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Indian History MCQ-9

MatchList I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists
List I.
A. General of Presidency of Fort William in Bengal (UnderRegulating Act, 1773)
B.Governor General of India (Under Charter Act, 1833)
C. Governor- General and Viceroy of India (Under Indian Councils Act, 1858)
D.Governor General Crown Representative (Under Government of India Act, 1935)
List II
1 . Archibald Percival Wavell, Viscount and Earl Wavell
2 . James Andrew Broun-Ramsay, Earl and , Marquess of Daihousie
3 .Charles Cornwallis 2nd Earl and First Marquess of Cornwallis
4 . Gibert John and Elliot- Murray Kynynmond Earl of Minto
5 . Louis Mountbatten, Earl Mountbatten of Burma
Codes
ABCD

(A) 3 2 4 1
(B) 3 4 1 5
(C) 2 3 4 5
(D) 4 2 3 1

Assertion (A) In 1916, Maulana Moharnmad All and Abu! Ka!am Azad resigned from the Legislative Council.
Reason (R) The Rowiatt Act was passed by the Government in spite of being opposed by all Indian members of the Legislative Council.

(A) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
(B) Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of A
(C) A is true, but R is false.
(D) A is false, but R is true

Assertion (A) Shah Alam II spent the initial years as an Emperor far away from his capital.
Reason (R) There was always a lurking danger of foreign invasion from the Norin-West frontier.

(A) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
(B) Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of A
(C) A is true, but R is false.
(D) A is false, but R is true

Assertion (A) Montague’s Declaration of 20th August, 1917 was a positive step of British Government towards fulfilling Indian aspirations.
Reason (R) It paved the way for establishing complete responsible government in India.

(A) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
(B) Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of A
(C) A is true, but R is false.
(D) A is false, but R is true

Assertion (A) Lord Linlithglow described the August Movement of 1942 as the most serious rebellion since Sepoy Mutiny.
Reason (R) There was massive upsurge of the peasantry in certain areas.

(A) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
(B) Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of A
(C) A is true, but R is false.
(D) A is false, but R is true

Assertion (A) The first ever Bill to make primary education compulsory in India was rejected in
Reason (R) Discontent would have increased if every cultivator could read.

(A) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
(B) Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of A
(C) A is true, but R is false.
(D) A is false, but R is true

The first definite step to provide Parliamentary control over East India Company was taken by

(A) the Regulating Act
(B) the Pitts India Act
(C) the Charter Act, 1793
(D) the Charter Act,

Consider the following statements
1. The discussion in the Third Round Table Conference eventually led to the passing of the Gol, Act 1935,
2.The Gol, Act, 1935, provided for the establishment of an All India Federation to be based on a union of the provinces of British India and the princely states.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?

(A) Only 1
(B) Only 2
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2

Who of the following laid the first rail-road in India?

(A) Lord Ripon
(B) Lord Wavell
(C) Lord Curzon
(D) Lord Dalhousie

The 1909 Indian Councils Act is also known as

(A) The Chelmsford Reforms
(B) The August Offer
(C) The Wood’s Despatch
(D) The Minto-Moriey Reforms

The reforms of which one of the following Acts are popularly known as Morley-Minto Reforms?

(A) The Indian Council Act, 1892
(B) The Indian Council Act, 1909′
(C) The GOI, Act, 1919
(D) The GOI Act, 1935

The provincial governments of India were given more powers under the system of Dyarchy in the year [IBS 2003]

(A) 1892
(B) 1909
(C) 1919
(D) 1935

The Charter Act of 1833 during the colonial rule of India

(A) allowed the Company’s Monopoly of tea trade, and trade with China.
(B) put an end to _the Company’s tea trade, and trade with China
(C) had not interfered with Company’s tea trade and trade with China
(D) allowed the Company’s Monopoly of tea trade and trade with China for 10 years

The Anarchical and Revolutionary Crime Act (1919) was popularly known As the

(A) Rowiatt Act
(B) Pitts India Act
(C) Indian Arms Act
(D) llbert Act

The last major extension of British Indian territory took place during the time of

(A) Dufferin
(B) Dalhousie
(C) Lytton
(D) Curzon

Which one of the following Governor General was impeached by the British Parliament?

(A) Lord Curzon
(B) Warren Hastings
(C) Lord Canning
(D) William Bentinck

Which one of the following measures is associated with William Bentinck, the then Governor-General of India?

(A) Introduction of postal system
(B) Resumption of rent-free land
(C) Preservation of ancient monuments
(D) Partition of Bengal

Assertion (A) William Bentinck introduced F; y-if-h as the medium of instruction in India.
Reason (R) William Bentinck wanted to promote Western Culture in India.
Codes

(A) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
(B) Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of A
(C) A is true, but R is false
(D) A is false, but R is true

Assertion (A) The Gol Act, passed in 1935 gave dominion status to India.
Reason (R) The INC under Moti Lal Nehru claimed Swarajya and drafted a Constitution for free India.
Codes

(A) Both A and R are true R is the explanation of A
(B) Both A and R are true, But R is not the explanation of A.
(C) A is true, but R is false
(D) A is false, but R is true