History/Struggle for Independence of India History Multiple Choice Questions SET 2 Sample Test,Sample questions

Question:
 Arrange the following events in correct sequence with reference to the Indian freedom struggle, I. Passing of ‘Indian Press Act’, II. Surat Split of Congress, III. Launch of Non-Cooperation Movement, IV. Passing of ‘Rowlatt Act’

1.I II III IV

2. II I III IV

3.II I IV III

4. I II IV III


Question:
 In 1930, Mahatma Gandhi started the Civil Disobedience Movement from

1.Wardha

2.Sevagram

3.Sabarmati

4.Dandi


Question:
 In December 1885, when the Indian National Congress was founded, AO Hume acted as its

1.President

2.Vice-President

3.General Secretary

4.Member of the Working Committee


Question:
 In which of the following Satyagraha campaigns, Mahatma Gandhi did not participate directly?

1.Rajkot Satyagraha

2.Non-Cooperation Movement

3.Kheda Satyagraha

4.Vaikom Satyagraha


Question:
 In which of the following years 26th January was celebrated as an independence day?

1.1930

2.1929

3.1942

4.1946


Question:
 In which pact, warm relations were established between “Garam dal” and Naram dal” the two groups of the Indian National Congress?

1.Decision to launch a programme of civil disobedience

2.Complete independence (Poorna Swaraj) as the goal of the Indian National Congress

3.Decision to observe January 26 as the Poorna Swaraj Day

4.To treat the communal problem as a national issue


Question:
 In which pact, warm relations were established between “Garam dal” and Naram dal” the two groups of the Indian National Congress?

1.Gandhi-Irwin Pact

2. Lucknow Pact

3.Karachi agreement

4.Lahore declaration


Question:
 In which year did the Indian National Congress hold its first meeting in Bombay?

1.1832

2.1844

3.1885

4.1890


Question:
 In which year did the Indian National Congress split between moderates and extremists?

1.1907

2.1908

3.1909

4.1910


Question:
 Mahatma Gandhi was first arrested, during ‘Satyagrah’ in the year

1.1906

2.1908

3.1913

4.1917


Question:
 The background of the foundation of the Muslim League at . . . . . . on 30 December 1906 may be traced back to the establishment of the Indian national congress in 1885

1.Dhaka

2.Shahbag

3.Simla

4.Bengal


Question:
 The Civil Disobedience Movement had been led in the North-West Frontier Province (NWFP) by

1.Sheikh Mohammed Tyabji

2.Dr M A Ansari

3.Badruddin Tyabji

4.Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan


Question:
 The Civil Disobedience Movement was suspended after the Gandhi-Irwin Pact. Why did the Congress decide to resume the movement In January 1932?

1.Failure of the Second Round Table Conference

2.Repudiation of the Gandhi-Irwin Pact by the British Government

3. British policies of repression

4.All the above


Question:
 The Indian National Congress had passed the famous resolution on “Non-cooperation” in 1920 at its session held at

1.Lucknow B. C. D.

2.Delhi

3.Bombay

4.Calcutta


Question:
 The Swadeshi Movement was launched

1.As a protest against division of Bengal

2.With a view to improve the economic condition of the people by encouraging consumption of Indian goods

3.As a protest against the massacre of Indian people at Jallianwala Bagh

4.Due to the failure of the British Government to introduce responsible Government in India


Question:
 Where did Moplah revolt took place?

1.Bengal

2.Bihar

3. Uttar Pradesh

4.Kerala


Question:
 Which of the following was not one of the historic decisions of the Lahore Session (1929) of the Indian National Congress?

1.Decision to launch a programme of civil disobedience

2.Complete independence (Poorna Swaraj) as the goal of the Indian National Congress

3.Decision to observe January 26 as the Poorna Swaraj Day

4.To treat the communal problem as a national issue


Question:
 Who among the following played an important role in Gadhar Movement?

1.Shyamiji Krishna Verma

2. Lala Hardayal

3. Bipin Chandra Pal

4. Vishnu Ganesh Pingle


Question:
 Who was the leader of the Bardoli Satyagraha?

1.Dr. Rajendra Prasad

2.Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru

3.Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel

4.Kriplani


Question:
Arrange the following historical events in the chronological order of their occurrence,
I.Non-Cooperation Movement,
II.Civil Disobedience Movement,
III.Chauri – Chaura

1.I II III

2.I III II

3. II I III

4. III II I


Question:
As per Indian Independence Act, the suzerainty of His Majesty over the Indian State would come to an end on ____

1.15 August 1947

2.14 August 1947

3.5 August 1950

4. 26 January 1950


Question:
As per the Indian Independence Act of 1947, which of the following did not form a part of Pakistan?

1. East Bengal and the West Punjab

2.Sind and British Baluchistan

3.The North West Frontier

4.Assam


Question:
At the Calcutta session of the Indian National Congress (INC) held in 1906 the flag of Swaraj for India was unfurled by

1.Baba Dyal Singh

2.Ranjit Singh

3.Lal Singh

4.. Tej Singh


Question:
Champaran Satyagraha was related to

1.Indigo

2. Mill-owners

3.Plague

4.Fresh assessment of land


Question:
Hindu-Muslim unity had been particularly reflected in the __________ Movement

1.Swadeshi

2.Quit India

3.Khilafat

4.Civil Disobedience


Question:
I. Eradication of all possible race, creed or provincial prejudices among all lovers of India.,II. Promotion of personal intimacy among all the earnest workers in the cause of India.,III. Formulation of popular demands.,IV. Organisation of a violent struggle for the political emancipation of India. ,Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct related to the aims of the Indian National Congress in the early phases?

1.I II ; III

2. I II ; III

3. III ; IV

4.II ; III


Question:
I. The Amritsar Session of the INC gave a great fillip to the Khilafat agitation.,II. Khilafat conference held in Calcutta under Presidentship of Jinnah.,III. Khilafat Movement was started to support Ottoman Empire.,Which of the above statement (s) is/are correct regarding Khilafat Movement?

1.Only I

2.Both I and II

3.Both I and III

4. I II and III


Question:
In which year salt Satyagraha took place?

1.1929

2.1930

3.1931

4.1932


Question:
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, better known as Frontier Gandhi, organised the Red Shirt Movement in the NorthWest Frontier Province (NWFP) for

1.countering the communal propaganda of the Muslim League

2. establishing separate Pakhtoonistan

3.social and religious reforms

4.All the above


Question:
Nirankari movement was started by_________

1.Baba Dyal Singh

2.Ranjit Singh

3.Lal Singh

4.Tej Singh


Question:
One time associated of Mahatma Ghandhi, broke off from him and launched a radical movement called ‘self-respect movement’. Who was he?

1.P. Thyagaraja Shetti

2.Chhatrapati Maharaj

3. E.V.Ramaswamy Naicker

4. Jyotirao Govindrao Phule


Question:
Poorna Swaraj’ (Complete Independence) was declared to be the goal of the Indian National Congress in its session of

1.Lucknow 1916

2.Lahore 1929

3.Tripuri 1939

4.Lahore 1940


Question:
The Bardoli Satyagraha was led by

1.Rajendra Prasad

2.Mahatma Gandhi

3.Vallabhbhai Patel

4.Morarji Desai


Question:
The earliest nationalist to commit political dacoities (a feature of the later revolutionary movements) was

1.Jyotiba Phule

2.Chapekar brothers

3.Vasudev Balwant Phadke

4.Yatindra Das


Question:
The earliest nationalist to commit political dacoities (a feature of the later revolutionary movements) was

1.Jyotiba Phule

2.Chapekar brothers

3.Vasudev Balwant Phadke

4.Yatindra Das


Question:
The earliest nationalist to commit political dacoities (a feature of the later revolutionary movements) was

1.Jyotiba Phule

2.Chapekar brothers

3.Vasudev Balwant Phadke

4.Yatindra Das


Question:
The earliest nationalist to commit political dacoities (a feature of the later revolutionary movements) was

1.Jyotiba Phule

2.Chapekar brothers

3.Vasudev Balwant Phadke

4.Yatindra Das


Question:
The English who twice served as President of the Indian National Congress was

1.George Yule

2.Sir William Wedderburn

3. AO Hume

4.Mrs Annie Besant


Question:
The famous ‘Ratings Mutiny’ (Revolt of a section of Indian soldiers serving in the Royal Indian Navy) in Bombay in February 1946 was calmed down largely by the efforts of

1.Mahatma Gandhi

2.C Rajagopalachari

3.Jawahar Lal Nehru

4. Vallabhbhai Patel


Question:
The first session of Indian National Congress was held in

1.Surat

2.Calcutta

3.Bombay

4.Lahore


Question:
The immediate forerunner of the Indian National congress was

1.Indian Association of Calcutta

2.Indian National Conference

3.British India association

4.Indian Union


Question:
The Indian National Congress and the Muslim League came to each other in 1916 at

1.Lahore

2.Amritsar

3.Lucknow

4.Haripura


Question:
The Indian National Congress had been formed with the knowledge and approval of Lord

1.Dufferin

2.Mountbatten

3.Ripon

4.Curzon


Question:
The Indian National Congress had passed the famous resolution on “Non-cooperation” in 1920 at its session held at 

1.Lucknow

2.Delhi

3.Bombay

4.Calcutta


Question:
The Indian National Congress was formed ______

1.1885

2.1887

3.1888

4.1895


Question:
The Indian National Congress was founded in December 1885 at__________

1.Bombay

2.Calcutta

3.Madras

4.Gujarat


Question:
The Khilafat Movement of the Indian Muslims related to

1.provision of separate electorate for the Muslims in the Act of 1919

2.restoration of territories to Turkey captured by Britain in the First World War

3.restoration of the Sultan of Turkey who was Caliph of the Muslim World

4.lifting of martial law in Punjab


Question:
The Non-Cooperation Movement was withdrawn in 1922 because of

1.Gandhi’s ill health

2.The Congress’ extremist policies

3.Afervent appeal by the government to do so

4.Violence erupting at Chauri Chaura


Question:
The Quit India Movement was Launched in 1942 in the month of

1.January

2.March

3.August

4.December


Question:
The Shuddhi Movement, involving the conversion of non-Hindus to Hinduism, was started by

1.Swami Vivekanand

2.Raja Ram Mohan Roy

3.Swami Dayanand Saraswati

4.Aurobindo Ghosh


Question:
The slogan of ‘Bande Matram’ was first adopted during the __________ Movements?

1.Non-cooperation

2.Civil Disobedience

3.Swadeshi

4.Quit India


Question:
The Wahabi Movement named after its founder Abdul Wahab originated in . . . . . . in the 18th century with a view to restoring Islam to its pristine purity and order

1.Manipal

2.Arabia

3.America

4.Africa


Question:
The Working Committee of the Congress passed the Quit India resolution on

1. July 14 1942

2. August 10 1942

3.August 8 1942

4.June 30 1942


Question:
The youngest President of the Indian National Congress, who held that office at the age of 35, was

1.Jawaharlal Nehru

2.Subhash Chandra Bose

3.Annie Besant

4.Abul Kalam Azad


Question:
When did M.K Gandhi suspend non cooperation movement after the violent act of peasants at Police station of Chauri Chaura, near Gorakhpur in UP?

1.Feb 1922

2.Mar 1922

3.Jan 1920

4.Feb 1920


Question:
When is the Independence Day of Pakistan celebrated?

1.15th August 1947

2. 4th July 1947

3. 16th August 1947

4.14th August 1947


Question:
Where was the first session of the Indian National Congress held?

1.Lucknow

2.Calcutta

3.Bombay

4.Madras


Question:
Which among the following movements was not led by Mahatma Gandhi?

1.Quit India Movement

2.Swadeshi Movement

3.Non-Cooperation Movement

4.Civil Disobedience Movement


Question:
Which of the following brought Aurobindo Ghose into the fold of the Indian National Movement?

1.The famines of 1896-97 and 1899-1900

2.The partition of Bengal

3.The Surat Split

4.The Jallianwala Bagh episode


Question:
Which of the following is the Journal published in Britain by the Committee of the Indian National Congress?

1.Calcutta Gazette

2.India

3.Bengal Tribune

4. Calcutta Tribune


Question:
Which of the following leader gave the safety valve theory for Indian National Congress and said that it was brain child of Lord Dufferin?

1.Dadabhai Nairoji

2.M N Roy

3.M N Roy

4.Motilal Nehru


Question:
Which of the following leader given the term ‘insenate waste’ on the burning of the foreign clothes during the Non-Cooperation Movement?

1.Lord Reading

2.Motilal Nehru

3. Rabindra Nath Tagore

4. Mohammad Ali


Question:
Which of the following movement was NOT led by Mahatma Gandhi?

1.Champarah Satyagraha

2.Wahabi Movement

3.Non-Coorperation Movement

4.Civil Disobedience Movenment


Question:
Which of the following place where the first meeting/session of the Indian National Congress was held?

1.Calcutta

2.Bombay

3.Madras

4.Allahabad


Question:
Which of the following tribes is associated with the “Tana Bhagat” movement?

1.Uraon

2.Munda

3.Santhal

4.Konadora


Question:
Which of the following was not one of the techniques of ‘Satyagraha’ advocated by Mahatama Gandhi?

1.Ahimsa

2.Fasting

3.Civil Disobedience

4.Non-Cooperation


Question:
Which Party was established by Subhash Chandra Bose after he came out of Indian National Congress?

1.Indian National Army

2.Republican party

3.Forward Bloc

4.Socialist Party


Question:
Who had given the slogan of ‘Do or Die’ during All India Congress Committee in Bombay and ratified the ‘Quit India’ resolution?

1.Mahatma Gandhi

2. Jawaharlal Nehru

3.Subhash Chandra Bose

4. Jayaprakash Narayan


Question:
Who had stated with regard to the formation and raison d’etre of the Indian National Congress, a safety valve for the escape of great and growing forces generated by our own action was urgently needed?

1. Lord Curzon

2.M A Jinnah

3.Annie Beasnt

4.AO Hume


Question:
Who had written the book “poverty and Un-British rule in India”

1.R.

2.Dutta

3.Dadabhai Naoroji

4.Mahalnobis


Question:
Who has been called the ‘Heroine’ of the 1942 Quit India Movement?

1.Annie Besant

2.Sucheta Kripalani

3.Sarojini Naidu

4.Aruna Asaf Ali


Question:
Who is regarded as the father and founder of the Indian National Congress?

1.Dadabhai Naoroji

2.SN Banerjee

3.. AO Hume

4.Pheroze Shah Mehta


Question:
Who led the Salt Satyagraha Movement with Gandhi?

1.Annie Besant

2.Mridula Sarabhai

3.Muthu Lakshmi

4.Sarojini Naidu


Question:
Who was the first English President of the Indian National Congress?

1.George Yule

2. William Wedderburn

3. Henry Cotton

4.None of the above


Question:
Who was the first Muslim President of the Indian National congress?

1.Muhammad Ali Jinnah

2.Badruddin Tyabji

3.Sir Sayyed Ahmad Khan

4.Abul Kalam Azad


Question:
Who was the founder of the Boy Scouts and Civil Guides Movement in India?

1.Richard Temple

2.Baden Powell

3.Charles Andrew

4.Robert Montgomery


Question:
Who was the President of Indian National congress when the Mountbatten Plan of independence was accepted?

1.Jawaharlal Nehru

2.Sardar Patel

3.Maulana Azad

4.Kripalani


Question:
Who, among the following, was the pioneer of social reform movements in 19th century India?

1.Aurobindo Ghosh

2.Raja Ram Mohan Roy

3.Devendra Nath Tegore

4. Keshav Chandra Sen


Question:
__ joined the National Secular Society in 1874 and worked in the free thought and radical movements led by Charles Bradlaugh, MP

1.Annie Besant

2. Tarachand Chakravarty

3.Brojnath Dhar

4.None of the above


Question:
_____ was prominent in the Labour and Socialist movements, a member of the Fabian Society and Social Democratic Federation, and took an active part in Trade Union work among unskilled labourers

1.Annie Besant

2.H. P. Blavatsky

3. W. T. Stead

4.H. S. Olcott


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