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CDS | Modern History

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Question 1

Arrange the following British Presidencies in ascending order of their formation.

1. Madras Presidency

2. Bengal Presidency

3. Bombay Presidency

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Question 2

Assertion (A): The Indian nationalist leaders, right from the beginning of twentieth century, started looking for ideals to arouse national consciousness among the people.

Reason (R): Some nationalists like V. D . Savarkar, K. C . Panikkar, J. C . Vidyalankar, and Ashok Mehta unanimously agreed with the British officer’s explanation that the Revolt of 1857 was a mutiny.


Question 3

Consider the following statements regarding Deoband Movement:

1). The Islamic Seminary at Deoband was founded in the year 1877.

2). The Deoband movement was founded by Rashid Ahmad Gangohi and Muhammad Qasim Nanautavi.

Select the correct code:

Question 4

Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:


Question 5

With reference to the Indigo Revolt of 1859-60, consider the following statements:-

1. The Planters, most of them Europeans, compelled cultivators to grow Indigo through the fraudulent methods.

2. Missionaries were another group that extended active support to the British to suppress the Indigo revolt.


Question 6

Which among the given statements regarding the Factory Act in British India is incorrect?

1) The First Factory Act was passed in the year 1881

2) The Fourth Factory Act was passed in the year 1922

Question 7

Which among the following is/are correct regarding the June 3rd plan?

1) The transfer of power was to be done based on Dominion Status to two successor states i.e. India and Pakistan.

2) A referendum was proposed to decide the future of the North-West Frontier Province.

3) A boundary commission was set up under the chairmanship of Sir Cyril Redcliff for demarcating the boundaries of new parts of the Punjab and Bengal.

Select the right answer from the given codes:

Question 8

Assertion (A): The police force was badly organized and there was heavy burden on the magistrate during the last few decades of the Company Rule. 

Reason (R): The office of SP was abolished by Lord William Bentinck.

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