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OSS 101 Solved Question Paper June 2019

OSS-101 : Preparatory Course in Social Sciences

OSS 101 Solved Question Paper June 2019

Time : 2 hours

Maximum Marks : 50

General instructions :

Preparatory course in Social Sciences (OSS – 101)

Questions 1 – 50. 

 (i) All questions are compulsory, each of which carries one mark.

(ii)  Each question has four alternatives, one of which is correct. Write the serial number of your correct alternatives/answers below the corresponding question number in the answer Sheet and then mark the rectangle for the same number in that column. If you find that none of the given alternatives is correct then write 0 and mark in column 0.

(iii) Do not waste time in reading the whole question paper. Go on solving questions one by one. You may come back to the left out questions if you have time at the end.

 

  1. Science is a systematic study of
  1. Phenomena
  2. Economics
  3. Political systems
  4. Dreams

 

  1. History is connected with studying and interpreting
  1. Present events
  2. Fiction
  3. Past events
  4. None of the above

 

  1. ____ is a form of Secondary Source of data collection.
  1. Field Work
  2. Census
  3. Photographs
  4. Observation

 

  1. Implementation of government policies is studied in
  1. Public administration
  2. English literature
  3. Journalism
  4. All of the above

 

  1. The report “Understanding Knowledge Societies” was brought out by Nations in
  1. 2006
  2. 2007
  3. 2004
  4. 2005

 

  1. The sociologist who studied the problem of suicide in society was
  1. Weber
  2. Parsons
  3. Durkheim
  4. None of the above

 

 

  1. Which of the discipline that is clubbed with Sciences in many universities ?
  1. Literature
  2. History
  3. Public administration
  4. Economics

 

  1. A profession in which social science has a big role to play is
  1. Athletics
  2. Boxing
  3. Journalism
  4. All of the above

 

  1. Human life can be understood better category :
  1. Economics
  2. Political
  3. Social
  4. All of the above

 

  1. Coercion as an activity is dependent upon
  1. Division of labour
  2. Leisure
  3. Sports
  4. None of the above

 

  1. The earliest stage of human society is
  1. Agrarian
  2. Hunting and Gathering
  3. Industrial
  4. None of the above

 

  1. Vasco da Gama discovered India in
  1. 1496
  2. 1492
  3. 1498
  4. 1493

 

  1. By 1914, it was estimated that percent of the world was dominant European Nations
  1.  80.0
  2.  81.3
  3.  82.2
  4.  84.4

 

  1. The Cold War went on from
  1. 1945 to 1990
  2. 1980 to 1990
  3. 1945 to 1980
  4. None of the above

 

  1. Early Vedic Period was largely
  1. Agricultural
  2. Pastoral
  3. Industrial
  4. All of the above

 

  1. Arthashastra was authored by
  1. Tenali Rama
  2. Birbal
  3. Kautilya
  4. Vishakadatta

 

  1. The Guptas State professed the
  1. Buddhist ideology
  2. Vaishnativr ideology
  3. Brahmanic – Puranic ideology
  4. Shaivite ideology

 

  1. Queen Victoria was declared as the Sovereign of British India in
  1. 1858
  2. 1857
  3. 1859
  4. 1860

 

  1. The National Congress was founded in
  1. 1885
  2. 1876
  3. 1886
  4. 1889

 

  1. The Champaran Satyagraha was held by the
  1. Peasants of Madhya Pradesh
  2. Peasants of Bihar
  3. Peasants of Bengal
  4. Peasants of Gujarat

 

  1. India gained Independence from the British in
  1. 1948
  2. 1950
  3. 1947
  4. None of the above

 

  1. The fundamental duties were introduced in the Constitution of India in
  1. 1978
  2. 1977
  3. 1975
  4. 1976

 

  1. The Rajya Sabha should consist of
  1. 260 members
  2. 250 members
  3. 240 members
  4. 220 members

 

  1. The first school set up by the British in 1784 was in
  1. Tanjore
  2. Rewari
  3. Kutch
  4. none of the above

 

  1. “Jati” is
  1. An occupational group
  2. An endogamous group
  3. A hereditary group
  4. All of the above

 

  1. The main official language of India is
  1. English
  2. Hindi
  3. Urdu
  4. Persian

 

  1. The constitutional head of India is
  1. The Prime Minister
  2. The President
  3. The Chief Minister
  4. None of the above

 

  1. People’s Associations that assist in the process of governing are called
  1. Civil society
  2. Private society
  3. Moderator society
  4. All of the above

 

  1. ____ is a form of self-government functioning with the participation of the people
  1. Gram Palika
  2. Electricity Board
  3. Nagar Palika
  4. None of the above

 

  1. The full form of MTNL is
  1. Mahanagar Telecom Nigam Limited
  2. Mahanagar Television Nigam Limited
  3. Mahanagar Tube Nigam Limited
  4. Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited

 

  1. The economy consists of
  1. Primary sector
  2. Secondary sector
  3. Tertiary sector
  4. All of the above

 

  1. Labour force includes
  1. Both employed and unemployed
  2. Only employed
  3. Only unemployed
  4. None of the above

 

  1. NREGA was introduced in
  1. 2002
  2. 2005
  3. 2007
  4. 2003

 

  1. The Indo-China War took place in
  1. 1962
  2. 1963
  3. 1964
  4. 1965

 

  1. Agricultural income in India is
  1. Texed
  2. Not taxed
  3. Taxed every alternate year
  4. None of the above

 

  1. The Eleventh Five Year plan focused on
  1. A socialist pattern of society
  2. Mixed economy
  3. Inclusive growth
  4. None of the above

 

  1. The number of years that an individual is expected to remain alive is called
  1. Lifeline
  2. Growth and development
  3. Life expectancy
  4. All of the above

 

  1. Environment means
  1. Land
  2. Water
  3. Air
  4. All of the above

 

  1. The types of natural resources are
  1. Inexhaustible resources
  2. Exhaustible resources
  3. Inexhaustible and Exhaustible resources
  4. None of the above

 

  1. The report of the Brundtland Commission was published in
  1. 1988
  2. 1986
  3. 1984
  4. 1987

 

  1. In ecology, a combination of all living and non-living elements of an area is called an
  1. Ecosystem
  2. Environment
  3. Atmosphere
  4. All of the above

 

  1. The division of people into distinct categories is referred to as
  1. Racism
  2. Stratification
  3. Categorisation
  4. None of the above

 

  1. TRYSEM encourages to
  1. Train women in skill development
  2. Train rural youth for self-employment
  3. Train children in skill development
  4. All of the above

 

  1. The condition which defines a lack of resources for subsistence is called
  1. Prosperity
  2. Affluence
  3. Surplus
  4. Poverty

 

  1. Literate population of India according to 2001 census was
  1.  75.85 percent
  2.  78.90 percent
  3.  50.35 percent
  4.  65.38 percent

 

  1. The largest democracy in the world is
  1. U.S.A
  2. India
  3. Canada
  4. Iceland

 

  1. The basic objective of British colonialism is
  1. Religious exploitation
  2. Social exploitation
  3. Economic exploitation
  4. None of the above

 

  1. India is a country which has the presence of diverse
  1. Religions
  2. Castes
  3. Languages
  4. All of the above

 

  1. Which one is a form of Secondary Data ?
  1. Manuscript
  2. Interview
  3. Observation
  4. Case study

 

  1. In the year 1492, America was discovered by
  1. Vasco da Gama
  2. John Cabot
  3. Christopher Columbus
  4. James Cook

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