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Mission WBCS (Exe.) 2019 Prelims and Mains Daily Mock Test Arijit Basu Chowdhury
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Daily Mock Test (History) 1. Which one of the following statements about ancient Indian Mahajanapadas is correct? a) Buddhist and Jaina texts list sixteen Mahajanapadas. b) All Mahajanapadas were located in Eastern India. c) All Mahajanapadas were oligarchies where power was exercised by a group of people. d) No army was maintained by the Mahajanapadas. 2. Which one among the following is not a characteristic of Rig-Vedic Aryans? a) They were acquainted with the use of iron b) They were acquainted with the cow which formed the most important form of wealth They were acquainted with horses, chariots and the use of bronze They were acquainted with the use of copper and the modern ploughshare c) d)
Daily Mock Test (History ) 3. With reference to the economic history of medieval India, the term Araghatta' refers to a) Bonded labour b) Land grants made to military officers c) Waterwheel used in the irrigation of land d) Wastel and converted to cultivated land 4. Banjaras during the medieval period of Indian history were generally a) Agriculturists b) Warriors c) Weavers d) Traders
Daily Mock Test (History) 5. What was the main reason for the split in the Indian National Congress at Surat in 1907? a) Introduction of communalism into Indian politics by Lord Minto b) Extremists' lack of faith in the capacity of the moderates to negotiate with the British c) Foundation of Muslim League d) Aurobindo Ghosh's inability to be elected as the President of the Indian National Government Congress 6. Calcutta Unitarian Committee 1. Tabernacle of New Dispensation 2. Indian Reform Association 3. Keshab Chandra Sen is associated with the establishment of which of the above? a) 1 and 3 only b) 2 and 3 only c) 3 only d) 1, 2 and 3
Daily Mock Test (History ) 7. The Montague-Chelmsford Proposals were related to a) Social reforms c) Reforms in police administration d) Constitutional reforms b) Educational reforms Satya Shodhak Samaj organized a) A movement for upliftment of tribals in Bihar b) A temple-entry movement in Gujarat c) An anti-caste movement in Maharashtra d) A peasant movement in Punjalb 8.
Daily Mock Test (History) 9. The 'Swadeshi' and Boycott' were adopted as methods of struggle for the first time during the a) Agitation against the Partition of Bengal b) Home Rule Movement c) Non-Cooperation Movement d) Visit of the Simon Commission to India 10. Dr B R Ambedkar clashed with Mahatma Gandhi at the 2nd Round Table Conference demanding a) Reservation for Dalits in Government jobs b) Reservation for Dalits in Ministries c) Separate citizen status for Dalits d) Separate Electorate for Dalits
Daily Mock Test (History) 11. The Radcliffe Line is named after its architect, Sir Cyril Radcliffe. It is a boundary demarcation line between a) Pakistan & Afghanistan b) India & Bhutan c) India & Pakistan d) India & Myanmar 12. In which year, Mahatama Gandhi travelled to Champaran in Bihar to inspire the peasants to struggle against the oppressive plantation system? a) 1914 b) 1915 c) 1916 d) 1917 13. A community of people called Manganiyars is well-known for their a) Pietra dura tradition in Central India b) Classical vocal music in South India c) Martial arts in North-East India d) Musical tradition in North-West India
Daily Mock Test (History) 1. a) Buddhist and Jaina texts list sixteen Mahajanapadas. .Buddhist text 'Anguttara Nikaya' and Jaina text 'Bhagavati Sutra' provide list of 16 Mahajanapadas. Mahajanapadas were of two types: Monarchial states ruled by kings and Republics ruled by a group of people 2. a) They were acquainted with the use of iron 'Rig-Vedic Aryans were part of Chalcolithic Age, much before iron age civilization. 3. c) Waterwheel used in the irrigation of land Araghatta is Persion wheel used in the irrigation 4. d) Traders .The Banjaras were the most important trader-nomads. Their caravan 4 , was called tanda. Sultan Alauddin Khalji used the Banjaras to transport grain to the city markets. Emperor Jahangir wrote in his memoirs that the Banjaras carried grain on their bullocks from different areas and sold it in towns. They transported food grain for the Mughal army during military campaigns. With a large army there could be 100,000 bullocks carrying grain.
Daily Mock Test 6. b) 2 and 3 only (History ) Keshab Chandra Sen was an Indian Bengali social reformer. He became a member of the Brahmo Samaj in 1856. In 1881, Keshab Chandra Sen established New Dispensation, which means universal religion. He was also part of Indian reform association to legalize Brahmo marriage and to fix minimum age of marriage 7. d) Constitutional reforms . The Government of India Act, 1919 was passed to expand participation of Indians in the government of India. The Act embodied the reforms recommended by Edwin Montagu, and the Viceroy, Lord Chelmsford (Montagu-Chelmsford Reforms). The Act covered ten years from 1919 to 1929 8. c) An anti-caste movement in Maharashtra .Satya Shodhak Samaj was established by Jyotirao Phule in Maharastra, in 1873. Its purpose was to liberate the Shudra and Untouchable castes from exploitation and oppression
Daily Mock Test (History) 9. a) Agitation against the Partition of Bengal In 1905, Viceroy Curzon ordered the partition of the province of Bengal supposedly for improvements in administrative efficiency in the huge and populous region It also had justifications due to increasing conflicts between Muslims and Hindu regimes in Bengal . Wide spread agitation ensued and the Congress, both the Moderates and the Radicals, advocated boycotting British products under the banner of Swadeshi Movement. 10. Separate Electorate for Dalits They had difference of opinion over Separate electorate for Depressed classes 11. c) India & Pakistan . Lord Mountbatten appointed Radcliff commission for participation of Bengal and Punjab.
Daily Mock Test (History ) 12. d) 1917 . In Champaran, farmers were forced to grow indigo and other cash crops instead of the food crops which was necessary for their survival. These goods were bought from them at a very low price. Gandhiji travelled to Champaran in Bihar in 1917. 13. d) Musical tradition in North-West India Manganiyars is a tribal community from Rajasthan (mainly districts of Barmer and Jaisalmer) with a strong musical tradition (classical folk music) The Manganiyar is hereditary communities who make livings as musical performers Another musical community in Rajasthan is The Langas (song giver)