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Weekly Quiz #6 | General Studies (25 MCQ)

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WEEKLY QUIZ #6 GS

This Weekly Quiz is an exclusive initiative of CivilCoursify to help Aspirants Practice Quality Questions regularly. Each Quiz will have 25 Questions from different Subjects and Topics in General Studies; relevant for various Competitive Exams.

Break-up of Questions for Quiz #6

  • Polity: 5 Questions
  • Economics : 5 Questions
  • Indian Geography : 5 Questions
  • Modern History : 5 Questions
  • Environment : 5 Questions

Here are the Questions:


Q.1 Original jurisdiction of Supreme Court covers which of the following matters?

  1. Interstate Water Dispute.
  2. Disputes arising out of any pre-constitutional treaty.
  3. Enforcement of Fundamental rights.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below

(a) 3 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 2 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3


Q.2 Consider the following statements:

  1. A resolution for the discontinuance of the nation emergency can be passed only by the Lok Sabha.
  2. Rajya Sabha can authorise the parliament to make laws on subject of state list.
  3. Prime Minister is an ex-officio leader of the house to which he belongs.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3


Q.3 Consider the following statements with regard to state legislature:

  1. Legislative Assembly while passing an ordinary bill can override the amendments made by Legislative Council.
  2. A bill rejected by the Legislative Assembly, irrespective of its origin, ends and becomes dead.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2


Q.4 Consider the following statements with reference to interstate water related issues:

  1. It is in the Concurrent list.
  2. Parliament can provide that no court shall exercise jurisdiction over any such dispute.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2


Q.5 Which among the following urban bodies is/are established by an act of the State Legislature?

  1. Port Trust
  2. Cantonment Board
  3. Town Area Committee

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3


Q.6 Consider the following peaks:

  1. Kanchenjunga
  2. Nanga Parbat
  3. Nanda Devi
  4. Mt Everest

Which of the following is the correct arrangement of above peaks from west to east?

(a) 1-2-4-3

(b) 2-3-4-1

(c) 2-1-3-4

(d) 2-4-3-1


Q.7 Which of the following statements regarding cultivation in Black soil is/are correct?

  1. The black soil shrinks and develops cracks in dry season, helping air circulation.
  2. The moisture retention capacity of black soil is high.
  3. The black soil is good for cultivation of sugarcane and cotton.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3


Q.8 Majuli, one of the largest riverine island in the world, is located on which river?

(a) Ganga

(b) Manas

(c) Brahmaputra

(d) Padma


Q.9 Consider the following statements with regard to droughts:

  1. Meteorological Drought is also known as soil moisture drought, characterised by low soil moisture.
  2. Hydrological Drought is a situation when there is a prolonged period of inadequate rainfall marked with mal-distribution of the same over time and space.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2


Q.10 Which of the following statement regarding Arabian Sea Branch of South-west monsoon is/are correct?

  1. They move along Narmada and Tapi river to cause rainfall in central India.
  2. They move along Aravali hills causing rainfall in Punjab and Haryana.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2


Q.11 Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the outcome of Gandhi-Irwin Pact?

  1. The Government conceded the right to make salt for personal consumption.
  2. Congress suspended Civil Disobedience Movement.
  3. Congress agreed to participate in 3rd round table conference.

Select the correct answers using the code given below.

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 2 only


Q.12 Consider the following statements about the Mappila (moplah) revolt:

  1. The Muslim tenants revolted against the Hindu landlords.
  2. They were opposed by the local congress body.
  3. It was violent in nature.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 only

(c) 1 and 2 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3


Q.13 Antonio Gramsci described ‘war of position’ as a long-drawn out hegemonic struggle. Which of the following is example of this war of position?

(a) American war of Independence

(b) French revolution

(c) Indian struggle for independence

(d) None of the above


Q.14 Who were called as the ‘responsivists’ during the Indian national movement?

(a) A group which was influenced by socialist and communist ideas.

(b) A group which wanted to organise an armed revolt against the colonial government.

(c) A group which promoted communal harmony.

(d) A group which offered support to the government for the protection of Hindu interests.


Q.15 Consider the following statements with regard to Individual Satyagraha:

  1. Jawaharlal Nehru was first satyagraha followed by Vinoba Bhave.
  2. Subhah Bose gave the slogan ‘Chalo Delhi’ during this movement to mobilise people.
  3. It gave expression to Indian sentiments that they did not support British in the 2nd World War.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 2 and 3 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3


Q.16 With reference to Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC), consider the following statements:

  1. It is a statutory market committee constituted by state government.
  2. APMCs restrict the farmer from entering into direct contract with any manufacturer.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2


Q.17 Which of the following factors can be attributed to growth of unemployment in India?

  1. Slow growth in agricultural and industrial productivity.
  2. Slow expansion of manufacturing sector
  3. Concentration of investment in capital goods industry.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3


Q.18 Which among the following schemes have been merged into Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana?

  1. Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme
  2. Integrated Watershed Management Programme
  3. On Farm Water Management

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3


Q.19 Consider the following statements with reference to Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)?

  1. It is a proposed economic partnership between the 10 ASEAN members and its six FTA partners.
  2. India is not of a member of RCEP.
  3. It will cover trade in goods, services, investment and intellectual property.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 3 only

(d) 1 and 3 only


Q.20 Which of the following are the consequences of the policy of protectionism?

  1. More choice for domestic consumers
  2. Higher cost of domestic goods
  3. Helps domestic industries to compete against foreign players.
  4. Reduction in forex reserves of the nation.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 1 and 4 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 2 and 4 only


Q.21 What is/are the advantages of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)?

  1. Better understanding of the impacts of the project.
  2. Reduces disputes and confrontation.
  3. Ensures cooperation of the local people in project.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3


Q.22 Which of the following is/are mandated by the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)?

  1. Involvement of locals with traditional knowledge in conservation efforts.
  2. Equitable sharing of benefits arising from the utilisation of traditional knowledge with the locals.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2


Q.23 Concentration of which of the following gases in atmosphere result in greenhouse gas effect?

  1. Stratospheric Ozone
  2. Water vapour
  3. Hydro-Flouro Carbon
  4. Methane

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1, 2 and 4 only

(b) 2, 3 and 4 only

(c) 1, 2, 3 and 4

(d) 1 and 3 only


Q.24 Consider following statements regarding ecological pyramids:

  1. Saprophytes are not given any place in ecological pyramids.
  2. Both food chain and food web can be represented in an Ecological pyramid.

Which of the statements given above is /are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2


Q.25 With reference to the agricultural practices, consider the following statements:

  1. Inter-cropping method involves growing different crops simultaneously within the same plot.
  2. Mulching is the practice of cultivation of leguminous crops between the cropping seasons.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2


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