Indian History - 1

1In which of the following years was the first Railways line between Bombay and Thane laid?
 A) 1853
 B) 1854
 C) 1856
 D) 1858
2Aligarh Muslim University was founded by:
 A) Prof. P. K. Abdul Aziz
 B)  Justice A. M. Ahmadi
 C) Syed Mahmood
 D) Sir Syed Ahmed Khan
3Abhinava Bharat, a secret society of revolutionaries, was organized by __________.
 A) Khudiram Bose
 B) V.D. Savarkar
 C) Prafulla Chaki
 D) Bhagat Singh
4The "All India Muslim League" was founded in the year
 A) 1886
 B) 1901
 C) 1913
 D) 1906
5Who among the following is associated with the "Chipko Movement"?
 A) Mahesh Tripathi
 B) Kamlesh Pande
 C) Parag Gupta
 D) Sunderlal Bahuguna
6The -Cripps Mission (1942)- was sent to India with the following objective
 A)   To draft a plan for India-s Independence
 B)   To secure Indian cooperation and support for their efforts in World War II.
 C)    To persuade Congress and Muslim league to unite
 D)    To suppress the demands of Indians for freedom
7Who was the Governer General of India at the time of its independence in 1947?
 A) Lord Mount Batten
 B) Lord Warren Hastings
 C) Lord Dalhousie
 D) C. Rajagopalachari
8After the Chauri-Chaura incident, Gandhiji suspended the _____________.
 (A) Civil Disobedience Movement
 (B) Khilafat Movement
 (C) Non-Cooperation Movement
 (D) Quit India Movement
9Who among the following said, "Gramswaraj is a pathway to Purnaswaraj"?
 A) Jawaharlal Nehru
 B) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
 C) Bhagat Singh
 D) Mahatma Gandhi
10Who was Chairman the Drafting Committee of the Indian Constitution in set up on 27th August 1947?
 A) Mahatma Gandhi
 B) Jawaharlal Nehru
 C) Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar
 D)Wyomesh Chandra Banerjee
11When was the Environmental Defense Fund established?
 A) 1965
 B) 1967
 C) 1970
 D) 1975
12Who among the following was the first woman to preside over the Indian National Congress?
 A) Mrs. Indira Gandhi
 B) Mrs. Annie Beasant
 C) Mrs. Sucheta Kriplani
 D) Sarojini Naidu
13Mahatma Gandhi launched the legendary "Quit India" struggle on
 A) 8th August, 1942
 B) 9th August, 1942
 C) 8th August, 1945
 D) 9th August 1945
14In which year was the policy of population planning adopted by the government of India?
 A) 1947
 B) 1956
 C) 1952
 D) 1962
15In which year was the Govt. of India announced the Industrial Policy Resolution?
 A) 1989
 B) 1990
 C) 1991
 D) 1948
16Which one of the following contains the "Gayatri Mantra"?
 A) Rig Veda
 B) Yajur Veda
 C) Atharvaveda
 D) All the above
17Who among the following moved the "Objective Resolution" in the Constituent Assembly?
 A) Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
 B) Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru
 C) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
 D) Dr. C. D. Deshmukh
18During the Mughal period, which one of the following were the first to come to India as traders ?
 A) Portuguese
 B) Dutch
 C) Danish
 D) English
19The oldest Indian language is ___________.
 A) Telugu
 B) Hindu
 C)  Tamil
 D) Punjabi
20The Nanavati commission is associated with which of the following incidents
 A) Demolition of Babri masjid
 B) Bombay riots of 1992-1993
 C) Anti-Sikh riot of 1984
 D) Bombing of the Air India flight 182 in 1985
21Who was the first Viceroy of India?
 A) Lord Mayo
 B) Lord Elgin
 C) Lord Lytton
 D) Lord Canning
22When was the state of emergency declared for the first time in India?
 A) October 1962
 B) January 1962
 C) December 1971
 D) January 1972
23"Dilli Chalo" is the famous call that you would associate with ______________.
 A) Lal Bahadur Shastri
 B) Acharya Binoba Bhave
 C) Subhash Chandra Bose
 D) Bhagat Singh
24Who Was the founder of All India Muslim League?
 A) Sir Syed Ahmad Khan
 B) Nawab Saleem Ullah Khan
 C) Liyaqat Ali Khan
 D) Mohammad Ali Jinnah
25Indian Constituent Assembly adopted the design of Indian National flag on?
 A) August 23, 1947
 B) September 13, 1947
 C) August 15, 1947
 D) July 22, 1947
26The Indian National Anthem was sung for the first time in ________.
 A) 1910
 B) 1911
 C) 1947
 D) 1945
27Who was the first foreign recipient of Bharat Ratna?
 A) Jacob Zuma
 B) Thabo Mbeki
 C) Nelson Mandela
 D) Kgalema Motlanthe
28Who was the president of India during emergency?
 A) Zakir Hussain
 B) Dr Rajendra Prasad
 C) Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed
 D) Giani Zail Singh
29In the 'Individual Satyagraha', Vinoba Bhave was chosen as the first Satyagrahi. Who was the second?
 A) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
 B) Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru
 C) C. Rajagopalachari
 D) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
30Who among the following Prime Minsters sent Cripps Mission to India?
 A) James RAmsay McDonald
 B) Stanley Baldwin
 C) Neville Chamberlain
 D) Winston Churchill

Check below for Answers.........
1Ans) 1853
2Ans) Sir Syed Ahmed Khan 1875
3Ans) V.D. Savarkar
4Ans) 1906
5Ans) Sunderlal Bahuguna
6Ans) To secure Indian cooperation and support for their efforts in World War II
7Ans) Lord Mount Batten
8Ans) Civil Disobedience Movement
9Ans) Mahatma Gandhi
10Ans) Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar
11Ans) 1967
12Ans) Mrs. Annie Beasant
13Ans) 8th August, 1942
14Ans) 1952
15Ans) 1948
16Ans) All the above
17Ans) Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru
18Ans) Portuguese
19Ans) Tamil
20Ans) Anti-Sikh riot of 1984
21Ans) Lord Canning
22Ans) October 1962
23Ans) Subhash Chandra Bose
24Ans) Nawab Saleem Ullah Khan
25Ans) July 22, 1947
26Ans) 1911
27Ans) Nelson Mandela
28Ans) Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed
29Ans) Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru
30Ans) Winston Churchill