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IAS Previous Year Modern India Questions – Lecture – 8 – STHAAPNA Series

What was the reason for Mahatma Gandhi to organize a satyagraha on behalf of the peasants off Kheda ? [2011]

  1. The administration did not suspend the land revenue collection in spite of a drought
  2. The administration proposed to introduce permanent settlement in Gujarat

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a)1 only

(b)2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2


Who founded the Ahmedabad Textile Labour Association? [2009]

(a)Mahatma Gandhi

(b)Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

(c) N.M. Joshi

(d) J.B. Kriplani


Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?  [2005]

Movement/Satyagraha Person Actively Associated with-

  1. Champaran : Rajendra Prasad
  2. Ahmedabad Mill Workers : Morarji Desai
  3. Kheda : Vallabhbhai Patel

Select the correct answer using the code given below:


(a)1 and 2

(b)2 and 3

(c) 1 and 3

(d) 1, 2 and 3


Who among the following was not associated with the formation of U.P. Kisan Sabha in February 1918 ?  [2005]

(a) Indra Narain Dwivedi

(b) Gauri Shankar Mishra

(c) Jawaharlal Nehru

(d) Madan Mohan Malviya


Assertion (A): In 1916, Maulana Mohammad Ali and Abul Kalam Azad resigned from the Legislative Council.

Reason (R): The Rowlatt Act was passed by the Government in spite of being opposed by all Indian members of the Legislative Council.  [2003]

(a) Both A and R are true but R is the correct explanation of A

(b) Both A and R are true but R is not a correct explanation of A

(c) A is true but R is false

(d) A is false but R is true


What is the correct sequence of the following events? [1995]

1.The Lucknow Pact

2.The Introduction of Dyarchy

  1. The Rowlatt Act
  2. The Partition of Bengal


(a)1, 3, 2, 4

(b)4, 1, 3, 2

(c) 1, 2, 3, 4

(d) 4, 3, 2, 1


The native state of Tripura became involved in the freedom movement early in the 20th century because:  [2000]

(a) the kings of Tripura were always anti-British

(b) the Bengal revolutionaries took shelter in Tripura

(c) the tribes of the state were fiercely freedom loving

(d) there were already some groups fighting against the kingship and its protector, the British.

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