Quiz On Indian Polity And Governance With Answers: Set 3

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  • 1. 

    Mahatma Gandhi first started his Satyagraha in India at?

    • A.

      Kanpur

    • B.

      Bareily

    • C.

      Champaran

    • D.

      Lucknow

    Correct Answer
    C. Champaran
    Explanation
    Mahatma Gandhi first started his Satyagraha in India at Champaran. Satyagraha, meaning "truth-force" or "soul-force," was a nonviolent resistance movement against British rule in India. In 1917, Gandhi was invited by the farmers in Champaran, Bihar, to help them with their grievances against British indigo planters. He organized protests, strikes, and peaceful demonstrations, demanding justice for the farmers who were forced to grow indigo and were treated unfairly. This marked the beginning of Gandhi's successful nonviolent resistance movement, which later became a significant tool in India's struggle for independence.

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  • 2. 

    This act aroused a gesture of popular indignation that led to the annihilation by the British at Jallianwala Bagh. Identify the act from the given options?

    • A.

      Rowlatt Act

    • B.

      Vernacular Press Act

    • C.

      Civil Rights Act

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Rowlatt Act
    Explanation
    The Rowlatt Act can be identified as the act that aroused a gesture of popular indignation leading to the annihilation by the British at Jallianwala Bagh.

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  • 3. 

    Abul Kalam Azad brought out ___________journal.

    • A.

      All India Reporter

    • B.

      Alpjan

    • C.

      Al-Risala

    • D.

      Al-Hilal

    Correct Answer
    D. Al-Hilal
    Explanation
    Abul Kalam Azad brought out the journal "Al-Hilal".

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  • 4. 

    Who raised an army called "Free Indian Legion" during the Indian Freedom struggle?

    • A.

      Mahatma Gandhi

    • B.

      Lal Bahadur Shastri

    • C.

      Subhas Chandra Bose

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Subhas Chandra Bose
    Explanation
    Subhas Chandra Bose raised an army called the "Free Indian Legion" during the Indian Freedom struggle. This legion was formed with Indian prisoners of war captured by the Axis powers during World War II. Bose believed that by aligning with the Axis powers, he could gain their support in India's fight for independence. The Free Indian Legion fought alongside the Axis powers in various campaigns, but ultimately disbanded after the defeat of the Axis powers in the war.

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  • 5. 

    VIGEYE stands for 'Vigilance Eye'. The project implies

    • A.

      The allegations were either not established decisively or were simply procedural in nature

    • B.

      Citizens would act as the eyes of the commission in keeping watchful on public affairs

    • C.

      Penalties comprises of removal, dismissal & compulsory retirement

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Citizens would act as the eyes of the commission in keeping watchful on public affairs
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Citizens would act as the eyes of the commission in keeping watchful on public affairs." This is because the term "VIGEYE" stands for "Vigilance Eye," which suggests that it is a project related to vigilance or monitoring. The statement implies that citizens will play a role in keeping a watchful eye on public affairs, indicating their involvement in the project. The other options do not align with the meaning of "VIGEYE" or the context provided.

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  • 6. 

    Where was the institution of Ombudsman first introduced?

    • A.

      India

    • B.

      Australia

    • C.

      Oslo

    • D.

      Sweden

    Correct Answer
    D. Sweden
    Explanation
    The institution of Ombudsman was first introduced in Sweden. The term "Ombudsman" originated from the Swedish language and refers to a public official who investigates complaints against government officials or agencies. Sweden established the first Ombudsman in 1809, making it the pioneer in this concept. The idea of Ombudsman has since been adopted by many countries around the world, including India, Australia, and Oslo, but it was Sweden that first implemented this system.

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  • 7. 

    Which Part of the Constitution of India deals with the official language?

    • A.

      Part XI

    • B.

      Part XVII

    • C.

      Part XX

    • D.

      Part XIX

    Correct Answer
    B. Part XVII
    Explanation
    Part XVII of the Constitution of India deals with the official language. This part specifically includes provisions related to the official language of the Union, which is Hindi, as well as the use of English in official purposes. It also outlines the rights of individuals to communicate with the government in their respective mother tongue, and the appointment of a Commission to promote the use of Hindi language.

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