Modern Indian History & Freedom Struggle MCQs

81. Who among the following is best known for defending three Indian National Army soldiers accused of treason during World War II?
[A] Asaf Al
[B] Bhulabhai Desai
[C] Subhash Chandra Bose
[D] C Rajgopalachari

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82. Ahalyabai, the saintly queen of Maheshwar (Central India) belonged to which dynasty?-
[A] Scindhya dynasty
[B] Peshwa dynasty
[C] Holkar dynasty
[D] Rajput dynasty

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83. Consider the following: 
1. Public Service Commission (Charles Aitchison) 
2. Royal Commission on Public Service (Lord Isling) 
3. Royal Commission on Superior Civil Services (Lord Viscount Lee) 
The correct order of their establishment is given in which among the following options
[A] 1, 2, 3
[B] 2, 1, 3
[C] 3, 2, 1
[D] 1, 3, 2

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84. Who among the following had translated the famous drama Neel Darpan in English?
[A] Madhusudan Datta
[B] Dinabandu Mitra
[C] Harish Chandra Mukerjee
[D] Sisir Kumar Ghose

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85. Consider the following statements:

  1. The Ilbert Bill (1884) Controversy caused the greatest racial cleavage in India prior to establishment of the Indian National Congress
  2. Viceroy Ripon actually desired to abolish the racial prejudice from the Indian Penal Code while introducing this bill

Which among the above statement is / are correct?

[A] Only 1 is correct
[B] Only 2 is correct
[C] Both 1 & 2 are correct
[D] Neither 1 nor 2 is correct

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86. Who among the following founded a National Press, National Paper, National Society, National School, National Theatre, National Store, National Gymnasium and National Circus making the term “National” popular in British India?
[A] Devendra Nath Tagore
[B] Jyotindra Nath Tagore
[C] Nabagopal Mitra
[D] Rajnarayan Basu

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87. The Asian empire of Portuguese was divided into three independent presidencies. Identify the correct set of these presidencies from the given options:
[A] Goa, Mozambique, Malacca
[B] Goa, Madagascar, Mauritius
[C] Goa, Mozambique, Mauritius
[D] Goa, Reunion, Malacca

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88. In the name of which among the following Mughal emperors, the East India Company struck the first coins in India?
[A] Jahangir
[B] Farrukhsiyar
[C] Muhammad Shah
[D] Jahandar Shah

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89. 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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90. After which among the following events, the Cabinet Mission plan was thought to have become defunct?
[A] Call for a Direct Action Day by Muslim League
[B] Boycott of the Muslim Legue of the Constituent assembly
[C] The formation of the Interim Government
[D] Atlee’s Declaration

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