1. ‘Amar Sonar Bangla’, the national anthem of Bangladesh was composed by_____ ?

Rabindranath Tagore

Dwijendranath Tagore

Devendranath Tagore

Abanindranath Tagore

Answer: Rabindranath Tagore


"Amar Sonar Bangla" also known as "My Golden Bengal" is the national anthem of Bangladesh. An Ode to Mother Bengal, the lyrics were written by Bengali polymath Rabindranath Tagore in 1905.

2. Which of the following events did NOT occur in 1919 ?

Jallianwala Bagh tragedy place

Montague Chelmsford Reform was announced

Partition of Bengal took place

Rowlatt Act was passed

Answer: Partition of Bengal took place


The partition of the Bengal province came into effect on 16th October, 1905 under the viceroyalty of Lord Curzon. However, Montague Chelmsford reform, Jallianwala massacre and Rowlatt act took place in 1919.

3. In which of the following years did India come under the direct rule of the British crown ?





Answer: 1858


After the Revolt of 1857, in 1858, the rule of British East India Company ended and came under the direct rule of the British crown.

4. The Swadeshi Movement started in India during _______ ?

Anti-Bengal Partition agitation

The first non-cooperation movement of 1919-22

The Champaran Satyagrah of gandhi

The protest against Rowlatt Act

Answer: Anti- Bengal Partition agitation


The Swadeshi Movement started in India during Anti- Bengal Partition agitation. The Swadeshi movement started with the partition of Bengal by the Viceroy of India, Lord Curzon in 1905 and continued up to 1911. It was the most successful of the pre-Gandhian movement. Its chief architects were Aurobindo Ghosh, Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Bipin Chandra Pal and Lala Lajpat Rai, V. O. Chidambaram Pillai, Babu Genu.

5. The Governor-General of India was given the title of Viceroy for the first time in: ?





Answer: 1858


After the revolt of 1857, the company's rule ended and crown administration started under which the Government of India Act 1858 passed. This changed the name of post Governor General of India to Viceroy of India.

6. Which Indian personality was given knighthood by the British monarch but he returned it after the Jallianwala massacre ?

Rabindranath Tagore

Motilal Nehru

Gopal Krishna Gokhale

Aurobindo Ghosh

Answer: Rabindranath Tagore


Rabindranath Tagore returned the Knighthood award to British government in 1918 to protest against the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre. D ue to the same reason Gandhi returned the Kaiser-i-Hind Gold medal given to him by British government for his work during the Boer war.

7. In which year did Lord Curzon order the partition of Bengal ?





Answer: 1905


In 1905, Lord Curzon ordered the partition of Bengal to separate the largely Muslim eastern areas from the largely Hindu western areas.

8. To which of the following events Lord Curzon is related ?

Partition of Bengal

Setting up of Durand Commission

Bhutan War

Introduction to system to Budget

Answer: Partition of Bengal


Partition of Bengal, (1905), division of Bengal carried out by the British viceroy in India, Lord Curzon, despite strong Indian nationalist opposition. It began a transformation of the Indian National Congress from a middle-class pressure group into a nationwide mass movement.