Q35. Which of the following functions in plants is/are done through transpiration?

1. supplies water for photosynthesis. 2. transports minerals from the soil to all parts of the plant. 3. maintains the shape and structure of the plants by keeping cells turgid. Select the correct answer using the code given below: A. 1 only B. 1 and 2 only C. 2 and 3 only D. 1, 2Continue reading “Q35. Which of the following functions in plants is/are done through transpiration?”

Q33. Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about Tawarikh?

1. These are the “histories”, written in Persian language. 2. The authors of Tawarikh were learned men who were secretaries, administrators, poets and courtiers. 3. These authors advised rulers on the need to preserve an “ideal” social order based on birth right and gender distinctions. Select the correct answer using the code given below: A.Continue reading “Q33. Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about Tawarikh?”

Q32. Consider the following statements regarding the Speaker of the Lok Sabha:

1. He prorogues the House in the absence of quorum. 2. He presides over a joint sitting of the Houses, addressed by the President. 3. He decides whether a bill is a Money bill or not and his decision in this regard is final. 4. He never votes in the House, to maintain his impartiality.Continue reading “Q32. Consider the following statements regarding the Speaker of the Lok Sabha:”

Prelims- Q30. Consider the following statements:

Q30. Consider the following statements: 1. The image formed by a plane mirror is always virtual and erect. 2. An image formed by a convex mirror is always virtual, erect and diminished. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? A. 1 only B. 2 only C. Both 1 and 2 D. Neither 1 norContinue reading “Prelims- Q30. Consider the following statements:”

Q32. Consider the following statements regarding the Speaker of the Lok Sabha:

Q32. Consider the following statements regarding the Speaker of the Lok Sabha: 1. He prorogues the House in the absence of quorum. 2. He presides over a joint sitting of the Houses, addressed by the President. 3. He decides whether a bill is a Money bill or not and his decision in this regard isContinue reading “Q32. Consider the following statements regarding the Speaker of the Lok Sabha:”

Quiz-Q31. With reference to the features of a perfectly competitive market, consider the following statements:

Q31. With reference to the features of a perfectly competitive market, consider the following statements: 1. All firms in the market produce certain heterogeneous goods/services. 2. In such a market buyers must accept the prevailing prices but the sellers have the freedom to influence the prices. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? A.Continue reading “Quiz-Q31. With reference to the features of a perfectly competitive market, consider the following statements:”

Quiz- Q26. Which of the following statements regarding Mughal Architecture is/are correct?

Q26. Which of the following statements regarding Mughal Architecture is/are correct? 1. The Chahar Bagh system in the Mughal Architecture was first introduced by Babur in India. 2. The Pishtaq or Central Towering Dome became one of the most important aspects of Mughal Architecture. 3. Humayun’s Tomb was built in the tradition known as ‘HashtBihisht’.Continue reading “Quiz- Q26. Which of the following statements regarding Mughal Architecture is/are correct?”

Q21. Which of the following embellishments have been used for the interior and exterior surfaces of Taj Mahal?

Q21. Which of the following embellishments have been used for the interior and exterior surfaces of Taj Mahal? 1. Stone carvings in high and low relief on the walls. 2. Delicate carving of marble into jalis and graceful volute 3. Creation of arabesques with pietra dura 4. Art of calligraphy with the inlay of jasperContinue reading “Q21. Which of the following embellishments have been used for the interior and exterior surfaces of Taj Mahal?”

Q22. Which of the following are the features of Parliamentary Form of Government?

Q22. Which of the following are the features of Parliamentary Form of Government? 1. Presence of nominal and real executives 2. Membership of Ministers in the Legislature 3. Leadership of the Prime Minister or the Chief Minister 4. Fixed tenure of the Legislature Select the correct answer using the code given below: A. 1, 2Continue reading “Q22. Which of the following are the features of Parliamentary Form of Government?”