Day 8: Daily Test Series | UPSC Prelims 2020

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DAY 8: Daily Test Series UPSC Prelims 2020

Q1. Indian Universities Act, 1904 was enacted based on the recommendations of which Commission?

(a) Hunter Commission

(b) Raleigh Commission

(c) Hartog Committee

(d) Saddler Commission

Q2. Annulling of partition of Bengal was decided in 1911. What were the other decision in this regarding?

  1. Shifting capital from Calcutta to Delhi.
  2. Assam was made a separate province.
  3. Bihar and Orissa were taken out of Bengal.

Select the correct option using the codes given below:

(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2, and 3

Q3. Which of the following personalities did not become the president of congress of any session?

  1. Madan Mohan Malviya
  2. Lala Lajpat Rai
  3. M A Jinnah
  4. Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Select the correct option using the codes given below:

(a) 2 and 3 only

(b) 1 and 4 only

(c) 3 and 4 only

(d) 1, 2, 3, and 4

Q4. Consider the following statements: 

  1. He is known as ‘Father of Revolutionary Thoughts’ in India.
  2. He started Bande Mataram, an English daily, later edited by Aurobindo Ghosh.
  3. He was imprisoned him for six months on the ground of his refusal to give evidence against Aurobindo in the Bande Mataram Sedition Case.

Which of the following nationalist leaders is being described above?

  1. Bipin Chandra Pal
  2. Lala Lajpat Rai
  3. Vinayak Damodar Savarkar
  4. Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Q5. Which of the following was the first president of the ‘Independence for India League’, formed in 1928?

(a) Jawaharlal Nehru

(b) Subhash Chandra Bose

(c) S. Srinivasa Iyengar

(d) Sardar Patel

Q6. The Nagpur session of the Indian National Congress in 1920 was important in which of the following aspects?

  1. Congress committed itself to an extraconstitutional mass struggle for the first time.
  2. Many groups of revolutionary nationalists also pledged support to the Congress programme.
  3. Mohammad Ali Jinnah left the Congress.

Select the correct option using the codes given below:

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 1 and 3 only
  3. 2 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2, and 3

Q7. Which of the following were the main recommendations of the Nehru Report?

  1. Complete independence to India in a time bound manner.
  2. Complete dissociation of state from religion.
  3. Universal adult suffrage.
  4. Joint electorates with reservation of seats for Muslims at the centre and in all the provinces.

Select the correct option using the codes given below:

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 1, 2 and 4 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 2, 3 and 4 only

Q8. Which of the following leaders were known as No-changers?

  1. Ajmal Khan
  2. C. Rajagopalachari
  3. M.A. Ansari
  4. Motilal Nehru

Select the correct option using the codes given below:

(a) 2 only

(b) 1 and 4 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) None of the above

Q9. Which of the following leaders were jailed in the Kanpur Bolshevik conspiracy case in 1924?

  1. Nalini Gupta
  2. Muzaffar Ahamed
  3. M N Roy
  4. Ghulam Hussain

Select the correct option using the codes given below:

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 3 and 4 only

(c) 1, 2, and 3 only

(d) 1, 2, 3, and 4

Q10. Which of the following parties boycotted the Simon Commission?

  1. Unionists Party
  2. Justice Party
  3. Muslim League under M A Jinnah
  4. Hindu Mahasabha

Select the correct option using the codes given below:

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 3 and 4 only

(c) 4 only

(d) None of the above

Q11. India Child well-being index is prepared by__

(a) Ministry of women and child development.

(b) UNICEF.

(c) World vision India.

(d) Bachpan Bachao Aandolan.

Q12. Which of the following statements is incorrect?

(a) Good governance index has been launched by Dept. of administrative reform and public grievances and Centre for Good governance.

(b) Tamil Nadu topped the SDG India index 2019.

(c) Global multi-dimensional poverty index is released by UNDP, the Oxford poverty and human development initiative.

(d) India lifted 271 million people out of poverty between 2006 and 2016, recording the fastest    reductions in the multidimensional poverty index values during the period. 

Q13. Which of the following statements is incorrect?

(a) DISHA Act is passed by Andhra Pradesh legislative assembly.

(b) South Asia Safety Summit was organized by the Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) and FACEBOOK.

(c) ’The World Population Prospects 2019’ report is published by the Population Division of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs.

(d) GOAL is a Google program in association with Union Ministry of Tribal Affair.

Q14. Which of the following statement is incorrect?

(a) The Global Migration Report 2020 is released by the UN-affiliated International Organization for Migration.

(b) The Population Division of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) released the International Migrant Stock 2019.

(c) The Chagos Archipelago is a disputed territory between Mauritius and USA.

(d) Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) is held in Vladivostok, Russia.

Q15. Project SURE is related to__

(a) Renewable energy

(b) Apparel industry

(c) Information Technology

(d) Food processing

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