Saturday, December 12, 2015

Indian National Movement - ( Part -2)

 Indian National Movement - ( Part -2)

16. Who founded the Deccan Education Society to impart teachings about India culture to India’s youth?
(A) Dadabhai Naoroji                                  (B) Lokmanya Tilak
(C) Motilal Nehru                                            (D) C Rajagopalachari
Answer (b)

17. Who was the first woman President of Congress ?
(A) Mrs. Annie Besant                                 (B) Mrs. Sarojini Naidu
(C) Mrs. Nellie Sengupta                               (D) Aruna Asaf Ali
Answer: A

18. Who was the Chairman of the Partition Council ?
(A) M. A. Jinnah                          (B) Lord Mountabatten
(C) Jawaharlal Nehru                       (D) V. P. Menon
Answer: B

19. Which of the following newspapers was started by Motilal Nehru in 1919?
(A) Voice of India                             (B) The Leader
(C) Young India                                     (D) Independent
Answer (D)

20. Three of the following were awarded the Bharat Ratna in the same year. Who was awarded much later?
(A) C Rajagopalachari                                    (B) S Radhakrishnan
(C) Abul Kalam Azad                                       (D) CV Raman
Answer (c) 

21. The Simon Commission which came to India in February 1928 was boycotted because ?
(A) All its members were Englishmen
(B) At that time a large number of Nationalist leaders were in prison
(C) The Chairman Sir John Simon was very unpopular
(D) The Montague-Chelmsford reforms had failed
Answer: A

22. Simon Commission was boycotted by Indian, because—
(A) None of the members was Indian
(B) There was no representative of the labour party
(C) It was meant for the division of India
(D) It was headed by General Dyer
Answer: A

23. In which year was the Banaras Hindu University established by Pt Madan Mohan Malviya?
(A) 1914      (B) 1916             (C) 1919            (D) 1920
Answer (b)

24. Who was the chairman of All Parties Conference which put up a draft constitution recommending full dominion status for India?
(A) Motilal Nehru                               (B) Dadabhai Naoroji
(C) Lala Lajpat Rai                             (D) Rajagopalachari
Answer (a)

25. Which of the following is not correctly matched ?
(A) The Government of India Act, 1919 — Minto-Morley Reforms
(B) The Cripps Mission—year 1942
(C) The Government of India Act, 1935 — Provincial Autonomy
(D) The Cabinet Mission Plan year, 1946
Answer: A

26. Which one of the following towns was captured by the Indian National Army in March, 1944 ?
(A) Agartala               (B) Aizwal      (C) Digboi                (D) Kohima
Answer: D

27. The Constituent Assembly was set up under the—
(A) Cripps Mission                          (B) Cabinet Mission Plan
(C) Wavell Plan                                     (D) Nehru Report
Answer: B

28. In 1923, who of the following became the youngest person to be elected the President of the Indian National Congress?
(A) Motilal Nehru                                       (B) Abul Kalam Azad
(C) Lala Lajpat Rai                                       (D) M M Malaviya
Answer (b)

29. Who was elected the first President of All India Trade Union Congress in 1920?
(A) Gopal Krishna Gokhale                              (B) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(C) Lala Lajpat Rai                                                (D) Dadabhai Naoroji
Answer (c) 

30. In 1905, who founded the Servants of India Society, aimed at promoting education, sanitation, health care as well as fighting social evils?
(A) Lokmanya Tilak                                 (B) G K Gokhale
(C) Frontier Gandhi                                  (D) Lala Lajpat Rai

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