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CTET NOV 2012 Mumbai Paper 2 SOCIAL STUDIES/SOCIAL SCIENCE PART III

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CTET NOV 2012 Mumbai Paper 2 SOCIAL STUDIES/SOCIAL SCIENCE PART III
(सी-टेट नवम्बर 2012 मुंबई पेपर -2 सामाजिक विज्ञानं पहले ३ प्रशनो के उत्तर   )
First 30 Questions with answers

1.  The method to slow down the flow of water and soil erosion in agriculture land on hilly slopes is known as
(1)  Intercropping
(2)  Contour ploughing
(3)  Shifting farming
(4)  Mulching

2.  Imagine that you are travelling with your parents about 4000 years ago from Lothal to Mohanjodaro. Which of the  following  things  you wouid see while you visit there ?
(1)  Storehouse at dockyard
(2)  Caves and rock shelters
(3)  Narmada valley
(4)  Great Stupa

3. What refers to a special identification or name that  is  associated with a product?
(1)  Lifestyle 
(2)  Market
(3)  Consumer 
(4)  Brand

4. The traditional  songs of Bhakti in Maharashtra were devoted to  which of the following deity?
(l)  Krishna
(2)  Jagannatha
(3)  Vitthala
(4)  Shiva

5. Name the  country where the  first Hydro-electricity  plant  was established.
(l)  Norway
(2)  Brazil
(3)  United States of America
(4)  Russia

6.  How  many  members  can  be nominated by the President of India to Rajya Sabha ?
(1)  2
(2)  12
(3)  16
(4)  21

7.  Subsidiary  Alliance  during  the Colonial  period  in  India  was introduced by
( l)  Lord Minto
(2)  Lord William
(3)  Lord Cornwallis
(4)  Lord Wellesley

8.  Metamorphic rocks get formed when
( 1)  Magma cools  and  becomes solid.
(2)  Rock fragments roll down, get compressed and hardened.
(3)  Igneous and sedimentary rocks are exposed to  great heat and pressure.
(4)  Remains of plants and animals get deposited as layers on the rocks.

9.  The earth has been divided into how many time zones?
(1)  26
(2)  24
(3)  36
(4)  12

10.  Which city in India was designed by  the  two  famous  architects, namely  Edward Lutyens and Herbert Baker ? 
(1)  Calcutta (Kolkata) 
(2)  Madras (Chennai) 
(3)  Bombay (Mumbai)
(4)  New Delhi

11.  In the year 1527 Babur defeated 
(1)  Sher Shah Suri 
(2)  Ibrahim Lodi 
(3)  Rana Sanga
(4)  Rana Partap

12.  Weathering implies
(1)  Wearing away of the landscape
(2)  Breaking up of the rock on the earth's surface
(3)  Process  of  erosion  and deposition together
(4)  Weather cycles

13.  On 21st March and 23ro September 
(1)  The direct rays of the Sun fall on the equator.
(2)  The slanting rays  fall  on the equator.
(3)  Only the North poles is  tilted towards the Sun.
(4)  Only the  South pole is  tilted towards the Sun.

14.  Who was the famous grammarian of the Upanishadi Period in India?
(1)  Panini
(2)  Aryabatta
(3)  Kautilya
(4)  Gargi

15. The most famous ruler of the Kushana Dynasty was
(I) Samudragupta
(2) Ajuatahattru
(3) Knnishka
(4) Satyabama

16. A movement that begins in USA in 1950’s foe demanding equal rights and to put an end to racial discrimination was
(1) Apartheid
(2) American National Movement
(3) Civil Disobedience Movement
(4) Civil Rïghts Movement

17. Highly indented coastline is found along the coast of
(1) Atlantic Ocean
(2) Pacific Ocean
(3) Indian Ocean
(4) Arctic Ocean

18.  In which Age the Earth experienced environmental change ?
(1)  Paleolithic Age
(2)  Neolithic Age
(3)  Mesolithic Age
(4)  Microlithic Age

19.  Indigo  Commission set up by the British Government
( l )  recommended a decrease in the revenue for the Indigo farmers.
(2)  found  farmers  guilty  of attacking on planters.
(3)  found planters guilty of using coercive  means  to  compel farmers.
(4)  abolished all Indigo  contracts signed  between  farmers  & planters.

20.  Which of the  following is  the first level  of democratic government  in India?
(1)  State Government
(2)  Central Government
(3)  Panchayat
( 4)  Federal Government

21.  A mangrove variety of forest implies
( 1)  Trees  that  resemble  mango trees.
(2)  Trees that can survive in saline water.
(3)  Trees that grow very tall.
(4)  Trees with thick leaves.

22.  Grasslands found in the mid-latitudes with short grasses are known as
( 1)  Temperate grasslands
(2)  Tropical grasslands
(3)  Tundra vegetation
( 4)  Savannah grasslands

23.  In which part of the Hindu Temples, the image of the main deity is placed ?
(1)  Shikhara
(2)  Mandapa
(3)  Natyagruha
( 4)  Garbhagruha

24.  In  early Medieval period, the  land gifted to the temple was called
(1)  Devadana
(2)  Bhumidan
(3)  Sabha
( 4)  Shalabhoga

25.  The  Harappan  Civilization  was developed on the banks of the river
(1)  Satluj
(2)  Jhelum
(3)  Ganga
(4)  Indus
26.  Where is in the Africa the slash and burn agriculture practised ?
( 1)  Rainforests
(2)  Deciduous forests
(3)  Hot deserts
( 4)  Delta regions

27.  The  policy  which  ensures  the availability  of foodgrains  to  the common people at affordable price is known as
( 1)  Food security
(2)  Land of plenty
(3)  Self sufficiency
(4)  Agricultural development

28.  Which of the  following  two  States  use most of the  water of Cauvery (Kaveri) river ?
(1)  Kerala and Tamil Nadu
(2)  Karnataka and Tamil Nadu
(3)  Tamil  Nadu  and  Andhra Pradesh
(4)  Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh

29.  After the death of Tipu Sultan in late seventeenth  century,  My sore  was placed  under  the  former  ruling dynasty of
( 1 )  The Marathas
(2)  The Wodeyars
(3)  The Sindhias
( 4)  The Nizam of Hyderabad

30.  The 'Chahar Bagh' were constructed by which of the following dynasty ?
(1)  The Mughals
(2)  The Tughlaqs
(3)  The Khiljis
(4)  The Lodis


  1. B
  2. A
  3. D
  4. C
  5. B
  6. B
  7. D
  8. C
  9. B
  10. D
  11. A
  12. B
  13. A
  14. A
  15. C
  16. D
  17. A
  18. D
  19. A
  20. B?
  21. B
  22. A
  23. D
  24. A
  25. D
  26. B
  27. A
  28. A
  29. D
  30. A

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