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Indian History GK Quiz 3- A Struggle for Independence MCQ in English

In this section we are going to share some most important Indian History Gk Questions on the basis of A Struggle for Independence of India Quiz. This multiple choice question is very helpful for those candidates who want to prepare for various government; private or PSU exams like UPSC, state PSc, Vyapam, TET, Police recruitment, Grade 1, 2, Bank PO exam, SSC, etc.

1. Who had given the slogan of 'Do or Die' during All India Congress Committee in Bombay and ratified the 'Quit India' resolution?
A) Mahatma Gandhi
B) Jawaharlal Nehru
C) Subhash Chandra Bose
D) Jayaprakash Narayan
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2. What was the another name of 'Quit India movement'?
A) Khilafat Movement
B) Swadeshi Movement
C) Home Rule Movement
D) August Kranti

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3. What was the another name of 'Pledge of Indian Independence'?
A) Declaration of Independence
B) Declaration of Constitution
C) Declaration of Constituent Assembly
D) None of the above

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4. When was the August Kranti pulled back?
A) 1947
B) 1942
C) 1943
D) 1945

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5. Consider the following statement (s) regarding Poona Pact (1932) I. It refers to an agreement between Babasaheb Ambedkar and Mahatma Gandhi signed on 24 September 1932 at Yerwada Central Jail in Pune (now in Maharashtra), Indi
A) II. It was signed by Pt Madan Mohan Malviya and B. R. Ambedkar and some Dalit leaders to break the fast unto death undertaken by Gandhi in Yerwada prison to annul the Macdonald Award giving separate electorates to Dalits for electing members of state legislative assemblies in British India. Select the correct answer from the codes given below: Codes:
A) Only I
B) Only II
C) Both I and II
D) Neither I nor II

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6. Consider the following statement (s) related to the Indian National Congress I. The Poorna Swarajya resolution was passed in Lahore session of the Congress held in December II. The Congress Working Committee,-which met on January 2, 1930, decided that January 26,1930, should be observed as the Poorna Swarajya Day. Which of the above statement (s) is/are correct? Codes
A) Only I
B) Only II
C) Both I and II
D) Neither I nor II

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7. When was the 'Quit India Movement' Launched by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi?
A) 1946
B) 1939
C) 1942
D) 1940

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A Struggle for Independence of India MCQ
 8. Which of the following statements is not correct with reference to the Indian Freedom Struggle?
A) The Rowlatt Act aroused a wave popular indignation and led to the JalianwallaBagh Massacre
B) Subhash Chandra Bose formed the Forward Bloc
C) Bhagat Singh was one of the founders of Hindustan Republican Socialist Association
D) In 1931, the Congress Session at Karachi opposed Gandhi-Irwin Pact

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9. Which of the following leader who presided All India Congress Committee session on 9th August?
A) Jawaharlal Nehru
B) Aruna Asif Ali
C) Mahatma Gandhi
D) Annie Besant

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10. Which of the following provision was not included in the Nehru Report?
A) India must be given Dominion status
B) The Governor General must be only the constitutional head
C) There was to be no separate electorate
D) Diarchy should be introduced both at the centre as well as provinces

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11. Consider the following statement (s) related to the Non-cooperation Movement I.It aimed to resist British rule in India through nonviolent means. Protestors would refuse to buy British goods, adopt the use of local handicrafts and picket liquor shops. II.The ideas of Ahimsa and nonviolence, and Gandhi's ability to rally hundreds of thousands of common citizens towards the cause of Indian independence, were first seen on a large scale in this movement through the summer 1920, they feared that the movement might lead to popular violence Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct? Codes:
A) Only I
B) Only II
C) Both I & II
D) Neither I nor II

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12. When was M.K Gandhi suspend after the violent act of peasants at Police station of Chauri Chaura, near Gorakhpur in UP?
A) Feb 1922
B) Mar 1922
C) Jan 1920
D) Feb 1920

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13. When was the Non-Cooperation Movement got momentum under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi and the Indian National Congress?
A) 1920-1922
B) 1922-1924
C) 1987-1989
D) 1990-1992

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14. Consider the following statement(s) regarding Khilafat Movement: I. The Amritsar Session of the INC gave a great fillip to the Khilafat agitation. II. Khilafat conference held in Calcutta under Presidentship of Jinnah. III. Khilafat Movement was started to support Ottoman Empire. Which of the above statement (s) is/are correct? Codes:
A) Only I
B) Both I and II
C) Both I and III
D) I, II and III
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15. Which of the following leader given the term ‘insenate waste’ on the the burning of the foreign clothes during the Non-Cooperation Movement?
A) Lord Reading
B) Motilal Nehru
C) Rabindra Nath Tagore
D) Mohammad Ali

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16. When was the non-cooperation movement started by M.K Gandhi?
A) After Rowlatt Act
B) Chauri-Chaura incident
C) Jalliawalabagh Massacre
D) None of the above

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17. Which of the following committee and act is associated with the Sedition act?
A) Rowlatt Committee
B) Muddiman Committee
C) Butler Committee
D) Both A & B

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18. Which of the following event was the reason for the withdrawn of non cooperation movement?
A) Chauri Chaura incident
B) Jallianwala massacre
C) Gandhi Imprisionment
D) None

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19. Which of the following was the achieved milestone of the Non-Cooperation Movement of 1921?
A) It stopped the injustice done to the Khilafat
B) Indian obtains some political rights
C) The Hindus and the Muslims came closer in political pursuit
D) It avenged the Punjab atrocities

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20. Which of the following event compel M.K Gandhi to withdraw the Nation’s cooperation from the British Government?
A) Jallianwala massacre
B) Bhagat singh Hanging
C) Lathi charge
D) All of the above

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21. When was congress split?
A) At Surat session in 1906
B) At Benares session in 1905
C) At Madras in1908
D) At Lahore in1909
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22. Who started the English weekly ‘New India’?
A) Lala Lajpat Rai
B) Bipin Chandra Pal
C) Dada Bhai Naoroji
D) Madan Mohan Malviya
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23. Who said that the congress is tottering to its fall, and one of my great ambitions, while in India, is to assist it to a peaceful demise?
A) Lord Curzon
B) Lord Dufferin
C) Lord Minto
D) None of these
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24. Which of the following leader was not present in the very first meeting of Indian National Congress?
A) DadabhaiNaoroji,
B) KashinathTrimbakTelang
C) Pherozeshah Mehta
D) Surendranath Banerjee
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25. Who said that Indian National Congress is a ‘begging institute’?
A) Mahatma Gandhi
B) Bipin Chandra Pal
C) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
D) Aurobindo Ghosh

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26. Which of the following statement is not true about the Indian National Congress?
A) It was formed in 1885
B) W.C Bannerjee was the first president of congress.
C) It was formed when 72 delegates from all the presidencies and provinces of India met at Bombay.
D) Its founder, Allan Octavian Hume, was a retired British professor in India

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27. Which of the following is not true about Bal Gangadhar Tilak?
A) He wrote ‘Gita Rahasya’
B) He started Ganpati Festval in 1893
C) He launched a newspaper ‘Kesri’ in English
D) He started home rule league in 1916

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28. Who told that Indian National Congress represents only microscopic minorities?
A) Lord Curzon
B) Lord Dufferin
C) Lord Minto
D) None of these

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29. Which of the following is not true about the Muslim League?
A) It was established by the Nawab Salimullah.
B) It was established in Calcutta in 1906.
C) The league supported the partition on Bengal.
D) The league opposed the Swadeshi movement.

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30. Which of the following leader was not moderate?
A) Dada Bhai Naoroji
B) Anand Charlu
C) Bipin Chandra Pal
D) Madan Mohan Malviya

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