WBCS Prelims 2012 Indian National Movement Question and Solution

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INDIAN NATIONAL MOVEMENT QUESTION AND SOLUTION(QUIZ) - WBCS PRELIMS 2012

  In West Bengal Civil Service (WBCS) Preliminary Examination 2012, total of 37 questions was asked from Indian National Movement.

1. Who was the Editor of ‘Hindu Patriot’?

[A]  Harischandra Mukherjee      

[B]  Krishna kumar Mitra      

[C]  Bipin Chandra Pal     

[D] Shivnath Shastri

Correct Answer: [A]  Harischandra Mukherjee      

2. Who came to be known as the ‘Father of Indian National Congress’ ?

[A]  W. C. Bannerjee        

[B]  S.N. Banerjee        

[C]  A.O Hume        

[D] Mahatma Gandhi

Correct Answer: [C]  A.O Hume        

3. Who was the President of the First session of the Indian National Congress ?

[A]  Dadabhai Naoroji       

[B]  W.C. Bonnerjee       

[C]  Feroze Shah Mehta      

[D] S. N. Banerjee

Correct Answer: [B]  W.C. Bonnerjee       

4. Who edited the journal ‘Bande Mataram’ in Paris ?

[A]  Madame Cama       

[B]  Shyamaji Krishna Varma       

[C]  Lala Hardayal       

[D] Bhupen Datta

Correct Answer: [A]  Madame Cama       

5. Who founded the Gadar Party in San Francisco in the USA ?

[A]  Lala Harydayal       

[B]  Ajit Singh       

[C]  Lala Lajpat Rai       

[D] P. Mitra

Correct Answer: [A]  Lala Harydayal       

6. Who was the last governor general of India ?

[A]  Chakraborty Rajagopalachari        

[B]  Lord Mountbatten

[C]  Rajendra Prasad       

[D] Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

Correct Answer: [A]  Chakraborty Rajagopalachari        

7. Who made an attempt on the life of Lord Hardinge in 1912 ?

[A]  Rashbihari Bose      

[B]  Bhagat Singh       

[C]  Khudiram Bose       

[D] Ajit Singh

Correct Answer: [A]  Rashbihari Bose      

8. Which incident force Mahatma Gandhi to call for the suspension of the Non-Co-operation movement in 1922 ?

[A]  Mob violence in Chauri chaura        

[B]  Jalianwalabagh massacre

[C]  Chittangong Armoury Raid        

[D] Foundation of the Swarajya Party

Correct Answer: [A]  Mob violence in Chauri chaura        

9. In which Congress session the demand for complete independence first made ?

[A]  Nagpur   

[B]  Amritasar  

[C]  Lahore   

[D] Calcutta

Correct Answer: [C]  Lahore   

10. Who raised the slogan Long Live Revolution in the central Legislative Assembly, Delhi?

[A]  Bhagat Singh        

[B]  Rashbihari Bose       

[C]  M. N. Roy      

[D] Lala Lajpat Rai

Correct Answer: [A]  Bhagat Singh        

11. Who led the Muslim deputation at Simla in 1906 ?

[A]  Salimullah 

[B]  Aga Khan        

[C]  Muhammad Ali       

[D] Saukat Ali

Correct Answer: [B]  Aga Khan        

12. Name of the workers organisation founded by Mahatma Gandhi :

[A]  Indian National Trade Union Congress       

[B]  Majoor Mahajan

[C]  All India Trade Union Congress        

[D] Workers’ Welfare League

Correct Answer: [B]  Majoor Mahajan

13. Name the outstanding Dalit leader of India who had renounced Hinduism and embraced Buddhism at a later stage of his life :

[A]  Jagjivan Ram      

[B]  Bhola Paswan        

[C]  B. R. Ambedkar       

[D] None of the above

Correct Answer: [C]  B. R. Ambedkar       

14. Choose the correct name of the Union Home Minister who had introduced Indian Administrative Service in 1948 :

[A]  Sardar Ballavbhai Patel      

[B]  Gobinda Ballav Pant        

[C]  S. B. Chavan      

[D] Krishna Menon

Correct Answer: [A]  Sardar Ballavbhai Patel      

15. Name the author of the book “India Wins Freedom”:

[A]  Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad         

[B]  Sardar Ballabhai Patel

[C]  Gobind Ballav Pant       

[D] None of the above

Correct Answer: [A]  Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad         

16. Which incident in colonial history of India marks the first war of independence?

[A]  The peasant uprising at Chauri chaura        

[B]  The Naval Mutiny of 1946

[C]  Chittagong Armoury Raid         

[D] Sepoy Mutiny in 1857

Correct Answer: [D] Sepoy Mutiny in 1857

17. Where the Azad Hind Fauj was first established?

[A]  Tokyo 

[B]  Rangoon  

[C]  Singapore  

[D] Bangkok

Correct Answer: [C]  Singapore  

18. Indigo revolt was regularly highlighted in:

[A]  Hindoo Patriot      

[B]  Times of India       

[C]  Statesman 

[D] Englishman

Correct Answer: [A]  Hindoo Patriot      

19. When did the Royal Indian Naval Mutiny take place?

[A]  December, 1944 AD      

[B]  February, 1945 AD       

[C]  February, 1946 AD      

[D] August, 1946 AD

Correct Answer: [C]  February, 1946 AD      

20. Who said “Swaraj is my birthright”?

[A]  Bal Gangadhar Tilak       

[B]  Bipin Chandra Pal       

[C]  Lala Lajpat Rai      

[D] Mahatma Gandhi

Correct Answer: [A]  Bal Gangadhar Tilak       

21. Who was the leader of the Khuda-i-Khidmagar?

[A]  M.A Jinnah       

[B]  Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan      

[C]  A. K. Azad       

[D] Muhammad Ali

Correct Answer:  [B]  Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan      

22. The Krisak Praja Party in West Bengal is established by :

[A]  A.K Fazlul Huq       

[B]  Muzaffar Ahmed         

[C]  Abdul Halim         

[D] Humayun Kabir

Correct Answer: [B]  Muzaffar Ahmed         

23. At which place did Mahatma Gandhi had the first experience of mass movement of India?

[A]  Bardoli 

[B]  Dandi  

[C]  Chaurichaura 

[D] Champaran

Correct Answer: [B]  Dandi  

24. One of the important Muslim leaders of the Swadeshi Movement was:

[A]  Liakat Ali Khan      

[B]  Liakat Hossain        

[C]  Muhammad Ali      

[D] A.K. Azad

Correct Answer: [A]  Liakat Ali Khan      

25. Subhas Chandra Bose was elected congress President for the second time in :

[A]  Haripura

[B]  Tripuri    

[C]  Wardha 

[D] Patna

Correct Answer: [B]  Tripuri    

26. The Santhal Revolt took place in the year:

[A]  1855

[B]  1857

[C]  1859

[D] 1871

Correct Answer: [A]  1855

27. The Arya Samaj was established by –

[A]  Lala Lajpat Rai      

[B]  Bal Gangadhar Tilak      

[C]  Dyananda Saraswati      

[D] Aurobindo Ghosh

Correct Answer: [C]  Dyananda Saraswati      

28. The Aligarh Movement was started by

[A]  Syed Ahmed khan      

[B]  M.A. Jinnah       

[C]  A. K. Azad      

[D] Theodore Beck

Correct Answer: [A]  Syed Ahmed khan      

29. The Meerut Conspiracy case was started in :

[A]  1929

[B]  1934

[C]  1942

[D] 1931

Correct Answer: [A]  1929

30. Which Indian Leader made a major contribution to the integration of the princely states within the Indian Union?

[A]  Acharya Kripalani      

[B]  Hare Krishna Mahatab

[C]  Govind Vallabh Pant      

[D] Sardar Vallabbhai Patel      

Correct Answer: [D] Sardar Vallabbhai Patel      

31. Who demarcated the boundaries between India and Pakistan as the Chairman of Boundary Commission?

[A]  V.P Menon       

[B]  Sir Cyril Radecliffe       

[C]  Stafford Crips      

[D] Lord Pethick-Lawrence

Correct Answer: [D] Lord Pethick-Lawrence

32. Who was the British Prime Minister when India received independence?

[A]  Ramsay Macdonald      

[B]  Clement Atlee       

[C]  Lloyd George       

[D] Winston Churchill

Correct Answer: [B]  Clement Atlee       

33. In which year Permanent settlement introduced by the British in Bengal –

[A]  1791 AD

[B]  1792 AD

[C]  1793 AD

[D] 1794 AD

Correct Answer: [C]  1793 AD

34. In which year did the Muslim League pass the Pakistan resolution?

[A]  1916 AD

[B]  1929 AD

[C]  1940 AD

[D] 1946 AD

Correct Answer: [C]  1940 AD

35. Who among the early British rulers introduced the system of Subsidiary Alliance ?

[A]  Lord Wellesley       

[B]  Warren Hastings     

[C]  Lord Cornwallis       

[D] Sir John Shore

Correct Answer: [A]  Lord Wellesley       

36. When did Lord Dalhousie annex Awadh?

[A]  1848 AD       

[B]  1857 AD       

[C]  1853 AD       

[D] 1856 AD

Correct Answer: [A]  1848 AD       

37. Who was the author of the book ‘ Poverty and Un British Rule in India’ ?

[A]  Surendra Nath Bannerjee      

[B]  Pherozah Mohta       

[C]  Badruddin Tyabji      

[D] Dadabhai Naoroji

Correct Answer: [D] Dadabhai Naoroji