WBCS MAIN PAPER III : MODERN INDIA - WORK FOR NATIONAL MOVEMENT
1.Which Bengali radical Amritabazar Patrika to counter the moderate politics of Surendranath Banerjee?
(A) Brahma Bandhav Upadhyay (B) Aurobindo Ghosh (C) BepinC. Pal (D) Motilal Ghosh
2.Who was the editor of the journal Mahatma
(A) P' s. Mehta (B) B. G. Tilak (C) GK.Gokhale (D) Dinshaw Wacha
3.During whose tenure in office was the Indian University Commission' set up?
(A) Lord Lytton (B) Lord Dufferin (C) Lord Lansdowne (D) Lord Curzon
4.When was the Native Press Association founded?
(A) 1858 (B) 1877 (C) 1882 (D) 1900
5.Who'wea associated with the Servants of India Society?
(A)G. K. Gokhale (B) Sir Syed Ahmed Khan (C) A. O. Hume (D)M. M. Malvya
6.Who was the editor of the newspaper "Rast Goftar"?
(A) Amir All , (B) Sir Syed Ahmed Khan (C) Maulana Mad Dadabhai Naoroji (D) Dadabhai Naoroji
1.Universities in the Presidency towns in India were established in the year
(A) 1857 (B) 1858 (C) 1900 (D) 1909
1.March the authors with their works :
(a) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
I. The Nations Voice
(b) Abul Kalam Azad
II. India Divided
(c) V.D. Savarkar
III. India Wins Freedom
(d) C. Rajagopalachari
IV. Indian War of Independence
2.Match the authors and the works :
(a) Sceptred Flute
I. M.K. Gandhi
II. Sarojini Naidu
(c) India and the world
III. Aurobindo Ghosh
(d) Conquest of Self
IV. Jawaharlal Nehru
3.Which of the following was not a leader of the All India Hindu Mahasabha ?
(A) V. D. Savarkar (B) Bhai Parmanand (C) Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee (D) M. R. Jayakar
4.Who founded a Social Organization, the 'Jat Pat Torak Mandal' in 1922, for breaking the caste barriers among the Hindus ?
(A) Bhai Parmanand (B) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar (C) M.G. Ranade (D) Keshab Chandra Sen
5.Who edited a Bengali weekly the 'Jugantor' and 'Basumati' ?
(A) Barindra Ghosh (B) Aurobindu Ghosh (C) Ganesh Ghosh (D) Anand Mohan Bose
1.The first all India movement launched by M K Gandhi was —— .
(A) Rowlatt Satyagraha
(B) Khilafat Movement
(C) Non Co-operation Movement
(D) Champaran Satyagraha
2.The first newspaper published by M K Gandhi was
(A) Indian Opinion (B) Navjeevan (C) Harijan (D) Young India
3.Indian Sociologist was published by
(A) Shyamji Krishnavarma (B) Madam Vikhaji Kama (C) Lala Hardayal (D) Pandurang Kankhoje
3.'Anti-Circular Society' was established by
(A) Sachindra Prasad Basu
(B) Krishna Kumar Mitra
(C) 'Raja' Subodh Mullick
(D) Satish Chandra Mukhapadhyay
4.Sandhya, a periodical was published by
(A) Bipin Chandra Pal
(B) Aurobindo Ghosh
(C) Brahama Bandhav Upadhyay
(D) Bhupendranath Dutta
5.The song —"Sarfaroshi ki tamanna ab hamare dil mein hai dekhna hai zor kitna bazuo-e-katil mein hain" immortalised by Bhagat Singh, Ram Prasad Bismil, Asfagullah was composed by
(A) Muhammad Iqbal (B) Hasrat Mohani (C) Josh Molihabadi (D) Bismil Azimabadi
6.Andher Nagari was written by ——
(A) Prem Chand (B) Bharatendu Harish Chandra (C) Krishan Chander (D) Mulk Raj Anand
7.Sanjivani, a newspaper was published by
(A) Motilal Ghosh (B) Surendranath Banerjee (C) Krishna Kumar Mitra (D) Jogendra Chandra Bose
8.Bartaman Bharat was written by
(A) Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay
(B) Swami Vivekananda
(C) Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay
(D) Rabindranath Tagore
9.The news magazine Bharat Shramajivi was published by
(A) Dwarakanath Ganguly (B) Sashipada Banerjee (C) Shivnath Sastri (D) Ramkumar Vidyaratna
10.Mahad Satyagraha constituted an important milestone in B. R. Ambedkar's political career. When did it take place ?
(A) 1920 (B) 1926 (C) 1927 (D) 1930
11.Nair Service Society under the leadership of Mannath Padmanava Pillai was founded in
(A) 1900 (B) 1905 (C) 1914 (D) 1917
12.All India Women's Conference was founded in the year 1927 by ——
(A) Latika Ghosh (B) Urmila Devi (C) Sarojini Naidu (D) Margaret Cousins
13.Sarojini Naidu founded the Women' s organization named as —— .
(A) Nari Satyagraha Samity
(B) Mahila Rashtriya Sangha
(C) Rashtriya Stru Sangha
(D) Mahila Parisad
14.Mahakali Pathshala was founded by —— .
(A) Ramabai Ranade (B) Mataji Tapaswini (C) Anandibhai Bhagat (D) Anandibai Karve
15.Kesari was the mouthpiece of
(A) Indian National Society (B) Arya Samaj (C) Sarbajanik Sabha (D) Sanjivani Sabha
16.Landholders' Association was founded in the year —— .
(A) 1838 (B) 1851 (C) 1875 (D) 1876
17.Dayanand's pamphlet on the subject of cow protection Gaukarunanidhi was published in the year —— .
(A) 1879 (B) 1881 (C) 1885 (D) 1892
18.Rast Goftan was a newspaper established by
(A) Muhammad Ali (B) Zafar Ali Khan (C) Syed Agmathullah (D) Fardinji Naoroji
19.The book Indian Musalmans which contributed to the British policy of 'Divide and Rule' and led to the growth of Muslim Seperatism was written by
(A) Syed Amin Ali (B) Sir Syed Ahmed (C) Muhammad Ali Jinnah (D) Sir William Wilson Hunter
20.Kudi Arasu was founded by
(A) Chander Menon (B) E V Ramaswami Naicker (C) C N Mudalier (D) K Ramashaudran Pillai
1.The 'Drain Theory' was first propounded by
(A) Womesh Chandra Banerjee (B) G. V. Joshi (C) Dadabhai Naoroji (D) Romesh Chandra Dutt
2.The society of 'Khudai Khidmatgars' organized by the Pathans under the leadership of Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan is popularly known as
(A) Blue Shirts (B) Green Shirts (C) Red Shirts (D) Pathan Shirts
3."The Indian Struggle" is the autobiography of
(A) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (B) Chittaranjan Das (C) Jawahar lal Nehru (D) Subhas Chandra Bose
1.Which of the following is not correctly matched ?
(A) Bipan Chandra - Communalism in Modern India
(B) Bipan Chandra - Nationalism and Colonialism in Modern India
(C) Sumit Sarkar - India's struggle for Independence
(D) Sumit Sarkar - Modern India, 1885-1947
2.Which of the following women's organisation came into existence in 1927 ?
(A) Women's Indian Association
(B) National Council of women in India
(C) Bharat stree Mahamandal
(D) All India Women's Conference
3.The Indian Association and National Conference were founded by-
(A) Surendranath Banerjee (B) Anand Mohan Bose (C) Both (A) and (B) (D) Sisir Kumar Ghosh
1.What is the name of the Bengali monthly founded and edited by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee in 1873 ?
(A) Soma Prakasha (B) Bangaduta (C) Bangadarshana (D) Bengalee
2.Tamil journal, Kudi Arasu was founded by whom ?
(A) Anna Durai (B) P. Tyagaraja Ehetti (C) T.M.Nair (D) E.V. Ramaswamy Periyar
3.Which of the following were the original founder of the Theosophical society ?
(i) Madam H. P. Blavatsky (ii) Mrs. Annie Besant (iii) Colonel H. S. Olcott (iv) Colonel O. P Walburn
Choose the answer from the codes given below
(A) i and ii (B) ii and iii (C) i and iii (D) iii and iv
4.Which of the following books was not written by Swami Dayanand Saraswati ?
(A) Satyartha Prakash (B) Veda Prakash (C) Satyartha Bhumika (D) Veda Bhashya Bhumika
5.What is the name of the newspaper published by the 'Indian Muslim League' ?
(A) Quam (B) Inquilab (C) Star of India (D) Dawn
6.Which of the following newspapers / journals was from Maharashtra ?
(A) Kranti (B) Atmashakti (C) Sarathi (D) Sandhya
1.Who of the following founded the Independent Labour Party in 1936 ?
(A) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar (B) M.C. Rajah (C) Jagjiban Ram (D) Jayaprakash Narayan
2.The editor of the paper, the Hindu was :
(A) S. Subramania (B) Kasturi Ranga Iyengar (C) S. Satyamurti (D) T. K. Madhavan