SSC History Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-3

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    Consider the following freedom fighters:
    1. Amir Chand
    2. Avadh Behari
    3. Basanta Kumar Biswas
    Who of the above received capital punishment on the accusation of throwing a bomb at Lord Hardings?

    A)  1 and 2 only    

    B)  2, and 3 only

    C)  1 and 4 only    

    D)  1, 2 and 3

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] On 23 December 1912, a Bomb was thrown at the Viceroy Lord Hardinge when his procession was moving from Chandni Chowk. The Viceroy wounded in the attempt, but his Mahavat (driver and keeper of an elephant) was   a killed. Lord Hardinge himself was injured all over the back, legs, and head by fragments of the bomb, the flesh on his shoulders being torn in strips. The investigations in the aftermath of the assassination attempt led to the Delhi Conspiracy trial. Basant Kumar Biswas, Amir Chand and Avadh Behari were convicted and executed for their roles in the conspiracy. Rash Behari Bose was identified as the person who threw the bomb.

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