Delhi Durbar and Change of Capital– Old Year Questions and Answers

1. Where was the Capital of India before Delhi under the British period?

(a) Calcutta
(b) Bombay
(c) Patna
(d) Lucknow

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1995]


2. The transfer of the capital of British India from Calcutta to Delhi was affected during the period of –

(a) Lord Mayo
(b) Lord Lawrence
(c) Lord Minto
(d) Lord Hardinge

[U.P P.C.S (Pre) 1990, U.P. Lower Sub. (Pre) 2008]


3. Delhi became the capital of India in :

(a) 1910
(b) 1911
(c) 1916
(d) 1923

[Uttarakhand U.D.A./L.D.A. (Pre) 2007]


4. In which year the Capital of India has been transferred from Calcutta to Delhi?

(a) 1901
(b) 1905
(c) 1911
(d) 1912

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Mains) 2006]


5. In which year the capital of India was transferred from Calcutta to Delhi?

(a) 1905 A.D.
(b) 1909 A.D.
(c) 1910 A.D.
(d) 1911 A.D.

[U.P.P.C.S. (Spl) (Mains) 2008]


6. A bomb was thrown on the occasion of his State entry into Delhi :

(a) Lord Curzon
(b) Lord Mayo
(c) Lord Minto
(d) Lord Hardinge

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Spl) (Pre) 2008]


7. Bihar became a separate state during British rule in the year :

(a) 1905
(b) 1912
(c) 1936
(d) 1946

[44th B.P.S.C. (Pre) 2000]