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Facts about India – 04

101. Which commission was enquired into the assassination of Indira Gandhi?

Thakkar Commission

 

102. Which portfolio was taken over by Jawaharlal Nehru from VK Krishna Menon in the wake of Chinese aggression of 1962?

Defence

 

103. Birla House, where Gandhiji was assassinated, is in:

Delhi

 

104. For how many days Gandhiji was imprisoned in South Africa?

249

 

105. In his life, Gandhiji has undergone imprisonment for …… days.

2338

 

106. Jawaharlal Nehru met Gandhiji for the first time at the Lucknow session of Indian National Congress held in the year____ :

1916

 

107. Subash Chandra Bose became the President of Indian National Congress for the first time in:

1938

 

108. The journals ‘Al Hilal’ and ‘Al Balal’ were launched by:

Abul Kalam Azad

 

109. The Prime Minister of India when India celebrated the golden jubilee of its
independence:

I.K.Gujral

 

110. What was the post held by Gandhiji in NatalIndian Congress in South Africa?

Honorary Secretary

 

111. Who authored Gandhiji’s favourite prayer ‘Vaishnava Janato’?

Narasimha Mehta

 

112. Who became the acting prime minister of India after Jawaharlal Nehru:

Gulsarilal Nanda

 

113. Who formed the Widow Remarriage Association in Poona?

Dhondo Keshav Karve

 

114. Who wrote ‘India Divided’?

Dr Rajendraprasad

 

115. Who is known as the father of Indian Politics and Economics?

Dadabhai Navroji

 

116. In which year Gandhiji established Sabarmati Ashram?

1917

 

117. Gandhiji conducted his first Satyagraha in South Africa to protest against:

Asiatic Law Amendment Ordinance Bill

 

118. In 1878, some of the followers left the organisation led by Keshav Chandra Sen and formed new organisation named Sadharan Brahma Samaj. Who among the following was the leader of it?

Anand Mohan Bose

 

119. The Mauryan emperor who gave attention to Municipal administration:

Chandragupta Maurya

 

120. The Viceroy when Rowlatt Act was passed?

Lord Chelmsford

 

121. Which event in Buddha’s life is symbolized by Stupa?

Mahaparinirvana

 

122. Who launched the journal ‘Pakhtoon’?

Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

 

123. Who led Adi Brahma Samaj after the schism in Brahma Samaj?

Debendranath Tagore

 

124. Who wrote ‘Essays on Gita’ and ‘Life Divine’?

Aurobindo Ghosh

 

125. Who is regarded as the first great leader of modern India?-

Raja Ram Mohun Roy

 

126. Who became the President of Indian National Congress for the longest continuous period before independence?

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

 

127. Who founded Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan?

K.M.Munshi

 

128. Who authored ‘Mathavilasaprahasanam’?

Mahendravarman I

 

129. Whom the British called ‘the father of Indian unrest’?

Bal Gangadhar Tilak

 

130. The author of ‘Unhappy India’:

Lala Lajpat Rai

 

131. Which place was a factor in conflict during the tripartite struggle:

Kanauj

 

132. Who founded the Tatvabodhini Sabha in 1839?

Debendranath Tagore

 

133. Who were the Bose brothers in the national movement?

Sarath Chandra Bose and Subash Chandra Bose

 

134. The author of Hind Swaraj?

Mahatma Gandhi

 

135. In which state, Porbandar, the birthplace of Gandhiji is situated?

Gujarat

 

136. Who represented Hindu community in the Second Round Table Conference’?

Madan Mohan Malavya

 

137. Who founded the famous Hindu College in Calcutta?

David Hare

 

138. The leader who ended Satyagraha at Guruvayur as directed by Gandhiji:

K.Kelappan

 

139. Vernacular Press Act was passed in:

1878

 

140. Which Indus valley site is situated near Gulf of Cambay?

Lothal

 

141. Who coined the term Pakistan for the first time?

Rehmat Ali

 

142. Who led the march in connection with salt satyagraha in Tamil Nadu, from
Thiruchirappally to Vedaranyam?

C.Rajagopalachri

 

143. Who said ‘Political freedom is the life breath of a nation’?

Aurobindo Ghosh

 

144. Who was called ‘Desh Nayak”?

Subhas Chandra Bose

 

145. Who was called ‘the Prince of Martyrs’?

Bhagat Singh

 

146. Who was popularly called ‘Bengal Tiger’?

Bipin Chandra Pal

 

147. Third Round Table Conference was held in:

1932

 

148. In which session of the INC Gandhiji became President?

1924 Belgaum (Karnataka)

 

149. Lal Bahadur Shastri is the first to get Bharat Ratna posthumously. He got Bharat Ratna in:

1966

 

150. At what age Gandhiji decided to adopt brahmacharya?

37