TNPSC TNSCERT HISTORY NOTES | 12TH HISTORY | Rise of Extremism and Swadeshi Movement

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Rise of Extremism and Swadeshi Movement

  1. When was the Public Meetings Act passed?


  1. In which year were Explosive Substance Act ,the Newspaper (Incitement and Offence Act) passed?


  1. In which year was the Indian Press Act passed?


  1. When was Curzon appointed as the new Governor General of India and Viceroy of India?

January 06, 1899

  1. In which year did Curzon reduced the number of elected Indian representatives in the Calcutta Corporation?


  1. In which year was the University of Calcutta placed under the direct control of the government under the University Act?


  1. In the name of which report was Bengal divided?

Risely Papers

  1. Which river naturally divided Bengal?

Bhagirathi River

  1. In which year was the Partition of Bengal announced?

December 1903

  1. In which year was the partition of Bengal officially declared?

July 19,1905

  1. When and where was the formal proclamation of Swadeshi Movement was made?

August 7 at Calcutta Town Hall

  1. Who gave the call for a boycott of British goods and institutions?

  Surendranath Banerjee

  1. When was Bengal officially partitioned?

October 16,1905

  1. What is the meaning of Swadeshi?

One’s own country

  1. The origin of Swadeshi philosophy was started by whom?

Mahadev Govind Ranade

  1. When did the origin of Swadeshi philosophy originate?

1872, Pune

  1. Who succinctly explained the aim of the swadeshi movement as ‘a revolt against their state of dependence…in all branches of their national life’?

G Subramaniam

  1. Who called for the use of festivals called melas to spread the message of self-help (atma shakti) among the people?

Rabindranath Tagore

  1. Who founded the Dawn Society?

Satish Chandra Mukherjee

  1. When was the Dawn Society founded?


  1. When was the initiative of the Dawn Society, the National Council of Education was formed?

November 5, 1905

  1. When was the Bengal National College and School established?

August 1906

  1. Whose view is this, “Swaraj was the attainment of complete freedom from any foreign rule”?

Bipin Chandra Pal

  1. When was Lord Minto appointed as the new Viceroy of India?


  1. What was considered to be a stronghold of the militants?


  1. What was The new Congress, minus the militants, came to be known as?

Mehta Congress

  1. Whose novel is Anandmath?

Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

  1. Where was Anushilan Samity established?


  1. Anushilan Samity was founded by whom?

Jatindernath Banerjee, Barindarkumar Ghose

  1. When was the Dhaka Anushilan Samity formed?


  1. Whose initiative was the Dhaka Anushilan Samity formed?

Pulin Bihari Das

  1. Which revolutionary weekly was a continuation of the Dhaka Anushilan Samity?


  1. Where did the Calcutta Anushilan Samity conduct the the first swadeshi dacoity, to raise funds, was organised in August 1906?


  1. Where did Hemchandra Kanungo go for military training?


  1. Where did Hemchandra Kanungo established a bomb factory along with a religious school ?


  1. Which English officer notorious for his cruel ways of dealing with the swadeshi agitators at the Maniktala Hotel?

Douglas Kingsford

  1. Who was entrusted with the task of carrying out the killing,Douglas Kingsford?

Khudiram Bose & Prafulla Chaki

  1. When was mistakenly threw a bomb on a carriage, that, instead of killing Kingsford, killed two English women?

  April 30, 1908

  1. Who defended the revolutionary nationalists in the Alipore blast case?

Chittaranjan Das

  1. When were the Morley-Minto constitutional reforms announced?

December 1908

  1. Which law empowered the magistrate to confiscate press property which published objectionable material making it difficult to publish anything critical of British rule?

The Newspapers (Incitement to Offence) Act,1908

  1. Which law made it mandatory for publishers and the printers to deposit a security that could be seized in case they printed ‘obnoxious material’.?

 Indian Press Act, 1910

  1. In which year did Bipin Chandra Pal came to Madras and his speeches on the Madras Beach electrified the audience and won new converts to the nationalist cause?


  1. When did V.O.C. registered a joint stock company called The Swadeshi Steam Navigation Company (SSNC)?


  1. Who were the two leaders who played an important role in the Coral Cotton Mill strike?

V.O.C & Subramania Siva

  1. When did the Coral Spinning Mills strike take place?

March 1908

  1. Who founded the daily newspapers Swadesamitran and The Hindu?
  2. Subramaniam
  3. Who published a book published by Subramaniam to condemn the British actions during the Congress Conference in Barsal,1906?


  1. When was Subramania Bharathi became the subeditor of Swadesamitran?


  1. When did Subramania Bharathi meet Sister Nivedita, an Irish woman and a disciple of Vivekananda?


  1. Who authored the book Tenets of the New Party?


  1. Who translated the book Tenets of the New Party into Tamil?


  1. When did Bharathi publish a book titled ‘the Madras militants’ trip to the Surat Congres’’?


  1. When was Bipin Chandra Pal was released from prison after serving a six month jail sentence?

March 9, 1907

  1. Who was shot dead by Vanchinathan?

Tirunelveli District Collector Robert Ashe

  1. When did Vanchinathan shoot the Collector?

June 1911 , at Maniyachi Railway station

  1. Which revolutionary nationalist group was a member of Vanchinathan?

Bharata Mata Association

  1. Who trained Vanchinathan in the use of a revolver, as part of the mission?


TNPSC TNSCERT HISTORY NOTES | 12TH HISTORY | Rise of Extremism and Swadeshi Movement

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