General Studies  Modern India

1. The Rowlatt Act aimed at

compulsory economic support to war efforts. imprisonment without trial and summary procedures for trial suppression of the Khilafat Movement. imposition of restrictions on freedom of the press.

2. The Lahore Session of the Indian National congress (1929) is very important in history because
1. the congress passed a resolution demanding complete independence.
2. the rift between the extremists and moderates was resolved in that session.
3. a resolution was passed rejecting the two-nation theory in that session.

1 only 2 and 3 1 and 3 None of the above

3. Which of the following parties were founded by Dr. B. R. AmbedkarThe Peasants and Workers Party of India.
i.All India Scheduled Castes Federation.
ii.The Independent Labour Party.
iii.Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

i and ii only ii and iii only i and iii only is, ii and iii

4. Which European country started trade with India first?

British French Portugal Japan

5. The Portuguese reached the city of Calicut on the Malabar Coast of India on ______.

May 18, 1498 May 17, 1495 May 17, 1496 May 18, 1499

6. Who was the first Portuguese governor in India and viceroy of the Portuguese State of India?

Francisco de Charley Francisco de Almeida Alfonso Vasco-da-Gamas

7. Who was the second governor of Portuguese India?

Alfonso de Albuquerque Francisco de Charley Francisco de Almeida Vasco-da-Gamas

8. Alfonso de Albuquerque cap┬Čtured Goa from Bijapur in ______.

1510 1511 1509 1506

9. When Vasco-da-Gamas arrived at Calicut in 1498 he was greeted by which local ruler?

The Hindu ruler of Calicut , Zamorin The Mughal ruler of Calicut , Zamorin The Gurghas ruler of Nepal The Hindu ruler of Panipat, Zamorin

10. Vasco da Gama, the Portuguese navigator who discovered the sea route to India, died on ______ at ______.

Dec. 24, 1524, Cochin, India Dec. 24, 1524, Delhi, India De 24, 1524, Patna, India Dec. 24, 1524, Mangalore, India


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