TNPSC TNSCERT HISTORY NOTES | 12TH HISTORY | Rise of Nationalism in India

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Rise of Nationalism in India


1. When did Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi return to India from South Africa?
2. When did the Indigo revolt take place?
3. Who claimed that 19 million people in India lost their lives in 10 years from 1891 to 1900 due to famine alone?
William Digby, editor of the Madras Times
4. When did the Orissa famine occur?
5. Who began his lifelong investigations into Indian poverty triggered by the Orissa famine?
Dadabhai Naoroji
6. In which year was slavery abolished in British India?
7. For how many years were the wage labourers contracted under the penal contract system (indenture)?
Five years period
8. In which year did the Council of India enact the English Education Act?
9. Who was the first law member of the Governor-General’s Advisory Council?
T. B. Macaulay
10. In which year was the General Committee of Public Instruction created?
11. In which year was the Minute on Indian Education published?
12. Who published the Minute on Indian Education?
T. B. Macaulay
13. 2. The organisation founded by Raja Ram Mohan Roy,?
Brahmo Samaj
14. Who formed the Prarthana Samaj?
Dr. Atmaram Pandurang
15. Who represented the Aligarh Movement?
Syed Ahmed Khan
16. When was the Brahmo Samaj founded by Raja Rammohun Roy?
17. When was the Prarthana Samaj started?
18. In which year was Arya Samaj founded?
19. What was the age limit fixed when the Civil Services Examination was introduced during the British rule?
20. How much was the age limit reduced to prevent Indians from writing the civil services exams?

21. What was the year of the regional language law that censored the press (Vernacular Press Act)?
22. Sambad Kaumudi is a magazine in which language?
Bengali language
23. Mirad-ul-Akbar is a magazine in which language?
24. “The mission of Nationalism, in our view, is to recover Indian thought, Indian character,Indian perceptions, Indian energy, Indian greatness and to solve the problems that perplex the world in an Indian spirit and from the Indian standpoint” who wrote this?
Aurobindo Ghosh
25. When was the Madras Native Association (MNA) formed?
February 26,1852
26. Who was the inspiration for the establishment of the Madras Native Association (MNA)?
Gajula Lakshmi Narasu
27. When did Gajula Lakshmi Narasu die?
28. When was the Madras Native Association (MNA) ceased to exist?
29. When was the Madras Mahajana Sabha founded?
May 1884
30. When was the inaugural meeting of the Madras Mahajana Sabha held?
May 16, 1884
31. In which year did the textile mill owners launch campaigning for imposition of cotton import duties?
32. When was the Indian National Congress formed?
December 28,1885
33. Where was the Indian National Congress formed?
34. Who founded the Indian National Congress?
Allan Octavian Hume
35. Who was the first president of the Indian National Congress?
W.C. Bonnerjee
36. Who gave the slogan “Swaraj is my birth right and I shall have it”?
37. In which year did Tilak proclaim “Swaraj is my birth right and I shall have it”?
38. In which year was the Swadeshi Movement started?
39. Who founded and edited two journals called Voice of India and RastGoftar?
Dadabhai Naoroji
40. Who was the editor of a newspaper called Bengalee?
Surendranath Banerjea
41. Who was the editor of Kesari and Mahratta.?
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
42. Who was a firm believer that the lower middle classes, peasants, artisans and workers could play a very important role in the national movement?
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
43. When was Tilak arrested and charged under Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code?
July 27, 1897
44. Who is known as the ‘Grand Old Man of Indian Nationalism’?
Dadabhai Naoroji
45. Who was Elected to the British Parliament in 1892?
Dadabhai Naoroji
46. When was the India Society started in London?
47. Who started the India Society in London?
Dadabhai Naoroji
48. Who founded the East India Association and in which year?
Dadabhai Naoroji 1866
49. How many times was Dadabhai Naoroji elected as the President of Indian National Congress?
Thrice times
50. Who wrote the book Poverty and the British Rule of India?
Dadabhai Naoroji.
51. When was the book Poverty and Un-British Rule of the British in India published?
52. What value of goods was exported to England on an average every year from 1835 to 1872 with no corresponding return according to Dadabhai Naoroji?
13 Million Pounds

TNPSC TNSCERT HISTORY NOTES | 12TH HISTORY | Rise of Nationalism in India

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