Modern History MCQ for RRBs/SSC Examination

1. Which one of the following Governor Generals was impeached by the British Parliament?
(a) Lord Curzon (b) Warren Hastings
(c) Lord Canning (d) William Bentick
2. What is the correct sequence of the following events?
(a) Foundation of Indian National Congress.
(b) Simon Commission
(c) Home Rule Movement
(d) Cabinet Mission
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
(a) 1,3,2,4 (b) 3,1,4,2
(c) 1,2,4,3 (d) 1,4,3,2
3. Which of the following posts during the Delhi Sultanate was
related to the Provincial Services?
(a) Qazi -ul Quzat (b) Ariz –i Mumalik
(c) Wali (d) Barid – i Muamlik
4. Match List-I with List – II and select the correct answer using
the codes given below the Lists
List – I                                      List – II
(a) Doctrine of Lapse      1. Lord Curzon
(b) Partitions of Bengal  2. Warren Hastings
(c) Rohilla war                    3. Lord Dalhousie
(d) Subsidiary Alliance   4. Lord Wellesley.
Codes :
       A B C D
(a) 4 1 2 3
(b) 3 1 2 4
(c) 4 2 1 3
(d) 3 2 1 4
5. Fatehpur Sikri symbolises
(a) Mohgul architecture
(b) Hindu and Muslim architecture
(c) Muslim and Christan architecture
(d) Hindu, Muslim and christen architectures
6. Raja Rammohan Roy was responsible for which of the following reforms?
1. Abolition of Sati
2. Abolition of child marriage
3. widow remarriage
Select the correct answer using the codes given below :
(a) 1 alone (b) 1 and 2
(c) 1, 2 and 3 (d) 2 and 3
7. ‘Direct Actions’ was the brain child of
(a) Subhas Chandra Bose
(b) Mahatma Gandhi
(c) Mohamed Ali Jauhar
(d) Mohamed Ali Jinnah
8. Who among the following was the ‘political guru’ of Mahatma Gandhi?
(a) B.G Tilak (b) G.K Gokhale
(c) Dadabhai Naoroji (d) S.N. Banerjee
9. Assertion (A) : In greenhouse effect, the thick carbon dioxide layer allows sunlight to filter through but prevents heat from being re-radiated in outer space.
Reason (R) : The thick carbon dioxide layer functions like glass panels of a greenhouse or glass win-dows of a motor car
10. Assertion (A) : Salt Satyagraha was an outcome of the Nonco-operation Movement.
Reason (R) : Rajaji started the Vedaranyam March.
11. Who among the following was associated with the Hindustan Republican Associa-tion?
(a) Jogesh Chandra Chatterji
(b) Rasbehari Bose
(c) Subhash Chandra Bose
(d) Bhagwati Charan vohra
12. The first Indian elected to the Parliament of Great Britain was
(a) Pheroz Shah Mehta (b) Lal Mohan Ghosh
(c) Romesh Chandra Dutt (d) Dababhai Naoroji
13. Which one of the following rulers built the Bibi Ka Maqbara?
(a) Akbar (b) Jahangir
(c) Shahjahan (d) Aurangzeb
14. Hunter Commission was appointed by the British Government to probe into
(a) Chauri Chaura incident
(b) Demolition of Kanpur Mosque
(c) Jalianwalla Bagh tragedy
(d) Kakori train dacoity incident
15. The correct chronological order in which the given parties were established in India is
(a) Indian National Congress, Swaraj party, justice party, Muslim League
(b) Indian National Congress, Muslim League, Swaraj Party, justice party.
(c) Swaraj Party, Indian National Congress, Muslim Leauge, Justice Party
(d) Swaraj Party,Indian National Congress, Justice Party, Muslim Leauge
16. Which one of the following national leaders was opposed to Mrs. Annie Besant’s idea of launching Home Rule Movement?
(a) G.K. Gokhale (b) Mahatma Gandhi
(c) Aurobindo Ghosh (d) B.G. Tilak
17. What was the ultimate objective of Mahatma Gandhi’s Sault Satyagraha?
(a) Complete Independence for India
(b) Economic relief to the common people
(c) Repeal of salt laws
(d) Curtailment of the Government’s powers
18. Which one of the following indicates the correct chronological order of the events in modern Indian history?
(a) Moreley-Minto Reforms, Gandhi-Irwin Pact, August Offer, Jallianwala Bagh Tragedy
(b) August Offer, Morley-Minto Reforms Jallianwala Bagh Tragedy, Gandhi-Irwin Pact
(c) Morley-Minto Reforms. Jallianwala Bagh Tragedy, Gandhi-Irwin Pact, August Offer
(d) Jallianwala Bagh Tragedy, Gandhi-Irwin Pact, August Offer, Morley-Minto Reforms
19. Who amongst the following named Jamshedpur after Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata?
(a) Lord Hardinge (b) Lord Chelmsford
(c) Lord Irwin (d) Lord Ripon
20. Who was the viceroy of India when the British India’s Capital was shifted from Calcutta to Delhi
(a) Lord Curzon
(b) Lord Dalhousie
(c) Lord Hardinge
(d) Lord William Bentinck

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