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Q16. Consider the following statements regarding the Government of India Act, 1935: 1. It abolished dyarchy at provincial level 2. For the first time, concurrent list was created. 3. It provided for the dyarchy at central level. Select the correct answer using the code given below: A. 1 and 2 only B. 1 and 3 only C. 2 and 3 only D. All of the above
Solution: D Self explanatory
Q17. Under the federal provisions of 1935 Act: 1. There were 65 items in the Federal list. 2. 60 items were in the Provincial list. 3. 36 items were in the Concurrent list Select the correct answer using the code given below: A. 1 only B. 2 only C. 3 only D. None
Solution: C Federal list-59 items Provincial List-54 items Concurrent List-36 items
Q18. Which of the following statement is NOT true with respect to Government of India Act, 1935? A. It introduced bicameralism in all the eleven provinces. B. This act strengthened the communal representation. C. It established the provincial public service commissions. D. It also established joint provincial service commission for two or more provinces.
Solution: A It introduced the bicameralism in 6 out of 11 provinces. These provinces were Bombay, Madras, Bihar, Assam, UP and Bengal. It strengthen the communal representation by providing separate electorates for depressed class, workers and women.
Q19. Consider the following about Indian Independence Act, 1947: 1. Appointment to civil services by the secretary of state for India was stopped. 2. It provided for the establishment of Reserve Bank of India. Select the correct answer using the code given below A. 1 only B. 2 only C. Both 1 and 2 D. None
Solution: A Establishment of RBI was the provision under Government of India Act, 1935.
Q20. Which of the following statements is/are true with respect to Indian Independence Act, 1947? 1. It abolished the post of Governor General of India. 2. It gave India and Pakistan, the dominion status. 3. It abolished the Office of viceroy. 4. This act gave princely states the right to self determination. Select the correct answer using the code given below A. 1, 2 and 3 only B. 1, 2 and 4 only C. 1, 3 and 4 only D. 2, 3 and 4 only
Solution: D This act did not abolish the post of the Governor General. It abolished the office of the secretary of state for India, Office of Viceroy and provided, for each dominion- India and Pakistan, a governor general.
Solution: B The arrangement of partially responsible government at the provinces is also known as provincial diarchy.
Solution: C Self explanatory
Q24. Under which of the following act separate electorate was given to the Muslims? A. Indian Councils Act, 1909 B. GOI Act, 1919 C. GOI Act, 1935 D. Indian Councils Act, 1892
Solution: A Morley-Minto reforms is infamous for lega lising communalism
25. Under which of the following act Principle of elections introduced first time? A. Indian Councils Act, 1909 B. GOI Act, 1919 C. GOI Act, 1935 D. Indian Councils Act, 1892
Solution: D Principle of election in India was introduced under the Indian Councils Act, 1892 but that was an indirect provision for the filling of some of the non-official seats. The word "Election", however was not used, and the process was described as the nomination made on the recommendation of certain bodies.