UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-1

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    Consider the following statements in respect of the Regulating Act of 1773.
    1. The tenure of the Council members depended on the pleasure of the Governor-General.
    2. The Governor-General in Council was empowered with the provision of casting vote.
    3. The Governor-General in Council was vested with civil and military powers.
    Which of the statements given above are correct?

    A)  1 and 3            

    B)  1 and 2            

    C)  2 and 3           

    D)  All of these

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] Provisions of the Regulating Act, 1773. The Governor of Bengal became Governor-General of Bengal. He got a council of 4 members and decisions were taken in majority. The Governor-General in Council was authorised to regulate all the civil and military matters of the presidency of Bengal. Supreme Court was set up in Calcutta with Elijah Impey as its Chief Justice.

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