Modern Indian History & Freedom Struggle

66. Till which of the following years, the appointments of the Civil Services were exclusively done by the Directors of the East India Company?

(A) 1833
(B) 1853
(C) 1857
(D) 1858

Correct Answer: (B) 1853

67. Who among these is thought of as a Pioneer of Economic Nationalism?

(A) Madan Mohan Malviya
(B) R.C. Dutt
(C) Bipin Chandra Pal
(D) G.K. Gokhale

Correct Answer: (B) R.C. Dutt

68. Which Indian mass movement began with the famous ‘Dandi March’ of Mahatma Gandhi?

(A) Khilafat Movement
(B) Non-Cooperation Movement
(C) Civil Disobedience Movement
(D) Quit India Movement

Correct Answer: (C) Civil Disobedience Movement

69. Who was the ruler of Calicut when Vasco Da Gama arrived in India with three ships?

(A) Zamorin
(B) Abdul Majid
(C) Cabral
(D) Adil Shah

Correct Answer: (A) Zamorin

Answer Explanation:
Zamorin (Samuthiri) was the ruler of Calicut when Vasco Da Gama arrived in India. He offered a friendly welcome to Vasco Da Gama.

70. What was the main objective of the Dutch company to come to India?

(A) Expansion of the Empire
(B) Trading
(C) Plundering of wealth
(D) Proselytizing

Correct Answer: (B) Trading

Answer Explanation:
The main objective of the Dutch company to come to India was trading. Their main attention was on the Spice Island of the East.

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