UPSC Modern History Previous Years Questions Quiz No1

1. The object of the Butler Committee of 1927 was to? [2017-I]


2. Assertion : The British sovereignty continued to exist in free India. Reason (R): The British sovereign appointed the last Governor General of free India. In the context of the above two statements, which one of the following is correct? [1996]


3. Assertion : In 1916, Maulana Mohammad Ali and Abul Kalam Azad resigned from the Legislative Council. Reason (R): The Rowlatt Act was passed by the Government in spite of being opposed by all Indian members of the Legislative Council. [2003]


4. During the Indian freedom struggle, the Khudai Khidmatgars, also known as Red Shirts called for: [2002]


5. Who among the following leaders did not believe in the drain theory of Dadabhai Naoroji ? [1996]


6. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists : [1997] List-I (Events) List-II (Results) A. Morley Minto 1. Country-wise agitation Reforms B. Simon Commission 2. Withdrawal of a movement C. Chauri-Chaura 3. Communal electrorates incident D. Dandi March 4. Communal outbreaks 5. Illegal manufactures of salt Codes:


7. Consider the following statements: The Government of India Act, 1935 provided for: 1. the provincial autonomy. 2. the establishment of a Federal court. 3. all India Federation at the centre. Which of the statements given above are correct?


8. The Poona Pact which was signed between the British Government and Mahatma Gandhi in 1934 provided for: [1997]


9. The Sarabandi (no tax) campaign of 1922 was led by:


10. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched? [1995]


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