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. Which among the following matches of the leaders of the Brahmo Samaj and their ideology are correct?
1. Raja Rammohan Ray- Unusual intellectual ability
2. Debendranath Tagore- Deep learning and spiritual poise
3. Keshab Chandra Sen- Influenced by Christianity
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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82. At which of the following places the Dutch established their earliest factory in India?

[A] Surat
[B] Pulicat
[C] Masulipatnam
[D] Cassimbazar

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83. During the 17th century, which of the following were the reasons for the success of European trading companies in South India?
1. The presence of the Mughals in the South was not as much as in the North.
2. The Vijayanagara kingdom had been overthrown in the late 16th century.
3. The South had many small and weak states.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] 1, 2 and 3
[B] 1 and 2
[C] 2 and 3
[D] Only 1

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84. The independent state of Bengal was founded by which of the following king?

[A] Ilias
[B] Hussain Shah
[C] Murshid Quli Khan
[D] Alivardi Khan

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85. Which one of the following Mughal emperors gave an important Farman to the English company for facilitating trade in India?

[A] Bahadur Shah I
[B] Bahadur Shah II
[C] Shah Alam II
[D] Farrukhsiyar

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86. The fortification of Calcutta by the British in 1756 was regarded by the Nawab of Bengal, Siraj-ud-Daulah, as

[A] Growth of large-scale British trade
[B] An attack upon his sovereignty
[C] Insecurity of the British in India
[D] British control over Bengal

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87. Which of the following Scholar deciphered the ancient Brahmi script for the first time?

[A] William Carey
[B] William Jones
[C] James Princep
[D] Nathanial Wallich

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88. Arrange the following in the chronological order of their rule:
1. Balaji Vishwanath
2. Balaji Bajirao
3. Bajirao I
4. Madhavrao
Select the correct chronological order using the codes given below:

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

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89. The capital of India was shifted from Calcutta to Delhi in which of the following year?

[A] 1910
[B] 1911
[C] 1912
[D] 1913

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90. Which of the following Presided the Lahore Session of Muslim League?

[A] Liaqat Ali Khan
[B] Chaudhary Khaliquzzaman
[C] Mohammad Ali Jinnah
[D] Fatima Jinnah

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