Q. The popular response to the Non cooperation movement in 1920 came in the form of:

  1.   Non payment of the taxes.
  2.   Boycott of the foreign goods.
  3.  Emergence of parallel governments in different parts of the country.
  4.   Violation of the forest laws

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 only

  2. 2 and 3 only

  3. 1, 2 and 4 only

  4. 1, 2, 3, and 4


The correct option is C
1, 2 and 4 only


Statement 1, 2 and 4 is correct:

The non-cooperation movement was launched on 1 August 1920. The non-cooperation program included the surrender of titles and honors, the boycott of government affiliated schools and colleges, law courts, foreign cloth, and could be extended to include resignation from the government service and mass civil disobedience, including non-payment of taxes.

The popular response to the call for non-cooperation came in the form of students who stopped going to government-run schools and colleges. Lawyers refused to appear before the court. The working class has been on strike in many towns and cities. Hill tribes in northern Andhra have violated the laws of the forest. Farmers in Awadh have not paid any taxes.

Statement 3 is incorrect:

However, parallel governments emerged in different parts of the country, such as Satara, Medinipur, during the Quit India movement in 1942 not during the non-cooperation movement.

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