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IAS Previous Year Modern India Questions – Lecture – 3 – STHAAPNA Series

Sthapna - Static MCQs for GS - MODERN INDIa - Day 3

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Q.The Government of India Act of 1919 clearly defined: [2015]

(a) The separation of power between the judiciary and the legislature

(b) The jurisdiction of the central and provincial governments

(c) The powers of the Secretary of State for India and the Viceroy

(d) None of the above

 

Q.The Montagu-Chelmsford Report formed the basis of: [2004]

(a) the Indian Councils Act, 1909

(b) the Government of India Act, 1919

(c) the Government of India Act, 1935

(d) the Indian Independence Act, 1947

 

Q.The Montagu-Chelmsford Proposals were related to- (2016)

(a)Social reforms

(b)Educational reforms

(c)Reforms in police administration

(d)Constitutional reforms

 

Q.Which of the following is/are the principal feature(s) of the Government of India Act, 1919? [2012]

  1. Introduction of Dyarchy in the executive government of the provinces
  2. Introduction of separate communal electorates for Muslims
  3. Devolution of legislative authority by the Centre to the provinces

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

(a)1 only

(b)2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

 

Q.In the context of Indian history, the principle of ‘Dyarchy’ refers to- (2017)

(a) Division of central legislature into two houses.

(b) Introduction of double government i.e., central and state governments

(c) Having two sets of rulers; one in London and another in Delhi.

(d) Division of the subjects delegated to the provinces into two categories.

 

Q.Consider the following statements: [2004]

Some of the main features of the Government of India Act, 1935 were the :

1.Abolition of diarchy in the Governor’s provinces

  1. Power of the Governors to veto legislative action and to legislate on their own
  2. Abolition of the principle of communal representation .

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a)1 only

(b)1 and 2

(c)  2 and 3

(d) 1, 2 and 3

 

Q.Consider the following statements: [2004]

Some of the main features of the Government of India Act, 1935 were the :

1.Abolition of diarchy in the Governor’s provinces

  1. Power of the Governors to veto legislative action and to legislate on their own
  2. Abolition of the principle of communal representation .

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a)1 only

(b)1 and 2

(c)  2 and 3

(d) 1, 2 and 3

 

Q.Which one of the following is not a feature of the Government of India Act of 1935? [2000]

(a) Diarchy at the Centre as well as in the provinces

(b) A bicameral legislature

(c) Provincial autonomy

(d) An All-India federation

 

Q.In the federation established by the Government of India Act of 1935, residuary powers were given to the- (2018)

(a)Federal Legislature

(b)Governor General

(c)Provincial Legislature

(d)Provincial Governors

 

Q.The real intention of the British for including the princely states in the Federal Union proposed by the India Act of 1935 was to : [2002]

(a)Exercise more and direct politics and administration.

(b) Involve the princes actively in the administration of the colony

(c) Finally effect the complete political and administrative take-over of all the princely states by the   British

(d) Use the princes to counter-balance the anti-imperialist doctrines of the nationalist leaders

 

Q.The “Instrument of Instructions” contained in the Government of India Act, 1935 have been incorporated in the Constitution of India in the year 1950 as : [2010]

(a) Fundamental Rights

(b) Directive Principles of State Policy

(c) Extent of executive power of State

(d) Conduct of business of the Government of India

 

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