(a) Sir John Shore
(b) Sir Metcalfe
(c) Sir Charles Napier
(d) Sir Denison
Who was mainly responsible for the introduction of the ryotwari system in
Madras?
(a) Elphinstone
(b) Thomas Munro
(c) Macartney
(d) John Lawrence
Which of the following is not one of the causes responsible for the rise of
moneylenders in British India?
(a) New revenue policy
(b) New legal system
(c) New educational system
(d) Commercialisation of agriculture
The proportion of agriculture labourers to agricultural population was
(a) The highest in the zamindari areas and lowest in the ryotwari areas.
(b) The highest in the mahalwari areas and lowest in the zamindari areas.
(c) The highest in the ryotwari areas and lowest in the zamindari areas.
(d) The highest in the ryotwari areas and lowest in the mahalwari areas.
Which one of the following is not a result of the destruction of the Indian
handicraft industries by the British?
(a) Depopulation and ruin of towns and cities
(b) Rise of self-sufficient village economies
(c) Increase in unemployment
(d) Overcrowding of agriculture
Who was the founder of the ‘Drain Theory’ which, among others, exposed
the constant drain of wealth from India to England?
(a) Dadabhai Naoroj
(b) Gopala Krishna Gokhale
(c) R C Dutt
(d) S N Banerji
Which one of the following