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Which one among the following statements regarding the Government of India Act, 1935 is not correct? (NDA 2012)

  • Provincial autonomy came into existence
  • Bicameral legislatures were provided in six provinces
  • The principles of communal electorates and weightages were further extended
  • The states were compelled to enter the federation
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Which of the following provisions were made in the Charter Act of 1833?

  1. The commercial functions of he East India Company came to an end and now it had only political functions.
  2. Government services in India were thrown open to all Indians.
  3. The designation of the Governor-General of Bengal was changed as the Governor-General of British India.
    • 1,2 and 3
    • 2,3 and 4
    • 1,3 and 4
    • 3 and 4
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Which one among the following was not a feature of the provincial executive according to the Government Of India Act, 1935?

  1. The executive authority of the province was vested in the Governor
  2. There was a Council of Ministers to advise the Governor
  3. Dyarchy established by the Government of India Act, 1919 was abolished at

  • a
  • b
  • c
  • d
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The first attempt to introduce a representative and popular element in The Governance of India was made through

  • Indian Council Act, 1861
  • Indian Council Act, 1892
  • Indian Council Act, 1909
  • Government of India Act, 1919
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which of the following Acts introduced communal electorate in India?

  • Indian Council Act, 1861
  • Indian Council Act , 1892
  • Indian Council Act, 1909
  • Government of India Act, 1935
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By virtue of which Act, Dyarchy was introduced in India?

  • Indian Council Act, 1909
  • Government of India Act, 1919
  • Government of India Act, 1935
  • Indian Independence Act, 1947
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The Government of India Act, 1935 was based on

  • the principle of federation and parliamentary system
  • the principle of succession of the British Indian provinces
  • acceptance of the idea of a Constituent Assembly to draft a Constitution
  • None of the above
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The first definite step to provide parliamentary control over East India Company was taken by

  • the Regulating Act, 1773
  • the Pitt's India Act, 1784
  • the Charter Act, 1793
  • the Charter Act, 1813
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Through which one of the following were commercial activities of the East India Company finally put to an end?

  • The Charter Act of 1793
  • The Charter Act of 1813
  • The Charter Act of 1833
  • The Charter Act of 1853
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The instrument of instructions contained in the Government of India Act, 1935 has been incorporated in the Constitution of India in the year 1950 as - 

  • Fundamental Rights
  • Directive Principles of the State Policy
  • Fundamental Duties
  • Emergency Provisions
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