Partition of India and Independence MCQ Set-3

41. 26 January, 1950 had chosen for the enforcement of the Constitution because

(A) This was an auspicious day
(B) ‘Quit India Movement’ was begun on this date in 1942
(C) Congress had celebrated 26 January, 1930 as the first Independence Day
(D) None of the above

Answer (C) Congress had celebrated 26 January, 1930 as the first Independence Day

[Jharkhand PCS (Pre) 2011]

42. ‘Indian Nationalism was the child of the British Rule’. Who made this statement?

(A) Bipin Chandra
(B) R. Coupland
(C) R.C. Majumdar
(D) P.E. Roberts

Answer (B) R. Coupland

[UPPSC (GIC) 2010]

43. Who among the following said that ‘the most notable achievement of the British Rule was the unification of India’?

(A) K.M. Panikkar
(B) M.N. Srinivas
(C) Rajni Kothari
(D) Yogendra Singh

Answer (A) K.M. Panikkar

[UPPCS (Spl) (Mains) 2004]

44. Select the correct option

Assertion(A): Britain made India free in 1947.
Reason(R): Britain had become weak during the second World War.

In the context of the above two statements, which of the following is/are correct?
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true

Answer (B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)

[UPPSC (GIC) 2010 UP Lower Sub. (Spl) (Pre) 2003 UPPCS (Pre) 2001]

45. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R).

Assertion(A): The British sovereignty continued to exist in free India.
Reason(R): The British sovereign appointment the last Governor General of free India.

In the context of the above two statements, which one of the following is correct?
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true

Answer (D) (A) is false, but (R) is true

[IAS (Pre) 1996]

46. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R).

Assertion(A): The Indian National Congress accepted the Mountbatten plan.
Reason(R): It believed in two nation theory.

Select the correct answer from the code given below.
(A) Both(A) and(R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
(B) Both(A) and(R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true

Answer (C) (A) is true, but (R) is false

[UPPCS (Pre) 1998]