Answers Of CTET Practice Paper Set-01 
(Social Science)

1. Buddha preached ‘Anatmavada’ which means
a. atma is eternal
b. there is no atma (answer)
c. there is atma
d. atma cannot be seen

2. The Council of Trent (1545 – 1563) aimed at
a. reforming the conditions of the prisoners
b. reforming the conditions of the sea voyage
c. reforming the schools
d. reforming the Catholic Church (answer)

3. The Pallava inscription Kudumianmalia refers to a great musician
a. Rudracharya (answer)
b. Narashimhavarman
c. Ramanuja
d. Simha Vishnu

4. Match the List Awith List Band choose the correct answer from the codes given below:
List A List B
a. Bartholomew Diaz 1. first Portuguese Viceroy in Inida
b. Vasco da Gama 2. second Protuguese Viceroy inIndia
c. Francis de Almeida 3. first to reach sourthernmost tip of Africa
d. Alfonso de Albuquerque 4. first to reach India by sea rorte.

a. 1 4 2 3
b. 1 3 4 2
c. 3 4 1 2 (answer)
d. 3 1 4 2

5. Which one of the following did not enter the Subsidiary Alliance with Lord Wellesley?
a. Nizam of Hyderabad
b. Peshwa Baji Rao II
c. Nawab of Oudh
d. Tipu Sultan (answer)

6. The person who does not belong to Bhakti Movement is
a. Mira Bai
b. Hasan Ganga (answer)
c. Kabir
d. Guru Nanak

7. The chronological order of the pre-historic period is
I. Chalcolithic Age
II. Paleolithic Age
III. Iron Age
IV. Neolithic Age
a. I, II, III, IV
b. II, IV, I, III (answer)
c. II, IV, III, I
d. I, III, II, IV

8. Which of the following statements is true?
a. The people of Indus used iron to prepare weapons.
b. The people of Indus lacked town planning
c. The script of Indus civilization has not disappeared (answer)
d. Mohenjodaro means the school

9. The later Vedic period consists of
a. Sama Veda, Yajur Veda, Rig Veda
b. Atharva Veda, Yajur Veda, Rig Veda
c. Yajur Veda, Rig Veda, Sama Veda
d. Sama Veda, Atharva Veda, Yajur Veda (answer)

10. The chronological order of the rulers of Mauryan empire is
a. Chandragupta Maurya → Ashoka → Bindusara
b. Ashoka → Chandragupta Maurya → Bindusara
c. Chandragupta Maurya → Bindusara → Ashoka (answer)
d. Bindusara → Ashoka → Chandragupta Maurya.

11. Frost weathering means
a. the Expansion and shrinking of rocks
b. the cold weather of the rocks
c. the breaking of the rocks due to freezing (answer)
d. the disintegration of rocks due to saline solutions

12. ______ is not a type of delta.
a. Bird foot delta
b. Arcuate delta
c. Cuspate delta
d. Marine delta (answer)

13. Which one of the following is the correct combination of the components of air?
a. Nitrogen – 21%, Oxygen – 78%, Other gases – 1%
b. Nitrogen – 1%, Oxygen – 78%, Other gases – 21%
c. Nitrogen – 78%, Oxygen – 21%, Other gases – 1% (answer)
d. Nitrogen – 78%, Oxygen – 1%, Other gases – 21%

14. Match the types from List A with their occupations from List B:
List A List B
(Types) (Occupations)
a. Primary 1. teaching
b. Secondary 2. banking
c. Tertiary 3. fishing
d. Quaternary 4. extracting sugar from sugarcane
a. 3 2 4 1
b. 3 4 2 1 (answer)
c. 4 3 1 2
d. 4 1 2 3

15. Cotton grows well in areas where the temperature and rainfall are between
a. 30˚C – 40˚C, 100cm – 150 cm
b. 20˚C – 30˚C, 200cm – 250cm

c. 10˚C – 20˚C, 50cm – 100cm
d. 20˚C – 30˚C, 50cm – 100cm (answer)

16. Match the name from List A with their titles from List B:
List A List B
(Name) (Title)
a. Lala Lajpat Rai 1. Netaji
b. Subhas Chandra Bose 2. Perum Thalaivar
c. Sardhar Vallabhbhai Patel 3. Lion of Punjab
d. K. Kamarajar 4. Bismarck of India
a. 4 3 1 2
b. 3 1 4 2 (answer)
c. 3 4 1 2
d. 1 4 3 2

17. The Peace Treaty signed with Germany after the First World War was
a. Treaty of Trianon
b. Treaty of Neuilly
c. Treaty of Severes
d. Treaty of Versailles (answer)

18. Japanese attacked American fleet at Pearl Harbour on
a. December 7th, 1941 (answer)
b. December 8th, 1941
c. December 6th, 1941
d. December 18th, 1941

19. The main cause for the failure of First War of Indian Independence is
a. the revolutionaries had no common idea
b. the revolutionaries did not possess modern weapons
c. disunity among the Indians
d. all the rulers did not join the revolt. (answer)

20. The father of Western medicine is
a. Ptolemy
b. Phidias
c. Hippocrates (answer)
d. Herodotus

21. Krishnadevaraya appointed Viswanatha Nayak as the Viceroy of Madurai in the year
a. 1527
b. 1528
c. 1529 (answer)
d. 1530

22. The immediate cause that led to the Vellore mutiny of 1806 by the Indian Sepoys was
a. introduction of new weapons
b. introduction of new turban (answer)
c. introduction of strict discipline
d. prohibition of wearing ornaments

23. The greatest ruler of Chalukyas of Badami was
a. Jayasimha
b. Pulakeshi I
c. Pulakeshi II (answer)
d. Vikramaditya II

24. Mahendravarman I wrote
a. Mattavilasa Prahasana (answer)
b. Kiratarjuniyam
c. Avanti Sundari Kathasara
d. Bharatavenba

25. Which of the following was not undertaken by Mohammed – bin-Tughluq?
a. Transferred the Capital from Delhi to Devagiri
b. Introduced Copper currency system
c. Raised taxes in Doab region
d. Captured Jagannatha temple at Puri (answer)
26. The other side of the moon was photographed by ______ satellite in the year 1959.
a. Lunar 3 (answer)
b. Sputnik
c. INSAT 2
d. Aryabhatta

27. Which one of the following statements is correct?
a. Peninsula is a water body surrounding by land onits 3 sides
b. A strait is a narrow stretch of water which connects two large water bodies
c. A bay is an inlet of the sea with a narrow opening (answer)
d. A gulf is wider than the bay.

28. Rajendran is scheduled to leave Chennai and reach Bhubaneswar. He has to use the ______
a. Physical
b. thematic
c. political (answer)
d. all the three

29. The 0˚ longitude is also called as Greenwich Meridian because
a. the 180˚ longitude is called Redwich meridian
b. both 180˚ east and 180˚ west meet at a single point
c. this longitude was found by the people of London
d. a space observatory is located at Greenwich in London. (answer)

30. Vesuvius of Italy is an example for _____ volcano.
a. dormant (answer)
b. active
c. extinct
d. none of these

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