NCERT Quiz, 6th December



1. Consider following statements:

1. Lacoliths – A large body of magmatic material that cools in the deeper depth of the crust develops in the form of large domes.

2. Batholiths – These are large dome-shaped intrusive bodies with a level base and connected by a pipe-like conduit from below

Which of the above is/are correct?

A. 1 Only

B. 2 Only

C. Both

D. None

2. Suez canal connects which of the following water bodies?

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A. Atlantic ocean and Pacific ocean

B. Red Sea and Mediterranean Sea

C. Baltic Sea and Mediterranean Sea

D. Atlantic ocean and Red Sea

3. Subsidiary Alliance was a system devised by Lord Wellesley in 1798. Consider the following terms and conditions of the system:

1. The British would be responsible for protecting their ally from both the external as well as internal threats to their power.

2. The ally could not enter into agreements with other rulers or engage in warfare.

3. The British would assist the ally in maintaining an armed contingent.

Select the correct code.

A. 3 Only

B. 1 and 2 Only

C. 2 and 3 Only

D. None

4. Consider following statements :

1. The influence of bordering communities on each other is known as the edge effect in environmental science.

2. The edges are different to the interior of the fragment in climate, soil environment and species composition.

Which of these is/are true?

A. Only 1

B. Only 2

C. Both

D. None

5. Which of the following is implied by Advisory jurisdiction of the Supreme Court?

1. The President of India can refer any matter that is of public importance or that which involves interpretation of Constitution to Supreme Court for advice.

2. The advice of Supreme Court is binding on the President.

3. This jurisdiction of the Supreme Court may prevent unnecessary litigations.

4. The President is not bound to accept such an advice.

Select the correct code.

A. 2 and 3 Only

B. 1 and 4 Only

C. 1, 3 and 4 Only

D. 1, 2, 3 and 4

6. Consider the following about Virashaivism in Karnataka:

1. Basavanna founded Virashaivism as a separate caste within Hinduism.

2. Virashaivism allowed widow remarriage.

3. Lingayats believe in rebirth after death. So they practise funerary rites such as cremation.

Which of the following is/are correct?

A. 1 Only

B. 2 Only

C. 2 and 3 Only

D. 1 and 3 Only

7. Which among these are used as an indicator ?

1. Red Cabbage

2. Turmeric

3. Colored petals of some flowers.

4. Lichen

Choose the right option:

A. 1 and 2 only

B. 1, 2 , 3 and 4 only

C. 1,2 and 3 only

D. 2 and 3 only

8. Consider the following statements with reference to earthquake waves

1. Body waves are generated due to the release of energy at the focus and move in all directions travelling through the body of the earth.

2. The body waves interact with the surface rocks and generate new set of waves called surface waves.

3. The denser the material, the lower is the velocity of these waves.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A. 1 and 3 Only

B. 2 and 3 Only

C. 1 and 2 Only

D. All Three

9. With reference to a fresh water lake, consider the following characteristics:

1. Richness in nutrients

2. Rapid turnover of phytoplankton

3. Depletion of dissolved oxygen and nitrogen

4. Increase in zooplankton levels

Which of the following is/are observed in a lake after its Eutrophication?

A. 1 and 2 only.

B. All of the above

C. 1 and 3 only

D. 2 and 4 only

10. With reference to the inflation, consider the following statements:

1. Monthly combined Consumer Price Index (CPI) is now taken as the measure of headline inflation in India.

2. RBI uses the same to formulate its monetary policy.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A. 1 only.

B. 2 only.

C. Both 1 and 2

D. Neither 1 nor 2