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 3: After the Coronation Durbar, Sir ________ was authorized by Lord
Hardinge to proceed with preparing plans for building New
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.
Question 5: This last celebration had all the ________
Question 6: The second Durbar was organized for 1 January 1903 to celebrate the
Coronation of ________.
Question 7: She also announced that ________
would be reunited in 1903.
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.
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.
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