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GOVERNORS GENERAL AND VICEROYS OF INDIA (Part-II)

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Question1:-Who abolished the Tax on the foreign cotton coming to India to safeguard the British Traders



Lutton


Question2:-Who unified the armies of Bengal, Bombay and Madras Presidencies under a single leadership in 1895



Lord Elgin II


Question3:-Who used to write poems with the pen named 'Owen Meredith'



Lytton


Question4:-Who wrote the book 'Problems the Far East :Japan-Korea- China



Curzon


Question5:The Shimla Deputation led by Aga Khan met ------ in 1906



Minto II


Question6:-Whose reign witnessed Swadeshi Movement



Mito II


Question7:-Whose tenure witnessed Orissa Famine of 1866



John Lawrence


Question8:-Who resigned after the Afghan Issue in 1876



Northbrook


Question9:-Who annexed Mysore to the British India on the charge of misgovernment



William Bentick


Question10:-Who took steps to the restoration of Mysore to its ruling family after 50 years of British administration



Ripon


Question11:- Who survived a bomb explosion at Chandni Chawk in New Delhi in 1912



Hardinge II


Question12:- Who suggested the formaton of Imperial Advisory Council



Minto II


Question13:-Who suggested the formation of Council of Ruling Princes



Lord Curzon


Question14:-Who suggested the formation of an Indian Privy Council of bigger Indian states to share with Viceroy on matters of common interest



Lytton


Question15:-Who restored the right of Indian Princes to adopt their heirs



Canning


Question16:- Who resigned after the difference of opinion with Lord Kitchner



Curzon


Question17:-Who repealed the Rowlatt Act



Lord Reading


Question18:- Who published the 'Imperial Gazetteer of India '



Ripon


Question19:-Who opened the telegraph link between India and Europe



John Lawrence


Question20:-Who made the Deepavali Declaration



Irwin


Question21:-Who made Auguest Offer



Linlithgow


Question22:-Who is known as the father of Local Self Government



Ripon


Question23:-Who introduced Forwrd Policy



Lytton


Question24:-Who introduced financial decentralisation



Mayo


Question25:-Who introduced Famine Code in 1880



Ripon


Question26:-Who introduced Budget System in India



Canning


Question27:- Who formed Saftey Valve Theory



Dufferin


Question28:-Who established two colleges for the education and political training of the Indian Princes



Mayo


Question29:-Who earned the nick name 'Clemency'



Canning


Question30:-Whose tenure witnessed the Panjdeh Incident



Dufferin


Question31:-Whose tenure witnessed the white mutiny by European troops in 1859



Canning


Question32:-Under whose Governor Generalship it was decided that River Oxus should be fixed as a boundary between Russian and British spheres of influence



Mayo


Question33:-Where All Inida Women's Federation established Lady Irwin College in 1926



Delhi


Question34:-Which agitation was ended as a result of Gandhi -Irwin Pact



Civil Disobediance movement


Question35:-Who compared Curzon to Aurangazeb



Gopalakrishna Gokhale


Question36:-Who denounced Congress as a Microscopic Minority



Dufferin


Question37:-Who has the longest tenure as the Viceroy of British India



Linlithgow


Question38:-The Viceroy when Federal Court was established in 1937



Linlithgow


Question39:-The Viceroy when Gandhiji launched Civil Disobediance Movement in 1930



Irwin


Question40:-The Viceroy when Indian Air Force was formed



Wellington


Question41:-The Viceroy when Jinnah suggested 'Fourteen Principles'



Irwin


Question42:-Who is regarded as the most popular Viceroy that England ever sent to India



Ripon


Question43:-Who laid foundation of the Campus of Benarus Hindu University



Lord Hardinge II


Question44:- Who made discussions with Indian leaders at the Shimla Conference



Wavell


Question45:-Who raised a para military force called Imperial Service Corps, which was officered by Indians and only inspected by British Commanders



Dufferin


Question46:-Who repealed the Vernacular Press Act



Ripon


Question47:- Who selected Auguest 15 as the Independence Day of India



Mountbatten


Question48:-Who served as the Viceroy of India from 1864 to 1869 and was known as 'Saviour of Panjab'



John Lawrence


Question49:-Who was known as the Viceroy of 'reverse characters'



Lytton


Question50:-Who was popularly known as Christian Viceroy



Irwin


Question51:-The Viceroy when the First Round Table Conference was held in 1930

Irwin


Question52:-Who was the Chairman of the famine commission appointed by Lord Elgin in 1897



Sir James B Lyall


Question53:-Who was the Chairman of the Indian Police Commission appointed by Lord Curzon in 1902



Andrew H.L. Fraser


Question54:- The Viceroy during the Jalianwalla Bagh Massacre



Chelmsford


Question55:- The Viceroy during the Munda uprising of 1899



Lord Elgin II


Question56:- The Viceroy during the Second and Third Round Table Conferences



Wellington


Question57:-The Viceroywhen the grand coronation of George V wa held at Delhi



Hardinge II


Question58:-The Viceroy when the post of secretary of state for India was created



Canning


Question59:-The Viceroy when the Prince of Wales visited Indiain 1876



Northbrook


Question60:-The Viceroy when the Second Factory Act of 1891 was introduced



Lansdwne


Question61:-The Viceroy when the First World War was started



Hardinge II


Question62:-The Viceroy when the partition of Bengal was repealed in 1911



Hardinge II


Question63:-Who was the first Principal of Mayo College , Ajmeer



Colonel Sir Oliver St John


Question64:- The Viceroy when the annual grant of six lakhs of rupeese wa given to Sher Ali Ameer of Afghanistan



John Lawrence


Question65:-The Viceroy at the time of appointment of the Durand Commission to define the boundary between British India and Afghnistan



Lansdowne


Question66:- During whose Viceroyality Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh (RSS) was founded



Reading


Question67:-Who was rejected Mahatma Gandhi's plea for the reprieve of Bhagat Singh and his two colleagues from death sentences



Irwin


Question68:-The Viceroy who appointed Durand Commission to demarcate the boundary between British India and Afghanistan



Lansdowne


Question69:-The Viceroy when Vernacular Press Act was introduced



Lytton


Question70:-Who believed in free trade and abolished all abolished all export duties except those on rice, oil, indigo and lac



Northbrook


Question71:-Who adopted a policy of 'Intrusive Surveilance' towards the Indian Princes



Curzon


Question72:- The Viceroy o9f British India during the appointment of an Educational Commission under Sir William Hunter in 1882



Ripon


Question73:- Who was the exponent of June third plan



Mountbatten


Question74:-Who was the first Governor General of Independent India



Mountbatten


Question75:-Who was the supreme commander of the allied forces in South East Asia during the Second World War



Mountbatten


Question76:- Who was the Governor General when the administration of British India was transferred from East India Company to the British Crown



Canning


Question77:-The Viceroy when the Communal reservation was introduced for the Muslims



Minto II


Question78:-The Viceroy when the Chouri- Choura incident occurred



Reading


Question79:-The Viceroy when Communal Award was declared



Wellington


Question80:-The Viceroy when Communist Party was founded at Kanpur



Reading


Question81:-The Viceroy when the Congress launched Individual Satyagraha



Linlithgow


Question82:-The Viceroy when the Congress Ministries resigned in 1939



Linlithgow


Question83:-The Viceroy when Congress Ministries assumed power in 1937 elections



Linlithgow


Question84:-The Viceroy when Cabinet Mission visited India



Wavell


Question85:-The Viceroy when Capital of British India was transferred from Kolkata to Delhi



Hardinge II


Question86:-The Viceroy of British India Chapekar Brothers committed first Political murder in modern India by killing two British officials



Lord Elgin II


Question87:-The Viceroy of India during the Delhi Durbar of 1877



Lytton


Question88:-The Viceroy of India when Reserve Bank of India was formed in 1935



Wellington


Question89:- The Viceroy when Materiological Department was established in British India



Northbrook


Question90:-The Viceroy of British India during the Delhi Durbar of 1877



Lytton


Question91:-the Viceroy when Butler Commission was appointed



Irwin


Question92:-The Viceroy when the C.R. Formula was proposed



Wavell


Question93:- The Viceroy when a joint commission of the British and the Russians was appointed to demarcate the Northern boundary of Afghanistan



Dufferin


Question94:-The Vicewroy when the 1916 Lucknow session of INC was held in which moderates and extrimist groups were unified



Chelmsford


Question95:-The Viceroy when the British India engaged war with Bhutan in 1864



John Lawrence


Question96:-The Viceroy when the Archeological Survey of India wass established



Curzon


Question97:- The Viceroy when the all parties conference was held at Lucknow in 1928



Irwin


Question98:-Viceroy when AITUC was formed



Chelmsford


Question99:-The Viceroy when a Famine broke out in south inida which claimed between 6.1 million and 10.3 million people



Lytton


Question100:-The Viceroy when Intrim Govt assummed power on 2 nd September 1946



Wavell