Indian Civil Services Exam Prep Questions Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The powers that contested for supremacy with rashtrakutas in north India were
    • A. 

      Palas & Pratiharas

    • B. 

      Pratiharas and Paramaras

    • C. 

      Vengi chalukyas & Pallavas

    • D. 

      Palas & Pallavas

  • 2. 
    The Hoyasala kingdom was finally absorbed into the kingdom of
    • A. 

      Bahmani

    • B. 

      Pratiharas

    • C. 

      Vijayanagar

    • D. 

      Pallavas

  • 3. 
    Chola king Kulottunga I earned fame by abolishing
    • A. 

      Sati

    • B. 

      Toll tax

    • C. 

      Slavery

    • D. 

      Forced labour

  • 4. 
    'Jazia' was a tax on
    • A. 

      Non Muslims

    • B. 

      Muslims

    • C. 

      Hindus

    • D. 

      Non Hindus

  • 5. 
    Pala kings were followers of
    • A. 

      Jainism

    • B. 

      Buddhism

    • C. 

      Hinduism

    • D. 

      Islam

  • 6. 
    Which of these was not a temple architecture style
    • A. 

      Nagara

    • B. 

      Dravida

    • C. 

      Vasara

    • D. 

      Ghatika

  • 7. 
    Who were samanthas
    • A. 

      King

    • B. 

      Small chief

    • C. 

      Servant

    • D. 

      Rajaputs

  • 8. 
    What was the main feature of the Cholas administration?
    • A. 

      Military Organisation

    • B. 

      Town Administration

    • C. 

      Rural Administration

    • D. 

      Art and Architecture

  • 9. 
    A group of villages during the Cholas peirod were called
    • A. 

      Tan Kurram

    • B. 

      Kudavolai

    • C. 

      Kottam

    • D. 

      Variam

  • 10. 
    Group of Kurrams during the Cholas period were called
    • A. 

      Nadu

    • B. 

      Valanadu

    • C. 

      Vishaya

    • D. 

      Udankuttam

  • 11. 
    The Chola empire was divided into provinces called
    • A. 

      Vishayas

    • B. 

      Aharas

    • C. 

      Bhukties

    • D. 

      Mandalams

  • 12. 
    Village assemblies during the Cholas period were functioned through the committees called
    • A. 

      Variams

    • B. 

      Kottams

    • C. 

      Kurrams

    • D. 

      Kadagams

  • 13. 
    Who was the last ruler of Chola dynasty?
    • A. 

      Adhirajendra

    • B. 

      Aditaya

    • C. 

      Vinayaditya

    • D. 

      Vijayaditya

  • 14. 
    What would happen if human blood becomes acidic
    • A. 

      Oxygen carrying capacity of haemoglobin is decrease

    • B. 

      Oxygen carrying capacity of haemoglobin is increase

    • C. 

      Will be Unpredictable

    • D. 

      Will remain same

  • 15. 
    The absorption of ink by blotting paper involves
    • A. 

      Capillary action phenomenon

    • B. 

      Diffusion of ink through the blotting

    • C. 

      Viscosity of ink

    • D. 

      Siphon action

  • 16. 
    Which of the following parameters does not characterize the thermodynamic state of matter ?
    • A. 

      Volume

    • B. 

      Pressure

    • C. 

      Temperature

    • D. 

      Work

  • 17. 
    A transformer is used to light a 100 W and 110 V lamp from a 220 V mains. If the main current is 0.5 A, the efficiency of the transformer is approximately -
    • A. 

      90%

    • B. 

      60%

    • C. 

      100%

    • D. 

      30%

  • 18. 
    A convex lens of focal length 20 cm placed in contact with a plane mirror acts as a
    • A. 

      Convex mirror of focal length 10 cm

    • B. 

      Concave mirror of focal length 40 cm

    • C. 

      Concave mirror of focal length 10 cm

    • D. 

      Concave mirror of focal length 60 cm

  • 19. 
    A car moves on a circular road. It describes equal angles about the centre in equal intervals of time. Which of the following statements about the velocity of the car is true? 
    • A. 

      Magnitude of velocity is not constant

    • B. 

      Both magnitude and direction of velocity change

    • C. 

      Velocity is directed towards the center of the circle.

    • D. 

      Magnitude of velocity is constant but direction changes

  • 20. 
    Diwali rocket is ejecting 50 g of gases/s at a velocity of 400 m/s. The acceleration force on the rocket will be 
    • A. 

      20 N

    • B. 

      24 Dyne

    • C. 

      20 Dyne

    • D. 

      50 N

  • 21. 
    A ball is thrown up at an angle with the horizontal. Then the total change of momentum by the instant it returns to ground is
    • A. 

      Weight of the ball × half the time of flight

    • B. 

      Acceleration due to gravity × total time of flight

    • C. 

      Weight of the ball × total time of flight

    • D. 

      Weight of the ball × horizontal range

  • 22. 
    When a gas turns into a liquid, the process is known as 
    • A. 

      Deposition

    • B. 

      Sublimation

    • C. 

      Evaporation

    • D. 

      Condensation

  • 23. 
    In an item no two electrons have all the four quantum numbers idetical. This is known as 
    • A. 

      Aufbau principle

    • B. 

      Hunds Rule

    • C. 

      Paulis exclusion principle

    • D. 

      Avogadros law

  • 24. 
    An eclipse of the sun takes place 
    • A. 

      Once in every year

    • B. 

      When the earth comes between the sun and the moon

    • C. 

      When the moon passes between the sun and the earth

    • D. 

      When the moon is full

  • 25. 
    Assertion: Chairman and members of UPSC are appointed by the president.Reason: The UPSC is a constitutional body.
    • A. 

      Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

    • B. 

      Both A and R are 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