Constitution history Randomised

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Part 1

Question Answer
Introduction of Direct elections (Majority of Upper house and Lower house members)GOI act 1919
PLC size increased (but non uniform - ILC 16-60)ICA 1909
Recommendation of Continuation of Community electorateSimon Commission
Recognition of political and Admin functions of EICRegulating act of 1773
Introduction of Local representation to ILCCharter act - 1853
EIC commercial to administrative bodyChater act - 1833
Responsible govt in provinces (governor must act with advice of COuncil of ministers responsible to PLC)GOI Act 1935
First time association of Indians in Viceroys executive council & gov exec concil(satyendra prasad - law member)ICA 1909
Abolishment of EICGOI act 1858
Recommendation of Extension of Responsible govt to provincesSimon Commission

Part 2

Question Answer
Raja of benares, Maharaja of Patiala, Sir Dinakar rao appointed as Non Official Members in ILCICA 1861
Governor General of bengal to Governor General of IndiaChater act - 1833
SC of Calcutta provision - 1 Cj + 3 judges(other)Regulating act of 1773
Distinguishing commerical and Political functions of the companyPitts India act - 1784
India to be governed by the name of her majestyGOI act 1858
Transferred subjects - admn by governor with aid of ministers responsible to legislative council (dyarchy/Dual governance)GOI act 1919
No significant alteration of system of government (only admn changes)GOI act 1858
ILC to Upper house (council of state) and lower house (legislative assembly)GOI act 1919
Empowering viceroy to make rules for convenient transaction of business in the councilICA 1861
Abolition of dyarchy in provincesGOI Act 1935

Part 3

Question Answer
Creation of 15 member council of India to assist Sec of State (advisory body, chariman = SOS)GOI act 1858
Governors of Bombay and madras presidency subordinate to bengalRegulating act of 1773
Seperation of legislative and Executive functions of GG CouncilCharter act - 1853
Covening of RTC with representatives of Princely states, british india and British govtSimon Commission
Till new constitution - GOI Act 1935 for governanceIndependence Act 1947
Viceroy could issue ordinances (during emergency,6 months life time,w/o concurrence of leg council)ICA 1861
GGOI given exclusive legislation powersChater act - 1833
Provision for setting up of public service commission for recruiting civil servants(CPSC set up in 1926 based on lee commission on superior services in india 1923-24)GOI act 1919
Abolishment of Viceroy - Governor generals for two Dominions appointed by british king based on advice of dominion cabinetIndependence Act 1947
Long document - 321 sections and 10 schedulesGOI Act 1935

Part 4

Question Answer
Deprival of Governors of Madras and Bombay of Legislative powers Chater act - 1833
COD should report to british govt on revenue, civil and military affairs (control strengthened)Regulating act of 1773
November 1927 Appointment of statutory commission - 2 yrs before expectedSimon Commission
PLC's could enact their own budgetsGOI act 1919
ILC and PLC laws on their subjects (but structure of govt unitary)GOI act 1919
Introduction of Open System of Selection and Recruitment to civil servicesCharter act - 1853
Seperate representation of presidency corporations, chambers of commerce, universities and zamindarsICA 1909
Last of Charter actsCharter act - 1853
Civil service to IndiansCharter act - 1853
Extension of seperate electorate to SC's labour(workers) and womenGOI Act 1935

Part 5

Question Answer
Seperation of provincial budgets and Central budgetsGOI act 1919
Creation of new office of high commisioner of London (some powers from SOS to HC of London)GOI act 1919
3/6 Members of Viceroys Executive council to be Indians (other than commander in chief)GOI act 1919
1st Step to control and Regulate affairs of EICRegulating act of 1773
Companys territory called as british possessionsPitts India act - 1784
Recommendation of Abolition of dyarchySimon Commission
Creation of Secretary of state office (member of british cabinet ,responsible to parliament)GOI act 1858
Boycott of Commision as all members were whiteSimon Commission
Maculay Committee /Committee on Indian Civil Service 1854 based onCharter act - 1853
British government declares objective as gradual introduction of responsible government in IndiaGOI act 1919

Part 6

Question Answer
Creation of 15 member council of India to assist Sec of State (body corporate,sued in england)GOI act 1858
Nomination of non official memebers to ILC by viceroy on r/c of PLC and bengal chamber of commerceICA 1892
Extension of Communal electorate to depressed classes (SC's)Communal Award August 1932
Morley(SOS) - Minto (Viceroy) reformsICA 1909
Bicameralism in 6/11 provinces with restrictions (bengal,Bombay,madras,bihar ,assam and United provinces)GOI Act 1935
Laws made under previous acts regulations ,laws made under this law actsChater act - 1833
Lord Canning appoints 3 indians to legislative councilICA 1861
Responsible govt comes in to effect in 1935 and gets discontinued in 1939GOI Act 1935
Residuary powers to viceroyGOI Act 1935
Recommendation of establishment of Federation of British India and Princely statesSimon Commission

Part 7

Question Answer
Commercial affairs by COD ,political by BOCPitts India act - 1784
Allowed Non Offical majority in PLC (But not in ILC)ICA 1909
Seperate electorates for Sikhs, Indian Christians ,anglo Indians and Europeans (extension of communal representation)GOI act 1919
Acceptance of concept of seperate electorateICA 1909
Association of Indian in law making processICA 1861
Montagu (SOS) , Chelmsford (Viceroy) reformsGOI act 1919
Attempt to introduce open competition for civil servantsChater act - 1833
End of Double govt COD and BOCGOI act 1858
Abolishment of SOS office - transfer of functions to SOS commonwealth affairsIndependence Act 1947
Poona pact - Agreement b/w leaders of congress and depressed classesCommunal Award August 1932

Part 8

Question Answer
Members of Viceroys Council were authorized to issue final orders on behalf of the council on matters of his/her deptICA 1861
Division of powers between centre and states - federal, provincial and Concurrent listGOI Act 1935
Climax of Centralisation processChater act - 1833
Governor general of India to Viceroy of IndiaGOI act 1858
Indication that company rule could be ended any timeCharter act - 1853
Act after first war of Indian IndependenceGOI act 1858
Provision for appointment of a statutory commission to report in to working of act after 10 yearsGOI act 1919
Addition of 6 new members Legislative councillors to GG CouncilCharter act - 1853
Milestone act towards completely responsible govt in IndiaGOI Act 1935
Provision of adoption of dyarchy at centre - federal subjects in to transferred and reserved (did not come in to operation)GOI Act 1935

Part 9

Question Answer
1st legislative body /GG Legislative council ~ British parliamentCharter act - 1853
Further increase in leg functions after ICA 1892(supplementary questions,move resolutions on Budget)ICA 1909
No Specification of time period of Possession of Territories unlike previous chartersCharter act - 1853
Restoration of Legislative powers of Bombay and Madras presidencyICA 1861
Beginning of CentralisationRegulating act of 1773
Act of Good Government of IndiaGOI act 1858
Provision - EIC holds territories in trust of His Majesty,heir and successorsChater act - 1833
Prohibition of servants of EIC - private trades and Bribes from nativesRegulating act of 1773
Members of Viceroys council were made incharge for one or more departmentsICA 1861
Provincial AutonomyGOI act 1935
Reserved subjects - admn by governor with aid of ministers not responsible to legislative council (dyarchy/Dual Governance): GOI act 1919

Part 10

Question Answer
Increase in functions of leg councils (discussing budget & asking questions to executive)ICA 1892
Poona pact retention of Hindu Joint electorate - but gave reserved seats to depressed classesCommunal Award August 1932
GG of India and provincial governors as Consitutional or nominal heads of states (act with advise of respective Council of ministers)Independence Act 1947
Transfer of government,powers,territories and revenues to crownGOI act 1858
Nomination of non official members to PLC by governor on r/c of district boards,municipalities,universities,trade associations,zamindars and chambersICA 1892
RBI, Federal Public service commission, Provincial Public service commission, Joint Public service commission, Federal court (1937)GOI Act 1935
Governor of Bengal to Governor General of BengalRegulating act of 1773
Increase in number of Non official members in ILC ,PLC (but maintained official majority)ICA 1892
Demarcation of Central and Provincial Subjects (control on provinces relaxed)GOI act 1919
The act comes to force in 1921GOI act 1919

Part 11

Question Answer
Grant of franchisee to a limited number of people based on property tax OR EducationGOI act 1919
Extension of franchisee to 10% of populationGOI Act 1935
Establishment of an All-India Federation consisting of provinces and princely states as unitsGOI Act 1935
Scheme of representation of Minorities by Ramsay Mcdonald inCommunal Award August 1932
Recognition of Portfolio system introduced by canning in 1859ICA 1861
Viceroroy becomes the direct representation of the british crownGOI act 1858
Provided federation act never came in to being as princely states did not join itGOI Act 1935


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Introduction of communal representation of muslimsICA 1909
Initiation of Process of Decentralisation in legislative arenaICA 1861
Members of Civil services appointed before August 15th would continue to get all benefits and enitlementsIndependence Act 1947
Introduced indirect elections (nomination) ICA 1892
Direct elections to legislative councils; first attempt at introducing a representative and popular elementMorle Minto
Abolished the Council of IndiaGOI 1935

Part 12

Question Answer
1st Government of India of British PossessionsChater act - 1833
open competition provision negated after opposition from CODChater act - 1833
Introduction of bicameralism in general and in CENTRE in particularGOI act 1919
Lord Minto - father of communal electorate legalisation of communalismICA 1909
Establishment of new leg councils in Bengal(1862),NWFP(1866) and Punjab(1897)ICA 1861
ILC size increased from 16 to 60ICA 1909
First time - limited, indirect provision of election for ILC ,PLCICA 1892
Submission of reports r/c 1930Simon Commission
statutory recognition to the portfolio system Indian Councils Act of 1861


Question Answer
4/6 Members of GG Council from provincial govt of Madras, Bombay, Bengal and AgraCharter act - 1853
Fast unto death in yeravada jail poona by Gandhiji to get award modifiedCommunal Award August 1932
final step towards centralization in the British India Chater act - 1833
Company’s monopoly over Indian trade terminated; Trade with India open to all British subjectsCharter act 1813
became a purely administrative bodyCharter act 1833
legislative and executive functions of the Governor-General’s Council were separated Charter act - 1853
first time Indian representation in the institutions like Viceroy’s executive+legislative council (non-official). 3 Indians entered Legislative councilIndian Councils Act of 1861
Legislative councils were established in Center and provinces. Indian Councils Act of 1861

Part 13

Question Answer
Abolishment of SOS Council (GOI 1858) replaced with team of AdvisorsGOI Act 1935
Nomination of Members based on r/c (election word not used)ICA 1892
GOI act 1935 based on some of Recommendations of ?Simon Commission
Indians should not be debarred from holding place,office or position under companyChater act - 1833
Division of provincial subjects in to transferred and reservedGOI act 1919
Presentation of a‘WhitePaper on Consitutional Reforms’for the consideration of the Joint Select Committee of the British ParliamentSimon Commission
Right of reserving certain bills /veto from king to Governor general (assent in name of majesty)Independence Act 1947
Discontinuation of appointment by SOS to Civil servicesIndependence Act 1947
Provincial autonomy in provinces (autonomous units of administration in their reserved spheres)GOI Act 1935
Creation of Secretary of state office (authority and control over Indian admn)GOI act 1858
Viceroy to nominate some indians as Non official members in his expanded councilICA 1861