Modern Indian History & Freedom Struggle

61. Which of the following Viceroys of India used to write poems with the Pen name of “Owen Meredith”?

(A) Lord Northbrook
(B) Lord Lytton
(C) Lord Ripon
(D) Lord Dufferin

Correct Answer: (B) Lord Lytton

62. At which of the following sessions, the Indian National Congress adopted a significant resolution against the use of Indian troops in China, Mesopotamia, and Persia?

(A) 1920 Calcutta Session
(B) 1923 New Delhi Session
(C) 1927 Madras Session
(D) 1931 Karachi Session

Correct Answer: (C) 1927 Madras Session

63. In the name of which among the following Mughal emperors, the East India Company struck the first coins in India?

(A) Jahangir
(B) Farrukhsiyar
(C) Muhammad Shah
(D) Jahandar Shah

Correct Answer: (B) Farrukhsiyar

Answer Explanation:
The Farrukhsiyar royal farman of 1717 had allowed the company to mint its own coins. Thus, he was the Mughal King whose name, East India Company minted its own coins.

64. After the revolt of 1857, via the Government of India Act 1858, the Crown had assumed the direct responsibility for the Government of India. By this act, all legislative, administrative, and Financial Powers came to be concentrated in which among the following?

(A) Viceroy and Governor General
(B) Viceroy’s and his council
(C) Secretary of State for India and his council
(D) Viceroy’s Council

Correct Answer: (C) Secretary of State for India and his council

65. After the Hindustan Republican Association was renamed as the Hindustan Socialist Republic Association, a central committee was formed. Who among the following was from Bihar in this central Committee?

(A) Sukhdev
(B) Kundanlal
(C) P N Ghosh
(D) Shiv Sharma

Correct Answer: (C) P N Ghosh

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