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 is/are the main objective of the Jury system of Bengal which was introduced in 1832?

[A] To assist the European judges by respectable Indians
[B] To provide the power of transferring a case to a Panchayat
[C] To appoint Indians to help European judges when necessary
[D] All of the above

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52. When did the British realize the presence of Thugs?

[A] After the capture of Seringapatnam
[B] After the capture of Satara
[C] After the annexation Sindh
[D] After the annexation of Assam

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53. Who of the following said, “William Bentinck’s seven years’ rule was an era of peace, retrenchment and reform”?

[A] R. C. Dutt
[B] Lord Macaulay
[C] Grenville Austin
[D] H. T. Prinsep

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54. Which among the following battles was / were fought before the annexation of Punjab?
1. Battle of Ramnagar
2. Battle of Chillianwala
3. Battle of Gujarat
Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

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

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55. Queen Victoria’s proclamation was declared during the viceroyship of who of the following?

[A] Lord Canning
[B] Lord Mayo
[C] Lord Lyton
[D] Lord Hardinge I

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56. The Durand line agreement between India and Afghanistan was approved in which year?

[A] 1889
[B] 1891
[C] 1893
[D] 1895

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57. Which among the following recommendations made by the Frazer commission is/ are correct?
1. It recommended direct recruitment to the higher post
2. Investigation of offenses should be conducted on the spot
3. Setting up of the Criminal Investigation Department in every province
4. The provincial police force should be increased
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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58. Which among the following incidents took place during the viceroyship of Lord Irwin?
1. Indian School of Mines was established
2. Simon Commission came to Bombay
3. Meerut conspiracy case started
4. Chittagong armory raid took place
Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

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

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59. Who among the following were the members of the Governor General’s council of Warren Hastings?
1. John Clavering
2. George Monson
3. Philip Francis
4. Richard Barewell
Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

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

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60. Which among the following about the Indian Council Act of 1861 is true?
1. The process of decentralization was initiated
2. The Governments of Bombay and Madras were empowered of nominating the Advocate-General
3. Portfolio system was introduced
4. Legislative Councils were established in Bengal, Punjab and North Western Frontier Province
Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

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

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