Social-Religious Movements One Liner Questions & Answers


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1 Which class has been influenced by Western civilization first? Educated Hindu middle-class
2 Which great men is called the ‘Father of Indian Renaissance’? Raja Ram Mohan Roy
3 Who is considered the Prophet of Nationalism? Ram Mohan Roy
4 Who is considered the first ‘Modern Man’ of India? Raja Ram Mohan Roy
5 The First Society founded by Raja Ram Mohan Roy was – Atmiya Sabha
6 Who was the founder of Atmiya Sabha? Raja Rammohan Roy
7 Brahmo Samaj was founded in the year of – 1828
8 Who gave Ram Mohan Roy the title of ‘Raja’? Akbar-II
9 Who adorned Ram Mohan Roy with the title of ‘Raja’? Mughal Emperor Akbar II
10 The Samadhi of Raja Rammohan Roy is in – Bristol, England
11 The founder of ‘Bhartiya Brahmo Samaj’ was – Keshav Chandra Sen
12 Who founded the Adi Brahmasamaj? Devendranath Tagore
13 The Brahmo Samaj is based on the principle of – Monotheism
14 Which were not protested by Raja Ram Mohan Roy? Western education
15 Which social reformers strongly opposed the Jury Act of 1826′? Raja Ram Mohan Roy
16 The best representative of Neo-Hindustan in the second half of the nineteenth century was – Swami Vivekanand
17 When did Swami Vivekanand deliver his speech at the ‘World Religion Conference in Chicago – 1893
18 Who represented India at the World Parliament of Religions in Chicago in 1893? Swami Vivekanand
19 Which famous reformers wrote the books Jnyana Yoga, Karma Yoga, and Raja Yoga? Swami Vivekananda
20 Who was the founder of the Ram Krishna Mission? Swami Vivekananda
21 The Ram Krishna Mission was founded by Swami Vivekanand in the year – 1897
22 Who was Sharadamani? Wife of Ramakrishna Paramahansa
23 The year Arya Samaj was founded – 1875
24 Who established the ‘Arya Samaj’? Dayananda Saraswati
25 Who had said, ‘Let’s go back to the Vedas’? Dayanand Saraswati
26 Who is known as ‘Martin Luther of India’? Swami Dayanand Saraswati
27 ‘Satyarth Prakash’ was written by – Swami Dayanand Saraswati
28 ‘Satyarth Prakash’ is a sacred book of – Arya Samaj
29 Which organization supported the Shuddhi movement? Arya Samaj
30 Who said, ‘Good Government is no substitute for Self-Government’? Swami Dayanand
31 Who first used the word ‘Swaraj’ and accepted Hindi as the national language? Swami Dayanand
32 Who was the founder of ‘Prarthana Samaj’? Aatma Ram Pandurang
33 Who was the chief director of Prarthana Samaj in Maharashtra? M.G. Ranade
34 Who was the founder of ‘Dev Samaj’? Shiv Narayan Agnihotri
35 In 1873 who founded Satya Shodhak Samaj? Jyotiba Phule
36 Who was the author of ‘Gulamgiri.’ – Jyotiba Phule
37 Whose main aim was to uplift the backward classes? Satyashodhak Samaj
38 Satya Shodhak Samaj organized – An anti-caste movement in Maharashtra
39 The Bengali leader who opposed socio-religious reforms and supported orthodoxy was – Radhakant Deb
40 Which was started in opposition to the religious/social ideas of Ram Mohan Roy? Samachar Chandrika
41 Who was the founder of Radha Swami Satsang? Shivdyal Sahab
42 Which reformer of Maharashtra is also known as ‘Lokahitvadi’? Gopal Hari Deshmukh
43 The campaign for widow remarriage in Maharashtra was led by – Vishnu Parashuram Pandit
44 The Greatest Parsi Social reformer of the 19th century was – Behramji M. Mallabari
45 In which year was the Age of Consent Act passed? 1891
46 The name of D.K. Karve of Western India figure in the context of – Women’s Education & Widow Remarriage
47 Who prominently fought for and got widow remarriage legalized? Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
48 “I have no time to think about God because a lot of work has to be done on this earth” Who said this? Swami Ishwarchandra Vidhyasagar
49 Who declared ‘Sati’ illegal? William Bentinck
50 What did the Act V of 1843 make illegal? Slavery
51 In which year was the ‘Native Marriage Act’ passed? 1872
52 The Civil Marriage Act of 1872 sought to curb the practice of child marriage by placing the minimum age of girls at – 14 years
53 What was the minimum marriageable age fixed under the Sharda Act for boys and girls? 14 and 18
54 Sharda Act related to – Prevention of child marriage
55 Who founded the ‘Theosophical Society’? Madame H.P. Blavatsky
56 The success of the Theosophical Society in India was mainly due to – Annie Besant
57 M.C. Setalvad, B.N. Rao, and Alladi Krishnaswamy Iyer were distinguished members of the – Servants of India Society
58 ‘Servants of India Society was founded by – Gopal Krishna Gokhale
59 Who was the founder of Bahujan Samaj? Mukund Rao Patil
60 The Rajahmundry Social Reform Association to encourage widow re-marriage was founded in 1871 by – Veeresalingam
61 Who demanded the right to enter temples that caused a terrible riot in Tirunelveli in 1899? Nadars
62 Who said “If God were to tolerate untouchability, I would not recognize him as God at all.” – Bal Gangadhar Tilak
63 The women’s movement in India started largely under the inspiration of – Jyotiba Phule
64 ‘Dar-ul-Ulum was established by – Maulana Shibli Numani
65 The Deoband Movement in U.P. (United Provinces) started in the year – 1866 A.D.
66 Who began the Faraizi Movement? Haji Shariatullah
67 The Tarkeshwar Movement of 1924 in Bengal was against – Corruption in temples
68 ‘Hali System’ concerned – Bonded labor