Modern Indian History - General Knowledge Question and Answer

Modern Indian History - Question and Answer

Who was elected the President of Indian National Congress in the famous Tripuri Session of 1939?  


Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
Subhash Chandra Bose
Pattabhai Sitaramaiyya
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Answer:

Subhash Chandra Bose was re-elected the President of Indian National Congress at the Tripuri Session in 1939 by defeating the Gandhi's Candidate Pattabhai Sitaramaiyya.

He demanded 'Poorna Swaraj' but his warning and advice went unheeded, his powers as President were sought to be curtailed. Therefore, he resigned in April 1939, and announced, the formation of the Forward Bloc within the Congress in May 1939.


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Who was the first Honorary President of the Muslim League?  


Mohammad Ali Jinnah
Sir Sultan Muhammad Shah
Sir Ziauddin Ahmed Zuberi
Sir Syed Ahmed Khan

Answer:

Sir Sultan Muhammad Shah (Aga Khan III) was appointed the first Honorary President of the Muslim League. The headquarters were established at Lucknow.

The principles of the League were espoused in the "Green Book," which included the organization's constitution, written by Maulana Mohammad Ali.

Its goals at this stage did not include establishing an independent Muslim state, but rather concentrated on protecting Muslim liberties and rights, promoting understanding between the Muslim community and other Indians, educating the Muslim and Indian community at large on the actions of the government, and discouraging violence.


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"Like summer gale revolt of Meerut was unprecedented and short-lived"- was delivered by  


Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Subhash Chandra Bose
Dr.Surendra Nath Sen

Answer:

"Like summer gale revolt of Meerut was unprecedented and short-lived"- was delivered by Dr.Surendra Nath Sen


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Which among the following events took place immediately before the massacre at Jallianwalla Bagh?  


Partition of Bengal
llbert Bill
Passage of the Rowlatt Act
None

Answer:

Rowlatt Act was passed just before the massacre at Jallianwalla Bagh.


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In which of the following years 26th January was celebrated an independence day?  


1929
1942
1930
1945

Answer:

The Congress declared 26 January 1930 as 'Independence Day', when the Declaration of Independence was officially promulgated. However, since 15 August became the official Independence Day in 1947, the new Indian Constitution took effect on 26 January 1950, to mark the 1930 declaration.


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Permanent revenue settlement of Bengal was introduced by  


Wellesley
Cornwallis
Hastings
Clive

Answer:

The Permanent Settlement was introduced by Lord Cornwallis in 1793. It was an agreement between the British East India Company and the Landlords of Bengal to settle the Land Revenue to be raised. Lord Cornwallis came to India as the Governor General.


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During the company rule, the Hindu Widows Remarriage Act was drafted by ____  


Canning
Dalhousie
Cornwallis
Clive

Answer:

The Hindu Widows' Remarriage Act, 1856, also Act XV, 1856, enacted on 25 July 1856, legalized the remarriage of Hindu widows in all jurisdictions of India under East India Company rule was drafted by Lord Dalhousie.


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Who among the following founded the Indian Society of Oriental Art to revive the ancient art traditions of India?  


Abanindranath Tagore
Ravindranath Tagore
Amalindranath Tegore
None

Answer:

Abanidranath Tagore had founded Indian Society of Oriental Art in Kolkata to revive the ancient art traditions of India.

He was the principal of government school of art and a great artist of modern India.


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The Treaty of Alinagar was signed in ___?  


9 February 1857
9 February 1757
9 February 1657
9 February 1756

Answer:

The Treaty of Alinagar was signed on February 9, 1757 between Robert Clive of the British East India Company and the Nawab of Bengal, Mirza Muhammad Siraj Ud Daula.


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"At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom"- delivered by  


Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
Jawaharlal Nehru
Mohandas Karamchad Handhi
Sir Syed Ahmed Khan

Answer:

"At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom"- delivered by Jawaharlal Nehru.


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During the times of Governor-General Ellenborough, which among the following acts declared slavery as illegal?  


Act VI
Act V
Act VIII
Act III

Answer:

The Act V of 1843 declared slavery as illegal during the tenure of Governor-General Ellenborough.


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