Tuesday, July 13, 2010

History: National Movement





History: National Movement 


Who among the following, analysed the cause of uprising of 1857 advocating a reconcilation between the British and the Muslims ?
(a) Syed Ahmed Khan
(b) Syed Ahmed Bardvi
(c) Syed Amir Ali
(d) Shah Wali- ullah


Answer: Syed Ahmed Khan


Who was the Viceroy of India at the time of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre ?
(a) Lord Hardinage
(b) Lord Irwin
(c) Lord Chelmsford
(d) Lord Curzon


Answer: Lord Chelmsford


Jallianwala Bagh massacre occurred on
(a) 43568
(b) 11142
(c) 43130
(d) 44057


Answer: 43568


The Civil Disobedience Movement was led in the North - West Frontier Province by
(a) Sewa Singh Thikriwala
(b) Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
(c) Shaikh Mohammad Abdullah
(d) Dr. M.A. Ansari


Answer: Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan


Which of the following Acts was known as Morley Minto reforms ?
(a) Indian Councils Act, 1892
(b) Government of India Act, 1919
(c) Government of India Act, 1915
(d) Government of India Act, 1909


Answer: Government of India Act, 1909


 Who among the following was impeached in England for his actions in India ?
(a) Lord Cornwallis
(b) Warren Hastings
(c) Lord Wavell
(d) Lord Ripon


Answer: Warren Hastings


The famous Pakistan resolution was passed at
(a) Delhi
(b) Calcutta
(c) Lahore
(d) Bombay


Answer: Lahore


Mahatma Gandhi started his Dandi march from
(a) Sabarmati Ashram
(b) Ahmedabad
(c) Dandi
(d) Porbandar


Answer: Ahmedabad


When was the monopoly of East India Company in trade brought under the control of the British Crowns ?
(a) 1784 A.D.
(b) 1813 A.D.
(c) 1793 A.D.
(d) 1773 A.D.


Answer: 1773 A.D.


Gandhi- Irwin Pact was signed in London in
(a) 1931
(b) 1925
(c) 1937
(d) 1930


Answer: 1931


The communal award declared in 1932 by Ramsay Macdonald provided a separate electorate for the
(a) Sikhs
(b) Anglo- Indians
(c) Muslims
(d) Depressed classes


Answer: Muslims


Who was the head of the Committee formed by the government to enquire into Jallianwala Bagh massacre ?
(a) General Dyer
(b) None of these
(c) John Simon
(d) Hunter


Answer: Hunter


Which of the following is considered as the Revolutionary Era ?
(a) None of these
(b) 1900-1913
(c) 1857-1890
(d) 1934-1942


Answer: 1900-1913


In 1943, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose proclaimed the Independent India (Azad Hind) in
(a) Vienna
(b) Singapore
(c) Rangoon
(d) Tokyo


Answer: Singapore


Ryotwari was started by
(a) Hastings
(b) Dalhousie
(c) Munro
(d) Wellesley


Answer: Munro


The Great Mutiny of 1857 broke out during the Governor - General ship of
(a) Lord Dalhousie
(b) Lord Canning
(c) Lord Wellesley
(d) Lord Hardinage


Answer: Lord Canning


Who among the following worked for the upliftment of depressed classes before independence ?
(a) Ram Manohar Lohia
(b) Rajendra Prasad
(c) Jagjivan Ram
(d) Bhim rao Ambedkar


Answer: Bhim rao Ambedkar


Mahatma Gandhi Thoughts were greatly influenced by
(a) The Vedas
(b) None of these
(c) The upanishads
(d) Bhagwad Gita


Answer: Bhagwad Gita


The centenary celebration of Indian National Congress was held at
(a) Delhi
(b) Madras
(c) Calcutta
(d) Bombay


Answer: Bombay


 Which of the following movements truly reflected the spirit of Hindu - Muslim unity ?
(a) Civil Disobedience Movement
(b) Quit India Movement
(c) Swadeshi Movement
(d) Khilafat Movement


Answer: Khilafat Movement


Who played the prominent part in bringing about the Lucknow Pact ?
(a) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(b) Mahatma Gandhi
(c) Motilal Nehru
(d) Lajpat Rai


Answer: Bal Gangadhar Tilak


Moplah rebellion of 1921 took place in
(a) Kerala
(b) North - west Frontier Province
(c) Assam
(d) Kashmir


Answer: Kerala


Burma was seperated from India in
(a) 1935
(b) 1941
(c) 1939
(d) 1937


Answer: 1937


Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated on
(a) 18289
(b) 17562
(c) 17558
(d) 17928


Answer: 17562


The 19th Century reawakening in India was confined to be
(a) Upper middle classes
(b) Rich peasantry
(c) Urban landlords
(d) Priestly classes


Answer: Upper middle classes


Who founded the Scouts Movement ?
(a) Clement Attlee
(b) Lord Baden Powell
(c) Annie Besant
(d) Florence Nightingle


Answer: Lord Baden Powell


English as a media of education was introduced in India in
(a) 1835
(b) 1883
(c) 1838
(d) 1853


Answer: 1835


 To promote the cause of Indian independence Home Rule society, popularly called India House was established in London by
(a) Hardayal
(b) Shyamji Krishna Varma
(c) Madan Lal Dhingra
(d) V.D. Sarvarkar


Answer; Shyamji Krishna Varma


The East India Company assumed responsibility for the education of the Indian people by the Charter Act of
(a) 1774
(b) 1793
(c) None of these
(d) 1758


Answer: None of these


 With how many volunteers did Gandhiji start on his famous Dandi march on March 12, 1930?
(a) 78
(b) 108
(c) 12
(d) 58


Answer: 78


 The secret society of revolutionaries which was organised by V.D. Savarkar in 1904 was
(a) Abhinav Bharat
(b) Sandhya
(c) Yugantar
(d) Ghadar


Answer: Abhinav Bharat


Which of the following statements about Mahatma Gandhi's views on Satyagraha is not correct ?
(a) It is the best weapon of the week against the strong.
(b) It accepts the concept of self- suffering to wean away the evil doer by love and suffering.
(c) It denotes assertion and economic dominance.
(d) It is the exercise of the purest soul force against all types of injustice.


Answer:It is the best weapon of the week against the strong.


Rani Lakshmi Bai died fighting the British in the battle of
(a) Gwalior
(b) Kalpi
(c) Kanpur
(d) Jhansi


Answer: Gwalior


The Simon Commision visited India to
(a) Discuss the demand for the formation of Pakistan.
(b) None of these
(c) See the important historical places
(d) Enquire into the progress of responsible government in India.


Answer: Enquire into the progress of responsible government in India.


 Who said, Good government was never a good substitute for self government ?
(a) Swami Dayananda
(b) Swami Vivekanand
(c) Raja Ram Mohan Roy
(d) Ramakrishna Paramhansa


Answer: Swami Dayananda


. The first weekly paper published by the INC (in 1889) was
(a) India
(b) Young India
(c) Voice of India
(d) Indian Opinion


Answer: India

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