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• Who amongst the following were the first to invade India? Arabs

• Real name of Mohd: bin Qasim was Amadudin Mohammad (Pillar of Deen).

• Mohd: Bin Qasim was nephew and son-in-law of Hajjaj bin Yousuf the Governor of Iraq (Omayad Period). He came to Sindh with 12 thousand men.

• Mohd: bin Qasim conquered Sindh during Ummayads.

• Siskar was Waziir of Dahir.

• Mohd: bin Qasim tortured to death in Iraq by Sulaiman.

• The Abbasid governor Hisham came to Sindh in 757 A.D.

• Shabudding Ghori was the founder of Islamic State in India.

• Qutubudin Aibk was the founder of slave dynasty after Ghoris.

• Ghiyasuddin Tughluq was the first sultan of Tughluq dynasty.

• Aurangzeb reimposed ‘Jaziya’?

• Ibn Batutah visited India in reign of Muhammad-bin Tughluq

• Babur used artillery in warfare.

• Emperor Shahjahan= Khurram Shihab-ud-din

• Akbar prohibited the practice of Sati?

• Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya’s Dargah is located at Delhi.

• Baba Farid Gang Shakar was the first Punjabi poet.

• Waris shah is called the ‘Shakespeare of Punjabi literature’.

• Tomb named Khawaja Moin ud Din Chisti is in Ajmer.

• Hazrat Bullay Shah was a famous Sufi poet of Punjabi language. His tomb is in the city of Kasur.

• Thatta was the capital city of Sindh during Argons and Turkans

• Mohd: bin Tughlaq introduced tokens currency firstly.

• Akbar the Great was born in Umar Kot.

• Shalamar Bagh was built by Shah Jahan (Shahabuddin Mohd: Shah Jahan) (also called Shahzada Khuram)

• Jahan Ara begum was the daughter of Shah Jahan

• Mehmood set out on Somnath on17 Oct: 1024 A.D.

• 1st battle of Tarrin was fought b/w Mohd: Ghouri & Rajput (1191), Ghori was defeated. In 1192 A.D, the 2nd battle of Tarrin, Ghori wins.

• Ahmed Shah Abdali was the King of Kabul.

• Ahmed Shah Abdali defeated Marhatas in 1761.

• Pan Islamism introduced by Jamaludding Afghani.

• Nadir Shah of Iran invaded Delhi during the period of Mohd: Shah Rangila (The Moughal Emperor).

• Original name of Tippu Sultan was Nawab Fateh Ali.

• 4th May 1799 was the day of Shahadat of Tippu Sultan.

• The original name of Sultan Siraj Doullah (the Nawab of Bengal) was Mirza Mohd:

• Battle of Plassey was fought in 1757 b/w Clive and Siraj-ud-Daula which established British rule in Bengal.

• Sindh was annexed by Birtish in 1847 and was separated from Bombay in 1935 vide India Act 1935.

• First war of freedom was fought in 1757 b/w Siraju Doullah and Rober Clive.

• Sh. Ahmed Sirhandi is known as Majaddid Alf Sani.

• Sheikh Ahmad Sirhandi was born in 1564.

• Mausm Khan, soldier of Titu Mir was sentenced to death.

• Hajatullah al-Balaghah written by Shah Waliullah.

• Shah waliullah born in 1703. Shah Waliullah died in 1763.

• Shah Alam II was an ally of Mir Qasim in the Battle of Buxar.

• During Jehangir’s reign Sir Thomas Roe and Captain Hawkins visited Moghul court to secure commercial privileges.

• Real name of Shah Waliullah was Ahmed and his historical name was Azimuddin.

• Haji Shareetullah of Bengal was the founder of Farazi Tehriz in 1802.

Farazi Tehriz meant to pay more attention on fundamental of Islam.

• Syed Ahmed of Rai Brelli (Oudh) was the founde of Jehad Tehrik against Sikhs. He was martyred at Balakot (NWF) in 1831.

• Battle of Buxar was fought in 1764.

• Haji Shariat Ullah was born in 1781

• The main aim of Brahma Samaj was Reform in Hinduism.
• Raja Ram Mohan Roy founded Brahma Samaj.

• Ani- Muslim Arya Samaj (1877) was founded by Dayanand Sirasoti. Arya Samaj was founded in 1875 (chk)

• In 1805, British made Sri Lanka a colony.

• British annexed NWFP in 1849.

• Wardha scheme written by Zakir Hussain.

• Sati was abolished by Lord William Bantink.

• First census in India made during the period of Lord Mayo.

• Moen-jo-DAro & Herapa discovered in 1922.

• Sir John Marshal ordered digging of Moen jo Daro in 1922.

• East India Company was formed in 1600 in London.

• In India French East India company was established in 1664.

• Raishmi Romal campaign started by Ubaidullah Sindhi before war of Independence.

• War of Independence started on 7th May, 1857 from Delhi.

• Lord Canning was the Governor General of India during Sepoy Mutiny.

• In India the first gate of enterance of Europeans was Bengal.

• At Meerath firstly the war of independence was fought.

• War of independence started on 9th May, 1857.

• The first Viceroy of the subcontinent was Lord Canning.

• Queen’s Proclamation was made in 1858.

• Indian National Congress made by Allan O. Hume in 1885.

• First president of Congress was W.C. Benerjee.

• 72 members attended the first meeting of Congress at Bombay out of them only 2 were Muslims.

• Warren Hastings was the first Governor General of Bengal.
• Hindi-Urdu controversy started in 1867.

• Mohsin-ul-Mulk founded Urdu Defence Association.

• Syed Ahmed Khan born on 17th Oct: 1817 in Delhi & died March 241898 at Ali Gargh.

• Sir Syed is buried in Ali Garh Muslim University.

• Tahzibul Ikhelaque was published in 1870. (1867 chk)

• Asrar-us-Sanadeed was compiled by Sir Syed Ahmed Khan.

• Sir Syed wrote Loyal Mohammandan’s of India & Causes of Indian Revolt.

• Hayate-e-Javed is written by Maulana Hali about Sir Syed.

• In Indai English education was first initiated in Bengal in 1835.
• Shah Waliullah was born in Delhi.

• Madressah Rahimiya was established by Shah Abdul Rahim.
• Scientific society was established in 1863.

• Albert Bill was presented in 1883

• NWFP was separated from Punjab by the British in 1901, Lord Curzon was then the viceroy and GG of British India.

• Mohammadan Educational Conference was formed on 27 Dec: 1886 by Sir Syed.

• Muhammadan Literacy Society of Calcutta founded in 1860.

• “Indian Patriotic Association” was founded in 1861.

• Nidwatul Ulema (1884) was founded by Molvi Abdul Ghafoor Qasim Nativi. Nadvat-ul-Ulema was founded in 1894 and Maulvi Abdul Ghafoor was its founder.(chk)

• Darul-ul Deoband (1867) was founded by Mohd: Qasim Nanavatavi.

• MAO College founded on Jan: 8, 1877 and inaugurated by Governor General Lord Lyton.

• Present Sindhi alphabets made by Sir Barter Frere in 1883.

• Anjuman-e-himayat-Islam was founded in 1884.

• Sindh Madrasa built by Hassan Ali Afandi on 1st Sep: 1885.

• DJ (Diwan Dayaram Jethmal) Science College was opened by Governor of Bombay Lord Reay on 17th Jan: 1887.

• Islamia High School Peshawar was founded in 1890.

• Muslim Aligargh University was established in 1920.

• Treaty of Amritsar took place in 1876.

• Kashmir was sold to Gulab Singh in 1845.

• NWFP was given status of province in 1901.

• Shakespeare (not William Shakespeare) was the governor of Banarus.
• Mohammadan Political Association was formed in 1903.

• Partition of Bengal announced on 1st Sept: 1905 & implemented on 16 Oct: 1905 by Lord Curzon.

• Partition of Bengal annulled: 10th Dec: 1911 by Lord Hardinge.

• Swadeshi movement was started against Partition of Bengal.

• Bengal divided in East Bengal (Muslim Bengal) & West Bengal (Hindu Bengal) in July 1905 by Lord Curzon. Capital of Muslim Bengal was Dacca and that of Hindu Bengal was Calcutta.

• The partition of Bengal was annulled on 12th Dec: 1911 by King George-V and Queen Marry.

• The president of Simla Deputation (1st Oct: 1906) was Agha Khan III and secretary was Mohsanul Mulk.

• Muslim League founded on 30 Dec: 1906 at Decca.

• ML was formed in the annual session of Muslim Educational Conference in Decca with the proposal of Nawab Salimullah.

• The HQ of ML was established at Lucknnow.

• Initial membership of ML was 400.

• Mohd: Ali Johr wrote the constitution of ML: The Green Book.

• Inagural session of ML was presided by Nawab Samiullah.

• Inagural address was delivered by Nawab Vikarul Mulk.

• First session of ML was held on 30th Dec: 1907 at Karachi.

• First session of ML held in Karachi 31st Dec: 1907 was presided over by Adamjee Pri Bhai of Bombay.

• The original name of Mohsanu-ul-Mulk was Mehdi Ali Khan.

• Original name of Waqaul Mulk was Molvi Mohd: Shah.

• 1st President of ML was Agha Khan III. (upto 1913).

• Sir Agha Khan remained permanent president of ML till 1913.

• First VC of Aligarh University was Agha Khan 3.

• Agha Khan III was born in Karachi and was buried in Egypt.

• Real name of Agha Khan III was Sultan Mohd: Shah.

• First secretary general of ML was Hussain Bilgrami.

• 2nd President of ML was Sir Ali Mohd: Khan when Agha Khan III resigned in 1913.

• Sir Mohammad Shafik was the second general secretary of Muslim League.

• Syyed Amir Ali established ML London in 1908.

• Quaid attended 1st time Muslim League session in 1912. (chk)

• Quaid resigned from Imerial Legislative Council as a protest against Rowlatt Act in 1919.

• Quaid became ML president 1919-1924 (chk it).

• Quaid joined ML 10 Oct 1913.

• Syed Amir Ali resigned from ML in 1913.

• Quaid resigned from Congress and Home Rule League in Dec: 1920 (Nagpur Session) became ML president in 1916. (chk it)

• Quaid held joint membership of ML & Congress for 7 years i.e from 1913-1920

• He presided the ML Lucknow session of 1916 and Delhi session of 1924, became permanent president of ML in 1934.

• Lord Minto came to India as viceroy in 1915.

• Minto Morley reforms 1909: introduced separate electorates.

• Minto Morley reforms: Minto was Indian Viceroy and Morley was state secretary for India.

• Montague Chemsford Reforms came in 1919.

• ML demanded principle of self rule for India in 1913.

• Kanpur mosque incident took place in 1913.

• Jillanwalla Bagh is in Amritsar. It was place where a number of Indian killed by the English on 13th April, 1919.

• General Dair was the army commander of Amritsar during Jullianwala bagh slaughter (1919).

• Lucknow Pact came in Nov: 1916.

• Home Rule Movement was founded by Mrs. Annie Basent an English Parsi lady in 1916 after Lucknew pact.

• Rowalt Act was passed in 1919.

• Khilafat Movement started in 1919 and ended in March 1921.

• All Indai Khilafat committee was founded in Bombay on 5th Juley 1919 and Seth Chuttani became its first president.

• First meeting of All Indai Khilafat Movement was held on 23rd Nov:
1919 and was presided over by Molvi Fazal Haq of Bengl. Its headquarter was at Bombay.

• Khilafat day was observed on 27th October, 1919.

• Indian Khilafat Delegation met with Lloyd George.

• Mopala uuprising in Malabar 1921.

• Chauri Chuara incident tookplace in 1922.

• Non-cooperation movement was called off by Gandhi because of Chauri-Chaura incident 1922.

• Shuddi and Sangathan movement was started at the end of Tahreek Khilafat.

• Sangathan movement was started by Pandit Malavia.

• Treaty of Lausanne was signed in 1923.

• Mustafa Kamal: first president of Turkey on 23rd Oct: 1923.

• Atta Turk means the father of Turks.

• Khilafat was abolished in 1924.

• Last caliph of Turkish State was Abdul Majeed Afandi.

• Hijrat Movement took place in 1924

• Reshimi Roomal movement of 1915 started by Maulana Mehmood-ul-Hassan.

• Lord Rippon is associated with the Hunter Commission.

• Lord Dalhousie is associated with Wood’s Dispatch.

• Lord Cornwalls is associated with permanent settlement of Bengal.

• Delhi proposals presented by Quaid-e-Azam in March 1927.

• Nehru Report was produced by Motilal Nehru in 1928.

• Shoaib Qureshi was one muslim member who took part in writing the Nehru Report.

• 14 Points came in March 1929 from Delhi.

• Simon Commission visited India in 1928 and consisted of 7 members.

• British cabinet minister Cripps came to India in March 1942.

• Civil Disobedience Movement started by Gandhi on 12th March, 1930.
• Simon Commission submitted its report in 1930.

• Ist Session of Round Table Conference from 12Nov1930 to 19Jan1931. (Mohd: Ali Johar participated in it, Congress was absent.)

• Congress absent in 1st RTC, leaders were in jail due to civil disobedience.

• Leader in the 1st RTC was Agha Khan III.

• Quaid attended RTC 1, not attended RTC 2&3. After RTC 1, he renounced politics and persued lawyership.

• The PM of England during 1st Roundtable was Ramshy Macdonald.

• 2nd Session of RTC from 7Sep1931 to 31stSep1931. Gandhi
represented Congress.

• Gandhi-Irwin pact was made on March 5, 1931.

• 3rd Session of RTC from 17Nov:1932 to 24Dec: 1932.

• British opposition did not participate in RTC III.

• Communal award published in 1932.

• White Paper of RTC published in Marchi 1933.

• Begum Shahnawaz attended one RTC.

• Mohd: Ali Johar Started Comrade & Hamdard (1912) from Calcutta.

• Name of Bi-Aman was Abidi Begum. (chk afridi begum)

• Mohd: Ali Johar borin in1878 at Rampur and died at the age of 54 on 4ht Jan: 1931 at London and was buried in Bait-ul-Mukadas (Jerusalem).

• Wife of Mohd: Ali Johar was Amjadi Begum.

• Moulana Shoukat Ali, the elder brother of Mohd: Ali was born in 1872 and died on 28th Nov: 1938 and buried at Jamia Mosque Delhi.

• Zamidar (1903) started by Zafar Ali Khan from Lahore.

• Daily Dawn (1942) by Quaid.

• Daily Jang (1940) by Mir Khalilur Rehman.
• Daily al-Halal by Abdeul Kalam.
• Ch: Rehmat Ali is associated with Delhi Darbar.
• IN 1908, Iqbal was awarded Ph.D from Munich University for Persian Philosophy.
• Allama Iqbal born on 9th Nov: 1877 at Sialkot and died on 21st April, 1938
• Allama Iqbal was tutored by Moulvi Syed Mir Hassan.
• Iqbal was elected as a member of Punjab Legislative Assembly in 1926 and chosen president of ML in 1930.
• Jinnah means Lion.
• Jinnah means Thiner. He was 5 feet, 11 ½ inches in height.
• Quaid got education of law from Lincolin’s Inn.
• “Quaid” used by Molvi Mazharul Haq in newspaper Al-Aman.
• Wife of Quaid was Ratan Bai.
• Quid’s father was Jinnah Poonja.
• Jinnah Poonja was born in 1850 and married with Mithi Bai.
• Poonja was grand father of Quaid.
• Jinnah joined Congress in 1906& in 1913 ML in London.
• Quaid born on 25th Dec: 1876 and died on 11 Sep: 1948.
• Jinnah joined ML on the insistence of Mohd: Ali Johar and Syed Wazir Hassan.
• Jinnah got admission in at Gokal Das Teg primary school Bombay at the age of 10 he studied for 5 ½ months.
• Jinnah went to London and got law degree at the age of 18 form LINCONINN.
• Sir Dinsha was the father of Ratna (the wife of Jinnah).
• Ratna embrassed Islam on 18th April 1918 and married Jinnah on 19th April 1918. before that she was Parsi. She died on 20th Feb: 1929 and was buried in Aram Bagh Bombay.
• Dinna, the daughter of Jinnah was born on 14th August, 1919.
• Dinna married a Parsi boy named Navel Wadya.
• Jinnah left the lawyership after 23rd March, 1940 nd returned to India in April 1934.
• Pakistan national movement was founded by Ch: Rahmat Ali.
• Lilaquat Ali Khan Joined Muslim League in 1924.
• Sindh separated from Bombay in 1935.
• The system of Dyarchy (Two authorities) was in operation from 1921-1937. (chk it).
• Dyarchy introduced in 1919 reforms and removed in 1935 Act.
• Dyarchy was introduced as a constitutional reform by E.S. Montague and Lord Chelmsford.
• Dyarchy divided India into 8 major provinces (excluding Burma.)
• Jinnah-Rajendra Prasal formula came in 1935.
• Provincial elections held in 1937.
• Pirpur Report about congress ministries came in 1938.
• Shareef report about Bihar came in 1939.
• Muslims observed “Day of Deliverance” on 22nd Dec: 1939.
• A committee under the chairmanship of Raja Mohd: Mehdi was appointed to inquire into congress ministries.
• August Offer was offered by Viceroy Lord Llinthgow in 1940.
• Cripps visited India in 1942.
• Quit India movement started in1942.
• Simla conference (June, 1945) was presented by Lord Wavel.
• Wavel plan was made in 1945.
• In 1945, Labour Party came to power.
• In 1945 elections ML won 428 out of 492 seats.
• In 1946, Quaid decided to join Interim govt in India.
• In interim govt: ML got portfolis of Finance & Liaquat Ali was Finance Minister.
• J.N.Mandal was the non-Muslim member who became a minister in interim govt: on ML behalf.
• On the arrival of Simon Commission, ML was divided in to Mohd: Shafee & Quaid groups.
• Unionist’s Ministry was in Punjab.
• Fouinder of Unionist Party in Punjab was Sir Fazle Hussain.
• Sir Siney Rollet was the president of Rollet Committee whose objective was to check Home Rule Movement.
• Real name of Gandhi was Mohan Das Karam Chand Gandhi.
• Burma separated from India in 1935 and was made independent in 1947.
• Sindh asssembley passed the resoluation for the creation of Pak: firstly on June 26, 1947.
• Lahore Resolution was presented in 27th Session of Muslim League at Monto Park (now Iqbal Park) on 23rd March, 1940 by Fazal-al-Qaq of Bengal. Quaid presided the session.
• The book ‘last dominion’ was written by Carthill.
• “Divide and Quit” is wtitten by Penderel Moon.
• “Mission with Mountbatten” written by Campbell Johnson.
• Liaquat Desai pact was concluded in 1946.
• Cabinet mission announced its plan on 16th May, 1946.
• Cabinet Mission consisted of 8 members.
• ML accepted Cabinet Mission but Congress rejected it.
• Muslim League observed direct action day on 16th August 1946.
• On 18th July, 1947, British parliament passed Indian Independence Bill.
• MP of England at the time of independence of Pak: was Lord Cunet Iteley.
• Redcliffe Award announced on 15th August 1947.
• On April, 1947, All India State’s Conference was held in Gawalior.
• Inquilab Zindabad slogan was given by Mohammd Iqbal.

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PAKISTAN QUIZ – 1947 TO 1953

  1. Who was the British Prime Minister at the time of the partition of India?
  2. When was it announced by that June 1948 had been determined as the date of withdrawal of British power from India?
  3. Who was the Secretary of State for India at the time of partition in 1947?
  4. Who was the Viceroy of India from 1943 to 1947?
  5. When did Lord Mountbatten arrive in Delhi as new Viceroy of India?
  6. Who was the Chief of the Viceroy’s staff from 1936 to 1947?
  7. When did Jinnah meet Lord Mountbatten first time?
  8. When did Lord Mountbatten announced the partition plan?
  9. Which party formed government in NWFP after the 1946 elections?
  10. Who was the Chief Minister of NWFP after the elections of 1946?
  11. When was a Partition Council set up in Center and in Bengal and Punjab?
  12. When was the Indian Independence Bill moved in the British Parliament?
  13. When was the Indian Independence Bill was passed by the British Parliament and became an Act?
  14. When did Mountbatten address the Constituent Assembly of Pakistan?
  15. What is the exact time of creation of Pakistan?
  16. At what time it was announced on Radio that at midnight the State of Pakistan will come into being?
  17. Who first time announced in English “This is Pakistan Broadcasting Service” at the time of creation of Pakistan?
  18. Who first time announced in Urdu “This is Pakistan Broadcasting Service” at the time of creation of Pakistan?
  19. When did Egypt announced its recognition of the new State of Pakistan?
  20. When did Pakistan apply for membership of UNO?
  21. Who were the members of the Steering Committee of the Partition Council in the Center?
  22. Apart from partition Council how many expert committees were formed to cover the whole field of administration?
  23. When did the Pakistan Assembly pass the resolution for changing the name of West Punjab to Punjab?
  24. What is the estimated number of people who migrated on partition of India in 1947?
  25. What was the name of the force set up on partition to maintain law and order in the disputed areas?
  26. When did the Joint Defence Council for India and Pakistan decide to abolish the Punjab Boundary Force?
  27. On 3rd September, 1947 Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan me in a conference in Lahore. What was the agenda of the conference?
  28. Which airline helped movement of 35000 people from Pakistan to India between Oct. 20 to Nov. 30, 1947? (The same airline also moved 7000 Muslim Govt. officials and the families from Delhi to Pakistan).
  29. Which Indian city was proclaimed a “dangerous area” on Sept. 8, 1947?
  30. Who was the Supreme Commander of the Indian Armed Forces at the time of partition?
  31. A Joint Defence Council was set up to supervise the division of armed forces and military stores and equipment. Who was its Chairman?
  32. Who were other members of the Joint Defence Council?
  33. Who represented Pakistan in the Joint Defence Council meeting held in August, 1947 in Delhi?
  34. The Joint Defence Council had to complete its task by March 31, 1948 but when was it abolished?
  35. According to Mountbatten what was “the most difficult letter” that he had to “ever to write” in his life?
  36. Under the Partition agreement how many Sherman tanks were to be given to Pakistan?
  37. How many Sherman tanks were actually given to Pakistan?
  38. Where was the Inter-Dominion Defence Secretaries Conference held on May 3, 1948?
  39. What was the Cash balance of the former government of undivided India on Aug. 14, 1947?
  40. How much from the Cash balance was demanded by Pakistan?
  41. According to a financial agreement between both the countries reached in December 1947, what was the share of Pakistan from the cash balance?
  42. How much of Pakistan’s share was actually paid after intervention of Gandhi?
  43. When was it announced that Jinnah would be the Governor General of Pakistan?
  44. Who was the last Governor of the undivided Punjab?
  45. What does RSS stand for ?
  46. Under which Section of the Indian Independence Act, 1947 Jinnah could make “omissions from, additions to, and adaptations and modifications of the Government of India Act 1935′ until March 1948?
  47. When did the Constituent Assembly of Pakistan extend the above powers of Jinnah until March 31, 1949?
  48. Who was the Finance Minister in the first cabinet of the Dominion of Pakistan?
  49. When did Liaquat Ali Khan move in the Constituent Assembly that the title of “Quaid-e-Azam” be used for Jinnah in official correspondence?
  50. When was Jinnah’s name was read in Khutaba at the Pakistan colony mosque by the Sindh Education Minister Pir Illahi Bukhsh?
  51. when was it announced that Jinnah would act as Legal Guide to the Assembly in drafting the Constitution?
  52. When was the announcement made from Delhi for setting up a Constituent Assembly for Pakistan?
  53. When did Jinnah reach Karachi to take part in the first meeting of the Constituent Assembly?
  54. How many members were in the first Constituent Assembly for Pakistan?
  55. How many members of the first Constituent Assembly for Pakistan were from East Bengal?
  56. How many members of the first Constituent Assembly for Pakistan were from West Punjab?
  57. How many members of the first Constituent Assembly for Pakistan were from Sindh?
  58. How many members of the first Constituent Assembly for Pakistan were from NWFP?
  59. How many members of the Constituent Assembly for Pakistan were to be from the Sylhet district of Assam?
  60. When did the Constituent Assembly for Pakistan meet first time and where?
  61. Who was unanimously elected President of the Pakistan’s first Constituent Assembly?
  62. When did Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah take oath as the first Governor General of Pakistan?
  63. Who administered the oath of M.A. Jinnah?
  64. Who administered the oath of Mr. Liaquat Ali Khan as the first Prime Minister of Pakistan?
  65. What was the venue of the oath taking ceremony of Quaid-e-Azam and Liaquat Ali Khan?
  66. Who were the Ministers in the first Cabinet of Pakistan?
  67. Who took oath as the First Governor of West Punjab?
  68. Who took oath as the First Governor of East Bengal?
  69. Who took oath as the First Governor of N.W.F.P?
  70. Who took oath as the First Governor of Sindh?
  71. Who took oath as the Chief Commissioner Baluchistan ?
  72. Which new provinces was constituted under the Indian Independence Act, 1947, (after being defined in Sir Cyril Radcliffe’s boundary award)?
  73. Who was the last Governor of the undivided Punjab?
  74. Who took oath as the Chief Minister of Sindh?
  75. Who took oath as the Chief Minister of West Punjab?
  76. Who was the first Commander-in-Chief of Pakistan Army?
  77. Who was the First Commander-in-Chief of Pakistan Navy?
  78. Who was the First Commander-in-Chief of Pakistan Air Force?
  79. Who was appointed as Chief Secretary, West Punjab on 18th August, 1947?
  80. When Friday was declared as half working day?
  81. When did Iran and Pakistan decided to establish diplomatic relations?
  82. When was the Governor George Cunningham directed by the Government of Pakistan to dismiss the NWFP Congress Ministry headed by Khan Sahib?
  83. Who was invited to form the NWFP Government after dismissal of the Congress Ministry headed by Khan Sahib?
  84. How many Ministers were allowed in the new NWFP Government of Abdul Qaiyum Khan?
  85. What was the racial origin of the new NWFP CM Abdul Qaiyum Khan?
  86. When did Abdul Qaiyum Khan won over 7 Congress members to prove his majority in the NWFP Assembly?
  87. First Pakistani documentary film was shown in the cinemas in Karachi on 30-08-1947. What was it about?
  88. Who was the Governor of Bengal at the time of deciding the partition of the province?
  89. Who was the Chief Minister of Bengal at the time of deciding the partition of the province?
  90. Which was the ruling party in Bengal at the time of deciding the partition of the province?
  91. When did the elections took place in East and West Bengal for nominees to the Constituent Assemblies of India and Pakistan?
  92. How many many Muslim seats were in East Bengal for the Pakistan Constituent assembly?
  93. How many Muslim seats for Pakistan Assembly were won by Muslim League?
  94. How many many General seats were in East Bengal for the Pakistan Constituent assembly?
  95. Which political party won all the General seats from East Bengal for the Pakistan Constituent assembly?
  96. When was Pakistan admitted as Member of the Food and Agriculture Organization of UN?
  97. On 2nd September, 1947 the first Pakistani film was released. What was its title?
  98. Which actors played the lead roles in the first Pakistani film?
  99. Which relation Nasir Khan had with the legendary Indian actor Dilip Kumar?
  100. When did Switzerland decide to establish diplomatic ties with Pakistan?
  101. When did the Vice Chancellor of Punjab University Dr. G.H. Rice resign?
  102. Who replaced Dr. G. H. Rice as Vice Chancellor of Punjab University?
  103. Which new Federal Ministry was created on 10th September, 1947?
  104. Who was appointed as Head of the Pakistani delegation to the UN?
  105. Which Speaker of the NWFP Constituent Assembly joined Muslim League on 20th September, 1947?
  106. Who was the first US ambassador to Pakistan?
  107. Which country sent 4750 tons rice for making up shortage of food in East Bengal on Sept. 19, 1947?
  108. When did Jinnah laid the foundation stone of Valika Textile Mills?
  109. From which date Postage Stamps were made available in Post Offices?
  110. When was Karachi linked by air with all the provincial capitals?
  111. Who was appointed as the First Muslim Advocate General of the West Punjab?
  112. When was Pakistan admitted as member of the United Nations?
  113. When was the First Food Conference of Pakistan held?
  114. Who was the Minister for Food and Agriculture in the first Cabinet of Pakistan?
  115. Which member of the Pakistan Constituent Assembly died on 01-10-1947?
  116. Which newspaper restarted its publications from Karachi on October 15, 1947 as Pakistan’s First National daily in Urdu?
  117. Who was the Chief Editor of Jang ?
  118. Who was appointed Pakistan’s ambassador to Iran?
  119. Who was appointed Pakistan’s ambassador to USA?
  120. How many canals were in the irrigation system of the undivided Punjab?
  121. How much area was being served by the irrigation system of the undivided Punjab?
  122. How many canals were in the Pakistani part of Punjab?
  123. How much area was being served by the canals of West Punjab?
  124. When did India block waters for the Pakistani canals first time?
  125. Who led the Pakistani delegation to discuss the water issue with India after the first blockade of waster for Pakistani canals?
  126. What was the result of the negotiations of water issue by the Pakistani delegation?
  127. As the result of the unjust Punjab Boundary Award Commission which two head works irrigating Pakistani lands were now in East Punjab?
  128. Who was the Indian Dy. Prime Minister in its very first cabinet after partition?
  129. Who was the Secretary of the Indian Ministry of States?
  130. How many Muslims officers from East Bengal were in the entire Indian Civil Service of undivided India?
  131. When did Jinnah visit East Pakistan as Governor General?
  132. Where was Muhammad Ali Bogra sent as Ambassador?
  133. Who was Governor General Jinnah’s personal envoy to the Middle East?
  134. Who was Governor General Jinnah’s financial advisor?
  135. How many Congress and League members were in the first Constituent Assembly of NWFP?
  136. When was the “Redshirt” organization in N.W.F.P declared illegal by the Provincial Government?
  137. When did Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan declared in the Constituent Assembly his loyalty with the Dominion of Pakistan?
  138. When did Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan issue a manifesto announcing the formation of a Pakistan People’s Party?
  139. What was the objective set for Ghaffar Khan’s Pakistan People’s Party?
  140. When was Ghaffar Khan arrested by the Abdul Qaiyum Government?
  141. On June, 16 1948 for how many years Ghaffar Khan was sentenced to imprisonment?
  142. Who was Faqir of Ipi?
  143. Which Provincial Government of Pakistan assumed extraordinary powers by ordinance on July 8, 1948 to deal with persons and organizations suspected of subversive activities?
  144. Which city was the provisional capital of the Dominion of Pakistan since its creation on 14th Aug. 1947?
  145. Which was the capital of Sindh Province at the time of creation of Pakistan?
  146. When did the Sindh Assembly unanimously pass the resolution opposing the “contemplated move of the Pakistan Government to remove Karachi form the control of the Sindh administration?
  147. When did the Constituent Assembly of Pakistan adopted a resolution presented by the Government for formally proclaiming Karachi as Capital of the Dominion of Pakistan?
  148. On June 11, 1948 which party instructed the Sindh Government not to surrender to the Central Government any of its powers in respect of Karachi?
  149. Where did a deputation from the Muslim League party in Sindh Assembly meet Quaid-e-Azam on the issue of the status of Karachi as national capital?
  150. When was Karachi officially declared as the Capital of Pakistan by the Governor General’s Order called the Pakistan (Establishment of the Federal Capital) Order, 1948?
  151. The Quaid-e-Azam inserted Section 92A in the adapted Government of India Act. What was the section 92A about?
  152. When was the administration of Karachi was formally transferred from the Govt. of Sindh to the Central Govt.?
  153. Who was reportedly the largest landowner in Punjab before partition?
  154. What was impact of partition on the land holding of Iftikhar Hussain Mamdot?
  155. How many Ministers were in the first cabinet of the West Punjab?
  156. Who was the first Finance Minister in the West Punjab Government?
  157. Which portfolio was held by Sardar Shaukat Hayat Khan in the first cabinet of West Punjab?
  158. Who was the Minister for Rehabilitation of Refugees in the first cabinet of West Punjab?
  159. When did Mian Iftikharuddin assum the charge of the West Punjab Minister for Rehabilitation of Refugees?
  160. Which Minister of the first cabinet of West Punjab came out with the proposal of land reforms?
  161. Why did Mian Iftikharuddin resign from his position as the Minister for Rehabilitation of Refugees?
  162. What was the impact of the exit of Mian Iftikharuddin on the Muslim League Parliamentary Party in West Punjab?
  163. When did Jinnah summon the Governor Francis Maudi along with Mamdot and Daulatana in Karachi?
  164. Who was the first Chief Minister of the Sindh province after creation of Pakistan?
  165. Which provincial Chief Minister was dismissed in April, 1948?
  166. Who was appointed as Chief Pakistan Refugee Commissioner?
  167. Due to the refugee issue, when was a State of Emergency declared by the proclamation of the Governor General under Government of India (Second Amendment) Act, 1948?
  168. Sindh province was directed, under the Emergency powers of 27-08-1948, to settle a certain number of refugees. How many?
  169. How many refugees were got settled in NWFP?
  170. How many refugees were got settled in Bahawalpur, Khairpur States and Balochistan?
  171. Who was the first Chief Minister of East Bengal?
  172. Quaid-e-Azam died on Sept. 11, 1948. What was the official cause of death?
  173. Who was the successor of Quaid-e-Azam as Governor General?
  174. Jinnah in his capacity as Governor General was also holding the portfolio of Frontier States and Regions. After Jinnah’s death who took over this portfolio?
  175. Under Independence Act 1947, the Constituent Assembly had a dual responsibility. The first was to frame the new constitution. What was the second?
  176. There were 69 members in the Constituent Assembly of Pakistan. How many representative were added to it from the States of Frontier, Baluchistan, Bahawalpur and Khairpur?
  177. When was the first West Punjab Government dismissed?
  178. What does PRODA stand for?
  179. Who were to be charged under PRODA?
  180. Which was the first serious step by the Dominion of Pakistan towards framing its own constitution?
  181. Who presented the Objective Resolution in the Constituent Assembly?
  182. When was the Objective Resolution presented in the Constituent Assembly?
  183. Which committee was set up by the Constituent Assembly to frame a draft Constitution?
  184. When did the Basic Principles Committee presented its report?
  185. What form of government was recommended by the Basic Principles Committee for Pakistan?
  186. What kind of legislature and cabinet were recommended by the Basic Principles Committee?
  187. Why was the report of the the Basic Principles Committee immediately shelved?
  188. When were the first elections after partition held in Punjab and NWFP?
  189. Which party formed its Governments in Punjab and NWFP after elections in 1951?
  190. When was the Planning Board turned into Planning Commission?
  191. When was the landlordism abolished in East Bengal?
  192. What was the limit of landholding under the East Bengal State Acquisition and Tenancy Act?
  193. When did Liaquat Ali Khan visit USA?
  194. How many weeks did Liaquat Ali Khan spend in USA?
  195. What was the title of the published collection of Liaquat’s speeches meant to introduce Pakistan to the West?
  196. When did the conspiracy to overthrow the Liaquat Government come to light?
  197. When was Liaquat Ali Khan shot dead in Rawalpindi?
  198. Who replaced Liaquat Ali Khan as Prime Minister?
  199. Who replaced Nazimuddin as Governor General?
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