MCQ on History of Indian National Movement for WBCS/SSC/Misc Competetive Exams

MCQ on History of Indian National Movement for WBCS/SSC/Misc Competetive Exams

1. In which region freedom movement of India started at earliest ?

    (a) Punjab       (b) Maharasthra        (c) Bengal       (d) Gujrat

2. Which one helped towards launch of First War of Indian independence in 1857 ?

    (a) Zamindary system        (b) Subsidiary alliance        (c) Doctine of lapse       (d) None of these

3. ‘Poverty and Un-British Rule in India’ was authored by :

    (a) R. C. Dutta        (b) G. V. Joshi        (c) Ram Mohan Roy        (d) None of these

4. The Pioneer of ‘Drain Theory’ who authored Economic His­tory of India, was :

    (a) R. C. Dutta       (b) G. V. joshi      (c) Ram Mohan Roy       (d) None of these

5. During the British rule the foreign trade of India remained :

    (a) Balanced         (b) Favourable         (c) Unfavourable        (d) None of these

6. During British rule India used to have more export in relation to import to have trade surplus to be invested in :

    (a) India        (b) England       (c)  Wars       (d) None of these

7. During the period of British rule in India the cottage industries of India began to face closure for :

    (a) Shortage of demand in India        (b) import of cheap machine made Items

    (c) forcible closure of industries by British rulers       (d) None of these

8. The zaminders of India were found generally :

    (a) helpful towards freedom movement          (b) against freedom movement

    (c) indifferent towards freedom movement     (d) None of these

9. Sir Hyde East, who was a pioneer of expansion of education in India, was :

    (a) Chancellor of Calcutta University

    (b) Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

    (c) Educaton Secretary of British India

    (d) None of these

10. Which one has not been correctly matched regarding year of establishment ?

      (a) Sanskrit College : 1823        (b) Roorkee Engineering College : 1849

      (c) Presidency college : 1853      (d) Calcutta University : 1865

11. Which had highest effect towards freedom movement in India ?

      (a) Economic exploitation        (b) Political oppression     

      (c) transportation development        (d) expansion of education

12. Who used to publish ‘Sambad Kaumudi’ ?

      (a) Ram Mohan Roy       (b) Iswar Chandra Vidya Sagar       (c) Dwaraka Nath Tagore      (d) None of these

13. Raja Ram Mohan Roy wrote a book on ‘Monothism’ in :

      (a) English        (b) Bengali         (c) Persian        (d) Sanskrit

14. Which one is not true about the life of Raja Rammohan Roy ?

      (a) He served under British rulers

      (b) He established Vedanta College

      (c) He was against the philosophy vedas

      (d) He died at Bristol of England

15. Which one of the following associations was not set up in Calcutta/kolkata ?

      (a) Zamindary Association       (b) British India Association

      (c) Indian Association         (d) Indian National Congress

16. During the period of the ‘Sepoy Mutiny’ around what percentage of the members of Armed forces under the British rulers of India were of European origin ?

      (a) 20         (b) 30        (c) 40        (d) 50

17. In a day of which month in 1857 AD Mangal Pande revolted at Barrackpore ?

      (a) February        (b) March         (c) June        (d) None

18. During the period of Sepoy Mutiny, Nana Sahib declared him­self as the Peshwa of :

      (a) Nagpur        (b) Gwalior        (c) Kanpur        (d) None

19. Who described Lakshmi Bai of Jhansi as the ‘best and brav­est’ of the rebels ?

      (a) Sir Henry Lawrence      (b) Sir Hugh Rose        (c) R. C. Majumder        (d) None of these

20. Sepoy Mutiny activist who was caught and executed was :

      (a) Nana Saheb       (b) Kunwar Singh       (c) TantiaTopi       (d) lakshmi Bai

21. Who authored ‘War of Indian Independence of 1857’ ?

      (a) V. D. Shavarkar      (b) Dababhai Nauroji      (c) Subhas Chandra Bose      (d) None of these

22. Permanent Settlement adversely affected the interest of the :

      (a) Zaminders        (b) businessmen        (c) tenants       (d) None of these

23. The Sir William Hunter Commission to enquire about educational system was set up in 1882 by :

      (a) Lord Ripon         (b) Lord Lytton         (c) Lord Mayo        (d) None of these

24. The Parthana Samaj was established by Keshab Chandra Sen in 1867 in :

      (a) Calcutta        (b) Allahabad        (c) Bombay        (d) None of these

25. The ‘Suddhi’ programme was introduced by :

      (a) Swami Sraddhananda       (b) Dayanand Saraswati       (c) Lala Lajpat Rai       (d) None of these

26. Indians had higher sense of nationalism from :

      (a) American freedom Movement       (b) French Revolution

      (c) Russian Revolution       (d) all of these

27. Which one has not been correctly matched ?

      (a) Dayanand Saraswati : Satartha Prakash

      (b) Surendranath Banerjee : A National in Making

      (c) Deena Bandhu Mitra : Neel Darpan

      (d) Michael Madhusudhan Dutta : Sitaram

28. The first Bengali weekly ‘Samachar Darpan’ was started in 1818 from :

      (a) Calcutta        (b) Srerampore        (c) Howrah       (d) None of these

29. Margaret Nobel, popularly known as Sister Nivedita, was of :

      (a) English origin       (b) Irish origin       (c) French origin        (d) American origin

30. Which one has not been correctly matched ?

      (a) Atmiya Sabha : Rammohan Roy

      (b) Satya Shondhak Samaj : Jyotirao Govindrao Phule

      (c) Samaj Samata Sangh : B. R. Ambedkar

      (d) Tatvabodhini Sabha : Dwaraka Nath Tagore

31. The book ‘Taufat-ul-Muwahidin’ or ‘A Gift to Monotheists’ was authored by :

      (a) Rammohah Roy       (b) Abul Kalam Azad        (c) M.G.Ranade       (d) None of these

32. Satyashodhak Samaj was set up for the upliftment of the conditions of :

      (a) Peasants       (b) workers       (c) Lower caste people       (d) None of these

33. A Congress Committee led by Motilal Nehru demand ‘Dominion’ Status for India in 1928 during the reign of :

      (a) Lord Chelmsford       (b) Lord Irwin        (c) Lord Linlithgow       (d) None of these

34. Which colony of Britain was not enjoying Dominion status when Congress leaders of India was willing to have this Status ?

      (a) Canada        (b) Australia       (c) New Zealand        (d) Nigeria

35. Indian leader who attended all the three Round Table Confer­ences held in London was :

      (a) M. K. Gandhi       (b) B. R. Ambedkar      (c) Sarojini Naidu      (d) None of these

36. Which one has not been correctly matched ?

      (a) Champaran Satyagraha :1917

      (b) Kaira or Kheda Satyagraha : 1918

      (c) Moplah Rebellion : 1921

      (d) Bardoloi Satyagraha : 1929

37. Which one was not an aspects of Gandhi-Irwin Pact of 1931 ?

      (a) Withdrawal of civil Disobedience Movement launched by Gandhiji in 1930

      (b) Participation of the Congress Party in the Second Round Table Conference

      (c) Release of all Satyagrahi prisoners by the British rulers

      (d) Decision to accord ‘Dominion’ status for India

38. Gandhi-Irwin Pact was signed in March, 1931 and Gandhiji attended the Second Round Table Conference in London in 1931 starting in :

      (a) September        (b) October        (c) November        (d) December

39. Gandhiji was arrested and sent to Yedarva prison of Poona in 1932 during the reign of :

      (a) Lord Irwin        (b) Lord Willingdon        (c) Lord Linlithgow       (d) None of these

40. In August, 1928 an all party Conference was arranged in :

      (a) Lahore        (b) Allahabad        (c) Lucknow        (d) Bombay

41. British Prime Minister Mr. Ramsay Macdonald announced Communal Award in :

      (a) 1931       (b) 1932        (c) 1933        (d) None of these

42. On the basis of Government of Indian Act of 1935, Congress Ministries were formed in majority of Indian provinces in :

      (a) 1936        (b) 1937        (c) 1938        (d) None of these

43. Poona Pact was signed in 1932 mainly between Gandhiji and :

      (a) Mohammed Ali Jinnah        (b) Lord Willingdon      (c) B. R. Ambdkar     (d) None of these

44. In 1938 Subhas Chandra Bose was chosen as the President of All India Congress in Congress session held at :

      (a) Lucknow        (b) Haripura       (c) Tripura       (d) None of these

45. Pattabhi Sitaramayya was defeated by Subhas Chandra Bose for the post of the Congress President in Conference held in :

      (a) Tripuri       (b) Calcuta       (c) Haripura       (d) None of these

46. Lord Wavell arranged a all party conference in 1945 at :

      (a) Poona         (b) Lucknow        (c) Shimla        (d) None of these

47. The Congress adopted ‘Quit India Movement’ resolution after the arrival :

      (a) Simon Commission       (b) Cripps Mission       (c) Cabinet Mission       (d) None of these

48. In which year the Provincial Congress Ministries resigned and the Muslim League observed ‘Deliverance Day’ ?

      (a) 1939       (b) 1940       (c) 1941      (d) None of these

49. Who was not associated as a member of the Cabinet Mission ?

      (a) Sir Stafford Cripps      (b) A. V. Alexander      (c) Lord Pethick Lawrence       (d) Lord Chelmsford

50. When the Cabinet Mission came to India from London then Chief of the British rulers of India was :

      (a) Lord Wavell        (b) Lord Linlithgow        (c) Lord Mountbatten        (d) None of these

51. Rajaji Formula put forward by C. Rajagopalachari was in :

      (a) 1943      (b) 1944       (c) 1945       (d) None of these

52. Which one has not been correctly matched ?

      (a) Debendranath Tagore set up Tatvabodhini Sabha

      (b) The pioneer of young Bengal Movement was Henry Vivian Derozio

      (c) Adi Brahmo Samaj was organised by Keshab Chandra Sen

      (d) The pioneer of Aligarh Movement was Sir Syed Ahmed

53. In which year the Deccan Peasant uprising happened mainly in Maharashtra ?

      (a) 1875        (b) 1895       (c) 1915       (d) None of these

54. Who was the President of first All India Kishan Sabha at Lucknow in 1936 ?

      (a) N. G. Ranga       (b) Gauri Shankar Mishra      (c) Swami Sahajanand      (d) None of these

55. The first newspaper of India ‘The Bengal Gazette’ by James Augusts Hickey had first publication in :

      (a) 1780       (b) 1795       (c) 1815       (d) None of these

56. Who started publication of ‘Mirat-ul-Akbar’ ?

      (a) Raja Rammohan Roy       (b) Sir Syed Ahmed       (c) Mazhar-ul-Huq       (d) None of these

57. The Bardoli Satyagraha held in 1928 against the increase of land tax rate by :

      (a) 15%        (b) 22%        (c) 26%        (d) 30%

58. Which one has not been correctly matched ?

      (a) Kesari : B. G. Tilak        (b) Voice of India : Dadabhai Nouroji

      (c) Bengalee : S. N. Banerjee      (d) Indian Mirror : G. K. Gokhale

59. Who, among the following served in the post of the Congress President ?

      (a) Allen Octavian Hume      (b) Bal Gangadhar Tilak      (c) Ramesh Chandra Dutta     (d) None of these

60. Shimla Conference organised by Lord Minto was arranged in :

      (a) 1906       (b) 1907       (c) 1908       (d) None of these

61. Though the Muslim League was organised in Dhaka in 1906 but the activities of this organisation were mainly in the areas of :

      (a) Maharashtra        (b) Delhi        (c) Calcutta        (d) Uttar Pradesh

62. Which one is not true about Ms. Annie Beasant ?

      (a) She organised Theosophical Society

      (b) She organised ‘Home Rule League’ in Madras

      (c) She was elected first women Congress President in 1917 AD

      (d) She was associated with the Non-Cooperation Movement

63. The Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC) was organised by :

      (a) Mahatma Gandhi        (b) Sardar Vallabhai Patel       (c) Motilal Nahru        (d) None of these

64. Who led the formation of the Radical Democratic Party ?

      (a) M. N. Roy     (b) Lala Lajpat Rai      (c) N. M. Joshi       (d) None of these

65. Which one of the following districts was mainly associated with ‘Chuar’ rebellion ?

      (a) Burdwan       (b) Murshdabad        (c) Midnapore      (d) None of these

66. Sidhu and Kanhu were associated with :

      (a) Ho rebellion       (b) Santal rebellion        (c) Sanyasi rebellion        (d) None of these

67. Farazi rebellion led by Haji Shariatullah happened mainly in the district of :

      (a) Dhaka       (b) Chittagong       (c) Maldaha        (d) Faridpur

68. Begam Hazrat Mahal was an important leader of Sepoy Mutiny in :

      (a) Lucknow       (b) Kanpur       (c) Bareilly       (d) None of these

69. Who stated, “Political freedom is the breath of a nation” ?

      (a) B. G. Tilak       (b) Aurobindo Ghosh      (c) Swami Viveknanda       (d) None of these

70. Which one was not organised by V. D. Savarkar ?

      (a) Mitra Mela        (b) Abhinav Bharat       (c) Yugantar       (d) None of these

71. The ‘Gardar Party’ was organised in USA but its activities led by Lala Hardyal used to be operated from :

      (a) Tokyo      (b) Singapore      (c) Barlin       (d) Paris

72. In which session of the Congress Party held in Surat the Congress became divided into two groups ?

      (a) 21st       (b) 22nd       (c) 23rd       (d) 24th

73. Bal Gangadhar Tilak organised ‘Home Rule League’ at :

      (a) Mumbai       (b) Poona       (c) Delhi       (d) None of these

74. Which is not true about Lucknow Session of Congress in 1916 :

      (a) Moderates and Extremist resolved their differences in this ses­sion

      (b) The Congress and the Muslim League signed Lucknow Pact after the session

      (c) B. G. Tilak and Annie Beasant emerged as important figures of Congress party

      (d) This session demanded ‘Dominion Status’ for India

75. Who was the first Indian to qualify in the Indian Civil Service Exam held in London ?

      (a) Satyendrqa Nath Tagore       (b) B. L. Gupta       (c) Subhas Chandra Bose     (d) None of these

76. In which year the Civil Service Examination was held simul­taneously in England and India for the first time ?

      (a) 1920        (b) 1922        (c) 1924        (d) None of these

77. Jallianwala Bagh massacre happened in Amritsarin 1919 on :

      (a) 6th April        (b) 9th April        (c) 13th April        (d) 17th April

78. Which one of the following has not been correctly matched ?

      (a) ‘Anandmath’ of Bamkim Chandra was published in 1882

      (b) Swami Vivekananda delivered lecture at Chicago in 1893

      (c) Dramatic Performance Control Act was imposed in 1876

      (d) Vernacular Press Act was imposed in 1888

79. The first Jute mill was set up in 1855 by Geoerge Aucland in :

      (n) Howrah        (b) Rishra        (c) Naihati       (d) None of these

80. Jamsedji Tata established Tata Iron and Stell Company (TISCO) in :

      (a) 1905        (b) 1906        (c) 1907       (d) None of these

81. Who was the Chief of National Council of Education formed In 1906 AD ?

      (a) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee      (b) Sir Gurudas Banerjee      (c) Aurobindo Ghosh      (d) None of these

82. With which news magazine Keshab Sen was not associated ?

      (a) Sulabh Samachar      (b) Balak Bandhu      (c) Naba Bidhan       (d) None of these

83. Hindu College set up in 1817 AD became known as Presidency College in :

      (a) 1845       (b) 1853       (c) 1865       (d) None of these

84. In which year Ramkrishna Mission was set up by Swami VIvekananda ?

      (a) 1895       (b) 1896        (c) 1897       (d) 1898

85. The book ‘Indian Renaissance’ was authored by :

      (a) Swami Vivekananda       (b) M. G. Ranade       (c) C. F. Andrews      (d) None of these

86. Swami Dayanand Swaraswati organised the ‘Arya Samaj’ in 1875 in:

      (a) Gujarat       (b) Punjab       (c) Maharashtra       (d) None of these

87. Who was not associated with the organization of ‘Hindu Mela’ ?

      (a) Rajnarayan Basu        (b) Nabagopal Mitra        (C) V. D. Savarkar        (d) None of these

88. ‘Parthana Samaj’ was organised in 1867 by :

      (a) Devendra Nath Tagore       (b) Atmaram Pandurang       (c) M. G. Ranade       (d) None of these

89. The concept of ‘Man Making religion’ was advocated by :

      (a) Swami Dayanand       (b) Swami Vivekananda        (c) Swami Sahajanand       (d) None of these

90. Which book was not authored by Swami Vivekandnda ?

      (a) Rajyoga        (b) Jnanyoga        (c) Paribrajak       (d) Bharat Pathik

91. Swami Vivekananda died in 1902 AD at an age of around :

      (a) 45 years        (b) 43 years        (c) 41 years        (d) 39 years

92. Which one of the Statements was not made by Swami Vivekandnda ?

      (a) Arise, awake and stop not till the goal is reached

      (b)  Motion is the sign of life 

      (c) Back to Vedas

      (d) Freedom was deserved only by the bold and the brave.

93. ‘Hindu Patriot’ which extensively reported on oppression done to Indigo cultivators was edited by :

      (a) Deena Bandhu Mitra      (b) Harish Chandra Mukherjee      (c) James Long      (d) None of these

94. Indigo rebellion was started by Vishnu Charan Biswas and Digambar Biswas in 1859 in :

      (a) Mednapore       (b) Murshidabad       (c) Nadia       (d) None of these

95. The Indigo issues stopped in India after artificial indigo was started to be manufactured in 1891 in :

      (a) Britain      (b) France       (c) Germany       (d) None of these

96. Available information indicated that ‘Neel Darpan’ was actu­ally translated in English by :

      (a) James Long       (b) Madhusudan Dutta       (c) Sisir Kumar Ghosh       (d) None of these

97. The main cause of the Indigo Movement in 1859 was :

      (a) Political         (b) Social        (c) Economic       (d) None of these

98. Which one has not been correctly matched :

      (a) Indian Mirror : Keshab Chandra Sen

      (b) The Bengalee : Surendranath Banerjee

      (c) Hindu Patriot : Sisir Kumar Ghosh

      (d) Sangbad Pravakar : Iswar Gupta

99. ‘White Mutiny’ against the provisions of the Ilbert Bill hap­pened in 1883 during the reign of :

      (a) Lord Ripon       (b) Lord Lytton       (c) Lord Mayo        (c) None of these

100. Who considered the Indian National Congress as ‘a microscopic minority of the people’ ?

        (a) Lord Duffraine       (b) Lord Curzon        (c) Lord Ripon       (d) None of these

101. Who criticised Congress Conference as ‘Circus for three days’ ?

        (a) Lord Curzen       (b) Lala Lajpat Rai      (c) Ashwini Kumar Dutta        (d) Subhas Bose

102. Which one has not been correctly matched :

        (a) New India : Bipin Chandra Paul

        (b) Bangadarshan : Harish Ch.Mukherjee

        (c) Sanjivani : Krishna Kumar Mitra

        (d) Bandemataram : Aurobindo Ghosh

103. Badruddin Tayabjee was chosen as the third President of In­dian National Congress in Conference held in 1887 in :

        (a) Allahabad       (b) Lucknow       (c) Madras      (d) Pune

104. By division of Bengal in 1905 new Province created was :

        (a) East Bengal        (b) Bengal        (c) East Bengal and Assam       (d) None of these

105. On the day of the 1st partition of Bengal in 1905, Rabindranaih Tagore called to observe ‘Rakhi Bandhan’ festival the date was :

        (a) 12th October       (b) 16th October       (c) 4th November       (d) 22nd November

106. Which one has not been correctly matched ?

        (a) Modern Review : Ramanand Chatterjee

        (b) Indian World : Pritish Ch. Roy

        (c) Dawn : Satish Ch. Mukherjee

        (d) Bengalee : Bhupendra nath Dutta

107. ‘Dawn Society’ was established by :

        (a) Aurobindo Ghosh      (b) Rashbehari Ghosh       (c) Satish Chandra Mukherjee     (d) None of these

108. The ‘Sandha’ news magazine was published by :

        (a) Bamkim Chandra Chatterjee     (b) Brahma Bandhab Upadhyay

        (c) Monoranjan Guhathakurata      (d) None of these

109. Who stated ‘I will Unsettle the Settled Fact’ regarding the 1st partition of Bengal ?

        (a) Surendranath Banerjee     (b) Aurabimln Ghosh     (c) Subhas Chandra Bose     (d) None of these

110. In which year Satish Chandra Basu organised ‘Anusilan Samity’ ?

        (a) 1902 AD       (b) 1906 AD       (c) 1909 AD       (d) None of these

111. On which day of 1908 AD, Khudiram Basu was hanged to death in Majaffarpur jail ?

        (a) 30th April     (b) 16th May     (c) 17th June     (d) 11th August

112. Rashbihari Bose bombed towards Lord Hardinge in 1912 AD when he was serving as a Forest Research Officer in :

        (a) Delhi       (b) Lucknow       (c) Dehradun      (d) None of these

113. Who was considered as the “Father of militant nationalism” in India by the Historian Ramesh Chandra Majumder ?

        (a) V. D. Savarkar       (b) M. N. Roy      (c) Vasudev B. Fadke      (d) Aurobindo Ghosh

114. Who was hanged to death in London for killing Sir Curzon Willy in 1909 ?

        (a) Madan Lai Dhingra       (b) Narayan Despande       (c) V. D. Savarkar      (d) None of these

115. J. M. Chatterjee organised a secret militant outfit in Saharanpur of :

        (a) Maharashtra       (b) Uttar Pradesh      (c) Punjab     (d) None of these

116. Hindustan Republic Association was organised in 1912 by :

        (a) Jogesh Chandra Chatterjee     (b) Chandra Sekhar Azad     (c) Basant Biswas       (d) None of these

117. Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev, Rajguru, Batukeshwar Dutta were hanged to death in relation to :

        (a) Lahore Conspiracy case     (b) Merat Conspiracy case     (c) Nasik Conspiracy case    (d) None of these

118. Indian Republican Army was organised by :

        (a) Rash Behari Bose      (b) Masterda Surya Sen       (c) Jatindranath Mukherjee      (d) None of these

119. Labour leader Singaravellu organised First labour day in India on 1st May of :

        (a) 1922       (b) 1923       (c) 1924       (d) None of these

120. Who organised the Communist Party of India in Teshkent of Soviet Union ?

        (a) Manabendranath Roy    (b) Sripad Amrit Dange   (c) P. C. Joshi      (d) None of these

121. Who was the Chief of British rulers of India when First War of Indian Independence or Sepoy Mutiny happened in India ?

        (a) Lord Dalhousie      (b) Lord Canning      (c) Lord Elgin       (d) None of these

122. In which place the Sepoy Mutiny was initiated at the earliest ?

        (a) Meerat       (b) Nagpur      (c) Barrackpore       (d) None of these

123. Who among the following, were against the Sepoy Mutiny ?

        (a) Farmers       (b) Zaminders      (c) Deposed rulers     (d) None of these

124. After the end of the Sepoy Mutiny the Mughal emperor 2nd Bahadur Shah was :

        (a) Killed        (b) Exiled        (c) Put for Trial       (d) None of these

125. Which one of the following Acts, was passed as a consequence of the 1st War of Independence or Sepoy Mutiny ?

        (a) Charter Act       (b) Indian Council Act       (c) Indian Administration Act      (d) None of these.

126. In which year Rail connection between Calcutta and Bombay started ?

        (a) 1862      (b) 1865       (c) 1870        (d) None of these

127. In which year Rail connection between Madras and Bombay started ?

        (a) 1862      (b) 1865       (c) 1871       (d) None of these

128. Which one of the following industries did not emerge in India within 19th century ?

        (a) Jute      (b) Textile       (c) Iron       (d) Engineering

129. Hunter Commission, headed by Sir William Hunter was set up in 1882 and the report was submitted in 1884 for submitting recommendations in the areas of :

        (a) Industries       (b) Education       (c) Autonomy of Local bodies      (d) None of these

130. Which one of the following has not been correctly matched ?

        (a) Raja Rammohan Ray : Brahma Samaj

        (b) Swami Dayananda Saraswati : Arya Samaj

        (c) Keshab Chandra Sen : Parthana Samaj

        (d) Madan Mohan Malavia : Vedic Samaj

131. Which one of the following has not been correctly matched ?

        (a) Aligarh University : Sir Syed Ahmed

        (b) Maratha Hindu University : Madan Mohan Malavia

        (c) Ramakrishna Mission : Swami Vivekananda

        (d) Visvabharti University : Rabindranath Tagore

132. Who among the following, at first stated about ‘Two Nations Theory’ between the Hindus and Muslims of India ?

        (a) Moulana Abul Kalam Azad     (b) Sir Syed Ahmed     (c) Mohammad Ali Jinnah    (d) Choudhary Rahamat Ali

133. Which one of the following has not been correctly matched ?

        (a) Bankim Chandra : Ananda Math

        (b) Deenabandhu Mitra : Neel Darpan

        (c) Dwijendra Lai Roy : Mebar Patan

        (d) Rabindranath Tagore : Bartaman Bharat

134. Bartaman Bharat was authored by :

        (a) Swami Vivekananda      (b) Bankim Chandra       (c) Deenabandhu Mitra     (d) Dwijendra Lai Roy

135. The song ‘Bande Mataram’ was composed by :

        (a) Vivekananda       (b) Bankim Chandra      (c) D. L. Roy     (d) None of these

136. The song ‘Sare Jahan Se Achha Hindustan Hamara …’ was com­posed by :

        (a) R. N. Tripathi      (b) Allama Iqbal      (c) Mirza Galib       (d) None of these

137. Which one of the following Newspapers did not helped the Indian National Movement during the British period ?

        (a) Amrita Bazar Patrika       (b) Dainik Basumati       (c) Indian Mirror      (d) The Times of India

138. Sisir Kumar Ghosh was associated with :

        (a) Amritabazar       (b) Ananda Bazar       (c) Basumati       (d) None of these

139. Which one of the following Newspaper changed from Bengali to English overnight to avoid censorship imposed under Vernacular Press Act ?

        (a) Amritabazar Patrika      (b) Dainik Basumati       (c) Indian Mirror     (b) Ananda Bazar

140. Who among the following, imposed Vernacular Press Act ?

        (a) Lord Litton       (b) Lord Ripon        (c) Lord Duffrin        (d) None of these

141. What was the former name of present daily ‘The Statesman’ ?

        (a) Indian Mirror       (b) Indian Patriot        (c) Friend of India        (d) None of these

142. Newspaper ‘Friend of India’  was  started by :

        (a) Robert Night        (b) Suresh Chandra Majumdar       (c) Prafulla Kumar Sarkar      (d) None of these

143. Which one of the following Associations was constituted at the earliest ?

        (a) Landholders Society     (b) British India Association      (c) Indian League     (d) Indian National Congress

144. In which year Landholders Society was set up by Prince Dwarakanath Tagore

        (a) 1838        (b) 1852       (c) 1875      (d) 1885 

145. In which year Indian National Congress was set up by Allen Octavian Hume ?

        (a) 1838        (b) 1852       (c) 1875       (d) 1885

146. Which one of the following Associations was set up by Surendranath Bannerjee ?

        (a) Indian League       (b) Indian Asso­ciation       (c) Mahajan Sabha       (d) Indian National Union

147. In which year Indian Association was set up by Surendranath Bannerjee  ?

        (a) 1852       (b) 1875      (c) 1876       (d) 1885

148. Who among the following I.C.S. Officer was removed from service by the British rulers ?

        (a) Satyendranath Tagore      (b) Romesh Dutt      (c) Behari Lal Gupta       (d) Surendranath Bannerjee

149. What is the new name of Rippon College ?

        (a) Surendranath College        (b) Presidency College      (c) ashutosh college     (d) None of these

150. Who Presided in the first Session of Indian National Congress ?

        (a) Allen Octavian Hume     (b) Motilal Nehru      (c) W. C. Bannerjee       (d) None of these

151. Who was the Chief of the British rulers of India, during the time when Indian National Congress was formed in 1885 ?

        (a) Lord Ripon       (b) Lord Duffrin        (c) Lord Dalhousie      (d) None of these

152. ‘Ilbert Bill’ was proposed during the period of :

        (a) Lord Ripon       (b) Lord Lansdowne       (c) Lord Elgin       (d) None of these

153. Who presided over the Second Session of Indian National Con­gress ?

        (a) Dadabhai Naoroji       (b) Badruddin Tayabji       (c) Gorge Yule      (d) None of these.

154. Who among the following was not an extremist leader ?

        (a) Balgangadhar Tilak      (b) Lala Lajpat Rai        (c) Bipin Chandra Pal       (d) Dadabhai Nauroji

155. Who led Swadeshi movement against the 1st Partition of Ben­gal in 1905 ?

        (a) Arabinda Ghosh       (b) Ashwini Kumar Dutta        (c) Surendra Nath Banerjee       (d) None of these

156. In which city Muslim League was formed in 1906 through encouragement given by British rul­ers to press for demand to retain Partition of Bengal ?

        (a) Lucknow       (b) Karachi        (c) Dhaka       (d) None of these

157. In which place the announcement to revoke the order of 1st Partition of Bengal was done ?

        (a) Dhaka        (b) Calcutta        (c) Delhi       (d) None of these

158. Who led the formation of ‘Anusilan Samity’ in Bengal ?

        (a) Aurobindo Ghosh       (b) Barindra Kumar Ghosh       (c) Satish Chandra Basu       (d) Bipin Behari Ganguly

159. In which year the Anusilan Samity was formed by Satish Chandra Basu to organise terrorist movement in Bengal ?

        (a) 1901       (b) 1911       (c) 1921       (d) 1931

160. In a place of which one of modern State, Prafulla Chaki and Khudiram Bose threw bomb upon a car to kill a British officer in 1908 ?

        (a) West Bengal        (b) Uttar Pradesh       (c) Bihar       (d) None of these

161. Who among the following, organised Extremist/Terrorist group to fight against the British rulers, in India at the earliest ?

        (a) Basudev Balvant Fadke     (b) Vinayak Damodar Sarvakar      (c) Lala Lajpat Rai       (d) Lala Hardayal.

162. Who was the prime accused in ‘Lahore conspiracy Case’ ?

        (a) Rashbehari Bose        (b) Manabendra Nath Roy       (c) Madan Lai Dhigra       (d) None of these.

163. In which modern state of India ‘Bagha Jatin’ was killed in an armed encounter with the British Security Force ?

        (a) West Bengal      (b) Orissa       (c) Bihar      (d) Uttar Pradesh

164. In which year Gandhiji returned to India from South Africa ?

        (a) 1910        (b) 1915       (c) 1920       (d) None of these

165. Who was chosen as first Woman President of Indian National Congress ?

        (a) Annie Beasant       (b) Sarojini Naidu      (c) Vijay Laxmi Pandit       (d) None of these

166. In which year Annie Beasant, a woman of European origin became President of Indian National Congress ?

        (a) 1885         (b) 1895        (c) 1905       (d) 1917

167. In which year Sarojini Naidu, a woman of Indian origin become President of Indian National Congress ? 

        (a) 1895        (b) 1905       (c) 1917       (d) 1925

168. Which one of the following happened at the earliest ?

        (a) Morley-Minto Reforms

        (b) Montagu-Chemlsford Reforms

        (c) Rowlatt Act

        (d) Jalliwanwallabagh Massacre

169. Khalifat Movement led by Mohammed Ali and Swakat Ali were started during 1919-20 to protect the interest of :

        (a) India        (b) Persia        (c) Turkey       (d) None of these

170. who was the Chairman of the Khilafat Movement Committee ?

        (a) Mohammed Ali      (b) Swakat Ali      (c) Mahatma Gandhi      (d) None of these

171. In which year Non-Cooperation Movement was initiated ?

        (a) 1920        (b) 1922        (c) 1924        (d) None of these

172. Who was not associated with formation of ‘Swarajya Dal”  ?

        (a) Gandhiji         (b) C. R. Das       (c) Motilal Nehru       (d) None of these

173. In which year Swarajya Dal was formed by Chitta Ranjan Das and Motilal Nehru 

        (a) 1905        (b) 1911       (c) 1923        (d) 1925

174. In which year Simon Commission came to India from England ?

        (a) 1922       (b) 1924      (c) 1926       (d) 1928

175. In which year Congress Party took resolution to have complete freedom (i.e ‘Purna Swaraj’) for India ?

        (a) 1928       (b) 1930       (c) 1929       (d) 1932

176. Which day was declared as the Independence Day for India in the Lahore Session held in 1929 ?

        (a) 26th January of 1930      (b) 26th January of 1935     (c) 26th January of 1940      (d) 26th Janu­ary, 1950

177. In which year Gandhiji organised ‘Dandi March’ from Sabarmati Ashram to Dandi Sea Shore in Gujrat agaisnt ban on salt production imposed by British rulers ?

        (a) 1928       (b) 1930        (c) 1932       (d) None of these

178. “Red Shirt” (Lai Kurta) Party was formed in :

        (a) Uttar Pradesh        (b) NWFP        (c) NEFP       (d) None of these

179. In which place stores of arms and ammunitions of British Security force were looted by a group led by Surya Sen ?

        (a) Midnapore       (b) Dhaka        (c) Chittagong       (d) None of these

180. By whom Bardoli Movement was organised and led ?

        (a) Mahtma Gandhi        (b) Motilal Nehru        (c) Ballavbhai Patel       (d) None of these

181. In which year Allinda Juddha (Corridor Battle) happened in Calcutta Secretariat ?

        (a) 8th December,1928       (b) 8th December,1930       (c) 8th December,1932      (d ) None of these

182. In which place First Round Table Conference was arranged ?

        (a) Calcutta      (b) Delhi       (c) London       (d) None of these

183. In which year Communal Award was announced by British rulers ?

        (a) 1930       (b) 1932        (c) 1934       (d) None of these

184. Who among the following died for continuing indefinite fast ?

        (a) Jatin Das        (b) Bhagat Singh       (c) Sukhdev      (d) Rajguru

185. Who killed a British Officer in London ?

        (a) Lai Hardayal       (b) Madan Lai Dhingra       (c) Damodar Chapekar      (d) None of these

186. In which year elections were held to elect representatives for the Provincial Assemblies on the basis of Government of India Act. 1935 ?

        (a) 1936       (b) 1937        (c) 1938        (d) None of these

187. In which year Subhas Bose had to resign the post of Congress President after being elected ?

        (a) 1937        (b) 1938        (c) 1939        (d) 1940

188. In which year Muslim League took resolution to have a separate land for Indian Muslims ?

        (a) 1938       (b) 1940       (c) 1942      (d) None of these

189. In which year Subhas Bose escaped from his house arrest in his Elgin Road Residence of Kolkata and went to Germany via Afghanistan ?

        (a) 1941       (b) 1942      (c) 1943      (d) None of these

190. In which year Wavell Plan was announced by British rulers ?

        (a) 1943        (b) 1944       (c) 1945       (d) None of these

191. Which one of the following groups of island was named a ‘Saheed Dweep’ by INA leader Netaji Subhas Bose ?

        (a) Andamans       (b) Nicobars        (c) Lakshadweep      (d) None of these

192. In which year Cripps Mission led by Sir Stafford Cripps, a member of British Council of Ministers and expert in constitutional affairs, proposed to arrange Dominion Status and some other political advantages for the Indians after the end of the on-going Second World War came to India ?

        (a) 1940       (b) 1941      (c) 1942      (d) None of these

193. In which day ‘Quit India Movement’ was started  ?

        (a) 9th July, 1942     (b) 9th August, 1942     (c) 9th September, 1942    (d) None of these

194. In which year Bengal faced high famine condition ?

        (a) 1942-43       (b) 1943-44         (c) 1944-45        (d) None

195. In which year the Cabinet Mission arrived in India from England ?

        (a) 1944       (b) 1945      (c) 1946       (d) None

196. In which place large number of Navy personnel of Indian origin revolted on 18th February, 1946 ?

        (a) Calicut       (b) Madras        (c) Bombay        (d) None of these

197. In which month ‘Direct Action’ Day was observed by the Muslim League in 1946 ?

        (a) July       (b) August        (c) September        (d) October

198. In which day of 1946, an Interim Government was formed under the leadership of Pandit Jawhar Lai Nehru in India in order to arrange Indian freedom ?

        (a) 2nd July       (b) 2nd August        (c) 2nd September       (d) 2nd October

199. Who was chosen as Governor General of Free India in 1947 ?

        (a) Rajendra Prasad       (b) C. Rajagopalachari       (c) Lord Mountbatten      (d) None of these

200. Who was Governor General of Indian origin in Free India  ?

        (a) C. Rajagopalachari       (b) Dr. Rajendra Prasad 

        (c) Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan     (d) None of these