Indian History

Governor Generals

1. Who started Fort William college at Calcutta?
     A.  Lord Cornwallis
     B.  Lord Wellesley
     C.  Wlliam Bentinck
     D.  Warren Hastings

Answer:

B


2. Who was the first Governor General of India?
     A.  Lord Canning
     B.  Lord Minto
     C.  William Bentinck
     D.  Lord Reading

Answer:

C


3. What was the period of William Bentinck as Governor General of India?
     A.  1800-1810
     B.  1805-1832
     C.  1809-1822
     D.  1828-1835

Answer:

D


4. Who abolished the Circuit Courts established by the Lord Cornwallis?
     A.  Lord William Bentinck
     B.  Lord Linglithgow
     C.  Lord Ripon
     D.  Lord Lytton

Answer:

A


5. The Governor General who introduced regional languages in courts?
     A.  Lord Hastings
     B.  Lord Canning
     C.  William Bentinck
     D.  Lord Hardinge

Answer:

C

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