UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-5

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    Arrange the following events in correct chronological order.
    1. CR Formula 2. Cripps mission
    3. Cabinet Mission 4. Wave Plan
    5. Mountbatten Plan 6. August offer

    A)  6, 2, 1, 4, 3, 5

    B)  6, 2, 1, 3, 4, 5    

    C)  2, 1, 6, 4,-3, 5

    D)         2, 1, 6, 3, 4.

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] The road to independence was followed by many talks, plans, offers and formula's in last decade before the freedom. The one event led to the requirement of another. The events that took place were August offer by Britishers in 1940, in sought of help from Indian's in World War II. It was followed by Cripps Mission in 1942, whose proposals were totally rejected and criticised by Indian leaders. Then C Rajagopalachari gave a formula, supported by Gandhiji, in 1944 which was not acceptable to the Muslim League. Then Britishers under the Viceroy Wavell, made a plan in 1945, which is also known as Shimla Conference, tor Indian self-government. It was again not accepted by Muslim League. Then came the three membered Cabinet Mission in 1946. It was followed by direct action day by Muslim League in the same year after 3 months. Finally, Mountbatten Plan in 1947 gave the solution and led to Indian Independence Act, 1947.

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