Modern History

  1. 186.   'Poverty and Un-British Rule in India' was authored by
    A.) Dadabhai Naoroji B.) S.C.Ghosh
    C.) Irfan Habib D.) Romila Thapar
    Answer: Option 'A'

  2. 187.   Whose book is 'Writing Social History'?
    A.) Ranajith Guha B.) Sumit Sarkar
    C.) Ania Loomba D.) Cohn Bernard
    Answer: Option 'B'

  3. 188.   Whose work is 'The Peasant and the Raj'?
    A.) D.N.Dhanagare B.) A.R.Desai
    C.) Shirin Mehta D.) Eric Stokes
    Answer: Option 'D'

  4. 189.   ........... rebellion began in 1816 and lasted till 1832.
    A.) Kutch rebellion B.) Khasi uprising
    C.) Naikada rising D.) Kol uprising
    Answer: Option 'A'

  5. 190.   With what view, the Factory Act of 1881 was passed?
    A.) Prohibit the employment of children below the age of 7 in any factory B.) Allow the workers to trade unions
    C.) Fix the wages of industrial workers D.) Reduce the working hours for women employees
    Answer: Option 'A'

  6. 191.   The Liberal Federation, in the Nehru Report(1928) prepared by the Nehru committee, was by
    A.) Tej Bahadur Sapru B.) V.S.Srinivasa Sastri
    C.) M.R.Jayakar D.) M.S.Aney
    Answer: Option 'A'

  7. 192.   ........ had an English factory, on the Western Coast of India.
    A.)Calicut B.) Tellicherry
    C.) Cochin D.) Cannanore
    Answer: Option 'D'

  8. 193.   The Revolt of 1857 was described as the ‘First War of Independence’ by the author ......
    A.) V.D.Savarkar B.) Ashok Mehta
    C.) S.N.Sen D.) R.C.Mazumdar
    Answer: Option 'A'

  9. 194.   The Rayotwari settlement was made with
    A.) Muqqadams B.) Cultivators
    C.) Village Panchayats D.) Zamindars
    Answer: Option 'B'

  10. 195.   To trade freely in Bengal, a firman was issued by a Mughal Emperor to the English East-India


            Company in 1717. Who was the Mughal Emperor?
    A.) Shah Alam B.)Farrukh Siyar
    C.) Bahadur Shah D.) Jahandar Shah
    Answer: Option 'B'

  11. 196.   Under the rule of British, one of the following sentences is correct. What was it?

      A.) The permanent zamindari settlement of Lord Cornwallis vested the ownership of land in the zamindars

      B.) The permanent zamindari settlement of Lord Cornwallis vested the ownership of land in the individual pents

      C.) The permanent zamindari settlement of Lord Cornwallis vested the ownership of land in the villages communities

      D.) The permanent zamindari settlement of Lord Cornwallis vested the ownership of land in the state
    Answer: Option 'A'

  12. 197.   The agricultural product that did not attract the British people was
    A.) Coffee B.) Tea
    C.) Indigo D.) Cotton
    Answer: Option 'A'

  13. 198.   ......... was not a pioneer industry in India during British rule.
    A.) Iron B.) Jute
    C.) Cotton D.) Coal
    Answer: Option 'A'

  14. 199.   Industrial Revolution was started in .......... country.
    A.) England B.) Germany
    C.) U.S.A. D.)France
    Answer: Option 'A'

  15. 200.   When was the first census held in India?
    A.) 1861 B.) 1871
    C.) 1881 D.)1891
    Answer: Option 'A'

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