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81. Who was the founder of Indian National Congress? A. O. Hume. in the year 1885.
82. Who was the founder of Muslim League? Aga Khan, in the year 1906.
83. Which movement of started by Annie Besant in the year 1916? Home Rule movement.
84. Which Act gave unstoppable powers to the Government to arrest and imprison suspects without even having a trial? Rowlatt Act, in the year 1919.
85. Which Act was responsible for the partition of India? Indian Independence Act, 1947.
86. In which year Indian Constitution came into force? 26 January 1950.
87. `Liberty, Equality and Fraternity' was the motto of which revolution? French Revolution.
88. Who was the first Indian woman president of Indian National Congress? Sarojini Naidu.
89. Who wrote Bangladesh's national anthem 'Amar Shonar Bangla'? Rabindranath Tagore.
90. In 1970, who became the first recipient of the Dadasaheb Phalke Award? Devika Rani Roerich.
91. 'Akbarnama', a biographical account of Mughal ruler Akbar, was authored by? Abul Fazl.
92. On 2nd July 1972, with which Pakistani leader did Indira Gandhi sign Shimla Agreement? Zulfikar Ali Bhutto.
93. Which freedom fighter highlighted the drain of India's wealth into Britain, in his book `Poverty and Un-British Rule in India' in 1901? Dadabhai Naoroji.
94. Which associate of Mahatma Gandhi founded Paunar Ashram near Wardha in Maharashtra? Vinoba Bhave.
95. In which battle Prithviraj Chauhan, the ruler of Delhi, was decisively defeated by Afghan ruler Muhammad Ghori? Second Battle of Tarain (1192).
96. What was the original name of writer Munshi Premchand? Dhanpatrai Srivastava.
97. Who wrote 'Ashtadhyayi', the earliest existing grammar of Sanskrit? Panini.
98. On the banks of river Ganga, which ruler of Magadh founded the city of Patliputra? Ajatashatru.
99. In which city is the tomb of sufi saint Moinuddin Chishti located? Ajmer.
100. In 1953, who became the first woman President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)? Vijay Laxmi Pandit.

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