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.

31.   Consider the following statements about Satyagraha:

  1. The Champaran Satyagraha of 1917 was Mahatma Gandhi's first Satyagraha
  2. Forest Satyagraha was started by Loknayak Bapuji Ane

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

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32.     Which of the following statements is/are correct about Woods Despatch of 1854?

  1. It recommended vernacular languages for primary education and English language for higher education
  2. The system of grants-in-aid was recommended to help private enterprises
  3. It recommended comprehensive system of Scholarship for higher education

   Select the correct option from codes given below:

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

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33. Gandhiji founded the Satyagraha Sabha to protest against the:

[A] Communal Award
[B] Simon Commission
[C] Rowlatt Act
[D] Cripps Mission

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34.    Consider the following statements about All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC):

  1. It was founded by Lala Lajpat Rai 
  2. It has been associated with the Communist Party of India since Independence
  3. AITUC is a founder member of the World Federation of Trade Unions

   Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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

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35.      Identify the personality with the help of given information:

  1. He was the founder of Ganga Mahasabha at Haridwar in 1905
  2. He was also the Chairman of Hindustan Times from 1924 to 1946
  3. He was the founder of the newspaper “The Leader” published from Allahabad in 1909

   Select the correct answer from options given below:

[A] Madan Mohan Malaviya
[B] Lal Bahadur Shastri
[C] Motilal Nehru
[D] Purushottam Das Tandon

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36.  Which of the following events occurred during the reign of Lord Dalhousie as Governor General of India?

  1. Establishment of Public Works Department
  2. Setting up of Post and Telegraph Services
  3. Wood’s Despatch
  4. Widow Reforms Act

Select the correct option from codes given below:

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

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37.  Consider the following official posts with kind of work performed by them during the Vedic period:

  1. Vrajapati – Incharge of pasture land
  2. Bhagadugha – Collector of taxes
  3. Sangrihitri – Treasurer

   Which of the above is/are correct?

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

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38. Which among the above was / were the reasons of the Vaikkom Satyagraha?

  1. Opening the temples for low caste Hindus
  2. Fighting against the exploitation by the Landlords
  3. Getting allowed for Intercaste marriage

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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39. Which Act abolished the East India Company and transferred the powers of the government, territories and revenues to the British Crown?

[A] Charter Act of 1853
[B] Government of India Act, 1858
[C] Indian Councils Act of 1861
[D] Indian Councils Act of 1892

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40. The Battle of Hooghly was fought between which of the following powers?

[A] English vs Dutch
[B] English vs Portuguese
[C] Dutch vs Danes
[D] Dutch vs Portuguese

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