Indian History Question Answer
Q31. Evolution to modern Indian industry can be dated back to which Charter Act
Answer: (a) 1833
Q32. Who was India's first ambassador to the Soviet Union post-independence ?
(a) Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
(b) K.P.S. Menon
(c) Vijayalakshmi Pandit
(d) T.N. Kaul
Answer: (c) Vijayalakshmi Pandit
Q33. Who propounded the 'Drain of Wealth' theory regarding the economic exploitation of India benefiting capitalist expansion of England ?
(a) Madame Cama
(b) Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata
(c) Dadabhai Nauroji
(d) Homi Bhabha
Answer: (c) Dadabhai Nauroji
Q34. The shortest stint as Foreign Minister in independent India was for three days. To whom does this dubious honour go to ?
(a) V.P. Singh
(b) I. K. Gujral
(c) Devi Lal
(d) V. C. Shukla
Answer: (a) V.P. Singh
Q35. Who stated the following words, "Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's need but not every man's greed" ?
(a) Leo Tolstoy
(b) Mahatma Gandhi
(c) Gautama Buddha
(d) Jawaharlal Nehru
Answer: (b) Mahatma Gandhi
Q36. Out of the below, who were the first to enter to India for trade ?
Answer: (b) Portuguese
Q37. Which Governor general introduced the office of District Collector ?
(d) Warren Hastings
Answer: (d) Warren Hastings
Q38. What was the reason for enactment of Rowlatt Act ?
(a) Perceived threat from revolutionary nationalists
(b) To control vernacular newspapers
(c) To control Indian National Congress
(d) For constitutional reforms
Answer: (a) Perceived threat from revolutionary nationalists
Q39. Which of the following is also known as Mountbatten Plan ?
(a) Determination of boundary with Tibet
(b) Annexation of Burma
(c) Annexation of Princely States into British India
(d) Indian Independence Act, 1947
Answer: (d) Indian Independence Act, 1947
Q40. Who preached "Vishishtadvaita"
Answer: (d) Ramanujacharya
Q41. The Malabar rebellion or Malabar uprising was occured in the year
Answer: (b) 1921
Q42. Who was the Viceroy of India when Indian National Congress was started
Answer: (b) Dufferin
Q43. Which revolutionary assassinated, British Police Officer Saunders
(a) Khudiram Bose
(b) Prafulla Chanaki
(c) Bhagat Singh
(d) Chandrasekhar Azad
Answer: (c) Bhagat Singh
Q44. Who stated that "Self Government is the only remedy for India's woes and wrongs"
(a) Surendra Nath Banerjee
(b) Gopala Krishna Gokhale
(c) Dadabhai Naoroji
(d) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
Answer: (c) Dadabhai Naoroji
Q45. Which revolutionary assassinated Michael O'Dwyer to avenge killings of Jallianwala Bagh massacre
(a) Bhagat Singh
(b) Udham Singh
(c) Har Dayal
(d) Kartar Singh Sarabha
Answer: (b) Udham Singh