April 23, 2024
Which of the following personalities has called India as an ‘Ethnological Museum’?
  • (A) Alexander Cunningham
  • (B) V.A Smith
  • (C) George Nathaniel Curzon
  • (D) V.S. Wakankar
Consider the following statements:
1. The positive discrimination and affirmative actions helped the Indian Government in safeguarding the rights of minorities.
2. The feeling of superiority of particular class, religion, caste has always led to enrichment of diversity in India.
3. The Unity in Diversity in India is a result of existence of tolerant society due to its historical background.
Choose the correct answer:
  • (A) 1 and 2 only
  • (B) 2 and 3 only
  • (C) 1 and 3 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
Arrange the following languages from highest speakers to the lowest speakers in accordance with 2011 census.
1. Hindi
2. Bengali
3. Marathi
4. Telugu
5. Tamil
Codes:
  • (A) 1, 2, 3, 5, 4
  • (B) 1. 2, 5, 4, 3
  • (C) 1, 2, 4, 5, 3
  • (D) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Which of the following statements are incorrect?
1. The Equality of Status and of opportunity is explicitly mentioned in the Preamble, Fundamental Rights and DPSPs.
2. In India, the Political and economic equality is quintessential for achieving Social Equality.
3. The Sapta Kranti principle of Socialism was given by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar.
4. The Fundamental Rights and DPSPs have been instrumental in promoting political, social and economic equality.
Codes:
  • (A) 1 and 3 only
  • (B) 2 and 3 only
  • (C) 3 only
  • (D) None of the above
The First Country which has allowed the women to vote is
  • (A) USA
  • (B) UK
  • (C) Switzerland
  • (D) New Zealand
Consider the different viewpoints on Equality:
1. Socialism opposed the ideas of inequality, concentration of wealth, and government regulation in economy of India.
2. Liberalism believes in individual rights and freedom.
3. According to feminists, inequality between men and women in society is the result of patriarchy not of the biological difference between men and women.
Which of the viewpoints given above is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 and 3 only
  • (B) 1 and 2 only
  • (C) 2 and 3 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
Which of the following personalities has coined the phrase, “unity in diversity” to describe the India?
  • (A) Mahatma Gandhi
  • (B) Jawaharlal Nehru
  • (C) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
  • (D) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
Which of the following statements are correct?
1. Prejudice means to judge other people but not necessarily in a negative manner.
2. Sometimes prejudices or stereotypes leads to discrimination between people or groups.
3. The economic backgrounds of individual or groups is also a form of diversity.
4. The Diversity can also become the source of discrimination.
Code:
  • (A) 1 and 2 only
  • (B) 2 and 4 only
  • (C) 1, 2, 3 and 4
  • (D) 2, 3 and 4
Which of the following statement/s is/are true about the provisions of equality mentioned in the Constitution?
1. Every person is equal before the law.
2. No person can be discriminated against on the basis of their religion, race, caste, place of birth or whether they are female or male.
3. Accessibility of all public places including playgrounds, hotels, shops and markets to every person.
4. The Untouchability has been abolished.
Codes:
  • (A) 1 & 4 only
  • (B) 1, 2 & 4 only
  • (C) 1, 3 & 4 only
  • (D) 1, 2, 3 and 4
Consider the following statements:
1. The midday meal scheme has helped the government in implementing the equality that is guaranteed in the Constitution.
2. Kerala was the first state in India to introduce the midday meal scheme.
Which of the following is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Consider the incorrect statement about the Constituent Assembly:
  • (A) The Assembly consisted of 389 members represented Provinces, States, the Chief Commissioner’s provinces and Baluchistan.
  • (B) The Drafting committee was formed with eight members and its chairman was B.R. Ambedkar.
  • (C) There were 15 women members in the Constituent Assembly.
  • (D) None of these
Consider the following statements:
1. The Judicial Review has helped in maintaining the harmony between Parliamentary Sovereignty and a written Constitution in India.
2. The independent judiciary in India with the power of judicial review is a prominent feature of Indian constitution.
Which of the following is/are incorrect?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2

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