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Mission WBCS (Exe.) 2019 Prelims and Mains Daily Mock Test Arijit Basu Chowdhury
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Daily Mock Test (History) 1. Which of the following provisions are related to the Charter Act of 1813? a) It ended the activities of the East India Company as a commercial body b) It introduced for the first time, local representation in the Central Legislative Council For the first time defined the constitutional position of the British territories in India. It separated for the first time, the legislative and executive functions of the c) d) Governor-General's council 2. Which of the following statement is correct regarding Hunter Education Commission? a) Government of India must assume responsibility for education of the masses. b) Indian learning was inferior to European learning. c) For improving university education, improving secondary education was a necessary. d) Primary education should be imparted through vernacular.
Daily Mock Test (History) 3. By the time Gandhiji arrived in India a) Indian National Congress (INC) was already established in India b) He had already forged a technique of non-violent Satyagraha in South Africa c) The first Swadeshi movement had already been waged a) 1, 2 b) 2, 3 c) All of these d) None of these 4. The partition of Bengal by Lord Curzon intended to a) Curb Bengali influence b) Divide people on the basis of religion c) Achieve administration convenience d) Which of the above statements is/are correct? a) 1 only b) 1,2 c)2,3 d) 1, 2, 3
Daily Mock Test (History) 5. Which of the following Indian activist, thinker and social reformer was famously known as Lokhitwadi? a) Mahadev Govind Ranade c) Gopal Hari Deshmukh b) Akshay Kumar Dutt d) Jyotiba Phule 6. Consider the following dynasties of Medieval India. 1. Rajput 2. Lodi 3. Tughluq 4. Sayyid The correct chronological order in which they appeared in India is? a) 3, 1, 2, 4 b)3, 1, 4, 2 c) 1, 3, 2, 4 d) 1,3, 4, 2
Daily Mock Test (History) 7. Consider the following pairs. Governor-General 1. Cornwallis 2. Wellesley 3. William Bentinck 4. Dalhousie Events in their Rule Introduction of Civil services Introduction of Subsidiary Alliance, 1798. Introduction of English as official language Telegraph and postal reforms. a) 1,2,3,4 b) 1,3 c) 1, 2, 3 d)2, 3,4
Daily Mock Test (History) 8. Consider the following statements 1. Charter Act of 1813 promoted modern sciences in the country. 2. Macaulay held the view that "Indian learning was inferior to European learning". The government soon made English as the medium of instruction in its schools and colleges and opened a few English schools and colleges instead of a large number of elementary schools, thus neglecting mass education. 3. In 1854, Charles Wood prepared a despatch on an educational system for India Considered the "Magna Carta of English Education in India", this document was the first comprehensive plan for the spread of education in India. Which of the above statements is/are incorrect? a) 1, 2 b) 1, 3 c) All of these d) None of these '
Daily Mock Test (History) 9. Muhammad Ali Jinnah in March 1929 gave fourteen points for safeguarding the rights and interests of the Muslims. Which of the following were included in the fourteen points? 1. Federal Constitution with residual powers to provinces. 2. One-third Muslim representation in the central legislature 3. Separation of Sindh from Bombay. 4. Protection of Muslim rights in religion, culture, education and language. Which of the above statements is/are correct? a) 1, 2, 4 b) 1, 3, 4 c) 1, 2,3 d) All of these
Daily Mock Test (History) 10. Which of the following is/are correct about Pathshalas under British India? In the 1830s, William Adam, a Scottish missionary, toured the districts of Bengal and Bihar. He had been asked by the Company to report on the progress of education in vernacular schools. Adam found that there were over 1 1. lakh pathshalas in Bengal and Bihar. 2. The system of education was flexible. Few things that you associate with schools today were present in the pathshalas at the time. There were no fixed fee, no printed books, no separate school building, no benches or chairs, no blackboards, no system of separate classes, no rollcall registers, no annual examinations, and neo regular time-table. 3. Wood's Despatch was against the system of Pathshalas Which of the above statements is/are correct? a) 1, 2, 4 b) 1, 3, 4 c) 1, 2, 3 d) All of these
Daily Mock Test (History) 1. c) For the first time explicitly defined the constitutional position of the British territories in India. d) Primary education should be imparted through vernacular. (Hunter Education Commission (1882-83): Earlier schemes had neglected primary and secondary education. The Hunter Commission mostly confined its recommendations to primary and secondary education) 2. 3. c) All of these b) 1,2 (The reason behind the partition that was officially announced was that the Bengal province was too large to be administered by a single governor and so it would be partitioned on administrative purpose. The real reason behind the partition was political and not administrative. East Bengal was dominated by the Muslims and West Bengal by the Hindus. Partition was yet another part of the divide and rule policy) 4. c) Gopal Hari Deshmukh (Gopal Hari Desmukh, popularly known as "Lokahitwadi", was a product of the Western learning in India. A great social reformer and rational thinker, "Lokahitwadi" urged the people to be self-reliant and seek Western learning) 5. 6. d) 1, 3, 4, 2