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UPSC General Awareness 2017 - Chapter-wise GK Questions and Answers for Prelims Exam

31 The most important feature of the Government of India Act of 1919 was the introduction of :
A Adult franchise
B Separate electorate
C Provincial autonomy
D Dyarchy

Answer: Option [D]
32 The Champaran Satyagraha was started by Mahatma Gandhi in the year :
A 1915
B 1917
C 1919
D 1930

Answer: Option [B]
33 The first woman President of the Indian National Congress was :
A Annie Besant
B Sarojini Naidu
C Vijayalakshmi Pandit
D Kasturba Gandhi

Answer: Option [A]
34 Who was the founder of Muslim League in India?
A Nawab Salimulla
B M.A. Jinnah
C Sir Syed Ahmad Khan
D None of the above

Answer: Option [B]
35 Ram Prasad Bismil was associated with
A Kanpur Conspiracy Case
B Meetut Conspiracy Case
C Alipore Bomb Case
D Kakori Conspiracy Case

Answer: Option [D]
36 The Chauri-Chaura incident (during Non-Cooperation Movement) relates to :
A a major offensive by underground revolutionaries
B massive police firing on unarmed Satyagrahis
C the burning of a police post by a mob
D large scale looting of government property by Congress workers

Answer: Option [C]
37 The Cripps Mission visited India during the regime of :
A Lord Linlithgow
B Lord Wavell
C Lord Wellington
D Lord Mountbatten

Answer: Option [A]
38 Jallianwala Bagh massacre occurred on :
A January 15, 1919
B April 13, 1919
C August 14, 1919
D July 3, 1919

Answer: Option [B]
39 Burma was separated from India in :
A 1932
B 1935
C 1937
D 1939

Answer: Option [C]
40 Which one of the following suggested the reconstitution of the Viceroy’s Executive Council in which all the portfolios including that of War Members were to be held by the Indian leaders?
A Cabinet Mission
B Cripps Proposal
C Simla Conference
D Simon Commission

Answer: Option [C]


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