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Geopolitics in Central Asia

Historical Background The collapse of the erstwhile Soviet Union in 1991 led to the creation of five Central Asian Republics: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. Each one of them were conquered by Imperial Russia in the nineteenth century and, was tightly controlled by them. It was only in the 1950s that .... Read More
Future of Our Oceans and Cryosphere

“The open sea, the Arctic, the Antarctic and the high mountains may seem far away to many people but we depend on them and are influenced by them directly and indirectly in many ways – for weather and climate, for food and water, for energy, trade, transport, recreation and tourism, .... Read More
Constitutional Aspects of Landmark Ayodhya Verdict

On 9th November 2019, the five judge Constitutional bench of the Supreme Court (SC) headed by Chief Justice of India RanjanGogoi delivered the landmark verdict on Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute .... Read More
Prelims

Ecology, Biodiversity & Environmental Pollution










Mock Test

Prelims


TESTTotal Questions: 100

1. After the Battle of Buxar (1764), consider the following statements which are not correct:

A
East India Company got Diwani rights of Bihar, Bengal and Orissa.
B
The dual system of government continued from 1765 to 1772 where the Company had authority but no responsibility and India had responsibility but no authority.
C
Rampant corruption among servants of the Company.
D
In 1767, British government first intervened in Indian affairs by regulating the functioning of East India Company.