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1. Packets of potato chips are filled with which one of the following gas?

(a) Hydrogen       (b) Oxygen          (c) Nitrogen         (d) Neon

2. Read the following sentence carefully and answer accordingly:

It is India’s indigenously designed aircraft. Currently it is flying with an American engine but an indigenous engine ‘Kaveri’ is under development. It is also capable of night war and can’t be detected by radars. On Jan. 2011 it has got ‘Initial Operational Clearance’ by the Defence Ministry. The aircraft is named as –

(a) Dhruv             (b) Tejas              (c) Nishant          (d) Rustam

3. Consider the following sentences:

1. Zephyr is a robotic solar powered unmanned aircraft built by UK-based defence Research Company.

2. Zephyr is a leading solar powered high-altitude long endurance (HALE) Unmanned Arial Vehicle (UAV).

3. India signed an agreement with UK for the co-production of Zephyr.

4. UK-based defence company QinetiQ has broken the record for the longest unmanned flight.

(a) 1, 2 and 3 are correct                (b) 1 and 3 are correct

(c) 1, 2 and 4 are correct                 (d) All of them are correct

4. National Research Universal Reactor, belongs to which country?

(a) Netherland    (b) Canada           (c) France            (d) Finland

5. Match the following:

1. Ocean One      2. OCTOPUS       3. AURA              4. Black Eagle

(a) Chinese scientific research ship

(b) Commando-based

(c) Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle

(d) Fifth-Generation Aircraft of China

Codes:

1             2             3             4

(A)         (a)          (d)          (b)          (a)

(B)         (c)          (d)          (a)          (b)

(C)         (a)          (b)          (c)          (d)

(D)         (a)          (c)          (b)          (d)

6. Following Constitutional amendments were in news in the South Asian countries. Match them with the respective countries:

Constitutional Amendment

1. 5th                     2. 13th                   3. 18th                   4. 86th

Country

(a) Pakistan         (b) Sri Lanka       (c) Bangladesh    (d) India

Codes:

1             2             3             4

(A)         a             b             c             d

(B)         c             b             a             d

(C)         c             a             b             d

(D)         d             c             a             b

7. Consider following sentences:

1. Radio waves are a type of electromagnetic radiation with frequency in the electromagnetic spectrum shorter than Infrared light.

2. The significance of the radio waves lies only in long distance communication.

3. Radio waves has a frequency of up to 109 Hz

4. Communication through radio waves largely depends on the bandwidth of these waves.

Choose the correct option?

(a) All of them are correct                            (b) 1 and 4 are correct

(c) 3 and 4 are correct                     (d) 1, 2 and 3 are correct

8. Consider the following sentences:

1. The solar-phenomenon like aurora Austrealis and Aurora Borealis are related to the ionosphere.

2. The scientist of Gokona, Alaska has created an artificial ionosphere in laboratory with the help of radio waves through an experiment called “High Frequency Active Auroral Research”.

(a) None of them is true                  (b) both of them are true

(c) Only 1 is true                                             (d) Only 2 is true

9. Consider the following sentences with the respect of Comptroller and Auditor-General (CAG) of India:

1. The CAG has estimated a huge loss and irregularities’ in the allocation of 2G spectrum.

2. The CAG is an authority to audit all losses and gains of the Central as well as State governments, including those of bodies and authority substantially financed of the government.

3. It is a statutory authority established by the President of India under Art. 148 of the Indian Constitution

4. The CAG report can’t be taken into consideration neither by the Public Account Committee or Parliament.

(a) 1, 2 and 3 are correct                (b) All are correct

(c) 1 and 4 are correct                     (d) 1 and 3 are correct

10. Consider the following sentences:

1. Public Account Committee is always headed by a member of an opposition party.

2. The Chairman of the National Human Right Commission is always a retired Chief Justice of India.

3. Whosoever the Prime Minister of India, he always will be head of the National Population Commission.

4. National Commission for Minorities is always headed by a person who himself belongs to the minority group.

(a) 2, 3 and 4 are correct                (b) All are correct

(c) 1, 2 and 3 are correct                (d) 2 and 3 are correct

11. Consider the following sentences:

1. The number of members of the Joint parliamentary Committee is variable but Lok Sabha shares more than the Rajya Sabha.

2. It is set up through a motion adopted by one House and concurred by the other or by the consensus of the presiding officers of both the Houses.

(a) Only 1 is correct                         (b) Only 2 is correct

(c) None of them is correct             (d) both of them are correct

12. The Columbia University has set up a fellowship after India’s renowned economist namely—

(a) Montek Singh Ahluwalia          (b) Pranab Mukherjee

(c) Jagdish Bhagwati                       (d) Manmohan Singh

13. Consider the following sentences:

1. The Public Interest Disclosure (protection of Informers) Bill or commonly Whistleblower Bill, 2009 is drafted by the Department of Personnel and Training.

2. The Department of Personnel and Training comes under the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions.

3. The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions is responsible for recruitment, training and cadre of Indian Administrative and Secretariat Services.

4. Union Public Service Commission works under the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions.

(a) All of them are correct                            (b) 1, 2 and 4 are correct

(c) 1 and 3 are correct                     (d) 1, 2 and 3 are correct

14. Consider the following sentences:

1. Only Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu are the Indian States providing more than 50% of total reservation in their states.

2. The Supreme Court of India on 1963 has put a 50% cap on reservation under its M. R. Balaji Vs Mysore decision.

3. Only Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Bihar, West Bengal and Kerala are the Indian States that has fixed reservation for Muslims.

4. In India, there is Constitutional provision for the caste-based reservation.

5. The Constitution has also fixed SC /ST/ OBC reservations according to Art. 16(4) of the Indian Constitution under affirmative actions.

(a) All of them are correct                             (b) 1, 2, 3 and 5 are correct

(c) 1, 2, 3 and 4 are correct                            (d) 1, 3 and 4 are correct

15. Among which group of Indian states has bicameral legislature?

(a) Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttar Pradesh.

(b) Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Jammu and Kashmir and Madhya Pradesh

(c) Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Maharashtra, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttar Pradesh.

(d) Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Karnataka, Kerala, Jammu and Kashmir and Madhya Pradesh.

16. Consider the following sentences with respect of Leh:

1. It is India’s second largest District in terms of area after Kuchch.

2. It is the capital of Ladakh and considered as ‘cold desert’ of India.

3. Cold deserts are areas where annual rainfall is received less than 200 mm.

4. On August 2010, it received causing a huge loss of life and property, which was further intensified due to muddy houses generally made throughout leh marking a mystery for climatologist.

5. Only National Highway NH-1D connects it to Srinagar.

(a) 2, 3, 4 and 5 are correct             (b) 2, 3, 4 and 5 are correct

(c) 1, 2, 3 and 4 are correct             (d) all are correct

17. Consider the following sentences:

1. The discovery of Tamil Brahmi Pottery inscription of about 2nd century CE was excavated in Thailand that resembles with Indus script.

2. Ashko Parpola, Finland based and indologist has done tremendous work on the Dravidian hypothesis in interpreting the Indus script because the Dravidian, as described by him, was close to old Tamil.

3. The origin inhabitants of the Indus Valley civilization were Dravidians and their scripts were pictorial.

4. Recently the Supreme Court of India has given the decision that the STs of the country are the original inhabitants and rest 90% of the Indian population is immigrants.

(a) 2 and 3 are correct                     (b) 2, 3 and 4 are correct

(c) 2 and 4 are correct                     (d) All of them are correct

18. Consider the following sentences:

1. The Gupta period is known as ‘Golden Age’ of the Indian History in terms of cultural achievements.

2. Gupta dynasty is also known for the construction of the world’s largest and oldest Buddhism study centre at Nalanda, Bihar.

3. Major Buddhist nations of the world, has now stand together to restore the glory of Nalanda University.

4. India has established a Mentor Group under Prof. Amartya Sen for this purpose.

(a) 2 and 3 are correct                     (b) 2, 3 and 4 are correct

(c) All of them are correct                             (d) Only 1 and 2 are correct

19. Consider the following sentences:

1. A Green Tribunal is one who exclusively deals with environmental issues and exercises quasi-judicial powers.

2. The Government of India is in the line to set up such a tribunal at Bhopal as a tribute to those who suffered from world’s largest industrial disaster in 1984.

3. India will be only third nation of the world to set up a green tribunal after Australia and New Zealand.

(a) Only 2 is correct                         (b) 1 and 2 are correct

(c) 1, 2 and 3 are correct                (d) 2 and 3 are correct

20. Consider the following sentences:

1. Medical Council of India, a statutory body, first set up in 1934 was responsible for maintenance of uniform and high standards of medical education in India.

2. Recently it was dissolved through an Ordinance by President following the arrest of its chairman.

3. Indian Constitution restricts Ordinance power only to President of India.

4. b. C. Roy Award was given by the Medical Council of India.

(a) 1, 2 and 4 are correct                (b) 1, 2 and 3 are correct

(c) All of them are correct                             (d) 1 and 3 are correct

21. What is ‘Lancer’?

(a) It is a medical tool used to treat cancer

(b) It is a pill used to avoid unwanted pregnancy.

(c) It is medical journal

(d) It is a food supplement for a new-born child that is considered as equal as mother’s milk, particularly useful for those women who are suffering from breast cancer.

22. Consider the following sentences:

1. Tipu was one of the greatest warrior of India who ruled Mysore form 1782-99.

2. He was the 1st ruler of India who modified Vavy and established foreign relations with France.

3. His silver-mounded majestic sword was auctioned and it was bought by liquor baron Vijay Mallya.

4. Tipu planted ‘tree of freedom’ in his capital and also established ‘Jacobean Club’ in India in the fashion of French Jacobean Club.

(a) 1, 2 and 4 are correct                (b) 1, 3 and 4 are correct

(c) 1, 2 and 3 are correct                (d) All of them are correct

23. Consider the following sentences:

1. India forests are now administered according to Forest Right Act, 2006 and Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.

2. The 1st Forest Act was framed in 1865 that was amended twice in 1878 and 1927.

3. Under 1927 Forest Act, Indian Forest Service and Imperial Forest Research Institute, Dehradun was set up.

4. Under Forest Act, 2006, the forests were categorized into reserved, protected and village forests.

(a) All of them are correct                             (b) Only 1 and 2 are correct

(c) 1, 2 and 3 are correct                (d) 1, 3 and 4 are correct

24. Match the followings:

Operations

1. Operation Funda                          2. Operation Marjah

3. Operation Aswamedh                  4. Operation black Tornado

Related to

(a) Opium seized

(b) Opium cultivation region

(c) Rescue of hijacked plane by Islamic militants

(d) National Security Guard operation during 26/11 Mumbai Attack.

Codes:

1             2             3             4

(A)         (a)          (b)          (c)          (d)

(B)         (a)          (c)          (b)          (d)

(C)         (d)          (a)          (b)          (c)

(D)         (d)          (b)          (a)          (c)

25. Consider the followings:

1. River linking is an ambitious programme but its future is uncertain due to some environmental questions.

2. Recently Maharashtra and Gujarat have signed an agreement to link Daman-Ganga-pinjal Link project.

3. A similar Project is also proposed for Ken-Betwa river link between Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh.

4. Two rivers of south India-Godavari and Cauvery are also consideration to be linked in future.

(a) 1 and 3 are correct                     (b) All of them are correct

(c) 1, 2 and 3 are correct                (d) 1, 3 and 4 are correct

26. What is ‘Smart NV’?

(a) A contraceptive pill

(b) A smart bomb

(c) A robot designed for ‘Chandrayaan-II’ mission designed by Kolkata IIT

(d) A Pico satellite designed by students of Hyderabad and Bangalore.

27. Biometric phase of Census-2001 includes:

1. Iris mapping                                  2. Finger printing

3. Genetic mark mapping                               4. DNA mapping

(a) 1 and 4 only                                (b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 2 and 4 only                                (d) all of them

28. Consider the following statements:

1. India’s total Fertility Rate (TFR) is still 2.62, although it was set to reduce it to 2.1 by 2010 under the National Population Policy (NPP) 2000.

2. It is still today on 2000 level.

(a) Both of them are true                 (b) Only 1 is true

(c) Only 2 is true                                             (d) none of them is true

29. Consider the following sentences:

1. According to United Nations, a person is literate if he/she can read or write a simple message in any language.

2. Census of India follows it with some modification by adding age bar.

3. The Census in India before 1971 were treated a person as literate who is above 5 years of age and if he/she was able to read or write a simple message in any language.

4. The Census-2011 treats a person of above 7 years of age as a literate if he/she was able to read or write a simple message in any language.

(a) 1, 2 and 3 are correct                (b) 2 and 3 are correct

(c) All of them are correct                             (d) Only 1 is correct

30. Consider the following sentences with respect of cryogenic rocket engine:

1. It uses liquid hydrogen as fuel and liquid oxygen as oxidizer at super cooled stare.

2. The combination of hydrogen and oxygen offers highest calorific value for rocket engine that needs to produce large amount of thrust.

3. Propellants at liquid state having more density than that of gaseous state, thereby more propellants can be stored on fuel tank.

4. Russia was the 1st country to develop cryogenic rocket engine.

(a) 2 and 4 are correct                     (b) 1 and 4 are correct

(c) All of them are correct                             (d) 1, 2 and 3 are correct

31. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) the main body responsible for space programme of India. It is under –

(a) Ministry of Earth Sciences

(b) Ministry of Science and Technology

(c) It is directly under Prime Minister

(d) It is an autonomous body

32. Consider the following sentences with the respect of BrahMos missile:

1. It is a supersonic cruise missile developed jointly by Russia and India.

2. It has Russian guidance system and Indian Propellant system.

3. It is world’s fastest cruise missile with a speed of around above mach.

4. It is the only cruise missile of the world that can be launched in inclined and vertical mode.

(a) 1, 3 and 4 are correct                (b) All of them are correct

(c) Only 1 is correct                         (d) 1 and 3 is correct

33. Consider the following sentences:

1. Swine Flu is generally a respiratory disease commonly found in pigs and is caused by A (H1N1) virus.

2. World Health organization (WHO) has declared it pandemic.

3. The Defence research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed a diagnostic kit that can detect diagnostic kit that can detect A (H1N1) virus in an hour.

4. India has also unveiled Vaxiflu-s, the egg-based inactivated vaccine, for its treatment.

(a) 1, 2 and 4 are correct                (b) All of them are correct

(c) 1, 2 and 3 are correct                (d) 2, 3 and 4 are correct

34. Read the following sentences carefully and answer accordingly:

1. ‘ICGS Vishwast’ is the offshore patrol vessel recently inducted into Indian Coast Guard.

2. Rani Abakka is the only inshore patrol vessel of Indian Coast Guard.

(a) Both are correct                          (b) None of them is correct

(c) Only 1 is correct                         (d) Only 2 is correct

35. Match the followings:

Census Commissioner

1. C. Chandramouli                          2. M. W. M. Yeats

3. W. W. Plowden                             4. J. H. Hutton

Census

(a) 1881                              (b) 1931                              (c) 1941                              (d) 2011

Codes:

1             2             3             4

(A)         d             c             a             b

(B)         d             a             c             b

(C)         a             d             c             b

(D)         d             c             b             a

36. In some parts of country, the census exercise is performed under strict provisions of the census act. Why?

(a) People of those parts usually avoid taking part in the census

(b) Previously, the census officers were beaten by the people of those areas

(c) Those parts are Naxal-hit areas.

(d) Ittegal immigrants are residing in those parts of country and performing terrorist activities within the country

37. Read the following sentences carefully about Unique identity authority of India (UIDAI):

1. It is working under the Planning Commission of India.

2. It is headed by Nandan Nilkeni, former Infosys chairman.

3. It will issue a 16-digit unique identification number to all the citizens of the country over an age of 18 years under the project ‘AADHAR’.

4. It was set up in Feb. 2009.

(a) 2, 3 and 4 are correct                (b) Only 3 is correct

(c) All of them are correct                             (d) 2 and 4 are correct

38. Read the following sentences carefully about demography of India:

1. Roughly every 6th person of the world is an Indian in term of population size of country.

2. India is a country having 3rd largest population density after Bangladesh and Japan.

3. India registered highest population growth rate in 1971.

4. Decade 1991-2001 is called ‘Literacy Decade’ because of an increase of in absolute numbers of literates with the respect of absolute numbers of illiterates.

(a) Only 1 and 3 are correct           (b) 2, 3 and 4 are correct

(c) 2 and 4 are correct                     (d) All of them are correct

39. Consider the following sentences:

1. in Vitro Fertilization (IVF) is a birth control biomedical technique.

2. 1st surrogate child of the world was born in 1978 and was named ‘Louise Brown’.

3. British Scientist, Robert Edward was awarded Nobel Medicine Prize of this year for his contribution in surrogacy.

4. Kolkata-based Dr. Subhas mukherjee was known for IVF in India.

(a) All of them are correct                             (b) None of them are correct

(c) Only 4 is correct                         (d) 2 and 4 are correct

40. Consider the following sentences with the respect of Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT):

1. It bans all nuclear explosions in all environments, for military or civilian purposes.

2. It is necessary to bring it into force that the treaty to be ratified by at least 44 nations having nuclear power plants, including India.

3. It is not signed by India because he is not a signatory of nuclear non-proliferation treaty (NPT).

4. It is signed by the United States but not still ratified.

(a) 1, 2 and 3 are correct                (b) 1, 2 and 4 are correct

(c) All of them are correct                             (d) 1 and 2 are correct

41. Consider the following statement and conclusions. Answer the question that follows:

Statement: Census is the subject of the Union List. The state Government cannot perform any type of demographic enumeration.

Conclusion:

I. For bringing about better implementation of affirmative actions, it should be in State list.

II. In India, there is only one type of citizenship.

Which one of the following is correct?

(a) Conclusion I only follow from the statement

(b) Conclusion II only follows from the statement

(c) Both conclusions I and II follow from the statement

(d) Neither conclusion I nor II follows from the statement

42. Among all the fuels, hydrogen has highest calorific value, but it is not used commonly. Why?

(a) It is not easily available            (b) It is found in gaseous state

(c) It is highly inflammable            (d) It gets oxidized easily.

43. The 2nd phase of Census-2011 also includes economic census. Under with ministry it is exercised?

(a) The Ministry of home affairs

(b) The Ministry of commerce and industry

(c) The Ministry of statistics and programme implementation

(d) The Ministry of Finance

44. Which one of the following represents correct sequence of increasing nuclear power plant according to their power generation capacity?

(a) Kaiga, Rawatbhata, Narora and Tarapur

(b) Tarapur, Rawatbhata, Kaiga and Kalpakkam

(c) Rawatbhata, Tarapur, Kakrapara and Kalpakkam

(d) Rawatbhata, Kalpakkam, Tarapur and Kakrapara

45. Fast Breeder Reactors (FBRs) are called so, why?

(a) It breeds more nuclear was tages than the thermal reactors

(b) It breeds more power than the thermal reactors

(c) It breeds more fuel than it consumes

(d) It also breeds radioisotopes along with power generation

46. Match the followings:

Reactors

1. APSARA                                        2. Dhruva

3. KAMINI                                         4. Fast Breeder Reactor

Fuel

(a) Natural Uranium

(b) Enriched Uranium

(c) Uranium-233

(d) Plutonium oxide + Uranium oxide

Codes:

1             2             3             4

(A)         (b)          (a)          (c)          (d)

(B)         (b)          (a)          (d)          (c)

(C)         (a)          (b)          (c)          (d)

(D)         (a)          (d)          (c)          (b)

47. among the following African counties, in which country, India has won a uranium exploration contract?

(a) Nigeria           (b) Algeria           (c) Niger              (d) Namibia

48. In which place of Rajasthan, the Indian Air Force will get a new airfield to make its presence in the south-western sector?

(a) Jaipur             (b) Badmer          (c) Phalodi           (d) Pokhran

49. What is ‘Global Prompt Strike’?

(a) It is NASA’s new Mars mission

(b) It is a most powerful conventional weapon, an alternative of the nuclear weapons, currently under development in the US

(c) It is a joint venture of China and Pakistan for the development of Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft which is expected to produce its first set by 2022

(d) It is a Russian Mission to counter-balance NATO is the Eastern Europe region

50. Among the following water purification methods, which set of options represents the right option?

1. Sulphonation                                2. Chlorination

3. Reverse Osmosis                          4. Ozonolysis

(a) 1, 2 and 3                                     (b) 2, 3 and 4

(c) All of them                                  (d) 2 and 3 only

51. Read the following sentences carefully and answer accordingly:

“It was Indians who help to establish British rule in India and its rule is still going on because just with the help of Indians. If Indian withdrew their help, British rule will automatically collapse.”

By whom this statement was made?

(a) Madan Mohan Malviya             (b) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

(c) Dadabhai Naoroji                       (d) Mahatma Gandhi

52. What was the cause behind the construction of ‘Swaraj Party’?

(a) The founder of this party didn’t want to take any step against British congress because they want to take part in upcoming assembly elections

(b) The views of this party was totally different from Congress indirectly or Mahatma Gandhi directly

(c) They want to continue Non-cooperation movement by taking part in assembly elections

(d) They have lost their faith from Congress ideologies

53. In the latter phase of the Non-cooperation movement, it couldn’t left its desired mark. Why?

(a) People were not taking part with the same enthusiasm which was shown during its initial phase

(b) Dominance of Gandhiji over movement

(c) Gandhiji’s unilateral decision to take back the movement, which creates a divide in Congress itself

(d) It was impossible not to use British goods and services to a long time, because national goods and services were not widely available

54. What was the cause behind launching ‘Civil Disobedience Movement’ by Gandhiji?

(a) Unilateral dominance on common salt by the British Government

(b) The prices of common Salt, an essential commodity were rising

(c) Rejection of 11 demands by the then Viceroy Irwin which was made by Gandhiji

(d) Gandhiji wanted to bring together all the classes of society through salt

55. By whom the ‘Depressed Classes Association’ was set up?

(a) Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar             (b) Mahatma Gandhi

(c) Jyotiba Phule                                             (d) Annie Beasant

56. Which of the following trees has a faster growth?

(a) Banana                                         (b) Banyan

(c) Coconut                                       (d) Eucalyptus

57. Among the following gases, which one is not included in the Green House Gas category according to Kyoto Protocol?

(a) Ammonia                                     (b) Methane

(c) Sulphur Hexafluoride                               (d) Sulphur Dioxide

58. Which one is not a component of photochemical smog?

(a) Formaldehyde                             (b) Ozone

(c) Hydrogen sulphide                    (d) Nitric oxide

59. Which one of the following has not been a part of fiscal stimulus package adopted by the government to receive the economy which was affected due to global meld down?

(a) Cut in subsidies                          (b) Cut in indirect tax rates

(c) Increase in borrowing                               (d) Increase in expenditure

60. Among the following Five year plans, in which India achieved higher target than that of its target?

(a) 2nd                   (b) 3rd                   (c) 4th                    (d) 9th

61. Consider following moves:

1. 1st Devaluation of currency

2.  Nationalization of Banks

3. 1st food for work programme

What is the correct sequencing?

(a) 1, 2 and 3       (b) 2, 3 and 1       (c) 3, 2 and 1       (d) 3, 1 and 2

62. Recently the Union Finance Minister, Pranab Mukherjee unveiled the foundation stone for a new banknote paper mill at which place?

(a) Hyderabad                                   (b) Guntur

(c) Mysore                                         (d) Thiruvananthapuram

63. Under which Article of the Indian Constitution, the President of India is Supreme Commander-in-chief of the Indian Military?

(a) Art. 53            (b) Art. 54            (c) Art. 240          (d) Art. 352

64. Which one of the following is not included under Directive Principles of Indian Constitution?

(a) Equal civil code for citizens

(b) Separation of Executive from Judiciary

(c) International peace and security

(d) Equality against law

65. A chief Minister of state cannot take part in the presidential election in which of the following case?

(a) If he is from a party other than the ruling party

(b) If he is elected an MLA from Vidhan Parishad

(c) If he is less than 35 years of age

(d) If he is working as an acting Chief Minister

66. in the current G-20 Finance Ministerial meetings, India is opposing for which of the move?

(a) Cash Reserve Ratio                    (b) Statutory Liquidity Ratio

(c) Bank rate                                     (d) Bank tax

67. Consider the following statements:

1. A number of new species are recently found in the Western Ghats of India.

2. Western Ghats is described as biodiversity hotspot of India.

(a) Only 1 is correct                         (b) Only 2 is correct

(c) None of them is correct             (d) both are correct

Directions – (Q. 68-73) the following questions consist of two statements namely one labeled ‘Assertion’ (A) and the other labeled ‘Reason’ (R). Examine these two statements carefully and decide if the Assertion and the Reason are individually true and if so, whether the Reason is a correct explanation of the Assertion. Select your answer from the codes given below:

(a) If both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).

(b) If both (A) and (R) are true and (R) doesn’t explain (A).

(c) If (A) is true and (R) is false.

(d) If (A) is false and (R) is true.

68. Assertion (A): A man is blind for some time when he comes out of a well lighted room to a dark place.

Reason (R): lodopsin of cone cells is bleached in the presence of strong light.

69. Assertion (A): Satellite launching pads are generally located at the eastern side.

Reason (R): Earth resolves west to east.

70 Assertion (A): Marathas wanted to create an all-India Empire by dividing all foreign powers from India.

Reason (R): Marathas fought against Nizam, English and Mughals.

71. Assertion (A): Radio waves bend in a magnetic field.

Reason (R): Radio waves are electromagnetic in nature.

72. Assertion (A): The congress ministries in all the provinces resigned in the year 1939.

Reason (R): The congress didn’t accept the decision of the viceroy to declare war against Germany in the context of the 2nd world war.

73. Assertion (A): In the world the tropical deserts occur along the western margins of continents within the trade wind belts.

Reason (R): In India, the East Himalayan region gets high rainfall from north-east winds.

 

74. Which one of the following Indian cricketer’s photo was made cover page of the wisden cricketer magazine?

(a) Virendra Sehwag                        (b) Mahendra Singh Dhoni

(c) Sachin Tendulkar                       (d) Gautam Gambhir

75. Which one of the following experimental reactor of India was recently shut down?

(a) APSARA        (b) KAMINI         (c) Dhruva           (d) CIRUS

76. Consider the following sentences with the respect of National Integration Council (NIC):

1. It was set up in 1960 by the then Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.

2. It aims at review matters dealing to national integration and finding ways and means of combating the various challenges of democracy.

3. It is always headed by Prime Minister of India and its member’s include-leaders of oppositions of both the Houses, Chief Ministers of all State and Administrators of all union Territories.

4. It meets annually and its last meting was held at New Delhi.

(a) 1 and 2 are correct                     (b) 1, 2 and 3 are correct

(c) All of them are correct                             (d) 2, 3 and 4 are correct

77. Consider the following sentences with the respect of Suresh Tendulkar Committee:

1. It was set up by the Planning Commission of India for poverty estimation in India.

2. It estimation was based on quality of life.

 

3. According to its estimation there is 37.2% poverty in India, of which 41.8% is rural poverty.

4. This estimation would be followed for food security purpose only.

(a) 1 and 2 are correct                     (b) 1, 2 and 3 are correct

(c) All of them are correct                             (d) 2, 3 and 4 are correct

78. Consider the following sentences:

1. Based on Art. 21 of the Indian Constitution, the Supreme Court of India has regarded the right to food as a fundamental requirement for the right of life.

2. According to International Convention on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, of which India is a signatory, the right to food must be for all individuals.

(a) Both of the sentences are correct

(b) Only sentences 1 is correct

(c) Only sentence 1 is correct

(d) None of the sentence is correct

79. Growing fiscal deficit is really a matter of concern. Among the following moves of the government, choose the option which will help to reduce fiscal deficit:

1. Deregulation of petrol, diesel and domestic fuels.

2. 3G and broadband wireless auction.

3. Disinvestment of Govt. owned companies.

4. CBI probes of number of politico-economic scams.

5. Cutting subsidies and government expenditures.

(a) All of them                                  (b) 1 and 5 only

(c) 1, 2, 3 and 5 only                        (d) 1, 2 and 3 only

80. Rohtang is in news. Why?

(a) Rohtang pass reopened after a long gap

(b) A road tunnel is inaugurated

(c) A railway tunnel is inaugurated

(d) It is being developing as a hill station

81. The International Commission on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (ICNND) is set up by which two countries?

(a) Russia and the United States    (b) Japan and Australia

(c) India and the United States       (d) Japan and South Korea

82. Currently January 25 is announced as –

(a) National Voters Day                  (b) National Educational Day

(c) National Girl Child Day            (d) National Science Day

83. Consider the following sentences:

1. Wagah border, only road crossing between India and Pakistan is also known as ‘Berlin wall of Asia’.

2. Pakistan has rejected India’s demand for allowing Afghanistan-bound Indian goods to transit through Wagah.

3. Although Afghanistan can export into India via Wagah but can’t import through the same route.

4. On July 2010, both the sides (India and Pakistan) have agreed to stop goose stepping performed by soldiers during ‘retreat ceremony’.

(a) 1 and 4 are correct                     (b) 2 and 4 are correct

(c) 1, 2 and 3 are correct                (d) All are correct

84. Consider the following sentences with the respect of Ayodhya issue:

1. Allahabad High Court has divided Ayodhya-based disputed land into 3 equal parts and will be allotted to the respective parties.

2. Librahan Commission was related to Ayodhya issue.

3. A mosque at Ayodhya was built by Mir Baqi, the site was originally birth place of Lord Ram.

4. The Mosque was demolished by a mob of ‘Kar Sevaks’ in 1992.

(a) All of them are correct                             (b) 1 and 3 are correct

(c) 3 and 4 are correct                     (d) 1, 2 and 4 are correct

85. ‘Falaknuma Palace’, a historical site was related to—

(a) Marathe         (b) Mughals         (c) Nizams           (d) Sikhs

86. Match the followings:

                              Railway Zone

1. North-Western Railway              2. West-Central Railway

3. South-Eastern Railway                              4. East-Central Railway

Headquarters

(a) Jabalpur         (b) Jaipur             (c) Hazipur          (d) Kolkata

Codes:

1             2             3             4

(A)         (b)          (a)          (d)          (c)

(B)         (b)          (c)          (a)          (d)

(C)         (a)          (b)          (d)          (c)

(D)         (c)          (d)          (b)          (a)

87. What is ‘Sowa-Rigpa’?

(a) A traditional medical system practiced in Sub-Himalayan region of India.

(b) A traditional judicial system [practiced in J&K and adjoining parts of Pakistan and Afghanistan].

(c) A traditional festival practiced among the tribes of North-Eastern India.

(d) A traditional marriage system practiced at Ladakh region and some part of North-Eastern India.

88. Among the following countries, which one has recently suspended all the Constitutional Amendments of the military regime through a judicial order?

(a) Pakistan         (b) Bangladesh   (c) Sudan             (d) Egypt

89. What is ‘paid news’?

(a) It refers to a group of news related to corporate world published by media for their own benefits.

(b) It refers to the publishing of news stories in favour of any particular for monetary gain.

(c) It refers unethical stories published by either print or electronic media for monetary gain.

(d) It refers to news published after paying sufficient money to the media and treated as advertisement

90. among the following United Nations Conventions, which is (are) not signed by India?

1. UN Convention against Torture

2. UN Convention on Consumer Affairs

3. UN Convention on Child Right Education

4. UN Convention on Drug trafficking

(a) All of them    (b) None of them               (c) 2 and 4 only (d) Only 2

91. Consider the following sentences:

1. Indus water treaty, signed in 1960 under the world bank role, is a treaty between India and Pakistan to resolve their water issues.

2. Kishenganga is a tributary of Jhelum river.

3. Pakistan is objecting over India’s Kishenganga hydel project.

4. Both the sides now appointed judges in international Court of Justice to resolve this issue.

(a) 1 and 3 are correct                     (b) 1, 2 and 3 are correct

(c) 2 and 3 are correct                     (d) All of them are correct

92. ‘Jasmine Revolution’ is related to which country?

(a) Egypt              (b) Sudan             (c) Tunisia           (d) Yemen

93. Match the followings:

Indian Art                          Practiced at

1. Madiyettu                       (a) Rajasthan

2. Kalbelia                          (b) U. P.

3. Chhau                             (c) West Bengal

4. Kathak                            (d) Kerala

Codes:

1             2             3             4

(A)         (d)          (a)          (c)          (b)

(B)         (d)          (c)          (b)          (a)

(C)         (d)          (c)          (a)          (b)

(D)         (c)          (b)          (a)          (d)

94. ‘Homi Bhabha Lifetime Achievement Award’ was presented to –

(a) Vienna-based International atomic energy agency’s director-general yukio amino.

(b) Former atomic energy chairman Anil kakodakar

(c) Current atomic energy chairman srikumar banerjee

(d) US President barrack obama

95. Consider the following sentences:

1. Indian Science Congress Association was set up by two British chemists in 1914.

2. It is a premier scientific organization of India to promote scientific research and education.

3. Indian Science award is awarded by Indian science congress association.

4. Last year Indian prime minister announced at Indian science congress meeting to establishing kalinga institute of social sciences at Bhubaneswar.

(a) None of them is correct             (b) All of them are correct

(c) Only 2 and 3 are correct           (d) 2, 3 and 4 are correct

96. In a country like India, which one of the following move will not lead to national integration?

(a) Various National symbols

(b) National anthem/song

(c) Declaration of state religion

(d) Bringing forward of historical glory

97. Which one is not a result of 1st world war in India’s point view during British colonial period?

(a) It creates new political economic and political situation, for which India was not prepared.

(b) It was an occasion for India unemployed peoples to get chance in British military

(c) British government has raised defence expenditure

(d) The prices of essential commodities also went high

98. According to Gandhiji, what is the meaning of ‘Satyagraha’?

(a) It is a passive resistance against wrongdoings

(b) It is a physical force instead of moral force

(c) It is a pure internal force to resist wrongdoing

(d) Demanding of our rights with peace and justice

99. Consider the following statements with the respect of Rowlet Act:

1. It was passed from the imperial legislative councils even after strong resistance by Indian members.

2. In India it was called ‘Black Law’.

3. It was launched to stop the political activities of the Indian national congress.

4. Jaliabala massacre was the consequence of the protest against it.

(a) 2 and 4 are correct                     (b) 1 and 3 are correct

(c) 2, 3 and 4 are correct                (d) All of them are correct

100. How General dyre justified his move against open firing at jaliabala bagh?

(a) I just want to create’ a moral effect’

(b) I was just following ‘law and orders’

(c) It was my duty to serve British Government at any coast

(d) I couldn’t tolerate Indians and their any anti-British move

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