Formation of Interim Government (1946) – Old Year Questions and Answers

1. Who headed the Interim Cabinet formed in the year 1946?

(a) Rajendra Prasad
(b) Jawaharlal Nehru
(c) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
(d) Rajagopalachari

[I.A.S. (Pre) 2003]


2. In the leadership of Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru interim Government formed in –

(a) July 1946
(b) August 1946
(c) September 1946
(d) October 1946

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2006]


3. When was an interim government formed under Jawaharlal Nehru?

(a) July, 1946
(b) August, 1946
(c) September, 1946
(d) October, 1946

[U.P. P.C.S. (Mains) 2015]


4. Which Portfolio was held by Dr Rajendra Prasad in the Interim Government formed in the year 1946?

(a) Defence
(b) External Affairs and Commonwealth Relations
(c) Food and Agriculture
(d) None of the above

[I.A.S. (Pre) 2006]


5. In the interim Government (1946) who held the Railways Portfolio?

(a) Baldev Singh
(b) T. T. Chundrigar
(c) Asaf Ali
(d) Abdul Rab Nishtar

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Pre) 2008]


6. When the Indian Muslim League was inducted into the Interim Government in 1946, Liyaqat Ali Khan was assigned the Portfolio of –

(a) Foreign Affairs
(b) Home
(c) Finance
(d) Defence

[I.A.S. (Pre) 1998]


7. Who among the following was the Finance Minister in Nehru’s interim Government in 1946?

(a) Fazlul Haq
(b) Khizr Hayat Khan
(c) Liaqat Ali Khan
(d) Ghaznafar Ali Khan

[U.P.R.O./A.R.O. (Mains) 2014]


8. Who among the following was not a member of the interim Cabinet?

(a) Jawaharlal Nehru
(b) Baldev Singh
(c) Ali Zaher
(d) B. R. Ambedkar

[U.P.P.C.S. (Spl) (Pre) 2004]


9. Who among the following was not minister in the interim Government formed on 2nd September 1946?

(a) Jawaharlal Nehru
(b) Liyaqat Ali Khan
(c) Abul Kalam Azad
(d) Dr. Rajendra Prasad

[U.P.R.O./A.R.O. (Mains) 2013]


10. In which province Muslim League form their Government after the 1946 elections?

(a) Bengal
(b) North-East province
(c) Punjab
(d) Bihar

[R.A.S./R.T.S.(Pre) 2008]


11. Muslim League observed the ‘Direct Action Day’ on :

(a) 13 August, 1946
(b) 14 August, 1946
(c) 15 August 1946
(d) 16 August 1946

[U.P. U.D.A./L.D.A. (Pre) 2010, U.P.P.C.S. (Spl) (Mains) 2008, U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2007]