Extremist Phase (1905-17)

1.Maulana Abul Kalam Azad started an urdu weekly,the Al-Hilal in 1912, but on its being banned by the Government, he founded the Al-Balagh in

(a) 1913 (b) 1914 (c) 1915 (d) 1916


2.Who was the first women president of Indian National Congress ?

(a) Sarojini Naidu (b) Sucheta Kripalani TRE (c) Rajkumari Amrit Kaur (d) Annie Besant


3.In which session of the Indian National Congress did the historicunionofCongressand Muslim League take place?

(a) Surat (b) Bombay (c) Calcutta(d) Lucknow


4.Who was the faunder-editor of the famous newspaper Kesari during the National struggle ?

(a) Mahatma Gandhi (b) Jawaharlal Nehru (c) Lokmanya Tilak (d) Muhammad Iqbal


5.The split between the Extremists and Moderates came up in the open at the Surat Congress session in the year

(a) 1905 (b) 1906 (c) 1907 (d) 1910

Ans. c

6.All India Muslim League was formed at –

(a) Lahore (b) Aligarh (c) Lucknow (d) Dhaka



9.TO Who of the following was a founder of the Bharat Naujawan Sabha in 1926 ?

 (a) Lale Lajpat Rai (b) Sardar Bhagat Singh (c) Lala Hardayal (d) Sohan Singh Bhakhna


10.With reference to the Indian freedom struggle, which one of the following is the correct chronological order of the given events ?

(a) Partition of Bengal—Surat Split of Congress Lucknow Pact (b) Partition of Bengal—Lucknow Pact-Surat Split ofCongress (c) Surat Split of Congress—Partition of Bengal Lucknow Pact (d) Surat Split of Congress—Lucknow Pact Partition of Bengal B old


11.Other than Annie Besant, who among the following also launched Home Rule Movement in India ?

(a) Aurobindo Ghosh (b) Bal Gangadhar Tilak (c) Gopal Krishna Gokhle (d) Moti Lal Nehru


12.Consider the following statements : 1. Prior to the establishment of Home Rule League by Annie Besant, it was Lokmanya Tilak who had set up a Home Rule League at Poona. The Congress in its Bombay Session in 1915, passed a resolution demanding Home Rule for India. 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


13.Who among the following leaders dominated the Lucknow Pact in December, 1916 ?

 (a) Jawahar Lal Nehru (b) Bal Gangadhar Tilak (c) Moti Lal Nehru (d) Madan Mohan Malviya


14.Who of the following revolutionaries set up the United India House in the USA?

(a) Ramnath Puri and Vir Savarkar (b) Taraknath Das and G.D. Kumar (c) Lala Hardayal and Bhagat Singh (d) Harnam Singh and Bhagwan Sing


15.Which of the following leaders presided over the Congress Session at Calcutta in 1906 ?

(a) Bal Gangadhar Tilak (b) Gopal Krishna Gokhle (c) Aurobindo Ghosh (d) Dadabhai Naoroji


16.Which one of the following was not an extremist?

(a) Bal Gangadhar Tilak (b) Madan Lal Dhingra (c) Udham Singh (d) Gopal Krishna Gokhle


17.Who gave the ‘Inquilab Zindabad’ slogan?

(a) Iqbal (b) M.K. Gandhi 51(c) Bhagat Singh (d) S.C. Bosela


18.Which one of the following leaders belonged to the Extremist wing of the Congress ?

(a) Aurobindo Ghosh (b) Dadabhai Naoroji (c) G.K. Gokhle (d) S.N. Banerjee


19.Who said, ‘Swaraj is my birthright and I will have it’ ? :

(a) Mahatma Gandhi (b) Bipin Chandra Pal (c) Gopal Krishna Gokhle (d) Bal Gangadhar Tilak


20.The Muslim deputation (Under the leadership of Aga Khan)meets Lord Minto in 1906 at Shimla and pleaded for

(a) separate electorate for Muslims (b) a composite electorate (c) special representation to Muslim by nomination (d) higher representation to the Hindus [BPSC 2004)

Ans. a

21.The Anushilan Samiti was

(a) dedicated to the upliftment of women (b) promoting widow remarriage (c) interested in labour welfare (d) a revolutionary organisation


22.Who said that ‘Congress Movement was neither inspired by the people nor devised or planned by them’ ?

(a) Lord Dufferin (b) Sir Syed Ahmed Khan (c) Lord Curzon (d) Lala Lajpat Rai


23.When did the attempt of murder of Kingsford was made at Muzaffarpur ?

(a) 1908 (b) 1909 (c) 1907 (d) 1911


24.In which year did Lord Hardinge cancel the partition of Bengal ?

(a) 1911 (b) 1904 (0) 1906 (d) 1907


25.Barindra Kumar Ghosh was a member of which revolutionary organisation of Bengal ?

(a) Anushilan Samiti (b) Varti Samiti (c) Swadesh Bandhav Samiti n (d) Shadhana Samaj


26.In which of the following movements Bande Mataram was adopted slogan for agitation ?

(a) Revolt of 1857 (b) Partition of Bengal in 1905 (c) Non-Co-operation Movement in 1922 (d) Quit India Movement in 1942


27.Of the following who was called the ‘father of Indian Unrest’?

(a) A.O. Home TODEL (b) Dadabhai Naoroji (c) Lokmanya Tilak situ (d) Mahatma Gandhi go


28.Two Home Rule League were started in 1915-16 under the leadership of

(a) Tilak and Annie Besant (b) Tilak and Aurobindo Ghosh (c) Tilak and Lala Lajpat Rai (d) Tilak and Bipin Chandra Pal


29.The Ghadar Movement was founded by –

(a) Ajit Singh N el (b) Lala Hansraj (c) Lala Hardayal (d) Sohan Singh Bhakhna

Ans. c

30.Given below is a list of organisations. Select those engaged in revolutionary activities, using the code given below the list : 1. Abhinav Bharat 2. Anushilan Samiti 3. New Nationalist Party

of the 4. Indian Patriot Association

(a) 1, 2 and 3 (b) 2, 3 and 4 (c) 1 and 2 (d) 1, 2 and 4 [UPPCS 2004]


31.Who among the following was the chief architect of reconciliation between the Extremists and the Moderates ? 

(a) Annie Besant (b) M.A. Jinnah (c) Madam Cama (d) Pheroz Shah Mehta


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