IMPORTANT GK QUESTIONS ON INDIAN NATIONAL LEADERS :
1. Mohan Das Karam Chand Gandhi was born in Porbander on –
2.What was Gandhi’s nickname ?
ans-Manu or Moniya
3.Who was the mother of Mahatma Gandhi ?
4.Who was the father of Mahatama Gandhi ?
ans-Karam Chand Gandhi
5.What was Gandhiji’s age When he got married to Kasturaba ?
6.Who was the political Guru of Mahatama Gandhi ?
ans-Gopala Krishna Gokhle
7.Who was the spiritual teachers of Mahatama Gandhi ?
8.The idea of Grama Swaraj was first proposed by whom ?
ans- Mahatma Gandhi
9.Who called Gandhiji as “Father of nation” for the first time ?
ans-Subhas Chandra Bose
10. Mahatma Gandhi was referred to as the ” Mahatma” first by –
11.Who called Mahatama Gandhi as “half naked beggar” ?
12.What was the meaning of Swaraj ?
ans-Self-Governance or Self-rule
13.Who was the founder of the concept “sarvodaya” ?
ans- Mahatama Gandhi
14.Which book was written by Mahatma Gandhi ?
ans-Hind Swaraj 1909 and My Experiment with truth 1927
15.What was the period that referred in Gandhi’s Autobiography –
16.In which language Gandhiji wrote his autobiography ?
17.Who translated Mahatma Gandhi’s autobiography into English ?
18.When was Mahatma Gandhi graduate in law –
ans-In 1891 (Law from university of London)
19.Where did Mahatma Gandhi spend his time during 1893-1914 –
20.When and where was Mahatma Gandhi took a step on ‘Stayagrah’-
ans-1907 in South Africa,first protest against the Asiatic ordinance
21.When was Mahatma Gandhi returned to India –
22.Which national organization did Mahatma Gandhi join after coming back to India –
ans-Indian National Congress
23.Which Satyagraha was the first to be started by Mahatma Gandhi in India –
ans-Champaran Satyagraha in 1917
24.Which Satyagrah was the second to be started by Mahatma Gandhi in India ?
ans-Ahmadabad Mill Strike (First hunger strike)
25.Which was the 3rd satyagrah started by Mahatma Gandhi in India ?
ans-Kheda Satyagrah in 1918
26.When First non-Cooperation movement was started by Mahatma Gandhi ?
27.When Chauri Chaura incident took place in Gorakhpur during the non-cooperation movement ?
ans-On 5th February .1922
28.Why did Mahatma Gandhi withdraw the non-Cooperation movement ?
ans-Due to Chauri Chaura incident
29. Mahatma Gandhi become the president of Indian National Congress in –
ans-1924 at the Belgaum session
30.How many times Mahatma Gandhi become the president of INC ?
31. Gandhiji organized ‘Dandi March’ on which date ?
ans-12th March 1930
32.Why Gandhiji organized Dandi March ?
ans-Imposition of tax on Salt
33.Dandi March was led by from which place ?
ans-Sabaramati Ashram to Dandi (A village on the Gujarat sea cost)
34.How many followers accompanied in Dandi March ?
35.The famous movement launched by Gandhiji to break salt law as –
ans-Civil Disobedience movement
36.In which round table conferences was attended by Mahatma Gandhi ?
37.Who was the founder of all India Harijan Sabha ?
ans-Mahatma Gandhi (1932)
38.Mahatma Gandhi gave the call to reject foreign goods during the –
39.’Quit India resolution’ was passed on –
40.’Quit India Movement’ was started on-
41.Who gave the call “DO or DIE” –
42.In which satyagrah movement of Mahatma Gandhi women participate most –
44.What was Gandhi’s last word ?
45.On the death of Gandhiji,Who said that ‘The Light has gone out lives ‘-
46.Who killed Mahatma Gandhi ?
47.When was Mahatma Gandhi killed ?
48.Which country did Mrs.Annie Besant belong to ?
49.Who was founder of scout movement ?
50.Who was founder of the Indian Woman’s association in 1917 ?
51.Where did Annie Besant started Home rule movement ?
52.In which session Annie Besant was elected as president of Indian National Congress ?
ans-Calcutta Session (1917)
53.Who was the founder of Central Hindu School and College in Banaras ?
54.The young man’s India Association in 1914 was started by whom ?
55.Which newspaper was established by Annie Besant ?
ans-New India and Commonwealth
56.Bal Gangadhar Tilak was born on –
ans-23rd July 1856
57.To whom we say Lokamanya ?
ans-Bal Gangadhar Tilak
58.Who established new English School at Poona ?
ans-Bal Gangadhar Tilak