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1. First railway line were laid down in India under which British Governor?

a) Lord Dalhousie

b) Lord Curzon

c) Lord Wellesley

d) Lord Lytton

Ans:    A

2. Who is the exponent of the theory of economic drain of India during the British rule?

a) DadabhaiNaoroji

b) M.N.Roy

c) Jai Prakash Narayan

d) Ram Manohar Lohiya

Ans:    A

3. The English introduced Ryotwari settlements in-

a) Bengal Presidency

b) Madras Presidency

c) Bombay Presidency

d) Madras and Bombay Presidency

Ans:    D

4. Who authored the book ‘Poverty and the Un-British Rule in India?

a) DadabhaiNaoroji

b) Ramesh Chandra Dutt

c) Gopal Krishna Gokhale

d) Amartya Kumar Sen

Ans:    A

5. Who is credited with the introduction of Permanent settlement in Bengal and Bihar-

a) Lord Curzon

b) Lord Cornwallis

c) Lord Ripon

d) Lord Wellesley

Ans:    B

6. Who was associated with Ryotwari settlement of Madras?

a) Malcolm

b) Metcalfe

c) Munro

d) Elphinstone

Ans:    C

7. Permanent settlement was a feature of-

a) Zamindari System

b) Ryotwari System

c) Mahalwari System

d) None of these

Ans:    A