RAS Basket of Questions – Basket 02

RAS Basket Of Questions — 02

This Week Topics

Rajasthan (Static+Dynamic) Modern Rajasthan History + Current Affairs (April-May 2017) Based on RajRAS Material

(Part-2)

  1. British Treaty with Rajputana States
  2. Administration of Rajasthan under British Rule
  3. Land Revenue System in Rajasthan during British
  4. Current Affairs (April-May 2017)

 

India + World Miscell Based on Your General Knowledge

 

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—> Take a separate piece of paper and note down your answers (without looking in any reference material)

 

 

Ques.1

Assertion — Lord Hastings (1813-1823) allied with Rajputana States to curb the menace of Marathas and Pindaris

Reason — It was to secure autonomy of Rajputana States

  1. Both A and R are correct, R is correct reason of A
  2. Both A and R are correct, R is not correct reason of A
  3. A is wrong, R is correct
  4. A is correct, R is wrong

 

Ques.2 Consider the following statements regarding Global Environment Facility. Which of them are incorrect?

  1. GEF was established during ‘Rio+20 Earth summit’.
  2. ‘Minamata Convention on Mercury’ uses GEF as its financial mechanism.

Options:

  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

 

Ques.3 Consider the following statements regarding Mallinath Fair. Which of them are correct?

  1. Year 2017 witnessed craze for bulls instead of camels
  2. It took place in Tilwara village in Barmer.

Options:

  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Both
  4. None

 

 

Ques.4 Match the following with regard to British-Rajputana States Treaty.

State                 Treaty Year

  1. Jaipur             A. 1817
  2. Jaisalmer         B. 1818
  3. Kota               C. 1819

Options:

  1. 1-A, 2-B, 3-C
  2. 1-B, 2-C, 3-A
  3. 1-A, 2-C, 3-B
  4. 1-C, 2-A, 3-B

 

 

Ques.5 Consider the following statements regarding European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN). Which of them are incorrect?

  1. CERN operates largest particle physics laboratory in the world.
  2. Both India and Pakistan are its associate members

Options:

  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

 

 

Ques.6 Assertion — Ajmer-Merwara province was administered by Chief Commissioner.

Reason — The native ruler appoints Chief Commissioner as their political agent in the provinces.

  1. Both A and R are correct, R is correct reason of A
  2. Both A and R are correct, R is not correct reason of A
  3. A is wrong, R is correct
  4. A is correct, R is wrong

 

 

Ques.7 Project Brainwave has been launched by ……

  1. Amazon
  2. Facebook
  3. Microsoft
  4. Alibaba

 

 

Ques.8 Consider the following statements regarding British-Bharatpur Treaty of 1803. Which of them are correct?

  1. It was signed between Maharaja Ranjeet Singh and Lord Lake.
  2. It was the basis of administration of Bharatpur region till 1858.

Options:

  1. Only 1
  2. Both 1 and 2
  3. Only 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

 

 

Ques.9 Which of the following statements are correct?

  1. Rajasthan stands at 3rd position on account of crude oil production in India
  2. Both ONGC and Cairn India have oilfields in Rajasthan

Options:

  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. None
  4. Both

 

 

Ques.10 Consider the following statements regarding Treaty of Princely States with British. Which of them are incorrect?

  1. British was responsible for Princely State’s External Affairs
  2. British can never interfere in Princely State’s Internal Affairs
  3. Princely State was responsible for their own External Affairs
  4. British can interfere in Princely State’s Internal Affairs when required so

Options:

  1. Only 1 and 4
  2. Only 2 and 3
  3. Only 1 and 2
  4. Only 3 and 4

 

 

Ques.11 Choose the odd one out.

  1. Ryotwari
  2. Inam
  3. Subegujars
  4. Bhumias

 

 

Ques.12 Consider the following statements regarding Rajputana Agency. Which of them are correct?

  1. Alwar Agency includes Alwar and Bikaner States
  2. Western Rajputana States Residency includes Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and Sirohi

Options:

  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

 

 

Ques.13 Under the British Administration, Districts were more closely related to ……..

  1. Tehsil
  2. Gram Panchayat
  3. Pargana
  4. Block

 

 

Ques.14 2018 National Games will be held in

  1. Rajasthan
  2. Goa
  3. Meghalaya
  4. New Delhi

 

 

Ques.15 Consider the following statements regarding Land Revenue System in Rajasthan by Britishers. Which of them are incorrect?

  1. A new land revenue system was introduced by British after 1857 Revolution.
  2. Along with revenue increment, it included the provisions for the betterment of peasants

Options:

  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

 

Ques.16

  1. Overall, Khalsa lands were …………. than Jagir Lands.
  2. In Alwar, Khalsa lands ……… than Jagir Lands.

Options:

  1. less, more
  2. more, less
  3. more, more
  4. less, less

 

Ques.17 Which area in Rajasthan is mooted as Information Technology Investment Region (ITIR) ?

  1. Bundi-Kota
  2. Sikar-Jhunjhunu
  3. Jaipur-Alwar-Dausa
  4. Jodhpur-Pali 

Ques.18 Consider the following statements regarding Khalsa Lands. Which of them are correct?

  1. The term of peasants under Ryotwari System was perpetual.
  2. The occupancy rights under Biswadari System was based on bidding process.
  3. Ijara System started to wither after 1919.

Options:

  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. All are correct
  4. Only 3

 

Ques.19 Bhadla Solar Park is located in ……….

  1. Jaisalmer
  2. Barmer
  3. Bikaner
  4. Jodhpur

 

Ques.20 Escort of Treasuries was performed by

  1. Subegujars
  2. Pahi Kashats
  3. Bhumias
  4. Jagirdars

 

Ques.21 Choose the odd one out.

  1. Bapidars
  2. Muamla
  3. Pahi Kashats
  4. Ijara

  

Ques.22 Consider the following statements regarding Batai System. Which of them are correct?

  1. In Jagir lands, Batai System continued till 1949
  2. In Khalsa lands, Batai System was replaced by Jama System

Options:

  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. None
  4. Both

  

Ques.23

Assertion — Production Cess was charged on Opium

Reason — Opium was a commercial crop

  1. Both A and R are correct, R is correct reason of A
  2. Both A and R are correct, R is not correct reason of A
  3. A is wrong, R is correct
  4. A is correct, R is wrong

 

Ques.24 With which company Rajasthan Govt collaborated for setting up 9MT Refinery in Barmer?

  1. ONGC
  2. BP
  3. HPCL
  4. OIL

  

Ques.25 Which of the following statements are incorrect?

  1. Newly appointed Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court was previously Kerela HC Justice
  2. The 1st Chief Justice of Rajasthan HC was Kamala Kant Verma

Options:

  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. None
  4. Both

 

Ques.26 Pod-Taxi that will connect Ajmer Railway Station and Ajmer Dargah is a ………………

  1. underground transit system
  2. overhead transit system
  3. metro-rail transit system
  4. road transit system

 

Ques.27 Who became the BSF’s 1st Woman Field Officer?

  1. Mohana Singh
  2. Tanushree Pareek
  3. Bhawana Kanth
  4. Avani Chaturvedi

 

Ques.28 Nobel Prize in Medicine is awarded to the discovery related to ……….

  1. Vaccination
  2. TB Treatment
  3. Nano Medicine
  4. Circadian Rhythm

  

Ques.29 Which of the following villages participated in referendum related to closure of liquor shops?

  1. Sindolai
  2. Sardarpura
  3. Moreda
  4. Rojda
  5. Dhakpuri

Options

  1. Only 3,4,5
  2. Only 1,2,4,5
  3. Only 1,2,4
  4. All of them

 

Ques.30

Assertion — The occurence of peasant movements was more in Jagir than Khalsa lands

Reason — The absence of rule of law on jagirs made condition of peasants miserable

  1. Both A and R are correct, R is correct reason of A
  2. Both A and R are correct, R is not correct reason of A
  3. A is wrong, R is correct
  4. A is correct, R is wrong

 


 Answer Key

Question Number Answer Question Number Answer
Q1 d Q16 a
Q2 a Q17 d
Q3 b Q18 d
Q4 b Q19 d
Q5 d Q20 c
Q6 d Q21 b
Q7 c Q22 d
Q8 a Q23 a
Q9 b Q24 c
Q10 b Q25 a
Q11 a Q26 b
Q12 b Q27 b
Q13 c Q28 d
Q14 b Q29 c
Q15 c Q30 a