Indian History Questions And Answers Practice Set 52

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1 .The Khilafat Movement of the Indian Muslims related to
A.  provision of separate electorate for the Muslims in the Act of 1919
B.  restoration of territories to Turkey captured by Britain in the first World War
C.  restoration of the Sultan of Turkey who was Caliph of the muslim World
D.  lifting of martial law in Punjab
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2 .Bal Gangadhar Tilak earned the epithet of Lokamanya during
A.  his trial in 1907-08
B.  the Lucknow pact of 1916
C.  the Home Rule Movement
D.  the Congress Session in 1917
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3 .Rabindranath Tagore surrendered his knighthood in protest against
A.  Martial law in the Punjab
B.  Jallianwala Bagh tragedy
C.  Rawlatt Acts
D.  All the above
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4 .The Non-Cooperation Movement was suspended in february 1922 on account of
A.  the Chauri Chaura incident
B.  Hindu Muslim riots
C.  arrest of Gandhiji and his imprisonment for six years
D.  all the above
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5 .The main objectives of the Non-Cooperation Movement were
A.  restoration of the old status of the Caliph (Khilafat Demand) and attainment of Swaraj for India
B.  protest against the Punjab wrongs and withdrawal of the rowlatt Acts
C.  lifting of martial law from Punjab and withdrawal of repressive laws
D.  None of the above
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6 .The Hindustan Republican Association, subsequently styled as the Hindustan Socialist Republican Association (HSRA) was founded in 1924 by
A.  Bhagat Singh
B.  Chandra Shekhar Azad
C.  Jogesh Chandra Chatterji
D.  Sachindra Sanyal
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7 .The Congressmen who wanted to contest the elections under the Act of 1919 and enter the legislature, formed a party (1923) called
A.  Swaraj Party
B.  Congress Swarajya Party
C.  Nationalist Party
D.  Liberal Party
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8 .To avenge the brutal lathi charge on Lala Lajpat Rai (October 30, 1928), which was believed to have caused his death subsequently, who murdered Saunders, the Assistant superintendent of Police, Lahore?
A.  Batukeshwar Dutt
B.  Bhagat Singh
C.  Chandra Shekhar Azad
D.  Sachindra Sanyal
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9 .Which of the following was not one of the historic decisions of the Lahore Session (1929) of the Indian National congress?
A.  Decision to launch a programme of civil disobedience
B.  Complete independence (Poorna Swaraj) as the goal of the indian National Congress
C.  Decision to observe Januazy 26 as the Poorna Swaraj Day
D.  To treat the communal problem as a national issue
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10 .Mahatma Gandhi launched the Civil Disobedience movement on March 12, 1930 by
A.  asking the Viceroy through a letter containing Eleven Points programme to remove the evils of the British rule
B.  Dandi March to break the Salt Laws
C.  asking the people to take Poorna Swaraj Pledge
D.  launching the non-payment of taxes campaign
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11 .At midnight on December 31, 1929 who unfuried the tricolor flag on Indian Independence on the banks of the Ravi at Lahore?
A.  Mahatma Gandhi
B.  Subhas Bose
C.  Jawaharlal Nehru
D.  Motilal Nehru
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12 .The Gandhi-lrwin Pact (1931) was vehemently criticised and opposed by the people on the ground that
A.  the Civil Disobedience Movement was suspended
B.  the sufferings of thousands of people in the Civil disobedience Movement were wasted
C.  It was contrary to the pledge of the Congress for Poorna swaraj
D.  Gandhi did nothing to save the lives of Bhagat Singh, Sukh dev and Raj Guru who had been awarded the death sentence
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13 .The Civil Disobedience Movement was suspended after the gandhi-Irwin Pact. Why did the Congress decide to resume the movement In January 1932?
A.  Failure of the Second Round Table Conference
B.  Repudiation of the Gandhi-Irwin Pact by the British government
C.  British policies of repression
D.  All the above
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14 .Mahatma Gandhi broke his epic fast unto death on september 26, 1932 after the Poona Pact, which provided for
A.  common electorate for all Hindus
B.  reservation of 48 seats for the depressed classes in different provincial legislatures
C.  reservation of 18 per cent of the seats in the Central Legislature
D.  All the above
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15 .In 1934 Mahatma Gandhi withdrew from active politics and even resigned his membership of the Congress because
A.  of the failure of the Civil Disobedience Movement
B.  the political climate of India was unsuitable for any political movement
C.  he wanted to devote himself fully to constructive programme and Harijan welfare
D.  of his opposition to the desire of congressmen to enter Legislatures under the Government of India Act of 1935
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