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History : Practice Quiz 10 For Civil Service Examinations 2018 (UPSC Prelims 2018)
                                                                                                    August 26, 2017

History: National Movement 9

Mahatma Gandhi gave the call to reject foreign goods during the
(a) Civil Disobedience Movement
(b) Non Cooperation Movement
(c) Khilafat Movement
(d) Swadeshi Movements
Answer: Swadeshi Movements

Who among the following opposed Mahatma Gandhi's association with the Khilafat movement ?
(a) Mohammed Ali Jinnah
(b) Abul Kalam Azad
(c) Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
(d) Fazlul Haquer
Answer: Mohammed Ali Jinnah

 The integration of Indians States is the achievement of
(a) Subhash Chandra Bose
(b) Mahatma Gandhi
(c) Rajendra Prasad
(d) Vallabhbhai Patel
Answer: Subhash Chandra Bose

Jawaharlal Nehru helped to start the newspaper
(a) Pioneer
(b) Patriot
(c) Kesri
(d) National Herald
Answer: National Herald

Who was the British Prime Minister at the time of the Second Round Table Conference ?
(a) Clement Attlee
(b) None of these
(c) Neville Chamberlain
(d) Ramsay Macdonald
Answer: Ramsay Macdonald

Who was the Viceroy during the time Mr. Attlee of England declared the British intention to transfer power to Indians ?
(a) Lord Irwin
(b) Lord Linlithgow
(c) Lord Mountbatten
(d) Lord Wavell
Answer: Lord Wavell

The Wavell Plan aimed at
(a) Complete Indianisation of the Executive Council
(b) None of these
(c) Complete Europeanisation of the Executive Council.
(d) Giving equal representation to the Indians and the European in the Executive Council
Answer: Complete Indianisation of the Executive Council

The leader who left politics, retired to Pondicherry and set up an ashram there, was
(a) Aurobindo Ghosh
(b) Bhikaji Cama
(c) Lokmanya Tilak
(d) Bipin Chandra Pal
Answer: Aurobindo Ghosh

The first Satyagraha of Gandhiji for the cause of indigo farmers was observed at
(a) Champaran
(b) Sabarmati
(c) Chauri Chaura
(d) Bardoli
Answer: Champaran
Which of the following was East India Company's most significant parliamentary Act ?
(a) Regulation Act
(b) Rowlatt Act
(c) Charter Act of 1813
(d) Pitts Act
Answer: Regulation Act

 The word Adivasi was used for the first time to refer to the tribal people by
(a) Jyotiba Phule
(b) Thakkar Bappa
(c) B.R. Ambedkar
(d) Mahatma Gandhi
Answer: Thakkar Bappa

Except Jammu and Kashmir and Hyderabad, the integration of Indian states was completed in
(a) Aug 1947
(b) Jan 1950
(c) Nov 1949
(d) Aug 1949
Answer: Nov 1949

Which of the following Acts of British Parliament was introduced to remove the shortcomings of the Regulation Act ?
(a) Government of India Act, 1919
(b) Rowlatt Act
(c) Pitt's India Act, 1784
(d) Charter Act of 1793

Indian National Congress held its first sessum at
(a) Lahore
(b) Madras
(c) Bombay
(d) Lucknow
Answer: Bombay

Who was the founder of Muslim League in India ?
(a) None of these
(b) Aga Khan
(c) Sir Syed Ahmad Khan
(d) M.A. Jinnah
Answer: Aga Khan

When was Purna Swaraj day first decided to be celebrated ?
(a) 1931
(b) 1930
(c) 1928
(d) 1927
Answer: 1930

The trial of INA heroes was held at
(a) Delhi
(b) Simla
(c) Bombay
(d) Calcutta
Answer: Delhi

Who among the following was the follower of Mahatma Gandhi's philosophy?
(a) Bertrand Russel
(b) Martin Luther
(c) Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
(d) Marshal Tito
Answer: Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

Montague -Chelmsford reforms were
(a) Educational reforms
(b) Constitutional reforms
(c) Political reforms
(d) Social reforms
Answer: Constitutional reforms

First Governor - General of India, after independence was
(a) C. Rajagopalachari
(b) Lord Mountbatten
(c) Rajendra Prasad
(d) Jawaharlal Nehru
Answer: Lord Mountbatten

In the history of the freedom movement of India, the year 1930 is associated with
(a) Chauri Chaura incident
(b) Jallianwala Bagh Tragedy
(c) Partition of Bengal
(d) Dandi March
Answer: Jallianwala Bagh Tragedy

Which of the following revolutionary groups was involved in Kakori Conspiracy Case ?
(a) Ghadar Party
(b) Abhinav Bharat Group
(c) Anushilan Samiti
(d) Hindustan Republican Association
Answer: Hindustan Republican Association

The Second International was attended by
(a) Pherozeshah Mehta
(b) Dinshaw Edalji Wacha
(c) Surendranath Banerjee
(d) Dadabhai Naoroji
Answer: Dadabhai Naoroji

The Buddha, the Ramayana and the Mahabharat are three treasures of India. Who said this?
(a) Swami Vivekananda
(b) Mahatma Gandhi
(c) Rabindranath Tagore
(d) Jawaharlal Nehru
Answer: Swami Vivekananda

Who among the following was not the member of the Cabinet Mission which visited India in 1946?
(a) Lord Pethick Lawrence
(b) A.V. Alexander
(c) Sir Stafford Cripps
(d) Lord Mountbatten
Answer: A.V. Alexander

Who, amongst the following is associated with the Local Self-Government Act ?
(a) Lord Cornwallis
(b) Lord Dalhousie
(c) William Bentick
(d) Lord Ripon
Answer: William Bentick

When Mahatma Gandhi set out on the Dandi march, he was accompanied, among others, by
(a) Jawaharlal Nehru and Sarojini Naidu
(b) Rajendra Prasad and Sarojini Naidu
(c) Vallabhbhai Patel and Sarojini Naidu
(d) Jawaharlal Nehru and Rajendra Prasad
Answer: Jawaharlal Nehru and Sarojini Naidu

Raja Rammohan Roy's Brahmo Samaj rejected
(a) Casteism
(b) Ritualism
(c) Idolism
(d) All of the above
Answer: All of the above

In the early stages, the moderates in IndianNational Congress sought political progress through
(a) Renonucing the titles conferred on them by Britishers
(b) None of these
(c) Boycotting the legislature and judiciary
(d) Instigating violence
Answer: Boycotting the legislature and judiciary

Who said:Cowa rdice and ahimsa do not go together any more than water and fire ?
(a) Mahatma Gandhi
(b) Jayaprakash Narayan
(c) Acharya Narendra Dev
(d) Acharya Vinoba Bhave
Answer: Mahatma Gandhi

Who was the political guru of Gandhiji?
(a) Dadabhai Naoroji
(b) Lala Lajpat Rai
(c) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(d) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
Answer: Gopal Krishna Gokhale

In 1921, Chamber of Prince was established to
(a) All of these
(b) Organize the princes of India provinces
(c) Demand self rule
(d) Support Gandhiji in Satyagraha
Answer: Organize the princes of India provinces
The Barrah dacoity was the first major venture of the revolutionary terrorists of the freedom movement in
(a) The Madras Presidency
(b) Bombay- Karnataka
(c) Punjab
(d) East Bengal
Answer: East Bengal

Legislature of widow remarriage in India was first secured by
(a) K. Natarajan
(b) Maharshi Karve
(c) Pandita Ramabai
(d) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
Answer: Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

Who led Quit India Movement in the absence of Mahatma Gandhi ?(a) Sardar Patel
(b) Aruna Asaf Ali
(c) Sarojini Naidu
(d) Jawaharlal Nehru
Answer: Aruna Asaf Ali

A.O. Hume belongs to
(a) Germany
(b) Britain
(c) Indian Councils Act, 1892
(d) U.S.A.
Answer: Britain

The aim of the Swarajya party was to
(a) Boycott the Congress moves
(b) Agitate for total freedom
(c) Resort to extremism
(d) Enter the legislature and wreck the government from within
Answer: Enter the legislature and wreck the government from within

On the death of Gandhiji, who said that The light has gone out of our lives?
(a) Dr. S. Radhakrishna
(b) Lord Mountbatten
(c) Jawaharlal Nehru
(d) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
Answer: Jawaharlal Nehru
Give me blood, I will give you freedom. These words are attributed to
(a) Subhash Bose
(b) Veer Savarkar
(c) Khudi Ram Bose
(d) Bhagat Singh
Answer: Subhash Bose