History Objective Questions RRB,UPSC,SSC,MPSC,IAS,TNPSC,KPSC

Indian History MCQ-4

The distribution of powers between the centre and the states in the Indian Constitution is based on the scheme provided in the

(A) Morley-Minto Reforms, 1909
(B) Montague-Chelmsford Act, 1919
(C) Government of India Act, 1935
(D) Indian Independence Act, 1947

The declaration of reforms on August 20,1917 is known as

(A) Montague statement
(B) Morley declaration
(C) Minto declaration
(D) Chelmsford declaration

Which one among the following statements regarding the Government of India Act, 1935 is not correct?

(A) Provincial Autonomy came into existence
(B) Bicameral Legislatures were provided in six provinces
(C) The principles of communal electorates and weight ages were further extended
(D) The states were compelled to enter the federation

Consider the following statements about the Provincial Legislature Elections granted in the Government of India Act, 1935

1. The Congress was sharply divided about accepting offices in the case of winning elections to provincial legislatures.
2. There was, however, full agreement that the elections should be fought on the basis of a detailed political and economic programme.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

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

Which one among the following was not a feature of the provincial executive according to the Government of India Act, 1935?

(A) The executive authority of the province was vested in the Governor
(B) There was a Council of Ministers to advise the Governor
(C) Dyarchy established by the Government of India Act, 1919 was abolished at the provincial level
(D) The Governor could be removed by a vote of no-confidence of the Provincial Legislature

Consider the following statements

1. Warren Hastings was the first Governor General who established a regular Police Force in India on the British pattern.
2. A Supreme Court was established at Calcutta by the Regulating Act, 17
3. The Indian Penal Code came into effect in the year

Which of the statements given above are correct?

(A) 1 and 2
(B) 2 and 3
(C) 1 and 3
(D) All of these

Consider the following statements

1. Nizam of Hyderabad was the first Indian native ruler to accept the system of subsidiary alliance.
2. The Gurkha regiment was raised by Lord Cornwallis.
3. Lord Canning withdrew Doctrine of Lapse introduced by Lord Dalhousie.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 and 2
(B) Only 3
(C) 1 and 3
(D) None of these

MatchList I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists.
List -I( Names of the Governor-General of India) —- List- II (Year in Which Appointed)
A. Lord Cornwallis 1.1786
B. Lord Dalhousie 2.1798
C. Lord Mornington Wellesley 3.1828
D. Lord William Bentinck 4.1848
Codes
ABCD

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

Who among the following Governor Generals created the Covenanted Civil Service of India which later came to be known as the Indian Civil Service?

(A) Warren Hastings
(B) Wellesley
(C) Cornwallis
(D) William Bentinck

Consider the following statements about Doctrine of Lapse

1.It was introduced by Lord Dalhousie.
2. Satara was the first state to be annexed.
3. Annexation of Awadh in 1856 was on charges of mal administration.
4. Jaipur, Sambhalpur, Udaipur, Jhansi and Nagpur were some of the other states annexed through this doctrine.

Which of the statements given above are correct?

(A) 1 and 2
(B) 2, 3 and 4
(C) 1, 3 and 4
(D) All of these

Who among the following was the first Governor General of India?

(A) Lord Amherst
(B) Lord William Bentinck
(C) Sir Charles Metcalfe
(D) Robert Clive

At a time when Empires in Europe were crumbling before the might of Napoleon which one of the following Governors-General kept the British flag flying high in India?

(A) Warren Hastings
(B) Lord Cornwallis
(C) Lord Wellesley
(D) Lord Hastings

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 British supremacy in India.

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

Which of the following statements about the Montague-Chelmsford Reforms is/are correct?

1. It was approved by King George V.
2. It made the Central Legislature bicameral.
3. The Act explicitly mentioned the appointment of three Indian members to the council.

(A) 1 , 2 and 3
(B) 1 and 2
(C) Only 2
(D) 1 and 3

Which Act for the first time made it possible for Indians to take some share in the administration of their country?

(A) Charter Act, 1 833
(B) Charter Act, 1853
(C) Government of India Act, 1858
(D) Indian Councils Act, 1 861

Which one among the following pairs is not correctly matched?

(A) Lord Wellesley : Subsidiary Alliance
(B) Lord William : English Education
(C) Warren Hastings : Local Self Government
(D) Lord Lytton : Vernacular Press Act

Which one among the following is not correct about the Subsidiary Alliance?

(A) It was formulated by Wellesley
(B) British army was posted in the subsidiary state
(C) It did not recognize an adopted heir to a subsidiary state
(D) A British resident was posted in the subsidiary state

Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

(A) Pitts India Act : Warren Hastings
(B) Doctrine of Lapse : Dalhousie
(C) Vernacular Press Act: Curzon
(D) llbert Bill : Ripon