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Chapter 17: Towards Partition of India (1944-1947)

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Very Short Questions, Short Questions – I

ICSE solutions for ICSE Class 10 History and Civics Chapter 17 Towards Partition of India (1944-1947) Very Short Questions, Short Questions – I

Very Short Questions | Q 1

Name the members of the Cabinet Mission Plan.

Very Short Questions | Q 2

What was the purpose of the Cabinet Mission?

Very Short Questions | Q 3

In what way did the Cabinet Mission Plan try to preserve the unity of India?

Very Short Questions | Q 4

What was finally accepted in the Cabinet Mission Plan by the Congress?

Very Short Questions | Q 5

What was finally accepted in the Cabinet Mission Plan by the Muslim League?

Very Short Questions | Q 6

Who refuse to implement the Interim Government Plan as proposed in the Cabinet Mission Plan?

Very Short Questions | Q 7

Which day was observed as the Direct Action Day by the League?

Very Short Questions | Q 8

What is said about Princely States in Mountbatten Plan?

Very Short Questions | Q 9

What is stated about the Princely States in the Indian Independence Act 1947?

Short Questions – I | Q 9

What were the views of the Sikhs and Scheduled Castes on the proposals of the Cabinet Mission Plan?

Very Short Questions | Q 10

To whom was the power to be transferred according to the Mountbatten Plan?

Very Short Questions | Q 11

What last effort did Gandhiji make in order to prevent the partition of the country?

Very Short Questions | Q 12

Who was elected as the President of the Constituent Assembly in 1946?

Very Short Questions | Q 13

Who replaced Lord Wavell as the Viceroy of India?
Or
Name the last British Viceroy of India.

Very Short Questions | Q 14

What were the views of the, Congress on partition of the country?

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Short Questions – I

ICSE solutions for ICSE Class 10 History and Civics Chapter 17 Towards Partition of India (1944-1947) Short Questions – I

Short Questions – I | Q 1

In what way did the outcome of the general elections in 1945-46 strengthen Jinnah’s demand for partition?

Short Questions – I | Q 2

Mention two proposals of the Wavell’s Plan.

Short Questions – I | Q 3

What was the reaction of Muslim League on the proposal of Lord Wavell.

Short Questions – I | Q 4

On what grounds did the Cabinet Mission reject Jinnah’s demand for partition of India?

Short Questions – I | Q 5

Give any two salient features of the Cabinet Mission Plan.

Short Questions – I | Q 6

What was the view of the Congress and Muslim League on the grouping of the provinces as proposed in the Cabinet Mission Plan?

Short Questions – I | Q 7

What were the recommendations of the Cabinet Mission Plan regarding the Princely States?

Short Questions – I | Q 8

What was mentioned in the Cabinet Mission Plan regarding provincial Autonomy?

Short Questions – I | Q 10

Why did the Congress reject the League’s claim of having the exclusive right for nominating members of the Muslim quota in the Interim Government?

Short Questions – I | Q 11

What is referred to as the ‘Great Calcutta Killing’?

Short Questions – I | Q 12

How did Jinnah justify his stand to resort to ‘Direct Action’?

Short Questions – I | Q 13

What were the two proposals related to the Princely states in the Mountbatten Plan.

Short Questions – I | Q 14

How were the borders of the two new Dominions to be demarcated according to the Indian Independence Act of 1947?

Short Questions – I | Q 15

State any two reasons to justify why the Congress accepted the Mountbatten Plan?

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Short Questions – II

ICSE solutions for ICSE Class 10 History and Civics Chapter 17 Towards Partition of India (1944-1947) Short Questions – II

Short Questions – II | Q 1

What was the reaction of the Congress to the Wavell’s plan.

Short Questions – II | Q 2

Give the reasons for the Muslim League’s acceptance and later rejection of the Cabinet Mission plan.

Short Questions – II | Q 3

Why did the Cabinet Mission Plan reject the demand for Pakistan?

Short Questions – II | Q 4

In terms of the Independence Act of 1947 Bengal and Punjab were also to be divided If the people so desired. In this connection explain what was done to determine the choice of the people.

Short Questions – II | Q 5

Why the Muslim League earlier rejected and later participated in Interim Government.

Short Questions – II | Q 6

The Muslim League decided to observe the Direct Action Day on 16th August, 1946. In this context briefly discuss about its result.

Short Questions – II | Q 7

By pursuing Direct Action Plan, the Muslim League resorted to violent activities. Discuss.

Short Questions – II | Q 8

What did congress leaders do when the Muslim League resorted to violent activities after pursuing Direct Action plan. How worst was the communal violence?

Short Questions – II | Q 9

Describe briefly the events that led to Mr. Clement Attlee’s announcement of 20th February, 1947. With reference to this brief about the formation of Interim Government by the Congress on 2nd September, 1946.

Short Questions – II | Q 10

Prime Minister Attlee’s announcement on February 20, 1947, was attempted to end the deadlock in India and marked the last fe w months of British Rule. In this context write short notes on Attlee’s announcement of 20th February, 1947.
Or
Mention any three salient features of the Atlee’s announcement.

Short Questions – II | Q 11

What was the place of Princely States in Mountbatten Plan.

Short Questions – II | Q 12

How were the people of Punjab and Bengal affected by the communal riots?

Short Questions – II | Q 13

In reference to the Indian Independence Act of 1947, discuss what happened to Princely States.

Short Questions – II | Q 14

What was achieved by this ‘Treaty’of Peace without War’?

Short Questions – II | Q 15

Lord Samuel described the Indian Independence Act as Treaty of Peace without War’. In this connection state why did Lord Samuel say so?

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Picture Based Questions

ICSE solutions for ICSE Class 10 History and Civics Chapter 17 Towards Partition of India (1944-1947) Picture Based Questions

Picture Based Questions | Q 1

 With reference to the picture given answer the following:

(i) Identify the Viceroy in the picture.
(ii) Why was he sent to India?

Picture Based Questions | Q 2

With reference to the picture given answer the following:

(i) Identify the event in the above picture. Name the lady seen in the given picture.
(ii) Mention the year when the event took place.

Picture Based Questions | Q 3

In the above historic photograph, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru is seen giving his famous speech in the Constituent Assembly on August 14, 1947. In this context, mention the Provisions of the Indian Independence Act of 1947 regarding the Constituent Assemblies.

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Long Questions

ICSE solutions for ICSE Class 10 History and Civics Chapter 17 Towards Partition of India (1944-1947) Long Questions

Long Questions | Q 1

Mention any three proposals of the Cabinet Mission.

Long Questions | Q 2

What was the reactions of the Congress to the Cabinet Mission Plan.

Long Questions | Q 3

After the termination of the Second World War the freedom movement entered a new phase. In this context briefly describe the proposals of Lord Wavell.

Long Questions | Q 4

The Mountbatten Plan of June 3, 1947, was accepted by ad parties. What were the Four salient features of the Mountbatten Plan.

Long Questions | Q 5

Mention four important reasons for the All India Congress Committee accepting the Mountbatten Plan.

Long Questions | Q 6

All parties accepted the Mountbatten Plan of 3rd June, 1947. In this context briefly explain the basis of the partition.

Long Questions | Q 7

Why did the Muslim League observe the Direct Action Day?

Long Questions | Q 8

 What were the main provisions of the Indian Independence Act?

Long Questions | Q 9

What were the factors which were responsible for the creation of Pakistan?

Long Questions | Q 10

How did Lord Mountbatten planned to solve the communal problem existing in India?

Long Questions | Q 11

Mention the reasons that‘made the Congress accept the Partition Proposals.

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Chapter 17: Towards Partition of India (1944-1947)

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