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History

Time : 00:50:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 50

    Part A

    50 x 1 = 50
  1. Find the odd one.

    (a)

    William Jones

    (b)

    Charles Wilkins

    (c)

    Max Muller

    (d)

    Aurobindo Ghose

  2. Who was called the ‘Grand Old Man of India?

    (a)

    Bala Gangadhar Tilak

    (b)

    M.K. Gandhi

    (c)

    Dadabhai Naoroji

    (d)

    Subhash Chandra Bose

  3. Assertion(A): Dadabhai Naoroji was elected thrice as the President of the Indian National Congress.
    Reason(R): The Indian National Movement upto 1905 was dominated by Constitutionalists.

    (a)

    Both A and R are true and R is the correcte xplanation 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. Anushilan Samity of Calcutta was founded by

    (a)

    Pulin Behari Das

    (b)

    Hemachandra Kanungo

    (c)

    Jatindernath Banerjee and Barindar Kumar Ghose

    (d)

    Khudiram Bose and Prafulla Chaki

  5. Which of the following statement is not trueabout Subramania Bharati?

    (a)

    Bharati was the sub–editor of Swadesamitran

    (b)

    He translated Tilak’s Tenets of the New Party into Tamil

    (c)

    Bharati’s Gurumani was Swami Vivekananda

    (d)

    He was editor of a woman’s magazine byname Chakravartini

  6. Which of the following about Annie Besant are correct?
    1. Annie Besant was elected the international president of the Theosophical Society, after Col. H.S. Olcott.
    2. She started a weekly The Commonweal in1914.
    3. She published a book How India Wrought for Freedom in 1915.

    (a)

    1 and 2

    (b)

    2 and 3

    (c)

    1 and 3

    (d)

    1, 2 and 3

  7. The Ghadar Party was started by

    (a)

    Lala Lajpat Rai

    (b)

    A.C. Mazumdar

    (c)

    Lala Hardayal

    (d)

    Sankarlal Banker

  8. After returning from South Africa Gandhi launched his first successful Satyagraha in

    (a)

    Kheda

    (b)

    Dandi

    (c)

    Champaran

    (d)

    Bardoli

  9. What was the name of the party formed by Motilal Nehru and C.R. Das in 1923?

    (a)

    Swaraj Party

    (b)

    Ghadar Party

    (c)

    Swantara Party

    (d)

    Communist Party

  10. Which of the following is not correctly paired?

    (a)

    Lt. Governor of Punjab - Reginad Dyer

    (b)

    Dalit-Bahujan Movement - Dr. Ambedkar

    (c)

    Self Respect Movement - Periyar E.V.R.

    (d)

    Satyagraha Sabha - Rowlatt Act

  11. Which of the undermentioned personality is unrelated to Swaraj Party?

    (a)

    Rajaji

    (b)

    Chitaranjan Das

    (c)

    Motilal Nehru

    (d)

    Sathya murthi

  12. Kalpana Dutt was associated with

    (a)

    Hindustan Socialist Republican Association

    (b)

    Bengal Association

    (c)

    Communist Party of India

    (d)

    Indian Republican Army

  13. Who died in jail after 64 days of hunger strike?

    (a)

    Pulin Das

    (b)

    Sachin Sanyal

    (c)

    Jatindra Nath Das

    (d)

    Preet Waddadar

  14. The First Cotton Mill in Bombay was started in

    (a)

    1852

    (b)

    1854

    (c)

    1861

    (d)

    1865

  15. The first passenger train ran in 1853 between

    (a)

    Madras – Arakkonam

    (b)

    Bombay – Pune

    (c)

    Bombay – Thane

    (d)

    Kolkata – Hoogly

  16. Assertion: The Bengal government’s orderof 1870 created apprehension in the mindsof Muslim professional groups.
    Reason: It replaced Urdu by Hindi andthe Perso-Arabic script in the courts andoffices.

    (a)

    A is correct R does not explain A

    (b)

    A is correct and R explains A

    (c)

    A is wrong and R is correct

    (d)

    Both A and R are wrong

  17. In the 1937 elections, Congress won in

    (a)

    12 Provinces

    (b)

    7 Provinces

    (c)

    5 Provinces

    (d)

    8 Provinces

  18. Wavell was succeeded by

    (a)

    Linlithgow

    (b)

    Pethic Lawrence

    (c)

    Mountbatten

    (d)

    Chelmsford

  19. The Cripps Mission visited India during theregime of

    (a)

    Lord Wavell

    (b)

    Lord Linlithgow

    (c)

    Lord Mountbatten

    (d)

    None of these

  20. Mahatma Gandhi gave the call ‘Do or Die’during the

    (a)

    Civil Disobedience Movement

    (b)

    Non-Cooperation Movement

    (c)

    Quit India Movement

    (d)

    All of the above

  21. Who was the Viceroy of India when the QuitIndia Movement started in 1942?

    (a)

    Lord Wavell

    (b)

    Lord Linlithgow

    (c)

    Lord Mountbatten

    (d)

    Winston Churchill

  22. Which Viceroy convened the ‘SimlaConference’ in 1945?

    (a)

    Lord Wavell

    (b)

    Lord Linlithgow

    (c)

    Lord Mountbatten

    (d)

    Clement Attlee

  23. British had their intention to leave India by

    (a)

    August 15, 1947

    (b)

    January 26, 1950

    (c)

    June, 1948

    (d)

    December, 1949

  24. Who was the first to raise the demand forAndhra province ?

    (a)

    Potti Sriramulu

    (b)

    Pattabhi Sitaramayya

    (c)

    K.M. Panikkar

    (d)

    T. Prakasam

  25. Assertion (A): Radcliffe’s award contained allkinds of anomalies.
    Reason (R): Despite anomalies the awardwas accepted by all stakeholders

    (a)

    Both A and R are true and R is the correctexplanation of A.

    (b)

    Both A and R are true and R is not thecorrect explanation of A

    (c)

    A is true but R is false

    (d)

    A is false but R is true

  26. The adoption of the Constitution was on

    (a)

    January 30, 1949

    (b)

    August 15, 1947

    (c)

    January 30, 1949

    (d)

    November 26, 1949

  27. When was the first amendment to theconstitution of India made?

    (a)

    1951

    (b)

    1952

    (c)

    1976

    (d)

    1978

  28. Land Ceiling Act in Tamilnadu was for thesecond time implemented in the year

    (a)

    1961

    (b)

    1972

    (c)

    1976

    (d)

    1978

  29. The Industrial Development and RegulationAct was passed in the year

    (a)

    1951

    (b)

    1961

    (c)

    1971

    (d)

    1972

  30. How many public sector enterprises were functioning in India in 1951?

    (a)

    5

    (b)

    7

    (c)

    6

    (d)

    220

  31. Whose success encouraged overseas enterprises enormously?

    (a)

    Marco Polo

    (b)

    Roger Bacon

    (c)

    Columbus

    (d)

    Bartholomew Diaz

  32. Who came to Italy seeking the help of the West in the war against the Turks?

    (a)

    Giovanni Aurispa

    (b)

    Manuel Chrysaloras

    (c)

    Roger Bacon

    (d)

    Columbus

  33. Which one of the following is not correctly matched?
     

     

    (a)

    Marlowe - Dido

    (b)

    Shakespeare - King Lear

    (c)

    Francis Bacon - Novum Organum

    (d)

    Roger Bacon - Decameron

  34. Assertion (A): England passed the Navigation Acts.
    Reason (R): The Act mandated that colonial produce should be exported only in British ships.

    (a)

    Both A and R are correct, R explains A

    (b)

    Both A and R are correct, R does not explain A

    (c)

    A is correct but R is wrong

    (d)

    A is wrong but R is correct

  35. Which of the following statement/s is/are Correct?
     

    Statement I: The peasantry made up the bulk of French society.
    Statement II: The peasants in France were serfs.
    Statement III: The peasants had to work certain days in the week for their lords for remuneration.

     

    (a)

    I and II

    (b)

    II and III

    (c)

    I and III

    (d)

    All are Correct

  36. During the French Revolution  _________  was dissatisfied with the Declaration of Rights of Man and of the Citizen, as it excluded women.

    (a)

    Olympe de Gouges

    (b)

    Mary Antoinette

    (c)

    Roget de Lisle

    (d)

    Robespierre

  37. The liberator of Argentina was ___________

    (a)

    San Martin

    (b)

    Dom Pedro

    (c)

    Bernardo O’Higgins

    (d)

    Marina Morelos

  38. Napoleon was defeated by the allied forces of British, Belgians and Prussians at Waterloo in__________

    (a)

    France

    (b)

    Germany

    (c)

    Belgium

    (d)

    Italy

  39. The author of Code de la Nature is __________

    (a)

    Charles Fourier

    (b)

    Étienne-Gabriel Morally

    (c)

    Saint Simon

    (d)

    Bakunin

  40.  __________ delivered a series of Addresses to the German Nation.

    (a)

    Johann von Herder

    (b)

    Friedrich Schliegel

    (c)

    J.G. Fichte

    (d)

    Otto von Bismarck

  41.  England decided on free trade policy in       

    (a)

    1833

    (b)

    1836

    (c)

    1843

    (d)

    1858

  42. The new state of Albania was created based on the     

    (a)

    Treaty of Bucharest, 1913

    (b)

    Treaty of Versailles, 1919

    (c)

    Treaty of London, 1913

    (d)

    Treaty of St. Germaine

  43. The first Secretary General of the League of Nations Eric Drummond belonged to    

    (a)

    France

    (b)

    South Africa

    (c)

    Britain

    (d)

    USA

  44. Under the terms of the Treaty of Versailles, a plebiscite was to be held in _________ in January 1935.

    (a)

    Sudetenland

    (b)

    Rhineland

    (c)

    Saar

    (d)

    Alsace

  45. Which one of the following was not the result of the Second World War?

    (a)

    Second World War was fatal to many European monarchies.

    (b)

    The Labour Party government in Britain established a welfare state.

    (c)

    The struggle against Fascism ended in the triumph of Imperialism

    (d)

    The United States and Soviet Russia emerged as two super powers in the world.

  46. The dispute that led to the Spanish-American War in 1898 was on _________

    (a)

    Cuba

    (b)

    the Philippines

    (c)

    Puerto Rico

    (d)

    Batavia

  47. Marshall aid was for the purpose of _________

    (a)

    Economic reconstruction of Europe

    (b)

    Protection of capitalistic enterprises.

    (c)

    Establishment of American hegemony in Europe

    (d)

    forming a military alliance against Soviet Russia

  48. The term “Third World” was coined by ________

    (a)

    Alfred Sauvy

    (b)

    Marshall

    (c)

    Molotov

    (d)

    Harry Truman

  49. On 24 October 1945, the UNO came into existence with _______-

    (a)

    100 members

    (b)

    72 members

    (c)

    51 members

    (d)

    126 members

  50. Soviet Union disintegrated on ___________

    (a)

    November 17, 1991

    (b)

    November 17, 1991

    (c)

    May 1, 1991

    (d)

    October 17, 1991

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