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

11. Which among the following was first established in India?

[A] Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
[B] Sangeet Natak Akademi
[C] Sindri Fertilizer Factory
[D] The National News Print Ltd

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12. Consider the following: 

  1. She is the first person of Indian origin to be canonized as a saint by the Catholic Church 
  2. A commemorative coin was issued by the Government of India in her memory in 2009. 
  3. She is only the second Indian to be elevated to sainthood after the 16th century martyr, Gonsalo Garcia, who was canonized in 1862

Who among the following fits in the above three criteria?

[A] Mother Teresa
[B] Saint Alphonsa
[C] Saint Paulina
[D] Gemma Galgani

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13. Which among the following was not a Pre-Indian National Congress Organization?

[A] Poona Sarvajanik Sabha
[B] Servants of India Society
[C] National Indian Association
[D] Indian National Association

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14. 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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15. Who was the first British Governor-General of India?

[A] Lord Cornwallis
[B] Warren Hastings
[C] Lord Amherst
[D] Lord William Bentick

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16. Who launched All Women Conference in 1927 at Madras?

[A] James Cousins
[B] Margaret Cousins
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] None of the above

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17. Who among the following authors wrote “Masir-i-Alamgiri”?

[A] Iswar Das Nagar
[B] Minhaj-i-Siraj
[C] Ziauddin Barni
[D] Alberuni

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18. Who among the following authors wrote “Nuskha-i-Dil Khusha”?

[A] Bhimsen Burhanpuri
[B] Sujan Rai
[C] Khafi Khan
[D] Jagannatha Pandit

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19. Who was the last ruler of Chola dynasty?

[A] Adhirajendra
[B] Virarajendra
[C] Kulottunga II
[D] Parantaka I

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20. Who published the newspaper “Bombay Samachar” in 1822?

[A] Lala Jagat Narayan
[B] Raja Ram Mohan Roy
[C] James Augustus Hickey
[D] Fardunjee Marzban

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