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CTET/ UPTET 2019 Exam – Social Science Questions | 24th September 2019

CTET/ UPTET 2019 Exam – Social Science Questions | 24th September 2019_30.1

CTET/ UPTET 2019 Exam – Social Science Questions
Dear Readers, Everything that studies our society and the way we interact with each other in it, is a Social Science.This section NOT ONLY comes CTET Exam but also come in other TET Exam also i.e UPTET Exam DSSSB Exam etc. So, we will provide you the questions which will help you in preparing for Exam.

Q1. Which of the following is not a mineral?
(a) Graphite in pencil
(b) Water used for cooking
(c) Gold and silver in jewelry
(d) Mica used for insulation

Q2. In nuclear power plants, electricity is generated through the process of
(a) atomic vibrations
(b) nuclear fusion
(c) nuclear fission
(d) nuclear collision

Q3. Vultures in the Indian subcontinent started dying of kidney failure shortly after scavenging livestock treated with
(a) Aldrin
(b) diclofenac
(c) aspirin
(d) ibuprofen

Q4. The soil formed by the deposition of silt brought down by rivers is
(a) Alluvial soil
(b) red soil
(c) black soil
(d) pod soil

Q5. The first oil well in India was dug at
(a) Bombay high
(b) Naharkatiya
(c) Moran
(d) Digboi

Q6. The term ‘population distribution’ refers to which of the following?
(a) The number of people who die in relation to the number of people born in a specified area
(b) The vocations of the people living in a specified area
(c) How the population in a specified area changes over time
(d) The way in which people are spread across a given area

Q7. Which of the following is not a characteristic of minerals?
(a) They are inexhaustible
(b) Their distribution is uneven
(c) They are created by natural processes
(d) They have a definite chemical composition

Q8. The Appalachian coalfields are located in which country?
(a) German
(b) Brazil
(c) China
(d) United States of America

Q9. Which country is the highest producer of wool?
(a) United States of America
(b) Australia
(c) New Zealand
(d) Russia

Q10. Wood pulp used in making paper is sourced from which of the following forested regions of the world?
(a) Coniferous forest region
(b) Deciduous forest region
(c) Equatorial forest region
(d) Mediterranean region


S1. Ans.(b)
Water is not mineral.

S2. Ans.(c)
Nuclear energy originates from the splitting of uranium atoms – a process called fission.

S3. Ans.(b)
 India’s introduction of diclofenac in the 1990s proved immediately calamitous to the country’s vultures. One species, the Indian white-rumped vulture declined by 99.9 percent.

S4. Ans.(a)
The soil formed by the deposition of silt brought by rivers is alluvial soil. Alluvial soil is the main and important soil that spreads across the river plains.

S5. Ans.(d)
Digboi has the oldest oil well in operation.

S6. Ans.(d)
Population distribution means the way in which people are spread across a given area.

S7. Ans.(a)
They are inexhaustible is the wrong statement about minerals.

S8. Ans.(d)
Appalachian is a cultural region in the Eastern United States that stretches from the Southern Tier of New York to northern Alabama and Georgia.

S9. Ans.(b)
Australia is the highest wool producing country in the world. It is responsible for the production of 25% of the world’s wool.

S10. Ans.(a)
Most paper pulp is made from trees mainly fast-growing, evergreen conifers (coniferous forest region), though it can also be made from bamboo, cotton, hemp, jute, and a wide range of other plant materials.

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