Selected question on indian history PART -I

1. In which year Indian National Congress approved the Basic Education Systempropounded by Gandhiji?
1938
2. In which year was the Champaran Satyagraha?
1917
3. Name the Governor General who introducedDoctrine of Lapse:
Dalhousie
4. The first British Viceroy of India?
Lord Canning
5. The first woman President of the Indian National Congress?
Annie Besant
Annie Besant_1  Selected question on indian history PART -I Annie Besant 1

Annie Besant was a prominent British socialist, theosophist, women’s rights activist, writer and orator and supporter of Irish and Indian self-rule.
Born: October 1, 1847, Clapham, London, United Kingdom
Died: September 20, 1933, Adyar
Education: Birkbeck, University of London
Organizations founded: Indian Home Rule movement,
6. The town bombarded by Vasco da Gama during his second visit as the local ruler refused to expel muslim traders from where?
Kozhikode
7. Who repealed the Vernacular Press Act?
Lord Ripon
8. Who was the Viceroy when Indian Penal Code was brought into effect?
Lord Canning
9. Who was the Viceroy when Queen Victoria was declared as the Empress of India in 1877?
Lytton
10. In India, the death anniversary of Gandhiji is observed as:
Martyrs day
11. The famous leader whose birth day falls on the birth day of Lal Bahadur Shastri:
Gandhiji
12. Who was the Congress president when Jawaharlal Nehru was appointed as the chairman of the National Planning Committee constituted by INC?
Subhas Chandra Bose
13. Who was selected as the second person to observe individual satyagraha in 1940:
Jawaharlal Nehru
14. In which year Mahathma Gandhi became the president of Indian National Congress:
1924
15. Jawaharlal Nehru attended Congress session as a delegate for the first time in 1912. Itwas held at:
Bankipur
16. Jawaharlal Nehru became the President of the Indian National Congress for the first timein:
1929
17. Jawaharlal Nehru Port is situated at:
Mumbai
18. Jawaharlal Nehru was born in 1889 at:
Allahabad
19. Which state was given the status of ‘associate state’ in 1974?
Sikkim
20. Who was the President of Indian National Congress during the Quit India movement?
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad  Selected question on indian history PART -I Maulana Abul Kalam AzadAbul Kalam Muhiyuddin Ahmed Azad was an Indian scholar and a senior political leader of the Indian independence movement. Following India’s independence, he became the first [Minister of Education] in the Indian government.
Born: November 11, 1888, Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Died: February 22, 1958, Delhi
Books: India Wins Freedom, The Tarjumān Al-Qur’ān, more
Awards: Bharat Ratna
21. In which railway station of South Africa, Gandhiji was thrown out of a train?
Petermaritzberg
22. Who was the president of India when Bengladesh was formed in 1971:
V.V.Giri
23. Lal Bahadur Shastri is the first Prime Minister to born in 20th century. He was born in:
1904
24. The jurist who gave verdict in Gandhi assassination Case:
Atmacharan Aggarwal
25. The second President of Indian National Congress:
Dadabhai Navroji
26. Which commission was enquired into the assassination of Indira Gandhi?
Thakkar Commission
27. Which portfolio was taken over by Jawaharlal Nehru from VK Krishna Menon in the wake of Chinese aggression of 1962?
Defence
28. Birla House, where Gandhiji wasassassinated, is in:
Delhi
29. For how many days Gandhiji was imprisonedin South Africa?
249
30. In his life, Gandhijji was undergoneimprisonment for …… days?
2338
31. Jawaharlal Nehru met Gandhiji for the first time at the Lucknow session of Indian National Congress held in the year____ :
1916
32. Subash Chandra Bose became the President of Indian National Congress for the first time in:
1938
33. The journals ‘Al Hilal’ and ‘Al Balal’ werelaunched by:
Abul Kalam Azad
34. The Prime Minister of India when India celebrated the golden jubilee of its independence:
I.K.Gujral
35. What was the post held by Gandhiji in Natal Indian Congress in South Africa?
Honorary Secretary
36. Who authored Gandhiji’s favourite prayer ‘Vaishnava Janato’?
Narasimha Mehta
37. Who became the acting prime minister ofIndia after Jawaharlal Nehru:
Gulsarilal Nanda
38. Who formed the Widow Remarriage Association in Poona?
Dhondo Keshav Karve
39. Who wrote ‘India Divided’?
Dr Rajendraprasad
40. Who is known as the father of Indian Politics and Economics?
Dadabhai Navroji
41. In which year Gandhiji established Sabarmati Ashram?
1917
42. Gandhiji conducted his first Satyagraha inmSouth Africa to protest against:
Asiatic Law Amendment Ordinance Bill
43. In 1878, some of the followers left the organisation led by Keshav Chandra Sen and formed new organisation named Sadharan Brahma Samaj. Who among the following wasb the leader of it?
Anand Mohan Bose
44. The Mauryan emperor who gave attention to Municipal administration:
Chandragupta Maurya

india-from-past-to-future-12  Selected question on indian history PART -I india from past to future 12
Chandragupta Maurya was the founder of the Maurya Empire and the first emperor to unify most of Greater India into one state. He ruled from 322 BCE until his voluntary retirement and abdication in favour of his son, Bindusara, in 298 BCE.
Born: 340 BC, Pataliputra
Died: 298 BC, Shravanabelagola
Spouse: Durdhara (m. ?–321 BC)
Children: Bindusara
Parents: Mura Maurya, Sarvarthasiddhi Maurya
Grandchildren: Ashoka, Vitashoka, Susima
45. The Viceroy when Rowlatt Act was passed?
Lord Chelmsford
46. Which event in Buddha’s life is symbolised by Stupa?
Mahaparinirvana
47. Who launched the journal ‘Pakhtoon’?
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
48. Who led Adi Brahma samaj after the schism in Brahma Samaj?
Debendranath Tagore
49. Who wrote ‘Essays on Gita’ and ‘Life Divine’?
Aurobindo Ghosh
50. Who is regarded as the first great leader of modern India?

Raja Ram Mohun Roy
51. Who became the President of Indian National Congress for the longest continous period before independence?

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
52. Who founded Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan?
K.M.Munshi
53. Who authored ‘Mathavilasaprahasanam’?
Mahendravarman I
54. Whom the British called ‘the father of Indian unrest’?

Bal Gangadhar Tilak
55. The author of ‘Unhappy India’:

Lala Lajpath rai
56. Which place was a factor of conflict duringvthe tripartile struggle:

Kanauj
57. Who founded the Tatvabodhini Sabha inv1839?

Debendranath Tagore
58. Who were the Bose brothers in the national
movement?

Sarath Chandra Bose and Subash Chandra Bose
59. The author of Hind Swaraj?

Mahathma Gandhi
60. In which state Porbander, the birth place of Gandhiji is situated?

Gujarat
61. Who represented Hindu community in theSecond Round Table Conference’?

Madan Mohan Malavya
62. Who founded the famous Hindu College in Calcutta?

David Hare
63. The leader who ended Satyagraha at Guruvayur as directed by Gandhiji:
K.Kelappan
64. Vernacular Press Act was passed in:

1878
65. Which Indus valley site is situated near Gulf of Cambay?

Lothal
66. Who coined the term Pakistan for the first time?

Rehmat Ali
67. Who led the march in connection with salt satyagraha in Tamil Nadu, from Thiruchirappally to Vedaranyam?
C.Rajagopalachri
68. Who said ‘Political freedom is the life breath of a nation’?

Aurobindo Ghosh
69. Who was called ‘Desh Nayak”?

Subhas Chandra Bose
70. Who was called ‘the Prince of Martyrs’?
Bhagat Singh

the-legend-of-bhagat-singh  Selected question on indian history PART -I the legend of bhagat singh
Bhagat Singh or Shaheed Bhagat Singh was an Indian socialist considered to be an influential revolutionary of the Indian independence movement.
Born: September 28, 1907, Khatkar Kalan
Died: March 23, 1931, Lahore, Pakistan
Education: National College, Lahore, Dayanand Anglo-Vedic Schools System
Books: Why I Am an Atheist, Canadian Society and Culture
71. Who was popularly called ‘Bengal Tiger’?

Bipin Chandra Pal
72. Third Round Table Conference was held in:
1932
73. In which session of the INC Gandhiji became President?

1924 Belgam (Karnataka)
74. Lal Bahadur Shastri is the first to get Bharat Ratna posthumously. He got Bharat Ratna in:

1966
75. At what age Gandhiji decided to adopt brahmacharya?

37
76. In which year Culcutta medical college started  functioning?

1835
77. In which year the Lahore session of Muslim League passed Pakistan Resolution?

1940
78. The first Sikh to become the president of India:

Gyani Zail Singh
79. The Viceroy when Gandhiji launched Civil Disobedience Movement in 1930-

Lord Irwin
80. The first Indian woman to become the president of Indian National Congress:
Sarojini Naidu
81. India’s first news paper Hickey’s Gazette started in:

1780
82. The founders of Swaraj Party ?
Chitharanjan Das and Motilal Nehru
83. Who was known as ‘Lokahitawadi’?

Gopal Hari Deshmukh
84. The first foreigner to become the president of INC?

George Yule
85. Who designed the national flag of India?
Pingale Venkiah
86. Who was the first deputy prime minister of India?

Sardar Patel
87. Who was the last Viceroy of British India?

Lord Mountbatten
88. Who was known as the ‘saint of Pavnar’?

Vinoba Bhave
89. Bombay Stock Exchange was established in:
1875
90. Who was known as ‘Japan Gandhi’?

Toyihiko Kagava
91. The session of INC which approved the noncooperation movement of Gandhiji was held at:

Kolkata
92. The year in which Congress launched the Individual Satyagraha:

1940
93. The year of Bardoli Satyagraha led by SardarPatel:

1928
94. The year of Poona Pact:

1932
95. Vivekananda attended the World Parliamentof Religions at Chicago in:

1893
96. Who wrote ‘Anand Mat’?

Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
97. The year of Chauri-Chaura incident:

1922
98. In which year Gandhi attended the Second Round Table Conference?

1931
99. Who founded the Poona Sarvajanik Sabha in 1870?

MG Ranade
100.Who headed the boundary commission appointed to demarcate the boundary between India and Pakistan?

Cyril Radcliff