Who was the viceroy of India after Lord Irwin?
a. Lord Linlithgo
b. Lord Wavel
c. Lord Reading
d. Lord Willingdon
‘The Council of Barabhais’ was organised by –
a. Baji Rao II
b. Mahav Rao Narayan
c. Nana Phadnavis
d. Mahadji Scindia
The Council of Barabhais’ was organised by Nana Phadnavis. It was a twelve-member council.
Portuguese power was centred in which place?
Dada Bhai Naorogi’s ‘Drain of Wealth’ theory was elaborated by?
a. G.K Gokhale
b. B.G. Tilak
c. M.G. Ranade
d. Feroz Shah Mehta
Dada Bhai Naorogi presented ‘Drain of Wealth’ theory in 1867.
Who started the Young Men’s Indian Association in 1914?
a. Annie Besant
b. Swarnakumari Devi
c. Devendranath Tagore
d. Rabindranath Tagore
Which one is known as ‘Magna Carta’ of English Education in India –
a. Charter of Act, 1813
b. Educational Despatch, 1854
c. Indian University’s Act, 1904
d. Indian Education Commission’s Report, 1882
Wood’s Despatch is known as ‘Magna Carta’ of English Education in India.
Under which act, the British assumed direct administration of India?
a. Act of 1658
b. Act of 1758
c. Act of 1858
d. Act of 1947
Under the Government of India act of 1858, the British got direct administration of India as the new British Raj.
Who was the Governor-General of India during 1857’s revolt?
a. Lord Ripon
b. Lord Dalhouie
c. Lord Canning
d. Lord Elgin
Joseph François Dupleix commanded which force in India?
Joseph François Dupleix was the commander of the French and was one of the rivals of Robert Clive.
The book ‘Eighteen Fifty Seven’ was written by which personality?
a. S.N. Sen
b. R.C. Majumdar
c. Syed Ahmed Khan
d. R. C. Bhanderkar
Surendra Nath Sen authored the book ‘Eighteen Fifty Seven’.
Tipu Sultan died in which war?
b. French- Mysore War
c. Maratha -Mysore war
d. Nyzam-Mysore War
Explanation:- The fourth Anglo-Mysore War was of short duration and decisive and ended Tipu Sultan died in this war on May 4, 1799.
Who opened Sharda Sadan in Chowpatty, Bombay?
a. Pandita Ramabai Saraswati
b. Sarala Devi Chaudhurani
c. Lord Edwin Montague
d. Dorothy Jinarajadasa
Pandita Ramabai Saraswati opened Sharda Sadan in Chowpatty, Bombay on 11th March, 1889.
In which year, the Indian Association constituted?
The Indian Association was constituted in 1876 by Surendra Nath Banerjee.
The Treaty of Surat was signed in which year?
The British signed Treaty of Surat with Raghunath Rao in 1775.
The Ilbert Bill was strongly opposed by?
a. The Hindus
b. The Muslims
d. ALL OF THE ABOVE
The Ilbert Bill was introduced in 1883.
India’s first national news agency was_?
a. The Associated Press of India
b. The Hindustan Review
c. The Free Press of India
d. The Indian Review
The most appreciated newspaper of the Liberals was_?
b. Young India
c, Free Pres Journal
d. New India
Who represented Liberal Federation in the Nehru Report Committee?
a. M.S. Aney
b. M.R. Jayakar
c. Tej Bahadur Sapru
d. V.S. Srinivasa Sastri
Tej Bahadur Sapru represented Liberal Federation in the Nehru Report Committee in 1928.
Who was not an active leader of Brahmo Samaj?
a. Swami Vivekananda
b. Keshab C. Sen
c. Akshay Kumar Dutta
d. Devendra Nath Tagaore
The cause for conducting Non-Cooperation Movement was?
a. Rowlatt Act
b. Jallianwala Bagh Massacre
c. Khilafat movement
d. Dissatisfaction with the Government of India Act of 1919
The last British Viceroy of India was_
a. Lord Linlithgo
b. Lord Mountbatten
c. Lord Reading
d. Lord Wavel
Indian Mutiny began in which year?
The Indian mutiny started at Meerut on May 10, 1857
Who granted an English Royal Charter to the company on 31 December 1600?
a. Elizabeth I
b. Elizabeth II
c. Henry VII
d. Henry VIII
The Company was granted an English Royal Charter, under the name Governor and Company of Merchants of London Trading into the East Indies, by Queen Elizabeth I on 31 December 1600
The complete outcome of the Wavell Plan was the_
a. Holding of a referendum in the N.W. frontier province
b. Absorption of the State of Hyderabad with the Indian Union
c. Summoning of Simla Conference
d. The Constitution of the Constituent Assembly
The Indian National Congress was founded by whom?
a. W.C. Banerjee
b. S.N. Banerjee
c. G.K. Gokhale
d. A.O. Hume
Which Congress President conducted negotiation in between the Cripps and Wavell at Simla Conference in 1942?
b. J.B. Kipalani
c. Jawaharlal Nehru
d. Abul Kalam Azad
The Indian National Army surrendered to the British after collapse of _
d. After cessation of WWII
When was the First Opium War fought?
First Opium war was fought between the China and the British.
Who stated “Sir Sayyid was a prophet of education”?
a. Mahatma Gandhi
b. Rabindranath Tagore
c. Chattambi Swamikal
d. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
Dayananda was invited by Jaswant Singh II, the Maharaja of which state?
a. Uttar Pradesh
Dayananda was invited by Jaswant Singh II, the Maharaja of Jodhpur to stay at his palace in 1883
Who was present at the first Round Table Conference?
a. M.K. Gandhi
b. Tej Bahadur Sapru
c. Abul Kalam Azad
d. Subhas C. Bose
The Congress boycotted Simon Commission for which reason?
a. As it was appointed 1 year before
b. As it did not include any representative of Congress
c. As it included a member of the Muslim league
d. As it negated the claim of the Indians to determine their own constitution
Treaty of Rajpur Ghat was signed between Holkar and _____?
Treaty of Rajpurghat was signed between Yashwantrao Holkar and British on December 25, 1805.
Who of the followings was the first Viceroy of India during British Raj?
a. Robert Clive
b. William Bentick
c. Lord Delhousie
d. Lord Canning
Who was not a member of the Congress Socialist party?
a. Acharya Narayan dev
b. Achyut Patwardhan
c. J. L. Nehru
d. Jayaprakash narayan
Who was the president of the National Congress at the time of independence of India?
a. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
b. Jawaharlal Nehru
c. Dr. Rajendra Prasad
d. J.B. Kripalani
The Federal Court of India was constituted by –
a. Act of 1891
b. Act of 1909
c. Act of 1919
d. Act of 1935
Who set up the dual system of administration in Bengal?
a. Robert Clive
b. Lord Wellesley
d. Lord Macaulay
The Dual system of Government was started by Clive in 1765 in Bengal.
The East India Company lost all its administrative powers under which act?
a. By the Government of India Act of 1658
b. By the Government of India Act of 1758
c. By the Government of India Act of 1858
d. By the Government of India Act of 1958
The British Parliament brought the Government of India Act, 1858 to transfer power from the East India Company.
Khudai Khidmatgar organisation was founded by?
a. Khan Abdul Gaffar khan
b. Abdul Rab Nishtar
c. Shaukatullah Ansari
d. Khan Abdul Quayumkhan
Khudai Khidmatgar was a Pashtun non-violent movement founded in 1928.
When did Jyotiba Phule form the Satya Shodhak Samaj?
Explanation:- Jyotiba Phule founded Satyashodhak Samaj in 1837 after watching the pathetic condition of widows and children.
The Congress resolution on Fundamental Rights and National Economic Policy was passed in –
The All India trade Union Congress was formed by –
a. N.M. Joshi
b. MK. Gandhi
c. S.C. Bose
d. N.M. Samarth
Who founded The East India Association?
a. Lord Lyveden
b. Raja Radhakanta Dev
c. Debendranath Tagore
d. Dadabhai Naoroji
Dadabhai Naoroji founded The East India Association in 1866.
A national paper, a national school and a national gymnasium was formed in the second half of the 19th century by –
a. Jatindranath tagore
b. Satyendranath Tagore
c. Rajnarayan Bose
d. Nabagopal Mitra
Ulgulan, the tribal rebellion against the British was organised by?
a. Konda Dora
b. Birsa Munda
d. Korra Mallya
Congress Ministers started functioning in provinces in the year of ?
Who brought the Permanent Settlement in Bengal?
a. William Pitt
c. William Bentinck
d. Lord Cornwallis
Lord Cornwallis brought Permaent settlement in Bengal, Bihar and Orissa in 1793.
Indian Reform Association was formed by –
a. Ram Mohun Roy
b. Debendranath tagore
c. Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar
d. Keshab Chandra Sen
Keshab Chandra sen formed Indian Reform Association in 1870.
The Fakir Sannyasi Movement originated in which place?
Fakir Sannyasi Movement was an armed movement against the British in 1760. It was dominated in 1763.
Theosophical Society established its headquarter in which place?
Helena Blavatsky and Henry Olcott came to India and established the International Headquarters of Theosophical Society at Adyar, Madras.
Azad Hind Fauj was formed in which year?
a. 1st October 1939
b. 10th August 1940
c. 11th May 1941
d. 1st September 1942
Captain Mohan Singh formed Azad Hind Fauj on 1st September, 1942.
On which date did Jallianwala Bagh massacre take place?
a. 13th April 1919
b. 15th August 1921
c. 21st August 1922
d. 25th September 1925
Brigadier-General Reginald E. H. Dyer killed around 380 unarmed civilians in Jallianwala Bagh of Amritsar, Punjab.
Rabindranath Tagore renounced Knighthood in protest of this incident.
Who was the Commander of INA?
a. Rasbihari Bose
b. Captain Mohan Singh
c. Netaji Subash Bose
d. NONE OF THE ABOVE
Indian Independence League was founded by whom?
a. Krishna Verma
b. Rasbehari Bose
c. Subash C. Bose
d. NONE OF THE ABOVE
Subhas Chandra Bose formed the Indian Independence League in 1942 to fight against the British rule.
Who popularised the slogan ‘Inquilab Zindabad’?
a. Md. Iqbal
b. Bhagat Singh
c. Subash Chandra bose
d. Lala Lajpat Rai
Maulana Hasrat Mohani coined the slogan ‘Inquilab Zindabad’. Bhagat Singh popularised the slogan.
The first woman President of the Indian National Congress was_
a. Aruna Asaf Ali
b. Anie Besant
c. Vijaylaxmi Pandit
d. Sarojini Naidu
Sarojini Naidu was the first woman President of the Indian National Congress in 1925 from Kanpur.
According to the treaty of Srirangapattanam, the British East India Company acquired which of the following places?
Treaty of Srirangapattanam ended the Third Anglo-Mysore War by signing on 18 March 1792
Who founded the Asiatic Society of Bengal?
a. Sir William Jones
b. Warren Hastings
c. Raja Ram Mohan Roy
d. Lord Macaulay
Si William Jones, a judge of the Supreme Court, founded the Asiatic Society of Bengal in 1784.
Who inspired the Young Bengal Movement?
a. Ram Mohan Roy
b. Henry Derozio
c. Debendranath Tagore
d. David Hare
Henry Derozio inspired the Young Bengal Movement formed by his students. They were known as Derozians.
The Young Bengal published which of the following newspaper?
Explanation:- Derozians, students of Henry Derozio, published Jnananvesan newspaper.
The Calcutta Medical College was established in which year?
Explanation:- The Calcutta Medical College was established on 28th January, 1835.
Who is the writer of the book ‘Culture ideology Hegemony Intellectual and Social consciousness in Colonial India’?
c. R.C. Majumdar
d. Herman Kulke
When did the Hindu Widows’ Remarriage Act enact?
The Hindu Widows’ Remarriage Act was enacted on 26 July 1856, drafted by Lord Dalhousie and passed by Lord Canning.
When was the British India Society formed?
The British India Society was formed on 20th April 1843.
Where was Swami Vivekananda born in?
Swami Vivekananda was born on 12 January 1863 in Calcutta.
Who was called the ‘Grand old man of India’?
a. M. Ranade
b. Dadabhai Naoroji
c. Pulinbehari Sarkar
d. Amaresh Chakravarty
Dadabhai Naoroji was called the ‘Grand old man of India’. He was also called the ‘Unofficial Ambassador of India’.
Who was known as a traditional modernizer in history?
a. Iswarchandra Vidyasagar
b. Swami Vivekananda
c. Raja Ram Mohan Roy
d. B.G. Tilak
The first president of Swaraj Party –
a. C.R. das
b. Motilal Nehru
c. Rajendra Prasad
When the Muslim League was joined the Interim Government?
a. October 1946
b. November 1946
c. December 1946
d. January 1947
Simon Commission was appointed for which of the following reasons?
a. Indian Constitutional Reforms
b. Administrative reforms
c. Educational reforms
d. Jail code reforms
In which year partition of Bengal was withdrawn?
The capital of India got shifted from Calcutta to Delhi in which year?
In which year did the ‘Sepoy Mutiny’ start?
The ‘Sepoy Mutiny’ was started in 1857 in Meerut and spread to Delhi, Agra, Kanpur, and Lucknow.
Which viceroy of India got murdered by a convict in the Andaman Islands?
The Pitt’s India Act passed in which year?
The Treaty of Bassein was signed between whom and in which year?
a. Peshwa baji rao II and The English, 1802
b. TipuSultan and the English, 1784
c. Marathas and Ahmed Shah Abdali, 1761
d. Ranjit Singh and the English, 1809
Hindu Widow Remarriage Act passed when?
Who formed Poona Public Society?
a. Ganesh Vasudeo Joshi
b. Womesh Chandra Banerjee
c. Mohan Ranade
d. Surendra Nath Banerjee
Explanation:- Ganesh Vasudeo Joshi formed Poona Sarvajanik Sabha or Poona Public Society in 1870.
Which newspaper was run by Tarachand Chakraborty?
a. The Quill
b. The Hesperus
c. The Inquirer
d. The Bengal Spectator
Explanation:- Tarachand Chakraborty was one of the main article writers of The Bengal Separator. Later, he ran The Quill of his own.
The first female Bishop of Church of England was –
a. Libby Lane
b. Anna Olivera
c. Stacey Jordan
d. Hanna Zdanowska