Q. The famous “Chauri Chaura Incident” was associated with which of the following?

[A] Swadeshi movement

[B] Non-cooperation movement

[C] Civil disobedience movement

[D] Quit India movement

Answer: B

Explanation: Chauri-Chaura, a village in Gorakhpur district of UP had an organized volunteer group which was participating and leading the picketing of liquor shops and local bazaar against high prices.

  • On 5 February 1922, a Congress procession, 3000 strong, was fired upon by police Enraged by the firing; the mob attacked and burnt down the police station. 22 policemen lost their lives.
  • It was this incident which made Gandhi announces the suspension of the non-cooperation movement.

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT