GS(UPSC): Modern Indian History

This is an MCQ-based quiz for UPSC, SSC, and other Government Exams.

This includes the Decline of the Mughal and Maratha Empire, the Rise of the Regional States and European Power, British Paramountcy and Acts, 18th Century Revolts and Reform, and the Indian National Movement.

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Who is often called as Hindu Luther of Northern India ?

Dayanand Saraswati Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar Radhakant Dev Keshav Chandra Sen

On which among the following dates, the Second Round Table Conference was held?

November 17, 1932 November 12, 1930 September 7, 1931 September 7, 1932

Who among the following is considered to be the first Finance Minister in British India, who also founded The Economist magazine and the Standard Chartered Bank?

James Wilson Alexander Hamilton Henry Baillie Thomas Wyse

Who was the author of the book “Sepoy Mutiny 1857”?

HP Chattopadhyaya SN Sen PC Joshi RC Majumdar

Who was the viceroy of India during Quit India Movement?

Lord Linlithgow Lord Wavell Lord Irwin Lord Reading

Who among the following personalities associated with the formation of Congress Socialist Party in 1934?

Acharya Narendra Deva Jay Prakash Narayan Both 1 & 2 Ram Manohar Lohia

Which among the following organizations was formed by Europeans in India to carry on their agitation against the Ilbert Bill?

European and Anglo Indian Defence Association Anti-lbert Bill Association Anglo-Indian Society European and Anglo Indian Rights Community

After the Government of India Act 1935, a Federal Court of India was established , which was later absorbed by Supreme Court of India after independence. The appeal from this Federal Court of India could be taken to ____?

Viceroy of India Secretary of State for India King of England Privy Council

Who of the following was sent by William Bentinck to sign a treaty with Amirs of Sind?

Harry Smith Henry Pottinger John Davis None of the above

What was the main objective of setting up Lord Clive’s Fund?

To give pension to the rulers of Bengal To help the servants of the company during financial difficulty To help the financially weaker section of Bengal To help the Nawab of Bengal during war

Which among the following Viceroy’s tenure, Simon Commission was appointed?

Lord Wellington

Lord Irwin

Lord Reading

Lord Chelmsford

Brahmo Samaj:

  1. was founded by Raja Ram Mohan Roy

  2. does not permit idol or image worship

  3. permitted worship only through prayers, meditation, and readings from Upanishads Which of the above statements is/are correct?

1 Only

2 and 3 Only

1 and 2 Only

1,2 and 3

Quiz/Test Summary
Title: GS(UPSC): Modern Indian History
Questions: 12
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