UPPSC – Upper – Mains – 2013 – GS Paper I – Questions


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1. Who among the following was not a member of Board of Three to administer the State of Punjab after its annexation?
(a) H.M. Elliot
(b) Sir Henry Lawrence
(c) John Lawrence
(d) Robert Montgomery

2. Who among the following Governor Generals of Bengal was associated with third Anglo-Mysore War?
(a) Warren Hastings
(b) Lord Cornwallis
(c) Sir John Shore
(d) Lord William Cavendish Bentinck

3. Which one of the following is correctly matched?
(a) Lord Ellenborough – Annexation of Avadh
(b) Lord Dalhousie       – Annexation of Sindh
(c) Lord Wellesley        – Fourth Anglo MysoreWar
(d) Sir John Shore        – Third Anglo Maratha War

4. Ashtapradhan was a council of minister in the
(a) Gupta administration
(b) Maratha administration
(c) Vijaynagar administration
(d) Chola administration

5. Who among the following has launched the paper ‘Qaumi Awaz’?
(a) Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad
(b) Jawaharlal Nehru
(c) Shaukat Ali
(d) Khaliquzzaman

6. Which one of the following correctly matched?
(a) Bhagat Singh                       – An Introduction to the Dreamland
(b) Subhas Chandra Bose       – Incarcerated Life
(c) Sachindranath Sanyal       – Indian Struggle
(d) Bhagawati Charan Vohra – Why I am an Atheist?

7. The President of Indian National Congress at the Lucknow Session (1916) was
(a) Annie Besant
(b) R.B. Ghose
(c) G.K. Gokhale
(d) Ambika Charan Majumdar

8. Which one of the following statements is not correct about Rabindranath Tagore?
(a) He sang the glories of ancient India and its culture.
(b) He considered Shivaji and Gurugovind Singh as nation builder.
(c) Many of his songs refute the heroism of Marathas.
(d) He favoured the economic aspects of Swadeshi Movement.

9. The journal ‘Ghadar’ of Ghadar Party was a
(a) Monthly journal
(b) Fornightly journal
(c) Weekly journal
(d) Daily journal

10. Who among the following members of Simon Commission belonged to liberal party?
(a) Sir John Simon
(b) Major Attlee
(c) Stephen Walsh
(d) Viscount Burnham

11. In which of the following district of Uttar Pradesh, Parallel government was established during Quit India Movement?
(a) Jaunpur
(b) Azamgarh
(c) Ballia
(d) Ghazipur

12. The statement: “I want world sympathy in this battle of Right against Might”, is associated with
(a) Non-Cooperation Movement
(b) Gandhi’s Dandi March
(c) Individual Satyagraha
(d) Quit India Movement

13. Consider the following events and select the correct chronological order of the events from the code given below:
1. Gandhi-Irwin Pact
2. Execution of Bhagat Singh
3. Karachi Session of Indian National Congress (1931)
4. Second Round Table Conference

Codes :
(a) 1,2.3,4
(b) 4,3,2,1
(c) 4,2,3,1
(d) 2,4,3,1

14. Which one of the following statements is not correct about Non-Cooperation Movement?
(a) The Period of the movement was from 1920 to 1922.
(b) Attainment of Swaraj within a year was it motto.
(c) It comprised the programme of boycott.
(d) M.A. Jinnah has supported this movement.

15. Who among the following had presided over the all India Trade Union Congress held at Nagpur in 1929.
(a) Jawaharlal Nehru
(b) Acharya Narendra Dev
(c) Subhas Chandra Bose
(d) Yusuf Meherally

16. A separate homeland for Muslims found for the first time a definite expression.
(a) in the Presidential Speech of lqbal at the Allahabad Session of Muslim League (1930).
(b) in the Cambridge Pamphlet.
(c) in the Lahore Session of Muslim League in 1940.
(d) None of the above

17. The ‘Azad Hind Fauj Day’ was observed on
(a) 12 November, 1945
(b) 11 November, 1945
(c) 5 November, 1945
(d) 10 November, 1945

18. The commander-in-chief of the Indian army during Quit India Movement was
(a) Lord Wavell
(b) Lord Linlithgow
(c) Lord Mountbatten
(d) None of the above

19. Bhagat Singh’s memorial is situated at
(a) Ferozpur
(b) Amritsar
(c) Ludhiana
(d) Gurudaspur

20. Who among the following had been described as the high priest of Communism in India?
(a) Jawaharlal Nehru
(b) Acharya Narendra Dev
(c) M.R. Masani
(d) Ashok Mehta

21. Who among the following had opposed the burning of the foreign cloths during the Non-Cooperation Movement?
(a) Rabindranath Tagore
(b) Subhas ChandraBose
(c) ShaukatAli
(d) C.R. Das

22. Who among the following had translated ‘Hitopdesh’ into Persian?
(a) DaraShikoh
(b) Faizi
(c) Abdul Qadir Badauni
(d) Tajul Mali

23. In which of the following Sufi orders music is prohibited?
(a) Chistia
(b) Qadiriya
(c) Suharawardiya
(d) Naqshbandiya

24. Who among the following social reformers was known for proficiency in Sanskrit language?
(a) Dayanand Saraswati
(b) Iswar Chandra Vidhyasagar
(c) Raja Rammohan Roy
(d) All the above

25. Who among the following called himself the ‘Parrot’ of India?
(a) Kutuban
(b) Usman
(c) Amir Khusrau
(d) Amir Hasan

26. Where is Borobudur Stupa situated?
(a) Cambodia
(b) Java
(c) Sumatra
(d) Borneo

27. Consider the following events and select the correct chronological order of the events from the code given below:
1. Khilafat Movement
2. Jallianwalabagh Massacre
3. Amritsar Session of Indian National Congress(1919)
4. Rowlatt Satyagraha

Codes:
(a) 4,2,3,1
(b) 1,2,3,4
(c) 4,3,2,1
(d) 4,3,1,2

28. Which one of the following provinces had the highest number of Satyagrahis in, Mahatma Gandhi’s Dandi March?
(a) Bihar
(b) Gujarat
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Bengal

29. The memoir entitled Bapu : My Mother was written by
(a) B.R. Nanda
(b) Rajkumari Amrit Kaur
(c) Mahadev Desai
(d) Manubehn

30. “Hind Swaraj” was written by Mahatma Gandhi in
(a) Hindi
(b) Gujarati
(c) English
(d) Urdu

31. Who among the following journalists is the biographer of Mahatma Gandhi?
(a) Louis Fischer
(b) Richard Gregg
(c) Webb Miller
(d) None of the above

32. Which one of the following sessions of Indian National Congress was presided over by Jawaharlal Nehru for the first time?
(a) Lahor Session, 1929
(b) Calcutta Session, 1928
(c) Lucknow Session, 1936
(d) Ramgarh Session, 1940

33. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
(a) Cleveland – Iron and Steel
(b) Detroit – Motor Vehicle
(c) Mesabi Range – Coal field
(d) Philadelphia – Ship building

34. Which one of the following is known as City of the Golden Gate?
(a) Paris
(b) Amsterdam
(c) Mumbai
(d) San Francisco

35. Which one of the following is called the ‘Sugar Bowl’ of the world?
(a) Hawaii Islands
(b) Cuba
(c) India
(d) Philippines

36. Which one of the following is not a landlocked country?
(a) Uzbekistan
(b) Kyrgyzstan
(c) Tajikistan
(d) Azerbaijan

37. Which one of the following continents has the highest percentage of plains in its total area?
(a) Asia
(b) Europe
(c) North America
(d) South America

38. Consider the following pairs:
(Name of the country) (Related local winds)
1. Sirocco                          1. France
2. Bora                               2. Italy
3. Blizzard                        3. Canada

Which one of the above pairs is not correctly matched?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) 2 and 3 only
(d) 3 only

39. The highest per acre yield of cotton among the following countries is recorded in
(a) U.S.A
(b) China
(c) Pakistan
(d) India

40. Which one of the following countries produces sugar from sugar-beet only?
(a) France
(b) Ukraine
(c) Germany
(d) Italy

41. According to report of U.N. World Tourism Organization (2010) the most visited country in the world is
(a) U.S.A
(b) Spain
(c) France
(d) Italy

42. Which one of the following countries ranks second in the production of Corn in the world?
(a) Brazil
(b) Mexico
(c) Argentina
(d) China

43. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the code given below:

List-I                               List-II
(Coal fields)                  (Location)
A. Kuzbas                       1. United Kingdom
B. Red Basin                  2. Russia
C. Bristal                        3. Australia
D. New South Wales   4. China

Codes:
A B C D
(a) 1 3 2 4
(b) 2 4 1 3
(c) 3 2 4 1
(d) 4 3 1 2

44. Which of the following States of India is the largest producer of Silk Textiles?
(a) Karnataka
(b) Tamil Nadu
(c) Andhra Pradesh
(d) West Bengal

45. The Oceanic National Park of India is located in
(a) Kutchcha
(b) Sundarban
(c) Chilka Lake
(d) Nicobar Islands

46. Which of the following pairs is not correct?
(a) Ruhr Industrial Region – Germany
(b) Flanders Industrial Region – Belgium and France
(c) Scotland Industrial Region- Sweden
(d) New England Industrial Region – U.S.A.

47. Which one of the following is not located along Mandakini River?
(a) Gaurikund
(b) Rambara
(c) Govindghat
(d) Gupta Kashi

48. The correct sequence of the formation of the following States in descending order is:
(a) Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Haryana
(b) Haryana, Rajasthan, Maharashtra
(c) Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Haryana
(d) Haryana, Maharashtra, Rajasthan

49. Rajasthan has near monopoly in
(a) Copper
(b) Mica
(c) Zinc
(d) Dolomite

50. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the code given below:
List-I                                          List-II
(Indian Institute of Crops)   (Location)
A. IIVR                                       1. Kanpur
B. IIPR                                       2. Bangaluru
C. IISR                                       3. Varanasi
D. IIHR                                     4. Lucknow

Codes:
A B C D
(a) 1 3 3 4
(b) 2 4 1 3
(c) 3 4 2 1
(d) 3 1 4 2

51. Which one of the following States of India has the highest urban density?
(a) Maharashtra
(b) Goa
(c) Tamil Nadu
(d) West Bengal

52. Kishanganga is a tributary of
(a) Ravi
(b) Chenab
(c) Jhelum
(d) Beas

53. Which of the following does not have ‘National Museum of Natural History’?
(a) Mysore
(b) Hyderabad
(c) Bhuvaneshwar
(d) Bhopal

54. The name of the fastest computer of the world, made recently by China is
(a) Zianhe-2
(b) Zianhe-3
(c) Tianhe-2
(d) Tianhe-3

55. According to Census 2011, what percentage of total population in India is under 14 years?
(a) 29%
(b) 30%
(c) 31%
(d) 32%

56. Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award for the year 2013 was given to
(a) Amjad Ali Khan
(b) D.R. Mehta
(c) Gautambhai
(d) Nirmala Deshpande

57. From which of the following dates the telegram service was closed in India?
(a) 12 July, 2013
(b) 13 July, 2013
(c) 14 July, 2013
(d) 15 July, 2013

58. Habiba Sarabi, a winner of Magsayhsay Award for the year 2013, hails from
(a) Afghanistan
(b) Bangladesh
(c) Iran
(d) Pakistan

59. 11th Asian Pacific Postal Union Conference was held in September, 2013 in
(a) Bangkok
(b) Kuala Lumpur
(c) Manila
(d) New Delhi

60. Who was the Chief Guest on the occasion of 65th Republic Day of India?
(a) Prime Minister of Thailand
(b) Prime Minister of Afghanistan
(c) King of Bhutan
(d) Prime Minister of Japan

61. With which one of the following countries India signed two agreements on green energy corridors on Feb, 2014?
(a) Canada
(b) Germany
(c) Australia
(d) China

62. ‘Earth Overshoot Day’ for the year 2013 was observed on
(a) 10 August
(b) 15 August
(c) 20 August
(d) 25 August

63. In August, 2013 the first ‘Mahabir Peace Award’, founded by Mahabir Global Peace Foundation, was given to
(a) Barak Obama
(b) Hamid Karzai
(c) Manmohan Singh
(d) Nelson Mandela

64. Which one of the following States presented the sixth consecutive zero deficit budget on Feb 13,2014?
(a) Bihar
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Odisha
(d) Jammu & Kashmir

65. 12th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas was held from January 07 to 09,2014 in
(a) Kanpur
(b) Ahmedabad
(c) Jaipur
(d) New Delhi

66. On 5-6 September, 2013 G-20 Summit was held in
(a) Moscow
(b) Navgorod
(c) St. Petersburg
(d) Tula

67. Which one of the following countries has decided in January, 2014 to make military service compulsory for all its adult males?
(a) Maharashtra
(b) Karnataka
(c) Tamil Nadu
(d) West Bengal

68. Which State has promulgated an ordinance in August, 2013 banning black magic?
(a) Maharashtra
(b) Karnataka
(c) Tamil Nadu
(d) West Bengal

69. Which one of the following countries won the highest number of gold medal at the Winter Olympic Games held in Sochi in Feb, 2014?
(a) U.S.A
(b) Canada
(c) Russia
(d) Norway

70. Which university was awarded ‘Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Trophy’ for the year 2013?
(a) Aligarh Muslim University
(b) Punjabi University, Patiala
(c) University of Mumbai
(d) University of Pune

71. Who among the following Cricket all-rounder’s cracked the fastest century in one-day international cricket history in January, 2014?
(a) Glenn Maxwell
(b) Corey Aderson
(c) James Faulkner
(d) Darren Bravo

72. Who among the following has become the 30th Chess Grand-master of India?
(a) Ramaram Laxman
(b) S. Kidambi
(c) Sriram Jha
(d) Vidil Santosh Gujarati

73. The winner of SAFF Tournament 2013 was
(a) Afghanistan
(b) India
(c) Maldives
(d) Nepal

74. The captain of the Indian women’s hockey team in the eighth Asia Cup played in Kuala Lumpur in September, 2013 was
(a) Chanchan Devi
(b) Kirandeep Kaur
(c) Poonam Rani
(d) Ritu Rani

75. Which team won Indian Badminton League held in August, 2013?
(a) Awadhe Warriors
(b) Hyderabad Hotshots
(c) Mumbai Masters
(d) Pune Pistons

76. Who among the following was honoured with the highest award ‘Bharat Bharti’ of the Hindi Sansihan in September, 2013 by the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh?
(a) Dr.Gopaldas “Neeraj
(b) Dr.Chauthi RamYadav
(c) Som Thakur
(d) Mannoo Bhandari

77. Who has been appointed as Chairman of die 7’ Central Pay Commission constituted Government of India in Feb, 2014?
(a) Justice Mridula Singh
(b) Justice B.K. Singh
(c) Justice Swatantra Kumar
(d) Justice Ashok Kumar Mathur

78. The scientists of which country have grown recently human liver tissue from stem cells for the first time?
(a) China
(b) U.S.A.
(c) Japan
(d) India

79. The first Sugar Mill in India was set up in 1903 at
(a) Pratapgarh
(b) Pratappur
(c) Mawana
(d) Balrampur

80. Hindalco is established in
(a) Modinagar
(b) Robertsganj
(c) Renukut
(d) Gonda

81. Uttar Pradesh Industrial Development Corporation is established at
(a) Kanpur
(b) Lucknow
(c) Agra
(d) Noida

82. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the code given below:
List-I                                               List-II
(Project Directorate of Crops)  (Location)
A. DRP                                           1. Kanpur
B. DWR                                          2. New Delhi
C. DMR                                          3. Hyderabad
D. DPR                                           4. Karnal

Codes:
A B C D
(a) 1 2 3 4
(b) 2 3 4 1
(c) 3 4 2 1
(d) 4 1 2 3

83. Which one of the following mango variety has been developed as a result of cross between Dasheri & Neelam?
(a) Alphanso
(b) Amrapali
(c) Chausa
(d) Mallika

84. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the code given below:
List-I                          List-II
(Oil Refinery)         (State)
A. Tatipaka              1. Gujarat
B. Koeli                     2. Tamil Nadu
C. Nagapattinam     3. Andhra Pradesh
D. Numaligarh         4. Assam

Codes:
A B C D
(a) 2 1 4 3
(b) 3 1 2 4
(c) 4 3 1 2
(d) 1 2 4 3

85. The first agricultural university in the country was set up in the year
(a) 1950
(b) 1960
(c) 1970
(d) 1980

86. The leafless variety of pea is
(a) Arkel
(b) Azad Pea-I
(c) Apama
(d) L-116

87. The pilot project for rural development was started in the year
(a) 1971
(b) 1978
(c) 1952
(d) 1948

88. ‘Indian Veterinary Research Institute’ is located at
(a) Bareilly
(b) Kanpur
(c) Aligarh
(d) Jhansi

89. ‘Barani deep’ is a variety of
(a) Pigeon Pea
(b) Maize
(c) Paddy
(d) None of the above

90. National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources is located at
(a) Hyderabad
(b) Bangalore
(c) New Delhi
(d) Srinagar

91. ‘Bahar’ is a popular variety of
(a) Pea
(b) Groundnut
(c) Pigeon pea
(d) Gram

92. National Dairy Research Institute is located at
(a) Jhansi
(b) New Delhi
(c) Ludhiana
(d) Karnal

93. ‘Haryali Yojna’ is related to
(a) Soil Management
(b) Air Management
(c) Crop Management
(d) Water Management

94. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the code given below the lists:
List-I                 List-II
(Institute)       (Location)
A. CSSRI           1. Manila
B. CTCRI           2. Jodhpur
C. IRRI              3.Trivendrum
D. CAZRI          4. Karnal

Codes:
A B C D
(a) 1 2 4 3
(b) 4 3 1 2
(c) 3 2 4 1
(d) 2 3 4 1

95. The highest production of pulses in India is obtained from the State of
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Bihar
(c) Rajasthan
(d) Madhya Pradesh

96. The leading sugarcane producing State in India is
(a) Punjab
(b) Andhra Pradesh
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Uttar Pradesh

97. India’s rank in rice production in the world is
(a) First
(b) Second
(c) Third
(d) Fourth

98. Balanced Fertilizers Ratio (NPK) for legume crops is
(a) 1 : 2 : 2
(b) 3 : 2 : 1
(c) 4 : 2 : 1
(d) 2 : 1 : 1

99. India’s contribution in the world fruit production is:
(a) 20%
(b) 25%
(c) 10%
(d) 15%

100. ‘Pusa Bold’is a variety of
(a) Wheat
(b) Mustard
(c) Gram
(d) Groundnut

101. Cultivation of hybrid rice is most popular in
(a) Japan
(b) China
(c) Korea
(d) India

102. National Institute of Agriculture Marketing is located at
(a) New Delhi
(b) Jaipur
(c) Hissar
(d) Bhopal

103. Which one of the following fruits is most suitable for jelly mating?
(a) Mango
(b) Papaya
(c) Guava
(d) Wood apple

104. Which one of the following is not correctly matched with regard to revolution in agriculture?
(a) White : Milk
(b) Green : Food grains
(c) Golden : Horticulture
(d) Blue : Poultry

105. The maximum production of Banana is obtained from the State of
(a) Tamil Nadu
(b) Maharashtra
(c) Uttar Pradesh
(d) Bihar

106. The contribution of Uttar Pradesh in total production of wheat in India is about
(a) 30%
(b) 31%
(c) 32%
(d) 33%

107. Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research is located at:
(a) Lucknow
(b) Coimbatore
(c) Ludhiana
(d) Pusa Samastipur

108. Support price of sugarcane in Uttar Pradesh fixed for 2012-13 is
(a) Rs. 220 Per Quintal
(b) Rs. 250 Per Quintal
(c) Rs. 280 Per Quintal
(d) Rs. 310 Per Quintal

109. Which of the following districts of Uttar Pradesh is the smallest in terms of area?
(a) Varanasi
(b) Jaunpur
(c) Allahabad
(d) Ghazipur

110. The principal folk-dance of Uttar Pradesh is
(a) Dhobia
(b) Raai
(c) Shaira
(d) All the above

111. As per 2011 Census the percentage of female population in Uttar Pradesh is about
(a) 50%
(b) 48%
(c) 45%
(d) 51%

112. In Uttar Pradesh Urdu was declared the second state language in the year
(a) 1979
(b) 1961
(c) 1989
(d) 1969

113. As per 2011 Census male literacy rare in Uttar Pradesh is
(a) 59.26%
(b) 60.34%
(c) 69.72%
(d) 79.24%

114. On March 31, 2013 the number of Central Universities in Uttar Pradesh was
(a) 2
(b) 3
(c) 4
(d) 5

115. In which of the following districts of Uttar Pradesh ‘Bhoksa’ tribe is found?
(a) Bijnaur and Agra
(b) Bahraich and Lakhimpur
(c) Mirzapur and Sonbhadra
(d) Lalitpur and Jalaun

116. In which one the following cities Bio-technology Park is located?
(a) Agra
(b) Lucknow
(c) Varanasi
(d) Gorakhpur

117. The cropping intensity of Uttar Pradesh is about
(a) 110%
(b) 135%
(c) 160%
(d) 185%

118. The number of agricultural universities in Uttar Pradesh is
(a) 2
(b) 3
(c) 4
(d) 5

119. Indian Institute of Vegetable Research is located at:
(a) Mumbai
(b) Jabalpur
(c) Varanasi
(d) Mau

120. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
(Biosphere Reserve)     (Location)
(a) Mans                          Meghalaya
(b) Nanda Devi – Uttarakhand
(c) Kanchanjunga – Sikkim
(d) Agasthyamalai – Kerala

121. Who among the following had used the term ‘Biodiversity’ for the first time?
(a) C.J. Barrow
(b) De Castri
(c) Walter G. Rosen
(d) D.R. Batish

122. Which one of the following is not an instrumental device to check air pollution?
(a) Bag Filter
(b) Cyclone Collector
(c) Cyclone Separator
(d) Cyclone Divider

123. Which of the following gases started emission from a temporary small island formed by recent earthquake in Baluchistan in September, 2013?
(a) Carbon monoxide
(b) Methane
(c) Sulphur dioxide
(d) Carbon dioxide

124. Who among the following had discovered ‘ozone halo’ over Tibetan Plateau in 2005 ?
(a) M. Molina
(b) Joseph Farman
(c) G.W. Kent Moore
(d) Marital Rex

125. Which one of the following teams of scientists first discovered ‘ozone hole’ over Antarctica?
(a) Russian Team
(b) German Team
(c) American Team
(d) British Team

126. Which one of the following is not related to air pollution?
(a) Smog
(b) Acid Rain
(c) Eutrophication
(d) Asbestosis

127. The greatest diversity of plants and animals is characteristic of
(a) Temperate deciduous forests
(b) Tropical moist forests
(c) Savana
(d) Temperate grasslands

128. During the last two decades (1981-2001) of the twentieth century the highest population growth (%change) was recorded in
(a) Sikkim
(b) Nagaland
(c) Bihar
(d) Haryana

129. As per the Census of 2011 the number of million cities in India is
(a) 35
(b) 53
(c) 55
(d) 65

130. According to Census 2011, the State having the lowest sex ratio is
(a) Sikkim
(b) Punjab
(c) Haryana
(d) Jammu & Kashmir

131. Where do the people of Jarva tribe, who were in the news recently, resides?
(a) Andhra Pradesh
(b) Chhattisgarh
(c) Odisha
(d) Andaman Nicobar

132. Which one of the following States of India ranks second (2011) in terms of area?
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Andhra Pradesh
(d) Maharashtra

133. Who among the following Vedic deities was believed to be their priest?
(a) Agni
(b) Brihaspati
(c) Dyanus
(d) Indira

134. The women of which Indian tribe or kingdom had taken up arms against Alexander, after a large number of its soldiers had been killed or wounded in the battle field?
(a) Abhisara
(b) Glausai
(c) Katha
(d) Massage

135. The Sanskrit poet and dramatist Kalidasa finds a mention in
(a) Aihol inscription of Pulakesin – II
(b) Gwalior inscription of Mihir Bhoja
(c) Karamdanda Sivalinga inscription of Kumargupta -I
(d) Mathura Pillar inscription of Chandragupta-II

136. Who among the following was born in a military camp in the course of his father’s campaign?
(a) Amoghavarsa Rastrakuta
(b) BhojaParmara
(c) Dharmapala
(d) Nagbhatta-fl Pratihara

137.Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists :
List-I                                     List-II
(Gupta Temple)                 (Location)
A. Brick-built Temple        1. Eran
B. Dasavatara Temple       2. Deogarh
C. Shiva Temple                  3. Bhitargaon
D. Vishnu Temple               4. Bhumara

Codes:
A B C D
(a) 4 2 1 3
(b) 3 2 4 1
(c) 2 1 3 4
(d) 1 3 2 4

138. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other as Reason (R) :

Assertion (A) : Balban made his government firm stable and centralized all authority in his hands
Reason (R) : He wanted to protect North-West frontier against Mongol invasions.

Codes :
(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.

139. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the code given below:

List-I                                         List-II
(Work)                                    (Author)
A. Tabaqat-i-Akbari               1. Al Utbi
B. Tabaqat-i-Nasiri                 2. Minhaj-uddinbin Siraj-ud-din
C. Tarikh-i-Firozshahi           3. Nizamuddin
D. Tarikh-i-Yamini                 4. Zia-ud-din Barani

Codes:
A B C D
(a) 3 2 4 1
(b) 2 1 4 3
(c) 1 3 2 4
(d) 3 4 4 2

140. Which among the following is called the ‘Second Taj Mahal’?
(a) Tomb of Humayun
(b) Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula
(c) Tomb of Jahangir
(d) Tomb of Rabia-ud-Daurani

141. Who among the following painters was given the title of ‘Nadir-uz-Zaman’ by Jahangir?
(a) Abul Hasan
(b) Farrukh Beg
(c) Bishandas
(d) Agha Raza

142. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below:
List-I List-II
A. Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti      1. Suharawardia
B. Shaikh Ahmad Sirhindi          2. Qadiria
C. Dara Shikoh                               3. Chistia
D. Shaikh Shahabuddiri              4. Naqshb.mdia

Codes:
A B C D
(a) 2 3 1 4
(b) 1 4 2 3
(c) 3 4 2 1
(d) 4 2 3 1

143. Who among the following is called the ‘Sadi of India’?
(a) Amir Hasan
(b) Amir Khusrau
(c) Abu Talib Kalim
(d) Chandrabhan Brahman

144. Who among the following did not contribute in building the famous ‘Qutub – Minar’?
(a) QutbuddinAibak
(b) Illtutmish
(c) Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq
(d) Ferozeshah Tughlaq

145. Which one of the following was the last Governor of Bengal appointed by the Mughal emperor?
(a) Sarfraz Khan
(b) Mursheed Kuli Khan
(c) Alivardi Khan
(d) Shujauddin Muhammad Khan

146. Which one of the following is correctly matched?
(a) William Wedderburn – The Great Divide
(b) Jawaharlal Nehru – Hind Swaraj
(c) Ram Manohar Lohia – The Guiltymen of India’s Partition
(d) Mahatma Gandhi – Glimpses of World History

147. Match List-I with Lisl-II and select the correct answer from the code given below:
List-I                                       List-II
A. Subhas Chandra Bose    1. Throwing of the bomb in Central Assembly
B. Vpllabhbhai Patel           2. Haripura Session of Indian National Congress
C. Iqbal                                  3. Operation Polo
D. Batukeshwar Dutt          4. Allahabad Session of Muslim League, 1930

Codes:
A B C D
(a) 2 3 4 1
(b) 1 2 3 4
(c) 4 3 2 1
(d) 3 4 2 1

148. In which of the following Acts for the first time provision was made for the post of Governor General of Bengal ?
(a) Regulating Act, 1773
(b) Pitt’s Indian Act, 1784
(c) Charter Act of 1813
(d) Act of 1833

149. Which one of the following statements is correct about Dalip Singh, the ex-Maharaja of Punjab?
(a) He died in Paris on 23 October, 1893.
(b) He was cremated at Nasik.
(c) He never renounced the Sikh Faith.
(d) He had never visited Russia.

150. The report ‘Journey through the Kingdom of Oudh in the year 1849-50’ was written by
(a) W. H. Sleeman
(b) Outram
(c) Bishop Heber
(d) None of the above

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