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. 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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42. Which of the following was / were included in  the proposals of the August Offer of Lord Linlithgow?

  1. Establishment of a constitution making body for India
  2. Expansion of Viceroy’s Executive Council
  3. Freedom after war

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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43. Maximum number of Famines attacked India during__?

[A] 1750-1800
[B] 1800-1850
[C] 1850-1900
[D] 1900-1950

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44. Which Act during British India abolished the monopoly of East India Company in tea trade with China?

[A] Charter Act of 1813
[B] Charter Act of 1833
[C] Charter Act of 1853
[D] Government of India Act of 1858

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45. Which of the following places was the main center of the Dutch settlement in India?

[A] Masulipatnam
[B] Serampore
[C] Chandannagar
[D] Hooghly

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46. Which of the following was the immediate cause of the First Carnatic War?

[A] Dupleix attacked English ship
[B] La Bourdonnais attacked the Nawab of Karnatak
[C] Some French ship was captured by English commander Commodore Barnet
[D] None of the above

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47. Where did Chanda Sahib take shelter when he was defeated by Nasir Jang?

[A] Pondicherry
[B] Trichinopoly
[C] Kochi
[D] None of the above

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48. Which among the following was/ were the reasons for the deposition of Mirjafar?
1. He has no money in his treasury
2. He failed to pay the bribe to the company and servants of the Company
3. He was involved in the conspiracy against British
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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49. Which among the following battles was/ were fought between Mir Kasim and the British?
1. Battle of Katwah
2. Battle of Suti
3. Battle of Giria
4. Battle of Udaynala
Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

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

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50. Battle of Buxar was fought between which of the following powers?

[A] British vs combined force of Mir Jafar and Miran
[B] British vs combined force of Siraj-Ud-Daulah and Alivardi Khan
[C] British vs combined force of Mir Kashim, Nawab Vazir and Shuja-ud-Daula
[D] None of the above

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