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NCERT Quiz, 10th December


(1)Arrange these landforms found in India from North to South.

         1. Aravali range

         2. Vindhya range

         3. Satpura range

         4. Godavari river

         5. Krishna river

Choose the correct order from the codes given below:

a) 1,2,3,4,5

b) 2,1,3,4,5

c) 1,3,2,5,4

d) 1,2,3,5,4


(2)Consider the following statements:

        1. No Women had the right to vote in elections in India before Independence.

        2. The first Woman suffrage movement in India dates back to the immediate aftermath of the Revolt of 1857.

Which of these is/are true?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) None


(3)Consider the following statements about rural administration:

        1. Each state has its own set of laws regarding Panchayats.

        2. The District or Zila Panchayat plays a role in the sanctioning of money to Gram Panchayats.

        3. Panchayat secretary, who assists the Panchayat, is chosen by the Sarpanch.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 3

d) None of the above


(4) India’s foreign exchange reserve is an important mechanism against managing external shocks. It consists of

a) Gold, SDR and Dollar only

b) SDR and foreign currency only

c) Gold, SDR and foreign currencies

d) Gold and foreign currencies only


(5) Mosses and Lichens can be found in which of the following?

a) Tundra vegetation

b) Tropical evergreen forests

c) Desertic vegetation

d) Temperate evergreen forests


(6) In the J

a) Zamindars paid small daily allowance and diet money to artisans

 b) Zamindars paid farmers daily wages

c) Zamindars mistreated and misused lower caste people

d) None of the above


(7) Cash grants-in-aid from foreign countries and international organisations are included in

a) Non-tax revenue receipts

b) Capital receipts

c) External borrowings of Government

d) Corporate Social responsibility


(8)Consider the following statements:

       Assertion (A): The coastlines of Atlantic ocean provides ideal location for natural harbours and ports.

       Reason   (R): The coastlines of Atlantic ocean are highly indented and irregular.

In the context of the statements above, which of these is correct?

a. Both A and R are correct and R is a correct explanation for A.

b. Both A and R are correct and R is NOT a correct explanation for A.

c.  A is correct but R is incorrect.

d.  A is incorrect but R is correct.


(9)Nyaya Panchayats have been setup in some of the states in India. Their jurisdiction extends to

a) Petty civil and criminal cases both

b) Petty civil cases only

c) All local civil cases

d) Petty criminal cases only


10. Consider the following statements with reference to genetic diversity

      1. Humans differ in height, color and physical appearance because of genetic diversity

      2. Genetic diversity refers to the variation of genes within species

      3. Genetic diversity is essential for a healthy breeding of population of species.


Which of the above statements is/are correct?

a. 1 and 2 Only

b. 2 and 3 Only

c. 3 Only

d. All Three;

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