UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-4

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    With reference to the response of the British against indigo revolt, consider the following statements.                                                                         
    1. It was ruthlessy suppressed with violent force.                                             
    2. The British's response was restrained because of the support extended to the revolt by the intelligentsia missionaries.                                                                        
    3. The government appointed a commission to inquire into the problem of indigo cultivation.    
    Which of the statements) given above is/are correct?                                    

    A)  1 and 3           

    B)  2 and 3            

    C)  Only 3             

    D) (d) Only 2         

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] The Government's response to the Revolt was restrained and they did not use violent force as in the case of civilian rebellions and tribal uprising, that is due to borrowing experience of the santhal uprising and the Revolt of 1857. Also, intelligentsia and missionaries pretended their support, which forced the government to appoint a commission to inquire into the problem of Indigo cultivation. So, Statement 2 and 3 are correct.

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