Friday, September 2, 2011

Indian National Movement Quiz

1. Quit India Movement was launched in—
(A) 1941
(B) 1947
(C) 1942
(D) 1905
Ans : (C)

2. Non-cooperation Movement was withdrawn mainly because of—
(A) Friction between the Moderates and Extremists
(B) Withdrawal of support by Muslim League
(C) Chauri-chaura incident
(D) Oppressive attitude of British Government
Ans : (C)

3. Who among the following started the Aligarh Movement ?
(A) Liaquat Ali Khan
(B) Sir Sayyad Ahmed Khan
(C) Fazl-i-Hussain
(D) Mohammed Ali Jinnah
Ans : (B)

4. Apart from the Quit India Movement which started on 9th August, 1942, what other sensational activity of the freedom fighters was done on that day ?
(A) Salt Satyagraha
(B) Boycott of Simon Commission
(C) Champaran Satyagraha
(D) Kakori Mail Train ‘Robbery’
Ans : (D)

5. The Ahmedabad Satyagraha of Gandhi was directed against—
(A) British mill owners and government officials
(B) Indian mill owners and non-government officials
(C) British non-government officials
(D) Indian government officials
Ans : (A)

8. Why did Motilal Nehru and Chittaranjan Das form a separate group known as Swaraj Party within the Congress ?
(A) They were not satisfied with the progress made by the Congress in achieving Swaraj
(B) It was their reaction to Mahatma Gandhi’s sudden decision to suspend the Non-cooperation Movement
(C) They were interested in forming more active party with revolutionary ideas
(D) They felt that their opinions and views were not given due importance in Congress sessions
Ans : (B)

9. In the year 1919, what was the reason for Mahatma Gandhi to warn the Viceroy that a country-wide Satyagraha would be launched ?
(A) He wanted the Government to withdraw the Rowlatt Act immediately
(B) He was forcing the British rulers to be sensitive to the Khilafat Movement
(C) He wanted the Government to abolish the Zamindari system to alleviate the miseries of peasants
(D) He was forcing the British rulers to give atleast the dominion status to India to make Home Rule possible
Ans : (A)

10. Sundarlal Bahuguna is associated with the—
(A) Chipko Movement
(B) Bhoodan Movement
(C) AIDS awareness
(D) Literacy Mission
Ans : (A)

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