Modern History – WBCS Preliminary Question Paper (Year wise)

Modern History Question Paper – 2022

1. Who was the founder of Tattwabodhini Sabha in Bengal?

(A) Dadoba Pandurang
(B) Debendranath Tagore
(C) Radha Kanta Deb
(D) Keshab Chandra Sen

(B) Debendranath Tagore

Modern History Question Paper – 2021

2. The names of Sidho and Kanho are associated with which rebellion ?
(1856-57)

(A) Chuar rebellion
(B) Sannyasi rebellion
(C) Santhal rebellion
(D) Kol rebellion

(C) Santhal rebellion

3. Who wrote the drama Neel darpan ?
(1858-59)

(A) Harishchandra Mukherjee
(B) Girishchandra Ghosh
(C) Dwijendralal Roy
(D) Dinabandhu Mitra

(D) Dinabandhu Mitra

4. Who was the Mughal emperor during the Revolt of 1857 ?

(A) Aurangzeb
(B) Mir Qasim
(C) Bahadur Shah II
(D) Sarfaraz Khan

(C) Bahadur Shah II

5. Who founded the Asiatic Society in Calcutta ?
(1784)

(A) Alexander Cuaningham
(B) John Stuart Mill
(C) William Jones
(D) David Hare

(C) William Jones

6. When was the University of Calcutta established ?
(24 Jan)

(A) 1911
(B) 1817
(C) 1854
(D) 1857

(D) 1857

7. What was the original name of Titumir ?

(A) Syed Amanullah Khan
(B) Syed Mir Nasar Ali
(C) Syed Amir Ali
(D) Syed Mir Muhammad Khan

(B) Syed Mir Nasar Ali

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8. The English established their first factory in India at

(A) Bombay
(B) Surat
(C) Sutanuti
(D) Madras

(B) Surat

9. What was the Act III,1872?
(Special Marriage Act)

(A) Social Reform Act
(B) Jury Act
(C) Revenue Act
(D) Executive Act

(A) Social Reform Act

10. In which Act yearly Rs.1 lakh was allotted for the education of Indians ?

(A) 1813 Charter Renewal Act
(B) 1773 Regulating Act
(C) 1784 Pitt’s India Act
(D) 1833 Charter Renewal Act

(A) 1813 Charter Renewal Act

11. In which year was India’s first cotton textile industry set up in Ghusuri near Kolkata ?
(Fort Gloster, Howrah)

(A) 1818
(B) 1821
(C) 1819
(D) 1823

(A) 1818

12. Who was the founder of the Tattabodhini Sabha?
(1839)

(A) Debendranath Tagore
(B) Rammohon Roy
(C) Keshabchandra Sen
(D) Iswarchandra Vidyasagar

(A) Debendranath Tagore

13. When the Hindu College was founded?
(20 Jan)

(A) 1800 A.D
(B) 1817 AD
(C) 1855 A.D
(D) 1857 A D

(B) 1817 AD

14. Under whose Governor Generalship the Railways were introduced in India ?
(1848-56)

(A) Lord Wellesley
(B) Lord Cornwallis
(C) Lord Canning
(D) Lord Dalhousie

(D) Lord Dalhousie

15. Through which Educational Report Calcutta University came into existence?
(1854)

(A) Macaulay’s Minute
(B) Hunter Commission
(C) Charter Act.
(D) Wood’s Despatch

(D) Wood’s Despatch

16. Who was the Governor General during the annulment of Sati?
(4 Dec 1829)

(A) Lord Bentinck
(B) Lord Hastings
(C) Lord Dalhousie
(D) Lord Canning

(A) Lord Bentinck


17. Who planted the ‘Tree of Liberty‘ at Serangapatnam ?

(A) Hyder Ali
(B) Tipu Sultan
(C) Chin Qilich Khan
(D) Murshld Quli Khan

(B) Tipu Sultan

18. Who started the first English Newspaper in India ?
(1780)

(A) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(B) Raja Rammohan Roy
(C) J. A. Hickey
(D) Lord William Bentinck

(C) J. A. Hickey

19. Who was Birjis Kader?

(A) The Nizam of Hyderabad
(B) The Nawab of Oudh
(C) The Mughal Emperor
(D) The Nawab of Bengal

(B) The Nawab of Oudh

20. What was meant by ‘Kherwari Hul‘ ?
(June 1855)

(A) Chuar movement
(B) Paik revolt
(C) Santhal movement
(D) Indigo revolt

(C) Santhal movement

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