Modern Indian History - Online Quiz


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Following quiz provides Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) related to Modern Indian History. You will have to read all the given answers and click over the correct answer. If you are not sure about the answer then you can check the answer using Show Answer button. You can use Next Quiz button to check new set of questions in the quiz.

Questions and Answers

Q 1 - Who among the following was popular as ‘Andhra Kesari?’

A - T. Prakasam

B - Abdul Ghaffar Khan

C - Subhash Chandra Bose

D - Jawahar Lal Nehru

Answer : A

Explanation

Tanguturi Prakasam Pantulu was a freedom fighter and politician.

Q 2 - Who among the following had organized a volunteer brigade namely ‘Khudai Khidmatgars?’

A - Ali Imam

B - Shuab Qureshi

C - Gaffar Khan

D - Jafar Ali

Answer : C

Explanation

It was also popular as ‘Red Shirts.’

Q 3 - Who among the following was popular as ‘Beacon of Light of Asia?’

A - T. Prakasam

B - Abdul Ghaffar Khan

C - Subhash Chandra Bose

D - Jawahar Lal Nehru

Answer : C

Explanation

Subhash Chandra Bose was an Indian nationalist.

Q 4 - In whose viceroyalty, the Cripps Plan was introduced?

A - Lord Willingdon

B - Lord Linlithgow

C - Lord Wavell

D - Lord Irwin

Answer : B

Explanation

Cripps Plan was introduced in 1942 to convince Indians to support British force fighting in the World War II.

Q 5 - The Indigo Commission was set up in …

A - 1890

B - 1920

C - 1860

D - 1880

Answer : C

Explanation

N/A

Q 6 - The Servants of Indian Society was founded by …

A - Vivekananda

B - Madan Mohan Malaviya

C - Gopal Krishna Gokhale

D - Narayan Malhar Joshi

Answer : C

Explanation

The Servants of Indian Society was founded in Bombay in 1905.

Q 7 - Under whose governorship, ‘Wood’s (Education) Despatch’ introduced?

A - Lord Harding

B - Dalhousie

C - Canning

D - Auckland

Answer : B

Explanation

Charles Wood, the President of the Board of Control, had introduced the Education Despatch in 1854. According to this dispatch, Anglo-vernacular schools and government colleges had been opened.

Q 8 - In the Battle of Plassey, British East India Company defeated the Nawab of Bengal. British won because Aminchand betrayed – Aminchand was …

A - Mir Bakshi

B - Officer in charge of Calcutta

C - Rich Sikh merchant

D - Biggest banker of Bengal

Answer : C

Explanation

N/A

Q 9 - In whose viceroyalty, the two boundary commissions were set up for the partition of Bengal and Punjab?

A - Lord Willingdon

B - Lord Mountbatten

C - Lord Wavell

D - Lord Irwin

Answer : B

Explanation

The Boundary Commissions were headed by Cyril Radcliff.

Q 10 - Under whose governorship, the Hindu Widows' Remarriage Act was passed?

A - Lord Harding

B - Dalhousie

C - Canning

D - Auckland

Answer : C

Explanation

The Hindu Widows’ Remarriage Act was passed in 1856.

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