SSC History Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-2

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    Which one of the following statements is NOT correct?

    A)  The Charter Act of 1793 enabled the Governor-General to exercise the same authority in Madras and Bombay Presidencies as he did in Bengal

    B)  The Charter Act of 1813 laid down the undoubted sovereignty of the Crown in and over the possessions of the East India Company

    C)  The Charter Act of 1833 took away from the subordinate Presidencies all powers of making laws

    D)  The Charter Act of 1853 made the approval of the Crown unnecessary for the appointment of provincial level councillors

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

     Charter Act of 1853 was passed when charter act of 1833 timed out and had to be renewed. It was renewed but no substantial changes were made. However, this was for the first time, that this charter act, unlike other charter acts, did not fix any limit for the continuance of the administration of the company in India. The act provided that the Indian territories will remain under the Governance of the company, until the parliament otherwise directed.

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