SSC CHSL 2017 – GK Quiz – History

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  1. Who produced for the first time statistical estimate of average per capita income of India?

(a) Dadabhai Naoroji

(b) Ramesh Chandra Dutta

(c) Gopal Krishna Gokhale

(d) Pherozshah Mehta

 

Answer

Option: A

 

  1. Who propagated ‘Jehad’ against the Britishers during the Rebellion of 1857?

(a) Maulvi Ahsanullah

(b) Maulvi Ahmadullah Shah

(c) Maulvi Barkal Ali

(d) Maulvi Kudrat Ali

 

Answer

Option: B

 

 

  1. The Scientific Society was founded by

(a) Wilton Oldham

(b) Lord Cornwallis

(c) Sir Syed Ahmed Khan

(d) Raja Shiv Prasad

 

Answer

Option: C

 

4. Who was the propounder of the Drain Theory in India?

(a) R.C. Dutta

(b) Henry Cotton

(c) S.N. Banerjee

(d) Dadabhai Naoroji

 

Answer

Option: D

  1. In whose viceroyalty, the white mutiny took place?

(a) Lord Curzon

(b) Lord Minto

(c) Lord Hardinge

(d) Lord Ripon

 

Answer

Option: D

 

  1. Who was the first Indian to have written in an Indian language on the causes of the Revolt of 1857?

(a) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

(b) V.D. Savarkar

(c) Syed Ahmed Khan

(d) None of these

 

Answer

Option: C

 

  1. Which one of the following books is the official History of Revolt of 1857?

(a) Theories of Indian Mutiny

(b) Eighteen Fifty Seven

(c) The Sepoy Muting and the Revolt of 1857

(d) None of these

 

Answer

Option: B

 

  1. Who said, “Like summer gale revolt of Meerut was unprecedented and short-lived”?

(a) S.N.Sen

(b) R.C. Majumdar

(c) S.B. Chaudhari

(d) V.D. Savarkar

Answer

Option: A

 

 

  1. Who wrote the book entitled ‘Ghulamgiri’?

 

(a) B.R.Ambedkar

(b) Narayan Guru

(c) Jyotiba Phule

(d) M.P. Pillai

Answer

Option: C

 

 

  1. Which one of the following is known as Mother of Indian Revolutionaries?

(a) Annie Besant

(b) Sarojini Naidu

(c) Madam Cama

(d) Usha Mehta

Answer

Option: C

 

 

  1. Which one of the following places did Kunwar Singh, a prominent leader of the Revolt of 1857, belong to?

(a) U.P.

(b) M.P.

(c) Rajasthan

(d) Bihar

Answer

Option: D

 

 

 

  1. Who was the leader of Kanpur spear heading Revolt of 1857?

(a) BirjisQuadir

(b) Khan Bahadur

(c) Nana Saheb

(d) Kunwar Singh

Answer

Option: C

 

 

  1. The first official history of Indian National Congress was written by

(a) Pattabhi Sitaramaya

(b) B.N. Pande

(c) Dr. R.C. Magumdar

(d) Dr. Tarachand

Answer

Option: A

 

 

  1. The official historian of the movement of 1857 was

(a) S.N.Sen

(b) R.C. Majumdar

(c) Dr. Tarachand

(d) V.D. Savarkar

Answer

Option: A

 

 

  1. Who was the founder of Seva Sadan in Bombay?

(a) Shiva Narayan Agnihotri

(b) Baharamji Malabari

(c) R.G. Bhandarkar

(d) B.K. Jayakar

Answer

Option: B

 

 

  1. The Revolt of 1857 at Lucknow was led by

(a) Begum Hazarat Mahal

(b) Tantiya Tope

(c) Rani Laxmi Bai

(d) Nana Saheb

Answer

Option: A

 

 

  1. The call of “Back to the Vedas” was given by

(a) Swami Vivekanand

(b) Swami Dayanand Saraswati

(c) Aurobindo Ghosh

(d) Vishnu Shastri Pandit

Answer

Option: B

 

 

  1. Young Bengal Movement was started by

(a) Alexander Duft

(b) H.V. Derozio

(c) Jonathan Duncan

(d) Swami Vivekanand

Answer

Option: B

 

 

  1. Which part of India was silent when Revolt of 1857 was spreading in India?

(a) South India

(b) North India

(c) Central India

(d) Western India

Answer

Option: A

 

 

  1. Who was the first Indian to become member of the British Parliament?

(a) Badruddin Tyabji

(b) W.C. Banerjee

(c) D.N. Wacha

(d) Dadabhai Naoroji

Answer

Option: D

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