DPPH: 26 February

1. Consider  the  following  statements in  respect of  the Indigo revolt:

1. There  was  a  complete  unity  among  Hindu  and Muslim peasants.
2. Hem Chandra Kat was one of the prominent leaders of the rebels.
3. The rebels maintained a great organization and discipline.

Which of the statements given above are correct?

(a) 1, 2 and 3

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1 and 3 only

2. At which one of the following places is there a Sun Temple?

(a) Srisailam (Andhra  Pradesh)

(b) Modhera (Gujarat)

(c) Halebid (Karnataka)

(d) Sikar (Rajasthan)

3. At which one of the following places were the three Sangam Literary Assemblies held  ?

(a) Thanjavur

(b)  Kanchipuram

(c) Madurai

(d) Vanji

4. During the British Rule in India, who was the first Indian to  be  appointed  as  Law Member  of  the  Governor- General’s Council?

(a) Raja Kishori Lal Goswami

(b) Motilal Nehru

(c) Satyendra Prasanna Sinha

(d) Tej Bahadur Sapru

5. During the Indian freedom struggle in the early 20th century, which one of the following set up a “Swadesh Sewak Home” in Vancouver?

(a) G. D. Kumar

(b) Madanlal Dhingra

(c) V. D. Savarkar

(d) Tarah Nath Das

6. Under  the  Delhi  Sultanate,  what  was  the  job  of the official called Shuhna?

(a) To check the expenditure of the State

(b) To officiate as the paymaster of the army

(c)  To work as incharge of the Sultan’s household

(d) To supervise the police department

7. Consider the following statements:

1. Lord Dalhousie’s Government passed the General Service Enlistment Act which made the sepoys to serve anywhere as requirement by the Government.

2. The Post Office Act passed by the Government of Lord Canning withdrew the Sepoy’s previlege of free postage.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both I and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

8. Consider the following statements:

Keshab Chandra Sen encouraged
1. remarriage of widows.
2. Inter-caste marriage.
3. Abolition of Purdah system.
4. Higher university education for women.

Which of the statements given above are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2, 3 and 4 only

(c) 1 and 4 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

9. Which one of the following statements is NOT correct?

(a) The Charter Act of 1793 enabled the Governor General to exercise the same authority in Madras and Bombay Presidencies as he did in Bengal

(b) The Charter Act of 1813 laid down the undoubted sovereignty of the Crown in and over the possessions of the East India Company

(c) The Charter Act of 1833 took away from the subordinate Presidencies all powers of making laws.

(d) The Charter Act of 1853 made the approval of the Crown unnecessary for the appointment of provincial level councillors.

10. Consider the following statements:

1. A group of Indians headed by M. N. Roy met at Tashkent in October 1920 and set up the Communist Party of India.
2. An All-India  organization under the name  of theCommunist Party of India was founded at Calcutta in December 1925.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1  only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both  I  and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Mains Type Questions

Q. What do you understand by imperialism? State briefly its unique features in the case of Africa? (250 words)

Q. “New imperialism was a nationalistic, not an economic phenomena.” Critically examine. (200 words)


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