Subcontinent 1857 to 1947 AD | MCQ on Mughal Empire

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  1. The Treaty of Gandinak was signed between British India and:
    1. Iran
    2. Afghanistan
    3. Soviet Union
    4. None
  1. When the Treaty of Gandinak was signed between British India and Afghanistan.
    1. 1875
    2. 1877
    3. 1878
    4. None
  1. A line indicating the boundary between Afghanistan and British India was drawn. The boundary became known as the:
    1. McMahon Line
    2. Radcliffe Line
    3. Durand Line
    4. Line of Control
  1. In _______ A.D the Durand Line was drawn, indicating the boundary between Afghanistan and British India.
    1. 1893
    2. 1891
    3. 1878
    4. None
  1. In _______ A.D George Nathaniel was appointed viceroy of India.
    1. 1895
    2. 1899
    3. 1901
    4. None
  1. George Nathaniel, Indian viceroy, is also known as:
    1. Lord Canning
    2. Lord Elgin
    3. Lord Curzon
    4. None
  1. The Punjab Alienation Act was passed by the viceroy:
    1. Lord Irwin
    2. Lord Minto
    3. Lord Curzon
    4. None

  1. When the Punjab Alienation Act was passed by the viceroy, Lord Curzon.
    1. 1899
    2. 1901
    3. 1905
    4. None
  1. In 1902 The Indian Army was reorganized by:
    1. Lord Kitchener
    2. Lord Hardinge
    3. Lord Reading
    4. None
  1. In ________ The province of Bengal was partitioned on religious grounds.
    1. 1904
    2. 1905
    3. 1907
    4. 1911
  1. After the partition of Bengal in 1905, East Bengal became a predominantly ________ province of British India.
    1. Hindu
    2. Buddhist
    3. Muslim
    4. Sikh
  1. __________ was appointed viceroy of India to succeed Lord Curzon.
    1. Lord Minto
    2. Lord Hardinge
    3. Lord Chelmsford
    4. None
  1. In _______ Lord Minto was appointed viceroy of India.
    1. 1907
    2. 1905
    3. 1909
    4. None
  1. The Muslim League was founded by ____________of Decca.
    1. Muhammad Ali Jinnah
    2. Sir Feroz Khan Noon
    3. Nawab Viqar ul-Mulk
    4. Khaliq-uz-Zaman

  1. In ___________ The Muslim League was founded.
    1. 1911 December, 18
    2. 1909 December, 25
    3. 1906 December, 30
    4. None
  1. In 1909 The Muslim community was granted separate representation in provincial legislatures under the:
    1. Minto-Morley reforms
    2. Simon commission
    3. Cripps Mission
    4. None
  1. When Muhammad Ali Jinnah joined the All-India Muslim League.
    1. 1911
    2. 1913
    3. 1914
    4. None
  1. In ____________ an agreement known as the Lucknow Pact was made.
    1. 1914 December, 28
    2. 1915 December, 28
    3. 1916 December, 30
    4. None
  1. Lucknow Pact was reached between the ___________ and the Muslim League.
    1. British
    2. Indian National Congress
    3. Unionist Party
    4. None
  1. The Lucknow Pact was made in order to work together for achieving self-government for India on the basis of separate electorates for:
    1. Muslims and non-Muslims
    2. Hindus and Sikhs
    3. Hindus and British government
    4. None
  1. _____________, the secretary of state for India, declared that “the policy of His Majesty’s Government” for progressive realization of responsible government in India as an equal part of the British Empire.
    1. Ewen Montagu
    2. Edwin Montagu
    3. Ivor Montagu
    4. None

  1. In ______________ Edwin Montagu declared the policy for progressive realization of responsible government in India as an equal part of the British Empire.
    1. 1917 August, 11
    2. 1917 August, 20
    3. 1916 August, 14
    4. 1916 August, 30
  1. The Government of India Act, was passed by:
    1. All India Muslim league
    2. Indian National Congress
    3. The British Parliament
    4. None
  1. In _________ The Government of India Act was passed by the British Parliament.
    1. 1919
    2. 1921
    3. 1923
    4. None
  1. The Government of India Act, 1919, was passed in order to allow greater association of _______ in the administration of India.
    1. Hindus
    2. British citizens
    3. Indians
    4. Muslims
  1. In _______ The Treaty of Friendship was signed between Afghanistan and the Soviet Union.
    1. 1920
    2. 1921
    3. 1923
    4. None
  1. In _______ The British Parliament passed a new Government of India Act, which effected important changes in the political and administrative system in the country.
    1. 1928
    2. 1932
    3. 1935
    4. None
  1. In 1936 ______________ was appointed viceroy of India.
    1. Lord Linlithgow
    2. Lord Willingdon
    3. Lord Wavell
    4. None

  1. In _________ Elections were held in the provinces of British India under the Government of India Act, 1935.
    1. 1935
    2. 1937
    3. 1939
    4. None
  1. On _________ The All-India Muslim League passed the “Pakistan Resolution.”
    1. 1940 March, 23
    2. 1942 August, 8
    3. 1940 October, 13
    4. None
  1. The Pakistan Resolution demanded the creation of an:
    1. Separate parliament
    2. Referendum system
    3. Independent country for the Muslims of British India
    4. None
  1. The Pakistan Resolution 1940, was passed in a meeting held in Lahore with __________in the chair.
    1. Liaquat Ali Khan
    2. Muhammad Ali Jinnah
    3. Allama Muhammad Iqbal
    4. None
  1. The Jamaat-e-Islami was founded by:
    1. Maulana Maududi
    2. Mian Tufail Muhammad
    3. Naeem siddiqui
    4. None
  1. In ________ The Jamaat-e-Islami was founded by Maulana Maududi.
    1. 1940
    2. 1941
    3. 1943
    4. None
  1. In ________ The Jamiatul-Ulemai-Islam (JUI) was founded by a group of Deobandi Ulema.
    1. 1943
    2. 1944
    3. 1945
    4. None

  1. On __________ The British government announced the decision to send a cabinet mission to India.
    1. 1944 February 11
    2. 1945 January 19
    3. 1946 February 19
    4. None
  1. The Cabinet mission was to arrange for the___________ to the Indians.
    1. New governing policy
    2. Transfer of power
    3. Combine elections
    4. None
  1. On __________ The cabinet mission arrived in New Delhi.
    1. 1946 March, 24
    2. 1946 March, 23
    3. 1946 June, 6
    4. None
  1. On _________ The cabinet mission announced their plan to transfer power to Indians.
    1. 1946 March, 24
    2. 1946 May, 16
    3. 1946 June, 6
    4. None
  1. On _________ The cabinet mission plan was accepted by the All-India Muslim League.
    1. 1946 June, 6
    2. 1946 May, 16
    3. 1946 June, 4
    4. None
  1. On 16 August 1946 The Muslim League observed:
    1. Day of Deliverance
    2. Great Calcutta Killings
    3. Direct Action Day
    4. Both C & D
  1. On 2 September 1946 ________was sworn in as prime minister of the Interim Government.
    1. Muhammad Ali Jinnah
    2. Jawaharlal Nehru
    3. Mahatma Gandhi
    4. None

  1. On 26 October 1946 The All-India Muslim League joined the Interim Government, with Liaqat Ali Khan assuming the portfolio of:
    1. Finance
    2. Defense
    3. Parliamentary Affairs
    4. None
  1. On 1947 February 20 __________ was appointed viceroy of India.
    1. Lord Wavell
    2. Lord Irwin
    3. Lord Mountbatten
    4. None
  1. On 8 March 1947 the __________passed a resolution demanding the partition of Punjab.
    1. Indian National Congress
    2. Muslim league
    3. Jamiatul-Ulemai-Islam (JUI)
    4. None
  1. On 3 June 1947 the plan to transfer power to two independent states, India and Pakistan, was announced by the viceroy:
    1. Lord Irwin
    2. Lord Mountbatten
    3. Lord Linlithgow
    4. None

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