Q. Consider the following statements regarding “Mahalwari settlement system”:
1.It was introduced in 1833 during the period of William Hastings.
2.Under the system the revenue settlement was made with the proprietor of the estate but the land revenue was collected from individual cultivators.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: B
Notes:

Explanation: Mahalwari was introduced in 1833 during the period of William Bentinck. Under the system the revenue settlement was made with the proprietor of the estate but the land revenue was collected from individual cultivators.

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT