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Q. What was the main reason for the split in the Indian National Congress at Surat in 1907?
1) Introduction of communalism into Indian politics by Lord Minto
2) Extremists' lack of faith in the capacity of the moderates to negotiate with the British Government
3) Foundation of Muslim League
4) Aurobindo Ghosh's inability to be elected as the President of the Indian National Congress

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Q. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has included the Panna Bio-sphere Reserve in its World Network of Biosphere Reserves (WNBR). Consider the following statements regarding Panna National Park.
1. The Panna National Park got the status of Project Tiger Reserve as India's 22nd tiger reserve in 2004.
2. It was notified as a Biosphere Reserve by the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) in 2011.
3. By 2018, it witnessed a remarkable turnaround in tiger population by increasing their numbers remarkably from zero estimated a decade ago.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

1) Only 1 and 3
2) Only 1 and 2
3) Only 2 and 3
4) Only 1, 2 and 3

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Q. With reference to Marine Plastic Pollution, consider the following statements -
1. Currently, India is considered the twelfth-largest source of marine litter.
2. It is projected to become the fifth-largest by 2025.
3. The Ganga has been documented as one of the top-five rivers dumping plastics into oceans.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

1) Only 1 and 3
2) Only 1 and 2
3) Only 2 and 3
4) 1, 2 and 3

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Q. Regarding the taxation system of Krishna Deva, the ruler of Vijayanagar, consider the following statements -
1. The tax rate on land was fixed depending on the quality of the land.
2. Private owners of workshops paid an industries tax.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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

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Q. Who among the following had first deciphered the edicts of Emperor Ashoka?
1) Georg Buhler
2) James Prinsep
3) Max Muller
4) William Jones

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Q. The Ghadr (Ghadar) was a -
1) revolutionary association of Indians with headquarters at San Francisco.
2) nationalist organization operating from Singapore.
3) militant organisation with headquarters at Berlin
4) Communist movement for India's freedom with headquarters at Tashkent

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Q. With reference to the economic history of medieval India, the term Araghatta refers to -
1) bonded labour
2) land grant made to military officers
3) waterwheel used in the irrigation of land
4) wasteland converted to cultivated land

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Q. In the context of Indian history, the principle of Dyarchy (diarchy) refers to -
1) Division of the central legislature into two houses
2) Introduction of double government i.e., Central and Statement governments
3) Having two sets of rulers; one in London and another in Delhi
4) Division of the subjects delegated to the provinces into two categories

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Q. Arrange the following in chronological order with respect to their date of arrival in India ?
1. Al-Biruni 2. Francois Bernier
3. Ibn Battuta 4. Marco Polo
Choose the correct answer from the following code -

1) 1-2-3-4
2) 1-4-3-2
3) 3-4-2-1
4) 3-2-4-1

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Q. Consider the following statements regarding the Khalji Dynasty -
1. The advent of the Khalji dynasty marked the zenith of Muslim imperialism in India.
2. The founder of the Khalji dynasty was Alauddin Khalji.
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are true?

1) Only 1
2) Only 2
3) Both 1 and 2
4) None of above

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