IAS (Admin.) Prelims GS Paper-I (Past Paper Ans/Explanations): Questions 178 - 182 of 210

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Question number: 178

» Geography

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Which of the following is geographically closest to Great Nicobar?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Sumatra

b.

Sri Lanka

c.

Java

d.

Borneo

Question number: 179

» History

Appeared in Year: 2017

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In the context of Indian history, the principle of ‘Dyarchy (diarchy) ’ refers to

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Division of the subjects delegated to the provinces into two categories.

b.

Introduction of double government i. e. , Central and State governments.

c.

Division of the central legislature into two houses.

d.

Having two sets of rulers; one in London and another in Delhi.

Question number: 180

» Social and Economic Development

Appeared in Year: 2017

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Which of the following practices can help in water conservation in agriculture?

1. Reduced or zero tillage of the land

2. Applying gypsum before irrigating the field

3. Allowing crop residue to remain in the field

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

3 only

b.

1 and 2 only

c.

1 and 3 only

d.

1, 2 and 3

Question number: 181

» History

Appeared in Year: 2017

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Which of the following is/are famous for Sun temples?

1. Arasavalli

2. Amarakantak

3. Omkareshwar

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1 only

b.

1, 2 and 3

c.

1 and 3 only

d.

2 and 3 only

Question number: 182

» Polity and Governance

Appeared in Year: 2017

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Which one of the following is not a feature of Indian federalism?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The federating units have been given unequal representation in the Rajya Sabha.

b.

Powers have been clearly divided between the Centre and the States.

c.

It is the result of an agreement among the federating units.

d.

There is an independent judiciary in India.

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