Delhi Durbar and Change of Capital MCQ Set-1

1. Delhi became the capital of India in

(A) 1910
(B) 1911
(C) 1916
(D) 1923

Answer (B) 1911

[Uttarakhand UDA/LDA (Pre) 2007]

2. In which year the capital of India has been transferred from Calcutta to Delhi?

(A) 1901
(B) 1905
(C) 1911
(D) 1915

Answer (C) 1911

[UPPCS (Spl) (Mains) 2008 Uttarakhand PCS (Mains) 2006]

3. Where was the capital of India before Delhi under British period?

(A) Calcutta
(B) Bombay
(C) Patna
(D) Lucknow

Answer (A) Calcutta

[MPPCS (Pre) 1995]

4. The transfer of capital of British India from Calcutta to Delhi was affected during the period of

(A) Lord Mayo
(B) Lord Lawrence
(C) Lord Minto
(D) Lord Hardinge

Answer (D) Lord Hardinge

[UPPCS (Pre) 1990 UP Lower Sub. (Pre) 2008]

5. A bomb was thrown on the occassion of his State entry into Delhi at

(A) Lord Curzon
(B) Lord Mayo
(C) Lord Minto
(D) Lord Hardinge

Answer (D) Lord Hardinge

[UP Lower Sub. (Spl) (Pre) 2008]

6. Bihar became a separate State during the British rule in the year

(A) 1905
(B) 1912
(C) 1936
(D) 1946

Answer (B) 1912

[44th BPSC (Pre) 2000]