NTSE - Scholastic Aptitude Test - Social Science - History - Nationalism in India

Question - 1

Which Indian nationalist leader looked upon a war between Germany and Britain as a god sent opportunity which would enable Indians to exploit the situation to their advantage?

  • A C. Rajagopalachari
  • B M.A. Jinnah
  • C Subhash Chandra Bose
  • D Jawaharlal Nehru

Question - 2

Which one of the following leaders of the Congress was totally in favour of Cabinet Mission Plan?

  • A Mahatma Gandhi
  • B Jawaharlal Nehru
  • C Sardar Patel
  • D Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

Question - 3

Which one of the following Indian leaders was dismissed by the British from the Indian Civil Service?

  • A Satyendranath Tagore
  • B Surendranath Banerji
  • C R.C. Dutt
  • D Subhash Chandra Bose

Question - 4

The term "imperial preference" was applied to the

  • A special privileges on British imports in India
  • B racial discrimination by the Britishers
  • C subordination of Indian interest to that of the British
  • D preference given to British political agents over Indian Princes

Question - 5

Which of the following statement is not correct regarding Rowlatt Act?

  • A This act was meant to give the government enormous power to repress political activities.
  • B Government could arrest anybody without a trial for two years under this act.
  • C In response to Rowlatt Act Gandhiji had called for a nationwide campaign in 1991
  • D The tough measures of Rowlatt Act was chaired by Sir Stafford Cripps

Question - 6

The first venture of Gandhi in all-India politics was the:

  • A Non-Cooperation Movement
  • B Rowlatt Satyagraha
  • C Champaran Movement
  • D Dandi March

Question - 7

The Congress policy of pray and petition ultimately came to an end under the guidance of:

  • A Aurobindo Ghosh
  • B Bal Gangadhar Tilak
  • C Lala Lajpat Rai
  • D Mahatma Gandhi

Question - 8

Which one of the following statement is incorrect?

  • A Civil Disobedience Movement was started based on the issue of salt
  • B Dandi March was started from Gandhiji's ashram at Wardha
  • C Gandhi violated the salt laws on April 6, 1930
  • D Salt march was widely covered by the European and American press.

Question - 9

"In this instance we could not play off the Mohammdans against the Hindus. "To which one of the following events did this remark of Aitchison relate?

  • A Revolt of 1857
  • B Champaran Satyagraha (1917)
  • C Khilafat and Non-Cooperation Movement (1919-22)
  • D August Movement of 1942

Question - 10

Which one of the following is not a feature of the Government of India Act of 1935?

  • A Diarchy at the Centre as well as in the provinces
  • B A bicameral legislature
  • C Provincial autonomy
  • D An All-India Federation
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