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IAS Previous Year Modern India Questions – Lecture – 1 – STHAAPNA Series

Sthapna - Static MCQs for GS - modern india - Day 1

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Q. The ruler of which one of the following States was removed from power by the British on the pretext of misgovernance? (2007)



(c) Nagpur

(d) Satara

Q.Who was the Governor-General of India during the Sepoy Mutiny? (2006)

(a) Lord Canning

(b) Lord Dalhousie

(c) Lord Hardinge

(d) Lord Lytton

Q.Which one of the following places did Kunwar Singh, a prominent leader of the Revolt of 1857 belong to ? (2005)

(a) Bihar

(b) Madhya Pradesh

(c) Rajasthan

(d) Uttar Pradesh

Q.With reference to the ‘revolt of the year 1857’, who of the following was betrayed by ‘friend’ captured and put to death by the British? (2006)

(a) Nana Sahib

(b) Kunwar Singh

(c) Khan Bahadur Khan

(d) Tantia Tope


Q.The educated middle class in India:- (1998)

(a) opposed the revolt of 1857

(b) supported the revolt of 1857

(c) remained neutral to the revolt of 1857

(d) fought against native rulers

Q.Which one of the following territories was not affected by the Revolt of 1857 ? (2005)



(c) Jagdishpur

(d) Lucknow

Q.What was/were the object/objects of Queen Victoria’s Proclamation (1858)? [2014]

  1. To disclaim any intention to annex Indian States
  2. To place the Indian administration under the British Crown
  3. To regulate East India Company’s trade with India

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a)1 and 2 only

(b)2 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Q.Which one of the following statements does not apply to the system of Subsidiary Alliance introduced by Lord Wellesley? (2018)

(a) To maintain a large standing army at other’s expense.

(b) To keep India safe from Napoleonic danger.

(c) To secure a fixed income for the company.

(d) To establish British paramountcy over the Indian states.


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