Prelims 511

Consider the following statements regarding the Government of India Act of 1919:
1. It divided the central subjects into two parts – transferred and reserved.
2. The transferred central subjects were to be administered by the Governor while the reserved subjects were to be administered by the Viceroy of India.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
A.
1 only
B.
2 only
C.
Both 1 and 2
D.
Neither 1 nor 2
Explanation :
The Act divided the PROVINCIAL subjects into two parts – transferred and reserved. The transferred provincial subjects were to be administered by the Governor with the aid of ministers responsible to the legislative council while the reserved subjects were to be administered by the Governor and his executive council without being responsible to the legislative council.

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