June 12, 2024

Indian History Quiz: Day 19

The Bharata Itihasa Samshodhaka Mandala (BISM) was founded in 1910 by:
  • (A) Vishwanath Kashinath Rajwade
  • (B) Ramakrishna Gopal Bhandarkar
  • (C) Rajendra Lal Mitra
  • (D) K.A. Nilakanta Sastri
The Battle of Bhima-Koregaon was part of which of the following war?
  • (A) Fourth Anglo-Mysore war
  • (B) Second Anglo-Maratha war
  • (C) Third Anglo-Maratha war
  • (D) None of the Above
Consider the following statements:
1. She was first Indian woman to become a teacher.
2. She also worked towards preventing female infanticide and set up a home, Balhatya Pratibandhak Griha.
3. She wrote Bavan Kashi Subodh Ratnakar.
The above mentioned statements are associated with which of the following social reformer:
  • (A) Fatima Sheikh
  • (B) Pandita Ramabai
  • (C) Ramabai Ranade
  • (D) Savitribai Phule
Consider the following statements:
1. He reduced the number of elected representatives of the Calcutta Corporation through the Calcutta Municipal Amendment Act of 1899.
2. Through the Indian Universities Act of 1904 he placed Universities in India under governmental control.
3. Under the Indian Official Secrets Amendment Act of 1904 he restricted freedom of press.
Which of the following Governor General is associated with the above statements?
  • (A) Lord Dalhousie
  • (B) Lord Curzon
  • (C) Lord Lytton
  • (D) Lord Monto
Consider the following the statements with reference to Madan Mohan Malaviya:
1. He contributed in establishing the Benares Hindu University.
2. He did not participate in the Civil Disobedience Movement
3. He was posthumously conferred with Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian award.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 and 2 Only
  • (B) 2 and 3 Only
  • (C) 1 and 3 Only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
Consider the following statements:
1. The Indian History Congress (IHC) was born with about 50 delegates in Pune, Maharashtra.
2. The first All India Oriental Conference in November 1919 was held in Bengal.
Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?
  • (A) 1 Only
  • (B) 2 Only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Consider the following statements with reference to the Arya Samaj:
1. The Arya Samaj developed the concept of suddhi, which aimed at reconversion from Christianity, Islam and Sikhism.
2. It offered a sharp criticism of the existing Hindu practices, like idolatry, polytheism, child marriage, widow celibacy, dominance of Brahmans and caste system.
3. Lala Lajpat Rai became follower of Vivekanada, the founder of the Arya Samaj
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 and 2 Only
  • (B) 2 and 3 Only
  • (C) 1 and 3 Only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
Consider the following statements with reference to the Third Battle of Panipat (1761):
1. It was fought between forces of Maratha Empire and Durrani Empire (Afghanistan)
2. Bajirao Peshwa was the Commander in Chief of Maratha army.
3. Shah Alam II was the Mughal emperor during the Battle.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 Only
  • (B) 2 and 3 Only
  • (C) 1 and 3 Only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
Consider the following statements:
1. The queen of Jhansi died while fighting a squadron of the 8th Hussars under Captain Heneage
2. Jhansi was the first princely state to be annexed by British under Doctrine of Lapse.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 Only
  • (B) 2 Only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Which of the following Indian revolutionary assassinated Colonel Reginald Edward Harry Dyer?
  • (A) Madan Lal Dhingra
  • (B) Udham Singh
  • (C) Khudiram Bose
  • (D) None of the above
Consider the following statements:
1. Azad Hind Fauj had two avatars – under Captain Mohan Singh and Subhash Chandra Bose.
2. Capitan Mohan Singh became the first commander of the Indian National Army.
3. Bose started Azad Hind Radio as part of Germany’s radio service, which first aired on 7 January 1942 in Singapore.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 and 2 Only
  • (B) 2 Only
  • (C) 1 and 3 Only
  • (D) 2 and 3 Only
The “Servants of India Society” was founded by
  • (A) Bal Gangadhar Tilakk
  • (B) M K Gandhi
  • (C) Gopala Krishna Gokhale
  • (D) Dadabhai Naoroji
Consider the following statements with reference to formation of Interim Government in 1946:
1. It was the only such cabinet in India’s history in which arch-rivals Congress and the Muslim League shared power at the Centre.
2. Eventually all of the five ministries reserved for Muslims were occupied by Muslim league representatives.
3. Initially, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad was not inducted into the cabinet.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 and 2 Only
  • (B) 2 and 3Only
  • (C) 1 and 3 Only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3 Only
Which of the following personality is the founder of the Asiatic Society of Mumbai?
  • (A) Sir William Jones
  • (B) James Prinsep
  • (C) Sir Charles Wilkins
  • (D) Sir James Mackintosh
Which of the following event did not occur in the aftermath of withdrawal of Civil Disobedience Movement?
  • (A) Jayaprakash Narayan, Achhut Patwardhan, Asoke Mehta, Yusuf Mehrali, Narendra Dev and Minoo Masani-formed the Swatantra Party (CSP).
  • (B) Internal differences emerged in Indian National Congress over the future strategy of the national movement.
  • (C) Gandhi announced his resignation from the Congress to serve it better in thought, word and deed.
  • (D) Both option (a) and (c)
While launching which of the following mass movement, Gandhi called it "the biggest fight in my life"?
  • (A) Civil Disobedience Movement
  • (B) Fasting against Communal Accord
  • (C) Non-Cooperation Movement
  • (D) Quit India Movement
Consider the following statements with reference to Lal Bahadur Shastri:
1. He became a life member of the Servants of the People Society (Lok Sevak Mandal), founded by Lala Lajpat Rai.
2. He participated in the non-cooperation movement and the Salt Satyagraha.
3. During Nehru’s illness, he was Defence Minister of India.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 and 2 Only
  • (B) 1 and 3 Only
  • (C) 3 Only
  • (D) 2 and 3 Only
Consider the following statements about Charles Wood's Education Dispatch, 1854:
1. It recommended the English education policy of ‘downward filtration theory’ for India.
2. Higher education was given a boost in 1857 through the creation of three universities in Calcutta, Bombay and Madras on the model of the University of London.
3. It laid stress on female and vocational, education, and on teachers' training.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 and 2 Only
  • (B) 1 and 3 Only
  • (C) 2 and 3 Only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
Which of the following statements is not one of the special features of social and religious reform movements of the nineteenth century?
  • (A) Movements had remained confined to a narrow social space.
  • (B) Most of the reform movements were headed by and belonged to the three higher castes, Brahman, Kayastha and Baidya.
  • (C) They relied more on legislation for imposing reform from above.
  • (D) The reformers of the early nineteenth century exhibited a staunch opposition to colonial rule
The Kittur uprising (1824) is related with:
  • (A) Rani Chennamma
  • (B) Rani Avantibai
  • (C) Rani Durgawati
  • (D) Rani Rudramma

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