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    WBCS Preliminary Exam Sample Multiple Choice Questions MCQs- Indian National Movement Part

    In West Bengal Civil Services (W.B.C.S) Preliminary Examination, there exists a total of 200 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) from eight different fields, each having 25 questions.Here we are providing only the questions that appeared from the History Of India Part of the W.B.C.S Preliminary previous years Question Paper.Continue Reading WBCS Preliminary Exam Sample Multiple Choice Questions MCQs- Indian National Movement Part

    1>> Who became Viceroy of India after Lord Irwin?
    • Lord Wavell
    • Sir Reading
    • Lord Willington
    • Lord Linlithgow
    2>> Who elaborated the Drain of Wealth theory propounded by Dada Bhai Naorogi?
    • M. G. Ranade
    • B. G. Tilak
    • G. K. Gokhale
    • Feroz Shah Mehta
    3>> Which one of the following is known as the ‘Magna-Carta’ of English Education in India?
    • Charter of Act of 1813
    • Indian Education Commission’s Report of 1882
    • Indian Universities Act of 1904
    • Educational Despatch of 1854
    4>> Who was the Governor General of India during the revolt of 1857?
    • Canning
    • Dalhousie
    • Elgin
    • Ripon
    5>> Who founded the Asiatic Society?
    • David Hare
    • Alexander Duff
    • H. V. Derozio
    • William Jones
    6>> Who was the author of the book ‘Eighteen Fifty Seven’?
    • S. N. Sen
    • R. C. Majumdar
    • Syed Ahmad Khan
    • R. C. Bhandarkar
    7>> Who amongst the following communities opposed the Ilbert Bill vigorously?
    • The Hindus
    • The Muslims
    • Anglo-Indian Community
    • All of the above
    8>> Which one of the following was a mouthpiece of the Liberals?
    • New India
    • Leader
    • Young India
    • Free Press Journal
    9>> In the Nehru Report Committee (1928) the Liberal Federation was represented by:
    • M. R. Jayakar
    • Tej Bahadur Sapru
    • V. S. Srinivasa Sastri
    • M. S. Aney
    10>> Who among the following was not the active leader of the Brahmo Samaj?
    • Devendra Nath Tagore
    • Keshab Chandra Sen
    • Akshay Kumar Datta
    • Swami Vivekananda
    11>> The immediate cause for the launching of Non Co-operation Movement was the:
    • Khilafat Wrong
    • Rowlatt Act
    • Jallian Walla Bagh Massacre
    • Dissatisfaction with the Government of India Act, 1919
    12>> What proposals were made in the ‘August Offer’?
    • Complete independence of India gradually
    • Dominion Status
    • Provincial autonomy
    • Representative government at the centre
    13>> The last British Viceroy in India was:
    • Lord Wavell
    • Sir Mountbatten
    • Sir Linlithgow
    • Attlee
    14>> A complete outcome of the Wavell Plan was the:
    • Holding of a referendum in the N. W. frontier province
    • Absorption of the State of Hyderabad with the Indian Union
    • Summoning of Simla Conference
    • The Constitution of the Constituent Assembly
    15>> The Congress President who conducted negotiation with Cripps in 1942 and Wavell at the Simla Conference was:
    • Abul Kalam Azad
    • Jawaharlal Nehru
    • J. B. Kripalani
    • C. Rajagopalachari
    16>> The INA under Subhas Chandra Bose surrendered to the British after the collapse of:
    • Germany
    • Italy
    • Japan
    • After the cessation of World War II
    17>> Who among the following attended the first session of the Round Table Conference?
    • Tej Bahadur Sapru
    • M. K. Gandhi
    • Abul Kalam Azad
    • S. C. Bose
    18>> Why was the Simon Commission boycotted by Congress?
    • As it did not include any representative of the Congress
    •  It included a member of the Muslim League
    • It negated the claim of the Indians to determine their own constitution
    • As it was appointed one year before
    19>> Who among the following was the founder of Khudai Khidmatgar Organization?
    • Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan
    • Abdul Rab Nishtar
    • Shaukatullah Ansari
    • Khan Abdul Quayumkhan
    20>> In which year was passed the Congress resolution of Fundamental Rights and National Economic Policy?
    • 1940
    • 1931
    • 1921
    • 1935
    21>> Who founded the All India Trade Union Congress?
    • N. M. Joshi
    • M. K. Gandhi
    • S. C. Bose
    • N. M. Samarth
    22>> The trial rebellion against the British known as Ulgulan was organized by:
    • Korra Mallya
    • Ranade
    • Birsa Munda
    • Konda Dora
    23>> In which year did the Congress Ministers start functioning in the provinces?
    • 1937
    • 1930
    • 1948
    • 1938
    24>> Who founded the Indian Reform Association in 1870?
    • Ram Mohan Roy
    • Debendranath Tagore
    • Keshab Chandra Sen
    • Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar
    25>> Where did the Theosophical Society establish its headquarters in India?
    • Adyar
    • Belur
    • Avadi
    • Vellore
    26>> In which year was the Indian National Congress established?
    • 1883
    • 1885
    • 1891
    • 1905
    27>> “Swaraj is my birth right”—who said?
    • Lala Lajpat Rai
    • Aurobindo Ghosh
    • Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose
    • Bal Gangadhar Tilak
    28>> Which political party was founded in 1906?
    • Bharat Sabha
    • Muslim League
    • Bengal Zamindars League
    • Communist Party of India
    29>> With which Revolt names of Sidhu and Kanu are associated?
    • Santhal
    • Chakma
    • Khasi
    • Indigo
    30>> Who was the Governor General of India at the time of the outbreak of the Revolt of 1857?
    • William Bentinck
    • Cornwallis
    • Lord Canning
    • Lord Dalhousie
    31>> Who was the founder of the ‘Forward Bloc’?
    • Subhas Chandra Bose
    • Rasbehari Bose
    • Chittaranjan Das
    • C. Rajagopalachari
    32>> On the eve of which movement Mahatma Gandhi gave the slogan of ‘Do or Die’?
    • Khilafat Movement
    • Naval Movement
    • Quit India Movement
    • Dalit-Harijan Movement
    33>> The Partition of Bengal as annulled in the year:
    • 1907
    • 1909
    • 1911
    • 1914
    34>> Which phase is considered to be the liberal phase of Indian National Congress?
    • 1885 – 1895
    • 1885 – 1905
    • 1905 – 1915
    • 1895 – 1925
    35>> Who was the President of the First Session of the Indian National Congress?
    • Womesh Chandra Bonerji
    • Surendra Nath Banerjee
    • Firoz Shah Mehta
    • A. O. Hume
    36>> After which incident the Non-Cooperation Movement was withdrawal by Mahatma Gandhi?
    • Chauri Chaura incident
    • Rowlatt Act
    • Jallianwala Bagh Massacre
    • Dandi March
    37>> In which year was the Lucknow Pact signed between Muslim League and the Indian National Congress?
    • 1907
    • 1911
    • 1916
    • 1919
    38>> _________ was the center of Aligarh Movement.
    • The Deoband School
    • The Anglo-Oriental College
    • Pir-Fakir Majlis
    • The Khilafat Committee
    39>> The Morley-Minto Reform was declared in the year ______.
    • 1907
    • 1909
    • 1911
    • 1919
    40>> When and where did the Jallianwala Bagh massacre take place?
    • 1906, Amritsar
    • 1906, Lahore
    • 1919, Karachi
    • 1919, Amritsar
    41>> Which Party gave a call for ‘Direct Action’ and which date was chosen as the ‘Direct Action Day’?
    • Muslim League; 16th August, 1946
    • Indian National Congress; 8th August, 1942
    • The Hindu Mahasabha; 3rd June, 1946
    • Indian National Army; 18th August, 1945
    42>> Who considered the proposals of the Cripps’ Mission as a ‘post-dated cheque’?
    • Moulana Abul Kalam Azad
    • Sardar Ballabhbhai Patel
    • Mahatma Gandhi
    • B. R. Ambedkar
    43>> Who was the founder of the ‘Azad Hind Fauz’?
    • Subhas Chandra Bose
    • Rashbehari Bose
    • Shah Nawaz Khan
    • Captain Mohan Singh
    44>> In its Lahore Session (1929), which of the following was declared to be the aim of the Indian National Congress?
    • Complete Independence
    • Dominion Status
    • Quit India
    • None of the above
    45>> In which year the Pakistan resolution was adopted by the Muslim League and where?
    • 1929, Lahore
    • 1930, Allahabad
    • 1940, Lahore
    • 1940, Dhaka
    46>> Which Mission / Commission visited India in 1946?
    • Cripps’ Mission
    • Cabinet Mission
    • Simon Commission
    • Hunter Commission
    47>> When did the Chittagong Armory Raid take place and who was its chief organizer?
    • 1930, Suyra Sen
    • 1929, Batukeshwar Dutta
    • 1929, Sachindra Nath Sanyal
    • 1930, Ram Prasad Bismil
    48>> The Indian Independence Act was passed in:
    • July, 1947
    • June, 1946
    • August, 1947
    • August, 1946
    49>> Who was the first Governor General of independent India?
    • Chakravarti Rajagopalchari
    • Clement Attlee
    • Lord Wavell
    • Lord Mountbatten
    50>> Who was the first Governor General of Pakistan?
    • Lord Mountbatten
    • Mohammad Ali Jinnah
    • Syed Amir Ali
    • Mohammed Seikh Abdullah
    51>> When was the ‘Azad Hind Fauj’ formed?
    • 1st October, 1939
    • 10th August, 1940
    • 11th May, 1941
    • 1st September, 1942
    52>> When did the Jalianwalabagh Massacre take place?
    • 13th April, 1919
    • 15th August, 1921
    • 21st April, 1922
    • 25th September, 1925
    53>> Who was the founder of Commander of the Indian National Army (INA)?
    • Rashbihari Bose
    • Captain Mohan Singh
    • Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose
    • None of the above
    54>> Who was the founder of the ‘Indian Independence League’?
    • Krishna Verma
    • Rashbihari Bose
    • Subhas Chandra Bose
    • None of the above
    55>> The slogan ‘Inquilab Zindabad’ was given by—
    • Md. Iqbal
    • Bhagat Singh
    • Subhas Chandra Bose
    • Lala Lajpat Rai
    56>> Who was the first woman President of the Indian National Congress?
    • Annie Besant
    • Vijayluxmi Pandit
    • Sarojini Naidu
    • Aruna Asaf Ali
    57>> Who was the main inspiration of the Young Bengal Movement?
    • Rammohan Ray
    • Derozio
    • Debendra Nath Tagore
    • David Hare
    58>> Who was the first President of the Swarajya Party?
    • Motilal Nehru
    • C. R. Das
    • Rajendra Prasad
    • Rajagopalachari
    59>> The Muslim League joined the Interim Government in—
    • October, 1946
    • November, 1946
    • December, 1946
    • January, 1947
    60>> In which year was the Pitt’s India Act passed?
    • 1773
    • 1781
    • 1784
    • 1858
    61>> During the uprising of 1857, which part of India was largely unaffected?
    • Bengal
    • Punjab
    • Awadh
    • All of the above
    62>> In the Tripuri session whom did Subhas Bose defeat to become the Congress President?
    • Pattabhi Sitaramayya
    • Rajendra Prasad
    • Maulana Azad
    • Jawaharlal Nehru
    63>> The major difference between the moderators and the extremists in the Congress session of 1907 was regarding:
    • Satyagraha
    • Swaraj
    • Education
    • Boycott
    64>> When the Pakistan Resolution was formally passed?
    • 1906
    • 1909
    • 1916
    • 1940
    65>> The Arya Samaj at Bombay was founded in:
    • 1870
    • 1875
    • 1876
    • 1880
    66>> In which year did the Cabinet Mission come to India?
    • 1942
    • 1945
    • 1946
    • 1947
    67>> Who among the following was not associated with the Home Rule Movement?
    • Annie Besant
    • Tilak
    • M. A. Jinnah
    • Maulana Azad
    68>> What was the effective date of the partition of Bengal?
    • October 16, 1905
    • March 29, 1901
    • July 22, 1911
    • August 14, 1946
    69>> When and where was the ‘Gadar Party’ founded?
    • America, 1913
    • England, 1917
    • Denmark, 1921
    • Scotland, 1925
    70>> The Lucknow Pact (1916) was signed by:
    • The Home Rule League and the Muslim League
    • The Swarajya Dal and the Indian National Congress
    • The Muslim League and the Indian Association
    • The Indian National Congress the Muslim League
    71>> Who passed the ‘Vernacular Press Act’?
    • Lord Lytton
    • Sir Dalhousie
    • Lord Wellesley
    • Sir Curzon
    72>> Which of the following upheavals took place in Bengal immediately after the Revolt of 1857?
    • Pabna Riots
    • Indigo Rebellion
    • Sannyasi Rebellion
    • Santhal Rebellion
    73>> Gandhiji’s famous comment ‘A postdated cheque on a crashing bank’ was delivered during the visit of:
    • The Simmon Commission
    • The Cabinet Mission
    • The Cripps Mission
    • Lord Wavell
    74>> Who was Titumir? The leader of:
    • Wahabi Movement
    • Faraji Movement
    • Sepoy Mutiny
    • Indigo Revolt
    75>> When did the Dandi March take place?
    • 12th April, 1925
    • 7th August, 1942
    • 12th March, 1930
    • 14th May, 1935

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