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The Emergence of Pakistan, 1906 to 1947

The Emergence of Pakistan, 1906 to 1947

Who concerned the meeting of the Muslim leaders at the Muslim Educational Conference of 1906? Nawab Vaqar-Ul-Mulk
Name the extremist Hindu organization formed in the early years of the twentieth century?
Name the secretary of State of India in 1917? Lord Mortague
Name the system of government introduced in 1919? Diarchy
Who succeeded Lord Linlithgow as Viceroy of India in 1943? Lord Wavell
In which city were the Gandhi – Jinnah talks of 1944 held? Bombay
Who Jed the Congress Party at the time of the Simla Declaration of 1906? Sir Pheroze Shah Mehta
In which year was the Indian Councils Act passed? 1909
What organization did M.A Jinnah join in 1913? Muslim League
Name the park in Amritsar where a demonstration by Hindus, Muslims and Sikhs was held in 1919. Jallianwala Bagh
Who called the Cripps Mission ‘a post-dated cheque on a failing bank’? Gandhi
Who was Viceroy of India at the time of the Shimla Conference of 1945? Wavell
Who led the Unionist Party in Punjab in the elections of 1945-46? Khizar Hyat
Which division of Bengal was merged with Dhaka, Chittagong and Myemsingh to form East Bengal in 1905? Assam
For which event did Muslim delegates meet in Dhaka in 1906? Mohammadan Educational Conference
Name the king who announced the reversal of the partition of Bengal in 1911. George V
Who suggested that the capital of the British Indian Empire be moved to Calcutta? Sir John Jenkins
Who represented Muslims at the Third Round Table Conference in 1932? Aga Khan
Who became President of the Muslim League in 1934? Jinnah
Who launched the ‘Basic Education’ scheme between 1937 and 1939? Gandhi
Who was Prime Minister of Bengal in 1940? Fazl-ul-Haq
Who was appointed Chairman of the Boundary Commission? Radcliffe
With which province were Assam, Dhaka and Chittagong merged to from East Bengal in 1905? Myemsingh
In which city did the Muslim League have their annual meeting in 1915? Bombay
Who led the Congress party at the Lucknow Conference in 1916? Ambeaka Charan Mahajan
In Which city was a peaceful demonstration held in jallianwala Bagh Park in 1919? Amristan
Who persuaded Muhammad Al Jinnah to return to the Muslim cause in 1934? Liaquat Ali Khan
In the elections of 1937 who led the ‘Redshirts’ to victory in the NWFP? Dr Khan Sahib
What other name was given to the ‘Basic Education’ scheme launched by Gandhi? Wardha Scheme
What was built on the spot in Lahore where the Muslim League Meeting passed the Pakistan Resolution in 1940? Minar (Monument)
In which year was the first Khilafat Conference held? 1919
Who chaired the committee set up by the All Parties Conference in 1928 to look at a future Indian constitution? Motlal Nehru
Who was Secretary of State for India in 1928? Lord Birkenhead
Who was the Viceroy of India in 1930? Lord Irwin
In which year was the second Round Table conference held? 1931
Who said that ‘Hindustan was for Hindus’ in 1937? Jinnah
What was celebrated on 22 December 1939? Day of Deliverance
What is a ‘tehsil’? Sub-district of a province
What was the state capital of Kashmir in 1947? Srinagar
In which year was the Delhi Durbar held? 1911
Which British govemment report first mentioned the possibility of self-rule by the Indians? Montague-Chelmsford Report
What name was given to the structure under which the Central Legislature was to be divided into two houses in the Montague-Chelmsford Report of 1919? Bicameral structure
Who fought the 1923 elections under the name of ‘Swarajists’? Congress Party
Under the ‘Basic Education’ scheme introduced by Ghandi, what craft was made part of the school curriculum? Spinning cotton (by hand)
Who said that East Bengal without Calcutta would be a ‘man without lungs’ the Cabinet Mission’s visit to India in 1946? Jinnah
Who succeeded Lord Minto as Viceroy of India in 1910? Lord Hardinge
Who led the Congress party at the Lucknow Pact meeting in 1916? Ambeka Charan
How many people were killed at the Jallanwala Bagh Massacre in 1919? 400
Which Muslim member of the committee responsible for the 1928 Nehru Report Officially disagreed with its findings? Shoaib Qureshi
In which year was the Second Round Table Conference held? 1931
Who wrote the pamphlet ‘Now or Never’ In 1933? Chaudhri Rehmat Ali
What did Gandhi Call the Cripps Plan in 1942? A post-dated cheque (on a failing bank)
What was 16 August 1946 known as? Direct Action Day
Who led the Unionist Party in the Punjab in 1947? Khizar Hyat Tiwana
Name the Enquiry which was set up to investigate the Amritsar Massacre of 1919? Hunter Committee
Which city on the sub-continent did the Prince of Wales visit in 1921? Bombay
Name the Khalifa who was exiled by Kemal Attaturk in 1924? Muhammad VI/Mehmet VI
Which political party in the sub-continent contested its first election in 1926? Hindu Mahasabha
Who put forward the proposal which led to the ‘Lahore Resolution’ in 1940? Maulvi Fazl-ul-Haq
Name the Secretary of State for India in 1946 Lord Pethick-Lawrence
What was the population of Western Bengal in 1905? 54 million
In which city did the Muhammadan Educational Conference meet in 1906? Dhaka
Give the name of one of the two brothers who were imprisoned by the British in 1919? Maulana Shaukat Ali or Maulana Muhammed Ali Jauhar
In which city was the second Khilafat Conference held in 1919? Amritsar
Who founded the political party called the Hindu Mahasabha in 1923? Pandit Mohan/Malaviya
Who wrote the pamphlet ‘Now or Never’ in 1933? Chaudri Rehmat Ali
Who was Viceroy of India in 1939? Lord Linlithgow
Name the Act of Parliament passed on 15 July 1947 Indian Independence Act
Which organization declared in 1913 that its aim was “a form of self-government suitable for India”? Muslim League
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