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Question 1: After the nation became a republic, the non-executive ________ continued to perform the same functions.
Administrative divisions of IndiaPresident of IndiaIndex of India-related articlesLok Sabha

Question 2: Encyclopædia Britannica ("British Empire" and "Viceroy"), London: ________, 1911, 11th edition,
EnglandAuthorized King James VersionOxford University PressCambridge University Press

Question 3: India was divided into numerous provinces, each under the head of a ________, Lieutenant Governor or Chief Commissioner or Administrator.
CanadaUnited StatesAustraliaGovernor

Question 4: The mansion remained in use until the capital moved from Calcutta to ________ in 1912.
New DelhiChandni ChowkDelhiMumbai

Question 5: After the capital moved from Calcutta to Delhi, the Viceroy occupied a newly-built Viceroy's House, designed by Sir ________.
LondonRashtrapati BhavanNew DelhiEdwin Lutyens

Question 6: ________ remained Governor-General of India for some time after independence, but the two nations were otherwise headed by native Governors-General.
Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of BurmaC. RajagopalachariIndian National ArmyIndian independence movement

Question 7: Throughout the British administration, Governors-General retreated to the Viceregal Lodge (see Rashtrapati Niwas) at ________ each summer to escape the heat, and the government of India moved with them.
Shimla districtShimlaHimachal PradeshMandi, India

Question 8: When the ________ was founded in 1861, the Viceroy was made its Grand Master ex officio.
Orders, decorations, and medals of the United KingdomOrder of the Star of IndiaOrder of the Crown of IndiaOrder of the Indian Empire

Question 9: The Governor-General also oversaw the most powerful princely rulers: the Nizam of Hyderabad, the Maharaja of Mysore, the Maharaja(Scindia) of Gwalior, the Maharaja of Jammu and Kashmir and the ________ (Gaekwar) Maharaja of Baroda.
Scindia familyGaekwadBhonsleMaratha Empire

Question 10: The Governor-General headed the central Government of India which administered the Provinces of British India, including the Punjab, ________, Bombay, Madras, the United Provinces, and others.
Bengali peopleBangladeshWest BengalBengal


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