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S Vijay Jagadeesh
YouTube-Victor Growth IAS | UPSC CSE Interview TWiCE |Current Affairs,Geography,History,Polity,Economics,IR.

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  1. c. 3 only d. None 51. Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the Congress's Benares session of 1905? It was presided by Dadabhai Naoroji 2. Self-government or Swaraj was declared as the goal of Congress at this session. 3. At the session it was decided to extend the Swadeshi movement outside Bengal. Select the correct answer using the code given below a. 1 only c. 2 and 3 only b. 1 and 2 only d. None 52. Which of the following were the reasons that led to decline of Swadeshi movement? 1. Arrest and deportation of major leaders. 2. Split in Indian National Congress 3. Repression by the government 4. Annulment of partition of Bengal Select the correct answer using code given below. a. 2 and 3 only c. 1, 2 and 3 only b. 1 and 4 only d. 1, 2, 3 and 4 53. Which of the following signify the difference(s) between the moderates and the extremists? 23


  2. 1. Moderates believed in the capacity of the masses whereas theExtremists believed in the individual heroic actions. 2. Extremists believed in the use of boycott and passive resistance whereas Moderates used constitutional methods. 3. Extremists believed in direct action unlike the Moderates. Select the correct answer using the code given below a. 1 and 2 only c. 3 only b. 2 and 3 only d. 1, 2 and 3 54. Which one of the following describes best the term 'Goldilocks' Economy a. An economy where unemployment caused by a mismatch between the skills and available job persists due to technological changes. b. An economy where jobless growth is persistent for a long period of time c. An economy that is operating in an optimal state by providing full employment and economic stability d. An economy with high growth rate as well as high inflation 55. Which of the following statements is correct in the context of Swadeshi movement? 24


  3. a. Swadeshi movement had its genesis in anti-partition protest in Bengal and thus remained restricted to Bengal only b. Disagreements among INC leadership over course of movement led to Surat split in 1907 c. It found wide participation of students and urban middle class but lacked participation of women and workers. d. Lord Rippon was viceroy when partition of Bengal was announced 56. Which among the following statements is NOT correct regarding Swadesh Bandhab Samiti? a. It was a popular corp of volunteers based in Barisal b. It was set up by Surendranath Banerjee. c. It led to large number of Muslim peasantry joining Swadeshi movement. d. It settled many disputes through its Arbitration committee 57. The Swadeshi movement failed to attract Muslim peasantry on a wider scale because of? 1. Divide and rule policy of British which divided Bengal on communal lines. 2. The use of traditional popular customs, festivals and institutions for mobilizing the masses. 3. Promise of abolition of zamindari system bv British in East Bengal 25


  4. Select the correct answer using the code given below a. 3 only c. 1 and 2 only b. 1 only d. 1, 2 and 3 58. Which of the following activities were associated with Swadeshi Movement? 1. Use of traditional festivals and melas for nationalism 2. Emphasis on 'Atmasakti' or self reliance 3. Boycott of foreign goods 4. Use of samitis or corps of volunteers Select the correct answer using the code given below a. 1, 2 and 3 only c. 2 and 4 only b. 1, 3 and 4 only d. 1, 2, 3 and 4 59. With reference to Kathakali dance, consider the following statements: 1. Kathakali is a blend of dance, music and drama. 2. Padams are visual art associated with this dance form 3. Raiasika and Tamasika are the only characters in a Kathakali performance, Which of the statements given above is /are correct? a. 1 only c. 2 and 3 only b. 1 and 2 only d. 1, 2 and 3 26


  5. 60. With reference to the plague in Poona in 1897, consider the following statements: 1. Bal Gangadhar Tilak supported the measures taken by the government to control the plague. 2. Resentment against official plague measures resulted in assassination of Rand and Lt. Ayerst by the Chapekar brothers. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 b. 2 only d. Neither 1 nor 2 61. Which of the following statements is/are NOT correct? 1, Vertical narrow walls of igneous rocks within the sedimentary layers are termed as dykes 2. Lacolith is a large blister or igneous mound with a dome -shaped upper surface 3. Lapolith is a lens shaped mass of igneous rocks occupying the crest of an anticline or the bottom of syncline 4. Phacolith is another variety of igneous intrusion with a saucer shape 5. Batholith is a huge mass of igneous rocks usually granite Choose from the below code: a. 3 and 4 only b. 5 only 27


  6. c. 2 and V only only d. 1, 2, 3 and 4 62. Consider the following statements 1. Crater is a circular depression as the top of volcano blown off 2. Volcanoes may have greatly enlarged depressions called Calderas 3. Lake Toba is a caldera lake Which of the above statements is/are correct? a. 1 and 2 only b. 1 and 3 only c. 2 and 3 only d. 1,2 and 3 only 63. Consider the following statements 1. Krakatau is a small volcanic island in the Sunda Strait between Java and Sumatra 2. The 'pacific ring of fires' which has been estimated to nclude two thirds of the worlds volcanoes is zone of divergence Which of the above statements is/are NOT correct? a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 nor 2 b. 2 only d. Neither 1 28


  7. 64. Consider the following statements 1. Gevsers are fountains of cold water 2. Almost all the world's geysers are confined to 3 major areas in Iceland, New Zealand and Canada Which of the above statement is/are correct? a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 nor 2 b. 2 only d. Neither 1 65. Imaginary lines that connects all points having the same depth below a water surface a. Isotherm c. Isobath b. Isoneplh d. Isobar 66. Consider the following statements 1.The seaward extension of the continent from shoreline to the continental edge is known as Continental slope 2.Abrupt change of gradient forms the Continental shelf 3.Long and narrow trenches that plunges as great Ocean slopes 4.Undulating plain lying two to three miles below sea level is called Abyssal plairn Which of the above statement is/are NOT correct? a.4 only c.1,2,3 and 4 b.1,2 and 3 only d.1 and 2 only 29


  8. 67. Consider the following statements about continental shelf 1.The sunlight to penetrate through the water and reaches the bottom 2.Their limited depth and gentle slope keep out cold under current and increase the height of the tides Which of the above statement is/are correct? a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 nor 2 b. 2 only d. Neither 1 68. Consider the following statements 1. The temperate oceans have lower salinity due to the lower temperature and a lower rate of evaporation 2. Highest water temperature found in enclosed seas in the tropics 3. Salinity depends on rate evaporation but not on the degree of water mixing by currents 4. Lake Van is having the highest salinity among lakes Which of the above statement is/are NOT correct? a. 1, 2 and 4 only c. 3 only b. 1 and 2 only d. All the above 69. Consider the following statements 1. A large amount of floating seaweed gathers and the area is called the Sargasso sea 30


  9. 2. Ocean currents flowing from polar region towards equator with lower surface temperature is called cold oceanic current 3. Brazilian current and north pacific drift are examples of cold currents 4. Irminger currents is an examples of warm current Which of the above statements is/are NOT correct? a. 1 and 2 only c. 3 and 4 only abov b. 2,3 and 4 only d. All the 70. Consider the following statements about continental drift theory 1. Alfred Wegener is the one who put forth this 'the continental drift theorv 2. A huge continent was known as Panthalass:a 3. Panthalassa was surrounded by a mega ocean known as PANGAEA Which of the above statement is/are correct? a. 2 and 3 only c. 1,2 and 3 b. 1 only d. None 71. With reference to the Sukanya Samriddhi Yojna, consider the following statements: 1, This scheme was launched as a part of the 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' campaign. 31


  10. 2. Under this scheme a deposit account can be opened at any time from the birth of a girl child till she attains the age of 18 years. 3. The account can be opened in an authorized branch of commercial banks only Which of the statements given above is/are correct? a. 1 and 2 only c. 1 only b. 3 only d. 1, 2 and 3 72. With reference to 'fly ash' produced by the power plants using coal as fuel, consider the following statements: 1. It can be used in the production of bricks for building construction. 2. It can be used as a replacement for some of the Portland cement contents of concrete. 3. It helps in reduction of greenhouse gases. Which of the statements given above is /are correct? a. 1, 2 and 3 c. 1 and 2 b. 2 only d. 3 only 73. Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding Yunani Medicine? 1. This system of medicine was based on the teachings of the Greek physician Hippocrates and Galen 2. This was practiced during Mughal period and in Muslim culture in South Asia. 32


  11. Select the correct answer using the code given below a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 nor 2 b. 2 only d. Neither 1 74. Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the policy of carrot and stick used by the British? 1. It was a policy of repression followed by conciliation and further suppression. 2. It was used to create a split between the moderates and extremists in the Congress, Select the correct answer using the code given below. a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 nor 2 b. 2 only d. Neither 1 75. Regarding Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV), which of the following statements is/are correct? 1. It is related to dengue, yellow fever and West Nile viruses. 2. It is spread by mosquitoes. 3. There is no cure for the disease caused by JEV. Select the correct answer using the code given below. a. 1 only c. 1 and 3 only b. 2 and 3 only d. 1, 2 and 3 76. 'New York Declaration', often seen in the news, is


  12. a. Strategy to tackle, the regional terrorism, an outcome of a meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. b. Plan of action for sustainable economic growth in the Asia- Pacific Region, an outcome of the deliberations of the Asia- Pacific Economic Forum c. An agenda for protection of human rights of all refugees and migrants, regardless of status. d. A strategy to combat wildlife trafficking, a declaration of the East Asia Summit. 77. Consider the following statements with regard to first session of Indian National Congress: 1. It was held in Bombav. 2. It was presided over bv A. 0. Hume. 3. Muslim league participated in the first session of INC. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? a. 1, 2 and 3 only only c. 1 only only b. 2 and 3 d. 1 and 3 78. India Health Fund', sometimes seen in the news, which of the following statements is/are correct? 1. It is an initiative of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. 34


  13. c. 2 only d. 2 and 3 only 81. Global Financial System Report is released by which of the following? a. Financial Action Task Force b. International Monetary Fund c. Bank for International Settlements d. International Bank for reconstruction and Development 82. Consider the following pairs: Tradition 1. Bhaona 2. Bathukamma 3. Yakshagana Which of the pairs given above is/are correct? a. 1 only c. 3 only State Assam Telengana TamilNadu b. 1 and2 d. 2 and3 83. India enacted Biological Diversity Act, 2002 in order to meet the obligations of a. UNFCCC Panel on Climate Change c. UNEP b. The Intergovernmental d. UNCBD 84. Consider the following pairs: Geographical Identity Tag - State 36


  14. 2. Higher Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) shows that the water body has more oxygen in it. Which of the following statements given above is/are correct? a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 nor 2 b. 2 only d. Neither 1 90. Consider the following statements 1. Magma may cool and solidify within the crust as plutonic rocks resulting in extrusive landforms. 2. Magma that reaches the surface and solidify to form intrusive landform Which of the above statement is/are correct? a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 and 2 b. 2 only d. Neither 1 91. Consider the following statements about 'Global 200' 1. It is the list of eco-regions identified by IUCN 2. A conservation status is assigned to each eco-region in the Global 200: critical or endangered; vulnerable; and relatively stable or intact Select the correct statements a. 1 Only b. 2 Only 39


  15. 2. They demanded greater participation of Indians Councils and greater control over finances. Select the correct answer using the codes given below: a. Only 1 c. Both in b. Only 2 d. None 97. Which of the following is/are objective(s) of Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yoiana? 1. To incentivize the states that increases their investment in Agriculture and allied sector:s 2. To increase the production of cash crops over food grains 3. To address the agriculture and allied sectors in an integrated manner 4. To provide flexibility and autonomy to the States in planning and executing programmes for agriculture Select the correct answer using the code given below a. 4 only only c. 1, 3 and 4 only 4 . 1 and 2 d. 1, 2, 3 and 98. Consider the following statements about the 'Biofuture Platform', seen recently in the news: 1. It aims to accelerate development and deployment of modern sustainable low carbon alternatives to fossil based solutions in, among others, the transport sector 42


  16. 2. It is a multi-stakeholder initiative 3. The idea to set up the platform was first suggested by India at the Paris Climate Change Conference in 2015 Which of the statements given above is/are correct? a. 1 and 2 only c. 1 and 3 only b. 2 and 3 only d. 1, 2 and 3 99. With reference to Financial Action Task Force (FATF), consider the following statements 1. It is an inter-governmental body. 2. It was formed as an executive bodv of the United Nations Global Programme against Money Laundering 3. It prohibits financing of proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? a. 2 and 3 only c. 1 and 3 only b. 2 only d. 1, 2 and 3 100. The Galkynysh Gas Field', sometimes in the news, is nearest to a. Mongolia Afghanistan c. India d. Myanmar 43