General Studies  Modern India

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

Lord Chelmsford Lord Reading Lord Irwin Lord Wavell

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2. Consider the following statements:
Robert Clive was the first Governor-General of bengal.
William Bentinck was the first Governor-General of India.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

1 only 2 only Both 1 and 2 Neither 1 nor 2

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3. Sati was abolished by

Lord Ripon Warren Hastings Lord Cornwallis William Bentinck

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4. The Treaty of Sreerangapattam was between Tipu sultan and

Cornwallis Clive Hardinge Warren Hastings

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5. Under whose administration did the Archaeological Survey of India start functioning?

Warren Hastings Curzon Canning Ripon

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6. Which one of the following universities was not established by Lord Dalhousie?

Bombay Madras Delhi Calcutta

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7. Who was the british Governor General in India in whose reign a part of Charter Act read like this, "No native of India nor natural born subject of His Majesty, should be disabled from holding any place, office of employment by reason of his religion, place of birth, descent or colour. "

Lord Cornwallis Lord Hastings Lord William Bentinck Lord Dalhousie

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8. The partition of bengal in 1905 was effected by:

Lord Linlithgow Lord Ripon Lord Minto Lord Curzon

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9. Who was the last british Viceroy of India?

Lord Linlithgow Lord Wavell Lord Mountbatten Lord Irwin

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10. Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

Lord Dalhousie - Doctrine of Lapse Lord Minto - Indian Councils Act, 1909 Lord Wellesley - Subsidiary Alliance Lord Curzon - Vernacular Press Act, 1878

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