Topicwise Questions - Freedom Fighters

1. Who of the following was considered by the British to be The Father of Indian Unrest?

  1. Gopal Krishna Gokhale
  2. Lokmanya Tilak
  3. Lala Lajpat Rai
  4. Madan Mohan Malaviya

2. Who succeeded Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel as the 2nd Home minister of India?

  1. Abul Kalam Azad
  2. Madan Mohan Malaviya
  3. C Rajagopalachari
  4. None of the above

3. Gyan Prasarak Mandali, an organization dedicated to the education of the adult was formed by –

  1. G K Gokhale
  2. M M Malviya
  3. Dadabhai Naoroji
  4. Lokmanya Tilak

4. In which language was Kesari, a newspaper started by Bal Gangadhar Tilak published?

  1. Marathi
  2. Hindi
  3. English
  4. Both (B) and (C)

5. Hitavada, the newspaper started by Gopal Krishna Gokhale in 1911 was initially published from –

  1. Mumbai
  2. Pune
  3. Sholapur
  4. Nagpur

6. Do or Die was one of the most powerful slogans of India’s freedom struggle. Who gave it?

  1. Gandhiji
  2. J. L. Nehru
  3. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
  4. Subhash Chandra Bose

7. Dadabhai Naoroji was the first Indian to be appointed as a Professor at Elphinstone College in

  1. Mumbai
  2. London
  3. Delhi
  4. Stuttgart

8. Who founded the Deccan Education Society to impart teachings about India culture to India’s youth?

  1. Dadabhai Naoroji
  2. Lokmanya Tilak
  3. Motilal Nehru
  4. C Rajagopalachari

9. Which of the following newspapers was started by Motilal Nehru in 1919?

  1. Voice of India
  2. The Leader
  3. Young India
  4. Independent

10. Three of the following were awarded the Bharat Ratna in the same year. Who was awarded much later?

  1. C Rajagopalachari
  2. S Radhakrishnan
  3. Abul Kalam Azad
  4. CV Raman

11. In which year was the Banaras Hindu University established by Pt Madan Mohan Malviya?

  1. 1914
  2. 1916
  3. 1919
  4. 1920

12. Who was the chairman of All Parties Conference which put up a draft constitution recommending full dominion status for India?

  1. Motilal Nehru
  2. Dadabhai Naoroji
  3. Lala Lajpat Rai
  4. Rajagopalachari

13. In 1923, who of the following became the youngest person to be elected the President of the Indian National Congress?

  1. Motilal Nehru
  2. Abul Kalam Azad
  3. Lala Lajpat Rai
  4. M M Malaviya

14. Who was elected the first President of All India Trade Union Congress in 1920?

  1. Gopal Krishna Gokhale
  2. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
  3. Lala Lajpat Rai
  4. Dadabhai Naoroji

15. In 1905, who founded the Servants of India Society, aimed at promoting education, sanitation, health care as well as fighting social evils?

  1. Lokmanya Tilak
  2. G K Gokhale
  3. Frontier Gandhi
  4. Lala Lajpat Rai

16. Lala Lajpat Rai died as a result of injuries during the protest against the visit of –

  1. King George V
  2. Simon Commission
  3. Cripps Mission
  4. Queen Victoria

17. Match the parties with their founders

1. Swatantra Partya. Lala Lajpat Rai
2. Congress Independence Partyb. Motilal Nehru
3. Swaraj Partyc. C Rajagopalachari

  1. 1-c; 2-b; 3-c
  2. 1-b; 2-a; 3-c
  3. 1-a; 2-c; 3-b
  4. 1-c; 2-a; 3-b

18. Who was one of the main organizers of the Dharasana Satyagraha in 1931, which was a non-violent raid on Dharasana Salt Works?

  1. Madan M Malaviya
  2. Lokmanya Tilak
  3. Abul Kalam Azad
  4. C Rajagopalachari

19. From which place did Madan Mohan Malaviya publish his famous newspaper The Leader?

  1. Allahabad
  2. Banaras
  3. Aligarh
  4. Delhi

20. Whose death coincided with the launch of the Non-cooperation Movement in 1920?

  1. Dadabhai Naoroji
  2. Lokmanya Tilak
  3. GK Gokhale
  4. Motilal Nehru

21. After the Bardoli Satyagraha, the title of ‘Sardar’ to Vallabhbhai Patel was given by

  1. Jawaharlal Nehru
  2. Motilal Nehru
  3. Mahatma Gandhi
  4. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

22. With which of the following leaders is Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel equated?

  1. Martin Luther
  2. Bismarck
  3. Cavour
  4. Garibaldi

23. Aruna Asaf Ali was associated with which one of the following?

  1. Bardoli Satyagraha
  2. Civil Disobedience Movement
  3. Khilafat Movement
  4. Quit India Movement

24. The Home Rule League was started by

  1. M. K. Gandhi
  2. B. G. Tilak
  3. Ranade
  4. Veer Savarkar

25. Who of the following leaders was popularly known as Lokhitwadi?

  1. Gopal Krishna Gokhale
  2. Gopal Hari Deshmukh
  3. Pherozshah Mehta
  4. Bal Gangadhar Tilak

26. Who among the following formed a party named as ‘Forward Bloc’?

  1. Subhash Chandra Bose
  2. Sardar Bhagat Singh
  3. Chandrashekhar Azad
  4. J. L. Nehru

27. Who was the first Indian lady to preside over the Congress?

  1. Raj Kumari Amrit Kaur
  2. Annie Besant
  3. Vijayalakshmi Pandit
  4. Sarojini Naidu

28. Who said "You give me blood, I will give you freedom"?

  1. Mahatma Gandhi
  2. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
  3. Subhash Chandra Bose
  4. Bhagat Singh

29. One time associate of Mahatma Gandhi, broke off from him and launched a radical movement called ‘self-respect movement’ Who was he?

  1. P. Thyagaraja Shetti
  2. Chhatrapati Maharaj
  3. E. V. Ramaswamy Naickar
  4. Jyotirao Govindrao Phule

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