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IASbaba’s 60 Day Plan- Prelims Test 2017 History and Current Affairs [Day 7]

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[Day 7]: HISTORY & CURRENT AFFAIRS 

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Q.1) Which of the following statements with respect to the teachings of Kabir is incorrect?

  1. Compilations of Kabir’s compositions is called Bijak.
  2. He condemned caste and religious distinctions.
  3. He believed in unity and formlessness of god.
  4. He suggested asceticism to find true knowledge and salvation.

Q.2) Consider the following pairs.

       Name of the Sikh Guru            Contribution to Sikh religion

  1. Guru Angad                 :           Compiled Adi Granth.
  2. Guru Arjun                  :           Gurumukhi Script.
  3. Guru Amardas             :           Institutionalized Langar.

Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. 3 only
  4. All of the above

Q.3) Consider the following statements with respect to the tax revenue of Mughal empire.

  1. Hasil was the stipulated revenue from a Jagir.
  2. Hasil was the Actual revenue from the Jagir.
  3. Jama was the assessed revenue from the Jagir.
  4. Jama was the actual revenue from the Jagir. 

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

  1. 1 and 3 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 2 and 4 only
  4. 1 and 4 only

Q.4) Consider the following statements with reference to the Jagir System.

  1. Jagir was a unit of land assigned in lieu of salary.
  2. Assignment of Jagir conferred hereditary rights of that Jagir to the Mansabdar.
  3. All the Mansabdars were paid salary in Kind by granting of Jagirs.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

  1. 1 and 3 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 2 only
  4. None of the above.

Q.5) Which of the following events did not take place during the Governorship of William Bentinck?

  1. The Charter Act of 1833.
  2. Introduction of Ryotwari System in Madras.
  3. Annexation of Mysore.
  4. Visit of Raja Rammoham Roy to England.

Q.6) Consider the following statements regarding the Regulating Act of 1773.

  1. It changed the constitution of Court of Directors and subjected their actions to the British Government.
  2. It appointed the First Governor-General of India.
  3. It prohibited the Company servants from receiving gifts and bribes.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. All of the above.

Q.7) Consider the following statements regarding the India Council.

  1. It was constituted under the Government of India Act 1858.
  2. It was headed by the Viceroy of India.
  3. The Secretary of State of India was the Chairman of the council.
  4. It had nominees of the Court of Directors.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 2 and 4 only

Q.8) which of the following statements is not true regarding the provisions of Indian Councils Act 1909?

  1. It introduced direct elections for the first time.
  2. It provided non-official majority in the Imperial Legislative Council.
  3. Introduction of separate electorate for the Muslims.
  4. The majority of Non-official members were indirectly elected.

Q.9) Which of the following statements regarding The Charter Act of 1833 is incorrect?

  1. Opened the Indian trade for all the British Subjects.
  2. Changed the designation of Governor General of Bengal to Governor General of India.
  3. Allowed the Presidencies to make laws without consulting the Governor General of India.
  4. Included a law member to the Council of the Governor General of India.

Q.10) Which of the following pairs is correctly matched?

               Land Revenue System                              Designer of the scheme

  1. Permanent settlement System           :           Robert Clive.
  2. Ryotwari System                                   :           Thomas Munroe.
  3. Mahalwari System                                :           Holt Mackenzie

Choose the correct answer using the codes given below.

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 1 and 3 only
  3. 2 and 3 only
  4. None of the above

Q.11) By which act did education come under the control of Indians for the first time?

  1. Indian Councils Act of 1892.
  2. Indian Councils Act of 1909.
  3. Government of India Act of 1919.
  4. Government of India Act of 1935.

Q.12) Consider the following statements about the Government of India Act of 1919.

  1. It introduced Dyarchy at the Centre.
  2. It introduced Bi-cameral Legislature at the Centre.
  3. The salary of Secretary of State for India was to be paid of out Indian Revenue.
  4. Office of the High Commissioner of India was created

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

  1. 1 and 3 only
  2. 2 and 4 only
  3. 1 and 2 only
  4. 3 and 4 only

Q.13) Which of the Following pairs is correctly matched?

             Organization                                                               Founder

  1. Servants of India Society                     :           M. G. Ranade.
  2. Indian National Social Conference     :           G. K. Gokhale.
  3. Social Service League                         :           N.M. Joshi.

Choose the correct answer using the codes given below.

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 2 only
  3. 3 only
  4. 1 and 3 only

Q.14) Which of the following statements with reference to the Wardha Education Scheme is incorrect?

  1. It was the brainchild of Jawaharlal Nehru.
  2. It emphasized on making education free and compulsory for the children.
  3. The medium of instruction was to be the mother tongue of the child.
  4. The education of child was to include some form of productive work.

Q.15) Consider the followings statements with reference to Atmiya Sabha.

  1. It was started by Rammohan Roy in 1815.
  2. It attacked evils in Hinduism and propagated Monotheism.
  3. It propagated western education and scientific thinking.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 1 and 3 only
  3. 2 and 3 only
  4. All of the above.

Q.16) consider the following Statements about Jyotiba Phule:

  1. He criticized caste system and Brahmanical supremacy.
  2. He founded the Satyashodak Samaj.
  3. He worked for the Women education.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 1 and 3 only
  3. 2 and 3 only
  4. All of the above

Q.17) Consider the following Statements about ‘Mission Parivar Vikas’

  1. It will be launched in the districts having the lowest total fertility rates (TFR) in the country
  2. It will promote family planning by discouraging parents to have more than 2 children

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Q.18) Consider the following statements about Higher Education Financing Agency (HEFA)

  1. Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD) has appointed Canara Bank for establishing the HEFA
  2. It would be a special purpose vehicle
  3. It will mobilise CSR funds from PSUs/Corporates, which would in turn be released for promoting research and innovation in these institutions on grant basis

Select the correct statements

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 3
  4. All of the above

Q.19) ‘World Manufacturing Production report’ is published by

  1. United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
  2. International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  3. International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)
  4. International Development Association (IDA)

Q.20) ‘Bulbul’ is the state bird of which of the following

  1. Manipur
  2. Goa
  3. Odisha
  4. Nagaland

Q.21) Which one of the following is the best description of ‘INS Trikand’ that was in the news recently?

  1. Nuclear Powered Submarine
  2. Nuclear Powered aircraft carrier
  3. Landing Ship, Tank (LST)
  4. Frigate

Q.22) Consider the following statements about ‘Jogi Art’

  1. It is comprised of dots and lines
  2. The Jogi family is the only clan that exclusively practices Jogi art

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Q.23) ‘Biswa Bidhya Sangraha’ is concerned with which of the following personalities

  1. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
  2. Rabindranath Tagore
  3. Jyotirindranath Tagore
  4. Swami Vivekananda

Q.24) Recently ‘Bratislava Declaration’ was in news concerning which of the following groupings?

  1. Visegrád Group
  2. Western European and Others Group
  3. European Union
  4. G-20

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