Modern Indian History & Freedom Struggle MCQs

Multiple choice questions on Modern Indian History & Freedom Struggle for General Studies and GK preparation of SSC, NDA, CDS, UPSC, UPPSC and State PSC Examinations.

71. Who among the following was the President of Indian National Congress at the time of Independence?

[A] Dr. Rajendra Prasad
[B] J B Kriplani
[C] Dr. Bhimrao Amedkar
[D] Jawahar Lal Nehru

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72. At which among the following conferences, a 34 point resolution was passed by which the Indian National Army was made subordinate to the Indian Independence League?

[A] Bangkok Conference
[B] Tokyo Conference
[C] Singapore Conference
[D] Penang Conference

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73. At which among the following places, Jayaprakash Narayan had convened the first All India Congress Socialists Conference in 1934?

[A] Lucknow
[B] Patna
[C] Gaya
[D] Kolkata

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74. Who among the following is known for the famous quote “an uncontrolled pen serves but to destroy”.?

[A] Jawahar Lal Nehru
[B] Mahatma Gandhi
[C] Leo Tolstoy
[D] Rabindranath Tagore

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75. Kandaghat, a heritage railway station made entirely of wood and built by the British in 1903 was destroyed in the fire.In which state this Railway Station was located ?

[A] Gujarat
[B] Maharastra
[C] Himachal Pradesh
[D] Jammu & Kashmir

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76. Various Cooperative societies of the agriculturists and Agricultural Banks were established during the time of Lord Curzon. What was the most appropriate reason for this?

[A] Lord Curzon wanted to improve the condition of agriculture in India
[B] The money lenders had refused to advance loans to peasants
[C] India was plagued with several famines
[D] Lord Curzon was given a mandate to work for the welfare of peasants

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77. Who among the following was the head of the Arbital Tribunal set up at the time of India’s independence?

[A] C Radcliffe
[B] William Patrick Spens
[C] Edward Percy Smith
[D] William Lloyd Roots

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78. Under which among the following acts, Civil Services started in India?

[A] Charter Act 1813
[B] Charter Act 1833
[C] Charter Act 1853
[D] Charter Act 1793

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79. In the light of events that occurred after the General Elections of 1937 and the subsequent formation of Indian ministries in various provinces, identify the statement which is incorrect:

[A] Congress was highly successful and Muslim League failed miserably.
[B] Congress emerged as the largest party in NWFP.
[C] Unionist Party and Krishak Praja Party formed Governments in Punjab and Bengal respectively.
[D] Pirpur Report was prepared by Jinnah to highlight the atrocities and misrule of the Congress ministries

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80. Who planted the ‘Tree of Liberty’ at Srirangapatnam?

[A] Hyder Ali
[B] Tipu Sultan
[C] Chin Quilich Khan
[D] Murshid Quli Khan

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