The British ruled India for over 200 years, from 1858 to 1947. During this time, they introduced many changes to the country, including the introduction of railways, telegraphs, and English education. However, they also exploited India's resources and people, which led to widespread resentment and eventually to independence.

Here you are given Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) on the British rule in Indiathe topic of General Knowledge. First of all, you have to read all the GK questions related to British rule in India and click on one correct answer for each question. If your answer is correct, you will be displayed with a ✅ sign, but if your answer is wrong, a ❌ sign will be displayed, so that you can identify the correct answer you have given.

Q. Which British Governor General showed interest in the conservation of Indian monuments?

 ◉ lord curzon

✅ Correct

 ◉ The viscount canning

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ The Earl of Dalhousie

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Sir Henry Harding

❌ Incorrect

Q. Which Governor General welcomed Ranjit Singh with great honor at Ropar?

 ◉ Marcus cornwallis

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Earl Cornwallis

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Sir john noise

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ lord william bentick

✅ Correct

Q. Who was the Governor General of India during the Revolt of 1857?

 ◉ Lord Litton

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ lord canning

✅ Correct

 ◉ Lord Harding

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Lord Dalhousie

❌ Incorrect

Q. Who was the first Viceroy and Governor General of British India?

 ◉ Viscount canning

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ lord canning

✅ Correct

 ◉ Lorddalhouji

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Governor General

❌ Incorrect

Q. Who was the Governor General of India after the mutiny of 1857?

 ◉ Louis Mountbatten

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Warren hastings

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Lord Curzon

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ lord canning

✅ Correct

Q. Who was the last Governor General of the Indian Union?

 ◉ C. Rajagopalachari

✅ Correct

 ◉ Deen Dayal Upadhyay

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Subhash Chandra Bose

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Shyamaprasad Mukherjee

❌ Incorrect

Q. Who was the Governor General of India during the Revolt of 1857?

 ◉ lord canning

✅ Correct

 ◉ Lord churchill

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Lord Irwin

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Lord Mountbatten

❌ Incorrect

Q. Who was the first Maharajaypal (Governor General) of independent India?

 ◉ lord mountbatten

✅ Correct

 ◉ Lord Attley

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ C. Gopalchari

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Dr. Rajendra Prasad

❌ Incorrect

Q. When and which Maharajaypal (Governor General) decided to make English the medium of instruction in India?

 ◉ Lord Dalhousie in 1850 AD

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Lord Harding in 1845 AD

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Lord Velgeley in 1805 AD

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Lord William Bentinck in 1850

✅ Correct

Q. Who was the first Governor General of the East India Company in India?

 ◉ Lord Arthur Wellesley

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Lord Cornwallis

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Warren Hastings

✅ Correct

 ◉ Lord Clive

❌ Incorrect

Q. By which Governor General was the practice of 'Sati' banned?

 ◉ Warren hastings

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ lord william bentick

✅ Correct

 ◉ Sir john shor

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Lord Minto I

❌ Incorrect

Q. Who was the British Governor General who started the postal system in India?

 ◉ Lord Mountbatten

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Lord Cripps

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ lord dalhousie

✅ Correct

 ◉ Lord Curzon

❌ Incorrect

Q. The Indian National Congress was formed during the tenure of which Governor General?

 ◉ lord ifrin

✅ Correct

 ◉ Lord Ripon

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Lord William Bantik

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Lord Curzon

❌ Incorrect

Q. During which Governor General was Punjab annexed to the British Empire?

 ◉ Sir George Barlo, Bt

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ The Lord Minto

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ John adams

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ lord dalhousie

✅ Correct


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