Revolutionary Activities Outside India – Old Year Questions and Answers

1. The Indian Home Rule Society in London was started by–

(a) Annie Besant
(b) B.G. Tilak
(c) M.K. Gandhi
(d) Shyamji Krishna Verma

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2007, U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2002]


2. Shyamji Krishna Verma established the Indian Home Rule Society in :

(a) London
(b) Paris
(c) Berlin
(d) San Francisco

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


3. The ‘Indian Home Rule Society’ was founded in :

(a) 1900 A.D.
(b) 1901 A.D.
(c) 1902 A.D.
(d) 1905 A.D.

[U.P.R.O./A.R.O. (Mains) 2014]


4. India House in London was established by :

(a) Shyamji Krishna Verma
(b) Barkat Ullah
(c) Virendranath Chattopadhyay
(d) Lala Har Dayal

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


5. Who was the founder of the ‘India House’ in London?

(a) Shyamji Krishnavarma
(b) Ras Bihari Bose
(c) Ramchandra
(d) Taraknath Das
(e) None of the above/More than one of the above

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


6. Who among the following founded the ‘Ghadar Party’?

(a) Lala Hardayal
(b) Lala Lajpat Rai
(c) Bhagat Singh
(d) Barkat Ullah

[U.P.P.C.S. (Spl) (Pre) 2008]


7. Who among the following was NOT associated with Ghadar Party?

(a) Lala Hardayal
(b) Pt. Ramchandra
(c) Barkatullah
(d) Khudiram Bose

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


8. Who organized the Ghadar Party?

(a) V.D. Savarkar
(b) Ras Bihari Bose
(c) Madan Lal Dhingra
(d) Lala Hardayal

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


9. Ghadar Party was established in the year :

(a) 1907
(b) 1913
(c) 1917
(d) 1920

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


10. Who was the leader of the Ghadar Party?

(a) Bhagat Singh
(b) Lala Hardayal
(c) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(d) V.D. Savarkar

[I.A.S. (Pre) 1998]


11. The Ghadar Movement was founded by:

(a) Ajit Singh
(b) Lala Hansraj
(c) Lala Hardayal
(d) Sohan Singh Bhakhna

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


12. Who amongst the following was the first Chairman of the Ghadar Party?

(a) Lala Herdayal
(b) Sohan Singh Bhakna
(c) Pandit Kashi Ram
(d) Keshar Singh

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2015]


13. Where were the Ghadar revolutionaries, who became active during the outbreak of World War I based?

(a) Central America
(b) North America
(c) West America
(d) South America

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


14. Ghadar Party was founded in –

(a) Afganistan
(b) Myanmar
(c) England
(d) United States of America

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2008]


15. In which of the following countries ‘’Ghadar Party’’ was founded –

(a) U.S.A
(b) Germany
(c) Spain
(d) France

[U.P. U.D.A./L.D.A. (Pre) 2013]


16. The Ghadr (Ghadar) was a –

(a) Revolutionary Association of Indians with headquarters in San Francisco
(b) Nationalist organization operating from Singapore
(c) Militant organization with headquarters in Berlin
(d) Communist movement for India’s freedom with headquarters at Tashkent

[I.A.S. (Pre) 2014]


17. The headquarters of the Ghadar Party was in :

(a) San Francisco
(b) New York
(c) Madras
(d) Calcutta

[U.P.R.O./A.R.O. (Pre) 2014]


18. What was the cause of the outbreak of the Ghadar Revolution –

(a) Arresting of Lala Hardyal
(b) Kamagatamaru incident
(c) Beginning of First World War
(d) Hanging of Kartar Singh Sarabha

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


19. Who among the following established a Republican Government abroad?

(a) Mahendra Pratap
(b) Subhash Chandra Bose
(c) Ras Behari Bose
(d) None of the above

[U.P.P.C.S. (Spl) (Pre) 2008]


20. A provisional Government of India with Raja Mahendra Pratap as its President was established during the First World War in?

(a) Afghanistan
(b) Germany
(c) Singapore
d) Turkey

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2012, U.P.U.D.A/L.D.A(Spl) (Mains) 2010]


21. An interim government under the leadership of Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh was founded in Kabul with the support of Germany during the :

(a) Gadar Movement
(b) Swadeshi Movement
(c) Second World War
(d) Home Rule Movement
(e) None of the above/More than one of the above

[66th B.P.S.C. Re-Exam (Pre) 2020]


22. Who is regarded as the “Mother of Indian Revolution”:

(a) Annie Besant
(b) Sarojini Naidu
(c) Rama Bai
(d) Bhikaji Rustam Cama

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


23. Who is regarded as “the Mother of Indian Revolution”?

(a) Mrs. Annie Besant
(b) Snehlata Wadekar
(c) Sarojini Naidu
(d) Madam Bhikhaji Rustam Cama
(e) None of the above/More than one of the above

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


24. Consider the following statements about Madam Bhikaji Cama:

1. Madam Cama unfurled the National Flag at the International Socialist Conference in Paris in the year 1907.
2. Madam Cama served as private secretary to Dadabhai Naoroji.
3. Madam Cama was born to Parsi.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

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

[I.A.S. (Pre) 2006]


25. Among the following women who were first to unfurl Indian Tricolour?

(a) Aruna Asaf Ali
(b) Bhikaji Cama
(c) Durga Bhabhi
(d) Kamala Devi Chattopadhyay

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


26. Where did Madam Cama hoist the first tricolor flag in 1907?

(a) London
(b) Paris
(c) Moscow
(d) Stuttgart

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


27. Where did Madam Cama unfurl India’s tricolor flag of freedom?

(a) Paris
(b) London
(c) Stuttgart
(d) Geneva
(e) None of the above/More than one of the above

[66th B.P.S.C. (Pre) 2020]


28. Which of the following pair got a sentence to be hanged for the assassination of the British officers in England –

(a) Rajguru and Sukhdev
(b) Khudiram Bose and Surya Sen
(c) Madan Lal Dhingra and Udham Singh
(d) Kartar Singh Sarabha and Ashfaqullah Khan

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


29. What was common among Madam Bhikaji Cama M.Barkahtulla V.V.S Iyer and M.N. Roy-

(a) All of them were leading members of the International Communist Movement.
(b) M. Barkatulla was the Prime Minister and the rest were ministers in the Provisional Government of free India established by a group of revolutionaries at Kabul.
(c) All of them were among the prominent revolutionaries outside India operating in different countries during the freedom movement.
(d) All of them were accused in the case relating to the throwing of a bomb on Lord Hardinge.

[I.A.S. (Pre) 1994]


30. What was Kamagatamaru?

(a) A political party based in Taiwan
(b) Peasant Communist leader of China
(c) A naval ship of Voyage to Canada.
(d) A Chinese village where Mao Tse Lung began his long march.

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


31. Which one of the following was associated with the ‘Kamagatamaru episode’?

(a) Sardar Ajit Singh
(b) Baba Gurdip Singh
(c) V.D.Savarkar
(d) Sardar Bhagat Singh

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


32. ‘’Kamagatamaru’’ is famous for-

(a) Being 10,000 feet high place in North-East India
(b) Being a Ship
(c) Due to a Festival of Hill area
(d) Being a tribal cast.

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


33. What was ‘Kamagatamaru’?

(a) An industrial center
(b) A harbor
(c) A ship
(d) An army unit

[U.P.P.C.S. (Re. Exam) (Pre) 2015]


34. Who had established the “India Independence League”?

(a) Motilal Nehru
(b) Mahatma Gandhi
(c) Rashbihari Bose
(d) Lala Lajpat Roy

[U.P.U.D.A./L.D.A. (Mains) 2010, U.P. P.C.S. (Spl) (Pre) 2008, U.P. Lower Sub. (Spl) (Pre) 2008]