30 Days for SSC CGL 2016 – GK Quiz – 5 – History

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1. The great Indian
national movement was founded by :
a) A. O. Hume
b) W. C. Banerjee
c) Annie Besant
d) Mahatma Gandhi

2. Who wrote the book
“First war of independence”?
a) Bejamin Disraeli
b) V. D. Savarkar
c) Surendranath Sen
d) Dadabhai Naoroji
3. Who called INC “a
begging institute”?
a) Bipin Chandra Pal
b) Dadabhai  Naoroji
c) Subash Chandra Bose
d) Aurobindo Ghosh
4. Gyan prakash mandala was
founded by :
a) Badruddin Tyabji
b) Gopalakrishna gokhale
c) Dadabhai naoroji
d) Pheroz shah Mehta

5. Who was known as
Socrates of Maharashtra?
a) Gopal Krishna gokhale
b) K. T. Telang
c) Dadabhai Naoroji
d) George Yule
6. Jeevan smriti is the
autobiography of
a) Rabindranath Tagore
b) Mahatma Gandhi
c) Tilak
d) W. C. Banerjee
7. National Herald was
started by :
a) Lala lajpat Rai
b) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
c) Mahatma Gandhi
d) Jawaharlal Nehru
8. Whom did gandhiji call Gurudev?
a) Gopal Krishna gokhale
b) Lala Lajpat Rai
c) Swami Vivekananda
d) Rabindranath Tagore

9. Who surrendered the Knighthood
in protest to Jallianwala Bagh Massacre?
a) Mahatma Gandhi
b) BG Tilak
c) Lala Lajpat Rai
d) Rabindranath Tagore
10. Which one of the
following was selected for Nobel Prize literature?
a) Tatvabodhini
b) Gitanjali
c) Rajarishi
d) Kabooliwala
11. Which movement caused
the chauri chaura incident?
a) Satyagraha
b) Non-cooperation movement
c) Dandi march
d) Quit India movement
12. HARIJAN means:
a) Children of god
b) People of god
c) Sons of god
d) God’s family
13. Who called gandhiji
a) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
b) Rabindranath Tagore
c) Winston Churchill
d) Vinoba Bhave

14. Which period is
referred to as Gandhian era in Indian history?
a) 1914-1948
b) 1915-1950
c) 1915-1948
d) 1920-1948

15. Tolstoy farm was
started by :
a) Leo Tolstoy
b) Mahatma Gandhi
c) W. C. Banerjee
d) Dadabhai Naoroji
16. The weekly named Indian
opinion was started by:
a) M. K. Gandhi
b) BG Tilak
c) Jawaharlal Nehru
d) Subhash Chandra Bose

17. Who was the first Indian
governor general?
a) Dadabhai Naoroji
b) C Rajagopalachari
c) Vinoba Bhave
d) Gopal Krishna Gokhale

18. Partition of Bengal was
done during which governor?
a) Lord Dalhousie
b) Lord Curzon
c) Lord canning
d) Lord Ripon
19. Who held the Delhi
durbar ?
a) Lord Lytton
b) Lord Mayo
c) Lord Dufferin
d) Lord Chelmsford

20. During lord Hardinge’s
period home rule league was founded by :
a) Gopal Krishna gokhale
b) Lala lajpat rai
c) Bhagat singh
d) Tilak

21. The cabinet mission was
headed by :
a) Stafford clipps
b) A. V. Alexander
c) Pethic Lawrence
d) Wavell
22. When was temple entry
day observed?
a) Jan 8, 1933
b) March 10. 1932
c) Feb 12, 1930
d) Aug 15, 1940

23. As a result of Gandhi
Irwin pact , which movement was stopped ?
a) Quit India movement
b) Non-cooperation movement
c) Civil disobedience movement
d) Trade union movement.

24. Rowlett committee was
setup by Gandhiji to protest:
a) Foreign traders in India
b) British system of education in India
c) Untouchability
d) Detaining of any person without trial
25. Who was called the
prophet of Hindu Muslim unity and by whom?
a) Jinnah, Sarojini Naidu
b) Jinnah, Mahatma Gandhi
c) Mahatma Gandhi, Jinnah
d) Mahatma Gandhi, Sarojini Naidu


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