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Complete the Sentence by Choosing the Correct Option. the First English Newspaper in India Was Started by _______ - History and Political Science

MCQ

Complete the sentence by choosing the correct option. 
The first English newspaper in India was started by _______

Options

  • James Augustus Hickey   

  • John Marshall

  • Allen Hume

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Solution

The first English newspaper in India was started by James Augustus Hickey.

Explanation:

James Augustus Hickey was an Irish man. The first English Newspaper was ‘The Bengal Gazette’ or ‘Calcutta General Advertiser.’ It was first printed on 29th January 1780.

Concept: History of Mass Media - Newspapers
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Balbharati Social Science History and Civics 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 1.5 Mass Media and History
Exercise | Q 1.1 | Page 37
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