(IGP) CSAT Paper - I : Indian History - MCQ 3

Indian History (MCQ - 3)

1. The Cripps Proposals were rejected by the Muslim League, as
(a) the Constitution-making body of separate electorate had not been recognized
(b) Its demand for Pakistan had not been directly conceded
(c) Both (a) and (b) above
(d) Muslims were not given proportionate representation in the proposed Executive Council also.

2. The failure of the Wavell Plan has been called a ‘breakwater in Indian political history’ because
(a) The Muslim League was recognised as the  sole organisation of Indian Muslims
(b) The Muslim League got the right to use its veto in all future negotiation.
(c) The Muslim League was treated at the same level as the Congress
(d) All the above

3. The Mountbatten Plan (June 3, 1947) related to which of the following ?
(a) Creation of a federal government
(b) A plan for controlling the communal riots raging all over India at the time
(c) The method by which power was to be transferred from British to Indian hands
(d) Guidelines for the formation of a Constitution for India by the Constituent Assembly

4. The Vaikkom Satyagraha was launched in for
(a) Opening the temples to the low caste Hindus
(b) Fighting against the exploitation by the landlords
(c) Removal of Press restrictions
(d) None of the above

5. The agitation, during which ‘for the first time under British rule, India with its varied races and religions had been brought under the same platform for a common cause and united front’, was launched for
(a) Raising the maximum age for Civil Services Examination
(b) Liberalisation of the Vernacular Press Act
(c) The repeal of the Arms Act
(d) None of the above


1. (c) 2. (b) 3. (c) 4. (a) 5. (a)