Modern Indian History & Freedom Struggle 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 country’s government is known to impose Policy of Apartheid between 1948 and 1994 which curtailed rights of the black inhabitants and maintained rights of whites?

[A] Australia
[B] New Zea Land
[C] South Africa
[D] United States

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52. At the time of Independence of India in 1947, what was women literacy ?

[A] 6%
[B] 8%
[C] 10%
[D] 15%

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53. Founding Partner of which of the following companies of India became first Finance Minister of Pakistan?

[A] Tata Motors
[B] Mahindra & Mahindra
[C] Larsen & Toubro
[D] Nicholas Piramal

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54. In which year Vernacular Press act was passed?

[A] 1870
[B] 1875
[C] 1876
[D] 1878

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55. What is the most popular name of Oriental War?

[A] Caucasian War
[B] Crimean War
[C] Great Northern War
[D] War of the Sixth Coalition

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56. James Augustus Hickey is also known as

[A] Father of Indian media
[B] Father of Indian Press
[C] Father of Indian Television
[D] Pioneer of Photography in India

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57. In which year Bharatiya Janata Party formed its first state government in southern India??

[A] 2002
[B] 2004
[C] 2008
[D] 2012

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58. Which among the following leaders is known to had raised his voice against the Salt Tax in the first session of Indian National Congress in 1885 at Bombay ?

[A] Bhagwan Das
[B] S. A. Swaminatha Iyer
[C] W. C. Bannerjee
[D] P. Ananda Charlu

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59. Which among the following is India’s first ministry to have an account on twitter?

[A] Ministry of Commerce and Industry
[B] Ministry of External Affairs
[C] Ministry of Finance
[D] Home Ministry

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60. In which year after independence, India became a party to the International Wheat Agreement for a four-year period?

[A] 1947
[B] 1949
[C] 1950
[D] 1955

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