under which concepts of change and modernization have ideologicalmeanings.D. Instead, change becomes desirable in itself, and must be sought for.6. This phenomenon of change is treated by some social scientists as equivalentto ‘development’ and ‘progress’.(1) ACBD (2) CABD (3) CBDA (4) BADC5. 1. The system of the composition of the Legislative Council of a Stateas laid down in the Constitution is not final.A. But until the Parliament legislates on the matter, the compositionbe as given in the Constitution, which is as follows.B. The final power of providing the composition of this chamber of the stateLegislature is given to the Union Parliament.C. The Council will be a partly elected and partly nominated body.D. The election of the members will be an indirect one and in accordance withthe principle of proportional representation by a single transferable vote.6.
The members being drawn from various sources, the Council shall have avariegated composition.(1) DABC (2) CBDA (3) BACD (4) DCAB6. 1. Green Revolution refers to a significant improvement in agriculturalproduction in a short period and the sustenance of higher level ofagricultural production over a fairly long period of time.A. This new strategy envisaged raising farm output through the use of High-Yielding Varieties (HYV) pr seeds, chemical fertilizers, implements andmachinery, etc.B. It was sponsored by the Ford Foundation which was invited by theGovernment of India to suggest means to increase agricultural production.C. The necessity for such increase arose due to the continued stagnation ofproduction and the rapidly increasing demands.D. This type of green revolution has occurred in India as a result of adopting the‘new agricultural strategy’ in 1964-65.6. As one of the results, the increase in the demand for some cereals has beenmet with to some extent.(1) BADC (2) DABC (3) CDBA (4) BCAD7. 1. Economists differ over the causes that lead to inflationary rise in prices.A.
Cost-Push inflation is caused by wage-push and profit-push to prices.B.
There are the quantity theorists or monetarists who attribute inflation todemand pull or excess demand.C.
Other economists ascribe inflation to cost-push factors.D.
According to them, inflation is the result of excessive increase in moneysupply in the face of an elastic supply of goods and services.6. The basic cause of wage-push inflation is the rise in money wages morerapidly than the productivity of labour.(1) ABCD (2) BDAC (3) CBAD (4) BDCA8. 1. The first of the recent spate of conventions aiming to govern global industrialactivity is the one to protect the ozone layer.A. India signed the Montreal Protocol on 17 September 1992.B.
But China has, till recently, not signed the treaty, calling its provisions unfairand discriminatory.C.
The convention, known as the Vienna Convention for the Protection of theOzone Layer, 1985, was followed by the Montreal Protocol on Substancesthat Deplete the Ozone Layer.D.
It was signed in 1987 by the United States, the European Community and 22other countries, including India.