April 4, 2021 HomeWBCS MainWBCS Main PracticeWBCS Main – 2019 – GS 1 – Paper III – Practice – Free WBCS Main – 2019 – GS 1 – Paper III – Practice – Free By Sutirtha WBCS Main Practice 0 Comments | Sharing is caring >>>>>>>>> Load QuizSave QuizWBCS Main - 2019 - GS 1 - Paper III - Practice Total No. of Questions : 200 No time limit. Answer is correct or not will show immediately after you chose any answer. Full Name Email Id 1. Who was the propounder of the Ajivika Sect ?(A) Purana Nassapa(B) Purandha Kaecayana(C) Makkali Gosala(D) Ajita Keshakambalin2. The spies during the Sangam age was known as(A) Spasas(B) Dutas(C) Orrars(D) Sanjayans3. Lands during the post-Gupta period, were classified on the basis of(A) Being cultivated and uncultivated(B) Being irrigated and unirrigated(C) Crops being grown on the lands(D) All of the above4. The Pallava-Chola style of architecture is commonly known as(A) Pallava(B) Chola(C) Nagara(D) Dravida5. The largest standing army of the Sultanate directly paid by the state was created by(A) Iltutmish(B) Alauddin Khilji(C) Mohammad Bin Tughlug(D) Sikandar Lodi6. The Muslim kingdom of Golconda grew up on the ruins of the old Hindu kingdom of(A) Devagiri(B) Dwarsamudra(C) Warrangal(D) Kanchi7. Which of the following did not form part of the contingents maintained by the mansabdar ?(A) Cavalrymen(B) Artillerymen(C) Bowmen(D) Musketeers8. The chief Dutch export from the Coromondel Ports was(A) Textiles(B) Indigo(C) Spices(D) Saltpetre9. Which of the following is not one of the arrangements made by the English after defeating the Marathas in the third Anglo-Maratha war ?(A) The peswaship was abolished(B) Holkar was forced to enter into a subsidiary alliance(C) The Gaekwar entered into a subsidiary alliance(D) The small kingdom of Satara formed out of Peswa dominions was given to Pratap Singh10. Who is known as the 'Plato of the Jat tribe' ?(A) Rajaram(B) Churaman(C) Badan Singh(D) Surajmal11. The Nawab of Awadh who was appointed as Wazir of the Mughal empire was(A) Sadat Khan(B) Safdar Jang(C) Asaf ud daula(D) Nasiruddin12. After Bengal, the English secured the rights of duty free trade in the dominions of(A) Raja of Benaras(B) Nawab of Awadh(C) The Nizam of Hyderabad(D) The Jats of Bharatpur13. A remarkable feature of the spread of landlordism was the growth of(A) Aristocracy(B) Capitalism(C) Sub-infeudation(D) Cultivation14. When did the Company lose its monopoly of Indian trade which was thrown open to all Britons ?(A) 1813(B) 1833(C) 1853(D) 179315. The extension of the cultivation of indigo, cotton, opium, tea and coffee in India, besides benefitting the British planters, also benefitted(A) The Zamindars(B) The small merchants(C) Both (A) and (B)(D) The Indian Bankers16. What was the primary reason for the failure of Mahalwari Settlement in checking the process of destruction of the village communities ?(A) It was introduced only as a temporary measure to be replaced ultimately by the rayatwari system(B) Individual rights in the land were recognized and guaranteed by the state(C) There were several defects and lacunae in the implementation of the measure(D) It met with severe opposition from certain sections of the village community17. Which of the following consequences of the British rule did not affect the Muslim middle classes ?(A) The tyranny of the British Indigo Planters(B) The disbandment of the Nawab's forces(C) The abolition of the rural police(D) The resumptions of Imam's lands which provided sustenance to the learned18. The first session of the All India Trade Union Congress held in Bombay in 1920, was presided over by _________________ .(A) Jawaharlal Nehru(B) V. V. Giri(C) Lala Lajpat Rai(D) N. M. Joshi19. What was the solution found by B. R. Ambedkar in later years after Independence to end the hardship of scheduled class people ?(A) More Representations(B) Separate Electorate(C) Embracing the Buddhism(D) Organized Movement20. During the first twenty years of the Congress, which of the following acted as president of the INC thrice ?(A) Surendra Nath Banerjee(B) Dadabhai Naoroji(C) Gopai Krishna Gbkhale(D) Sankaran Nair21. Aurobindo Ghosh was brilliantly defended by(A) Chittaranjan Das(B) W. C. Banerjee(C) Motilal Nehru(D) Tej Bahadur Sapru22. The Hindustan Socialist Republican Association movement ended with the death of(A) Bhagat Singh(B) Ram Prasad Bismil(C) Chandra Sekhar Azad(D) Jogesh Chandra Chatterji23. The Congress gave up its ideal of a United India and accepted partition, because(A) The country was sinking into a civil war(B) The congress leaders felt that partition was a lesser evil than a civil war(C) The congress leaders succumbed to the temptation of power and struck a deal with the British(D) The interim Govt, had become an arena of struggle24. Mahatma Gandhi first experimented with his technique of Satyagraha in(A) Champaran(B) Khera(C) Ahmedabad Mill Strike(D) Anti-Rowlatt Act Agitation25. A senior congress leader, who held that the Quit India Movement was misguided and detrimental to India's long term interests, was(A) Tej Bahadur Sapru(B) Jayaprakash Narayan(C) C. Rajagopalachari(D) J.B. Kripalani26. Match the social reformers of the nineteenth century with their individual contributions:(a) Raja Rammohan (i) Abolition of Sati(b) Keshab Chandra Sen (ii) Intercastc marriage, widow remarriage and emancipation of women(c) Jyotiba Phule (iii) Removal of untouchability(d) Dayanand Saraswati (iv) Shuddhi movement and rejection of hereditary caste system(A) (a)-(i), (b)-(ii), (c)-(iii), (d)-(iv)(B) (a)-(ii), (b)-(i), (c)-(iii), (d)-(iv)(C) (a)-(ii), (b)-(i), (c)-(iv), (d)-(iii)(D) (a)-(i), (b)-(ii), (c)-(iv), (d)-(iii)27. The precursor of the Indian National Congress was(A) Indian Association of Calcutta(B) Indian National Conference(C) British Indian Association(D) The Indian Union28. The name 'Indian National Congress' was given by(A) S. N. Banerjee(B) Dadabhai Naoroji(C) Feroze Shah Mehta(D) M. G. Ranade29. The first president of the Indian National Congress was(A) A. O. Hume(B) W. C. Bonerjee(C) S. N. Banerjee(D) Dadabhai Naoroji30. The immediate cause of the Surat Split (1907) between the moderates and the extremists was(A) the Boycott of the moderates by the extremists.(B) the election of the President of I.N.C.(C) the Swaraj Resolution.(D) the extremists resolution of Swadeshi Boycott, National Education and Self-Government31. Arrange the following events in the correct chronological order :I. Partition of Bengal II. Varanasi Session of the I.N.C.III. Calcutta Session of the I.N.C.IV. Foundation of Muslim League(A) I II III IV(B) II I III IV(C) I II IV III(D) I III II IV32. The Calcutta session of the l.N.C. (1906) marks a turning point in the history of the congress because,(A) it marked the end of the twenty years of the l.N.C.(B) it marked the end of the moderate phase of the l.N.C.(C) it adopted the resolutions regarding Boycott, Swadeshi, National Education and Self Government.(D) it was the last session when the I.N.C. was dominated by the old guard.33. Who were designated as Neo Nationalists ?(A) Extremists(B) Revolutionaries(C) Moderates(D) Swarajists34. The l.N.C. became both 'Indian' and 'National' in reality as well as in rare, at the(A) Surat Session (1917)(B) Calcutta Session (1906)(C) Lucknow Session (1916)(D) Lahore Session (1929)35. Match the papers of periodicals with the National leaders who Published them.(a) Abdul Kalam Azad (i) Bombay Chronicle(b) Pheroze Shah Mehta (ii) Al Hilal(c) Mrs. Annie Besant (iii) Young India(d) M.K. Gandhi (iv) New India(A) (a)-(ii), (b)-(i), (c)-(iv), (d)-(iii)(B) (a)-(i), (b)-(ii), (c)-(iii), (d)-(iv)(C) (a)-(ii), (b)-(i), (c)-(iii), (d)-(iv)(D) (a)-(iii), (b)-(ii), (c)-(i), (d)-(iv)36. Arrange the following events in the correct chronological order :I. Bombing on Lord HardingeII. Transfer of capital from Calcutta to Delhi.III. Outbreak of the First World War.IV. Gandhiji's arrival in India(A) II I IV III(B) I II III IV(C) III I II IV(D) II I III IV37. Match the founders of the following revolutionary organisations: (a) Anushilan Samiti (i) V.D. Savarkar (b) Abhinava Bharata (ii) Barindra Kumar Ghosh (c) Ghadar Party (iii) Lala Hardayal (d) Hindustan Socialist Republical Army (iv) Sachindra Nath Sunyal and Bhagat Singh (A) (a)-(ii), (b)-(i), (c)-(iii), (d)-(iv)(B) (a)-(i), (b)-(ii), (c)-(iii), (d)-(iv)(C) (a)-(ii), (b)-(iii), (c)-(i), (d)-(iv)(D) (a)-(iv), (b)-(iii), (c)-(ii), (d)-(i)38. Match the epithets of the following National Leaders(a) B.G. Tilak (i) Lokmanya(b) Andrews (ii) Dinabandhu(c) Madan Mohan Malviya (iii) Mahamana(d) Lala Lajpat Rai (iv) Punjab Kesari(A) (a)-(i), (b)-(ii), (c)-(iii), (d)-(iv)(B) (a)-(ii), (b)-(i), (c)-(iii), (d)-(iv)(C) (a)-(iii), (b)-(ii), (c)-(i), (d)-(iv)(D) (a)-(iv), (b)-(iii), (c)-(ii), (d)-(i)39. Which of the following was not the result of Home Rule movement of Tilak and Besant ?(A) The I.N.C and the Muslim League both thought of starting a passive Resistance movement.(B) The Home Rule campaign virtually ousted the moderates from the political field.(C) The I.N.C. became the 'Congress of Tilak and Besant'.(D) The movement generated a cultural awakening in India.40. Jatin Das, who died (September 13, 1929) after a long hunger strike in the prison, had been arrested in connection with(A) Murder of Saunders(B) Throwing of bombs in the Assembly at Delhi(C) Lahore Conspiracy case(D) Meerut Conspiracy case41. The President of the Lahore Session of the I.N.C. (December 1929) which passed the Purna Swaraj resolution was(A) Motilal Nehru(B) Jawaharlal Nehru(C) Srinivas Ayengar(D) Subhas Chandra Bose42. The famous 'Purna Swaraj Declaration', which says: "We hold it to be a crime against man and God to submit any longer to a rule that has caused this fourfold disaster to our country", was prepared by(A) Jawaharlal Nehru(B) M. K.Gandhi(C) Motilal Nehru(D) All of the above43. The greatest merit of the Gandhi-Irwin Pact was that :(A) The I.N.C. agreed to join the Second Round Table Conference.(B) For the first time the I.N.C. was treated on a footing of equality as a political opponent.(C) Gandhi, the 'half naked Fakir', ascended the staircase of the Viceregal Lodge. .(D) The I.N.C. gained a status and authority to speak for political India44. Opposition to the Gandhi-lrwin pact was mainly(A) because of the execution of Bhagat Singh, Sukh Deb and Raj Guru.(B) because the I.N.C. reneged the Purna Swarajya pledge.(C) because of suspension of the Civil Disobedience Movement.(D) because the Pact was a self delusion.45. After the Gaya Session of the I.N.C. in December 1922 a new party was formed by Motilal Nehru and C.R. Das. Its name was(A) National Liberal Party(B) The Congress Khilafat Swarajya Party(C) Swarajya Party(D) Swarajya Congress Party46. The Meerut Conspiracy Case, in which 27 accused persons were defended by Jawaharlal Nehru and K.N. Katju, related to the members of the(A) Ghadar Party(B) Hindu Mahasabha(C) Indian National Congress(D) Communist Party of lndia47. Who of the following was not hanged in the famous Kakori Train Dacoity Case ?(A) Pandit Ramprasad Bismil(B) Roshan Lal(C) Ashfaqulla Khan(D) Surya Sen48. The Chittagong Armoury Raid had been planned by(A) Surya Sen(B) Chandra Dutta(C) Vidhan Ghosh(D) Jatin Das49. The two greatest women revolutionaries of the National Movement — Pritilata Wadedar and Kalpana Dutta were the revolutionary co-workers of(A) Surya Sen(B) Bhagat Singh(C) Batukeshwar Dutt(D) Chapekar Brothers50. Who murdered Saunders, Assistant Superintendent of Police, Lahore, for assaulting Lala Lajpat Rai ?(A) Bhagat Singh(B) Batukeswar Dutt(C) Sukh Dev(D) Raj Guru51. Why did Bhagat Singh and Batukeswar Dutt throw bombs on the floor of the Central Assembly in New Delhi and in the Process got themselves arrested ?(A) After the murders of Sanders at Lahore, the people were suffering terribly at the hands of the Police(B) A feeling had slowly gained around that the people had to suffer the consequences of the crimes committed by Bhagat Singh, etc. to remove such a feeling H.S.R.A. decided to send two members to commit a crime and then to count arrest(C) To create a sensation all over India in order to remove political lethargy(D) All of the above52. Jatin Das, an accused in the Lahore Conspiracy Case, on whose death the family of the Irish martyr, Teren Macswiney sent condolence message to the family of Das, died after undertaking a fast of _______________ days.(A) Fifty six(B) Sixty three(C) Seventy two(D) Eighty one53. Subhas Chandra Basu was unanimously elected President of the I.N.C. at the Haripur Session held in February :(A) 1936(B) 1937(C) 1938(D) 193954. What was the fundamental difference between Subhas Chandra Basu and Gandhi-Nehru group, which led to the defeat of Gandhiji's candidate for the Presidentship of the I.N.C. ?(A) Gandhiji had a personal dislike for Basu.(B) Basu had radical and socialist ideas.(C) Basu wanted to exploit the war between Germany and Britain to India's advantage and said: "England's necessity is India's opportunity".(D) Insinuations made by Basu against Gandhiji that he was not keen on carrying on the National Struggle.55. The Tripuri Session of the I.N.C. (March 1939) was a historic event on account of(A) the victory of Subhas Chandra Basu as President of I.N.C against Gandhiji's nominee, Pattabhi Sitaramayya.(B) the resignation of the entire Working Committee except Subhas Chandra Basu and his brother Sarat Chandra Basu.(C) the resolution to frame a Constitution of free India.(D) rejection of the British Foreign Policy by the I.N.C.56. After Leaving the Congress, Subhas Chandra Bose organized the Forward Block in(A) 1939(B) 1938(C) 1940(D) 194157. The main principle of M.K. Gandhi's famous Basic Eduction System or Wardha Scheme was :(A) Learning through activity(B) Learning through productivity(C) Earning and learning(D) Learning and spinning58. Match the following events with the dates of their occurrance :(a) August Offer I. August 9-11,1942(b) Arrival of Cripps Mission II. July 14,1942(c) Quit India Resolution III. March 23, 1942(d) The Great August Uprising IV. August 8,1940(A) (a)-(iv), (b)-(iii), (c)-(ii), (d)-(i)(B) (a)-(iii), (b)-(ii), (c)-(i), (d)-(iv)(C) (a)-(iv), (b)-(ii), (c)-(iii), (d)-(i)(D) (a)-(iv), (b)-(iii), (c)-(i), (d)-(ii)59. The four brigades of the I.N. A. were named after :(A) Lai, Bal, Pal, Subhas(B) Surya, Chandra, Jatin, Bhagat(C) Gandhi, Azad, Nehru, Subhas(D) Ganga, Yamuna, Narmada, Kaveri60. The first Provisional Government of Free India was inaugurated by Subhas Chandra Basu at(A) Imphal(B) Kohima(C) Singapore(D) Rangoon61. British Prime Minister Attlee made the historic announcement of the end of British rule of India on(A) February 20, 1947(B) August 16, 1946(C) March 7,1947(D) December 9, 194662. Lord Mountbatten's Declaration on the Freedom of India and its partition is known as(A) The August Plan(B) The June 3rd Plan(C) The June 2nd Plan(D) The Partition Plan63. A brilliant and patriotic Anglo-Indian teacher, Henry Vivian Derozeo, was the founder of :(A) The Young Bengal Movement(B) The Indian National Union(C) The Servants of India Society(D) The British India Association64. Match the authors with their works :(a) Dr. Rajendra Prasad I. The Nations Voice(b) Abul Kalam Azad II. India Divided(c) V.D. Savarkar III. India Wins Freedom(d) C. Rajagopalachari IV. Indian War of Independence(A) (a)-(ii), (b)-(iii), (c)-(iv), (d)-(i)(B) (a)-(iii), (b)-(ii), (c)-(i), (d)-(iv)(C) (a)-(i), (b)-(ii), (c)-(iii), (d)-(iv)(D) (a)-(ii), (b)-(iii), (c)-(i), (d)-(iv)65. Certain movements of the early twentieth century described as 'Movements from below' were :(A) Caste movements(B) Revolutionary movements(C) Peasant and tribal movements(D) Socio-religious movements66. Match the authors and the works :(a) Sceptred Flute I. M.K. Gandhi(b) Savitri II. Sarojini Naidu(c) India and the world III. Aurobindo Ghosh(d) Conquest of Self IV. Jawaharlal Nehru(A) (a)-(i), (b)-(ii), (c)-(iii), (d)-(iv)(B) (a)-(iv), (b)-(iii), (c)-(ii), (d)-(i)(C) (a)-(ii), (b)-(iii), (c)-(iv), (d)-(i)(D) (a)-(ii), (b)-(i), (c)-(iv), (d)-(iii)67. What approximately was the number of Princely States which legally became independent at the lapse of British paramountcy on August 15, 1947 ?(A) 300(B) 600(C) 150(D) 70068. Ridiculing the idea of Swarajya in 1903 : who said, "Only mad men outside lunatic assylums could think or talk of independence" ?(A) Lord Carzon(B) Lord Hardinge(C) Gopal Krishna Gokhale(D) Pheroze Shah Mehta69. During the British rule the only British King to visit India and hold his magnificent Durbar, was :(A) Edward VII(B) George V(C) James II(D) Edward VI70. A Muslim organization, which proposed during the First World War that Muslims should participate and try to reach an accord with the Congress, was(A) Muslim League(B) Ahmadiya Movement(C) Ehrar League(D) Deoband Movement71. Bal Gangadhar Tilak was given the epithet of Lokmanya during :(A) Swadeshi Movement(B) Revolutionary Movement(C) Home Rule Movement(D) His Imprisonment in 190872. The only Indian Prince, who actively participated in the revolutionary movement within and outside India, was(A) Raja Mahendra Pratap(B) Kunwar Singh(C) Chhatrapati Sahu(D) Raja Ripudaman Singh73. Dadabhai Naoroji was elected to the British House of Commons as a member of the ____________ party.(A) Conservative(B) Liberal(C) Labour(D) Labour-Liberal Combine74. Which of the following was not a leader of the All India Hindu Mahasabha ?(A) V. D. Savarkar(B) Bhai Parmanand(C) Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee(D) M. R. Jayakar75. Who founded a Social Organization, the 'Jat Pat Torak Mandal' in 1922, for breaking the caste barriers among the Hindus ?(A) Bhai Parmanand(B) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar(C) M.G. Ranade(D) Keshab Chandra Sen76. Who gave the title of Rani to the Naga woman leader Gaidinliu ?(A) Subhas Chandra Basu(B) Jawaharlal Nehru(C) Thakkar Bapa(D) Mahatma Gandhi77. Who was the first to unfurl the first Indian National Flag, the parent and precursor of the Flag of Independent India ?(A) Madam Bhikaiji Cama(B) Dadabhai Naoroji(C) Raja Mahendra Pratap(D) Taraknath Das78. The Nehru Committee Report got a decent burial at the hands of the Congress at the ___________ Session of the I.N.C.(A) Calcutta(B) Madras(C) Lahore(D) Bombay79. Which of the following revolutionary and terrorist organizations had a large number of young women revolutionaries ?(A) Yugantor(B) Anushilan Samiti(C) Bharat Mata Society(D) Indian Republican Army80. Which of the following acted as President of the Indian National Congress for six consecutive year ?(A) Jawaharlal Nehru(B) Dadabhai Naoroji(C) Abul Kalam Azad(D) Gopal Krishna Gokhale81. Gopal Hari Deshmukh is popularly known as Lokhitwadi because :(A) He was a great philanthropist and social worker.(B) He distributed money and medicines to the poor and the needy.(C) He edited a monthly magazine the 'Lokhitwadi'.(D) All of the above.82. Madan Lal Dhingra murdered Curzon Wylie in London, who was a / an — .(A) Adviser to the Secretary of State for India.(B) Secretary of State for India.(C) Former Governor of the Punjab.(D) Law Member of the Viceroy's Executive Council.83. Who edited a Bengali weekly the 'Jugantor' and 'Basumati' ?(A) Barindra Ghosh(B) Aurobindu Ghosh(C) Ganesh Ghosh(D) Anand Mohan Bose84. He was a great Indian revolutionary who was a Professor of Sanskrit and Philosophy in the Universities of Berkeley and Standford and died as a sanyasi in Philadelphia. He was :(A) Shyamji Krishna Verma(B) Lala Hardayal(C) Bhai Parmanand(D) Ram Chandra85. The European Organization in India which launched agitation against the Ilbert Bill was :(A) European Defence Association(B) Indo-British Association(C) Anti Ilbert Bill League(D) European Rights Front86. After the Surat split in 1907, the Second Split in the Congress took place in 1918 on the issue of :(A) Lucknow Pact(B) Montagu Declaration(C) Election of Mrs. Annie Besant as President of the INC (1917)(D) Both (A) & (C)87. A Public Service Commission was established in India for the first time by(A) The Indian Council Act 1892(B) Act of 1909(C) The Government of India Act, 1919(D) The Government of India Act, 193588. The day M. K. Gandhi launched the Non-Cooperation Movement, a great National leader died he was :(A) Gopal Krishna Gokhale(B) Bal Gangadhar Tilak(C) Pheroz Shah Mehta(D) C.R. Das89. The founder President of the Harijan Sevak Sangha, founded by M.K. Gandhi, was(A) Mahadev Desai(B) G.D. Birla(C) Amrit Lal Thakkar(D) B. R. Ambedkar90. Who killed Michael O' Dyer, the Governor of Punjab, who had ordered the brutal firing on the innocent people at Jalianwala Bag ?(A) Madan Lal Dhingra(B) Sardar Udham Singh(C) Sohan Singh Bhakra(D) Kanai Lal Dutt91. After the Partition of Bengal, the two new provinces which came into existence were :(A) East Bengal and Bengal(B) East Bengal and West Bengal(C) East Bengal and Assam(D) East Bengal and North Bengal92. The brain behind the bomb attack on Viceroy Lord Hardinge at Chandni Chawk, Delhi in December 1912, was :-(A) Rashbehari Basu(B) Bhai Parmanand(C) Sachindranath Sanyal(D) Shobhan Lal Pathak93. The Historic Lucknow Session of the Congress in 1916, was presided over by(A) Mrs. Annie Besant(B) R. N. Mudhokar(C) Ambika Charan Majumdar(D) Madan Mohan Malviya94. The Congress decided to raise a Swaraj Fund of one crore rupees for(A) Organizing the Non-Co-operation Movement(B) Memorial of Bal Gangadhar Tilak(C) Building the headquarters of the Congress(D) Supporting the families of the political workers95. Which of the following is not a feature of Lothal ?(A) Discovery of a dockyard(B) Rectangular and circular fire alters for animal sacrifice(C) Depiction of a ship on a seal(D) Evidence of the use of the plough96. Which of the following was the chief organizer of the Revolt of 1857 in Bihar ?(A) Amar Singh(B) Kunwar Singh(C) Pir Ali(D) Imaduddin97. Who said 'The Congress is tottering to its fall, and one of my great ambitions, while in India, is to assist it to its peaceful demise' ?(A) Syed Ahmed Khan(B) Raja Shiv Prasad(C) Lord Dufferin(D) Lord Curzon98. Who is regarded as 'the Mother of Indian Revolution' ?(A) Mrs. Annie Besant(B) Snehlata Wadkar(C) Sarojini Naidu(D) Madam Bhikaji Rustom Cama99. The issue of discussion and stalemate at the Second Round Table Conference related to the(A) Communal Problem(B) Federal Structure(C) Demand for Purna Swarajya(D) Representation of Depressed Classes100. Jatin Das, an accused in the Lahore Conspiracy Case, on whose death the family of the Irish martyr, Teren Macswiney sent condolence message to the family of Das, died after undertaking a fast of —— days.(A) Fifty six(B) Sixty three.(C) Seventy two(D) Eighty one101. The Vaikkom Satyagraha was launched in 1924 for(A) opening the temples to the low caste Hindus(B) fighting against the exploitation by the Landlords(C) removal of Press restrictions(D) democratisation of the administration of Travancore State102. Black soil is mostly found in _________ state of India.(A) Maharastra and Gujrat(B) Maharastra and Rajasthan(C) Andhra Pradesh and Kerala(D) Bihar and Madhya Pradesh103. Wet temperate forest is found in _________ region of India.(A) Nilgiri(B) Eastern Ghats(C) Kashmir Himalayas(D) Kachch Peninsula104. IISCO has iron and steel plant at(A) Rourkela(B) Burnpur(C) Shimoga(D) Vishakapatnam105. The full form of the abbreviation NLM is ___________ .(A) Northern Line of Monsoon(B) Normal Line of Monsoon(C) Northern Limit of Monsoon(D) Normal Limit of Monsoon106. 'Doordarshan' is the broadcasting agency of ___________ .(A) Prasar Bharati(B) Akash Vani(C) Gyan Bharati(D) National Film Development Corporation107. '100 Smart Cities Mission' was launched by Indian Government in the year _____________ .(A) 2014(B) 2015(C) 2016(D) 2013108. ___________ is a central university in West Bengal.(A) Gour Banga University(B) Rabindra Bharati(C) Vishwa Bharati(D) University of Calcutta109. India Standard Time is ___________ ahead of Greenwich Mean Time.(A) 6 hours 30 minutes(B) 4 hours 30 minutes(C) 5 hours 30 minutes(D) 6 hours 15 minutes110. The _______ is first National Park established in India in the year 1936.(A) Bandhavgarh(B) Gir(C) Indira Gandhi(D) Jim Corbett111. ___________ National Park is located in the state of Jharkhand.(A) Bhitarkanika(B) Betla(C) Bandipur(D) Bandhavgarh112. ___________ is declared as National Park in the year 2014 and became the newest National Park in India.(A) Dachigam(B) Gorumara(C) Jaldapara(D) Inderkilla113. The Indian Wild Life Protection Act was passed in the year(A) 1962(B) 1972(C) 1975(D) 1965114. _________ is the highest producer of milk in India.(A) Uttar Pradesh(B) Andhra Pradesh(C) Haryana(D) Rajasthan115. Barren Island Wild Life Sanctuary is located in(A) Dadra and Nagar Haveli(B) Pondicherry(C) Andaman and Nicobar Island(D) Lakshwadeep116. The famous __________ glacier is located at Nubra Valley.(A) Baltora(B) Punmah(C) Siachen(D) Kanchenjunga117. The Zoji La Pass is located in ___________ state of India.(A) Jamnu and Kashmir(B) Himachal Pradesh(C) Sikkim(D) Arunachal Pradesh118. The Marwar plain is found in __________ .(A) Rajasthan(B) Gujrat(C) Maharashtra(D) Uttar Pradesh119. _________ plateau is separated from the main peninsular plateau of India by the wide gap of Garo Rajmahal Gap.(A) Madhya Bharat Pathar(B) Meghalaya(C) Chotonagpur(D) Malwa120. _________ pass is in Arunachal Pradesh.(A) Bum La(B) Jelep La(C) Nathu La(D) Bazil121. _________ hill range is also known as Sahyadris.(A) Western Ghats(B) Eastern Ghats(C) Vindhayas(D) Satpura122. _________ coastal plain stretches from Daman to Goa.(A) Western Ghats(B) Eastern Ghats(C) Vindhayas(D) Satpura123. The Indus originates from the glaciers of ___________ range.(A) Pir Panjal(B) Kailash(C) Zaskar(D) Saltora124. Mandakini and Alakananda meet at(A) Rudra Prayag(B) Karan Prayag(C) Allahabad(D) Deva Prayag125. __________ is the largest west flowing river of Peninsular India.(A) Tapi(B) Sabarmati(C) Narmada(D) None of the above126. 'Sal' tree is found in ___________ forest.(A) Moist Tropical(B) Aline(C) Dry Tropical(D) None of the above127. Tropical Moist deciduous is not found in __________(A) West Bengal(B) Bihar(C) Gujarat(D) Orissa128. Saline soil is found in ——(A) Estuary of Narmada(B) Malwa Plateau(C) Meghalaya Plateau(D) Rajmahal Hills129. The famous earthquake of January 26, 2001 took place at _______________ .(A) Uttar Kashi(B) Bhuj (Gujrat)(C) Andaman and Nicobar(D) Kinnaur130. In the year ___________ tsunami occurred in coastal areas of India.(A) 2003(B) 2006(C) 2004(D) 2005131. IMD has defined severe drought when deficiency of rainfall exceeds __________ of normal rainfall.(A) 25%(B) 40%(C) 50%(D) 75%132. __________________ is not a drought prone area.(A) Kalahandi (Orissa)(B) Purulia (West Bengal)(C) Nellai (Tamil Nadu)(D) Assam Valley (Assam)133. In 2005, the Indian Government enacted an act for prevention and mitigation of disaster. It is known as ___________ .(A) Disaster Prevention Act(B) Disaster Mitigation Act(C) Disaster Management Act(D) None of the above134. The National Fire Service College is located at ____________ .(A) Ahmedabad(B) Chennai(C) Nagpur(D) Allahabad135. _____________ has one of the four training centers of National Disaster Response Force.(A) Delhi(B) Hyderabad(C) Bangalore(D) Bhopal136. Kannad belongs to ____________ language group.(A) Austric(B) Aryan(C) Sino-Tibetian(D) Dravidian137. Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan was launched in the year ____________ .(A) 2000(B) 2001(C) 2002(D) 2003138. According to the Indus Water Treaty, India got the exclusive right to use the water of three rivers and among them one is ______________ .(A) Jhelurn(B) Ravi(C) Chenab(D) Indus139. Khar Dung La pass joins ______________ .(A) Leh and Chumbi valley(B) Leh and Siachen glacier(C) Uttarakhand and Tibet(D) Valley of Kashmir and Kargil140. ____________ is the oldest denudated mountain of India.(A) Eastern Ghats(B) Nilgiri Hills(C) Aravalli(D) Zaskar141. The coal belt of peninsular India developed during ____________ period.(A) Tertiary(B) Pleistocene(C) Carboniferous(D) None of the above142. ____________ is the highest peak of Maghalaya Plateau.(A) Norkek(B) Shilong(C) Mirik(D) None of the above143. According to the Census of India, 2011 the sex ratio of West Bengal is ___________ .(A) 947(B) 948(C) 938(D) 958144. The HDI of India for the year 2017 is ______________ .(A) 0.635(B) 0.640(C) 0.645(D) 0.650145. Dalma Trap is located in _____________ state of India.(A) Bihar(B) Orissa(C) Jharkhand(D) None of the above146. Ganga is an example of _____________ river .(A) Consequent(B) Subsequent(C) Antecedent(D) None of the above147. ____________ is the source of river Chambal(A) Malwa plateau(B) Aravalli range(C) Vindhyan range(D) Satpura range148. Chilka is an example of ______________ lake.(A) Crater(B) Lagoon(C) Glacial(D) Aeolian149. Chandra Tal is located in ____________ valley.(A) Kashmir(B) Lahaul and Spiti(C) Dun(D) None of the above150. ________________ crosses the Himalayas and brings dry and stable weather in winter in India.(A) Easterly Jet Streams(B) Westerly Jet Streams(C) Both easterly and westerly Jet Streams(D) South Eastern Monsoon wind151. The western disturbances cause winter precipitation in north-west regions of Indian subcontinent. It originates from __________ .(A) Mediterranean Sea(B) Aral Sea(C) Caspian Sea(D) None of the above152. According to Koppen's climatic classification, Kerala has ______________ climate.(A) Tropical monsoon(B) Tropical moist(C) Tropical Savanna(D) Cold Humid Winter153. _______________ forecast flood in India.(A) Indian Meteorological Department(B) Central Flood Forecasting Organization(C) Central Flood and Disaster Forecasting Organization(D) None of the above154. Woods of sundari tree is used mainly for making _______________ .(A) Railway sleepers(B) Boat making(C) Cricket bat(D) None of the above155. Introduction of Joint Forest Management was an important objective of ________________ .(A) National Forest Policy, 1988(B) Man and Biosphere Program(C) Wild Life Protection Act, 1972(D) None of the above156. Salem is famous for production of _____________ iron ore.(A) Hematite(B) Mangnetite(C) Limonite(D) Siderite157. India is the second largest producer of _____________ after Zimbabwe.(A) Iron(B) Manganese(C) Zinc(D) Lead158. Copper is found in large quantity at(A) Durgapur(B) Ghatsila(C) Nagpur(D) Mayurbhanj159. ___________ is the largest product of Mica.(A) Bihar(B) Jharkhand(C) Andhra Pradesh(D) Madhya Pradesh160. Bundelkhand is famous for production of ____________ mineral.(A) Diamond(B) Mica(C) Copper(D) Iron161. Shivasamudram Dam is constructed on ______________ river.(A) Narmada(B) Mahanadi(C) Krishna(D) Kaveri162. Ukai dam is on Ukai river which is a tributary of _____________ river.(A) Narmada(B) Mahanadi(C) Tapi(D) Ganga163. Tilaiya Dam is on _____________ river.(A) Barakar(B) Damodar(C) Konar(D) None of the above164. Integrated Urban Development Project was initiated during ______________ five year plan.(A) Fourth(B) Fifth(C) Sixth(D) Seventh165. By ______________ amendment constitutional status was given to the Panchayat system.(A) 74th(B) 73th(C) 72th(D) 62th166. India and Pakistan have boundary dispute over _____________ creek.(A) Sir(B) Kari(C) Kajhar(D) None of the above167. ____________ census year recorded a negative growth rate of -0.31 in India.(A) 1931(B) 1921(C) 1941(D) 1911168. In the year _________ the first Census of India was conducted.(A) 1911(B) 1872(C) 1921(D) 1891169. According to the Census of India 2011, the child sex-ratio of India is _____________ .(A) 920(B) 914(C) 941(D) 921170. _____________ is not a SEZ of India.(A) Falta(B) Noida(C) Indore(D) None of the above171. Blue revolution is aimed at increasing the production of _______________ .(A) Milk(B) Poultry(C) Shrimp(D) Indigo172. ____________ is not a potential area for generation of geo-thermal energy.(A) Son Valley(B) Damodar Valley(C) Western Ghats(D) None of the above173. ___________ is a tribe of north-east India.(A) Oraon(B) Chenchu(C) Angami(D) Irula174. ___________ is the main occupation of the Toda tribe of southern India.(A) Hunting(B) Pastoralism(C) Fishing(D) Agriculture175. Lepcha, Assamese, Bhutia are types of ___________ language family.(A) Sino-Tibetian(B) Austric(C) Dravidian(D) Indo-Aryan176. is a minority group in India who are followers of Zeroastrianism.(A) Jains(B) Parsis(C) Buddhist(D) Christians177. Many people of _____________ state speaks Kinnauri.(A) Jammu and Kashmir(B) Himachal Pradesh(C) Uttar Pradesh(D) Uttarakhand178. According to Census of India, 2011 the crude birth rate of the country is ______________ per thousand.(A) 25.8(B) 23.8(C) 26.8(D) 21.8179. _____________ state of India has more females in number than males a sex-ratio of 1084/1000 according to the Census of India, 2011.(A) Karnataka(B) West Bengal(C) Kerala(D) Orissa180. ____________ state has the highest literacy rate among the north-eastern states of India.(A) Mizoram(B) Nagaland(C) Manipur(D) Tripura181. According to the Census Department of Government of India, a class Ill urban place have a population between ________________ .(A) 10,000 to 19,999(B) 20,000 to 49,999(C) 50,000 to 99,999(D) None of the above182. Jawaharlal Nehru Port is situated at about 14 kilometers south of ____________ city.(A) Chennai(B) Mumbai(C) Goa(D) Kolkata183. In the year 1988, India launched the first remote sensing satellite _______________ .(A) IRS-IA(B) INSAT-ID(C) INSAT-IA(D) None of the above184. _____________ is the largest producer of tea.(A) West Bengal(B) Tamil Nadu(C) Assam(D) Karnataka185. Bamboo, rags, rice bran are the main raw materials of ___________ industry.(A) Chemical(B) Fertilizer(C) Cotton(D) Paper186. India is the largest exporter of ___________ .(A) Orange(B) Pear(C) Cashew nuts(D) Strawberry187. Sheets, rods, plates, utensils from _______________ are manufactured by mill at Belur (West Bengal).(A) Iron and steel(B) Copper(C) Bronze(D) Aluminum188. ____________ is the largest producer of sugarcane in India.(A) Maharashtra(B) Gujrat(C) Uttar Pradesh(D) Madhya Pradesh189. Varanasi is an example of __________ City.(A) Defense(B) Administrative(C) Port(D) Eclecelestial190. The basic objective of ___________ is to provide all-weather connectivity to all villages.(A) SGSY(B) IAY(C) DPAP(D) PMGSY191. Bangladesh access the enclaves in Cooch Behar through —— corridor.(A) Teen Bigha(B) Darjeeling(C) Jalpaiguri(D) None of the above192. The southern most point of India is _________ located at 6°45' N.(A) Indira Point(B) Kanniya Kumari(C) Dras(D) Chennai193. The National Air Monitoring Program was initiated by _____________ .(A) National Disaster Management Agency(B) State Pollution Control Board(C) National Pollution Control Board(D) Indian Meteorological Department194. Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh is famous for production of ___________ .(A) Millet(B) Cotton(C) Tobacco(D) Sugarcane195. The present habitat of ___________ tribe is mainly in the plateau regions of Bihar, Jharkhand, Orissa and West Bengal.(A) Bhils(B) Nagas(C) Santhals(D) None of the above196. India is not the leading producers of ___________ spices.(A) Cumin(B) Cardamom(C) Ginger(D) Chilli197. The longest border of India is with ___________ (4096 kilometers).(A) Nepal(B) Bhutan(C) Afghanistan(D) Bangladesh198. The Dravidian rock system is found in ____________ region.(A) Krishna Valley(B) Chotonagpur Plateau(C) Spiti Valley(D) Damodar Valley199. ____________ valley lies in between Pir Panjal and Zaskar range.(A) Kangra(B) Kashmir(C) Kulu(D) Dun200. ____________ is the highest peak of Sahayadris.(A) Anaimudi(B) Mahabaleswar(C) Pushpagiri(D) Aroya-Konda21 out of 20Time is Up!