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Q1. Who among the following took over the leadership of Salt Satyagraha after Mahatma Gandhi’s arrest?
(a) Rajendra prasad
(b) Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
(c) Abbas Tyabji
(d) Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad

Q2. The leader of the Bardoli Satyagraha?
(a) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
(b) Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru
(c) Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
(d) Acharya J. B. Kripalani

Q3. Naokhali is situated in which state —
(a) Jharkhand
(b) Bangladesh
(c) Assam
(d) Bihar

Q4. What was the basis of transfer of power to India on 15th August by?
(a) On this day the Indian National Congress had demanded “Poorna Swaraj”
(b) On this day Mahatma Gandhi started ‘Quit India Movement’.
(c) Anniversary of formation of Interim Government
(d) Anniversary of the surrender of Japanese army before Admiral Mountbatten

Q5. As per British Colonial Authorities “The father of the Indian unrest” was:
(a) Motilal Nehru
(b) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
(c) Vallabhbhai Patel
(d) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Q6. Mahatma Gandhi got his inspiration for Civil Disobedience from a book of:
(a) Tuoreau
(b) Ruskin
(c) Confucius
(d) Tolstoy

Q7. The system of communal electorate in India was first introduced by :
(a) Indian Council Act of 1892.
(b) Minto-Morley reforms of 1909
(c) Montagu-Chelmsford reforms of 1919
(d) Government of India of 1935

Q8.The ultimate goal of Mahatma Gandhi’s Salt Satya graha was?
(a) repeal of Salt Satyagraha
(b) curtailment of the Government’s power
(c) economic relief to the common people
(d) ‘Purna Swaraj’ for India

Q9.Who started the Home Rule League ?
(a) Mahatma Gandhi
(b) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(c) Jawahar Lal Nehru
(d) Rajendra Prasad

Q10. What did the Hunter Commission appointed by the Viceroy to probe?
(a) Bardoli Satayagraha
(b) Khilafat Agitation
(c) Jallianwala Bagh tragedy
(d) Chauri Chaura incident

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S1. Ans.(c)
Sol.Mahatma Gandhi appointed Tyabji, at age seventy-six, to replace him as leader of the Salt Satyagraha in May 1930 after Gandhi’s arrest.

S2. Ans.(c)
Sol.The Bardoli Satyagraha, 1928 was a movement in the independence struggle led by Sardar Vallabhai Patel for the farmers of Bardoli against the unjust raising of taxes.

S3. Ans.(b)
Sol.Noakhali is a district in South-eastern Bangladesh. It is located in the Chittagong Division. Noakhali district, whose earlier name was Bhulua, was established in 1821.

S4. Ans.(d)
Sol.Operation Tiderace was the codename of the British plan to retake Singapore following the Japanese surrender in 1945.The liberation force was led by Lord Louis Mountbatten, Supreme Allied Commander of South East Asia Command. Tiderace was initiated in coordination with Operation Zipper, which involved the liberation of Malaya.

S5. Ans.(d)
Sol.Bal Gangadhar Tilak, was an Indian nationalist, teacher, social reformer, lawyer and an independence activist. He was the first leader of the Indian Independence Movement. The British colonial authorities called him “The father of the Indian unrest.”

S6. Ans.(a)
Sol.Henry David Thoreau was an American essayist, poet, philosopher, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, and historian.

S7. Ans.(b)
Sol.The reservation system pervasive in India emanated out of separate electorate system which was brought for the first time through Indian Councils Act, 1909.

S8. Ans.(d)
Sol. The Salt Satyagraha campaign that began in 1930 sought to continue previous efforts that had attempted to undermine British colonial rule in India and establish Purna Swaraj (complete self-rule).

S9. Ans.(b)
Sol.The Indian Home Rule movement was a movement in British India on the lines of Irish Home Rule movement and other home rule movements. The movement lasted around two years between 1916–1918 and is believed to have set the stage for the independence movement under the leadership of Annie Besant and B. G. Tilak.

S10. Ans.(c)
Sol.The Jallianwala Bagh massacre, also known as the Amritsar massacre, took place on 13 April 1919 when troops of the British Indian Army under the command of Colonel Reginald Dyer fired rifles into a crowd of Indians, who had gathered in Jallianwala Bagh, Amritsar, Punjab.

S11. Ans.(b)
Sol.The historical village Pavnar, situated 70 km south-west of Nagpur and 10kms north-east of Wardha, on the banks of Dham River was named after the legendary Rajput ruler Pavan. Major attractions of Pavnar are Gandhi Kuti and the Paramdham Ashram of Acharya Vinoba Bhave (Vinoba Ashram), the great social reformer and campaigner.

S12. Ans.(b)
Sol.India’s first experiment with an electric telegram took place in 1839 after which the service developed in leaps and bounds. Lord Dalhousie paved the way for the Imperial Telegraph Department in 1850.

S13. Ans.(c)
Sol.The Swadesh Movement had its genesis in the anti-partition movement which was stated to oppose the British decision to partition Bengal.

S14. Ans.(a)
Sol.Dadabhai Naoroji, known as the Grand Old Man of India, was a Parsi intellectual, educator, cotton trader, and an early Indian political and social leader.

S15. Ans.(b)
Sol.The country’s first passenger train, which ran between Bombay’s Bori Bunder station and Thane on 16 April 1853, was dedicated by Lord Dalhousie.


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