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IAS Previous Year Modern India Questions – Lecture – 10 – STHAAPNA Series

With reference to the period of Indian freedom struggle, which of the following was/were recommended by the Nehru report ?  [2011]

  1. Complete Independence for India.
  2. Joint electorates for reservation of seats for minorities.
  3. Provision of fundamental rights for the people of India in the Constitution.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below-

(a)1 only

(b)2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3


The leader of the Bardoli Satyagraha (1928) was:  [2003]

(a) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

(b) Mahatma Gandhi

(c) Vithalbhai J. Patel

(d) Mahadev Desai


Who of the following organized a march on the Tanjore coast to break the Salt Law in April 1930? [2015]

(a) V. O. Chidambaram Pillai

(b) C. Rajagopalachari

(c) K. Kamaraj

(d) Annie Besant


In 1930, Mahatma Gandhi started Civil Disobedience Movement from:  [1995]



(c) Sabarmati

(d) Wardha


Which one of the following began with the Dandi March? [2009]

(a) Home Rule Movement

(b) Non-Cooperation Movement

(c) Civil Disobedience Movement

(d) Quit India Movement


Assertion (A): The effect of Labour participation in the Indian nationalist upsurge of the early 1930s was weak.

Reason (R): The Labour leaders considered the ideology of Indian National Congress as bourgeois and reactionary. [2002]

(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


During the Indian freedom struggle, the Khudai Khidmatgars, also known as Red Shirts called for:  [2002]

(a) the Union of Pakhtun tribal areas in north-west with the Afghanistan

(b) the adoption of terrorist tactics and methods for terrorising and finally ousting the colonial rulers

(c) the adoption of communist revolution ideology for political and social reform

(d) the Pathan regional nationalist unity and a struggle against colonialism.


Who among the following organized the famous Chittagong Armory raid? [2001]

(a) Laxmi Sehgal

(b) Surya Sen

(c) Batukeshwar Dutta

(d) J.M. Sengupta

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