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Who was the main inspirer of the Young Bengal Movement ?

  • Raja Rammohan Roy
  • Henry Derozio
  • Debendranath Thakur
  • David Hare
  • Correct Option: B  [ Henry Derozio ]

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Who founded the Gadar Party in San Francisco in the USA ?

  • Lala Hardayal
  • Ajit Singh
  • Lala Lajpat Rai
  • P. Mitra
  • Correct Option: A  [ Lala Hardayal ]

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Independence of India Act, 1947 was approved by the British Emperor on:

  • 4th July, 1947
  • 18th July, 1947
  • 27th luly, 1947
  • 12th August, 1947
  • Correct Option: B  [ 18th July, 1947 ]

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Who among the following led the Sepoys at Kanpur in the 1857 uprising?

  • Kunwar Singh
  • Tantia Tope
  • Nana Sahib
  • Laxmibai
  • Correct Option: C  [ Nana Sahib ]

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Which of the following statements regarding the Non-Cooperation Movement are correct ?
1. The Indian National Congress unanimously accepted the proposal of non-cooperation.
2. Before the launch of the movement, Gandhiji gave a notice to the Viceroy about the movement.
3. Lokmanya Tilak passed on the day the movement was launched.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below :

  • 1 and 2 only
  • 2 and 3 only
  • 1 and 3 only
  • 1, 2 and 3
  • Correct Option: B  [ 2 and 3 only ]

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The person who known as 'Iron Man' of India?

  • Sardar Vallabbhai Patel
  • Lala Lajpat Rai
  • Ram Prasad Bismil
  • Motilal Nehru
  • Correct Option: A  [ Sardar Ballabbhai Patel ]

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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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Mahatma Gandhi's remark of "a post dated cheque on a Crumbling Bank" was regarding the proposals of:

  • Cabinet Mission
  • Mountbatten Plan
  • Simon Commission
  • Cripps Mission
  • Correct Option: D  [ Cripps Mission ]

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'Neel-darpan' by Dinabandhu Mitra portrays the plight of:

  • Bengali artisans
  • Landless peasants
  • Indigo farmer
  • Mill workers
  • Correct Option: C  [ Indigo farmer ]

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Simon Commission was appointed for:

  • Indian Constitutional Reforms
  • Administrative Reforms
  • Educational Reforms
  • Jail Code Reforms
  • Correct Option: A  [ Indian Constitutional Reforms ]

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