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.

61. Which among the following were the provisions of the University Act of 1904?
1. Control of Government over universities has increased
2. Nominated members were increased in Senates and Syndicates by reducing elected members
3. Inspection of colleges was conducted
4. Only the Government could grant permission for establishing new universities
Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

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

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62. Which among the following events took place during the viceroyship of Lord Willingdon?
1. Indian Military Academy was established in Dehradun
2. Poona Pact was signed
3. Third Round Table Conference held
4. Government of India Act passed
Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

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

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63. Who of the following was the last holder of the post of Secretary of State for India?

[A] Lord Stanley
[B] Viscount Cranborne
[C] Lord George Hamilton
[D] Lord Pethick-Lawrence

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64. Which of the following act empowered the Viceroy to issue Ordinances without the intervention of the Legislative Council during an emergency?

[A] Indian Council Act of 1861
[B] Charter Act of 1813
[C] Charter Act of 1853
[D] Government India Act of 1858

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65. Why did Congress refuse to join the interim government at first?

[A] There was no discretionary power
[B] Presence of communal representation
[C] No assurance of separate Hindu State
[D] None of the above

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66. Who of the following invited Jawaharlal Nehru to form the Interim government?

[A] Ramsay Macdonald
[B] Lord Wavell
[C] Clement Atlee
[D] Winston Churchill

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67. Who is considered as the main intriguer of Direct Action Day?

[A] Mahatma Gandhi
[B] Md. Ali Jinnah
[C] Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy
[D] None of the above

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68. Indian Official Secrets Act was passed in which year?

[A] 1901
[B] 1904
[C] 1910
[D] 1911

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69. Nashik Conspiracy Case was started in which year?

[A] 1901
[B] 1902
[C] 1909
[D] 1915

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70. Arrange the following events chronologically
1. Foundation of Mitra Mela
2. The killing of Mr. Rand
3. Jackson Killing
4. The arrest of V.D Savarkar
Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

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

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