Tuesday, July 13, 2010

History: National Movemen


History: National Movement 




The post and telegraph system in India was introduced during the time of
(a) Lord Cornwallis
(b) Lord Canning
(c) Lord Hardinage
(d) Lord Dalhousie


Answer: Lord Dalhousie


The reform movement among the Muslims started by Sir Khan is known as ?? Movement.
(a) Khilafat
(b) Wahabi
(c) Aligarh
(d) Sufi


Answer: Aligarh


During whose Viceroyalty, Queen Victoria was crowned with Kaiser-i-Hind in Delhi Durbar ?
(a) Lytton
(b) Lord Minto
(c) Hastings
(d) Elgin


Answer: Lytton


The Communal Award which was later changed after Mahatma Gandhi's fast unto death in a jail at Poona, was given by
(a) Winston Churchill
(b) Stanley Baldwin
(c) Ramsay Macdonald
(d) Lloyd George


Answer: Ramsay Macdonald


The first Swarajist Conference was held at
(a) Madras
(b) Allahabad
(c) Bardoli
(d) Ahmedabad


Answer: Allahabad


Gandhiji started Satyagraha in 1919 in protest against
(a) Act of 1909
(b) Salt law
(c) Jallianwala Bagh massacre
(d) Rowlatt Act


Answer: Rowlatt Act


When the East India Company came into existence, England was ruled by the
(a) Hanovarians
(b) Tudors
(c) Normans
(d) Stuarts


Answer: Stuarts


Lord Mountbatten replaced?.as Viceroy of India in 1947.
(a) Lord Curzon
(b) Lord Linlithgow
(c) Lord Chelmsford
(d) Lord Wavell


Answer: Lord WavellWavell


Who presided over the Cabinet Mission ?
(a) A.V. Alexander
(b) Sir P. Lawrence
(c) Stafford Cripps
(d) Clement Attle


Answer: Sir P. Lawrence


The moderate and extremist sections of INC were reunited in the??? session
(a) 1920 Calcutta
(b) 1922 Karachi
(c) 1921 Bombay
(d) 1916 Lucknow


Answer: 1916 Lucknow


Who among the following attended all the Round Table Conferences ?
(a) Jawaharlal Nehru
(b) Madan Mohan Malaviya
(c) Mahatma Gandhi
(d) B.R. Ambedkar


Answer: B.R. Ambedkar


The author of the book Hindu way of Life is
(a) Aurobindo Ghosh
(b) Dr. S. Radhakrishnan
(c) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
(d) Jawaharlal Nehru


Answer: Dr. S. Radhakrishnan


The objective of the Cabinet Mission was
(a) None of these
(b) To help establish a Constituent Assembly to form the Constitution
(c) For partition of India
(d) To hand over power to Indians


Answer: To help establish a Constituent Assembly to form the Constitution


Which Act was the first legislative interference by the British Parliament in the affairs of India ?
(a) Fox's India Bill, 1783
(b) Pitt's India Act, 1784
(c) The Regulating Act, 1773
(d) The Declaratory Act, 1781


Answer: The Regulating Act, 1773


The last Governor General of India was
(a) C. Rajagopalachari
(b) Lord Mountbatten
(c) Lord Wavell
(d) Dr. Rajendra Prasad


Answer: C. Rajagopalachari


The Congress ministries that had been formed in several provinces in 1937 resigned in November 1939 in protest against the
(a) British policy of repression
(b) Interference of the Viceroy and the Governors, in administration
(c) Participation of India in the Second World War, without consulting the Indian National Congress
(d) Refusal of the British government to grant independence to India


Answer; Participation of India in the Second World War, without consulting the Indian National Congress


Who was the pioneer among the following social reformers ?
(a) Raja Ram Mohan Roy
(b) Swami Vivekanand
(c) Dayanand Saraswati
(d) Ramakrishna Paramhansa


Answer: Raja Ram Mohan Roy


Wood's Despatch of 1854 resulted in the
(a) Introduction of postal system
(b) Establishment of educational system
(c) Abolition of child marriage
(d) Establishment of Indian universites


Answer: Establishment of educational system


Who once remarked, Nehru is a patriot while Jinnah is a politician.


(a) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
(b) Mahatma Gandhi
(c) Sir Mohammad Iqbal
(d) Abdul Ghaffar Khan


Answer: Sir Mohammad Iqbal


When Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated, who said, None will believe that a man like this body and soul ever walked on this earth?
(a) Leo Tolstoy
(b) Bertrand Russel
(c) Jawaharlal Nehru
(d) Albert Einstein


Answer: Albert Einstein


Who initiated the greeting of Jai Hind ?
(a) Subhash Chandra Bose
(b) Jawaharlal Nehru
(c) Mahatma Gandhi
(d) B.G. Tilak


Answer: Subhash Chandra Bose


Satyagraha Sabha was formed by Mahatma Gandhi at
(a) Ahmedabad
(b) Bombay
(c) Poona
(d) Calcutta


Answer: Bombay


Which of the following enactments of British Parliament allowed Indian magistrates to try the cases of British nationals as well in India ?
(a) Bill of Rights
(b) Pitt's India Act
(c) Ilbert Bill
(d) Rowlatt Act


Answer: Ilbert Bill


Queen Victoria was appointed Empress of India in
(a) 1885
(b) 1877
(c) 1858
(d) 1876


Answer: 1877


The first Governor -General of India was appointed in
(a) 1911
(b) 1858
(c) 1774
(d) 1833


Answer: 1911


The Second Civil Disobedience Movement started with
(a) The adoption of a resolution declaring Poorna Swaraj as the objective of the Congress
(b) The failure of Cripps Mission
(c) Dandi march
(d) The passing of the Quit India Resolution


Answer: The failure of Cripps Mission


When did the Indian National Congress ask for the Dominion Status ?
(a) 1942
(b) 1947
(c) 1908
(d) 1929


Answer: 1908


The Cripps Mission visited India during the regime of
(a) Lord Wavell
(b) Lord Mountbatten
(c) Lord Wellington
(d) Lord Linlithgow


Answer: Lord Linlithgow


Who among the following was not the Viceroy of India during the 20th century ?
(a) Lord Minto
(b) Lord Dalhousie
(c) Lord Chelmsford
(d) Lord Irwin


Answer: Lord Minto


The slogan Inquilab Zindabad was given by
(a) Khudi Ram Bose
(b) Subhash Chandra Bosse
(c) Chandra Shekhar Azad
(d) Sardar Bhagat Singh


Answer: Sardar Bhagat Singh


Who was the Viceroy of India at the time of Quit India Movement ?
(a) Lord Mountbatten
(b) Lord Wellington
(c) Lord Wavell
(d) Lord Linlithgow


Answer: Lord Linlithgow


Bombay Samachar, the first newspaper started in Bombay, was a venture by the
(a) Parsees
(b) Sindhis
(c) Hindus
(d) Gujaratis


Answer: Parsees


Which of the folowing is correctly matched ?
(a) Non- Cooperation Movement : 1920
(b) Jallianwala Bagh Massacre : 1921
(c) Salt Satyagraha : 1929
(d) Surat split : 1905


Answer: Non- Cooperation Movement : 1920


The credit for forming an all India organisation of nationalist political workers goes to
(a) A.O. Hume
(b) W.C. Bonnerjee
(c) S.N. Banerjea
(d) Dadabhai Naoroji


Answer: A.O. Hume


Which reformer from Maharashtra was known as Lokhitavadi ?
(a) M.G. Ranade
(b) Gopal Hari Deshmukh
(c) Pandit Ramabai
(d) Gopal Krishna Gokhale


Answer: Gopal Hari Deshmukh


Who said : Bengal united is a power. Bengal divided will pull several different ways?.. ?
(a) Hardinge
(b) Risley
(c) Dufferin
(d) Curzon


Answer: Risley


Who among the following was not one of the founders of the Congress Socialist party set up in 1934 ?
(a) P.C. Joshi
(b) Acharya Narendra Dev
(c) Ashok Mehta
(d) Jaya Prakash Narayan


Answer: P.C. Joshi


The purpose of the Whitley Commission was
(a) To suggest measures to improve conditions of labourers
(b) None of these
(c) To look into the problem of minorities in India
(d) To enable political parties in India to reach a consensus on the constitutional question


Answer: To suggest measures to improve conditions of labourers


Identify the area where the Santhals proclaimed a government of their own in 1855-56 :
(a) Munger - Bhagalpur
(b) Gaya -Munger
(c) Bhagalpur-Rajmahal
(d) Shahabad- Gaya


Answer: Bhagalpur-Rajmahal

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