What was the main reason for the split in the Indian
National Congress at Surat in 1907?
(a) Introduction of communalism into Indian
politics by Lord Minto
(b) Extremists’ lack of faith in the capacity of the
moderates to negotiate with the British
(c) Foundation of Muslim League
(d) Aurobindo Ghosh’s inability to be elected as the
President of the Indian National Congress
Which one of the following movements has
contributed to a split
in the Indian National Congress
resulting in the emergence of 'moderates'
(a) Swadeshi Movement
(b) Quit India Movement
(c) Non-Cooperation Movement
(d) Civil Disobedience Movement
Q 2. The ‘Swadeshi’ and ‘Boycott’ were adopted as
methods of struggle for the first time during the
(a) agitation against the Partition of Bengal
(b) Home Rule Movement
(c) Non-Cooperation Movement
(d) visit of the Simon Commission to India
Q 1. The Montague-Chelmsford Proposals were related
(a) social reforms
(b) educational reforms
(c) reforms in police administration
(d) constitutional reforms
Q 2. In the context of Indian history, the principle of 'Dyarchy (diarchy)' refers to
(a) Division of the central legislature into two houses.
(b) Introduction of double government i.e., Central and State governments.
(c) Having two sets of rulers: one in London and another in Delhi.
(d) Division of the subjects delegated to the provinces into two categories.
With reference to Rowlatt Satyagraha
, which of the
following statements is/ are correct?
1. The Rowlatt Act was based on the
recommendations of the 'Sedition Committee'.
2. In Rowlatt Satyagraha, Gandhiji tried to utilize
the Home Rule League.
3. Demonstrations against the arrival of Simon
Commission coincided with Rowlatt Satyagraha.
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
(a) 1 only
(b) 1 and 2 only
(c) 2 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3
. The people of India agitated against the arrival of
(a) Indians never wanted the review of the working
of the Act of 1919
(b) Simon Commission recommended the abolition
of Dyarchy (Diarchy) in the Provinces
(c) there was no Indian member in the Simon
(d) the Simon Commission suggested the partition
of the country.
Q 2. The object of the Butler Committee of 1927 was to
(a) Define the jurisdiction of the Central and Provincial Governments.
(b) Define the powers of the Secretary of State for India.
(c) Impose censorship on national press.
(d) Improve the relationship between the Government of India and the Indian States.
Q 3. The 1929 Session of Indian National Congress is of
significance in the history of the Freedom Movement
(a) attainment of Self-Government was declared as
the objective of the Congress
(b) attainment of Poorna Swaraj was adopted as the
goal of the Congress
(c) Non-Cooperation Movement was launched
(d) decision to participate in the Round Table
Conference in London was taken
Q 1. With reference to Indian freedom struggle, consider the following events:
1. Mutiny in Royal Indian Navy
2. Quit India Movement launched
3. Second Round Table Conference
What is the correct chronological sequence of the above events?
Q 1. The plan of Sir Stafford Cripps envisaged that after
the Second World War
(a) India should be granted complete independence
(b) India should be partitioned into two before
(c) India should be made a republic with the
condition that she will join the Commonwealth
(d) India should be given Dominion status
Q 2. Quit India Movement
was launched in response to
(a) Cabinet Mission Plan
(b) Cripps Proposals
(d) Simon Commission Report
(d) Wavell Plan