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Indian Polity MCQs 1 - Historical Background of Constitution
Syllabus - Historical Background of Constitution
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Q. Which among the following was the first attempt by the British Parliament to regulate the affairs of English East India Company?
The important provisions of the Act were:
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Q. Which one of the following acts designated the Governor-General of Bengal as the Governor-General of India.
Ans - (b) - Charter Act of 1833
Other provisions of the Act were:
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Q. Consider the following statements about the Morley-Minto reforms :
Which of the statements above is/are correct?
Ans - D (All of the above)
The Indian Councils Act 1909 is also known as Morley-Minto Reforms ( Named after the Secretary of State for India John Morley and the Viceroy of India, Lord Minto).
Important provisions of the Act were:
Thus, the Act led to the legalization of communalism and Lord Minto came to be known as the Father of Communal Electorate.
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Q. Which of the following statements is/are true about the Montague-Chelmsford Reforms ?
Select the right answer using codes below:
Government of India Act 1919 was passed by British Parliament to further expand the participation of Indians in the Government of India. It was also called Montagu-Chelmsford Reforms or Mont-Ford Reforms( Edwin Montague -Secretary of State for India and Lord Chelmsford - Viceroy )
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Q. Which of the following acts separated the legislative and executive functions of the governor-general Council for the first time ?
Ans - B ( Charter Act of 1853 )
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Q. Which of the following are the features of the Regulating Act of 1773?
Ans - C (Only 1, 2 and 3 )
Pitts India Act (introduced by British PM William Pitt) was passed in 1784.
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Q. What were the salient features of Government of India Act 1935?
1) Provincial autonomy2) Dyarchy at the centre3) Abolition of dyarchy in Provinces
And - D(1,2, and 3)
The Government of India Act 1935 was a big step towards establishment of responsible government in India.
The important provisions of the Act were :
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