UPSC Modern History Previous Years Questions Quiz No1

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

4. 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:

 
 
 
 

5. 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]

 
 
 
 

6. 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]

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

8. 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?

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 


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