Modern Indian History & Freedom Struggle

141. Punjab Land Alienation Act was passed in which year?

(A) 1900
(B) 1905
(C) 1911
(D) 1920

Correct Answer: (A) 1900

Answer Explanation:
In the year 1900, the Punjab Land Alienation Act was passed during the viceroyship of Lord Curzon. Its main aim was to limit the transfer the ownership of land in Punjab province. A category named “agricultural tribes” was created.

142. Which of the following is the objective of the Left movement?

(A) Revolutionary changes
(B) Status quo
(C) No action against the state of affairs
(D) None of the above

Correct Answer: (A) Revolutionary changes

Answer Explanation:
The objective of the Left movement is Revolutionary changes. The right section always stands for the status quo.

143. Who among the following was/ were associated with All India Kisan Sabha?

1. N.G. Ranga
2. E.M.S. Namboodiripad
3. Jayaprakash Narayan
4. Acharya Narendra Dev

Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

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

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

Answer Explanation:
Sahajanand Saraswati was the first president of All India Kisan Sabha which was established at the Lucknow session of the Indian National Congress in 1936. The persons associated with the organization were N.G. Ranga, E.M.S. Namboodiripad, Jayaprakash Narayan, Acharya Narendra Dev, P. Sundarayya, Ram Manohar Lohia.

144. Who among the following translated Kalidasa’s Shakuntala?

(A) Raja Rammohan Roy
(B) Michael Madhusudan Dutta
(C) K. M. Panikkar
(D) Sir William Jones

Correct Answer: (D) Sir William Jones

Answer Explanation:
In the year 1789, Sir William Jones translated Kalidasa’s Shakuntala. It was considered as the first Indian drama to be translated into a Western language.

145. Who among the following considered himself as “The Shivaji of the Marathi language.”?

(A) Vishnushastri Krushnashastri Chiplunkar
(B) Gopal Ganesh Agarkar
(C) Raghunath Vaman Dighe
(D) Shridhar Venkatesh Ketkar

Correct Answer: (A) Vishnushastri Krushnashastri Chiplunkar

Answer Explanation:
Vishnushastri Krushnashastri Chiplunkar used to consider himself as “The Shivaji of the Marathi language”. He is also known as “Brihaspati of the Marathi literature”.

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