Indian History MCQ GK Set-8

Modern Indian History GK MCQ for General Studies and GK for competitive examinations such as SSC, NDA, UPSC and State PSC Examinations in India.

Q.1 Which of the following incident compelled Mahatma Gandhi to withdraw the nation’s cooperation from the British Government?

A. Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

B. Hanging of Bhagat Singh

C. Passing of Rowlatt Act

D. Both A and C

Answer: A. Both A & C

Q.2 Which of the following incident led to withdrawal of the Non-Cooperation Movement?

A. Chauri Chaura Incident

B. Khilafat Movement

C. Introduction of Civil Disobedience Movement

D. None of these

Answer: A. Chauri Chaura Incident

Note: The Chauri Chaura incident took place on 4 February 1922 at Chauri Chaura in the Gorakhpur district of the United Provinces (modern-day Uttar Pradesh), where protesters has clashed with policemen leading to death and Gandhi was against of violence.

Q.3 Which of the following is CORRECT about the Quit India Movement?

I. It was launched by Mahatma Gandhi on the Bombay Session of the All India Congress

II. It was launched on 9th August, 1942

III. It was started after the failure of Cripps’ Mission

A. Only I

B. Only II

C. Only III

D. I, II & III

Answer: D. I, II and III

Note: Cripps’ Mission was a mission to negotiate with the Indian National Congress a deal to obtain total co-operation during the World War II.

Q.4 Which of the following is the another name of the Quit India Movement?

A. August Movement

B. Purna Swaraj Movement

C. Cripps’ Movement

D. World War Movement

Answer: A. August Movement

Note: The Quit India Movement was also known as “August Kranti or August Movement” as it was started on 9th August, 1942.

Q.5 Who among the following is recognized as the youngest martyr of the Quit India Movement?

A. Kanaklata Barua

B. Tileswari Barua

C. Bhagat Singh

D. None of these

Answer: B. Tileswari Barua

Note: Tileswari Barua of Dhekiajuli, Assam died hoisting the national flag at the age of 12.

Q.6 Who among the following had given the slogan “Do or Die” at the Bombay session of the All India Congress and ratified the Quit India Movement?

A. Subhash Chandra Bose

B. Jawaharlal Nehru

C. Mahatma Gandhi

D. Vallabhbhai Patel

Answer: C. Mahatma Gandhi

Q.7 Who among the following was NOT a organizing member of the Champaran Satyagraha, the first Satyagraha led by Gandhi?

A. Jawaharlal Nehru

B. Rajendra Prasad

C. J.B. Kripalani

D. Brajkishore Prasad

Answer: A. Jawaharlal Nehru

Q.8 Who among the following has written the book “Poverty and Un-British Rule in India”, that brought the theory of wealth-drain to British?

A. Jawaharlal Nehru

B. Gopal Krishna Gokhale

C. Bal Gangadhar Tilak

D. Dadabhai Naroji

Answer: D. Dadabhai Naroji

Q.9 Who among the following is known as the “Beacon of light of Asia”?

A. Subhash Chandra Bose

B. Mahatma Gandhi

C. Dayananda Saraswati

D. Dadabhai Naroji

Answer: A. Subhash Chandra Bose

Q.10 The first Indian National Army was formed under who among the following?

A. Subhash Chandra Bose

B. Mohan Singh

C. Jaganath Rao Bhonsale

D. Prem Sahgal

Answer: B. Mohan Singh

Note: The Indian National Army was active from August, 1942 to September, 1945. Mohan Singh led the first Indian National Army in 1942 and Subhash Chandra Bose led the second Indian National Army from 1943.

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