How Patriotic Are You? Part I

17 Questions | Total Attempts: 145

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Take this quiz to test your love for India and find out if you do care enough for and understand your country well enough. . . For the brave hearted try part II also. . .


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Current Politicians in India are
    • A. 

      Working hard but against all the odds.

    • B. 

      Corrupt but have still achieved a lot for India.

    • C. 

      Part of a clique which only looks after its own interests.

    • D. 

      Correctly collaborating with the developed nations turning India into a super power.

    • E. 

      Hampered by a stubborn bureaucracy

  • 2. 
    Indian economic policies largely
    • A. 

      Favour the poor but corrupt politicians eat into the system and wreck it.

    • B. 

      Favour the rich by making them richer

    • C. 

      Are biased against the rich

    • D. 

      Fail because there are too many people

  • 3. 
    What was the main reason for the defeat of the Indian Revolt of 1857?
    • A. 

      We were disorganised and could not create a centralised command.

    • B. 

      The support of the feudal princely estates for the British.

    • C. 

      We were communally divided.

    • D. 

      Superior army of the British.

  • 4. 
    The British rule in India
    • A. 

      Was extremely helpful for transfer of technology

    • B. 

      Brought in modern ideas of modernity

    • C. 

      Ravaged and destroyed India

    • D. 

      Had some good point and some negative, but over all it was positive

    • E. 

      Has set off India on a correct path of development

    • F. 

      Unified India

  • 5. 
    The real intentions of the British coming to India were
    • A. 

      To civilize the rough and rude Indians

    • B. 

      To trade with India

    • C. 

      To extract as much as possible, keep as much as possible and send the rest back to England

    • D. 

      To recover the losses from the Opium War with China.

    • E. 

      They had heard of the fabulous wealth of the Mughal court

  • 6. 
    During the anti-colonial struggle  the Congress party of Nehru and Gandhi was
    • A. 

      Dead against the British

    • B. 

      Ok with the British so long as the government followed the rule of law

    • C. 

      Great friends with the British

    • D. 

      Wrong to have opposed the British, since things are far worse now after 1947

  • 7. 
    The British left India because
    • A. 

      Gandhi led a mass movement against them

    • B. 

      There were too many armed revolts all over the country and there was a danger that India would be taken over by Communists.

    • C. 

      There was too much communal violence

    • D. 

      The Indians were such an unruly and indiscplined lot, the British could not stand being with them anymore.

    • E. 

      They had left their friends in place through the Congress Party who would work to continue the work of modernising India from within

  • 8. 
    Bhagat Singh was
    • A. 

      A good patriot but he should not have taken to arms

    • B. 

      Simply a misguided youth

    • C. 

      Was correct in his path but very young and inexperienced

    • D. 

      If he had problems, he should have chosen to fight the British through the legal system

    • E. 

      Wrong to oppose the British because they were modernising and unifying India

  • 9. 
    Gandhi's politics largely helped the
    • A. 

      Poor and those in the villages

    • B. 

      The rich and influential

    • C. 

      He was neutral towards all

    • D. 

      The British to find an easy way out of the country

  • 10. 
    The rich in India should help by
    • A. 

      Building more temples and organising langars (free food for distribution to the poor)

    • B. 

      Give money to NGOs and give for more Social Corporate Responsibility projects

    • C. 

      Redistribute their excess land among the poor and share their profits equally with their workers

    • D. 

      Introduce more foreign capital through collaboration with developed nations

    • E. 

      Introduce more mechanization in all spheres of production

  • 11. 
    People are poor in India because
    • A. 

      Of bad karma

    • B. 

      Of the unequal laws and social structures

    • C. 

      The rich are not doing enough for them

    • D. 

      Of bad governance and over population

    • E. 

      The better organized British left before they could completely change India for the better

  • 12. 
    The Indian bureaucracy is
    • A. 

      Corrupt but still does do a lot of good work

    • B. 

      Well organised and runs this country

    • C. 

      Is well meaning but there is too much political interference

    • D. 

      Soley created to make the rich richer and to protect the rich from the poor

  • 13. 
    If India is attacked by a more developed and stronger nation you will
    • A. 

      Choose the path of non violence resistance

    • B. 

      Run away to the hills or somewhere you cannot be found easily

    • C. 

      Try and work with them and learn new technologies and methods from them

    • D. 

      Take up arms against them

  • 14. 
    Indian trade and business with the more developed nations is
    • A. 

      Of mutual benefit to both

    • B. 

      Against the interests of India

    • C. 

      Favours only India

    • D. 

      Eventually it will favour us because we are smarter than them

  • 15. 
    The caste system in India is
    • A. 

      Only prevelant in the villages

    • B. 

      A horrific living daily reality for the lower castes in cities and villages

    • C. 

      A fake, actually there is no real caste system existing anymore in India

    • D. 

      Is good. People need to be categorised into economic and social categories for better management of the country

  • 16. 
    India needs more
    • A. 

      Shopping Malls and Multiplexis- these will lead to a more modern India

    • B. 

      More foreign direct investment to create better infrastructure

    • C. 

      More better managed government schools and hospitals

  • 17. 
    A modern India is
    • A. 

      Better imported technology at all levels

    • B. 

      Elimination of casteism, gender equality and economic equity

    • C. 

      Better airports and better roads with good cars

    • D. 

      Less population

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