Time to Mock Test 3



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1. The FM transmission of music is of very good
quality in comparison to AM transmission. Consider
the following statements with this reference:   
1. The AM signals are more susceptible to noise
2. The FM receiver locks itself to catch stronger 
signal only
3. The wavelength of AM waves is much higher in 
comparison to the FM waves 
Which among the above is / are correct statements: 
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 1
[C]Only 2 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
2. Consider the following observations: 
1. A circular metallic disc has a circular hole at its 
centre. When the disc is heated, the diameter of
the hole will decrease 
2. A common fluorescent tube contains mercury
vapour at high pressure 
Which among the above is / are correct?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ]
3. When you place a cup of hot tea on a metal table in
a room; the cup of tea will lose heat by __: 
1. Conduction
2. Convection 
3. Radiation
4. Evaporation 
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 2, 3 & 4
[B]Only 1, 2 & 3
[C]Only 2 & 4
[D]1, 2, 3 & 4
[    ]
4. You are sitting inside an open vehicle moving with
uniform speed. When you throw a stone vertically
upwards, the stone will fall__:
[A]Ahead of you 
[B]Behind you
[C]Over you
[D]Either ahead or behind of you
[    ]
5. The alloy steel containing chromium to resist rusting
is known as stainless steel. What role is / are played by 
Chromium in stainless steel?  
1. Chromium does not rust, so it works as protecting
cover 
2. Chromium reacts with Iron to make a compound
that is not affected by Oxygen 
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2 
[D]Neither 1 nor 2 
[    ]
6. Hydrogen can be prepared by: 
1. Immersing alkali metals in water at room 
temperature
2. Pouring Sulphuric acid on a copper plate
3. Boiling zinc with caustic soda 
4. Passing electric current through rainwater
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 1, 3 & 4
[C]Only 2, 3 & 4
[D]1, 2, 3 & 4
[    ]
7. Which among the following methods will you use to
remove both temporary and permanent hardness in
water?
[A]Boiling the water
[B]Addition of sodium carbonate
[C]Treating it with slaked lime
[D]Treating it with Gypsum
[    ]
8. The birds not have respiratory trouble at the time of
flying at high altitude. What is the reason for this? 
[A]The size of lungs of birds is larger in comparison to
their body
[B]At higher altitudes birds fly inactively
[C]Birds have extra air sacs
[D]None of the above is a correct reason
[    ]
9. In the cells, Mitochondria is known to be distinct
from most other organelles (except nucleus). This is
true because Mitochondria __:  
1. has its own DNA 
2. has its own ribosome's
3. does its own separate division
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 1 & 2
[C]Only 1 & 3 
[D]1, 2 & 3 

[    ]

10. Gandhiji's first major struggle in the country was
staged on the soil of Champaran district in Bihar in
1917 in connection with indigo plantation. Who was
largely instrumental in persuading Gandhiji to visit
Champaran and lead the struggle over there?
[A]Rajendra Prasad
[B]Raj Kumar Shukla 
[C]Dharnidhar 
[D]Shambhu Saran
[    ]
11. Consider the following: 
1. All India Village Industries Association
2. All-India Spinners Association
3. Harijan Sevak Sangh
Which among the above was / were established by
Mahatma Gandhi?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
12. All-India Spinners' Association:
1. was established as an integral part of the 
Congress organisation
2. consisted of members, associates and donors 
with an executive council
3. was set up as an expert organisation for the 
development of hand-spinning and Khaddar with
independent existence and powers. 
Which among the above is / are correct?
[A]Only 1 & 2 
[B]Only 1 & 3
[C]Only 2 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
13. In February 1943, Mahatma Gandhi undertook the
21 day fast in Jail to__: 
1. Condemn the people for violence in the Quit 
India Movement 
2. Condemn the Government of India for state 
sponsored violence 
3. To atone for the violence of others
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3 
[    ] 

14. Which among the following statements most
correctly differentiates between Passive Resistance and
Non-violence?
[A]Passive resistance is the resistance offered by the
weak because they are unable to offer armed
resistance, whereas nonviolence is the resistance
offered by the strong because the are unwilling to
offer armed resistance 
[B]Passive resistance is the resistance offered by 
satyagrahis in the form of fasts and vows of silence,
whereas nonviolence stands for not raising armed
resistance in the fact of state violence
[C]Passive resistance means strikes and closing down
of work establishment, whereas nonviolence means
demonstrations and other allied activities where work
is not stopped
[D]None of the above
[    ]
15. The Swadeshi movement: 
1. was led by Syed Haider Raza in Delhi 
2. was propagated via Ganapati and Shivaji festivals 
in Bengal 
3. got weakened after the Surat Split
Which among the above is / are correct statements?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
16. With reference to medieval India, what policies
were carried forward by Akbar, which were first
initiated by Shershah Suri?  
1. Tolerance to persons of all communities
2. Provincial Government 
3. Land revenue system 
4. Currency System
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 2 & 3
[B]Only 3 & 4
[C]Only 2, 3 & 4
[D]1, 2, 3 & 4
[    ] 

17. What was / were the causes responsible for
disintegration and collapse of Mughal Empire? 
1. Apparently, no change in the theory of Kingship 
2. Absence of rule of succession
3. Wrongful southern policy of the Mughals
4. Neglect of Navy / Sea power 
Select the correct option from the codes given below: 
[A]Only 1, 2 & 3
[B]Only 2, 3 & 4
[C]Only 1, 2 & 4
[D]1, 2, 3 & 4
[    ]
18. In many ways, the Permanent Settlement of Lord
Cornwallis was helpful for the East India Company.
Which among the following was / were such merits? 
1. The collection of revenue became certain and 
regular for the company  
2. It had flexibility of Sale or the Sunset Law 
3. It enhanced the company revenue substantially
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 1 & 2
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
19. Which among the following governor generals/
viceroys championed the cause of female education
and made an annual donation towards this ?
[A]Lord Dalhousie
[B]Lord Canning
[C]Lord Elphinstone
[D]Lord Curzon
[    ]
20. Which among the following trade blocs are based
in North America?
1. NAFTA
2. SACU
3. CARICOM
4. CACM
Select the correct option from the codes given below: 
[A]Only 1, 2 & 3
[B]Only 2, 3 & 4
[C]Only 1 & 4
[D]Only 1, 3 & 4
[    ]
21. Which among the following is the top seafood
exporting port of India in terms of dollar value?
[A]Visakhapatnam
[B]Tuticorin
[C]Kochi 
[D]Mangalore
[    ]
22. Which of the following technologies can be used
for sewage treatment?
1. Membrane Bioreactor
2. Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor 
3. Sequencing Batch Reactor 
Chose the correct answer from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 1 & 2
[C]Only 2 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
23. Which one of the following is responsible for
maintenance of osmotic pressure in blood?
[A]Fibrinogen 
[B]Red Blood Cells 
[C]Albumin
[D]Platelets
[    ]
24. Consider the following disorders: 
1. Sickle-cell anaemia
2. Thalassemia
3. Pernicious anaemia
4. Aplastic anaemia
Which among the above is / are genetic disorder(s)?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 1 & 2
[C]Only 2 & 3
[D]1, 2, 3 & 4
[    ]
25. The members of which of the following
committees are drawn entirely from the Lok Sabha?
1. Committee on Estimates
2. Committee on Public Accounts
3. Committee on Public Undertakings
Chose the correct answer from the codes below:
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 1 & 3
[C]Only 3 
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
26. Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT): 
1. is a statutory body
2. is chaired by a retired high court judge
3. is an appellate tribunal for SEBI as well as PFRDA
Which among the above is / are correct statements?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 1 & 2
[C]Only 2 & 3 
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
27. Consider the following states: 
1. Arunachal Pradesh 
2. Nagaland 
3. Meghalaya  
4. Mizoram  
The inner line permit (ILP) is required by Indian citizens
to enter which among the above states?
[A]Only 1, 2 & 3
[B]Only 1, 2 & 4
[C]Only 2, 3 & 4
[D]1, 2, 3 & 4
[    ]
28. With reference to the Parliament of India, consider
the following:  
1. Pending Motions 
2. Pending Resolutions
3. Pending Bills
Which among the above lapse on prorogue of a
house?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
29. By promulgating an ordinance, the President of
India can __: 
1. Impose new tax 
2. Pass the budget 
3. Amend the constitution
Which among the above is / are correct?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
30. In human body: 
1. Urea is produced in Kidney 
2. Insulin is produced in Pancreas 
3. Gastrin is produced in stomach
Which among the above is / are correct?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
31. What role is played by atmospheric aerosols in our
environment?
1. They help in raining 
2. They influence Earth's carbon budget
3. They influence Earth’s radiation budget
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3 
[D]1, 2 & 3 
[    ]
32. What changes were made by the "Act for the Good
Government of India"? 
1. The designation of Governor General of India was 
changed to Viceroy of India
2. Established the new office of Secretary of State 
for India
3. Made substantial changes into the Board of 
Control and Court of Directors 
Select the correct option from the codes given below: 
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
33. Consider the following statements: 
1. The Social Justice Bench is a special bench 
created under Supreme Court of India
2. The main function of the Social Justice Bench is to 
hear the Public Interest Litigations
Which among the above is / are correct statements?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ]
34. Consider the following: 
1. Mattavilas Prahasana
2. Latakamelaka
3. Dhurtasamagama
Which among the above is / are satire works of
ancient India?
[A]Only 1 & 2 
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
35. Under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act,
1958; the power to declare an area as "disturbed area"
rests with: 
1. Governor of the State
2. Administrator of the Union Territory 
3. Central Government  
4. Indian Armed Forces
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 1, 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]Only 3 & 4 
[    ] 

36. The presence of Carbon Monoxide in the
atmosphere can__: 
1. Enhance global warming
2. Enhance formation of Ground Level Ozone
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2 
[D]Neither 1 nor 2 
[    ]
37. With reference to India's external debt, consider
the following: 
1. Commercial Borrowings
2. NRI deposits 
3. Multilateral debt 
Which among the following is the correct decreasing
order of fraction the above in external debt?
[A]1 2 3
[B]2 1 3
[C]3 2 1
[D]2 3 1
[    ]
38. Consider the following statements: 
1. In osmosis process, the solvent moves from an 
area of low water potential to an area of high
water potential 
2. In reverse osmosis, external pressure is applied to
reverse the flow of solvent 
Which among the above is / are correct statements?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2 
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ]
39. Which among the following is / are correct
statements with reference to Black Carbon? 
1. Black carbon is directly emitted in the 
atmosphere as fine particles PM2.5
2. Black Carbon emissions are largely done from 
automobile sources
3. Soot is the major component of Black Carbon
Select the correct option from the codes given below: 
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
  
40. With reference to various types of Banking, what is
"Mixed Banking"?
[A]when banks undertake the activities of commercial
and investment banking together
[B]when banks undertake the activities of wholesale
and retail banking together
[C]when banks undertake the activities of offline and
online banking together
[D]when banks undertake the activities of commercial 
and cooperative banking together 
[    ]
41. Among which of the following tribes of India, you
will see the behaviour called "transhumance"? 
1. Gaddis
2. Bakarwals 
3. Dongria kondh
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
42. Persons engaged in which among the following
types of works would be called "Pink Collar" workers?
[A]Information Processing
[B]Teaching
[C]Barbers
[D]Commercial farming
[    ]
43. With reference to various layers of Sun, consider
the following statements: 
1. The glowing surface of the sun that we see is 
called the photosphere 
2. The layer below the photosphere towards Sun's
core is called the chromosphere 
Which among the above is / are correct statements?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ]
44. Which among the following planets are called
"Superior Planets"?  

1. Venus
2. Mars 
3. Jupiter 
4. Saturn 
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1, 2 & 3 
[B]Only 2, 3 & 4 

[C]Only 2 & 3
[D]Only 3 & 4
[    ]
45. if substantial number of people from India decide
to invest in financial instruments instead of Gold, how
it may help the Indian Economy? 
1. It can help to curb the current account deficit 
2. It can help to fine tune the balance of trade
3. It can help to bring down interest rates 
4. It can help to generate employments 
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2, 3 & 4
[C]Only 1, 2 & 3
[D]1, 2, 3 & 4
[    ]
46. Which among the following industries were given
protection during British Era? 
1. Sugar Industry 
2. Silk Industry 
3. Paper Industry 
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
47. Identify a plant with the information given in the
below statements: 
1. This plant is a Pteridophyte and has a symbiotic 
relationship with a cyanobacterium, thus capable
of nitrogen fixation. 
2. Due to high capability to use the atmospheric 
nitrogen for growth, it has been termed a "super
plant" which makes it a notorious weed.  
3. However, it has been used for thousands of years
in China/ South East Asia as a green manure for
improving per hectare gain of rice 
4. The myth, that when this plant is in bloom, no
mosquito can cross its covering to the water in
the water body to lay eggs has earned it a name
called "Mosquito Fern".  
Select the correct option: 
[A]Water hyacinth
[B]Azolla
[C]Marsilea
[D]Nostoc
[    ]
48. Identify a tribe of India with the following 
information:  
1. It is among the largest tribes in Central India
spread in Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh,
Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Odisha 
2. A style of painting is associated with its name as
the people of this tribe paint their walls with
vibrant depictions of local flora, fauna and gods 
3. The "Must Art Gallery" in New Delhi is dedicated
to the painting art by this tribe 
Select the correct option from the following codes: 
[A]Bheel 
[B]Gond
[C]Garasia
[D]Baiga
[    ]
49. The BSE SENSEX: 
1. is a basket of 30 Constituent Stocks
2. has 1978-79 as its base year  
3. is calculated on full market capitalization’ 
methodology
Which among the above statements is/ are correct?
[A]Only 1
[B]1 & 2
[C]2 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
50. With reference to Hong Kong, which among the
following is / are correct statements? 
1. Hong Kong has an independent Executive, 
Legislature and Judiciary but the highest
appellate court of Hong Kong is the Supreme
People's Court of the People's Republic of China, 
located in Beijing.  
2. The head of Government in Hong Kong is a Chief 
Executive, who is responsible to the Government
in People's Republic of China  
3. The Natural & Land Resources of Hong Kong are
owned, administered and controlled by the
People's Republic of China  
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
[A]Only 1 is correct
[B]Only 1 & 2 are correct
[C]Only 1 & 3 are correct
[D]Only 2 is correct 

[    ]
51. Which among the following is/ are the sources of
Magma: 
1. Molten Outer Core of the Earth 
2. Solid Rocks of Earth’s Crust 
3. Solid Rocks of Mantle 
Choose the correct option: 

[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
52. Which among the following take part in the
Orogenesis? 
1. Erosion
2. Sedimentation 
3. Faulting of Rocks 
4. Folding of Rocks
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1, 2 & 4
[D]1, 2, 3 & 4
[    ]
53. Consider the following statements: 
1. A flute player changes the pitch of the sound 
produced by opening and closing holes in the
body of the flute.  
2. Opening and closing of holes in the body of flute
changes resonant frequency. 
3. The pitch of the sound produced by Flute can not
be changed without opening and closing holes in
the body of the flute.  
Which among the above statements is/ are correct?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 1 & 2
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
54. A "Port Trust" in India:  
1. is created by an Act of state legislatures 
2. has an status of a Urban body such as 
Municipalities for providing civic amenities 
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
[A]Only 1 is correct
[B]Only 2 is correct
[C]Both 1 & 2 are correct
[D]Neither 1 nor 2 is correct
[    ]
55. Both Attorney General and Solicitor General:  
1. are highest law officer of Union and States
respectively 
2. are appointed by the President of India 
3. can tender the legal advice to government of 
India
Which among the above statements is/ are correct? 
[A]Only 1 & 2 
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
56. Consumer Fora in India: 
1. are quasi-Judicial in nature
2. have a three tier structure
3. are statutory bodies
Which among the above is / are correct? 
[A]Only 1 & 2 
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
57. With reference to the satellites in the Indian
Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), consider
the following statements: 
1. IRNSS consists of seven satellites in a constellation
2. All the satellites will be placed in geostationary orbit
Which among the above is / are correct statements?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ]
58. In India, main threat of an acid rain disaster springs
from heavy dependence on coal as a major energy
source. Consider the following statements with this
reference: 
1. Indian Coal is very high in sulphur content
2. The coal usage per unit of electricity generation 
in India is comparatively higher
Which among the above is / are correct statements? 
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ]
59. Consider the following statements: 
1. Pellagra is caused by deficiency of Vitamin B3 
(Niacin) 
2. Dietary content of Sorghum ensures protection 
against Pellagra 
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
[A]Only 1 is correct
[B]Only 2 is correct
[C]Both 1 & 2 are correct
[D]Neither 1 nor 2 is correct
[    ] 
  

60. With reference to Cabinet system in India, which
among the following is / are correct statements? 
1. The Ministers of Cabinet Rank are appointed 
under Article 75 of Constitution of India 
2. The proceedings of the cabinet are kept secret & 
Prime Minister presides the cabinet meeting
3. The Constitution of India has made provisions 
regarding maximum number of the Cabinet
Ministers  
Which among the above statements is / are correct? 
[A]Only 1 is correct
[B]Only 1 & 2 are correct
[C]Only 2 & 3 are correct
[D]all are correct
[    ]
61. Consider the following tribes of India: 
1. Konyak people
2. Gaddi People
3. Tharu people
Which among the following is the correct set of the
states in which these tribes / ethnic groups are
abundant?
[A]Kerala, Haryana, Bihar
[B]Nagaland, Himachal Pradesh, Tamil Nadu
[C]Nagaland, Jammu & Kashmir, Uttarakhand
[D]Assam, Punjab, Karnataka
[    ]
62. Which among the following tools can be used to
establish paternity of a child?
1. ABO blood group typing
2. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
3. DNA Fingerprinting
Select the correct option from the codes given below: 
[A]1 & 3
[B]2 & 3
[C]1 & 2
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
63. Under the WTO agreements, the subsidies
provided for which among the following would
amount to Green Box subsidies? 
1. Agricultural Research 
2. Environment Protection  
3. Fertilizers 
4. Irrigation
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]1 & 2
[B]2 & 3
[C]3 & 4 
[D]1 & 4 
[    ]
64. Which among the following are needed in the core
functionality of the Plasma TV? 
1. Argon
2. Neon
3. Mercury
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 1 & 2 
[C]Only 2 & 3 
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
65. Which among the following factors affect the
liquidity in the economy?
1. Borrowings of the government
2. Buying rupee and selling a foreign currency such 
as the US dollar by Reserve Bank of India
3. Conducting Open Market Operation
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
66. Consider the following: 
1. Donyi Polo
2. Sanamahi
3. Seng Khasi
Which among the following presents the correct set of
states following the above traditions?
[A]Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Mizoram
[B]Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur
[C]Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur , Meghalaya 
[D]Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Manipur
[    ]
67. Which among the following organizations is / are
based in Geneva?
1. European Organization for Nuclear Research 
(CERN)
2. International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
3. International Labour Organization (ILO)
4. World Health Organization (WHO)
Select the correct option from the codes given below: 

[A]Only 1, 2 & 3
[B]Only 2, 3 & 4
[C]Only 1, 3 & 4
[D]1, 2, 3 & 4
[    ]
  


68. Which among the following schedules of the
Constitution of India is / are applicable to Jammu &
Kashmir? 
1. Fifth Schedule 
2. Sixth Schedule
3. Seventh Schedule 
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]1 only
[B]2 only 
[C]3 only 
[D]2 & 3 only
[    ]
69. Which among the following can be classified as
Portfolio Investments? 
1. Foreign Direct Investments
2. Foreign Institutional Investments 
3. American Depository Receipts 
4. Global Depository Receipts
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1, 2 & 3
[B]Only 2, 3 & 4
[C]Only 1, 3 & 4
[D]1, 2, 3 & 4
[    ]
70. An organization incurs costs under the following
heads: 
1. Insurance
2. Labour
3. Depreciation
Which among the above is / are fixed costs?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 1 & 2
[C]Only 1 & 3 
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
71. Which among the following is / are constitutional
bodies? 
1. Niti Ayog
2. Competition Commission of India
3. Law Commission of India
4. National Human Rights Commission
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 2 & 3 
[B]Only 3 & 4
[C]Only 1 & 4
[D]None of them
[    ]
72. Consider the following: 
1. President of India 
2. Legislature of the state  
3. Governor 
4. Parliament of India
A bill, which seeks to change the name of state in India
will pass on as which among the following correct
order? 
[A]1→2→3→4
[B]2→1→3→4
[C]2→1→4
[D]1→2→4 
[    ]
73. Consider the following: 
1. Rice Producing Areas of India 
2. Wheat Producing Areas of India
3. Millet Producing Areas of India
4. Plantation Crops producing areas of India
Roughly, which among the following sets of India's
geographical regions represent the above?
[A]North, South, North East, West
[B]North East, North, West, South
[C]Central, South, North East, West
[D]North East, Central, North, West
[    ]
74. Which among the following issues T-Bills in India? 
1. Central Government 
2. State Governments 
3. Reserve Bank of India 
4. Commercial Banks 
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 1 & 2
[C]Only 1, 2 & 3 
[D]1, 2, 3 & 4
[    ]
75. Consider the following: 
1. Votable charges
2. Non-votable charges
3. Supplementary grants
Which among the above come within the definition of
"Appropriation" in the budget procedure of India?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 1 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 2
[D]1, 2 & 3 

[    ]
76. Which among the following is / are key features of
Gandhara School of Art? 
1. Lifelike statues of Buddha
2. Stress on portraying the physical features 
3. Numerous folds and turns in the dress 



4. Heavy use of spotted red sandstone
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1 & 3
[B]Only 1, 2 & 3
[C]Only 2, 3 & 4
[D]1, 2, 3 & 4
[    ]
77. The Indian Councils Act 1909: 
1. formally introduced for the first time the principle 
of elections to the legislative councils 
2. gave general power to government of India to
disallow politically dangerous candidates 
3. kept income qualification of Muslims lower than
that of Hindus for voting 
Which among the above is / are correct?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
78. With reference to the solar system, consider the
following statements: 
1. All planets except Venus revolve around the sun 
in the same direction i.e. from west to east
2. The direction of rotation of planets on their axis is 
also the same as the direction of their revolution
around the sun 
Which among the above is / are correct statements?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ] 
79. Which among the following was / were the
religious symbols / iconography of Indus people? 
1. Primitive temples
2. Seals
3. Statues 
4. Terracotta figurines
5. Amulets
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1, 2 & 3
[B]Only 2, 3 & 4 
[C]Only 2, 3, 4 & 5
[D]1, 2, 3, 4 & 5
[    ]
80. Apart from India, Bangladesh and Thailand;
Myanmar is bordered by __: 
1. China 
2. Laos 
3. Vietnam
4. Cambodia
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 1 & 2
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]Only 1, 2 & 4
[    ]
81. Consider the following:  
1. Cereals  
2. Milk 
3. Fruits
4. Pulses
Which among the following is the correct decreasing
order of the above commodities in the Wholesale
Price Index (As of February 2015)?
[A]1 2 3 4
[B]1 3 4 2
[C]1 3 2 4
[D]1 4 3 2
[    ]
 82. What do we call the roots of some orchid plants,
which hang in the air and absorb moisture from it?
[A]Assimilatory Roots
[B]Epiphytic Roots
[C]Sucking Roots
[D]Stilt Roots
[    ]
83. Which among the following conventions is/are
related to regulation of certain rules for international
carriage by air?
1. Montreal Convention
2. Warsaw Convention 
3. CMR Convention
4. TIR Convention
Chose the correct answer from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2, 3 & 4
[    ]
84. Consider the following differences between the
Oceanic Crust and Continental Crust:  

1. The Continental crust is denser in comparison to
the Oceanic Crust 
2. The Continental crust has more of quartz , while
the Oceanic Crust has more of Feldspar 
3. The Continental Crust is otherwise called SIMA,
while the Oceanic Crust is otherwise called SIAL 


4. The rocks that make the continental crust are
little denser than those making Oceanic crust.  
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]Only 3 & 4
[    ]
85. Which among the following is a correct statement? 
[A]Geomagnetic  north pole is located near the 
Geographic South Pole
[B]Intensity of the Earth’s Geomagnetic Field is
greatest at Equator
[C]The compass needle of a vertically held compass at
Equator points downwards
[D]None of the above is a correct statement
[    ]
86. The shape of the magnetosphere of Earth keeps
changing. Which among the following factors play role
in the ever-changing shape of Earth's Magnetosphere? 
1. Earth's internal magnetic field
2. Solar winds
3. Interplanetary magnetic field
Choose the correct options:
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
87. Which among the following is the most suitable
common word for roaring forties, furious fifties and
stormy sixties ?
[A]Trade winds 
[B]Cyclones
[C]Westerlies
[D]Polar winds
[    ]
88. The correct location of the Duncan pass is
between__:
[A]South and little Andaman
[B]North Andaman  and south Andaman
[C]North and east Andaman
[D]North and Middle Andaman 
[    ]
89. In recent times, cyclodextrins have been making
news. Consider the following statements with this
reference: 
1. Cyclodextrins are ring-like compounds formed of 
sugar molecules 
2. They have been raising concerns related to public
health 
Which among the above is / are correct statements?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ]
90. With reference to 18th century India, what has 
been termed as Jagirdari Crisis?  
1. A general sense of personal insecurity among
aristocrats 
2. Unusually high number of Mansabdars and
Jagirdars 
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ]
91. Which among the following is a type of functional
local bodies established as autonomous bodies via 
legislations by the state legislatures?
[A]Town Area Committee
[B]Cantonment Board
[C]Urban Development Authority
[D]Notified Areas Committee
[    ]
92. Consider the following: 
1. Oxides of Sulphur 
2. Oxides of Carbon
3. Oxides of Nitrogen 
4. Ground Level Ozone 
Which among the above have been included in the Air
Quality Index (AQI) scheme?
[A]1, 2 & 3
[B]2, 3 & 4
[C]1, 2 & 4
[D]1, 2, 3 & 4
[    ]
93. The Government of India accepts the
recommendations of the Finance Commission only if
___? 

[A]Finance Commission insists on it
[B]Government wants to accept it
[C]President mandates to accept it
[D]Supreme Court mandates to accept it
[    ]
  


94. The green shoe option is a clause in the
underwriting agreement of an IPO, which allows to
___?
[A]Sell additional shares
[B]Record Investor demands
[C]Purchase the shares back from Investors
[D]None of them
[    ]
95. Which among the following is / are included in the 
Scheduled Banks in India? 
1. Commercial Banks
2. Cooperative Banks 
3. Regional Rural Banks 
4. Local Area Banks
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 1 & 2
[C]Only 1, 2 & 3
[D]1, 2, 3 & 4
[    ]
96. A banana skin turn black after a few days, even
when the banana is kept in the refrigerator. Why?
[A]Enzymatic reactions are NOT stopped, Ethylene
production is Stopped
[B]Enzymatic reactions are stopped but Ethylene
production is NOT stopped
[C]Both Enzymatic reactions and Ethylene production
are stopped
[D]Both Enzymatic reactions and Ethylene production
are NOT stopped
[    ]
97.  Which of the following committees examines the
report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India 
on the Public Sector Companies if any?
[A]Public Accounts Committee
[B]Committee on Public Undertakings
[C]Business Advisory Committee
[D]Committee on Commerce
[    ]
98. Via his work "Poverty and Un-British Rule in India",
which among the following was / were highlighted as
reasons for India's poverty by Dadabhai Naoroji? 
1. Expenditure of the European Officials in England 
2. Money sent by the British professionals to
England 
3. India's Population growth
4. Inflow of British Capital in India
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1, 2 & 3 
[B]Only 2, 3 & 4 
[C]Only 1, 2 & 4
[D]1, 2, 3 & 4
[    ]
99. The Bhoodan Movement: 
1. was a part of larger Sarvodaya Movement 
2. built on Gandhian principles
3. started from Karnataka
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1 & 2 
[B]Only 2 & 3 
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
100. India has a high number of its people engaged in
informal employment. What is / are the negative
consequences of the same on economy? 
1. Low Productivity
2. Low human development 
3. High Tax-GDP ratio
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ] 



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