UPSC History Expansion Company and Bengal Nawabs Question Bank British Rule and Its Impacts and Regional Powers

  • question_answer There are two statements one labelled as the Assertion [A] and the other as Reason [R].
    Assertion [A]: The British sovereignty continued to exist in free India.
    Reason [R]: The British sovereign appointed the last Governor General of free India.
    Examine these two statements carefully and select the answers by using the codes given below:

    A)  Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

    B)  Both A and R are true, but R is not a correct explanation of A.

    C)  A is true, but R is false.

    D)  A is false, but R is true.

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

     On 15th August 1947, when India got the freedom, it became sovereign country. So, British Sovereignty ceased to exist after that date. But on the request of India, British Sovereign appointed the last Governor General of Free India Lord Mountbatten.


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