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WBCS Polity and Constitution MCQs Prelims and Mains

General Knowledge of Modern Indian History For WBCS Prelims Exams P17


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3097161. Who was the first English President of the Indian National Congress?
A
George Yule
B
William Weddrburn
C
A.O. Hume
D
Henry Cotton
A
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Correct Answer: A. George Yule
309162. The Aligarh Movement was started by
A
A.K. Azad
B
Theodore Beck
C
Syed Ahmed Khan
D
M.A. Jinnah
C
Correct Answer: C. Syed Ahmed Khan
Explanation:

The Aligarh Movement was the push to establish a modern system of education for the Muslim population of British India, during the latter decades of the 19th century. The movement's name derives from the fact that its core and origins lay in the city of Aligarh in Northern India and, in particular, with the foundation of the Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College in 1875. The founder of the oriental college, and the other educational institutions that developed from it, was Sir Syed Ahmed Khan. He became the leading light of the wider Aligarh Movement.

4471163. The Muslim League adopted the resolution for a separate nation in the year
A
1907
B
1922.
C
1931
D
1940
D
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Correct Answer: D. 1940
3901164. Who among the following was responsible for the revival of Hinduism in 19th century?
A
Swami Dayanand
B
Swami Vivekanand
C
Guru Shankarachalya
D
Raja Ram Mohan Roy
B
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Correct Answer: B. Swami Vivekanand
4081165. Sardar Vallabh bhai Patel was equated with
A
Mazzini
B
Cavour
C
Garibaldi
D
Bismarck
D
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Correct Answer: D. Bismarck
1870166. The first tribal leader who was inspired by Mahatma Gandhi and his ideology was
A
Alluri Sitaram Raju
B
Thakkar Bapa
C
Jadonang
D
Rani Gaidinliu
C
Correct Answer: C. Jadonang
568167. The Academic Association was founded by
A
Derozio
B
Iswarchandra Gupta
C
Rammohan Roy
D
Iswarchandra Vidyasagar
A
Correct Answer: A. Derozio
512168. Who passed the 'Arms Act'?
A
Lord Curzon
B
Lord Ripon
C
Lord Canning
D
Lord Lytton
D
Correct Answer: D. Lord Lytton
4766169. The first General Secretary of the Indian National Congress was
A
Dadabhal Naoroji
B
A.O. Hume
C
Ferozeshah Mehta
D
Badruddin Tyabji
B
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Correct Answer: B. A.O. Hume
2750170. Which one of the following wars decided the fate of the French in India?
A
Battle of Wandiwash
B
First Carnatic War
C
Battle of Buxar
D
Battle of Plassey
A
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Correct Answer: A. Battle of Wandiwash



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