Quiz # 23



#1 By the Act of 1858, the powers of the Board of Control and the Court of Directors were transferred to __________?

#2 The Governor-General was given the power to issue ordinances by the act of?

Indian Councils Act 1861. An Act to make better Provision for the Constitution of the Council of the Governor General of India, and for the Local Government of the several Presidencies and Provinces of India, and for the temporary Government of India in the event of a Vacancy in the Office of Governor General.

#3 The maximum number of additional members of the council of Bengal was raised from 20 to __________?

The maximum number of additional members for the council of Bengal was raised from 20 to 50.

#4 Communal Representation was for the first time given in the interest of Muslims by?

It introduced a system of communal representation for Muslims by accepting the concept of ‘separate electorate’. Under this, the Muslim members were to be elected only by Muslim voters. Thus, the Act ‘legalised communalism’ and Lord Minto came to be known as the Father of Communal Electorate.

#5 The Government of India Act of 1919 made provision for the appointment of a/an __________ for India in the United Kingdom?

It was passed to expand participation of Indians in the government of India. The Act embodied the reforms recommended in the report of the Secretary of State for India, Edwin Montagu, and the Viceroy, Lord Chelmsford. The Actcovered ten years, from 1919 to 1929.

August 22, 2019

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