Time to Mock Test 4



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1. The scientists use Red shift of distant galaxies as an
evidence for which of the following?
1. Expansion of the universe
2. Existence of Black holes
3. Existence of Dark Energy
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2 & 3 
[C]Only 1 & 3 
[D]1, 2 & 3
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2. With reference to the radioactive decay, consider
the following type of decays: 
1. The type of decay that causes the number of 
neutrons in the nucleus to decrease by 1
2. The type of decay that keeps identity of the 
nucleus unchanged
3. The type of decay that ejects the heaviest particle
Which among the following is the correct set of the
types of decays corresponding to above respectively?
[A]β– decay, Gamma Decay, Alpha decay
[B]β+ decay, Gamma Decay, Alpha decay
[C]β– decay, Alpha Decay, Gamma Decay
[D]β– decay, β+ decay, Alpha decay
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3. Consider the following statements with respect to
the basic properties of the Electromagnetic Waves: 
1. All electromagnetic waves—regardless of 
frequency—travel at speed of light through
vacuum 
2. All Electromagnetic waves are deflected by
electric or magnetic field 
3. The frequency of electromagnetic waves does not
change when the medium through which the
waves are propagating changes 
Which among the above is / are correct statements?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 1 & 3
[C]Only 2 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3 
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4. An object is executing uniform circular motion.
Which of the following quantities remain(s) constant
during the object’s motion?
[A]Velocity and acceleration 
[B]Speed and velocity 
[C]Speed and acceleration
[D]Speed only
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5. With reference to the Sound waves, which among
the following is / are correct statements? 
1. The frequency determines the pitch of a sound, 
and the amplitude determines the intensity (or 
loudness) 
2. Frequency is proportional to amplitude
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. Consider the following statements with reference to
the phase changes: 
1. When a liquid freezes, it releases thermal energy 
into its immediate environment.
2. When a solid melts, it releases thermal energy 
into its immediate environment.
3. When a solid melts, its temperature increases
Which among the above is / are correct statements?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 1 & 2
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]

7. Consider the following statements:  
1. Ultraviolet light has a higher energy and shorter
wavelength than visible light 
2. Orange light has a lower frequency and longer
wavelength than blue light 
Which among the above is / are correct?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
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8. Which among the following is / are correct
statements? 
1. Friction converts Kinetic energy to radiation 
energy 
2. A collision of two bodies can be said to be
perfectly inelastic if no energy is exchanged
between them 
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ] 
  
9. With respect to the measurements of the
acceleration g due to the gravity of the Earth, different
values of g are found at different: 
1. depths
2. altitudes
3. longitudes
4. latitudes
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] 1& 2
[B]1, 2 & 3
[C]1, 2 & 4
[D]1, 2, 3 & 4
[    ]

10. What is the use of Radiotherapy for the treatment
of Cancer?
[A]It destroys the tumor by destroying the Cell
membranes of the Cancerous Cells
[B]It destroys the tumor by  destroying the DNA of the
Cancerous Cells
[C]It destroys the tumor by destroying the Cytoplasm
of the Cancerous Cells
[D]It destroys the tumor by  destroying the spindle 
fibres which are used in Cell Division
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11. Consider the following: 
1. Red Snow
2. Red Rust (of tea)
3. Red Tide 
Which among the above is / are caused by algae?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 1 
[C]Only 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]

12. With reference to classification of the flora and
fauna, the meaning of term "Taxon" is __? 
[A]A group of same species 
[B]A group of organisms with same chromosome
number
[C]A group of category of organisms
[D]A group of same genera
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13. Consider the following: 
1. Naphtha 
2. Benzene  
3. Tetrachloroethylene 
Which among the above is / are used in dry cleaning?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
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14. Which among the following events took place
during the tenure of Lord Curzon? 
1. Partition of Bengal 
2. Enactment of Punjab Land Alienation Act
3. Appointment of a Famine Commission 
4. Establishment of Imperial Cadet Corps
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 1, 2 & 3
[C]Only 1, 3 & 4
[D]1, 2, 3 & 4
[    ]

15. Which among the following is / are correct
statements with respect to the Prajapatya Vivaha: 
1. The rights of boy and girl were equally secured  
2. The bride's father agreed for a fixed price,
generally a pair of cows 
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ]

16. Cosmic rays: 
1. are made of charged particles
2. are received on earth mainly from Sun
3. cause Ozone Depletion
Which among the above is/ are correct?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 1 & 3 
[C]Only 1 
[D]None of them
[    ]

17. Despite of being located south of Tropic of Cancer,
the weather at Hawaii is pleasant making it one of the
most important tourist destination around the world. It
is mainly due to __?
[A]Gulf Stream & strong westerlies
[B]Trade winds 
[C]Location of Hawaii within the Inter-Tropical 
Convergence Zone
[D]None of the above
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18. The coastal deserts are generally found on the
west side of continents. This can be explained on the
basis of__: 
1. Gravitation of Sun and Moon 
2. Global circulation of Oceanic Currents 
3. Sea floor spreading 
4. Coriolis Force 
5. Earth's Rotation
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 1, 2 & 3
[C]1, 2, 3, 4 & 5
[D]Only 1, 2, 4 & 5
[    ]

19. Pure Honey: 
1. is slightly acidic 
2. releases Hydrogen peroxide slowly 
3. is a supersaturated liquid 
Which among the above is / are correct?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]

20. The ex officio Chairman of the Council of States in
India is elected by the members of 
1. Rajya Sabha  
2. Lok Sabha 
3. Members of legislative Assembly
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 
[    ]

21. With reference to the Chola administration, which
among the following terms are related to taxation? 
1. Idaivari
2. Alugalsarakku
3. Angadipattam 
4. Uppa-yam 
Select the correct option from the codes given below: 
[A]1 2 3 
[B]2 3 4
[C]1 3 4
[D]1 2 3 4
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22. Consider the following statements: 
1. Harbour waves originate due to earthquakes
2. Rip tides indicate a nearby storm / hurricane
Which among the above is / are correct?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ]

23. Consider the following fauna: 
1. Gee's golden langur
2. Namdapha flying squirrel
3. Nilgiri Langur
Which among the above is / are endemic to India?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3 
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]

24. Consider the following statements: 
1. Inflation redistributes income and wealth in 
favour of rich 
2. Inflation reduces the purchasing power of a rupee 
and cost of living
Which among the above is / are correct statements?
[A]Only 1 
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ]

  
25. Consider the following statements: 
1. Ganga basin is the single largest irrigated area in 
the world
2. Siachen Glacier is the second longest glacier 
outside of the polar regions
Which among the above is / are correct?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2 
[D]Neither 1 nor 2 
[    ]

26. Under Article 361 of the Constitution of India,
immunity from criminal proceedings is available
during the term of his or her office to __: 
1. President
2. Governor
3. Prime Minister 
4. Chief Minister 
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
[    ]

27. With reference to the evolution of scripts in Indian
languages, consider the following: 
1. Brahmi script
2. Siddha-matrika script
3. Devanagari script 
Which among the following is the correct
chronological order in which they evolved? 
[A]1 2 3
[B]2 1 3
[C]2 3 1
[D]1 3 2
[    ]

28. Consider the following: 
1. Valley of Flowers 
2. Borra Caves
3. Barren Island 
4. Indroda Dinosaur and Fossil Park
Which among the following is the correct order of
their location India from north to south?
[A]1 2 3 4
[B]1 4 3 2
[C]1 4 2 3 
[D]1 2 4 3 
[    ]

29. In which state of India, you will find the natural
phenomenon called Chir Batti?
[A]Rajasthan
[B]Gujarat
[C]Bihar
[D]Madhya Pradesh
[    ] 
  
30. Consider the following: 
1. Snow leopard
2. Clouded leopard
3. Jaguar 
Which among the above are found in India in wild?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 1 & 2
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]

31. Which among the following states of India is
known for India’s largest cave system with some
longest and deepest caves in world?
[A]Maharashtra
[B]Andhra Pradesh
[C]Meghalaya
[D]Karnataka
[    ]

32. Consider the following states: 
1. Arunachal Pradesh 
2. Mizoram  
3. Manipur
4. Nagaland 
Which among the following is the correct order of the
above states with their decreasing share in
International borders of India with Myanmar?
[A]1 2 3 4
[B]1 3 2 4
[C]1 4 2 3
[D]1 4 3 2
[    ] 


33. In which among the following plants, seeds
germinate and seedlings grow while still attached to
their mother plant?
[A]Onion
[B]Rhizophora 
[C]Sheesham 
[D]Cycas
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34. Coral reefs in India are found only in limited
locations along the mainland; despite India has a huge
coast. Which among the following is most correct
reason for that?
[A]Absence of shallow depths
[B]Frequent change in temperature 
[C]Presence of major river systems 
[D]Presence of Regular Shoreline
[    ]

35. With reference to the nutrition value of Egg,
consider the following statements: 
1. The Egg white has more fat value than Egg yolk 
2. The Egg white has less proteins than Egg Yolk
Which among the above is / are correct statements?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both  1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ]

36. Consider the following statements: 
1. Largest number of Wild life sanctuaries and 
National Parks in India are located in Madhya
Pradesh  
2. Largest number of Handloom and Handicrafts
clusters in India are located in Uttar Pradesh  
Which among the above is / are correct statements?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2 
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ]

37. Which among the following is / are parts of
Current Account?  
1. Balance of trade
2. Net factor income
3. Net transfer payments  
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
[    ]
  
38. Which among the following can be effectively
transmitted from person to person due to coughing
and sneezing? 
1. Swine Flu
2. Ebola Virus
3. AIDS
4. Malaria
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1 
[B]Only 1 & 2 
[C]Only 1, 2 & 3
[D]Only 1, 2 & 4
[    ]

39. Consider the following statements: 
1. Majority of the nuclear power reactors in India are 
of boiling water type
2. Majority of the nuclear power reactors in India are 
located in coastal regions
3. Majority of the nuclear power plants in India are 
located in weak seismicity zones viz. Zone II and
III 
Which among the above is / are correct?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]

40. Why scientists use mice for experiments? 
1. Mice are relatively reproduce quickly so many 
generations can be tracked in shorter times
2. The number of Chromosomes in Human and 
Mice is equal 
3. Many DNA elements (genes) in human and mice 
are highly similar in their structure and function
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1 is correct
[B]1 & 2 are correct
[C]1, 2 & 3 are correct
[D]1 & 3 are correct
[    ]
  

41. Consider the following statements: 
1. A Money bill can be referred to a Joint Committee 
of the Houses 
2. A motion for introduction of a Finance Bill or an 
Appropriation Bill in either house of Parliament 
Which among the above statements is/ are correct? 
[A]Only 1 
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ]

42. The ultimate approval to reduce the salary and
allowances of Chief Justice of India comes from__?
[A]President
[B]Parliament 
[C]Supreme Court itself 
[D]None of them
[    ]

43. Which among the following was / were capitals of
various Mahajanapadas in ancient India?  
1. Paithan 
2. Kaushambi 
3. Rajgriha 
4. Avanti
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 3
[C]Only 1, 2 & 3
[D]Only 2, 3 & 4
[    ]

44. Various edicts of Asoka mention: 
1. Prohibition of animal sacrifice
2. Religious toleration among all sects
3. Asoka's visit of Buddha's birth place
4. Amnesty to prisoners
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
[    ]

45. Each term of which of the following sets denotes a
kind of tax / cess during Gupta Era?
[A]Bhaga, Bhoga, Vasti
[B]Bali, Udranga, Hiranya
[C]Khila, Udranga, Vasti 
[D]Bali, Bhaga, Khila
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46. Consider the following: 
1. Fire worship 
2. Tree worship 
3. Yaksha worship 
4. Animal worship
Which among the above is / are pre-vedic
phenomena?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1, 3 & 4
[D]1, 2, 3 & 4
[    ]
  
47. Consider the following organizations and their 
founders: 
1. Indian Reform Association - Keshab Chandra Sen
2. Seva Sadan - M G Ranade 
3. The Servants of India Society - Gopal Krishna 
Gokhale
Which among the above is / are correct?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]

48. Which among the following organizations was
established by Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar to represent the
grievances of the Depressed Classes to Government of
India?
[A]Bahishkrit Hitakarini Sabha
[B]Samata Sainik Dal
[C]Bahujan Samaj
[D]Depressed Class Mission Society
[    ]

49. Consider the following popular services:  
1. Wi-Fi 
2. Bluetooth 
3. GPS
4. FM Radio broadcast 
Which among the above fall within the UHF band of
Radio spectrum?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1, 2 & 3
[D]1, 2, 3 & 4 

[    ]

50. Consider the following committees / commissions
during British India: 
1. Sargent Plan
2. MacDonnel Commission 
3. Fraser Commission 
4. Hartog Committee
Which among the above was / were related to
Education?
[A]1 & 2
[B]1, 2 & 3
[C]2, 3 & 4
[D]1 & 4
[    ]
  
51. Which among the following acts gave the power to 
the Governor General to override his council?
[A]Pitts India Act 1784
[B]Amending Act of 1786
[C]Charter Act of 1793
[D]Charter Act of 1813
[    ]

52. What was / were the changes made into India's
governance by Government of India Act 1858? 
1. Governor-General was to be called as the Viceroy
2. Office of Secretary of state for India was created
3. A highly centralised administrative structure was 
created
4. A federal court was established
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
[    ]

53. Stars pass through a definite evolutionary
sequence. With this reference, which among the 
following is a correct order?
[A]Red giant, Nova, Supernova, White Dwarf
[B]White dwarf, Nova, Super Nova, Neutron Star
[C]Neutron star, Pulsar, Red Giant, White dwarf
[D]Nova, Supernova, White Dwarf, Red Giant
[    ]

54. Consider the following rock types: 
1. Quartzite
2. Marble 
3. Mica
Which among the above is / are foliated rocks?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]Only 3 
[    ] 

55. Consider the following statements with respect to
the dissolution of state assembly under article 356: 
1. Presidential proclamation dissolving a state 
legislative assembly is subject to judicial review
2. State assembly can be dissolved only after 
parliament approves central rule
Which among the above is / are correct statements?
[A]Only 1 
[B]Only 2 
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ]

56. Which among the following can be used as raw
material to produce Urea? 
1. Natural Gas 
2. Coal 
3. Petroleum
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
[    ]

57. Consider the following statements: 
1. All of Estonia, Latvia, Finland and Lithuania are 
Baltic countries
2. All of Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu and Kiribati are 
Oceanian countries
Which among the above is / are correct?
[A]Only 1 
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ]

58. Consider the following: 
1. Lakshadweep Islands
2. Andaman & Nicobar
3. Gulf of Kutch 
4. Bay of Bengal 
Where you will find coral atolls? 
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 1 & 2
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]Only 1, 2 & 4
[    ] 


59. Which among the following is / are correct
statements with respect to Virtual Water: 
1. A country which exports more food is likely to 
consume more Virtual water 
2. Virtual Water has no direct relations with the Real 
water 
3. Virtual water has major impacts on global trade 
policy
Select the correct option from the codes given below: 
[A]Only 1 is correct 
[B]1 & 2 are correct
[C]2 & 3 are correct
[D]Only 3 is correct
[    ]

60. Which among the following play role in the
formation of Rainbow? 
1. Dispersion
2. Total Internal Reflection
3. Refraction
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
[    ]

61. Consider the following statements: 
1. Alimentary Canal is longer in herbivorous animals 
in comparison to Carnivorous animals
2. Herbivorous animals need long alimentary canal 
to break down tough cellulose found in plants
Which among the above statements is/ are correct? 
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ]

62. With reference to Direct to Home (DTH) satellite
transmission, what is the difference between C-Band
transmission and Ku-Band Transmission? 
1. The uplink and downlink Frequency range of the 
C-Band is much smaller than the Ku-Band
2. A larger disc is needed for Ku-Band transmissions 
compared to C-band transmissions
3. C-band is generally not interfered with the 
microwave links and other technologies 
Select the correct option from the codes given below: 
[A]Only 1 is correct 
[B]1 & 2 are correct
[C]2 & 3 are correct
[D]1, 2 & 3 are correct
[    ]

63. Which among the following is NOT a money
market instrument?
[A]Cash Management Bill
[B]Certificate of Deposit 
[C]Commercial Paper 
[D]Debenture
[    ]

64. Equinox: 
1. occurs when center of Sun and Earth's equator 
are in perpendicular position
2. occurs twice a year 
3. is marked by equal length of day and night
Which among the above is/ are correct?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only  1& 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]

65. Consider the following statements: 
1. The only Mahajanapada situated to the south of 
the Vindhya Range was Assaka
2. Assaka was located on the bank of river Godavari 
Which among the above is / are correct statements?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2 
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ]

66. Consider the following comparisons of a legal right
and a fundamental right: 
1. The legal rights are protected by an ordinary law, 
but they can be altered or taken away be the
legislature by changing that law.  
2. If a legal right of a person is violated, he can
move to an ordinary court, but if a fundamental 
right is the affected person may move to High
court or Supreme Court 
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 
[    ]

67. Consider the following statements: 
1. Each  of Canada, UK and Portugal have only one 
neighbour country
2. Each of Brunei, Malaysia and Indonesia share the 
Island of Borneo 
Which among the above is / are correct?
[A]Only 1 
[B]Only 2 
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ]

68. Consider the following: 
1. Block Mountains
2. Fold Mountains
3. Residual Mountains
Which among the above terms can be correctly used
for Aravalli ranges?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]Only 3
[    ]

69. Australia is very dry continent and only Antarctica
receives less rainfall than Australia. Why? 
1. The landmass in Australia has low elevation
2. Australia's West Coast is touched by warm ocean 
currents
3. Australia is dominated by low pressure systems
Select the correct option from the codes given below: 
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 1 & 2
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]Only 2 & 3
[    ]

70. Which two hot and cold ocean currents meet at
the Grand Banks of Newfoundland in the North
American continental shelf, making it one of the
richest fishing grounds in the world? 
[A]Agulhas Current and Labrador Current
[B]Gulf Stream and Labrador Current
[C]Falkland current and Norwegian current
[D]Labrador Current and Norwegian current
[    ]
  
71. To which of the following neighbouring countries
of India, you can go by direct train at present? 
1. Pakistan 
2. Bangladesh
3. Nepal 
4. Bhutan 
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1
[B]1 & 2 
[C]1, 2 & 3 
[D]1, 2, 3, 4
[    ]

72. Majority of the unemployed people in India: 
1. belong to poorest of the poor
2. are uneducated
3. are unskilled 
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]

73. Which among the following climatic changes occur
during the months of April and May in Indian
continent? 
1. A low-pressure zone develops over the Indian  
subcontinent. 
2. Intertropical Convergence Zone or ITCZ shifts 
towards southwards
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1 
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ]

74. Ultra Mega Power Projects in India:
1. have maximum generation capacity of 4000MW
2. are either coal based or hydro based
3. are wholly owned by government
Which among the above is / are correct? 
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]None of them
[    ]
  
  
75. The Vote on Account: 
1. consists only expenditure
2. is generally obtained by an interim Government
3. permits withdrawal of money from Public Account 
of India
Which among the above is / are correct?
[A]Only 1
[B]1 & 2
[C]2 & 3 
[D]None of them 
[    ]

76. In the Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZs): 
1. the countries have exclusive rights to territorial 
sea up to 100 nautical miles from the baseline
2. foreign vessels have freedom of navigation
3. submarine pipes and cables can be laid down by 
foreign countries
Which among the above is / are correct statements?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 1 & 2
[C]Only 2 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]

77. The Atal Pension Yojana: 
1. guarantees a minimum pension amount at the 
age of 60
2. can be joined by any adult Indian below 40 years
3. includes half of contribution from Government till 
maturity
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1 & 2 
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 2
[D]None of them
[    ]

78. Cash Management Bills: 
1. are short term money market instruments
2. are issued only by Central Government 
3. are meant to meet temporary cash flow mismatch 
of Central Government 
Which among the above statements is/ are correct?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ] 
  
79. Consider the following statements: 
1. If there were no atmosphere, Sun would have 
looked white and sky have looked black 
2. If earth stops rotating on its axis, the oceans 
would migrate toward the poles
Which among the above is / are correct?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2 
[D]Neither 1 nor 2 
[    ]

80. What changes are made by a flute player when he
/ she opens and closes the holes in the body of the
flute? 
1. Change in pitch of the sound
2. Change resonant frequency
3. Change in the length of resonator
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
[    ]

81. What was the key objective of Gandhiji's
Champaran movement?
[A]The security of rights of harijans
[B]Civil disobedience movement
[C]Maintaining the unity of Hindu society
[D]Solving the problem of the indigo workers
[    ]
  
82. The genome of wheat is considered to be toughest
genome to decode. Consider the following statements: 
1. Wheat has largest content of DNA among all the 
food crops
2. India has contributed in developing the draft 
sequence of the bread wheat genome
3. Decoding genome sequence of wheat can help in 
developing climate smart wheat
Which among the above is / are correct statements?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3 
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]


83. Consider the following popular chemicals:  
1. DDT
2. Endosulphan
3. Aldrin 
Which among the above is /  are Organochlorine
pesticides?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3 
[D]1, 2 & 3 
[    ]

84. What is / are the basis of reservation of seats in
India's Panchayati Raj Institutions? 
1. Gender
2. Caste
3. Religion
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Only 1 & 2
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]

85. Which among the following arts of India come
under the UNESCO's ‘Intangible Cultural Heritage of
Humanity"? 
1. Koodiyattam
2. Ram Lila 
3. Vedic Chanting
4. Mudiyettu 
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1, 2 & 3 
[B]Only 1, 3 & 4
[C]Only 1 & 4
[D]1, 2, 3 & 4
[    ]

86. In several ways, "Lingayata Dharma" or
"Lingayatism" basically differs from mainstream
Hinduism. With this reference, consider the following
statements about Lingayats (adherents of this faith): 
1. They believe in monotheism 
2. They worship on Lord Shiva and his consort
Parvati 
3. They bury the dead
Which among the above is / are correct?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3 
[C]Only 1 & 3 
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]

87. An average Indian was slightly better off than the
average Chinese in 1950s. However, today India stands
substantially behind China. In which among the
following fields, China has outperformed India in all
these years? 
1. Capital formation 
2. Progress in Farm research 
3. Growth in total factor productivity
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
[    ]

88. The Saririka Stupa, Paribhogika stupa and
Uddeshika stupa were three Major types of Buddhist
stupas. Consider the following statements with this
reference: 
1. The Saririka Stupas contain buried bodily remains 
of Lord Buddha
2. The Uddeshika Stupas contain buried belongings 
of Lord Budhha
Which among the above is / are correct?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ]
  
89. Consider the following: 
1. Sangeet Natak Akademi
2. Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts 
3. National School of Drama
4. National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA)
Which among the following represents a correct order
of their establishment ?
[A]1 2 3 4
[B]1 4 3 2
[C]1 3 2 4 
[D]1 4 2 3
[    ]

90. If earth stops rotating, the impact on weight of a
body will be minimum on which among the following
places? 
[A]Equator 
[B]North Pole
[C]Tropic of Cancer
[D]Tropic of Capricorn
[    ]

91. Which among the following would generally
happen if there is an increase in the Bank Rates?
[A]An increase in market rates of interest.
[B]A fall in market rates of interest. 
[C]A rise only in the deposit rates but not the lending 
rates.
[D]A rise only in the lending rates.
[    ]

92. Which among the following is a correct definition
of the Closed Fuel Cycle?
[A]Preparation of fuel and subsequent processes
during reactor operation
[B]Closed Fuel Cycle refers to the process of
separating the spent fuel
[C]Closed Fuel cycle is  the process in which spent fuel
is reprocessed
[D]Closed Fuel cycle is the process in which spent fuel
is NOT reprocessed
[    ]

93. Consider the following statements about the Shola
Forests: 
1. Shola Forests are typically found in Eastern 
Himalayas 
2. Shola Forests are mainly moist broadleaf forests
3. Indian mahogany and Gular trees are commonly 
found in Shola Forests 
Which among the above is / are correct statements?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]

94. Consider the following flora of India: 
1. Pitcher Plant
2. Red Sandalwood 
3. Jackfruit
Which among the above is / are endemic to Eastern
Ghats?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3 
[D]Only 2 
[    ]

95. Which among the following oil has largest share
among India's oil imports?
[A]Coconut Oil
[B]Palm Oil
[C]Mustard Oil
[D]Sunflower Oil
[    ] 
  
96. Consider the following: 
1. Time deposits
2. Security holdings
3. Demand deposits
Which among the above are considered to be the
liability of a bank?
[A]1 & 2
[B]2 & 3
[C]1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]

97. Consider the following comparisons of Diesel with
Gasoline: 
1. In comparison to Gasoline, Diesel offers low 
volumetric energy density
2. In comparison to Gasoline, Diesel is cheap all over 
the world 
3. In comparison to Gasoline, CO2 emissions from 
diesel are higher
Choose the correct option from the codes given
below:
[A]Only 1 
[B]1 & 2
[C]1, 2 & 3
[D]None of them
[    ]

98. With reference to the budgeting process at centre
and state in India, a Money Bill can originate in __: 
1. Lok Sabha
2. Legislative Assembly
3. Rajya Sabha 
4. Legislative Council 
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1
[B]1 & 2
[C]1, 2 & 3
[D]1, 2, 3 & 4 
[    ] 


99. A piece of Ice was tied with a string to a water
bucket's bottom, and the water bucket was filled with
water with ice fully submerged in it. What would be
the impact on the level of water when the ice melts
away completely?
[A]The level of water will go up
[B]The level of water will go down
[C]The level of water will remain unchanged 
[D]The level of water will first increase then come to 
the previous one
[    ]

100. Which among the following is the correct set of
three largest river basins (by area), from largest to
smallest ?
[A]Amazon, Congo, Ganga
[B]Amazon, Congo, Mississippi
[C]Amazon, Mississippi, Congo
[D]Amazon, Mississippi, Ganga
[    ] 


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