Modern Indian History MCQ Question with Answer
Q1. Who among the following was a proponent of Fabianism as a movement?
(a) Annie Besant
(b) A.O. Hume
(c) Michael Madhusudan Dutt
(d) R. Palme Dutt
Q2. As an alternative to the partition of India, Gandhiji suggested to Mountbatten that he:
(a) Postponed granting of independence
(b) Invited Jinnah to form the government
(c) Invited Nehru and Jinnah to form the government together
(d) Invite the army to take over for some time
Q3. Which one of the following was the first English ship that came to India?
(c) Red Dragon
Q4. When Mahatma Gandhi was arrested who among the following took over the leadership of Salt Satyagraha?
(a) Vinoba Bhave
(b) Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
(c) Abbas Tyabji
(d) Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad
Q5. In the interim government formed in 1946, the Vice-President of the Executive Council was:
(a) Jawaharlal Nehru
(b) Dr. S. Radhakrishnan
(c) C. Rajagopalachari
(d) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
Q6. When Congress leaders condemned the Montagu- Chelmsford Report, many moderates left the party to form the:
(a) Swarajya Party
(b) Indian Freedom Party
(c) Independence Federation of India
(d) Indian Liberal Federation
Q7. Who is generally acknowledged as the pioneer of local self-government in modern India?
Q8. Which one of the following was directly related to the Poona Pact of 1932?
(a) Indian women
(b) Indian labour class
(c) Indian farmers
(d) Indian depressed class
Q9. Consider the following statements:
- The First Session of the Indian National Congress was held in Calcutta
- The Second Session of the Indian National Congress was held under the presidentship of Dadabhai Naoroji
- Both Indian National Congress and Muslim League held their sessions at Lucknow in 1916 and concluded the Lucknow Pact
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(a) 1 and 2
(b) 2 only 
(c) 2 and 3
(d) 3 only
Q10. The ‘Modi script’ was employed in the documents of the: