DPPH: 23 February

1. Consider the following statements:

1. The formal proclamation of the Swadeshi movement was made in 1905 in  a  conference  convened  by Surendranath Banerjee at Barislal.
2. On  the  day  of  partition  of  Bengal,  the  famous Boycott resolution was passed-by the leaders of the Swadeshi movement in Bengal.
3. Chidambaram Pillai took the Swadeshi movement to Madras Presidency.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 3

(c) 2 and 3

(d) 3 only

2. What was the immediate reason that resulted in the murder of Rand, the Chairman of the Plague Committee and Lt. Ayerst in 1898?

(a) Arrest of BaI Gangadhar Tilak for criticizing the government’s handling of the plague situation which made the workers of the Poona Sarvajanik Sabha violent

(b) There was general resentment against the official plague measures

(c) Manhandling of the workers of the Poona Sarvajanik Sabha by the Police in plague-stricken areas provoked the people

(d) Some extremist leaders of Maharashtra showed over-enthusiasm to enhance the degree of conflict between the British rulers and the Indian People.

3. Consider the following statements with reference to`the provisions of the Indian Councils Act of 1909 regarding the Imperial Legislative Council:

1. The Act increased the power of the members to ask questions.

2. Voting on separate budget items was allowed by the Act.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

4. In the  Nagpur Session of the  Congress  in the year 1920,  who  among  the  following  moved  the  main resolution  on Non-Cooperation ?

(a) C.  Rajagopalachari

(b) C.  R.  Das

(c) Madan Mohan Malaviya

(d) Motilal  Nehru

5. Consider  the  following  statements  relating  to  the Civil  Disobedience Movement

1. By the Gandhi-Irwin Pact, the Congress agreed to suspend the Civil Disobedience Movement.

2. By  the  Gandhi-Irwin  Pact.  the  Government promised  to  release  all  political  prisoners  not convicted for  violence.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

(a) 1  only

(b)  2  only

(c)  Both  1  and 2

(d)  Neither  1 nor 2

6. Who among the following established the Swadeshi Steam  Navigation  Company ?

(a)  A.  D. Shroff

(b) Harisarvottam  Rao

(c)  V.  O.  Chidambaram  Pillai

(d)  Walchand  Hirachand

7. Consider the following statements :

1. Chittaranjan Das was a member of the nonofficial Jalianwala Bagh Enquiry Committee

2. Subhash Chandra Bose was a member of the Motilal Nehru Committee which was appointed by the Congress to draft a Constitution for free India.

Which of the statements given above &is/are correct ?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

8. Who among the following was the Sarbadhinayaka or the supreme leader of the Tamralipta Jatiya Sarkar, a parallel government set up by  the  nationalists in Tamluk during  the Quit India  Movement ?

(a)  Ajay  Mukhopadhyay

(b) Sushil Chandra Dhara

(c)  Matangini  Hazra

(d) Satish  Chandra  Salnanta

9. Who among the following lawyers gave up the practice of  law  when the  Non-Cooperation  Movement  was launched?
1. Asaf ali                       2.     C. Rajagopalachari
3. Saifuddin Kitchlew   4.     T. Prakasam

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b)  1, 2 and 3 only

(c)   3 and 4 only

(d)   1, 2, 3 and 4

10. The Regulating  Act of 1773  provided,

1. That the  court  of  Directors  of  the  Company, hitherto  elected  every  year, would henceforth by  elected  for a period  of three years.

2. That the number of Directors to the Company was  fixed  at  24,  one  fourths  retiring  every three years.

3. For  a  judiciary  emanating  directly  from the Crown.

Which of the statement given above is/are correct ?

(a) 1  and  2

(b)  2  only

(c) 1  and  3

(d)  3  only

Mains Type Questions

Q. “The religious reform movements of the 19th century were‚ endeavours to recast the old religion (Hinduism) into a new form suited to meet the needs of the new society.” Comment. (200 words)

Q. “These religion-reform movements were national in content but religious in form. It was in the later stages of our national existence, that nationalism found exclusively or predominantly secular forms.” Comment. (250 words)



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