Jammu and Kashmir History Quiz

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Which of the following was a district in the Jammu province according to the census reports of 1911, 1921, and 1931?

Mirpur

Which wazarat included the tehsils of Leh, Skardu, and Kargil in the 1941 census?

Ladakh

Which illaqa was not under the Gilgit Agency as per the 1941 census?

Muzaffarabad

Which of the following was an internal jagir according to the census reports?

Poonch

Which region was organized as part of the Kashmir province in the census reports?

Anantnag

Who was the ruler of the princely state of Jammu and Kashmir at the time of the Partition of India?

Hari Singh

Which publication does the article incorporate text from, now in the public domain?

Imperial Gazetteer of India

Which country administered the western and northern districts of the disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir following the Partition of India?

Pakistan

What was the initial reason for the creation of the princely state of Jammu and Kashmir?

War indemnity from the British East India Company

What event led to Hari Singh's decision to accede to India at the time of the Partition of India?

An uprising in the western districts

What happened to the remaining territory of Jammu and Kashmir after the Partition of India?

Stayed under Indian control

What was the role of Indian military in the accession of Jammu and Kashmir to India?

Airlifted to engage Pakistan-supported forces

Study Notes

Jammu and Kashmir Province

  • The Jammu province included certain districts according to the census reports of 1911, 1921, and 1931.

Wazarat and Tehsils

  • The wazarat included the tehsils of Leh, Skardu, and Kargil in the 1941 census.

Gilgit Agency

  • The illaqa not under the Gilgit Agency as per the 1941 census is not specified.

Internal Jagir

  • One of the internal jagirs was according to the census reports.

Kashmir Province

  • The region organized as part of the Kashmir province in the census reports is not specified.

Ruler of Jammu and Kashmir

  • Hari Singh was the ruler of the princely state of Jammu and Kashmir at the time of the Partition of India.

Public Domain Publication

  • The article incorporates text from the publication now in the public domain.

Administration of Disputed Territory

  • Pakistan administered the western and northern districts of the disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir following the Partition of India.

Creation of Jammu and Kashmir

  • The initial reason for the creation of the princely state of Jammu and Kashmir is not specified.

Hari Singh's Decision

  • The event that led to Hari Singh's decision to accede to India at the time of the Partition of India is not specified.

Remaining Territory

  • The remaining territory of Jammu and Kashmir stayed with India after the Partition of India.

Indian Military Role

  • The Indian military played a role in the accession of Jammu and Kashmir to India.

Test your knowledge about the history of Jammu and Kashmir, from its status as a princely state under British rule to its current disputed territory status administered by China, India, and Pakistan.

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