DAILY MCQ 19th Nov QUIZ – 1

Q1. Which one of the following is believed to be a compilation of the psalms sung by the women?

a .  Sumangalavilasini
b . Therigatha
c . Stridharmapaddhati
d . Ritusamhara

Q2. Amarasimha is the name of a:

a . famous lexicographer of ancient India
b . Rajput king of Chalukya lineage
c . poet mentioned by Kautilya in his Arthashastra
d . dance form of Odisha

Q3. The Tolkappiyam is the name of:

a . a step-well of Western India
b . the book on Tamil grammar
c . a collection of Tamil bhakti poems
d . a collection of Kannada poems

Q4. Balgangadhar Tilak was associated with :

1 . Poona Sarvajanik Sabha
2. The Age of Consent Bill
3 .Gaurakshini Sabha
4 . Atmiya Sabha
Select the correct answer using the code given below :

a . 1 and 2 only
b . 1, 2 and 4
c . 3 and 4
d . 2 and 4 only

Q5 . In 1893, there occurred a split in the Arya Samaj on the issue(s) of :

1 . Meat-eating vs vegetarianism
2 . Caste system and widow remarriage
3 . Shuddhi of converts
4 . Anglicised vs Sanskrit-based education
Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a . 1, 3 and 4
b . 2 and 4
c . 1 and 4 only
d . 1 only

Q6 . Who among the following were well known as champions of women’s education in colonial India ?

1 . Sister Subbalaksmi
2 . Begum Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain
3 . Keshub Chandra Sen
4 . Ananda Coomaraswamy
Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a . 1, 2, 3 and 4
b . 1, 2 and 3 only
c . 3 and 4 only
d . 1 and 2 only

Q7. Which one of the following statements about the Gandhi-Irwin Pact is NOT correct?

a . Gandhi wrote a letter seeking an interview with the Viceroy
b . Civil Disobedience movement was to be discontinued
c . The imprisoned freedom fighters were to be released
d . All the lands that had been confiscated were to be returned to the original owners

Q8 . Where and when did Mahatma Gandhi first use his method of hunger-strike to achieve a desired goal ?

a . At Natal in South Africa in the year 1906
b . At Champaran in the year 1917
c . At Ahmedabad in the year 1918
d . At Cape Town in South Africa in the year 1906

Q9 .Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

List-I (Person)                            List-II (Political Party)
A. B.R. Ambedkar                     1.Pakistan Muslim League
B.Sikander Hayat Khan         2.Krishak Praja Party
C.Fazlul Huq                                3.Unionist Party
D.Khaliquzzaman                     4.Independent Labour Party
Answer choices:

Code A            B            C           D
a .         4            2            3           1
b .         4            3            2           1
c .          1            2            3          4
d .          1            3            2          4

Q10 .  Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists :

List-I (Movement)                   List-II (Mass base/Following)
A. Bardoli Satyagraha            1. Bargadars
B. Tebhaga                                  2. Kaliparaj
C. Satyasodhak                        3. Mundas Samaj
D. Ulgulan                                    4. Kunbi peasantry
Answer choices:

Code         A             B             C              D
(a)               2              4              1              3
(b)               2              1              4              3
(c)               3             4               1              2
(d)               3             1               4              2