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50 Questions Test your knowledge before you test it Live.

1 / 50

‘Hormozgan’ was in news recently. Where is it located?

2 / 50

‘Gahirmatha rookery’ and ‘Mouth of rivers Rushikulya & Devi’ is often seen in news, in
the context of

3 / 50

At the time of British rule in India, the direct elections were for the first time incorporated under which Law/Act?

4 / 50

Kuka revolt was a

5 / 50

Which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. Although cyclones affect the entire coast of India the East Coast is more prone
compared to the West Coast.
2. Over 90 % of the cyclones that develop over the Arabian Sea approach the West Coast
of India.

Select the correct statements

6 / 50

With reference to Zamindari System, consider the following statements.

  1. The Zamindars were made the owner of the land as long as they were paying the revenue to the Company.
  2. Zamindars were allowed to sell or purchase the land and evict the peasants, in case of non-payment of rent.
  3. Zamindars had invested in the improvement of the land and crop pattern so that they can maximise their profit in future.

Choose the correct options.

7 / 50

In India, the Citizenship Act of 1955 prescribes which of the following ways to acquire citizenship?

  1. By naturalisation
  2. By descent
  3. By incorporation of territory
  4. By registration

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

8 / 50

Which of the following is/are the principal feature(s) of Government of India Act, 1919?

  1. Introduced dyarchy at the Centre
  2. Separated for the first time, provincial budget from the Central budget.
  3. Introduced separate representation for the Muslim community and sowed the seeds of separatism.
  4. Introduced provincial autonomy

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

9 / 50

‘Kunming Initiative’ is also referred to

10 / 50

Consider the following statements:

Assertion (A) : Article 1 describes India, as a ‘Union of States’ rather than ‘Federation of States’

Reason (R) : Indian Federation is not the result of an agreement among the States

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

11 / 50

The federation as prescribed by Government of India Act, 1935 never came into being because

12 / 50

Which of the following statements with respect to ‘RBI’s Prudential Framework for
Resolution of Stressed Assets’ is/are correct?
1. It is applicable to Scheduled Commercial Banks Only.
2. Banks have a review period of 2 days after a borrower defaults to decide on the
resolution strategy.

Select the correct statements

13 / 50

With reference to Mahalwari System, consider the following statements.

  1. Local Zamindar was responsible, on behalf of all peasants, for the payment of land revenue.
  2. The peasant was free to sell or mortgage their land.
  3. The system was implemented in western part of United Provinces, Punjab, and some part of central Provinces.

Choose the correct options.

14 / 50

Consider the following statements.

  1. Lord Dalhousie’s Government was responsible for passing two important acts related to social reform- Women Disability Act & Widow Remarriage Act (1856).
  2. Hindu Women was not permitted to remarry as per the Veda, Shastras and Smritis.

Choose the correct options.

15 / 50

Consider the statements regarding India’s state of trade affairs in 18th century

  1. There was a sharp decline in ‘Internal trade’ of India due to regular looting and foreign invasion.
  2. India remained a land of extensive manufactures and became one of them main centres of world trade and industries at the dawn of 18th

Choose the correct code/s

16 / 50

‘VG Kannan Committee’ was in news recently. It is associated with

17 / 50

‘Objective Resolution’ presented by Jawaharlal Nehru in December, 1946 is an historic event in the making of the Constitution. What did this resolution contain?

18 / 50

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

1. Nigeria is India’s largest trading partner in Africa.
2. Nigeria is world’s sixth largest oil exporter.

Select the correct statements

19 / 50

Which of the following statements is correct with regard to the Preamble of the Indian Constitution?

  1. The Preamble is a source of power to the legislature
  2. Preamble is a part of the Constitution
  3. Preamble cannot be amended
  4. It is non-justiciable, or it is not enforceable in courts of law.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

20 / 50

Which of the following countries are party to the ‘Shanghai Pact’?
1. India
2. Pakistan
3. Russia
4. Nepal
Select the correct code

21 / 50

The first schedule of the Indian Constitution pertains to

  1. Names of States
  2. Names of Union territories
  3. Citizenship
  4. Forms of Oaths and Affirmation

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

22 / 50

Which of the following statements is/are correct with respect to ‘Tropical Cyclones’?

1. It helps to maintain equilibrium in the Earth’s troposphere
2. It helps maintain a relatively stable and warm temperature worldwide
3. It helps relieve drought conditions

Select the correct statements

23 / 50

With reference to Mahalwari System, consider the following statements.

1. Local Zamindar was responsible, on behalf of all peasants, for the payment of land
revenue.
2. The peasant was free to sell or mortgage their land.
3. The system was implemented in western part of United Provinces, Punjab, and some
part of central Provinces.

24 / 50

The social and cultural life of 18th century India can be best depicted by

  1. Non uniformity of cultural and social patterns all over the country.
  2. Friendly relations between the Hindus and the Muslims were a very healthy feature of life in 18th century India.
  3. The Indian mind of 18th century was tied to tradition and superstitions.

Select the correct code/s

25 / 50

‘Protocol on Establishment of Joint Ocean Observation Station’ is seen in news in the
context of

26 / 50

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Nord Stream’

1. It is a river interlinking project to tackle global warming
2. It is an initiative of all the Scandinavian countries

Select the correct statements

27 / 50

In Indian context, the concept of ‘due process of law’ was introduced in which of the following cases/law?

28 / 50

‘Operation Safed Sagar’ is associated with

29 / 50

Consider the following statements with respect to administration of Maratha and Mughal Empires

  1. The revenue system of Marathas was progressive unlike Mughals who were mainly interested in raising revenues from the helpless peasantry.
  2. Maratha failed to give sound administration to the people outside Maharashtra while Mughal’s were more successful in effective administration.

Select the correct statement/s

30 / 50

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Lead Bank’ Scheme
1. It was introduced during the 1991 reforms
2. It was started for providing adequate banking and credit in rural areas through an ‘area
approach’, with one bank assigned for one area

Select the correct statements

31 / 50

Which of the following species can be generally found in the Chakrashila Wildlife
Sanctuary, Assam?

32 / 50

‘Global Wage Report’ is published by

33 / 50

‘Abujh Marias’ primarily inhabit the state of

34 / 50

Consider the following statements about ideals of Brahmo Samaj established by Raja Ram Mohan Roy.

  1. The Samaj was open for all caste and creeds.
  2. Brahma is the supreme immortal soul from whom all humans are originated, so only Brahma’s idol or image can be used for his worship.
  3. The worship was performed through prayers and mediation and readings from Upanishads.

Choose the correct options.

35 / 50

Which of the following countries do not open into the ‘Yellow Sea’?

36 / 50

A democratic polity is based on the doctrine of popular sovereignty. With regard to this principle, consider the following

  1. Plebiscite
  2. Referendum
  3. Recall
  4. Initiative

Which of the above is/are used in direct democracy?

37 / 50

By signing the famous ‘Subsidiary Alliance’, Indian state virtually lost control over most of their rights. Which among the following can best represent the status of Indian states under ‘Subsidiary Alliance’?

  1. Lost control over sovereignty in external and internal matters
  2. Limited rights in defence and foreign relations
  3. The Indian rulers became insolvent as a result of exploitation and heavy maintenance of British army.
  4. Indian ruler (ally) had a provision to station one European for maintaining diplomatic ties with their neighbouring state on his discretion.

Select the correct code/s

38 / 50

The term ‘Additive Manufacturing (AM)’ is associated with

39 / 50

Which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. Ministry of Home Affairs implements the Scheme of “Development of Particularly
Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs)” exclusively for them.
2. PVTGs reside in all the states and Union Territories of India

Select the correct statements

40 / 50

With reference to Ryotwari System, consider the following statements.

  1. The pioneer of Ryotwari Settlement was Thomas Munro.
  2. Land revenue was collected directly from the peasant or ryot.
  3. The other name of this system is ‘Permanent Settlement’.
  4. As the Ryots had direct link with the Governments the role of money lenders was minimal.

Choose the correct options.

41 / 50

Consider the following statements with respect to administration of Maratha and
Mughal Empires
1. The revenue system of Marathas was progressive unlike Mughals who were mainly
interested in raising revenues from the helpless peasantry.
2. Maratha failed to give sound administration to the people outside Maharashtra
while Mughal’s were more successful in effective administration.

42 / 50

In British India, what is ‘Dastak’ known for?

43 / 50

‘Operation Sunrise’ was carried out on which of the following borders?

44 / 50

Which of the following is not associated with Lord Dalhousie?

45 / 50

Which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. NITI Aayog was formed via a resolution of the Union Cabinet as a premier policy ‘Think
Tank’ of the Government of India to provide directional and policy inputs.
2. Team India Hub is NITI Aayog’s creation which leads the engagement of states with the
Central government.

Select the correct statements

46 / 50

In British India, what is ‘Dastak’ known for?

47 / 50

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘No Frills accounts’

1. The No Frills account is aimed to offer the most basic banking service to those from the
low-income backgrounds.
2. Banks cannot offer cheque book facility to the no-frills account holders.
Select the correct statements

48 / 50

According to the Constitution of India, Article 3 authorises the Parliament to reorganise the States. With this authority, the Parliament can

  1. alter the name of any state
  2. diminish the area of any state
  3. alter the boundaries of any state
  4. increase the area of any state

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

49 / 50

5*40

50 / 50

Which of the following states can be referred to as the ‘Molasses Basin’?

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UPSC IAS Pre Quiz 2020

UPSC IAS 2022 GK Quiz

GK Quiz for IAS Pre 2022

1 / 30

‘Hormozgan’ was in news recently. Where is it located?

2 / 30

Which of the following statements is/are correct with respect to ‘Tropical Cyclones’?

1. It helps to maintain equilibrium in the Earth’s troposphere
2. It helps maintain a relatively stable and warm temperature worldwide
3. It helps relieve drought conditions

Select the correct statements

3 / 30

Which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. NITI Aayog was formed via a resolution of the Union Cabinet as a premier policy ‘Think
Tank’ of the Government of India to provide directional and policy inputs.
2. Team India Hub is NITI Aayog’s creation which leads the engagement of states with the
Central government.

Select the correct statements

4 / 30

Which of the following species can be generally found in the Chakrashila Wildlife
Sanctuary, Assam?

5 / 30

Which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. Although cyclones affect the entire coast of India the East Coast is more prone
compared to the West Coast.
2. Over 90 % of the cyclones that develop over the Arabian Sea approach the West Coast
of India.

Select the correct statements

6 / 30

Consider the following statements.

  1. Lord Dalhousie’s Government was responsible for passing two important acts related to social reform- Women Disability Act & Widow Remarriage Act (1856).
  2. Hindu Women was not permitted to remarry as per the Veda, Shastras and Smritis.

Choose the correct options.

7 / 30

Which of the following statements with respect to ‘RBI’s Prudential Framework for
Resolution of Stressed Assets’ is/are correct?
1. It is applicable to Scheduled Commercial Banks Only.
2. Banks have a review period of 2 days after a borrower defaults to decide on the
resolution strategy.

Select the correct statements

8 / 30

‘Operation Sunrise’ was carried out on which of the following borders?

9 / 30

The social and cultural life of 18th century India can be best depicted by

  1. Non uniformity of cultural and social patterns all over the country.
  2. Friendly relations between the Hindus and the Muslims were a very healthy feature of life in 18th century India.
  3. The Indian mind of 18th century was tied to tradition and superstitions.

Select the correct code/s

10 / 30

With reference to Zamindari System, consider the following statements.

  1. The Zamindars were made the owner of the land as long as they were paying the revenue to the Company.
  2. Zamindars were allowed to sell or purchase the land and evict the peasants, in case of non-payment of rent.
  3. Zamindars had invested in the improvement of the land and crop pattern so that they can maximise their profit in future.

Choose the correct options.

11 / 30

‘Gahirmatha rookery’ and ‘Mouth of rivers Rushikulya & Devi’ is often seen in news, in
the context of

12 / 30

With reference to Ryotwari System, consider the following statements.

  1. The pioneer of Ryotwari Settlement was Thomas Munro.
  2. Land revenue was collected directly from the peasant or ryot.
  3. The other name of this system is ‘Permanent Settlement’.
  4. As the Ryots had direct link with the Governments the role of money lenders was minimal.

Choose the correct options.

13 / 30

Which of the following countries are party to the ‘Shanghai Pact’?
1. India
2. Pakistan
3. Russia
4. Nepal
Select the correct code

14 / 30

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

1. Nigeria is India’s largest trading partner in Africa.
2. Nigeria is world’s sixth largest oil exporter.

Select the correct statements

15 / 30

Which of the following states can be referred to as the ‘Molasses Basin’?

16 / 30

‘VG Kannan Committee’ was in news recently. It is associated with

17 / 30

By signing the famous ‘Subsidiary Alliance’, Indian state virtually lost control over most of their rights. Which among the following can best represent the status of Indian states under ‘Subsidiary Alliance’?

  1. Lost control over sovereignty in external and internal matters
  2. Limited rights in defence and foreign relations
  3. The Indian rulers became insolvent as a result of exploitation and heavy maintenance of British army.
  4. Indian ruler (ally) had a provision to station one European for maintaining diplomatic ties with their neighbouring state on his discretion.

Select the correct code/s

18 / 30

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘No Frills accounts’

1. The No Frills account is aimed to offer the most basic banking service to those from the
low-income backgrounds.
2. Banks cannot offer cheque book facility to the no-frills account holders.
Select the correct statements

19 / 30

Which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. Ministry of Home Affairs implements the Scheme of “Development of Particularly
Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs)” exclusively for them.
2. PVTGs reside in all the states and Union Territories of India

Select the correct statements

20 / 30

‘Protocol on Establishment of Joint Ocean Observation Station’ is seen in news in the
context of

21 / 30

‘Kunming Initiative’ is also referred to

22 / 30

‘Global Wage Report’ is published by

23 / 30

The term ‘Additive Manufacturing (AM)’ is associated with

24 / 30

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Lead Bank’ Scheme
1. It was introduced during the 1991 reforms
2. It was started for providing adequate banking and credit in rural areas through an ‘area
approach’, with one bank assigned for one area

Select the correct statements

25 / 30

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Nord Stream’

1. It is a river interlinking project to tackle global warming
2. It is an initiative of all the Scandinavian countries

Select the correct statements

26 / 30

Which of the following countries do not open into the ‘Yellow Sea’?

27 / 30

Consider the following statements about ideals of Brahmo Samaj established by Raja Ram Mohan Roy.

  1. The Samaj was open for all caste and creeds.
  2. Brahma is the supreme immortal soul from whom all humans are originated, so only Brahma’s idol or image can be used for his worship.
  3. The worship was performed through prayers and mediation and readings from Upanishads.

Choose the correct options.

28 / 30

‘Operation Safed Sagar’ is associated with

29 / 30

Consider the statements regarding India’s state of trade affairs in 18th century

  1. There was a sharp decline in ‘Internal trade’ of India due to regular looting and foreign invasion.
  2. India remained a land of extensive manufactures and became one of them main centres of world trade and industries at the dawn of 18th

Choose the correct code/s

30 / 30

‘Abujh Marias’ primarily inhabit the state of

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The average score is 25%

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Modern History of INDIA test your knowledge

1 / 10

With reference to Ryotwari System, consider the following statements.

  1. The pioneer of Ryotwari Settlement was Thomas Munro.
  2. Land revenue was collected directly from the peasant or ryot.
  3. The other name of this system is ‘Permanent Settlement’.
  4. As the Ryots had direct link with the Governments the role of money lenders was minimal.

Choose the correct options.

2 / 10

Consider the following statements.

  1. Lord Dalhousie’s Government was responsible for passing two important acts related to social reform- Women Disability Act & Widow Remarriage Act (1856).
  2. Hindu Women was not permitted to remarry as per the Veda, Shastras and Smritis.

Choose the correct options.

3 / 10

Consider the following statements about ideals of Brahmo Samaj established by Raja Ram Mohan Roy.

  1. The Samaj was open for all caste and creeds.
  2. Brahma is the supreme immortal soul from whom all humans are originated, so only Brahma’s idol or image can be used for his worship.
  3. The worship was performed through prayers and mediation and readings from Upanishads.

Choose the correct options.

4 / 10

With reference to Zamindari System, consider the following statements.

  1. The Zamindars were made the owner of the land as long as they were paying the revenue to the Company.
  2. Zamindars were allowed to sell or purchase the land and evict the peasants, in case of non-payment of rent.
  3. Zamindars had invested in the improvement of the land and crop pattern so that they can maximise their profit in future.

Choose the correct options.

5 / 10

By signing the famous ‘Subsidiary Alliance’, Indian state virtually lost control over most of their rights. Which among the following can best represent the status of Indian states under ‘Subsidiary Alliance’?

  1. Lost control over sovereignty in external and internal matters
  2. Limited rights in defence and foreign relations
  3. The Indian rulers became insolvent as a result of exploitation and heavy maintenance of British army.
  4. Indian ruler (ally) had a provision to station one European for maintaining diplomatic ties with their neighbouring state on his discretion.

Select the correct code/s

6 / 10

The social and cultural life of 18th century India can be best depicted by

  1. Non uniformity of cultural and social patterns all over the country.
  2. Friendly relations between the Hindus and the Muslims were a very healthy feature of life in 18th century India.
  3. The Indian mind of 18th century was tied to tradition and superstitions.

Select the correct code/s

7 / 10

Consider the statements regarding India’s state of trade affairs in 18th century

  1. There was a sharp decline in ‘Internal trade’ of India due to regular looting and foreign invasion.
  2. India remained a land of extensive manufactures and became one of them main centres of world trade and industries at the dawn of 18th

Choose the correct code/s

8 / 10

With reference to Mahalwari System, consider the following statements.

  1. Local Zamindar was responsible, on behalf of all peasants, for the payment of land revenue.
  2. The peasant was free to sell or mortgage their land.
  3. The system was implemented in western part of United Provinces, Punjab, and some part of central Provinces.

Choose the correct options.

9 / 10

Consider the following statements with respect to administration of Maratha and Mughal Empires

  1. The revenue system of Marathas was progressive unlike Mughals who were mainly interested in raising revenues from the helpless peasantry.
  2. Maratha failed to give sound administration to the people outside Maharashtra while Mughal’s were more successful in effective administration.

Select the correct statement/s

10 / 10

In British India, what is ‘Dastak’ known for?

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UPSC IAS 2022 Quiz for Polity

1 / 11

The first schedule of the Indian Constitution pertains to

  1. Names of States
  2. Names of Union territories
  3. Citizenship
  4. Forms of Oaths and Affirmation

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

2 / 11

Which of the following statements is correct with regard to the Preamble of the Indian Constitution?

  1. The Preamble is a source of power to the legislature
  2. Preamble is a part of the Constitution
  3. Preamble cannot be amended
  4. It is non-justiciable, or it is not enforceable in courts of law.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

3 / 11

A democratic polity is based on the doctrine of popular sovereignty. With regard to this principle, consider the following

  1. Plebiscite
  2. Referendum
  3. Recall
  4. Initiative

Which of the above is/are used in direct democracy?

4 / 11

‘Objective Resolution’ presented by Jawaharlal Nehru in December, 1946 is an historic event in the making of the Constitution. What did this resolution contain?

5 / 11

Which of the following is/are the principal feature(s) of Government of India Act, 1919?

  1. Introduced dyarchy at the Centre
  2. Separated for the first time, provincial budget from the Central budget.
  3. Introduced separate representation for the Muslim community and sowed the seeds of separatism.
  4. Introduced provincial autonomy

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

6 / 11

In Indian context, the concept of ‘due process of law’ was introduced in which of the following cases/law?

7 / 11

According to the Constitution of India, Article 3 authorises the Parliament to reorganise the States. With this authority, the Parliament can

  1. alter the name of any state
  2. diminish the area of any state
  3. alter the boundaries of any state
  4. increase the area of any state

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

8 / 11

Consider the following statements:

Assertion (A) : Article 1 describes India, as a ‘Union of States’ rather than ‘Federation of States’

Reason (R) : Indian Federation is not the result of an agreement among the States

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

9 / 11

In India, the Citizenship Act of 1955 prescribes which of the following ways to acquire citizenship?

  1. By naturalisation
  2. By descent
  3. By incorporation of territory
  4. By registration

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

10 / 11

At the time of British rule in India, the direct elections were for the first time incorporated under which Law/Act?

11 / 11

The federation as prescribed by Government of India Act, 1935 never came into being because

Your score is

The average score is 27%

0%

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UPSC 2021 Pre Test GK-1

UPSC 2022 Pre Test GK-1

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50 Questions Test your knowledge before you test it Live.

1 / 50

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Lead Bank’ Scheme
1. It was introduced during the 1991 reforms
2. It was started for providing adequate banking and credit in rural areas through an ‘area
approach’, with one bank assigned for one area

Select the correct statements

2 / 50

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Nord Stream’

1. It is a river interlinking project to tackle global warming
2. It is an initiative of all the Scandinavian countries

Select the correct statements

3 / 50

Consider the following statements.

  1. Lord Dalhousie’s Government was responsible for passing two important acts related to social reform- Women Disability Act & Widow Remarriage Act (1856).
  2. Hindu Women was not permitted to remarry as per the Veda, Shastras and Smritis.

Choose the correct options.

4 / 50

‘Global Wage Report’ is published by

5 / 50

In British India, what is ‘Dastak’ known for?

6 / 50

Which of the following statements is correct with regard to the Preamble of the Indian Constitution?

  1. The Preamble is a source of power to the legislature
  2. Preamble is a part of the Constitution
  3. Preamble cannot be amended
  4. It is non-justiciable, or it is not enforceable in courts of law.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

7 / 50

‘Kunming Initiative’ is also referred to

8 / 50

Which of the following is/are the principal feature(s) of Government of India Act, 1919?

  1. Introduced dyarchy at the Centre
  2. Separated for the first time, provincial budget from the Central budget.
  3. Introduced separate representation for the Muslim community and sowed the seeds of separatism.
  4. Introduced provincial autonomy

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

9 / 50

Consider the following statements:

Assertion (A) : Article 1 describes India, as a ‘Union of States’ rather than ‘Federation of States’

Reason (R) : Indian Federation is not the result of an agreement among the States

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

10 / 50

By signing the famous ‘Subsidiary Alliance’, Indian state virtually lost control over most of their rights. Which among the following can best represent the status of Indian states under ‘Subsidiary Alliance’?

  1. Lost control over sovereignty in external and internal matters
  2. Limited rights in defence and foreign relations
  3. The Indian rulers became insolvent as a result of exploitation and heavy maintenance of British army.
  4. Indian ruler (ally) had a provision to station one European for maintaining diplomatic ties with their neighbouring state on his discretion.

Select the correct code/s

11 / 50

At the time of British rule in India, the direct elections were for the first time incorporated under which Law/Act?

12 / 50

Which of the following species can be generally found in the Chakrashila Wildlife
Sanctuary, Assam?

13 / 50

With reference to Mahalwari System, consider the following statements.

1. Local Zamindar was responsible, on behalf of all peasants, for the payment of land
revenue.
2. The peasant was free to sell or mortgage their land.
3. The system was implemented in western part of United Provinces, Punjab, and some
part of central Provinces.

14 / 50

In Indian context, the concept of ‘due process of law’ was introduced in which of the following cases/law?

15 / 50

With reference to Zamindari System, consider the following statements.

  1. The Zamindars were made the owner of the land as long as they were paying the revenue to the Company.
  2. Zamindars were allowed to sell or purchase the land and evict the peasants, in case of non-payment of rent.
  3. Zamindars had invested in the improvement of the land and crop pattern so that they can maximise their profit in future.

Choose the correct options.

16 / 50

In British India, what is ‘Dastak’ known for?

17 / 50

Consider the statements regarding India’s state of trade affairs in 18th century

  1. There was a sharp decline in ‘Internal trade’ of India due to regular looting and foreign invasion.
  2. India remained a land of extensive manufactures and became one of them main centres of world trade and industries at the dawn of 18th

Choose the correct code/s

18 / 50

The social and cultural life of 18th century India can be best depicted by

  1. Non uniformity of cultural and social patterns all over the country.
  2. Friendly relations between the Hindus and the Muslims were a very healthy feature of life in 18th century India.
  3. The Indian mind of 18th century was tied to tradition and superstitions.

Select the correct code/s

19 / 50

According to the Constitution of India, Article 3 authorises the Parliament to reorganise the States. With this authority, the Parliament can

  1. alter the name of any state
  2. diminish the area of any state
  3. alter the boundaries of any state
  4. increase the area of any state

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

20 / 50

The federation as prescribed by Government of India Act, 1935 never came into being because

21 / 50

‘Objective Resolution’ presented by Jawaharlal Nehru in December, 1946 is an historic event in the making of the Constitution. What did this resolution contain?

22 / 50

‘Hormozgan’ was in news recently. Where is it located?

23 / 50

Consider the following statements with respect to administration of Maratha and
Mughal Empires
1. The revenue system of Marathas was progressive unlike Mughals who were mainly
interested in raising revenues from the helpless peasantry.
2. Maratha failed to give sound administration to the people outside Maharashtra
while Mughal’s were more successful in effective administration.

24 / 50

‘Operation Sunrise’ was carried out on which of the following borders?

25 / 50

Which of the following countries are party to the ‘Shanghai Pact’?
1. India
2. Pakistan
3. Russia
4. Nepal
Select the correct code

26 / 50

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘No Frills accounts’

1. The No Frills account is aimed to offer the most basic banking service to those from the
low-income backgrounds.
2. Banks cannot offer cheque book facility to the no-frills account holders.
Select the correct statements

27 / 50

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

1. Nigeria is India’s largest trading partner in Africa.
2. Nigeria is world’s sixth largest oil exporter.

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28 / 50

Which of the following is not associated with Lord Dalhousie?

29 / 50

Which of the following states can be referred to as the ‘Molasses Basin’?

30 / 50

Which of the following statements is/are correct with respect to ‘Tropical Cyclones’?

1. It helps to maintain equilibrium in the Earth’s troposphere
2. It helps maintain a relatively stable and warm temperature worldwide
3. It helps relieve drought conditions

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31 / 50

Which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. NITI Aayog was formed via a resolution of the Union Cabinet as a premier policy ‘Think
Tank’ of the Government of India to provide directional and policy inputs.
2. Team India Hub is NITI Aayog’s creation which leads the engagement of states with the
Central government.

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32 / 50

Which of the following countries do not open into the ‘Yellow Sea’?

33 / 50

A democratic polity is based on the doctrine of popular sovereignty. With regard to this principle, consider the following

  1. Plebiscite
  2. Referendum
  3. Recall
  4. Initiative

Which of the above is/are used in direct democracy?

34 / 50

The term ‘Additive Manufacturing (AM)’ is associated with

35 / 50

Which of the following statements with respect to ‘RBI’s Prudential Framework for
Resolution of Stressed Assets’ is/are correct?
1. It is applicable to Scheduled Commercial Banks Only.
2. Banks have a review period of 2 days after a borrower defaults to decide on the
resolution strategy.

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36 / 50

‘Operation Safed Sagar’ is associated with

37 / 50

With reference to Ryotwari System, consider the following statements.

  1. The pioneer of Ryotwari Settlement was Thomas Munro.
  2. Land revenue was collected directly from the peasant or ryot.
  3. The other name of this system is ‘Permanent Settlement’.
  4. As the Ryots had direct link with the Governments the role of money lenders was minimal.

Choose the correct options.

38 / 50

‘VG Kannan Committee’ was in news recently. It is associated with

39 / 50

With reference to Mahalwari System, consider the following statements.

  1. Local Zamindar was responsible, on behalf of all peasants, for the payment of land revenue.
  2. The peasant was free to sell or mortgage their land.
  3. The system was implemented in western part of United Provinces, Punjab, and some part of central Provinces.

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40 / 50

Consider the following statements with respect to administration of Maratha and Mughal Empires

  1. The revenue system of Marathas was progressive unlike Mughals who were mainly interested in raising revenues from the helpless peasantry.
  2. Maratha failed to give sound administration to the people outside Maharashtra while Mughal’s were more successful in effective administration.

Select the correct statement/s

41 / 50

Which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. Although cyclones affect the entire coast of India the East Coast is more prone
compared to the West Coast.
2. Over 90 % of the cyclones that develop over the Arabian Sea approach the West Coast
of India.

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42 / 50

‘Abujh Marias’ primarily inhabit the state of

43 / 50

In India, the Citizenship Act of 1955 prescribes which of the following ways to acquire citizenship?

  1. By naturalisation
  2. By descent
  3. By incorporation of territory
  4. By registration

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

44 / 50

‘Protocol on Establishment of Joint Ocean Observation Station’ is seen in news in the
context of

45 / 50

Kuka revolt was a

46 / 50

Consider the following statements about ideals of Brahmo Samaj established by Raja Ram Mohan Roy.

  1. The Samaj was open for all caste and creeds.
  2. Brahma is the supreme immortal soul from whom all humans are originated, so only Brahma’s idol or image can be used for his worship.
  3. The worship was performed through prayers and mediation and readings from Upanishads.

Choose the correct options.

47 / 50

The first schedule of the Indian Constitution pertains to

  1. Names of States
  2. Names of Union territories
  3. Citizenship
  4. Forms of Oaths and Affirmation

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

48 / 50

Which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. Ministry of Home Affairs implements the Scheme of “Development of Particularly
Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs)” exclusively for them.
2. PVTGs reside in all the states and Union Territories of India

Select the correct statements

49 / 50

‘Gahirmatha rookery’ and ‘Mouth of rivers Rushikulya & Devi’ is often seen in news, in
the context of

50 / 50

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