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IASbaba ’60 Day Plan’ – Prelims Test 2016 [Day 7]

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IASbaba ’60 Day Plan’ – Prelims Test 2016 [Day 7]

 


Q.1) Consider the following statements with respect to “Reusable launch vehicle”(RLV)

  1. It is co developed by ISRO and DRDO
  2. The RLV will be a dummy flight, i.e. The RLV will not be a powered flight

Select the correct option

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both

d) None


Q.2) Consider the following

  1. Gwadar port is the only port in Iran that has the direct access to ocean located in close proximity to Gulf of Oman
  2. The Gwadar port will help India to bypass Pakistan and open up a route to land-locked Afghanistan and Central Asia
  3. With Gwadar port India hopes to compete with the Chinese, who are building Chabahar port, in Pakistani Baluchistan.

Select the correct answer

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) None of the above


Q.3) Consider the following statements with respect to Pradhan Mantri Jhan Dhan Yojana

  1. The scheme is run by Dept of Financial services Ministry of Finance
  2. Anybody above the age of 10 can open the bank account with zero balance
  3. The account holder can take loan benefit of Rs 50000 from the bank after six months from opening the account.

Select the correct answer

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) All the above


Q.4) Consider the following statements with respect to “Kalaripayattu”

  1. It is a type of dance form originated in Kerala
  2. It got developed during the time of Sangam age.

Select the correct one

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both

d) None


Q.5)”Jagor” is a folk dance observed in which of the following states of India

a) Gujarat

b) Chattisgarh

c) Jharkhand

d) Goa


Q.6) Consider the following statements

  1. Oligotropic lakes have more oxygen present in the hypolimnion (Bottom layer) than eutrophic lakes
  2. The total number of plants and animal species in eutrophic lakes is more than oligotropic lakes.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both

d) None


Q.7) Consider the following statements with respect to National youth policy 2014

  1. The National youth policy 2014 replaces National youth policy 2003 to reap the benefits of Demographic dividend.
  2. The National youth policy defines the age of youth from 18 to 29 years.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both

d) None


Q.8) Consider the following statements with respect to Conference of Parties

  1. It is organised by United Nations framework convention on climate change.
  2. 2015 edition of COP was held in Nairobi Kenya.
  3. It is conducted annually.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

a) 1 and 3 only

b) 2 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) 3 only


Q.9) Consider the following statements with respect to “Sukanya samridhi yojana”

  1. It was launched as a part of Beti Bachao Beti padhao campaign.
  2. The scheme is related to Girls health.
  3. The account will remain operative for 21 years from the date of opening or marriage of the girl child attaining 18 years of age, whichever is earlier.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

a) 1 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) All the above


Q.10) “Satyameva Jayate” is a slogan given by which of the following freedom fighter

a) Madan Mohan Malviya

b) Bal Gangadar Tilak.

c) Mahatma Gandhi

d) Gopala Krishna Gokale


Q.11) Consider the following statements:

  1. Mughal Emperor Shah Alam was the first to grant the English the exclusive rights to reside and establish factories in parts of India
  2. Battle of Buxar paved the way for English to obtain ‘diwani’ rights to collect and manage the revenues

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


Q.12) The message, ‘the name Ezhava does not denote a caste or a religion and he made temple rights to everyone. Therefore people can be admitted to this organization without paying heed to differences of caste’ said in relation to Temple Entry Movement, was by

a) Chattambi Swamikal

b) K. Madhavan

c) Rajaram Mohan Roy

d) Narayana Guru


Q.13) Which of the following are the establishments by Pandita Ramabai Saraswati?

  1. Arya Mahila Samaj in Pune
  2. Sharda Sadan in Bombay
  3. Brahmo Samaj in Belgaum

Select the correct answer

a) 1 and 2

b) Only 1

c) Only 2

d) All of the above


Q.14) Consider the following statements with regard to Young Bengal group of students:

  1. They were influenced by Henry Vivian Derozio and were responsible for the establishment of the Society for Translating European Sciences
  2. They posed an intellectual challenge to the religious and social orthodoxy of Hinduism
  3. They had complete faith in everything British and Western learning which alienated them from the masses

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 1 and 3 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) All of the above


Q.15) Consider the following statements, in regard to Raja Rammohan Roy

  1. His emphasis was on the ethico-religious thought common to all religions of the world.
  2. He accepted British rule as a fait accompli (irreversible accomplishment) and believed that it would work as a ‘regenerative force’ for the advancement of India.

Select the correct answer from the following options:

a) Only 1 is correct

b) Only 2 is correct

c) Both 1 and 2 are correct

d) Neither 1 nor 2 is correct


Q.16) Which among the following were the characteristics of early nineteenth century socio-religious reformers?

  1. These reformers gained from western education but were not West-sponsored
  2. The reforms promoted by these reformers were not meant to structurally reorganize the whole society
  3. Issues dealt by these reformers were applicable and common to the higher classes of the Hindu society and had no meaning for the lower classes

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 1 and 3 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) All of the above


Q.17) What was the purpose with which Lord Ripon was sent to India as Viceroy by British Prime Minister William Gladstone?

a) To reform the structure of the Indian Government and take steps to promote local self-government

b) To facilitate a discussion on India’s Independence in the British Parliament

c) To campaign for the entry of Indians into the Imperial Judiciary

d) To abolish the office of the secretary of state and transfer his functions to the secretary of state for Commonwealth Affairs


Q.18) Which of the following are the ones associated with Dadabhai Naoroji?

  1. Gyan Prasarak Mandali
  2. Poverty and un-British Rule in India
  3. Bombay Association
  4. Bombay Gazette

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

a) 1 and 2

b) 1, 2 and 4

c) 1, 2 and 3

d) 2 and 3


Q.19) The Deoband School, a revivalist school of 19th century, has been started with the objective

  1. To extend contacts with Muslims and organize them in accordance with original principles of Islam.
  2. To keep alive the spirit of jihad against the foreign rulers.

Select the correct answer from the following options:

a) Only 1 is correct

b) Only 2 is correct

c) Both 1 and 2 are correct

d) Neither 1 nor 2 is correct


Q.20) Consider the following statements:

  1. The Wahabi Movement named after its founder Abdul Wahab originated with a view of restoring Islam to its pristine purity and order.
  2. In India, the Wahabi movement was started by Vilayet Ali.
  3. It was a revivalist movement which held that the return to the true spirit of Islam was the only way to get rid of the socio- political oppression.
  4. It offered a serious threat to the British supremacy in India.

Select the correct answer from the following:

a) 1, 3 and 4

b) 1, 2 and 3

c) Only 1

d) All are correct


Q.21) Consider the following statements regarding ‘Permanent Settlement’ introduced by British Government

  1. The zamindars of Bengal were not recognised as the owners of land
  2. The amount of revenue that the zamindars had to pay to the Company was firmly fixed and would not be raised under any circumstances.
  3. The ryots became tenants since they were considered the tillers of the soil.
  4. This settlement took away the administrative and judicial functions of the zamindars.

Which of the above were the main features of Permanent Settlement?

a) 1, 3 and 4

b) 2, 3 and 4

c) 1, 2 and 3

d) 1, 2, 3 and 4


Q.22) Consider the following

  1. Permanent Settlement
  2. Ryotwari System
  3. Mahalwari System

Which of the above removed concept of ‘middle men’?

a) 1 and 3

b) 1 and 2

c) Only 2

d) 2 and 3


Q.23) Which among the following was one of the causes for the Vellore Mutiny?

a) Doctrine of lapse

b) Collection of Tributes

c) Introduction of new army regulations

d) Economic exploitation of the British rule.


Q.24) Consider the following statements regarding The Regulating Act of 1773

  1. The Governor General became very powerful
  2. The act put an end to the arbitrary rule of the Company
  3. This Act promoted the servants of the Company including the Governor-General, members of his council and the judges of the Supreme Court from receiving directly or indirectly any gifts in kind or cash

Select the incorrect code

a) 1 and 2

b) 1 and 3

c) 2 and 3

d) 1, 2 and 3


Q.25) Match the following

  1. Tripartite Alliance                                                       a. 1784
  2. Treaty of Salbai                                                            b. 1782
  3. Treaty of Srirangapattinam                                       c. 1786
  4. Treaty of Mangalore                                                   d. 1783

Select the correct match

a) 1, 2, 3

b) 1, 3 and 4

c) 2 and 4

d) 1 and 3


 

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