Saturday, 25 February 2017

Indian History Questions and Answers - Set 9

1.       Who convinced the British in 1829 to outlaw Sati?
Raja Ram Mohan Roy
2.       Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati was an important Hindu religious scholar, reformer, and founder of the ……………
Arya Samaj
3.       ……….. was the centre of Peshwa rule.
Pune
4.       Who was the first to give the call for Swarajya - "India for Indians”?
Dayanand Saraswati
5.       Satyarth Prakash was written by ……………
Dayanand Saraswati
6.       Dayananda was born on February 12 in 1824, in the town of Tankara, near Morvi (Morbi) in the Kathiawar region of the princely state of …………
Gujarat
7.       The Asiatic Society was founded by ……….. in 1784 under the patronage of Warren Hastings.
Sir William Jones
8.       In 1883 Dayananda was invited by the Maharaja of …………. to stay at his palace.
Jodhpur
9.       Nirankari movement, which was started by …………
Baba Dyal
10.    The Namdhari, or Kuka, movement had its origin in the …………….. corner of the Sikh kingdom, away from the places of royal pomp and grandeur.
North-west

11.    Who were called "Kukas"?
Namdhari
12.    Baba Ram Singh, born at Bhaini, in ………… district in 1816.
Ludhiana
13.    Baba Ram Singh passed away on November 29, ………...
1885
14.    The Singh Sabha intended to restore Sikhism to its past purity by publishing historical religious books, magazines and journals, to propagate knowledge using Punjabi, to return Sikh apostates to their original faith, and to involve highly placed …………in the educational programme of the Sikhs.
Englishmen
15.    Jyotiba Phule was one of the prominent …………. of the 19th century India.
Social reformers
16.    Jyotirao Phule was born in Satara district of …………… in 1827.
Maharastra
17.    Jyotirao’s family belonged to ………….. caste.
Mali
18.    After reading Thomas Paine's famous book …………Jyotirao was greatly influenced by his ideas.
The Rights of Man
19.    Viewing the pathetic condition of widows and unfortunate children Jyotirao decided the open an orphanage called ……………
Satya Shodhak Samaj
20.    In …………, Jyotiba Phule formed the Satya Shodhak Samaj (Society of Seekers of Truth).
1873


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