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Question 1: Durbars were an “invented tradition” to showcase the prowess of the British by perpetuating a tradition of previous ________, Muslim and Mughal rulers.

Question 2: Following the independence of India on 15 August 1947, the park has become the final resting place for the many statues of former ________, Governors and officials of the British Raj.
George IV of the United KingdomVictoria of the United KingdomGeorge III of the United KingdomList of British monarchs

Question 3: After the Coronation Durbar, Sir ________ was authorized by Lord Hardinge to proceed with preparing plans for building New Delhi.
New DelhiEdwin LutyensLondonRashtrapati Bhavan

Question 4: An additional 300,000 pounds were supplied by the ________ to pay for eighty thousand Army troops in the parades and security for the event.
President of IndiaSupreme Court of IndiaAdministrative divisions of IndiaGovernment of India

Question 5: This last celebration had all the ________ in attendance.
Princely stateSalute stateBritish RajCompany rule in India

Question 6: The second Durbar was organized for 1 January 1903 to celebrate the Coronation of ________.
George VI of the United KingdomEdward VII of the United KingdomGeorge V of the United KingdomEdward VIII of the United Kingdom

Question 7: She also announced that ________ would be reunited in 1903.
West BengalBengalBangladeshIndia

Question 8: However, the location was later not found suitable for building the Residency for the ________ since the area was in the flood prone zone of the Yamuna River.
Spanish EmpirePortugalAudienciaViceroy

Question 9: Also this return to Delhi emulated the practice followed of earlier pre-________ and the Mughal rulers who had established their own cities in Delhi, a move meant to increase the British Imperial image.
Islamic schools and branchesIslamMosqueMuslim history

Question 10: Bulwer-Lytton conceived the procession in order to represent the ________ as bringing “order and discipline, which was in (his) ideology part of the whole system of colonial control”.
British EmpirePresidencies and provinces of British IndiaBritish RajBengal Presidency


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