Test: National Movement (1870 To 1947) - 2


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QUESTION: 1

Which one among the following is closest in meaning to the word Nationalism

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Nationalism is an ideology and movement that promotes the interests of a particular nation especially with the aim of gaining and maintaining the nation's sovereignty over its homeland. Hence, it is a feeling of pride and love of one's country and willingness to sacrifice anything for it.

QUESTION: 2

A few points related to the Moderate leaders are given below. Pick out the one that is not TRUE with respect to the Moderates.

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The Moderates were the one who dominate the affairs of the Indian National Congress from 1885-1905. They were Indians but in reality British in taste, intellect, opinions and morality. They believed in patience, steadiness, conciliation and union.

QUESTION: 3

Some important approaches in the line of thought of the Moderate leaders are given below. Which of the following statements are TRUE
i) The Moderates did not believe in the use of violence and only promoted constitutional means of agitation. 
ii) The leaders had full faith in the British sense of fair play and justice and adopted Prayer, Petition and Protest.
iii) To spread the message of unity and political awareness they distributed pamphlets, gave lectures and wrote articles in the press.
iv) They organized processions and protest marches and also sent delegations to England for negotiations.

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QUESTION: 4

From the following demands of Moderates, which one is not TRUE?

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QUESTION: 5

Which of the following achievements of the Moderates cannot be considered TRUE?

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Moderates refer to those group of western educated Indian intellectuals, who believed in legitimate and moderate means of protests like petitioning for the gradual realization of self rule in India.
They failed to attract common people. The vast majority of illiterate Indian’s were unable to connect to their political ideology
They were unable to organize a pan Indian campaign,neither did they try to increase the scale and magnitude of their political activities.
 Their moderate means yielded only meager practical achievements. The British treated them with contempt and didn’t concede to their demands in most cases.

QUESTION: 6

Identify this great personality who coined the slogan Freedom is my birth right and I shall have it 

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QUESTION: 7

From the following list of the names of the leaders, who did not belong to the trio- Lal-Bal-Pal?

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QUESTION: 8

Name the Viceroy who was responsible for partitioning Bengal in 1905? 

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QUESTION: 9

A list of leaders are given below, identify the leader who is not considered as a Radical but a Moderate.

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QUESTION: 10

A list of leaders are given below, identify the leader who is not considered as a Moderate but a Radical.

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QUESTION: 11

Name the Marathi newspaper edited by Balgangadhar Tilak criticizing the British rule.

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QUESTION: 12

In 16 October 1905, how was Bengal partitioned as:

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QUESTION: 13

Name the movement launched following the Partition of Bengal.

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QUESTION: 14

Some important features of the Swadeshi Movement are given below: Pick out the one that is not applicable to the Swadeshi Movement

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QUESTION: 15

He is a nationalist from Punjab and one of the leading members of the Radical group which was critical of the politics of petitions. He was also an active member of the Arya Samaj. Identify this great personality who fought for the freedom of India 

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QUESTION: 16

The Moderates opposed to the usage of a specific word / term because they felt that it involved the use of force. Which word/term did they oppose to?

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QUESTION: 17

After a major split between the Moderates and Radicals, in which year did they reunite again?

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QUESTION: 18

Who is this great Indian Muslim philosopher who was also considered as the Father of Muslim Nationalism? 

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QUESTION: 19

In December 1906, under whose leadership a Muslim deputation met the Viceroy Lord Minto and requested for a separate representation and an organisation for Muslims.

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QUESTION: 20

Identify the city marked B, in the given map of India where the session of Congress in 1906 demanded self-rule or Swaraj.

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