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Daily MCQs For IAS Prelims (9th March - 2017)

Civil Services Preliminary - 2017

Daily MCQs
(General Studies) Practice
MCQs

1. With reference to the Fourteenth Finance Commission, which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. It has increased the share of States in the central divisible pool from 32 percent to 42 percent.
2. It has made recommendations concerning sector-specific grants.
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Daily MCQs For IAS Prelims (8th March - 2017)

Civil Services Preliminary - 2017

Daily MCQs
(General Studies) Practice
MCQs

1. An electric current always produces a magnetic field and this effect of magnetism is used in medicine. Consider the following statements in this regard:
1. Even weak ion currents that travel along the nerve cells in our body produce a very strong magnetic field.
2. Two main organs in the human body where the magnetic field produced is significant, are the heart and the brain.
3. The magnetic field inside pie body forms the basis of obtaining the images of different body parts and it is done “by Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).
Which of the statements-given above are correct?
(a) 1 and 2 only (b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1 and 3 only (d) 1, 2 and 3

Daily MCQs For IAS Prelims (7th March - 2017)

Civil Services Preliminary - 2017

Daily MCQs
(General Studies) Practice
MCQs

1. Paper industry plays a vital role in the socio­ economic development of any country. Consider the following statements in this regard
1. Per capita paper consumption is a yardstick to measure the modernilty.
2. The key social objective of the Government namely, eradication of illiteracy through compulsory primary education bears a direct relation with the paper industry.
3. The India paper industry plays a pivotal role in overall industrial growth and provides the vital vehicle needed to propel the knowledge based economy of the country in the new millennium.
4. Dependency on paper is more eco friendly than on electronic.
Which of the statements given above are correct?
(a) 1,2 and 3 only
(b) 2,3 and 4 only
(c) 1,3 and 4 only (d) 1,2, 3 and 4

Daily MCQs For IAS Prelims (5th March - 2017)

Civil Services Preliminary - 2017

Daily MCQs
(General Studies) Practice
MCQs

1. Consider the following statements with regards to the Rashtriya Aarogya Nidhi Scheme:
1. The scheme is under the union Ministry of Health and family welfare, Government of India to provide financial assistance to the BPLpatients through AADHAAR.
2. The scheme provides financial assistance up to Rs 1.5 lakh rupees to BPL patients suffering from life threatening diseases in the form of a one-time grant.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

Daily MCQs For IAS Prelims (28th February - 2017)

Civil Services Preliminary - 2017

Daily MCQs
(General Studies) Practice
MCQs

1. Consider the following statements regarding monsoon climate:
1. Monsoon climate is the result of the shifting of pressure and wind belts.
2. Monsoons are surface convective systems which are originated due to differential
heating and cooling of the land and water (ocean) and thermal variations.
3. Monsoon climate region are more developed in northern Australia and southern USA than Indian Sub Continent and south east Asia.
Which of the statements given above is /are correct?
(a) 1 and 2 only (b) 2 only
(c) 2 and 3 only (d) 1, 2 and 3

Daily MCQs For IAS Prelims (4th January - 2017)

Civil Services Preliminary - 2017

Daily MCQs
(General Studies) Practice
MCQs

1. Who among the following is also known as “Kabir of the Deccan”.
a. Basava
b. Nimbarkacharya
c. Madhvacharya
d. Tukaram

Daily MCQs For IAS Prelims (31st December - 2016)

Civil Services Preliminary - 2017

Daily MCQs
(General Studies) Practice
MCQs

1. The Political Treatise of Amuktamalyamada in Telugu was written by:-
a. Harihar II
b. Dev Raja II
c. Krishna Devraya
d. Rama Raja

Daily MCQs For IAS Prelims (30th December - 2016)

Civil Services Preliminary - 2017

Daily MCQs
(General Studies) Practice
MCQs

1. Who introduced ‘DuAspah’ & ‘SiteAspah’ system?
a. Shahjahan
b. Aurangzeb
c. Jehangir
d. Akbar

Daily MCQs For IAS Prelims (27th December - 2016)

Civil Services Preliminary - 2017

Daily MCQs
(General Studies) Practice
MCQs

1. Who was the founder Mahayan sect of Buddhism?
a. Vasumitra
b. Nagarjuna
c. Rahul Bhadra
d. Asang

Daily MCQs For IAS Prelims (26th December - 2016)

Civil Services Preliminary - 2017

Daily MCQs
(General Studies) Practice
MCQs

1. Which school of philosophy is also known as Lokayat?
a. Jaimini
b. Buddhism
c. Charvak
d. Bhagvatism

Daily MCQs For IAS Prelims (24th December - 2016)

Civil Services Preliminary - 2017

Daily MCQs
(General Studies) Practice
MCQs

1. Consider the following statements and mark the option which is correct.
(i) Origin of Indian Music has been depicted from Sam Veda.
(ii) Sabha & Samiti are mentioned as twin daughters of Prajapati in Rig Veda.
(iii) Kshtriyas precedence over Brahamanas is decpited in Atreya Brahamana
a. i, & iii
b. i & ii
c. all of the above
d. none of the Above

Daily MCQs For IAS Prelims (23rd December - 2016)

Civil Services Preliminary - 2017

Daily MCQs
(General Studies) Practice
MCQs

1. A Seal depicting Mother Goddess with a plant growing from her womb has been found from:
a. Harappa
b. Kalibangan
c. Daimabad
d. Mohanjodaro

Daily MCQs For IAS Prelims (22nd December - 2016)

Civil Services Preliminary - 2017

Daily MCQs
(General Studies) Practice
MCQs

1. Consider the following statements and mark the option which is incorrect.
(i) Only two of Ashoka’s inscription were written in Kharosthi script which were found in Mansehsa and Sahbajgarhi.
(ii) Dhandeva’s inscription of Pushyamitra describes about the Asvamegha Yajur performed by him.
(iii) Helioderus pillar inscription also called as Besnagar Garudadhivaj which describes about the cult of Panchvrishti Veera.
(iv) Girnar inscription was first inscription of Sanskrit Language about saka ruler Rudradaman I
a. i & ii
b. i & iv
c. all of the above
d. none of the above

Daily MCQs For IAS Prelims (21st December - 2016)

Civil Services Preliminary - 2017

Daily MCQs
(General Studies) Practice
MCQs

1. Which is not the feature of Puranas?
a. Sarg
b. Vansa
c. Chhanda
d. Manvantar

IAS General Studies Test Series - 2013 (Science & Indian History) : PART - 2

IAS General Studies Test Series - 2013

SCIENCE & INDIAN HISTORY
(PART - 2)

Consider the following statements:
(1) The issue of protecting the Raiyats (farmers) started becoming more prominent from the middle of the 19th century when the growing commercial and industrial aims of the government were thought to necessitate new measures for the protection of the producing and rent paying classes.
(2) By the Bengal Tenancy Act of 1885, there was a strengthening of the position of peasants by placing restrictions on landlords’ power to enhance rents and evict their tenants.
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

Consider the following statements:
(1) Cornwallis Code of 1793 had strong basis and impact on judicial, administrative and zamindari system in India.
(2) During the Governorship of Cornwallis the last Peshwa Baji Rao ll was ruling over the Marathas.
(3) Aurangzeb discouraged popular practices in art and literature and Zatalli was a famous poet during his times.
Which of the statements given above are correct?
(a) 1 and 3 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1 and 2 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3

Consider the following statements:
(1) When the Charter Act of 1883 came into being Bahadur Shah Zafar was the Mughal ruler.
(2) The composite and secular culture of “Phool Walon ki Sair”
Was greatly promoted by the later Maghal ruler Akbar Shahll.
(3) The practice of sericulture was greatly promoted by the British in the 17th Century India.
Which of the statements given above are correct?
(a) 2 and 3 only
(b) 1 and 3 only
(c) 1 and 2 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3

IAS General Studies Test Series - 2013 (Science & Indian History) : PART - 1

IAS General Studies Test Series - 2013

SCIENCE & INDIAN HISTORY
(PART - 1)

Consider the following statements:
(1) The policy of free trade and utilitarianism was at the core of the Charter act of 1833.
(2) By the Charter Act of 1833, Sati practice was abolished from Bengal.
(3) Shah Alam ll was the Mughal ruler when the Charter Act of 1793 was passed.
Which of the statements given above are correct?
(a) 1 and 3 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1 and 2 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3

Consider the following statements:
(1) By the Charter Act of 1813, the policy of cultural colonialism acquired a formal shape and character.
(2) The policy of oriental knowledge and learning involved active intervention into key social problems prevalent in India.
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

Which of the following pre historic sites represents the earliest evidence of domestication of animals in India?
(a) Bagor
(b) Bhimbetka
(c) Chorand
(d) Koldihwa

Consider the following statements:
(1) The British East India Company’s monopoly over commercial and economic activities in India including over tea plantations was visible during Warren Hastings time.
(2) The British Parliament granted the supreme power fo governing India to the Secretary of State for India.
(3) The salary of India Office was charged upon Indian revenues till the Government of India Act 1919.
Which of the statements given above are correct?
(a) 1 and 3 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1 and 2 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3

Consider the following statements:
(1) The Portuguese enjoyed administrative control over certain parts of India before the arrival of the British in India.
(2) The British had established political agents and British residents in all the important ruling powers in India by the beginning of the 18th century.
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

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