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MCQs About Reforms/Acts during British Period and Important Books of Indo-Pak History

  • Prohibition of Sati and Female infanticide
    • 1829
    • Lord William Bentinck
    • Supported by Raja Ramous Roy
  • Doctrine of Lapse
    • 1848
    • Lord Dalhousie
    • Adoption of sons by rulers in the absence of their natural heirs was banned
  • Indian Legislative Council Act
    • 1861
    • Lord Canning
    • Envisaged association of Indians with the administration at higher level.
  • Elbert Bill
    • 1883
    • Lord Ripon
    • To bring Indian and European magistracy on equal footing
  • Indian Council Act
    • 1892
    • Lord Lansdown
    • Membership of the central legislative councils was enlarged
  • 6.Minto-Morley Reforms
    • 1909
    • Lord Minto II
    • Separate electorates to widen the gulf between Hindus and Muslims
  • Indian Councils Act
    • 1909
    • Lord Minto II
    • (See Morley-Minto reforms)
  • Montague-Chelmsford Reforms (Dyarchy)
    • 1919
    • Lord Chelmsford
    • Meaning dual system of Government (See Rowlatt act)
  • Jallianwala Bagh Massacre
    • 1919
    • Lord Chelmsford
    • Massacre at Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar by General Dyer
  • Rowlatt Act
    • 1919
    • Lord Chelmsford
    • Extraordinary powers were given to government to suppress the freedom struggle with General Dyer as the Commandant
  • Simon Commission
    • 1927
    • Lord Irwin
    • To report working of the reforms; recommended diarchy in provinces India to be constituted as a federation and Indianization of armed forces
  • Gandhi-Irwin Pact
    • 1931
    • Lord Irwin
    • Congress called off the agitation and agreed to participate in the Second Round Table Conference
  • Communal Award
    • 1932
    • Lord Wellingdon
    • Envisaged communal representation for depressed classes besides Hindus, Muslims and Sikhs
  • Government of India Act
    • 1935
    • Lord Wellingdon
    • Provided for a federal type constitution
  • Cripps Mission
    • 1942
    • Lord Linlithgow
    • Proposed Dominion status for India after the Second World War
  • INA Trial
    • 1945
    • Lord Wavell
    • INA prisoners of war were tried at Red Fort Delhi and Jawaharlal Nehru defended them
  • Wavell Plan
    • 1945
    • Lord Wavell
    • Envisaged constitution of executive council in such a way as to give representation to all major communities in India
    • Cabinet Mission Plan
    • 1946
    • Lord Wavell
    • Envisaged establishment of Constituent Assembly to frame the Constitution
  • Indian Independence Act
    • 1947
    • Lord Mountbatten
    • India partitioned and attained independence


  1. Jinnah the creator of PakistanHector Bolitho
  2. Thoughts on PakistanDr. Ambedkar
  3. Myth of independence & Great TragedyZ. A. Bhutto
  4. Foreign Policy of PakistanZ. A. Bhutto
  5. Evolution of PakistanSharif-Ud-Din Pirzada
  6. Foundation of PakistanSharif-Ud-Din Pirzada
  7. Quaid –e-Azam Jinnah. The story of a NationG. Allana
  8. Our Freedom FightersG. Allana
  9. Emergence of PakistanM. A. Choudhry
  10. India wins FreedomMaulana Abul Kalam Azad
  11. Mission with MountbattonCambell Johnson
  12. The Making of PakistanK.K. Aziz
  13. The Transfer of Power in IndiaV. P. Menon
  14. Jinnah: India-Pakistan-IndependenceJaswant Singh (17 August 2009)
  15. The great Divide H. V. Hudson
  16. In the Line of FirePervez Musharraf
  17. The Daughter of EastBenzir Bhutto
  18. Reconstruction of Religious Thought in Islam Allam Iqbal
  19. Freedom Moment of IndiaI. H. Qureshi
  20. Jinnah of PakistanStanlay Walport
  21. Zulfi of PakistanStanlay Walport
  22. Muslim India and the Birth of PakistanS. M Ikram
  23. Friends not MastersAyub Khan
  24. Struggle for PakistanI. H. Qureshi
  25. Pakistan formative PhaseK. B. Saeed
  26. Political System of PakistanK. B. Saeed
  27. Politics in PakistanK. B. Saeed
  28. Jinnah as I know himAbdul Hassan Isphahani
  29. Pathway to PakistanCh. Khaliq-uz-zaman
  30. Ulema in PolictcsI. H. Qureshi
  31. Our Indian MuslimsW. W. Hunter
  32. Medieval India Lane Poole
  33. Divide and QuitMoon, Penderal
  34. Five Thousand Years of PakistanR. E. M. Wheeler
  35. Towards PakistanWaheed-ur—Zaman
  36. Now or NeverCh. Rehmat Ali
  37. Pakistan the Heart of AsiaLiaquat Ali Khan
  38. Incomplete PartitionAlastair Lamb
  39. My Last day with QuaidIlahi Bux
  40. The Sole SpokesmanAysha Jalal
  41. A New History of PakistanK. Ali
  42. Modern Muslim India and the birth of PakistanS. M. Ikram
  43. History of Muslim Civilization in India and PakistanS. M. Ikram
  44. My Experiments with Truth Mahtma Gandhi
  45. Constitutional Development of PakistanG. W. Chaudhry
  46. The Idea of PakistanStephen Philip Cohen
  47. India as I Knew itM.F.O Dwyer
  48. History of Saracens , Spirit of IslamSyed Ameer Ali
  49. My Life a FragmentM. Ali Johar
  50. A Nation in MakingSerandere Nath Benerji
  51. Pakistan or Partition of IndiaDr. Ambedkar