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. Who of the following was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom when India for its independence?

[A] Clement Attlee
[B] Winston Churchill
[C] Anthony Eden
[D] Ramsay MacDonald

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32. Who of the following was the leader of the Bardoli Satyagraha?

[A] Indulal Yaggik
[B] M.K Gandhi
[C] Sardar Patel
[D] None of the above

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33. Who gave the title “Father of the Nation” to Gandhiji?

[A] The people of India
[B] R.N. Tagore
[C] S.C. Bose
[D] Jawaharlal Nehru

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34. The Singh Sabha Movement was founded at which of the following places?

[A] Amritsar
[B] Ludhiana
[C] Jaipur
[D] Lahore

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35. Which among the following was the first cotton mill established in Bombay?

[A] Bowreah Cotton Mill
[B] Bombay Empress Mill
[C] Bombay Spinning and Weaving Company
[D] None of the above

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36. Which among the following committees was/ were associated with the development of Indian Railways?
1. James Mackay Committee
2. William Acworth committee
3. P.A. pope committee
4. Ralph Wedgewood committee
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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37. Which among the following matches of the leaders of the Brahmo Samaj and their ideology are correct?
1. Raja Rammohan Ray- Unusual intellectual ability
2. Debendranath Tagore- Deep learning and spiritual poise
3. Keshab Chandra Sen- Influenced by Christianity
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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38. The fortification of Calcutta by the British in 1756 was regarded by the Nawab of Bengal, Siraj-ud-Daulah, as

[A] Growth of large-scale British trade
[B] An attack upon his sovereignty
[C] Insecurity of the British in India
[D] British control over Bengal

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39. Which of the following statements are regarding British rule in India?
1. Battle of Buxar provided the key to the English to establish their rule in India.
2. The Treaty of Allahabad, concluded in 1765, enabled the British to establish their rule in Bengal.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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40. Which of the following points were the reason of continuing disagreement between Nizam Ali, the ruler of Hyderabad, and the English?

[A] Masulipatanum
[B] Karnataka
[C] The Sarkar of Guntur
[D] The Northern Sarkars

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