Q1.Which among the following about the Charter Act of 1813 are correct?
- An amount of 1 lakh was provided for the spread of education
- Training became mandatory for the servants of the company before service entry
- The power of the Board of Control was enlarged
- Special provision was made for the cases where Britishers and Indians were involved
Choose the correct option from the codes given below :
[A] 1 & 4
[B] 1, 2 & 3
[C] 1, 3 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4
Correct Answer: D [1, 2, 3 & 4]
Q2.Gandhiji was awarded the ‘Kaiser-i-Hind’ by the British for which reasons?
[A] For his work in Boer War
[B] For remainig silent after the Jallianwala Bagh massacre
[C] For stopping the No-cooperation movement
[D] For expelling S.C. Bose from Congress
Correct Answer: A [ For his work in Boer War ]
Q3.Which of the following Governor-General changed the official language of the courts of Justice from Persian to English?
[A] Lord Cornwallis
[B] Lord William Bentick
[C] Lord Hardinge
[D] Lord Dalhousie
Correct Answer: B [Lord William Bentick]
Q4.Awadh was amalgamated into the British dominion in which of the following years?
Correct Answer: D 
Q5.It was said that S.C. Bose died in a plane crash in which of the following year?
Correct Answer: B 
Q6.Which of the following books was written by Tilak while he was in the prison of Mandalay?
[A] Gita Rahasya
[B] The Orion
[C] The Arctic Home in the Vedas
[D] My life as a prisoner
Correct Answer: A [ Gita Rahasya ]
Q7.Which of the following fort was the first fort constructed by the Britishers?
[A] Fort St. Angelo
[B] Fort St. George
[C] Fort St. David
[D] Fort William
Correct Answer: B [Fort St. George]
Q8.Which of the following leaders hailed Gandhi’s call for ‘Quit India’ as an ‘Epic Movement’?
[A] Ram Manohar Lohia
[B] Jai Prakash Narayan
[C] Subhash Chandra Bose
[D] Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
Correct Answer: C [Subhash Chandra Bose]
Q9.Which of the following statements is correct about the economic policies pursued by the colonial government in India?
[A] protection and promotion of the economic interests of Britain.
[B] protection and promotion of the economic interests of Indians.
[C] development of Indian Economy into a Developing Economy
[D] None of the above
Correct Answer: A [protection and promotion of the economic interests of Britain.]
Q10.Which of the below was the main reason of resignation of Congress Provincial Governments in November, 1939?
[A] British Ordinance on public safety
[B] British declaration of war (in WW-II) on behalf of India without consulting the Congress
[C] Absense of powers and inability to do anything substantial for public
[D] All of above
Correct Answer: B [British declaration of war (in WW-II) on behalf of India without consulting the Congress]
Q11.Before appointment as the Viceroy of India, Lord Willingdon served as the Governor of which of the following places of India?
[C] Both of them
Correct Answer: C [Both of them]
Q12.Who of the following started the Home Rule Movement?
- Bal Gangadhar Tilak
- Bipin Chandra Pal
- Annie Besant
- Lala Lajpat Roy
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] 1 only
[B] 1 & 3
[C] 1, 3 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4
Correct Answer: B [1 & 3]
Q13.Which of the following were the intentions of British Indian rule behind the partition of Bengal?
- To create a majority of Bengal against non-Bengalis in the parent Bengal.
- To keep Bengali, Oriya, and Hindi speaking people together in the parent Bengal.
- To create a majority of Muslims in the East Bengal.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] 1 and 2 only
[B] 2 and 3 only
[C] 1 and 3 only
[D] 1, 2 and 3
Correct Answer: B [2 and 3 only]
Q14.Who of the following was the chairman of the Irrigation Commission appointed by Lord Curzon?
[A] William Egbert
[B] Volvin Scott Moncrieff
[C] Norman Kwong
[D] Ralph Steinhauer
Correct Answer: B [Volvin Scott Moncrieff]
Q15.Saddler Commission was appointed mainly to investigate the problems of which among the following universities?
[A] Bombay University
[B] Calcutta University
[C] Delhi University
[D] Kanpur University
Correct Answer: B [Calcutta University]
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