Modern Indian History & Freedom Struggle Objective Questions

1.

During the times of Governor-General Lord Ellenborough, which among the following acts declared slavery as illegal ?
[A]Act VI
[B]Act V
[C]Act III
[D]Act VIII

Act V
The Act V of 1843 declared slavery as illegal during the tenure of Governor-General Lord Ellenborough.

2.

The first meeting of Indian National Congress was held in Bombay in1885 A.D. under the leadership of __:
[A]Dadabhai Naoroji
[B]Sir C. Sankaran Nair
[C]Vyomesh Chandra Banerjee
[D]Badruddin Tyabji

Vyomesh Chandra Banerjee
Under the Presidentship of Vyomesh Chandra Banerjee, the first meeting of Indian National Congress was held in Bombay in 1885. The meeting was attended by 72 English-educated people that included advocates, traders and zamindars.

3.

Who among the following edited and published the newspaper Indian Mirror in 1861?
[A]Amitava Ghosh
[B]Ravindranath Tagore
[C]Sumit Ganguly
[D]Manmohan Ghosh and Devendranath Tagore

Manmohan Ghosh and Devendranath Tagore
In 1861, the newspaper, Indian Mirror, was edited and published by Manmohan Ghosh and Devendranath Tagore from Calcutta.

4.

The Indian National Association formed in Calcutta by whom among the following?
[A]Dwarkanath Tagore
[B]Surendranath Banerjee
[C]Prasanno Kumar Tagore
[D]Debendranath Tagore

Surendranath Banerjee
On July 26 1876, Surendranath Banerjee, along with Anand Monah Bose, founded the Indian National Association in Calcutta. In 1885 , this organization was merged with the Indian National Congress.

5.

On which among the following dates, National Development Council was set up?
[A]9th August 1960
[B]6th August 1952
[C]15th September 1958
[D]29th August 1960

6th August 1952
The National Development Council was set up on 6th August 1952.

6.

Who among the following was the author of Anand Math?
[A]Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
[B]Ravindranath Tagore
[C]Raja Ram Mohan Roy
[D]Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
Anand Math was written by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee.

7.

On which among the following dates, the Gandhi-Irwin Pact was signed?
[A]5 March 1931
[B]6 March 1941
[C]4 March 1931
[D]15 March 1931

5 March 1931
The Gandhi–Irwin Pact was a political agreement signed by Mahatma Gandhi and the then Viceroy of India, Lord Irwin on 5 March 1931 before the second Round Table Conference in London.

8.

On which among the following dates, execution of Bhagat Singh took place ?
[A]March 19,1931
[B]April 23, 1931
[C]March 23, 1931
[D]March 14, 1931

March 23, 1931.
The execution of Bhagat Singh took place on March 23, 1931.

9.

Who among the following presided the Karachi session of Indian National Congress in 1931?
[A]Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
[B]Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru
[C]Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya
[D]Dr. M A Ansari

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
Karachi session of Indian National Congress was held on March 31, 1931 under the presidentship of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

10.

Who among the following launched the Home Rule Movement in 1916 ?
[A]Frank Besant
[B]Helena Blavatsky
[C]Charles Knowlton
[D]Annie Besant

Annie Besant
In 1916, Annie Besant launched the Home Rule Movement along with Lokmanya Tilak. She was married at 19 to Frank Besant but separated from him over religious differences.

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