Mock Test 8 - Gs Paper I

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Mock Test 8 - Gs Paper I


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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not one of the fundamental rights? 
    • A. 

      Equality of opportunity in matters of public employment

    • B. 

      Freedom from attending religious instructions or worship in certain educational institutions

    • C. 

      Freedom from payment of taxes for promotion of any religion

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Which of the given fundamental rights is available only to citizen and not to foreigners?
    • A. 

      Equality before law and equal protection of law.

    • B. 

      Freedom to manage religious affairs

    • C. 

      Protection of language, script and culture of minorities

    • D. 

      Right to elementary education.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is given the power to implement the Fundamental Right by the Constitution?
    • A. 

      All courts in India

    • B. 

      The Parliament

    • C. 

      The President

    • D. 

      The Supreme Court and High Courts

  • 4. 
    Which of the following factors was least responsible for the failure of revolt of 1857 mutiny?
    • A. 

      Absence of development of a developed political consciousness among Indians

    • B. 

      Lack of support from the enlightened middle class

    • C. 

      Internal feuds and jealousies among rebels

    • D. 

      Absence of strong leadership among the rebels

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is a bulwark of personal freedom?
    • A. 

      Mandamus

    • B. 

      Habeas Corpus

    • C. 

      Quo Warranto

    • D. 

      Certiorari

  • 6. 
    Dalhousie annexed Awadh for the British empire in India through
    • A. 

      Policy of Subsidiary Alliance

    • B. 

      Doctrine of Lapse

    • C. 

      State being mal-administered

    • D. 

      Waging of war

  • 7. 
    Which of the following articles prohibits censorship?
    • A. 

      Art 19

    • B. 

      Art 22

    • C. 

      Art 32

    • D. 

      None

  • 8. 
    Which of the following article empowers the parliament to restrict the fundamental rights of the menbers of armed forces, para-military forces and police forces?
    • A. 

      Articles 22A

    • B. 

      Article 33

    • C. 

      Article 19

    • D. 

      Article 41

  • 9. 
    Assertion: The 1857 mutiny was suppressed by the BritishReason: Except for people like the rani of Jhansi and Tantya tope, few feudal lords participated in the mutiny
    • A. 

      Both A & R are ture and R is the explanation for A

    • B. 

      Both A & R are true but R is not the correct explanation for A

    • C. 

      Both A & R are false

    • D. 

      A is true, R is false

  • 10. 
    Which of the following feature of the fundamental right is not correct under Indian constitution?
    • A. 

      They are above ordinary laws

    • B. 

      They are absolute

    • C. 

      They are justiciable

    • D. 

      They are 6 fundamental rights

  • 11. 
    The preventive detention act has a restraining effect on?
    • A. 

      Right to equality

    • B. 

      Right to freedom

    • C. 

      Right to religion

    • D. 

      Right to constitutional remedies

  • 12. 
    There were 3 phases (upto 1857) in the early period of resistance to British Rule in India. Find out the incorrect categorization of a phase
    • A. 

      Tribal Rebellions

    • B. 

      Constitutional agitation

    • C. 

      Peasant rebellions and agrarian uprisings

    • D. 

      Civil rebellion

  • 13. 
    What is the role of Quo-Warranto?
    • A. 

      It prevents illegal usurpation of public offices by a person

    • B. 

      It is issued by a higher court to a lower court to prevent the later from exceeding its jurisdiction

    • C. 

      It is issued by a higher court to a lower court to transfer a case pending with the latter

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    Which of the following was NOT one of the causes of the revolt of 1857?
    • A. 

      The discipline in the army had become very lax on account of the system of promotion by seniority only, as well as by the transfer of able military officers to civil posts

    • B. 

      The wooing of high caste Hindu sepoys by 'white' officers was grweatly resented

    • C. 

      Lord Cannings General Services Enlistment Act,1856, imposed on the sepoys the obligation to serve wherever required

    • D. 

      The sad blunder of the 'greased catridges' fanned the smouldering discontent into a devouring flame

  • 15. 
    Freedom of speech under Indian constitution is subjected to reasonable restriction on the grounds of protection of?
    • A. 

      A) Soverginity and integrity of the country

    • B. 

      B) Dignity of the office of the prime minister

    • C. 

      C) A & b

    • D. 

      D) None of the above

  • 16. 
    One of the immediate results of the Mutiny was that it led to 
    • A. 

      The founding of the Indian National Congress

    • B. 

      Expansion of the military powers of the East India Company

    • C. 

      Assumption of direct responsibility for administration of India by the Crown

    • D. 

      Lack of essential unity was one of the reason for the failure of the revolt

  • 17. 
    Identify the reason why Bombay and Madras failed to rise in revolt like the northern provinces?
    • A. 

      Their administrators were highly tolerant and enlightened

    • B. 

      The seat of administration, which was in Calcutta was far away from them

    • C. 

      They were denuded of required leadership by the Ryotwari settlement

    • D. 

      They were excluded from annexations and confiscations

  • 18. 
    The Word ‘Hindus’ in Article 25 of the Constitution of India does not include?
    • A. 

      Buddhists

    • B. 

      Jains

    • C. 

      Sikhs

    • D. 

      Parsees

  • 19. 
    Which article in part III of the constitution emphasizes its secular character?
    • A. 

      Art 8 to 11

    • B. 

      Art 25 to 28

    • C. 

      Art 45 to 48A

    • D. 

      Art 14 to 19

  • 20. 
    The immediate cause of Sepoy Mutiny of 1857 was
    • A. 

      Introduction of cartridges greased with cow's fats

    • B. 

      Dalhousie's Doctrine of Lapse

    • C. 

      Wide disparity between the salaries native sepoys and British Soldiers

    • D. 

      Bid to convert the Indians to Christiany

  • 21. 
    Which of the following statement best explains the nature of the revolt of 1857?
    • A. 

      The last effort of the old political order to regain power

    • B. 

      Mutiny of a section of sepoys of the british army

    • C. 

      A struggle of the common people to over through foreign rule

    • D. 

      An effort to establish a limited Indian nation

  • 22. 
    Which of the following was NOT one of the administrative and economic causes of the rebellion of 1857?
    • A. 

      The Indian aristocracy was deprived of power and position since all high posts, civil and military, were reserved for the Europeans

    • B. 

      The administration of Awadh after its annexation received popular acclaim and aroused the jealousy of other ruling princes

    • C. 

      The land revenue policy was most unpopular

    • D. 

      To the Indian mind ,the British system of justice being time consuming and expensive, was a deliberate method to impoverish the people

  • 23. 
    Which fundamental right is concerned with abolition of social distinctions?
    • A. 

      Right to equality

    • B. 

      Right against exploitation

    • C. 

      Right to life and liberty

    • D. 

      Cultural and educational rights

  • 24. 
    Which one is not an important characteristic of the himalayan rivers?
    • A. 

      They have a great capacity for erosion

    • B. 

      They have a perennial flow

    • C. 

      They do not form gorges

    • D. 

      Many of them have their sources in the inner himalaya

  • 25. 
    through which states does the river chambal flow?
    • A. 

      UP, MP, Rajasthan

    • B. 

      MP, Gujarat, UP

    • C. 

      Rajasthan, MP, Bihar

    • D. 

      Gujarat, MP, Chhattisgarh

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