SAMPLE TEST 1

PAPER: I

 

  1. Consider the following statements:
  2. Gandhiji organized All India Scheduled Caste Federation for the abolition of untouchability.
  3. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, founded the All India Harijan Sangha and wrote who are the shudras
  4. In Karnataka, Sri Narayan Guru organized a life long struggle against the caste system.
  5. Jotiba Phule, was the first to open several schools for girls and particularly of the lower castes.

Which among of the following statements is/are correct?

  • 1,3 and 4
  • 2 and 4
  • 1,3 and 4
  • All of these

 

  1. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:

List-I (Characteristics)                    List-II (Particles)

A. DRDO                                           1. ZOONOTIC   DISEASES

  1. CSIR 2. RUSTOM – II
  2. IISc 3. OSDD

D. ICMR and ICAR                  4. VOLVO

Codes:

A B C   D

  1. 2 3  1   4
  2. 3 2  4   1
  3. 2 3   4  1
  4. 3 2   1  4

 

  1. For better research & longer stay , concept of ice home has been devised on which of the following______
  2. International space station
  3. Mars
  4. moon
  5. venus
  6. one planet one ocean is the slogan of
  • UNDP
  • UNESCO
  • WTO
  • UNCLOS

 

  1. Consider the following statements………
  2. Ocean currents are the slow surface movement of water in the ocean.
  3. Ocean currents assist in maintaining the Earth’s Heat balance.
  4. Ocean current is set in motion primarily by prevailing winds.
  5. Ocean current is affected by the configuration of the ocean.

Which of these statements are correct?

  • 1 and 2
  • 2,3 and 4
  • 1 ,3 and 4
  • 1 ,2,3 and 4
  1. Consider the following statements with reference to the Osmosis:
  2. Osmosis is a term used to refer specifically to the diffusion of water across a differentially or Semi permeable membrane.
  3. Osmosis Occurs spontaneously in response to a driving force.
  4. The net direction and rate of Osmosis depend on both the pressure gradient and’ concentration gradient.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  • 1,2 and 3
  • 1 and 2
  • 1 and 3
  • 2 only

 

  1. NOBLE PRIZE for physics in 2016 has been awarded for overturning the theory that superconductivity cannot not occur in extremely thin layers., what it is also known as?
  2. superconductivity
  3. topological phase transitions& topological phases of matter
  4. variable superconductivity
  5. a & b

 

  1. Which of the following are true?
  2. Alluvial Soils are deficient in nitrogen, humus and phosphorus.
  3. Lateritic soils are red to reddish yellow in colour and low in N, P, K, lime and magnesia
  4. Black soils are mostly clay soils and form deep cracks during dry season
  5. only 1 & 2
  6. only 2 & 3
  7. all
  8. only 1 and 3

 

  1. Which of the following is /are true?
  2. India’s exports were more in 2015- 16 as compared to the immediately preceding year
  3. Among merchandise trade refined products earn more than total agriculture.
  • only 1
  • only 2
  • Both 1 and 2
  • Neither 1 nor2

 

  1. The edgeworth-Kuiper belt is located beyond:
  • Neptune
  • Jupiter
  • Uranus
  • Saturn
  1. Match List-I with List-II and select correct answer using the codes given below-

List-I (Climatic region)       List –II (Location and area)

  1. Tundra               1. Continental Western margins between 30° to 4N
  2. Monsoon  2. Very high latitudes.
  3. Mediterranean 3. Large areas of the tropics sub-tropical.
  4. Equatorial  4. Continental interiors of low to moderate elevation along the equator

Codes:    

A      B      C     D

  • 2        3      1       4
  • 3        1      2       4
  • 4        3      1       2
  • 2        4      3       1

 

  1. Assertion (A): Large cold storage plants use ammonia as refrigerant while domestic refrigerators use Choloro-fluro carbon.

Reason (R): Ammonia can be liquefied at ambient temperature at low pressures. CFC-12 (dichlorodifluoromethane) has about the same boiling point as ammonia. However, CFC-12 is not toxic to humans, so it is safe to use in your kitchen but has been replaced by R-134a (tetrafluoroethane) since 1994.

  1. Both A and R is true and R is not the correct explanation of A.
  2. Both A and R is true and R is the correct explanation of A.
  3. A is true but R is false
  4. A is false but R is true

 

  1. Which of the following are true ?
  2. TheGreat Lakes are also called the Laurentian Great Lakes
  3. Lake Michiganis the only lake located entirely within UNITED STATES & is the largest
  4. Other four Great Lakes are shared by the U.S. and Canada
  5. GREAT lakes contain 21% of the world’s surface freshwater by volume
  6. Five Great Lakes have also long been referred to as inland seas

Codes:

  • All of the above
  • only 2 and 5
  • Only 3 and 4
  • only 1 and 5

 

  1. RegardingGalapagos islands ,what is not true ……………

 

  • located at junction of 5 ocean currents
  • belong to equador
  • only place to have freezing temperatures on equator
  • poor in sea life because of predators

 

  1. Consider the following ……
  2. Algeriais Africa’s largest country by area, andNigeria by population
  3. Africa’s population is the youngest amongst all the continents
  4. AFRICA accounts for about 17% of the world’s human population
  5. AL- SABAB is active in Somalia
  6. HOUTHIS are active in yemen

 

Codes:

  • Only 1 and 2
  • only 1, 2 , 3, 4 and 5
  • Only 1,2 ,4 5
  • only 1 and 5

 

  1. Consider the following statements about Doctrine of Eclipse:
  2. The Doctrine of Eclipse provides for the validation ofPre-ConstitutionLaws that violate fundamental rights upon the premise that such laws are not null and void ab initio but become unenforceable only to the extent of such inconsistency with the fundamental rights.
  3. It exits for non citizens over which Fundamental Right are not applicable.
  4. It exists for the cases prior to enforcement of constitution.
  5. In 1955 in the case of Bhikaji this concept came up.

Which of the statements above is/are correct?

  • 1 and 2
  • 1, 2 and 3
  • 1, 2, 3, 4
  • None of the above

 

  1. Consider the following statements about agriculture crop insurance in India:
  2. It was introduced in 1999-2000 and only 22% area is covered under it
  3. Though premium is low but sum insured is also low, thus making it unattractive
  4. Government’s new Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) 2016, is a departure from the existing crop insurance schemes in doing away with upper limit to the premiums charged

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  • 1, 2 and 3
  • 1 and 2
  • 1 and 3
  • 3 only

 

  1. Consider the following statements:
  2. Radiocarbon dating method is based on the fact that radiocarbon is constantly being created in the atmosphere by the interaction ofcosmic rays with atmospheric nitrogen
  3. Radiocarbon combines with atmosphericoxygento form radioactive carbon dioxide, which is incorporated into plants by photosynthesis

3.animals then acquire radiocarbon by eating the plants

  1. older the sample less radio carbon is there to be detected

Which of the statements give above is/are correct

  • 1, 2,3 and 4
  • 1,2 and 3
  • 1 and 3
  • 1 only

 

  1. Consider the following with regards to MNREGA?
  2. ARTICLE – 16.
  3. ARTICLE – 21.
  4. ARTICLE – 40.
  5. ARTICLE – 48A
  6. ARTICLE – 46.

Which of the above articles is/are connected?

  • 1,2,3,4 ,5
  • 2, 3 , 4 ,5
  • 1,2 , 4 ,5
  • 1, 2 , 3 ,4

 

  1. Consider the following statements:
  2. In 1931, Gandhiji attended the second round table conference.
  3. In 1931, the Congress started no rent, no tax campaign.
  4. In the northwest frontier province the red shirts were leading a Peasant movement against the Government’s land revenue policy.
  5. In 1931 the government was headed by the viceroy Lord willingdon.

Which among of the following statements is/are correct ?

  • Only 1
  • 1 and 3
  • 1,2 and 4
  • All of these

 

  1. Consider the following statements-
  2. Indias lunar mission will be launched in 2017.
  3. Bengaluru-based firm TeamIndus will be attempting to become the first Indian private entity to land on the moon by deploying its own rover ECA .
  4. chandrayan 1 will have Russia as partner.
  5. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is aiming at a major feat in January with the launch of nearly 83 satellites, 80 of them being foreign, at one go

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  • 1, 2, 3, 4
  • 1,3 and 4
  • 1 and 4
  • 3 only

 

  1. Which one of the following statements is not correct?
  • The deoxygenated blood pumped into the pulmonary veins is passed on the lungs from where the oxygenated blood is carried by the pulmonary artery into right atrium.
  • A unique vascular connection exists between the digestive tract and liver called hepatic portal system.
  • A special neuron centre in the medulla oblongata can moderate the cardiac function ugh automatic nervous system (ANS)
  • None of these

 

  1. Match List-I with List-II and select correct answer using the codes given below-

List-I (articles)                                     List –II (function)

  1. john shore 1. He held the post temporarily
  2. warren Hastings 2. Depriving zamindar of their police functions; establishment of the thanas .
  3. john Macpherson 3. He was accused for the Rohilla war,Nand Kumar’s murder;

the case of the Chet Singh and taking bribes.

  1. lord Cornwallis 4. He followed a policy of non-intervention,

Codes:    

A      B      C     D

  1. 2        3      1       4
  2. 3        1      2       4
  3. 4        3      1       2
  4. 2        4      3       1

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  1. Consider the following statements regarding devaluation:
  2. Export increases, Import decreases and the BOP can be corrected.
  3. Import become costlier and consequently import substitute industries can develop
  4. Smuggling activities will be checked
  5. It will boost foreign tourism.
  6. The FDI and FII investment will increase

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

  • 1 only
  • 1,2,3 and 4
  • 1,2,4 and 5
  • all of the above

 

  1. Consider the following statements ….
  2. India ranks sixth in the world with respect to scientific publications, growing at 14 percent against world average of 4 percent .
  3. The Technology Vision 2035 document released in last year’s Science Congress, is now developing into a detailed road map for 12 key technology sectors.
  4. NITI Aayog is entrusted with evolving a holistic science and technology vision for the country.
  5. LEAP SECOND has been added to the INDIAN STANDARD TIME for the 37th time

Select the correct answer from the codes:

  • 1, 2 and 3
  • all
  • 1, 3 and 4
  • 1,2 and 4

 

  1. Consider the following statements with reference to the privilege belonging to the members:
  2. They cannot be arrested in the civil cases during the session of the parliament and 30 days before and 30 days after the end of the session.
  3. No member is liable in and to any proceeding in any court for anything in any court of India for anything said or any vote given by him in Parliament or its committee.
  4. They can refuse to give evidence and appear as a witness in a case pending in a court when parliament is in session.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  • 1, 2 and 3
  • 1 and 1
  • 2 and 3
  • 2 only

 

  1. Which of the following entries to belong to Union Lists:
  2. Lotteries organized by government of a state.
  3. -Relief of disabled and unemployable
  4. Forests
  5. Price control

Code:

  • 1, 2, 3 and 4
  • 2,3 and 4
  • 1 only
  • 4 only

 

  1. Most of the Ashokan inscriptions are in Prakrit language because it was:
  • The language of the state
  • Understood by a majority of the people
  • used by the Tathagata Buddha
  • The Only language ‘known at that time

 

  1. “CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING” is……….
  • “National mission for Himalayan studies “ is co-ordinated by G.B.pant institute
  • BHUVAN is geo platform of ISRO
  • CAMPA IS connected to better forest conservation
  • CRIS maps indias physical resources.

CORRECT Code is:

 

  1. 1, 2, 3 and 4
  2. 2,3 and 4
  3. 1 only
  4. 4 only

 

  1. Ministry of railways will launch a special train known as “Darnba Diwa Vandana”. What is the purpose of this train?
  • To take Sri Lankan pilgrims from Chennai to all major Buddhist sites in India.
  • To spread the ideology of Swami Vivekanand throughout the country.
  • It is part of project under red ribbon to educate the people about AIDS/HIV
  • To educate the people about the forest and encourage them for afforestation

 

  1. Blood pressure is the force exerted by the blood on the walls of arteries. The blood pressure in human is:
  • Greater at the feet than the brain.
  • Greater at the brain than at the feet.
  • Blood pressure is constant everywhere.
  • Blood pressure is the same at both the sites.

 

  1. Consider the following statements:
  2. Haidar Ali died in the course of the Second Anglo-Mysore War.
  3. Tipu Sultan introduced a new calendar, a new system of coinage, a new seale of weights and measures in Mysore.
  4. The state of Hyderabad was founded by Nizam-ul-Mulk Asaf Jah.
  5. The founder of the autonomous kingdom of Awadh was Sadat khan Burhan-ul-mulk Bur

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  • 1, 2, 3 and 4
  • 1 and 2
  • 3 and 4
  • 2 and 3

 

  1. Consider the following statements:
  2. The Civil Service was brought into existence by Lord Cornwallis
  3. Lord Wellesley established the College of Fort William at Calcutta.
  4. Warren Hastings was the first Governor General who established a police force in India.
  5. William Bentinck established the judicial system in India.

Which of the statement given above is/are correct?

  • 1, 2, 3 and 4
  • 1 and 2
  • 3 and 4
  • 2 and 3

 

  1. Consider the following statements:
  2. The constitution does not contain any specific instruction regarding selection and appointment of the prime minister.
  3. Article 75 says that prime minister shall be appointed by the president.
  4. Constitutionally, portfolio distribution is not done by president
  5. PM can ask for dissolution of house after he loses his majority

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  • 1,2,3 and 4
  • 2 and 3
  • 2 only
  • 3 only

 

  1. Which one of the following statements is not correct about Speaker?
  • The date of election of the Speaker is fixed by Lok sabha in its first meeting.
  • When a resolution for the removal of the speaker is Under Consideration of the House, he cannot preside at the sitting of the House, though he may be present.
  • The speaker of Lok Sabha derives his power and duties from the constitution of India, the rule of Procedure and conduct of Business of Lok sabha, and Parliamentary convention (residuary powers that are unwritten or unspecified in the rules)
  • none of these
  1. Which of the following factors control the ecosystem productivity?
  2. Temperature 2.Water quantity 3.Depth of water 4.Nutrient Supply

Codes:

  • 1, 2, 3 and 4
  • 1,3 and 4
  • 2, 3 and 4
  • 1 and 4

 

  1. The vegetation community developed at the end of biotic succession is called:
  2. Climax Vegetation
  3. Climax Community
  4. Climate Climax

Codes:

  • 1 only
  • 2 only
  • Both 1 and 2
  • 1, 2 and 3

 

  1. Which of the following is correct?
  2. Green plants transform a part of solar energy into food energy.
  3. The chemical energy stored at tropic level are by an ecosystem becomes the source of energy to the animals at tropic level two.
  4. A substantial portion of chemical energy is released by car

Codes:

  • 1,2 and 3
  • 2 and 3
  • 1 and 2
  • 1 and 3

 

  1. The organic elements of plants and animals are released through:
  2. Decomposition of Leaf falls from the Plant.
  3. Burning of vegetation by lighting.
  4. Accidental forest fire.

Codes:

  • 1,2 and 3
  • 1 only
  • 2 only
  • 3 only

 

  1. The soil of peninsular India has been formed by:
  • Deposition of alluvium
  • Erosion and deposition
  • Weathering and marginal displacement
  • Weathering and gradation

 

  1. Consider following statements about inspire (innovation in science pursuit for inspired research)
  2. To encourage the youth to learn about upcoming technology about the controlling the menace of climate change.
  3. Attract talent to the study of science at an early stage and build the required critical human resources pool for-strengthening and expanding the science and technology system and R & D base.
  4. To help the ministry of finance to enhance celerity of financial inclusion by which just and fair society could be realized.
  5. Fundamental strategy to invent new endemic diseases like H5N1, Hepatitis.

Which of the following statements given above is/are correct?

  • 1 only
  • 2 only
  • 3 only
  • 1,2,3 and 4

 

  1. Consider the following statement-

1.’ Falcon is AWACS technology.

  1. Aassaults is a consortium of Britain, Germany, Spain and Italy that made Typhoon fighter aircraft.

Which one of the following statement is/are correct?

  • Only 1
  • Only 2
  • Both 1 and2
  • Neither 1 nor 2

 

  1. Consider the following statements regarding India and Iran relationships:
  2. India will make chabhar port.
  3. It will help India entry to land route trade in central Asia. .
  4. China and Pakistan are opposed to it.

Which of the above statement(s) is fare correct?

  • 2 and 3
  • Only 1 and 2
  • all
  • Only 3 and 1

 

  1. Consider the following statements regarding Priority Sector Lending:
  2. Agriculture, export and education are part of it.
  3. Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises are part of it.
  4. Housing & renewable energy are included.

Which of the above statement(s) is true?

  • Only 1 and 2
  • Only 2
  • 1,2,3
  • Only 1

 

  1. Consider the following statement:
  2. Recently India has moved WTO’s Dispute settlement body against turkey over the latter’s safeguard measures on cotton yarn imports.
  3. In the 12th India-Eu summit India has signed two agreements in the field of research and innovative cooperation and statistical cooperation.
  4. In Moscow conference, India, Russia, China, US and 25 other countries have opposed the EU’s move to impose carbon tax upon the airlines under the E.U emission trading system.
  • all of the above
  • Only 1 and 2
  • only 2 and 3
  • none of the above

 

  1. Consider the following statement regarding national renewal fund:
  2. It is financed by imposing a clean energy tax of 50 rupees a metric tons domestic coal excluding the imported coal.
  3. This initiative has been taken after the disappointing Copenhagen climate change conference, where India china, Brazil and most of the developing world fought against UN-mandated cuts in carbon and green house gas emissions.
  4. The objective of the fund is to support renewable energy projects like solar and wind farms

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

  • both 1 and 2
  • both 2 and 3
  • both 3 and 1
  • all of the above

 

  1. Consider the following statements:
  2. China is developing Colombo port city to make it an important business hub in Indian ocean.
  3. Srilanka is facing a severe balance on payment crisis.
  4. IRCON is instrumental in carrying out various railway projects in Sri Lanka.:

Which of the above statement(s) is fare correct?

  • Both 1 and 2
  • 2 &3
  • AII of the above
  • none

 

  1. Consider the following statements:
  2. India has given Bangladesh $2billion line of credit.
  3. This is India’s biggest credit given to any country.
  4. TheIndia–Myanmar–Thailand Trilateral Highwayis a 1300 km strategic road that is to connect Moreh, India to Mae Sot, Thailand via Myanmar.

Which of the above statement(s) is are correct?

  • All of the above
  • Both 1 and 2
  • Both 2 and 3
  • None of the above

 

  1. Which one of the following is wrong about the ‘ project loon”?
  • Space data communications has accused Google of stealing the yet to be licensed technology
  • Google is planning launch of this project in India but has been facing scrutiny over spectrum sharing, and the government asked it to submit a revised proposal with a change of the frequency band.
  • Project loon is a network of balloons travelling on the edge of space ,designed to provide remote connectivity and bring people online after disasters
  • 2/3 rd of the world is still not connected.

Which of the above statement(s) is are correct?

  • All of the above
  • Both 1 and 2
  • Both 2 and 3
  • None of the above

 

 

  1. Consider the following statement regarding health parameters in India according to annual health survey–
  2. the archeological survey of india (ASI) will develop fort tourism in the country
  3. pallavaram a megalithic site is located in tamilnadu

Which one of the following statement is/are?

  • Only 1
  • only 2
  • Both 1 and 2
  • neither 1 nor 2

 

  1. Consider the following statements:
  2. The Indian national army wasfirst formedin 1942 under Mohan Singh, by Indian PoWs of the British-Indian Army captured by Japan in the Malayan campaign  and at Singapore .
  3. Leadership of India independence league was withRash Behari Bose, a revolutionary who had lived in self-exile in Japan since World War I
  4. INA was revived under the leadership ofSubhas Chandra Boseafter his arrival in Southeast Asia in 1943 because Rash Behari Bose leadership was, not acceptable as Rash Behari had lived in Japan for considerable time and had a Japanese wife and a son in the Imperial Japanese Army.
  5. The Headquarters of INA was made at Rangoon in 1944.

Which among of the above statements is/are correct?

  1. 1,2 and 3
  2. 2, 3, 4
  3. 1,2 and 4
  4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

 

  1. Consider the following statements:
  2. Dadabhai Naoroji was elected to British parliament in 1885 and1892 & was president of INC thrice.
  3. R.C.DUTT was an ICS & after retirement was the president of congress in 1899.
  4. ICS was held in London from 1853 onwards

Which of the above statements is/are  correct?

  1. Only 1 & 3
  2. Only
  3. only 1 and 2
  4. all

 

  1. Consider the following statements:

Regarding Swadeshi Movements

  1. Idea of Swadeshi was developed by leaders likeDadabhai Naoroji, Gokhale, Ranade, Tilak, G.V. Joshi between 1850-1904
  2. Second phase of swadeshi movement, was between 1905- 1911 and it started before partition of bengal.
  3. Gandhiji led Swadeshi in its last phase and compared it to swaraj and self rule.
  4. Swadeshi as an economic measure for the growth of Indian Industry was preached by several eminent personalities in the 19th century,Gopal Hari Deshmukh, better known as Lokahitawadi of Bombay,Arya Samaj founder Dayanand Saraswati and Bholanath Chandra of Calcutta.

Which among of the above statements is/are correct?

  1. 1,2 ,3and 4
  2. Only 1 2 and 3
  3. Only 2 ,3,4
  4. Only 3 and 4
  5. Consider the following statements:
  6. In 1927, the British P.M established a 8 member team called Simon Commission with John Simon as its chairman and clement Attlee was one of its members
  7. Congress Boycotted the Simon Commission, Motilal Nehrupresented hisNehru Report to counter british charges that Indians could not find a constitutional consensus among themselves but Muslim League was divided.
  8. The purpose of commission was to report on India’s constitutional progress for introducing constitutional reforms as had been promised.
  9. It proposed the abolition ofdiarchyand the establishment of representative government in the provinces. It also recommended that separate communal electorates be retained, but only until tensions between Hindus and Muslims had died down

Which among of the above statements is/are correct?

  1. 1,2 and 3
  2. 1,2 and 4
  3. 3 and 4
  4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

 

  1. Consider the following statements:
  2. Royal Commission on Decentralization (1909)under the chairmanship of  Hob house recognized the importance of Panchayats at the village level.
  3. Great famine of 1876-78 roughly affected 6 crore and led to the death of 55 lakh people, and was mainly blamed on food export by Lord Lytton.
  4. Economic critique of British rule by Dadabhai Naoroji and R.C. Dutt was based only on famine deaths and inadequate relief.
  5. Famine In 1943 was blamed on food exports during 2nd world war.

Which among of the above statements is/are correct?

  1. 1, 3 and 4
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 2 and 4
  4. 1,2,3 and 4

 

  1. Consider the following statements:
  2. Rajaji formula was a proposal formulated byChakravarthi Rajagopalacharito solve the political deadlock between the All India Muslim League and Indian National Congress on independence of India from the British .
  3. formula was opposed even within the Congress party.
  4. With the advent ofSecond World WarBritish administration required both parties to disagree to each other so that Indian help could be sought for the war efforts.

Which among of the above statements is/are correct?

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 3
  4. 1, 2, and 3

 

  1. The Civil Disobedience was an advance over the non-cooperation movement. Which of the following were exceptions-?
  2. State objective
  3. Methods adopted
  4. Participation of women
  5. Hindu Muslim Unity
  6. Response from business group
  7. Participation of Laborers

Correct codes:

  1. 1, 3 , 4, 5, 6
  2. 4 and 6
  3. 2, 3, 4, 5
  4. 2 and 4

 

  1. Which of the following is/are correct about the ‘Imperial Darbar’?
  2. TheImperial Durbar, it was held three times, in 1877, 1903, and 1911 .
  3. 1911 Durbar was the only one attended by the sovereign, George V.
  4. The 1877 durbar would later be seen as controversial because it directed funds away from theGreat Famine of 1876–78

 

  1. 2 and 3
  2. 1 and 3
  3. 1 and 2
  4. All of the above

 

  1. Which of the correct sequence of the following events?
  2. Formation of interim government of the Congress.
  3. Cabinet Mission.
  4. Direct Action day of the Muslim League.
  5. Recall of Lord Wavell and appointment of Lord- Mountbatten as the viceroy.
  6. Joining of the Muslim League in the Interim Government.

Codes:

  1. 2, 3, 1, 5,4
  2. 5, 3, 2, 1,4
  3. 5, 2, 3, 1,4
  4. 2, 5, 3, 1,4

 

  1. Which of the following is not true?
  2. Kesari and Maratha were edited by Agarkar and Prof. Kelkar before Tilak became their editor.
  3. Robert Knight was known as the “Bard of Indian Press”.
  4. The Bengalee was founded by Aurobindo Gosh,
  5. None of the above

 

  1. A high fiscal deficit in a country like India leads to:
  2. Rise in price level
  3. Adverse effect on balance of payment
  4. High cost economy
  5. Unproductive expenditure

Choose the correct answer from:

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 2,3,4
  4. 1,2,3,4

 

  1. What is the meaning of the ‘Government Route” in Foreign Investments?

List-I (Characteristics)                    List-II (Particles)

A. Exercise Shakti – 2016                      1. HUMAN RIGHTS

  1. Exercise Surya Kiran IX
  2. Indo – French
  3. Exercise garuda shakti 3. Indo – nepal

D. Exercise Force -18                      4.  INDIA -indonesia

Codes:

A B C   D

  1. 2 3  1   4
  2. 3 2  4   1
  3. 2 3   4  1
  4. 3 2   1  4

 

  1. Rising non plan expenditure leads to:
  2. Rise in money supply
  3. Rise in unproductive expenditure
  4. Rise in subsidy
  5. Rise in fiscal deficit

Choose the correct answer from-

  1. 1 and 3
  2. 1,2, and 3
  3. 1, 2, 3, and 4
  4. 2,3,4

 

  1. Demutualization of a stock exchange implies-
  2. Converting it into a mutual fund
  3. Separating ownership from management
  4. Converting it into a financial institution
  5. Making DEMAT trading compulsory

 

  1. Consider the following statements:
  2. To execute an arbitrage deal, one has to simultaneously enter into deals in two markets where the price differential exists
  3. There are Mutual funds, which can help in arbitrage for the investors

Which among the above statements is / are correct?

  1. Only 1 is correct
  2. Only 2 is correct
  3. Both 1 & 2 are correct
  4. Neither 1 nor 2 is correct

 

  1. Consider the following statements:
  2. Organized sector includes all public sector establishments registered under one or the other act, such as company act, factory act, societies act or co-operative Act.
  3. Net domestic product was found divided between organized sector and unorganized sector in 40:60 ratio in 2005, even though labour force involvement ratio is 15: 85
  4. Government is revising the rehabilitation of bonded labour scheme to include marginalized like the disabled, female and children rescued from trafficking, sexual exploitation and transgender will get Rs 3 lakhs, the next in order is the special category comprising of females and the minors who will now get Rs 2 lakhs. A normal adult male bonded labour will get Rs. 1 lakh,

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. all

 

  1. Indian farmers were unhappy over the introduction of “Terminator seed technology” because the seeds produced by this technology are expected to_
  2. Show poor germination
  3. Form low-yielding plants despite the high quality
  4. Give rise to sexually sterile plants
  5. Give rise to plants incapable of farming viable seeds

 

 

  1. Consider the following statements:
  2. India is the second largest producer of sugarcane, behind Brazil.
  3. Unpaid dues of farmers has been a perennial issue in India
  4. Co 0238 has been a major contributor to better sugar recovery from cane particularly in UP

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

  1. 1 ,3only
  2. 2 ,3only
  3. 1 and 2
  4. ALL

 

  1. Consider the following statements:
  2. “AICHI TARGET” is associated with Biological Diversity.
  3. Agenda 21 was adopted in the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) held in Johannesburg , South Africa 2002.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. Both 1 and 2
  3. 2 only
  4. none

 

  1. Persons below the Poverty Line in India are classified as such on the basis of, whether-
    1. They are entitled to a minimum prescribed food basket.
    2. They get work for a prescribed minimum number of days in a year.
    3. They belong to agricultural laborer household and the scheduled caste/tribe social group.
    4. Their daily wages fall below the prescribed minimum wages.

 

  1. “I am aBritish Indiannovelist and essayist. My second novel, Midnight’s Children (1981), won the Booker Prize in 1981, and fourth novel, The Satanic Verses (1988), was the centre of a major controversy . Queen Elizabeth II knighted me for my services to literature ,” who am I,……………….
  1. Nirad C. Chaudhury
  2. Ruskin Bond
  3. Gunther Grass
  4. Salman Rushdie

 

  1. Many Voices One World was a report published by UNESCO, WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING is wrong about it?
  2. Report was published in 1981
  3. USA & UK left UNESCO in protest
  4. It relates to the freedom of press
  5. International Commission for the Study of Communication Problems, wrote the report

 

  1. A portion of which of the following body parts can regroup if a portion of the same is donated ?
    1. Malphigian tube
    2. liver
    3. coronary artery
    4. kidney

 

  1. 74. Jammu-Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla Rail Line(JUSBRL) project is being undertaken by the Ministry of Indian Railways, Which of the following statements is/are wrong regarding this?
  2. It will cross the beas river
  3. It will be the tallest rail bridge in the world
  4. Banihal – qazigund is India’s longest andAsia‘s third longest railway tunnel
  5. 1 only
  6. 1 and 2 only
  7. 2 and 3 only
  8. 3 and 1 only

 

  1. Muslim brotherhood which was recently in news is?
  2. Pan Arab ideological group
  3. Terrorist group in Yemen
  4. Anti- Zionist group in Palestine
  5. Organization for refugees in Europe

 

  1. Moors and Bedouins are ___ and are found in ____ ,
  • Nomadic Tribe , in Siberia
  • A Milk preparation , in Haryana
  • Nomads , north Africa
  • Soup , in Utah

 

  1. Under the Universal Immunization Programme (UIP), consider the following Statements:
  2. Universal Immunization Programmeis avaccination program launched by the Government of India in 1985

2.The program consists of vaccination for seven diseases- tuberculosisdiphtheriaPertussis (whooping cough), tetanuspoliomyelitismeasles and Hepatitis B.

  1. 3. Four vaccines will be added to the program, namely rotavirus, rubella and Japanese encephalitis, as well as the inject able polio vaccine.

Choose correct alternatives.

  1. 1 , only
  2. 1,2, only
  3. 1,3,only
  4. all are correct

 

  1. A state has the following key Governance activities and process, consider it thoroughly and give correct response –
  2. There is a healthy cooperation between the government and civil society organization.
  3. An establishing legal framework based on Rule of law and independence of Judiciary.
  4. Political and Bureaucratic accountability
  5. A sound administrative system leading to efficiency and effectiveness.
  6. Freedom of information and expression needed for formulation of Public policies and decision making.
  7. Pro -poor emphasis in public expenditure.

Is state passing through good governance?

  • Yes, definitely
  • Yes, may be
  • No
  • Can’t say as it need some more characteristics

 

  1. Consider the following statements regarding the Indus Valley Civilization:
  2. It covered an area of around 1.3 million square km.
  3. It is stretched from Suktagendor in the West to Alamgirpur in The east.
  4. It was basically an Iron age civilization.

Select the correct code-

  • 1,2,3
  • 1 and 3
  • 1 only
  • 2 only

 

  1. Consider the following about the role of the Swarajists:
  2. Their major contribution lay in voicing their resistance by being with in The Central legislative Council.
  3. Their work at local and municipal level was important in many regards.
  4. They successfully protested against the lee Commission Committee Report.
  5. After the death of C.R. Das they split into three parties: the old Swarajists, the Responsivists and the independent congress party.
  6. They advocated for the dominion status and were against the transfer of power.

Which of the given is not correct?

  1. 1 and 5
  2. 1 only
  3. 2 and 3
  4. 5 only

 

  1. Which of the following is/are true?
  2. WOLBACHIA bacterium which was recently in news offers cure for dengue, zika & chikungunya.
  3. above bacterium when injected in mosquitoes make them less deadly..
  • only 1
  • only 2
  • Both 1 and 2
  • Neither 1nor 2

 

  1. Which one of the following types of microorganism is most widely used in industries?
  2. Bacteria
  3. Bacteria and Fungi
  4. Bacteria and Algae
  5. Bacteria ,Micro Algae and Fungi

 

  1. 83. ARTICLES 25 of the constitution guarantee freedom of religion, but it is subject to:
  2. Public order
  3. Morality
  4. Health

Select the correct code-

  • 1, 2, 3
  • 1 and 2
  • 2 and 3
  • 1 only

 

  1. Towards the close of the 8th century A.D., there was the Tripartite struggle for the supremacy among the…
  • Pala, Rashtrakutas, and Pratiharas
  • Chela, Pala and Rashtrakutas
  • Pandya, Katatiyas and Palas
  • Pratihara, Pala and Chola

 

  1. Which of the following is true about the Moplah Rebellion?
  2. The immediate cause for the revolt was the worsening condition of Muslim lease holders and cultivators known as Moplahs.
  3. Saayid Alawi and his son Sayid Fadl became the leaders of the rebellion.
  4. The revolt took the form of the attack on the properties of the Jemmis and desecration of property of temples.
  5. Though the rebels were poor peasants they nevertheless were able to get the sympathy of rich Kanamdars and pretty traders.
  6. The root of the rebellion was thus agrarian discontent.

Correct code:

  • 1, 2, 3, 5
  • 2,3,4,5
  • 1, 2,4, 5
  • All are correct

 

  1. Which of the following is wrong about Indian classical dance forms…….
  2. Sangeet Natak Akademihas given recognition to eight Indian dance styles & chhau, gaudiya nritya, ghoomar and thang ta are part of it.
  3. Natya Shastra, written byBharata Muni, does not mention the name of any classical dance forms recognised today, but listed the four Pravrittis as Dakshinatya, Audramagadhi, Avanti and Panchali.
  4. Bharatanatyam,Kuchipudi, and Mohiniyattam evolved from the Pravritti form called Dakshinatya, practiced in south
  5. Audramagadhi represents the regional dance forms practiced inpresent day Assam, Bengal and Orissa.

 

  1. Consider the following statements about Transparency International (TI):
  2. It is a non- governmental organization situated in Berlin (Germany) .It is ranked 5 on global think tanks report 2014. It publishes an annualGlobal Corruption Barometer,Corruption Perceptions Index, and Government Defence Anti-Corruption Index
  3. India ranks 76th in 2015, same as last year, in corruption perceptions index report.
  4. Brookings Institution (United States) , was declared think tank of the year 2015.
  5. Observer Research Foundation (ORF) is India’s most respected think tank followed by Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses

Select the correct answer using the code given below

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 1 and 4 only
  3. 2 only
  4. All of the above

 

  1. With reference to the blood in a normal person, which one of the following statements is correct?
  1. Compared to 20 arteries, veins are about 137 less numerous and hold more of the body’s blood at any given time.
  2. Blood cells constitute about 7% of the total volume of the blood.
  3. White blood cells (WBC) made by lymph nodes only.
  4. Lymph nodes are important for the proper functioning of the immune system, acting as filters for foreign particles and cancer cells
  5. Consider the following statements.
  6. NAFED is an apex organization ofmarketing cooperativesfor agricultural produce in India, under Ministry of Agriculture.
  7. The minimum support prices are announced by the Government of India at the beginning of the sowing season for certain crops on the basis of the recommendations of the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP)
  8. 3. The Food Corporation of India purchases roughly 15 to 20 per cent of India’s wheat output and 12 to 15 per cent of its rice output and is the 2nd largest supply chain management in the world.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

  1. Only 1 AND 3
  2. All of the above
  3. only 1 and 2
  4. 2 and 3

 

  1. The cryogenics do not find use in ……..
  2. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and MRI
  3. Special effect & power stations
  4. Electrical power transmission and forward looking infrared
  5. Frozen food and blood banking

 

  1. Consider the following statements:
  2. In 1940 the Muslim League passed a resolution demanding partitioning of country.
  3. In Japan Subhash Chandra bose formed the Azad Hind Fauj.
  4. In 1946 a Cabinet Mission came to India to negotiate the terms for transfer of power.
  5. In 1946 an interim cabinet headed by Jawaharlal Nehru was formed by the Congress.

Which among of the following statements is/are correct?

  • Only 1
  • Only 1, 2 and 3
  • 1,3 and 4
  • All of these

 

  1. Consider the following statements:
  2. The Union Territory of Pondicherry (in 1963) and Delhi (in 1992) are provided with a Legislative Assembly and a Council of minister headed by Chief Minister.
  3. The Legislative Assembly of Delhi can make laws on any subject in state list and concurrent list.
  4. The Legislative Assembly of Pondicherry can make laws only on the subject of state list
  5. Sikkim has the smallest assembly in the country

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  • 1,2 3 and 4
  • 1 and 2
  • 1 ,2 and 3
  • 1 & 4 only

 

  1. Which one of the following is an incorrect statement?
  • The chairman and member of the state Public Service
  • The Union Public Service Commission can serve the needs of a state Governor and with the approval of the Parliament.
  • The Parliament can establish a joint state public service commission for two the State Legislature concerned.
  • The UPSC assists the state (when required by two or more states) in framing and operating schemes of joint recruitment for which the candidates possessing special qualification are required mission for two or more states on the request of the Government.

 

  1. Consider the following statements with reference to the Indo-Nepal treaty of Peace and Friendship of 1950:

1 Both the Countries provided for an open border between the two nations.

  1. Both the nations are required to consult each other on affairs of regional security.
  2. India was obligate to actively assist Nepal in National defence and military preparedness.
  3. Permitting free and unrestricted travel of people and goods allowing the irrigation of both the countries, granting equal right to them.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  • 1,2,3,4
  • 1 and 2
  • 1,2 and 3
  • 1 only

 

  1. Which of the following is false about coal-bed methane?
    1. It is a natural gas.
    2. It is an artificial gas produced while extracting coal.
    3.  It is also called “Sweet Gas”.
    a) Only (1)
    b) Only (1) and (3)
    c) Only (2)
    d) Only (2) and (3)

 

  1. Consider the following statements with reference to sports:
  2. RIO Olympics had two mascots.
  3. Motto of the games was “Live your passion”.
  4. USA got about double number of medals than the 2nd.
  5. Indias medals were less than in London olympics

Which of the above is/are wrong?

  • 1,2,3,4
  • 1,3 and 4
  • 3 only
  • 4 only

 

  1. Consider the following statements regarding the objectives of Monetary Policy of India:
  2. To increase operational effectiveness of monetary policy by broadening money market and band market, especially the Government Securities.
  3. To redefine the regulatory role of RBI.
  4. To strengthen prudential and supervisory norms.
  5. To improve credit delivery system.
  6. To develop technological and institutional infrastructure for an efficient financial system.

Which of above statement is true?

  • 1,3 and 4
  • 1,2 and 4
  • 2, 3 and 4
  • all of the above

 

  1. Assertion (A): In India, liberalization policy implies a package of reforms which may or may not directly help to achieve the social objectives such as removal of poverty and unemployment

Reason(R) Benefits from the package of reforms will take quite some time to percolate to the masses.

  1. Both A and R is true and R is the correct explanation of A.
  2. Both A and R is and R is not the correct explanation of A.
  3. A is true but R is false
  4. A is false but R is true

 

  1. Consider the following statements ,
  2. The Gir national Park is the home of the Asiatic Lion.
  3. Sariska national park is in Rajasthan.
  4. Leopard is listed asvulnerableon the IUCN red list

Which of the statements given above is/are wrong?

  • 1 only
  • 2 only
  • 3 only
  • NONE of the above

 

  1. Consider the following statements:
  2. Every minister and Attorney General of India have the right to speak and take part in the proceeding of the either House, any joint sitting of both the Houses and any committee of Parliament of which he is member, without being entitled to vote.
  3. Lame duck session refers to the last session of existing Lok Sabha, after a new lok sabha has been elected. Those members of the existing Lok Sabha who could not get reelected the New lok Sabha are called lame-ducks.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  • 1only
  • 2 only
  • Both 1and 2
  • None