CBSE class 10 History Quiz | CBSE class 10 History Multiple Choice Questions(MCQs) & Answers

1 Satyagraha means:
A following the path of non-violence
B Complete independence
C Fight against injustice
D All the above

Answer: All the above
2 Why did the Indians oppose the Simon Commission?
A It had no Indian Members
B It has mixed Member
C It did not want to give power to Indians
D None of these

Answer: It had no Indian Members
3 The Non-Cooperation movement due to:
A Chauri Chaura incident
B Jallianwalla Bagh Massacre
C Lahore incident
D All of the above

Answer: Chauri Chaura incident
4 Dandi March was undertaken to protest against:
A The Salt Tax
B protest against Rowlatt Act
C To protest against Indigo tax
D launched Quit India Movement

Answer: The Salt Tax
5 When did the Jallianwalla bagh massacre take place:
A 1919
B 1921
C 1918
D None of these

Answer: 1919
6 Oudh Kisan Sabha was set up by:
A Nehru & Baba Ramchandra
B Nehru
C Mahatma Gandhi
D Sardar Patel

Answer: Nehru & Baba Ramchandra
7 Who was Alluri Sitaram Raju?
A A peasant
B An officer in the British government
C Leader of a Militant Guerrilla movement.
D A leader of the Indian National Congress

Answer: A peasant
8 Which act gave the government the power to detain political prisoners without trial for up to two years.
A Emigration Act of 1859
B Government of India Act 1919
C Rowlatt Act 1919
D Rowlatt Act 1920

Answer: Rowlatt Act 1919
9 In which session of the Indian National Congress was the non-cooperation movement adopted?
A Lahore Session of December 1920
B Kolkata Session of December 1928
C Nagpur Session of December 1927
D Nagpur Session of December 1920

Answer: Lahore Session of December 1920
10 Why did Gandhiji travel to Champaran?
A To meet his relatives
B To launch a Satyagraha against the Indigo planters
C To help the mill workers of Champaran
D To organise a rally

Answer: To launch a Satyagraha against the Indigo planters
11 An opposition to the practices of the medieval church was called:
A Heretic
B Seditious
C Inquisition
D Protestant

Answer: Heretic
12 Who started to edit the Bengal Gazettes weekly in 1780.
A Richard M Ho
B Bal Gangadhar Tilak
C James Augustus Hickey
D None of the above

Answer: James Augustus Hickey
13 The newspaper started by Bal Gangadhar Tilak was the :
A The Tribune
B The Hindu
C The Statesman
D Kesari

Answer: Kesari
14 The first weekly paper published in India was :
A Shamsul Akbar
B Bombay Samachar
C Samachar Chandrika
D Bengal Gazette

Answer: Bengal Gazette
15 Who among the following introduced hand printing technology in Japan ?
A Buddhist Missionaries from China
B Buddhist Missionaries from Japan
C Buddhist Missionaries from India
D None of the above

Answer: Buddhist Missionaries from China
16 Which one among the following is an autobiography of Rashsundari Devi?
A Amar Zindagi
B Amar Jyoti
C Amar Jiban
D Amar Jawan

Answer: Amar Jiban
17 Who among the following were scared of print?
A Religious authorities and monarchs
B Printers and Publishers
C Common Men - including peasants, workers, poor women etc.
D Writers and philosphers

Answer: Religious authorities and monarchs
18 In India, the printing press first came to
A Bombay with Portuguese
B Bombay with British
C Goa with Portuguese
D Goa with British

Answer: Goa with Portuguese
19 Which of the following books reflects the plight of the ‘lower castes’ and poor in India?
A Sachchi Kavitayan
B Gulamagiri
C Chhote Aur Bade Ka Sawal
D All of the above

Answer: All of the above
20 Choose the name of the oldest printed book of Japan.
A Koran
B Bible
C Diamond Sutra
D Ukiyo

Answer: Diamond Sutra