MCQ on Modern History of India, Random Questions Part 3

Q1).Who was the founder of All India National Congress?
a). Mahatma Gandhi
b). Dadabhai Naoroji
c). A.O. Hume
d). Warren Hastings

Q2). The Quit India Movement was started in the year __?
a). 1940
b). 1941
c). 1942
d). 1943

Q3). Mahatma Gandhi was born in __?
a). Gandhi Nagar
b). Gandhidham
c). Porbandar
d). Sabarmati

Q4). Who was the founder of Ramkrishna Mission?
a). Swami Vivekanand
b). Sri Ramkrishna
c). Paramhansa
d). Swami Shraddhanand

Q5). Who gave the mantra "Do or Die"?
a). Jawahar Lal Nehru
b). Bal Gangadhar Tilak
c). Subhash Chandra Bose
d). Mahtma Gandhi

MCQ on Modern History of India, Random Questions Part 2

Q1). "Jai Hind" slogan was given by ?
a). Jinnah
b). Lokmanya Tilak
c). Gopal Krishna Gokhale
d). Subhash Chandra Bose

Q2). The founder of the "Arya Samaj"?
a). Annie Besant
b). Bal Gangadhar Tilak
c). Dayanand Saraswati
d). Jawahar Lal Nehru

Q3). In 1939, Subhash Chandra Bose was elected as President of the Congress party defeating____ ?
a). Mahatma Gandhi
b). Jawahar Lal Nehru
c). Bal Gangadhar Tilak
d). Pattabhi Sitharamayya

Q4). Raja Ram Mohan Roy was the founder of_____ ?
a). Prarthana Samaj
b). Brahmo Samaj
c). Ram Krishna Mission
d). Arya Samaj

Q5). Bangladesh was created in___?
a). 1970
b). 1971
c). 1972
d). 1973

MCQ on Modern History of India, Random Questions Part 1

Q1). Who persuaded the ratings of the RIN (Royal India Navy) to surrender on the 23rd February 1946?
a). Vallabh Bhai Patel and Jinnah
b). Jawahar Lal Nehru
c). Subhash Chandra Bose
d). Mahatma Gandhi

Q2). What was the ultimate goal of Mahatma Gandhi's Salt Satyagraha?
a). 'Purna Swaraj' for India
b). curtaiment of the Government's power
c). economic relief to the common people
d). repeal of Salt Satyagraha

Q3). Who is known as the Father of ‘Indian Unrest’?
a). Mahatma Gandhi
b). Jinnah
c). S.C. Bose
d). Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Q4). Which country lost the largest number of people in the 2nd world war?
a). Britain
b). Germany
c). India
d). Japan

Q5). In which year did Gandhiji start Satyagraha Movement?
a). 1942
b). 1935
c). 1921
d). 1919

Cabinet Mission, 1946

On 19th February 1946, British prime minister Attlee declared settling up of Cabinet Mission for resolving constitutional deadlock and contemporary problems. The purpose of Cabinet Mission was to further the process of self governance in India with the cooperation of Indian leaders. Latter Attlee declared that the British government  recognizes the right to independence of India and it would be the right of India whether or not to remain part of British empire. 

On 24th March 1946, cabinet mission reached Delhi, it included three British cabinet ministers: Pethick Lawrence, Cripps and A.B. Alexander.

to be continued ...

Royal Indian Navy (RIN) Revolt (1946)

On 18th February 1946, the ratings of Royal Indian Navy revolted. The cause of the mutiny was unhygienic food, racial discrimination and salary. The arrest of V.C. Dutta, a sailor, who wrote 'Quit India', on INS Talwar, also taken as the reason of mutiny.

The mutineers organized Navy Central Strike committee under the leadership of MS. Khan. The mutiny that began in Bombay soon reached Karachi and Madras. The ratings replaced Union Jack flag with flag of Indian National Congress, Muslim League and Communist party.

The Indian army that was called to suppress the mutiny also refused to raise arm, then British soldiers were called. About 20 Lakh workers of Bombay went on strike in favor of these ratings. When the news of mutiny of ratings of Bombay reached Karachi, INS Hindustan and INS Narmada along with employees of Ship Coastal organization went on strike. On 23rd February 1946, the signal corps of airforce in Jabalpur went on strike.

Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel intervened in this violated situation and advised mutineers to surrender. Patel was aware of the repressive measures that was about to be followed. Patel's view was supported by V.C. Dutta, prominent leader of mutineers.

Elections in India in 1946

Attlee became Prime Minister of Britain and appointed Pethick Lawrence as the secretary of India. Attlee declared general elections in India and the results were announced in December 1945 and January 1946. Congress secured 57 out of 102 seats in Central Legislative Assembly. Congress formed government in United Province and Central Province, Orissa, Bihar, Bombay and Madras, In North West Frontier Province , congress formed a coalition government with Khudai Khidmatgar. In Punjab Congress formed coalition government with Akali Dal and Unionist Party. Muslim League formed government in Bengal and Sindh.