OTET 2014 Paper 2 Social Studies Question Paper

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Social Studies paper is an Optional paper of OTET Paper-II Exam. From this subject 60 questions are asked. OTET 2014 Paper 2 Social Studies Question Paper is given below. These 60 questions were asked in Social Studies sections, from History, Geography and Politics.

 

OTET 2014 Paper 2

Social Studies Question Paper 


91. On which aspect does a myth give importance ?

  • (A) Historical fact
  • (B) Reality of event
  • (C) Imaginary picture
  • (D) Legend

92. Which is used for the enrichment of content knowledge ?

  • (A) Guide Book
  • (B) Text Book
  • (C) Reference Book
  • (D) Practice Book

93. Which is not a characteristics of excursion ?

  • (A) Giving independence in learning
  • (B) Acquisition of knowledge from the primary level
  • (C) Gain of experience from regulated environment
  • (D) Creation of an atmosphere for self learning

94. What are the two objectives of two-dimensional Blue-print ?

  • (A) Question and objectives
  • (B) Objectives and subjective matter
  • (C) Subject and difficult level
  • (D) Alternative and objective

95. Which is the source of archaeological evidence ?

  • (A) Religious scriptures
  • (B) Legends
  • (C) Myth
  • (D) Inscription

96. Which subject is not associated with Social Science according to Encyclopedia Britanica ?

  • (A) Economics
  • (B) Geography
  • (C) Political Science
  • (D) Animal Psychology

97. Which is not an objective of teaching Social Science ?

  • (A) Learners are to analyse the scientific methods only
  • (B) Learners will know the geographical language and definition
  • (C) Learners will know how different countries are dependent on economic matter
  • (D) Learners will adopt equimethodical process in the changing circumstances

98. Which is not related with the comprehensive objective of Social Science ?

  • (A) Showing the causes of the change of environment
  • (B) Determining the relation between economy and development
  • (C) Marking the historical places in the map
  • (D) Showing the differences of different regions in transport sector

99. The project method is based on progressive ideas of which educationist ?

  • (A) John Adam
  • (B) John Deway
  • (C) Plato
  • (D) Rousseau

100. Which one is a thought provoking and anticipatory question ?

  • (A) When did Asoka ascend the throne ?
  • (B) What impact could have the devastation of Kalinga War brought in the mind of Asoka
  • (C) When did the Kaling War take place ?
  • (D) What did Asoka do for the spread of Buddhism ?

101. Who does act as the President in the event of the vacancy caused in the office of the President and Vice-President at the same time in our country ?

  • (A) Speaker of Lok Sabha
  • (B) Seniormost Governor of India
  • (C) Chief Election Commissioner of India
  • (D) Chief Justice of Supreme Court

102. Who elects the Vice-President of India ?

  • (A) Members of the Raiya Sabha
  • (B) Elected members of Raiya Sabha
  • (C) Elected members of Parliament
  • (D) Members of the Parliament and Vidhan Sabhas

103. Which is not a pressure group ?

  • (A) Nikhil Utkal Shikshak Mahasangh
  • (B) Trinmul Congress
  • (C) Hind-Mazdoor Sabha
  • (D) Bharatiya Krishak Mahasabha

104. Who appoints the Advocate General of Odisha ?

  • (A) President
  • (B) Governor
  • (C) Chief Minister
  • (D) Law-Minister

105. Which is not a justiciable right ?

  • (A) Right against exploitation
  • (B) Right to education
  • (C) Right to vote
  • (D) Right to collect donations

106. Who did introduce the Local Self Government system in India ?

  • (A) Lord Bentick
  • (B) Lord Dalhousie
  • (C) Lord Ripon
  • (D) Lord Curzon

107. Why did the moderates in Congress profess loyalty to the British Government ?

  • (A) They were conservative and weak
  • (B) Indians were not possessing military strength
  • (C) They were lacking patriotism
  • (D) They were believing to transform the British rule into a welfare government

108. Who was involved in the violent incident of Muzaffarpur in 1908 ?

  • (A) Surya Sen
  • (B) Khudiram Bose
  • (C) Jatindranath Mukherji
  • (D) Ajit Singh

109. In which century did nationalism emerge as a force in Europe ?

  • (A) Fourteenth Century
  • (B) Fifteenth Century
  • (C) Eighteenth Century
  • (D) Nineteenth Century

110. In which country nationalism was not inspired by Napoleonic imperialism ?

  • (A) Germany
  • (B) Italy
  • (C) Greece
  • (D) Spain

111. What was the designation of the highest officer of the revenue department during the Mughal period ?

  • (A) Mir-Buxi
  • (B) Sipahsalar
  • (C) Wazir
  • (D) Muhtasiv

112. Where is the Buland-Darwala situated ?

  • (A) Agra
  • (B) Fatehpur Sikri
  • (C) Ajmer
  • (D) Lahore

113. During the reign of which Mogul ruler was Cooch Bihar annexed to the Mogul empire ?

  • (A) Akbar
  • (B) Jahangir
  • (C) Shah-Jahan
  • (D) Aurangzeb

114. On which date did the first war of Indian Independence begin ?

  • (A) 14th April 1857
  • (B) 10th May 1857
  • (C) 16th October 1857
  • (D) 5th April 1857

115. By which Act of the British Parliament Supreme Court of India was established ?

  1. Regulating Act, 1773
  2. Pitt’s India Act, 1784
  3. Indian Council Act, 1892
  4. Govt. of India Act, 1919

116. In which script the inscriptions of Asok are not written ?

  • (A) Brahmi
  • (B) Kharosthi
  • (C) Sanskrit
  • (D) Aramaic

117. Which symbol has not been used in the inscriptions of Kharavela ?

  • (A) Swastik
  • (B) Vriksha
  • (C) Chaitya
  • (D) Trisul

118. Who built the Barabati Fort ?

  • (A) Yayati Keshari
  • (B) Chodagangadev
  • (C) Purusottam Dev
  • (D) Mukundadeva

119. Upto which river in the South did Kapilendradeva spread his empire ?

  • (A) Godavari
  • (B) Krishna
  • (C) Kaveri
  • (D) Periyar

120. Which Muslim ruler succeeded in his South Indian Campaign ?

  • (A) Iltutmish
  • (B) Allauddin Khalji
  • (C) Firoz Shah Tughlaq
  • (D) Aurangzeb

121. What type of test is used to know the learning weakness in goegraphy ?

  • (A) Placement
  • (B) Diagnostic
  • (C) Formative
  • (D) Summative

122. Who promulgated the ‘Project Method’ ?

  • (A) Watson
  • (B) Stevenson
  • (C) Montessori
  • (D) John Dewey

123. Who is the centre of the teaching learning process ?

  • (A) Text book
  • (B) Teacher
  • (C) Learner
  • (D) Syllabus

124. In which method of Geography teaching do many pupils learn at a time and at a place without wasting money and time ?

  • (A) Direct observation
  • (B) Indirect observation
  • (C) Field trip
  • (D) Project-method

125. To which stage of lesson planning in Geography does the ‘Objective Specification’ belong ?

  • (A) Introduction
  • (B) Presentation
  • (C) Conclusion
  • (D) Application

126. Given below are the map scales of four different maps shown by the teacher in the classroom. Which map has the smallest scale ?

  • (A) 1 c.m. equals to 10 km
  • (B) 1 : 125,000
  • (C) 1 c.m. equals to 55 km
  • (D) 1 : 1500,000

127. Which aspect of the map is shown by contours ?

  • (A) Distance
  • (B) Relief
  • (C) Direction
  • (D) Scale

128. Which symbol indicates spring on the map ?

  • (A) •
  • (B) A
  • (C) +
  • (D) 

129. By which colour is the settlement shown on the map ?

  • (A) Red
  • (B) Yellow
  • (C) Green
  • (D) Brown

130. The teacher used a map in the classroom to teach about the population of Odisha. Which type of map is it ?

  • (A) Physical
  • (B) Thematic
  • (C) Topographical
  • (D) Administrative

131. Which rock is different from the other three on the basis of formation ?

  • (A) Marble
  • (B) Gneiss
  • (C) Basalt
  • (D) Quartzite

132. What is the density of the mantle layer ?

  • (A) 2.75 — 2.9
  • (B) 3.1 — 5.0
  • (C) 4.75 — 7.5
  • (D) 5.1 — 13.0

133. Which type of mountain is the Andese Mountain range ?

  • (A) Block
  • (B) Fold
  • (C) Volcanic
  • (D) Residual


134. Which plain is formed due to the work of wind ?

  • (A) Deltaic plain
  • (B) Drift plain
  • (C) Flood plain
  • (D) Loess plain

135. Which of the following places is located in a thermal belt different from the other three ?

 
  • (A) Bhopal
  • (B) Kolkata
  • (C) Mumbai
  • (D) Chandigarh

136. By which process is the earth surface cooled in the clear winter nights ?

  • (A) Conduction
  • (B) Convection
  • (C) Radiation
  • (D) Evaporation

137. How and when does the sea-breeze blow ?

  • (A) During day time from land to sea
  • (B) During day time from sea to land
  • (C) During night time from land to sea
  • (D) During night time from sea to land

138. Which of the following ocean currents is different form the other three on the basis of its location ?

  • (A) Canaries current
  • (B) Gulf stream
  • (C) Labrador current
  • (D) Benguela current

139. Where does the main portion of fresh water lie ?

  • (A) As running water
  • (B) In shape of ice
  • (C) Underground water
  • (D) Inland water bodies

140. Which category of biota are known as the decomposers ?

  • (A) Producer
  • (B) Herbivores
  • (C) Carnivores
  • (D) Detritivores

141. Which of the following types of land use comes under the land not used for argiculture for a long time ?

  • (A) Culturable waste
  • (B) Fallow land
  • (C) Non-agricultural land
  • (D) The pasture land

142. Identify the incorrect pair :

  • (A) The Chambal — Gandhi Sagar
  • (B) The Krishna — Ranapratap Sagar
  • (C) The Narmada — Sardar Sarovar
  • (D) The Suite] — Govind Sagar

143. Which type of forest is locally known as `Solas’ in South India ?

  • (A) Subtropical dry evergreen
  • (B) Subtropical Montane
  • (C) Temperate Montane
  • (D) Wet Montane

144. Which type of species does the wildass belong to.?

  • (A) Extinct
  • (B) Endangered
  • (C) Vulnerable
  • (D) Rare

145. In the production of which two minerals does Odisha rank first in India ?

  • (A) Manganese and Chromite
  • (B) Chromite and Bauxite
  • (C) Bauxite and Iron ore
  • (D) Manganese and Iron ore

146. Near which place the largest tributary of Mahanadi joins it ?

  • (A) Boudh
  • (B) Cuttack
  • (C) Sambalpur
  • (D) Sonepur

147. Which river does not have its source in Odisha ?

  • (A) The Baitarani
  • (B) The Rushikulya
  • (C) The Budhabalanga
  • (D) The Subarnarekha

148. Which among the following places in Odisha has the highest the annual range of temperature ?

  • (A) Bhadrak
  • (B) Jharsuguda
  • (C) Phulbani
  • (D) Gopalpur

149. Which crop is extensively grown in the sandy coastal land if in Odisha ?

  • (A) Ginger
  • (B) Cashew
  • (C) Turmeric
  • (D) Tobacco

150. Identify the incorrect pair :

  • (A) Angul —Alumina
  • (B) Bileipada — Sponge iron
  • (C) Brajarajanagar — Paper
  • (D) Rajgangpur — CeTen
 

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