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February 10, 2017

Indian History Test-15-The Company Rule, Governor Generals and Acts

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1) Who succeeded Robert Clive to lead the East India Company?
2) Which of the following statements relating to the Government of India Act, 1935 are correct?
1. It introducpd provincial autonomy.
2. It proposed a federation of India.
3. It proposed for the establishment of a Federal Court.
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3) Consider the following statements
The Regulating Act, 1773 was passec by the British Parliament in order to
1.establish Parliamentary control over the administration of the East lndia Company's territories in India.
2.make the Governor of Bengal as the Governor-General of Bengal.
3.end the dual system of administration in India.
Which of the statements given above are correct?
4) Which one among the following was not a feature of the provincial executive according to the Government of India Act, 1935?
5) What was the effect of the Government of India Act of 1935 on the National Movement?
6) Which one among the following pairs is not correctly matched?
7) Consider the following statement and identify with the help of the codes given below the Viceroy who made the statement and when In my belief, Congress is tottering to its fall and one of my great ambitions while in India is to assist it to a peaceful demise.
8) Which Act for the first time made it possible for Indians to take some share in the administration of their country?
9) Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?
10) Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists.
List I List II
(Year) (Event)
A. 1764 1. Wood's Despatch
B. 1829 2. Widow Remarriage Act
C. 1854 3. Abolition of Sati
D. 1859 4. Battle of Buxar
5. Assumption of Diwani
11) Which of the following was/were the main feature(s) of the Government of India Act, 1919?
1.Introduction of separate electorates for Muslims.
2.Devolution of legislative authority by the centre to the provinces.
3.Expansion and reconstitution of Central and Provincial Legislatures.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below
12) With reference to the colonial rule of India, which one of the following NA a not the feature of Subsidiary Alliance System?
13) Who among the following had repealed the Vernacular Press Act?
14) In 1856, Awadh would not have been annexe with the British Empire if the Nawab of Awadh had
15) Which Governor General is associated with Doctrine of Lapse?
16) Consider the following statements
1.Charles Wood's Despatch of 1854 laid exclusive emphasis on the development of higher education in India and neglected primary and secondary education.
2.The Carlyle Circular issued by RW Carlyle sought to check the spread of revolutionary activities in educational institutions.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below
17) Which one among the following statements is true about Lord Curzon?
18) The capital of the British Indian Empire was shifted from Calcutta to Delhi because
19) Lord Curzon is best known for which of the following?
20) The Rowlatt Act was passed to
21) Consider the following statements
The objective of the Montague-Chelmsford Reforms of 1919 was
1.to give more power to the local government.
2.to establish dyarchy in the provinces.
3.The extension of provincia government.
Which of the statements given above are correct?
22) Through which one of the following were commercial activities of the East India Company finally put to an end?
23) The Government of India Act, 1935 was based on
24) Who among the following was the first Governor General of India?
25) What was the Ilbert Bill intended for?
26) Who among the following was not a member of the Royal Commission on the Public Services in India, 1912?
27) Who among the following finally removed the Maratha Peshwa from his position, captured his territories and sent him off to a distant place?
28) Which of the following statements regarding the British administration in India is /are correct?
1.The Policy of Ring Fence referred to the setting up of a ring of buffer states.
2.The Subsidiary Alliance Policy was nothing but the diplomatic tactics of the British to extend the Britsh supremacy in India.
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29) Who is rightly called the "Father of Local Self Government" in India?

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