Indian History Quiz
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Who was the viceroy at the time of Quit India Movement ?
Question 1 Explanation:
Quit India Movement started on 8th August 1942. Lord Linlitgow was the viceroy during the period of 1936 to 1943
Which of the following territories was not affected by the revolt of 1857 ?
Question 2 Explanation:
Big level revolt never happened in jodhpur, udaipur, jaipur, neemach etc.
Chanakya was also known as
Question 3 Explanation:
Chanakya was also known as Vishnugupta
What was the purpose of Simon Commission?
Integrating the princely states
Dominion status discussions
Reviewing political reforms
Question 4 Explanation:
The Simon Commission was a group of 7 MPs from Britain who was sent to India in 1928 to study constitutional reforms and make recommendations to the government. The Commission was originally named the Indian Statutory Commission. It came to be known as the Simon Commission after its chairman Sir John Simon.
Who was the president of Lahore session of 1929 ?
Lala Lajpat Rai
Question 5 Explanation:
At the 1929 Lahore session of the Indian National Congress, the resolution of Poorna Swaraj or complete independence was taken up. It was also decided that the Congress would boycott the Round Table Conference being held in London and observe 26 January 1930 as the first independence day of India.
On behalf of Mahatma Gandhi, who signed poona pact with BR ambedkar?
Subhash chandra Bose
Madan Mohan Malviya
Question 6 Explanation:
The agreement was signed by Pt Madan Mohan Malviya and Dr. B. R. Ambedkar and some Dalit leaders at Yerwada Central Jail in Pune, to break Mahathma Gandhi's fast unto death.
Which treaty led to East India company to obtain diwani rights of entire Bengal?
Question 7 Explanation:
Diwani rights, the power to collect revenue and administer Civil cases in Bengal, was granted to the East India Company in 1765 by Shah Alam II, the mughal emperor of Delhi, in return for the districts of Kora and Allahabad and a tribute.
What was built by Aurangzeb's son as a tribute to his mother Rabia Durani?
Bibi ka Maqbara
Question 8 Explanation:
Bibi Ka Maqbara, built in 1679, by Aurangzeb's son, a tribute to his mother Begum Rabia Durani. A replica of Taj Mahal.
Who is the first Viceroy of India?
Question 9 Explanation:
Lord Canning(1856-1862) was governor general at the time of 1857 revolt. He was Last Governor General and first Viceroy of India.
Who is known as "father of Indian Unrest"?
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
Question 10 Explanation:
Valentine Chirol called Bal Gangadhar Tilak 'Father of Indian Unrest'
Who was given the title of "The Ambassador of Hindu-Muslim Unity" for being the architect and mastermind of the historic Lucknow Pact?
Sir Sayyad Ahmad Khan
Syed Mohammad Sharfuddin Quadri
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Question 11 Explanation:
Sarojini Naidu gave Jinnah, the chief architect of the Lucknow Pact, the title of “the Ambassador of Hindu-Muslim Unity”.
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