RAS Basket of Questions: 05

 

RAS Basket Of Questions — 05

This Week’s Topics (Both Static+Dynamic)

Rajasthan

Culture&Heritage of Rajasthan — ‘Folk Dances of Rajasthan’

Current Affairs — (June-Aug 2017) — 2nd Part

India+World Miscell

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

 

 

All The Best!!!

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Ques.1 ‘Nikhil Soni v/s Union of India’ case of Rajasthan High Court was related to ……………..

  1. Talaq-e-Biddat
  2. Sallekhana
  3. Ullambana
  4. Kambala 

Ques.2 Which of the following statements are correct?

  1. Ashok Dalwai committee was constituted for doubling farmers’ income by 2022.
  2. Vinay Sheel Oberoi Committee was constituted for curbing cyber crime.

Options:

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

 

Ques.3 Consider the following statements regarding Walar Folk Dance. Which of them are correct?

  1. It is performed by Women from Sahariya Community.
  2. It is performed on the occasion of Gangaur & Teej Festivals.

Options:

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

 

Ques.4 Consider the following statements regarding ‘EBLM J0555-57 Ab’. Which of them are correct?

  1. It is the smallest star in the universe.
  2. It is discovered by scientists from University of Cambridge, UK.

Options:

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

  

Ques.5 Match the following

Type of Vitriol              IUPAC Name

  1. Blue Vitriol               A. Copper (II) Sulfate
  2. White Vitriol             B. Zinc Sulfate
  3. Green Vitriol             C. Iron (II) Sulfate

Options:

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

  

Ques.6 Match the following ‘New Year Celebrations’ with the ‘States Related’.

New Year Celebrations         States Related

  1. Vishu                                   1. Gujarat
  2. Losoong                                 2. Sikkim
  3. Bestu Varas                           3. Kerela
  4. Rongali Bihu                          4. Assam

Options:

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

  

Ques.7

Assertion — Index of Industrial Production (IIP) for India is a composite indicator, measuring long-term changes relating to volume of industrial production.

Reason — It is published monthly by the Central Statistical Organisation (CSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation.

  1. Both A and R are correct, R is correct explanation of A.
  2. Both A and R are correct, R is NOT correct explanation of A.
  3. A is correct, R is wrong.
  4. A is wrong, R is correct.

 

 

Ques.8 Consider the following statements regarding Central Vigilance Commission. Which of them are correct?

  1. It is a statutory body since its inception in 1964.
  2. Its creation was based on the recommendations of Shri Santhanam Committee.

Options:

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

 

Ques.9 Central Vigilance Commissioner is appointed by the President on recommendation of a Committee. In relation to that Committee, choose the odd one out.

  1. Prime Minister
  2. Home Minister
  3. Speaker of Lok Sabha
  4. Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha

 

Ques.10 Consider the following statements regarding ‘International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking’. Which of them are incorrect?

  1. It is observed annually on June 26.
  2. Theme for 2018 is “Listen First – Listening to children and youth is the first step to help them grow healthy and safe”.

Options:

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

 

Ques.11 Consider the following statements regarding Bhavai Folk Dance. Which of them are not correct?

  1. It is not performed by men.
  2. It is performed on the occasion of Marriages.

Options:

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

 

Ques.12 Under Indian Constitution’s Article …………… , President can nominate 12 members to the Rajya Sabha.

  1. Article 80
  2. Article 53
  3. Article 76
  4. Article 122

  

Ques.13 Consider the following statements regarding recent appointments in Rajasthan. Which of them are incorrect?

  1. Indushekhar Tatpurush is appointed as the Chairman of Rajasthan Sahitya Academy.
  2. Prem Singh Mehra is appointed as the State Election Commissioner.

Options:

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

 

Ques.14 Which of the following statements are correct?

  1. Rajasthan will have India’s 1st Blackbuck Conservation Reserve.
  2. Kerela have India’s 1st Coastal Policing Academy.

Options:

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

  

Ques.15 Bhanuji of Jaipur Gharana was pioneer of ……………… dance.

  1. Kathakali
  2. Kathak
  3. Bharatnatyam
  4. Kalbelia

 

 

Ques.16 Abhijeet Gupta from Rajasthan is associated with which sport?

  1. Chess
  2. Badminton
  3. Javelin Throw
  4. Shooting

 

 

Ques.17 Match the following

Famous Persons                       Folk Dances (They Are Related To)

  1. Falku Bai                           1. Bhavai
  2. Shanti Devi                       2. Chakri
  3. Krishna Vyas Chhangani     3. Chari

Options:

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

 

Ques.18 Terah Taali Folk Dance is performed in honor of …………… .

  1. Pabuji
  2. Tejaji
  3. DevNarayan Ji
  4. Baba Ramdeo

 

 

Ques.19 Match the following ‘Cultivation Arena’ with what its ‘Related To’.

Cultivation Arena                     Related To

  1. ApiCulture                                  1. Grapes
  2. OleriCulture                                 2. Bee-Keeping
  3. ArboriCulture                               3. Trees
  4. VitiCulture                                   4. Vegetables

Options:

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

  

Ques.20 Which of the following Folk Dances is not performed by Women?

  1. Walar
  2. Terah Tali
  3. Kachi Ghodi
  4. Kalbelia

 

Ques.21 ‘I am not afraid of English’ campaign has been launched by …………

  1. Rajasthan
  2. Haryana
  3. Madhya Pradesh
  4. Karnataka

 

 

Ques.22 ‘AmbuSens’ technology is developed by ……………

  1. AIIMS, Delhi
  2. AIIMS, Jodhpur
  3. IIT, Delhi
  4. IIT, Kharagpur

 

Ques.23 Consider the following statements regarding ‘KalamSat’. Which of them are correct?

  1. It is the world’s lightest satellite, with weight of 64gms.
  2. It has been designed by Rifath Sharook, an 18-year boy from Tamil Nadu.

Options:

  1. It has been launched by ISRO.
  2. Only 1 and 2
  3. Only 2 and 3
  4. Only 1 and 3
  5. All are correct

 

Ques.24 Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), is being developed by …………..

  1. European Space Agency
  2. NASA
  3. ISRO
  4. China National Space Administration

 

 

Ques.25 ‘Saraswati’ supercluster of galaxies is located in direction of ……………… constellation.

  1. Pisces
  2. Saggitarius
  3. Orion
  4. Libra

  

Ques.26 Chetan Cheetah, CRPF Commandant from Rajasthan has been recommended for ……………………

  1. Param Vir Chakra
  2. Shaurya Chakra
  3. Kirti Chakra
  4. Ashok Chakra

 

 

Ques.27 Consider the following statements regarding Rajasthan Cricket Association. Which of them are correct?

  1. Its President is Sh. Ashok Jain.
  2. It was founded in the year 1956.

Options:

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

 

Ques.28

  1. UNESCO Asia Pacific Award of Merit 2017 for Cultural Heritage Conservation Programme was won by ……………… Temple.
  2. It is the first temple from ………………… to win the prize from the UN body.

Options:

  1. Sri Subramanya Swami Temple, Tamil Nadu
  2. Sri Subramanya Swami Temple, Kerela
  3. Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Tamil Nadu
  4. Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Kerela 

Ques.29 Kachi Ghodi Folk Dance is performed in ………….. region.

  1. Dhundhar
  2. Shekhawati
  3. Vagad
  4. Hadoti

Ques.30 Consider the following statements regarding Anti-Defection Law in India. Which of them are not correct?

  1. It is mentioned in 10th Schedule of the Constitution.
  2. It was introduced by 52ndAmendment to the Constitution.
  3. It’s introduction was under Shri V.P. Singh’s tenure as Prime Minister.

Options:

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

Answer Key

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