1:   Which organization was primarily responsible for the religious organization or movement to start the 'Shuddhi Movement'?
Options:
  1. Brahmo Samaj
  2. Arya Samaj
  3. Theosophical Society
  4. Prarthana Samaj

Answer: Option 2

Explanation:

Swami Dayanand Saraswati, pre-independence national leaders & social reformers, started religious movement, the 'Shuddi Movement' in India. He was primarily responsible for the organization of Arya Samaj for the revival of Hinduism in the Pre-Independent India of 19th century. Discuss this in Forums

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2:   What was the ultimate goal of Gandhi's Salt Satyagraha in 1930?
Options:
  1. Purna Swaraj for India.
  2. Removal of economic hardship to the people.
  3. Abolition of Government monopoly on taxation.
  4. Repeal of Salt Laws

Answer: Option 1

Explanation:

To achieve the goal of 'Complete independence' Mahatma Gandhi launched Civil Disobedience movement. Along with 78 followers, Mahatma Gandhi started his famous march from Sabarmati Ashram on March 12,1930 for the small village Dandi where he reached in April 5,1930 taking 24 days to cover the distance of 240 miles. This was known as famous Dandi march or Salt Satyagraha in 1930. During Dandi march or Salt Satyagraha, all chanted the famous song 'Raghupati Raghava Raja Ram' but Vishnu Digambar Paluskar was the first noted musician who sang the famous song 'Raghupati Raghava Raja Ram' for first time. The ultimate goal of Gandhi's Salt Satyagraha was Purna Swaraj for India. Discuss this in Forums

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3:   What is the term Fana in Sufi Movement during Medieval Period?
Options:
  1. The Hospice
  2. Self meditation
  3. Self annihilation
  4. None of the above

Answer: Option 3

Explanation:

The term Fana refers to the Self annihilation in Sufi Movement. Though it was originated from the mystical Movement in Islam during Medieval Period but the doctrine of Sufi Movement was based on union with God by love, prayers,fasts & rituals without reference of any religious community. Discuss this in Forums

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4:   Which famous Indians, said this inspirational words, "Be proud that you are an Indian, proudly claim I am an Indian, every Indian is my brother.."?
Options:
  1. Subhas Chandra Bose
  2. Mahatma Gandhi
  3. Swami Vivekananda
  4. Jawaharlal Nehru

Answer: Option 3

Explanation:

Swami Vivekananda, the celebrated social reformers of India, made this inspirational statement during the struggle of freedom in Pre-Independent India. He said this inspirational statement, "Be proud that you are an Indian, proudly claim I am an Indian, every Indian is my brother..". Discuss this in Forums

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5:   Who did not give a new dimension to India's freedom struggle from the British rule from abroad among the Indian revolutionaries?
Options:
  1. Raja Mahendra Pratap
  2. Chidambaram Pillai
  3. Maulana Barkatullah
  4. Lala Har Dayal

Answer: Option 2

Explanation:

Chidambaram Pillai did not give a new dimension to India's freedom struggle from the British rule from abroad among the Indian revolutionaries. Rest all above the Indian revolutionaries participated & gave a new dimension to India's freedom struggle. Discuss this in Forums

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6:   What do you mean by the term Senani in Vedic Society?
Options:
  1. The Charioteer
  2. The Treasurer
  3. The Royal herald
  4. The General

Answer: Option 4

Explanation:

The term Senani refers to The General in the Vedic Society & they are also known as Senapati of the army. Discuss this in Forums

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7:   What do you mean by the term Raksa in Sufi Movement during Medieval Period?
Options:
  1. Dance
  2. Song
  3. Music
  4. Lyrics

Answer: Option 1

Explanation:

The doctrine of Sufi Movement was based on union with God by love, prayers,fasts & rituals without reference of any religious community. Though it was originated from the mystical Movement in Islam. So, Dance is the integral part of the doctrine. The term refers to the Music in Sufi Movement during Medieval Period. Discuss this in Forums

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8:   Which of the following notable Britishers made the statement - 'A safety valve for the escape of great and growing forces generated by our own actions was urgently needed', was Indian National Congress - in British India?
Options:
  1. Lord Ripon
  2. Annie Besant
  3. A.O. Hume
  4. Lord Curzon

Answer: Option 3

Explanation:

Annie Besant was the founder of the Indian National Congress in 1885 & became the first woman president in 1917 in Calcutta session. Though she was British but she started the Home Rule Movement in Pre-Independent India to attain self rule for India. Annie Besant started the Home Rule Movement in 1916 in the pre-independent India.But thorough research & other justified evidences proved that A.O. Hume & not Annie Besant made the statement. Discuss this in Forums

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9:   Which tribal society still practice 'Polyamory' in Independent India?
Options:
  1. Bhills tribe
  2. Kolis tribe
  3. Ramosi tribe
  4. Khasi tribe

Answer: Option 4

Explanation:

The term 'Polyamory' refers to the multiple sexual relationship with the consent of the all people involved. In 1955 Polyamory transform to monogamy among all tribal society in Independent India by Hindu Marriage Act. But till today it is practiced by Khasi tribe in India Discuss this in Forums

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10:   What is the term Gramani in Vedic Society?
Options:
  1. Head of the Treasurer
  2. Head of the forest department
  3. Head of the Village
  4. None of the above

Answer: Option 3

Explanation:

The term Gramani refers to the Head of the Village in the Vedic Society but now they are known as Sarpanch. Discuss this in Forums

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