Q. “He wanted to create a class of persons from within India who would ‘be Indian in blood and colour, but English in taste, in opinion, in morals and in intellect” – describes?

[A] T. B. Macaulay

[B] William Digby

[C] Charles Metcalf

[D] Lord Hastings

Answer: A
Notes:

Explanation: Macaulay was on the side of Anglicists and wrote his famous ‘Minute on Indian Education’ in 1835. In this Minute, he argued for Western education in the English language.

His intention behind supporting the Anglicists was that he wanted to create a class of persons from within India who would ‘be Indian in blood and colour, but English in taste, in opinion, in morals and in intellect’.

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT