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  • 1. 

    1. In which year did Mahatma Gandhi led Dandi March?

    • A.

      1931

    • B.

      1920

    • C.

      1929

    • D.

      1930

    Correct Answer
    D. 1930
    Explanation
    Mahatma Gandhi led the Dandi March in the year 1930. The Dandi March, also known as the Salt March, was a nonviolent protest against the British salt monopoly in India. It was a significant event in India's struggle for independence and played a crucial role in mobilizing the masses against British rule. Gandhi and his followers walked for 24 days, covering a distance of 240 miles, to reach the coastal village of Dandi in Gujarat, where they made their own salt by evaporating seawater. This act of civil disobedience sparked a wave of protests throughout the country, ultimately leading to India's freedom in 1947.

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  • 2. 

    2.Who is known for his quote " swaraj is my birthgift".?

    • A.

      Mahatma Gandhi

    • B.

      Balagagandhara Tilak

    • C.

      Jawaharlal Nehru

    • D.

      Bhagat Singh

    Correct Answer
    B. Balagagandhara Tilak
    Explanation
    Bal Gangadhar Tilak is known for his quote "swaraj is my birthgift". He was a prominent leader in the Indian independence movement and a strong advocate for self-rule or swaraj. Tilak believed that India should strive for complete independence from British colonial rule. He played a crucial role in mobilizing the masses and promoting nationalist ideas through his writings and speeches. Tilak's quote reflects his unwavering commitment to the cause of freedom and his belief that it is the birthright of every Indian.

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  • 3. 

    3. who is known as " iron Man of India"?

    • A.

      Sardar Patel

    • B.

      Mahatma Gandhi

    • C.

      Subhash Chandra Bose

    • D.

      Jawaharlal Nehru

    Correct Answer
    A. Sardar Patel
    Explanation
    Sardar Patel is known as the "Iron Man of India" because of his instrumental role in the integration of princely states into a united India after independence. He played a crucial role in persuading the princely states to join the Indian Union, which helped in the formation of a strong and unified nation. His firm leadership and determination earned him the title "Iron Man of India" as he successfully united the diverse states and laid the foundation for a strong and united India.

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  • 4. 

    4. who formed a party called ' Forward Bloc"?

    • A.

      Chandrshekar Azad

    • B.

      Bhagat Singh

    • C.

      Subhashchandra Bose

    • D.

      Jawaharlal Nehru

    Correct Answer
    C. Subhashchandra Bose
    Explanation
    Subhashchandra Bose formed a party called 'Forward Bloc'. Bose was a prominent leader in the Indian independence movement and played a crucial role in organizing and leading the Indian National Army (INA) during World War II. The Forward Bloc was formed in 1939 and aimed to unite all left-wing and radical elements in the Indian National Congress. Bose's formation of the Forward Bloc was a significant step towards his goal of achieving complete independence for India from British rule.

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  • 5. 

    5. At the centre of our national flag, there is a navy blue wheel,known as the_______

    • A.

      Paramveer chakra

    • B.

      Ashoka chakra

    • C.

      Shourya chakra

    Correct Answer
    B. Ashoka chakra
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Ashoka chakra. The Ashoka Chakra is a navy blue wheel with 24 spokes that is at the center of the Indian national flag. It represents the teachings of Emperor Ashoka and symbolizes righteousness, progress, and the continuous movement of life. The Ashoka Chakra is a significant national symbol and is also featured on the National Emblem of India.

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  • 6. 

    6. who fought for the abolition of sati?

    • A.

      Raja Ram Mohan Roy

    • B.

      Mahatma Gandhi

    • C.

      Bhagat Singh

    • D.

      Chandrashekar Azad

    Correct Answer
    A. Raja Ram Mohan Roy
    Explanation
    Raja Ram Mohan Roy fought for the abolition of sati, which was a practice in which widows were forced to immolate themselves on their husband's funeral pyre. He was a social reformer and played a significant role in the Bengal Renaissance. Roy campaigned against various social evils and worked towards the upliftment of women and the eradication of discriminatory practices. His efforts led to the passing of the Sati Regulation Act in 1829, which banned the practice of sati in British India.

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  • 7. 

    7. Whose famous slogan is "Give me blood and I will give you freedom"?

    • A.

      Mahatma Gandhi

    • B.

      Sarojini Naidu

    • C.

      Bhagat Singh

    • D.

      Subhash chandra Bose

    Correct Answer
    D. Subhash chandra Bose
    Explanation
    Subhash Chandra Bose is the correct answer because he is known for his famous slogan "Give me blood and I will give you freedom." This slogan reflects Bose's determination and commitment to the Indian independence movement. He believed that the sacrifice of the Indian people, symbolized by their blood, was necessary in order to achieve freedom from British rule. Bose was a prominent leader and played a crucial role in the fight for India's independence.

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  • 8. 

    8. Which among the below freedom fighters was not died by hanging?

    • A.

      Veerapandiya Kattabomman

    • B.

      Chandra Shekar Azad

    • C.

      Mangal Pandey

    • D.

      Bhagat Singh

    Correct Answer
    B. Chandra Shekar Azad
    Explanation
    Chandra Shekar Azad was not died by hanging. He was a prominent freedom fighter who played a crucial role in the Indian independence movement. Azad was known for his bravery and dedication towards the cause of freedom. He was involved in several revolutionary activities against the British rule and was known for his role in the Kakori Train Robbery. However, Azad died in a shootout with the British police in 1931, rather than being executed by hanging like some other freedom fighters.

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  • 9. 

    9.In which state did Subhash  Chandra Bose hosted INA flag on April 12,1944?

    • A.

      Manipur

    • B.

      Assam

    • C.

      Bengal

    • D.

      Bihar

    Correct Answer
    A. Manipur
    Explanation
    Subhash Chandra Bose hosted the INA flag in Manipur on April 12, 1944. Manipur was strategically important for Bose as it was located near the Indo-Burma border and served as a gateway to Southeast Asia. Bose believed that capturing Manipur would help in his mission to liberate India from British rule. Therefore, he chose Manipur as the location to raise the INA flag, symbolizing the establishment of a provisional government of Free India.

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  • 10. 

    Who founded Theosophical society of India?

    • A.

      Annie Besant

    • B.

      Sarojini Naidu

    • C.

      Lakshmi Bai

    • D.

      Vijayalekshmi pandit

    Correct Answer
    A. Annie Besant
    Explanation
    Annie Besant is the correct answer because she founded Theosophical Society of India. The Theosophical Society is a worldwide organization that promotes the study of comparative religion, philosophy, and science. Annie Besant played a crucial role in the establishment of the society in India, which aimed to promote spiritual and intellectual exploration. She was a prominent figure in the Indian independence movement and worked towards social and political reforms. Her efforts in founding the Theosophical Society of India had a significant impact on the spiritual and intellectual landscape of the country.

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  • 11. 

    11.who is known as the " Lion of punjab"?

    • A.

      Bhagat Singh

    • B.

      Lala Lajpat Rai

    • C.

      Maharaja Ranjith Singh

    • D.

      Chandrashekhar Azad

    Correct Answer
    B. Lala Lajpat Rai
    Explanation
    Lala Lajpat Rai is known as the "Lion of Punjab" because he was a prominent Indian freedom fighter and a leader of the Indian National Congress. He played a significant role in the independence movement against British rule in India. Lala Lajpat Rai was known for his fearless and courageous nature, which earned him the title of "Lion of Punjab." He actively participated in various protests and movements, advocating for the rights and freedom of the Indian people. His dedication and contributions to the independence struggle made him a revered figure in Punjab and throughout India.

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  • 12. 

    12.Indian National flag is called?

    • A.

      Tiranga

    • B.

      Doranga

    • C.

      Panchranga

    Correct Answer
    A. Tiranga
    Explanation
    The Indian National flag is called "Tiranga" because "Tiranga" translates to "Tricolor" in English. The flag consists of three horizontal stripes of saffron, white, and green, with the Ashoka Chakra, a 24-spoke wheel, in navy blue at the center. The saffron color represents courage and sacrifice, the white color symbolizes peace and truth, and the green color represents fertility, growth, and auspiciousness. The Ashoka Chakra represents the wheel of law and righteousness. Together, these elements make up the Tiranga, the national flag of India.

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  • 13. 

    13.who was the first Home minister of India after Independece?

    • A.

      Jawaharlal Nehru

    • B.

      C.RajaGoplachari

    • C.

      Syama Prasad Mukharjee

    • D.

      Vallabhai pattel

    Correct Answer
    D. Vallabhai pattel
    Explanation
    Vallabhai Patel was the first Home Minister of India after Independence. He played a crucial role in the integration of princely states into the Indian Union. As the Home Minister, he was responsible for maintaining law and order, internal security, and overseeing the functioning of the police forces. Patel's leadership and determination were instrumental in bringing together the diverse and fragmented territories to form a united India. His efforts in unifying the country earned him the title of "Iron Man of India".

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  • 14. 

    14. Who designed National flag of India?

    • A.

      Pingali Venkayye

    • B.

      Tanguturi  Prakasan

    • C.

      Potti Sreeramulu

    • D.

      Rabindra Nath Tagore

    Correct Answer
    A. Pingali Venkayye
    Explanation
    Pingali Venkayya is the correct answer because he is the person who designed the National flag of India. He was an Indian freedom fighter and a geophysicist who presented the design of the flag to Mahatma Gandhi in 1921. The flag consists of three horizontal stripes of saffron, white, and green, with a navy blue Ashoka Chakra in the center. Venkayya's design was later modified slightly by Gandhiji to include the spinning wheel, representing the progress of the nation.

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  • 15. 

    15. Which among the following is not a movement started by Mahatma Gandhi?

    • A.

      Quit India

    • B.

      Salt sathyagraha 

    • C.

      Swadeshi

    • D.

      Non- co-operation

    Correct Answer
    C. Swadeshi
    Explanation
    Swadeshi is not a movement started by Mahatma Gandhi. Swadeshi is a term that refers to the promotion of Indian goods and the boycott of foreign goods. Although Gandhi supported the Swadeshi movement and encouraged people to buy Indian-made products, it was not a movement that he initiated himself. The other options, Quit India, Salt Satyagraha, and Non-cooperation, were all movements that Gandhi actively led and played a significant role in during India's struggle for independence.

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