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To whom was the Kohinoor diamond sent after confiscation?
  1. Queen Victoria
  2. Lord Dalhousie
  3. Maharaja Dalip Singh
  4. Henry Elliot


Solution

The correct option is A Queen Victoria
The British seized the entire property of Punjab. The Kohinoor was transferred to the treasury of the British East India Company in Lahore. It was later shipped to Britain and handed to Queen Victoria in July 1850.

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