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1. What were the objectives of Queen Victoria While making Proclamations in 1858?

1. To tell the public about the end of the rule of the East India Company.

2. To Clarify the principles of administration.

3. Indian people were given certain assurances.

4. To show the queens feeling of goodwill.

a) Only 1 and 2             b) Only 2 and 4             c) Both 2, 3 and 4            d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Ans:   D

2. Why Queen Victoria’s Proclamation is important from the point of view of the Indian states?

1. Treaties and agreements made during the time of the East Indian Company were accepted.

2. Titles were bestowed on many princes.

3. The right of adoption was accepted.

a) Only 1 and 2             b) Only 3          c) Both 2 and 3             d) 1, 2 and 3

Ans:   D

3. What were the steps taken to reorganize the army after the revolt of 1857?

1. Important positions were reserved for the British.

2. Soldiers of various castes and groups were separated.

3. Indians were given no place in artillery.

4. The number of European soldiers increased.

a) Only 1, 2 and 3                      b) Only 1, 3 and 4         c) Both 2 and 4                d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Ans:   B

4. Consider the following statements:

1. The portfolio system was started though the Indian council’s Act, 1861.

2. Indian councils Act, 1861 provided the Madras and the Bombay Government the right to make laws.

Which of the above-given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1                 b) Only 2               c) Both 1 and 2             d) Neither 1 nor 2

Ans:   C

5. Consider the followings statements:

1. Through the Royal Titles Act of 1876, Queen Victoria assumed the title of the Empress of India.

2. The Practice of Royal Darbars was introduced in order to instill loyalty among the Indian princes.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) Only 1                   b) Only 2                  c) Both 1 and 2             d) Neither 1 nor 2

Ans:   C

6. Consider the following statements:

1. Raja Ram Mohan Roy is regarded as the forerunner of Indian journalism.

2. In 1821 Raja Ram Mohan Roy started the English quarterly Samvad Kaumudil.

Which of the above-given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1                  b) Only 2                 c) Both 1 and 2             d) Neither 1 nor 2

Ans:   A

7. Which of the below given statements is Not correct?

a) Lord Ripon was the viceroy when the vernacular press Act was passed.

b) In 1878 vernacular Press Act was passed.

c) Press Registration Act was passed in 1867.

d) None of the above

Ans:   A