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.

61. Which of the following was the most controversial measure of Lord Mountbatten?

[A] Partitioning of Punjab and Bengal
[B] Holding of a referendum in the North West Frontier Province (NWFP)
[C] Setting up of an Executive Council comprising of Indians alone
[D] Advancing the date of transfer of power from June 1948 to August 15,1947

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62. The pioneer of Communism in India was:

[A] S.A.Dange
[B] M.R.Jayakar
[C] M.N.Roy
[D] Nalin Gupta

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63. Which among the following is/ are the reasons for the failure of the Portuguese Empire in India?
1. No strong ruler after Albuquerque’s death
2. Corrupt administration
3. Inappropriate religious policy
4. Rise of other European powers
Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

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

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64. Arrange the following Portuguese voyagers according to their India expedition chronologically
1. Pedro Alvarez Cabral
2. Vasco Da Gama
3. Francisco De Almeida
4. Nino Da Cunha
Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

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

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65. The battle of Diu was fought in which year?

[A] 1498
[B] 1500
[C] 1503
[D] 1509

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66. The King of Portugal gifted Bombay as a dowry to whom?

[A] King Charles II
[B] King Sullivan
[C] King Williams
[D] King John

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67. French East India Company was established in which year?

[A] 1600
[B] 1650
[C] 1664
[D] 1674

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68. Arrange chronologically the following settlement of the French in India
1. Surat
2. Masulipatnam
3. Mahe
4. Karaikal
Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

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

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69. The battle of St. Thomas was fought between which of the following powers?

[A] French vs English
[B] English vs Dost Ali
[C] English vs Chanda Sahib
[D] French vs Anwar-Ud-Din

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70. Which of the following battle ended the dream of the French to set up a French empire in India?

[A] Battle of Wandiwash
[B] Battle of Plassey
[C] Battle of Bidara
[D] None of the above

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