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Indian History Mock Test-89

Question No:1

Who of the following was the first Muslim President of Indian National Congress ?

A. Badaruddin Tayabji
B. Abul Kalam Azad
C. Rafi Ahmed Kidwai
D. M.A. Ansari

Question No:2

Who is the exponent of the theory of ‘economic drain’ of India during the British rule ?

A. Dadabhai Naoroji
B. M.N. Roy W
C. Jai Prakash Narayan
D. Ram Manohar Lohiya

Question No:3

The first Indian to contest an election to the British House of Commons was—

A. Dadabhai Naoroji
B. Gopal Krishna Gokhle
C. Pheroz Shah Mehta
D. W.C. Bannerjee

Question No:4

Given below a list of persons who became Presidents of Indian National Congress. Arrange them in chronological order. Select your answer using the codes given below the list:

1. Mahatma Gandhi
2. Jawaharlal Nehru
3. Vallabhbhai Patel
4. Smt. Sarojini Naidu

A. 1-2-3-4
B. 1-3-4-2
C. 1-4-2-3
D. 4-3-1-2

Question No:5

The President of the Indian National Congress in 1885 was :

A. George Yule
B. Dadabhai Naoroji
C. W.C. Bannerji
D. W. Wedderburn

Question No:6

Who, among the following, was NOT present in the founding session of Indian National Congress ?

A. Dadabhai Naoroji
B. G. Subramaniya lyer
C. Justice Ranade
D. Surendranath Bannerjee

Question No:7

Who was the first Indian to become member of the British Parliament ?

A. Badruddin Tyabji
B. W.C. Bannerjee
C. D.N. Wacha
D. Dadabhai Naoroji

Question No:8

In which year the Indian National Congress was established ?

A. 1888
B. 1887
C. 1886
D. 1885

Question No:9

W ho was the Viceroy of India at the time of the formation of the Indian National Congress ?

A. Curzon
B. Canning
C. Lworence
D. Dufferin

Question No:10

Who wanted Indian National Congress to be a ‘Safety Valve’ ?

A. A.O. Hume
B. Lord Lytton
C. W.C. Bannerjee
D. Surendranath Bannerjee

Question No:11

Who among the following was NOT a moderate ?

A. Bipin Chandra Pal
B. Peroz Shah Mehta
C. Surendranath Bannerjee
D. Copal Krishna Gokhle

Question No:12

When was founded the Indian Association ?

A. 1876
B. 1884
C. 1887
D. 1890

Question No:13

Who was called ‘Grand Old Man of India’ ?

A. Dadabhai Naoroji
B. Jamshedji Tata
C. Surendranath Bannerjee
D. C. Rajagopalachari

Question No:14

Assertion (A) :The basic weakness of the early nationalist movement lay in its narrow social base.

Reason (R): It fought for the narrow interests of the social groups with joined it.

A. Both A and R is true and R is the correct explanation of A
B. Both A and R is true but R is not a correct explanation of A
C. A is true but R is false
D. A is false but R is true

Question No:15

Consider the following statements about Madam Bhikaji Cama :

1. Madam Cama unfurled the National Flag at the International Socialist Conference in Paris in the year of 190
2. Madam cama served as private secretary to Dadabhai Naoroji.
3. Madam cama was born to parsi.

Which of the statement (s) given above is / are correct ?

A. 1,2 and 3
B. 2 and 3 only
C. 1 and 2 only
D. 3 only

Question No:16

Who among the following, rejected the title of ‘Knight hood’ and refused to accept a position in the council of the Secretary of State for India ?

A. Motilal Nehru
B. M.G. Ranade
C. G.K. Gokhle
D. B.C. Tilak

Question No:17

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad started an urdu weekly, the Al-Hilal in 1912, but on its being banned by the Government, he founded the Al-Balagh in—

A. 1913
B. 1914
C. 1915
D. 1916

Question No:18

Who was the first women president of Indian National Congress ?

A. Sarojini Naidu
B. Sucheta Kripalani
C. Rajkumari Amrit Kaur
D. Annie Besant

Question No:19

In which session of the Indian National Congress did the historic union of Congress and Muslim League take place ?

A. Surat
B. Bombay
C. Calcutta
D. Lucknow

Question No:20

Who was the founder-editor of the famous newspaper Kesari during the National struggle ?

A. Mahatma Gandhi
B. Jawaharlal Nehru
C. Lokmanya Tilak
D. Muhammad Iqbal