UPSC GENERAL STUDIES QUIZ-II

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Question 1:

Consider the following statements regarding the role of women in the Indian independence movement:

  1. Women played a massive role in the Gandhian Satyagraha as it was a politics of truth and non-violence.
  2. No women encouraged violent politics of any kind.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 2:

With reference to the cultural history of medieval India, consider the following statements:

1. A painted manuscript of 'Hamzanama' was prepared under the leadership of Mir Syed Ali and Abdusamad

2. The foundation of Mughal painting was laid during the reign of Akbar

3. Raphael of the East (Bihzad) lived in Akbar's court

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 3:

With reference to the Law Commission of India, which of the following statements is/are correct?

1. The first law commission of independent India was set up in 1955 with M.C. Setalvad as its chairman.

2. The law commission is a statutory body constituted by the government of India every 3 year.

3. The Law Commission examined the existing laws in the light of Directive Principles of State Policy and suggested ways of improvement and reforms.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

Question 4:

With reference to India, consider the following statements:

1. There is only one citizenship and one domicile.

2. A citizen by birth only can become the Head of State.

3. A foreigner once granted citizenship cannot be deprived of it under any circumstances.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 5:

With reference to Indian history, consider the following statements related to the Stone Age:

1. The people of Mehrgarh used to trade through barter

2. Remains from Neolithic to Iron Age have been found in Koldihwa

3. Neolithic cultures were completely isolated from their contemporary urban cultures

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 6:

The nitrogen molecules present in the air can be converted into ammonia by which of the following microorganisms?

Question 7:

Consider the following statements-

1.Arthshastra does not give any descriptions either about Patliputra or Chandragupta Maurya or any other Mauryan kings. Arthshastra provides the description of important places and important production associated with them.

2. Megasthenese describe the geographical condition of India and fertility of land.He explained that Indians give more importance to rise in food and people used to take wine only during the time of sacrifices.

which of the statements given above is/are correct.

Question 8:

Consider the following pairs:

Sultan $ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ $ Mangol invaders

Bahram shah$ \ \ \ \ $ Tair Bahaddur

Balban $ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ $Tamar

Jalaluddin Khilji$ \ $ Abdullah

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

Question 9:

With reference to history of India, Which of the following was/were the objective of Ashrama system?

1. To relieve oneself form the debt God.

2. To relieve oneself form the dept of Forefathers.

3. To relieve form the debt of human race.

4. To relieve form the debt of king.

5. To relieve form the debt of saint.

6. To relieve form the debt of religion.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Question 10:

Which of the following is UNESCO world heritage site?

1. Ellora.

2. Ajanta.

3. Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensembles of Mumbai.

4. Ramappa temple.