Prelims 2134

Which of the following statements about ‘Sach-Gaurav' is correct? A. It is an educational program of Ministry of Defence that aims to teach students about service to nation by joining the armed forces. B. It is awareness program run by Supreme Court of India for legal aid . C. It is the first cloned Assamese … Continue reading Prelims 2134

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Prelims 4357

Which of the following statements about Nabakalebar festival is/are correct? 1. It is an ancient festival celebrated at the Jagannath Temple. 2. It is a quadrennial festival that is celebrated in the state of Odisha. 3. In this festival, the Idols of Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra, Subhadra and Sudarshan are replaced with new set of Idols. … Continue reading Prelims 4357

Prelims 2000

Tropic of Capricorn passes through which of the following countries?1. Peru2. Brazil3. South Africa4. AustraliaSelect the correct answer using the code given below:A.1, 2 and 3B.1, 2 and 4C.2, 3 and 4D.1, 3 and 4Explanation :The line passes through Chile, Argentina, Paraguay, Brazil, Namibia, Botswana,South Africa, Mozambique, Madagascar, Australia and French Polynesia, clipping New Caledonia, … Continue reading Prelims 2000

Prelims 326

Consider the following pairs: Committee Objective 1. Butler committee: to clarify the relationship between the British crown and the Princely states. 2. Hunter Committee: to involve more Indians in Civil Service 3. Hartog Committee: spreading English learning and female education in India Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched? A. 1 only B. … Continue reading Prelims 326

Prelims 308

In medieval India, 'muqaddams' and 'khuts' are used in context of: A. Commercial agent B. Decrees issued by the King C. Military officers D. Village headmen and landlords Explanation : Muqaddams referred to village headmen and khuts were smaller landlord who enjoyed a high standard of life than ordinary peasants during Sultanate period

Prelims 307

With reference to Chhau Dance, consider the following statements: 1. It is a dance practised mainly in Western India. 2. It is one of the performing-art forms on UNESCO's intangible heritage list. 3. Steps and techniques of Pari-khanda, a form of martial art, are used in Chhau. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? … Continue reading Prelims 307