Quiz – 209

Bose had great drive and charisma—creating popular Indian slogans, such as “Jai Hind,”—and the INA under Bose was a model of diversity by region, ethnicity, religion, and even gender.

1) While at Presidency College, which charitable society did Netaji join as a volunteer to collect rice for the poor?

2) For what specific medical reason was Bose rejected from the 49th Bengali Regiment?

3) What rank did he achieve in the Indian Civil Services examination in 1920?

4) Which four-page Bengali daily did Bose start editing after the Gaya Congress in 1922?

5) Which Viennese lady did Bose marry at Badgastein?

6) Whom did Bose defeat, to with the 1939 Congress Presidentship at Tripuri in Madhya Pradesh?

7) What name did Bose adopt while escaping from house arrest in Calcutta in January 1941?

8) Who handed over the leadership of the Indian Independence Movement in East Asia to Bose in July 1943?

9) At which venue in Singapore did Bose make the first proclamation of a free Indian government?

10) What was the name given to the section of the INA specially trained to fight behind enemy lines?

11) After liberating the Manipuri towns of Sanghak, Mores and Tengondal in April 1944, whom did Netaji appoint as the governor of the liberated areas?

12) Which Indian officer accompanied Netaji on his last known journey on 17 August, 1945?

Answers-

(1) Dakshin Calcutta Anath Bhandar (2) Poor eyesight (3) Fourth (4) Banglar Katha (5) Emile Schenkl (6) Pattabhi Sitaramayya (7) Maulvi Ziauddin (8) Rash Behari Bose (9) Cathay Cinema Hall (10) Bahadur Group or Jaan Baaz (11) Maj. Gen. A. K. Chatterji (12) Colonel Habibur Rahman

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