Gandhi-Irwin Pact – Old Year Questions and Answers

1. The main purpose of the Gandhi-Irwin Pact was to

(a) To make the participation of Congress easier in round table conference
(b) To end the Civil Disobedience Movement.
(c) To break the death strike of Gandhiji
(d) To end the tax on salt.

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Pre) 1998]


2. The Gandhi-Irwin Pact included which of the following?
1. Invitation to Congress to participate in the Round Table Conference
2. Withdrawal of Ordinances promulgated in connection with the Civil Disobedience Movement
3. Acceptance of Gandhiji’s suggestion for inquiry into police excesses
4. Release of only those prisoners who were not charged with violence
Select the correct answer using the code given below:

(a) 1 only
(b) 1, 2, and 4 only
(c) 3 only
(d) 2, 3, and 4 only

[I.A.S. (Pre) 2020]


3. The Gandhi-Irwin Pact was signed in :

(a) 1931
(b) 1935
(c) 1942
(d) 1919

[44th B.P.S.C. (Pre) 2000]


4. The Gandhi-Irwin Pact took place in :

(a) 1930
(b) 1931
(c) 1932
(d) 1933

[53rd to 55th B.P.S.C. (Pre) 2011]


5. The Second Round Table Conference in London was held in the backdrop of the :

(a) Emerson-Gandhi Pact
(b) Hailey-Gandhi Pact
(c) Irwin-Gandhi Pact
(d) Gandhi-Simon Pact

[46th B.P.S.C. (Pre) 2004]


6. Who among the following leaders did NOT participate in the Second Round Table Conference?

(a) M.K. Gandhi
(b) Sarojini Naidu
(c) Pt. Madan Mohan Malviya
(d) Dr. Rajendra Prasad

[U.P.P.C.S (Pre) 2020]


7. Among the following whose adjournment was proposed in the Gandhi-Irwin Pact?

(a) Non-Cooperation Movement
(b) Khilafat Movement
(c) Round Table Conference
(d) Civil Disobedience Movement

[U.P. P.C.S. (Pre) 1993]


8. Who played an important role in the signing of the Gandhi-Irwin Pact?

(a) Motilal Nehru
(b) Madan Mohan Malviya
(c) Tej Bahadur Sapru
(d) Chintamani

[47th B.P.S.C. (Pre) 2005]


9. Who of the following persons called Irwin and Gandhi ‘The Two Mahatmas’?

(a) Mira Bahan
(b) Sarojini Naidu
(c) Madan Mohan Malviya
(d) Jawaharlal Nehru

[.P. P.C.S. (Pre) 2001]


10. Who played the role of mediator in the Gandhi-Irwin Pact?

(a) Motilal Nehru
(b) Tej Bahadur Sapru
(c) Annie Besant
(d) Chintamani

[R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 2018]


11. Who among the following took Mahatma Gandhi’s gain in the Gandhi-Irwin Pact as “Consolation Prizes”?

(a) S.C. Bose
(b) Alan Campbell Johnson
(c) B.G. Horniman
(d) Sarojini Naidu

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2014]