Development of Press in Modern India One Liner Questions & Answers


Questions Answer
1 The first newspaper in India was – Bengal Gazette
2 Which was the first newspaper published in India? The Bengal Gazette
3 Who had primarily implemented Press Censorship? Wellesley
4 Who repealed the Vernacular Press Act of 1878? Lord Ripon
5 Who introduced the Vernacular Press Act? Lord Lytton
6 Under whose Governor-Generalship was the Vernacular Act repealed? Lord Ripon
7 Who was the first Indian to go to jail in the performance of his duty as a journalist – Bal Gangadhar Tilak
8 Who in America started to issue the newspaper ‘Free India’? Tarak Nath Das
9 Persian Weekly ‘Miratul Akhbar’ was Published by – Raja Ram Mohan Roy
10 The first Hindi Newspaper ‘Udant Martand’ (30th May 1826) was published from – Kolkata
11 From where the ‘Indian Mirror’ newspaper was published in 1880? Calcutta
12 In which language was the first issue of the Journal Gadar published? Urdu
13 The journal ‘Gadar’ of Gadar Party was a – Weekly Journal
14 Who founded the ‘Amrit Bazar Patrika’? Shishir Kumar Ghose
15 Which newspaper was started by Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak to serve the cause of India’s freedom struggle? Kesari
16 With which newspapers/magazines, Mahatma Gandhi was not associated? Yugantar
17 Who started the newspaper ‘Som Prakash’? Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
18 Which paper was essentially the mouthpiece of the policies of liberals? Leader
19 Which was not the language in which the ‘Indian Opinion’ paper was published? Urdu
20 The first editor of the journal ‘Indian Opinion’ was – Mansukhal Nazar
21 The ‘Young India’ was started as a weekly by – The Home Rule Party
22 Which journal was not associated with revolutionary activities? Young India
23 The first Newspaper published by the Indians in the English language was – Hindu Patriot
24 The editor of the ‘Hindu Patriot’ who strongly supported the Indigo Movement was – Harish Chandra Mukherjee
25 Who affiliated himself with the English Journal ‘Vande Matram’? Arbind Ghosh
26 Which newspaper used to be published in Patna? Indian Nation
27 The ‘Swadesh Vahini’ was edited by – K. Ram Krishna Pillai
28 The English Newspaper ‘Independent’ was associated to – Motilal Nehru
29 Through this newspaper published in Kanpur, Vijay Singh Pathik made the Bijoliya movement the subject of discussion in India – Pratap
30 ‘Harijan’ was started by – Gandhiji
31 The first issue of a weekly paper ‘Harijan’ started by Gandhiji was published on February 11, 1933, from which city? Poona (now Pune)
32 The Marathi fortnightly ‘Bahishkrit Bharat’ was started by – B.R. Ambedkar
33 Which was a journal brought out by Abul Kalam Azad? Al-Hilal
34 Which Urdu newspaper was started by Lajpat Rai from Lahore in 1920? Vande Matram
35 Who had launched the paper ‘Qaumi Awaz’? Jawaharlal Nehru
36 To whom Commonweal is related? Annie Besant
37 Who was the editor of the revolutionary paper ‘Vande Mataram’? V.D. Savarkar
38 Which was not a ‘nationalist’ newspaper? The Times of India