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Facts about India – 05

151. In which year Calcutta medical college started functioning?

1835

 

152. In which year the Lahore session of Muslim League passed Pakistan Resolution?

1940

 

153. The first Sikh to become the president of India:

Gyani Zail Singh

 

154. The Viceroy when Gandhiji launched Civil Disobedience Movement in 1930-

Lord Irwin

 

155. The first Indian woman to become the president of Indian National Congress:

Sarojini Naidu

 

156. India’s first newspaper Hickey’s Gazette started in:

1780

 

157. The founders of Swaraj Party are Chitharanjan Das and…..

Motilal Nehru

 

158. Who was known as ‘Lokahitawadi’?

Gopal Hari Deshmukh

 

159. The first foreigner to become the president of INC?

George Yule

 

160. Who designed the national flag of India?

Pingale Venkiah

 

161. Who was the first deputy prime minister of India?

Sardar Patel

 

162. Who was the last Viceroy of British India?

Lord Mountbatten

 

163. Who was known as the ‘Saint of Pavnar’?

Vinoba Bhave

 

164. Bombay Stock Exchange was established in:

1875

 

165. Who was known as ‘Japan Gandhi’?

Toshihiko Kagawa

 

166. The session of INC which approved the non- cooperation movement of Gandhiji was held at:

Kolkata

 

167. The year in which Congress launched the Individual Satyagraha:

1940

 

168. The year of Bardoli Satyagraha led by Sardar Patel:

1928

 

169. The year of Poona Pact:

1932

 

170. Vivekananda attended the World Parliament of Religions at Chicago in:

1893

 

171. Who wrote ‘Anand Math’?

Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

 

172. The year of Chauri-Chaura incident:

1922

 

173. In which year Gandhi attended the Second Round Table Conference?

1931

 

174. Who founded the Poona Sarvajanik Sabha in 1870?

MG Ranade

 

175.Who headed the boundary commission appointed to demarcate the boundary between India and Pakistan?

Cyril Radcliff

 

176.Who said, “ Satyagraha is the tool of strong people”?

Mahatma Gandhi

 

177.Who was called ‘Lok Manya’?

Bal Gangadhar Tilak

 

178.Who was elected as the president of the All India Kisan Sabha held in Lucknow in 1936?

Swami Sahajanand Saraswati

 

179.In which year Gandhi-Irwin Pact was signed?

1931

 

180.Lord Mountbatten became the Viceroy in:

1947

 

181.The trial of INA prisoners in Red Fort was held in:

1945

 

182.Who established Indian Trade Union Federation in 1929?

NM Joshi

 

183. Who founded ‘Bharat Sevak Samaj’?

Jawaharlal Nehru

 

184.The first person to appear on coins in independent India:

Jawaharlal Nehru

 

185. The only person to become the president of India who had been defeated in a Presidential previous election:

Neelam Sanjiva Reddy

 

186. The president of India who was formerly the chairman of Constituent Assembly:

Dr Rajendraprasad

 

187. The suicide bomber who killed Rajiv Gandhi on 21st May 1991:

Thenmozhi Rajaratnam (Dhanu)

 

188. Who coined the term ‘Satyagraha’?

Gandhiji

 

189. Who established Vedanta College in 1825?

Ram Mohun Roy

 

190. Who were hanged along with Bhagat Singh?

Raj Guru and Sukhdev

 

191. The only Keralite to become the president of INC:

C Sankaran Nair

 

192. Who authored ‘Arctic Home in the Vedas’?

Bal Gangadhar Tilak

 

193. Who started the Self Respect Movement in Tamil Nadu?

EV Ramaswami Naicker

 

194. In which year Gandhiji visited Kerala for the first time?

1920

 

195.Name the Indian president who translated ‘The Republic’ by Plato?

Dr.Zakkir Hussain

 

196.Who was known as ‘Desh bandu’?

Chittaranjan Das

 

197.Who founded the Hindu Maha Sabha?

MM Malavya

 

198.Who is regarded as the father of ‘the two nation theory’?

MA Jinnah

 

199.Who wrote the book “What Congress and Gandhi have done to untouchables’?

B R Ambedkar

 

200.Who was the political guru of Gopala Krishna Gokhale?

MG Ranade