Modern Indian History 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.These questions are part of GKToday’s 35000+ MCQs Bank Course in GKToday Android App

11. The system of budget was introduced in India during the viceroyalty of

[A] Dalhousie
[B] Elgin
[C] Canning
[D] Ripon

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12. Who founded India Party Bolshevik in 1939 at Calcutta?

[A] ND Mazumdar
[B] MN Roy
[C] CR Das
[D] Ajit Rai

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13. Who was the founder of Gadar Party in 1913 at San Fransisco?

[A] Lala Hardayal
[B] Sohan Singh Bhakna
[C] Rash Bihari Bose
[D] Both 1 & 2

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14. Sanyasi Revolt (1772) broke out in areas belonging to which of the below current states?

[A] West Bengal
[B] Odisha
[C] Punjab
[D] Rajasthan

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15. Who was the editor of the newspaper “Punjab Kesari”?

[A] Lala Jagat Narayan
[B] Motilal Nehru
[C] Sardar Ajit Singh
[D] Both 1 & 2

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16.   Consider the following statements about Theosophical Society:

  1. It was established by the Annie Besant
  2. The philosophy of Theosophical society was primarily drawn from Hindus and Buddhist Philosophies

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

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17. Which city was captured from the British by local ruler Siraj-ud-Daula in 1756?

[A] Bombay
[B] Madras
[C] Delhi
[D] Calcutta

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18. Which among the following was the aim of the “Red Shirts” movement?

[A] To throw out Britishers from India
[B] To promote Communist organisational activities
[C] To promote trade union activities
[D] All of the above

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19. Which of the following was needed in the society to stop untouchability by Mahatama Gandhi?

[A] The Harijans should revolt against untouchability
[B] The people of India to give treatment of equality to the untouchables
[C] Untouchability to be declared a crime under law
[D] A social revolution to create a society based on equality

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20. Who among the following is not related to 1857 mutiny?

[A] Bhagat Singh
[B] Lakshmi bai
[C] Tantia Tope
[D] Nana Saheb

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