Assistant Facts on India

Facts about India – 05

151. In which year Calcutta medical college started functioning?



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



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:



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:



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:



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



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



169. The year of Poona Pact:



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



171. Who wrote ‘Anand Math’?

Bankim Chandra Chatterjee


172. The year of Chauri-Chaura incident:



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



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?



180.Lord Mountbatten became the Viceroy in:



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



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’?



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?



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