UPSC Prelims Full Length Test - 55

1.
Consider the following statements regarding Balisadhakas:
  1. The Balisadhaks were the officials appointed to collect the Bali.
  2. Bali was a voluntary payment or a gift given by the tribal people to a chief called Rajan in the Vedic period.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
2.
Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding Royal organization of the Maurya dynasty?
  1. The empire was divided into several provinces, and each province was placed under a prince who was a descendant of the royal lineage.
  2. Chandragupta maintained 600,000 infantry, 30,000 cavalry and 9000 elephants, the Mauryas also maintained a navy.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
3.
Consider the following statements:
  1. Rudradaman belong to the lineage of Indo-Greek kings who ruled over Western India.
  2. Rudradaman constructed the Rudradaman Lake in the semi-arid are of Kathiawar for the purpose of irrigation.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
4.
Identify the correct statements-
  1. The Chaitya was a large hall with a number of columns.
  2. The Vihara consisted of a central hall entered by a doorway from a verandah in front.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
5.
Which of the following species is/are listed as critically endangered on the IUCN Red List?
  1. Pygmy Hog
  2. Kondana Rat
  3. Fishing Cat
  4. Indian Tent Turtle
Choose the correct answer using the codes given below:

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