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WBCS Polity and Constitution MCQs Prelims and Mains

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3850421. The idea of Pakistan was first conceived by
A
Muhammad Iqbal
B
M. A. Jinnah
C
Shaukat Ali
D
Choudhry Rahmat Ali
D
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Correct Answer: D. Choudhry Rahmat Ali
Explanation: Chaudhary Rahmat Ali The man who conceived the idea of Pakistan. Choudhry Rahmat Ali was a Pakistani nationalist who was one of the earliest proponents of the creation of the state of Pakistan. He is credited with creating the name Pakistan. Rahmat Ali's seminal contribution was when he was a law student at the University of Cambridge in 1933, in the form of a pamphlet 'Now or Never; Are We to Live or Perish Forever?', also known as the Pakistan Declaration.

In 1940, the Muslim politics in the subcontinent came around to accept them, leading to the Lahore Resolution of the All-India Muslim League, which was immediately dubbed the Pakistan resolution in the Press.

After the creation of Pakistan, Ali returned from England in April 1948, planning to stay in the country, but his belongings were confiscated and he was expelled by prime minister Liaqat Ali Khan. In October 1948, Ali left empty-handed. He died on 3 February 1951 in Cambridge 'destitute, forlorn and lonely'. The funeral expenses of insolvent Ali were covered by Emmanuel College, Cambridge on the instructions of its Master. Ali was buried on 20 February 1951 at Cambridge City Cemetery.

3376422. Name the Governor-General who accepted the view of Macaulay to make English as the medium of instruction
A
Lord Canning
B
Lord Ripon
C
Lord Lytton
D
Lord William Bentinck
D
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Correct Answer: D. Lord William Bentinck
1895423. The lower castes tried to assert themselves by borrowing and imitating customs and manners of the upper castes. This was termed as Sanskritisation by
A
B.R. Ambedkar
B
M.N. Srinivas
C
M.K. Gandhi
D
Bernard Cohn
B
Correct Answer: B. M.N. Srinivas
493424. Who among the following annexed Punjab into British Dominion?
A
Minto
B
Morley
C
Elgin
D
Dalhousie
D
Correct Answer: D. Dalhousie
2830425. When and which Governor-General decided to make English the medium of instruction in India?
A
1805-Lord Wellesley
B
1845-Lord Hardinge
C
1835-Lord William Bentick
D
1850-Lord Dalhousie
C
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Correct Answer: C. 1835-Lord William Bentick
4345426. Who was the first Indian to be made a fellow of the Royal Society of London ? .
A
Srinivas Ramanujam
B
A.C. Wadia
C
C.V. Raman
D
P.C. Malialanobis
B
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Correct Answer: B. A.C. Wadia
3838427. Muslim League was founded in the year
A
1900
B
1905
C
1906
D
1902
C
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Correct Answer: C. 1906
590428. When was Non-Cooperation Movement called off?
A
19th Feb 1922
B
28th Feb 1922
C
11th Feb 1922
D
20th Feb 1922
C
Correct Answer: C. 11th Feb 1922
3207429. Which of the following movements saw the biggest peasant guerilla war on the eve of independence?.
A
Noakhali Movement
B
Tebhaga Movement
C
Punnapra Vayalar Movement
D
Telangana Movement
D
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Correct Answer: D. Telangana Movement
497430. Who first introduced the portfolio system?
A
Lord Ripon
B
Lord Litton
C
Lord Dalhousie
D
Lord Canning
D
Correct Answer: D. Lord Canning



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