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Indian Independence Movement - General Knowledge Quiz

171 Who was the writer of “Sare Jahan Se Achha, Hindustan Hamara…” ?
A Allama Iqbal
B Robindranath Tagore
C Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay
D None of the above

Answer: Option [A]
172 The ruling party in the U.K. when India got independence was:
A Socialist Party
B Conservative Party
C Liberal Party
D Labour Party

Answer: Option [D]
173 Who voted against the partition of India in the A.I.C.C. meeting held on 14 June 1947 ?
A Sardar Patel
B Abul Kalam Azad
C Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
D Govind Vallabh Pant

Answer: Option [C]
174 Who is regarded as the ‘Mother of the Indian Revolution’ ?
A Kasturba Gandhi
B Madame Bhikaiji Cama
C Rani Lakshmibai
D Sarojini Naidu

Answer: Option [B]
175 The special Congress session held in September 1920 at Calcutta, in which the resolution for Non-Cooperation was presided over by:
A Bal Gangadhar Tilak
B Lala Lajpat Rai
C Mahatma Gandhi
D Pandit Motilal Nehru

Answer: Option [B]
176 The first All-Indian Trade Union congress was created in 1920 by:
A N.M. Joshi
B V.V. Giri
C Shyama Prasad Mukherjee
D Purshottamdas Thakurdas

Answer: Option [A]
177 The proposals for the partition of India into India and Pakistan were contained in the:
A Cabinet Mission Proposals
B Cripps Mission Proposals
C Mountbatten Plan of 3rd June, 1947
D Prime Minister Attlee’s statement of 20th February, 1947

Answer: Option [C]
178 What was the immediate reaction of the government to the Salt Satyagraha and the Dandi march ?
A The Congress was banned
B It did not take it seriously
C The government resorted to repressive measures
D It was on its guard and took measures to prevent the mischief from spreading

Answer: Option [B]
179 The last opportunity to avoid the partition of India was lost with the rejection of:
A Cabinet Mission
B Wavell Plan
C Cripps Mission
D Rajgopalachari Formula

Answer: Option [A]
180 The agitation against the partition of Bengal was led by:
A C. R. Das
B Aruna Asaf Ali
C Subhash Chandra Bose
D Surendranath Banerjee

Answer: Option [D]


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