Development of Press in Modern India MCQ Set-2

21. Which journal was not associated with revolutionary activities?

(A) Sandhya
(B) Yugantar
(C) Ghadar
(D) Young India

Answer (D) Young India

[Himachal Pradesh PSC (Pre) 2018 60th to 62nd BPSC (Pre) 2016]

22. The first Newspaper published by the Indians in the English language was

(A) Hindu Patriot
(B) The Hindu
(C) Young India
(D) Native Opinion

Answer (A) Hindu Patriot

[UPPCS (Mains) 2006]

23. The editor of the ‘Hindu Patriot’ who strongly supported the Indigo Movement was

(A) Hem Chandrakar
(B) Harish Chandra Mukherjee
(C) Dinbandhu Mitra
(D) Digambar Biswas

Answer (B) Harish Chandra Mukherjee

[UPPSC (GIC) 2010 UPPCS (Pre) 1998]

24. Who affiliated himself with the English Journal ‘Vande Matram’?

(A) Arbind Ghosh
(B) M.G. Ranade
(C) S.C. Bose
(D) Lokmanya Tilak

Answer (A) Arbind Ghosh

[UPPCS (Pre) 1996]

25. Which of the following newspapers used to be published from Patna?

(A) Arbind Ghosh
(B) Punjab Kesari
(C) Prabhakar
(D) Dawn

Answer (A) Arbind Ghosh

[45th BPSC (Pre) 2001]

26. The ‘Swadesh Vahini’ was edited by

(A) C.V. Raman Pillai
(B) C.N. Mudaliar
(C) K. Ram Krishna Pillai
(D) C.R. Reddy

Answer (C) K. Ram Krishna Pillai

[UPPCS (Pre) 2005]

27. The English Newspaper ‘Independent’ was associated to

(A) Mahatma Gandhi
(B) C.R. Das
(C) Jawahar Lal Nehru
(D) Motilal Nehru

Answer (D) Motilal Nehru

[UPPCS (Mains) 2012]

28. Through which newspaper published from Kanpur, Vijay Singh Pathik made the Bizaliya movement the subject of discussion in India?

(A) Kesai
(B) Pratap
(C) Maratha
(D) Majusha

Answer (B) Pratap

[RAS/RTS (Pre) 1996]

29. ‘Harijan’ was started by

(A) Tilak
(B) Gokhale
(C) Gandhiji
(D) Naoroji

Answer (C) Gandhiji

[Uttarakhand UDA/LDA (Pre) 2007]

30. The first issue of a weekly paper ‘Harijan’ started by Gandhiji was published on February 11, 1933 from which of the following cities?

(A) Bombay (now Mumbai)
(B) Ahmedabad
(C) Poona (now Pune)
(D) Nasik

Answer (C) Poona (now Pune)

[UP Lower Sub. (Mains) 2013]

31. The Marathi fortnightly ‘Bahiskrit Bharat’ was started by

(A) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(B) B.R. Ambedkar
(C) V.D. Savarkar
(D) Gopal Krishna Gokhale

Answer (B) B.R. Ambedkar

[UPPCS (Pre) 2004]

32. …… was related to Bahiskrit Bharat.

(A) Atmaram Pandurang
(B) Jyotiba Phule
(C) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(D) B.R. Ambedkar

Answer (D) B.R. Ambedkar

[Karnataka PSC (Pre) 2019 UPPCS (Pre) 1991]

33. Which one of the following was a journal brought out by Abul Kalam Azad?

(A) Al-Hilal
(B) Comrade
(C) The Indian Sociologist
(D) Zamindar

Answer (A) Al-Hilal

[IAS (Pre) 2008 Uttarakhand UDA/LDA (Pre) 2007]

34. Which Urdu newspaper was started by Lajpat Rai from Lahore in 1920?

(A) Vande Mataram
(B) People
(C) Tribune
(D) Vir Arjun

Answer (A) Vande Mataram

[UP Lower Sub. (Spl) (Pre) 2008]

35. Given below are the names of freedom fighters and the newspapers started by them among these which combination is incorrect?

(A) Maulana Azad – Al-Hilal
(B) Lokmanya Tilak – Kesari
(C) Jawahar Lal Nehru – National Herald
(D) Mahatma Gandhi – The Pioneer

Answer (D) Mahatma Gandhi – The Pioneer

[Uttarakhand UDA/LDA (Pre) 2007]

36. Who among the following had launched the paper ‘Qaumi Awaz’?

(A) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
(B) Jawahar Lal Nehru
(C) Shaukat Ali
(D) Khaliquzzaman

Answer (B) Jawahar Lal Nehru

[UPPCS (Mains) 2013]

37. Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

(A) Navjiwan – M.K. Gandhi
(B) Swarajya – T. Prakasham
(C) Prabhat – N.C. Kelkar
(D) Qaumi Awaz – Abul Kalam Azad

Answer (D) Qaumi Awaz – Abul Kalam Azad

[UPRO/ARO (Mains) 2013]

38. Which of the following pairs is correctly matched?

(A) Mahatma Gandhi – Mook Nayak
(B) Bal Gangadhar Tilak – Young India
(C) Annie Besant – Commonweal
(D) B.R. Ambedkar – Kesari

Answer (C) Annie Besant – Commonweal

[UPPCS (Spl) (Mains) 2004 UPPCS (Pre) 2001]

39. Which one of the following is not correctly matched?

(A) B.R. Ambedkar – Independent
(B) Bal Gangadhar Tilak – Kesari
(C) Annie Besant – New India
(D) Dadabhai Naoroji – Rast Goftar

Answer (A) B.R. Ambedkar – Independent

[UPPCS (Mains) 2008]

40. Which of the following is correctly matched?

(A) Annie Besant – Young India
(B) Mahatma Gandhi – New India
(C) Bal Gangadhar Tilak – Kesari
(D) Surendranath Banerjee – Maratha

Answer (C) Bal Gangadhar Tilak – Kesari

[UPPCS (Pre) 1992]