Q1. Eighth schedule of the Indian constitution deals with the official Indian languages. Which of the following languages is/are included in this schedule at present?

  1. Tulu
  2. Bhojpuri
  3. Sanskrit

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

 

Q2. ‘NetSCoFaN’, recently seen in the news, is primarily related to

(a) The food safety and nutrition

(b) Reducing global warming

(c) Rehabilitation of endangered animals

(d) Reducing number of TB cases

 

Q3. Consider the following statements:

1.ISRO recently launched Indian Data Relay Satellite System(IDRSS) to track Indian satellites, in low-earth orbits.

  1. IDRSS is only one of its kind in the global space industry.

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

 

Q4. Consider the following pairs:

    Festival  State

  1. Zo Kutpui - Mizoram
  2. Losar - Ladakh
  3. Bali Jatra - Uttarakhand

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

 (a) 1 only

 (b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Option B is correct.

 

Q5. With reference to cultural History of India, Consider the following statements:

1.Battle of Samugarh was fought between the princes Aurangzeb and his elder brother Dara Shikoh in a contest for the throne. 

 2.The marble dome Bibi Ka Maqbara, which is also known as the ‘Taj of the Deccan’, was commissioned by Emperor Aurangzeb in the memory of his wife.

 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

Statement 1 is correct. Battle of Samugarh was fought between the princes Aurangzeb and his elder brother Dara Shikoh in a contest for the throne. 

 Statement 2 is correct. The marble domes of Bibi Ka Maqbara, which is also known as the ‘Taj of the Deccan’, was commissioned by Emperor Aurangzeb in the memory of his wife.

 

Ques  Ans

1-(c)

2-(a)

3-(d)

4-(b)

5-(c)

Mains Ques:

  1. Discuss the impact of recent US and Iran escalations in the middle-east on the geopolitics of the world with emphasis on effects it has on India.