UPSC  History

21. Consider the following statement (s) related to the administrative causes of 1857 revolt.
1. Deprivation of the traditional ruling classes of their luxury due to the establishment of the companys suzerainty over the Indian states;
2. Introduction of new and revenue system which snatched the land from cultivator and gave it to the moneylender or traitor.
3. Lord Cannings announcement to that Mughals would lose the title of King and be mere Princess.
Which is/are correct statement(s)?

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22. Consider the following statements related to the cause of 1857 revolt.
1. It was a great disparity in salaries between the Indian and European soldiers.
2. The Indian sepoys were treated with contempt by their European officers.
3. The sepoys were sent to distant parts of the empire, but were not paid any extra allowance.
Which is/are correct statements?

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23. Which of the following is not a religious text?
1. Rigveda
2. Sangam
3. Upanishad
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24. Which of the following metals was not known during the Indus Valley civilization?
1. Iron
2. Gold
3. Copper
4. Silver
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25. Who among the following leaders of the Revolt of 1857 managed to escape to Nepal?
1. Kunwar Singh
2. Nana Sahab
3. Begum of Awadh
4. Bakht Khan
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1 and 2 1 and 4 2 and 4 2 and 3
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26. Consider the following statement (s) related to the Indian National congress
1. The Poorna swarajya resolution was passed in Lahore session of the congress held in December
2. The congress Working Committee,-which met on January 2, 1930, decided that January 26,1930, should be observed as the Poornaswarajya Day.
Which of the above statement (s) is/are correct?
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27. Consider the following statement (s) regarding Poona Pact (1932)
1. It refers to an agreement between Babasaheb ambedkar and mahatma Gandhi signed on 24 September 1932 at Yerwada Central Jail in Pune (now in Maharashtra), India.
2. It was signed by Pt Madan Mohan Malviya and B.R. ambedkar and some Dalit leaders to break the fast unto death undertaken by Gandhi in Yerwada prison to annul the Macdonald Award giving separate electorates to Dalits for electing members of state legislative assemblies in british India.
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28. Consider the following statement(s) related to Mughal's decline.
1. Mughal's noble were well known for their loyalty but war of successor degenerated the nobility led to the decline of Mughal.
2. Mughal empire declined due to over decentralization of administration.
Which statement (s) is/are correct?

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29. Consider the following statement(s) regarding Khilafat Movement:
1. The Amritsar Session of the INC gave a great fillip to the Khilafat agitation.
2. Khilafat conference held in calcutta under Presidentship of Jinnah.
3. Khilafat Movement was started to support Ottoman empire.
Which of the above statement (s) is/are correct?
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Only 1 Both 1 and 2 Both 1 and 3 1, 2 and 3
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30. Consider the following statement (s) related to the Non-cooperation Movement
1.It aimed to resist british rule in India through nonviolent means. Protestors would refuse to buy british goods, adopt the use of local handicrafts and picket liquor shops.
2.The ideas of Ahimsa and nonviolence, and Gandhis ability to rally hundreds of thousands of common citizens towards the cause of Indian independence, were first seen on a large scale in this movement through the summer 1920, they feared that the movement might lead to popular violence
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
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