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Quiz 643: Indian History for SSC and State PSC Examinations

1. The revolutionary organisation ‘Abhinav Bharat Society’ was founded in 1904 by:
[A]Bhagat Singh
[B]Vinayak Damodar Savarkar
[C]Barindra Kumar Ghosh
[D]Pulin Behari Das

Vinayak Damodar Savarkar

2. Who among the following propounded the ‘Safety Valve Theory’ of the foundation of Congress?
[A]Lala Lajpat Rai
[B]Anand Mohan Bose
[C]Surendra Nath Banerjee
[D]Bipin Chandra Pal

Lala Lajpat Rai

3. Which among the following great revolutionaries was the brain behind the ‘Chittagong Armoury Raid’?
[A]Ganesh Ghosh
[B]Chandrashekhar Azad
[C]Surya Sen
[D]Lala Hardayal

Surya Sen

4. The Swaraj Party was divided into factions after the death of C.R.Das and its ‘Responsivists’ faction worked for/by:
[A]Safeguarding the hindu interests by cooperating with the British Government.
[B]Creating obstacles in legislative process by acting as dissenters.
[C]Cooperating with the No-Changers of the Congress in the favour of constructive programme of Gandhi.
[D]Maintaining a separate identity of the Party within the Congress.

Safeguarding the hindu interests by cooperating with the British Government.

5. Consider the following Statements:
1.The first muslim president of the Indian National Congress was Badruddin Tyabji.
2.The first Indian woman to preside over the session of Indian National Congress was Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit.
Which among the Statement(s) given above is/are correct?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 and 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2

Only 1
The first Indian woman to preside over the session of Indian National Congress was Sarojini Naidu

6. Both the processes of transfer of power and the partition of India were hurried through in ____ days.
[A]68
[B]72
[C]83
[D]94

72

7. Consider the following Statements:
1.Individual Satyagraha was launched by Mahatma Gandhi in retaliation to the August Offer.
2.Vinoba Bhave was the first Individual Satyagrahi.
Which among the Statement(s) given above is/are correct?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 and 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2

Both 1 and 2

8. Which of the following was the most controversial measure of Lord Mountbatten?
[A]Partitioning of Punjab and Bengal
[B]Holding of a referendum in the North West Frontier Province (NWFP)
[C]Setting up of an Executive Council comprising of Indians alone
[D]Advancing the date of transfer of power from June 1948 to August 15,1947

Advancing the date of transfer of power from June 1948 to August 15, 1947

9. The pioneer of Communism in India was:
[A]S.A.Dange
[B]M.R.Jayakar
[C]M.N.Roy
[D]Nalin Gupta

M.N.Roy

10. Subhash Chandra Bose was re-elected the President of INC at the Tripuri Session in 1939 by defeating Gandhiji’s candidate :
[A]Dr. Rajendra Prasad
[B]J.B.Kriplani
[C]Pattabhi Sitaramaiyya
[D]Nellie Sengupta

Pattabhi Sitaramaiyya

11. Which among the following Viceroys was associated with the ‘Ilbert Bill Controversy’?
[A]Lord Curzon
[B]Lord Lytton
[C]Lord Ripon
[D]Lord Hardinge

Lord Ripon

12. Consider the following Statements:
1.Warren Hastings laid the foundations of Calcutta Madrasa.
2.Sanskrit College was established at Banaras by Jonathan Duncan.
Which of the Statement(s) given above is/are correct?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 and 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2

Both 1 and 2

13. The resolutions on Fundamental Rights and National Economic Policy were in which of the following sessions of the Indian National Congress?
[A]Belgaum,1934
[B]Lahore,1929
[C]Karachi,1931
[D]Faizpur,1936

Karachi,1931

14. Who founded the Ramakrishna Mission in 1896 to carry on humanitarian relief and social work?
[A]Ramakrishna Paramahansa
[B]Swami Dayananda Saraswati
[C]Swami Vivekananda
[D]Blavatsky and Olcott

Swami Vivekananda

15. Arrange the following events in the order of their chronology:
1.August Offer
2.Poona Pact
3.Third Round Table Conference
Choose the correct option:
[A]1-2-3
[B]2-3-1
[C]2-1-3
[D]3-2-1

2-3-1