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1 Mughal emperors used to confer various types of standards upon nobles. Which of the following was added in the list of standards by Shahjahan ?
1 Alam
2 Chatrtoq
3 Tumantoq
4 Mahi-Maratib

Answer: Mahi-Maratib
2 Chronologically arrange the following treaties signed by the British with Native States and select the correct answer code :

(a) The Treaty of Salbai

(b) The Treaty of Bassien (Vasai)

(c) The Treaty of Srirangapattanam

(d) The Treaty of Allahabad and Kara

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

Answer: (d), (a), (c), (b)
3 Choose the correct answer from the code given below :

The University of Calcutta was incorporated by an Act, passed on the _____; the University of Bombay by an Act passed on the ______; and the University of Madras by an Act passed on the ______.

1 24 January 1857, 5 September 1857 and 18 July 1857
2 18 July 1857, 24 January 1857 and 5 September 1857
3 24 January 1857, 18 July 1857 and 5 September 1857
4 5 September 1857, 18 July 1857 and 24 January 1857

Answer: 24 January 1857, 18 July 1857 and 5 September 1857
4 Who said the following words ?

“So long as millions live in hunger and ignorance I hold every man a traitor who, while educated at their expense, pays not the least heed to them.”

1 Keshav Chandra Sen
2 Arobindo Ghosh
3 Swami Vivekanand
4 Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Answer:Swami Vivekanand
5 In which year was founded the All India Trade Union Congress ?
1 1918
2 1920
3 1924
4 1926

Answer: 1920
6 Chronologically arrange the following legislations regarding Indian press :

a. Official Secrets Act

b. The Indian Press Act

c. Registration of the Press – Act XI

d. The Indian Press (Emergency Powers) Act

Select the correct answer from the code given below :

Code :
1 a, c, d, b
2 b, d, c, a
3 d, c, a, b
4 c, a, b, d

Answer: c, a, b, d
7 Who among the following Viceroys made the ‘August Offer’ to secure Indian Cooperation in the war effort ?
1 Lord Wavell
2 Lord Hardinge
3 Lord Linlithgow
4 Lord Mountbatten

Answer: Lord Linlithgow
8 From which nation India adopted the Green Revolution technology for agricutlural development ?
3 UK

Answer: USA
9 The doctrine ‘The sons of the soil’ is related to
1 Nationalism
2 Regionalism
3 Tourism
4 Industrialism

Answer: Regionalism
10 Given below are two statements; one is labelled as Assertion (A) and the other is labelled as Reason (R) :

Assertion (A) : Winston Churchill, the Prime Minister of Britain, announced the dispatch of Cripps Mission.

Reason (R) : British forces collapsed in South-East Asia soon after the fall of Rangoon.

In the context of the above two statements, which of the following is correct ?

1 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
2 Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
3 (A) is true, but (R) is false
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
11 Who wrote the book Rights of Man in 1791-92 ?
1 Bernard Shaw
2 John Ruskin
3 Thomas Paine
4 Sidney Webb

Answer: Thomas Paine
12 From among the following statements, which one is not a distinct feature of the Renaissance ?
1 The beginning of secular autobiography as a literary genre.
2 The translation of scriptures into vernacular languages hastened the process of secularization of society.
3 The Renaissance promoted Church domination in human affairs.
4 Its enduring lesson was that the search for knowledge is for mankind not only a right but also a duty.

Answer:The Renaissance promoted Church domination in human affairs.
13 Who among the following is not a philosopher of the Enlightenment ?
1 Denis Diderot.
2 Rousseau.
3 David Hume.
4 Herbert Spencer.

Answer: Herbert Spencer.
14 Who said, “History is an unending dialogue between the present and the past” ?
1 Lord Acton
2 Leopold von Ranke
3 E.H. Carr
4 G.R. Elton

Answer: E.H. Carr
15 Which one of the following statements is not true regarding historian’s responsibility in historical writing ?
1 Historian’s central ethical responsibility is that he ought to tell the objective truth
2 Historian should be loyal to the cause he advocates
3 Historian owes historical truth not only to the living but to the dead as well
4 Historian should not distort historical facts

Answer:Historian should be loyal to the cause he advocates

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