CBSE Class 8 Social Science History Chapter 9 Quiz
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CBSE Class 8 Social Science History Chapter 9 Quiz

Test your knowledge of the National Movement of India with this quiz based on Chapter 9 - The Making of the National Movement. Explore topics like emergence of nationalism, Rowlatt satyagraha, mass nationalism, Quit India, and more.

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What year did the National Movement of India commence?

1870s

Which of the following was a reason contributing to 'The Making of the National Movement' in India?

Emergence of nationalism

Which political association was formed after 1850 and had goals stated as the goals of all the people of India?

Indian National Congress

What was the main role of the political associations formed after 1850?

<p>Stating the consciousness of Indians regarding control over resources and lives</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which event is associated with mass nationalism during 'The Making of the National Movement' in India?

<p>Rowlatt satyagraha</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was the primary target of the British control in India?

<p>People's lives</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was the purpose of the Arms Act passed in 1878?

<p>To disallow Indians from possessing arms</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was the impact of the Vernacular Press Act of 1878?

<p>It allowed the government to confiscate assets of critical newspapers</p> Signup and view all the answers

What did the Ilbert Bill introduced in 1883 seek to achieve?

<p>To provide trial of British/European persons by Indians and equality between British and Indian judges</p> Signup and view all the answers

When was the Indian National Congress established?

<p>1885</p> Signup and view all the answers

What did the Congress demand in the first twenty years after its establishment?

<p>Indianization of the administration and high positions in the government</p> Signup and view all the answers

What did leaders like Bepin Chandra Pal, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, and Lala Lajpat Rai criticize the Moderates for?

<p>Engaging in politics of prayers and non-constructive work</p> Signup and view all the answers

Study Notes

The Making of the National Movement in India

  • The National Movement of India commenced in the mid-19th century.

Factors Contributing to the National Movement

  • The widespread discontent among the Indian people, especially among the educated middle class, contributed to the making of the National Movement in India.

Political Associations after 1850

  • The political associations formed after 1850, such as the Indian Association, had goals that represented the aspirations of all the people of India.
  • The main role of these political associations was to articulate the grievances of the Indian people and to demand reforms from the British government.

Mass Nationalism

  • The event associated with mass nationalism during the National Movement in India is the Revolt of 1857.

British Control in India

  • The primary target of British control in India was the exploitation of Indian resources for their own economic benefits.

The Arms Act and the Vernacular Press Act

  • The Arms Act of 1878 was passed to disarm the Indians and to prevent them from owning arms.
  • The Vernacular Press Act of 1878 was passed to restrict the freedom of the Indian press.

The Ilbert Bill

  • The Ilbert Bill introduced in 1883 sought to allow Indian judges to try European offenders, thereby introducing racial equality in the justice system.

The Indian National Congress

  • The Indian National Congress was established in 1885.
  • In the first twenty years after its establishment, the Congress demanded greater autonomy and eventual self-rule for India.

Criticism of the Moderates

  • Leaders like Bepin Chandra Pal, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, and Lala Lajpat Rai criticized the Moderates for their moderate approach and their inability to effectively challenge British rule.

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