Q. Consider the following statements regarding education during swadeshi movement:
1.At the initiative of the Dawn Society, the National Council of Education was formed.
2.In August 1906, Bengal National College and a School were founded.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: C
Notes:

Explanation: On 5 November 1905, at the initiative of the Dawn Society, the National Council of Education was formed.

  • In August 1906, Bengal National College and a School were founded. A passionate appeal was made by Satish Chandra to the students to come out of ‘institutions of slavery.’
  • Such efforts, however, failed to attract many due to the bleak job prospects.

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT