SSC History Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-7

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    Which of the following Indians was dismissed from the Indian civil services by the British?

    A)  Satyendranath Tagore   

    B)  Surendranath Banerjee

    C)  R. C. Dutt

    D)  Dadabhai Naoroji

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] After graduating from the University of Calcutta, Surendranath traveled to England in 1868 along with Romesh Chunder Dutt and Behari Lal Gupta to appear for the Indian Civil Service exams. Though he passed the ICS in 1869, he was dismissed because of a dispute over his right age. After this matter was sorted out in a court of law, Banerjee reappeared for the exam and once again managed to clear it in 1871. He was appointed as the assistant magistrate in Sylhet, but was chucked out due to racial discrimination. Read more at

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