General Knowledge - General Awareness Quiz - Questions and Answers, GK 2016

1. What is the theme of the defence trade show, Defexpo India 2016?

2. Which film has won the Remi Award at the 2016 WorldFest Houston International Film Festival?

3. What is the theme of 2016 World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD)?

4. 'URJA' mobile app has been launched by:

5. Who will become the first women umpire to officiate in the ICC World Twenty20 cricket?

6. The first Maritime India Summit (MIS) was held at _?

7. Who has been appointed as the new Director General (DG) of Railways Protection Force (RPF)?

8. Who has been selected for the 2016 PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award?

9. Which football club has clinched the 2016 Sait Nagjee International Club Football tournament?

10. Which of the following states is the host for the National Youth Festival 2016?

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  • Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

    Indian National Movement

    In 1917, Sardar Vallabhbhai was elected as the Secretary of the Gujarat Sabha. The next year, when there was a flood in Kaira, the British insisted on collecting tax from the farmers. Sardar Vallabhbhai led a massive No Tax campaign that urged the farmers not to pay their land. The peaceful movement forced the British authority to return then land taken away from the farmers His effort to bring together the farmers of his area brought him the title of Sardar to his name.In 1928, the farmers of Bardoli faced a similar problem of tax-hike. After prolonged summons, when the farmers refused to pay the extra tax, the government in retaliation seized their lands. Vallabhbhai Patel. The agitation took on for more than six months and after a deal struck between the government and farmers representatives, the lands were returned.In 1930 Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was imprisoned for participating in the famous Salt Satyagraha called by Mahatma Gandhi. His inspiring speeches during the Salt Movement transformed the lives of numerous people, who later played a major role in making the movement successful.

    Sardar Patel was freed in 1931 following an agreement signed between Mahatma Gandhi and Lord Irwin, the then Viceroy of India. The treaty was popularly known as the Gandhi-Irwin pact. The same year, Patel was elected as the president of Indian National Congress Party for its Karachi session. In the Karachi session, the Indian National Congress Party committed itself to the defence of fundamental rights and human rights and a dream of a secular nation. An agreement regarding this was also sanctioned. In 1934, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel led the all-India election campaign for the Indian National Congress. Though he did not contest a seat for himself, Sardar Patel helped his fellow party mates during the election.Sardar Patel was annoyed at Jawaharlal Nehru for the latters declarations of the adoption of socialism in 1936. Patel also considered Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose a keen of more power within the party.

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