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 was the founder of the newspaper “Harijan”?

[A] M.K.Gandhi
[B] Moti Lal Nehru
[C] Jawahar Lal Nehru
[D] Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel

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32. Consider the following:
1. India House
2. Abhinav Bharat Society
3. Free India Society
Which among the above was/ were founded by Vinayak Damodar Savarkar?

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

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33. Under which among the following treaties, Clive had secured the grant of the diwani of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa from Mughal Emperor Shah Alam?

[A] Treaty of Allahabad
[B] Treaty of Buxar
[C] Treaty of Bassein
[D] Treaty of Sugauli

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34. Who among the following had started the newspaper titled “Sudharak”?

[A] Mahadev Govind Ranade
[B] Bal Gangadhar Tilak
[C] Gopal Krishna Gokhale
[D] Gopal Ganesh Agarkar

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35. What was /were the main idea behind establishment of United Patriotic Association by Sir Syed Ahmad Khan in 1888?

  1. To launch a parallel Organization to Congress for Muslims
  2. To show British allegiance of Muslims
  3. To voice for Indian grievances in England
  4. To oppose Congress

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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36. Consider the following statements about Rig Vedic period:

  1. The societies were patriarchal in nature during the period
  2. Agriculture was the dominant occupation of people during the period
  3. Gold and copper were the widely used metals during the period

Which of the above statements is/are correct?
 

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

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37.    Identify the famous movement in India's freedom struggle, with the help of given information:  
1. The movement was a declaration of right to self-government not of the dominion variety
2. The movement was featured by widespread hartals, strikes and other outbreaks, called the “Great August Uprising“.
3. Within a week's time after the launch of movement, Mahatma Gandhi, Maulana Abul Kalam Aazad and many other leaders were sentenced to jails.
Select the correct answer from options given below:
 

[A] Civil disobedience Movement
[B] Quit India Movement
[C] Non Cooperation Movement
[D] Khilafat Movement

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38.   Consider the following statements about Indian National Association:

  1. It was founded by Surendranath Banerjee and Ananda Mohan Bose in 1876
  2. The association opposed the lowering of the age limit for civil service examinations

  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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39. Consider the following newspapers/journals/magazines:

  1. Navjeevan
  2. Young India
  3. Harijan
  4. Indian Opinion

Mahatma Gandhi was the editor for which of the above?

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

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40.  Consider the following statements about the Lahore Session of congress in 1929:

  1. Poorna Swaraj was declared for the first time as congress objective
  2. A resolution was passed rejecting two nation theory in Lahore session

  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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