Today Quiz Master – 12-Sep-2019

Today Quiz Master – 12-Sep-2019

1.      Where did the Sepoys break out in open revolt on May, 10th 1857 ?

A)  Dum Dum        B)   Barrackpore

C)   Meerut             D)   Kanpur

Explanation :                                    Ans : (C)

The rebellion first broke out at Barrackfore near Calcutta. Mangal Pandey murdered his officer in January 1857 and a mutiny broke out there in February at Meerut.

The mutiny slowly spread to Delhi. Many Europeans were murdered and the city was seized. The rebels proclaimed Bahadur Shah II as Emperor.

Nearly all the areas of Bundelkhand and Rohilkhand were in rebellion. The entire Doab was up in arms. Khan Bahadur Khan declared himself as viceroy of the Emperor.

At Jhansi also, Europeans were murdered and Laxmi Bhai aged 22 was enthroned. In Kanpur, Nana Sahib led the rebels. Tantia Tope seized again Kanpur after Nana Sahib was defeated by the English general Havelock. But Campbell, an another general recovered Kanpur from him.

The British troops entered Delhi and captured Bahadur Shah II but his two sons and grandson who surrendered were shot dead.

The Doab area was still in trouble. Lucknow was captured by the rebel forces. But it was recovered in March 1858. Gwalior was recaptured soon.

In July 1958, Lord Canning declared the mutiny suppressed and restoration of peace. Tantia Tope was captured and executed in April 1859. Bahadur Shah II who was captured in September 1857, was tried and exiled to Rangoon in November 1862 at the age of 87. With his death, the Mughal rule in India came to an end.

2.      Match List I (Fundamental Rights) with List II Articles of Indian constitution :

            List I                                    List II

a)   Right to Equality              1)  Article 14 – 18

b)   Right to Freedom            2)  Article 25

c)   Right to Freedom            3)  Article 32
of religion

d)   Right to Constitutional    4)  Article 19

Codes :

        a)     b)      c)       d)

A)    1      3       2        4

B)    2      4       1        3

C)    1      4       2        3

D)    2      3       1        4

Explanation :                                    Ans : (C)

The Fundamental Rights are enshrined in
Part III of the Constitution from Articles 12 to 35.

The Framers of the constitution derived inspiration from the constitution of USA (Bill of Rights).

Part III of the constitution is described as the Magna Carta of India.

Originally, the constitution provided seven Fundamental Rights.

1.  Right to equality (Articles 14 – 18)

2.  Right to freedom (Articles 19 – 22)

3.  Right against exploitation
(Articles 23 – 24)

4.  Right to freedom of religion
(Articles 25 – 28)

5.  Cultural and educational rights
(Articles 29 – 30)

6.  Right to Property (Article 31)

7.  Right to constitutional remedies
(Article 32)

However, the right to property was deleted from the list of Fundamental Rights by the 44th Amendment Act, 1978. It is made a legal right under Article 300-A in Part XII of the constitution. So at present, there are only six Fundamental Rights.

3.      According to the report of the Government of Tamilnadu, the state is occupied the ………. place in the National gross domestic product per capita in 2015-16.

A)  10th                   B)   11th

C)   13th                  D)   12th

Explanation :                                    Ans : (B)

Tamilnadu has the second-largest economy in India. Over 50% of the state is urbanized, accounting for 9.6% of the urban population in the country, while only comprising 6% of India’s total population. Government is the major investor in the state, with 52% of total investments, followed by private Indian investors at 29.9% and foreign private investors at 14.9%.

GDP 17.26 lakh crore (US $ 250 billion)
(2018–19 estimated)
GDP rank 2nd
GDP per capita 186,125 (US $ 2,700) (2017 – 18)
GDP per capita rank 11th
Population below poverty line 5.4%
Unemployment 7.6% (2017 – 18)
Exports 2.45 lakh crore (US $ 35 billion)
(2017 – 18)
FDI Stock 28,049 crore (US $ 4.1 billion) (2017 – 18)

4.      Subtropical Dry summer climate is otherwise known as

A)  Mediterranean climate

B)   China type climate

C)   Taiga climate

D)  Tundra climate

Explanation :                                    Ans : (A)

Mediterranean climate occurs around Mediterranean sea, along the west coast of continents in subtropical latitudes between 30° – 40° latitudes. These areas come under the influence of subtropical high temperature in summer and westerly winds in winter. Hence, the climate is characterised by hot, dry summer and mild, rainy winter. Monthly average temperature in summer is around 25°C and in winter below 10°C.

5.      The electromagnetic radiations that are used in MRI instrument are

A)  X-rays              B)   Microwaves

C)   Radiowaves     D)   Infra-red rays

Explanation :                                    Ans : (C)

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a medical imaging technique used in radiology to form pictures of the anatomy and the physiological  processes of the body. MRI scanners use strong magnetic fields, magnetic field gradients, and radio waves to generate images of the organs in the body.