Modern Indian History & Freedom Struggle

21. Who among the following is known as Father of the Muslim Renaissance in Bengal?

(A) Syed Ahmad Khan
(B) Ameer Ali
(C) Nawab Abdul Latif Khan
(D) Nawab Samiullah Khan

Correct Answer: (C) Nawab Abdul Latif Khan

Answer Explanation:
Nawab Abdul Latif Khan: (1828-1893)a prominent personality of mid 19th century Bengal, the pioneer of Muslim modernization and the architect of the Muslim Renaissance, was one of those great men who appeared as saviors of their frustrated, humiliated, demoralized and disorganized fellow countrymen under colonial rule. His chief contribution was in the field of education. He was among the first to understand that young Bengali Muslims should receive modern education. He understood that the Muslims of Bengal had fallen behind in everything because of their prejudices against modern education. He devoted his whole life to removing this self-destructive prejudice from their minds.

22. The Governor General of India at the time of formation of the Indian National Congress was __?

(A) Lord Chelmsford
(B) Lord Dalhousie
(C) Lord Dufferin
(D) None of these

Correct Answer: (C) Lord Dufferin

Answer Explanation:
Lord Dufferin (1826-1902) was the Governor General and Viceroy of India from 1884 to 1888). He had succeeded Lord Ripon in December 1884 and was known as one of the most successful diplomats of his time. Foundation of Indian National Congress by AO Hume in 1885 and the Third Anglo-Burmese War of 1885 are two important events of his period. The Third Anglo-Burmese War resulted in the annexation of upper Burma. As a result, his tenure saw the final extinction of Burma as an independent power.

23. The only licensed flag production unit in India is located at which among the following places?

(A) Mysuru
(B) Hubli
(C) Dharwad
(D) Nagpur

Correct Answer: (B) Hubli

Answer Explanation:
Karnataka Khadi Gramodyoga Samyukta Sangha in Hubli is the only licensed flag production unit in India.

24. The Montague-Chelmsford Report formed the basis of _______?

(A) Indian Councils act 1909
(B) The Government of India Act 1919
(C) The Government of India act 1935
(D) The Indian Independence Act 1947

Correct Answer: (B) The Government of India Act 1919

25. Which of the following organizations provided medical help to the Turkish troops in the Balkan War?

(A) International Council of Nurses
(B) Pax Romana
(C) Global Humanitarian Forum
(D) Red Crescent Society

Correct Answer: (D) Red Crescent Society

Answer Explanation:
Red Crescent Society: Worldwide humanitarian organization providing assistance without discrimination as to nationality, race, religious beliefs, class, or political opinions. It provided medical help to the Turkish troops in the Balkan War.

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