1. Khilafat Committee was formed by Ali brothers in ____ ?

Bombay in 1919

Madras in 1920

Kolkata in 1919

Bombay in 1914

Answer: Bombay in 1919


The Khilafat movement, also known as the Indian Muslim movement (1919–24), was a pan-Islamist political protest campaign launched by Muslims of British India led by Shaukat Ali, Mohammad Ali Jauhar and Abul Kalam Azad to restore the caliph of the Ottoman Caliphate, who was considered the leader of Sunni Muslims.

2. In which year the Congress and the Muslim League signed the historic Lucknow pact ?





Answer: 1916


Lucknow Pact, (December 1916), agreement made by the Indian National Congress headed by Maratha leader Bal Gangadhar Tilak and the All-India Muslim League led by Muhammad Ali Jinnah; it was adopted by the Congress at its Lucknow session on December 29 and by the league on Dec. 31, 1916.

3. Who among the following was given the title ‘Quaid-i-Azam’ ?

Jawaharlal Nehru

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

Mahatma Gandhi

Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Answer: Muhammad Ali Jinnah


The title of Quaid e Azam was given to Mohammad Ali Jinnah by Maulana Mazharuddin Shaheed in 1938.

4. What was the important feature result of the 1916 Lucknow Pact ?

The Congress did not agree for a separate election for Muslims in the provincial council elections.

This led to the partition of Bengal.

It further increased the distance between Hindus and Muslims.

It referred to the reunification of the moderate and hardline cults of the Congress.

Answer: It referred to the reunification of the moderate and hardline cults of the Congress.


The Lucknow Pact was seen as a beacon of hope to Hindu-Muslim unity. The Lucknow Pact also helped in establishing cordial relations between the two prominent groups within the Indian National Congress – the ‘extremist’ faction led by the Lal Bal Pal trio and the ‘moderate’ faction led by Gopal Krishna Gokhale until his death in 1915 and later represented by Gandhi.

5. When was the Muslim League founded ?





Answer: 1906


The Muslim League was founded in 1906 in Dhaka with the aim of representing the interests of Indian Muslims.