Quiz On "The Cripps Mission → Direct Action Day"

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Quiz On "The Cripps Mission  Direct Action Day"

Quiz on Pages 152-155. Complete within 10 minutes. Highest scorer who finishes within time gets a treat after school opens. [Group 6]


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Muslim League won the 1945 elections.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The Indian Congress rejected Cripps' proposals because...
    • A. 

      It wanted Pakistan to be established

    • B. 

      It demanded immediate control of Indian affairs

    • C. 

      It believed that the British would deliver on their promises

  • 3. 
    Why did the 1945 elections take place?
    • A. 

      To show how united India was

    • B. 

      To show how divided India had become

    • C. 

      To establish an undivided India

    • D. 

      To establish the new British Prime Minister's power

  • 4. 
    After hearing Cripps' proposal, the Muslim League... (Multiple Answers)
    • A. 

      Accepted the proposal of an undivided India

    • B. 

      Rejected the proposal as it contained no reference to the establishment of Pakistan

    • C. 

      Was pleased to see that the right to opt out of a future union was included

  • 5. 
    The Quit India Resolution... (Multiple Answers)
    • A. 

      Was supported by the Muslim League

    • B. 

      Was a non-violent struggle that called for the immediate withdrawal of the British 

    • C. 

      Was very peaceful with no casualties

    • D. 

      Resulted in several Indian Congress leaders being arrested

    • E. 

      Resulted in many Indian deaths

    • F. 

      Was a "supposed" Hindu attempt to increase their power over the Muslims

    • G. 

      Resulted in the withdrawal of Britain from India

  • 6. 
    The Cabinet Mission Plan's delegation consisted of... (Multiple Answers)
    • A. 

      Stafford Cripps

    • B. 

      Adolf Hitler

    • C. 

      Winston Churchill

    • D. 

      Clement Atlee

    • E. 

      A.V. Alexander

    • F. 

      Pethick-Lawrence

  • 7. 
    The Cabinet Mission Plan proposed an interim government be set up while the British withdrew from India.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Direct Action Day...
    • A. 

      Was a call to show Muslim strength to both the British and Indian Congress

    • B. 

      Was to show the unity between the Hindus and Muslims

    • C. 

      Was carried out violently all across India

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