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Indian National Congress [1885-1906]

  1. Birth of Congress 
  2. Moderate Phase
  3. Bengal Partition  
  4. Muslim League
  • India’s Struggle for Independence- Chapter 4, 5, 7, 10 & 11
  • Spectrum’s- Brief History of Modern India- Chapters 3,4

[2011 Prelims]

1)What was the purpose with which sir William Wedderburn and W.S.Caine had set up the Indian parliamentary committee in 1893?

(a)To agitate for Indian political reforms in the house of commons.

(b)To campaign for the entry of Indians into the imperial judiciary.

(c)To facilitate a discussion on India’s independence in the British


(d)To agitate for the entry of eminent Indians into the British


[2012 Prelims]

1)The most effective contribution made by Dadabhai Naoroji to the cause of Indian National Movement was that he

  1. Exposed the economic exploitation of India by the British
  2. Interpreted the ancient Indian texts stored
  3. Stressed the need for eradication of all the social evils before anything else.

Which of the statements given above is/ are correct?

  1. a) 1 only
  2. b) 2 and 3 only
  3. c) 1 and 3 only
  4. d) 1, 2 and 3    

2)During Indian freedom struggle, the National Social Conference was formed. What was the reason for its formation?

a) Different social reforms groups or organisations of Bengal region united to form a single body to discuss the issues of larger interest and to prepare appropriate petitions/ representations to the government.

b) Indian National Congress did not want to include social reforms in its deliberations and decided to form a separate body for such a purpose

c) Behramji Malabari and M.G.Ranade decided to bring together all the social reform groups of the country order one organisation.

d) None of the statements (a), (b) and (c) given above is correct on this context.  

[2015 Prelims]

1)Who of the following was/were economic critic/critics of colonialism in India?

  1. Dadabhai Naoroji
  2. G. Subramania Iyer
  3. R. C. Dutt

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3