Questions on British Governor Generals

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

  1. Lord Chelmsford
  2. Lord Reading
  3. Lord Irwin
  4. Lord Wavell

2. Consider the following statements :

  1. Robert Clive was the first Governor-General of Bengal.
  2. William Bentinck was the first Governor-General of India.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

3. ‘Sati’ was abolished by

  1. Lord Ripon
  2. Warren Hastings
  3. Lord Cornwallis
  4. William Bentinck

4. The Treaty of Sreerangapattam was between Tipu Sultan and

  1. Cornwallis
  2. Clive
  3. Hardinge
  4. Warren Hastings

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

  1. Warren Hastings
  2. Curzon
  3. Canning
  4. Ripon

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

  1. Bombay
  2. Madras
  3. Delhi
  4. Calcutta

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. "

  1. Lord Cornwallis
  2. Lord Hastings
  3. Lord William Bentinck
  4. Lord Dalhousie

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

  1. Lord Linlithgow
  2. Lord Ripon
  3. Lord Minto
  4. Lord Curzon

9. Who was the last British Viceroy of India?

  1. Lord Linlithgow
  2. Lord Wavell
  3. Lord Mountbatten
  4. Lord Irwin

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

  1. Lord Dalhousie - Doctrine of Lapse
  2. Lord Minto - Indian Councils Act, 1909
  3. Lord Wellesley - Subsidiary Alliance
  4. Lord Curzon - Vernacular Press Act, 1878

11. With which of the following did Mahatma Gandhi sign a pact to suspend the Civil Disobedience Movement and take part in the Round Table Conference?

  1. Lord Wavell
  2. Lord Lytton
  3. Lord Irwin
  4. Lord Canning

12. Indian Railways and telegraph services were started during the reign of :

  1. Lord Cornwallis
  2. Lord Ripon
  3. Lord Canning
  4. Lord Dalhousie

13. Who among the following was associated with the Permanent Settlement of Bengal?

  1. William Bentinck
  2. Lord Cornwallis
  3. Lord Curzon
  4. Lord Dalhousie

14. Who among the following is known as the Maker of Modern India?

  1. William Bentinck
  2. Lord Cornwallis
  3. Lord Curzon
  4. Lord Dalhousie

15. Who among the following Governor-Generals formed the Triple Alliance against Tipu Sultan?

  1. Warren Hastings
  2. Lord Cornwallis
  3. Lord Wellesley
  4. Lord William Bentick

16. Who of the following took keen interest in the construction of Viceregal Lodge in Shimla and also became its first occupant in 1888?

  1. Lord Dufferin
  2. Lord Lytton
  3. Lord Ripon
  4. Lord Dalhousie