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IAS Previous Year Modern India Questions – Lecture – 7 – STHAAPNA Series

Q. The first venture of Gandhi in all-India politics was the: [1999]

(a) Non-Cooperation Movement

(b) Rowlatt Satyagraha

(c) Champaran Movement

(d) Dandi March


Q. The Anarchical and Revolutionary Crime Act (1919) was popularly known as the: [1996]

(a) Rowlatt Act

(b) Pitt’s India Act

(c) Indian Arms Act

(d) Ilbert Bill


Q. Which one of the following aroused a wave of popular indignation that led to the massacre by the British at Jalianwalla Bagh? [2007]

(a) The Arms Act

(b) The Public Safety Act

(c) The Rowlatt Act

(d) The Vernacular Press Act


Q. Who was the Viceroy of India when the Rowlatt Act was passed? [2008]

(a) Lord Irwin

(b) Lord Reading

(c) Lord Chelmsford

(d) Lord Wavell


Q. The Rowlatt Act aimed at: [2012]

(a) compulsory economic support to war efforts

(b) imprisonment without trial and summary procedures for trial

(c) suppression of the Khilafat Movement

(d) imposition of restrictions on freedom of the press


Q. With reference to Rowlatt Satyagraha, which of the following statements is/ are correct? [2015]

1. The Rowlatt Act was based on the recommendations of the ‘Sedition Committee’.

2. In Rowlatt Satyagraha, Gandhiji tried to utilize the Home Rule League.

3. Demonstrations against the arrival of Simon Commission coincided with Rowlatt Satyagraha.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3


Q. During the Indian Freedom Struggle, why did Rowlatt Act arouse popular indignation? [2009]

(a) It curtailed the freedom of religion

(b) It suppressed the Indian traditional education

(c) It authorized the government to imprison people without trial

(d) It curbed the trade union activities


Q. The name of the famous person of India who returned the Knighthood conferred on him by the British Government as a token of protest against the atrocities in Punjab in 1919 was: [2004]

(a) Tej Bahadur Sapru

(b) Ashutosh Mukherjee

(c) Rabindra Nath Tagore

(d) Syed Ahmed Khan


Q. Which one of the following events was characterized, by Montague as “Preventive Murder”? (1998)

(a) Killing of INA Activists

(b) Massacre at Jalianwalla Bagh

(c) Shooting of Mahatma Gandhi

(d) Shooting of Curzon-Wythe


Q. The Hunter Commission was appointed after the: [2001]

(a) Black-hole incident

(b) Jalianwalla Bagh massacre

(c) Uprising of 1857

(d) Partition of Bengal

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