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GOVERNORS GENERAL AND VICEROYS OF INDIA (Part-I)

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Question1:-During whose Viceroyality was the Railway Board set up



Curzon


Question2:-During the time of which Viceroy Jatin Das died of Humger strike



Irwin


Question3:-The Viceroy when the Ancient Monument Protection Act was passed



Curzon


Question4:-The Viceroy when the first meeting of the Constituent Assembly was held



Wavell


Question5:The Viceroy when the first regular Census was held in 1881



Ripon


Question6:-The Viceroy when the first world war was ended



Chelmsford


Question7:After 1857, who announced at a Durbar at Allahabad, the assumption of the Govt of India by the Sovereign of Great Britain



Hardinge II


Question8:-Indian Evidence Act 1872 was passed during the period of



Mayo


Question9:-Labour Acts were enacted in India for the first time during the reign of



Ripon


Question10:-Mc Donnel Commission was passed duril and Sabordinate occng the period of



Lytton


Question11:-During whose reign Khudiram Bose was hanged



Minto IInomy


Question12:- Name the Viceroy , during whose reign the age for entry in the Civil Services was once again raised to 21 years



Ripon


Question13:-Name the Viceeroy during whose tenure categorisation of Civil Services as Imperial, Provincial and Subordinate occurred



Lansdowne


Question14:-During whose tenure Provincial Autonomy brought into practice



Linlithgow


Question15:-Who was the Governor General when the Universities of Culcutta , Bombay and Madras were established



Canning


Question16:- Who was the Indian Viceroy when the Clement Atlee announced the decisio to grant freedom to India



Wavell


Question17:-Who was the Indian Viceroy when the second World War was ended



Wavell


Question18:- Who was the ruler of British India when Incom Tax was introduced on an experimental basis



Canning


Question19:-Name the Viceroy of India who supressed the mutiny of Whabis



Elgin I


Question20:-Name the Viceroy when the election to the Constituent Assembly was held



Wavell


Question21:-During whose tenure SP Sinha became the first Indian member of Viceroy's Executive Council



Minto II


Question22:-During whose tenure the first Women's Universities in India was established



Chelmsford


Question23:-Name the Viceroy when Muslim League observed 'Direct Action Day'



Wavell


Question24:-Name the Viceroy when the Saddler Commission was appointed in 1917



Chelmsford


Question25:-Who appointed a Famine Commission under Richard Strachy



Lytton


Question26:-Who appointed Boundary Commission to demarcate the boundary between India and Pakistan



Mountbatten


Question27:- Who appointed Raleigh Commission



Curzon


Question28:-Who inroduced Arms Act in 1878



Lytton


Question29:-Who repealed the Press Act of 1910



Reading


Question30:-The Governor General and Viceroy who died in Dharmasala of heart attack while crossing a moutain bridge



Elgin I


Question31:-The former Indian Viceroy who was assassinated in a bomb blast in 1979



Mountbatten


Question32:-name the Viceroy at the time of the formation of Chamber of Princes



Chelmsford


Question33:-Name the Indian Viceroy when the Second World War was started



Linlithgow


Question34:-Name the acting Viceroy and Governor General who succeeded Mayo



John Strachey


Question35:-During whose tenure Gaddar Party was formed



Hardinge II


Question36:-During whose tenure as the Viceroy of India were the great martyrs Bhagat Singh ,Sukhdev and Rajguru were hanged



Irwin


Question37:-The first Viceroy of India who died in harness



Elgin I


Question38:-The first to start portfolio system in British India



Canning


Question39:-Name who refused to meet the Congress deputation led by its president in 1904



Curzon


Question40:-Name who introduced Bengal Rent Act



Canning


Question41:-The first occupant of Viceregal Palace



Irwin


Question42:-The decision to hold simultaneous examinations for the ICS in Delhi and London was brougt into effect during the tenure of which Viceroy



Reading


Question43:-Who gave up the policy of masterly inactivity towards Afghanistan followed by his Predecessors Mayo, John Lawrence and North Brook and followed an aggressive policy



Lytton


Question44:- The Viceroy when Diarchy was introduced in provinces as per the Govt of India Act , 1919



Chelmsford


Question45:-The Viceroy when Edward VII was declared as the Emperor of India



Curzon


Question46:-The Viceroy when Edward VIII abdicted British Throne .



Linlithgow


Question47:- The British Viceroy during the first Anglo-Burmese War



Dufferin


Question48:-Name who abolished Income Tax imposed since the times of Canning



Northbrook


Question49:- Name the Viceroy when Subhash Chandra Bose formed Forward Block



Linlithgow


Question50:-Statistical Survey of India was established during the reign of



Mayo


Question51:-Name who wrote home these words after his first meeting with Gandhiji "Mr Gandhi's religious and moral views are , I believe admirable, but I confess that I find it difficult to understand the practice of them in politics "



Lord Reading


Question52:-whose reign witnessed the deposition of Gaikwad of Baroda in 1875



Northbrook


Question53:-The last Governor General of East India Company



Canning


Question54:-The last Viceroy of British India



Mountbatten


Question55:- Name who conceded to the demand of separate electorate to Muslims



Minto II


Question56:-The Viceroy at the time of Pune Pact



Wellington


Question57:-The Viceroy at the time of demise of George V , the emperor of British India



Wellington


Question58:-The Viceroy during the Dandi March of Gandhiji



Irwin


Question59:- The Viceroy during the partition of Bengal



Curzon


Question60:- The Viceroy during the second Anglo-Afghan War



Lytton


Question61:-The Viceroy during whose reign Indian coinage and paper currency Act was passed



Curzon


Question62:-The Viceroy during whose tenure the Defence of India Act was passed in 1915



Hardinge II


Question63:- The Viceroy during whose tenure the new Central Legislative Assembly building was inaugurated



Irwin


Question64:-The Viceroy Lord Irwin escaped unhurt from a bomb blast in Delhi-Agra route in 1929 who thanked God for the narrow escape , condemned the revolutinoary act through his article 'The Cult Bomb'



Mahatma Gandhi


Question65:- The Viceroy of British India during the formation of Indian National Congress



Dufferin


Question66:- The Viceroy of British India who published "The Annals of Rural Bengal" and "A comparative Dictionary of the Non Aryan Languages of India "



Ripon


Question67:-The Viceroy of British India who resigned over the question of Egypt



Ripon


Question68:-The Viceroy of India during the Indigo Revolt of 1859-60



Canning


Question69:-The Viceroy of India When CongressSocialist Party was established



Wellington


Question70:-The Viceroy of India when the 'Imperial Legislative Council' was brought into existance



Canning


Question71:-The Viceroy of India who was a poet , novelist and an essayist of repute



Lytton


Question72:-The Viceroy of India who wrote a Novel titled 'Lucile' in 1860



Lytton


Question73:-The Viceroy to whom Gandhiji wrote a letter in 1930 putting him before an eleven point programme



Irwin


Question74:-The Viceroy when the Aligarh Muslim University (1920) was established



Chelmsford


Question75:-The Viceroy when Arms Act was introduced in 1878



Lytton


Question76:-The Viceroy when British Parliament passed Indian Independence Bill



Mountbatten


Question77:-The Viceroy when Budhelkhand and Rajputana were affected by Famine



John Lawrence


Question78:-The Viceroy when Burma was separated from India in 1937



Linlithgow


Question79:- Name who delegated W.W Hunter to prepare the "The Imperial Gazetteer of India "



Mayo


Question80:-The Viceroy when Cripps' Mission visited India



Linlithgow


Question81:-The Viceroy during the INA Trial at Red Fort



Wavell


Question82:-The Viceroy during the Mopla Revolt of 1921



Reading


Question83:-The Viceroy during the Navel Mutiny of 1946



Wavell


Question84:-The only Viceroy of British India who was assassinated



Mayo


Question85:-The revolutionary Lala Hardayal used 'Yuganthar Circular' praising the attack of ------- on 23 rd December 1912



Lord Hardinge


Question86:- The second Viceroy of India



Elgin I


Question87:-The Viceroy at the time of Bardoli Satyagraha by Sardar Patel



Irwin


Question88:-The Viceroy at the time of Chittagong Armoury Raid



Irwin


Question89:-Name who set up Forest department for utalization of forest resources



Canning


Question90:-The Viceroy at the time of Kakori Train Dacoity (1925)



Reading


Question91:-The Viceroy at the time of launching of quite India movement



Linlithgow


Question92:-The Viceroy when Muslim League was formed in 1906



Minto II


Question93:-The Viceroy when the Nehru Report was presented



Irwin


Question94:-The Viceroy when the Rowlatt Act was passed



Chelmsford


Question95:-The Viceroy when the Sarada Act was which raised the marriageable age was passed



Irwin


Question96:-The Viceroy when Doctrine of Lapse was officially withdrawn



Canning


Question97:-Who appointed Aitchison Commission on the Public Services in India



Dufferin


Question98:-Who appointed University Commission in 1902 under Sir Thomas Roe



Curzon


Question99:-Who authored 'My Indian Years'



Hardinge II


Question100:-Who created North West Frontier Province in 1901 directly under the Govt of India



Curzon