SSC History Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-4

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    Consider the following statements with reference to Pin's India Act:
    1. Pitt's India Act 1784 provided that only covenanted servants were in future to be appointed members of the Council of the Governor-General
    2. The Pitt's India Act 1784 prohibited all aggressive wars in India and all treaties of guarantee with the Indian Princes Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    A)  1 only 

    B)  2 only

    C)  Both 1 and 2    

    D)  neither 1 nor 2

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] The Pitts India Act of 1784 somewhat amended at various times, established the system of dual control of India by the government of Great Britain and the British East India Company. These changes continued till 1858. The first major regulation in this act was the relationship of the company to the British government. With the Pitts India Act of 1784, East India Company's political functions were differentiated from its commercial activities.

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