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.

81. The first Railway line between Bombay and Thane was laid in which of the following years?

[A] 1853
[B] 1854
[C] 1856
[D] 1858

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82. The British Government collected revenue directly from the farmers under which of the following systems of assessment?

[A] Zamindari
[B] Ryotwari
[C] Annawari
[D] Desaiwari

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83. Which of the following measure was not adopted by the British prior to 1813 to exploit the Indians economically?

[A] Monopolising the trade of raw goods wherever possible and selling them at high rates.
[B] Forcing Indian craftsman to produce quality products in fixed quantity and at fixed price.
[C] Free Trade Policy.
[D] Elimination of Indian traders from competition by every means.

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84. Which of the following revolutionaries is not associated with Kakori Conspiracy Case?

[A] Ram Prasad Bismil
[B] Ashfaque-ullah-Khan
[C] Roshan Singh
[D] Bhagat Singh

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85. Which of the following person returned his token of honour to Government of India on May 30, 1919?

[A] Mahatma Gandhi
[B] Tej Bahadur Sapru
[C] Ravindranath Tagore
[D] Jamna Lal Bajaj

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86. Which of the following statements are correct about the Wavell Plan?
1. According to the Wavell Plan, the number of Hindu and Muslim members in the Executive Council were to be equal.
2. Wavell thought that this arrangement would have avoided the partition of India.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 & 2

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87. Which of the following statements are correct?
1. The Gandhi-Irwin Pact 1931, placed the Indian National Congress on an equal footing with the British Indian Government.
2. The participation of Muslims in the Civil Disobedience Movement was less than that of the Non-Cooperation Movement.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 & 2

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88. In which year ‘Hindustan Socialist Republican Army’ was founded?

[A] 1919
[B] 1927
[C] 1916
[D] 1928

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89. A which of the following provinces of British India the Indian National Congress did not form ministry in 1937?
1. Central Provinces
2. Orissa
3. Bengal
4. Punjab
Select the correct option using the codes given below:

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

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90. Which of the following led the agitation against the Partition of Bengal which happened in 1905?

[A] Surendranath Banerjee
[B] C. R. Das
[C] Ashutosh Mukherjee
[D] Rabindranath Tagore

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