MCQs with Solutions for all Competitive Examinations

Modern Indian History MCQs for Competitive Examination

Q. 91
When and where did the Theosophical Society establish its headquarters in India?

(A) 1882 – Adyar
(B) 1885 – Belur
(C) 1890 – Avadi
(D) 1895 – Vellore

Answer: (A) 1882 – Adyar
Explanation: N/A

Q. 92
Who established the Central Hindu College in 1898, which later became Banaras Hindu University?

(A) Madan Mohan Malaviya
(B) Din Dayal Upadhyay
(C) Annie Beasant
(D) V. D. Savarkar

Answer: (C) Annie Beasant
Explanation: N/A

Q. 93
Who among the following immediately succeeded Raja Rammohan Roy as the head of the Brahmo Samaj?

(A) Dwarkanath Tagore
(B) Devendranath Tagore
(C) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
(D) Rabindranath Tagore

Answer: (B) Devendranath Tagore
Explanation: N/A

Q. 94
Which of the following organization founded the Ferguson College in Pune?

(A) Arya Samaj
(B) Deccan Education Society
(C) Theosophical Society
(D) Poona Seva Sadan

Answer: (A) Deccan Education Society
Explanation: N/A

Q. 95
Who among the following founded Harijan Sevak Sangh in 1932?

(A) B. R. Ambedkar
(B) Motilal Nehru
(C) Mahatma Gandhi
(D) Gopal Krishna Gokhale

Answer: (C) Mahatma Gandhi
Explanation: N/A

Q. 96
Which of the following social reformer wrote the books Raja Yoga, Jnana Yoga, and Karma Yoga?

(A) Swami Vivekanand
(B) Ramkrishna Paramhans
(C) Raja Rammohan Roy
(D) Swami Dayanand Saraswati

Answer: (A) Swami Vivekanand
Explanation: N/A

Q. 97
Which of the following statements regarding Brahmo Samaj is/are correct?

  1. It opposed idolatry
  2. It denied the need for a priestly class for interpreting the religious texts
  3. It popularized the doctrine that the Vedas are infallible

(A) Only 1
(B) 1 and 2
(C) Only 3
(D) All of these

Answer: (B) 1 and 2
Explanation: N/A

Q. 98
Who is known as the father of Indian Renaissance?

(A) Rabindranath Tagore
(B) Swami Dayanand Saraswati
(C) Raja Rammohan Roy
(D) Swami Vivekanand

Answer: (C) Raja Rammohan Roy
Explanation: N/A

Q. 99
The headquarters of Ramkrishna Math and Ramkrishna Mission established by Swami Vivekanand is located at

(A) Adyar
(B) Belur 
(C) Vellore
(D) None of the above

Answer: (B) Belur
Explanation: N/A

Q. 100
Who of the following founded the Servants of India Society?

(A) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
(B) Mahatma Gandhi
(C) Motilal Nehru
(D) B. G. Tilak

Answer: (A) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
Explanation: N/A

Q. 101
Who among the following founded the Asiatic Society of Bengal?

(A) Margaret Noble
(B) William Jones
(C) Annie Beasant
(D) H. S. Olcott

Answer: (B) William Jones
Explanation: N/A

Q. 102
Who was the founder of the Aligarh Movement of 1875?

(A) Sir Syed Ahmed Khan
(B) Mirza Ghulam Ahmed
(C) Dudu Miyan
(D) Haji Shariatullah

Answer: (A) Sir Syed Ahmed Khan
Explanation: N/A

Q. 103
Who led the Bordoli Satyagraha in 1928?

(A) Mahadev Desai
(B) Mahatma Gandhi
(C) Sardar Vallavbhai Patel
(D) J. P. Narayan

Answer: (C) Sardar Vallavbhai Patel
Explanation: N/A

Q. 104
Who among the following is not associated with Prarthana Samaj?

(A) Mahadev Govind Ranade
(B) Atmaram Pandurang
(C) Debendranath Tagore
(D) Sir Ramakrishna Gopal Bhandarkar

Answer: (C) Debendranath Tagore
Explanation: N/A

Q. 105
Which of the following does not match correctly?

(A) Ramakrishna Mission ——– Swami Vivekanand
(B) Brahmo Samaj —————- Raja Rammohan Roy
(C) Arya Samaj ——————– Swami Dayanand Saraswati
(D) Atmiya Sabha —————– Debendranath Tagore

Answer: (D) Atmiya Sabha ————- Debendranath Tagore
Explanation: N/A

Q. 106
Who among the following is known as the Martin Luther of India?

(A) Swami Dayanand Saraswati
(B) Swami Vivekanand
(C) Rammohan Roy
(D) Swami Sahajanand

Answer: (A) Swami Dayanand Saraswati
Explanation: N/A

Q. 107
Who among the following founded the Theosophical Society in the USA?

(A) Madam Blavatsky and Olcott
(B) Lala Hardayal
(C) Lord Canning
(D) Annie Beasant

Answer: (A) Madam Blavatsky and Olcott
Explanation: N/A

Q. 108
Which of the following statement about Arya Samaj is/are correct?

  1. It opposed untouchability, caste discrimination and child marriage.
  2. It supported widow remarriage and intercaste marriage.
  3. It started Shuddhi movement to convert non-Hindus to Hinduism

(A) Only 1
(B) 1 and 2
(C) 1, 2 and 3
(D) None

Answer: (C) 1, 2 and 3
Explanation: N/A

Q. 109
Which of the following is correctly matched?

(A) Radhakant Dev ———————– Dharma Sabha
(B) Young Bengal Movement ———– Annie Beasant
(C) The servant of India Society ——– Jyotiba Phule
(D) Arya Samaj ————————— Rammohan Roy

Answer: (A) Radhakant Dev —– Dharma Sabha
Explanation: N/A

Q. 110
Aligarh Muslim University was founded by

(A) Abdul Majeed Khwaja
(B) Syed Mohammed Mukhtar Ashraf
(C) Sir Syed Ahmed Khan
(D) Mohammed Tayea

Answer: (C) Sir Syed Ahmed Khan
Explanation: N/A

Q. 111
Who started the ‘Khudai Khidmatgar Movement‘?

(A) Sir Syed Ahmed Khan
(B) Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan
(C) Shiv Narain Agnihotri
(D) Gopal Hari Deshmukh

Answer: (B) Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan
Explanation: N/A

Q. 112
Who led the revolt of 1857 in Lucknow?

(A) Nana Sahib
(B) Begum Hazrat Mahal
(C) Liyaqat Ali
(D) Tantya Tope

Answer: (B) Begum Hazrat Mahal
Explanation: N/A

Q. 113
Who was the Mughal emperor of Delhi when the revolt of 1857 broke out?

(A) Akbar Shah II
(B) Bahadur Shah II
(C) Muhammad Shah
(D) Shah Alam II

Answer: (B) Bahadur Shah II
Explanation: N/A

Q. 114
The last Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah II was exiled by British in the revolt of 1857 and sent him to

(A) Bangkok
(B) Andaman & Nicobar Island
(C) Rangoon
(D) Mandalay

Answer: (C) Rangoon
Explanation: N/A

Q. 115
Who first called the revolt of 1857 as  ‘First War of Independence‘?

(A) V. D. Savarkar
(B) B. G. Tilak
(C) R. C. Majumdar
(D) Aurobindo Ghosh

Answer: (A) V. D. Savarkar
Explanation: N/A

Q. 116
Who was the governor-general of India during the revolt of 1857?

(A) Lord Mountbatten
(B) John Lawrence
(C) Lord Dalhousie
(D) Lord Canning

Answer: (D) Lord Canning
Explanation: N/A

Q. 117
Nana Sahib and Tantiya Tope led the revolt of 1857 from

(A) Lucknow
(B) Kanpur
(C) Allahabad
(D) Delhi

Answer: (B) Kanpur
Explanation: N/A

Q. 118
Which of the following is incorrectly matched?

(A) Delhi ———– Nana Sahib 
(B) Lucknow —— Nana Sahib
(C) Jhansi ——— Rani Laxmi Bai
(D) Allahabad —- Liyaqat Ali

Answer: (A) Delhi ——– Nana Sahib
Explanation: N/A

Q. 119
Who made the following comment regarding the revolt of 1857, “The so-called National War of Independence of 1857 was Neither first nor national nor War of Independence”?

(A) R. C. Majumdar
(B) Ramchandra Guha
(C) S. B. Chowdhury
(D) Winston Churchill

Answer: (A) R. C. Majumdar
Explanation: N/A

Q. 120
Who led the revolt of 1857 from Allahabad?

(A) Liyaqat Ali
(B) Begum Hazrat Mahal
(C) Tantiya Tope
(D) Nana Sahib

Answer: (A) Liyaqat Ali
Explanation: N/A

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