Social and Religious Movement MCQ Set-4

61. Consider the following passage. Born in 1853 he was a Parsi from Western India. He was the editor of ‘Indian Spectator’ and ‘Voice of India’. He was a social reformer and was the chief crusader for the Age of Consent Act 1891. Who is being described in the above paragraph?

(A) Dadabhai Naoroji
(B) B.M. Malabari
(C) B.P. Wadia
(D) Naoroji Furdon Ji

Answer (B) B.M. Malabari

[Telangana PSC(Pre) 2019 UPRO/ARO(Pre) 2016]

62. What was the minimum marriageable age fixed under Sharda Act for boys and girls?

(A) 12 and 16
(B) 14 and 18
(C) 15 and 21
(D) 16 and 22

Answer (B) 14 and 18

[UPRO/ARO (Mains) 2013 UPPCS (Pre) 2012]

63. Sharda Act related to

(A) Prevention of child marriage
(B) Prevention of intercaste marriage
(C) Prevention of widow marriage
(D) Prevention of tribal marriage

Answer (A) Prevention of child marriage

[Uttarakhand PCS (Mains) 2002]

64. Who founded the ‘Theosophical Society’?

(A) Madame H.P. Blavatsky
(B) Raja Ram Mohan Roy
(C) Mahatma Gandhi
(D) Swami Vivekananda

Answer (A) Madame H.P. Blavatsky

[53rd to 55th BPSC (Pre) 2011]

65. The success of the Theosophical Society in India was mainly due to

(A) Annie Besant
(B) Colonel H.S. Alcott
(C) Sir William Crook
(D) M.M. Malviya

Answer (A) Annie Besant

[UP UDA/LDA (Mains) 2010]

66. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

(A) Raja Ram Mohan Roy – Brahma Samaj
(B) Swami Dayanand Saraswati – Arya Samaj
(C) Swami Vivekananda – Ram Krishna Mission
(D) Mahadev Govind Ranade – Theosophical Society

Answer (D) Mahadev Govind Ranade – Theosophical Society

[UPPCS (Mains) 2011]

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

(A) Theosophical Society – Annie Besant
(B) Ram Krishna Mission – Ram Krishna Paramhansa
(C) Brahmo Samaj – Raja Ram Mohan Roy
(D) Arya Samaj – Dayanand Saraswati

Answer (B) Ram Krishna Mission – Ram Krishna Paramhansa

[UPPCS (Pre) 1990]

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

(A) Prarthana Samaj – Dr. Atmaram Pandurang
(B) Atmiya Sabha – Debendra Nath Tagore
(C) Brahmo Samaj of India – Keshab Chandra Sen
(D) Radhaswami Satsang – Tulsi Ram

Answer (B) Atmiya Sabha – Debendra Nath Tagore

[West Bengal PSC (Pre) 2018 UPPCS (Mains) 2014]

69. Which one of the following is correctly matched?

(A) Brahmo Samaj of India – Raja Ram Mohan Roy
(B) Tattvabodhini Sabha – Keshav Chandra Sen
(C) The Satya Shodhak Samaj – Devendra Nath Tagore
(D) The Servants of India Society – Gopal Krishna Gokhale

Answer (D) The Servants of India Society – Gopal Krishna Gokhale

[UPPCS (Spl) (Mains) 2004]

70. M.C. Setalvad, B.N. Rao and Alladi Krishnaswamy Iyer were distinguished members of the

(A) Swaraj Party
(B) All India National Liberal Federation
(C) Madras Labour Union
(D) Servants of India Society

Answer (D) Servants of India Society

[IAS (Pre) 1997]

71. ‘Servants of India Society’ was founded by

(A) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
(B) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
(C) Dadabhai Naoroji
(D) Lala Lajpat Rai

Answer (B) Gopal Krishna Gokhale

[UP Lower Sub. (Pre) 2015]

72. Who was the founder of Bahujan Samaj?

(A) Sri Narayan Guru
(B) Mukund Rao Patil
(C) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
(D) B.R. Shinde

Answer (B) Mukund Rao Patil

[UP Lower Sub. (Spl) (Pre) 2010]

73. Who put the demand of right to enter into the temples that caused a terrible riot in Tirunevali in 1899?

(A) Okalinga
(B) Nadars
(C) Mahar
(D) Pali

Answer (B) Nadars

[40th BPSC (Pre) 1995]

74. Who said that ‘If God were to tolerate untouchability, I would not recognize him as God at all’?

(A) B.R. Ambedkar
(B) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(C) Lala Lajpat Rai
(D) Mahatma Gandhi

Answer (B) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

[UPPCS (Spl) (Mains) 2004]

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

(A) A. Pandurang – Prarthana Samaj
(B) Dayanand Saraswati – Arya Samaj
(C) Raja Ram Mohan Roy – Adi Brahma Samaj
(D) Vivekananda – Ram Krishna Mission

Answer (C) Raja Ram Mohan Roy – Adi Brahma Samaj

[UPPCS (Pre) 1997]

76. Who among the following social reformers was known for proficiency in the Sanskrit language?

(A) Dayanand Saraswati
(B) Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar
(C) Raja Ram Mohan Roy
(D) All of the above

Answer (D) All of the above

[UPPCS (Mains) 2013]

77. The women’s movement in India started largely under inspiration of

(A) Padmabai Ranaday
(B) Annie Besant
(C) Sarojini Naidu
(D) Jyotiba Phule

Answer (D) Jyotiba Phule

[48th to 52nd BPSC (Pre) 2008]

78. Which was common among Brahmo Samaj, Ram Krishna Mission and Arya Samaj?

(A) None of these three had a political mission, but they helped to develop a spirit of patriotism
(B) All the three originated from Bengal
(C) Founder of all the three was educated in England
(D) Founder of all the three took active part in politics

Answer (A) None of these three had a political mission, but they helped to develop a spirit of patriotism

[RAS/RTS (Pre) 2008]

79. Which of the following statement is not correct?

(A) Dr. Annie Besant was a Theosophist
(B) The International headquarter of Theosophical society is in Madras
(C) Swami Dayanand founded Arya Samaj
(D) Mahatma Gandhi was born in Gandhinagar

Answer (D) Mahatma Gandhi was born in Gandhinagar

[Orissa PSC (Pre) 2018]

80. ‘Dar-ul-Ulum’ was established by

(A) Maulana Shibli Numani
(B) Maulavi Hussain Ahmad
(C) Maulavi Abdullah Chakralavi
(D) Maulana Ahmad Riza Khan

Answer (B) Maulavi Hussain Ahmad

[UPPCS (Mains) 2014]