History and Culture Questions and Answers - General Knowledge

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General Knowledge : History and Culture

1. How many times did Mahatma Gandhi nominated for Nobel Peace prize?
[A] Never, because it is not given posthumously
[B] 4 times
[C] 5 times
[D] 2 times
[E] 3 times
2. When in the History Time Magazine named Mahatma Gandhi as Person of the year?
[A] 1924
[B] 1947
[C] 1948
[D] 1930
[E] 1915
3. In 1999, who was conferred as person of the century by Time Magazine?
[A] Mahatma Gandhi
[B] Albert Einstein
[C] Winston Churchill
[D] F.D. Roosevelt
[E] Che Guevara
4. Name the day which commemorated the return of Gandhi to India from South Africa?
[A] Rashtriya Ekta Diwas
[B] Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas
[C] Kisan Divas
[D] Karamchari Divas
[E] Yodha Divas
5. What was the name of the weekly journal published by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi from 1919 to 1932 in English?
[A] Young India
[B] Harijan
[C] Indian Opinion
[D] Kesari
[E] None of the above
6. Who was considered as the political guru of Mahatma Gandhi?
[A] Lala Lajpat Rai
[B] Bal Gangadhar Tilak
[C] Gopala Krishna Gokhale
[D] Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
[E] WC Banerjee
7. Who accorded the title, “Mahatma,” on Gandhi and in which year?
[A] Vinoba Bhave, 1915
[B] Lala Lajpat Rai, 1919
[C] Subash Chandra Bose, 1920
[D] Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, 1947
[E] Rabindranath Tagore, 1915
8. Name the only Congress session which was presided by Mahatma Gandhi?
[A] Calcutta session, 1928
[B] Gaya Session, 1922
[C] Kanpur Session, 1925
[D] Belgaum Session, 1924
[E] Madras Session, 1927
9. When is, “International Day for Non-Violence,” celebrated?
[A] 15th October
[B] 2nd  October
[C] 2nd  April
[D] 5th  June
[E] 15th August
10. Why was Noble Peace Prize not conferred to Mahatma Gandhi?
[A] Mahatma Gandhi rejected it
[B] Nobel Prize cannot be awarded posthumously
[C] The struggle of Gandhi was against an European country
[D] Non-Violent struggle initiated by Gandhi had violent repercussions
[E] The contribution of Gandhi was not as significant as his fellow competitors.

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