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.

51. Which of the following administrative reforms of William Bentinck is/ are correct?
1. He appointed a board of revenue at Allahabad for the northeast province
2. He was in favor of giving jobs to Indian
3. He introduced three grades of Indian judges
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[A] 1 only
[B] 1 & 2
[C] 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

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52. As per the treaty of Bhairowal, Rani Jindan was sent to which of the following places as a pensioner?

[A] Mandalay
[B] Benaras
[C] Kochin
[D] Gwalior

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53. Which among the following about the Doctrine of Lapse of Lord Dalhousie is/ are correct?
1. A state must be handed over to the British if the deceased ruler doesn’t have a son
2. An adopted child should not be declared an heir
3. The adopted child could only enjoy the rights over the property of the ruler
4. Satara was the first state to enter the policy
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[A] 1 only
[B] 1, 2 & 3
[C] 1, 2 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

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54. The Public Works Department was set up by Lord Dalhousie in which year?

[A] 1852
[B] 1854
[C] 1856
[D] 1858

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55. Who of the following termed the great revolt of 1857 as a National revolt?

[A] Disraeli
[B] R. C. Majumdar
[C] Surendranath Sen
[D] V. D. Savarkar

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56. Lord Mayo founded the Mayo college in which of the following places of India?

[A] Ajmer
[B] Guwalior
[C] Indore
[D] Allahabad

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57. Which of the following was the main purpose of the introduction of Ilbert Bill?

[A] To empower the Women’s education
[B] To empower the Indian judges to exercise cases of Europeans
[C] To provide educational reforms
[D] None of the above

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58. When the annexation of Burma by the British took place?

[A] 1882
[B] 1885
[C] 1886
[D] 1889

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59. Lucknow Pact of Indian National Congress and Muslim League was signed in which year?

[A] 1916
[B] 1917
[C] 1920
[D] 1922

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60. Which of the following acts abolished the dyarchy in provinces?

[A] Government of India Act of 1858
[B] Government of India Act of 1919
[C] Government of India Act of 1935
[D] None of the above

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