Modern Indian History & Freedom Struggle 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 is/ are the divisions of Ranjit Singh’s Army?
1. Fauj-i-Am
2. Fauj-i-Abas
3. Fauj-i-be-Qawaid
Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

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

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82. The first passenger train in India started during the reign of which of the following governor-general?

[A] Lord Wellesley
[B] Lord Bentinck
[C] Lord Minto
[D] Lord Dalhousie

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83. Who of the following is the author of the book ” The first war of Indian Independence”

[A] V. D. Savarkar
[B] Disraeli
[C] Karl Marx
[D] David Outram

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84. Which of the following matches of places of the great revolt with their corresponding British personnel who led the suppression are correct?
1. Delhi- John Nicholson
2. Kanpur- Colin Campbell
3. Jhansi- Hugh Rose
4. Benaras- Colonel Neill
Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

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

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85. Who of the following betrayed Tayta Tope?

[A] Man Singh
[B] Raja of Gwalior
[C] Raja of Benaras
[D] Basant Rao

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86. The Durand line agreement between India and Afghanistan was approved in which year?

[A] 1889
[B] 1891
[C] 1893
[D] 1895

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87. The Punjab Land Alienation Act was passed in which year?

[A] 1900
[B] 1903
[C] 1905
[D] 1909

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88. Who of the following was the chairman of the Irrigation Commission appointed by Lord Curzon?

[A] William Egbert
[B] Volvin Scott Moncrieff
[C] Norman Kwong
[D] Ralph Steinhauer

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89. Which among the following were the provisions of the University Act of 1904?
1. Control of Government over universities has increased
2. Nominated members were increased in Senates and Syndicates by reducing elected members
3. Inspection of colleges was conducted
4. Only the Government could grant permission for establishing new universities
Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

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

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90. The Ancient Monuments Preservation Act was passed in which year?

[A] 1899
[B] 1901
[C] 1904
[D] 1907

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