• # question_answer Consider the following statements regarding the Zamindari system during the tenure of Lord Cornwallis as Governor-General of Bengal. 1. The demand of the government on the revenue collected by the Zamindars was fixed at 70%. 2. If a Zamindar failed to pay to the government its demand on the due date, his Zamindari was auctioned. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? A)  Only 1              B)  Only 2             C)  Both 1 and 2                 D)  Neither1nor 2

[b] As per the Zamindari system, Zamindars could keep$\frac{1}{11}\,th$of the revenue collected to themselves while the British got a fixed share of$\frac{10}{11}\,th$ of the revenue collected.