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Basic Quiz (Indian Freedom Struggle)
                                                                                                    April 19, 2017


1. Indian National Congress formed in 1885 during the Governor –General ship of?
Lord Dufferin


2. First Woman president of Indian National Congress?
Annie Besant (1917)


3. Who was the first Muslim president of Indian National Congress
Badruddin Tyabjeea


4. Indian National Congress held its first session in 1885 at?
Gokul Das Tejpal Sanskrit College, Bombay


5. What does the Saffron colour in our National Flag stand for?
Renunciation (Sacrifice)


6. The first session of Indian National Congress was held under the presidentship of?
W.C.Banerjee


7. When did the First war of Independence start?
1857 May 10


8. When was the Quit India movement started?
1942 August 8 at Bombay


9. Who was the founder of Indian National Congress?
A.O.Hume(Allan Octavian Hume)


10. Who said ”Swaraj is my birth right and I must have it”?
Bal Gangadhar Tilak


11. Jalianwala Bagh Massacre took place in the city of?
Amritsar, April 13, 1919


12. Mahatma Gandhi was referred to as the “Father of the Nation” first by?
Subhash Chandra Bose


13. Who composed the famous patriotic song “Sare Jahamse Acha”?
Mohammed Iqbal


14. When was the Dandi March started?
March 12, 1930


15. Who commented “The Cripps Mission was a post dated cheque drawn on a crashing bank?
Mahatma Gandhi


16. A resolution asking complete independence (“Poorna Swaraj") for India was moved at which session of Indian National Congress?
Lahore session (1929) under the presidency of Jawaharlal Nehru


17. Who was the president of Indian National Congress at the time of Indian Independence?
Acharya Kripalani


18. Who was the president of Indian National Congress at the time of Gandhi-Irwin pact in Mar 5, 1931?
Jawaharlal Nehru


19. Which was the summer capital of India during the British rule?
Simla


20. “Vanar Sena” which participated in freedom struggle of India was led by?
Indira Gandhi


21. Simon commission came to India in?
1928


22. First Round Table Conference held in England in ?
1930. Second in 1931, third in 1932


23. First (Indian) Woman president of Indian National Congress?
Sarojini Naidu(1925)


24. The Indian National Congress split into two groups; extremists and
moderates, at the Surat session in the year ?
1907
Extremists were led by Bal, Pal, Lal while the moderates by G.K.Gokhale.


25. In the year 1919, the British Government passed a new rule under which the Government had the authority and power to arrest people and keep them in prisons without any trial if they are suspected with the charge of terrorism. Which is that rule?
Rowlatt Act


26. Who started the Hindustan Socialist republican Association in 1928?
Chandra Sekhar Asad


27. Who represented Indian National Congress in the second round table conference in 1931?
Mahatma Gandhi


28. The national leader of India who participated in all of the three round table conferences?
B.R.Ambedkar


29. Who is the founder of Forward Block formed in 1939?
Subhash Chandra Bose


30. Subhash Chandra Bose was referred to as the “Nethaji” first by?
Mahatma Gandhi


31. Indian Independence Act passed in the British Parliament in?
1947 July 1


32. Cabinet Mission came to India in the year?
1946


33. India’s National Anthem “Janaganamana” first sung in?
1911 December 27 at Calcutta session of Indian National Congress


34. India’s National Song “Vandematharam” first sung in?
1896 at Calcutta


35. Gandhiji was referred to as the “Mahatma” first by?
Ravindra Nath Tagore


36. Prime minister of Britain when India got Independence?
Clement Attlee (Labor Party)


37. Who was the leader of Bardoli Satyagrah of 1928?
Sardar Vallabhai Patel


38. How many followers of Gandhiji participated in Dandi March?
78


39. Chauri Chaura massacre took place in?
1922 in Utharpradesh


40. Gandhiji became the president of Indian National Congress in?
1924 at the Belgaum session of Indian National Congress


41. First elected president of Indian National Congress?
Subhash Chandra Bose (1939)


42. First foreign president of Indian National Congress?
George Yule


43. How many members participated in the first meeting of Indian National Congress?
72


44. Which was the most decisive war that marked the initiation of British rule in India?
Battle of Plassey
The battle occurred on June 23, 1757 at Palashi of Murshidabad, on the bank of Bhagirathi River


45. Who is known as the Heroine of Quit India Movement ?
Aruna Asaf Ali


46. The Montagu-Chelmsford Reforms introduced by the British Government in India to introduce self-governing institutions gradually to India in the year?
1919


47. In which year, Indian National Congress celebrated Independence Day for the fist time?
1930 January 26


48. Who set up the Swaraj Party in 1922?
C.R.Das and Moti Lal Nehru


49. Who presided over congress sessions three times?
Dada Bhai Naoroji


50. At which place did the British Government arrest Gandhiji for sedition for the first time?
Ahmedabad