Mock Test 22 - Gs Paper I

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Mock Test 22 - Gs Paper I

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  • 1. 
    Ibaadat Khana which was constructed by Akbar at fatehpur Sikri was basically for the purpose of ______? 
    • A. 

      Discuss matters related to propagation of Islam

    • B. 

      Discuss matters related to expansion of Din-i-Ilahi

    • C. 

      Discuss matters related to all religions

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 2. 
    The loss of Qandhar was a big blow to Mughal Empire from the point of view of:
    • A. 

      Natural resources

    • B. 

      Buffer territory

    • C. 

      Communication

    • D. 

      Strategic stronghold

  • 3. 
    Assertion(A): during the time of AKBAR for every ten cavalrym en mansabdars had to maintain 20 horsesReason(R): Horses have to be rested while on march and replacements were necessary in times of war
    • A. 

      Both A and R is true and R is the perfect explanation of A

    • B. 

      Both A and R is true but R is not the correct explanation of A

    • C. 

      A is true but R IS false

    • D. 

      A is false but R IS true

  • 4. 
    One consistent feature in the history of South India was consistent growth of small Kingdoms rather than one large Empire because:
    • A. 

      The absence of minerals like iron ore

    • B. 

      Too many division in social structure

    • C. 

      The absence of vast areas of fertile land

    • D. 

      The scarcity of manpower

  • 5. 
    Which among the following is a correct meaning of office of Qazi-ul-Quzat under the Mughals? 
    • A. 

      Head of the Finance department

    • B. 

      Censor of Public morals

    • C. 

      Supreme Authority in Justice

    • D. 

      Incharge of charities

  • 6. 
    Which among the following British men tried to obtain a Firman for trade in Gujarat from Emperor Akbar? 
    • A. 

      Ralph Fitch

    • B. 

      John Mildenhall

    • C. 

      Sir Thomas Roe

    • D. 

      Thomas Stephen

  • 7. 
    Which of the following statement about aurangzeb comes closer to truth?
    • A. 

      He was the greatest mughal emperor

    • B. 

      He worked for the glory of mughal dynasty

    • C. 

      He tries to transform India into an islamic state

    • D. 

      He was a statesman

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is not the characteristic of the painting of the mughal period? The depection of:
    • A. 

      Religious scenes

    • B. 

      Court and cultural scenes

    • C. 

      Scene of battle

    • D. 

      Mythological themes

  • 9. 
    During the sultanate period, the accession of the king was traditionally done by:
    • A. 

      Succession

    • B. 

      Nomination

    • C. 

      Battle between probable candidate

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 10. 
    Akbar followed the policy of conciliation towards rajputs with the view to
    • A. 

      Marrying rajput ladies

    • B. 

      Annexing rajput states

    • C. 

      Isolating muslim rivals

    • D. 

      Strengthening mughal empire

  • 11. 
    The most important limitation that generally served as a check on the absolutism of the sultans of delhi was the power of the
    • A. 

      Wazir

    • B. 

      Ulemas

    • C. 

      Quran

    • D. 

      Caliph

  • 12. 
    Disguised unemployment refers to:
    • A. 

      Persons with no jobs

    • B. 

      More person employed for a job then required

    • C. 

      Unemployment among women

    • D. 

      Unemployment of people above 60 years of age

  • 13. 
    The belief that economic growth with percolate down to all sectors was known as
    • A. 

      Dispersal theory

    • B. 

      Decentralised growth theory

    • C. 

      Pump priming

    • D. 

      Trickle down

  • 14. 
    Structural unemployment arises due to:
    • A. 

      Deflationary conditions

    • B. 

      Heavy industry bias

    • C. 

      Shortage of raw material

    • D. 

      Inadequate productive capacity

  • 15. 
    The first sultan of delhi who initiated the policy of associating Indian muslims with administration was
    • A. 

      Balban

    • B. 

      Firoz Tughlaq

    • C. 

      Iltutmish

    • D. 

      Alauddin khilji

  • 16. 
    Command area development programme was launched to
    • A. 

      Ensure that land is given to tillers

    • B. 

      Ensure better utilisation of irrigation potential

    • C. 

      Development of land under the army's command

    • D. 

      Poverty alleviation in selected areas

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is not a central government tax?
    • A. 

      Income tax

    • B. 

      Customs

    • C. 

      Land revenue

    • D. 

      Corporation tax

  • 18. 
    Aminocentesis is legally banned because:
    • A. 

      It affects the health of the mother

    • B. 

      It harms the foetus

    • C. 

      It causes the spread of aids

    • D. 

      It is used for the purpose of selection of the sex of the foetus

  • 19. 
    The strategic aim of IRDP is
    • A. 

      To reduce unemployment

    • B. 

      To provide the required inputs for increasing agricultural productivity

    • C. 

      To provide more opportunities for rural employment and credit facilities at consceesional rate of interest

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 20. 
    The method by which the CSO estimates the national income is
    • A. 

      Income method

    • B. 

      Expenditure method

    • C. 

      Production method

    • D. 

      A combination of all three

  • 21. 
    Millennium development goals are set for
    • A. 

      Developed countries

    • B. 

      Developing countries

    • C. 

      Least developed countries

    • D. 

      OECD countries

  • 22. 
    A dual economy means simultaneous ecexistence of
    • A. 

      Export and domestic sectors

    • B. 

      Public and Private sectors

    • C. 

      Mining and manufacturing

    • D. 

      Features of advanced and backward economies

  • 23. 
    The period of high inflation and low economic growth is termed as
    • A. 

      Stagnation

    • B. 

      Take - off stage in economy

    • C. 

      Stagflation

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 24. 
    Recession is that economic state of a country when there is
    • A. 

      Accumulation of unsold stocks

    • B. 

      Slump in trade and industry

    • C. 

      Fall in consumer demand

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 25. 
    Tetraethyl lead is used as
    • A. 

      Pain killer

    • B. 

      Fire extinguisher

    • C. 

      Mosquito repellent

    • D. 

      Petrol additive

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