Modern History 3

Modern History (Civil Service Examination), Questions and Answers, GK for UPSC, Bank PO & All Exams

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1. Who amongst the following Englishmen first translated Bhagavad-Gita into English? [2001]

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements: [2001]
1. Arya Samaj was founded in 1835
2. Lala Lajpat Rai opposed the appeal of Arya Samaj to the authority of Vedas in support of its social reform programme
3. Under Keshab Chandra Sen, the Brahmo Samaj campaigned for women’s education
4. Vinoba Bhave founded the Sarvodya Samaj to work among refugees
Which of these statements are correct?

 
 
 
 

3. The last major extension of British Indian territory took place during the time of: [2000]

 
 
 
 

4. Which one of the following submitted in 1875 a petition to the House of Commons demanding India’s direct representation in the British parliament? [2002]

 
 
 
 

5. Who among the following Indian rulers established embassies in foreign countries on modern lines? [2001]

 
 
 
 

6. Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched? [2001]

 
 
 
 

7. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists: [1999]
List I (Year) – List II (Event)
A. 1775 – 1. First Anglo-Burmese War
B. 1780 – 2. First Anglo-Afghan War
C. 1824 – 3. First Anglo-Maratha War
D. 1838 – 4. Second Anglo-Mysore War
Codes:

 
 
 
 

8. Consider the following events:
1. Indigo Revolt
2. Santhal Rebellion
3. Deccan Riot
4. Mutiny of Sepoys
The correct chronological sequence of these events is:

 
 
 
 

9. Under the Permanent Settlement, 1893, the Zamindars are required to issue pattas to the farmers which were not issued by many of the Zamindars. The reason was: [2001]

 
 
 
 

10. Which one of the following statements is incorrect? [2000]

 
 
 
 

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