• 1.  ‘Hind Swaraj ’ was written by:

  • Abul Kalam Azad
  • 2.  Why did the Indians oppose the Rowlatt Act?

  • It introduced the Salt Law.
  • It increased taxes on land.
  • It gave the British the power to arrest and detain a person without a trial.
  • It put a ban on the Congress party.
  • 3.  Due to the effect of the Non-Cooperation movement on the plantation workers in Assam, they:

  • left the plantations and headed home.
  • went on strike.
  • destroyed the plantations.
  • None of these
  • 4.  The resolution of Puma Swaraj was adopted at which session?

  • Karachi Congress
  • Haripur Congress
  • Lahore Congress
  • Lucknow Congress
  • 5.  Which one of the following Viceroys announced a vague offer of dominion status for India in October 1929? [All India 2012]

  • Lord Mount batten
  • Lord Dalhousie
  • Lord Irwin
  • None of these
  • 6.  Which of the following was Mahatma Gandhi's novel method of fighting against the British?

  • He used violent method of stone pelting.
  • He used arson to bum down government offices.
  • He fought with the principle of 'an eye for i an eye'.
  • He practised open defiance of law, ; peaceful demonstration, satyagraha and non-violence.
  • 7.  What does satyagraha mean? Choose one from j the following options.

  • 'Satyagraha' means use of physical force to inflict pain while fighting.
  • 'Satyagraha' does not inflict pain, it is a : non-violent method of fighting against oppression.
  • 'Satyagraha' means passive resistance and is a weapon of the weak.
  • 'Satyagraha' was a racist method of mass agitation.
  • 8.  What was the purpose of imposing the j Rowlatt Act?

  • The Rowlatt Act forbade the Indians to : qualify for administrative services.
  • The Rowlatt Act had denied Indians the right to political participation.
  • The Rowlatt Act imposed additional taxes on Indians who were already groaning under the burden of taxes.
  • The Rowlatt Act authorised the government to imprison any person i without trial and conviction in a court of j law
  • 9.  Where did the brutal 'Jallianwala Massacre' j take place?

  • Amritsar
  • Meerut
  • Lahore
  • Lucknow
  • 10.  Why did General Dyer order to open fire on a i peaceful demonstration at Jallianwala Bagh? Choose from the given options.

  • He wanted to show his power.
  • Firing was ordered because it was an unruly crowd.
  • Because his object, as he declared later, was to 'produce a moral effect' to create fear in the minds of 'satyagrahis'.
  • He ordered to fire because he noticed a j sudden unrest in the crowd.
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