Home Rule League Movement – Old Year Questions and Answers

1. Who launched the first Home Rule League Movement?

(a) Annie Besant
(b) Sarojini Naidu
(c) Surendranath Banerjee
(d) Tilak

[U.P P.C.S. (Pre) 1993, U.P P.C.S. (Pre) 1991]


2. Two Home Rule Leagues were started in 1915-16 under the leadership of:

(a) Tilak and Annie Besant
(b) Tilak and Aurobindo Ghosh
(c) Tilak and Lala Lajpat Rai
(d) Tilak and Vipin Chandra Pal

[U.P. U.D.A./L.D.A. (Pre) 2001]


3. Annie Besant is mostly associated with :

(a) Civil Disobedience Movement
(b) Home Rule Movement
(c) Khilafat Movement
(d) Non-Co-operation Movement

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2010]


4. The movement in India which became popular during the First World War was the :

(a) Swadeshi and Boycott Movement
(b) Home Rule Movement
(c) Separatist Movement
(d) Swaraj Party Movement

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Pre) 2008]


5. Who among the following did not contribute to the Home Rule League?

(a) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(b) Annie Besant
(c) S. Subrahmanyam Ayer
(d) T.S. Alcott

[40th B.P.S.C. (Pre) 1995]


6. Which of the following is not associated with the Home Rule Movement?

(a) C.R.Das
(b) S.Subrahmaniam Iyer
(c) Annie Besant
(d) B.G. Tilak

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2010]


7. In which conference could the Home Rule supporters demonstrate their political power successfully?

(a) Lucknow Conference of Congress in 1916
(b) All India Trade Union Conference held at Bombay in 1920
(c) First U.P. Farmers Association held in 1918.
(d) Joint A.I.T.U.C and N.T.U. Sabha at Nagpur in 1938.

[39th B.P.S.C. (Pre) 1994]


8. Home Rule Movement was a symbol of starting a new phase of the freedom movement in India because :

(a) It put a perfect project for self-Government before the nation
(b) Leadership of the movement came into the hands of Gandhiji
(c) Hindus and Muslims started to struggle jointly
(d) It established co-ordination between extremists and moderates

[41st B.P.S.C. (Pre) 1996]


9. Which of the following is not correct about the Home Rule League:

(a) The plan was first presented in 1914-15 by Annie Beasant
(b) The Home Rule League of Tilak was confined to Maharashtra, Karnataka, Central Provinces and Berar
(c) The Home Rule League founded by Tilak was much stronger
(d) Despite the differences between Tilak and Besant, both Leagues continued to exist

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2004]


10. The Home Rule Leagues of Tilak and Annie Besant were merged into one in –

(a) 1916
(b) 1918
(c) 1920
(d) I923

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Mains) 2002]


11. Who among the following was a proponent of Fabianism as a movement?

(a) Annie Besant
(b) A.O Hume
(c) Michael Madhusudan Dutt
(d) D. R. Palme Dot

[I.A.S. (Pre) 2005]


12. Annie Besant was –
1. responsible for starting the Home Rule Movement.
2. the founder of the Theosophical Society.
3. once the President of the Indian National Congress.
Select the correct answer using the code given below :

(a) Only 1
(b) 2 and 3
(c) 1 and 3
(d) All of these

[I.A.S. (Pre) 2013]