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1 Who has argued that de-industrialization did not take place in India during the colonial period ?
1 Amiyo Baghchi
2 Bipan Chandra
3 Morris D. Morris
4 Jawaharlal Nehru

Answer: Morris D. Morris
2 The chief grievance of the peasants in the Champaran Satyagraha was about the :
1 Abwabs & illegal cesses
2 Land revenue demand
3 Tinkathia system
4 Exploitation by the money-lenders

Answer: Tinkathia system
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3 Consider the following statements :

Assertion (A) : The Congress leaders accepted the proposal of India’s partition, at last.

Reason (R) : They felt convinced that this was the only suitable solution left.

In the context of the above two statements, which one of the following is correct ?

1 Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
2 Both (A) and (R) are correct but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
3 (A) is correct, but (R) is false
4 (A) is false, but (R) is correct

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
4 Consider the following statements :

Assertion (A) : The Indians outnumbered the Europeans in civil services examinations within 20 years of its starting in India.

Reason (R) : The Indians showed that the Europeans were no match to them.

In the context of the above two statements, which one of the following is correct ?

1 Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
2 Both (A) and (R) are correct, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
3 (A) is correct, but (R) is false
4 (A) is false, but (R) is correct

Answer: (A) is correct, but (R) is false
5 A young Maharashtrian who joined the revolutionary movement in Punjab was :
1 Sukhdev
2 Rajguru
3 Namdev
4 Vasudev

Answer: Rajguru
6 Who stated that the object of the political dacoities must be to secure money belonging to the Government ?
1 Ramprasad Bismil
2 Surya Sen
3 Pritilata Waddedar
4 Sukhdev

Answer: Ramprasad Bismil
7 Arrange the following in correct chronological order and select the correct answer with the help of the code given below :

(i) Minto

(ii) John Shore

(iii) Cornwallis

(iv) Warren Hastings

Codes :
1 (iv), (ii), (i), (iii)
2 (iii), (ii), (iv), (i)
3 (i), (ii),(iii), (iv)
4 (iv), (iii), (ii), (i)

Answer: (iv), (iii), (ii), (i)
8 Who among the following said, “For me every tiniest activity is governed by what I consider to be my religion” ?
1 Swami Vivekanand
2 V.D. Savarkar
3 Mahatma Gandhi
4 Subhash Chandra Bose

Answer: Mahatma Gandhi
9 The All India Women’s Conference was started in 1927 to
1 promote women’s education
2 increase women’s share in the legislatures
3 enhance women’s employment
4 campaign for women’s voting rights

Answer: promote women’s education
10 The stone portrait of Ashoka with his name inscribed on it has been found from the stupa remains of which one of the following sites ?
1 Sanchi
2 Amaravati
3 Deur-Kuthar
4 Kanaganahalli

Answer: Kanaganahalli
11 Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R) :

Assertion (A) : Inscriptions in Kharosthi have been found from Bengal.

Reason (R) : Kharosthi was widely in use in Bengal.

Read the above statements and select the correct answer from the codes below :

Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
2 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
3 (A) is true, but (R) is false
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true

Answer: (A) is true, but (R) is false
12 Coins of Bhagilaya have been found from the following :

(i) Nasik

(ii) Kousambi

(iii) Narmada Valley

(iv) Godavari-Krishna Valley

Select the correct answer from the codes given below :

Codes :
1 (i) and (ii).
2 (iii) and (iv).
3 (iii) only.
4 (iv) only.

Answer: (iii) only.
13 Cannon and muskets in warfare in India were introduced by
1 Balban.
2 Alauddin Khalji.
3 Babur.
4 Akbar.

Answer: Babur.
14 Which one of the following statements regarding Abul Fazl’s Akbarnāma is not true ?
1 He usually does not refer to his sources
2 He makes some crude observations
3 Hedoes not make generalizations
4 He is never secular

Answer: He is never secular
15 What was the title of the British Museum Baburnāma manuscript translated into English by Mrs. A.S. Beveridge ?
1 Baburnāma
2 Waqyāt-i-Baburi
3 Tuzuk-i-Baburi
4 None of the above

Answer:None of the above

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