Most Expected MPSC History Questions for Rajyaseva 2022 Prelims Exam, Download PDF

By Ganesh Mankar|Updated : August 3rd, 2022

Most Expected MPSC History Questions: As the Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) has recently announced the MPSC 2022 Exam dates, it’s high time to pace up your preparation with Most Expected MPSC History Questions to be Asked. The MPSC Prelims Exam 2022 will be conducted on 21st August 2022, with a good weightage of around 15 questions. In this article, you will get the most expected MPSC History Questions to be Asked in the exam with detailed solutions.

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Most Expected MPSC History Questions

History is an integral part of the MPSC Exam 2022 syllabus. Therefore, the candidates must be aware of the country's rich History.

If recent trends are anything to go by, at least 15-20% of the questions asked in the MPSC exam are history questions. This practically means that if candidates play their cards right, they have a chance of getting at least 15-20% of the questions in the exam right, and given the nature of this exam, every chance is crucial to crack it.


Most Expected Important MPSC History Topics

Studying History is an essential part of MPSC exam preparation. Therefore, the question asked in the prelims of this section is basically to ensure that the aspirants have basic knowledge of historical events.

History questions are generally fixed but can be asked several ways to test candidates' knowledge of the subject.

The important history topics for the MPSC State Services exam are given below:

  1. Establishment of the British East India Company
  2. The Regulating Act, 1773: Key Features
  3. Government of India Act 1935: Main Features
  4. The Revolt of 1857: Causes, Nature, Importance, and Outcomes
  5. Ram Mohan Roy| Brahmo Samaj: Significance & Objectives
  6. Social Reformers of Maharashtra
  7. Educational Development (During British Period)
  8. Development of Indian Press during British Rule in India
  9. Indian National Congress: Sessions, Contributions & Resolutions
  10. Non-Cooperation Movement |Khilafat Movement: Causes & Results


Top 10 MPSC History Questions

To help the candidates score higher in the subject, we are providing the top 10 expected questions in History that can come in the MPSC exam again. Therefore, candidates can solve the below questions for the last-minute revision before the Prelims on 21st August 2022. 

Que 1. Justice Ranade welcomed Deccan Agriculturist Relief Act because-------

(a) This act would protect the farmers from the money lenders

(b) By this act, the farmers would be relieved of the debt burden

Which of the statement/statements given above is/are correct?

  1. (a) only
  2. (b) only
  3. (a) and (b)
  4. No statement is correct.

Answer ||| A

Que 2. Who among the following was the leader (Head) of the ‘Swadeshi Vastu Pracharini Sabha’ organization?

  1. Mahatma Gandhi
  2. Lokmanya Tilak
  3. Justice M.G. Ranade
  4. Dr Munje

Answer ||| B

Que 3. Which of the following sentences is correct?

  • First sentence: MN. Roy was the leader of the Liberal Party.
  • Second sentence: M.N. Roy was the leader of the Radical Democratic Party.
  1. First sentence is correct.
  2. Second sentence is correct.
  3. Both sentences are correct.
  4. Both sentences are incorrect.

Answer ||| B

Que 4: Disenchantment with Britisher is growing daily in India, and we have to give them a way to go it out. Only then can we stabilize our Government. This statement of Alan Hume was supported by -------------

(a) Sir Wedderburn (b) Mount Stuart Elphinstone

(c) Sir Henry Cotton (d) Slegal

Choose the right option :

  1. (a) and (c) correct
  2. (b) and (d) correct
  3. (c) and (a) correct
  4. (d) and (b) correct

Answer ||| A

Que 5: Identify the odd title word.

  1. Vithobachi Shikwan
  2. Kulkarni Leelamrut
  3. Shetaji Pratap
  4. Shetkaryacha Asood

Answer ||| D

Que 6: Dinshaw Wancha wrote a letter to Dadabhai Naoroji on 18th November 1899 to convey the failure of Congress.

(a) Lay-off consistently in work by Congress.

(b) Attitude of leaders towards politics as a leisure activity.

(c) We only bark, do not bite.

(d) The only way to follow is the revolutionary way.

Choose the right option :

  1. (a) and (c) correct
  2. (b) and (d) correct
  3. (c), (b) and (a) correct
  4. (d) only correct

Answer ||| C


Que 7: Annabhau Sathe used the following means to spread the Communist Ideology.

  1. Drama
  2. Storytelling
  3. Batawani
  4. Kala Pathak

Answer ||| D

Que 8: Who of the following members were with Raja Ram Mohan Roy when he established ‘Atmiya Sabha’ in 1815 before establishing ‘Brahmo Samaj’?

(a) Dwarkanath Tagore, Prasannakumar Tagore.

(b) Dr. Rajendralal Mishra, Raja Kali.

(c) Shankar Ghoshal, Anand Prasad Banarji.

(d) Keshav Chandra Sen, Devendranath Tagore.

Answer options :

  1. (a) and (d) only
  2. (b), (c) and (d) only
  3. (a), (b) and (c) only
  4. (d) only

Answer ||| C

Que 9: _____this newspaper in 1842 had an article that underlined the necessity of mastering the English Language.

  1. Darpan
  2. Dnyanoday
  3. Maratha
  4. Deenbandhu

Answer ||| B

Que 10: Who were the prominent activist of Mahatma Phule’s Satyashodhak Samaj?

  1. Dr. Vishram Dhole, Krishnarao Bhalekar, Narayan Medhaji Lokhande, Mama Parmanand
  2. Krishnarao Bhalekar, Narayan Medhaji Lokhande, Dr. Vishram Dhole, Hari Chiplunkar
  3. Narayan Medhaji Lokhande, Dr. Vishram Dhole, Hari Chiplunkar, Mama Parmanand
  4. Krishnarao Bhalekar, Dr. Vishram Dhole, Mama Parmanand, Hari Chiplunkar

Answer ||| B


Expected MPSC History Question Solutions Download PDF

The MPSC Experts at BYJU’S have shortlisted the top 10 most important history questions for the MPSC Exam 2022. Important questions on history subject for the MPSC exam and their detailed answers are available in the PDF given below: 

Most Expected History Questions, Download Solution PDF

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If candidates want to study effectively, they divide their revisions instead of stacking them. This may sound easier said than done, but if one is well organized, they can spend less on revising and remembering more.

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MPSC History Preparation Tips

The first step in preparing for the History for MPSC exam 2022 is to know the year-wise analysis of the section. In almost all the years, the weightage of the History section in the MPSC Rajyaseva prelims has been around 15 marks.


Following is the strategy that aspirants can best follow and optimize for the MPSC History preparation-

  1. Start with the State Board or NCERTs to build up a substantial theoretical foundation in History.
  2. For the Arts & Culture subject, It's best to start with Arts NCERT & Nitin Singhania's book.
  3. Go through the previous year's MPSC Question Papers to understand the important topics, the difficulty level of questions, etc.
  4. It's best to make quick notes for History. It will help learners fast revise the subjects.
  5. In recent years more objective questions have been asked in the history section, so it would be best to focus on factual elements.
  6. Don't buy multiple books or study from too multiple sources. Instead, it would be best to revise NCERTs and common books frequently.
  7. Last but not least, don't make rough guesses about History.

Read the above article in Marathi, Click Here: MPSC इतिहासाचे सर्वाधिक अपेक्षित प्रश्न


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  • Aspirants can follow the following steps to prepare for MPSC history:

    1. Step 1: Start with class 6 to 12 State Board books. 
    2. Step 2: Study classes 11 and 12 NCERTs
    3. Step 3: Read Spectrum Book or Samadhana Mahajan Book for Modern Indian History.
    4. Step 4: Start solving the previous year's MPSC history questions.
    5. Step 5: Test your preparation, and give as many full-length tests as possible.
  • At least 2-3 months of preparation are required to cover the entire syllabus of MPSC History. Aspirants should devote at least 6-8 hours daily for preparation and 1-2 hours for solving questions. It will take approximately 400-450 hours to cover the entire history course.

  • The important topics for the MPSC history are given below:

    1. Government of India Act 1935
    2. Revolt of 1857
    3. Ram Mohan Roy
    4. Khilafat Movement
    5. Educational Development (During British Period)
    6. Indian National Congress
    7. Establishment of the British East India Company
    8. Non-Cooperation Movement
    9. Social Reformers of Maharashtra
  • No, State Board Books are not enough to best prepare MPSC history. If you are a beginner in MPSC exam preparation, State Board books are the best books to start with. For more in-depth preparation, you need to study other standard textbooks as well. 

  • History is required for both MPSC Prelims and Mains. Around 15 questions in MPSC Prelims and around 80 to 100 marks in MPSC Mains are reserved for the History section.

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