Who was the first propounder of the doctrine of “passive resistance”?
(a) BG Tilak
(b) Aurobindo Ghosh
(c) G K Gokhale
(d) M K Gandhi
Which of the following statements about Tilak are incorrect?
(i) Believed that political freedom should precede social reform.
(ii) Favoured initiative by the Congress in the matter of social reform.
(iii) Opposed British Government initiative in the matter of social reforms.
(iv) Did not consider social and political reforms to be interlinked.
(v) Separated religion from politics.
Choose the answer from the codes given below:
(a) Only v
(b) ii and v
(c) ii, iv and v
(d) Only iv
Which of the following statements about Gokhale are not true?
(i) He was a moderate in politics, but a radical in matters of social reforms.
(ii) He wanted political progress and social reform to go on simultaneously.
(iii) He was opposed to ‘passive resistance’ in India as well as in South
(iv) He was totally opposed to western civilisation.
Select the answer from the codes given below:
(a) Only v
(b) iii and v
(c) ii and v
(d) ii, iii and v
The extremist method of “passive resistance” did not include
(i) Refusal to co-operate with the government.
(ii) Sending petitions to the government.
(iii) Boycott of government service, courts, schools and colleges.