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Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Modern India- JPSC Gk History of India


Q1. In the interim government formed in 1946, the Vice-President of the Executive Council was ? - C. Rajagopalachari

Q2. Hoogly was used as a base for piracy in the Bay of Bengal by ? - the Portuguese

Q3. The 'Modi script' was employed in the documents of the ? - Marathas

Q4. The word 'Adivasi' was used for the first time to refer to the tribal people by ? - Thakkar Bappa

Q5. His principal forte was social and religious reforms. He relied upon legislation to do away with social ills and work unceasingly for the eradication of child marriage and the purdah system. To encourage consideration of social problems on a national scale, he inaugurated the Indian National Social Conference, which for many years met for its annual session alongside the Indian National Congress. The reference in this passage is to ? - Mahadev Govind Ranade

Q6. Who was the first European to initiate the policy of taking part in the quarrels of Indian princess to acquire territories ? - Dupleix

Q7. The chronological order of Indian education institutes' landmark ? - Hindu College (Calcutta) -> Adam's Report -> Wood's Dispatch -> University of Calcutta

Q8. Which is an important historical novel written during the latter half of the 19th century ? - Durgesh Nandini

Q9. Who was associated with the suppression of thugs ? - Captain Sleeman

Q10. Chronological sequences - Macaulay's minute on education -> Wood's education dispatch -> Indian education (Hunter commission) -> The Sargent education report

Q11. The educated middle class in India ? - remained neutral to the revolt of 1857

Q12. The paintings of Abanindranath Tagore are classified as - revivalistic

Q13. There was no independent development of industries in India during British rule because of the ? - absence of heavy industries

Q14. The first feature film (talkie) to be produced in India was ? - Alam Ara

Q15. The Governor-General who followed a spirited 'Forward' policy towards Afghanistan was ? - Lytton

Q16. At a time when empires in Europe were crumbling before the might of Nepolean, which Governor-General kept the British flag flying in India ? - Lord Hastings

Q17. The chronological sequence of the events - Santhal Rebellion (1855) -> Mutiny of Sepoys (1857) -> Indigo Revolt (1859) -> Deccan Riot (1875)

Q18. 1775 - First Anglo-Maratha war

Q19. 1780 - Second Anglo-Mysore war

Q20. 1824 - First Anglo-Burmese war

Q21. 1838 - First Anglo-Afghan war

Q22. The last major extension of British territory took place during the time off? - Dalhousie

Q23. Which Indian rulers established embassies in foreign countries in modern times ? - Tipu Sultan

Q24. Under the Permanent Settlement 1793, the Zamindars are required to issue pattas to the farmers which were not issued by many of the Zamindars. The reason was ? - There was no officials check upon the Zamindars

Q25. Which Englishman first translated Bhagavad-Gita into English ? - Charles Wilkins

Q26. Who submitted in 1875 a petition to the House of Commons demanding India's direct representation in the British parliament ? - The Poona Sarvajanik Sabha

Q27. With which mountain tribes did the British first come into contact with after the grant of Diwani in the year 1765 ? - Khasis

Q28. Which Acts of British India strengthened the Viceroy's authority over his Executive Council substituting 'Portfolio' or departmental system for corporate functioning ? - Indian Council Act, 1861

Q29. During the colonial period in India, what was the purpose of the Whitely Commission ? - To report on existing conditions of labor and to make recommendations

Q30. In India, which location, the Dutch established their earliest factory at ? - Pulicat

Q31. The aim of education was started by the Wood's Despatch of 1854 was ? - The introduction of scientific research and rationalism in the traditional Indian education

Q32. Regarding colonial rule in India, what was sought by the Ilbert Bill in 1883 ? - To bring Indian and Europeans at par as far as the criminal jurisdiction of courts was concerned

Q33. In India, the first bank of limited liability managed by Indians and founded in 1881 was ? - Oudh National Bank

Q34. Following chronological princely States of the British rule in India, they were annexed by the British ? - Satara -> Sambalpur -> Jhansi

Q35. Which place did Kunwar Singh, a prominent leader of the Revolt of 1857 belong to ? - Sasaram (Bihar)

Q36. Who repealed the Vernacular Press Act ? - Lord Ripon

Q37. The correct chronological order of the battles fought in India in the 18th century ? - Battle of Ambur (1749) -> Battle of Plassey (1757) -> Battle of Wandiwash (1760) -> Battle of Buxar (1764)

Q38. Who was a proponent of Fabianism as a movement ? - Annie Besant

Q39. Which revolt was made famous by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee in his novel 'Anand Math' ? - Sanyasi Rebellion

Q40. Regarding the 'revolt of the year' who was betrayed by 'friend' captured and put to death by the British ? - Tatya Tope

Q41. Who was the Governor-General of India during the Sepoy Mutiny ? - Lord Canning

Q42. Who started the newspaper 'Shome Prakash' ? - Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

Q43. The ruler of which states were removed from power by the British on the pretext of misgovernance ? - Awadh

Q44. The First Factory Act restricting the working hours of women and children and authorizing the local government to make necessary rules was adopted during whose time ? - Lord Ripon

Q45. Which European were the last to come to pre-independence India as traders ? - French

Q46. Which was the first fort constructed by the British in India ? - Fort St. George (Madras)

Q47. Who wrote the book 'Bahubivah' ? - Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

Q48. In collaboration with David Hare and Alexander Duff, who established Hindu College at Calcutta ? - Raja Rammohan Roy

Q49. Which Governor-General created the Covenanted Civil Services of India which later came to be known as the Indian Civil Service (ICS) ? - Cornwallis

Q50. By regulation in 1793, the District Collector was deprived of his judicial powers and made the collecting agent only. What was the reason for such a regulation ? - Lord Cornwallis was alarmed at the extent of power concentrated in the District Collector and felt that such absolute power was undesirable in one person

Q51. What was the immediate reason for Ahmad Shah Abdali to invade India and fight the third battle of Panipat (1761) ? - He wanted to avenge the expulsion by Marathas of his viceroy Timur Shah from Lahore

Q52. What was the purpose with which Sir William Wedderburn and W.S. Caine had set up the Indian Parliamentary Committee in 1893 ? - To agitate for Indian political reforms in the House of Commons

Q53. The Ilbert Bill controversy was related to the ? - removal of disqualifications imposed on the Indian magistrates concerning the trial of European

Q54. The Radcliffe Committee was appointed to ? - delimit the boundaries between India and Pakistan

Q55. The Partition of Bengal made by Lord Curzon in 1905 lasted until ? - King George V abrogated Curzon's Act at the Royal Durbar in Delhi in 1911

Q56. A community of people called 'Manganiyars' is well known for theirs? - musical tradition in North-West India

Q57. The Ghadr (Ghadar) was a ? - a revolutionary association of Indians with headquarters at San Francisco

Q58. The Government of India Act, 1919 clearly defined ? - the jurisdiction of the central and provincial governments

Q59. Satya ShodhakSamaj organized ? - an anti-caste movement in Maharashtra

Q60. The Montague-Chelmsford Proposals were related to ? - Constitutional reforms

Q61. What was the main reason for the split in the Indian National Congress (INC) at Surat in 1907 ? - Extremists' lack of faith in the capacity of the moderates to negotiate with the British Government

Q62. The plan of Sir Stafford Cripps envisaged that after the Second World War (1945) ? - India should be given Dominion status

Q63. The staple commodities of export by the English East India Company from Bengal in the middle of the 18th century were ? - Cotton, Silk, Saltpetre, Opium

Q64. Economically, one of the results of the British rule in India in the 19th century was the ? - commercialization of Indian agriculture

Q65. Who were the founders of the 'Hind Mazdoor Sabha' established in 1948 ? - Ashok Mehta, T.S. Ramanujam, G.G. Mehta

Q66. Which foreign traveler elaborately discussed diamonds and diamond mines in India ? - Jean-Baptiste Tavernier

Q67. Mahatama Gandhi All India Anti-Untouchability Lague

Q68. Swami Sahjanand Saraswati - All India Kisan Sabha

Q69. E.V. Ramaswami Nicker - Self Respect Movement.




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