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. Which Governor-General of India is known as the Liberator of the Indian Press?

[A] Lord Auckland
[B] Sir Charles Metcalfe
[C] Lord Ellenborough
[D] Lord William Bentick

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32. During whose viceroyship the Kakory Train Robbery took place?

[A] Lord Hardinge II
[B] Lord Chelmsford
[C] Lord Reading
[D] Lord Irwin

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33. Where did Indian society was founded by Anand Mohan Bose in 1872?

[A] Calcutta
[B] London
[C] Bombay
[D] Peshawar

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34. Who among the following personalities associated with the formation of Bombay Presidency Association (1885)?

[A] Badruddin Tyabji
[B] Pherozshah Mehta
[C] K.T. Telang
[D] All of the above

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35. Who founded the newspaper “The Tribune” in 1881 ?

[A] Robert Knight
[B] Annie Besant
[C] Lala Jagat Narayan
[D] Sardar Dyal Singh Majithia

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36. Why the revolutionary and terrorist activities in pre-independent India failed?
1.Acts of individual violence could be easily dealt with by an imperialist power
2.They were working at cross purposes without a common plan and a central leadership
3.They were betrayed by the moderates in the Indian National Congress
4.They had no base among the people
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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37. All-India Spinners’ Association:

  1. was established as an integral part of the Congress organisation
  2. consisted of members, associates and donors with an executive council
  3. was set up as an expert organisation for the development of hand-spinning and Khaddar with independent existence and powers.

Which among the above is / are correct?

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

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38. Which of the following act formally made the Governor General of Bengal  as Governor General of India?

[A] Regulating act 1773
[B] Pitts India act 1784
[C] Charter Act 1813
[D] Charter act 1833

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39. Cabinet mission plan of 1946:
1.recommended an undivided India
2.restricted the communal representation
3.envisaged all residuary powers to be vested in hands of provinces and princely states
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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

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40. With reference to the “Board of Control” in the East India Company, consider the following statements:

  1. It was formed by Pitts India Act of 1784
  2. It controlled the commercial matters of the company
  3. It was abolished by the Government of India Act 1858

Which among the above statements is/ are correct?

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

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