Modern Indian History & Freedom Struggle

126. In the year 1857, Universities were set up in which among the following places?

1. Calcutta
2. Madras
3. Bombay
4. Delhi

Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

(A) 1 only
(B) 1 & 3
(C) 1, 2 & 3
(D) 1, 2, 3 & 4

Correct Answer: (C) 1, 2 & 3

Answer Explanation:
In the year 1857, Universities were set up in Calcutta, Bombay, and Madras.

127. Which of the following committee’s main objective was to achieve the level of literacy in India similar to England within 40 years?

(A) Saddler Commission
(B) Macaulay’s Minutes
(C) Sergeant Plan
(D) Wardha scheme

Correct Answer: (C) Sergeant Plan

Answer Explanation:
The sergeant plan was formulated in the year 1944. Its main objective was to achieve the level of literacy in India similar to England within 40 years. It recommended for the abolition of the intermediate course.

128. Who among the following said Raja Ram Mohan Roy “inaugurated the modern age in India”?

(A) Devendranath Tagore
(B) Keshab Chandra Sen
(C) Rabindranath Tagore
(D) None of the above

Correct Answer: (C) Rabindranath Tagore

Answer Explanation:
Rabindranath Tagore said about Raja Ram Mohan Roy “inaugurated the modern age in India.

129. Which among the following organization was established to oppose the social reform movements of Brahmo Samaj?

(A) Dharma Sabha
(B) Atmiya Sabha
(C) Tattobodhini Sabha
(D) Sangat Sabha

Correct Answer: (A) Dharma Sabha

Answer Explanation:
In the year 1829, Radhakanta Deb founded Dharma Sabha in Calcutta. It was mainly established to oppose the social reform movements of Brahmo Samaj as well as the reforms introduced by  Henry Derozio.

130. When did Swami Vivekananda attend the Chicago conference of the Parliament of Religions?

(A) 1893
(B) 1895
(C) 1897
(D) 1899

Correct Answer: (A) 1893

Answer Explanation:
In the year 1893, Swami Vivekananda attended the Chicago conference of the Parliament of Religions. He represented Hinduism as a delegate.

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