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. Which among the following provisions was not provided by the Charter Act of 1833?

[A] Governor General of Bengal was made the Governor General of India
[B] Government of Bombay and Madras were deprived of their legislative powers
[C] The activities of East India Company as a commercial entity ended
[D] The Portfolio system was given a statutory Recognition

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22. Consider the following statements:  1. Zaminadari Association was founded in 1837 and was later known as Landholders Society 2. Zamindari Association merged with the British Indian Association within a decade of its formation.  3. British Indian Association was established by Dada Bhai Naoroji 
Which among the above statements is/ are correct

[A] Only 1 and 2 are correct
[B] Only 2 & 3 are correct
[C] Only 1 & 3 are correct
[D] All are correct

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23. Who among the following had translated the famous drama Neel Darpan in English?

[A] Madhusudan Datta
[B] Dinabandu Mitra
[C] Harish Chandra Mukerjee
[D] Sisir Kumar Ghose

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24. Who among the following was the President of Indian National Congress at the time of Independence?

[A] Dr. Rajendra Prasad
[B] J B Kriplani
[C] Dr. Bhimrao Amedkar
[D] Jawahar Lal Nehru

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25. About which of the following books, Mahatma Gandhi has said that “it brought about an instaneous and practical transformation in my life”?

[A] Anna Karenina
[B] War & Peace
[C] Kingdom of God is within You
[D] Unto this last

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26. Who among the following gave the safety valve theory for Indian National Congress ?

[A] Bal Gangadhar Tilak
[B] Lala Lajpat Rai
[C] Bipinchandra Pal
[D] MN Roy

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27. The revolutionary organisation ‘Abhinav Bharat Society’ was founded in 1904 by:

[A] Bhagat Singh
[B] Vinayak Damodar Savarkar
[C] Barindra Kumar Ghosh
[D] Pulin Behari Das

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28. Who was the author of the book 1857 in “India: Mutiny or War of Independence?”?

[A] Maulana Azad
[B] SB Chaudhari
[C] SN Sen
[D] AT Embree

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29. Who is known as the Father of Civil Service in India?

[A] George Barlow
[B] Lord Minto-I
[C] Lord Wellesley
[D] Lord Cornwallis

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30. Who authored the book on Paramveer Chakra Awardees ‘Paramveer Parwane’?

[A] Somnath Sharma
[B] Prabhakiran Jain
[C] Aman Anand
[D] Bipin Rawat

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