SSC History Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-7

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    With reference to the 'Indian Association', consider the following statements:
    1. It was founded by Mr. Adams in London
    2. The Indian Civil Services Agitation was organized by flue Indian Association. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    A)  1 only 

    B)  2 only

    C)  Both 1 and 2    

    D)  neither 1 nor 2

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] In 1876, it was founded by Ananda Mohan Bose and Surendranath Banerjee. Soon the Indian Association becomes 'the centre of the leading representatives of the educated community of Bengal'. Lytton's unpopular measures whipped up political activity in India. A regulation of 1876 reduced the maximum age for appearing in the Indian Civil Services examination, from 21 to 19 years. Since the examination was held only in London, young Indians had to face innumerable difficulties. The Indian Association took up this question and organised an all-India agitation against it, popularly known as the Indian Civil Service Agitation.

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