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Modern India - 2200 Questions & Answers Degree Level / KAS Questions and Answers (Chapter 04)

Modern India- Questions & Answers 2202 Questions and Answers - 04

Modern India Questions and Answers -04

501. Which European power left India by the end of the 17th century as their fortunes ended? The Dutch

502. Which European power occupied Puducherry between 1693 and 1699? 
The Dutch

503. Which is the last European colonial power to leave India?
The Portuguese (1961)

504. Which revolt in Chotanagpur was led by Jatra Bhagat? 
Oraon Revolt

505. Who succeeded Dupleix as the French Governor in India?

506. Who was the leader of the 1857 revolt at Faizabad? 
Ahmadullah Shah (Maulavi Ahmadullah)

507. The wife of Bahadur Shah Zafar who was sent to prison in Rangoon during the 1857 revolt: 
Begum Zeenath Mahal

508. In which year did the French abandon their settlement at Surat? 

509. The ruler of Nagpur who befriended the pindari leader Cheetu: 
Appa Saheb

510. The Governor of Madras with whom Tipu Sultan signed the Treaty of Mangalore in 1784: 
Mac Artney

511. The Pindari leader who submitted to Malcolm in 1818: 
Karim Khan

512. The ruler of the Wodeyar dynasty who was usurped by Devraj and Nanjaraj: 
Chik Krishnaraj

513. The Wodeyar were the feudatories of which kingdom?

514. Under which Act, a Secretary of State was appointed for India? 
Govt of India Act 1858

515. Who assumed the title Padshah in 1787? 
Tipu Sultan

516. The Child Marriage Restraint Act 1929 is popularly known as Sarda Act after its sponsor. Name that person: 
Rai Sahib Harbilas Sarda

517. With the death of whom did the  Hindustan Socialist Republican Association Movement end? 
Chandrasekhar Azad

518. Who publicly burnt Manusm­riti on the occasion of Mahad Satyagraha in 1927? 
B.R. Ambedkar

519. The Viceroy who introduced Famine Code in 1880?

520. Who founded the Indian Home Rule Society in 1905 in London?
Shyamji Krishna Verma 

521. Who said, "The British empire is rotten to the core, corrupt in every direction and tyrannical and mean"? 
Sister Nivedita

522. Who founded Indian Home Rule League in 1916?
Bal Gangadhar Tilak 

523. Who was the first president of the Indian Home Rule League? 
Joseph Baptista

524. Who was the first secretary of the Indian Home Rule League?
N.C. Kelkar 

525. Name the association which merged with Congress in 1886?
Indian National Conference 

526. Who said, on the death of Tilak 'my strongest bulwark is gone?
Mahatma Gandhi 

527. Who is regarded as the father of the Muslim renaissance in India? 
Nawab Abdul Latif Khan

528. Who became the first Prime Minister of the Provisional Government of India? 

529. Under whose persuasion Lala Hardayal went to the United States to found the Ghadar Party?
Bhai Parmanand 

530. The founder President of Dhaka Anuseelan Samiti: 
Pulin Behari Das

531. Who was known as 'Kappalottiya Tamilan?
VO Chidambaram Pillai 

532. Who was known as the 'Saint of Pavnar'? 
Vinoba Bhave

533. Who was the first general sec­retary of Indian National Con­gress? 
A.O. Hume

534. Who was the president of the In­dian National Congress when the resolution for complete in­ dependence was passed in the Lahore session in 1929? 
Jawaharlal Nehru

535. Who said, "The only lesson re­quired in India at present is to learn how to die and the only way to teach is by dying our­selves. Therefore, I die and glory in my martyrdom"? 
Madanlal Dhingra

536. Who along with Tarak Nath Das set up the 'United India House' in Seattle in the USA for Indian stu­dents where they also spread nationalist ideas? 
Guran Ditt Kumar

537. The college established by the British at Ajmer was named after the Viceroy:

538. Which committee recommend­ed for the convening of Round Table Conference?
Muddiman Committee 

539. Who established Indian Trade Union Federation in 1929? 
N.M. Joshi

540. Who helped David Hare to estab­lish Hindu College at Kolkata?
Raja Ram Mohan Roy 

541. During which movement, Bal Gangadhar Tilak was given the epithet of Lokmanya? 
Home Rule Movement

542. Name the Viceroy of India who suppressed the mutiny of Wa­habis: 
Elgin I

543. Who wrote 'Sare Jaham se Ach­cha'?
Muhammad Iqbal 

544. Who wrote the famous Tamil patriotic song "Odi Vilayadu pappa ..... 
Subramania Bharti

545. In which year Asiatic Society of Bengal was established?

546. Jawaharlal Nehru dedicated his book 'The Discovery of India' to­ 
Prisoners of Ahmednagar Jail

547. To whom did Jawaharlal Nehru dedicate his autobiography?
Kamala Nehru (Wife) 

548. Name the Viceroy who appoint­ed Raleigh Commission? 

549. In which year Cabinet Mission visited India?

550. Who led the Jhansi regiment of the Indian National Army? 
Captain Lakshmi

551. Who unfurled the tricolour of India for the first time at Strutt­gart, Germany? 
Madam Bhikaji Cama

552. Who wrote the national song of India?
Bankim Chandra Chatterjee 

553. In which year Burma (Myanmar) was separated from India as per Govt. of India Act 1935? 

554. Name the independence activist from Calcutta who died in Lahore jail after a hunger strike for 63 days: 
Jatin Das 

555. Name the nationalist leader and educationist who was born on a Christmas day: 
Madan Mohan Malaviya 

556. Who coined the term 'Pakistan'?
Rehmat Ali 

557. The year in which Rehmat Ali coined the term 'Pakistan' ..? 

558. In which year did Congress min­istries come into power in the provinces of British India? 

559. Who designed the national flag of India?
Pingali Venkaiah 

560. Who founded Swatantra Party in 1959? 
C. Rajagopalachari

561. Who founded the journals 'Ke­sari' (Marathi) and 'Mahratta' (English)? 
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
562. In which year did Calcutta Medical College start functioning? 

563. Who established the Central Hindu School in Varanasi in 1898?
Annie Besant 

564. Who opened a school for widows called 'Sharda Sadan' in Mumbai and 'Mukti' in Pune? 
Pandita Ramabai

565. Who was the Viceroy when Hunter Commission was ap­pointed to enquire into Iallian­ wala Bagh Massacre?

566. The founder of Dravida Munne­tra Kazhagam: 
C.N. Annadurai

567. In which state is the birthplace of Dadabhai Naoroji:

568. In which state is the birthplace of K. Kamaraj?
Tamil Nadu 

569. Name the leaders whose arrest on 10th April 1919 led to the as­sembly of people at Jallianwala Bagh on 13th April 1919: 
Dr. Kitchlu and Dr. Satyapal

570. The main cause of schism in Brahmo Samaj of India was the early marriage of the daughter of--------------to the Maharaja of Cooch Behar
Keshav Chandra Sen 

571. Who was the head of East India Company in 1857?
R.D. Mangles 

572. The Nehru Report was prepared by a committee of the All Parties Conference chaired by:
Motilal Nehru 

573. Who made the August Declara­tion in the House of Commons on 20th August 1917 offering more representation to the native In­dians?

574. Who was the President of the interim government formed on 2nd September 1946?
Lord Wavell 

575. 'India House' in London was started by:
Shyamji Krishna Verma 

576. All India Khilafat Conference was held in Delhi in:

577. By which Act the control of the British Parliament start in East India Company's admin­istration?
Regulating Act 

578. Seven Indians including M.N. Roy founded the Communist Party of India at Tashkent in:
October 1920 

579. Sohan Singh Bhakna founded----------------­ and Lala Har Dayal was one of  its most prominent leaders:
Ghadar Party 

580. The princely states that did not sign the Instrument of Accession by 15th August 1947 were Kash­mir, Hyderabad and-------------. 

581. What was prepared by Muham­mad Ali Jinnah in reply to the Nehru Report? 
Fourteen Point Formula

582. Who was the Minister for Ed­ucation in the interim cabinet assumed office on 2nd Septem­ber 1946:
C. Rajagopalachari 

583. Who wrote the play 'Nil Darpan'?
Dinabandhu Mitra 

584. Which British Officer was given the special command to suppress the Santhals?
Colonel Bird 

585. Who was the Governor-General when postal service was made available to the general public?
Warren Hastings 

586. In the regime of which Gover­nor General the most number of native states were annexed to the British Empire? 
Lord Dalhousie

587. During the British reign, 'Down­ward Filtration Theory' is related to:

588. How many members from Mus­lim League joined the interim government in October 1946? 

589. In which state is the birthplace of Jayaprakash Narayan? 

590. Founder of Avadh state: 
Saadat Khan Burhan Ul Mulk 

591. The annexation of which state under Dalhousie's Doctrine of Lapse was not approved by the Court of Directors? 

592. Under which Act, the Court of Di­rectors were appointed as a gov­erning body to directly report to the crown?
Regulating Act, 1773 

593. The famous novelist who was one of the first two graduates of Calcutta University in 1858: 
Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

594. The first secretary of Brahma Sabha: 
Tarachand Chakravarthy 

595. The total number of members in the interim cabinet assumed office on 2nd September 1946: 

596. Which act appointed 'Board of Control' for the supervision of the administration of India? 
Pitt's India Act, 1784 

597. Which Act ended the monopoly of East India Company for trade
in India? 
Charter Act of 1813

598. Which court was considered as the highest court of appeal in India for trying criminals cases during the East India Company's rule? 
Sadar Nizamat Adalat

599. Who was defeated by Gener­al Eyre Coot at Porto Novo in 1781? 
Hyder Ali

600. Who was dismissed from the Hindu College, Calcutta in 1831 due to his revolutionary stand? 
Henri Vivian Derozio

601. 'Namdari' was a reform move­ment of:

602. After independence, in which type of state, former rulers were appointed as 'Rajpramukh' to head the administration?
Part B 

603.  After the Revolt of 1857, Begum of Avadh escaped to:

604. During the British reign who appointed the Governors of the Presidencies of Madras, Bombay and Calcutta?
King of England 

605. Mangal Pandey was hanged on:
1857 March 29 

606. The revolutionary movement associated with Vanchi Iyer: 
Bharat Matha Association

607. The significance of 16th October 1905 in the history of India is: 
Partition of Bengal came into effect 

608. Vishnu Shastri Chiplunkar was a nationalist writer in----------- during the struggle for freedom:

609. Where All India Women's Fed­eration established Lady Irwin College in 1926? 

610. The first Governor-General of Independent India:

611. Which peasant movement of Bengal was caused by the landlords who imposed a beard tax on the Farazis? 
Titumir Movement

612. Who was the leader of the Titu Mir's uprising of 1831? 
Syed Mir Nisar Ali Titumir

613. Which peasant uprising is also known as the 'Narkelberia uprising'? 
Titumir's uprising

614. Which uprising is often considered as the first armed peasant uprising against the British?
Titumir's uprising 

615. Who founded the Faraizi Movement in 1818 to protect the rights of tenants? 
Haji Shariatullah

616. Which peasant movement was led by the tribes of Garo & Hajong against the hike in rents? 
Pagal Panthis Movement

617. Who were the leaders of the Pagal Pan this Movement?
Karam Shah & Tipu Shah 

618. Which sect was a mixture of Hinduism, Sufism & Animism, which became prominent in Bengal in the initial years of the 19th century?
Pagal Panthis 

619. Which was the peak period of the Pagal Panthis movement?

620. Who was the author of the play 'The Neel Darpan' which portrayed the oppressed indigo peasants? 
Din Bandhu Mitra 

621. Which district of Bengal was the centre of the Indigo Revolt of 1859-60? 
Nadia District

622. Which agitation was led by Biswas Brothers (Digambar Biswas & Bishnu Biswas)? 
Indigo Revolt 

623. ln which year did the British Government set up the Indigo Commission?

624. Which peasant uprising was caused by the corrupt practices of Gujarati & Marwari money lenders?
Deccan Riots 

625. The Deccan Riots broke out in which year?

626. As part of which peasant uprising the farmers attacked the marketplace where money lenders lived & burnt account books and looted grain shops? 
The Deccan Riots 

627. The British Government appointed the Deccan Riot Commission in which year?

628. Which Act passed in 1879 ensured that the farmers could not be arrested and imprisoned if they were unable to pay their debts?
Agriculturists Relief Act 

629. Who is known as 'the Father of the Indian Armed Rebellion'?
Vasudev Balwant Phadke 

630. Which revolt was against the increasing British control over forests, which centred around the Nallamala Hills of Andhra Pradesh? 
The Chenchus Revolt 

631. Who led the Chenchus revolt of 1921-22? 

632. Which area was the centre of the Kuka Movement of 1872? 

633. Which movement was led by Baba Balak Singh & Bhagat Jawar?
Kuka Movement 

634. Which Naga political & spiritual leader led a revolt against British colonial rule in India?
Rani Gaidinliu 

635. Who gave the title of 'Rani' to Gaidinliu while visiting her at the Shillong jail in 1937?
Jawaharlal Nehru 

636. Which area was the centre of the Kuki rebellion of the 1917-19 period?

637. Which was the tribal agitation of the Chotanagpur in 1918 against the Chowkidari tax?
Tana Bhagat Movement 

638. Who was the leader of the Munda Revolt of 1899-1900?
Birsa Munda 

639. Which was the centre of the Santhal rebellion of 1855-56? 
Rajmahal Hills (Bihar)

640. Who were the leaders of the Santhals rebellion?
Sidhu and Kanhu 

641. Which tribal rebellion was led by Chakra Bisoi?
Khonds rebellion 

642. Which area was the centre of the Khonds rebellion? 
Khondmals (Odisha)

643. Which was the centre of the Kols Revolt of 1831-32?
Chhota Nagpur 

644. Who was the leader of the Kols revolt?
Buddho Bhagat 

645. Which was the centre of the Sanyasi Rebellion of 1763-1800? 

646. Which rebellion was participated by displaced peasants, demobilized soldiers & disposed zamindars?
Sanyasi Rebellion 

647. Which rebellion was made famous by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee's novel 'Anand Math? 
Sanyasi Rebellion

648. Who has been identified as 'Gypsies of Hindustan' in the British documents? 

649. Who were the main leaders of the Sanyasi rebellion?
Majanun Shah, Musa Shah & Chirag Shah

650. Which revolt's two main women leaders were Bhavini Pathak & Devi Chaudhurani? 
Sanyasi Rebellion

651. Which was the centre of the Rebellion of the Paiks during the period 1804-06?

652. Which was the centre of the revolt of Ramosis during the period 1822-29?

653. Who was the female leader of the Kittur Rising (Kamataka) of 1824-29?

654. Which was the centre of the Pabna Agrarian uprising of 1873? 
East Bengal

655. Which peasant uprising was caused by the policies of zamindars to prevent occupants from acquiring occupancy rights? 
Pabna Uprising

656. Which peasant uprising was led by Shah Chandra Roy, Shambu Pal & Khoodi Mol­lah?
Pabna Uprising 

657. Which was the centre of the Eka or Unity Movement of 1921-22? 
Uttar Pradesh (Hardoi & Sitapur districts)

658. Which was the main reason of the Eka Movement?
Higher rent 

659. Which was the centre of the Tebhaga Movement? 

660. What was the period of the Tebhaga Movement, which was against the oppressive rich peasants (Jotedars)?

661. Which peasant movement was led by All India Kisan Sabha?
Tebhaga Movement 

662. Which was the first satyagraha of Gandhiji in India? 
Champaran Satyagraha

663. In which year was the Champaran Satyagraha?

664. Who invited Gandhiji to Champaran to interfere in the problems of indigo peasants?
Rajkumar Shukla 

665. Who led the Kheda Satyagraha of 1918?

666. Which national leader emerged as a result of Kheda Satyagraha?
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel 

667. Which organization organized the Kheda Satyagraha? 
Gujarat Sabha

668.  At present, in which state is Kheda situated?

669. Who led the Bardoli Satyagra­ha of 1928? 
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel 

670. What was the main cause of the Bardoli Satyagraha? 
Increase in land revenue

671. Which title was given to Val­labhbhai Patel by the farmers of Bardoli?

672. Who led the Dharasana Salt Works raid on 21 May 1930? 
Sarojini Naidu

673. Which was the centre of the Bakasht Movement of 1936 against zamindars? 

674. In which year did the Indian National Congress come into being? 

675. 'Safety valve Theory' was related to which organisation?
Indian National Congress 

676. Which was the first political occasion when 'Vande Mataram' sung?
1896 session of the INC 
677. Who presided over the Amaravati session of the Indian National Congress in 1897? 
C. Sankaran Nair

678. The famous Lucknow Pact between the Congress and the Muslim League was signed in? 

679. Which Congress session accepted a separate electorate for Muslim Community?
Lucknow Session of 1916 

680. The first woman President of Indian National Congress 
Annie Besant

681. Who was the Congress President when India attained Independence? 
JB Kripalani 

682. Who was the first propounder of the doctrine of passive resistance?
Aurobindo Ghosh 

683. 'Life Divine' was written by
Aurobindo Ghosh 

684. Who founded the Madras- Hindu Association in 1904?
Annie Besant 

685. The Home Rule Movement/ Society was started by? 
Annie Besant

686. The headquarters of the Theosophical Society in India

687. Who presided over the first session of the All India Trade Union Congress?
Lala Lajpat Rai 

688. Which freedom fighter founded Punjab National Bank? 
Lala Lajpat Rai

689. Who was known as Deena Bandhu?
C.F. Andrews 

690. Who was known as Desa Bandhu? 
C.R. Das

691. 'Economic History of India was written by
R.C. Dutt 

692. Who wrote the famous song Sare -Iahan-se-Achai
Mohammed Iqbal 

693. The British Viceroy who partitioned Bengal in 1905?
Lord Curzon 

694. Ghadar Party was founded by
Lala Hardayal 

695. ln which year, did Delhi become the capital of India? 

696. The Act empowered the British government to arrest and imprison any person without trial 
Rowlatt act

697. The protest against the Rowlatt act of 919 led to
Jallianwala Bagh massacre 

698. When did the mass massacre at Jallianwala Bagh take place? 
13 April 1919 

699. The Viceroy at the time of Jallianwala Bagh Tragedy 
Lord Chelmsford

700. The Commission appointed to inquire into Jallianwala Bagh massacre:
Hunter Commission 

701. The National Herald newspaper was started by? 
Jawaharlal Nehru

702. The birthplace of Subhas Chandra Bose?
Cuttack (Odisha) 

703. Forward Block was founded in 1939 by 
Subhas Chandra Bose 

704. 'The Indian Struggle' is the autobiography of  
Subhas Chandra Bose 

705. Which Act introduced the system of Dyarchy in India?
' Government of India Act (1919) 

706. The Khilafat movement was started by:
Ali Brothers 

707. When was the Simon Commission appointed to report on the working of the Indian constitution established by the Government of India Act of 1919? 
November 1927

708. The freedom fighter who died in Jail while on hunger strike was 
Jatin Das

709. The brave heroine of Nagaland during the Civil disobedience movement? 
Rani Gaidinliu

710. When was the second round table conference held?

711. 'What Congress and Gandhi have done to untouchables' is a book written by
B.R Ambedkar 

712. The Quit India movement was adopted by Indian National Congress at
Bombay Session 

713. Quit India movement was started in the year of 

714. The Cabinet Mission came to India in 

715. Puma Swaraj was announced in which session of the Indian National Congress?
Lahore (1929) 

716. Who was the first Muslim President of the Indian National Congress
Badruddin Tyabji 

717. The Non-Co-operative movement was started in 

718. Who termed Cripps proposals as 'post-dated cheque drawn on a failing bank'?
Mahatma Gandhi 

719. The Civil disobedience movement was launched by Mahatma Gandhi in 

719. The communal electorate was introduced for the first time in India in 

720. Who was the main suspect in the Lahore Conspiracy case?
Bhagat Singh 

721. Aurobindo was arrested in connection with
Alipore Bomb Case 

722. Who expounded 'The Theory of Drain'? 
Dadabhai Naoroji

723. C.R.Das and Motilal Nehru together formed which Party?
Swaraj Party 

724. After which incident, Mahatma Gandhi suspended the Non-Co-operation movement?
Chauri-Chaura incident 

725. Who was the first English President of the Indian National Congress?
George Yule 

726. Provincial Autonomy was one of the important features of the Government of India Act,

727. Which day was declared as the 'Direct Action Day' by the Muslim League? 
16 August 1946

728. The Indian Councils Act of 1909 is also known as
The Morley-Minto Reforms 

729. Revolt of 1857 began at Meerut near Delhi on? 
10th May 1857

730. Who led the Revolt of 1857 at Kanpur? 
Nana Sahib

731. Where did Kunwar Singh lead the revolt raised in 1857?

732. The leader who adopted guerilla tactics in the Great revolt of 1857?
Tantia Topi

733. The author of '1857 The Great Rebellion'? 
Asoka Mehta

734. The revolt of 1857 was described as the first Indian war of independence by 
V.D. Savarkar 

735. In which year East India regime came to an end in India?

736. The symbol used to make people aware of the first war of Independence?
Bread and Lotus 

737. By which Act, the administration of India was taken over by the British crown from the East India Company? 
Government of India Act 1858

738. The representative of the crown in India came to be called as 'Viceroy' instead of 'Governor General' from

739. Who was the last Governor-General of India under English East India Company?
Lord Canning 

740. The first Martyr of 1857 revolt
Mangal Pandey 

741. Who was the Governor-General of India during the time of the Revolt of 1857?
Lord Canning 

742. The state Jhansi was made a part of the British Empire in India through
Doctrine of Lapse 

743. Begum Hazrat Mahal led the 1857 Revolt from

744. Who was the Nawab when Dalhousie annexed Awadh in 1856? 
Wajid Ali Shah 

745. Bahadur Shah II was arrested and sent to which place during the revolt of 1857? 
Rangoon (Myanmar)

746. Who was the emperor of British at the time of the 1857 revolt?
Queen Victoria 

747. Who said the 1857 Revolt is 'neither first nor national war of independence? 
R.C. Majumdar

748. Who was the Sergeant shot dead by Mangal Pandey?
Major Hudson 

749. Which commission is associated with the Army reorganisation after the suppression of the revolt of 1857?
Peel Commission 

750. The novel based on the revolt of 1857 'Amrutham Thedi' was written by 
Malayattoor Ramakrishnan
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