Modern Indian History Bits-May 24
Watch some of the one-liners modern India history bits with their answers:
1-Who is known as the “Father of the Nation” in India? – Mahatma Gandhi.
2-When did India gain independence from British rule? – 15th August 1947.
3-Who was the first Prime Minister of independent India? – Jawaharlal Nehru.
4-Which event marked the beginning of the Indian independence movement? – The Sepoy Mutiny of 1857.
5-Who led the Dandi March as a part of the Salt Satyagraha? – Mahatma Gandhi.
6-Who was the leader of the Indian National Congress during the Quit India Movement in 1942? – Mahatma Gandhi.
7-Who was the first President of India? – Dr. Rajendra Prasad.
8-Which Indian leader is known for his non-violent civil disobedience movement against the British salt tax? – Mahatma Gandhi.
9-Who was the leader of the Indian National Army (INA) during World War II? – Subhas Chandra Bose.
10-Which iconic event led to the partition of India and the creation of Pakistan in 1947? – The Mountbatten Plan.
11-Who was the first woman Prime Minister of India? – Indira Gandhi.
12-Which Indian leader is known for his role in the Bardoli Satyagraha and the formation of the Swaraj Party? – Vallabhbhai Patel.
13-Who wrote the national song of India, “Vande Mataram”? – Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay.
14-Who was the first Indian astronaut to travel to space? – Rakesh Sharma.
15-Which movement aimed at the eradication of untouchability in India? – The Dalit Panther Movement.
16-Who was the founder of the Indian National Congress? – Allan Octavian Hume.
17-Who was the leader of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar in 1919? – General Reginald Dyer.
18-Which Indian state was the first to achieve full statehood? – Andhra Pradesh.
19-Who was the first Indian to win the Nobel Prize in Literature? – Rabindranath Tagore.
20-Which event led to the formation of the Muslim League in 1906? – The partition of Bengal.
21-Who was the leader of the Indian National Army (INA) during World War II? – Subhas Chandra Bose.
22-Who was the first Indian woman to become the Chief Minister of an Indian state? – Sucheta Kripalani.
23-Which famous leader was assassinated on 30th January 1948? – Mahatma Gandhi.
24-Which Indian leader is known as the “Iron Man of India”? – Vallabhbhai Patel.
25-Who was the first Indian to receive the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian award? – C. Rajagopalachari.
26-Who was the first Indian woman to win an Olympic medal? – Karnam Malleswari.
27-Who led the Salt Satyagraha in Dandi along with Mahatma Gandhi? – Sarojini Naidu.
28-Which Indian leader played a crucial role in the formation of the Indian Constitution? – Dr. B.R. Ambedkar.
29-Who was the first Chief Justice of India? – H.J. Kania.
30-Who led the Bardoli Satyagraha against the increased land revenue in Gujarat? – Vallabhbhai Patel.