Modern History One Liner Questions And Answers

by Mr. DJ

381 .Which act gave Cornwallis the power to override the decisions of his Council?

Answer:-1786 Act

382 .Who was the first woman President of the Indian National Congress?

Answer:-Annie Besant



383 .What was the reason behind the conclusion of the Treaty of Amritsar?

Answer:-To stop Ranjit Singh’s ambitions of crossing beyond the Sutlej River



384 .Which act gave the powers to issue ordinance to the Governor General?

Answer:-Indian Council Act 1861



385 .The Dandi March of Gandhi is an example of

Answer:-Direct Action



386 .Who established the local self-governing bodies in 1882 and who is regarded as the ‘Father of Local Self Government of India’?

Answer:-Lord Ripon



387 .Among the Indian leaders, who was dismissed from the Indian Civil Services by the British?

Answer:-Surendranath Banerjee



388 .In which year were Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru hanged?

Answer:-March 1931



389 .What was the name of newspaper edited by Mahatma Gandhi in1933?

Answer:-Young India



390 .Mahatma Gandhi returned to India, leaving South Africa for ever in–



391 .The only Congress session which was presided over by Mahatma Gandhi was:




392 .In the first half of the 19th century, who founded the Atmiya Sabha in Calcutta?

Answer:-Rammohun Roy



393 .The Asiatic Society was established in Calcutta by

Answer:-Sir William Jones



394 .The differences between Moderate and Extremist wings of Indian National Congress came to fore in Surat session held in:




395 .The reasons behind the success of East India Company in India were:

Answer:-Lack of nationalist feelings in India; army of the company was trained in western warfare and was equipped with modern arms; and Indian soldiers lacked nationalist spirit and anyone could hire them at the cost of a plump salary.



396 .Where was the first session of the Indian National Congress held?




397 .When did the Congress split?




398 .Which Indian ruler set up modern embassies in other countries?

Answer:-Tipu Sultan



399 .The telegraph line, started by Lord Dalhousie in 1853, ran between:

Answer:-Calcutta and Agra



400 .In which year did the operation of electric trains steam in India begin?


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