Modern Indian History & Freedom Struggle

116. Who was the head of the commission which was appointed by Congress to investigate the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre?

(A) C.R. Das
(B) Motilal Nehru
(C) Ambika Charan Majumdar
(D) B.V Patel

Correct Answer: (A) C.R. Das

Answer Explanation:
Congress appointed a commission under the leadership of C.R Das to investigate the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre. Other members of the commission were Gandhiji, Motilal Nehru, Jayakar, Abbas Tyabji.

117. Which of the following about the Swaraj Party is true?

1. It was established in 1923
2. Chittaranjan Das was the president of Swaraj Party
3. Its main objective was Rejection of government budget and progress of nationalism
4. Stalling of foreign exploitation

Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

(A) 1 & 3
(B) 1, 2 & 3
(C) 2, 3 & 4
(D) 1, 2, 3 & 4

Correct Answer: (D) 1, 2, 3 & 4

Answer Explanation:
Swaraj Party was established in the year 1923 (1st January). Chittaranjan Das was the president of the Swaraj Party and the secretary was Motilal Nehru. Its main objective was the rejection of government budget and the progress of nationalism and the stalling of foreign exploitation.

118. Which of the following was the real meaning of “Wahabi”?

(A) Victory of Islam
(B) Renaissance
(C) Secularism
(D) The path showed by Islam

Correct Answer: (B) Renaissance

Answer Explanation:
The real meaning of “Wahabi” is Renaissance.

119. What was the former name of Aligarh Muslim University?

(A) Muhammadan Aligarh College
(B) Aligarh Islamic University
(C) Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College
(D) None of the above

Correct Answer: (C) Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College

Answer Explanation:
The former name of Aligarh Muslim University was Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College. It was founded in 1875 by Syed Ahmad Khan. The new name was given in 1927.

120. Who of the following was the editor of the newspaper “Al-Hilal”?

(A) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
(B) M.A. Ansari
(C) Maula Md. Ali
(D) Sayed Ahmad

Correct Answer: (A) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

Answer Explanation:
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad was the editor of the newspaper Al-Hilal. It was a weekly Urdu language newspaper. The Press Act of 1914 forcefully stopped the publishing of the newspaper.

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