Monday, March 25, 2019

WBCS Polity and Constitution MCQs Prelims and Mains

General Knowledge on Modern Indian History P21

161. The Arya Samaj at Bombay was founded in
(A) 1880
(B) 1875
(C) 1870
(D) 1876.

Correct Answer: [B] 1875.

162. The Arya Samaj was established by
(A) Shivnatup, Shastri
(B) Krishna Kumar Mitra
(C) Lala Lajpat Rai
(D) Dayananda Saraswati.

Correct Answer: [D] Dayananda Saraswati.

163. The Congress President who conducted negotiation with Cripps in 1942 and Wavell at the Simla Conference was
(A) C. Rajagopalachari
(B) Jawaharlal Nehru
(C) Abul Kalam Azad
(D) J. B. Kripalani.

Correct Answer: [C] Abul Kalam Azad.

164. The 'Doctrine of Lapse' was introduced by
(A) Lord Linlithgow
(B) Lord Dalhousie
(C) Lord Wellesley
(D) Lord Canning.

Correct Answer: [B] Lord Dalhousie.

165. The first political society started under British rule in India was
(A) None of the above
(B) Arya Samaj
(C) Brahma Samaj
(D) Bengal land-holders' society (British Indian Association, 1852).

Correct Answer: [D] Bengal land-holders' society (British Indian Association, 1852).

166. The Indian National Congress adopted the resolution of Purna Swaraj in its session at
(A) Lucknow
(B) Haripura
(C) Ahmedabad
(D) Lahore.

Correct Answer: [D] Lahore.

167. The Journal Maratha was edited by
(A) R. G. Bhandarkar
(B) G. K. Gokhle
(C) B. G. Tilak
(D) Indraji.

Correct Answer: [C] B. G. Tilak.

168. The leader who opposed the Quit India Movement was
(A) C Rajagopalachari
(B) Syamaprasad Mukherjee
(C) M N Roy
(D) Balraj Sahni.

Correct Answer: [A] C Rajagopalachari.


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