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Daily Prelim Quiz 17th April 2019

1) Consider the following statements:
1. Italian traveller Nicolo de Conti visited Vijaynagar empire during Krishna Deva Raya.
2. Srirangam copper plates provide the genealogy of Vijayanagar rulers.
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

 

2) With reference to which of the following it was said, “It made its proposals in May. It still wanted a united India. There was to be a Federal Union composed of British provinces.”
(a) Simon Commission
(b) Gandhi-Irwin Pact
(c) Cripps Mission
(d) Cabinet Mission

 

3) Consider the following statements:
1. The Chinese pilgrim Fahien visited India during the reign of Chandragupta II.
2. Hiuen Tsang visited India during the reign of Harsha.
3. Itsing refers to the donation of villages to Chinese Buddhists by his contemporary Pushyamitra Sunga.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
(a) 1 and 2 only
(b) 2 and3 only
(c) 1 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3

 

4) Which one of the following observations is not true about the Quit India Movement of 1942?
(a) It was not supported by Hindu Mahasabha
(b) Women played no role due to its violent nature
(c) There were no communal clashes during the movement
(d) Formation of parallel government were highlights of this movement

 

5) Appointment of Parliamentary Secretaries are discouraged and termed it as an unconstitutional practice by various courts, because
(a) it will lead to overlapping functions of different Ministers hindering the administration.
(b) there is ample number of Civil Servants for assistance.
(c) they perform primarily the functions of civil servants.
(d) legislators would be obliged to the executives.

 

6) Consider the following with respect to Prime Miniter’s Office:
1. The Prime Minister’s Office is headed by Cabinet Secretary.
2. The main function of Prime Minister’s Office is inter-Ministerial coordination and framing rules of business.
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




 

 

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