NCERT, 5th December Quiz

Mitras IAS

1. Chabahar Port is associated with which of the following locations?


1. Gulf of Oman

2. Persian Gulf

3. Arabian Sea

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

A. 1 only.

B. 2 and 3 only.

C. 1 and 3 only

D. 1, 2 and 3

2. Consider the following statements about cyclones


1. The energy to the tropical cyclone comes from the latent heat released by the warm moist air.

2. With the increase in distance from the sea, the force of the cyclone decreases.



3. Cyclone Ochki originated as a result of depression in Arabian Sea.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A. 1 and 2 only

B. 2 and 3 Only

C. 1 and 3 only

D. 3 only

3. The Constitution of India provides for a single Integrated Judicial System. In this context, which of the following statements is/are correct?


1. District Court decides cases involving serious criminal offences.

2. Subordinate Courts considers cases of both civil and criminal nature.

3. Both High Court and Supreme Court have appellate jurisdiction

4. The Supreme Court is bound by its own decision and cannot review it.

5. Both High Court and Supreme Court have advisory jurisdiction

Select the correct code.

A. 1, 2 and 3 Only

B. 1, 3 and 5 Only

C. 2, 3, and 4 Only

D. All of the above

4. Consider following statements about Gold:


1. 24 karat gold is preferred for making jewellery as it is very soft.

2. It is alloyed with copper or silver to make it lustrous.

3. 22 karat means 22 parts of pure gold alloyed with 2 parts of either copper or silver.

Choose the right options:

A. 3 only

B. 1 and 3 only

C. 2 and 3 only

D. 1, 2 and 3 Only

5. Consider the following statements about bank deposits


1. 1. Time deposit account balances are usually considered money and form the greater part of the narrowly defined money supply of a country.

2. Fixed deposits, have a fixed period to maturity and are referred to as time deposits.

Which of the above is/are correct?

A. 1 Only

B. 2 only

C. Both

D. None

6. Consider the following statements:


1. Quantity of biomass in a higher trophic level is lesser than that of the immediate lower levels.

2. In the phenomena of plant succession, rate of succession is faster in secondary succession.

Which of the following is/are true?

A. Only 1

B. Only 2

C. Both

D. None

7. Which among the following correctly describes the term transhumance?

A. The process of migration from plain areas to pastures on mountains during summers and from mountains to plain
areas during winters.

B. The process of migration from rural areas to the urban areas for better employment opportunities.

C. The process of shift from primitive subsistence agriculture to extensive commercial grain cultivation with
development of technology.

D. None of the above

8. Which of the following is incorrectly matched?

A. Cocos plate : Between Central America and Pacific plate

B. Nazca plate : Between North America and Pacific plate

C. Arabian plate : Mostly the Saudi Arabian landmass

D. Philippine plate : Between the Asiatic and Pacific plate

9. Which among the following are correct statement of foot loose industries?


1. Foot loose industries can be located in a wide variety of places.

2. They are not dependent on any specific raw material,

3. Electronics and diamond industry are footloose industry

Choose the right option:

A. 1 and 2 only.

B. 1 and 3 only

C. 2 and 3 only

D. All of the above

10. Consider the following statements about the Sufi saints:

1. The Dargah of Shaikh Nizamuddin Auliya is located in Delhi.

2. The famous Dargah of Ajmer is the tomb of Shaikh Muinuddin Sijzi.

3. Both Shaikh Nizamuddin Auliya and Shaikh Muinuddin Sijzi belong to the Chisti silsila.

Which of the above is/are correct?

A. 1 and 2 Only

B. 1 and 3 Only

C. 2 and 3 Only

D. All the above




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