Non-Cooperation Movement -Old Year Questions and Answers

1. Who among the following had moved the Noncooperation resolution in the Nagpur session of the Indian National Congress in 1920?

(a) C.R. Das
(b) Annie Besant
(c) B.C. Pal
(d) Madan Mohan Malviya

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2011]


2. In which year the first Non-Cooperation movement was launched by Indian National Congress?

(a) 1917
(b) 1918
(c) 1920
(d) 1928

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1990]


3. The Non-Cooperation Movement was started in –

(a) 1918
(b) 1919
(c) 1920
(d) 1921

[53rd to 55th B.P.S.C. (Pre) 2011, U.P. Lower Sub. (Pre) 2008]


4. The first Mass Movement launched by Mahatma Gandhi-

(a) Non-Cooperation Movement
(b) Salt Movement
(c) Quit India Movement
(d) Neel Movement

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2007]


5. When did the Non-Cooperation movement start on the question of the caliphate?

(a) 1918
(b) 1920
(c) 1922
(d) 1924

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


6. Gandhiji launched the Non-Cooperation Movement in –

(a) 1920
(b) 1919
(c) 1921
(d) 1922

[48th to 52nd B.P.S.C. (Pre) 2008]


7. When did Gandhiji give the slogan of ‘Swaraj in a year’?

(a) During Dandi March
(b) During Non-Cooperation Movement
(c) During the Civil Disobedience Movement
(d) During Round Table Conference

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2012]


8. ‘To attain Swaraj in a year was the aim of :

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

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


9. Which one of the following statements is not correct about the Non-Cooperation Movement?

(a) The period of the Movement was from 1920 to 1922.
(b) Attainment of Swaraj within a year was its motto.
(c) It comprised the program of the boycott.
(d) M.A. Jinnah supported this Movement.

[U.P.P.C.S. (Main) 2013]


10. Which one of the following was not a cause for starting the Non-Cooperation Movement?

(a) Question of Khilafat
(b) Salt Law
(c) Atrocities in Punjab
(d) Rowlatt Act

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2017]


11. Consider the following statements:
The Non-Cooperation Movement led to the:
1. Congress became a mass Movement for the first time
2. Growth of Hindu-Muslim unity
3. Removal of fear of the British might come from the minds of the people
4. British Government’s willingness to grant political concessions to Indians Of these statements:

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

[I.A.S. (Pre) 1996]


12. The title given by the British Government to Mahatma Gandhi who surrendered during the NonCooperation Movement was:

(a) Hind Kesari
(b) Kaiser-i-Hind
(c) Rai Bahadur
(d) Rt. Honorable

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Pre) 2004, I.A.S. (Pre) 1993]


13. Who among the following gave up his legal practice during the Non-Cooperation Movement:

(a) Mahatma Gandhi
(b) M.M. Malviya
(c) Tej Bahadur Sapru
(d) Chittaranjan Das

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1999]


14. A pleader of Bihar who left his lucrative practice during the Non-Cooperation Movement was :

(a) Jai Prakash Narayan
(b) Rajendra Prasad
(c) Sahajanand Saraswati
(d) Raj Kumar Shukla
(e) None of the above/More than one of the above

[60th to 62nd B.P.S.C. (Pre) 2016]


15. Which of the following supported the Non-Cooperation Movement, but could not see its result –

(a) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(b) Lala Lajpat Rai
(c) Motilal Nehru
(d) Chittaranjan Das

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


16. In which area was Rahul Sankrityayan active in the Non-Cooperation Movement of 1920?

(a) Chhapra
(b) Delhi
(c) Lucknow
(d) Patna

[56th to 59th B.P.S.C. (Pre) 2015]


17. Who led cultivators in Bihar during the Noncooperation Movement?

(a) Swami Vidyanand
(b) Raj Kumar Shukla
(c) Shri Krishna Singh
(d) J.B. Sen
(e) None of the above/More than one of the above

[65th B.P.S.C. (Pre) 2019]


18. The Chauri-Chaura episode took place on:

(a) 5th February 1922
(b) 4th February 1922
(c) 2nd February 1922
(d) 6th February 1922

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2006, U.P. Lower Sub. (Pre) 2002]


19. In which district is Chauri Chaura situated?

(a) Deoria
(b) Gorakhpur
(c) Kushinagar
(d) Maharajganj

[U.P.U.D.A./L.D.A. (Pre) 2013, U.P. P.C.S. (Spl) (Mains) 2008]


20. Due to which of the event, Mahatma Gandhi halted the Non-Cooperation Movement?

(a) Kakori Case
(b) Chauri-Chaura incident
(c) Jallianwala Bagh Massacre
(d) Muzaffarpur case

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


21. Mahatma Gandhi suspended the Non-Cooperation Movement because :

(a) The support of the public was not satisfactory.
(b) Muslims set themselves apart from the movement.
(c) Repressive measures adopted by the British Government.
(d) The violent incident at Chauri- Chaura.

[U.P. P.C.S. (Pre) 1990]


22. Which of the following was the major cause of to withdrawal of the non-cooperation movement in 1922 by Mahatma Gandhi?

(a) Most of the leaders were arrested and were in prison
(b) The British agreed to fulfill the demand of the party
(c) He did not see any chance of success of the movement
(d) The chauri chaura violence

[U.P. B.E.O. (Pre) 2019]


Q 23. Why did Mahatma Gandhi withdraw from the Noncooperation Movement in 1922?

(a) Most of the leaders were arrested and they were in prison.
(b) Britishers were ready to accept the demands partly.
(c) Because of the violence in Chauri-Chaura.
(d) There was not any chance of success of the movement.

[U.P. P.C.S. (Pre) 2006]


24. After this incident, Mahatma Gandhi called the Non-cooperation Movement his “Himalayan Blunder.

(a) Chauri Chaura
(b) Kheda Satyagraha
(c) Nagpur Satyagraha
(d) Rajkot Satyagraha

[56th to 59th B.P.S.C. (Pre) 2015]


25. Where was Mahatma Gandhi when the Chauri-Chaura episode took place?

(a) At Delhi
(b) At Calcutta
(c) At Chauri-Chaura
(d) At Bardoli

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2011]


26. The Non-Cooperation Movement was launched in 1920. Explain when it was ended.

(a) 1920
(b) 1921
(c) 1922
(d) 1924

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2006, U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1990]


27. Who tabled a vote of censure against Gandhiji for calling off the Non-Cooperation Movement at the meeting of the All India Congress Committee held on February 24, 1922, at Delhi?

(a) K.T. Shah
(b) Bipin Chandra Pal
(c) Subhash Chandra Bose
(d) Dr. Moonje

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


28. Indicate the true sequence of events concerning the postponement of the Non-Cooperation Movement :
(1) Police fi ring in Chauri-Chaura
(2) The police station set fi red by a violent crowd
(3) Postponement of Movement by Gandhiji
(4) Arresting of Gandhiji
Select your answer to the following code –

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

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


29. Choose the correct sequence of events with the help of the codes given below-
(1) Chauri-Chaura incident
(2) Suspension of Non-Cooperation Movement
(3) Bardoli Resolutions
Code :

(a) 1, 2, 3
(b) 2, 3, 1
(c) 1, 3, 2
(d) 2, 1, 3

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


30. During 1923-28, the repetition of revolutionary activities in Indian politics was due to :

(a) Rising influence of leaders like Hardayal and Lajpat Roy
(b) Postponement of the non-cooperation movement by Gandhiji
(c) Influences of foreign events
(d) Refusal of Indian demand by Britishers

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


31. Which one of the following had taken the burning of foreign clothes as an insensate waste during the NonCooperation Movement?

(a) Jawaharlal Nehru
(b) Motilal Nehru
(c) Rabindranath Tagore
(d) Subhash Chandra Bose

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2010, U.P.P.C.S. (Spl) (Mains) 2004, U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2003, U.P.U.D.A./L.D.A. (Pre) 2002]


32. Who among the following had opposed the burning of foreign clothes during the Non-Cooperation Movement?

(a) Rabindranath Tagore
(b) Subhas Chandra Bose
(c) Shaukat Ali
(d) C.R. Das

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2013]


33. Which of the following institutions were founded during the Non-cooperation Movement (1920-22)
1. Kashi Vidyapeeth
2. Gujarat Vidyapeeth
3. Jamia Millia
4. Kashi Hindu Vishva Vidyalaya
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:
Code :

(a) 1 and 2 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1, 2, and 3 only
(d) All the above

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2005]


34. The main outcome of the 1921-22 Non-Cooperation Movement was

(a) Hindu-Muslim unity
(b) More powers to provinces
(c) Increase in elected members to the Central Legislative Assembly
(d) Division in the Indian National Congress

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2005]


35. Who among the following established the anti-non-cooperation movement assembly?

(a) Jamna Das Thakur Das
(b) Jairam Das
(c) Daulat Ram
(d) Maniklal Verma

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S. (Pre) 2019]


36. Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

(a) 1885- Foundation of Indian National Congress
(b) 1905- The Partition of Bengal
(c) 1909- Morley-Minto Reforms
(d) 1930- Non-Cooperation Movement

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1996]


37. Which one of the following is correctly matched?

(a) 1940- Lahore Session of Indian National Congress
(b) 1931- Execution of Rajguru
(c) 1921- Commencement of Non-cooperation Movement
(d) 1920- Rowlatt Satyagraha

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


38. Consider the following statements :

Assertion (A): Mahatma Gandhi postponed the Noncooperation Movement in 1922.
Reason (R): The postponement was opposed by C.R. Das and Motilal Nehru.
Select the correct answer from the code given below:
Code :
(a) Both (A) and (R) are true, and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
(b) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
(c) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(d) (A)is false, but (R) is true.

[U.P. U.D.A./L.D.A. (Mains) 2010]


39. In 1920, which of the following changed its name to “Swarajya Sabha”?

(a) All India Home Rule League
(b) Hindu Mahasabha
(c) South Indian Liberal Federation
(d) The Servants of India Society

[I.A.S. (Pre) 2018]