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Facts about India - 2100 Questions and Answers -3

Facts about India -Questions and Answers -3

401. Who was generally known as ``Indian Napolean''?

402. Whose reign in Ancient India is known as ``The Golden Age''?

403. The Slogan ``Jai Jawan Jai Kisan'' was launched by whom?
Lal Bahadur Shastri

404. The first Viceroy of India was....?
Lord Canning

405. Hampi was the Capital of......?
Vijayanagar Empire

406. The first partition of Bengal was held on?

407. Who built the famous Taj Mahal in Agra?

408. Who founded Brahmo Samaj?
Rajaram Mohan Roy

409. In which year the first Sikh War took Place?

410. In which year Tashkent agreement was signed?

411. In which year Alexander's Invasion of India took place?
326 BC

412. In which year India was invaded by Timur?

413. Who founded Vijayanagar Empire?
Harihara and Bukka with the help of Saint Vidyaranya

414. Who founded Khilji Dynasty?
Jalaluddin Khilji

415. The first battle of Panipat was fought between?
Baber and Ibrahim Lodhi

416. Who was the founder of the Maurya dynasty?
Chandra Gupta Maurya

417. In which year The City of Amritsar was founded by Guru Ram Das, the 4th Sikh Guru?
1577 AD

418. How many times did Muhammed Gazni invade India?
17 times

419. Who was the author of Aithihiamala?
Kottarathil Sankunni

420. During whose reign Tansen live?

421. Who is called the ``Father of Indian Rupee''?
Shershah Suri

422. The first Muslim Ruler in India to introduce the standing army was?
Ala -ud-din- khilji

423. The founder of Arya Samaj?
Swami Dayananda Saraswathi

424. Punjab was annexed to British territories in the year?

425. Who was the founder of the Great Magadha Empire?

426. Buland Darwaza was built by Whom?

427. The title `Vikramaditya' was assumed by?
Chandra Gupta II

428. The transfer of Capital to Devagiri from Delhi by Mohammed Bin Tuglak had one good effect that is?
The country could now be governed from a central place

429. The most noteworthy difference between the Cholas and the other Indian rulers of the time is seen in?
Cholas encourages to Local Self Government in Villages

430. Who was the last Hindu King of Northern India?
Harsha Vardhana

431. Railway was introduced in India by?
Lord Dalhousie

432. Who designed the City of Chandigarh?
Le Corbusier

433. The first Women President of Indian National Congress?
Annie Besant

434. Who wrote the National Anthem of India?
Rabindranath Tagore

435. Who gave the call "Dilli Chalo''?
Subash Chandra Bose

436. Srikakulam is the Capital of which dynasty?

437. The author of "Natyasastra''?

438. The famous Gayathri Manthram is in ....?
Rig Veda

439. Who wrote Aryabhateeyam?

440. "Call Him Ram, Rahim, Allah, Khuda, Hari, Govind but He is one''  Who proclaimed this?
Tulsi Das

441. The Grand Trunk Road was built by?
Sher Shah Suri

442. Megasthenes was the ambassador of?
Seleucus Nikator

443. The battle of Plassey (1757) was fought between....?
Robert Clive and Siraj - ud- daulah

444."Kuchipudi'' dance form originated in?
Kuchelapuram in Andhra Pradesh

445. Who founded the Sunga Dynasty?
Pushyamitra Sunga

446. Patanjali lived in whose Court?
Pushya Mitra's

447. Who is known as the ``Constantine of Buddhism''?

448. Asoka was initiated to Buddhism by whom?

449. The last ruler of the Satavahana dynasty?
Yajnashri Satakarni

450. The Capital of the Kanishka empire?

451. Red Fort was built by whom?
Shah Jahan

452. Which ruler of the Gupta Dynasty adopted the name "Maharajadhiraja''?
Chandragupta I

453. The Allahabad Pillar inscription composed by Harisena Contain.........?
Information about Samudra Gupta's conquest

454. Who gave Raja Ram Mohan Roy the title "Raja''?
Akbar Shah II

455. Famous Ayurveda Physician of Gupta Age?

456. The World famous universities "Nalanda and Taxila'' belongs to ....... period?

457. Who is popular by the names "Indian Shakespeare and Prince of Indian Poets?

458. The government emblem of the Gupta dynasty?

459. The Huna king Mihirakula's Capital?

460. Who built Shiva Temple at Tanjavur?
Raja Raja Chola

461. Pulikeshin II was the most famous ruler of .....dynasty?
Chalukya Dynasty

462. The last Hindu king of Delhi?
Prithviraj Chauhan

463. Who was the founder of the Pallava Dynasty?
Simha Vishnu

464. The Kailashnath Temple at Ellora was built by...?
Krishna I of the Rashtrakuta dynasty

465. The pala dynasty was founded by whom?

466. The Brihadeswara Temple at Tanjore was built by whom?
Raja Raja Chola

467. Which ruler adopted the title ``Gangaikonda Chola''?
Rajendra I of chola dynasty

468. Who wrote Tamil Ramayana?

469. The Hoysala dynasty (1027-1343) was founded by whom?

470. Who wrote Raja Tarangini?

471.The Chola ruler who founded the city of Kaveripatnam?
Karikala Chola

472. Who wrote Budha Charitha, Sutralankar and Saundrananda?

473. The famous Buddhist monk who propound the famous philosophy of `Madhyamika'?

474. India’s first carbon-free state:
Himachal Pradesh

475. The main language of Himachal Pradesh:

476. A spinal injury while horseback riding left this person in lifelong pain for which he wore a metal corset under his clothes. He served as the Viceroy of India. Name this person:
(a) Lord Wellesley                                (b) Dufferin
(c) Lord Mayo                                       (d) Curzon
Answer: (d)

477. The Governor-General who had begun his career as a clerk in East India Company in 1750:
(a) William Bentick     
(a) Hardinge I                                                 (b) Warren Hastings
(c) Lord Wellesley                                   (d) Dalhousie
Answer: (b)

478. The Governor-General who had lost his left hand in the Napoleonic wars:
(a) Warren Hastings                                (b) Hardinge I
(c) William Bentick                                  (d) Lord Canning
Answer: (b)

479. The Governor-General who introduced Sunday as the weekly holiday for government offices:                           
(a) Lord Hardinge-I                                         (b) Hastings I
(c) Dalhousie                                                 (d) Canning
Answer: (a)

480. The Governor-General who succeeded his brother-in-law Lord Ellenborough who had been recalled:
(a) Hardinge I                                               (b) Hardinge II
(c) Dalhousie                                                (d) Lord Canning
Answer: (a)

481. The Governor-General who was impeached by the British Parliament:
(a) Warren Hastings                                      (b) Cornwallis
(c) Wellesley                                                      (d) Dalhousie
Answer: (a)

482. The last Viceroy of India:
(a) Wavell                                                                 (b) C Rajagopalachari
(c) Mountbatten                                                     (d) Wellington
Answer: (c)

483. The Viceroy who inaugurated a new province known as the North-West Frontier:
(a) Dufferin                                               (b) Lord Rippon
(c) Curzon                                                  (d) Hardinge II
Answer: (c)

484. The Viceroy who undertook the restoration of the Taj Mahal:
(a) Curzon                                          (b) Chelmsford
(c) Irwin                                                 (d) Wellington
Answer: (a)

485. The Viceroy who was later killed by a bomb planed in his boat by the Provisional IRA at Mullaghmore, County Sligo, Ireland in 1979:
(a) Wavell                                               (b) Irwin
(c) Wellington                                       (d) Mountbatten
Answer: (d)

486. The Viceroy during the Chauri Chaura incident:
(a) Hardinge II                                     (b) Reading
(c) Wellington                                     (d) Chelmsford
Answer: (b)

487. Who was the Governor-General during the Sepoy Mutiny?
(a) Canning                                                     (b) Dalhousie
(c) Dufferin                                                       (d) Minto I
Answer: (a)

488. Who was the Governor-General when Pitt’s India Act was passed?
(a) Warren Hastings                                (b) Cornwallis
(c) Wellesley                                               (d) Minto I
Answer: (a)

489. Who was the Governor-General when Sati was prohibited?
(a) William Bentick                                    (b) Charles Metcalfe
(c) Auckland                                                 (d) Hardinge I
Answer: (a)

490. The Viceroy during the first sitting of the Constituent Assembly held on 9th December 1946?
(a) Mountbatten                                           (b) Linlithgo
(c) Wavell                                                        (d) Irwin
Answer: (c)

491. The Viceroy during the Mopla revolt of 1921:
(a) Reading                                                (b) Hardinge II
(c) Wellington                                           (d) Minto
Answer: (a)

492. Cripp’s Mission visited India during the period of:
(a) Wavell                                                    (b) Linlithgo
(c) Wellington                                            (d) Mountbatten
Answer: (b)

493. He was born with a withered arm and no left hand. He was appointed Viceroy of India in 1926. Name this person:
(a) Reading                                               (b) Irwin
(c) Linlithgo                                              (d) Wavell
Answer: (b)

494. Who was the Viceroy when the Indian Penal Code was brought into effect?
(a) Mayo                                                     (b) Ripon
(c) Minto                                                    (d) Canning
Answer: (d)

495. Who was the Viceroy when King George V visited India in 1911:
(a) Curzon                                                    (b) Chelmsford
(c) Hardinge II                                             (d) Reading
Answer: (c)

496. Who was the Viceroy when the Prince of Wales visited India in 1921?
(a) Hardinge II                                               (b) Reading
(c) Chelmsford                                               (d) Wellington
Answer: (c)

497. Who was the Viceroy when the Prince of Wales visited India in 1921?
(a) Handinge II                                                 (b) Reading
(c) Chelmsford                                                 (d) Linlithgo
Answer: (b)

498. Who was the Viceroy when Queen Victoria passed away?
(a) Rippon                                                     (b) Dufferin
(c) Hardinge II                                              (d) Curzon
Answer: (d)

499. Who was the Viceroy when Queen Victoria was declared as the Empress of India in 1877?
(a) Lytton                                                      (b) Dufferin
(c) Curzon                                                     (d) Reading
Answer: (a)

500. Who was the Viceroy when the British Parliament passed the Indian Independence Act?
(a) Mountbatten                                      (b) Linlithgo
(c) Wellington                                             (d) Wavell
Answer: (a)

501. Who was the Viceroy when the Cabinet Mission visited India?
(a) Mountbatten                                             (b) Wavell
(c) Wellington                                                 (d) Linlithgo
Answer: (b)

502. In World War One this person was wounded in the Battle of Ypres in 1915 and lost an eye. Later he became Viceroy of India. His name is:
(a) Mountbatten                                            (b) Wellington
(c) Curzon                                                        (d) Wavell
Answer: (d)

503. Mountbatten stepped down from the position of Governor-General of Independent India in:
(a) 1948                                                            (b) 1947
(c) 1949                                                            (d) 1950
Answer: (a)

504. Name the Governor-General who introduced Doctrine of Lapse:
(a) Dalhousie                                                  (b) Canning
(c)  Charles Metcalfe                                     (d) Hardinge I
Answer: (a)

505. Name the Governor-General who is called the “Maker of Modern India”:
(a) Canning                                                   (b) William Bentick
(c) Dalhousie                                                (d) Curzon
Answer: (c)

506. Name the Governor-General who was called ‘Akbar of British India’?
(a) Wellesley                                               (b) Curzon
(c) William Bentick                                   (d) Dufferin
Answer: (a)

507. Name the person who resigned his position as Viceroy of India in August 1905 because of a difference of opinion with Lord Kitchener, the British military Commander-in-Chief in India:
(a) Minto I                                                       (b) Chelmsford
(c) Curzon                                                         (d) Dufferin
Answer: (c)

508. Name the Viceroy who was called the “Aurangazeb of British India’?
(a) Wellesley                                                  (b) Wavell
(c) Curzon                                                       (d) Irwin
Answer: (c)

509. The college established by the British at Ajmer was named after the Viceroy:
(a) Mayo                                                           (b) Rippon
(c) Dalhousie                                                    (d) Curzon
Answer: (a)

510. The first Viceroy of India:
(a) Canning                                                          (b) Mayo
(c) Ripon                                                              (d) Lytton
Answer: (a)

511. The Governor General during the second Mysore War:
(a) Hastings I                                          (b) Warren Hastings
(c) Cornwallis                                           (d) Wellesley
Answer: (b)

512. The Governor General during the third Mysore War:
(a) Warren Hastings                               (b) Cornwallis
(c) Wellesley                                             (d) Dalhousie
Answer: (b)

513. The Governor General when Calcutta medical college was founded:
(a) Canning                                                 (b) Cornwallis
(c) William Bentick                                     (d) Dalhousie
Answer: (c)

514. The Governor General who annexed Satara to British India, the first princely state to be annexed to British India under Doctrine of Lapse:
(a) Canning                                                             (b) Cornwallis
(c) William Bentick                                                (d) Dalhousie
Answer: (d)

515. The Governor General who died at Ghazipore on the Ganges River where his grave and monument are still maintained by the Indian government:
(a) Wellesley                                                       (b) William Bentick
(c) Warren Hastings                                            (d) Cornwallis
Answer: (d)

516. The Viceroy during the partition of Bengal:
(a) Hardinge II                                                   (b) Minto I
(c) Curzon                                                           (d) Reading
Answer: (c)

517. The Viceroy during the Second and Third Round Table Conference:
(a) Reading                                                           (b) Irwin
(c) Wellington                                                       (d) Linlithgo
Answer: (c)

518. The Viceroy of India during the Delhi Durbar of 1877:
(a) Wellesley                                                     (b) Lytton
(c) Dufferin                                                           (d) Curzon
Answer: (b)

519. The Viceroy when India got independence:
(a) Wavell                                                           (b) Mountbatten
(c) Wellington                                                    (d) Linlithgo
Answer: (b)

520. The Viceroy when Muslim League was formed in 1906:
(a) MintoII                                                        (b) Hardinge II
(c) Chelmsford                                                 (d) Chelmsford
Answer: (a)

521. The Viceroy when Rowlatt Act was passed?
(a) Hardinge II                                                   (b) Chelmsford
(c) Reading                                                          (d) Wellington
Answer: (b)

522. Who was the Governor General when the administration of British India was transferred from East India Company to the British Crown:
(a) Dalhousie                                                  (b) Mayo
(c) Dufferin                                                      (d) Canning
Answer: (d)

523. Who was the Governor General when the first railway line was established between Bombay and Thane?
(a) William Bentick                                  (b) Canning
(c) Dufferin                                                    (d) Dalhousie
Answer: (d)

524. Who was the Governor General when the first telegraph line was established between Kolkata and Agra?
(a) Canning                                                     (b) Dufferin
(c) Dalhousie                                                   (d) William Bentick
Answer: (c)

525. Who was the Governor General when the Universities of Kolkata, Bombay and Madras were established?
(a) Curzon                                                  (b) Hastings
(c) Canning                                                 (d) Mayo
Answer: (c)

526. The Viceroy when the First Round Table Conference was held in 1930?
(a) Irwin                                                    (b) Reading
(c) Chelmsford                                         (d) Wellington
Answer: (a)

527. The Viceroy when the partition of Bengal was repealed in 1911:
(a) Minto I                                                   (b) Hardinge II
(c) Chelmsford                                          (d) Chelmsford
Answer: (b)

528. The Viceroy when Vernacular Press Act was introduced?
(a) Lytton                                                  (b) Ripon
(c) Dufferin                                                (d) Curzon
Answer: (a)

529. The Viceroy who  believed in free trade and abolished all export duties except those on rice, oil, indigo and lac:
(a) Northbrook                                         (b) Dufferin
(c) Mayo                                                      (d) Lytton
Answer: (a)

530. The Viceroy who announced the date of transfer of power to Indian hands:
(a) Linlithgo                                                   (b) Wellington
(c) Wavell                                                       (d) Mountbatten
Answer: (d)

531. The Viceroy who had been the Commander in Chief of the Indian Army:
(a) Linlithgo                                                     (b) Wavell
(c) Mountbatten                                               (d) Irwin
Answer: (b)

532. The Viceroy who was resigned after the Afghan issue in 1876:
(a) Dufferin                                                   (b) Northbrook
(c) Curzon                                                     (d) Canning
Answer: (b)

533. Who became Governor General two times (1786, 95, 1805)?
(a) Warren Hastings                                     (b) William Bentick
(c) Cornwallis                                                 (d) Hastings I
Answer: (c)

534. Who raised a para-military force called Imperial Service Corps, which was officered by Indians and only inspected by British commanders?
(a) Curzon                                                      (b) Dufferin
(c) Mayo                                                          (d) Ripon
Answer: (b)

535. Who repealed the Vernacular Press Act?
(a) Dufferin                                                                       (b) Mayo
(c) Ripon                                                                           (d) Hardinge II
Answer: (c)

536. Who suppressed the mutiny of Wahabis:
(a) Canning                                                            (b) Mayo
(c) Elgin I                                                                (d) Dufferin
Answer: (c)

537. Who was the first Governor General of British India?
(a) Wellesley                                                       (b) Robert Clive
(c) Warren Hastings                                          (d) Dalhousie
Answer: (c)

538. Who was the Governor General when Tipu Sultan was defeated and killed in the Fourth Mysore War?
(a) Cornwallis                                            (b) Hastings I
(c) Warren Hastings                                  (d) Wellesley
Answer: (d)

539. Who was the Governor General when the Treaty of Amritsar was signed between Renjith Singh and the East India Company?
(a) Minto I                                                   (b) Lord Hastings
(c) Cornwallis                                           (d) George Barlow
Answer: (a)

540. Who was the Viceroy during the Jallianwalla Bagh Massacre?
(a) Wellington                                         (b) Hardinge II
(c) Reading                                               (d) Chelmsford
Answer: (d)

541. Who was the Viceroy when the capital of British India was transferred from Kolkata to Delhi?
(a) Hardinge II                                            (b) Reading
(c) Chelmsford                                            (d) Curzon
Answer: (a)

542. Who was the Viceroy when the Criminal Procedure Code was brought into effect?
(a) Dalhousie                                         (b) William Bentick
(c) Canning                                            (d) Mayo
Answer: (c)

543. Who was the Viceroy when the Durant line was brought into effect?
(a) Landsdowne                                          (b) Curzon
(c) Reading                                                   (d) Rippon
Answer: (a)

544. Who was the Viceroy when Edward VII was declared emperor of India?
(a) Curzon                                                   (b) Rippon
(c) Hardinge II                                           (d) Minto II
Answer: (a)

545. Who was the Viceroy when General Election was held in all the provinces of British India in 1937?
(a) Linlithgo                                              (b) Irwin
(c) Wavell                                                      (d) Chelmsford
Answer: (a)

546. Who was the Viceroy when INC launched Quit India Movement?
(a) Wavell                                                      (b) Wellington
(c) Linlithgo                                                  (d) Irwin
Answer: (c)

547. Who was the Viceroy when Indian National Congress was formed in 1885?
(a) Dufferin                                                   (b) Reading
(c) Mayo                                                         (d) Curzon
Answer: (a)

548. Who was the Viceroy when the first Census was held in 1872?
(a) Mayo                                                       (b) Curzon
(c) Hardinge II                                              (d) Minto I
Answer: (a)

549. Who was the viceroy when the first regular census was held in 1881:
(a) Ripon                                                        (b) Lytton
(c) Mayo                                                         (d) Hardinge I
Answer: (a)

550. Who was the Viceroy when the interim government assumed power on 2nd September 1946?
(a) Irwin                                                             (b) Wellington
(c) Linlithgo                                                       (d) Wavell
Answer: (d)

551. Who is the founder of the Indian National Congress?
(a) Gandhiji (b) WC Bannerjee
(c) AO Hume (d) SN Bannerjee
Answer: (C)

552. Who was called the Bismark of India?
(a) Gandhji             (b) Sardar Patel
(c) BR Ambedkar (d)  VP Menon
Answer: (b)

553. Who was the Viceroy when the Archaeological Survey of India was established?
(a)Lytton (b) Dufferin
(c) Curzon (d) Ripon
Answer: (C)

554. Who popularised the worship of Ganapathi in Maharashtra?
(a) BR Ambedkar (b) BG Tilak
(c) KT Telang (d) VD Savarkar
Answer: (b)

555. The candidate whom Gandhiji supported when the election was conducted to the post of president of the Indian National Congress in 1939?
(a) Nehru (b) Rajendraprasad
(c) JB Kripalani (d) Pattabhi Seetharamaiah
Answer: (d)

556. The first Muslim to become the president of Indian National Congress:
(a) Jinnah (b) Badruddin Tyabji
(c) Syed Ahmed Khan (d) Maulana Azad
Answer: (b)

557.  Gandhiji conducted Champaran Satyagraha for:
(a) Cotton farmers (b) Indigo farmers
(c) Groundnut farmers  (d) Jute farmers
Answer: (b)

558. Who founded the Benarus Hindu University?
(a)Gandhiji                               (b) Raja Ram Mohun Roy
(c) Madan Mohan Malavya (d) PD Tandon
Answer: (C)

559. Who got lathi blows while protesting against Simon Commission, which became fatal to him?
(a) Netaji Bose (b) Lajpath Rai
(c) Bhagat Singh (d) Jatin Das
Answer: (b)

560. Who was called the Grand old man of India’?
(a) Gandhiji                        (b) Nehru
(c) Dadabhai Navroji      (d) WC Bannerjee
Answer: (C)

561. Who gave the slogan ‘Inquilab Zindabad’?
(a)Bhagat Singh       (b) Ajith Singh
(c) Muhammad Ali  (d) Muhammad Iqbal
Answer: (d)

562. Who raised the slogan ‘Inquilab Zindabad’ for the first time?
(a)Lajpath Rai      (b) Subhas Chandra Bose
(c) Bhagat Singh (d) Motilal Nehru
Answer: (c)

563. Who was defeated by Subhas Chandra Bose in 1939 when he was elected to the post of Congress president?
(a)Rajendraprasad                     (b) Jawaharlal Nehru
(c) Pattabhi Seetharamaiah    (d) Maulana Abul Kalam  Azad
Answer: (c)

564. Who was elected the president of INC when Subhas Chandra Bose resigned?
(a)Jawaharlal Nehru (b) C.Rajagopalachari
(c) Rajendraprasad   (d) Jawaharlal Nehru
Answer: (c)

565. Who was the president of INC when it split in the Surat session in 1907?
(a)Rash Behari Ghosh  (b) GK Gokhale
(c) AC Majumdar           (d) MM Malavya
Answer: (a)

566. Why did Gandhiji call for the boycott of the Simon Commission?
(a) None of the members was Indian
(b) India was dragged into the Second World War
(c) The Commission refused to come to India
(d) None of these
Answer: (a)

567. Who gave the slogan ‘Jai Hind’?
(a) Tagore          (b) Gandhiji
(c) Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose       (d) Nehru
Answer: (c)

568. Who presided over the all-party conference in 1928?
(a)Motilal Nehru (b) MA Ansari
(c) Rajendraprasad (d) Jawaharlal Nehru
Answer: (b)

569. Who was the Viceroy when the Naval Mutiny (1946) was held?
(a)Wavell (b) Mountbatten
(c) Irwin (d) Linlithgo
Answer: (a)

570. Who authored ‘India wins Freedom’?
(a) Rajendraprasad (b) Rajagopalachari
(c) Maulana Abul Kalam  Azad (d) Sardar Patel
Answer: (c)

571. Who was known as the ‘spiritual heir’ of Mahathma Gandhi?
(a) Vinoba Bhave (b) Jawaharlal Nehru
(c) Abbas Tyabji (d) Jamnalal Bajaj
Answer: (a)

572. Name the revolutionary leader who turned into an ascetic in the later years of his life:
(a) BG Tilak (b) Bhagat Singh
(c) Bipin Chandra Pal (d) Aurobindo Ghosh
Answer: (d)

573. Who Gandhiji called ‘the great sentinel’?
(a) Rajendraprasad        (b) Subhas Chandra Bose
(c) Rabindranath Tagore      (d) Jawaharlal Nehru
Answer: (c)

574. The Viceroy who introduced financial decentralisation?
(a)Dufferin (b) Lytton
(c) Mayo (d) Hardinge I
Answer: (c)

575. Who founded the ‘Servants of India society’?
(a) MG Ranade
(b) Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
(c) GK Gokhale (d)  MK Gandhi
Answer: (c)

576. In which year did Gopala Krishana Gokhale, the political guru of Gandhiji, pass away?
(a) 1913 (b) 1914 
(c) 1915 (d) 1916
Answer: (c)

577. The first and last Indian to become the Governor-General of independent India:
(a)Mountbatten (b) Rajendraprasad
(c) Rajagopalachari(d) S Radhakrishnan
Answer: (c)

578. India Councils Act of 1861 was passed during the tenure of:
(a)Dufferin (b) Dalhousie
(c) Canning (d) Mayo
Answer: (c)

579. Name the nationalist leader who was born in Mecca:
(a)Maulana Abul Kalam  Azad      (b) Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
(c) Muhammad Ali Jinnah              (d) Muhammad Iqbal
Answer: (a)

580. Who led the activities of the Theosophical Society in India?
(a)Aurobindo (b) Gandhiji
(c) Annie Besant (d) Vinoba Bhave
Answer: (c)

581. Who was instrumental in the integration of princely states after the independence?
(a) Sardar Patel (b) BR Ambedkar
(c) Baldev Singh (d) Lal Bahadur Shastri
Answer: (a)

582. Who wrote ‘Gitarahasya’?
(a) Sardar Patel (b) Gandhiji
(c) Aurobindo (d) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
Answer: (d)

583. Who was the founder of the Muslim League?
(a) Muhammad Ali Jinnah      (b) Agha Khan
(c) Liaqat Ali Khan                (d) Muhammad Iqbal
Answer: (b)

584. The first foreigner to become the president of INC?
(a)AO Hume (b) William Wedderburn
(c) George Yule (d) Alfred Webb
Answer: (c)

585. The Viceroy established two colleges for the education and political training of the Indian Princes:
(a)Dufferin (b) Mayo(c) Minto(d) Curzon
Answer: (b)

586. The Viceroy during the Dandi March of Gandhiji:
(a)Wellington (b) Chelmsford
(c) Linlithgo    (d) Irwin
Answer: (d)

587. Who said ‘Swarajya is my birth right’?
(a) Sardar Patel   (b) Gandhiji
(c) Nehru               (d) BG Tilak
Answer: (d)

588. Who was called the hero of the Bardoli satyagraha?
(a) Gandhiji             (b) Nehru
(c) Vinoba Bhave   (d) Sardar Patel
Answer: (d)

589. Who was popularly called Rajaji?
(a)Rajendraprasad               (b) Rajagopalachari
(c) Raja Ram Mohun Roy    (d) Raj Guru
Answer: (b)

590. Who was the political guru of Gopala Krishna Gokhale?
(a) Dadabhai Navroji       (b) WC Bannerjee
(c) SN Bannerjee               (d) MG Ranade
Answer: (d)

591. Who was the president of the Indian National Congress when it launched Quit India Movement?
(a) Subash Bose               (b) JB Kripalani
(c) Jawaharlal Nehru      (d) Abul Kalam Azad
Answer: (d)

592. Who was the Viceroy when the grand coronation of George V was held at Delhi?
(a)Hardinge I      (b) Hardinge II
(c) Minto II          (d) Chelmsford
Answer: (b)

593. The leader of a national movement whose birthday is August 15:
(a)Vinoba Bhave (b) Bhagat Singh
(c) Sardar Patel   (d) Aurobindo Ghosh
Answer: (d)

594. The Viceroy when the Doctrine of Lapse was officially withdrawn:
(a)Mayo        (b) Dufferin        (c) Canning         (d) Curzon
Answer: (c)

595. In which jail Gandhiji was imprisoned when he was arrested for salt satyagraha?
(a) Pune          (b) New Delhi
(c) Kolkata     (d) Chennai
Answer: (a)

596. In which year Gandhiji was arrested for the first time in India?
(a) 1917 (b) 1918 
(c) 1919 (d) 1920
Answer: (a)

597. Who is Gandhiji called Rajarshi?
(a) Vinoba Bhave                           (b) D.K.Karve
(c) Purushotham Das Tandon   (d) Gokhale
Answer: (c)

598. Who was the Viceroy when Diarchy was introduced in provinces as per the Govt of India Act, 1919?
(a)Reading (b) Hardinge II
(c) Wellington (d) Chelmsford
Answer: (d)

599. Who is called the ‘mother of Indian nationalism’?
(a) Sarojini Naidu                 (b) Annie Besant
(c) Madam Bhikaji Cama    (d) Aruna Asaf Ali
Answer: (c)

600. Who was known as ‘the lion of Punjab’?
(a)Bhagat Singh (b) Lajpat Rai
(c) Ajith Singh   (d) Chandrasekhar Azad
Answer: (b)
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