Socio-Religious Movement in19th-20th Centuries
1.The Mohemmadan Anglo-Oriental College of Aligarh was founded by
(a) Md. Ali Jinnah (b) Mohammad Ali (c) Shaukat Ali (d) Sir Syed Ahmed Khan
2.The Arya Samaj was founded by
(a) Swami Dayananda Saraswati (b) Swami Vivekanand (c) Keshav Chandra Sen (d) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
3.Which of the following reform movements was the first to be started in the 19th century ?
(a) Prarthana Samaj (b) Brahmo Samaj (c) Arya Samaj (d) Ram Krishna Mission
4.Who was the founder of Aligarh Movement ?
(a) Sir Agha Khan (b) Maulana Altaf Hussain Hali (c) Maulana Shibli Numani(d) Sir Syed Ahmed Khan
5. When was the All India Women’s Conference founded ?
(a) 1924 (b) 1925 (c) 1926 (d) 1927
6.Which religious reformer of Western India was known as ‘Lokhitwadi’ ?
(a) Gopal Hari Deshmukh (b) R.G. Bhandarkar (c) Mahadev Govind Ranade (d) B.G. Tilak
7.Who founded the Bethune College in Calcutta ?
(a) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar (b) Raja Ram Mohan Roy (c) Rabindranath Tagore (d) Surendranath Banerji
8.The original name of Swami Dayanand Saraswati was—
(a) Mula Shankar (b) Abhi Shankar (c) Gauri Shankar (d) Daya Shankar
9.The 19th century reawakening in India was confined to the
(a) priestly class (b) upper middle class (c) rich peasantry (d) urban landlords
10.Who among the following set up the Atmiya Sabha Calcutta in the first half of the nineteenth century ?
(a) Radhakant Dev (b) Ram Mohan Roy (c) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar (d) Debendranath Tagore
11.During the colonial period of India, Asiatic Society of Bengal was founded
(a) For carrying on researches into the past history and antiquities of India (b) To examine the policy of colonial discrimination against the Indians (c) For developing English education in India (d) For carrying out social reforms
12.Who founded the Brahmo Samaj?
(a) Debendranath Tagore (b) Keshavchandra Sen (c) Raja Ram Mohan Roy (d) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
13.Select the correct chronological sequence of the formation of the given organisations
(a) Brahma Sabha-Arya Samaj-Madras Mahajan Sabha (b) Brahma Sabha-Madras Mahajan Sabha-Arya Samaj (c) Madras Mahajan Sabha-Brahma Sabha-Arya Samaj (d) Madras Mahajan Sabha-Arya Samaj-Brahma Sabhi
14.Who among the following was the founder of the Servants of India Society ?
(a) Bal Gangadhar Tilak (b) Dadabhai Noroji (c) Gopal Krishna Gokhle (d) Lala Lajpat Rai
15.Who founded the Fort William College at Calcutta ?
(a) Lord Cornwallis (b) Lord Ellenborough (c) Lord Macalay (d) Lord Wellesely
16.Satiwas declared illegal and punishable by the Regulation XVII during the Governor Generalship of
(a) Lord William Bentick (b) Lord Canning (c) Lord Ripon (d) Lord Dalhousie
17.Who among the following founded the Theosophical Society in India in 1879 ?
(a) Madam Blavatsky and H.S. Olcott (b) Madam Blavatsky and Annie Besant (c) H. S. Olcott and Annie Besant (d) A.O. Hume and Annie Besant [CDS 2003, 2006]
18.Assertion (A): The Vernacular Press Act was repealed in 1882 by Lord Ripon. Reason (R) : The act did not discriminate between English Press and the Vernacular Press.
(a) Both A and R is true and R is the correct explanation of A (b) Both A and R is true but Ris not a correct explanation of A (c) A is true but R is false (d) A is false but R is true
19.During the period of the Indian freedom struggle, who among the following started the Central Hindu School ?
(a) Annie Besant (b) Bhikaji Cama (c) M.G. Ranade (d) Madan Mohan Malviya sa disse
20.Amongst the following, who co-operated with Raja Ram Mohan Roy in the implementation of his educational programmes ?
(a) Dwarkanath Tagore (b) David Hare ) (c) Henri Vivian Derozio (d) William Jonesalt
21.After the death of Raja Ram Mohan Roy, the Brahmo Samaj split into two sections; the Brahmo Samaj of India and the Adi Brahmo Samaj. Who were the leaders of the two sections respectively ?
(a) Keshab Chandra Sen and Debendranath Tagore (b) Radhakant Deb and Debendranath Tagore (c) Keshab Chandra Sen and Radhakant Deb (d) Debendranath Tagore and Radhakant Deb
22.Who was Shardamani?
(a) Wife of Raja Rammohan Roy (b) Wife of Ramakrishna Paramahansa (c) Mother of Vivekanand (d) Daughter of Keshab Chandra Sen
23.Raja Ram Mohan Roy established Brahmo Samaj in
(a) 1816 AD. (b) 1820 AD. (c) 1828 AD. (d) 1830 AD.
24.’Satyartha Prakash’ was written by
(a) Raja Ram Mohan Roy (b) Mahatma Gandhi (c) Swami Vivekananda (d) Swami Dyanand Saraswati
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