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NDIA FREEDOM QUIZ
This is a listing of people who campaigned against or are considered to have campaigned against foreign domination and cultural imposition on the Indian sub-continent. In India and the rest of South Asia such individuals are often referred to as freedom fighters. The Indian Independence Movement consisted of efforts by Indians to obtain political independence from British, French and Portuguese rule; it involved a wide spectrum of Indian political organizations, philosophies, and rebellions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    1.‘Here lay the women who was the only men among the rebels’ The above statement is about which of the following freedom fighters?

    • A.

      Sarojini Naidu

    • B.

      Begum Hazrat Mahal

    • C.

      Annie Besant

    • D.

      Rani Laxmi Bai

    Correct Answer
    D. Rani Laxmi Bai
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Rani Laxmi Bai. The statement mentions a woman who was the only man among the rebels, indicating that she was a freedom fighter who fought alongside men. Rani Laxmi Bai is known for her role in the Indian Rebellion of 1857, where she led her troops in battle against the British. This statement aligns with her brave and courageous actions during the rebellion.

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  • 2. 

    In the context of 1857 Revolt, the causes that led to the Sepoy Mutiny were 1. the disparity in number of European and Indian troops in the British Indian Forces. 2. the General Service Enlistment Act ordering all recruits to the Bengal Army to be ready for service both within and outside India. 3. the introduction of the Enfield rifle. Which of the above are correct? 

    • A.

      2 and 3

    • B.

      1 and 2

    • C.

      2 and 4

    • D.

      1 ,2 and 3

    Correct Answer
    A. 2 and 3
    Explanation
    The causes that led to the Sepoy Mutiny in the context of the 1857 Revolt were the General Service Enlistment Act, which ordered all recruits to the Bengal Army to be ready for service both within and outside India, and the introduction of the Enfield rifle. The disparity in the number of European and Indian troops in the British Indian Forces is not mentioned as a cause for the Sepoy Mutiny. Therefore, the correct answer is 2 and 3.

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  • 3. 

    3)      The following question consists of two statements: one labelled as the 'Assertion (A)' and the other as 'Reason (R)'. You are to examine these two statements carefully and select the answers to these items using the code given below Assertion (A): At the height of the Swadeshi Movement, communal riots broke out in Bengal Reason (R): Nawab Salimullah of Decca led the Muslim' peasantry of Bengal against the Hindu Zamindars.

    • A.

      Both A and R are true but R is not the explanation of A

    • B.

      Both A and R are false but R is not the explanation of A

    • C.

      A is true but R is false

    • D.

      A is false but R is true

    Correct Answer
    A. Both A and R are true but R is not the explanation of A
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Both A and R are true but R is not the explanation of A." This means that both the assertion and the reason are true statements, but the reason does not provide an explanation for the assertion. The assertion states that communal riots broke out in Bengal during the Swadeshi Movement, while the reason states that Nawab Salimullah of Decca led the Muslim peasantry against the Hindu Zamindars. While both statements are true, there is no direct causal relationship between them, indicating that the reason does not explain why communal riots broke out during the Swadeshi Movement.

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  • 4. 

    3)      With reference to the Home Rule Movement during the Indian freedom struggle, consider the following statements: 1. In his Home Rule Movement, Tilak linked up the question of Swaraj with the demand for the formation of linguistic States and education in the vernacular. 2. At Allahabad, Jawaharlal Nehru joined Annie Besan:'s Home Rule League. Which of the statements given above is/are correct ? 

    • A.

      1 only

    • B.

      2 only

    • C.

      Both 1 and 2

    • D.

      Neither 1 nor 2

    Correct Answer
    C. Both 1 and 2
    Explanation
    Both statements 1 and 2 are correct. In the Home Rule Movement, Bal Gangadhar Tilak advocated for the demand of Swaraj (self-rule) along with the formation of linguistic states and education in the vernacular. This was to promote regional identity and empower people through their own language and culture. Jawaharlal Nehru, at Allahabad, joined Annie Besant's Home Rule League, showing his support for the movement. Therefore, both statements are accurate in describing the Home Rule Movement during the Indian freedom struggle.

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  • 5. 

    Consider the following statements: 1. In 1918, Tilak and Gandhi toured villages to raise money and men for the British World War effort. 2. By the Lucknow Pact, the Muslim leaders accepted under-representation in Muslim majority areas in return for overrepresentation in some provinces. Which of the statements given above is/are correct ? 

    • A.

      1 only

    • B.

      2 only

    • C.

      Both 1 and 2

    • D.

      Neither 1 nor 2

    Correct Answer
    C. Both 1 and 2
    Explanation
    Both statements 1 and 2 are correct. Statement 1 states that in 1918, Tilak and Gandhi toured villages to raise money and men for the British World War effort. This is true as both leaders actively participated in recruiting soldiers and collecting funds for the war. Statement 2 refers to the Lucknow Pact, where Muslim leaders accepted under-representation in Muslim majority areas in exchange for overrepresentation in some provinces. This is also true as the Pact aimed to address the concerns of both Hindus and Muslims and maintain communal harmony. Therefore, the correct answer is Both 1 and 2.

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  • 6. 

    With reference to the Indian Councils Act of 1909, Consider the following statements: 1. The Act formally introduced for the first time the principle of elections to the legislative councils. 2. The Government of India was given general power of disallowing  politically dangerous candidates. 3. The income qualifications for the Muslim voters were more than those for the Hindus. Which of the statements given above are correct ? 

    • A.

      1 and 2

    • B.

      2 and 3

    • C.

      1 and 3

    • D.

      1, 2 and 3

    Correct Answer
    A. 1 and 2
    Explanation
    The Indian Councils Act of 1909 introduced the principle of elections to the legislative councils for the first time, making statement 1 correct. The Act also gave the Government of India the power to disallow politically dangerous candidates, making statement 2 correct. However, there is no mention of income qualifications for Muslim voters being more than those for Hindus, making statement 3 incorrect. Therefore, the correct answer is 1 and 2.

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  • 7. 

    Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched? 

    • A.

      Siraj-ud-din Ahmed: Zamindar

    • B.

      Lal Chand: Self-abnegation in politics

    • C.

      Tej Bahadur Sapru: Tribune

    • D.

      Abul Kalam Azad: AI-Hilal

    Correct Answer
    C. Tej Bahadur Sapru: Tribune
    Explanation
    The given pairs consist of names of individuals and their associated works or publications. All the pairs except for Tej Bahadur Sapru: Tribune are correctly matched. The others have been correctly matched with their respective works or publications, such as Siraj-ud-din Ahmed with Zamindar, Lal Chand with Self-abnegation in politics, and Abul Kalam Azad with AI-Hilal. Therefore, Tej Bahadur Sapru: Tribune is the pair that is not correctly matched.

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  • 8. 

    Who of the following founded a National society, a national paper, a national school and a national Gymnasium and made the word “ National “ popular in the later half of 19th century?

    • A.

      Jothindranath Tagore

    • B.

      Rajanarayan Bose

    • C.

      Nabagopal mitra

    • D.

      Satyendranath Tagore

    Correct Answer
    C. Nabagopal mitra
    Explanation
    Nabagopal Mitra founded a National society, a national paper, a national school, and a national Gymnasium, which popularized the word "National" in the later half of the 19th century.

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  • 9. 

    Madan lal Dhingra murdered Curzon Wyllie in London, who was a ____________

    • A.

      Sec. of State for India

    • B.

      Advisor to the Sec of State for India

    • C.

      Law member of Viceroy’s exe council

    • D.

      Former Governor of Punjab

    Correct Answer
    B. Advisor to the Sec of State for India
    Explanation
    Madan Lal Dhingra murdered Curzon Wyllie in London, who was an Advisor to the Sec of State for India.

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  • 10. 

    The historic Lucknow session of INC in 1916 was presided over by_________

    • A.

      Mrs. Annie Besant

    • B.

      R N Mudhokar

    • C.

      Ambika Charan Majumdar

    • D.

      Madan Mohan Malviya

    Correct Answer
    C. Ambika Charan Majumdar
    Explanation
    Ambika Charan Majumdar presided over the historic Lucknow session of INC in 1916.

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  • 11. 

    The earliest public association to be formed in modern India in 1837 was:

    • A.

      The Bengal British Indian Society

    • B.

      The British Indian Society

    • C.

      The Landholders Society

    • D.

      The Madras Native Association

    Correct Answer
    C. The Landholders Society
    Explanation
    The Landholders Society was the earliest public association to be formed in modern India in 1837. This association was formed by the landowners of Bengal who were concerned about the British policies that were affecting their land rights and privileges. The Landholders Society aimed to protect the interests of the landholding class and advocate for their rights and privileges. This association played a significant role in shaping the political landscape of India and paved the way for future political movements and organizations.

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  • 12. 

    The most important international event which influenced the course of the Indian National Movement (radical wing) during the early 20th century was:

    • A.

      The Russian Revolution

    • B.

      The Russo-Japanese War

    • C.

      The World War-I

    • D.

      Afghan War

    Correct Answer
    B. The Russo-Japanese War
    Explanation
    The Russo-Japanese War was the most important international event that influenced the course of the Indian National Movement (radical wing) during the early 20th century. This war, fought between Russia and Japan from 1904 to 1905, showcased the defeat of a European power by an Asian country, which inspired nationalists in India to believe in the possibility of overthrowing British rule. The war also highlighted the weaknesses of the Russian Empire, which further fueled the desire for independence among Indian nationalists. Therefore, the Russo-Japanese War had a significant impact on shaping the radical wing of the Indian National Movement.

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  • 13. 

    The historic importance of the second session of INC held in Calcutta 1886 was that:

    • A.

      There was merger of INC and National Conference

    • B.

      It was presided over by Dadabhai Naoroji

    • C.

      Mass participation

    • D.

      All the above

    Correct Answer
    A. There was merger of INC and National Conference
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "There was merger of INC and National Conference." The historic importance of the second session of INC held in Calcutta in 1886 was that it marked the merger of the Indian National Congress (INC) with the National Conference. This merger was significant as it brought together two major political organizations in India, strengthening the nationalist movement and providing a unified platform for political action. The merger also symbolized the growing unity and collaboration among various groups and leaders in the fight for independence from British rule.

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  • 14. 

    Match of the following INC presidents with their respective Firsts and select correct answers from the codes given below: INC Presidents                 Firsts I. W C Bannerjee                 1) 1st Anglo-Christian II. Dadabhai Naoroji             2) 1st Muslim President III. Badaruddin Tyabji           3) English President IV. George Yule                    4) Parsi President Codes      I  II  III  IV

    • A.

      1 4 2 3

    • B.

      1 2 3 4

    • C.

      2 3 1 4

    • D.

      3 4 1 2

    Correct Answer
    A. 1 4 2 3
    Explanation
    W C Bannerjee was the first Anglo-Christian President of the INC. Dadabhai Naoroji was the first Parsi President of the INC. Badaruddin Tyabji was the first Muslim President of the INC. George Yule was the first English President of the INC. Therefore, the correct answer is 1 4 2 3.

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  • 15. 

    What is the correct chronological sequence of the following stages in the political life of Gandhiji? 1) Champaran (2) Ahmedabad mill strike (3) Kheda (4) Non-Cooperation Movement

    • A.

      2 4 3 1

    • B.

      1 3 2 4

    • C.

      4 3 2 1

    • D.

      3 4 2 1

    Correct Answer
    B. 1 3 2 4
    Explanation
    The correct chronological sequence of the stages in the political life of Gandhiji is 1) Champaran, 3) Kheda, 2) Ahmedabad mill strike, and 4) Non-Cooperation Movement. Firstly, Gandhiji's involvement in the Champaran movement took place in 1917, where he fought for the rights of indigo farmers. Next, in 1918, he led the Kheda Satyagraha, a successful campaign against the British for remission of land revenue. Subsequently, in 1918, Gandhiji organized the Ahmedabad mill strike, advocating for the rights of textile workers. Lastly, in 1920, he initiated the Non-Cooperation Movement, calling for Indians to boycott British institutions and products.

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  • 16. 

    ). Where did the rebels of 1857 revolt massacre a large number of Englishmen and women after promising them safe conduct?

    • A.

      Lucknow

    • B.

      Kanpur

    • C.

      Delhi

    • D.

      Allahabad

    Correct Answer
    B. Kanpur
    Explanation
    During the rebellion of 1857, the rebels in Kanpur massacred a significant number of Englishmen and women after assuring them safe passage. This event, known as the Kanpur Massacre, took place at the Bibighar massacre site where around 200 British civilians were brutally killed. The rebels broke their promise of safe conduct, resulting in this tragic incident.

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  • 17. 

    Who was the famous Urdu poet who witnessed the massacre of male civilians of Delhi by the British soldiers?

    • A.

      Firaq Gorakhpuri

    • B.

      Joshh Malihabadi

    • C.

      Mirza Galib

    • D.

      Mir Babar Ali Anis

    Correct Answer
    C. Mirza Galib
    Explanation
    Mirza Ghalib, a famous Urdu poet, witnessed the massacre of male civilians of Delhi by British soldiers. His poetry often reflects the pain and suffering he witnessed during this time. Ghalib's works are known for their depth of emotion and his ability to capture the essence of human experiences, making him one of the most celebrated poets in Urdu literature.

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  • 18. 

    The most important centre of Revolt of 1857 in Rajasthan was:

    • A.

      Kota

    • B.

      Nasirabad

    • C.

      Ajmer

    • D.

      Jaisalmer

    Correct Answer
    A. Kota
    Explanation
    During the Revolt of 1857, Kota emerged as the most significant centre in Rajasthan. It played a crucial role in the rebellion against British rule. The local rulers of Kota, along with the people, actively participated in the revolt. They organized and led numerous rebellious activities, including attacks on British officials and establishments. The rebels in Kota fought bravely against the British forces and were able to maintain their resistance for a considerable period. Therefore, Kota became the most important centre of the Revolt of 1857 in Rajasthan.

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  • 19. 

    The leader of the 1857 revolt in Assam was?

    • A.

      Diwan Maniram Putti

    • B.

      Kandar Paswar Singh

    • C.

      Purandar Singh

    • D.

      Piali Barwa

    Correct Answer
    A. Diwan Maniram Putti
    Explanation
    Diwan Maniram Putti was the leader of the 1857 revolt in Assam. He played a significant role in mobilizing the people of Assam against the British rule. Putti was a prominent figure in the freedom movement and was known for his leadership skills and determination. He organized and led several rebellions against the British administration, aiming to overthrow their rule in Assam. His efforts and influence were crucial in uniting the people of Assam and inspiring them to fight for their independence.

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  • 20. 

    The army of emperor Bahadur Shah in Delhi was commanded by

    • A.

      General Bakth Khan

    • B.

      Khan Bahadur Khan

    • C.

      Babu Kunwar Singh

    • D.

      Azimulla

    Correct Answer
    A. General Bakth Khan
    Explanation
    General Bakth Khan was the commander of the army of emperor Bahadur Shah in Delhi.

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  • 21. 

    Match the following leaders with the centers of their rebellion Leaders Centres I. Begum Hazrat Mahal 1. Rohilkhand II. Khan Bahadur Khan 2. Bihar III. Kunwar Singh 3. Lucknow IV. Dhondu Pant 4. Kanpur Codes    I II III IV

    • A.

      3 1 2 4

    • B.

      2 3 4 1

    • C.

      3 2 1 4

    • D.

      3 4 2 1

    Correct Answer
    A. 3 1 2 4
    Explanation
    Begum Hazrat Mahal led the rebellion in Lucknow (center 3), Khan Bahadur Khan led the rebellion in Bihar (center 1), Kunwar Singh led the rebellion in Kanpur (center 2), and Dhondu Pant led the rebellion in Rohilkhand (center 4). Therefore, the correct match is 3 1 2 4.

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  • 22. 

    Which of the following leaders of 1857 revolt escaped to Nepal and whose subsequent movements were never known thereafter?

    • A.

      Nana Saheb

    • B.

      Begum Hazrat Mahal

    • C.

      Tantia Tope

    • D.

      Both (a) & (b)

    Correct Answer
    D. Both (a) & (b)
    Explanation
    Both Nana Saheb and Begum Hazrat Mahal, leaders of the 1857 revolt, escaped to Nepal. However, their subsequent movements were never known thereafter.

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  • 23. 

    The modern Indian historian who has written “ it is difficult to avoid the conclusion that the so called First National war of Independence was neither first nor national nor a war of independence” is:

    • A.

      Dr Vikas Dangi

    • B.

      Dr Avdash Dagar

    • C.

      Dr. R C Majumdar

    • D.

      Dr. K K Dutta

    Correct Answer
    C. Dr. R C Majumdar
    Explanation
    Dr. R C Majumdar is the correct answer because he is the modern Indian historian who has written about the First National war of Independence. His statement suggests that the war may not have been the first, may not have been national in nature, and may not have been a true war of independence. This indicates that he has a different perspective on the event and challenges the commonly held beliefs about it.

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  • 24. 

    During 1857 revolt ,the British after capturing Delhi what was their most Brutal act (by General Hudson ,commander in chief of the English troops)?

    • A.

      Stripping of the clothes of the sons of Bahadur Shah

    • B.

      Imprisoning Emperor Zafar Bahadur Shah

    • C.

      Shooting down the sons of Bahadur Shah

    • D.

      Terrorising the people of Delhi

    Correct Answer
    C. Shooting down the sons of Bahadur Shah
    Explanation
    During the 1857 revolt, the British troops, under the command of General Hudson, committed a brutal act by shooting down the sons of Bahadur Shah. This act was a display of extreme violence and cruelty towards the royal family, further intensifying the oppression and terror inflicted upon the people of Delhi during that time.

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  • 25. 

    The leaders of the 1857 revolt who sent 3 letters to King Napolean III of France during the rebellion was:

    • A.

      Emperor Bahadur Shah

    • B.

      Nana Saheb

    • C.

      Rani Lakshmi Bai

    • D.

      Tantia Tope

    Correct Answer
    B. Nana Saheb
    Explanation
    During the 1857 revolt, Nana Saheb, one of the leaders, sent three letters to King Napolean III of France. These letters were part of his efforts to seek support and assistance from the French in their fight against the British rule. Nana Saheb played a significant role in the rebellion, and his correspondence with foreign powers indicates his determination to gain international support for their cause.

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  • 26. 

    The concept of national education was propounded during the course of the _______ movement/

    • A.

      Home Rule Movement

    • B.

      Swadeshi

    • C.

      Non-Cooperation

    • D.

      Civil Disobedience

    Correct Answer
    B. Swadeshi
    Explanation
    The concept of national education was propounded during the course of the Swadeshi movement. The Swadeshi movement was a part of the Indian independence movement that aimed at promoting Indian goods and boycotting British products. As a part of this movement, there was a focus on promoting education that was rooted in Indian culture and values, thus leading to the concept of national education.

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  • 27. 

    In which paper did dada Bhai Naoroji present his ‘Drain of Wealth” theory first time

    • A.

      Poverty and Un British Rule in India

    • B.

      The wants and Means of India

    • C.

      England’s Debt to India

    • D.

      On the Commerce of India

    Correct Answer
    C. England’s Debt to India
    Explanation
    Dada Bhai Naoroji presented his 'Drain of Wealth' theory for the first time in the paper titled "England's Debt to India". This theory argued that India's wealth was being drained by the British colonial rule, causing poverty and hindering India's economic development. Naoroji believed that India was not benefiting from its own resources and labor, but instead, the wealth was being transferred to England. This theory played a significant role in shaping the nationalist movement against British rule in India.

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  • 28. 

    Who wrote the book “I am Sociologist?

    • A.

      Bhagat Singh

    • B.

      A.O. Hume

    • C.

      J. L. Nehru

    • D.

      Swami Vivekanand

    Correct Answer
    D. Swami Vivekanand
    Explanation
    Swami Vivekananda is the author of the book "I am Sociologist".

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  • 29. 

    Who established the “Satya Shodhak Samaj”

    • A.

      B. R. Ambedkar

    • B.

      Mahatma Gandhi

    • C.

      Periyar

    • D.

      Jyotiba Phule

    Correct Answer
    D. Jyotiba Phule
    Explanation
    Jyotiba Phule established the "Satya Shodhak Samaj". This organization was founded in 1873 and aimed to fight against social inequalities and caste discrimination prevalent in Indian society. Phule believed in the empowerment of the lower castes and worked towards their education and upliftment. He advocated for the rights of women and fought against the oppressive practices prevalent at that time. Phule's efforts in founding the Satya Shodhak Samaj played a significant role in challenging the existing social order and promoting social justice in India.

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  • 30. 

    Which of the following statements are correct? (i) Komagatmaru had begun its voyage to Canada in Mar. 1914. (ii) ‘Shore Committee’ was set up under the leadership of Husain Rahim, Sohan Lal Pthak nad Balwant singh (iii) Punjabis actively participated in Ghadar Movement.

    • A.

      Only (i)

    • B.

      Only (i) and (ii)

    • C.

      All three.

    • D.

      None of above

    Correct Answer
    B. Only (i) and (ii)
    Explanation
    The given answer states that only statements (i) and (ii) are correct. This means that statement (i) is true, indicating that the Komagatmaru began its voyage to Canada in March 1914. Statement (ii) is also true, stating that the "Shore Committee" was established under the leadership of Husain Rahim, Sohan Lal Pthak, and Balwant Singh. However, there is no information provided about statement (iii), so it cannot be determined if it is correct or not.

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  • 31. 

    Which one of the following Muslim leaders joined the Home Rule League founded by Annie Besant ? 

    • A.

      Muhammad Ali Jinnah

    • B.

      Syed Ahmed Khan

    • C.

      Muhammad Iqbal

    • D.

      Abul Kalam Azad

    Correct Answer
    A. Muhammad Ali Jinnah
    Explanation
    Muhammad Ali Jinnah joined the Home Rule League founded by Annie Besant. This demonstrates his involvement in the Indian nationalist movement and his support for self-governance for India. Jinnah's participation in the Home Rule League reflects his commitment to the cause of Indian independence and his collaboration with other leaders in the fight against British colonial rule.

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  • 32. 

    Which one of the following first suggested boycott of the British goods in Bengal? 

    • A.

      Aurobindo Ghosh's journal 'Bande Mataram'

    • B.

      Krishna Kumar Mitra's weekly 'Sanjivani'

    • C.

      Motilal Ghosh's 'Amrit Bazar Patrika'

    • D.

      Satish Chandra Mukherji's 'Dawn'

    Correct Answer
    B. Krishna Kumar Mitra's weekly 'Sanjivani'
    Explanation
    Krishna Kumar Mitra's weekly 'Sanjivani' first suggested the boycott of British goods in Bengal.

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  • 33. 

    Who inaugurated the famous Bengal Chemical Swadeshi Store during the Anti-Partion Movement

    • A.

      Acharya Prafulla Chandra Roy

    • B.

      Bipin Chandra pal

    • C.

      Aurobindo ghosh

    • D.

      Bal gangdartilak

    Correct Answer
    A. Acharya Prafulla Chandra Roy
    Explanation
    Acharya Prafulla Chandra Roy inaugurated the famous Bengal Chemical Swadeshi Store during the Anti-Partition Movement.

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  • 34. 

    Muslim league held its  first session of at Amritsar  in 

    • A.

      1905

    • B.

      1906

    • C.

      1907

    • D.

      1908

    Correct Answer
    B. 1906
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1906. The Muslim League held its first session in Amritsar in 1906. This session marked the formal establishment of the Muslim League as a political organization representing the interests of Indian Muslims. The session was attended by prominent Muslim leaders, who discussed various issues and formulated the objectives and strategies of the Muslim League. This session is considered a significant milestone in the history of the Muslim League and the Indian independence movement.

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  • 35. 

    First Woman president of Indian National Congress?

    • A.

      Sarojini Naidu

    • B.

      Annie Besant

    • C.

      Acharya Kripalani

    • D.

      Aruna Asaf Ali

    Correct Answer
    B. Annie Besant
    Explanation
    Annie Besant is the correct answer because she was the first woman president of the Indian National Congress. She served as the president in 1917 and played a significant role in the Indian independence movement. Annie Besant was a prominent British socialist, women's rights activist, and theosophist who dedicated her life to fighting for social and political reforms in India. Her presidency marked a milestone in the history of the Indian National Congress as it was the first time a woman held such a position.

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  • 36. 

    The first session of Indian National Congress was held under the presidentship of?

    • A.

      W.C.Banerjee

    • B.

      Dadabhai Naoroji

    • C.

      Surendranath Banerjee

    • D.

      A.O Hume.

    Correct Answer
    A. W.C.Banerjee
    Explanation
    The first session of the Indian National Congress was held under the presidentship of W.C. Banerjee.

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  • 37. 

    The Resolution of Swadeshi and Boycott Movement was passed in the Calcutta Session of Indian Nation Congress in 1906 under the presidentship of 

    • A.

      W.C.Banerjee

    • B.

      Dadabhai Naoroji

    • C.

      Surendranath Banerjee

    • D.

      A.O Hum

    Correct Answer
    B. Dadabhai Naoroji
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Dadabhai Naoroji. Dadabhai Naoroji was the president of the Calcutta Session of the Indian National Congress in 1906 when the Resolution of Swadeshi and Boycott Movement was passed. He was a prominent Indian nationalist and a leading figure in the early Indian independence movement. Naoroji is also known as the "Grand Old Man of India" and was one of the first Indian leaders to demand self-government for India.

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  • 38. 

    The Liuchow Pact was signed in 1916 between 

    • A.

      Congress and Muslim League.

    • B.

      Congress and British

    • C.

      Muslim league and British

    • D.

      British and Bahdur Shah

    Correct Answer
    A. Congress and Muslim League.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Congress and Muslim League. The Liuchow Pact was signed in 1916 between the Indian National Congress and the All India Muslim League. It was an agreement reached between the two political parties to work together and present a united front against British colonial rule in India. The pact aimed to address the concerns and demands of both Hindu and Muslim communities and promote Hindu-Muslim unity in the struggle for independence. This agreement played a significant role in the political developments leading up to the partition of India in 1947.

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  • 39. 

    The idea of home rule league was first announced by Mrs. Annie Besant in

    • A.

      1915

    • B.

      1918

    • C.

      1921

    • D.

      1925

    Correct Answer
    A. 1915
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1915. Mrs. Annie Besant first announced the idea of home rule league in 1915. This suggests that she introduced the concept during that specific year.

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  • 40. 

    Name the British Indian soldier who led the Revolt of 1857  in Delhi. 

    • A.

      Bhekt Khan

    • B.

      Mangal Pandey

    • C.

      Maulvi Ahmed Ullah

    • D.

      Brijis Kadar

    Correct Answer
    A. Bhekt Khan
    Explanation
    Bhekt Khan is not the correct answer for this question. The correct answer is Mangal Pandey.

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  • 41. 

    Which British officer arrested Bahadur Shah Zafar?

    • A.

      Captain Hodson

    • B.

      Captain Swing

    • C.

      Captain Dyre

    • D.

      Captain Mountbatten

    Correct Answer
    A. Captain Hodson
    Explanation
    Captain Hodson is the correct answer because he was the British officer who arrested Bahadur Shah Zafar. Bahadur Shah Zafar was the last Mughal emperor of India and played a significant role in the Indian Rebellion of 1857. Captain Hodson arrested him after the rebellion was suppressed and took him into custody.

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  • 42. 

    The leader of Revolt in 1857 in Maharashtra was 

    • A.

      Bhekt khan

    • B.

      Maulvi Ahmed Ullah

    • C.

      Nana Saheb

    • D.

      Ranga Bapuji Gupte

    Correct Answer
    D. Ranga Bapuji Gupte
    Explanation
    Ranga Bapuji Gupte was the leader of the revolt in Maharashtra in 1857. He was a prominent figure in the Indian independence movement and played a key role in organizing and leading the revolt in Maharashtra. Gupte was known for his strong leadership and strategic planning, which contributed to the success of the revolt in the region. His involvement in the revolt made him a significant figure in the history of Maharashtra's struggle for independence.

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  • 43. 

    Name the chief organizer of Revolt in 1857, Bihar

    • A.

      Tanti tope

    • B.

      Kunwar Singh

    • C.

      Nana Saheb

    • D.

      Khan Bahabur Khan

    Correct Answer
    B. Kunwar Singh
    Explanation
    Kunwar Singh was the chief organizer of the Revolt in Bihar in 1857. He was a prominent leader and a zamindar who played a crucial role in mobilizing the people of Bihar against British rule. Kunwar Singh led a guerrilla warfare against the British forces and successfully captured several important towns. Despite being in his 80s at the time, he showed immense bravery and determination. His leadership and efforts inspired many others to join the revolt and fight for independence.

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  • 44. 

    Lord canning passed an Act by which ever new recruit Indian soldiers under took to serve even overseas if required. Name the Act

    • A.

      Indian Council Act of 1857

    • B.

      General Service Enlistment 1856

    • C.

      India Army Regulation Act 1854

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    B. General Service Enlistment 1856
    Explanation
    The correct answer is General Service Enlistment 1856. This act was passed by Lord Canning and it required new recruit Indian soldiers to serve overseas if required. The act was implemented in 1856 and it played a significant role in the expansion of the Indian Army and its involvement in various conflicts outside of India.

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  • 45. 

    Name the viceroy who organized the Grand ‘Delhi Durbar’ in 1877 to decorate Queen Victoria with the title of ‘Kaiser – I – Hind’

    • A.

      Lord Lytton

    • B.

      Lord Mayo

    • C.

      Lord Ripon

    • D.

      Lord Dufferin

    Correct Answer
    A. Lord Lytton
    Explanation
    Lord Lytton organized the Grand 'Delhi Durbar' in 1877 to decorate Queen Victoria with the title of 'Kaiser - I - Hind'.

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  • 46. 

    Indian National Congress declared, Allan Octavian Hume as the Father and founder leader of the Congress in it’s:

    • A.

      23rd session

    • B.

      16th session

    • C.

      13rd session

    • D.

      24rd session

    Correct Answer
    A. 23rd session
    Explanation
    In the 23rd session of the Indian National Congress, Allan Octavian Hume was declared as the Father and founder leader of the Congress. This indicates that Hume played a significant role in the establishment and growth of the Congress party. His contributions and leadership were recognized and acknowledged by the party members during this session.

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  • 47. 

    Gopal Krishna Gokhale elected to Imperial Legislative Council 

    • A.

      1905

    • B.

      1902

    • C.

      1892

    • D.

      1897

    Correct Answer
    B. 1902
    Explanation
    Gopal Krishna Gokhale was elected to the Imperial Legislative Council in 1902. This was an important milestone in his political career as it gave him a platform to voice the concerns and issues of the Indian people. Gokhale was a prominent leader in the Indian National Congress and played a key role in advocating for political and social reforms. His election to the Imperial Legislative Council allowed him to further push for these reforms and work towards improving the conditions of the Indian population.

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  • 48. 

    Indian University act, 1904 was passed by 

    • A.

      Lord Lytton

    • B.

      Lord Ripon

    • C.

      Lord Curzon

    • D.

      Lord Mayo.

    Correct Answer
    C. Lord Curzon
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Lord Curzon. The Indian University Act of 1904 was passed by Lord Curzon. This act aimed to regulate and improve the functioning of universities in India. It introduced several reforms such as the establishment of a university commission, the provision of government grants to universities, and the standardization of university examinations. Lord Curzon's tenure as Viceroy of India from 1899 to 1905 was marked by various educational reforms, and the Indian University Act of 1904 was one of his significant contributions in this regard.

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  • 49. 

    Bande matram was first sung in which session

    • A.

      Bombay session 1890

    • B.

      Amritsar session 1992

    • C.

      Calcutta session 1886

    • D.

      Mardas session 1980

    Correct Answer
    C. Calcutta session 1886
    Explanation
    Bande Mataram, the national song of India, was first sung in the Calcutta session of 1886. This session was significant as it marked the beginning of the Swadeshi movement, a movement advocating for the use of Indian-made products and the promotion of Indian nationalism. The song, composed by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay, became a rallying cry for the freedom fighters during the Indian independence movement. Its first public rendition at the Calcutta session of 1886 holds historical importance in the fight against British colonial rule in India.

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  • 50. 

    When did Tilak join in Indian National congress

    • A.

      1905

    • B.

      1890

    • C.

      1907

    • D.

      1900

    Correct Answer
    B. 1890

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