PSC Repeated Questions on Viceroys of India

Previous Year Repeated PSC Questions on Viceroys of India
This post lists some of the previous years' repeated Kerala PSC questions on 'Viceroys of India.'

    Previous Year Repeated PSC Questions on  The Viceroys of India

    • Who is the first Indian to join the Viceroy’s Executive Council – Lord Satyendra Prasad Sinha. (Previous PSC Questions: Assistant Professor in Neurosurgery 2018)

    Lord Canning (1856−62)

    • Who was the first Viceroy of India Lord Canning. (Previous PSC Questions: Lab Tech Asst-maintenance & Repairs Of Two Wheelers, 2015)
    • First War of Indian Independence took place during the period of – Lord Canning. (Previous PSC Questions: Assistant Geologist, Mining & Geology, 2019)
      • The British Governor-General in India during the great Rebellion – Lord Canning. (Previous PSC Questions: Assistant, Finance, 2015)
      • Who was the Governor-General of India during the Revolt of 1857Lord Canning. (Previous PSC Questions: Company/Corporation Assistant & Assistant Information Officer 2018)
      • Who was the Governor-General of India when the Ist war of Indian Independence broke out in 1857 – Lord Canning. (Previous PSC Questions: Draughtsman Gr. II (Survey & Land Records, 2016)
    • The Viceroy who introduced the budget system in India is – Lord Canning. (Previous PSC Questions: Assistant Professor in Neurosurgery 2018)
    • The Governor-General who brought General Service Enlistment Act – Lord Canning. (Previous PSC Questions: Civil Police Officer 2018)
    • During the company rule, the Widow Remarriage Act was drafted byLord Canning. (Previous PSC Questions: Electrician/ Pump Operator, Revenue, 2015)
    • The remarriage of Hindu widows was first legalised during the Governor-Generalship of – Lord Canning. (Previous PSC Questions: Vocational Teacher Agriculture, 2017)
    • The First Viceroy of India after Queen’s proclamation – Lord Canning. (Previous PSC Questions: Assistant Pharmacist Civil Supplies Corporation, 2015)
    • Universities at Calcutta, Bombay and Madras were set up during the Viceroyalty of – Lord Canning. (Previous PSC Questions: Clerk-Typist, 2017)
    • താഴെ തന്നിരിക്കുന്ന പ്രസ്താവനകളിൽ കാനിങ്‌ പ്രഭുവുമായി ബന്ധപെടാത്തത് ഏത്?  (Previous PSC Questions: Beat Forest Officer, 2022)  
      •    i) ഇന്ത്യയിലെ ആദ്യത്തെ വൈസ്രോയി ആയിരുന്നു.
      •   ii) ദത്തവകാശ നിരോധന നിയമം പിൻവലിച്ചു.   
      •   iii) ഇൽബെർട് ബിൽ അവതരിപ്പിച്ചു.
      •   iv) 1858-ലെ ഗവണ്മെന്റ് ഓഫ് ഇന്ത്യ ആക്ട് നിലവിൽ വന്നു.
        • A) i,ii   B) ii,iii   C) Only i  D) Only iii

    Lord John Lawrence (1864−69)

    • In 1864, John Lawrence, the Viceroy of India, officially moved his council to – Shimla. (Previous PSC Questions: LDC (Transfer) Water Authority, 2019)

    Lord Mayo (1869−72)

    • The British Governor-General who prepared the first census of India – Lord Mayo. (Previous PSC Questions: Junior Instructor Turner 2018)
    • The Wahabi and Kuka movements witnessed during the Viceroyalty of – Lord Mayo. (Previous PSC Questions: Civil Police Officer 2018)
    • Name the Viceroy of India who was assassinated at Andaman Nicobar Islands – Lord Mayo. (Previous PSC Questions: Treatment Organiser Gr II, 2016)
    • Lord Mayo, the British Viceroy of India was assassinated by Shere Ali in 1872 at – Port Blair. (Previous PSC Questions: Beat Forest Officer 2016)

      Lord Lytton (1876−80)

      • The Viceroy who passed the notorious Vernacular Press Act (Act IX), an Act of the better control of publications in Oriental Languages, in 1878 – Lord Lytton. (Previous PSC Questions: Treatment Organiser Gr II, 2015)
        • Identify the Governor-General who introduced the Vernacular Press Act – Lord Lytton. (Previous PSC Questions: Laboratory Technician Kerala Dairy Development 2018)
        • The Vernacular Press Act of 1878 was introduced by – Lord Lytton. (Previous PSC Questions: Livestock Inspector GRADE II, 2016)
        • Who was the Governor-General of India when the Vernacular Press Act was passed? Lord Lytton. (Previous PSC Questions: Assistant Professor in Pathology, 2018)
        • The Viceroy who passed the Vernacular Press Act in 1878 – Lord Lytton. (Previous PSC Questions: LDC (Transfer) Water Authority, 2019)
        • Who passed the Vernacular Press Act in 1878Lord Lytton. (Previous PSC Questions: Junior Instructor (Stenographer & Secretarial Assistant, 2018)
        • ഇന്ത്യൻ വർത്തമാന പത്രങ്ങളെ നിയന്ത്രിക്കാൻ വേണ്ടി 'പ്രാദേശിക ഭാഷാപത്ര നിയമം' നടപ്പിലാക്കിയത് ആര്? ലിട്ടൺ പ്രഭു.  (Previous PSC Questions: Khadi Board LDC Prelims Stage 2, 2023)
      • The Arms Act of 1878, regulating the ownership and trade of fire arms was introduced by – Lord Lytton. (Previous PSC Questions: Full Time  / Part Time Junior Language Teacher Arabic (UPS), 2024)

      Lord Ripon (1880-84)

      • Father of Local Self Government in India – Lord Ripon. (Previous PSC Questions: Staff Nurse GR-II 2014, Tradesman(Refrigeration & Air Conditioning) Technical Education Department, 2015, Data Entry Operator Co-operative Banks / Societies, 2018, Blacksmith 2018)
        • Who was considered as the father of Indian Local Self Government – Lord Ripon. (Previous PSC Questions: Assistant /Auditor Secretariat, Local Fund Audit, 2015)
        • Name the British Indian Viceroy who won the title “The father of Local Self-Government” in IndiaLord Ripon. (Previous PSC Questions: Higher Secondary School Teacher- Home science, 2016)
      • Which Indian Viceroy said, "Judge me by my acts and not my words" – Lord Ripon. (Previous PSC Questions: Junior Health Inspector 2018)
      • The Ilbert bill controversy related to – Lord Ripon. (Previous PSC Questions: SC Development Officer GRADE I(SC/ST) 2014)
      • Ilbert bill controversy took place during the viceroyalty of – Lord Ripon. (Previous PSC Questions: Lab Technician GR.II, Animal Husbandry, 2015)

      Lord Dufferin (1884−88)

      • Who was the Viceroy of India at the time of the formation of Indian National Congress in 1885? Lord Dufferin. (Previous PSC Questions: Laboratory Technician Gr II, 2016)

      Lord Curzon (1899−1905)

      • The Viceroy who partitioned Bengal was – Lord Curzon. (Previous PSC Questions: Staff Nurse Grade-II, Medical Education2014, Assistant Manager, CONSUMERFED, 2014, Field Supervisor, State Farming Corp., 2015, Confidential Assistant Gr-II, 2016)
        • _______was responsible for the partition of Bengal – Lord Curzon. (Previous PSC Questions: Electrician, Ground Water, Printing, Agriculture, Kerala Ceramics, 2015)
        • The British Viceroy who partitioned Bengal in 1905 – Lord Curzon. (Previous PSC Questions: Data Entry Operator Co-operative Banks / Societies, 2019)
        • Who was the Viceroy of India during Bengal Division? Lord Curzon. (Previous PSC Questions: LD Typist/Clerk 2016)
        • Name the British Viceroy who announced the Partition of Bengal in 1905 – Lord Curzon. (Previous PSC Questions: Treatment Organizer, Gr-II, Health Services, 2018)
      • Lord Curzon's Partition of Bengal came to effect on – 16 October 1905.  (Previous PSC Questions: Sub Engineer in KSEB, 2015)
      • The unpopular Viceroy who loved animals and encouraged heritage conservation – Lord Curzon. (Previous PSC Questions: Junior Assistant Typist 2015)/span >
      • Who said “Congress is tottering to its fall and one of my great ambitions while in India is to assist it to a peaceful demise”? Lord Curzon. (Previous PSC Questions: HSST (Junior) History, Higher Education, 2018)
        • കോൺഗ്രസ്സിന്റെ സമാധാനപരമായ പതനത്തിന് സാക്ഷ്യം വഹിക്കാനാണ് ഞാൻ ഇന്ത്യയിലേക്ക് വന്നത് എന്ന് പ്രഖ്യാപിച്ചത് ആര്? കഴ്സൺ പ്രഭു. (Previous PSC Questions: Reporter Grade II Police 2018)
      • In which year the ‘Second Ezhava memorial’ was presented by the leaders of Ezhava community before Lord Curzon, then the Viceroy of India, during his visit to Thiruvanathapuram – 1900. (Previous PSC Questions: Junior Instructor, Wireman, Industrial training, 2016)
        • To whom the second Ezhava memorial was presented by the leaders of the Ezhava community in 1900 – Lord Curzon. (Previous PSC Questions: Computer Assistant Gr-II(Printing), 2016)

      Lord Hardinge II (1910−16)

      • The Viceroy who revoked The Partition of Bengal in 1911 – Lord Hardinge. (Previous PSC Questions: HSA Malayalam 2015)
        • Lord Hardinge canceled the partition of Bengal in – 1911. (Previous PSC Questions: Livestock Inspector Gr-II 2015)
      • The transfer of the capital of India from Calcutta to Delhi was announced byLord Hardinge. (Previous PSC Questions: Finger Print Searcher, Police, 2014)
      • Human Sacrifices –Act of 1846’ is associated withLord Hardinge. (Previous PSC Questions: High School Assistant Mathematics, 2016)

      Lord Chelmsford (1916−21)

      • The Jallianwala Bagh Massacre took place during the viceroyalty of – Lord Chelmsford. (Previous PSC Questions: Tradesman/Wireman, 2016)

      Lord Irwin (1926−31)

      • Who is popularly known as the 'Christian Viceroy'? Lord Irwin. (Previous PSC Questions: Assistant Professor in Neurosurgery 2018)
      • Who is the first tarriance in Rashtrapathi Bhawan? Lord Irwin. (Previous PSC Questions: Laboratory Technician Grade II 2018)
      • Deepawali Declaration” was made by – Lord Irwin. (Previous PSC Questions: Confidential Assistant Grade-II SR For SC/ST 2018)
        • Who made the famous Deepavali Declaration of 1929 in British India – Lord Irwin. (Previous PSC Questions: High Court Assistant, 2019)
      • Who inaugurated the Indian parliament? Lord Irwin. (Previous PSC Questions: Reporter Grade II, 2015)
      • The Viceroy of India at the time of Dandi March – Lord Irwin. (Previous PSC Questions: Draftsman Gr-III (Civil)/ Overseer Grade Iii( Civil)/Tracer Harbor Engg:, 2015)
      • The Simon Commission was appointed during the period of which Viceroy? Lord Irwin. (Previous PSC Questions: Agronomist Kerala State Land Use Board 2018)
      • Who was the Viceroy of India during the time of Round Table Conferences – Lord Irwin. (Previous PSC Questions: Electrician, Agriculture (EKM), 2016)
      • Which British Viceroy called Gandhiji's breaking of salt law as 'a storm in a teacup' – Lord Irwin. (Previous PSC Questions: Confidential Assistant Grade II, Various, 2013)
      • Which one of the following statements about the Gandhi-Irwin pact is not correct? (Previous PSC Questions: CAPF 2015)
        • (A) Gandhi wrote a letter seeking an interview with the Viceroy.
        • (B) Civil Disobedience movement was to be discontinued.
        • (C) The imprisoned freedom fighters were to be released.
        • (D) All the lands that had been confiscated were to be returned to the original owners.

      Lord Linlithgow (1936−43)

      • The Viceroy who forward the proposal of August Offer in 1940 was – Lord Linlithgow. (Previous PSC Questions: Junior Instructor Electronic Mechanic 2018)
        • The Viceroy who made the declaration known as 'August offer'– Lord Linlithgow. (Previous PSC Questions: Junior Typist/LD Typist, 2023)  
      • Quit India movement started during the viceroyalty of – Lord Linlithgow. (Previous PSC Questions: Accounts Manager, APEX Co-operative Societies 2013)

      Lord Wavell (1943−47)

      • The Viceroy who convened the Simla Conference in 1945 – Lord Wavell. (Previous PSC Questions: Librarian Gr.IV 2016; Senior Supdt/Accounts Officer, 2019)

      Lord Mountbatten (1947−48)

      • The last Viceroy of India was – Mount Batten. (Previous PSC Questions: Junior Instructor Bakery and Confectionery 2018)
        • Who was the first Viceroy of independent India? Mount Batten. (Previous PSC Questions: Data Entry Operator, Minerals & Metals Limited 2017)
        • June 3rd plan is related to the Viceroy – Lord Mountbatten. (Previous PSC Questions: Junior Instructor in Milk and Milk Products 2018)
      • The first Governor-General of independent India was – Lord Mountbatten. (Previous PSC Questions: Overseer, 2015) 
        • സ്വതന്ത്ര ഇന്ത്യയുടെ ആദ്യത്തെ ഗവർണ്ണർ ജനറൽ – മൗണ്ട് ബാറ്റൺ പ്രഭു. (Previous PSC Questions: Khadi Board LDC Prelims Stage 1, 2023)
      • Who was the Chairman of the Partition Council? Mount Batten. (Previous PSC Questions: Clerk/Cashier, District Cooperative Bank, 2015)
      • Who announced June 3 Plan for the Partition of India? Lord Mountbatten. (Previous PSC Questions: Superintendent of Survey, 2017)
      • A plan for the division of India as India and Pakistan was presented in 1947 by Mount Batten. (Previous PSC Questions: Excise Guard/ Women Excise Guard, 2014)
      • Who called Gandhi,” One Man Battalion? Mount Batten. (Previous PSC Questions: Stenographer, Drugs & Pharmaceuticals Limited, 2014)
      • "His spirit will always prevail in India" was a famous remark made on 15th December, 1950 at London by – Lord Mountbatten. (Previous PSC Questions: Overseer/Draftsman Gr II, Public Works, 2017)
        • upon the death on Sardar Vallabhai Patel.

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