Modern Indian History - Online Quiz


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

A - Sardar Patel

B - Lala Lajpat Rai

C - Bal Gangadhar Tilak

D - Subhash Chandra Bose

Answer : B



Q 3 - In reference to 1857 revolt, consider the following statements:

1. The revolt failed because of its limited territorial extension and social base.

2. The revolt failed because certain Indian classes and people supported the British authority.

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

A - Only 1

B - Only 2

C - Both

D - Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : C



Q 4 - Civil Disobedience Movement was started in …

A - 1915

B - 1917

C - 1919

D - 1920

Answer : D


Civil Disobedience Movement was the non-cooperation movement started by Mahatma Gandhi.

Q 5 - In whose viceroyalty, the Muslim League was established?

A - Lord Curzon

B - Lord Minto II

C - Lord Hardinge

D - Lord Chelmsford

Answer : B


Aga Khan established the Muslim League in 1906.

Q 6 - Who among the following introduced the civil services in India?

A - Warren Hastings

B - Lord Cornwallis

C - Sir John Shore

D - Wellesley

Answer : B


Lord Cornwallis is known as father of Indian civil services.

Q 7 - Under whose viceroyalty, Prince of Wales visited India?

A - Lord Northbrook

B - Lordy Lytton

C - Lord Ripon

D - Lord Dufferin

Answer : A


Prince of Wales visited India in 1875.

Q 8 - Which among the following was the first paper in Urdu?

A - Mirat-ul-Akbar

B - Jam-i-Jahan Numah

C - Banga-Duta

D - Rast Goftar

Answer : B


Jam-i-Jahan Numah was started in 1822 in Calcutta.

Q 9 - Under whose governorship, Burma was annexed?

A - Lord Harding

B - Dalhousie

C - Canning

D - Auckland

Answer : B


Burma was annexed in 1852.

Q 10 - After the Government of India Act, 1919, how many seats were secured for the Indians in the Viceroy’s executive council?

A - None

B - 2

C - 3

D - 5

Answer : C


There were 8 total members in Viceroy’s executive council.