Economic Impact of British Rule on India One Liner Questions & Answers


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1 The staple commodities of export by the English East India Company from Bengal in the middle of the 18th century was – Cotton, silk, salt petre and opium
2 The term “imperial preference” was applied to the – Special privileges on British imports in India
3 There was no independent development of industries in India during British rule because of the – Preference of the rich to invest in land
4 Economically, one of the results of British rule in India in the 19th century was the – commercialization of Indian agriculture
5 Who introduced the Ist-e-Marari settlement? Lord Cornwallis
6 The Permanent Settlement was introduced by – Lord Cornwallis
7 A permanent Settlement was made with – Landlords
8 The ‘Permanent Settlement’ was made with – Zamindars
9 Which Governor-General introduced the permanent land revenue system in India? Lord Cornwallis
10 The Permanent Settlement of Lord Cornwallis was introduced in the year – 1793 A.D.
11 Under the Permanent Settlement, of 1793, the Zamindars were required to issue pattas to the farmer which were not issued by many of the Zamindars. The reason was – There were no officials checking upon the Zamindars
12 Permanent Settlement and Ryotwari System of land revenue introduced respectively in – Bengal and Madras
13 Sir Thomas Munro is associated with the land revenue settlement – Ryotwari Settlement
14 Who started the Ryotwari system? Thomas Munro
15 The Ryotwari settlement was introduced by the British in the – Madras & Bombay Presidency
16 The English introduced the Ryotwari System for the first time in – Madras Presidency
17 In the British System Ryotwari land revenue collection was prevalent in – West India & South India
18 When was the first tea company in Assam established? 1839
19 Who is the exponent of the Theory of the “Economic Drain” of India during British Rule? Dadabhai Naoroji
20 Which leaders did not believe in the drain theory of Dadabhai Naoroji? Sir Syed Ahmad Khan
21 Who authored the book “Poverty and the Unbritish Rule in India”? Dadabhai Naoroji
22 Who wrote a book describing the theory of the economic drain of India during British rule? Dadabhai Naoroji
23 Who considered that ‘’British Economic Policy is disgusting in India”? Karl Marx
24 What is the total percentage of Central revenue spent on Military force in British India? 40%