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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. With reference to the history of philosophical thoughts in India, consider the following statements regarding Sankhya school 1. Sankhya does not accept the theory of rebirth or transmigration of soul 2. Sankhya holds that it is the self-knowledge that leads to liberation and not any exterior influence or agent. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? a) 1 only b) 2 only c) All of these d) None of these
Daily Mock Test (History) 2. With reference to the guilds (Shreni) RTS R of ancient India that played a very important role in the country's economy, which of the following statements is /are correct? 1. Every guild was registered with the central authority of the State and the king was the chief administrative authority on them 2. The wages, rules of work, standards and prices were fixed by the guild 3. The guild had judicial powers over its own members Select the correct answer using the codes given below:: a) 1 only b) 2 and 3 only c) All of these d) None of these
Daily Mock Test (History) 3. Lord Buddha's image is sometimes shown with the hand gesture called 'Bhumisparsha Mudra'. It symbolizes a) Buddha's reminder to his followers that they all arise from the Earth and finally dissolve into the Earth, and thus this life is transitory b) Buddha's calling of the Earth to watch over Mara and to prevent Mara from disturbing his meditation c) Buddha's calling of the Earth to witness his purity and chastity 3 despite the temptations IATbaT of Mara. (Represents the Buddha asking Pritvi, that she witness his enlightment when he was threatened by demon king Mara.) d) None of these
Daily Mock Test (History) 4. Which one of the following describes best the concept of Nirvana in Buddhism? a) A state of bliss and rest b) The extinction of the flame of desire c) A mental stage beyond all comprehension d) The complete annihilation of self 5. Consider the following languages 1. Gujarati 2. Kannada 3. Telugu Which of the above has/have been declared as Classical Language /Languages' by the Government? a) 3 only b) 1 and 2 only c) 1 and 3 d) 2 and 3 only
Daily Mock Test (History ) 6. With reference to the history of Indian rock-cut architecture, consider the following statements 1. The Barabar Caves are the oldest surviving rock-cut caves in India Ellora is known for Hindu, Buddhist and Jain cave temples built during the rule of the Kalachuri, Chalukya and Rashtrakuta dynasties. 2. 3. At Ellora, caves were made for different faiths. a) 3 only b) 1 and 2 only c) 1,2 and 3 d) 2 and 3 only
Daily Mock Test (History) 7. How do you distinguish between Kuchipudi and Bharatanatyam dances? 1. Dancers occasionally speaking dialogues is found in Kuchipudi dance but not in Bharatanatyam Dancing on the brass plate by keeping the feet on its edges is a feature of Bharatanatyam but Kuchipudi dance does not have such a form of movements. 2. a) 1 only b) 2 only c) All of these d) None of these
Daily Mock Test (History ) 8. Which one of the following pairs does not form part of the six systems of Indian Philosophy? a) Mimamsa and Vedanta b) Lokayata and Kapalika c) Nyaya and Vaisheshika d) Sankhya and Yoga
Daily Mock Test (History) 10. With reference to the cultural history of India, the term 'Panchayatan' refers to a) an administrative functionary b) a religious sect c) a style of temple construction d) an assembly of village elders
Daily Mock Test (History) 11. With reference to India's culture and tradition, what is Kalaripayattu? a) It is an ancient martial art and a living tradition in some parts of South India b) It is an ancient form of dance-drama and a living tradition in the northern part of Malabar It is an ancient style bronze and brasswork still found in southern part of Coromandel area c) d) It is an ancient Bhakti cult of Shaivism still prevalent in some parts of South India
Daily Mock Test (History ) 1. c) All of these .Sankhya regards human existence as seat of intense suffering. Ignorance is regarded as the root cause of this suffering and bondage. Sankhya offers a way out of this suffering by means of discriminative knowledge. 2. c) All of these Shreni was an association of traders, merchants, and artisans. Generally, a separate shreni existed for a particular group of persons engaged in the same vocation or activity. c) Buddha's calling of the Earth to witness his purity and chastity despite the temptations of Mara 3. The earth witness Buddha is one of the most common iconic images of Buddhism. It depicts the Buddha sitting in meditation with his left hand, palm 3ICOs OTT upright, in his lap, and his right hand touching the earth. This represents the moment of the Buddha's enlightenment. .
Daily Mock Test (History) 9. d) Three main styles of Indian temple architecture A number of architectural texts known as the Shilpashastras were written in early medieval times. These refer to three major styles of temple architecture, Nagara, Dravida, and Vesara. . .The Nagara style is associated with the land between the Himalayas and Vindhyas, .The Dravida style with the land between the Krishna and Kaveri rivers. The Vesara style is sometimes associated with the area between the Vindhyas and the Krishna river 10. c) a style of temple construction . Panchayatan is a temple that has a central shrine surrounded by four other shrines. A Panchayatan temple has four subordinate shrines on four corners and the main shrine in the center of the podium, which comprises their base.
Daily Mock Test (History) 11. a) It is an ancient martial art and a living tradition in some parts of South India . Kalariyapattu is a martial dance practiced in Tamil Nadu and Kerala