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Indian Polity MCQs – 1 ( Historical Background of Constitution)

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Indian Polity Mini Tests

Indian Polity MCQs 1 - Historical Background of Constitution

Syllabus - Historical Background of Constitution

Resource to Study :  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?


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Q. Which one of the following acts designated the Governor-General of Bengal as the Governor-General of India.

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Q. Consider the following statements about the Morley-Minto reforms :

  1. Provincial legislative councils came to have non-official majority.
  2. The discussion on budget including supplementary questions was allowed for the first time.
  3. Muslims were given separate electorate.

Which of the statements above is/are correct?


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Q. Which of the following statements is/are true about the Montague-Chelmsford Reforms ?

  1. It was declared for the first time that gradual introduction of responsible government is the objective.
  2. Central and provincial subjects were separated for the first time.
  3. Both bicameralism and direct elections were introduced for the first time.

Select the right answer using codes below:


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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 ?


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Q. Which of the following are the features of the Regulating Act of 1773?

  1. It is provided for the establishment of Supreme Court at Calcutta (1774).
  2. It created executive council for Governor General of Bengal.
  3. It made the governors of Bombay and Madras presidencies subordinate to the Governor General of Bengal.
  4. It established Board of Control for managing Political Affairs.

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Q. What were the salient features of Government of India Act 1935?

1) Provincial autonomy
2) Dyarchy at the centre
3) Abolition of dyarchy in Provinces

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