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IAS Previous Year Modern India Questions – Lecture – 14 – STHAAPNA Series

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Q.Which one of the following is not correct’ about the Cabinet Mission Plan ? [1996]

(a) Provincial grouping

(b) Interim Cabinet of Indians

(c) Acceptance of Pakistan

(d) Constitution framing right


Q.’It made its proposals in May. It still wanted a united India. There was to be a Federal Union composed of British provinces’ : [1999]

The above quotation is related to:

(a) Simon Commission

(b) Gandhi-Irwin Pact

(c) Cripps Mission

(d) Cabinet Mission


Q.The last opportunity to avoid the partition of India was lost with the rejection of : [2002]

(a)Cripps Mission

(b) Rajagopalachari Formula

(c) Cabinet Mission

(d) Wavell Plan


Q.Which one of the following leaders of the Congress was totally in favour of Cabinet Mission Plan? [1999] (Do it yourself)

(a) Mahatma Gandhi

(b) Jawaharlal Nehru

(c) Sardar Patel

(d) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad


Q.Which one of the following first mooted the idea of a constituent assembly to frame a constitution for India? [1996]

(a) Swaraj Party in 1934

(b) Congress Party in 1936

(c) Muslims League in 1942

(d) All Parties Conference in 1946


Q. With reference to Indian History, the Members of the Constituent Assembly from the Provinces were[2002,2013]

(a) directly elected by the people of those Provinces

(b) nominated by the Indian National Congress and the Muslim League

(c) elected by the Provincial Legislative Assemblies

(d) selected by the Government for their expertise in constitutional matters


Q.Which one of the following statements is correct? [2004]

(a) The Constituent Assembly of India was elected by the Provincial Assemblies in the year 1946

(b) Jawaharlal Nehru, M.A. Jinnah and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel were members of the Constituent Assembly of India

(c) The First Session of the Constituent Assembly of India was held in January, 1947

(d) The Constitution of India was adopted on 26th January, 1950


Q.B.R. Ambedkar was elected to the Constituent Assembly from: [1996]

(a) West Bengal

(b) Bombay President

(c) Madhya Bharat

(d) Punjab


Q.In the Interim government formed in 1946, the Vice-President of the Executive Council was: [1995]

(a) Jawaharlal Nehru

(b) Dr. S. Radhakrishnan

(c) C. Rajagopalachari

(d) Dr. Rajendra Prasad


Q.When the Indian Muslims League was inducted into the interim government in 1946, Liaquat Ali Khan was assigned the portfolio of : [1998]

(a) foreign affairs

(b) Home

(c) finance

(d) Defence


Q.Who headed the Interim Cabinet formed in the year 1946 ? [2003]

(a) Rajendra Prasad

(b) Jawaharlal Nehru

(c) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

(d) C. Rajagopalachari


Q.Which Portfolio was held by Dr. Rajendra Prasad in the Interim Government formed in the year 1946? [2006]

(a) Defence

(b) External Affairs and Commonwealth Relations

(c) Food and Agriculture

(d) None of the above

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