Thursday, July 4, 2019

WBCS Polity and Constitution MCQs Prelims and Mains

WBCS MCQ on Modern Indian History with Solution P49

385. Who was the first editor of `Jugantar'?
(A) Bhupendra Nath Dutta
(B) Barindra Ghosh
(C) Brahmabandhab Upadhyay
(D) Krishna Kr. Mitra.

Correct Answer: [B] Barindra Ghosh.

386. Tilak Communist party of India was formally born in
(A) 1926
(B) 1924
(C) 1921
(D) 1925.

Correct Answer: [D] 1925.

387. Who among the following founded a national paper, a national school, and a national gymnasium in the second half of the nineteenth century?
(A) Satyendrailath Tagore
(B) Rajnarayan Bose
(C) Jatindranath Tagore
(D) Nabagopal Mitra.

Correct Answer: [D] Nabagopal Mitra.

388. The Main cause of Sanyasi rebellion was
(A) None of the above
(B) Official interference in religious matters
(C) The dispossession of Zamindars and Peasants
(D) Cow Slaughter.

Correct Answer: [B] Official interference in religious matters..
Explanation: Sanyasi rebellion was started in Bengal in (1770-1820) against the East India Company. Giri sanyasi and Madari fakir was involved in this movement. The leader of the fakir group Majnun Shah leads the protest in the Bengal. In the context of the Sanyasi rebellion, a novel Ananda Math was written by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee in 1882. The national anthem Vande Mataram was taken from this novel. The song was originally written in 1876 and later it was included in this book.

389. Manifold human tragedies of Partition have been portrayed in
(A) Mehboob Khan's Mother India
(B) Vijay Anand's Guide
(C) J P Dutta's Border
(D) Balraj Sahni's Garam Hawa.

Correct Answer: [D] Balraj Sahni's Garam Hawa.

390. Under whose efforts was The Age of Consent Act passed?
(A) Krishnashastri Chipkulankar
(B) B.M. Malabari.
(C) K.R. Cama
(D) Harinarayan Apte

Correct Answer: [B] B.M. Malabari..
Explanation: The act was enacted in1891 at the time of Governor General Lord Lansdowne. The age rise from 10 to 12 for the consent of sexual intercourse for all girls.

391. 1921 Non-Cooperation movement left a deep impact on Assamese literature like 'Assam Kesari' whose actual name was
(A) J. M Sengupta
(B) Ambikagiri Roychaudhuri
(C) Debkanta Barua
(D) N. C Bordoloi.

Correct Answer: [B] Ambikagiri Roychaudhuri.

392. As a protest against Bengal partition and promotion of Swadeshi movement, the boycott of British goods was first suggested by?
(A) Town hall meeting of Surendranath Banerjee
(B) Motilal Ghosh in Amrit Bazar Patrika.
(C) Rabindranath Tagore's Rakshabandhan event
(D) Krishnakumar Mitra's Sanjibani.

Correct Answer: [D] Krishnakumar Mitra's Sanjibani.

WBCS Polity and Constitution MCQs Prelims and Mains

WBCS Previous Year MCQ Question on History P48

377. Who was the Governor-General when the first Anglo-Burmese was started?
(A) Lord Amherst
(B) Lord Hastings
(C) George Barlow
(D) Lord Minto.

Correct Answer: [A] Lord Amherst.

378. Who published the 'Bharat Mate?
(A) S.N.Banerjee
(B) C.R.Das
(C) Ajit Singh
(D) B.G.Tilak.

Correct Answer: [C] Ajit Singh.

379. Gurukul was founded at
(A) Ranikhet
(B) Nainital
(C) Haridwar
(D) Almora.

Correct Answer: [C] Haridwar.

380. Which religious reform movements of the following influenced nationalism in India?
(A) Arya Samaj
(B) All of the above
(C) Bralimo Samaj
(D) Ramakrishna Mission

Correct Answer: [B] All of the above..

381. The All-India Kisan Sabha was formed in
(A) 1956
(B) 1936
(C) 1926
(D) 1946.

Correct Answer: [B] 1936..

382. Who among others founded the National Council of Education?
(A) Rabindranath Tagore
(B) Satish Chandra Mukherjee
(C) Raja S. C. Mallik
(D) Aurobindo Ghosh.

Correct Answer: [A] Rabindranath Tagore.

383. Who among the following was not the active leader of the Brahmo Samaj?
(A) Swami Vivekananda
(B) Keshab Chandra Sen
(C) Devendra Nath Tagore
(D) Akshay Kumar Datta.

Correct Answer: [A] Swami Vivekananda.

384. Who is the author of the book Geography of the purans?
(A) S.Mazzafar Ali
(B) Swami Vivekananda
(C) Swami Pranabananda
(D) Moonis Raza.

Correct Answer: [A] S.Mazzafar Ali.

WBCS Polity and Constitution MCQs Prelims and Mains

Importan MCQ on Modern Indian History For WBCS Exam P47

369. Which novel of Rabindranath Tagore makes a critique of the Swadeshi movement?
(A) Char Adhyay
(B) Ghare Baire
(C) Choker Bali
(D) Chaturanga

Correct Answer: [B] Ghare Baire.

370. Dewan Velu Thampi's rebellion against the British took place in the Indian state of
(A) Mysore
(B) Kashmir
(C) Awadh
(D) Travancore

Correct Answer: [D] Travancore.

371. The Meerut Conspiracy case was started in
(A) 1931
(B) 1934
(C) 1929
(D) 1942

Correct Answer: [C] 1929.

372. Who founded the Amrita Bazar Patrika?
(A) Sisir Kumar Ghosh
(B) Barindra Ghosh
(C) Surendra Nath Banerjee
(D) Krishna Kumar Mitra

Correct Answer: [A] Sisir Kumar Ghosh.

373. Which one of the following was a mouthpiece of the Liberals?
(A) Free Press Journal
(B) Leader
(C) New India
(D) Young India

Correct Answer: [B] Leader.

374. Which one of the following was an emigre Communist journal of M.N. Roy?
(A) Anashilan
(B) The worker
(C) Kishan Sabha
(D) Vanguard

Correct Answer: [D] Vanguard.

375. `Hindu Mela' was organized by
(A) Keshab Chandra Sen
(B) Swami Vivekananda.
(C) Nabagopal Mitra
(D) Swami Dayanand Saraswati

Correct Answer: [C] Nabagopal Mitra.

376. Bengal Tenancy Act was Passed in
(A) 1868
(B) 1878
(C) 1885
(D) 1928

Correct Answer: [C] 1885.

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