General Studies  Modern India

1. Sir Charles Wood, who drafted the Educational Dispatch of 1854, was the then:

Secretary of State for India President of the Court of Directors President of the Board of Control Prime Minister of England

2. Who was the first to attempt decentralization of financial administration?

Ripon Mayo Lytton Curzon

3. Who was a judge and a great scholar during cornwallis Period?

Sir William Jones Nizamat Adalat Sadar Diwani Adalat None of the above

4. Sadar Diwani Adalat and Sadar Nizamat Adalat were functioning during cornwallis period at

Calcutta Mumbai Madras Delhi

5. What is the period of Sir John Shore

1793-98 1794-98 1792-98 1795-98

6. What is the period of Richard Colley Wellesley

1794-98 1792-98 1795-98 1798-1805

7. Who introduced the Policy Subsidiary Alliance

Sir William Jones Nizamat Adalat Sadar Diwani Adalat Richard Colley Wellesley

8. Wellesleys Subsidiary System increased the

Military strength Trade strength Agriculture strength Educational strength

9. Why the Subsidiary System fails

The unemployment of thousands of soldiers Poverty Not Trustful None of the above

10. ______________ was the first state which was brought under Wellesleys Subsidiary System in 1798

Oudh Maratha Karnatak Hyderabad


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