Daily Updates Mock Test 30

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  • 1. 
    The Harappan Civilization was discovered in the year:
    • A. 

      1901

    • B. 

      1921

    • C. 

      1935

    • D. 

      1942

  • 2. 
    The people of the Indus Civilization usually built their houses of—
    • A. 

      Pucca bricks

    • B. 

      Stone

    • C. 

      Wood

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 3. 
    The Indus Valley Civilization was Non-Aryan because—
    • A. 

      It was urban

    • B. 

      It has a pictographic script

    • C. 

      It had an agricultural economy

    • D. 

      it extended up the Narmada Valley

  • 4. 
    The local name Mohenjo-Daro is—
    • A. 

      Mound of the Living

    • B. 

      Mound of the Great

    • C. 

      Mound of the Dead

    • D. 

      Mound of the Survivor

  • 5. 
    The famous figure of a dancing girl found in the excavation of Mohenjo-Daro was made up of—
    • A. 

      Terracotta

    • B. 

      Steatite

    • C. 

      Bronze

    • D. 

      Red limestone

  • 6. 
     Out of the following remains excavated in Indus Valley, which one indicates the commercial and economic development?
    • A. 

      Pottery

    • B. 

      Seals

    • C. 

      Boats

    • D. 

      Houses

  • 7. 
    Which one of the following Indus Civilization site gives evidence of a dockyard?
    • A. 

      Harappa

    • B. 

      Lothal

    • C. 

      Mohenjodaro

    • D. 

      Rakhigarhi

  • 8. 
    An advanced water management system of Harappan times has been unearthed at—
    • A. 

      Dholavira

    • B. 

      Lothal

    • C. 

      Kalibangan

    • D. 

      Alamgirpur

  • 9. 
    The archaeological finds from Alamgirpur in Ghaziabad district reflected the—
    • A. 

      Harappa Culture

    • B. 

      Vedic Culture

    • C. 

      Mauryan Culture

    • D. 

      Gupta Period Culture

  • 10. 
    Rock cut architecture in Harappan culture context has been found at—
    • A. 

      Kalibangan

    • B. 

      Dholavira

    • C. 

      Kotdiji

    • D. 

      Amri

  • 11. 
    The split between the 'Extremists' and the 'Moderators' came up in the open at the Surat Congress Session in the year
    • A. 

      1905

    • B. 

      1906

    • C. 

      1907

    • D. 

      1910

  • 12. 
    Who among the following was a lady Alvar Saint? 
    • A. 

      Andal

    • B. 

      Madhura Kavi

    • C. 

      Perumal

    • D. 

      Tirupan

  • 13. 
    Which among the following is / are works of Kalidasa? 1. Rtusamhara 2. Meghaduta 3. Dasakumaracharita 4. Kumarashambhava Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
    • A. 

      Only 1 & 2

    • B. 

      Only 2, 3 &4

    • C. 

      Only 1, 2 & 4

    • D. 

      1, 2, 3 & 4

  • 14. 
    Who is the author of the autobiography, "The Indian Struggle"?
    • A. 

      Annie Besant

    • B. 

      Subhash Chandra Bose

    • C. 

      Chittaranjan Das

    • D. 

      Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

  • 15. 
    The Kuka Movement started in the mid-nineteenth century is –
    • A. 

      Western Punjab

    • B. 

      Maharashtra

    • C. 

      Bengal

    • D. 

      Madhya Bharat

  • 16. 
    When was the All India Women's Conference founded?
    • A. 

      1924

    • B. 

      1925

    • C. 

      1926

    • D. 

      1927

  • 17. 
    In which year All India Trade Union Congress(AITUC) was formed? 
    • A. 

      1917

    • B. 

      1920

    • C. 

      1921

    • D. 

      1922

  • 18. 
    The Indian Independence League was set up by: 
    • A. 

      Jayaprakash Narayan

    • B. 

      Aruna Asaf Ali

    • C. 

      S.M. Joshi

    • D. 

      Rash Behari Bose

  • 19. 
    The Cripps Mission visited India during the regime of :
    • A. 

      Lord Linlithgow

    • B. 

      Lord Wavell

    • C. 

      Lord Wellington

    • D. 

      Lord Mountbatten

  • 20. 
    In March 1925, who of the following was elected as the President of the Central Legislative Assembly? 
    • A. 

      Madan Mohan Malaviya

    • B. 

      CR Das

    • C. 

      Vithalbhai Patel

    • D. 

      Motilal Nehru

  • 21. 
    Who among the following was elected as the President of All-India Khilafat Conference when it met at Delhi in 1919? 
    • A. 

      Shaukat Ali

    • B. 

      M.A. Jinnah

    • C. 

      Mahatma Gandhi

    • D. 

      Motilal Nehru

  • 22. 
    Ancient Monuments Preservation Act was passed during the Viceroyalty of :
    • A. 

      Curzon

    • B. 

      Ripon

    • C. 

      Lansdowne

    • D. 

      Monto

  • 23. 
    The leader of the Young Bengal Movement was 
    • A. 

      Dwarkanath Tagore

    • B. 

      Chandrashekhar Deb

    • C. 

      Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

    • D. 

      Henry Vivian Derozio

  • 24. 
    The temples of Khajuraho were built by 
    • A. 

      Chandelas

    • B. 

      Pallavas

    • C. 

      Chalukayas

    • D. 

      Cholas

  • 25. 
    A national religion called Din–i–llahi was promulgated by:
    • A. 

      Akbar

    • B. 

      Babur

    • C. 

      Humayun

    • D. 

      Aurangazeb

  • 26. 
    The largest Lagoon lake of India is:
    • A. 

      Dal Lake

    • B. 

      Chilka Lake

    • C. 

      Pulicat Lake

    • D. 

      Mansarover

  • 27. 
    Where is Khyber Pass situated?
    • A. 

      Bhutan

    • B. 

      Bangladesh

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      Pakistan

  • 28. 
    The western-most longitude of India lies in the state?
    • A. 

      Rajasthan

    • B. 

      Gujarat

    • C. 

      Maharashtra

    • D. 

      Madhya Pradesh

  • 29. 
     India lies in the  . . . . . . . . . . . .  hemisphere.
    • A. 

      Northern and eastern

    • B. 

      Southern and eastern

    • C. 

      Northern and western

    • D. 

      Northern and southern

  • 30. 
    Which of the following uplands is not a part of the Telangana Plateau?
    • A. 

      Aravalli

    • B. 

      Western Ghat

    • C. 

      Eastern Ghat

    • D. 

      Satpura

  • 31. 
    The largest irrigation canal in India is called the:
    • A. 

      Yamuna canal

    • B. 

      Sir hand canal

    • C. 

      Indira Gandhi canal

    • D. 

      Upper Bari Doab canal

  • 32. 
    Which of the following is a river flowing from Central India and joining Yamuna/Ganga?
    • A. 

      Ghagra

    • B. 

      Gomti

    • C. 

      Kosi

    • D. 

      Betwa

  • 33. 
    Match the dams and the rivers across which these have been constructed: Dam  A. Farakka  B. Tehri  C. Thein  D. Nagarjuna  River  (i) Krishna  (ii) Ravi (iii) Ganga  (iv) Bhagirathi 
    • A. 

      A-(i), B-(ii), C-(iii), D-(iv)

    • B. 

      A-(ii), B-(iii), C-(i), D-(iv)

    • C. 

      A-(iii), B-(iv), C-(ii), D-(i)

    • D. 

      A-(iv), B-(i), C-(ii), D-(iii)

  • 34. 
    The longest river of Peninsular India is:
    • A. 

      Narmada

    • B. 

      Godavari

    • C. 

      Mahanadi

    • D. 

      Cauvery

  • 35. 
    Which of the following canals is located in West Bengal?
    • A. 

      Lower Ganga Canal

    • B. 

      Sarada Canal

    • C. 

      Eden Canal

    • D. 

      Sirhind Canal

  • 36. 
    Rajasthan receives very little rain because—
    • A. 

      It is too hot

    • B. 

      There is no water available and thus the winds remain dry

    • C. 

      The monsoon fails to reach this area

    • D. 

      The winds do not come across any barriers to cause the necessary uplift to cool the wind

  • 37. 
    The South West monsoon engulfs the entire India by
    • A. 

      5th June

    • B. 

      15th June

    • C. 

      1st July

    • D. 

      15th July

  • 38. 
    Which of the following two States are prone to cyclones during retreating Monsoon season?
    • A. 

      Karnataka and Kerala

    • B. 

      Punjab and Haryana

    • C. 

      Bihar and Assam

    • D. 

      Andhra Pradesh and Orissa

  • 39. 
     Delhi gets winter rainfall due to 
    • A. 

      South west monsoons

    • B. 

      North east monsoons

    • C. 

      Conventional rain

    • D. 

      Western disturbance

  • 40. 
    Where is the Bandipur National Park?
    • A. 

      Rajasthan

    • B. 

      Andhra Pradesh

    • C. 

      Karnataka

    • D. 

      Assam

  • 41. 
    Lines drawn parallel to the equator are called -
    • A. 

      Latitudes

    • B. 

      Longitudes

    • C. 

      Meridians

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 42. 
    Which of the following is a great circle?
    • A. 

      Arctic Circle

    • B. 

      Equator

    • C. 

      Tropic of Cancer

    • D. 

      Tropic of Capricorn

  • 43. 
    The acceleration due to gravity at the equator -
    • A. 

      is less than that at the poles

    • B. 

      Is greater than that at the poles

    • C. 

      Is equal to that at the poles

    • D. 

      Does not depend on the Earth’s centripetal acceleration

  • 44. 
     Land and sea-breezes occur due to -
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Radiation

    • D. 

      Tides

  • 45. 
    The Coriolis force is maximum at ________. 
    • A. 

      Mountain peaks

    • B. 

      Tropics

    • C. 

      Equator

    • D. 

      Poles

  • 46. 
    The Earth is divided into time zones for the purpose of -
    • A. 

      Maintaining a standard time system

    • B. 

      Maintaining same time

    • C. 

      Both are correct

    • D. 

      Both are incorrect

  • 47. 
    Our atmosphere is divided into layers-
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

  • 48. 
    Which is the largest state (area wise) in India?
    • A. 

      Madhya Pradesh

    • B. 

      Rajasthan

    • C. 

      Maharashtra

    • D. 

      Andhra Pradesh

  • 49. 
    Which is the highest plateau in India?
    • A. 

      Deccan plateau

    • B. 

      Chotanagpur plateau

    • C. 

      Ladakh Plateau

    • D. 

      Baghelkhand plateau

  • 50. 
    Zojila pass connects -
    • A. 

      Nepal and Tibet

    • B. 

      Leh and Kargil

    • C. 

      Leh and Srinagar

    • D. 

      Kashmir and Tibet