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Govind Ballabh Pant: Quiz


Question 1: In 1955 he was called on to succeed Kailash Nath Katju as Home Minister; in that position, his chief achievement was the establishment of ________ as an official language of the central government and a few states.
HindiPunjabi languageSanskritHindustani language

Question 2: As Chief Minister, Pant won the confidence of the ________, and Sir Harry Haig, the governor of the United Provinces, wrote to the Viceroy that Pant was "an interesting and rather attractive personality...
All India ServicesIndian Administrative ServiceEuropean Civil ServiceIndian Civil Service

Question 3: In 1934, the Congress ended its boycott of the legislatures and put up candidates, and Pant was elected to the ________.
Central Legislative AssemblyRajya SabhaLok SabhaMaharashtra Vidhan Parishad

Question 4: In 1940, Pant was arrested and imprisoned for helping organize the ________ movement.
NonviolenceSatyagrahaOpposition to the Iraq WarPacifism

Question 5: [2] The ________ secured a majority in the United Provinces, but did not immediately take office because of a dispute over the use of the Governor's special powers.
Kerala Pradesh Congress CommitteeAbul Kalam AzadAll India Forward BlocIndian National Congress

Question 6: In 1937, provincial elections were held as a result of the ________.
Indian independence movementGovernment of India Act 1935Revolutionary movement for Indian independencePolitical integration of India

Question 7: Among his achievements in that position was the abolition of the ________ system.
Mughal EmpirePakistanZamindarIndia

Question 8: In 1930, he was arrested and imprisoned for several weeks for organizing a Salt March inspired by ________'s earlier actions.
C. RajagopalachariMohandas Karamchand GandhiAbul Kalam AzadJawaharlal Nehru

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