Monday, March 30, 2020

WBCS Polity and Constitution MCQs Prelims and Mains

State PSC Preliminary MCQ on Modern Indian History P23

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111. The labor movement in India primarily owes its origin to
(A) General awakening following the First World War.
(B) the efforts of the Indian National Congress.
(C) draft recommendations of the Washington International Labour Conference.
(D) economic depression

Correct Answer: [D] economic depression.
112. Which movement, though started as a religious reform movement, became a movement for the restoration of Sikh sovereignty by the annexation of Punjab by the British ?
(A) Kuka Movement
(B) Satavandi Revolt
(C) Kittur Rising
(D) Bundela Revolt

Correct Answer: [A] Kuka Movement.
113. The Vaikam Satyagraha was launched in Kerala to
(A) force the temple authorities to appoint non-Brahmins as priests.
(B) open the temples for the entry of the lower castes (varnas).
(C) remove untouchability.
(D) ban the Devdasi Institutions for temple service

Correct Answer: [B] open the temples for the entry of the lower castes (varnas)..
114. The Indian Association and National Conference were founded by
(A) Surendranath Banerjee
(B) Anand Mohan Bose
(C) Both A and B
(D) Sisir Kumar Ghosh

Correct Answer: [C] Both A and B.
115. When did the British pass a law making it an offense to Preach nationalism?
(A) 1898
(B) 1904
(C) 1890
(D) 1895

Correct Answer: [A] 1898.


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