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Modern India- Questions & Answers Degree Level / KAS Questions and Answers (Chapter 09)

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Modern India Questions and Answers -09

1751.The venue of the Kuka revolt led by Baba Ram Singh:
Punjab

1752.The venue of the Pabna peasant uprising: 
Bengal

1753.The venue of Round Tabel Conference: 
London

1754.The venue of Satyagraha by Gandhiji to protest against Jallianwallabagh massacre: Mumbai

1755. Kitturu Rani Chennamma revolted against the British in: 
Karnataka

1756.KM Munshi established Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in: 
1938

1757. Labour Acts were introduced for the first time in India during the reign of: 
Ripon

1758. In which year did Gandhiji establish Ahmedabad Textile Union? 
1917

1759. In which year did Gandhiji establish Natal Indian Congress? 
1894

1760.The founder of the East India Association in 1866?
Dadabhai Naoroji

1761.The founder of the Indian League in 1875:
Shishir Kumar Ghosh

1762.The founder of Madras Native Association, the first political organisation in the Madras presidency:
Gazulu Lakshminarasu Chetty

1763.The founder of Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh in 1925: 
Hedgewar

1764.The founder of Ripon College at Calcutta:
Surendra Nath Banerjee

1765.The founder of the Royal Asiatic Society: 
Warren Hastings

1766.The founder of Satyashodhak Samaj in 1873:
Jyotiba Phule

1767.The founder of the Urdu daily ‘Bande Mataram’:
Lala Lajpat Rai

1768. The founder president of the Ghadar Party in the USA was: 
Sohan Singh Bhakna

1769.The founder secretary of All India Kisan Sabha (1936): 
N.G.Ranga

1770. The founders of the Swaraj Party are Chitharanjan Das and..... 
Motilal Nehru

1771. In which year did Gandhiji establish Sabarmati Ashram? 
1917

1772. In which year Gandhiji establish Sevagram Ashram at Wardha? 
1936

1773. In which year did Gandhiji form the Indian Ambulance Corps during the Boer War? 
1899

1774. In which year Gandhiji founded All India Harijan Samaj aiming at the abolition of untouchability?
1932

1775. Lady Hardinge Medical College was inaugurated in: 
1916

1776.The venue of the annual session of Indian National Congress in 1920 in which the resolution on Non-Cooperation has repeated again and the non-cooperation movement was endorsed:
Nagpur

1777.The venue of the first Congress session in which Gandhiji participated? 
Kolkata

1778. The venue of the first meeting of the Indian National Congress was fixed at_____.  The venue was shifted to Bombay because Cholera broke out there: 
Pune

1779. The venue of the first session of the All India Kisan Sabha was: 
Lucknow

1780. The venue of the first session of the All-Parties Conference was held on 12 February 1928 under the presidentship of Dr M.A. Ansari. 
Delhi

1781. The venue of the grand Durbar held on 1st November 1858 during the period of Lord Canning:
Allahabad

1782. The Viceroy during the first sitting of the Constituent Assembly held on 9th December 1946?
Wavell

1783.The Viceroy during the Mopla revolt of 1921:
Reading

1784.The Viceroy of India during the Delhi Durbar of 1877: 
Lytton

1785.The Viceroy who appointed Police Commission under Sir Andrew Frazer to enquire into the police administration of every province:
Curzon

1786.The Viceroy who conceded to the demand of a separate electorate to Muslims : 
Minto II

1787.The Viceroy who created North-West Frontier Province from Punjab in 1901: 
Curzon

1788.‘Calicoes’ stood for Indian ______. 
Textiles

1789.‘Education is the manifestation of perfection already in man’.who said? 
Swami Vivekananda

1790.‘Hind Swaraj’ was written by Gandhiji while: 
Travelling from England to South Africa by ship

1791.‘India House’ in London was started by: 
Shyamji Krishnaverma

1792.‘Namdari’ was a reform movement of: 
Sikhs

1793.‘New India’ and ‘Common Weal’ were the publications of: 
Home Rule League

1794.The Viceroy who formed the ‘Safety Valve Theory:
Dufferin

1795.The Viceroy who had been the Commander in Chief of the Indian Army: 
Wavell

1796.‘Now India is ours’- After which battle did the English declare this statement? 
Second Anglo-Maratha War

1797.‘Paramountcy is paramount’ was declared to define the relations of Indian States with the British Government by which Commission? 
Butler Commission

1798. ‘Prabudha Bharat’ was a paper published in English by: 
Swami Vivekanand

1799.‘Salt suddenly became a mysterious word, a word of power” These words were spoken by whom on the occasion of Salt Satyagraha? 
Jawaharlal Nehru

1800.‘Sudharak’ was a newspaper by: 
G.K.Gokhale

1801.“After hearing him we feel how foolish it is to send missionaries to this learned nation”- New York Herald in 1893 made this remark while mentioning about: 
Swami Vivekananda

1802.“Christianity wins its prosperity by cutting the throats of its fellow men”- Who said this? Vivekananda

1803.“Forget not that the lower classes, the ignorant, the poor, the illiterate, the cobbler, the sweeper are thy flesh and blood, thy brothers” – These words are related to : 
Swami Vivekananda

1804.“God is of no use to the hungry belly’- Whose words are these? 
Ram Krishna Paramhansa

1805.“Hindus and Muslims form one nation in India. They are two eyes of India, injure one and you injure the other”-Whose thoughts were these?
Syed Ahmed Khan

1806. In which Jail Gandhiji started the writing of his autobiography? 
Yervada

1807. In which jail Gandhiji was imprisoned when he was arrested for salt satyagraha? 
Pune

1808. In which jail the assassins of Gandhiji were executed?
Ambala

1809. In which journal, the autobiography of Mahatma Gandhi was published for the first time?
Navjeevan

1810. In which language was ‘Rast Goftar’ published?
Gujarati

1811. In which language did Gandhiji start the publication of ‘Navjeevan’?
Gujarati

1812. “I, therefore, want freedom immediately, this very night, before dawn, if it can be had” –Whose words are these? 
Mahatma Gandhi

1813.“The light has gone out, Darkness everywhere” who made this statement when Gandhiji was assassinated?
Jawaharlal Nehru

1814.“The systematic exclusion of Indians from official employment of a superior character was an anti-Indian policy which was a national factor of great importance”- The comment related to the Revolt of 1857 was made by: 
P.C.Joshi

1815.“The weighing scales in the merchant’s hands changed into the imperial sceptre”-Who made this statement about British colonialism?
Rabindranath Tagore

1816.The Sapru Commission of 1935 related to: 
Unemployment

1817. The seat of Gaekwad was: 
Baroda

1818. The seat of Holkar was: 
Indore

1819.The seat of the Constituent Assembly of Pakistan: 
Karachi

1820. The Second Anglo Mysore war was fought during the Governor-Generalship of: 
Warren Hastings

1821. The Second Anglo-Burmese war was fought during the period of:
Dalhousie

1822.The second last Viceroy of British India: 
Wavell

1823. The second session of the All India Kisan Sabha held in Faizpur was presided over by: N.G.Ranga

1824. The Secretary of State for India during the British rule was: 
A British Minister gave full control over the Government of India

1825. The Secretary of State’s Council of India was abolished by: 
Govt. of India Act,1935

1826. The sepoy mutiny at Govindgarh was suppressed by: 
Charles Napier

1827. The session of INC which approved the non-cooperation movement of Gandhiji was held at:
Kolkata

1828. The short biographical article titled Karl Marx – a modern Rishi was written by the German-based Indian revolutionary_____.
Lala Har Dayal

1829. The significance of 16th October 1905 in the history of India is: 
Partition of Bengal came into effect

1830.The significance of the third Carnatic War: 
End of Political power of French in India

1831. The song of the Swadeshi Movement was: 
Vande Mataram

1832.The summer residence of the Viceroy of India at Shimla: 
Viceregal Lodge

1833. The Surat split of INC was in the year: 
1907

1834.The symbol of the 1857 revolt: 
Lotus and Bread

1835. The system of grants-in-aid in the education sector was the recommendation of: 
Wood’s Despatch

1836. The term ‘Dastak’ implies: 
Free pass or duty-free trade

1837. The Third Anglo Burmese War was fought during the period of: 
Dufferin

1838. “To sound the order of retreat just when the public enthusiasm reaching to the boiling point was nothing short of a national calamity”-Subhas Chandra Bose said this regarding the unilateral withdrawal of _______ movement by Gandhi. 
Non Cooperation

1839. A leading British Parliamentarian and politician admitted that the revolt of 1857 was a ‘National Revolt’, not a’ Military Mutiny’? Benjamin Disraeli 640.A novel and remarkable feature of the Civil Disobedience Movement was the widespread participation of the: 
Women

1841. 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: 
Curzon

1842. A.O. Hume was the General Secretary of INC till______.
1892

1843.About the revolt of 1857 which leader pointed out in 1864 that “there was no popular outbreak; even the soldiers would not have mutinied but for the Meerut punishments. I, therefore, think that the mutiny of 1857 was not a popular rebellion”?
Syed Ahmed Khan

1844.Against whom did the English fight the fierce battle of Donaben? 
Burma

1845. Aitchison Commission on the Public Services in India was appointed by: 
Lord Dufferin

1846. All India ant-untouchability league was set up in:
1932

1847. All India Hindu Maha Sabha was set up in 1915 under the presidentship of: 
Maharaja of Kasimbazar

1848. An Irish woman Margaret Noble became the disciple of ....... and adopted the name Sister Nivedita.
Vivekananda

1849. Anasakthiyogam is the interpretation written by Gandhiji on:
Bhagavat Gita

1850. Appointment of an Educational Commission under Sir William Hunter in 1882 was during the period of: 
Ripon

1851. As a result of the Poona Pact, the number of seats reserved for the depressed classes out of the general electorate seats was: 
increased

1852. As per the Montague -, Chelmsford Reforms Provincial subjects were divided into :
Reserved subjects and transferred Subjects

1853.The Viceroy when Gandhiji launched the Civil Disobedience Movement in 1930:
Irwin

1854.The first prime minister of Pakistan: 
Liaqat Ali Khan

1855.The first principle of Mohammadan Anglo-Oriental College:
Theodore Beck

1856. The first provisional government of India was set up at Kabul under Mahendrapratap, Barkat Ullah and Ubeidullah Sindhi in:  
1915

1857.The first Satyagraha conducted by Gandhiji in India: 
Champaran

1858. The first Satyagraha was conducted in Kerala in which Gandhiji intervened: 
Vaikom Satyagraha

1859.The first secretary of Brahma Sabha: 
Tarachand Chakravarthy

1860. The first secretary of Punjab Naujawan Sabha was: 
Bhagat Singh

1861. The first Secretary of State for India was: 
Lord Stanley

1862. In which year Gandhiji founded Tolstoy Farm in Johannesburg? 
1910

1863. In which year Gandhiji landed India after ending his stay in South Africa? 
1915

1864. In which year Gandhiji marry Kasturba? 
1883

1865. In which year did Gandhiji observe his first Satyagraha? 
1907

1866. In which year did Gandhiji preside over the Belgaum session of Congress? 
1924

1867. In which year did Gandhiji read Bhagavad Gita for the first time? 
1889

1868. In which year did Gandhiji start ‘Indian Opinion’?
1904

1869. In which year did Gandhiji start the Phoenix Settlement near Durban? 
1904

1870. In which year did Gandhiji visit Kerala for the first time? 
1920

1871. Name the Governor-General who introduced The doctrine of Lapse: 
Dalhousie

1872. Name the Governor-General who introduced Permanent Revenue Settlement: Cornwallis

1873. Name the Governor-General who is called the “Maker of Modern India”:
Dalhousie

1874.The venue of the Tebhaga revolt: 
Maharashtra

1875. The Vernacular Press Act was repealed in: 
1882

1876.The Viceroy during INA Trial: 
Wavell

1877.The Viceroy during the Chauri Chaura incident:
Reading

1878.The Viceroy during the Dandi March of Gandhi:
Irwin

1879. In which year’s Nobel Peace Prize, Gandhiji was nominated for the last time? 
1948

1880. In whose opinion was the Revolt of 1857 was “Wholly unpatriotic and selfish sepoy mutiny with no native leadership and no popular support”?
Sir John Seeley

1881. 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: 
Wavell

1882. Michael Madhusudan Dutt was a famous writer in the language of _____. 
Bengali

1883. Mir Kasim transferred his capital from Murshidabad to: 
Monghyr

1884. Mira Richard was the disciple of: 
Aurobindo Ghosh

1885. Mohammadan Anglo-Oriental College of Aligarh founded in 1875 became a University in: 
1920

1886.‘Mookanayak’ was started by: 
BR Ambedkar

1887. All India Khilafat Conference was held in Delhi in: 
1919

1888. All India Village Industries Association was formed at Wardha in: 
1934

1889.Alluri Sitaram Raju led ______. 
Rampa Uprising 1922

1890. Among the European traders, the Portuguese remained unsuccessful in India because-: Due to their religious fanaticism the Indian rulers became their enemies

1891. An Indian revolutionary who was a professor of Sanskrit in the Universities of Berkeley and Stanford died in Philadelphia: 
Lala Hardayal

1892. Bombay Stock Exchange was established in:
1875

1893.The brave heroine of Nagaland during the civil disobedience movement: 
Rani Gaidulu

1894. Brigadier-General ____ with his British troops entered the park at Jallianwala Bagh, closed the entrance of the park and commanded his army to fire on the gathered people without any warning.
Reginald Dyer

1895. The first Indian to be elected to the leadership of Communist International was: M.N.Roy:

1896.The first Indian to get Gandhi Peace Prize of Govt of India: 
Baba Amte

1897. The first Indian to go to jail for his journalistic duties? 
Surendra Nath Banerjee

1898.The first Indian to join the ICS: 
Satyendranath Tagore

1899.The first Indian to preach the gospel of Swadeshi and India for Indians:
 Swami Dayanand Saraswati

1900. The first Indian who made effective constitutional agitation was:
 Raja Ram Mohun Roy

1901.The first Indian woman to become the president of the Indian National Congress: 
Sarojini Naidu

1902.The First Martyr of the 1857 revolt: 
MangalPandey

1903. Lord Mountbatten, the last Viceroy of British India assumed office on:
24th March 1947

1904. Lower Burma was annexed to the British Empire during the reign of:
 Dufferin

1905. Lucknow Pact was signed between extremists and moderates in: 
1916

1906. Lyall Commission was appointed during the reign of the Viceroy:
  Lord Elgin

1907. M.A.O. The college later became: 
Aligarh Muslim University

1908. Who founded the Indian Federation of Labour?
M.N.Roy

1909. Mac Donnel Commission was appointed during the period of:
 Lytton

1910. Madan Mohan Malavya established BenarusHindu University in: 
1916

1911. Madanlal Dhingra murdered Curzon Wyllie in London who was a/an: 
Advisor to the Secretary of State for India

1912. Madanlal made an attempt to assassinate Gandhiji on 20th January 1948 at:
 New Delhi

1913. Sidhu and Kannhu were the leaders of: 
Santhal rebellion

1914. Simla Conference (1945) was held during the period of:
 Wavell

1915. Simon Commission visited India in: 
1928

1916. Simon Commission was appointed during the reign of:
 Irwin

1917. Simon Commission was sent by The British Parliament to India to review the : 
Working of Dyarchy

1918. Sir John Shore’s policy in India is described as:
Non-interference

1919.Rash Behari Bose related to:
 Delhi Conspiracy Case

1920. In the Chauri Chaura incident the mob attacked:
Police Station

1921.In connection with which agitation Gandhiji gave the title ‘Sardar’ to Vallabha BhaPatel? Bardoli

1922. In India, the death anniversary of Gandhiji is observed as:
Martyrs day

1923.In order to attend the Second Round Table Conference, in which ship Gandhiji sailed to England?
SS Rajputana

1924.In order to give some concession to Indians in the field of administration, the Government of India Act,1935 was designed on the basis of the recommendation of _____: Simon Commission

1925.In South Africa for whom was the term “Coolie” used?
 For Indian labourer

1926. Name the Indian who passed away at Bristol in England in 1833: 
Raja Ram Mohun Roy

1927. Name the leader who died after a hunger strike for63 days: 
Jatin Das

1928. Name the leader who was known as ‘Mahamana’:
MM Malavya

1929. Name the leaders who formed the Swaraj Party:
Nehru and Chittaranjan Das

1930. Name the leaders whose arrest on 10th April 1919 led to the assembly of people at Jallianwala Bagh on 13th April 1919:
 Dr.Kitchlu and Dr.Satyapal

1931. In which year did Gandhiji announce his decision to resign from Congress? 
1934

1932. In which year did Gandhiji attend the Congress session for the first time?  
1901

1933. In which year did Gandhiji conduct his lastSatyagraha? 
1948

1934. In which year did Gandhiji decide to adoptBrahamacharya?
 1906

1935. In which year did Gandhiji decide to return to India from South Africa?
 1914

1936.The Viceroy when the partition of Bengal was repealed in 1911: 
Hardinge II

1937.In which year Gandhiji visited Kerala in association with the Vaikom
Satyagraha?
1925

1938. In which year did Gandhiji visit Sri Narayana Guru?
1925

1939. In which year Gandhiji was arrested for the first time in India? 
1917

1940. In which year Gandhiji was elected as the president of All, India Home Rule League?
1920

1941.The Viceroy who made the ‘Deepavali Declaration’:
Irwin

1942.The Viceroy who refused to meet the Congress deputation led by its president in 1904? Curzon

1943.The Viceroy who repealed the Rowlatt Act:
 Reading

1944.The Viceroy who resigned after the Ilbert Bill controversy:
Ripon

1945. Sir William Sleeman was associated with the operation against the: 
Thugs

1946. Siraj Ud Daula attacked the British factory at Kolkata in the year: 
1756

1947.The ‘Voice of India’ published extracts from the Indian press. It was started by:
Dadabhai Naoroji

1948. The 1927 Madras session of Congress that decided to boycott the Simon Commission was presided over by:
M.A.Ansari

1949.The American president who pressured prime minister Winston Churchill to give in to Indian demands, during the Quit India Movement:
Franklin D.Roosevelt

1950.The annexation of which state under Dalhousie’sDoctrine of Lapse was not approved by the Court of Directors?
 Karauli

1951. Skeen Committee was set up in 1925 to inquire into the possibilities of:
 Indianising the Indian army

1952.‘Socialist’ the first-ever communist journal in India was published by:
SA Dance

1953. Surendranath Banerjee was denied a post in the Indian Civil Service on what grounds, even after having cleared the examinations successfully?
He had misrepresented his age

1954. The English daily started by Lala Lajpat Rai:
The People

1955. The English East Company achieved a major victory over the Portuguese in the Battle of………………….in 1612.
Swally

1956. The English East India Company set up its first factory at
 Masulipatnam

1957.The English Governor who was expelled by Aurangzeb: 
Sir John Child

1958. The English signed the Treaty of Rawalpindi with:
Amir of Afghanistan

1959. The epic character influenced Gandhiji very much in his childhood: 
Harischandra

1960. The establishment of universities in the three presidency towns of Calcutta, Bombay and Madras was the recommendation of:
Wood’s Despatch

1961. The European association in India which launched an agitation against the Ilbert Bill was:
European Defence Association

1962. The exclusive woman force of the Indian NationalArmy was named after: 
Jhansi Rani

1963. The executive and judicial powers of the servants of the British East India Company were separated for the first time under:
 Lord Cornwallis

1964.The exponent of Downward Filtration Theory:
Lord Macauley

1965.The exponents of the Indian Penal Code: 
Indian law commission

1966. The creation of a Department of Public Instruction in each of the five provinces of British India was recommended by: 
Wood’s Despatch

1967. The second mass movement launched by Gandhi in India was : 
Civil disobedient movement

1968. The ‘Black Hole’ event was sensationalised by whom?
 Holwell

1969. Sohan Singh Bhakna founded____ and Har Dayal was one of its most prominent leaders:
Ghadr Movement

1970. South Indian Liberal Federation was popularly called as: 
Justice Party

1971. Statistical Survey of India was established during the period of: 
Mayo

1972.The Viceroy when Sharda Act, which raised the marriageable age, was passed?
 Irwin

1973. Subhas Bose escaped from house arrest in:
1941

1974.The Viceroy when the Rowlatt Act was passed?
Chelmsford

1975. Subhas Chandra Bose was elected president ofINC in: 
1938

1976. Subsidiary Alliance was introduced by:
Wellesley

1977. In which Round Table Conference Gandhiji attend? 
Second

1978. In which session of the Congress was the resolution passed stating that “there should
be equality before law irrespective of caste, creed or sex.”?
Karachi session, 1931

1979. In which session of the Indian National Congress was it proposed that the state shall own or control the key industries, mines and means of transport?
Karachi Session, 1931

1980. In which session the Indian National Congress adopt the resolution on Fundamental Rights?
Karachi (1931)

1981.In which state Champaran, where Gandhiji conducted his first Satyagraha in India, is situated?
Bihar

1982. In which state Porbandar, the birthplace of Gandhiji is situated?
 Gujarat

1983. In which state the Sevagram Ashram of Mahatma Gandhi is situated?
 Maharashtra

1984. In which year All India rural industries organisation was brought into existence under the patronage of Gandhiji? 
1934

1985. In which year did Annie Besant become the first woman president of the Indian National Congress?
1917

1986.‘The Muslims were fools to ask for safeguards and the Hindus were greater fools to refuse them”-Who made this statement? 
Maulana AbulKalam Azad

1987.‘The Nation and its Fragments’ is authored by:
Partha Chatterjee

1988.‘We shall either free India or die in the attempt; We shall not live to see the perpetuation of our slavery’ Mahatma Gandhi said these words in connection with: 
Quit India Movement

1989.“A feudal outburst headed by feudal chiefs and their followers aided by wide-spread anti-foreign sentiments” this observation against the Revolt of 1857 was made by: Jawaharlal Nehru

1990. “It was alarming and nauseating to see Gandhiji-later Inner Temple lawyer, now seditious fakir, striding half-naked, up to the steps ofViceroyPalace to parley on equal terms with the representative of the king-emperor”-Whose words are these?
 Winston Churchill

1991. The British official appointed to a princely state that signed a subsidiary alliance, to supervise the administration:
 Resident

1992.The British Prime Minister who appointed the Simon Commission: 
Stanley Baldwin

1993.The British Resident who was killed at Luckow during the Revolt of 1857:
 Henry Lawrence

1994. The Cabinet Mission became defunct under: 
The formation of the interim government

1995. The Cabinet Mission Plan envisaged for India :
Union of State

1996. The candidate whom Gandhiji supported when the election was conducted to the post of president of Indian National Congress in 1939?
 PattabhiSeetharamaiah

1997. The capital of Carnatic was:
 Arcot

1998. The capital of the independent state of Bengal was: 
Murshidabad

1999.The capital of which Indian state is named after Gandhiji?
 Gujarat

2000. Gandhiji conducted Dandi March as the part of the civil disobedience movement in: 
1930
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