Who was the Governor General of India during the sepoy Mutiny ?
A. Lord Canning
B. Lord Dalhousie
C. Lord Hardings
D. Lord Lytton
According to Dadabhai Naoroji Swaraj meant—
A. Complete independence
B. Self government
C. Economic independence
D. Political independence
Which book was written by Dadabhai Naoroji on Indian poverty and economy under British rule ?
A. Indian Economy under British Raj
B. British Rule and Economic Drain of India
C. Poverty and Un-British Rule in India
D. Economic Drain and Poverty of India
The partition of Bengal (1905) was annulled by the—
A. Indian Councils Act of 1909
B. Chelmsford-Montague Report, 1919
C. Proclamation of Delhi Durbar in 1911
D. Government of India Act, 1935
Who of the following founded the East India Association ?
A. C.R. Das
B. Dadabhai Naoroji
C. Debendranath Tagore
D. V.D. Savarkar
Consider the following statements :
1. The Indian National Congress was founded during the viceroyalty of Lord Dufferin.
2. The first President of Indian National Congress was W.C. Banerji.
3. The first session of the Indian National Congress was held in Calcutta.
4. In. the first session of the Indian National Congress Some government
officials were also present. Which of the statements given above are correct ?
A. 1,2 and 3 only
B. 1, 2 and 4 only
C. 3 and 4 only
D. 1, 2, 3 and 4
At which congress session did Dadabhai Naoroji announce that Swaraj was the goal of India’s political efforts ?
A. 1886 Calcutta session
B. 1893 Lahore session
C. 1905 Benaras session
D. 1906 Calcutta session
The first session of the Indian National Congress was shifted from Poo’na to Bombay almost at the eleventh hour because—
A. The leaders of the Bombay Presidency Association were against holding the first meeting of the Congress at Poona.
B. The Bombay Governor agreed to A.O. Hume’s proposal to act as First President of the Congress.
C. Bombay as the capital of the presidency would help the conference attract more attention if it was held there.
D. An outbreak of cholera in Poona forced the organizers of the Congress to shift its venue from poona to Bombay
With reference to Indian freedom struggle, who among the following was labelled as ‘Moderate’ leader in the Congress ?
A. Gopal Krishna Gokhle
B. Bipin Chandra Pal
C. Lala Lajpat Rai
D. Aurobindo Ghosh
Who among the following was thrice elected president of the Indian National Congress ?
A. Dadabhai Naoroji
B. Surendranath Banerji
C. Gopal Krishna Gokhle
D. Shankaran Nair
Consider the following statements and identify the person—
During his stay in England, he endeavored to educate the British people about their responsibilities as rulers of India. He delivered speeches and published articles to support his opposition to the unjust and oppressive regime of the British Raj. In 1867, he helped to established the East India Association of which he became the Honorary Secretary.
A. Pheroze Shah Mehta
B. Mary Carpenter
C. Dadabhai Naoroji
D. Anand Mohan Bose
Where was the first session of Indian National Congress held?
Indian National Congress was founded by—
A. Womesh Chandra Banerjee
B. Michal Hurne
C. Allon Octavian Hume
D. Mahatma Gandhi
Who was the founder of the Indian Association ?
A. Dadabhai Naoroji
B. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
C. A.O. Hume
D. Surendranath Banerjee
The second session of Indian National Congress was presided over by—
A. Ganesh Agarkar
B. Surendranath Banerjee
C. Dadabhai Naoraji
D. Pheroz Shah Mehta
The partition of Bengal came into effect on—
A. 15th August, 1905
B. 15th September, 1905
C. 15th October, 1905
D. 15th November, 1905
Who among the following was NOT known as a moderate in the National movement ?
A. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
B. Dadabhai Naoroji
C. M.G. Ranade
D. Gopal Krishna Gokhle
Which of the following papers was essentially the mouthpiece of the policies of liberals ?
A. New India
C. Young India
D. Free Press Journal
The method of moderate leaders of the Congress was ?
A. Non Co-operation
B. Constitutional Legitations
C. Passive Resistance
D. Civil Disobedience
The most important organisation of the pre-congress nationalist organisations was the—
A. Bengal British India Society
B. East India Association
C. Young Bengal Association
D. Indian Association of Calcutta
The correct chronological order of following organisations is—
1. Bombay Association
2. Madras Mahajan Sabha
3. Indian Association
4. Indian League
Who said, ‘The Congress is tottering to its fall and one of my’greatest ambition while in India is to assist it to a peaceful demise’ ?
A. George Hamilton
B. Lord Curzon
C. Lord Dufferin
D. Lord Minto