Indian History - 2

31In India, the first Municipal Corporation was set up in which one among the following cities?
 A) Calcutta
 B) Madras
 C) Bombay
 D) Delhi
  
32Who among the following founded the Ahmedabad Textile Labour Association?
 A) Mahatma Gandhi
 B) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
 C) N.M. Joshi
 D) Morarji Desai 
  
33Which one of the following slogans is attributed to Subhash Chandra Bose?
 A) Jai Jawan Jai Kisan
 B) Bande Mataram
 C) Jai Hind
 D) Inquilab Zindabad
  
34Bahadur Shah was the ___________.
 A) last ruler of the Lodis
 B) successor of Sher Shah Suri
 C)  last Mughal ruler
 D)  Last Maratha ruler
  
35Which British Prime Minister announced a scheme of representation of the minorities, which came to be known as Communal Award in 1932?
 A) Ramsay Mac Donald
 B) Clement Atlee
 C) Winston Churchill
 D) None of the Above
  
36Which one of the following was a journal brought out by Abul Kalam Azad?
 A) Al-Hilal
 B) Comrade
 C) The Indian Sociologist
 D) Zamindar
  
37Who among the following translated the Autobiography of Madam Curie in Hindi?
 A) Atal Bihari Vajpayee
 B) Lal Bahadur Shastri
 C) Choudhary Charan Singh
 D) Gobind Ballabh Pant
  
38Who was the first scholar to use the term "Indus Civilization"?
 A) Rakhal Das Bannerji
 B) John Marshall
 C) Dayaram Sahani
 D) R. S. Bist
  
39Who was known as the Morning Star of Indian Renaissance?
 A) Bipin Chandra Pal
 B) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
 C) Rabindranath Tagore
 D) Ram Mohan Roy
  
40Which was the first Indian newspaper?
 A) The Times of India
 B) The Bengal Gazette
 C) NavBharat Times
 D) The Telegraph
  
41Which of the following Indian states was separated from Bengal on April 1, 1912?
 A)  Manipur
 B) Orissa
 C) Assam
 D) Bihar
  
42The Ochterlony Monument was built in 1848 by Sir David Ochterlony to commemorate his victory in the Nepal War (1814 - 1816). What was it renamed as after India achieved independence?
 A) Victory Tower
 B) Qutub Minar
 C) Shaheed Minar
 D) Char Minar
  
43Which foreign influence is seen in the rock cut architecture of India?
 A) Arabic
 B) Persian
 C) Indo-European
 D) Greek
  
44Who was the first Muslim invader of India?
 A) Mohd. Bin Kasim
 B) Mahmud Ghazni
 C) Kutubuddin Aibak
 D) Mohammed Gori
  
45In which of the novels penned by Bankimchandra does the song "Vande Mataram" appear?
 A) Durgeshnandini
 B) Anand Math
 C) Kapalkundala
 D) Parineeta
  
46The operations of Which of the below organizations was formally launched in 1936 with an objective to inform, educate and entertain the masses. (It covers 24 languages and 146 dialects. The coverage is 90% in terms of area and 97.3% in terms of population.)
 A) The Times of India Group
 B) Doordarshan
 C) All India Radio
 D) Asiatic Society
  
47Which Indian President has instituted Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award on 2 January, 1954 by then President of India?
  A) Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
 B) Govind Ballabh Pant
 C) Dr Rajendra Prasad
 D) Jawaharlal Nehru
  
48The construction of the Qutub Minar in Delhi was completed during the reign of ______________.
 A) Firoz Shah Tughlaq
 B) Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq
 C) Qutb-ud-din Aibak
 D) Raziya Sultan
  
49Who was the founder of the Mughal empire?
 A) Babur
 B) Akbar
 C) Humayan
 D) Ala-ud-din Khilji
  
50What famous incident, in the history of Indian Freedom Movement, took place on March 12, 1930?
 A) Civil Disobedience Movement
 B) Quit India Movement
 C) Dandi March
 D) Promulgation of the Government of India Act
  
51The sea route to India was discovered by ____________.
 A) Columbus
 B) Magellan
 C) Hopkins
 D) Vasco de Gama
  
52Who was the founder of the Brahma Samaj?
 A) Rabindranath Tagore
 B) Raja Rammohan Roy
 C) Dayanand Saraswati
 D) V.V Giri
  
53Who was the first Chief Election Commissioner of India?
 A) K.V Sundaram
 B) S.B Sen Verma
 C) Sukumar Sen
 D) T.N Seshan
  
54Who among the following was the first Minister of Law in India?
 A) Hansraj Bhardwaj
 B) Arun Jaitley
 C) Sir Dinshaw Mulla
 D) Dr. B.R Ambedkar
  
55When was Bal Gangadhar Tilak given the epithet of -Lokmanya-?
 A) During the Home Rule Movement
 B) During the Swadeshi Movement
 C) During the Quit India Movement
 D) When he was imprisoned in 1908
  
56Who is the present Chief Minister of Kerala?
 A) A. K. Antony
 B) Oommen Chandy
 C) V.S. Achuthanandan
 D) E. K. Nayanar
  
57Till 1973 the state of Karnataka was called as?
 A) Bangalore
 B) Mysore
 C) Belur
 D) Vijayanagar
  
58Who presided over the Benares Session of the Indian National Congress in 1905?
 A) Mahatma Gandhi
 B) Pheroj Shah Mehta
 C) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
 D) Dinshaw Wacha
  
59Who among the following were contemporaries of Kanishka?
 A) Kamban, Banabhatta, Asvagosha
 B) Nagarjuna, Asvagosha, Vasumitra
 C) Asvagosha, KaKdasa, Banabhatta
 D) Kalidasa, Kamban, Vasumitra
  
60Where was the first Cotton Mill in India established?
 A) Surat
 B) Bombay (Mumbai)
 C) Ahmedabad
 D) Coimbatore

 
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Answers:
31Ans) Calcutta
32Ans) Mahatma Gandhi
33Ans) Jai Hind
34Ans) Last Mughal ruler
35Ans) Ramsay Mac Donald
36Ans) Al-Hilal
37Ans) Lal Bahadur Shastri
38Ans) John Marshall
39Ans) Ram Mohan Roy
40Ans) The Bengal Gazette
41Ans) Assam
42Ans) Shaheed Minar
43Ans) Persian
44Ans) Mohd. Bin Kasim
45Ans) Anand Math
46Ans) All India Radio
47 Ans) Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
48Ans) Firoz Shah Tughlaq
49Ans) Babur
50Ans) Dandi March
51Ans) Vasco de Gama
52Ans) Raja Rammohan Roy
53Ans) Sukumar Sen
54Ans) Dr. B.R Ambedkar
55Ans) When he was imprisoned in 1908
56Ans) V.S. Achuthanandan
57Ans) Mysore
58Ans) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
59Ans) Nagarjuna, Asvagosha, Vasumitra
60Ans) Bombay (Mumbai)