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 is associated with Shanti Van?

A - Sardar Patel

B - Rama Krishna Paramhans

C - Rajiv Gandhi

D - Jawahar Lal Nehru

Answer : D

Explanation

Shanti Van is located in Delhi.

Q 2 - In whose leadership, the Young Bengal Movement had been set up?

A - Henry Louis Vivian Drozio

B - Rasikkrishna Mullick

C - Tarachand Chuckervati

D - Krishanmohan Banerjee

Answer : A

Explanation

Young Bengal Movement was founded in late 1820s.

Q 3 - Punjab Land Alienation Act was passed in …

A - 1900

B - 1890

C - 1910

D - 1913

Answer : A

Explanation

In 1900, Punjab Land Alienation Act passed to regulate the sale and mortgage of land and revenue demands.

Q 4 - Newspapers Incitement to Offences Act was passed in …

A - 1918

B - 1912

C - 1908

D - 1903

Answer : C

Explanation

N/A

Q 5 - Who among the following moved capital from Murshidabad to Monghyr?

A - Mir Bakshi

B - Mir Jafar

C - Mir Qasim

D -Shuja-ud-Daulah

Answer : C

Explanation

The period of Mir Qasim was 1760 to 1764.

Q 6 - Who among the following had introduced the permanent settlement in Bengal?

A - Warren Hastings

B - Lord Cornwallis

C - Sir John Shore

D - Wellesley

Answer : B

Explanation

The permanent settlement was introduced in 1793.

Q 7 - In 1878, the Famine Commission was constituted, who among the following was the president of the commission?

A - Wilson Hunter

B - Richard Strachey

C - William Stevenson Meyer

D - Richard Burn

Answer : B

Explanation

N/A

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

Answer : B

Explanation

The demand was to decrease the land revenue in case of crop failures.

Q 10 - Under whose viceroyalty, the Statistical Survey of India was established?

A - Lord Mayo

B - Northbrook

C - Lytton

D - Ripon

Answer : A

Explanation

The Statistical Survey of India was established in 1869.

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