Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Indian History Questions and Answers - Set 18

1.       Who instituted Scientific Society in 1863 to create a scientific temperament among the Muslims and to make the Western knowledge available to Indians in their own language?
Sir Syed Ahmed Khan
2.       The Aligarh Institute Gazette, an organ of the Scientific Society was started in March ………….. and succeeded in transforming the minds in the traditional Muslim Society.
1866
3.       In 1875, Sir Syed founded the Madarsatul Uloom in …………….
Aligarh
4.       Who founded as Mohammedan Anglo Oriental College (MAOC) at Aligarh in 1875?
Sir Syed Ahmed Khan
5.       Sir Syed breathed his last on Sunday, 27th March ……………
1898
6.       Swami Vivekananda, known in his pre-monastic life as ……………
Narendra Nath Datta
7.       Swami Vivekananda was born in an affluent family in …………. on 12 January 1863.
Kolkata
8.       Swami Vivekananda’s father, …………., was a successful attorney with interests in a wide range of subjects.
Vishwanath Datta
9.       Swami Vivekananda graduated from …………. University.
Calcutta
10.    In November 1881, Narendra went to meet ………….. who was staying at the Kali Temple in Dakshineshwar.
Sri Ramakrishna

11.    Who founded the Ramakrishna Mission?
Swami Vivekananda
12.    Swami Vivekananda attended the World’s Parliament of Religions held in Chicago in ………………
1893
13.    Vivekananda felt that the Parliament would provide the right forum to present his Master’s message to the world, and so he decided to go to America. Another reason which prompted Swamiji to go to America was to seek financial help for his project of uplifting the masses. Swamiji, however, wanted to have an inner certitude and divine call regarding his mission. Both of these he got while he sat in deep meditation on the rock-island at ……………
Kanyakumari
14.    Whose speeches at the World’s Parliament of Religions held in September 1893 made him famous as an ‘orator by divine right’ and as a ‘Messenger of Indian wisdom to the Western world’.
Swami Vivekananda
15.    When Ramakrishna Mission founded?
1897
16.    In early 1898 Swami Vivekananda acquired a big plot of land on the western bank of the Ganga at a place called Belur to have a permanent abode for the monastery and monastic Order originally started at Baranagar, and got it registered as Ramakrishna Math after a couple of years.
Belur
17.    ‘Education is the manifestation of the perfection already in man’. Who said?
Swami Vivekananda
18.    The Theosophical Society is an organization formed in ………….. to advance the spiritual principles and search for Truth known as Theosophy.
1875
19.    The Theosophical Society was officially formed in New York City, United States, in November 1875 by Helena Blavatsky, Henry Steel Olcott, William Quan Judge and others.
New York
20.    After a few years Olcott and Blavatsky moved to India and established the International Headquarters at Adyar, in ……………...
Madras

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