UPSC Modern History Previous Years Questions Quiz No8

1. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer: [1996] List-I List-II A. Surendranath 1. Hind Swaraj Banerjee B. M.K. Gandhi 2. The Indian Struggle C. Subhash Chandra 3. Autobiographical Bose D. Lajpat Rai 4. A Nation in Making Codes:

 
 
 
 

2. With reference to colonial period of Indian history, match List-I (Person) with List-II (Event) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists: [2002] List-I (Person) List-II (Events) A. Macdonald 1. Doctrine of Lapse B. Linlithgo 2. Communal Award C. Dalhousie 3. August Offer D. Chelmsford 4. Dyarchy Codes:

 
 
 
 

3. The name of the famous person of India who returned the Knighthood conferred on him by the British Government as a token of protest against the atrocities in Punjab in 1919 was: [2004]

 
 
 
 

4. With reference to the Indian freedom struggle, which one of the following statements is not correct? [2002]

 
 
 
 

5. In 1930, Mahatma Gandhi started Civil Disobedience Movement from: [1995]

 
 
 
 

6. Which Indian nationalist leader looked upon a war between Germany and Britain as a God-sent opportunity which would enable Indians to exploit the situation to their advantage? [1999]

 
 
 
 

7. Who among the following was the President of the All India States’ Peoples’ Conference in 1939? [2001]

 
 
 
 

8. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer: [1997] List-I List-II A. Chittagaon 1. Lala Hardayal Armoury raid B. Kakori Conspiracy 2. Jatin Das C. Lahore Conspiracy 3. Surya Sen D. Ghadar Party 4. Ram Prasad Bismil 5. Vasudeo Phadke Codes:

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements: 1. The First Session of the Indian National Congress was held in Calcutta 2. The Second Session of the Indian National Congress was held under the presidentship of Dadabhai Naoroji 3. Both Indian National Congress and Muslim League held their sessions at Lucknow in 1916 and concluded the Lucknow Pact Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

10. Assertion : The basic weakness of the early nationalist movement lay in its narrow social base Reason (R): If fought for the narrow interests of the social groups which joined it. [2000]

 
 
 
 


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