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Social Study Quiz for CTET Exam 2016

Social Study Quiz for CTET Exam 2016_30.1

Q1. Plantations, a type of commercial farming, require a large amount of –  
(a) Land and capital 
(b) Only capital 
(c) Land and labour 
(d) Labour and capital 
Q2. ‘Blackfoot Indian’ is a – 
(a) Plantation worker in Cuba 
(b) Migrant Indian in Canada 
(c) Disease prevalent in Nicobar Islands 
(d) Native tribe of North America 

Q3. Vultures in the Indian subcontinent started dying of kidney failure shortly after scavenging livestock treated with – 
(a) Ibuprofen 
(b) Aldrin 
(c) Diclofenac 
(d) Aspirin 

Q4. Wind actions create ‘Mushroom rocks’ which are usually found in – 
(a) Deserts 
(b) Tropical coastal areas 
(c) Hills 
(d) Plateaus 

Q5. As a consequence of the Revolt of 1857, which of the following was a change initiated by the British Parliament?
(a) A member of the British Cabinet was appointed Secretary of State for India 
(b) The land and property of prominent Hindu and Muslim citizens who supported the revolt were confiscated 
(c) Pathan and Sikh soldiers were banned from joining the British Indian Army 
(d) All ruling chiefs of the country were warned that military action would be taken against them if they support any rebellion 

Q6. In 1720, the British Government enacted a legislation called the Calico Act to – 
(a) Promote Calico industry in England 
(b) Produce Calico textiles in England 
(c) Ban the use of printed cotton textiles-Chintz-in England 
(d) Punish rebels from Calicut 

Q7. In nuclear power plants, electricity is generated through the process of –  
(a) Nuclear collision 
(b) Atomic vibrations 
(c) Nuclear fusion 
(d) Nuclear fission 

Q8.  Tanti, Momin and Devangs communities were engages in – 
(a) Wood works
(b) Pottery making 
(c) Leather works 
(d) Weaving 
Q9. Muhammad-Bin-Tughlaq shifted his capital from Delhi to Daulatabad – 
(a) To control his empire effectively as Daulatabad was centrally located 
(b) As he was not getting enough revenue from North India 
(c) To escape from Mongols 
(d) To punish Southern rulers 
Q10. The East India Company set up a factory in Bengal on the banks of Hugli in 1651 to – 
(a) Buy Indigo (Neel) from local farmers to send it to England 
(b) Establish a base from which the factors could operate 
(c) Manufacture cotton textiles for exporting to England 
(d) Buy spices for sending them to England