Consider the following pairs:

  1. Lord Curzon→ Ancient Monuments Preservation Act
  2. Lord Ripon→ Famine Code
  3. Lord Mayo→ Department of Agriculture and Commerce
  4. Lord Lansdowne→ Durand Commission

   Which of the above is/are correct?

Answer: [D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

All of the above given pairs are correctly matched
Lord Lansdowne served as Governor General and Viceroy of India from 1888 to 1893.During his tenure, Indo-Afghan border {Durand Line} was demarcated. The Indian Council Act, 1892 was enacted and a system of indirect elections started in India. Lord Mayo established Department of Agriculture and Commerce. Lord Ripon formulated the Famine code in 1883.

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