MCQs with Solutions for all Competitive Examinations

Modern Indian History MCQs for Competitive Examination

Q. 211
Lucknow pact was an agreement signed between Indian National Congress and All India Muslim League in the year ____________________. 

(A) 1916
(B) 1915
(C) 1907
(D) 1916

Answer: (A) 1916
Explanation: N/A

Q. 212
In which INC session, the extremists and the moderators reunited

(A) Calcutta, 1916
(B) Amritsar, 1919
(C) Lucknow, 1916
(D) Nagpur, 1920

Answer: (A) Calcutta, 1916
Explanation: N/A

Q. 213
When did the British pass the Rowlatt Act?

(A) 1918
(B) 1920
(C) 1919
(D) 1921

Answer: (C) 1919
Explanation: N/A

Q. 214
Who was the Viceroy of India, when the Rowlatt Act was passed?

(A) Lord Minto
(B) Lord Chelmsford
(C) Lord Hardinge
(D) Lord Irwin

Answer: (B) Lord Chelmsford
Explanation: N/A

Q. 215
Who played a crucial role in bringing the extremists and moderators together in the Lucknow session of INC, 1916? 

(A) Mahatma Gandhi
(B) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(C) Gopalkrishna Gokhale
(D) Annie Beasant

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

Q. 216
When did Mahatma Gandhi found the ‘Natal Indian Congress‘?

(A) 1894
(B) 1899
(C) 1893
(D) 1908

Answer: (A) 1894
Explanation: N/A

Q. 217
Which among the following books is/are written by Mahatma Gandhi?

  1. Hind Swaraj
  2. Voice of India
  3. My Experiments with Truth

(A) Only 1
(B) Only 3
(C) 1 and 3
(D) 1, 2 and 3

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

Q. 218
Who is the author of the book ‘Unto the Last‘, that captivated Mahatma Gandhi so much that he translated it into Gujarati?

(A) Ruskin Bond
(B) Leo Tolostoy
(C) Lou Fischer
(D) John Ruskin

Answer: (D) John Ruskin
Explanation: N/A

Q. 219
When was the Gandhi-Irwin Pact signed?

(A) March 5, 1930
(B) March 12, 1930
(C) Jan 3, 1932
(D) March 5, 1931

Answer: (D) March 5, 1931
Explanation: N/A

Q. 220
Who Called Gandhi a ‘Half-Naked Saint‘?

(A) Lord Irwin
(B) Lord Chelmsford
(C) Winston Churchill
(D) Richard Attlee

Answer: (C) Winston Churchill
Explanation: N/A

Q. 221
Jallianwala Bagh Massacre took place in

(A) March 13, 1919
(B) April 13, 1919
(C) April 6, 1919
(D) May 13, 1919

Answer: (B) April 13, 1919
Explanation: N/A

Q. 222
Gandhi was shot dead by Nathu Ram Godse in

(A) January 30, 1942
(B) January 30, 1948
(C) October 2, 1948
(D) October 2, 1950

Answer: (B) January 30, 1948
Explanation: N/A

Q. 223
On being arrested for his ‘Quit India Movement’, where was Gandhi detained?

(A) Tihar Jail
(B) Cellular Jail
(C) Yervada Jail
(D) Aga Khan Palace

Answer: (D) Aga Khan Palace
Explanation: N/A

Q. 224
Who was the Viceroy of India when Jullianawala Bagh incident took place?

(A) Lord Minto
(B) Lord Irwin
(C) Lord Reading
(D) Lord Chelmsford

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

Q. 225
Who translated Mahatma Gandhi’s Autobiography ‘My Experiments with Truth‘ from Gujarati into English?

(A) Maganlal Gandhi
(B) Mahadev Desai
(C) Sushila Nayyar
(D) Baba Amte

Answer: (B) Mahadev Desai
Explanation: N/A

Q. 226
Who was regarded as the political guru of Mahatma Gandhi?

(A) Gopalkrishna Gokhale
(B) Dadabhai Naoroji
(C) Rabindranath Tagore
(D) John Ruskin

Answer: (A) Gopalkrishna Gokhale
Explanation: N/A

Q. 227
Which among the following newspaper was/were founded by Mahatma Gandhi?

  1. Harijan
  2. Navajivan
  3. Young India

(A) 1 and 3
(B) Only 1
(C) 1, 2 and 3
(D) 2 and 3

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

Q. 228
Who presided over the historic Lucknow session of Indian National Congress 1916?

(A) Annie Beasant
(B) Ambika Charan Majumdar
(C) Madan Mohan Malaviya
(D) Motilal Nehru

Answer: (B) Ambika Charan Majumdar
Explanation: N/A

Q. 229
The ‘Non-Cooperation Movement‘ was launched by Mahatma Gandhi in the year _________________. 

(A) 1919
(B) 1920
(C) 1942
(D) 1930

Answer: (B) 1920
Explanation: N/A

Q. 230
Which incident compelled Mahatma Gandhi to withdraw the Non-Cooperation Movement?

(A) Jallianwala Bagh Massacre
(B) Chauri Chaura
(C) Hanging of Bhagat Singh
(D) Khilafat Movement

Answer: (B) Chauri Chaura
Explanation: N/A

Q. 231
Simon Commission, a commission appointed by the British Government visited India in the year

(A) 1930
(B) 1929
(C) 1927
(D) 1928

Answer: (D) 1928
Explanation: N/A

Q. 232
Who was the viceroy when the Simon Commission visited India?

(A) Lord Chelmsford
(B) Lord Irwin
(C) Lord Reading
(D) Lord Linlithgow

Answer: (B) Lord Irwin
Explanation: N/A

Q. 233
Which national leader was killed by police during a protest against the Simon Commission at Lahore?

(A) Lala Lajpat Rai
(B) Ajit Singh
(C) V. D. Savarkar
(D) Bipin Chandra Pal

Answer: (A) Lala Lajpat Rai
Explanation: N/A

Q. 234
Nehru Report‘ was published in the year

(A) 1927
(B) 1928
(C) 1929
(D) 1931

Answer: (B) 1928
Explanation: N/A

Q. 235
Who gave the title ‘Mahatma‘ to Gandhi?

(A) Dadabhai Naoroji
(B) Gopalkrishna Gokhale
(C) Rabindranath Tagore
(D) Vallabh Bhai Patel

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

Q. 236
The ‘Chauri Chaura‘ incident took place in the year

(A) 1919
(B) 1920
(C) 1921
(D) 1922

Answer: (D) 1922
Explanation: N/A

Q. 237
Who founded the association ‘Naujawan Bharat Sabha‘?

(A) Chandrashekhar Azad
(B) Bhagat Singh
(C) V. D. Savarkar
(D) Barindra Ghosh

Answer: (B) Bhagat Singh
Explanation: N/A

Q. 238
Which one of the following commissions were appointed by the British Government to enquire the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre?

(A) Hartog Commission
(B) Butler Commission
(C) MacDonnell Commission
(D) Hunter Commission

Answer: (D) Hunter Commission
Explanation: N/A

Q. 239
Rabindranath Tagore returned his ‘Knighthood’ title in protest after which event?

(A) Partition of Bengal
(B) Rowlatt Act
(C) Jallianawala Bagh Massacre
(D) Simon Commission

Answer: (C) Jallianawala Bagh Massacre
Explanation: N/A

Q. 240
Who gave Mahatma Gandhi the title ‘Father of the Nation‘?

(A) Subhash Chandra Bose
(B) Rabindranath Tagore
(C) Vallabh Bhai Patel
(D) Jawaharlal Nehru

Answer: (A) Subhash Chandra Bose
Explanation: N/A

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