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Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

List – I


List – II


(A) Prarthana Samaj

(i) Pheroz Shah Mehta

(B) Servants Society of India

(ii) Atmaram Pandurang

(C) Bombay Presidency Association

(iii) Madam Blavatsky

(D) Theosophical Society

(iv) Gopal Krishna Gokhale

1. (A) - (4), (B) - (1), (C) - (3), (D) - (2)
2. (A) - (2), (B) - (4), (C) - (1), (D) - (3)
3. (A) - (4), (B) - (1), (C) - (2), (D) - (3)
4. (A) - (3), (B) - (4), (C) - (2), (D) - (1)

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : (A) - (2), (B) - (4), (C) - (1), (D) - (3)

The correct answer is (A) - (2), (B) - (4), (C) - (1), (D) - (3).

  • Prathana Samaj was founded by Atmaram Pandurang in Bombay in 1867.
  • Servants of Indian Society was founded by Gopal Krishna Gokhale in 1905.
  • Bombay Presidency Association was founded by Pheroz Shah Mehta in 1885.
  • Theosophical Society was founded by Madam Blavatsky in 1875.


Pherozeshah Mehta

  • Pherozeshah Mehta is also known as the 'Father of Municipal Government in India'.
  • He was one of the founding members of the Indian National Congress.
  • He was the president of the Calcutta Session of INC in 1890.
  • Mehta was appointed as Vice-Chancellor of Bombay University in 1910.
  • He founded the Bombay Presidency Association in 1885.
  • He helped found the Central Bank of India, financed and controlled by Indian interests in 1911.

Atmaram Pandurang

  • Prathana Samaj was founded by Atmaram Pandurang in Bombay in 1867.
  • He was one of the two Indian co-founders of the Bombay Natural History Society.
  • Atmaram Pandurang served briefly as sheriff of Bombay in 1879.

Gopala Krishna Gokhale

  • Gopala Krishna Gokhale is popularly known as the 'Socrates of Maharashtra'.
  • He is the founder of 'Servants of Indian Society' in 1905.
  • The political Guru of Gokhale was M. G. Ranade.
  • He was the President of the Benarus Session of INC in 1905.
  • Gandhiji regarded him as the Political Guru.
  • Tilak called Gokhale the 'Diamond of India'.

Madame Blavatsky

  • Helena Petrovna Blavatsky often known as Madame Blavatsky
  • Madame Blavatsky was a Russian philosopher.
  • She gained an international following as the leading theoretician of Theosophy.
  • Theosophical Society was co-founded by Madam Blavatsky in 1875.

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