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.

41. Where is the tomb of Lord Cornwallis situated?

[A] Ghazipur
[B] Gorakhpur
[C] Varanasi
[D] Ballia

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42. Which of the following statements are correct regarding the Mahalwari System of land revenue?
1. It was introduced in the Ganga valley, the northwest provinces, parts of central India and the Punjab.
2. The revenue settlement under this system was done with landlords or heads of families who collectively claimed to be landlords of the village or the estate.
3. Under this system, the land revenue was determined on a permanent basis.
Select the correct chronological order using the codes given below:

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

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43. Which of the following statements are correct about the Indian freedom struggle?
1. Non-Cooperation Movement started in 1920.
2. Civil Disobedience Movement started in 1930.
3. The formation of Congress ministries took place in 1937.
4. The Quit India Movement began in 1942.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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44. Which of the following in 1862 declared that “the Crown of England stood forward, the unquestioned and paramount power in India”?

[A] Lord Dalhousie
[B] Lord Canning
[C] Lord Curzon
[D] Lord Hastings

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45. Which among the following princely states of India were in “direct political relations” with the Government of India?
1. Hyderabad State
2. Gwalior State
3. Jammu and Kashmir
4. Baroda State
Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

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

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46. Who founded the Muhammadan educational congress?

[A] Hakim Ajmal Khan
[B] Rahimtulla M. Sayani
[C] Syed Hasan Imam
[D] Sir Sayyid Ahmed Khan

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47. Who among of the following was the Viceroy of India when Indian University Act, 1904 was passed?

[A] Lord Curzon
[B] Lord Dufferin
[C] Lord Minto
[D] Lord Lansdowne

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48. Who of the following founded the Forward Block party?

[A] Subhash Chandra Bose
[B] Bal Gangadhar Tilak
[C] Motilal Nehru
[D] K.M. Munshi

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49. What did Jyotiba Phule’s Satyashodhak Samaj attempt in the last century?

[A] Saving the lower castes from hypocritical Brahmans and their opportunistic scriptures
[B] Led an anti-landlord and antimahajan upsurge in Satara
[C] Attacking the caste system
[D] Separate representation for untouchables

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50. The ‘treaty of Mangalore’ was signed between the British East India Company and ___:

[A] Nizam of Hyderabad
[B] Nawab of Arcot
[C] Tipu Sultan
[D] Bajirao II

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