Quiz 320 Practice Paper on Indian History

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1. Gopal Krishna Gokhle was born on-

(a) 1866

(b) 1870

(c) 1876

(d) 1902


 

2. Assertion (A): Gopal Krishna Gokhale, acquired the membership of Indian National Congress in 1889.

Reason (R): Gokhale became the joint secretary of the Indian National Congress in 1895.

(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

(b) Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.

(c) A is true but R is false.

(d) A is false but R is true.


 

3. Assertion (A): Edward Law, the finance Member, presented the budget of a seven-crore-rupees surplus, he received congratulations of the house with greatpride.

Reason (R): G.K. Gokale began by saying that he could not ‘Conscientiously join in the congratulations’ because of the huge surplus’.

(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

(b) Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.

(c) A is true but R is false.

(d) A is false but R is true.


 

4. Who was Mahmud of Ghazni?

(a) Commissioner

(b) Congress leader

(c) King

(d) military Leader


 

5. Assertion (A): Mahmud of Ghazni did not try to set-up and consolidate his empire in India.

Reason (R): It can be safely described that Mahmud of Ghazni prepared the stage by paving the way for his next generation to establish a Turkish rule in northern India.

(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

(b) Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.

(c) A is true but R is false.

(d) A is false but R is true.


 

6. What is the social factors responsible for establishment of Turkish Rule?

(a) Caste-System

(b) Practice of untouchbility

(c) Gross-social inequality and disparities.

(d) All of these.


 

7. Who among the following is the author of the Memoirs of Hyderabad Freedom Struggle?

(a) Ravi Narayan Reddy

(b) J. Keshavrao

(c) Swami Ramanand Tirtha

(d) None of these


 

8. Who among the following said, “There could be no doubt that what we are being aoofered at present is entirely due to Gandhiji…. If we were to achieve what we desure, the present moment should not be allowed to slacken”.

(a) G D Birla

(b) J R D Tata

(c) Kashturbhai Lalbhai

(d) Purushottandas Thakurdas


 

9. When an adjournment motion was moved in the Central Legislative Assembly to protest against Indian troops being used to suppress the Chinese people.

(a) January 1927

(b) March, 1925

(c) January, 1925

(d) March 1927


 

10.Who among the following said it was “religiously unlawful for the Muslims to continue in the British Army”?

(a) Saifussin

(b) Asaf Ali

(c) Mohammad Ali

(d) M R Jayakar


 

Answers:

  1. (a) Gopal Krishna Gokhale, born on 9 May, 1866 in village named Kothuluk of Guhagar Taluka in Ratnagiri district in the present day state of Maharashtra.
  2. (a) Both are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
  3. (b) Both are true but R is the not correct explanation of A.

4.(d) Mahmud of Ghazni was the first Turk Military leader who invaded India reaching deep pockets a of northern India during the first half of the eleventh Century.

  1. (b) Both are true but R is the not correct explanation of A.

6.(d)Another social factors was unfair position of Indian women that also contributed heavily to the principal weakness of the Indian Society.

  1. (c) In his Memoirs of Hyderabad Freedom Struggle the author has famously said, “that (the) final phase of the freedom struggle in Hyderabad would have to be a clash of arms with the Indian Union, was what we were more than ever convinced of.”
  2. (a) He wrote these lines in letter to Purushottamdas in 1931 in which he commented on existing Civil Disobedience Movement.
  3. (a) The adjournment motion was moved by S. Srinavasa.
  4. (c) In July, 1921 at the All India Khilafat Conference held at Karachi on 8 July he said this.

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