National Movement

Annie Besant was

  • 1. Responsible for starting the Home Rule Movement
  • 2. The founder of the Theosophical Society
  • 3. Once the President of the Indian National Congress

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below.

  1. 1, 2 and 3
  2. 1 and 3 only
  3. 2 and 3 only
  4. 1 only


Annie Besant was involved in politics in India by joining the Indian National Congress. When World War I broke out in 1914, she helped launch the Home Rule League to campaign for democracy in India and dominion status within the Empire. This led to her election as president of the India National Congress in 1917.

The correct option is B.