Tuesday, April 6, 2021

WBCS Polity and Constitution MCQs Prelims and Mains

BEST BOOK LIST FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM IN INDIA

Recommended booklist For Competitive Exams



Book selection is one of the most important issues in any competitive exam. What are the reasons to book a good booklist? Valuable efforts can also fail because of choosing the wrong book. Most competitive exams require English, math, retrieval, general knowledge, and current subjects. We have prepared a list of books following the syllabus.

FEATURE OF A GOOD BOOK:

  • Error-free content
  • Coverage of topics
  • Comprehensive language
  • The volume of the books is concise

English Books


General Science Books


Indian History Books 

    Indian Geography


      Indian Economy


      Indian Polity


        Quant & Reasoning

        • Quantitative Aptitude by R. S. Aggarwal | Price Rs/- 423 | 960 pages (Link)

        Current Affiars

        • Achievers Monthly Magazine For Current Affairs and Study Material |  Recommended  

        Additional Study Material

        • Lucent's Objective General Knowledge (Prelims & Main) (Link)
        • Previous Year Question Paper |  Recommended  
        • Mock Test Online/ Practice Test Books |  Recommended  



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        Thursday, March 18, 2021

        WBCS Polity and Constitution MCQs Prelims and Mains

        WBCS Book List Recommended For Prelims and Mains Exams

        Recommended booklist For WBCS Prelims and Mains Exams



        The expectation from aspirant is increasing day by day because of high competition in govt jobs. When we talk about the WBCS (West Bengal Civil Service ) exam it is not different. The number of real competitors is not so high in WBCS. But, competition among these competitors going tougher day by day. You can identify it clearly by observing previous years cut off marks and number of candidates attending the main exams. 

        Whatever might be the situation the book list preferred by WBCS aspirant always be the same. Everybody reading the same books and someone became topper and others don't even able to crack the preliminary exams.

        No matter how well you prepared, if you cannot perform well in the exam, the outcome will always be disappointed. Your performance always directly related with what you are reading. So, choosing the right books is the most important part of your preparation. We have come here with a list of standard books written in English and Bengali language. These are preferred by most of the WBCS aspirants. It is not possible to cover high volume books in every subject, so choose very wisely. Always prepare selectively don't read the complete textbook at a single go. Every exam follows some patter, so go through the previous years question and try to find the patter and what is important for WBCS Exams. If you are a beginner for this preparation I always recommend you to buy some guide books and you will learn during the process what needs to buy next. Don't take the internet for granted. Use the internet as much as you can. It will help you to prepare faster.

        I would suggest you buy some guide books which contain an overview of whole syllabus and important areas. Watch crash course from YouTube on various subject in the beginning. Get the basics and then decided to buy a textbook of a certain subject. The guide book is mentioned in the last of the list.  Practice previous years question is one of the key factors for cracking the WBCS. We have covered all the previous year questions in this portal which has been asked in WBCS. We have also recommended some books among the alternative. This is a personal recommendation. You can only choose what is best for you Hope this article useful to you. If you have some query please write below in the comment box. Wish you all the best and don't forget that you are awesome.

        English Books


        General Science Books


        Indian History Books 


          Indian Geography


            Indian Economy


              • Bharoter Arthoniti - Tojammel Hossain |  Recommended  
              • Class 11/12 books of Economy |  Recommended  
              • Bharater Arthonity by Joydeb Sarkar
              • Indian Economics by Ramesh Singh | Price Rs/- 358 | 650 pages (Link)
              • Mrunal Patel (Video) on YouTube (Link)  |  Recommended  

              Indian Polity


                Quant & Reasoning

                • Quantitative Aptitude by R. S. Aggarwal | Price Rs/- 423 | 960 pages (Link)

                Current Affiars

                • Achievers Monthly Magazine For Current Affairs and Study Material |  Recommended  

                Guide Books


                  Additional Study Material

                  • Lucent's Objective General Knowledge (Prelims & Main) (Link)
                  • WBCS Preliminary Previous 10 Solved Question Paper(2010-2019) |  Recommended  
                  • WBCS Main Previous Solved 5 Question Paper(2014-2018) |  Recommended  
                  • Mock Test / Practice Test Books |  Recommended  



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                  Saturday, April 11, 2020

                  WBCS Polity and Constitution MCQs Prelims and Mains

                  Ancient Indian History Online Practice Set For SSC | State PSC | Rail Exam P26


                  Page 26

                  126. Ganjam inscription depicts about which king?
                  (A) Karbala
                  (B) Samudra Gupta
                  (C) Sasanka
                  (D) Rudradaman

                  Correct Answer: [C] Sasanka.
                  Explanation: Ganjam inscription depicts about Gauda king Sasanka. His capital was at Karnasubarna, in present-day Murshidabad in West Bengal of the Indian subcontinent.
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                  127. The conversation between Buddhist monk Nagasena and Bactria king Menander was written in which book?
                  (A) C-U-Ki
                  (B) Fo-Que-Ki
                  (C) Milinda Panha
                  (D) Angurnikoy

                  Correct Answer: [C] Milinda Panha.
                  Explanation: The Milinda Pañha(Questions of Milinda) is the outcome of a conversation between Buddhist monk Nagasena and Bactria king Menander I (Pali: Milinda). The text was compiled sometime between 100 BCE and 200 CE.
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                  128. The Aihole inscription was written by?
                  (A) Kautilya
                  (B) Horisena
                  (C) Rovikirti
                  (D) Nayanika

                  Correct Answer: [C] Rovikirti.
                  Explanation: Ravikirti was a court poet of Chalukya King, Pulakeshi II who in the throne from 610 to 642 CE.
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                  129. Tahkik-i-hind was written by?
                  (A) Alberuni
                  (B) Al-Baradari
                  (C) Suleman
                  (D) Al-Masud

                  Correct Answer: [A] Alberuni.
                  Explanation: Alberuni came to India with Mahmud of Ghazni during his Indian invasion. Alberuni was one of the greatest scholars of the medieval Islamic era.
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                  130. Ibn Battuta came to India during?
                  (A) Akbar
                  (B) Muhammed Bin Tughlak
                  (C) Iltutmis
                  (D) Alauddin Khalji

                  Correct Answer: [B] Muhammed Bin Tughlak.
                  Explanation: Ibn Battuta came to India during the region of Muhammed Bin Tughlak and join as a Qazi in Delhi. He came from Morocco.
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                  WBCS Polity and Constitution MCQs Prelims and Mains

                  Ancient Indian MCQ For Competitive Exam in India P25


                  Page 25

                  121. Which part of Rig Veda considered to be written in later Veda age?
                  (A) 3rd mandala
                  (B) 7th mandala
                  (C) 9th mandala
                  (D) 10th mandala

                  Correct Answer: [D] 10th mandala.
                  Explanation: 1st and 10th mandala were written in the later Vedic age. 2nd to 9th mandala or books were written early Vedic era. The Vedic era is considered to be 1500 BC to 600 BC. Where 1000 BC to 600 BC is called the later Vedic era.
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                  122. Satyameva Jayate was taken from which book?
                  (A) Budhacharita
                  (B) Arthasastra
                  (C) Mundaka Upnishida
                  (D) Mahabharata

                  Correct Answer: [C] Mundaka Upnishida.
                  Explanation: The Upanishads are a collection of texts of religious and philosophical nature, written in India probably between c. 800 BCE and c. 500 BCE. It played an important role in the development of spiritual ideas in ancient India, marking a transition from Vedic ritualism to new ideas and institutions. The Mundaka Upanishad contains the phrase Satyameva Jayate.
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                  123. What is the meaning of the word "Tripitaka"?
                  (A) Book
                  (B) Truth
                  (C) Conclusion
                  (D) Basket

                  Correct Answer: [D] Basket.
                  Explanation: Tripitaka means three baskets. These are Vinaya Pitaka, Sutta Pitaka, and Abhidhamma Pitaka. Vinaya Pitaka and Sutta Pitaka were compiled in the first Buddhist council in 483 BC, soon after the Mahaparinirvana of Gautam Buddha. It was organized under the patronage of Ajatshatru, at Rajgriha, in the Sattapani Cave.
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                  124. Dadashanga contains religious preach of?
                  (A) Budha
                  (B) Mahaveera
                  (C) Rishabhanatha
                  (D) Sankaracharya

                  Correct Answer: [B] Mahaveera.
                  Explanation: Agamas are texts of Jainism based on the discourses of the Tirthankara. Mahavira was the last Tirthankara(24th). The symbol used for him is the lion. 1st Tirthankara was Rishabhanatha and 23rd Tirthankara was Parshvanatha.
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                  125. Vikramankadevacharita contains the achievement of which king?
                  (A) Vikramaditya I
                  (B) Vikramaditya VI
                  (C) Vikramaditya II
                  (D) Skandagupta

                  Correct Answer: [B] Vikramaditya VI.
                  Explanation: Western Chalukya king Vikramaditya VI noted for his patronage of art and letters. Kashmiri poet Bilhana who came to his court and earned the title Vidyapati ("pundit"), and wrote a book on the life of his patron king in Vikramankadevacharita.
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                  Tuesday, March 31, 2020

                  WBCS Polity and Constitution MCQs Prelims and Mains

                  WBCS MCQ on Medieval Indian History Previous Years P8


                  Page 8

                  36. According to Abdur Razzaq, the policemen of Vijayanagar were paid out of taxes collected from
                  (A) Land revenue
                  (B) Taxes on goods
                  (C) Wine shops
                  (D) Brothels (prostitues)

                  Correct Answer: [D] Brothels (prostitues).
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                  37. Which revenue system among the following is also known as the `bandobast' system ?
                  (A) Nasaq
                  (B) Kankut
                  (C) Zabti
                  (D) Dahsala

                  Correct Answer: [C] Zabti.
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                  38. Nicolo de Conti, an Italian visitor, came to Vijaynagar during the reign of
                  (A) Deva Raya II
                  (B) Deva Raya I
                  (C) Harihara I
                  (D) Bukka I

                  Correct Answer: [B] Deva Raya I.
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                  39. `Every pearl in the royal crown is but the crystallized drops of blood fallen from the tearful eyes of the poor peasant'. Who made this statement?
                  (A) Ibn-Batutah
                  (B) Al-Beruni
                  (C) Amir Khusra
                  (D) Barani

                  Correct Answer: [C] Amir Khusra.
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                  40. During the reign of which Mughal was tobacco introduced in India?
                  (A) Jahangir
                  (B) Shahjahan
                  (C) Akbar
                  (D) Aurangzeb

                  Correct Answer: [A] Jahangir.
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                  WBCS Polity and Constitution MCQs Prelims and Mains

                  Online Preparation Of Medieval Indian History For State PSC, SSC, Rail Exam P7


                  Page 7

                  31. Three types of the coins of the Delhi Sultanate tanka, shashgani and Mal—were made respectively of
                  (A) Silver, Bronze, Copper
                  (B) Gold, Bronze, Copper
                  (C) Silver, Silver, Copper
                  (D) Gold, Silver, Copper

                  Correct Answer: [C] Silver, Silver, Copper.
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                  32. Who was the first Englishman to visit Jahangir's court?
                  (A) Thomas Roe
                  (B) Hawkins
                  (C) William Edwards
                  (D) Red Dragon

                  Correct Answer: [B] Hawkins.
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                  33. Who built the `Gol-Gumbar at Bijapur famous for the world's second largest dome and the whispering gallery?
                  (A) Ismail Adil Shah
                  (B) Muhammed Adil Shah
                  (C) Mahmud Gawan
                  (D) Yusuf Adil Shah

                  Correct Answer: [B] Muhammed Adil Shah.
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                  34. Who was the founder of the Chalukyas of Badami?
                  (A) Kirtivarman I
                  (B) Vijayaditya
                  (C) Vikramaditya I
                  (D) Pulkesin I

                  Correct Answer: [D] Pulkesin I.
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                  35. Where did the so called 'Black Hole Tragedy' take place?
                  (A) Monghyr
                  (B) Murshidabad
                  (C) Calcutta
                  (D) Dacca

                  Correct Answer: [C] Calcutta.
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                  WBCS Polity and Constitution MCQs Prelims and Mains

                  Practice Sets on Medieval Indian History For WBCS Exams P6


                  Page 6

                  26. During the reign of which Sultan of Delhi did the Chahalgani or Chalisa come into existence?
                  (A) Iltutmish
                  (B) Ala-ud-din Khilji
                  (C) Balban
                  (D) Raziya

                  Correct Answer: [A] Iltutmish.
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                  27. Which of the following mosques of the Mughals is also known as the 'pearl-mosque'?
                  (A) Moti Masjid at Agra
                  (B) Aurangzeb's personal mosque in the Red Fort
                  (C) Jamia Masjid at Delhi
                  (D) Jamia Masjid at Fatehpuri

                  Correct Answer: [A] Moti Masjid at Agra.
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                  28. What is `Asthavana'
                  (A) One-third of the produce of the land
                  (B) House-tax
                  (C) Land revenue department
                  (D) A type of rice

                  Correct Answer: [C] Land revenue department.
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                  29. A new technique of painting, known as Siyahi Qalam, became fashionable during the reign of
                  (A) Jahangir
                  (B) Shah Jahan
                  (C) Akbar
                  (D) Aurangzeb

                  Correct Answer: [B] Shah Jahan.
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                  30. Who among the following Mughal rulers were half Rajput (born of a Rajput mother) ?
                  (A) Jahangir and Shahjahan
                  (B) Jahangir and Humayan
                  (C) Shah Jahan and Aurangzeb
                  (D) Akbar and Jahangir

                  Correct Answer: [A] Jahangir and Shahjahan.
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