SSC History Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-1

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    With reference to the British rule in India, consider the following statements: 1. The Censorship of Press Act, 1799 required the publisher to submit all material for pre-censorship to the Secretary to the Government. 2. Raja Rammohan Roy's Mirat-ul-Akbar had to stop being published as a consequence of 'John Adams' Licensing Regulations, 1823. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    A)  1 only 

    B)  2 only

    C)  Both 1 and 2    

    D)  neither 1 nor 2

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] Apprehending French invasion of India and continued struggle for supremacy in India, censorship of Press Act 1799 was brought while the most stringent was of 1823, which caused only three Bengali and one Persian newspaper to continue in Calcutta.

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