Indian History MCQ-7

What is the correct chronological sequence of the following?
1. Wood’s Education Dispatch
2. Macaulay’s Committee on Education
3. The Sargent Education Report
4. Indian Education (Hunter Commission)

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

Which one of the following Acts of British India strengthened the Viceroy’s authority over his executive council by substituting ‘portfolio’ or departmental system for corporate functioning?

(A) [ Indian Councils Act, 1861
(B) Government of India Act, 1858
(C) Indian Councils Act, 1892
(D) Indian Councils Act, 1909

To which among the following the residuary powers were conferred by the federation established by the Act of 1935?

(A) Federal Legislature
(B) Provincial Legislatures
(C) Governor General
(D) Provincial Governors

With reference to colonial rule in India, what was sought by the llbert Bill in 1883?

(A) To bring Indians and Europeans on par as far as the criminal jurisdiction of courts was concerned
(B) To impose severe restrictions on the freedom of the native press as it was perceived to be hostile to colonial rulers
(C) To encourage the native Indians to appear t or civil service examinations by conducting them in India
(D) To allow native Indians to possess arms by amending the Arms Act

Separate electoratesfor Muslims in India were introduced by which one of the following Acts?

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

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.

(A) Lord Curzon, in a letter to the Secretary of States in 1900
(B) Lord Curzon, while announcing the partition of Bengal
(C) Lord Dufferin, during the farewell speech at Calcutta
(D) Lord Minto, while addressing the Muslim delegation which met him at Simla in 1906

Lord Mountbatten came to India as Viceroy along with specific instruction to

(A) Balkanize the Indian sub-continent
(B) keep India united if possible
(C) accept Jinnah’s demand for Pakistan
(D) persuade the Congress to accept partition

MatchList I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists
List I (Period) ——– List II (Event)
A. 1883 1. Announcement of Communal Award from Whitehall
B. 1906 2 Formation of the All . India State People’s Conference
C. 1927 3 Foundation of Muslim, League at Dacca
D. 1932 4 First Session of National . Conference at Calcutta

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

What was the llbert Bill intended for?

(A) To remove racial discrimination in employment
(B) To enable Indian District Magistrates and Session Judges to try Europeans
(C) To save Indians from racial humiliation
(D) To change the method of recruitment in the Indian Civil Service

Matchthe following and select the correct answer from the codes given below
List 1(Provision)—– ListII (Act) A. Only covenanted servants were in future to be appointed members of the council of the Governor-General 1. Pitts India Act, 1784
B. A sum of one lakh of rupees to be invested annually for the promotion of knowledge among the inhabitants of the British territories in India 2. Charter Act, 1813
C. Ail restrictions on European immigration into India and acquisitions by them of land and property in India were removed 3. Charter Act, 1833
D. Addition of fourth members(Law Member) to the Executive Council of Governor- General for legislative purpose 4. Charter Act, 1853

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

Who among the following was not a member of the Royal Commission on the Public Services in India, 1912?

(A) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
(B) Valentine Chirol
(C) Abdur Rahim
(D) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

What is the correct sequence of the following events?
1. The Lucknow Pact
2. The Introduction of Dyarchy
3. The Rowlatt Act
4. The Partition of Bengal

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

Consider the following statements
1. The Queen of England was proclaimed Empress of India in
2. King George V and Queen Mary held
a Delhi Durbar in 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

Consider the following statements
1. Lord Mountbatten was the Viceroy when Shimla Conference took place.
2. Indian Navy Revolt, 1946 took place when the Indian sailors in the Royal Indian Navy at Bombay and Karachi rose against the Government.
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

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 provincial government.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

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

The name of the famous person of India who returned the knighthood conferred on him by the British Government as a token of protest against the atrocities in Punjab in 1919 was[IAS 2004]

(A) Tej Bahadur Sapru
(B) Ashutosh Mukherjee
(C) Rabindranath Tagore
(D) Syed Ahmad Khan

Who among the following “”had ” repealed the Vernacular Press Act?

(A) Lord Lytton
(B) Lord Ripon
(C) Lord Dufferin
(D) Lord Lansdowne

MatchList I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists
List I
A. Butler Committee Report
B. Hartog Committee Report
C. Hunter Inquiry Committee Report
D. Muddiman Committee Report
List II
1 . Jailianwala Bagh Massacre
2 .Relationship between the Indian States andParamount Power
3 .Working of Dyarchy as laid down in the Montague-Chelms ford Reforms
4 . The growth of education in British India and potentialities of its further progress

Codes(B) 1 4 2 3
(C) 2 1 3 4
(D) 2 4 1 3