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. Who among the following rulers of Bengal had issued a coin named Zurbe Murshedabad?

[A] Mir Jafar
[B] Mir Qasim
[C] Murshid Quli Khan
[D] Shuja-ud-Din Muhammad Khan

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22. Which among the following is called Magnacarta of English education?

[A] Wood’s Despatch
[B] Hartog Committee Report
[C] Minute on Indian Education by Lord Macauley
[D] None of above

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23. In the light of events that occurred after the General Elections of 1937 and the subsequent formation of Indian ministries in various provinces, identify the statement which is incorrect:

[A] Congress was highly successful and Muslim League failed miserably.
[B] Congress emerged as the largest party in NWFP.
[C] Unionist Party and Krishak Praja Party formed Governments in Punjab and Bengal respectively.
[D] Pirpur Report was prepared by Jinnah to highlight the atrocities and misrule of the Congress ministries

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24. In the tenure of which Governor-General an attempt was made for the first time to codify Hindu and Muslim customary laws?

[A] Lord Cornwallis
[B] Warren Hastings
[C] William Bentinck
[D] Charles Metcalfe

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25. Which among the following Viceroys was associated with the ‘Ilbert Bill Controversy’?

[A] Lord Curzon
[B] Lord Lytton
[C] Lord Ripon
[D] Lord Hardinge

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26. Which British officer supressed the Revolt of 1857 in Jagdishpur?

[A] Nicholson and Hudson
[B] Colin Champbell
[C] Major William Taylor
[D] Col.Neill

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27. Who amongst the following British Governor Generals founded Asiatic Society of Bengal with William Jones in 1784?

[A] Lord Auckland
[B] Warren Hastings
[C] Lord Clive
[D] Lord Wellesley

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28. Who among the following personalities associated with the formation of All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC) in 1920?

[A] Lala Lajpat Rai
[B] N. M. Joshi
[C] Joseph Baptista
[D] All of the above

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29. What is the theme of the 106th foundation day of Bihar?

[A] Centenary of Champaran Satyagraha and Elimination of Dowry and Child Marriage
[B] Centenary of Champaran Satyagraha and Gandhi Jayanti
[C] Centenary of Champaran Satyagraha and Peaceful protest
[D] Centenary of Champaran Satyagraha and Empowerment of Women

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30. The book “Maasri-i-Jahangiri” was written by whom?

[A] Kamgar Khan
[B] Khafi Khan
[C] Inyat Khan
[D] Mutamid Khan

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