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 among the following is / are the public service reforms of Lord Cornwallis?
1. He reduced the number of the officers of the company
2. He hiked the salary of the officers
3. Private trade was strictly prohibited
4. He gave the high-rank post to the Indians
Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

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

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52. Cornwallis separated the judiciary from the executive in which year?

[A] 1781
[B] 1782
[C] 1789
[D] 1793

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53. In the year 1791, Cornwallis helped Jonathan Duncan to establish which of the following institutions?

[A] Sanskrit College of Banaras
[B] Baptist Mission
[C] Asiatic Society
[D] Central Hindu School of Banaras

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54. Who of the following is considered as the first martyr of the great revolt of 1857?

[A] Tatya Tope
[B] Rani Laxmibai
[C] Mangal Pandey
[D] Bahadur Shah Zafar

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55. Who of the following betrayed Tayta Tope?

[A] Man Singh
[B] Raja of Gwalior
[C] Raja of Benaras
[D] Basant Rao

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56. How many members were there in the newly formed Rail Board in 1905 by Lord Curzon?

[A] 3
[B] 5
[C] 7
[D] 11

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57. Which of the following was the main purpose of passing the Sarda Act?

[A] To restrain the Child Marriage
[B] To legalize the trial of Europeans by Indian judges
[C] To punish the tax evaders
[D] To punish the Indian freedom fighters

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58. Who among the following was/ were the judges of Supreme Court which was established by the Regulating Act of 1773?
1. Sir Elijah Impey
2. Stephen Caesar Le Maistre
3. Robert Chambers
4. Justice Hyde
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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59. Who of the following was appointed as the Commander-in-Chief of the Indian forces by the Act of 1786?

[A] Lord Dalhousie
[B] Lord hastings
[C] Lord Minto
[D] Lord Cornwallis

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60. As per the government of India Act of 1919, some power of Secretary of State of India was transferred to who of the following?

[A] Viceroy of India
[B] High Commissioner for India
[C] Emperor of India
[D] Court of Directors for India

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