Congress – Banaras, Calcutta and Surat Session MCQ Set-2

21. The process of split in the Congress in the early years of the twentieth century began over

(A) Strategies of the Congress Movement
(B) Objectives of the Congress
(C) Participation of the people in the Congress Movement
(D) All of the above

Answer (D) All of the above

[56th to 59th BPSC (Pre) 2015]

22. ‘Split of Surat’ in Indian National Congress was held in

(A) 1905
(B) 1906
(C) 1907
(D) 1908

Answer (C) 1907

[Uttarakhand UDA/LDA (Pre) 2003]

23. When was the first partition of Indian National Congress was held?

(A) 1907
(B) 1906
(C) 1969
(D) 1911

Answer (A) 1907

[UPPCS (Pre) 1991]

24. Surat split was led by

(A) Hume
(B) Dufferin
(C) Tilak
(D) Gandhiji

Answer (C) Tilak

[Uttarakhand PCS (Mains) 2002]

25. What was the main reason for the split in the Indian National Congress at Surat in 1907?

(A) Introduction of communalism into Indian politics by Lord Minto
(B) Extremists’ lack of faith in the capacity of the moderates to negotiate with the British Government
(C) Foundation of Muslim League
(D) Aurobindo Ghosh’s inability to be elected as the President of the Indian National Congress

Answer (B) Extremists’ lack of faith in the capacity of the moderates to negotiate with the British Government

[IAS (Pre) 2016]