UPSC  History

1. Consider the following statements
1. Avoidance of extremities of penance and enjoyment
2. Indifference to the authorities of the Vedas
3. Denial of efficacy of rituals
4. Non-injury to animal life
Which of the above were common to both buddhism and Jainism?

1, 2, 3 and 4 2, 3 and 4 1, 3 and 4 1 and 2

2. Consider the following statements about Ibn-Batuta
1. He was traveler from Moracco
2. He visited the court of Tughlaq
3. He wrote Kitab-i-Rehala
which of above statement is/ are true?

1 Only 2 only 1, 2 and 3 2 and 3

3. What is the correct chronological order of setting up of the following Commissions ?
1. Macdonell Commission
2. First Industrial Commission
3. First Fiscal Commission
Select the correct answer from the code given below.

1, 2, 3 2, 3, 1 2, 1, 3 1, 3, 2

4. Vaikhanasa the five-fold conception of Vishnu consists of
1.brahman
2.purusha
3.prakriti
4.satya
5.achyuta
6.aniruddha

1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 1, 2, 4, 5 and 6 1, 3, 4, 4 and 6

5. Which of the points regarding the background in which Jinnah's points were given is/ are correct?
1. It was given in a meeting of All India Muslim League (1929).
2. It was in reaction to Nehru's report which they considered as death warrant.
3. Initially few reforms were stated by Aga Khan and Karim Jalal later Jinnah consolidated them to 14 points based on Hindus reaction.

1 and 2 only 1 and 3 only 2 and 3 only All of the above

6. What is the correct chronological order of the following Viceroys?
1. Lord Reading
2. Lord Irwin
3. Lord Willingdon
4. Lord Linlithgow
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

1, 2, 3, 4 4,3, 2, 1 3, 1,4,2 2, 4, 3, 1

7. Assertion (A): Dadabhai Naoroji organized the East India Association in London.
Reason
(R): He wanted to influence the british public opinion.
The following items consist of two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R).
Select your answers to these items using the codes given below.
Codes:

Both A and R is true and R is the correct explanation of A Both A and R is true but R is not a correct explanation of A A is true but R is false A is false but R is true

8. Which of the following statements regarding the Nehru Report are correct?
1. It favoured Dominion Status.
2. It favoured a federal system.
3. It rejected the system of Communal Electorate.
4. It was against the setting up of a Supreme Court.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

1 and 4 1 and 3 2,3 and 4 1,2 and 3

9. Before starting of an Era, what was the last karma given by Rishabhnath other than agriculture, ink, sword, craft and service?
1. Business
2. Fishery
3. War
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

1 only 1 and 3 2,3 and 4 All of the above

10. What was the role of Tatia Tope in 1857 mutiny?
1. He was commander-in-chief of the army of Nana Saheb
2. He organized Bhils of Panchamahal region against the british
3. He helped Begum Hazrat Mahal to capture Awadh.
Codes:

2 only 1 and 2 only 2 and 3 only All of the above

 

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