UPSC History Arts and Cultural Movements Question Bank Socio-Religious and Cultural Reforms

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    Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below the lists:
    List-I List-II
    A. The osophical Society 1.Blavatski
    B. Satya Shodhak Samaj 2.Jyoti Rao Phule
    C. Sewa Samiti 3.Hridaynath Kunjnu
    D. Sharda Sadan 4. Rama Bai

    A)             A-1       B-2       C-4       D-3

    B)             A-1       B-2       C-3       D-4

    C)             A-2       B-1       C-3       D-4

    D)             A-2       B-1       C-4       D-3

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

     Theosophical society was founded by Blavatsky. The Theosophical Society was officially formed in New York City, United States, in November 1875 by Helena Blavatsky, Henry Steel Olcott, William Quan Judge and others. Satya Shodhak Samaj was founded by Jyotirao Phule. Jyotirao formed 'Satya Shodhak Samaj' (Society of Seekers of Truth) with himself as its first president and treasurer. The main objectives of the organisation were to liberate the Shudras to prevent their exploitation' by the upper caste like Brahmans. Seva Samiti was founded by Pandit Hridayanath Kunzru. Sharda Sadan was founded by Ramabai. Ramabai started Sharda Sadan, which also provided housing, education, vocational training and medical services for many needy groups including widows, orphans and the blind.

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