RTET 2012- Social Science Paper [Part-I]
September 16, 2012 4 Comments
|Rajasthan Teacher’s Eligibility Test (RTET) 2012
(Teachers for classes VI to X)
Solved paper of Social Science for Arts Group held on 9th September 2012
[PART-I : 1 – 30] ( correct answers are highighted in deep saffron color)
|1. The employees earn salary while peasants plough the kings’s land.” With refernece to which ruler
was this statement made by the Chinese traveller?
b) Chandragupta I
c) Chandragupta II
|2. Which Chola ruler captured Kanchi defating Pallavas?
a) Parantaka I
b) Aditya I
d) Rajendra Chola II
The last Pallava King was Aparajitha. He was defeated by Aditya I Chola towards the end of the 9th century AD.
Parantaka was son of Aditya who ruled for forty two years from 907 to 949 AD. The power of the Cholas
declined in about the 13th century.
|3. Which South Indian dynasty divided the State into Nation (Rashtra) Kottam and Village (Gram)?
|4. During the rule of which dynasty did Kanheri University became popular?
d) Pallavas Buddha Vihar of Kanheri situated in Mumbai, Maharshtra was the famous centre of education during the
Rashtrakuta Dynasty. Kanheri became a University centre in the 10th century.The place Kanheri also called
as black mountain is famous for rock-cut Buddhist caves. There are 109 caves in the Kanheri cave complex,
all cut from a 15,000 ft. ravine.
|5. In which state is Rampurva’s Ashok pillar with Bull Capital located?
d) Uttar Pradesh
|6. The Constitution of India was adopted by
a) Constituent Assembly
c) Lok Sabha
d) Rajya Sabha The Constitution of India was enacted, signed and adopted by the Constituent Assembly on 26th November, 1949.
It came into force on the 26th January, 1950.
|7. In which part of the Constituion of India does the term, ‘Secular’ was added later on?
a) Fundamental rights
b) Directive Principle of State Policy
d) All of these
BY 42nd Constitution Amendment Act, 1976 the word “secular” was added in the preamble. It implies equality
|8. Which Article of Children’s Bill of Rights (1992) says, “I have the rights to know about my rights”?
a) Article 42
b) Article 12, 13
c) Article 23, 28, 29
d) Article 36
|9. Which of the following is not a Fundamental Right?
a) Right of Equality
b) Right to Freedom
d) Right to Constitutional remedies
|10. In which Article of Part ‘IV’ of the Constitution have Fundamental Duties been incorporated?
d) 52 The 42nd Constitution Amendment Act, 1976 has incorporated ten Fundamental Duties in Article 51(A) of the
constitution of India.
|11. In which ocean is ‘Mariana Trench’ located?
a) Indian Ocean
b) Pacific Ocean
c) Atlantic Ocean
d) Arctic Ocean The deepest known point on Earth is at the bottom of the Mariana Trench, located in western Pacific Ocean, to east
of the Mariana Islands. This trench is 1,554 miles long and 44 miles wide. This point – known as the Challenger Deep
– is where the ocean bottom lies at a depth of nearly 7 miles.
|12. According to area which is the largest and smallest continents of the world?
a) Africa and Australia
b) Asia and Antarctica
c) Asia and Australia
d) North America and Antarctica
|13. Which one of the following is not a sphere of the Earth?
|14. Marble is an example of
a) Metamorphic rock
b) Sedimentary rock
c) Igneous rock
d) Plutonic rock
|15. The combined action of weathering and erosion is known as
|16. Which landform is known as ‘roof of the world’?
a) Great Himalayas
b) Pamir Plateau
c) Tibetan Plateau
d) Deccan Plateau
|17. In which state of India ‘Kal Vaishakhi’ winds are usually prevalent during summer season?
a) West Bengal
|18. In which area of India is Yak animal found?
b) Arunachal Pradesh
|19. Which one of the following places is having manufacturing unit of antibiotic medicine?
d) Chandigarh Indian Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Ltd (IDPL) is the largest Central Pharma PSU in India. IDPL has manufacturing plants
at Rishikesh, Gurgaon, Chennai, Hyderabad and Muzaffarpur.
Set up at Pimpri (Pune) on 10th March, 1954, PSU Hindustan Antibiotics Limited (HAL) is the first drug manufacturing
|20. In which year was ‘Consumer Protection Act’ introduced in India?
The Consumer Protection Bill, 1986 was passed by both the Houses of Parliament and it received the assent of
the President on 24th December, 1986.
|21. For heritage conservation, in which year Monument, Archaeological Site and Antiquity Act was
implemented in Rajasthan?
|22. What is ‘Balad’?
a) The tradition of Mand singing.
b) A herd of bulls, on whose back commodities for sale are carried by Binjaro.
c) A synonym of “Aulayn”.
d) The event of taking cattle to other land areas to explore the availability of food-water in
the wake of famine.
|23. Which of the following statements regarding the Rajasthan hero Manikyalal Verma is not true?
a) He was born at Bijolia.
b) He was a peasant in his early life.
c) He was connected with the Bijolia peasant movement for a long time.
d) He became the Prime Minister of Greater Rajasthan after independence.
|24. In how many volumes is “Vatan ri Phulwari” the invaluable literary heritage of Rajasthan is divided into?
|25. In which district is the historical place “Mangarh” situated?
d) Banswara The history of the massacre known as Mini Jalinwala Bagh, which claimed hundreds of Bhill tribals in 1913
when they revolted against the then British colonial government is associated with Mangarh Dham at Banswara.
|26. Which one of the following project types has been suggested by Thomas M. Risk for secondary
a) Social Projects
b) Economic Projects
c) Productive Projects
d) Environmental Projects
|27. Which one of the following is the main objective of evaluation in Social Science?
a) Assessment of the knowledge of the students.
b) Better classroom teaching.
c) Educational planning.
d) Social development.
|28. Which is not a characteristic of a good evaluation?
|29. Field trips are useful in Social science for
b) Empirical evidencies
d) All of these
|30. Which type of teaching aids are most useful in Social Science?
c) Audio-visual aids
d) Drawing equipment
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