Nov. 28, 2022

Prelims Question

Question- Consider the following pairs-

        Governor General        Events took place in their reign

(1) Wellesley              Telegraph and Postal Reforms

(2) William Bentinck  introduction of English as an official language

(3) Dalhousie Subsidiary Alliance

Which of the above pair(s) is/are correctly matched?

(a) 1 and 2

(b) 2 only

(c) 2 and 3

(d) 1 and 3

Answer – (b)

Wellesley – Introduction of Subsidiary Alliance System – 1798.

William Bentinck - Educational reforms and the introduction of English as an official language.

Dalhousie - telegraph (connecting 4000 miles of telegraph lines in Calcutta, Bombay, Madras and Peshawar) and postal (Post Office Act, 1854) reforms.