Q. With reference to 8th August, 1942 in Indian history, which one of the following statements is correct?
Why this Question) As part of ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ to mark 75th year of Independence, there was an exhibition to mark the 79th anniversary of Quit India Movement.
Exp) Option a is correct.
Statement a is correct. The Quit India resolution was adopted in Bombay in August, 1942, by AICC (All India Congress committee) at Gowalia Tank.
Statement b is incorrect. More Indians were added to Viceroy’s executive council by Government of India Act 1919. First time, an Indian was added in this council by Government of India act 1909.
Statement c is incorrect. Congress resigned from ministries in 7 provinces in 1939 as they decided not to support war as India could not be party to a war for democratic freedom while that freedom was being denied to India.
Statement d is incorrect. Yes, Cripps proposed a dominion status to India, but this was not related to 8 August 1942.
Source) Spectrum Revised edition 2019 chapter-23 page-448