of the company.
Reason (R): He wanted to place the Indian and British traders on the same
footing, without either group enjoying any undue advantage.
Assertion (A): Within a short period of Mir Qasim’s accession as the nawab,
serious differences arose between him and the British.
Reason (R): The British got dissatisfied with the inefficient rule of Mir
Qasim.
Assertion (A): From the military point of view, the Batlie of Buxar was much
less important than the Battle of Plassey.
Reason (R): The British won the Battle of Buxar due to their superior military
techniques.
Assertion (A): The British acquired an effective control over the
administration of Bengal from February 1765.
Reason (R): In February 1765, the British concluded a treaty with the new
Nawab by which he agreed to leave the entire administration in the hands of a
British-nominated naib subahdarwho could be removed only with their
consent.
Assertion (A): Clive was sent to India in 1765 by the Home authorities to
serve his second term as the governor of Calcutta and consolidate the gains
made by the British after the battle of Buxar.
Reason (R): He proved himself to be an honest and sincere officer during his
first term as the governor.
Assertion (A): The Treaty of Allahabad was concluded by the British with the
Mughal Emperor Shah Alam II.
Reason (R): The Mughal emperor granted the diwani of Bengal, Bihar and
Orissa to the East India Company in 1765.
Assertion (A): In the Dual System of Government in Bengal, the British had
all the power but no responsibility.
Reason (R): In this system of government, the nawab had neither power nor
responsibility.
Assertion (A): The Dual system of government was an adroit measure of
Clive to mask the real position of the Company in Bengal.