UPSC Modern History Previous Years Questions Quiz No4

1. Assertion : According to the Wavell Plan, the number of Hindu and Muslim members in the Executive Council were to be equal. Reason (R) : Wavell thought that this arrangement would have avoided the partition of India. [2007]


2. During the freedom struggle, Aruna Asaf Ali was a major woman organizer of underground activity in:[2009]


3. “A graduate at 18, professor and associate editor of the Sudharak at 20, Secretary of the Sarvajanik Sabha and of the Provincial Conference at 25, Secretary of the National Congress at 29, leading witness before an important Royal Commission at 31, Provincial legislator at 34, Imperial legislator at 36, President of the Indian National Congress at 39, a patriot whom Mahatma Gandhi himself regarded as his master”. [1997] This is how a biographer describes:


4. When the Indian Muslims League was inducted into the interim government in 1946, Liyaqat Ali Khan was assigned the portfolio of :     [1998]


5. The native state of Tripura became involved in the freedom movement early in the 20th century because: [2000]


6. The most short-lived of all of the Britain’s constitutional experiments in India was the: [1999]


7. The Indian Muslims, in general, were not attracted to the Extremist movement because of : [1998]


8. Under whose presidency was the Lahore session of the Indian Congress held in the year 1929, wherein a resolution was adopted to gain complete independence from the British? [2006]


9. The members of the Constituent Assembly which drafted the Constitution of India were: [2002]


10. Who among the following was not associated with the formation of U.P. Kisan Sabha in February 1918 ? [2005]


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