QUESTION- Prelims-IAS – HISTORY MCQ-10
- Bethune College is a women’s college in India. It was founded as a school in 1849 by John Elliot Drinkwater Bethune, and in 1879 developed into the first women’s college in India, after whom it is named as Bethune College.
- The Arya Samaj movement was against the orthodoxies that had crept into Hindu religion.
- Ishawar Chandra Vidya Sagar was the principal of Sanskrit college Calcutta.
- Though he associated with many schools for girls but he was not the founder of Sanskrit College Calcutta.
- Prof. D K Karve married to a widow himself and opened Indian Women University at Bombay in 1916.
- He also worked for widow remarriage.
- Bethune school was founded by Sir J.E.D. Bethune.
- Leader of Young Bengal Movement was Henry Derozion.
- The Servants of India Society was founded by Gopal Krishna Gokhale.
- Leader of Aligarh Movement was Sir Syed Ahmed Khan.
- Ramakrishna mission was founded by Swami Vivekananda.
- Ramakrishna mission was a deeply religious body but it didn’t considered itself a sect of Hinduism.
- The main focus of this was service to mankind.
- This was main reason of the success of mission.
- Swami Vivekananda favored a blend of materialism of west and spiritualism of east to produce happiness for mankind.
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