RTET 2012 – Social Science Paper [Part-II]

Rajasthan Teachers Eligibility Test 2012
(Teachers for classes VI to X)
Solved paper of Social Science for Arts Group held on 9th September 2012
[PART-II : 31 – 60] ( correct answers are highighted in deep saffron color)
31. The third decade of 20th century was significant in Indian history because
      a) ‘Annals’ by Col. Tod was published
      b) copy of Kautiyla’s Arthashastra was discovered
      c) Ashoka’s inscriptions were deciphered
Indus Civilization was explored.
32. Which of the following statements is not true?
There was a decline in Samskaras in Vedic society.
      b) The spirit of “Vasudhaiva Kutukmbakam” has been taught by Vedic culture.
      c) The treatise Ramayan is smaller in size to Mahabharata
      d) The elderlies are considered as heads of families in Indian society
33. Which of the following is not a main cause of urbanisation?
      a) The decline of cottage industry
      b) Rapid population growth
Rising prices
      d) lack of essential amenities
34. Which of the following was contemporary to the Harrappan civilization?
      a) Crete civilization
Egyptian civilization
      c) Greek civilization
      d) Roman civilization
35. Which of the following statements is not true regarding the efforts made to improve the status of
      women in Indian society?
      a) Vireshalingam Panulu formed an organisation in support of Widow remarriage at Madras
Jawaharlal Nehru and Subhash Chandra Bose supported the demands and more
        freedom to women.
      c) Pt. Ramabai made efforts to improve the condition of women in higher classes
      d) Tarabai Shinde supported the orthodox beliefs regarding women by publishing the book 
36. Which of the following saints propagated Sagun worship?
      a) Kabir
      b) Nanak
      d) Dadu
37. Which of the following statements regarding Mughal Art is not true?
      a) ‘Ibrahim Roza’ is in Bijapur
Akbar got Fatehpur Sikri built after 1585 A.D.
      c) Akbar’s tomb is in Sikandara.
      d) Shah Jahan got ‘Takht-e-Taus’ built in Delhi.
38. Maharana Pratap died at the age of
      a) 67 years
      b) 54 years
57 years
      d) 49 years
39. The 30 percent cotton cloth export of the total Indian export around 1800 A.D. was reduced in 
      1870 A.D to
      a) 25
      b) 13
      c) 8
40. In Modern Age, women too encouraged writings for awakening and social reforms. They wrote
      s  several books. ‘Aamar Jiban’ published in 1876 A.D. was written by
Rashsundari Devi
      b) Kailsah Bashini Devi
      c) Roqualyya Sakhawat 
      d) Pt. Ramabai
41. Which of the following statements is not correct regarding the Election of the President?
      a) The objections related to the election can be raised only in the Supreme Court.
The votes of all MLAs have equal values.
      c) The votes of all MPs have equal values.
      d) The nominated members can not excercise their frenchise.
42. The 73rd Constitutional Amendment for making Panchayati Raj Institutions more effective and
      powerful was passed in
      a) 1990
      b) 1991
      d) 1993
43. What percentage of Women’s reservation was availed of in the election of local bodies in Rajasthan
      in August, 2010?
      a) 30
      b) 33
      d) 10
44. The Head of Municipal Corporation if Rajasthan is called:
      a) President
      c) Chairman
      d) Nagar Pramukh
45. The total number of members in Legislative Assembly of Rajasthan is
      b) 180
      c) 160
      d) 210
46. Which one of the following is not a metallic mineral?
      a) Bauxite
      b) Copper
      c) Chromite
47. Which pair is not correctly matched?

          Type of resource                           Example
      a) Non-renewable resource          –      Natural gas
      b) Natural resource                     –      Water
      c) Biotic resource                       –      Forest
      d) Ubiquitous resource             –      Copper

48. The concept of sustainable development is related to:
      a) maximum use of resources
conservation of resources
      c) industrial use of resources
      d) development of power resources
49. One of the main causes of wildlife loss is the:
Loss of natural habitat
      b) Construction of dams
      c) Flood
      d) Urbanisation
50. In which one of the following regions of the world intensive subsistence agriculture is most prevalent?
      a) Temperate region
      b) Mediterranean region
Monsoon region
      d) Semi-arid region
51. Which one of the following statements is correct for the Aravali ranges?
      a) Helpful in rainfall
      b) suitable for hydor-power production
Act as a water divide
      d) A barrier in transportaion
52. Which one of the following is a traditional method of rain-water harvesting in Rajasthan?
      a) Tank
      b) Well
      c) River
53. In which district of Rajasthan is Chhabra Thermal Power Station located?
      a) Kota
      c) Jhalawar
      d) Sawai Madhopur
54. Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

          Industry                     Location
      a) H.M.T.                  –     Ajmer
      b) Ball Bearing        –     Alwar
      c) Cement                –     Morak
      d) Electric Meter       –     Jaipur

55. The main mica producing districts of Rajasthan are:
Ajmer, Bhilwara and Jaipur
      b) Udaipur, Chittorgarh and Rajsamand
      c) Bhilwara, Chittorgarh and Kota
      d) Jaipur, Dausa and Tonk
56. The study of Social Science is necessary for:
The understanding of the socio-cultural structure and its relation with environment.
      b) the development of ifra-structure facilities.
      c) The rapid economic development.
      d) The understanding of educational problems.
57. Which one of the following is the new concept in Social Science?
      a) Accumulation of factual information
      b) Study of social customs
The study of human relations and betterment of society.
      d) The study of international relations.
58. What is a prime necessity for a Social Science classroom?
      a) Site, formation and space
      b) Attached library and reading room
Display facilities
      d) Facilities for experiments
59. The classroom processes in Social Science help in developing
      a) Knowledge
      b) Skill
      c) Expression
All of these
60. The main problem of Social Science teaching is
      a) small classrooms
increasing teacher-student ratio
      c) untrained teachers
      d) lack of library facilities
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