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RRB NTPC Indian National Movement ​MCQ Questions Answers pdf

RRB NTPC Indian National Movement ​MCQ Questions Answers pdf

RRB NTPC Indian National Movement ​MCQ Questions Answers pdf

Indian National Movement MCQ with Answers PDF

RRB NTPC Indian National Movement ​MCQ Questions Answers pdf

Indian National Movement

1. The Simon Commission was formed to review-

(A) Legislatures in India

(B) Fitness of India for further reforms

(C) The position of the Viceroy

(D) A Constitution for India

2. One time associate of Mahatma Gandhi broke off from him and launched a radical movement called 'Self respect movement' Who was he?

(A) P. Thyagaraja Shetti 

(B) Chhatrapati Maharaj

(C) E.V. Ramaswamy Naicker

(D) Jyotirao Govindrao Phule

3. The first attempt to introduce a representative and popular element in the governance of India was made through-

(A) Indian Councils Act 1861

(B) Indian Councils Act 1892

(C) Indian Councils Act 1909

(D) Govenment of India Act 1919

4. What was the attempt of Jyotiba Phule's satyashodhak samaj in the last century ?

(A) Saving the lower castes from hypocritical Brahmans and their opportunistic scriptures

(B) Attacking the caste system

(C) Led an anti landlord and anti mahajan upsurge in Satara

(D) Separate representation for untouchables

5. In which of the following movements did Mahatma Gandhi make the first use of hunger strike as a weapon?

(A) Non-Cooperation Movement 1920-22

(B) Rowlatt Satyagraha 1919

(C) Ahmedabad Strike 1918

(D) Bardoli Satyagraha

6. Who led the Salt Satyagraha Movement with Gandhi ?

(A) Annie Besant 

(B) Mridula Sarabhai 

(C) Muthu Lakshmi 

(D) Sarojini Naidu

7. Who persuaded the ratings of the RIN (Royal Indian Navy) to surrender on February 23, 1946 ?

(A) Mahatma Gandhi 

(B) Jawaharlal Nehru and Maulana Abul Kalam Azad 

(C) Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel and M.A. Jinnah 

(D) Morarji Desai and J.B. Kripalani

8. On September 20, 1932 Mahatma Gandhi began a fast unto death in Yervada jail against the-

(A) British repression of the satyagrahis

(B) Violation of the Gandhi Irwin Pact

(C) Communal award of Ramsay Mac-Donald

(D) Communal riots in Calcutta

9. What was the ultimate goal of Mahatma Gandhi's salt satyagraha ?

(A) Repeal of salt satyagraha

(B) Curtailment of the Government's power

(C) Economic relief to the common people

(D) Purna swaraj for India

10. In 1939, for the first time, Gandhiji tried out his specific techniques of controlled mass struggle in native state. He allowed one of his close associates to lead a satyagraha. Who was he ?

(A) K.T. Bhashyam in Mysore

(B) Jamnalal Bajaj in Jaipur 

(C) Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel in Rajkot 

(D) Nebakrishna Chaudhri in Dhenkanal

11. Bengal was partitioned in 1905 under the Viceroyalty of-

(A) Lord Curzon 

(B) Lord Dufferin 

(C) Lord Hardinge 

(D) Lord Minto 

12. Where did Mahatma Gandhi first apply his technique of satyagraha?

(A) Dandi

(B) Champaran

(C) England

(D) South Africa 

13. The Azad Hind Fauj was formed in- 

(A) 1937 

(B) 1942 

(C) 1943 

(D) 1945

14. "In this instance we could not play off the Mohammedans against the Hindus" To which one of the following events did this remark of Aitchison relate ?

(A) Revolt of 1857

(B) Champaran Satyagraha (1942)

(C) Khilafat and Non-cooperation Movement (1919-22)

(D) August Movement of 1942 

15. The first Governor General of India was appointed under the provisions of the Act of-

(A) 1773

(B) 1784

(C) 1833 

(D) 1858 

16. Who among the following is associated with Bardoli Satyagraha ? 

(A) Kaka Kalelkar 

(B) Vinoba Bhave 

(C) Sardar Patel

(D) Mahatma Gandhi

 17. Gandhiji believed that Satyagraha is a weapon of-

(A) The poor 

(B) The weak 

(C) The untouchables 

(D) None of these 

18. In the year 1905, Gopal Krishna Gokhale founded the- 

(A) Servants of India Society 

(B) Asiatic Society 

(C) Brahmo Samaj 

(D) Bharat Sewak Samaj 

19. The British Prime Minister who declared his Communal Award Scheme to India in 1932 was- 

(A) Winston Churchill

(B) Clement Attlee

(C) Ramsay McDonald 

(D) Nerille Chamberlain 

20. Santhals were associated with-

(A) Tribal Rebellion 

(B) Non-cooperation Movement 

(C) Salt Satyagraha 

(D) Indigo Revolt 

21. The Congress is tottering to its fall and one of my great ambitions, while in India, is to assist it to a peaceful demise. Who made this statement ?

(A) Cripps 

(B) Curzon

(C) Dufferin 

(D) Irwin 

22. Mahatma Gandhi left Bombay for London to participate in the Second Round Table Conference as a Congress representative in the ship known as-

(A) S. S. Rajputana 

(B) S. S. Viceroy of India 

(C) S. S. Mooltan 

(D) S. S. Conte Rosso 

23. Who had moved a resolution for the Creation of Pakistan in the Muslim League Session of 1940 ?

(A) M. A. Jinnah

(B) Mohammad Iqbal

(C) Rahmat Ali

(D) Khaliqujjaman 

24. An anti British outfit 'Abhinava Bharat' was founded by-

(A) R. G. Bhandarkar

(B) V. D. Savarkar 

(C) C. R. Das 

(D) Sardar Bhagat Singh

25. Which of the following represented the Indian Christians in the First Round Table Conference held at London ?

(A) Rao Bahadur Srinivasan

(B) Sir Akbar Hydari

(C) A. T. Pannirselvam

(D) K. T. Paul

26. The Government of India Act 1935 provided for a federation with the provinces and the princely states as its units. Why did this part of the Act not come into force? Because-

(A) The Congress did not accept it

(B) The Muslim league did not accept it

(C) Some of the provinces did not accept it

(D) The rulers of the princely states did not consent to join

27. The Hunter Inquiry Committee was appointed by the British Government which was expected to look into-

(A) Bardoli Satyagraha

(B) Khilafat agitation

(C) Jallianwala Bagh Massacre 

(D) Chauri-Chaura incident 

28. The 'Young India' was started as a weekly by-

(A) The Home Rule Party 

(B) The Extremist Party

(C) Ghadar Party 

(D) Swaraj Party 

29. Which of the following said that Mohammad Ali Jinnah was the 'Ambassador of Hindu- Muslim unity ?

(A) Sarojini Naidu

(B) Annie Besant 

(C) Raj Kumari Amrit Kaur 

(D) Aruna Asaf Ali 

30. Why did the Indians decide to boycott the Simon Commission appointed to look into the working of the Act of 1919? Because- 

(A) It intended to provide communal representation to the untouchables 

(B) It denied the Congress the right to nominate a Muslim as a representative on the Commission 

(C) It did not include any Indian as its member 

(D) It accorded greater representation to the Muslims than their strength in Muslim minority areas. 

31. 'Depressed Classes League' was established by- 

(A) Dr. B. R. Ambedkar 

(B) Babu Jagjiwan Ram 

(C) N. S. Kajrolkar 

(D) Mahatma Jyotiba Phule 

32. Sir Thomas Munro is associated with the land revenue settlement- 

(A) Permanent settlement

(B) Mahalwari settlement 

(C) Rayotwari settlement 

(D) None of the above 

33. Persian weekly 'Miratul Akhbar' was published by- 

(A) Lala Lajpat Rai 

(B) Raja Ram Mohan Roy 

(C) Sir Syed Ahmad Khan 

(D) Maulana Shibli Nomani 

34. Which of the following occurred last ? 

(A) Annexation policy 

(B) Partition of Bengal 

(C) Permanent settlement 

(D) Subsidiary Alliance 

35. Karamchand Gandhi was a Dewan of- 

(A) Porbandar 

(B) Rajkot 

(C) Wakaner 

(D) All of the above states 

36. Which, one of the following persons, called Irwin and Gandhiji 'the two mahatmas' ? 

(A) Mira Benn 

(B) Sarojini Naidu 

(C) Madan Mohan Malviya 

(D) Jawaharlal Nehru 

37. Which one of the following was the first to impose censorship of the press ?

(A) Wellesley 

(B) Hastings 

(C) Johan Adams

(D) Dalhousie 

38. Which of the following states was not annexed under the Doctrine of Lapse ? 

(A) Satara 

(B) Jhansi 

(C) Awadh

(D) Nagpur 

39. On November 1, 1858, Queen Victoria's Proclamation was read out at Allahabad by-

(A) Lord William Bentick 

(B) Lord Canning 

(C) Lord Bernham 

(D) Sir Harcourt Butler. 

40. The prefix 'Mahatma' was added with the name of Gandhi- 

(A) During Champaran satyagrah 

(B) During the satyagrah against Rowlatt Act

(C) In the Amritsar session of the Indian National Congress 1919

(D) At the beginning of khilafat movement 

41. Who was the first President of All India Trade Union Congress ?

(A) Dewan Chaman Lal 

(B) Lala Lajpat Rai 

(C) N. G. Ranga 

(D) Swami Sahajanand 

42. Kanpur conspirarcy case was against leaders of- 

(A) Khilafat movement 

(B) Non-cooperation movement 

(C) Communist movement 

(D) Revolutionary movement 

43. Of the following who was not a signatory to the historic Poona Pact of 1932. 

(A) B.R. Ambedkar 

(B) Madan Mohan Malviya 

(C) C. Rajgopalachari 

(D) M.K. Gandhi 

44. The American publicist who was with Mahatma Gandhi during his 'Quit India' movement was- 

(A) Louis Fischer 

(B) William L. Shiver 

(C) Web Miller 

(D) Negley Farson 

45. What was Lala Lajpat Rai demostrating against when he succumbed to police brutality ? 

(A) Rowlatt Act 

(B) Minto Morley Reforms 

(C) Pitts India Act 

(D) Simon Commission 

46. Who founded the Servants of India Society ? 

(A) Chittaranjan Das 

(B) Bal Gangadhar Tilak 

(C) Lala Her Dayal 

(D) Gopal Krishna Gokhale 

47. Who accused Indian National Congress of practising 'politics' of prayer, petition and protest ? 

(A) Lala Hardayal 

(B) Bal Gangadhar Tilak 

(C) Subhash Chandra Bose 

(D) Sardar Bhagat Singh

48. The person who returned his token of honour to Government of India on May 30, 1919 was- 

(A) Jamnalal Bajaj 

(B) Tej Bahadur Sapru 

(C) Mahatma Gandhi 

(D) Rabindra Nath Tagore 

49. Name of the leader who was regarded by Mahatma Gandhi as his political guru- 

(A) Gopal Krishna Gokhale 

(B) Rabindranath Tagore 

(C) Lord Irwin 

(D) Leo Tolstoy 

50. The Simon Commision visited India after the- 

(A) Civil Disobedience Movement 

(B) Non-cooperation Movement 

(C) Swadeshi Movement 

(D) Quit India Movement 

51. Vande Mataram was taken from- 

(A) Rajtarangani 

(B) Anand Math 

(C) Akbarnama 

(D) Akbar Kosha

52. "Repression is repression; if it is legal, (it must be resisted peacefully; but if it is illegal, it must be illegally met)". Who made this remark ?

(A) Jawaharlal Nehru 

(B) Gandhiji 

(C) Dadabhai Naoroji 

(D) Bal Gangadhar Tilak 

53. The first Governor General of The East India Company in India was- 

(A) Robert Clive 

(B) Sir John Shore 

(C) Warren Hastings 

(D) Marquis of Hastings 

54. Who among the following attended all the three Round Table Conferences ?

(A) Jawaharlal Nehru 

(B) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar 

(C) Vallabh Bhai Patel 

(D) Dr. Rajendra Prasad 

55. The Indian National Army (I.N.A.) came into existence in- 

(A) Burma 

(B) Japan 

(C) Malaysia 

(D) Singapore

56. In which of the following sessions of the Indian National Congress was the demand for "Swarajya' made ? 

(A) Lahore, 1929 

(B) Lucknow, 1899

(C) Calcutta, 1928 

(D) Karachi, 1931 

57. Which one of the following authors put forth the theory of the Drain of India's resources to England ?

(A) Raja Rammohan Roy 

(B) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee 

(C) G. G. Agarkar 

(D) Dadabhai Naoroji

58. During the Indian freedom struggle, an un-armed large crowd gathered in the Jallianwala Bagh at Amritsar on 13th April 1919 to protest against the arrest of 

(A) Dr. Saifuddin Kitchlu and Dr. Satyapal 

(B) Swami Shraddhanand and Mazharul Haq 

(C) Madan Mohan Malaviya and Mohammed i Jinnah 

(D) Mahatma Gandhi and Abul Kalam Azad 

59. Under the permanent settlement 1793, the Zamindars were required to issue pattas to the farmers which were not issued by many of the Zamindars. The reason was- 

(A) The Zamindars were trusted by the farmers 

(B) There was no official check upon the Zamindars. 

(C) It was the responsibility of the British Government 

(D) The farmers were not interested in getting pattas. 

60. Who among the following leaders proposed to adopt complete Independence as the goal of the Congress in the Ahmedabad session of 1920 ? 

(A) Abul Kalam Azad 

(B) Hasrat Mohani 

(C) Jawahar Lal Nehru 

(D) Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi 

61. Who among the following organized the famous Chittagong Armoury raid ? 

(A) Laxmi Sehgal

(B) Surya Sen 

(C) Batukeshwar Dutta 

(D) J.M. Sengupta

62. A London branch of the All India Muslim League was established in 1908 under the presidency of- 

(A) Aga Khan 

(B) Ameer Ali 

(C) Liaquat Ali Khan 

(D) M.A. Jinnah 

63. Who among the following was the President of The All India State 'Peoples' Conference in 1937 ? 

(A) Jaya Prakash Narayan 

(B) Jawahar Lal Nehru 

(C) Seikh Abdullah 

(D) Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel 

64. All India Muslim League was formed in- 

(A) Lahor

(B) Aligarh

(C) Lucknow

(D) Dhaka

65. Which one of the following Viceroys of India utilised for the first time local self government as the basis of election? 

(A) Lord Bentinck 

(B) Lord Cornwallis

(C) Lord Ripon 

(D) Lord Lansdowne

66. The call 'Dilli Challo' was given by- 

(A) Lala Lajpat Rai

(B) Dr. Rajendra Prasad 

(C) Subhash Chandra Bose 

(D) Mahatma Gandhi 

67. Who among the following was instrumental in the abolition of sati in 1829 ? 

(A) Lord Hastings 

(B) Lord Rippon 

(C) Lord Bentinck 

(D) Lord Irwin

68. In the colonial period of India, which one of the following was a consequence of the other three ? 

(A) Reform movement of the 19th century 

(B) Rise of the middle classes 

(C) Spread of education 

(D) Missionary activity 

69. Which one of the following was the aim of the Nehru Report of 1928 ? 

(A) To draft a Constitution for India 

(B) To prepare a plan to achieve freedom for India through revolution 

(C) To bring a rapprochement between the Indian National Congress and the Muslim League 

(D) To determine the responsibility of Brig Dyer for the Jallianwala Bagh tragedy 

70. Three amongst the following were charged with waging war against the King Emperor in November 1945. Who was not ?

(A) Col. Shah Nawaz Khan 

(B) Capt. Sehgal 

(C) Lt. G.S. Dhillon 

(D) Damodar Chapekar 


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