The Gandhian Era (1917-1947)
1. Which one of the following was favoured by Nehru but not favoured by Gandhiji?
(a) Truth (b) Non-violence (c) Untouchability (d) Heavy industrialisation
2.Who among the following Pakistani National was awarded ‘Bharat Ratna’ by the Indian Government ?
(a) Liaquat Ali Khan (b) M. A. Jinnah (c) Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan TO (d) Muhammad Iqbal
3.In Delhi congress Session on 14 June 1947, the resolution for India’s partition was passed. The session was presided over by :
(a) Rajendra Prasad (b) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (c) Acharya J. B. Kriplani (d) Jawahar Lal Nehru.
4.Who declared, ‘Every blow that is hurled on my back will be a nail in the coffin of the British Empire’ ?
(a) Lala Lajpat Rai (b) Bhagat Singh (c) Bal Gangadhar Tilak (d) Chandra Sekhar Azad
5.Who were directly related to the Poona Pact of 1932 ?
(a) Indian Women (b) Indian Labour Class (c) Indian Farmmers (d) Indian Depressed Classes
6.Who is the author of the autobiography ‘The Indian Struggle’?
(a) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (b) Jawahar Lal Nehru (c) Lala Lajpat Rai (d) Subhash Chandra Bose
7.There is going to be a revolution here (in India) and must get out quick’ who said it ?
(a) Stafford Cripps (b) Lord Pethwic Lawrence (c) Lord Wavell (d) A. V. Alexander
8.Who was nominated President of the Indian Nati Congress after the resignation of Subhash Chandra B
(a) Abul Kalam Azad (b) Rajendra Prasad (c) Pattabhi Sitaramaiyya (d) Vallabhbhai Patel
9.Who was the Nationalist Leader to be elected as Sped of Central Legislative Assembly in 1925 ?
(a) Motilal Nehru (b) Vitthalbhai Patel (c) Vallabhbhai Patel (d) C. R. Das
10.The first mass movement started by Mahatma Gan was
(a) Non – Co-operation Movement (b) Salt Movement (c) Quit India Movement (d) Indigo Movement
11.Who had founded the Independent League ?
(a) Moti Lal Nehru (b) Mahatma Gandhi (c) Ras Behari Bose (d) Lala Lajpat Rai
12.During India’s struggle for independence who wa first to start ‘Satyagraha’ ?
(a) Sardar Patel (b) Jawahar Lal Nehr (c) Vinoba Bhave (d) Mahatma Gandhi
13.Sabarmati Ashram, established by Mahatma Gan during the course of India’s independence moves is located on the outskirt of
(a) Gandhinagar (b) Ahmedabad (c) Rajkot (d) Wardha
14..Who of the following suggested the winding up Indian National Congress after India attained freedom
(a) C. Rajagopalachari (b) Acharya J. B. Kripalani (c) Mahatma Gandhi (d) Jai Prakash Narayan
15.Gandhiji took up Dandi March as a Civil Disobedie Movement on
(a) 31st December, 1929 (b) 26th January, 1930 (c) 12th March, 1930 (d) 6th April, 1930
16.Who was the first person to observe Indivi Satyagraha ?
(a) Vinoba Bhave (b) Mahatma Gandhi (c) Vallabh Bhai Patel (d) Govind Ballabh Pa
17.Which of the following Acts was described by Jawahar Lal Nehru as ‘New Charter of Slavery’ ?
(a) Government of India Act, 1919 (b) Government of India Act, 1935 (c) Regulatting Act of 1773 (d) Pitt’s India Act of 1784
18.Who wrote ‘Unhappy India’?
(a) Bal Gangadhar Tilak (b) Lala Lajpat Rai (c) Surendranath Banerjee (d) Dadabhai Naoroji
19.The Indian National Congress observed ‘Independence Day’ for the first time on 26th January in
(a) 192025 Si (c) 19302 (d) 1947
20.When did Cabinet Mission arrive in India ?
(a) 1942 (b) 1945 (c) 1946 (d) 1947
21.Who among the following was NOT a signatory to the historic Poona Pact of 1932 ?
(a) B. R. Ambedkar (b) Madan Mohan Malviya vastu (c) C. Rajagopalachari (d) M. K. Gandhi ish
22.Who was the first Governor General of Independent India ?
(a) C. Rajagopalachari (b) Waren Hastings (c) Lord Dalhousie (d) Lord Mountbatten
23.When was the Non-Co-operation Movement suspended ?
(a) 1940 (b) 1932 (c) 1922 (d) 1920
24.Jammu and Kashmir became an integral part of India on
(a) 26th October, 1947 (b) 26th October, 1948 (c) 26th November, 1948 (d) None of these
25.Who was the Commander-in-Chief of INA before Subhash Chandra Bose ?
(a) Giani Pritam Singh (b) Capt. Mohan Singh (c) Major Fuzihara o (d) Capt. Suraj Mal
26.The whole dispute between Subhash Chandra Bose and right wing, after the Tripuri Session of Congress centred round to the question of —
(a) formation of Congress Working Committee (b) policy towards Princely States (c) attitude towards Central Government (d) Double membership of Congress Socialist Party members
27.Gandhiji Champaran Movement was for
(a) The security of rights of Harijans (b) Civil Disobedience Movement (c) Maintaining the unity of Hindu Society (d) Solving the problem of Indigo Workers
28.The goal of the Lahore Congress (1929) was
(a) Self government for India (b) Federal government for India (c) Complete Independence for India (d) Local Self-government for India
29.The Muslim League first gave the call for a separate state of Pakistan in
(a) 1939 (b) 1940 (c) 1941 (d) 1942
30.Who was the first Indian Woman to preside over the Indian National Congress ?
(a) Sarojini Naidu (b) Padmaja Naidu (c) Annie Besant (d) Pritilata Waddekar
31.Montague-Chelmsford reforms provided for
(a) diarchy (b) provincial autonomy (c) partial independence DADE S (d) separate communal electorate
32.Who founded All India Harijan Sangh ?
(a) B. R. Ambedkar (b) Mahatma Gandhi (c) Jai Prakash Narayan (d) Raj Narayan
33.Aim of the Swarajya Party was to
(a) Agitate for total freedom (b) Boycott the Congress moves (c) Enter the legislature and wreck the Government from within on (d) Resort to extremism
34.Who gave the slogan ‘Jai Hind’?
(a) M. K. Gandhi (b) J. L. Nehru (c) S.C. Bose (d) B.G. Tilak
35.When was Non-Co-operation Movement called off ?
(a) 12th February, 1922 (b) 20th February, 1922 (c) 19th February, 1922 (d) 28th February, 1922
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