Lucknow Session of Congress (The Lucknow Pact) – Old Year Questions and Answers

1. In December 1916 both Indian National Congress and Indian Muslim League held their session at:

(a) Aligarh
(b) Allahabad
(c) Lucknow
(d) Lahore

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


2. The Lucknow Session of the Indian National Congress that took place in 1916 and was presided over by:

(a) Annie Besant
(b) Lala Lajpat Rai
(c) Motilal Nehru
(d) A.C. Majumdar

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2013, U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2010, U.P. P.C.S. (Pre) 2009, U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2006]


3. The famous ‘Lucknow Pact’ was signed between the Congress and Muslim League in:

(a) 1913
(b) 1914
(c) 1915
(d) 1916

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2010, U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2006]


4. Who among the following was the chief architect of reconciliation between the Extremists and the Moderates?

(a) Annie Besant
(b) M.A. Jinnah
(c) Madam Cama
(d) Feroz Shah Mehta

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


5. Who made the agreement between the Muslim League and Congress in 1916?

(a) B.G. Tilak
(b) Gokhle
(c) Annie Besant
(d) J. L. Nehru

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Pre) 2004]


6. Which implication was taken in the Lucknow session of Congress in 1916?

(a) Separate electorate demand of the Muslim League was accepted.
(b) Temporary merger of the Muslim League and Congress occurred
(c) A Muslim person was elected as President of Congress.
(d) None of the above.

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1994]


7. The Congress for the first time accepted the system of separate electorate for Muslims in the year:

(a) 1909
(b) 1916
(c) 1931
(d) 1932

[R.A.S./R.T.S.(Pre) 1999]


8. Which one of the following presents a period of unanimity between the Indian National Congress and the Muslim League?

(a) 1906-1911
(b) 1916-1922
(c) 1917-1921
(d) 1940-1946

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1992]


9. Which one of the following is not correct about the Congress Session of Lucknow, 1916?

(a) Ambika Charan Majumdar was not the President of this session.
(b) In this session, the reunion between the liberals and the extremist was established.
(c) Mahatma Gandhi was apprised of the problems of the peasants of Champaran for the first time.
(d) None of the above

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


10. In which of the following sessions of the Indian National Congress, Mahatma Gandhi was apprised of the problems of Champaran peasants?

(a) Banaras Session, 1905
(b) Calcutta Session, 1906
(c) Surat Session, 1907
(d) Lucknow Session, 1916

[U.P.R.O./A.R.O. (Mains) 2013]