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Mahatma Gandhi undertook fast unto death in 1932, mainly because......
Round Table Conference failed to satisfy Indian political aspirations
no
Congress and Muslim League had differences of opinion
no
Ramsay Macdonald announced the Communal Award
yes
None of the above
no
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The most effective contribution made by Dadabhai Naoroji to the cause of Indian National Movement was that he...........
1. Exposed the economic exploitation of India by the British 
2. Interpreted the ancient Indian texts and restored the self-confidence of Indians 
3. Stressed the need for eradication of all the social evils before anything else 
Which among the above statements is/ are correct?
1 Only
yes
2 & 3 Only
no
1 & 3 Only
no
1, 2 & 3
no
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Which of the following parties were established by Dr. B. R. Ambedkar? 
1. The Peasants and Workers Party of India 
2. All India Scheduled Castes Federation 
3. The Independent Labour Party
1 & 2 Only
no
2 & 3 Only
yes
1 & 3 Only
no
1, 2 & 3
no
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With reference to the religious history of medieval India, the Sufi mystics were known to pursue which of the following practices?

1. Meditation and control of breath 
2. Severe ascetic exercises in a lonely place 
3. Recitation of holy songs to arouse a state of ecstasy in their audience 

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
1 & 2 Only
no
2 & 3 Only
no
3 Only
yes
1, 2 & 3
no
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During Indian freedom struggle, the National Social Conference was formed. What was the reason for its formation?
Different social reform groups or organizations of Bengal region united to form a single body to discuss the issues of larger interest and to prepare appropriate petitions/representations to the government
no
Indian National Congress did not want to include social reforms in its deliberations and decided to form a separate body for such a purpose
yes
Behramji Malabari and M. G. Ranade decided to bring together all the social reform groups of the country under one organization
no
None of the above
no
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The Lahore Session of the Indian National Congress (1929) is very important in history, because:

1. The Congress passed a resolution demanding complete independence 
2. The rift between the extremists and moderates was resolved in that Session 
3. A resolution was passed rejecting the two-nation theory in that Session 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
1 Only
yes
2 & 3
no
1 & 3
no
None of the above
no
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The Rowlatt Act aimed at............
Compulsory economic support to war efforts
no
Imprisonment without trial and summary procedures for trial
yes
Suppression of the Khilafat Movement
no
Imposition of restrictions on freedom of the press
no
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Who was the first Indian woman President of the Indian National Congress?
Vijayalaxmi Pandit
no
Sarojini Naidu
yes
Annie Besant
no
Kamla Nehru
no
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Mahatma Gandhi never became a Nobel Laureate, but he was nominated five times. In which of the following years he was not nominated?
1939
no
1948
no
1940
yes
1937
no
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Who wrote Vande Mataram?
Sharatchandra Chatterji
no
Bankim Chandra Chattopandhyay
yes
Rabindranath Tagore
no
Surendranath Banerjee
no
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