Modern Indian History MCQs

81. After the permanent settlement, what fraction of the revenue derived by the Zamindars to the Company was to be remitted?
[A] 50%
[B] 65%
[C] 76%
[D] 89%

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82. After the Hindustan Republican Association was renamed as Hindustan Socialist Republic Association, a central committee was formed. Who among the following was from Bihar in this central Committee?
[A] Sukhdev
[B] Kundanlal
[C] P N Ghosh
[D] Shiv Sharma

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83. About which of the following books, Mahatma Gandhi has said that “it brought about an instaneous and practical transformation in my life”?
[A] Anna Karenina
[B] War & Peace
[C] Kingdom of God is within You
[D] Unto this last

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84. A manifesto known as “Philosophy of the Bomb”, was brought out by which among the following organizations?
[A] Ghadar Party
[B] Hindustan Republic Association
[C] Hindustan Socialist Republic Association
[D] Jugantar

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85. “There was only one genuine extremist in India and that was Mr. Tilak”
Who among the following had made this remark in context with Bal Gangadhar Tilak?
[A] Mahatma Gandhi
[B] Moti Lal Nehru
[C] Edwin Montague
[D] Lord Hardinge

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86. “Only mad men outside lunatic asylums could think or talk of independence” 
Who among the following had made this remark in context with the budding idea of Swarajya?
[A] Lord Hardinge
[B] Bal Gangadhar Tilak
[C] Gopal Krishan Gokhle
[D] Pheroz Shah Mehta

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87. Who among the following was the President of Indian National Congress at the time of Independence?
[A] Dr. Rajendra Prasad
[B] J B Kriplani
[C] Dr. Bhimrao Amedkar
[D] Jawahar Lal Nehru

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88. After the revolt of 1857, via the Government of India Act 1858, the Crown had assumed the direct responsibility for the Government of India. By this act, all legislative, administrative and Financial Powers came to be concentrated in which among the following?
[A] Viceroy and Governor General
[B] Viceroy’s and his council
[C] Secretary of State for India and his council
[D] Viceroy’s Council

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89. “Congress is in reality a Civil war without arms”
Who among the following made the above remarks in regard to Congress?
[A] Lord Dufferin
[B] Mohammad Ali Jinnah
[C] Syed Ahamad Khan
[D] Lord Curzon

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90. Consider the following facts about a pioneer social reformer of Maharastra:

  1. He is widely considered to be the first journalist and editor in Marathi Language.
  2. He started a weekly Bombay Darpan in 1832 and Digdarshan in 1840
  3. His many works include the books in history & math for children

Identify this personality from the given names:

[A] Jagannath Sheth
[B] Vishnu Shastri Bapat
[C] Krishna Shahstri Chaplunkar
[D] Balashastri Jambhekar

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