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The control of Indian administration was transferred from the East India Company to the Crown (British Govt.) by :

  • The Goverment of India Act, 1858
  • The Indian Council Act, 1861
  • The Royal Title Act, 1876
  • The Arms Acts, 1878
  • Correct Option: A  [ The Goverment of India Act, 1858 ]

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Which book depicts the plight of Indigo Cultivators?

  • Dinabandhu
  • Neel Darpan
  • Neel Darshan
  • Anandamath
  • Correct Option: B  [ Neel Darpan ]

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Who among the following was the founder of Khudai Khidmatgar Organisation ?

  • Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan
  • Abdul Rab Nishtar
  • Shaukatullah Ansari
  • Khan Abdul Quayumkhan
  • Correct Option: A  [ Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan ]

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The All India Muslim league was established on 30th December, 1906 by:

  • Syed Ahmed
  • Zaha Ullah
  • Mohsin-ul-Mulk
  • Nawab Salimullah
  • Correct Option: D  [ Nawab Salimullah ]

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Dayananda Saraswati was the founder of

  • Brahmo Samaj
  • Arya Samaj
  • Theosophical Society
  • Prarthana Samaj
  • Correct Option: B  [ Arya Samaj ]

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The name of Matangini Hazra is associated with :

  • Civil Disobedience Movement
  • Swadeshi Movement
  • Khilafat Movement
  • Quit India Movement
  • Correct Option: B  [ Swadeshi Movement ]

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Why was the Simon Commission boycotted by the Congress ?

  • As it did not include any representative of the Congress.
  • As it included a member of the Muslim League.
  • As it negated the claim of the Indians to determine their own constitution.
  • As it was appointed one year before.
  • Correct Option: A  [ As it did not include any representative of the Congress. ]

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The Asiatic Society of was established in Calcutta by

  • Warren Hasting
  • Sir William Jones
  • Raja Rammohan Roy
  • None of these
  • Correct Option: B  [ Sir William Jones ]

    Remark: 15 January 1784

Name the first Governor-General of free India :

  • C. Rajagopalachari
  • Lord Mountbatten
  • Dr. Rajendra Prasad
  • None of them
  • Correct Option: B  [ Lord Mountbatten ]

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Gandhi Irwin Pact signed on ?

  • 1930
  • 1932
  • 1929
  • 1931
  • Correct Option: D  [ 1931 ]

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