Quiz On Modern Indian History With Answers: Set 8

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  • 1. 

    This place took an active part in the national struggle during the Quit India Movement. Identify it from the given options.

    • A.

      West Bengal

    • B.

      Tamil Nadu

    • C.

      Maharashtra

    • D.

      Eastern Uttar Pradesh and Bihar

    Correct Answer
    D. Eastern Uttar Pradesh and Bihar
    Explanation
    During the Quit India Movement, Eastern Uttar Pradesh and Bihar played a significant role in the national struggle. These regions witnessed widespread protests, demonstrations, and acts of civil disobedience against British rule. The movement gained momentum in these areas, with leaders like Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru actively participating and organizing protests. The people of Eastern Uttar Pradesh and Bihar actively supported the Quit India Movement, making it the correct answer.

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  • 2. 

    The subsidiary alliance system was introduced in India by?

    • A.

      Lord Wellesley

    • B.

      Ram Manohar Lohia

    • C.

      Ram Prasad Bismil

    • D.

      Ram Singh Kuka

    Correct Answer
    A. Lord Wellesley
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Lord Wellesley. Lord Wellesley introduced the subsidiary alliance system in India during his tenure as the Governor-General from 1798 to 1805. Under this system, the Indian princely states were required to accept British protection and maintain a British subsidiary force in their territory. They were also required to pay for the maintenance of these forces, which often led to financial strain on the princely states. This system allowed the British to exercise control over the Indian states and expand their influence in the region.

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  • 3. 

    From which place did Vinoba Bhave started Individual Satyagraha in the year 1940?

    • A.

      Patna, Bihar

    • B.

      Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh

    • C.

      Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

    • D.

      Pavnar, Maharashtra

    Correct Answer
    D. Pavnar, Maharashtra
    Explanation
    Vinoba Bhave started the Individual Satyagraha in the year 1940 from Pavnar, Maharashtra.

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  • 4. 

    When was the Second Round Table Conference held?

    • A.

      September 7, 1932

    • B.

      January 12, 1990

    • C.

      August 15, 1955

    • D.

      April 24, 1960

    Correct Answer
    A. September 7, 1932
    Explanation
    The Second Round Table Conference was held on September 7, 1932.

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  • 5. 

    The 1st census was conducted in India in?

    • A.

      1850

    • B.

      1866

    • C.

      1872

    • D.

      1960

    Correct Answer
    C. 1872
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1872. This is because the first census in India was conducted in that year. Census is a systematic process of collecting, analyzing, and interpreting demographic data of a specific population at a particular time. Conducting a census helps governments and policymakers in making informed decisions regarding resource allocation, social welfare programs, and infrastructure development. The first census in India was an important milestone in understanding the country's population and demographics.

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  • 6. 

    The Ghadar Journal was 1st published in __________ language?

    • A.

      Hindi

    • B.

      English

    • C.

      Marathi

    • D.

      Urdu

    Correct Answer
    D. Urdu
    Explanation
    The Ghadar Journal was first published in Urdu language.

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  • 7. 

    Who published the newspaper ‘Kesari’ during the independence movement?

    • A.

      Lal Bahadur Shastri

    • B.

      Bipin Chandra Pal

    • C.

      Mahatma Gandhi

    • D.

      Bal Gangadhar Tilak

    Correct Answer
    D. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
    Explanation
    Bal Gangadhar Tilak published the newspaper 'Kesari' during the independence movement.

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  • 8. 

    In 1953, the first OBC Commission was formed under the chairmanship of?

    • A.

      Mangal Pandey

    • B.

      Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

    • C.

      Kaka Kalelkar

    • D.

      Motilal Nehru

    Correct Answer
    C. Kaka Kalelkar
    Explanation
    Kaka Kalelkar is the correct answer because he was the first chairman of the first OBC Commission formed in 1953. He played a significant role in addressing the issues and concerns of the Other Backward Classes (OBC) in India.

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  • 9. 

    In the year 1802, who signed the Treaty of Bassein with British East India Company ?

    • A.

      Ram Manohar Lohia

    • B.

      Ram Prasad Bismil

    • C.

      Baji Rao II

    • D.

      Ram Singh Kuka

    Correct Answer
    C. Baji Rao II
    Explanation
    Baji Rao II signed the Treaty of Bassein with the British East India Company in 1802. This treaty was significant as it established British influence and control over the Maratha Empire. Baji Rao II, the last Peshwa of the Maratha Empire, sought British support against internal conflicts and rival factions within the empire. However, this treaty eventually led to the downfall of the Maratha Empire and the establishment of British dominance in India.

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  • 10. 

    Which of the following treaties has been signed in the mentioned year.1. Treaty of Bern in 18742. Simla Accord in 19403. Berne Convention in 19064. Forced Labour Convention in 1930Which of the above mentioned options is correct.

    • A.

      Only 1

    • B.

      Only 2

    • C.

      1 and 2

    • D.

      All are correct

    Correct Answer
    B. Only 2
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Only 2. The Simla Accord was indeed signed in 1940. The Treaty of Bern was signed in 1874, not 1874. The Berne Convention was signed in 1886, not 1906. The Forced Labour Convention was signed in 1930, not 1930. Therefore, only the Simla Accord was signed in 1940.

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