• 1.  Why did Gandhiji organise Satyagraha in 1917 in Kheda district of Gujarat?

  • To support the plantation workers
  • To protest against high revenue demand
  • To support the mill workers to fulfil their demand
  • To demand loans for the farmers
  • 2.  Why was Satyagraha organised in Champaran in 1916?

  • To oppose the British laws
  • To oppose the plantation system
  • To oppose high land revenue
  • To protest against the oppression of the mill workers
  • 3.  Why was the Simon Commission sent to India?

  • To look into the Indian constitutional matter and suggest reform
  • To choose members of Indian Council
  • To settle disputes between the government and the Congress leaders
  • To set up a government organisation
  • 4.  Why was Alluri Sitarama Raju well known?

  • He led the militant movement of tribal peasants in Andhra Pradesh.
  • He led a peasant movement in Avadh.
  • He led a satyagraha movement in Bardoli.
  • He set up an organisation for the uplifment of the dalits.
  • 5.  Why did General Dyer open fire on peaceful crowd in Jallianwalla Bagh? Mark the most important factor.

  • To punish the Indians
  • To take revenge for breaking martial laws
  • To create a feeling of terror and awe in the mind of Indians
  • To disperse the crowd
  • 6.  What kind of movement was launched by the tribal peasants of Gudem Hills in Andhra Pradesh?

  • Satyagraha Movement
  • Militant Guerrilla Movement
  • Non-Violent Movement
  • None of the above
  • 7.  Who among the following two leaders led the Khilafat Movement?

  • Shaukat Ali and Muhammad Ali
  • Gandhiji and Sardar Patel
  • Muhammad Ali Jinnah and Abul Kalam Azad
  • Abul Kalam Azad and Jawaharlal Nehru
  • 8.  Why did Gandhiji withdraw the Non-Cooperation Movement? [Delhi 2011]

  • Gandhiji realised that people were losing interest in the movement.
  • Gandhiji felt that the movement was turning violent in many places.
  • Some Congress leaders wanted to participate in elections to Provincial Councils.
  • Some Congress leaders wanted more radical mass agitations.
  • 9.  Who were the ‘Sanatanis'?

  • Saints
  • Dalits
  • Labours
  • High-caste Hindus
  • 10.  The main problem with the Simon Commission was that:

  • It was an all British commission.
  • It was formed in Britain.
  • It was set up in response to the nationalist movement.
  • It supported the Muslim League.
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