Concept Application and Fact for Prelims Day-38

This is the Day-38 questions of the CAF Revision plan for prelims. The questions are based on the syllabus as provided in the schedule. Aspirants are requested to go through the detailed CAF strategy to understand the need of the UPSC prelims and to prepare well for the same. Attempt the questions honestly. The link to key answers and explanations of this test is at the end of the questions. The maximum time to attempt the 15 questions is 20 minutes.

Q.1) He wrote biographies of Mazzini, Garibaldi, Shivaji and Shrikrishna; stayed in America for some time; and was also elected to the Central Assembly. He was

(a) Aurobindo Ghosh

(b) Bipin Chandra Pal

(c) Lala Lajpat Rai

(d) Motilal Nehru

Q.2) Which among the following events happened earliest?

(a) Swami Dayanand established Arya Samaj.

(b) Dinabandhu Mitra wrote Neeldarpan.

(c) Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay wrote Anandmath.

(d) Satyendranath Tagore became the first Indian to succeed in the Indian Civil Services Examination

Q.3) 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

Q.4) 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 Government

(c) Foundation of Muslim League

(d) Aurobindo Ghosh’s inability to be elected as the President of the Indian National Congress

Q.5) Who among the following was NOT a Communist leader in colonial India ?

(a) P. C. Roy

(b) S. A. Dange

(c) Muzaffar Ahmad

(d) Singaravelu

Q.6) The Partition of Bengal made by Lord Curzon in 1905 lasted until

(a) the First World War when Indian troops were needed by the British and the partition was ended.

(b) King George V abrogated Curzon’s Act at the Royal Darbar in Delhi in 1911

(c) Gandhiji launched his Civil Disobedience Movement

(d) the Partition of India, in 1947 when East Bengal became East Pakistan

Q.7) The Ilbert Bill controversy was related to the

(a) Imposition of certain restrictions to carry arms by the Indians

(b) Imposition of restrictions on newspapers and magazines published in Indian languages

(c) Removal of disqualifications imposed on the Indian magistrates with regard to the trial of the Europeans

(d) Removal of a duty on imported cotton cloth

Q.8) The objective of the Morley-Minto Reforms was to

(a) Establish dyarchy in Provinces

(b) Abolish the post-of Secretary of State for India

(c) Extension of Provincial Assemblies

(d) Give more powers to local government

Q.9) Consider the following characteristics about Militant School of Thought that emerged in the dawn 20th century.

  1. Swaraj to be the goal of national movement.
  2. They don’t had belief in capacity of the masses to challenge the authority.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) None

Q.10) With respect to Minto- Morley Reforms of 1909 (Government of India Act of 1909) Consider the following statements.

  1. One Indian was to be appointed to the viceroy’s executive council.
  2. The legislatures could now pass resolutions (which may not be accepted), ask questions & supplementary, vote the budget as a whole.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) None

Q.11) Which of the following newspapers and journals are associated with the revolutionary terrorism?

  1. Sandhya
  2. Yugantar
  3. Kal
  4. Kesari

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

(a) 1, 2 and 3 only

(b) 2, 3 and 4 only

(c) 1, 2 and 4 only

(d) All the above

Q.12) Consider the following statements with respect to nationalist response to British for the participation in the World War-I.

  1. The Moderates supported the empire in the War as a matter of duty
  2. The extremists, supported the war efforts in the mistaken belief that Britain would repay India’s loyalty with gratitude in the form of self-government
  3. The revolutionaries decided to utilize the opportunity to wage a war and liberate the country.

Which of the statements is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 only

(d) All the above

Q.13) Consider the following statements about the Lucknow congress session 1916?

  1. It was presided over by the Ambica charan Majumdar.
  2. Readmitted the extremists led by Tilak to the Congress fold.
  3. Lucknow Pact between Congress and Muslim League, The Congress did accept the Muslim League’s position on separate electorates.

Which of the statements is/are correct?

  1. 1 and 3 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 only
  4. All the above

Q.14) Beneficiaries under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) included which among the following?

  1. All the BPL families who suffer with at least one deprivation under Socioeconomic caste census 2011.
  2. Beneficiaries of Antyoday Anna Yojana
  3. Tea and Ex-Tea Garden Tribes
  4. Most backward classes
  5. Economically Weaker Sections

Choose the correct answers from the codes given below

(a) 1, 2 and 5 only

(b) 1, 2, 3, and 4 only

(c) 1, 2, 3, and 5 only

(d) All the above

Q.15) Financial Benchmarks India Pvt Ltd is an independent benchmark administrator to develop and administer benchmarks relating to

  1. money market
  2. government securities
  3. foreign exchange in India

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 2

(b) 1 and 3

(c) 2 and 3

(d) 1, 2 and 3

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