Quiz | Jatin Verma’s IAS Academy
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Q1

After the second world war, there was a change in the British Government's Attitude, because

1. The United Kingdom emerged as a superpower.

2. There was a wave of socialist radical governments throughout Europe.

3. There was an anti-imperialist wave in South-East Asia.

4. The British soldiers were weary and tired.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q2

Although the Dominion Status was against the Lahore Congress (1929) spirit, the Indian National Congress accepted it, because

1. It would ensure a peaceful and quick transfer of power.

2. It would allow for some much-needed continuity in the bureaucracy and the army.

3. The Indian National Congress did not want to assume authority quickly and wanted a slow transition of power.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q3

With reference to the Indian Independence Act of 1947, consider the following statements:

1. Each dominion was to have a Prime Minister to be responsible for the effective operation of the Act.

2. The existing Central Legislative Assembly and the Council of States were to exercise the powers of the legislature of that dominion.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q4

In which one of the following acts, the East India Company's territories in India were termed 'British possessions'?

Q5

With reference to the Charter Act of 1813, consider the following statements:

1. This act ended the East India Company’s monopoly over trade in Asia.

2. The process of giving a dividend to shareholders of the East India Company was stopped through this act.

3. The powers of the Board of Control were reduced drastically.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q6

Consider the following statements:

Under the Indian Councils Act, 1909

1. The strength of the Imperial Legislative Council was increased.

2. With regard to the central government, an Indian member was taken for the first time in the Executive Council of the Governor-General.

3. The income qualification for Muslim voters was kept lower than that for Hindus.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q7

Which of the following statement is/are correct about 3rd June Plan?

1. This plan was based on the formula to divide India but retain maximum unity.

1. This plan favoured the transfer of NWFP and Sylhet district of Bengal to Pakistan.

2. This plan ruled out that successor governments would be given dominion status.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q8

Which one of the following acts lifted all restrictions on European immigration and the acquisition of property in India?

Q9

With reference to the Regulating Act of 1773, Consider the following statement

  1. Regulate the functioning of the East India company.
  2. Establishment of Supreme Court of judicature in Bengal.
  3. Governor-General of Bengal exercises some powers over Bombay and Madras.

Which of the following statement is/are correct?

Q10

Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

Q11

Which of the following is/are the principal features(s) of the Government of India Act, 1919?

  1. Introduction of diarchy in the executive government of the provinces.
  2. Introduction of separate electorates for Muslims.
  3. Devolution of legislative authority by the centre to the provinces.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below

Q12

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

Q13

Correct the chronological sequence of the Governor-General in India

  1. Lord Dalhousie
  2. Lord Ripon
  3. Lord Dufferin
  4. Lord Mayo
  5. Lord Irwin

Select the correct code using the option given below

Q14

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, 1773.
  3. The Indian Penal Code came into effect in the year 1860.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q15

Consider the following pairs

     Governor-General in India               Events

  1. Lord Hardinge II               -    Delhi Durbar
  2. Lord Irwin                         -    Visit of Simon commission
  3. Lord Willingdon               -     Fast unto death by Gandhi in Yerwada jail

Which of the pair given above is/are Incorrect?

Q1.

After the second world war, there was a change in the British Government's Attitude, because

1. The United Kingdom emerged as a superpower.

2. There was a wave of socialist radical governments throughout Europe.

3. There was an anti-imperialist wave in South-East Asia.

4. The British soldiers were weary and tired.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 and 4 only
b) 2, 3 and 4 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1, 2, 3 and 4
Q2.

Although the Dominion Status was against the Lahore Congress (1929) spirit, the Indian National Congress accepted it, because

1. It would ensure a peaceful and quick transfer of power.

2. It would allow for some much-needed continuity in the bureaucracy and the army.

3. The Indian National Congress did not want to assume authority quickly and wanted a slow transition of power.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 3 only
b) 2 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1 and 2 only
Q3.

With reference to the Indian Independence Act of 1947, consider the following statements:

1. Each dominion was to have a Prime Minister to be responsible for the effective operation of the Act.

2. The existing Central Legislative Assembly and the Council of States were to exercise the powers of the legislature of that dominion.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q4.

In which one of the following acts, the East India Company's territories in India were termed 'British possessions'?

a) The Act for Better Government of India, 1858
b) The Pitt’s India Act of 1784
c) The Charter Act of 1793
d) The Regulating Act of 1773
Q5.

With reference to the Charter Act of 1813, consider the following statements:

1. This act ended the East India Company’s monopoly over trade in Asia.

2. The process of giving a dividend to shareholders of the East India Company was stopped through this act.

3. The powers of the Board of Control were reduced drastically.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) None of the above
Q6.

Consider the following statements:

Under the Indian Councils Act, 1909

1. The strength of the Imperial Legislative Council was increased.

2. With regard to the central government, an Indian member was taken for the first time in the Executive Council of the Governor-General.

3. The income qualification for Muslim voters was kept lower than that for Hindus.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1, 2 and 3
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 1 only
Q7.

Which of the following statement is/are correct about 3rd June Plan?

1. This plan was based on the formula to divide India but retain maximum unity.

1. This plan favoured the transfer of NWFP and Sylhet district of Bengal to Pakistan.

2. This plan ruled out that successor governments would be given dominion status.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1 and 2 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q8.

Which one of the following acts lifted all restrictions on European immigration and the acquisition of property in India?

a) The Charter Act of 1833
b) The Charter Act of 1853
c) The Act for Better Government of India, 1858
d) The Charter Act of 1813
Q9.

With reference to the Regulating Act of 1773, Consider the following statement

  1. Regulate the functioning of the East India company.
  2. Establishment of Supreme Court of judicature in Bengal.
  3. Governor-General of Bengal exercises some powers over Bombay and Madras.

Which of the following statement is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q10.

Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

a) Pitt’s India Act: Warren Hastings
b) The Doctrine of Lapse: Dalhousie
c) Vernacular Press Act: Curzon
d) Ilbert Bill: Ripon
Q11.

Which of the following is/are the principal features(s) of the Government of India Act, 1919?

  1. Introduction of diarchy in the executive government of the provinces.
  2. Introduction of separate electorates for Muslims.
  3. Devolution of legislative authority by the centre to the provinces.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below

a) 1 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) All of the above
Q12.

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) Richard Wellesley
c) Charles Cornwallis
d) William Bentinck
Q13.

Correct the chronological sequence of the Governor-General in India

  1. Lord Dalhousie
  2. Lord Ripon
  3. Lord Dufferin
  4. Lord Mayo
  5. Lord Irwin

Select the correct code using the option given below

a) 1-4-2-3-5
b) 1-3-2-4-5
c) 1-2-4-3-5
d) 1-4-3-2-5
Q14.

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, 1773.
  3. The Indian Penal Code came into effect in the year 1860.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2 Only
b) 2 and 3 Only
c) 1 and 3 Only
d) All of the above
Q15.

Consider the following pairs

     Governor-General in India               Events

  1. Lord Hardinge II               -    Delhi Durbar
  2. Lord Irwin                         -    Visit of Simon commission
  3. Lord Willingdon               -     Fast unto death by Gandhi in Yerwada jail

Which of the pair given above is/are Incorrect?

a) 1 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 3 only
d) None of the above