DPPH: 5 March

1.Consider the  following freedom fighters

1. Amir  Chand

2. Avadh  Behari

3. Balmukund

4. Basanta Kumar  Biswas

Who  of  the  above received capital punishment on the  accusation  of  throwing  a  bomb  at  Lord Hardings?

(a) 1  and 2 only             (b)  2, 3  and 4  only

(c) 1, 3  and 4  only        (d)  1, 2, 3 and 4

2. In the 1907 Session of the Congress at Surat, whose name was proposed by extremists’ group as the next President of the Congress ?

(a) Aurobindo  Ghosh

(b) Bal  Gangadhar  Tilak

(c) Lala Lajpat Kai

(d) Bipin  Chandra  Pal

3. Who  among  the  following  organised  the  Radical Democratic Party in the year  1940?

(a) Ajit Roy

(b) M.  N.  Roy

(c) Rash Behari  Bose

(d) Subhash  Chandra  Bose

4. In which year was the Treaty between independent India and China acknowledging China’s rights over Tibet was signed ?

(a) 1949

(b) 1952

(c) 1954

(d) 1955

5. Who  among  the  following  started  the  newspaper called the “Voice of  India”?

(a) Bhikaji Cama

(b) Dababhai  Naoroji

(c) Lala Hardayal

(d)  V.  D.  Savarkar

6. With whom was a settlement for revenue made under the Mahalwari  system?

(a) The  cultivators

(b) The  Zamindars

(c) The  Zamindars and  cultivators jointly

(d) The  village  community as a whole

7. Who among the following was the second Portuguese  Governor in India?

(a)  Vasco  de  Gama

(b)  Francisco  de  Almeida

(c)  Alfonso  de  Albuquerque

(d)  Francisco  Xavier

8. Which  one  of  the  following  is  the  correct chronological  sequence?

(a) Battle  of  Chanderi-Battle  of  Ghagra-Battle  of Chausa-Battle  of Dourah

(b) Battle  of Chanderi-Battle  of  Ghagra-Battle  of Chausa-Battle  of Dourah.

(c) Battle  of  Ghagra-Battle  of  Chanderi-Battle  of Dourah-Battle  of Chausa

(d) Battle  of  Ghagra-Battle  of  Chanderi-Battle  of Chausa-Battle  of  Dourah

9. Before  taking  employment  under  Aurangzeb, Mir Jumla was  in whose  service?

(a)  Abdullah  Qutb Shah  of Golconda

(b)  Adil Shah  of Bijapur

(c)  Nizam-ul-rnulk  of Ahmednagar

(d)  Raja Jaswant  Singh  of Jodhpur

10. At  which  one  of  the  following  places  was  Akbar formally  seated  on  the  Mughal  throne  after  the accidental  death  of his  father Humayun ?

(a)  Kabul

(b)  Lahore

(c)  Kalanaur

(d)  Sarhind

Mains Questions (For History Optional and Mains)
Q. Examine the circumstances in china in the years 1945-49. What did the United States do to resolve the conflict between the Nationalists and the Communists there? [300 words]
Q. Discuss  the  circumstances  leading  to  the  Chinese  Revolution  of  1949  and  analyze its significance.[300 words]


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