CTET Mock Test Paper 2 Social Science free PDF

CTET Mock Test : Social science

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CTET Mock Test

Social science

Question.1. There are different ways in which people of different communities greet each other. This is a mark of :

  1. socialism
  2. secularism
  3. diversity
  4. social justice

Answer. 3

Question.2. Consider the following statements and choose the correct option.
Statement A : The head of the state is the Governor.
Statement B : The Governor is appointed by the state government to ensure that the particular state works in accordance with the Constitution.

  1. A is correct and B is incorrect
  2. A is incorrect and B is correct
  3. Both A and B are correct
  4. Both A and B are incorrect

Answer. 1

Question.3. The Hindu Succession Amendment Act 2005 provides for which of the following?

  1. The choice of not adopting the family surname.
  2. Equal share in father’s property to sons and daughters.
  3. Women’s right to invalidate marital status under the Hindu Marriage Act .
  4. Hereditary rights of sons to agricultural property.

Answer. 2

Question.4. In India, a democratic country, Universal Adult Franchise means:

  1. every person is equal before law
  2. providing free education to integrate children with disabilities in mainstream schools
  3. women above 18 years of age has the right to vote
  4. every individual above 18 years of age has the right to vote irrespective of their social and economic backgrounds.

Answer. 4

Question.5. Read the following Child Rights as mentioned in the Children’s Bill of Rights –
A) I have the Right to a good education , and everyone has the Responsibility to encourage all children to go to school. (Article 28, 19, 23)
B) I have the Right to express my views freely which should be taken seriously, and everyone has the responsibility to listen to others.(Article 12, 13) Which of the following Articles of the Indian Constitution are complimentary to the above Child Rights?

  1. Article 21 and 19
  2. Article 14 and 16
  3. Article 51 and 78
  4. Article 32 and 44

Answer. 1

Question.6. Which of the following features of the Indian Constitution protect citizens against arbitrary and absolute exercise of power by the state?

  1. Federalism
  2. Fundamental Rights
  3. Separation of Powers between legislature, executive and the judiciary
  4. Parliamentary form of government

Answer. 2

Question.7. Judiciary has the power to strike down particular laws passed by the Parliament if it believes that they violate the structure of the Constitution. This is called:

  1. Dispute resolution
  2. Judicial Review
  3. Upholding Law and enforcing Fundamental Rights
  4. Independent Judiciary

Answer. 2

Question.8. Which of the following is correct about Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016?

  1. The government encourages education of disabled children in special schools.
  2. Persons with disabilities have equal rights for their full participation in the society.
  3. The Union government has to allot 10% seats in its educational institutions for persons with disabilities.
  4. Only the central government offices and institutions to be made accessible and facilitated with ramps.

Answer. 1

Question.9. According to NCF 2005, The primary objective of teaching social sciences at secondary stage is to
A. assist students to explore their interests and aptitudes in order to choose appropriate university course and /or courses
B. develop an understanding about social and economic challenges faced by the nation
C. develop skills of observation, identification and classification
D. develop a holistic understanding of the environment with emphasis on the institutions of the natural and the social environment.
Which of the above statements are true?

  1. Only A and B
  2. Only B and C
  3. Only C and D
  4. Only B and D

Answer. 4

Question.10. According to Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2009, identifying and generating employment opportunities in the rural area is the responsibility of

  1. Indian Parliament.
  2. State Legislature.
  3. District Panchayat.
  4. Village Panchayat.

Answer. 4

Question.11. Which is the basic feature of Democracy?

  1. Inequality
  2. Free trade
  3. Equality
  4. Reasonable restrictions

Answer. 3

Question.12. Which among the following Fundamental Rights will be violated if a group of people from Jain community is not allowed to open a learning centre on the teachings of the Jain Tirthankars.

  1. Right to cultural and educational rights
  2. Right to freedom of religion
  3. Right to freedom
  4. Right to equality

Answer. 1

Question.13. What is meant by the Right to Constitutional Remedies?

  1. Right of the government to amend the Constitution
  2. Right of the citizens to appeal to the court in case of violation of their Fundamental Rights
  3. Right of the government to expand its powers using the Constitutional provisions
  4. Right of the citizen to demand that the new provision may be added to the Constitution

Answer. 2

Question.14. Under which jurisdiction of the Supreme Court the dispute between the centre and states are included?

  1. Original Jurisdiction
  2. Appellate Jurisdiction
  3. Advisory Jurisdiction
  4. Residuary Jurisdiction

Answer. 1

Question.15. Consider the following statements and choose the correct option.
(A) The term ‘minority’ refers to communities that are numerically small in relation to rest of the population.
(B) The term ‘minority’ is not just about members but encompasses the issue of power, access toresources etc.

  1. A and B, both are correct.
  2. Only B is correct, A is incorrect.
  3. Both A and B are incorrect.
  4. Only A is correct, B is incorrect.

Answer. 1

Question 16. Samudragupta is depicted in coins playing which musical instrument?

  1. Tanpura
  2. Sitar
  3. Veena
  4. Flute

Answer. 3

Question 17. Read statements A, B and C and select correct answer.
Why Magadha became the most important Mahajanpada in about two hundred years?
A. Many rivers such as Ganga and Sone flowed through Magadha.
B. Parts of Magadha were forested.
C. There were iron ore mines in the region.

  1. A and B
  2. B and C
  3. C and A
  4. A, B and C

Answer. 4

Question.18. Read the statements (A) and (R) and choose the correct option. Assertion (A): The Roman empire carried out trades with South India.
Reason (R): Roman gold coins have been found in South India.

  1. Both (A) and (R) are correct and R is the correct explanation of A.
  2. Both (A) and (R) are correct and R is not the correct explanation of A.
  3. (A) is true, but (R) is false.
  4. (A) is false but (R) is true.

Answer. 1

Question. 19. Which of the following is a feature of a trading town in medieval period?

  1. The temple was central to the economy and society.
  2. It was the capital of the kings.
  3. They usually had a Mandapika.
  4. The priests and pilgrims formed the main composition of its residents and visitors.

Answer. 3

Question 20. Consider the statements A, B and C on periodisation of history and choose the correct answer.
A. British historians divided the history of India into three periods.
B. The division was based on the idea of religion.
C. The division ignored the rich diversity of the subcontinent.

  1. A, B and C all are correct.
  2. A and B are correct and C is incorrect.
  3. A and C are correct and B is incorrect.
  4. B and C are correct and A is incorrect.

Answer. 1

Question.21. By the seventh century, many European colonialists began to cultivate indigo. In this context,match the following correctly.
A) French …(i) Brazil
B) Portuguese …(ii) Jamaica
C) English …(iii) Venezuela
D) Spanish …(iv) Caribbean Island

  1. A-iv, B-i, C-ii, D-iii
  2. A-i, B-ii, C-iii, D-iv
  3. A-iv, B-ii, C-i, D-iii
  4. A-iii, B-i, C-ii, D-iv

Answer. 1

Question.22. Rammohun Roy in his writings argued and persuaded that Sati had no sanction because:

  1. the British were against it.
  2. the ancient sacred texts did not endorse it.
  3. ancient texts that endorsed Sati must be discarded.
  4. women who committed Sati were desirous of death.

Answer. 2

Question 23. Consider the following statements in the context of reforms associated with women:
(A) Ishwar Chand Vidyasagar took up the cause of widow remarriage.
(B) Veersalingam Pantulu formed an association of widow remarriage in Madras Presidency.
(C) Widows who remarried were accepted well in the society. Which of the above are correct?

  1. (A), (B) and (C )
  2. Only (A) and (B)
  3. Only (A) and (C )
  4. Only (B) and (C )

Answer. 2

Question.24. Read the statements Assertion (A) and Reasoning (R) and choose the correct option.
Assertion (A): During 19th century, when the first schools were opened for girls, people were afraidof them.
Reason (R): People feared that travelling to schools would have a corrupting influence on girls.

  1. Both (A) and (R) are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
  2. Both (A) and (R) are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.
  3. (A) is true, but (R) is false.
  4. Both (A) and (R) are false.

Answer. 1

Question 25. Consider the following statements in the context of British rule in India and choose the correct option: (A): Moderates demanded that civil service examination should be held in India as well.
(R): It was a major demand of moderates that Indians be placed in high positions.

  1. Both (A) and (R) are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
  2. Both (A) and (R) are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.
  3. (A) is true, but (R) is false.
  4. Both (A) and (R) are false.

Answer. 1

Question 26. Consider these statements in the context of Rowlatt Satyagraha and choose the correct option.
(A) Rowlatt Act curbed the fundamental rights and strengthened police powers. (B) Mohammad Ali Jinnah, Mahatma Gandhi and others argued that government has no right torestrict people’s basic freedoms.
(C) Even though Hindus and Muslims were against Rowlatt Act, the Rowlatt Satyagraha could notturn out to be the all India struggle against the British.

  1. Both (A) and (B) are true.
  2. Both (B) and (C) are true.
  3. Both (A) and (C) are true.
  4. Only C is true.

Answer. 1

Question.27. What is/are the important criteria used to provide opportunities for Indians to study ingovernment run or supported educational institutions and to work in government offices in India?
A. Caste
B. Family Income
C. Gender
D. Income of Individual
Choose the correct option.

  1. A, B and C
  2. B, C and D
  3. A and B
  4. A only

Answer. 1, 3

Question 28: Which of the following is an example of a primary economic activity?
a) Manufacturing
b) Agriculture
c) Retail
d) Information Technology

Answer: b) Agriculture

Question 29: Who is known as the “Father of Modern Economics”?
a)Adam Smith
b) Karl Marx
c) John Maynard Keynes
d) Milton Friedman

Answer: a) Adam Smith

Question 30: Which of the following is a fundamental right guaranteed by the Indian Constitution?
a) Right to Education
b) Right to Property
c) Right to Privacy
d) Right to Employment

Answer: c) Right to Privacy

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