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

21. Which among the following about the Doctrine of Lapse of Lord Dalhousie is/ are correct?
1. A state must be handed over to the British if the deceased ruler doesn’t have a son
2. An adopted child should not be declared an heir
3. The adopted child could only enjoy the rights over the property of the ruler
4. Satara was the first state to enter the policy
Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

[A] 1 only
[B] 1, 2 & 3
[C] 1, 2 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

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22. Which of the following Act ended the recognition and activities of the British East India Company as a commercial body?

[A] The Charter Act of 1813
[B] The Charter Act of 1853
[C] The Charter Act of 1833
[D] Pitt’s India Act of 1784

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23. Who of the following assisted Bhagat Singh during the time of Central Assembly Bombing?

[A] Naren Gosain
[B] Bismil Azimabadi
[C] Basanta Biswas
[D] Batukeswar Dutt

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24. Gandhiji was awarded the ‘Kaiser-i-Hind’ by the British for which reasons?

[A] For his work in Boer War
[B] For remainig silent after the Jallianwala Bagh massacre
[C] For stopping the No-cooperation movement
[D] For expelling S.C. Bose from Congress

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25. Who was the personal secretary of Gandhiji?

[A] Mahadev Desai
[B] Sharat Bose
[C] K.C. Nayyar
[D] S.P. Mitra

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26. Which among the following newspapers first called the Boycott of foreign goods during the time of Swadeshi movement?

[A] Sanjibani
[B] Samachar Darpan
[C] Bengal Gezette
[D] Bombay Times

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27. First William College was set up for which among the following purpose?

[A] To Provide Muslim Law related education
[B] To provide education on Hindu Law and Philosophy
[C] To train the Civil Servant of the Company
[D] All of the above

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28. Which of the following clearly defines the meaning of the word “Tattobodhini”?

[A] Truth Seeker
[B] Monotheism
[C] Monogamy
[D] Attainment of Swaraj

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29. When the practice of infanticide was declared as murder?

[A] 1772
[B] 1775
[C] 1780
[D] 1795

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30. The “Guarantee system” was started again in which year after it was discontinued in 1869?

[A] 1970
[B] 1875
[C] 1880
[D] 1885

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