Q1. Write a note on the personality of Mr. Muhammad Ali Jinnah as described in the lesson “Pakistan Zindabad”.
Ans. Mr. Muhammad Ali Jinnah is the founder of Pakistan. He is out National Hero. We call him the Honorable elderly. He was thin and lean. He generally wore pure, white sherwani. He was famous for wearing faultless dress. He was a Muslim first and last. He was very popular among the people for his service to the Muslim. He was active and smart.
Mr. Jinnah was always busy about the good of the Muslims. The nation gave him the title of the Quaid-e-Azam which means “The great leader”. He spent all his time in making speeches and writing. He was a speaker of the first rank. His speeches were forceful and impressive. He would write letters to the workers of League. He was in the habit of working till night. Overwork told upon his health but he refused to take rest. “I have work to do”, he would say
Q2. When Pakistan Resolution was passes? What did it mean?
Ans. Pakistan Resolution was passed in 1940 atLahore. It meant a land of Pak and pious people. The Muslims demanded a separate homeland for their safeguards in this resolution.
Q3. State briefly what was decided in the Pakistan Resolution?
Ans. It was decided to have Sub-Continent portioned into Pakistan and India, two separate state. Pakistan was to be made up of those parts of India where Muslims were in Majority.
Q4. What were the provinces that voted to join Pakistan? Why did Kashmir not join Pakistan?
Ans. Sindh, Northwest,FrontierProvince, Balochistan, West Punjab, Sylhet and East Bengal voted to join Pakistan. Kashmir did not joinPakistanbecause its maharajah joined India against the will of the Kahmiries.
Q5. Why does the writer apply the word “Terrible” to the first year of Pakistan history?
Ans. The writer calls the first year of Pakistan’s history terrible because there was large scale killing and shifting of people from one country into another at the time of partition “Another half a million Muslims were killed or carried away as prisoners Angry crowds murdered and stole and burned.” Six and half million Muslims left India and live and a half million Hindus left Pakistan.
Q6. Why did Kashmir not joinPakistan?
Ans. Kashmir did not join Pakistan because is Hindu Maharaja treacherously made over this Muslim state toIndia.