TET Practice Paper Set-08

(Social Science)

1. The system of tax became most prominent in the period of
(a) Mahajanapadas
(b) Guptas
(c) Harappan Civilization
(d) Vedic Age

2. The movement of the Earth around this Sun is known as
(a) Revolution
(b) Orbital plane
(c) Rotation
(d) Circle of illumination

3. Which of the following literary heritage of India of India means ‘approaching and sitting near?
(a) Upanishads
(b) Puranas
(c) Vedas
(d) Aranyakas

4. In India, the Munda Tribe lived in the region of
(a) Chhota Nagpur
(b) Bastar
(c) Kullu
(d) Durg

5. When one particular image is fixed with an individual or group, it is known as
(a) Stereotyped
(b) Statue
(c) Discriminated
(d) Mistreated

6. Article-21 of the Indian Constitution entitles
(a) Right to Life
(b) Right to Constitutional Remedies
(c) Right to Freedom of Religion
(d) Right to Equality

7. Who among the following was the founder of ‘Khalsa’?
(a) Guru Govind Singh
(b) Guru Ted Bahadur
(c) Guru Nanak Dev
(d) Guru Angad Dev

8. Who among the following Mughal rulers led the idea of ‘Universal Peace’?
(a) Akbar
(b) Jahangir
(c) Shahjahan
(d) Humayun

9. Who led the Anti-British Movement in kittoor?
(a) Rani Channamma
(b) Nana Phadnis
(c) Ahilyabai Holkar
(d) Rani Laxmibai

10. The place, people, things and nature that surround any living organism are called
(a) Environmental
(b) Biotic resources
(c) Lithosphere
(d) Surrounding

11. Bodies that do not their own heat and light, but are lit by the light of the stars are known as
(a) Planets
(b) Celestial bodies
(c) Stars
(d) Constellations

12. Out of the following, which is the most ideal layer of the atmosphere for flying aeroplanes?
(a) Stratosphere
(b) Exosphere
(c) Troposphere
(d) Ionosphere

13. When rock fragments get compressed and hardened to form layers of rocks they are known as
(a) Sedimentary rocks
(b) Primary rocks
(c) Igneous rocks
(d) Metamorphic rocks

14. When a number of industries locate close to each other and share the benefits of their closeness, it is referred to as
(a) Industrial region
(b) Market economy
(c) Industrial system
(d) Assembly line production

15. Which of the following forests do not have a distinct period of shedding leaves, and therefore do not ever look bare?
(a) Tropical evergreen
(b) Tropical deciduous
(c) Temperate deciduous
(d) Temperate evergreen

16. The highest law making body in India is the
(a) Parliament
(b) President
(c) Judiciary
(d) Prime Minister and his council

17. When State does not interfere in religious affairs it is called
(a) Secularism
(b) Arbitrary
(c) Polity
(d) Sovereignty

18. Resources which are found in a region, but have not been utilized are known as
(a) Potential resources
(b) Valuable resources
(c) Waste resources
(d) Actual resources

19. The Mughal Architecture is a blending of
(a) Persian and Indian styles
(b) Arab and Indian styles
(c) Turkish and Persian styles
(d) Turkish and Afghan styles

20. The Standard Meridian of India is
(a) {tex}{83^\circ }{/tex} 50’ E longitude
(b) {tex}{83^\circ }{/tex} 30’ E longitude
(c) {tex}{82^\circ }{/tex} 30’ E longitude
(d) {tex}{82^\circ }{/tex} E longitude

21. A type of farming in which higher doses of modern inputs are used to obtain higher productivity is known as
(a) Commercial Farming
(b) Extensive Agriculture
(c) Subsistence Farming
(d) Shifting Agriculture

22. Which of the following is a conventional source of energy?
(a) Fossil fuel
(b) Solar energy
(c) Tidal energy
(d) Wind

23. When the subjugation of one country by another leads to political, economic, social and cultural changes we refer to this process as
(a) Colonization
(b) Renaissance
(c) Confederacy
(d) Mercantile

24. A particular area from which all the voters living there choose their representative is called a
(a) Constituency
(b) Territory
(c) State
(d) Region

25. East coast of North America and the sea around Japan have rich fishing grounds because of
(a) Meeting of warm and cold currents
(b) A warm current along the coast
(c) A cold current flowing along the coast
(d) Indented coastal area

26. In the Indian freedom struggle ‘Dandi March’ marked the beginning of
(a) Civil Disobedience Movement
(b) Quit India Movement
(c) Home Rule Movement
(d) Swadeshi Movement

27. Which one of the following is true about classical dance?
(a) There are eight recognised classical forms of dances
(b) They are always superior to folk dance
(c) Kathak was recognised as a classical dance form only after Independence
(d) Kathakali is the classical form of Kathak

28. Which one of the following is an erosional land feature?
(a) Mushroom rocks
(b) Moraines
(c) Loess
(d) Delta

29. In India, the Governor of the State is appointed by the
(a) President of India
(b) Prime Minister
(c) Chief Justice of Supreme Court
(d) Parliament

CTET Practice Papers, TET Guess Papers, NET, HTET, PSTET, UPTET, KTET Online free Paper, PDF Download Study Material.30. More than 80% if the population of the world lives in
(a) Asia and Africa
(b) Asia and South America
(c) Asia and Europe
(d) North America and Asia

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