About Social science

Following are some of the multiple choice questions on the Social science with answers that will help the students in developing their knowledge.

Social science MCQ

1. The thinnest layer of the earth is.

  • Crust
  • Mantle
  • Core

2. Assertion(A): It was declared that 26 January 1930 would be celebrated as a independence day when people's work to be taken up tries to struggle for complete independence.Reason (R): Mahatma Gandhi had to find a way to delete this abstract idea of freedom to more concrete issues of everyday life

  • Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
  • Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.
  • A is correct but R is wrong.
  • A is wrong but R is correct.

3. In India, from Gujarat to Arunachal Pradesh the time lag is?

  • 2 hrs 05 min.
  • 2 hrs.
  • 2 hrs 10 min.
  • 2 hrs 15 min.

4. Why was Alluri Sitarama Raju well known?

  • He led the militant movement of tribal peasants in Andhra Pradesh
  • He led a peasant movement in Awadh
  • He led a satyagraha movement in Bardoli
  • He set up an organisation for the uplifment of the dalits

5. A unique combination of various disciplines

  • sociology
  • social science
  • social studies
  • social relation



7. What kind of movement was launched by the tribal peasants of Gudem Hills in Andhra Pradesh?

  • Satyagraha Movement
  • Militant guerilla movement
  • Non-violent movement
  • None of the above

8. Which is one of the most powerful mahajanapads

  • magadha under the mauryas

9. Spain began to lose power during the reigns of... ?

  • The Bourbons
  • The Catholic Monarchs
  • The Habsburgs

10. _____ is the state of freedom from suffering and rebirth

  • Moksha
  • Kevala
  • Omniscience

11. The most important measure of economic growth is...

  • GNP
  • GNC
  • DDP
  • GDP

12. Why did Mahatma Gandhi withdraw the Non cooperation movement in February 1922? Hint:-More than one answer.

  • Gandhiji felt the movement was turning violent in many places.
  • A violent clash at Gorakhpur.
  • He leaved the movement untouched throughout.
  • Epidemics at different places made him worse.

13. A group of islands is called an

  • Plateau
  • Archipelago
  • Plains

14. ________ were built over the remains of Buddha's body

  • Pillar
  • Monastries
  • Stupas

15. Which country in Europe has a very low density of population?

  • Iceland
  • Netherlands
  • Poland

16. In the exam, I'm going to get...

  • 0-4
  • 5-6
  • 7-8
  • 9-10

17. What do you think about History?

  • It's boring
  • Not bad
  • It's interesting
  • I like it

18. Which one is FALSE? Romans introduced to Hispania...

  • Roman Law
  • Latin
  • Architecture
  • Islam

19. Christopher Columbus...

  • Discovered America
  • Was a King
  • Was an emperor
  • Won a decisive battle against the muslims

20. The Middle Ages began...

  • With the fall of the taifa kingdoms
  • With the discovery of America
  • With the fall of the Roman Empire
  • When Carlos II died

21. Who was the first Bourbon king of Spain?

  • Felipe V
  • Carlos II

22. With which kings was Spain an Empire?

  • Catholic Monarchs
  • Lesser Habsburgs
  • Carlos I and Felipe II
  • The Bourbons

23. The Reconquista began with...

  • The discovery of America
  • The battle of Covadonga
  • The Fall of the Roman Empire
  • The conquist of Granada

24. Who conquered the last taifa kingdom (the kingdom of Granada)?

  • The visigoths
  • The muslims
  • Carlos II
  • The Catholic Monarchs

25. What provinces was the Peninsula divided into in Ancient History?

  • Roma, Galia and Lusitania
  • Baetica, Salmantica and Emerita Augusta
  • Baetica, Tarraconensis and Lusitania
  • Al-Àndalus, Toledo and castilla

26. The wheel was invented in...?

  • Paleolithic
  • Ancient History
  • Bronze and Iron Ages
  • Neolithic

27. People became sedentary in:

  • Paleolithic
  • Bronze and Iron Ages
  • Neolithic
  • Ancient History

28. Prehistory is divided into...

  • Stone Age (Paleolithic + Neolithic) and Bronze and Iron Ages
  • Metal Age (Paleolithic + Neolithic) and Wood Age
  • Stone Age (Bronze and Iron Age) and Neolithic
  • Neolithic and Bronze and Iron Ages

29. The Ancient History began...

  • With the fall of the Roman Empire
  • With the invention of writing
  • With the appearence of the first human being
  • With the discovery of America

30. One of the reasons to study History is...

  • To copy the mistakes from the past
  • To understand our present
  • To change the past
  • To change our present

31. Latitudinal and longitudinal extent of India is?

  • 10o
  • 20o
  • 30o
  • 40o

32. When was Indira-Point submerged under water?

  • 2004
  • 2003
  • 2005
  • 2001

33. What is IST?

  • Indian Stretchable Time
  • International Standard Time
  • Indian Stabilized Time
  • Indian Standard Time

34. India lies in.

  • Northern & Eastern hemisphere
  • Southern & Eastern hemisphere
  • Northern & Western hemisphere
  • Southern & Western hemisphere

35. The land mass of India has an area of ................... million square kms.

  • 3.18
  • 3.28
  • 3.38
  • 3.48

36. Democracies take decisions in such a way that

  • They never go at wars
  • They always go at wars
  • They look for reasons to have wars
  • They reduce the chances of having wars

37. Election is a method that allows the citizens to

  • Criticise the government
  • Change the government
  • Choose the government
  • Both (2) and (3)

38. If the king of Bhutan has imposed a ban on all the public gatherings, which feature of democracy is violated?

  • Respect for rights
  • Rule of law
  • Decisions by elected heads
  • None of these

39. The success and evolution of democratic societies depends upon the

  • Non-participation of the citizens
  • Rules imposed by the government
  • Multi-party system
  • Active involvement of the citizens

40. If you plan to visit Kavaratti during your summer vacations, which one of the following Union Territories of India will you be travelling to?

  • Puducherry
  • Lakshadweep
  • Bangladesh
  • Nepal

41. Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and Sikkim have common frontier with

  • China
  • Nepal
  • Bhutan
  • Myanmar

42. The easternmost longitude of India is

  • 97° 25′ E
  • 68° 7′ E
  • 77° 6′ E
  • 82° 32′ E

43. Tropic of Cancer does not pass through

  • Rajasthan
  • Orissa
  • Chhattisgarh
  • Tripura

44. Malpractice is a common feature in functioning democracies.

  • True
  • False
  • Can’t say
  • None of these

45. Identify the features of democracy.

  • Rule of law
  • One person one vote
  • Free and unfair elections
  • Only (1) and (2)

46. If your friend says that he is a part of a democratic family. What does he really mean?

  • All the family decisions are taken by his father
  • All the family decisions are taken by his mother
  • All the family decisions are taken by his grand father
  • Opinions of every member of the family matters

47. Which of these is a good argument in favour of democracy?

  • A democratic government is a more accountable form of government
  • A democratic government leads to improved decision making
  • A democratic government allows dignity of citizens
  • All of these

48. Identify which of these is a democratic country?

  • Country A - Citizens who do not follow the country’s official religion do not have the right to vote.
  • Country B – The voters are pressurised through violent methods to change their vote.
  • Country C – Every time the election result is unpredictable.
  • Country D- The press is restricted to broadcast the election news.

49. Who was considered as the "folk hero"?

  • Mahatma Gandhi
  • Alluri Sitaram Raju
  • Baba Ramchandra
  • Jawaharlal nehru

50. Why was the Simon Commission sent to India?

  • To look into the Indian Constitution matter and suggest reform
  • To choose member of Indian Council.
  • To settle disputes between the government and the Congress leaders
  • To set up a government organisation

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