Q1. In which of the following years, 26th January was celebrated as an independence day?
Q2. Satyagraha finds expression in
(a) Sudden outbursts of violence
(b) Armed conflicts
(d) Communal riots
Q3. Who started the first English newspaper in India?
(b) Raja Rammohan Roy
(c) J.A. Hickey
(d) Lord William Bentinck
Q4. The former princely state Nahan is part of which State now?
(d) Himachal Pradesh
Q5. Who was the first Indian to be made a fellow of the Royal Society of London?
(b) A.C. Wadia
(c) C.V. Raman
(d) none of these
Q6. The founder of the ‘Brahmo Samaj’ was
(a) Swami Dayananda Saraswati
(b) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
(c) Raja Ram Mohan Roy
(d) Swami Vivekananda
Q7. When was the first passenger train run in India?
(a) January 1848
(b) April 1853
(c) May 1857
(d) April 1852
Q8. Who among the following controlled maximum trade in the western coastal region during 17th century?
(c) The house of Jagat Seth
(d) Mulla Abdul Gaffar
Q9. During colonial period, British capital was mainly invested in :
(a) Infra structure
Q11. What did the Hunter Commission appointed by the Viceroy probe?
(b) Khilafat Agitation
(c) Jallianwala Bagh tragedy
(d) ChauriChaura incident
Q12. From where did AcharyaVinobaBhave start the Individual Satyagraha in 1940?
(a) Nadiad in Gujarat
(b) Pavnar in Maharashtra
(c) Adyar in Tamil Nadu
(d) Guntur in Andhra Pradesh
Q13. The father of extremist movement in India is :
(a) Motilal Nehru
(b) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
(c) Vallabhbhai Patel
Q14. Mahatma Gandhi got his inspiration for Civil Disobedience from:
Q15. What was the ultimate goal of Mahatma Gandhi’s Salt Satyagraha?
(a) repeal of Salt Law
(b) curtailment of the Government’s power
(c) economic relief to the common people
(d) ‘PurnaSwaraj’ for India