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Indian Independence Movement (Freedom Struggle) Quiz

Question 1
The Revolt Of 1857 Failed Mainly Because
A
It Was Poorly Organised And The Rebels Had No Common Ideal
B
It Was Localised, Restricted And Scattered
C
Of Superior Resources Of The British Empire
D
It Had Very Little Nationalist Sentiment
Question 2
Which Of The Following Leaders Died As A Result Of Injuries Sustained During A Protest Demonstration Against Simon Commission?
A
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
B
Dadabhai Naoroji
C
Laia Lajpat Rai
D
Goplakrishna Gokhale
Question 3
Rani Laxmi Bai Died Fighting The British In The Battle Of
A
Kalpi
B
Gwalior
C
Kanpur
D
Jhansi
Question 4
'The Times Of India' Which Celebrated Its 150th Anniversary In 1988, Was First Published In 1838 As
A
National Times
B
Bombay Times
C
Bombay Chronicle
D
Indian Times
Question 5
With Whom Is The Slogan "Do Or Die" Associated?
A
Lala Lajpat Rai
B
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
C
Mahatma Gandhi
D
Subhas Chandra Bose
Question 6
Who Was The First European To Translate The Bhagwad Gita into English?

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A
Charles Wilkins
B
Alexander Cunningham
C
William Jones
D
James Prinsep
Question 7
Who Is Regarded As The Father And Founder Of The Indian National Congress?
A
Sn Banerjee
B
Pheroze Shah Mehta
C
Dadabhai Naoroji
D
Ao Hume
Question 8
To Avenge The Brutal Lathi Charge On Lala Lajpat Rai (October 30, 1928), Which Was Believed To Have Caused His Death Subsequently, Who Murdered Saunders, The Assistant Superintendent Of Police, Lahore?
A
Batukeshwar Dutt
B
Chandra Shekhar Azad
C
Sachindra Sanyal
D
Bhagat Singh
Question 9
The Company's Monopoly Of Trade Was Abolished By The Act Of
A
Pitt's India Act
B
1833
C
1793
D
1813
Question 10
Tilak Swarajya Fund was started to financing the
A
Non-Cooperation Movement
B
Rowlatt Act
C
Khilafat Movement
D
Home Rule Movement
Question 11
Loamanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak Hailed Form
A
Tamil Nadu
B
Maharashtra
C
Kashmir
D
Bengal
Question 12
The Indian Independence Act Was Passed In
A
September 1947
B
June 1947
C
July 1947
D
August 1947
Question 13
Udham Singh returned to India in 1928 mainly because he was:
A
short of funds to meet his expenses
B
to produce some arms from Lahore
C
to escape from the British police
D
called by a revolutionary in India
Question 14
In March 1942, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill Appointed The Cripps Mission To Resolve Indian Political Crisis Because
A
He Was Under Pressure From The US President Roosevelt
B
Of The Gravity Of The Japanese War Menace On India's Borders
C
Both reasons
Question 15
After The Initial Success Of The Revolt Of 1857, The Objective For Which The Leaders Of The Revolt Worked Was
A
Each Leader Wanted To Establish His Own Power In His Respective Region
B
Elimination Of Foreign Rule And Return Of The Old Order
C
To Restore The Former Glory To The Mughal Empire
D
To Form A Federation Of Indian States Under The Aegis Of Bhadur Shah Ii
Question 16
The Non-Cooperation Movement was Suspended in February 1922 on Account of
A
Arrest Of Gandhiji And His Imprisonment For Six Years
B
Hindu Muslim Riots
C
The Chauri Chaura Incident
D
All of these
Question 17
The English Established Their First Factory In Bengal In 1651 at ___
A
Kassimbazar
B
Ranchi
C
Hugli
D
Calcutta
Question 18
The Revolutionary Who Was An Accused In Lahore Conspiracy Case And Who Died In Jail After 64 Days Fast Was
A
Sukh Dev
B
Raj Guru
C
MM Malviya
D
Jatin Das
Question 19
Who Gave The Slogan 'Inquilab Zindabad'?

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A
Subhash Chandra Bose
B
Chandra Shekhar Azad
C
Bhagat Singh
D
Md Iqbal
Question 20
At Jallianwaia Bagh Meeting ____ Ordered The Troops To Open Fire.
A
Benn
B
Dyer
C
Irwin
D
Montagu
Question 21
Who Was The Congress President At The Time When India Become Free?
A
J B Kripalani
B
Jawaharlal Nehru
C
V L Pandit
D
Sardar Patel
Question 22
A 19th Century Social Reformer Who is Regarded as The Bridge Between The Past and The Future is
A
Ishwar Chandra
B
Keshab Chandra Sen
C
Raja Ram Mohun Roy
D
Devendra Nath Tagore
Question 23
One Of The Best Known Tribal Rebellions In Bihar, Known As Ulgulan (Meaning Great Tumult), Was Launched By The Mundas Under The Leadership Of

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A
Birsa Munda
B
Sidhu
C
Kanhu
D
Rampa Munda
Question 24
British Empire came to an end in our country by passing __
A
Indian Independence War Act 1947
B
Indian Independence Act 1948
C
Indian Independence Act 1947
D
India-Pakistan Independence Act 1946
Question 25
The Congressmen Who Wanted To Contest The Elections Under The Act Of 1919 And Enter The Legislature, Formed A Party (1923) Called
A
Swaraj Party
B
Liberal Party
C
Nationalist Party
D
Congress Swarajya Party
Question 26
In Which Year Was Burma Separated From India?
A
1947
B
1902
C
1937
D
1863
Question 27
Who Composed The Song "Sare Jahan Se Achha Hindostan Hamara"?

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A
Josh Malihabadi
B
Mohammed Iqbal
C
Chandra Shekhar Azad
D
Bhagat Singh
Question 28
Who Threw Two Bombs On The Door Of The Central Assembly In New Delhi On April 8, 1929?
A
Batukeshwar Dutt
B
Both
C
Bhagat Singh
Question 29
The Tata Iron And Steel Works Was Completed With The Aid Of
A
American Experts
B
Japanese Experts
C
French Experts
D
Russian Experts
Question 30
In 1942, Europe Had Witnessed A Great War Between
A
France And England
B
France And Germany
C
Germany And Russia
D
Sweden And Russia
Question 31
When Was The First Round Table Conference Held?
A
1903
B
1931
C
1933
D
1930
Question 32
The System Of Civil Services Had Been Introduced Into India By
A
Lord Hastings
B
Lord Ripon
C
Lord Bentick
D
Lord Dalhousie
Question 33
The Revolt Of 1857 In Awadh And Lucknow Was Led By
A
Wajid Ali Shah
B
Begum Hazrat Mahal
C
Begum Zeenat Mahal
D
Asaf-Ud-Daula
Question 34
Who Of First Governor Of India?

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A
Warren Hastings
B
Clive
C
Wellesley
D
Comwallis
Question 35
The Treaty Between Ranjit Singh And The British Was Signed At
A
Allahabad
B
Agra
C
Amritsar
D
Kashmir
Question 36
Ram Prasad Bismil Had Been Associated With The Case?
A
Kanpur Conspiracy
B
Kokori Bomb
C
Alipore Bomb
D
Meerut Conspiracy
Question 37
The Interim Government Which Took Office On September 2, 1946 Was Headed By
A
Vallabhbhai Patel
B
C Rajagopalachari
C
Jawaharlal Nehru
D
Raj Endra Prasad
Question 38
Who Is The Author Of Vande Mataram?
A
Rabindranath Tagore
B
Sarat Chandra Chatterjee
C
Mahatma Gandhi
D
Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
Question 39
Which of the Following was the 'Newspaper' of Annie Besant?
A
The Times Of India
B
The Hindu
C
New India
D
Indian Express
Question 40
Who Was The First To Raise The Slogan 'Inquilab Zindabad'?
A
M Kelappan
B
Bhagat Singh
C
Veer Savarkar
D
Shankaran Nair
Question 41
India Was Partitioned As A Consequence Of The Formula Contained In
A
Attlee's Declaration
B
None of these
C
June 3 Plan Or Mountbatten Plan
D
Cabinet Mission Plan
Question 42
Ques. Cabinet Mission came to Delhi in

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A
1946
B
1935
C
1938
D
1944
Question 43
Aligarh Muslim University Was Founded By

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Syed Ahmed Khan
B
Jinnah
C
Abul Kalam Azad
D
Bhutto
Question 44
When Was The First Independence Day Unofficially Celebrated Before Independence?
A
On 26th January 1931
B
On 26th January 1929
C
On 26th January 1930
D
On 26th January 1935
Question 45
The Roots Of The 1857 Revolt Lay In

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A
The Policy Of Greased Cartridges
B
Exploitative Land Revenue Policy
C
Blatantly Discriminatory Policies
D
All of these
Question 46
In What Session Did Congress Declared Complete Independence (Poorna Swaraj) As Its Goal?
A
Madras Session Held In 1927
B
Gaya Session Held In 1922
C
Lahore Session Held In 1929
D
Ahmadabad Session Held In 1921
Question 47
The East India Company Was Established In The Year

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A
1669 AD
B
1600 AD
C
1700 AD
D
1607 AD
Question 48
The Indian National Congress Was Founded In The Year
A
1885
B
1958
C
1977
D
1909
Question 49
Two Great Socio-Religious Reformers Of The 19th Century Who Provided Inspiration To The Indian National Movement Were
A
Mg Ranade And Dk Karve
B
Dayanand Saraswati And Vivekananda
C
Keshab Chandra Sen And Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
D
Raja Ram Mohan Roy And Debendra Nath Tagore
Question 50
Of The Following Who Did Not Oppose The Non-Cooperation Resolution?

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A
Madan Mohan Malaviya
B
Mrs Besant
C
Nehru
D
C R Das
Question 51
The First Indian To Enter The Indian Civil Service Was

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B
Ramanuja
C
Satyendra Nath Tagore
D
Rabindranath Tagore
Question 52
Of The Following Who Died As Political Prisoner In Lahore Prison?
A
Batukeshwar Dutt
B
Jatin Das
C
Sukh Dev
D
Bhagat Singh
Question 53
A Resolution Declaring 'Purna Swaraj' Was Passed In The Congress Session Held At
A
Haripura
B
Calcutta
C
Gaya
D
Lahore
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