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IAS Previous Year Modern India Questions – Lecture – 23 – STHAAPNA Series

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He wrote biographies of Mazzini, Garibaldi, Shivaji and Shrikrishna; stayed in America for some time ;  and was elected to the central assembly. He was:  (2018)

(a) Aurobindo Ghosh

(b) Bipin Chandra Pal

(c) Lala Lajpat rai

(d) Motilal Nehru


His principle forte was social and religious reform. He relied upon legislation to do away with social ills and work unceasingly for the eradication of child marriage and the purdah system. To encourage consideration of social problems on a national scale, he inaugurated the Indian National Social Conference, which for many years met for its annual session alongside the Indian National Congress.

The reference in this passage is to: [1996]

(a) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

(b) Behramji Merwanji Malabari

(c) Mahadev Govind Ranade

(d) B.R. Ambedkar


The word Adivasi was used for the first time to refer to the tribal people by:   [1995]

(a)Mahatma Gandhi

(b)Thakkar Bappa

(c) Jyotiba Phule

(d) B.R. Ambedkar


Which one of the following was an emigre communist journal of M.N. Roy? [1995]

(a)Kisan Sabha

(b)The Worker

(c) Vanguard

(d) Anushilan


Who among the following leaders did not believe in the drain theory of Dadabhai Naoroji ? [1996]

(a)B.G. Tilak

(b)R.C. Dutt

(c) M.G. Ranade

(d) Sir Syed Ahmed Khan


Which one of the following Indian leaders was dismissed by the British from the Indian Civil Service?  [1999]

(a) Satyendranath Tagore

(b) Surendranath Banerji

(c) R.C. Dutt

(d) Subhash Chandra Bose


The Congress policy of pray and petition ultimately came to an end under the guidance of: [1999]

(a) Aurobindo Ghosh

(b) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

(c) Lala Lajpat Rai

(d) Mahatma Gandhi


Consider the following statements about Madam Bhikaji Cama:

  1. Madam Cama unfurled the National Flag at the International Socialist Conference in Paris in the year 1907.
  2. Madam Cama served as private secretary to Dadabhai Naoroji.
  3. Madam Cama was born to Parsi parents.

Which of the statement/s given above is/are correct?

(a)1,2 and 3

(b)2 and 3 only

(c)1 and 2 only

(d)3 only


Who among the following Gandhian followers was a teacher by profession? [2008]

(a)AN Sinha

(b)Braj Kishore Prasad

(c) J B Kriplani

(d) Rajendra Prasad


Which one of the following was a journal brought out by Abul Kalam Azad? [2008]

(a) Al-Hilal

(b) Comrade

(c) The Indian Sociologist

(d) Zamindar


Who among the following wrote the poem, Subh-e Azadi? [2008]

(a) Sahir Ludhiyanvi

(b) Faiz Ahmed Faiz

(c) Muhammad Iqbal

(d) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

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