HistoryUPSC Prelims 2019 Detailed Analysis

Prelims 2019 | Answer Key | History | Part 2

 

Q.1) With reference to Indian National Movement, consider the following pairs:

Person  Position held
1. Sir Tej Bahadur Sapru President, All India Liberal Federation
2. K.C. Neogy Member, The Constituent Assembly
3. P.C. Joshi General Secretary, Communist Party of India

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

(a)1 only

(b)1 and 2 only

(c)3 only

(d)1, 2 and 3

Q.2) With reference to Swadeshi Movement, consider the following statements:

  1. It contributed to the revival of the indigenous artisan crafts and industries
  2. The National council of Education was established as a part of Swadeshi Movement

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

Q.3) Consider the following statements about ‘the Charter Act of 1813’ :

  1. It ended the trade monopoly of the East India Company in India except for trade in tea and trade with China
  2. It asserted the sovereignty of the British Crown over the Indian territories held by the Company
  3. The revenues of India were now controlled by the British Parliament

Which of the statements given above are correct?

(a)1 and 2 only

(b)2 and 3 only

(c)1 and 3 only

(d)1, 2 and 3

Q.4) Which one of the following is not a Harappan site?

(a)Chanhudaro

(b)Kot Diji

(c)Sohgaura

(d)Desalpur

Q.5) Consider the following pairs:

Movement/organization    Leader
1. All India Anti-Untouchability League Mahatma Gandhi
2. All India Kisan Sabha Swami Sahajanand Saraswati
3. Self-Respect Movement E. V. Ramaswami Naicker

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

(a)1 only

(b)1 and 2 only

(c)2 and 3 only

(d)1, 2 and 3

Q.6) With reference to land reforms in independent India, which one of the following statements is correct?

(a)The ceiling laws were aimed at family holdings and not individual holdings

(b)The major aim of land reforms was providing agricultural land to all the landless

(c)It resulted in cultivation of cash crops as a predominant form of cultivation

(d)Land reforms permitted no exemptions to the ceiling limits

Q.7) With reference to the British colonial rule in India, consider the following statements:

  1. Mahatma Gandhi was instrumental in the abolition of the system of ‘indentured labour’
  2. In Lord Chelmsford’s ‘War Conference’, Mahatma Gandhi did not support the resolution on recruiting Indians for World War
  3. Consequent upon the breaking of Salt Law by Indian people, the Indian National Congress was declared illegal by the colonial rulers

Which of the statements given above are correct?

(a)1 and 2 only

(b)1 and 3 only

(c)2 and 3 only

(d)1, 2 and 3

Q.8) In which of the following relief sculpture inscriptions is ‘Ranyo Ashoka’ (King Ashoka) mentioned along with the stone portrait of Ashoka?

(a)Kanganahalli

(b)Sanchi

(c)Shahbazgarhi

(d)Sohgaura

 

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