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  1. Who led the Bardoli Satyagarha?
    Vithalbhai Patel
  2. When did Gandhiji started his Salt March?
    12 March 1930
  3. When did Civil Disobedience movement started?
    6 April, 1930
  4. Who was the hero of Vaikom Satyagraha?
    K Kelappan
  5. Under whose leadership, Koya tribals fought the colonial govt to protect their forest rights during 1922-24?
    Ramachandra Raju
  6. What was popular name of Khudai Khidmatgars?
    Red shirts
  7. Gandhiji marched from Sabarmati to Dandi with how many followers?
    78
  8. Which American journalist reported during the salt satyagraha?
    Webb Miller
  9. You planned a fine strategy around the issue of salt: Who said this to Gandhiji?
    Lord Irwin
  10. Who was the first president of AITUC?
    Lajpat Rai
  11. Who started Dina Bandhu?
    N.M Lokhande
  12. Who founded the Working Menís Club?
    Sasipada Banerjee
  13. When was the first strike organized by Indian working class?
    1899
  14. When was first Factories Act enacted?
    1881
  15. When was Bombay Mill and Millhandís Association set up?
    1890
  16. Which was the first newspaper dedicated to the cause of workers in India?
    Bharat Shramjeevi
  17. When was the no tax campaign launched in Bardoli?
    1928
  18. Which was the Mopla rebellion epicentre?
    Malabar
  19. Who led the Eka movement?
    Madan Pasi
  20. When was Oudh Rent Act legislated?
    1921
  21. Mangal Pandey was soldier in which army unit?
    Barrackpore
  22. Who was the de facto leader of revolt of 1857 at Lucknow?
    Maulavi Ahmadullah
  23. Who was the de jure head of the revolt of 1857 at Lucknow?
    Birzis Qadr
  24. Where were British forces defeated at Battle for Audh?
    Chinhat
  25. Who led the revolt against British in Rohilakhand?
    Khan Bahadur
  26. When did British government announced special order of knighthood to Indian princes?
    1861
  27. The army stationed in which province remained loyal to British masters?
    Madras
  28. When was Awadh annexed by British?
    1856
  29. When was Nagpur annexed by British?
    1854
  30. Which governor general annexed Awadh?
    Lord Dalhousie
  31. When was Indigo revolt happened?
    1859-60
  32. When did East India Company set up first Indigo plantation?
    1770
  33. Who wrote the play Nil Darpan?
    Dinabandhu Mitra
  34. Which newspaper gave an extensive coverage to indigo riots and written extensively on the plight of indigo cultivators?
    The Bengali
  35. When did British government set up an official inquiry to investigate the causes behind indigo riots?
    1860
  36. When was Pabna peasant revolt occurs?
    1873-85
  37. When did Pabna peasants form an agrarian league?
    1873
  38. Which newspaper criticized the formation of Pabna Agrarian League?
    Amrit Bazar Patrika
  39. When did Deccan riots occur?
    1875
  40. Which organization took up the cause of Deccan peasants?
    Poona Sarvajanik Sabha
  41. Which peasant revolt was painted by the colonial government as communal?
    Moplah
  42. When did the Deccan Agriculturists Relief Act was passed?
    1879
  43. Where did Kuka revolt occur?
    Punjab
  44. Who led the Kuka revolt?
    Baba Ram Singh
  45. Who held this view : Sati is a murder according to every Shastra?
    Ram Mohan Roy
  46. Who made this call: Only one god and one caste for mankind ?
    Narayan Guru
  47. Who organized Nav Bidhan?
    Kesab Chandra Sen
  48. Who campaigned for widow remarriage?
    Vidyasagar
  49. Who set up Tattvabodini Sabha?
    Debendranath Tagore
  50. Lex Loci Act was legislated in which year?
    1850
  51. Who is revered as Grand Old Man of India?
    D.B Naoroji
  52. Who published the newspaper The Bengali?
    S.N Banerjee
  53. Who developed the theory of Drain of Wealth?
    Dadabhai Naoroji
  54. Who had equated expenditure on railway as decorating anothers wife?
    Tilak
  55. By the provisions of the Government of India Act how many Indians were nominated in the Governor-Generalís Council?
    Three
  56. In which British India province a Legislative Council was first established?
    Bengal
  57. Who first made the demand of Swaraj ?
    Naoroji
  58. When was the Police Act enacted?
    1861
  59. Who did Gandhiji considered his political guru?
    B.G Tilak
  60. Which nationalist leader became famous for his budget speeches in Bombay Legislative Council with and without the premises?
    G.K .Gokhale
  61. Who made this statement : Bengal united is power,Bengal divided ,will pull several different ways?
    Risley,Home Secretary
  62. In which year Lord Curzon reduced the number of elected members in the Calcutta Corporation?
    1902
  63. When was the Universities Act passed?
    1904
  64. Who put forward the Boycott suggestion in the backdrop of partition of Bengal?
    Aurobindo Ghosh
  65. Who described the Swadeshi and boycott movement as a method of passive resistance?
    B.C Pal
  66. Who described resistance to British as a refusal to render any voluntary or honorary service to the Government?
    Bipin Chandra Pal
  67. When was Bengal Tenancy Act was passed?
    1885
  68. When was Muslim League established?
    Oct 1906
  69. Muslim League was established under whose leadership?
    Nawab Salimullah
  70. In the first decade of the 20th century which district was at the epicentre of communal riots in the East Bengal?
    Barisaal
  71. Where was the Annual Congress in 1907 held?
    Surat
  72. Who gave the call for Arandhan during Swadeshi and boycott movement?
    Aswini Kumar Dutt
  73. Gandhi-Irwin pact was accepted by the Congress in 1931 at which place?
    Karachi
  74. In which annual session Congress made its memorable resolution on Fundamental Rights?
    Karachi
  75. Who replaced Irwin as viceroy of India?
    Lord Willingdon