Modern Indian History & Freedom Struggle MCQs

41. Before its name was shortened by the British into United Provinces in 1935, by which among the following names Modern Uttar Pradesh was known?
[A] United Provinces of Northern India
[B] Presidency of Agra and Allahabad
[C] United Provinces of Agra and Oudh
[D] United Provinces of Agra, Allahabad and Oudh

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42. Baba Amte is known for which of the following social work?
[A] Work for Poor & homeless people
[B] Work To Save Ganga
[C] Work for Leprosy Patients
[D] Work for Landless laborers

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43. In 1956 during the Reorganization of the Indian States, the state of Hyderabad was split up between ?
[A] Andhra Pradesh & Maharastra
[B] Andhra Pradesh & Karnataka
[C] Andhra Pradesh, Maharastra & Karnataka
[D] Andhra Pradesh, Maharastra, Goa & Karnataka

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44. Who among the following also launched a Home rule Movement in India, apart from Annie Besant?
[A] Arubindo Ghosh
[B] Bal Gangadhar Tilak
[C] Gopal Krishna Gokhale
[D] Madan Mohan Malviya

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45. The pioneers of Ocean trade with India were______?
[A] Dutch
[B] Portuguse
[C] British
[D] French

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46. Which of the following Governor Generals was impeached for charges of corruption?
[A] Earl Cornwallis
[B] Warren Hastings
[C] Lord Mayo
[D] Lord Minto

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47. Pindari War (1817-1818) is also known as ________?
[A] First Anglo-Maratha War
[B] Second Anglo-Maratha War
[C] Third Anglo-Maratha War
[D] First Carnatic war

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48. During India’s First War of independence (1857-58), Begum Hazrat Mahal led the revolt from which of the following places?
[A] Benaras
[B] Lucknow
[C] Kanpur
[D] Delhi

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49. Lord William Bentinck is credited for which of the following in the Indian History ?
[A] Education reforms
[B] Laws
[C] Abolition of sati
[D] Local government

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50. Indian Muslims were allotted reserved seats in the Municipal and District Boards, in the Provincial Councils and in the Imperial Legislature, in which of the following acts?
[A] Government of India Act 1909
[B] Government of India Act 1919
[C] Indian Councils Act 1861
[D] Indian Councils Act 1891

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