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. Khasis, Garos, Khamptis and Singhpos organised themselves under which of the following in Khasi Uprising?

[A] Birsa Munda
[B] Siddhu and Khanu
[C] Tirath Singh
[D] Phond Sawant

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82. Which of the following Governor Generals created the covenanted Civil Services of India which later came to be known as the Indian Civil services?

[A] Warren Hastings
[B] Wellesely
[C] Cornwallis
[D] William Bentinck

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83. Mahatma Gandhi was lodged in which jail when Congress Volunteers made a raid on Dharasana Salt Depot?

[A] In Yervada Jail
[B] In Sabarmati Jail
[C] In Agha Khan Palace Poona
[D] In Ahmadanagar Fort Jail

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84. Which of the following were the reasons that Indian nationalists were bitterly disappointed at the closing stages of the First World War?
1. Only few Indian princess participated in the Imperial Conference and Peace Conference.
2. The closing of the World War brought to India not peace but the sword.
3. Gandhi was prevented by the government from proceeding to Delhi in 1919.
4. The Rowlatt Act was passed in 1919.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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85. With which of the following movement, The statement, “On bended knees, I asked for bread and received stone instead”, is associated?

[A] Khilafat Movement
[B] Non-cooperation Movement
[C] Dandi March
[D] Quit India Movement

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86. Which of the following leaders hailed Gandhi’s call for ‘Quit India’ as an ‘Epic Movement’?

[A] Ram Manohar Lohia
[B] Jai Prakash Narayan
[C] Subhash Chandra Bose
[D] Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

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87. Which of the following was the leader of Bardoli Satyagrah?

[A] Mahatma Gandhi
[B] Vitthalbhai Patel
[C] Vallabhbhai Patel
[D] Mahadev Desai

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88. The Charter of 1726 empowered whom among the following with legislative powers to make bye-laws, ordinances and rules?

[A] Mayor
[B] Sherrif
[C] Governor and Council
[D] Deputy Governor and Council

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89. Under the Warren Hastings Plan 1772, the Mofussil Nijamat Adalat established to handle__:

[A] Civil Cases at District Level
[B] Criminal Cases at District Level
[C] Civil Cases at Village Level
[D] Criminal Cases at Village Level

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90. Bihar and Orissa were separated from Bengal in which of the following years?

[A] 1900
[B] 1904
[C] 1908
[D] 1912

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