitioning of Punjab and Bengal
[B] Holding of a referendum in the North West Frontier Province (NWFP)
[C] Setting up of an Executive Council comprising of Indians alone
[D] Advancing the date of transfer of power from June 1948 to August 15,1947

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8. Both the processes of transfer of power and the partition of India were hurried through in ____ days.
[A] 68
[B] 70
[C] 72
[D] 85

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9. The Swaraj Party was divided into factions after the death of C.R.Das and its ‘Responsivists’ faction worked for/by:
[A] Safeguarding the hindu interests by cooperating with the British Government.
[B] Creating obstacles in legislative process by acting as dissenters.
[C] Cooperating with the No-Changers of the Congress in the favour of constructive programme of Gandhi.
[D] Maintaining a separate identity of the Party within the Congress.

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10.  Which among the following great revolutionaries was the brain behind the ‘Chittagong Armoury Raid’?
[A] Ganesh Ghosh
[B] Chandrashekhar Azad
[C] Surya Sen
[D] Lala Hardayal

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