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  • 1.
    Which of the following statements about Permanent Settlement are correct?

    1. It conferred proprietary rights to peasants.
    2. The Zamindars were recognised as the proprietors of land.
    3. The government permanently fixed the land revenue demand.
    4. The Zamindars acted as the middlemen between the peasants and the government.

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below
    A. 2, 3 and 4 B. 3 and 4
    C. 1 and 4 D. 1 and 3

  • 2.
    The Viceregal Lodge at Shimla is a well-known ancient monument. Which of the following statements about the monument are correct?

    1. The Lodge was built by 17th Viceroy, Earl Dufferin.
    2. The present shape of the building was given by Earl of Marquis of Lansdowne.
    3. It is famous for holding three meetings before Independance of India including the Cabinet Mission.

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below
    A. 1, 2 and 3 B. 2 and 3
    C. 1 and 3 D. 1 and 2

  • 3. Who passed the Indian Universities Act?
    A. Lord Lytton B. Lord Curzon
    C. Lord Minto D. Lord Ripon

  • 4.
    Who, among the following, first translated the Bhagwat Gita into English?
    A. Charles Wilkins B. Alexander Cuningham
    C. William Jones D. James Prinsep

  • 5. The last British Emperor of India was:
    A. King George I B. King George III
    C. King George V D. King George VI

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