By which one of the following Acts was the Governor General of Bengal designated as the Governor General of India?

(a) The Regulating Act

(b) The Pitt’s India Act

(c) The Charter Act of 1793

(d) The Charter Act of 1833

The correct answer is (d), the Charter Act of 1833.

The Charter Act of 1833 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which renewed the charter of the British East India Company, and continued the Company’s administration of the British territories in India. The Act also made the Governor-General of Bengal the Governor-General of India, and vested in him all civil and military power.

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