Let’s take the Online MCQ test on Educational Development in India during British Rule:
Question 1. Who founded First Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya at Varanasi?
(A) Bankim Chandra
(B) Lorel Macaulay
(C) Warren Hastings
(D) Jonathan Duncan
Question 2. Who among the following was offered membership of the Royal Asiatic Society of Paris?
(B) Raja Ram Mohan Roy
(C) Michael Madhusudan Dutta
(D) Dadabhai Naoroji
Question 3. Where was the first Madarsa set up by British in India?
Question 4. The Asiatic Society of Bengal was founded by _________.
(A) James Prinsep
(B) Maz Muller
(D) Sir William Jones
Question 5. Who amongst the following Englishmen, first translated BhagavadGita into English?
(A) John Marshall
(B) Alexander Cunningham
(C) Charles Wilkins
(D) William Jones
Question 6. Who among the following was the first to translate Kalidasa’s famous work ‘Shakuntala’ into English?
(A) Sir William Jones
(B) Johana Wolfgang von Goethe
(C) Henry Colebrooke
(D) Charles Wilkins
Question 7. The main reason for the British Government to spread modern education in India during preindependence period was________.
(A) The need for educated Indians in minor administrative posts
(B) To modernize the Indian people so that they could share their political responsibilities
(C) To promote Indian culture
(D) None of the above
Question 8. Which Act of British Government granted rupees One lakh for education in India for the first time?
(A) Indian Council Act, 1892
(B) Charter Act, 1853
(C) Charter Act, 1813
(D) Wood’s Dispatch, 1854
Question 9. Charles Wood’s Despatch was related with which of the following?
(A) Military Reforms
(B) Administrative Reforms
Question 10. In the Hunter Commission report, special emphasis was laid on the development of _________.
(A) Technical education
(B) Primary education
(C) Higher education
(D) Girls education
Question 11. Who was associated with the formation of the Deccan Educational Society?
(A) Dayananda Saraswati
(B) B.G. Tilak
(C) Firoz Shah Mehta
(D) Justice Ranade
Question 12. Which of the following was established first?
(A) Muslim-Anglo Oriented College
(B) Mayo College
(C) Delhi College
(D) Hindu College, Calcutta
Question 13. In collaboration with David Hare and Alexander Duff, who of the following established Hindu College at Calcutta?
(A) Raja Ram Mohan Roy
(B) Keshab Chandra Sen
(C) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
(D) Henry Louis Vivian Derozio
Question 14. Who one of the following had vigorously advocated for religious education in the Indian Universities?
(A) Madan Mohan Malviya
(B) Mahatma Gandhi
(C) Swami Vivekanand
(D) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
Question 15. Who was the following laid the foundation stone of Banaras Hindu University?
(A) Annie Besant
(B) Lord Hardinge
(C) Maharaja Vibhuti Narain Singh
(D) Madan Mohan Malviya
Question 16. Which one of the following was the first to be declared as Central University?
(A) University of Allahabad
(B) Banaras Hindu University of Varanasi
(C) Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow
(D) Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
Question 17. The establishment of the first Women’s University in Mumbai was the result of the effort of__________.
(B) M.G. Ranade
(C) D.K. Karve
(D) Dayaram Gindumal
Question 18. The first three universities in India (Calcutta, Madras and Bombay) were established in which year?
Question 19. In whose reign was English Education introduced in India?
(A) Lord Dalhousie
(B) Lord Minto
(C) Lord Hardinge
(D) Lord William Cavendish Bentinck
Question 20. The foundation of modern educational system in India was laid by_______.
(A) Woods Dispatch of 1854
(B) The Hunter Commission of 1882
(C) Macaulay’s Minutes of 1835
(D) The Charter Act of 1813
Question 21. The propounder of ‘Filtration Theory’ in India’s education policy was______.
(B) J.S. Mill
(D) Charles Wood
Question 22. During India’s colonial period, the theory of downward filtration was related to___________.
(A) Poverty alleviation
Question 23. Lord Macaulay was related to___________.
(A) Permanent settlement
(B) English education
(C) Abolishment of Sati
(D) Military reforms
Question 24. When did the British Government appoint Sadler University Commission for reforms in education?
Question 25. Sadler Commission was related to_________.
(A) Police Administration
(C) Revenue Administration
Question 26. When was the National Council of Education established?
(A) 15th August, 1906
(B) 15th August, 1905
(C) 15th August, 1904
(D) 15th August, 1903