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Civil Disobedience to Indian Independence [1930-1947]

  1. Civil disobedience- Dandi March
  2. Roundtable conferences
  3. BR Ambedkar- Poona Pact
  4. Role of Congress Socialist Party
  5. Govt of India Act 1935
  6. Quit India Movement
  7. Pakistan Resolution
  8. Partition Plans
  9. Cripps Mission and CabinetMission
  10. CR Plan-Wavell Plan
  11. India’s Independence
  • India’s Struggle for Independence- Chapter 22,23,25,26,31,32,33,34,35,36 & 37
  • Spectrum’s- Brief History of Modern India- Chapters 5, 6

[2010 Prelims]

1)For the Karachi session of Indian National Congress in 1931, presided over by Sardar Patel, who drafted the Resolution on Fundamental Rights and Economic Programme?
(a) Mahatma Gandhi
(b) Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru
(c) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
(d) Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

2)Who among the following were official Congress negotiators with Cripps Mission?
(a) Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar Patel
(b) Acharya J. B. Kripalani and C. Rajagopalachari
(c) Pandit Nehru and Maulana Azad
(d) Dr. Rajendra Prasad and Rafi Ahmed Kidwai

3)Consider the following statements:
1. The “Bombay Manifesto” signed in 1936 openly opposed the preaching of socialist ideals.
2. It evoked support from a large section of business community from all across India.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

[2011 Prelims]

1)Which one of the following observation is not true about the
quit India movement of 1942 ?
(a) It was a nonviolent movement.
(b) It was led by mahatma Gandhi.
(c) It was a spontaneous movements.
(d) It did not attract the labour class in general.

[2012 Prelims]

1)The congress ministries resigned in the seven provinces in 1939, because
a. The Congress could not form ministries in the other four provinces
b. Emergence of a ‘left wing’ in the Congress made the working of the ministries impossible
c. There wee widespread communal disturbances in their provinces.
d. None of the statements (a), (b) and (c) given below is correct.

2)Which of the following parties were established by DR. B. R. Ambedkar?
1. The Peasants and Workers party of India
2. All India Scheduled Castes Federation
3 The Independent Labour Party
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3

3)Mahatma Gandhi undertook fast unto death in 1932 mainly because
a) Roundtable Conference failed to satisfy Indian political aspirations
b) Congress and Muslim League had differences of opinion
c) Ramsay Macdonald announced the Communal Award
d) None of the statements (a), (b) and (c) given above is correct in
this context.

[2013 Prelims]

1)Quit India Movement was launched in response to
(a) Cabinet Mission Plan
(b) Cripps Proposals
(c) Simon Commission Report
(d) Wavell Plan

[2014 Prelims]

1)The Radcliffe Committee was appointed to
(a) solve the problem of minorities in India
(b) give effect to the Independence Bill
(c) delimit the boundaries between India and Pakistan
(d) enquire into the riots in East Bengal

[2015 Prelims]

1)With reference to Congress Socialist Party, consider the following statements:
1. It advocated the boycott of British goods and evasion of taxes.
2. It wanted to establish the dictatorship of proletariat.
3. It advocated separate electorate for minorities and oppressed classes.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(a) 1 and 2 only
(b) 3 only
(c) 1, 2 and 3
(d) None

2)Who of the following organized a march on the Tanjore coast to break the Salt Law in April 1930?
(a) V. O. Chidambaram Pillai
(b) C. Rajagopalachari
(c) K. Kamaraj
(d) Annie Besant

3)Consider the following
1. The first woman President of the Indian National Congress was Sarojini Naidu.
2. The first Muslim President of the Indian National Congress was Badruddin Tyabji.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither I nor 2
4)With reference to the Cabinet Mission, which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. It recommended a federal government.
2. It enlarged the powers of the Indian courts.
3. It provided for more Indians in the ICS.
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 and 3
(c) 1 and 3
(d) None

[2017 Prelims]

1) With reference to Indian freedom struggle, consider the following events

  1. Mutiny in Royal Indian Navy
  2. Quit India Movement launched
  3. Second Round Table Conference

What is the correct chronological sequence of the above events ?

(a) 1-2-3

(b) 2-1-3

(c) 3-2-1

(d) 3-1-2

Answer : C