Kv Staff India Freedom Quiz

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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 18. 
    The most important centre of Revolt of 1857 in Rajasthan was:
    • A. 

      Kota

    • B. 

      Nasirabad

    • C. 

      Ajmer

    • D. 

      Jaisalmer

  • 19. 
    The leader of the 1857 revolt in Assam was?
    • A. 

      Diwan Maniram Putti

    • B. 

      Kandar Paswar Singh

    • C. 

      Purandar Singh

    • D. 

      Piali Barwa

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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)

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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