UPSC PRELIMS DAILY QUIZ – 06.12.2019 | IASBYHEART

1. Match the following:
1. Extrusive igneous rock – Basalt
2. Intrusive igneous rock – Fossils
3. Sedimentary rock – Granite

Choose the correct match using the codes given below
A. 1 only
B. 2 and 3 only
C. 1 and 3 only
D. 1, 2 and 3 only

2. Consider the following statements
1. After Battle of Plassey, East India Company took over the responsibility of Administration.
2. The outflow of gold from Britain slowed down after the Battle of Plassey

Choose the correct statements using the codes given below
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. Neither 1 nor 2

3. India’s work force population includes people from
A. 15 years to 60 years
B. 15 years to 59 years
C. 18 years to 60 years
D. 18 years to 59 years

4. With reference to Chola’s categories of Land, Choose the correct match
1. Brahmadeya – Land for maintenance of school
2. Shalabhoga – Land donated to Jain institutions
3. Devadana – Land gifted to Temples

Choose the correct answer using the codes given below
A. 3 only
B. 1 and 2 only
C. 2 and 3 only
D. 1, 2 and 3 only

5. Consider the following statements
1. Primary rocks are formed when molten magma cools and becomes solid.
2. Granite and Basalt are examples of igneous rocks.

Choose the correct statements using the codes given below
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. Neither 1 nor 2

6. Consider the following statements regarding “Policy of Paramountcy”
1. It is introduced by Lord Hastings.
2. East India Company claimed that its authority was paramount or supreme.
3. The annexation of Indian Kingdoms had been justified in the pretext of the protection of Company’s Interest.

Choose the correct statements using the codes given below
A. 1, 2 and 3 only
B. 2 and 3 only
C. 1 and 2 only
D. 3 only

7. Consider the following statements
1. Doctrine of Lapse declared that if an Indian ruler died without a male heir his kingdom would lapse and become part of company territory.
2. Diwani Adalat and faujdari Adalat were introduced in 1772.

Choose the correct statements using the codes given below
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. Neither 1 nor 2

8. Unemployment leads to
1. Wastage of Human resource
2. Increases economic overload
3. Negative impact on economic growth

Choose the correct answer using the codes given below
A. 1 only
B. 2 and 3 only
C. 1 and 2 only
D. 1, 2 and 3 only

9. Consider the following statements regarding ‘Work of a River’.
1. Waterfalls form when the river tumbles at steep angle over soft rock.
2. When river approaches the sea, the speed of flowing water increases
3. Collection of sediments from all the mouths forms a delta.

Choose the correct statements using the codes given below
A. 1, 2 and 3 only
B. 1 and 2 only
C. 3 only
D. 2 and 3 only

10. The most frequently mentioned tax in Chola’s inscriptions were
1. Vetti
2. Kadamai
3. Bagha

Choose the correct answer using the codes given below
A. 1, 2 and 3 only
B. 3 only
C. 1 and 2 only
D. 1 and 3 only

 

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