September 26, 2023

Indian History Quiz: Day 55

With reference to the the tenure of Lord corwallis, consider the following statements:
1. Establishment of Appellate courts and lower grade court.
2. Establishment of Sanskrit college
Which of these events happened during his tenure.?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
With reference to the tenure of Lord Warren Hastings, consider the following events:
1. estb. Of Supreme Court at Calcutta
2. estb. Of Asiatic Society of Bengal
3. Third Anglo-Mysore War and Treaty of Seringapatam
Which of these events happened during Hastings tenure?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) 1 and 2 only
  • (D) 1,2 & 3
Which of these events happened during the tenure of Lord Francis Hastings:
1. Abolition of Peshwaship
2. Establishment of the Ryotwari System in Madras (By Thomas Munroe) and Bombay
3. Mahalwari system in north-western Provinces and Bombay
Which of the statements given above are correct?
  • (A) 2 only
  • (B) 1 and 2only
  • (C) 2 and 3 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
The first leader of independent India, Jawaharlal Nehru, paid Curzon a surprising tribute, referring to the fact that -------- as Viceroy exhibited real love of Indian culture and ordered a restoration project for several historic monuments, including the Taj Mahal.which viceroy is referred here
  • (A) Lord Minto-ii
  • (B) Lord Hardinge-i
  • (C) Lord Curzon
  • (D) Lord Linlithgow
Which of these viceroy was the Grandson of sir Charles Wood
  • (A) Lord Irwin
  • (B) Lord hardinge-ii
  • (C) Lord Minto-ii
  • (D) Lord Wavell
Who said "the dreadful responsibility hanging over his head in this world and the next, if… he was to consent to the continuance of this practice (sati) one moment longer."
  • (A) Lord Ellenborough
  • (B) Lord Warren Hastings
  • (C) Lord Macaulay
  • (D) Lord Bentick
First Anglo- afgan war took place during the tenure of?
  • (A) Lord Auckland
  • (B) Lord William Bentinck
  • (C) Lord Hardinge I
  • (D) Lord Amherst
With reference to Lord Dalhousie’s tenure as Governor General ,consider the following statements:
. 1. Second Anglo-Sikh War
2. The annexation of Lower Burma 
3. Wood’s Despatch 
Which of the events given above took place during his rule?
  • (A) 1, 2 and 3
  • (B) 1 and 3 only
  • (C) 2 and 3 only
  • (D) 1 and 2 only
Establishment of the High Courts at Calcutta, Bombay and Madras took place during the tenure of? 
  • (A) Lord Hastings-ii
  • (B) Lord Morley
  • (C) Lord Minto-ii
  • (D) Lord John lawrence
Which of these Governor general/ viceroy was killed in his office?
  • (A) Lord Mayo
  • (B) Lord Irwin
  • (C) Lord Dufferin
  • (D) Lord Wavell
Who was the viceroy of India when Indian council act 1892 was Enacted?
  • (A) Lord Dufferin
  • (B) Lord Ripon
  • (C) Lord Lytton
  • (D) Lord Lansdowne
With reference to the ‘Viscount Canning’s tenure ’, which of these statement is not correct.
1. Establishment of three universities at Calcutta, Madras and Bombay
2. Abolition of East India Company and transfer of control to the Crown by the Government of India Act, 1858
3. Second Indian Councils Act
Choose correct code
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 and 3 only
  • (C) 1 and 4 only
  • (D) 3 Only
The Indian Law Commission was established in ------and --------- was made its first chairman. Fill both blanks appropriately.
  • (A) 1833, Lord Macaulay
  • (B) 1835, Charles Woor
  • (C) 1830, William Hunter
  • (D) 1835, Lord Macaulay
Which is an INCORRECTLY match regarding the Governer General/viceroy’s tenure.
  • (A) Enactment of Arms act : Lord Lytton
  • (B) Annulment of Partition of Bengal: Lord Hardinge
  • (C) Partition of Bengal : Lord Curzon
  • (D) Appointment of Universities commission: Lord Lansdowne
Consider The Following
1. Government resolution on local self-government
2. The Ilbert Bill controversy
3. Hunter Commission on education
These events happened during the tenure of which of these viceroys?
  • (A) Lytton
  • (B) Ripon
  • (C) Dufferin
  • (D) Irwin

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