Flashcards in Effects of war on British rule Deck (33)
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1

When was the Montagu Declaration?

August 1917

2

What position did Edwin Montagu hold in August 1917?

Secretary of State for India

3

Who was the Viceroy in 1917?

Lord Chelmsford

4

What did the Montagu Declaration grant implicitly to the Indian people?

Self government

5

When was the Defense of India Act passed?

1915

6

The Scottish judge Mr.S.T Rowlatt headed a commission in which year?

1917

7

What were the conclusions of the Rowlatt Commission?

Bengal, Bombay and the Punjab were areas of revolutionary activity

8

When was he Rowlatt Act passed?

1919

9

What examples within the Rowlatt act were of particular disagreement?

Imprisonment without trial, trial by judge without jury, censorship and house arrest of suspects

10

What is the other name for the Rowlatt Acts?

Anarchical and Revolutionary Crimes Act

11

How many of the Indian Legislative Council opposed the measure?

22

12

Which famous Muslim leader resigned after the Rowlatt Acts were passed?

Muhammad Ali Jinnah

13

Hartals in response to the Rowlatt Acts were organised on which two dates?

30 March 1919 and 6 April 1919

14

How many Europeans died as a result of the violence caused by the Rowlatt Acts?

3

15

Who was the Governor of the Punjab?

Michael O'Dwyer

16

Who led the force of 1,000 soldiers that entered Amritsar on 12 April 1919?

Brigadier-General Rex Dyer

17

What was the name of the large park in which the Amritsar Massacre occurred?

Jallianwala Bagh

18

How many people gathered in Jallianwala Bagh?

10,000-20,000 people

19

The political meeting in Jallianwala Bagh passed which two resolutions?

Repeal of the Rowlatt Act and expressing sympathy with the dead in the previous day's riots

20

How many rounds were fired in the Amritsar Massacre?

1,650

21

How many people were killed and wounded in the 15 minutes of shooting?

400 died and 1,500 wounded

22

What was the Crawling order?

Any Indian who passed along the Kucha Tawarian had to crawl on all fours after Marcia Sherwood was left there for dead

23

When was the Amritsar massacre?

13 April 1919

24

When was martial law implemented by General Dyer?

14 April 1919

25

When did the Hunter Committee begin their inquiry?

11 November 1919

26

When was the report of the Indian National Congress Punjab Sub-Committee published?

25 March 1920

27

When was the Hunter Report published?

26 May 1920

28

When was Government of India Act that was inspired by the Montagu-Chelmsford report of 1917 passed?

1919

29

What type of government was enacted through the Government of India Act?

Dyarchy

30

After 1919, what percentage of the adult male population could vote?

10%