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 was prime Minister of England when Simon Commission came to India to review the working of Government of India Act 1919?

[A] Stanley Baldwin
[B] David Lloyd Georg
[C] Ramsay MacDonald
[D] Minto

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22. In which century maximum investment was made by the British in Core & Infrastructure sector in India?

[A] 17th century
[B] 18th century
[C] 19th century
[D] 20th century

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23. Founding Partner of which of the following companies of India became first Finance Minister of Pakistan?

[A] Tata Motors
[B] Mahindra & Mahindra
[C] Larsen & Toubro
[D] Nicholas Piramal

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24. 1996 was UN’s fiftieth anniversary year and this year was declared by United nations as “Year for Tolerance”. The same time frame also coincided with 125th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. In this connection, UNESCO had established a new award in the name of an Indian philanthropist for Promotion of Tolerance and Non-Violence. Who is this Indian philanthropist?

[A] Aga Khan III
[B] Dinshah Irani
[C] Ghanshyam Das Birla
[D] Madanjeet Singh

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25. Mahakali Treaty was signed between India and ?

[A] Pakistan
[B] Nepal
[C] China
[D] Bangladesh

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26. Who among the following was President of United States when Cripps Mission visited India?

[A] Herbert Hoover
[B] Harry S. Truman
[C] Franklin D. Roosevelt
[D] Calvin Coolidge

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27. Which among the following was the first French enclave of Pondicherry to merge with the Dominion of India?

[A] Mahe
[B] Karaikal
[C] Chandranagore
[D] Pondicherry

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28. Who among the following is considered to be the first Finance Minister in British India, who also founded The Economist magazine and the Standard Chartered Bank?

[A] James Wilson
[B] Alexander Hamilton
[C] Henry Baillie
[D] Thomas Wyse

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29. After failure of which among the following movements, the Swaraj Party was formed?

[A] Quit India Movement
[B] Non-cooperation Movement
[C] Civil disobedience Movement
[D] Swadeshi Movement

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30. In the wake of the partition of Bengal in 1905, Bengal saw some new movements such as boycott, Swadeshi, National Education etc. Out of them, the “boycott” was inspired by most probably which among the following contemporary events?

[A] Boycott of all foreign goods by Mahatma Gandhi in South Africa
[B] Boycott of American goods by Chinese
[C] Boycott of some English Land Agents by the Irish people
[D] Boycott of Japanese products in China

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