Indian National Movement - General Awareness Questions and Answers for Railway Exam

11 Who among the following led vaikom Satyagraha in 1924 ?
A Periyar E. V. Ramasamy
B K.P. Kesava Menon
C N. Kumaran Asan
D Shri Narayana Guru

Answer: Option [B]
12 ‘Mahatma’ was added before Gandhiji’s name during :
A Rowlatt satyagraha
B Amritsar session of INC in 1919
C Initial stages of Khilafat movement
D Champaran Satyagraha

Answer: Option [D]
13 The name of the famous person of India who returned the knighthood conferred on him by the British Government as a token of protest against the atrocities in Punjab in 1919 was:
A Syed Ahmed Khan
B Rabindra Nath Tagore
C Ashutosh Mukherjee
D Tej Bahadur Sapru

Answer: Option [B]
14 M.C. Setalvad, B.N. Rao and Alladi Krishnaswamy lyer were distinguished members of the :
A Madras Labour Union
B Swaraj Party
C All India National Liberal Federation
D Servants of India Society

Answer: Option [D]
15 At which congress session did Dadabhai Naoroji announce that Swaraj was the goal of India’s political efforts?
A 1906 Calcutta session
B 1905 Banaras session
C 1893 Lahore session
D 1906 Calcutta session

Answer: Option [A]
16 Who said “I therefore want freedom immediately, this very night, before dawn if it can be had”?
A Mahatma Gandhi
B Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru
C Annie Besant
D Dr. Rajendra Prasad

Answer: Option [A]
17 Ancient Monuments Preservation Act was passed during the Viceroyalty of :
A Curzon
B Ripon
C Lansdowne
D Monto

Answer: Option [A]
18 The Haripura Congress (1938) remains a milestone in Indian freedom struggles, because
A of the introduction of the idea of a planning commission
B of the acceptance of the Government of India Act, 1935 by the Congress
C it declared war on the British Empire
D it appointed Jawaharlal Nehru as the future Prime Minister of India

Answer: Option [A]
19 The birth and death years of Dr. B.R. Ambedker are :
A 1889, 1961
B 1877, 1961
C 1891, 1956
D 1886, 1951

Answer: Option [C]
20 Who among the following was elected as the President of All-India Khilafat Conference when it met at Delhi in 1919?
A Shaukat Ali
B M.A. Jinnah
C Mahatma Gandhi
D Motilal Nehru

Answer: Option [C]


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