Tuesday, July 13, 2010

History: National Movement





History: National Movement 2


Who among the following is known as the Heroine of 1942 Quit India Movement ?
(a) Suchitra Kriplani
(b) Sarojini Naidu
(c) Aruna Asaf Ali
(d) Dr. Annie Besant


Answer: Aruna Asaf Ali


The first to start a joint stock company trade with India were the
(a) Danish
(b) Portuguese
(c) Dutch
(d) French


Answer: Portuguese


Who amongst the following is associated with the Local Self-Government Act ?
(a) William Bentick
(b) Dalhousie
(c) Ripon
(d) Cornwallis


Answer: Ripon


Seeds of Indian participating in the Legislative Council of the Governor General of India are embodied in the
(a) Indian Councils Act, 1892
(b) Government of India Act, 1919
(c) Indian Councils Act, 1861
(d) Indian Councils Act, 1909


Answer: Indian Councils Act, 1892


Arya Samaj was started by
(a) Swami Dayanand Saraswati
(b) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
(c) Raja Ram Mohan Roy
(d) Swami Vivekananda


Answer: Swami Dayanand Saraswati


Which of the following is the most significant contribution of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel to modern India ?
(a) His Presidentship of Indian National Congress
(b) His participating in Quit India Movement
(c) His role in Non-Cooperation Movement
(d) His achievement of integration of princely states


Answer: His achievement of integration of princely states


Who is known as the Grand Old Man of India ?
(a) Dadabhai Naoroji
(b) Lala Lajpat Rai
(c) Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
(d) C. Rajagopalachari


Answer: Dadabhai Naoroji


Which of the following was a recommendation of Hunter's Commission ?
(a) Women's education
(b) Introduction of civic education at college university level
(c) New regulation for the organized senates system
(d) Gradual withdrawal of state support from higher education


Answer: Gradual withdrawal of state support from higher education


The theory of economic drain of India during British imperialism was propounded by
(a) R.C. Dutt
(b) Dadabhai Naoroji
(c) M.K. Gandhi
(d) Jawaharlal Nehru


Answer: Dadabhai Naoroji


Who amongst the following was involved in the Alipore Bomb case ?
(a) S.N. Banerjea
(b) Aurobindo Ghosh
(c) Bipin Chandra Pal
(d) Jatin Das


Answer: Jatin Das


Which one of the following upheavals took place in Bengal immediately after the Revolt of 1857 ?
(a) Indigo Disturbances
(b) Pabna Disturbances
(c) Sanyasi Rebellion
(d) Santal Rebellion


Answer: Indigo Disturbances


Which of the following was not founded by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar ?
(a) Samaj Samata Sangh
(b) Depressed Classes Institute
(c) Peoples Education Society
(d) Deccan Education Society


Answer: Deccan Education Society


The title Punjab Kesari was conferred on
(a) Lala Lajpat Rai
(b) Sardar Baldev Singh
(c) Ranjit Singh
(d) Bhagat Singh


Answer: Lala Lajpat Rai


The affairs of East India Company came into the hands of the British Crown under
(a) Regulating Act
(b) Govt. of India Act
(c) Pitt's India Act
(d) Cabinet Mission Plan


Answer: Regulating Act


Muslim League first demanded partition of India in
(a) 1916
(b) 1946
(c) 1940
(d) 1906


Answer: 1940


The Supreme court in British India was established under
(a) The Charter Act of 1813
(b) The Charter Act of 1833
(c) Regulating Act of 1773
(d) Pitt's India Act of 1784


Answer: Regulating Act of 1773


Gandhiji wanted that the students should spend their vacations in
(a) Social Service
(b) None of these
(c) Studies
(d) Games


Answer: Social Service


Who gave the motto Back to the Vedas?
(a) Swami Dayanand Saraswati
(b) Swami Vivekananda
(c) Ramkrishna Paramhansa
(d) Raja Ram Mohan Roy


Answer: Swami Dayanand Saraswati


Theosophist, educationist and Indian national leader. This description fits
(a) Srinivasa Shastri
(b) Shyama Prasad Mookherji
(c) Annie Besant
(d) Madan Mohan Malviya


Answer: Annie Besant


The most effective contribution made by Dadabhai Naoroji to the cause of Indian National Movement was that he
(a) Brought the problems of Indians to the notice of the British
(b) Stressed the need for eradication of all the social evils before anything else.
(c) Interpreted the ancient Indian texts and restored the self - confidence of Indians.
(d) Exposed the economic exploitation of India by the British


Answer: Exposed the economic exploitation of India by the British


The year 1943 is important because
(a) World War II ended.
(b) Quit India Resolution was passed.
(c) Azad Hind Fauj was formed.
(d) Dandi March was organised by Mahatma Gandhi


Answer: Azad Hind Fauj was formed.


The Indians celebrated the Independence Day for the first time on
(a) 10984
(b) 18289
(c) 10959
(d) 17394


Answer: 10984


Abandonment of the policy of annexation and aggrandizement towards Indian states came under the
(a) Indian Councils Act, 1861
(b) Indian Councils Act, 1909
(c) Indian Councils Act, 1892
(d) Government of India Act, 1858


Answer: Government of India Act, 1858


Who was the first European to translate the Bhagwad Gita into English ?
(a) Sir Alexander Cunningham
(b) Charles Wilkins
(c) William Jones
(d) James Prinsep


Answer: Charles Wilkins


Which of the following was a continous movement based on the philosophy of Gandhiji, and not a specific movement ?
(a) Quit India Movement
(b) Civil Disobedience Movement
(c) Swadeshi Movement
(d) Non-Cooperation Movement


Answer: Swadeshi Movement


Who was the leader of Poona Sarvajanik Sabha founded in 1870 ?
(a) Justice Ranade
(b) erozeshah Mehta
(c) S.N. Banerjee
(d) K.T. Telang


Answer: Justice Ranade


Which of the following is correctly matched ?
(a) New India - M.K. Gandhi
(b) Yugantar - Aurobindo Ghosh
(c) Young India - Annie Besant
(d) Kesari - B.G. Tilak


Answer: Kesari - B.G. Tilak


Who was the first Indian to pass the Indian Civil Service ?
(a) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(b) D.N. Wacha
(c) Surendranath Banerjee
(d) Dadabhai Naoroji


Answer: Surendranath Banerjee


The Lucknow Pact of 1916 was made between
(a) The Hindus and the Muslims
(b) The Congress and the Muslim League
(c) The moderates and extremists
(d) The British and the Indians


Answer: The Congress and the Muslim League


Who was the Chairman of Boundary Commission to define the boundries of the dominions under the Indian Independence Act of 1947 ?
(a) Stafford Cripps
(b) Lord Mountbatten
(c) Cyril Radcliffe
(d) Lord Wavell


Answer: Cyril Radcliffe


Which of the following universities was not established by Lord Dalhousie ?
(a) Calcutta
(b) Delhi
(c) Bombay
(d) Madras


Answer: Delhi


When was the Cooperative Societies Act first passed in India ?
(a) 1904
(b) 1906
(c) 1900
(d) 1902


Answer: 1904


Who started the Bhoodan Movement ?
(a) Swami Vivekananda
(b) Acharya Vinoba Bhave
(c) Mahatma Gandhi
(d) Jayaprakash Narayan


Answer: Acharya Vinoba Bhave


The Forward Bloc was formed by
(a) B.R. Ambedkar
(b) Subhash Chandra Bose
(c) P.C. Joshi
(d) Acharya Narendra Dev


Answer: Subhash Chandra Bose


Non Cooperation Movement started in :
(a) 1870
(b) 1942
(c) 1921
(d) 1920


Answer: 1920


Ancient Monuments Preservation Act was passed during the Viceroyalty of
(a) Lansdowne
(b) Curzon
(c) Ripon
(d) Minto


Answer: Curzon


Who said, I therefore want freedom immediately, this very night, before dawn if it can be had?
(a) Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru
(b) Annie Besant
(c) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
(d) Mahatma Gandhi


Answer: Mahatma Gandhi


Who was called by the British rulers as the leader of Indian unrest?
(a) Subhas Chandra Bose
(b) M.K. Gandhi
(c) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(d) Gopal Krishna Gokhale


Answer: Bal Gangadhar Tilak


Which of the following Acts was described by Jawaharlal Nehru as Charter of Slavery?
(a) Regulation Act
(b) Vernacular Press Act
(c) Government of India Act, 1919
(d) Government of India Act, 1935


Answer: Government of India Act, 1919

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