Indian History Mock Test –59

Question No:19

Who of the following Prime Ministers sent Cripps Mission to India ?

A. Ramsay MacDonald
B. Stanely Baldjfiyi
C. Neville Chamberlain
D. Winston Churchill

Question No:20

During the Indian freedom struggle, why did Rowlett Act arouse popular indignation

A. It curtailed the freedom of religion
B. It suppressed the Indian traditional education
C. It authorized the government to imprison people without trial
D. It curbed the Trade—Union activities

Question No:1

In the Individual Satyagraha Vinoba Bhave was chosen as the first Satyagrahi. Who was the second ?

A. Dr. Rajendra Prasad
B. Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru
C. C. Rajagopalachari
D. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

Question No:2

Consider the following statements :

The Cripss Proposal include the provision for :
1. full independence for India
2. creation of constitution — making body

Which of the statement(s) given above is / are correct ?

A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. Neither 1 nor 2

Question No:3

With reference to Simon Commission’ s recommendations, which one of the following statement is correct ?

A. It recommended the replacement of diarchy with responsible government-in the province
B. It proposed the setting up of inter provincial council under the Home Department
C. It suggested the abolition of bicameral legislature at the centre
D. It recommended the creation of Indian Police Service with a provision for increased pay and allowances for British recruits as compared to Indian recruits

Question No:4

After Quit India Move met, C. Rajagopalachari issued a pamphlet entitled The Way Out’. Which one of the following was a proposal in this pamphlet ?

A. The establishment of a ‘War Advisory Council’ composed of representatives of British India and the Princely States
B. Reconstitution of the Central Executive Council in such a way that all its members, except the Governor General and Commander-in-Chief should be Indian leaders
C. Fresh elections to the Central and Provincial Legislatures to be held at the end of 1945 and the constitution-making body to be convened as soon as possible
D. A solution for the constitutional deadlock

Question No:5

Who, among the following, were official Congress negotiators with Cripps Mission ?

A. Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar Patel
B. Acharya J. B. Kripalani and C. Rajagopalachari
C. Pandit Nehru and Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
D. Dr. Rajendra Prasad and Rafi Ahmed Kidwai

Question No:6

In which field of Art did Jamini Roy make his name ?

A. Sculpture
B. Music
C. Painting
D. Drama

Question No:7

Which, among the following, is NOT a work of Rabindra Nath Tagore ?

A. Chitra
B. Kapal Kundala
C. The Court Dancer
D. Chitrangada

Question No:8

Who was the architect of North and South Blocks of the Central Secretariat in Delhi ?

A. Sir Edward Lutyens
B. Herbert Backers
C. Robert Tor Tussel
D. Antonin Raymond

Question No:9

Who from the following leaders was NOT assassinated ?

A. Mahatma Gandhi
B. Liaqat Ali Khan
C. Muhammad Ali Jinnah
D. Lord Mountbatten

Question No:10

Match the following :


A. Lord Clive
B. Lord Wellesley
C. Lord Dalhousie
D. Lord Curzon


Subsidiary Alliance
Indian Universities Act
Doctrine of Lapse
Dual Government in Bengal

Codes :

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

Question No:11

Who fainted the masterpiece ‘Hamsa Damyanti’ ?

A. Ajolie Ela Menon
B. Abanindranath Tagore
C. Amrita Shergil
D. Raja Ravi Varma

Question No:12

The immortal national song Bande Mataram has been written by—

A. Rabindranath Tagore
B. Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyaya
C. Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyaya
D. Surendranath Bandopadhyaya

Question No:13

Who amongst the following made it possible for the Indians to enter the Indian Civil Services (ICS) through an open competitive examination ?

A. William Bentick
B. Dalhousie
C. Mayo
D. Ripon

Question No:14

High courts were established in Calcutta, Bombay and Madras is—

A. 1935
B. 1919
C. 1892
D. 1865

Question No:15

When did the British make English the medium of instruction (education) in India ?

A. 1813
B. 1833
C. 1835
D. 1844

Question No:16

During whose Viceroy ship did the High court come into existence at the three presidential cities of Calcutta, Madras and Bombay ?

A. Waren Hatings
B. Lord Cornwallis
C. John Lawrence
D. Lord Dalhousie

Question No:17

Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists :

List-I (Person)
A. Sarojini Naidu
B. M. A. Jinnah
C. Tej Bahadur Sapru
D. V.D. Savarkar


(Associated with the Party)

1. Muslim League
2. Indian National Congress
3. Hindu Mahasabha
4. Liberal Party

A. 2143
B. 2134
C. 2413
D. 4132

Question No:18

Who gave the concept of Sampoorna Kranti (Total Revolution) ?

A. Jai Prakash Narayan
B. Mahatma Gandhi
C. Karl Marx
D. Lenin

Question No:1

Who is the author of the novel ‘Devdas’ ?

A. Rabindra Nath Tagore
B. Bankim Chandra Cahttopadhyay
C. Sharat Chandra Cahttopadhyay
D. Munshi Premchand