Indian History MCQ-8

Who prescribed the separate electorates for India on the basis of the Communal Award in August, 1932?

(A) Lord Irwin
(B) Ramsay MacDonald
(C) Lord Linlithgow
(D) Winston Churchill

With reference to colonial period of Indian history, MatchList I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists
List I (Person) List II (Event)
A. Mac Donald 1 . Doctrine of Lapse
B, Linlithgow 2. CommunalAward
C. Dalhousie 3. August Offer
D. Chelmsford 4. Dyarchy

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

Which one among the following first made the provision of the appointment of the Indian high Commissioner in the Great Britain?

(A) Indian Council Act, 1892
(B) -Indian Council Act, 1909
(C) Government of India Act, 1919
(D) Government of India Act, 1935

During the colonial period in India, what was the purpose of the Whitley Commission?

(A) To review the fitness of India for further political reforms
(B) To report on existing conditions of labour and to make recommendations
(C) To draw up a plan for financial reforms for India
(D) To develop a comprehensive scheme for Civil Services in India

What is the correct sequence of the following?
1. Wavell Plan
2. Radcliffe Award
3.Cripps Mission
4.Cabinet Mission
Select the correct answer using the codes given below

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

The introducer, of local self-government in the modern period of India is associated with the administration of

(A) Lord Ripon
(B) Lord Irwin
(C) Lord Dufferin
(D) Lord Canning

Who was the Governor General of India during the launch of Civil Disobedience Movement?

(A) Lord Chelmsford
(B) Lord Reading
(C) Lord irwin
(D) Lord Wavell

Consider the following Viceroys of India during the British rule
1. Lord Curzon
2. Lord Chelmsford
3.Lord Hardinge
4, Lord Irwin Which one of the following is the correct chronological order of their tenure?

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

The capital of the British Indian Empire was shifted from Calcutta to Delhi because

(A) Delhi was located at the centre of the Empire
(B) the climate of Delhi was more suitable for the Europeans
(C) Calcutta was the hotted of revolutionaries
(D) Delhi was the traditional seat of imperial powers

Which one of the following events, was characterized by Montague as ‘Preventive Murder’?

(A) Killing of INA activists
(B) Massacre of Jallianwalla Bagh
(C) Shooting of the Mahatma
(D) Shooting of Curzon-Wythe

The Government of India Act, 1935 was based on

(A) the principle of federation and Parliamentary system
(B) the principle of secession of the British Indian provinces
(C) acceptance of independence of India
(D) acceptance of the idea of a constituent Assembly to draft a Constitution

‘Dyarchy’ was first introduced in India under

(A) Morley-Minto Reforms
(B) Montford Reforms
(C) Simon Commission Plan
(D) Government of India Act, 1935

The real intention of the British to include the princely states in the Federal Union proposed by the India Act of 1935 was to

(A) exercise more and direct political and administrative control over the princely states
(B) involve the princes actively in the administration of the colony
(C) finally effect the complete political and administrative take-over of all the princely states by the British
(D) use the princes to counter-balance the anti-imperialist doctrines of the nationalist leaders

Which of the following was/were the main feature(s) of the Government of India Act, 1919?
1.Introduction of separate electorates for Muslims.
Devolution of legislative authority by the centre to the provinces.
2. Expansion and reconstitution of Central and Provincial Legislatures.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below

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

Who was the Viceroy of India when the Rowlatt Act was passed?

(A) Lord Irwin
(B) Lord Reading
(C) Lord Chelmsford
(D) Lord Wavell

What was the effect of the Government of India Act of 1935 on the National Movement?

(A) It strengthened the movement
(B) It weakened the movement by satisfying the people
(C) It weakened the movement, because separate electorate for the Muslims and Hindus created dissensions
(D) It weakened the movement, because the Act introduced federal system

Christian Missionaries were allowed to enter India after the passing of which Act?

(A) Charter Act of 1813
(B) Charter Act of 1833
(C) Charter Act of 1793
(D) The Proclamation of Queen Victoria

The Rowlatt Act was passed to

(A) bring about agrarian reforms
(B) curtail the nationalist and revolutionary activities
(C) have a favourable balance of trade
(D) put Second World War criminals on trial