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WBCS Polity and Constitution MCQs Prelims and Mains

History of Modern India MCQ For WBCS Prelims & Main P7


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47561. The Simon Commission was appointed for
A
Administrative Reforms
B
Jail Code Reforms
C
Indian Constitutional Reforms
D
Educational Reforms
C
Correct Answer: C. Indian Constitutional Reforms
Explanation: Indian Statutory Commission also referred to as the Simon Commission was a group of 7 members of the British parliament headed by Sir John Simon. The commission was formed in 1927 and arrived in British India in 1928 to study the constitutional reforms.
267462. The first woman to become a Chief Minister of any State in India was
A
Nandini Satpathy
B
Dr. J. Jayalalltha
C
Sucheta Kripalani
D
Ms. Mayawati
C
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Correct Answer: C. Sucheta Kripalani
Explanation: Sucheta Kripalani was an Indian freedom fighter and politician became the first woman Cheif Minister of Uttar Pradesh from 1963 to 1967.
Sarojini Naidu was the first female governor of Indian state UP from 15th August 1947 to 1949. Padmaja Naidu, is the longest-serving female governor with 11-year tenure in West Bengal.
Nargis was the first actress to be nominated to rajyasabha. Prithviraj Kapoor was the first film actor to be nominated to rajyasabha.
53863. We shall make the settled fact unsettle' Who said this?
A
Mahatma Gandhi
B
B.G. Tilak
C
Lord Curzon
D
Surendranath Banerjee
D
Correct Answer: D. Surendranath Banerjee
Explanation: When in 1905, defending his decision to partition Bengal, Lord Curzon declared, 'Bengal partition is a settled fact'. Surendranath Banerjea shot back, 'I shall unsettle the settled fact'. Curzon ignored the words, failed in his sinister plan, and went on to make an inglorious exit from India.
266164. Which of the following tribes is associated with the 'Tana Bhagat' movement ?
A
Oraon
B
Munda
C
Santini
D
Kondadora
A
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Correct Answer: A. Oraon
Explanation: Tana Bhagat Movement (1914-1919) was a tribal uprising of a section of the Tana Bhagats and Oraons under the leadership of Jatra Oraon occurring during the late colonial period in the Chhotanagpur region of Bihar, India.
278965. Match the following :

Column-I
A. Keshab Sen
B. Dayanand Saraswati
C. Atmaram Pandurang
D. Syed Ahmad Khan

Column-II
1. Prarthana Samaj
2. Brahma Samaj
3. Aligarh Movement
4. Aiya Samaj
A
A-2, B-1, C-4, D-3
B
A-1, B-2, C-4, D-3
C
A-2, B-4, C-1, D-3
D
A-4, B-2, C-2, D-1
C
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Correct Answer: C. A-2, B-4, C-1, D-3
Explanation:
  • Prarthana Samaj - Atmaram Pandurang
  • Brahma Samaj - Keshab Sen
  • Aligarh Movement - Syed Ahmad Khan
  • Aiya Samaj - Dayanand Saraswati
58966. When did the Simon Commission come to India?
A
1935
B
1942
C
1920
D
1928
D
Correct Answer: D. 1928
Explanation: Indian Statutory Commission also referred to as Simon commission, was a group of seven members of Parliament headed by Sir Jhon Simon. Simon commission was formed in 1927 in England and arrived in British India in 1928 to study constitutional reforms in India.
444567. Who introduced 'doctrine of lapse'?
A
Lord Wellesley
B
Lord Curzon
C
Lord Dalhousie
D
Lord Lytton
C
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Correct Answer: C. Lord Dalhousie
195068. During the course of which movement did the incident of Chittagong armory raid take place?
A
Civil Disobedience Movement
B
Quit India Movement
C
Non-co-operation movement
D
Bardoli Satyagraha
A
Correct Answer: A. Civil Disobedience Movement
427169. Who among the following is not a moderate?
A
Pherozeshah Mehta
B
Surendranath Banedee
C
Womesh Chandra Bonnerjee
D
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
D
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Correct Answer: D. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
349670. Which of the following statements best explains the nature of revolt of 1857?
A
The last, effort of the old political order to regain power.
B
Mutiny of a section of sepoys of the British Army
C
A struggle of the common people to overthrew common rule
D
An effort to establish limited Indian nation
A
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Correct Answer: A. The last, effort of the old political order to regain power.



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