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Class: VIII

Social Science Assignment


CHAPTER11 (THE MAKING OF THE NATIONAL MOVEMENT:1870s-1947)
Q.1. CHOOSE THE CORRECT OPTION TO ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS:
1. The first Indian woman to become President of the Indian National Congress was:
a. Sarojini Naidu b. Kamla Nehru
c. Begum Rokeya Hossain
d. Kasturba Gandhi
2. The book Poverty and Un-British Rule in India is authored by
a. Mahatma Gandhi
b. Dadabhai Naoroji
c. Jawaharlal Nehru
d. Sarojini Naidu
3. Free Indias first Indian Governor General was
a. Lala Lajpat Rai
b. Motilal Nehru c. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel d. C.Rajagopalchari
4. Marathi newspaper was edited by
a. Balgangadhar Tilak
b. Bipin Chandra Pal
c. Lala Lajpat Rai
d. Dadabhai Naoroji
Q.2. FILL IN THE BLANKS:1. The Indian national congress was established when __________ delegates from all
over the country met at __________ in December 1885.
2. The moderate leaders did not believe in __________ action.
3. The All India Muslim League was formed by a group of Muslim __________
and__________.
4. The Rowlatt Act curbed __________ rights such as the freedom of expression and
strengthened __________ powers.
5. Mahatma Gandhi abruptly called off the __________ movement when it took violent
turn.
Q.3. Answer in brief:1. What is the literal meaning of Sarvajanik?
2. Who was A.O. Hume? What role did he play in the history of India?
3. Who was the Viceroy of India at the time of the partition of Bengal?
4. What was the Swadeshi Movement known as in Deltaic Andhra?
5. Name the three leading members of the radical group.
Q.4. Identify the following personalities:1.

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