Tuesday, March 26, 2019

WBCS Polity and Constitution MCQs Prelims and Mains

WBCS MCQ on Modern Indian History P24

185. Where did the Theosophical Society establish its headquarters in India?
(A) Vellore
(B) Belur
(C) Adyar
(D) Avadi.

Correct Answer: [C] Adyar.

186. Where was the first session of the Indian National Congress held?
(A) Pune
(B) Bombay
(C) Calcutta
(D) Madras.

Correct Answer: [B] Bombay.

187. Which Act allowed the Christian Missionaries to enter India?
(A) Pitt's India Act of 1784
(B) Charter act of 1813
(C) Charter act of 1793
(D) Charter act of 1833.

Correct Answer: [B] Charter act of 1813.

188. Which battle dashed the hopes of Duplex to establish an empire in India?
(A) Battle of Plassey
(B) Second Carnatic war
(C) First Carnatic war
(D) Third Carnatic war.

Correct Answer: [B] Second Carnatic war.

189. Which incident in the colonial history of India marks the first war of independence?
(A) Sepoy Mutiny in 1857
(B) The Naval Mutiny of 1946
(C) The peasant uprising at Chaurichaura
(D) Chittagong Armoury Raid.

Correct Answer: [A] Sepoy Mutiny in 1857.

190. Which of the following upheavals took place in Bengal immediately after the Revolt of 1857?
(A) Santhal Rebellion
(B) Indigo Rebellion
(C) Patina Riots
(D) Sannyasi Rebellion.

Correct Answer: [B] Indigo Rebellion.

191. Which one of the following newspapers/journals was from Maharashtra?
(A) Sandhya
(B) Atmasakti
(C) Kranti
(D) Sarathi.

Correct Answer: [C] Kranti.

192. Which religion was mainly associated with Ajanta Cave paintings?
(A) Jainism
(B) Saivism
(C) Vaishnavism
(D) Buddhism.

Correct Answer: [D] Buddhism.


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