UPSC,PCS,CDS,NDA /History Mcq Sample Test,Sample questions

Question:
 Eminent Tamil Poet C Subramania Bharati was associated with which of the following movements of the Indian National Congress?



1.Extremist

2.Non-Cooperation

3.Civil Disobedience

4.Quit India


Question:
 Gandhi had given out the stirring call of Do or Die during the __________ Movement



1.Non-cooperation

2.Khilafat

3.Civil Disobedience

4.Quit India


Question:
 In which of the following movement did Mahatma Gandhi make the first use of Hunger Strike as a weapon?



1.Non-Cooperation Movement 1920-22

2.Rowlatt Satyagraha 1919

3.Ahmedabad Strike 1918

4.Bardoli Satyagraha


Question:
 Khilafat Movement was organised to protest against the injustice done to






1.Persia

2.Turkey

3.Arabia

4.Egypt


Question:
 Name the Mughal emperor occupying the throne of Delhi when the revolt of 1857 took place



1.Shah Alam II

2.Jahandar Shah

3.Bahadur Shah Zafar

4.Humayun


Question:
 The swadeshi movement in Bengal started on __________



1.1902

2.1905

3.1908

4.1909


Question:
 When was the Quit India Movement launched by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi?






1.1946

2.1939

3.1942

4.1940


Question:
 Where did Gandhi call the Congress Working Committee to announce the suspension of Non-Cooperation movement?



1.Bardoli

2.Poona

3.Calcutta

4.Madras


Question:
 Which of the following reform movements was the first to be started in the 19th Century?



1.Prathana Samaj

2.Brahmo Samaj

3.Arya Samaj

4.Rama Krishna Mission


Question:
 Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct related to the Non-cooperation Movement?I. It aimed to resist British rule in India through non violent means. Protestors would refuse to buy British goods adopt the use of local handicrafts and picket liquor shops. II. The ideas of Ahimsa and nonviolence and Gandhis ability to rally hundreds of thousands of common citizens towards the cause of Indian independence were first seen on a large scale in this movement through the summer 1920 they feared that the movement might lead to popular violence

1.Only I

2.Only II

3.Both I ; II

4.Neither I nor II


Question:
 Who said that Indian National Congress is a begging institute?



1.Mahatma Gandhi

2.Bipin Chandra Pal

3.Bal Gangadhar Tilak

4.Aurobindo Ghosh


Question:
 Who told that Indian National Congress represents only microscopic minorities?






1.Lord Curzon

2.Lord Dufferin

3.Lord Minto

4.None of these


Question:
After the failure of the Civil Disobedience Movement Mahatma Gandhi laid emphasis on



1.compromise with the British

2.limited use of Violence

3.constructive programme

4.None of the above


Question:
All India States Peoples Conference formed in 1927 launched popular movements in



1.Princely States

2.British Provinces

3.Hill Regions

4.Tribal Areas


Question:
An effect of the 1857 revolt was that






1.The spirit of rebellion in Indian was crushed

2.The British became totally demoralized

3.The British abandoned their repressive policies

4.Unity was forged between the Hindus and Muslims


Question:
Apart from the Quit India Movement which started on 9th August 1942 what other sensational activity of the freedom fighters was done on 9th August?



1.Salt Satyagraha

2.Boycott of Simon Commission

3.Champaran Satyagraha

4.Kakori Mail train robbery


Question:
Arrange the following events in a correct sequence of Indian National Movement  I. Foundation of Indian National Congress II. Simon Commission III. Home Rule MovementIV. Cabinet Mission



1.I III II IV

2.III I IV II

3.I II IV III

4.I IV III II


Question:
Arrange the following historical events in the chronological order of their occurrence.
I. Champaran Satyagraha
II. Partition of Bengal
III. Jallianwala Bagh Massacre



1.I II III

2.II III I

3.II I III

4.I III II


Question:
As per the Act of Indian Independence the boundaries of East Bengal West Bengal and Assam would be determined by



1.The National Congress

2.The Muslim League

3.The Award of a Boundary Commission

4.The People living in those boundary areas


Question:
Do or Die (Karenge ya Marenge) Gandhiji gave this Mantra to the nation on the eve of which mass movement?

1.Rowlatt Satyagraha

2.Salt Satyagraha

3.Non-Cooperation Movement

4.none


Question:
During Quit India MovementParallel Government was constituted at



1.Varanasi

2.Allahabad

3.Lucknow

4.Ballia


Question:
For how many days did Mahatma Gandhis volunteers of the Salt satyagraha walk?






1.24

2.12

3.36

4.6


Question:
Gandhi gave the call to reject all foreign goods during the __________ Movement






1.Khilafat

2.Non-cooperation

3.Swadeshi

4.Civil Disobedience


Question:
Govind Dhondu Pant popularly known was Nanasaheb and one of the principal leaders of the Revolt of 1857 was the adopted heir and successor of



1.Peshwa Baji Rao II

2.King of Jhansi

3.Madhav Rao Sindhia

4.Malhar Rao Holkar


Question:
In 1918 Mahatma Gandhi went to__________ to organise a satyagraha movement amongst
cotton mill workers



1.Madras

2.Bombay

3.Surat

4.Ahmedabad


Question:
In India the Wahabi movement was started by __________



1.1901

2.1906

3.1915

4.None of these


Question:
In the absence of Gandhi the Quit India Movement had been led by



1.Jawaharlal Nehru

2.Sarojini Naidu

3.Aruna Asaf Ali

4.Dadabhai Naoroji


Question:
In violation of the Salt Laws Gandhiji started a movement called



1.Non-Cooperation movement

2.Swadeshi Movement

3.Civil Disobedience movement

4.None of the above


Question:
In which year Lala Lajpat Rai was deported to Mandalay for organising the agrarian movement in Punjab?



1.1905

2.1907

3.1909

4.1911


Question:
In which years did Gandhiji start Satyagraha Movement?



1.1919

2.1917

3.1934

4.1909


Question:
Khilafat Movement was organised by



1.Jinnah

2.Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

3.Ali Brothers

4.Agha Khan


Question:
Mahatma Gandhi launched the Civil Disobedience Movement in 1930 from



1.Sabarmati Ashram

2.Ahmedabad

3.Porbandar

4.Dandi


Question:
Mahatma Gandhi launched the Civil Disobedience Movement on March 12 1930 by



1.asking the Viceroy through a letter containing Eleven Points Programme to remove the evils of the British rule

2.Dandi March to break the Salt Laws

3.asking the people to take Poorna Swaraj Pledge

4.launching the non-payment of taxes campaign


Question:
One of the earliest and the best known mutinies before the Revolt of 1857 was






1.the Native Infantry Mutiny (1824)

2.Indian Soldiers Mutiny at Vellore (1806)

3.Sholapur Mutiny (1838)

4.Assam Soldiers Mutiny (1824)


Question:
Sir Syed Ahmed Khan had started a reform movement among the Muslim called the __________ Movement



1.Sufi

2.Aligarh

3.Jaipur

4.Wahabi


Question:
Socialism is essentially a movement of



1.Intellectuals

2.The poor people

3.The middle classes

4.The workers


Question:
The administrative consequence of the Revolt of 1857 was transfered to power from

1.East India Company to the British Crown

2.British Crown to the East India Company

3.East India Company to the Governor General

4.British Crown to the Board of Directors


Question:
The Bhoodan Movement had been started by



1.M K Gandhi

2.Acharya Kripalani

3.Jayaprakash Narayan

4.Vinoba Bhave


Question:
The father of extremist movement in India is



1.Motilal Nehru

2.Gopal Krishna Gokhale

3.Vallabh Bhai Patel

4.Bal Gangadhar Tilak


Question:
The Ghadar Party was founded (November 1913) at San Francisco USA by



1.Madam Bhikaji Cama

2.Lala Har Dayal

3.Shyamji Krishana Verma

4.Both (a) and (b) above


Question:
The Home Rule Movement was aimed at



1.complete independence for India

2.complete autonomy to India

3.self-government for India within the British Commonwealth

4.larger participation of Indians in Indias administration


Question:
The Indian National Congress had adopted the famous Poorna Swaraj (Complete Independence) resolution at its session held at

1.Karachi

2.Allahabad

3.Lahore

4.Calcutta


Question:
The issue on which the Civil disobedience movement of 1930 was launched was





1.Equal employment opportunities for Indians

2.The proposed execution of Bhagat Singh

3.Salt monopoly exercised by the British Government

4.Complete freedom


Question:
The Khilafat Movement was launched to protest against the humiliation of






1.The Turkish Caliph

2.Aga Khan

3.Muhammad Ali Jinnah

4.Abdul Kalam Azad


Question:
The Kuka movement started in mid-nineteenth century in



1.Western Punjab

2.Maharashtra

3.Bengal

4.Madhya Bharat


Question:
The main objectives of the Non-Cooperation Movement were



1.restoration of the old status of the Caliph (Khilafat Demand) and attainment of Swaraj for India

2.protest against the Punjab wrongs and withdrawal of the Rowlatt Acts

3.lifting of martial law from Punjab and withdrawal of repressive laws

4.None of the above


Question:
The members of Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khans Red Shirt Movement were known as



1.Khidmatgars (Servants)

2.Insan-i-Khidmatgar (Servants of the people)

3.Khuda-i-Khidamatgar (Servants of God)

4.Angels of Freedom


Question:
The Namdhari or Kuka movement had its origin in the __________ corner of the Sikh kingdom away from the places of royal pomp and grandeur



1.North-west

2.North-south

3.North-east

4.South


Question:
The non cooperation movement was called off due to



1.Jallianwalla Bagh Tragedy

2.Chauri Chaura Incident

3.Poona pact

4.Gandhi-Irwin pact


Question:
The Non-Cooperation movement had been launched by Gandhi in the year



1.1916

2.1919

3.1920

4.1923


Question:
The Non-Cooperation Movement was suspended in February 1922 on account of



1.the Chauri Chaura incident

2.Hindu Muslim riots

3.arrest of Mahatma Gandhi and his imprisonment for six years

4.all the above


Question:
The Revolt of 1857 failed mainly because



1.of superior resources of the British empire

2.it was poorly organised and the rebels had no common ideal

3.it had very little nationalist sentiment

4.it was localised restricted and scattered


Question:
The revolt of 1857 had its beginning in



1.Meerut

2.Plassey

3.Madras

4.Bombay


Question:
The Revolt of 1857 in Awadh and Lucknow was led by


Asaf-ud-daula

1.Wajid Ali Shah

2.Begum Hazrat Mahal

3.Asaf-ud-daula

4.Begum Zeenat Mahal


Question:
The roots of the 1857 revolt lay in



1.Blatantly discriminatory policies

2.Exploitative land revenue policy

3.The policy of greased cartridges

4.All of the above


Question:
The spark for the Swadeshi Movement was the __________ decision to partition Bengal



1.French

2.British

3.Dutch

4.Portuguese


Question:
Two socio-religious reform movements founded in India in 1875 were



1.Brahmo Samaj and Prarthana Samaj

2.Arya Samaj and Ramakrishna Mission

3.Theosophical Society and Arya Samaj

4.Aligarh Movement and Servants of Indian Society


Question:
Vivian Derozio had been associated with the __________ movement

1.Swadeshi

2.Back to the Vedas

3.Young Bengal

4.Young India


Question:
What was the another name of Quit India movement?



1.Khilafat Movement

2.Swadeshi Movement

3.Home Rule Movement

4.August Kranti


Question:
When was the Non-Cooperation Movement got momentum under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi and the Indian National Congress?



1.1920-1922

2.1922-1924

3.1987-1989

4.1990-1992


Question:
Which among the following place was not an important centre of the Revolt of 1857 ?



1.Agra

2.Kanpur

3.Jhansi

4.Lucknow


Question:
Which movement got the support from both Hindus and Muslims?



1.Non-Cooperation Movement

2.Quit India Movement

3.Champaran Stayagraha

4.Anti-Partition Movement


Question:
Which of the following event was the reason for the withdrawn of non cooperation movement?






1.Chauri Chaura incident

2.Jallianwala massacre

3.Gandhi Imprisionment

4.None


Question:
Which of the following leader was not associated with extremist leadership of Indian National Congress?



1.Lokmanya Tilak

2.Aurobindo Ghosh

3.Lala Lajpat Rai

4.O. Hume


Question:
Which of the following leader was not moderate?



1.Dada Bhai Naoroji

2.Anand Charlu

3.Bipin Chandra Pal

4.Madan Mohan Malviya


Question:
Which of the following pair leader associated with the Revolt of 1857 is not correctly matched?






1.Hazrat Mahal : Kanpur

2.Khan Bahadur Khan : Bareilly

3.Kunwar Singh : Bihar

4.Bakht Khan : Delhi


Question:
Which of the following statements best explains the nature of revolt of 1857?



1.The last effort of the old political order to regain power

2.Mutiny of a section of sepoys of the British Army

3.A struggle of the common people to overthrow common rule

4.An effort to establish a limited Indian nation


Question:
Which of the following trio leaders referred to as Lal Bal and Pal during the freedom movement?



1.Lala Lajpat Rai Bal Gangadhar Tilak and Bipin Chandra Pal

2.Lal Bahadur Shastri Bal Gangadhar Tilak and Bipin Chandra Pal

3.Lal Bahadur Shastri Bal Gangadhar Tilak and Gopala Krishna Gokhale

4.Rajagopalachari


Question:
Which of the following upheavals took place In Bengal immediately after the revolt of 1857?



1.Santhal rebellion

2.Indigo disturbances

3.Sanyasi rebellion

4.Pabna disturbances


Question:
Which of the following was the achieved milestone of the Non-Cooperation Movement of 1921?



1.It stopped the injustice done to the Khilafat

2.Indian obtains some political rights

3.The Hindus and the Muslims came closer in political pursuit

4.It avenged the Punjab atrocities


Question:
Which of the following was the main part of Aurobindos programme to achieve independence?



1.Organisation of secret societies

2.Passive resistance

3.Constitutional agitation

4.Terrorism


Question:
Which one is the correct chronological order of the following vents?
I.Quit India MovementII. Shimla ConferenceIII. Poona PactIV. Cabinet Mission



1.II IV I III

2.III IVII I

3.III I II IV

4.IV II III I


Question:
Who among the following freedom fighter opposes the Annie Besants idea of launching Home Rule Movement?



1.G. K. Gokhale

2.Mahatma Gandhi

3.Aurobindo Ghosh

4.G. Tilak


Question:
Who among the following had pioneered the Khilafat Movement?



1.The Ali brothers

2.MA Jinnah

3. Syed Ahmed Khan

4.RM Sayani


Question:
Who are among the following leaders of the Revolt of 1857 managed to escape to Nepal? I. Kunwar Singh II. Nana Sahab III. Begum of Awadh IV. Bakht Khan






1.I and II

2.I and IV

3.II and IV

4.II and III


Question:
Who was in command of the nationalist movement before Gandhi had assumed leadership of the Congress?






1.C R Das

2.Motilal Nehru

3.Lala Lajpat Rai

4.Lokmanya Tilak


Question:
_______ was the Founder Father of Aligarh movement






1.Sir Syed Ahmed Khan

2.Maqsud Ali

3.Abul kalam Azad

4.Karim Ali


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