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Question: In which of the following constitutional documents did the British Government, for the first time, officially lay down as the goal of constitutional development in India not only Dominion Status but also Responsible Government?

Answer:Government of India Act, 1919

Question: Who was the founder of the Servants of India Society?

Answer:G.K. Gokhale

Question: To evolve a peaceful settlement of the conflict between India and China, which of the following non-aligned Afro Asian nations participated in a conference held in December 1962?

Answer:All the countries mentioned in (a) (b) &(c)

Question: Which of the following territories of India was/were invaded by China on November 19, 1962?

Answer:Ladakh and NEFA

Question: Which of the following reform movements during the 19th century resulted in the establishment of a group or order outside the pale of orthodox Hindu society?

Answer:Brahmo Samaj

Question: Which of the following reform movements was the first to be started in the 19th century?

Answer:Brahmo Samaj

Question: The Prarthana Samaj came into existence as a lasting movement in 1867 under the enthusiastic guidance of

Answer:M.G. Ranade

Question: All of the following were active leaders of the Brahmo Samaj or Sadharan Brahmo Samaj, after Raja Rammohun Roy, exept

Answer:Swami Vivekananda

Question: The departure of Raja Rammohun Roy for England and his death there led to a steady decline of Brahmo Samaj till new life was infused into it by

Answer:Devendranath Tagore

Question: When were the High Courts in Calcutta, Madras and Bombay established?


Question: When was the famous Gandhi Irwin Pact signed?


Question: The famous Lucknow Pact between the Congress and the Muslim League was concluded in


Question: Which of the following events caused the parting of ways by the Moderates and the Radicals in the Congress for good?

Answer:Morley-Minto Reforms

Question: Which of the following years is considered to be a memorable landmark in the history of India's struggle for freedom?


Question: Who amongst the following leaders in the freedom movement, was a 'Moderate'?

Answer:Srendranath Bannerjee

Question: In an agricultural country like India, irrigation has always formed an important branch of administration. Who, amongst the following Governors General, was the first to initiate a new Policy for execution of extensive irrigation schemes?


Question: Which of the following canals for irrigation was the first to be completed during the British Rule?

Answer:Agra Canal

Question: Which of the following Acts of the British Parliament conceded, for the first time, to members of the Legislative Councils in India the right of discussing the Budget?

Answer:Indian Councils Act, 1892

Question: Who, amongst the following Governors-General, endeavoured earnestly to introduce a real element of local self-government in India?

Answer:Lord Ripon

Question: IIbert Bill, introduced in 1883, raised considerable controversy and opposition. Who, amongst the following, opposed it vigorously as the community affected by it?

Answer:Anglo- Indian Community