Great Indian Freedom Struggle And Its Heroes

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  • 1. 
    Who wrote the Lyrics of the Indian National Anthem?
    • A. 

      Annie Besant

    • B. 

      Ram Prasad Bismil

    • C. 

      Rabindranath Tagore

    • D. 

      Bankim Chandra Chatterjee


  • 2. 
    Which Indian academician, activist and social reformer was Mahatma Gandhi’s mentor?
    • A. 

      Ram Manohar Lohia

    • B. 

      Bal Gangadhar Tilak

    • C. 

      Raja Ram Mohan Roy

    • D. 

      Gopal Krishan Gokhale


  • 3. 
    Just before midnight 14th August 1947, Jawaharlal Nehru rose in the Constituent Assembly to deliver the most famous speech ever made by an Indian. Which of the following were the opening lines of the speech?
    • A. 

      “Long years ago we made a tryst with destiny…"

    • B. 

      "We have finally achieved what we had struggled for…"

    • C. 

      "Swaraj is our birthright and we have won it..."

    • D. 

      "India is independent.."


  • 4. 
    At the time of independence which portfolio in the central government was being taken care of by Mrs. Indira Gandhi?
    • A. 

      Information & Broadcasting

    • B. 

      Agriculture

    • C. 

      Transport

    • D. 

      None


  • 5. 
    What was the name of the Ashram built by Mahatma Gandhi near Johannesberg in South Africa?
    • A. 

      Tolstoy Farm

    • B. 

      Lenin Farm

    • C. 

      Ahimsa Ashram

    • D. 

      Satya Ashram


  • 6. 
    What was Gandhi holding on March 12th 1930 when he announced to a crowd, "With this _____ I am shaking the foundations of the British Empire"?
    • A. 

      A policeman's collar

    • B. 

      A document pronouncing India's independence

    • C. 

      A handful of salt

    • D. 

      A length of spun


  • 7. 
    Besides being the Deputy Prime Minister, Sardar Patel was given 3 additional portfolios to handle immediately after Independance. Identify the three.
    • A. 

      Home Affairs, Information and Broadcasting and the Ministry of States

    • B. 

      Defence Ministry, Information & Broadcasting & Ministry of States

    • C. 

      Home Affairs, Agriculture & Finance Ministry

    • D. 

      None of these


  • 8. 
    On April 8, 1929 Bhagat Singh and an accomplice threw bombs in the Central Assembly Hall while the Assembly was in session. The bombs did not hurt anyone. After throwing the bombs, Bhagat Singh and the second revolutionary, deliberately courted arrest by refusing to run away from the scene. Who was this brave revolutionary?
    • A. 

      Sukhdev

    • B. 

      Batukeshwar Dutt

    • C. 

      Rajguru

    • D. 

      Chandrashekhar Azad


  • 9. 
    A gifted scholar who was selected to the prestigious ICS, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose later founded his own political party to continue his struggle for the full and immediate independence of India from British rule. Pick the name of this party.
    • A. 

      Gadr Party

    • B. 

      All India Forward Bloc

    • C. 

      INA

    • D. 

      Swaraj Party


  • 10. 
    Before Independence there were approximately 568 Princely states in India. Which was the largest Princely State to join the Indian Union?
    • A. 

      Jammu and Kashmir

    • B. 

      Junagarh

    • C. 

      Hyderabad

    • D. 

      Mysore


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