SSC History Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-4

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    The Viceroy who put forward the proposal of August Offer in 1940 was:

    A)  Wave II           

    B)  Linlithgow

    C)  Willington        

    D)  Bradourne

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] The august Offer turned down the demand of the Congress to set up a national Government at the center but proposed the following: After the war, a representative "Constitution Making Body" shall be appointed immediately after the war. The number of the Indians in the Viceroy's Executive council will be increased. A war advisory Council would be set up. The Congress did not approve the August Offer. Jawahar Lal Nehru said that the whole idea was "dead and doornail". The Muslim League said that it will not be satisfied with anything short of partition of India.

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