SSC History Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-5

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    Consider the following statements in respect of the Regulating Act of 1773:
    1. The tenure of the council members depended on the pleasure of the Governor-General.
    2. The Governor-General-in-Council was empowered with casting vote.
    3. The Governor-GeneraI-in-Council was vested with civil and military powers. Which of the statements given above are correct?

    A)  1, 2 and 3        

    B)  1 and 2 only

    C)  2 and 3 only    

    D)  1 and 3 only

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] The Regulating Act of 1773 was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain intended to overhaul the management of the East India Company's rule in India. The Act did not prove to be a long-term solution to concerns over the Company's affairs; Pitt's India Act was therefore subsequently enacted in 1784 as a more radical reform.

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