Daily UPSC MCQs

3RD FEBRUARY ,2021 : DAILY 10.30 A.M UPSC PRELIMS(10 QUESTIONS) MCQs

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1. With reference to the history of India, consider the following pairs:

  1. Aurang In-charge of the treasury of the State
  2. Banian Indian agent of the East India Company
  3. Mirasidar Designated revenue payer to the State

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

 
 
 
 

2. With reference to the religious history of India, consider the following statements:

  1. Sthaviravadins belong to Mahayana
  2. Lokottaravadin sect was an offshoot of the Mahasanghika sect of
  3. The deification of Buddha by Mahasanghikas fostered the Mahayana

Which of the statements given above are correct?

 
 
 
 

3. Which of the following statements correctly explain the impact of Industrial Revolution on India during the first half of the nineteenth century?

 

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following events in the history of India:

  1. Rise of Pratiharas under King Bhoja
  2. Establishment of Pallava power under Mahendravarman – I
  3. Establishment of Chola Parantaka – I
  4. Pala dynasty founded by Gopala

What is the correct chronological order of the above events, starting from the earliest time?

 
 
 
 

5. Which of the following phrases defines the nature of the ‘Hundi’ generally referred to in the sources of the post-Harsha period?

 

 
 
 
 

6. With reference to the book “Desher Katha” written by Sakharam Ganesh Deuskar during the freedom struggle, consider the following statements:

  1. It warned against the Colonial State hypnotic conquest of the
  2. It inspired the performance of swadeshi street plays and folk
  3. The use of ‘desh’ by Deuskar was in the specific context of the region of

Which of the statements given above are correct?

 
 
 
 

7. The Gandhi-Irwin Pact included which of the following?

  1. Invitation to Congress to participate in the Round Table Conference
  2. Withdrawal of Ordinances promulgated in connection with the Civil Disobedience Movement
  3. Acceptance of Gandhi’s suggestion for inquiry into police excesses
  4. Release of only those prisoners who were not charged with violence

Select the correct answer using the code given below

 
 
 
 

8. The Vital-Vidhvansak, the first monthly journal to have the untouchable people as its target audience was published by

 
 
 
 

9. With reference to the history of India, the terms “kulyavapa” and “dronavapa” denote

 
 
 
 

10. Who among the following rulers advised his subjects through this inscription?

“Whosoever praises his religious sect or blames other sects out of excessive devotion to his own sect, with the view of glorifying his own sect, he rather injures his own sect very severely.”

 
 
 
 

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