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Indian History Mock Test-96

Question No:1

Who among the following national leaders did not opt to defend the case dealing with the trial of the soldiers of the Indian National Army in 1945 ?

A. Tej Bahadur Sapru
B. Bhulabhai Desai
C. C. Rajagopalachari
D. Jawahar Lal Nehru

Question No:2

During the freedom struggle, Aruna Asaf Ali was a major woman organiser of the underground activities in—

A. Bardoli Satyagraha
B. Quit India Movement
C. Civil Disobedience Movement
D. Khilafat Movement

Question No:3

Who was the Governor General of India during the launch of Civil Disobedience Movement ?

A. Lord Chelmsford
B. Lord Reading
C. Lord Irwin
D. Lord Wavell

Question No:4

Which one of the following movement started from Dandi March ?

A. Swadeshi Movement
B. Non-Co-operation Movement
C. Civil Disobedience Movement
D. Quit India Movement

Question No:5

Who prescribed the separate electorates for India on the basis of the Communal Award in August 1932 ?

A. Lord Irwin
B. Ramsay Mac Donald
C. Lord Linlithgow
D. Winston Churchill

Question No:6

Which one of the following slogans is attributed to Subhash Chandra Bose ?

A. Jai Jawan Jai Kisan
B. Bande Mataram
C. Jai Hind
D. Inqilab Zindabad

Question No:7

Who among the following has authored the book ‘Hind Swaraj’ ?

A. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
B. Mahatma Gandhi
C. Gopal Krishna Gokhle
D. M.G. Ranade

Question No:8

Which one of the following with regard to the Poona Pact, 1932 is NOT correct ?

A. Adequate representation of depressed sections in Government jobs
B. Reservation of seats for the depressed classes in the provincial legislature
C. Acceptance of joint electorate system
D. Reservation of seats for the depressed classes in the central legislature

Question No:9

Which one of the following statements with regard to Direct Action Day is correct ?

A. Hasan Suhrawardy presided over the Direct Action Day
B. Direct Action Day took place in Delhi
C. Direct Action Day led to the Bihar riot
D. Direct Action Day was endorsed by the Congress Party

Question No:10

The Haripura Congress (1938) remains a milestone in Indian freedom struggle, because—

A. it declared war on the British Empire
B. it anointed Jawaharlal Nehru as the future Prime Minister of India
C. of the introduction of the idea of a planning commission
D. of the acceptance of the Government of India Act, 1935 by the Congress

Question No:11

In ‘Hind Swaraj’, Mahatma Gandhi was critical of railways, because they are—

1. carriers of plague germs
2. instruments for frequency of famines
3. responsible for creating class divisioti in, the society
4. accident-prone
Select the correct answer using the codes given below—


A. 1, 2 and 3
B. 1 and 2 only
C. 2 and 3 only
D. 1 and 4 only

Question No:12

Assertion (A) : Indian National Congress Boycotted the Simon Commission.

Reason (R) : It was opposed to the composition of the commission

A. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
B. Both A and R is true but R is not a correct explanation of A
C. A is true but R is false
D. A is false but R is true

Question No:13

Assertion (A) : Khilafat Movement started in India after the Second World War.

Reason (R) : Gandhiji had been one of the Presidents of the All India Khilafat Conference.

A. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
B. Both A and R is true but R is not a correct explanation of A
C. A is true but R is false
D. A is false but R is true –

Question No:14

Consider the following incidents with reference to the Civil Disobedience Movement during Indian freedom struggle—

1. Chittgong armoury raid
2. Refusal of a platoon of Garhwal Regiment to open fire on a batch of Khudai Khidmatgars
3. Strike of textile workers in Sholapur involving attacks to government buildings
4. Increase the number of Muslim participants in it all provinces

Which of these incidents caused alarm among the British rulers ?

A. 1,2 and 3
B. 2, 3 and 4
C. 1 and 4
D. 1, 2, 3 and 4

Question No:15

During the Indian freedom struggle, which one among the following formed earliest ?

A. Congress Socialist Party
B. Communist Party of India
C. Hindustan Republican Socialist Association
D. All India State people’s Conference

Question No:16

Two independent states of India and Pakistan were created by—

A. The Simla Conference
B. The Cripps Proposal
C. The Cabinet Mission plan
D. The Indian Independence Act

Question No:17

The lady Congress leader who went underground during the Quit India Movement was—

A. Sucheta Kripalan
B. Vijay Laxmi Pandit
C. Aruna Asaf Ali
D. Sarojini Naidu

Question No:18

After the elections in 1937, the Congress ministers tendered their resignations because—

A. The British Government declared India a party to World War II without consulting them
B. Of undue interference in their working by the Government
C. Of paucity of financial resources which hampered all developmental works
D. of their inexperience to run the administration

Question No:19

Who was the first woman President of Indian National Congress ?

A. Annie Besant
B. Aruna Asaf Ali
C. Sarojini Naidu
D. Vijayalaxmi Pandit

Question No:20

Ramsay Me Donald’s Communal Award gave—

A. Privy purse to native princes
B. Communal representation to Muslims
C. Reservations to Sikhs in elections
D. Separate electorates for depressed classes