Flagship Prelims 2018 Batch 1 & 2 | TS 20 History + Art & Culture discussion

All aspirants who are giving tomorrow’s test should discuss all there doubts/queries about any question on this thread and not in the comments section of the test

Around 20 questions of the test can be solved using Tikdam method

Tikdams explanations in those selected questions are given in the explanation column itself

By closely observing those questions after every test you will gradually learn the art of Tikdams which will assist you in clearing the UPSC prelims

Highlights of tomorrow’s test:


Q.1) Which of the following Sultanate rulers is known for his world class market control and agrarian policies?

a) Iltutmish

b) Sher Shah Suri

c) Alauddin Khilji

d) Feroz Shah Tughlaq


Q.2) Which of the following statements about the Sittanavasal paintings is/are correct?

1. These paintings represent one of the best cave paintings of early medieval India based on Buddhist thought and ideologies.

2. These paintings date to the Pandyan period i.e. 9th century AD.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2


Q.3) The term ‘Alarippu’ is associated with which of the following dance forms?

a) Kuchipudi

b) Mohiniattam

c) Kathak

d) Bharatnatyam


Q.4) Which of the following statements is/are correct about Individual Satyagraha?

1. Individual Satyagraha was limited, symbolic and violent in nature.

2. Jawaharlal Nehru was the 1st individual Satyagrahi.

3. The individual Satyagraha continued for nearly 15 months.

4. After failure of Crips mission Gandhi ji decided to launch Individual Satyagraha.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 1, 3 and 4 only

c) 1, 2, 3 and 4

d) 3 only

All the best!