Friday, May 17, 2019

WBCS Polity and Constitution MCQs Prelims and Mains

Ancient Indian History MCQ PDF For Competative Exams P13

121. To justify one of their colonial policies, the British continued with the ""Downward Filtration Theory"". That colonial policy was on
(A) Maritime trade
(B) De-industrialization
(C) Education
(D) Industry
Correct Answer: [C] Education.

122. In 1940 January, in his letter to C.F. Andrews, who was described by Gandhiji as "my son but a spoilt child of the family"?
(A) Muhammad Ali Jinnah
(B) Subhas Chandra Bose
(C) Jawaharlal Nehru
(D) Minoo Masani
Correct Answer: [B] Subhas Chandra Bose.

123. Who among the following Englishmen was given the title 'Khan' by Jahangir?
(A) Hawkins
(B) Newbery
(C) Thomas Roe
(D) Ralph Fitch
Correct Answer: [A] Hawkins.

124. When and where was the All India Kisan Sabha formed?
(A) 1938-Calcutta
(B) 1942-Lucknow
(C) 1930-Bombay
(D) 1936-Lucknow
Correct Answer: [D] 1936-Lucknow.

125. Which one of the following periods of the trade union movement in India witnessed the growing influence of communist ideology on trade unionism for the first time?
(A) 1934-1939
(B) 1939-1945
(C) 1918-1924
(D) 1924-1934
Correct Answer: [D] 1924-1934.

126. Jonathan Duncan founded the Sanskrit College in 1792 at
(A) Calcutta
(B) Madras
(C) Allahabad
(D) Varanasi
Correct Answer: [D] Varanasi.

127. The lower castes tried to assert themselves by borrowing and imitating customs and manners of the upper castes. This was termed as Sanskritisation by
(A) B.R. Ambedkar
(B) M.N. Srinivas
(C) M.K. Gandhi
(D) Bernard Cohn
Correct Answer: [B] M.N. Srinivas.

128. Who tells us that 'India' (i.e. Indus Valley) was the 20th and most prosperous satrapy (province) of the Persian empire?
(A) Fa Hien
(B) Yijing
(C) Herodotus
(D) Megasthenese
Correct Answer: [C] Herodotus.

129. Which of the following is/are the well-known ancient geographical epithets of India?
(A) Bharatvarsha
(B) Saptadvipa
(C) Both A and B
(D) Jambudvipa
Correct Answer: [C] Both A and B.

130. Which of the following is not correctly matched? Author Book
(A) Sumit Sarkar - India's struggle for Independence
(B) Sumit Sarkar - Modem India, 1885-1947
(C) Bipan Chandra - Communalism in Modem India
(D) Bipan Chandra - Nationalism and Colonialism in Modem India
Correct Answer: [A] Sumit Sarkar - India's struggle for Independence.


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