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.

21. Sati was abolished by William Bentinck in which year?

[A] 1828
[B] 1829
[C] 1830
[D] 1835

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22. The policy of which of the following viceroys of India is known as “Masterly Inactive Policy”?

[A] Lord Mayo
[B] Lord Elgin
[C] John Lawrence
[D] Lord Canning

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23. Which among the following events took place during the time of Lord Curzon?
1. North-West Frontier Province was established
2. Queen Victoria died
3. Kolkata Corporation Law was passed
4. Partition of Bengal revoked
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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24. Which of the following was the main purpose of passing the Sarda Act?

[A] To restrain the Child Marriage
[B] To legalize the trial of Europeans by Indian judges
[C] To punish the tax evaders
[D] To punish the Indian freedom fighters

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25. Who was the Viceroy of India when Cripps Mission came to India?

[A] Lord Ripon
[B] Lord Linlithgow
[C] Lord Wavell
[D] Lord Mountbatten

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26. Which among the following about the Morley Minto Reforms are correct?
1. The Size of the Legislative Council was increased
2. It introduced a separate electorate for the Muslims
3. It Introduced direct election to legislative councils
4. The deliberative functions of the Legislative Councils were increased
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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27. Who of the following were the member of the Cabinet Mission
1. Sir Stafford Cripps
2. A. V. Alexander
3. Pethick-Lawrence
4. Lord Wavell
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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28. Which of the following was the journal of the British Committee of the Indian National Congress which was set up in 1889?

[A] India
[B] Indian Sociologist
[C] Young India
[D] Foreign India

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29. Which of the following acts was passed after the agitation of the Moderates of INC?

[A] Government of India Act 1935
[B] Government of India Act 1919
[C] Indian Council Act 1892
[D] Act for Better Government 1885

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30. Who of the following said that “The Partition of Bengal is a settled fact”?

[A] Lord Curzon
[B] S.N. Banerjee
[C] Lord Allen
[D] Mr. Rand

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