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Modern History Test - 8

Que.1

The East-India Company began to use the term 'Investments in India' for

 

A.

Their bullion imports to purchase Indian goods.

B.

The loot from Buxar for purchasing Indian goods.

C.

The profits made from duty free inland trade and the surplus from Diwani revenue.

D.

The borrowed money from Indian moneylenders for purchases in India.

Que.2

Consider the following statements related to Anglicist and Orientalist controversy:
1.This controversy initiated due to the provision for education in 1813 Charter Act.
2.The Orientalists were in the favour of the usage of classical languages of Indian tradition whereas Anglicist proposed the usage of English.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 

A.

Only 1

B.

Only 2

C.

Both

D.

None

Que.3

Which of the following Social Laws concerning Women are correctly matched with the Governor General/Viceroy during that period?
1.Prohibition of Sati Act - Lord William Bentinck.
2.Widow Remarriage Act - Lord Dalhousie.
3.Sarda Act - Lord Linlithgow.
Codes:

 

A.

1 and 2

B.

2 and 3

C.

1 and 3

D.

All

Que.4

Match the following:
Struggle against the Caste System  Personality Associated                             
A.Harijan Sevak Sangh                I. Bhimrao Ambedkar  
B.Akhil Bharatiya                        II.Mahatma Dalit Varg SabhaGandhi
C.Satya Sodhak                          III.Periyar Samaj
D.Self-respect                            IV.Jyotibha Phule Movement
Codes:

 

A.

A-II; B-I; C-IV; D-III

B.

A-I; B-II; C-IV; D-III

C.

A-II; B-I; C-III; D-IV

D.

A-I; B-II; C-III; D-IV

Que.5

Consider the following statements related to the Factory Act of 1881:
1.The Act banned the appointment of children below the age of seven in factories.
2.It allowed the workers to form trade unions.
3.It has fixed the minimum wages of industrial workers.
4.It was introduced by Lord Rippon.
Which of the above statements are correct?

 

A.

1, 2 and 3

B.

2 and 3

C.

1 and 4

D.

All

Que.6

Identify the person:
1.He was a great educator, humanist and social reformer.
2.He had founded many schools for girls.
3.He protested against child marriage and paved way for the admission of non-Brahmin students in the Sanskrit college.
Codes:

 

A.

Jyotibha Phule

B.

Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

C.

Swami Vivekananda

D.

M.G Ranade

Que.7

Consider the following statements related to the Dual Government arrangement made by the East-India Company in Bengal:
1. The British administration acquired both the functions of the Diwani or revenue and Nizamat or civil administration of Bengal.
2. The Diwani was obtained from the Nawab of Bengal and Nizamat from the Mughal emperor.
3. The British East India Company obtained the actual power; whereas the responsibility and charge of administration was entrusted to the Nawab of Bengal.
Which of the above statements ar correct?

 

A.

1 and 2

B.

2 and 3

C.

1 and 3

D.

All

Que.8

Which of the following were the drawbacks of Permanent Zamindari Settlement?
1.The Permanent zamindari settlement of Lord Cornwallis vested the ownership of land to the zamindars due to which peasants were exploited.
2.The amount of revenue that the zamindars had to pay to the Company was firmly fixed and would not be raised under any circumstances thus led to high defaulting rate.
3.The ryots became tenants since they were considered the tillers of the soil.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
Codes:

 

A.

1 and 2

B.

2 and 3

C.

1 and 3

D.

All

Que.9

Which of the following newspapers advocated revolutionary terrorism during the freedom struggle?
1. The Sandhya
2. The Yugantar
3. The Kal
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:
Codes:

 

A.

1 and 2

B.

1 and 3

C.

2 and 3

D.

1, 2 and 3

Que.10

Which of the following statements clearly define the immediate cause for the rise of Extremism during Indian National Movement?
1.Lord Curzon had passed the Calcutta Corporation Act, (1899) reducing the Indian control of this local body.
2.The Sedition Act and the Official Secrets Act reduced the freedom of all people.
3.The Universities Act (1904) reduced the autonomy of the universities and made them government departments.
Codes:

 

A.

1 and 2

B.

2 and 3

C.

1 and 3

D.

All

Que.11

Which of the following events are the after-effects of Partition of Bengal?
1.It led to rise of Vandematram Movement in Andhra region.
2.Rabindranath Tagore wrote Amar Shonar Bangla as a rallying cry for proponents of annulment of Partition which became the national anthem of Bangladesh.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 

A.

Only 1

B.

Only 2

C.

Both

D.

None

Que.12

Which of the following statements is/are incorrect regarding Rowlatt Act?
1.This act was meant to give the government enormous power to repress political activities.
2.Government could arrest anybody on the basis of suspicion without a trial for two years under this act.
3.In response to Rowlatt Act Lala Lajpat Rai had called for a nationwide campaign in 1919.
Codes:

A.

Only 1

B.

Only 3

C.

2 and 3

D.

None

Que.13

Non-Cooperation Movement in different parts of India took which of the following form?
1.In Kheda, Gujarat, Patidar peasants organised non-violent campaigns against the high land revenue demand of the British.
2.In Andhra Pradesh, tribals and poor peasants staged "forest satyagrahas".
3.In Punjab, the Akali agitation of the Sikhs sought to remove corrupt mahants.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
Codes:

 

A.

1 and 2

B.

2 and 3

C.

1 and 3

D.

All

Que.14

Consider the following statements related to the role played by women in Freedom Struggle movement:
1.Madam Bhikaji Cama unfurled the first National Flag in France.
2.Aruna Asaf Ali played a leading role during the Civil Disobediance movement.
3.Padmaja Naidu was the joint founder of the Indian National Congress of Hyderabad.
Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 

A.

1 and 2

B.

2 and 3

C.

1 and 3

D.

All

Que.15

The resolution passed at the Culcutta session of the Congress in 1906 included:

 

A.

Swaraj, Boycott, National Education and Self Help.

B.

Swaraj, Boycott, National Education and Swadeshi.

C.

Swaraj, Swadeshi, National Education and Self Help.

D.

Swaraj, Swadeshi and National Education.

Que.16

Which of the following were the achievements of Swaraj Party?
1.They played role in defeating of the Public Safety Bill in 1928 which was aimed at empowering the Government to deport undesirable and subversive foreigners.
2.Vithalbhai Patel was elected speaker of Central Legislative Assembly in 1925.
3.With the effort of them Muddiman Committee was appointed to bring out the defects in the Government of India Act 1919.
Codes:

 

A.

1 and 2

B.

2 and 3

C.

1 and 3

D.

All

Que.17

Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below:
List-I                              List-II
(Nationalist Authors)      (Works)                                          
A. Krishnaji Prabhakar  1. Jhansi ki Rani Khadilkar
B.Subhadra Kumari       2. Kichaka Vadh Chauhan
C.Saadat Husan             3. Kali Salwar
D.Vallathol Narayana     4. Enpe Menon Gurunathan
Codes:
ABCD

 

A.

4 1 3 2

B.

3 4 2 1

C.

2 1 3 4

D.

2 3 1 4

Que.18

Which of the following were the recommendations of Hunter's Commission?
1.Use of mother tongue as the medium of instruction in primary education.
2.Emphasized on Women Education.
3.Gradual withdrawal of state support from higher education.
4.Introduction of civic education at college and university level.
Codes:

 

A.

1 and 2

B.

2 and 3

C.

1, 2 and 3

D.

2, 3 and 4

Que.19

Consider the following statements related to Individual Satyagraha:
1.Individual Satyagraha was launched to show the dissatisfaction to the Cripps Mission.
2.Jawahar Lal Nehru was the first to offer Satyagraha followed by Acharya Vinoba Bhave.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 

A.

Only 1

B.

Only 2

C.

Both

D.

None

Que.20

The statement "We are provided by a car, all brakes and no engine" by Jawahar Lal Nehru  refers to:

 

A.

The Government of India Act, 1919

B.

The Government of India Act, 1935

C.

The Cripps Offer, 1942

D.

The Cabinet Mission plan, 1946

Que.21

The Cripps Proposals included the provisions for:
1. Full independence for India.
2. Creation of Constitution-making body in which there would be representatives from the Princely States along with those of the British Provinces.
3.Giving reservation to minorities in the Parliament.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?  

 

A.

Only 2

B.

Only 3

C.

1 and 3

D.

All

Que.22

Which of the following were the main features of CR formula?
1. Muslim league should endorse Congress demands for independence.
2.Muslim population shall decide the partition of the country by plebiscite.
3. The agreement was binding only in case of transfer by Britain of full power and responsibility for full governance of India.
Codes:

 

A.

1 and 3

B.

2 and 3

C.

1 and 2

D.

All

Que.23

Match the following:
List-I                    List-II
A.Whitley           1. Civil Services Commission                                       
B.Lee                 2. Labour Commission
C.Raleigh           3. Famine Commission
D.Mac Donnell   4. Education Commission
Codes:
ABCD

 

A.

1 2 3 4

B.

1 3 2 4

C.

2 1 4 3

D.

2 1 3 4

Que.24

The importance of Gandhiji's Non-Cooperation Movement was that:
1.It witnessed the spread of nationalism to the remote corners of India.
2.Non-violence was employed for the first time as an effective weapon of mass movement.
3.It demonstrated the willingness and ability of the masses to endure hardships and make sacrifices.
Which of the above statements are correct?

 

A.

1 and 2

B.

2 and 3

C.

1 and 3

D.

All

Que.25

Identify the person:
1.He was born in village Uttamazai [now in Pakistan].
2.He was given the title Fakhar-e-Afghan [the pride of Afghan].
3.He was the receiver of Bharat Ratna.
Select the answer from the codes given below:
Codes:

 

A.

Abdul Ghaffar Khan

B.

Abdul Kalam Azad

C.

Mohammad Ali Jinnah

D.

Shaukat Ali

Rank List

 
Rank
Name
Marks Obtained
ANIMITRA GANGULY
1
ANIMITRA GANGULY
50.00
prudhvi raj
2
prudhvi raj
34.70
3
34.70
Jasmine
4
Jasmine
33.36
MOHAMMED JAFFER
5
MOHAMMED JAFFER
33.36
mohd haseen
6
mohd haseen
32.04
madhav
7
madhav
29.38
sridhardinesh
8
sridhardinesh
29.38
aakash veswal
9
aakash veswal
29.36
samipmohan
10
samipmohan
27.38
Shubha
11
Shubha
26.70
parth kurariya
12
parth kurariya
26.06
AVINASH KUMAR
13
AVINASH KUMAR
24.72
prabi
14
prabi
24.70
SARIGA K B
15
SARIGA K B
24.04
Vivek Bharati
16
Vivek Bharati
24.04
sarbajeet
17
sarbajeet
23.40
Manikandan
18
Manikandan
22.72
Ashish chugh
19
Ashish chugh
22.70
AMIT SINGH
20
AMIT SINGH
22.70
sumit
21
sumit
22.04
Rohit Raj
22
Rohit Raj
22.04
abcd
23
abcd
21.40
Anurag
24
Anurag
21.40
Sunshine
25
Sunshine
21.40
Kunal
26
Kunal
21.38
Siddartha Swamy
27
Siddartha Swamy
19.38
ramesh singh charan
28
ramesh singh charan
18.08
mahesh
29
mahesh
18.04
Kumar Vishal
30
Kumar Vishal
16.72
shashank
31
shashank
16.70
kowsalya
32
kowsalya
16.06
Nag
33
Nag
15.38
mahitosh maheep
34
mahitosh maheep
14.74
Kp
35
Kp
14.74
raghunath
36
raghunath
14.08
kj
37
kj
14.08
shailesh
38
shailesh
14.06
Priyadharshini S
39
Priyadharshini S
13.38
priyatham chilakapati
40
priyatham chilakapati
12.76
harshit
41
harshit
12.76
Pooja Shivhari Bhoge
42
Pooja Shivhari Bhoge
12.74
stanley
43
stanley
12.74
mayur shelake
44
mayur shelake
12.74
Pratik
45
Pratik
12.70
ashish
46
ashish
12.08
Ram Prakash Agrahari
47
Ram Prakash Agrahari
11.42
Bharat
48
Bharat
11.36
Jey prakatha
49
Jey prakatha
10.72
Karthikeyan
50
Karthikeyan
9.42
Junaid Rahman
51
Junaid Rahman
9.38
HABIL ANSARY
52
HABIL ANSARY
8.76
Saurabh Hadke
53
Saurabh Hadke
8.74
Siddhant Sharma
54
Siddhant Sharma
8.08
NEELANJAY SARKAR
55
NEELANJAY SARKAR
8.06
ashwini
56
ashwini
8.06
ankita
57
ankita
8.00
vidya
58
vidya
7.44
ben
59
ben
7.40
Aju K Raju
60
Aju K Raju
7.36
Ashwin
61
Ashwin
6.76
RISHU KUMAR
62
RISHU KUMAR
6.68
Sambit Mishra
63
Sambit Mishra
6.00
devesh
64
devesh
5.40
Surya Prakash
65
Surya Prakash
4.02
shweta
66
shweta
3.40
Piyush
67
Piyush
3.38
ravi ranjan
68
ravi ranjan
2.68
MUHAMMED ARFATH
69
MUHAMMED ARFATH
2.00
Amit
70
Amit
2.00
Aslesha
71
Aslesha
0.68
jaya saha
72
jaya saha
0.00
siddappa
73
siddappa
0.00
PKM
74
PKM
0.00
sheik
75
sheik
0.00
ram pratap kumar
76
ram pratap kumar
0.00
ravindra
77
ravindra
0.00
rajeev
78
rajeev
0.00
Abhishek K
79
Abhishek K
0.00
Tejaswi
80
Tejaswi
0.00
YASHWANT
81
YASHWANT
0.00
CHANDRA PRAKASH
82
CHANDRA PRAKASH
0.00
Harsh Kushwaha
83
Harsh Kushwaha
0.00
Venkatraman
84
Venkatraman
0.00
bhupendre
85
bhupendre
0.00
Rajarshi Majumder
86
Rajarshi Majumder
0.00
Prasada Rao
87
Prasada Rao
0.00
ARUL MOZHI
88
ARUL MOZHI
0.00
Aloke Kumar Saha
89
Aloke Kumar Saha
0.00
anjani
90
anjani
0.00
Priyadarshini
91
Priyadarshini
0.00
Abhinav
92
Abhinav
0.00
Sumit Machra
93
Sumit Machra
0.00
nitin
94
nitin
0.00
Narasimha Sandeep
95
Narasimha Sandeep
0.00
Ankush Bansal
96
Ankush Bansal
0.00
Manjunath
97
Manjunath
0.00
jijo
98
jijo
0.00
gowtham
99
gowtham
0.00
subhadeep
100
subhadeep
0.00
harisha
101
harisha
0.00
ISHA
102
ISHA
0.00
aakash kumar
103
aakash kumar
0.00
Lovejot
104
Lovejot
0.00
SARAH NASREEN
105
SARAH NASREEN
0.00
AMANULLAH TAK
106
AMANULLAH TAK
0.00
Surya Kumar Shukla
107
Surya Kumar Shukla
0.00
soumya
108
soumya
0.00
anjibabu
109
anjibabu
0.00
Trishee Goyal
110
Trishee Goyal
0.00
Hani jassal
111
Hani jassal
0.00
Anjali Pandey
112
Anjali Pandey
0.00
Rajesh Kumar Samal
113
Rajesh Kumar Samal
0.00
aashishjosephdavis
114
aashishjosephdavis
0.00
sathishkumar
115
sathishkumar
0.00
Monojit Mondal
116
Monojit Mondal
0.00
ruchi
117
ruchi
0.00
imran
118
imran
0.00
Shashank Kadam
119
Shashank Kadam
0.00
shiva
120
shiva
0.00
 V SIVA NAIK
121
V SIVA NAIK
0.00
Jeevaraj Radhakrishnan
122
Jeevaraj Radhakrishnan
0.00
ChanduReddy
123
ChanduReddy
0.00
Burad ANIL
124
Burad ANIL
0.00
anamika
125
anamika
0.00
ajith
126
ajith
0.00
Rohit
127
Rohit
0.00
sai swaroop
128
sai swaroop
0.00
udit
129
udit
0.00
pro
130
pro
-0.66
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