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(i)                  All questions are compulsory. (ii)                Questions 1 to 16 are multiple choice questions carrying one mark each. (iii)              Questions 17 to 32 are short-answer type questions. These questions carry three marks each. (iv)               Question number 33 to 36 are long-answer type questions and carry four marks each. Question 1 ( 1.0 marks)

Who was the leader of the Bastar revolt of 1910?
A.
Sidhu
B.
Gunda Dhur
C.
Kanhu
D.
Birsa Munda
Question 2 ( 1.0 marks)
In which of the following Indian states is Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve not located? A.
Kerala
B.
Tamil Nadu
C.
Karnataka
D.
Andhra Pradesh
Question 3 ( 1.0 marks)
When was the Second Backward Classes Commission established by the Government of India? A.
1950
B.
1965
C.
1979
D.
1984
Question 4 ( 1.0 marks)
When did the Second Backward Classes Commission submit its report? A.
1980
B.
1982
C.
1985
D.
1987
Question 5 ( 1.0 marks)
What is the minimum calorie requirement per day for a person living in urban India? A.
2400 calories
B.
2100 calories
C.
1800 calories
D.
2800 calories
Question 6 ( 1.0 marks)
What is ‘bhabhar’?
A.
A lush green forest in the foothills of the Himalayas
B.
A vast meadow in the high mountains
C.
A dry forested area in the foothills of the Himalayas
D.
A dwelling place of nomadic pastoralists
Question 7 ( 1.0 marks)
When was the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act passed by the Government of India? A.
2000
B.
2002
C.
2005
D.
2007
Question 8 ( 1.0 marks)
What does NHFS stand for?
A.
National Home Funding Society
B.
National Health and Family Survey
C.
National History Formation System
D.
Neo History and Future Society
Question 9 ( 1.0 marks)
What is the total number of seats in the Rajya Sabha?
A.
250
B.
275
C.
300
D.
325
Question 10 ( 1.0 marks)
When did Thomas Jefferson become the President of the USA?
A.
1784
B.
1775
C.
1800
D.
1800
Question 11 ( 1.0 marks)
Which Indian state has the least population density?
A.
Jammu and Kashmir
B.
Arunachal Pradesh
C.
Sikkim
D.
Rajasthan
Question 12 ( 1.0 marks)
When were Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombed by the USA?
A.
1939
B.
1941
C.
1943
D.
1945
Question 13 ( 1.0 marks)
When did the Bhopal chemical gas leak disaster occur?
A.
October, 1980
B.
April, 1982
C.
September, 1983
D.
December, 1984
Question 14 ( 1.0 marks)
Which commodity was not a part of the European trade with China in the 18th century? A.
Opium
B.
Cotton
C.
Tea
D.
Silk
Question 15 ( 1.0 marks)
Which fundamental right entitles the citizens of India to directly approach the Supreme Court? A.
Right to equality
B.
Right to freedom of religion
C.
Right to constitutional remedies
D.
Right to life and personal liberty
Question 16 ( 1.0 marks)
Frank Worrell, the first black player to become captain of a cricket team, belonged to which country? A.
South Africa
B.
West Indies
C.
Zimbabwe
D.
Australia
Question 17 ( 3.0 marks)
How did the colonial policy of expansion of agriculture affect the pastoralists? Question 18 ( 3.0 marks)
Differentiate between climate and weather.
Question 19 ( 3.0 marks)
What are the powers of the Prime Minister of India?
Question 20 ( 3.0 marks)
What are the weapons of mass destruction (WMD)?
Question 21 ( 3.0 marks)
How did the cultivation of turnip and clover benefit the farmers of England in the 17th century? Question 22 ( 3.0 marks)
What are biosphere reserves? Name the fourteen biosphere reserves of India. Question 23 ( 3.0 marks)
Why do minsters take all the important policy decisions even when they do not have the specialised knowledge of the subject? Question 24 ( 3.0 marks)
Write a short note on the National Food for Work Programme of the Government of India. Question 25 ( 3.0 marks)
What was the ‘shoe respect rule’?
Question 26 ( 3.0 marks)
What is the role played by forests...
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