Indian History – Series 2


21)Who established Shanti Niketan ?

a) Jawahar Lal Nehru

b) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

c) Rabindra Nath Tagore

d) Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

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Option – c)


22) The system competitive exam for Civil Services was accepted in principle in the year –

a) 1833

b) 1853

c) 1858

d) 1882

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Option – b)


23) Who wrote ‘Discovery of India’ ?

a) Jawahar Lal Nehru

b) Lala Lajpat Rai

c) Dadabhai Naoroji

d) Moti Lal Nehru

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Option – a)


24) Who wrote the famous song Sare Jahan Se Achchha Hindustan Hamara ?

a) Sahir Ludhiyanvi

v) Syed Ahmed Khan

c) Muhammad Iqbal

d) Baahadur Shah Zafar

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Option – c)


25) Who was the first Indian to get selected in ICS ?

a) Satyendra Nath Tagore

b) Sarojini Naidu

c) Lala Lajpat Rai

d) C.R.Das

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Option – a)


26) Who has written ‘Jhanda Geet’ ?

a) Rabindra Nath Tagore

b) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

c) Maithilisharan Gupta

d) Shyamlal Gupta Parshad

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Option – d)


27) Dandi March started on _____ 1930.

(a) 12th March

(b) 12th April

(c) 12th February

(d) 12th May

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Option – a)


28) Who was the first Indian ruler to apply the western methods In which of the following tribal rebellions did two tribal brothers, Kanhu and Sidhu, proclaim the end of the Company’s rule in their region, and to supress their rebellion the government had to use military force?

(a) Khasi Rebellion in Assam (1855)

(b) Naika Tribal Uprising in Gujarat (1868)

(c) Munda Rebellion in Ranchi (1899)

(d) Santhal Rebellion in Bihar (1855-56)

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Option – d)


29) After the ruin of India’s trade, Industries and handicrafts, the burden of taxation in India had to be mainly borne by

(a) Zamindars

(b) Peasantry

(c) Income-tax payers

(d) All the above

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Option – b)


30) Which of the following was not a common social reform attempted by all the Hindu social reformers of the 19th century

(a) emancipation of women

(b) monogamy

(c) female education

(d) untouchability

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Option – d)

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