Modern Indian History - Online Quiz


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Q 1 - In reference to Maratha Administration, ‘Waqenavis’ refers …

A - Prime Minister

B - Revenue Minister

C - Home Minister

D - Foreign Minister

Answer : C



Q 2 - Indian Press Act was passed in …

A - 1918

B - 1913

C - 1908

D - 1910

Answer : D


The Act imposed strict censorship on all kinds of publications.

Q 3 - Who said

“The British were neither the foes of the Hindus nor friends of the Muslims. They set up Pakistan not as a gesture of friendship towards the Muslims, but under the compulsions of their international policies.”

A - Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

B - Wali Khan

C - R. J. Moore

D - M. A. Jinnah

Answer : B



Q 4 - Which among the following was criticized by Congress, but endorsed by Muslim League?

A - Third Round Table Conference

B - August Offer

C - Nehru Report

D - Simon Commission

Answer : B


August Offer came in 1940.

Q 5 - Who among the following was popular as ‘Gurudev?’

A - Dadabhai Naoroji

B - Rabindranath Tagore

C - Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

D - Nagarjuna

Answer : B


Tabore was an Indian Bengali polymath; he reshaped Bengali literature and music.

Q 6 - In reference to 1857 revolt, who was the leader of Bihar?

A - General Bakht Khan

B - Nana Saheb

C - Khan Bahadur

D - Kunwar Singh

Answer : D



Q 7 - Under whose governorship, the Maratha Confederacy was dissolved?

A - Lord Hastings

B - Lord Cornwallis

C - Lord Amherst

D - Wellesley

Answer : A


Maratha Confederacy was dissolved in 1818.

Q 8 - Chauri Chaura incident took place in …

A - 1920

B - 1922

C - 1925

D - 1919

Answer : B



Q 9 - The Anushilan Samiti was set up in …

A - 1902

B - 1910

C - 1914

D - 1908

Answer : A


It was a Bengali Indian Association; Pramathanath Mitra played an instrumental role.

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.