10000 Questions for Prelims 2020 | Prelims 2020 Marathon

Dear Friends,

Let is share and post / paste here questions of various test series . If we crowd source enough, we know that questions will come from here. There was a thread of crowd sourced questions in the past, where @wunwun @burger @pizza and all had contributed and that year we had many questions come from there. 


Let us start this initiative. Also please follow the convention followed last year by @neyawn Sir, let us number the questions in a serial number.


Here I am starting


#1Choose correct statements

1) M N Roy was the founder of Communism in India

2) M N Roy first mooted the idea of Constituent Assembly

3) Patel was the Chairman of Committee on negotiating with states

4) Nehru was the Chairman of Drafting Committee


Select correct

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 2 and 4 only

d) None of t

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#5)With reference to Markandeshwar temple, 

consider the following statements:

1. It is also known as the “Khajuraho of 

Vidarbha”.

2. It is situated on the banks of River 

Wainganga.

3. The temples belong to the Dravida 

group of temples of South India.

Which of the statements given above is/are 

correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

@Thinker yes, A is the crct answer

Explanation:

Statement 1 and 2 are correct:

Context:
Presently, the restoration work of Markandeshwar temple in Maharashtra(ASI) is going on. It is known as the “Khajuraho of Vidarbha” or ‘mini Khajuraho’  situated on the bank of River Wainganga in gadchiroli (dist).

Statement 3 is not correct: 

It belongs to the Nagara group of temples of North India.

Belongs to 9 to 12th centuries CE.

3 faiths = vaishnava + saiva + sakta.


#6) With reference to religious history of India, the terms “Yogachara” and “Madhyamaka” are associated with which of the following?

(a) Tantricism

(b) Shaktism

(c) Jainism

(d) Buddhism

#7) With reference to “Dhrupad genre” of Hindustani Classical Music, consider the following statements:

1. The genre has its roots in the devotional music traditionally performed in the Vaishnava temples of Northern India.

2. Its use was quite widespread during the reign of Akbar.

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

#8) Pizol, that is often seen in the news, refers to which of the following?

(a) A new antibiotic for superbugs

(b) An alpine glacier in Alps

(c) A new species found in Atlantic

(d) An ice lake formed in the Antarctica

#6) With reference to religious history of India, the terms “Yogachara” and “Madhyamaka” are associated with which of the following?

(a) Tantricism

(b) Shaktism

(c) Jainism

(d) Buddhism

d. Buddhism


#7) With reference to “Dhrupad genre” of Hindustani Classical Music, consider the following statements:

1. The genre has its roots in the devotional music traditionally performed in the Vaishnava temples of Northern India.

2. Its use was quite widespread during the reign of Akbar.

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

C.Both ?

#8) Pizol, that is often seen in the news, refers to which of the following?

(a) A new antibiotic for superbugs

(b) An alpine glacier in Alps

(c) A new species found in Atlantic

(d) An ice lake formed in the Antarctica

B. 

9.The first indian state to have its Human Development report prepared by Amartya kumar Sen in Delhi is ?

A.West Bengal

B.Kerala

C.Madhya pradesh

D.Andhra pradesh

#6) With reference to religious history of India, the terms “Yogachara” and “Madhyamaka” are associated with which of the following?

(a) Tantricism

(b) Shaktism

(c) Jainism

(d) Buddhism

d. Buddhism


Yes D is the crct answer.

Yogachara (idealistic school) and madhyamaka(provisional practical realism school) belongs to Mahayana Buddhism.

#7) With reference to “Dhrupad genre” of Hindustani Classical Music, consider the following statements:

1. The genre has its roots in the devotional music traditionally performed in the Vaishnava temples of Northern India.

2. Its use was quite widespread during the reign of Akbar.

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

C.Both ?

Yes C is the crct answer.

Dhrupad genre oldest vocal styles which is associated with both hindustani and carnatic music. it is mentioned in Natyashastra.

Dhrupad has its roots in devotional traditional music performed in vaishnava temples of northern India. But later it is migrated to secular environment.

The Golden Age of Dhrupad commenced when Emperor Akbar invited the legendary Miya Tansen to the imperial Court.During this time it reached zenith and spread far and wide from Delhi.

Ain-i-Akbari of abu fazl mentions Dhrupad.

#8) Pizol, that is often seen in the news, refers to which of the following?

(a) A new antibiotic for superbugs

(b) An alpine glacier in Alps

(c) A new species found in Atlantic

(d) An ice lake formed in the Antarctica

B. 

Yes b is crct answer.

Pizol is Swizz alpine glacier in Glarus Alps mountain, which is lost to Global warming.

People participated in its Funeral march to mark its disappearance.



9.The first indian state to have its Human Development report prepared by Amartya kumar Sen in Delhi is ?

A.West Bengal

B.Kerala

C.Madhya pradesh

D.Andhra pradesh

C)madhya pradesh?

The problem here is that , when you open it u have to scroll down each time.

Moreover people don't just answer by give some imp info regarding why the other options are wrong or some basic stuff related to these type of question which many might miss in reading their sources. 

Sorry for this interruption as this is not a blog but thought it's important to mention it

@piyushraipure2007210 yes agree but lets start doing it,we eventually modify it.
If u have any thoughts pls share.


#10)With which of the following temples, the unique feature of “SaReGaMa Pillars” or "Musical pillars” is associated?

(a) Temples of Mahabalipuram

(b) Vijaya Vittala Temple

(c) Hoysaleswara Temple

(d) Hazara Rama Temple

#11)With reference to the Bhitargaon Temple, 

consider the following statements:

1. The temple at Bhitargaon was among several Mauryan period temples.

2. The temple has a tall pyramidical spire above the inner sanctum.

3. The walls of the temple are decorated with terracotta sculptures of God and Goddesses like Shiva, Parvati etc.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 2 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

#12)Consider the following pairs:

Mauryan Pillars Capital figures

1. Lauriya — Horse Nandangarh Pillar

2. Sarnath Pillar — Lion

3. Rampurva Pillar — Bull

4. Sankisa Pillar — Elephant

Which of the given pair are correctly matched?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 4 only

(c) 1, 3 and 4 only

(d) 2, 3 and 4 only

#13)Which of the following statements depict the effect of modern agriculture on environment?

1. Micro-nutrients imbalance due to the usage of chemical fertilizers.

2. Species which are not targeted are also killed or injured.

3. Fertilized fields increase the level of Oxygen in atmosphere due to photosynthesis.

Select the correct answer using the code given 

below:

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 2 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

#14)Johannesburg Declaration,2002 is concerned with which of the following?

(a) Disaster management cooperation among UN nations. 

(b) Climate change directives for the developed world. 

(c) Sustainable development agenda by the UN. 

(d) Cooperation on energy efficient grids among African nations.

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