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IASbaba ’60 Day Plan- Prelims Test 2016 HISTORY & CURRENT AFFAIRS [DAY 31]

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IASbaba ’60 Day Plan’ – Prelims Test 2016 [Day 31]

 


Q.1) Although modern educated class, including Congress leadership was not happy with the provisions of the Indian Councils Act of 1892, it was considered as a major achievement of moderate INC. Which of the following statements are correct about Indian Councils Act 1892?

  1. The Act was passed by the Central Legislative Council of India.
  2. The idea of election was first time introduced through this Act.
  3. The Act provided for additional members in Central as well as Provincial Legislative Council.

Select the code from the following:

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 3

d) All of the above


Q.2) Consider the following statements:

  1. Kaiser I Hind medal was awarded by the Indian Government for exceptional Public service.
  2. Mahatma Gandhi was awarded Kaiser I Hind for recruiting volunteers for British Indian Army during World War I.
  3. Mahatma Gandhi returned his award to protest against the draconian Rowlatt Act.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 3

d) None of the above 


Q.3) Abhinav Bharat Society was one of the most significant of the secret societies of Maharashtra. Consider the following statements regarding Abhinava Bharat society:

  1. It was initially started by Savarkar Brothers as Mitra Mela in Nasik.
  2. It believed in overthrow of British government through armed rebellion.
  3. It was involved in the killing of A.M.T. Jackson, the district magistrate of Nasik, the case popularly known as ‘The Nasik Conspiracy case’.

Which of the following statements are correct?

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 3

d) All of the above 


Q.4) Consider the following statements regarding Sir William Jones:

  1. He founded the ‘Asiatic Society of Bengal’.
  2. The Gentoo Code or the legal code was translated by him from Sanskrit to English.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2 


 Q.5) Which of the following is the oldest women University of India?

a) Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women’s University (SNDT)- Mumbai

b) Jesus and Mary College- Delhi

c) Lady Sri Ram College for Women- Delhi

d) Sri Padmavati Mahila Viswavidyalayam – Tamil Nadu 


Q.6) Consider the following statements:

  1. Servants of India Society was founded by Gopal Krishna Gokhale in London.
  2. The aim of the society was to create awareness about imperialist plans and exploitation of India by Britain.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2 


Q.7) The Deobandi movement was started in 1866 by orthodox Sunni Muslims. Which of the following statements are incorrect about Deobandi Movement?

  1. It was a revivalist Islamic movement to propagate pure teachings of Quran and Hadith and to keep alive the spirit of Jihad again the foreign invader.
  2. They were against the Aligarh movement and Sir Syed Ahmad.
  3. They gave full support to formation of Indian National Congress.

Select the code from the following:

a) 1 and 2

b) 1 and 3

c) 2 and 3

d) None of the above 


Q.8) Consider the following statements:

  1. Lucknow Pact refers to an agreement between The Indian National Congress and The Muslim League.
  2. Jinnah, member of Congress as well as league, was the mastermind and architect of this pact.
  3. Same resolutions were passed by the Congress and the Muslim league in a joint session.
  4. Lucknow session also established cordial relations between the moderate and extremist factions within Congress.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a) 1,2 and 3

b) 2,3 and 4

c) 1,3 and 4

d) All of the above 


Q.9) The Bardoli Satyagraha was a major event of civil disobedience and revolt in the Indian Independence Movement. Which of the following statements are correct about this movement?

  1. The taluka Bardoli in Gujrat had suffered huge loss due to floods and famine. Despite this fact, the Bombay presidency raised the tax by 30%.
  2. The Satyagraha was led by Congress under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi.
  3. The farmers refused the payment of taxes. In retaliation, government forcefully ceased all the property including cattle.

Select the code from the following:

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 3

d) All of the above


Q.10) Who of the following eminent personalities gave the title ‘Mahatma’ to Gandhiji?

a) Sardar Vallabbhai Patel

b) R.Ambedkar

c) Rajendra Prasad

d) Rabindranath Tagore


Q.11) Consider the following statements regarding Ahmadabad Mill strike:

  1. There was a conflict between the mill owners and the workers on the issue of plague bonus and wage hike.
  2. This was the first time Mahatma Gandhi used the method of Satyagraha(non-violent protest) in India.
  3. The workers wanted a wage hike of 50% while Gandhiji asked them to settle at 35%.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 3

d) All of the above 


Q.12) After sudden suspension of the non-cooperation movement the youth of the country was not satisfied. They wanted to overthrow the British rule by violence and revolutionary activities. One of the most prominent organizations that emerged during this time was Hindustan Republican Association (HRA). Which of the following statements are correct about HRA?

  1. It was organized by Chandra Shekhar Azad and Bhagat Singh.
  2. The aim was to establish “Federal Republic of the United States of India” by violent revolution.
  3. The manifesto of HRA was called “The Revolutionary”.

Select the code from the following:

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 3

d) All of the above 


Q.13) Consider the following statements regarding the “Self-Respect Movement”:

  1. It was founded by E.V. Ramaswamy against Brahmanism in Kerala.
  2. It aimed to achieve a society where backward classes have equal rights.
  3. The movement promoted inter caste marriages which were not officiated by a Brahmin Priest.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 2

d) None of the above 


Q.14) First Factory Act was introduced by Lord Ripon in 1881 to improve the condition of factory workers in India. Which of the following were not the provisions of this Act?

  1. The Act banned the appointment of children below 10 years of age.
  2. The working hours for women were reduced to 8 hours a day.
  3. It made compulsory for all dangerous machines in the factories to be properly fenced to ensure security to the workers.

Select the code from the following:

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 3

d) None of the above 


Q.15) Consider the following statements regarding Rani Gadinliu:

  1. Gaidinliu was a Naga spiritual and political leader who led a violent revolt against the British at the age of 13.
  2. She came to be considered an incarnation of the goddess Cherachamdinliu.
  3. The title ‘Rani’ was given to her by Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 3

d) All of the above 


Q.16) Consider the following

  1. Jasrota
  2. Kishtwar
  3. Dachigam

Which of the above wild life sanctuary/national park is/are found in Kashmir?

a) 1&2 only

b) 2&3 only

c) 1&3 only

d) All 


Q.17) Consider the following

  1. Uttarakhand
  2. Himachal Pradesh
  3. Kerala

Montane type of climate is found in which of the following states?

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 3

d) All


Q.18) Consider the following

  1. Spoon billed sandpiper
  2. Ganges shark
  3. Red panda

Which of the listed above species are critically endangered?

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 3

d) All


Q.19) Global investment trend monitor report is released by which of the following international organisations

a) WTO

b) UNCTAD

c) IMF

d) ADB


Q.20) Consider the following statement

  1. Green climate fund was created under United Nations framework convention on climate change
  2. Global environment facility is a financial mechanism to help developing countries to mitigate climate change and was created during recently held COP 21

Select the correct answer using the codes given below

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both

d) None


Q.21) Which of the following are the views of the Orientalists, in regard to strengthen the hold of British rule in India?

  1. Intellectual curiosity and romanticizing of India
  2. Need of reform imposed from outside
  3. Wanted gradual change via reason
  4. Wanted immediate change via force if necessary

Select the correct answer from the following

a) 1 only

b) 1 and 3 only

c) 1, 2 and 3 only

d) 2, 3 and 4 only


Q.22) Which of the following initiatives were the ones which worked on the idea of a common political organisation for the whole India?

  1. The East India Association
  2. The Poona Sarvajanik Sabha
  3. The Indian Association of Calcatta
  4. The Madras Mahajana Sabha
  5. Federation of the Native Pres

Select the correct answer from the options given below:

a) 1, 2, 3 and 4 are correct

b) 1, 2, 3 and 5 are correct

c) 1, 4 and 5 are correct

d) All are correct


Q.23) The moderate leaders’ political outlook was a happy combination of liberalism and moderation. And hence they worked to procure for Indian:

  1. Freedom from race and creed prejudice
  2. Equality before law
  3. Extension of civil liberties
  4. Extension of representative institutions

Select the correct answer from the following?

a) 1 only

b) 1 and 2 only

c) 1, 2 and 3 only

d) 1, 2, 3 and 4


Q.24) Which of the following were the beliefs of revolutionaries, in regard to Indian national movements?

  1. The alien rule was destructive of all that is worthwhile in national life – political liberties, religious freedom, morality and culture.
  2. The Western imperialism could only be ended by Western method of violence

Select the correct answer from the following?

a) Only 1 is correct

b) Only 2 is correct

c) Both are correct

d) Neither 1 nor 2 is correct


Q.25) Consider the following statements:

  1. The INC was under the control of the Extremist when the I World war broke out in 1914
  2. Still, the INC decided to support the British war efforts, both as a matter of duty and in a spirit of bargaining to bet concession

Select the correct answer from the following?

a) Only 1 is correct

b) Only 2 is correct

c) Both are correct

d) Neither 1 nor 2 is correct


 

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