UPSC Modern History Previous Years Questions Quiz No5

1. Assertion : The first ever Bill to make primary education compulsory in India was rejected in 1911. Reason (R): Discontent would have increased if every cultivator could read. [1998]

 
 
 
 

2. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer: [1996] List-I List-II A. Abhinav Bharat 1. Sri Aurobindo Ghosh Society B. Anushilan Samiti 2. Lala Hardayal C. Gadar Party 3. C.R. Das D. Swaraj Party 4. V.D. Savarkar Codes:

 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following statements about Jawaharlal Nehru: [1996] 1. He was the president of the Congress Party in 1947 2. He presided over the Constituent Assembly 3. He formed the first Congress ministry in United Province before India’s independence Of these statements:

 
 
 
 

4. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists: [1997] List-I List-II A. Butler Committee 1. Jallianwala Bagh Report massacre B. Hurtog Committee 2. Relationship between Report the Indian State and the Paramount Power C. Hunter Inquiry 3. Working of Dyarchy as Committee Report laid down in the Montague-Chelmsford Reforms D. Muddiman 4. The growth of education Committee Report in British India and potentialities of its further progress Codes:

 
 
 
 

5. After Quit India Movement, C. Rajagopalachari issued a pamphlet entitled “The Way Out”. Which one of the following was proposed in this pamphlet ? [2010]

 
 
 
 

6. With reference to Congress Socialist Party, consider the following statements: [2015-I] 1. It advocated the boycott of British goods and evasion of taxes. 2. It wanted to establish the dictatorship of proletariat. 3. It advocated separate electorate for minorities and oppressed classes. Which of the statements given above is / are correct?

 
 
 
 

7. The real intention of the British for including the princely states in the Federal Union proposed by the India Act of 1935 was to : [2002]

 
 
 
 

8. Which of the following pairs are correctly matched? [1998] 1. Theodore Beck : Mohammedan Anglo Oriental College, Aligarh 2. Ilbert Bill: Ripon 3. Pherozeshah Mehta: Indian National Congress 4. Badruddin Tyabji: Muslims League Select the correct answer using the codes given below: Codes:

 
 
 
 

9. Assertion : Partition of Bengal in 1905 brought to an end the moderates’ role in the Indian freedom movement. Reason (R): The Surat session of Indian National Congress separated the Extremists from the Moderates. [1998]

 
 
 
 

10. The Congress ministries resigned in the seven provinces in 1939, because [2012 – I]

 
 
 
 


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