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How did India and Britain's relationship begin in 1601?
a) They partnered up against the French in the French and Indian War.
b) They started as trading partners.
c) Britain won control of India from the fall of the Ottoman Empire.
d) India lost the British-India War to Britain, so Britain got control of India.

By what year did Britain have complete control over India?
a) 1601
b) 1701
c) 1760
d) 1947

What term means having a strong feeling of loyalty to anything or anyone having to do with your country?
a) Nationalism
b) Nonviolent protest
c) Civil disobedience
d) Boycott

During what war did the Indians help the British because the British falsely promised to give India some of its control back?
a) American Revolution
b) World War 2
c) French and Indian War
d) World War 1

What is the name of the Indian man who led the fight for India's independence?
a) Blair
b) Gandhi
c) Roosevelt
d) Thatcher

What term means refusing to obey laws in order to show your disagreement with them? The Indians did this when they refused to follow British laws such as paying a tax on salt.
a) Nationalism
b) Imperialism
c) Civil disobedience
d) Partitioning

What type of protest did Gandhi encourage?
a) No protest at all because he liked the British
b) No protest at all because he was afraid of Indians being thrown in jail
c) Violent protest because change is made only by showing force
d) Nonviolent protest because acts of goodness create positive reactions

Which of the following would NOT be a form of protest Gandhi encouraged?
a) Shooting a British guard who attacked an Indian
b) Boycotting a business that only hired the British instead of Indians
c) Refusing to pay a tax on salt
d) Going on a hunger strike

What event ultimately caused Britain to have to give up control of India because they no longer had enough money or manpower to keep control of the country?
a) 100 Days War
b) World War 1
c) World War 2
d) American Revolution

In what year was the Republic of India established (meaning India finally was a free country)?
a) 1760
b) 1947
c) 1919
d) 1800

What 2 groups could NOT get along after the establishment of a free India?
a) Hindus and Buddhists
b) Buddhists and Muslims
c) Muslims and Confucianists
d) Hindus and Muslims

When India was partitioned (split) into 2 countries, what religion did India remain home to?
a) Hinduism
b) Islam
c) Confucianism
d) Shintoism

When India was partitioned (split) into 2 countries, what country was created for Muslims?
a) India
b) Nepal
c) Pakistan
d) China

Which of these is NOT something that caused British control in India to weaken?
a) India's strong sense of nationalism
b) Britain realized it was wrong to have control over another country and no longer wanted to control India
c) Gandhi's successful leading of nonviolent protests
d) The human and financial costs of World War 2

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