Indian National Movement Quiz

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When was the Indian Association of Calcutta formed?

(a) 1876

(b) 1884

(c) 1887

(d) 1890

Option a – 1876

The first political organization established in India in 1838 was known as

(a) the British India Society

(b) the Bengal British India Society

(c) the Settlers Association

(d) Zamindari Association

Option d – Zamindari Association

Name the first major voluntary association representing primarily Indian landlord interests that were set up in Calcutta in 1851.

(a) British Indian Association

(b) Landholder’s Society

(c) Madras Native Association

(d) Bombay Association

Option b – Landholder’s Society

Assertion (A) Indian nationalism first developed in Bengal and re-harvested in the 19th century. Reason (R) Racial discrimination was a major factor behind the growth of nationalism. Codes

(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

(b) Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of A

(c) A is true, but R is false

(d) A is false, but R is true.

Option b – Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of A

Royal Asiatic Society was founded by

(a) Sir William Jones

(b) Sir John Marshall

(c) RD Banerjee

(d) Sir William Bentinck

Option a – Sir William Jones

Who was the founder of the Indian Association?

(a) Dadabhai Naoroji

(b) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

(c) AO Hume

(d) Surendranath Banerjee

Option d – Surendranath Banerjee

Name the organisation formed by Surendranath Banerjee which merged with the Indian National Congress in 1886.

(a) East India Association

(b) London India Society

(c) Indian Association

(d) Indian National Conference

Option d – Indian National Conference

Which of the following Indian leaders was dismissed by the British from the Indian Civil Service?

(a) Satyendranath Tagore

(b) Surendranath Banerjee

(c) RC Dutt

(d) Subhas Chandra Bose

Option b – Surendranath Banerjee

Who were the main architects of the Indian National Conference?

(a) Surendranath Banerjee and Anand Mohan Bose

(b) Surendranath Banerjee and Dadabhai Naoroji

(c) BG Tilak and Aurbindo

(d) None of the above

Option a – Surendranath Banerjee and Anand Mohan Bose

During the last ten days of 1885, which of the following associations did not hold its session?

(a) The Madras Mahajan Sabha

(b) Indian National Conference

(c) The Indian National Congress

(d) Poona Sarvajanik Sabha

Option d – Poona Sarvajanik Sabha

The most important organisation of the pre-Congress Nationalist Organisations was the

(a) Bengal British India Society

(b) East India Association

(c) Young Bengal Association

(d) Indian Association of Calcutta

Option d – Indian Association of Calcutta

Dadabhai Naoroji organised ‘East India Association to serve which one of the following purposes?

(a) To promote nationalism among the peasants of India.

(b) To discuss the Indian questions and influence British public to promote Indian welfare.

(c) To unite all nationalist leader under one organisation.

(d) To start an independent organisation apart from congress.

Option b – To discuss the Indian questions and influence British public to promote Indian welfare

Which one of the following associations was founded in London by Dadabhai Naoroji in 1866?

(a) The Bengal British India Society

(b) The East India Association

(c) The British Indian Association

(d) The Madras Native Association

Option b – The East India Association

Poona Sarvajanik Sabha was formed in which of the following year?

(a) 1850

(b) 1862

(c) 1865

(d) 1870

Option d – 1870

Bombay Presidency Association was established by

(a) Pherozeshah Mehta

(b) KT Telang

(c) WC Bonerjee

(d) None of the above/More than one of the above

Option d – None of the above/More than one of the above

Who amongst the following was one of the founders of Bombay Presidency Association in 1885?

(a) Pherozeshah Mehta

(b) P Ananda Charlu

(c) MV Raghav Cheriyar

(d) S N Banerjee

Option a – Pherozeshah Mehta

The precursor of Indian National Congress was

(a) British Indian Association

(b) Indian Association

(c) Indian League

(d) None of the above/More than one of the above

Option b – Indian Association

Consider the following statements about an evaluation of the early nationalists. I. They popularised modern ideas. II. They failed to widen the scope of their demands. III. They exposed the exploitative character of colonial rule. Which of the above statements are correct?

(a) I and III

(b) I, II and III

(c) I and II

(d) II and III

Option b – I, II and III

Assertion (A) The basic weakness of the early Nationalist Movement lay in its narrow social base. Reason (R) It fought for the narrow interests of the social groups which joined it. Codes

(a) Both A and R are true and R is correct explanation of A

(b) Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of A

(c) A is true, but R is false

(d) A is false, but R is true

Option c – A is true, but R is false

Assertion (A) The early nationalists in the initial phases paid relatively little attention to the question of workers. Reason (R) The early nationalists did not wish to, in any way; weaken the common struggle against British rule, by creating any divisions within the ranks of the Indian people. Codes

(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

(b) Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of A

(c) A is true, but R is false

(d) A is false, but R is true

Option a – Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

What was the main reason behind the rise of Nationalism in India?

(a) Revolt of 1857

(b) Press and Newspaper

(c) Influence of Western thought

(d) All of the above

Option d – All of the above

“Indian Nationalism was the child of the British Raj”. Who made this statement?

(a) Bipin Chandra

(b) R Coupland

(c) RC Mazumdar

(d) PE Roberts

Option b – R Coupland

“Nero Fiddled while Rome Burned”. In the context of which event nationalists had used this statement?

(a) On Indian Arms Act, 1878

(b) On Organisation of Delhi Durbar, 1877

(c) On Proclamation of Queen Victoria

(d) None of the above

Option b – On Organisation of Delhi Durbar, 1877

Who is remembered as the pioneer of economic nationalism?

(a) Bipin Chandra Pal

(b) Dadabhai Naoroji

(c) RC Dutt

(d) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Option c – RC Dutt

Why did the early nationalists oppose the Council Act of 1892? Indian National Movement Quiz )

(a) The number of members of the Imperial Legislative Council was increased.

(b) The number of members of Provincial Councils was increased.

(c) The Councils were given the right to discuss the annual budgets.

(d) The Act did not give the Indians control over the public funds.

Option d – The Act did not give the Indians control over the public funds

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