Time to Mock Test 6




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1. With reference to the Film Certification
Appellate Tribunal (FCAT), consider the following
statements: 
1. Its responsibility is to see that the orders of 
the Central Board of Film Certification
(CBFC) are sustainable in law 
2. It has powers to revise the decisions taken
by Central Board of Film Certification 
3. The decision taken by FCAT cannot be
challenged in a court  
Which among the above is / are correct
statements?
[A]Only 1 is correct
[B]Only 1 & 2 are correct
[C]Only 2 & 3 are correct
[D]1, 2 & 3 are correct
[    ]
2. The Board of Financial Supervision (BFS): 
1. is headed by RBI Governor
2. advises the Reserve Bank of India in area of 
banking regulation
3. supervises the banks as well as non-banking 
finance companies
Which among the above is / are correct
statements?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ] 
3. What facilities are provided by the banks
under the Kisan Credit Card ? 
1. Loan to purchase farm inputs such as seeds 
and fertilizers 
2. Loan for consumption and contingency
needs 
3. Personal accident insurance
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
[    ]
4. In recent times, the Non-performing Assets or
Bad loans are making news with reference to the
banking industry in India. In this context, which
among the following is / are classified as bad
loans?
1. Special Mention Account 
2. Sub-standard Assets
3. Doubtful assets
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
[    ]
5. What is the difference between a bond and a
debenture: 
1. While a debenture is always unsecured, 
a bond is always secured
2. On liquidation of the company, the 
debenture holders are paid prior to bond
holders 
Which among the above is / are correct 
statements? 
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ]
6. What facilities are provided by the Payment
Banks? 
1. Fixed Deposits
2. Debit Cards
3. Credit Cards
4. Loans
Select the correct option from the codes given
below:
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 2 & 4
[D]Only 2
[    ]
7. What is the difference between the Small
Finance Banks and the Payment Banks? 
1. While capital requirements in Small Finance 
Banks has been kept at Rs. 500 Crore, it has 
been kept Rs. 100 Crore for Payment banks
2. While payment banks are to provide 
payment solutions, Small Finance Banks are
to boost saving habits among lowest strata
of the society 
Select the correct option from the codes given
below:
[A]Only 1 
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2 
[    ] 
8. Which one of the following diseases is locally
known as Monkey disease?
[A]Kyasanur forest disease
[B]Japanese Encephalitis
[C]Malaria
[D]Mad cow disease
[    ]
9. Which among the following diseases is / are
covered in the Mission Indradhanush: 
1. Tetanus 
2. Dysentery
3. Tuberculosis
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
[    ]
10. In recent decades, the concept of food
security has undergone a change, whereby
increasing importance is given to the distinction 
between chronic and transient food insecurity in
policy making. Consider the following statements
with this reference: 
1. While chronic food insecurity in primarily 
related to poverty; transient food insecurity
is primarily related to insufficient food
production 
2. While chronic food insecurity is long-term 
challenge, transient food insecurity is
temporary shortage of food 
Which among the above is / are correct 
statements? 
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ]
11. Consider the following statements: 
1. Both Maurya art and Gandhara school were 
influenced by Greek Art 
2. Buddha image from Sarnath is a distinct 
example of Hellenistic influence on Kusana
art 
Which among the above is / are correct
statements?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ]
12. For which among the following fertilizers,
India is totally dependent on imports?
[A]Urea and Potash
[B]Potash and Phosphates 
[C]Potash
[D]None of them
[    ]
13. Identify an ethnic group / community of
India on the basis of the below information: 
1. The members of this community are have 
descended from Bantu peoples from
Southeast Africa 
2. The forefathers of this community once
ruled two kingdoms along western coast of
India 
3. Malik Ambar, who is regarded as the
"military guru of the Marathas" belonged to
this community 
Select the correct option from the codes given
below:
[A]Hingora
[B]Siddi
[C]Momin
[D]Khanzada
[    ]
14. Dispute settlement is the central pillar of the
multilateral trading system at World Trade
Organization. Consider the following statements
with this reference: 
1. All WTO members are also members of 
WTO's Dispute Settlement Body
2. Dispute Settlement Body has been 
empowered to punish the losing party with
imposition of sanctions 
Which among the above is / are correct
statements?
[A]Only 1 
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ]
15. In recent times, the term Emerging
Infectious Diseases (EIDs) was making news.
Consider the following statements in this
context:  
1. AIDS, Ebola, Yellow Fever as well as SARS
are Emerging Infectious Diseases (EIDs) 
2. Deforestation is responsible for deadly
outbreaks of Emerging Infectious Diseases
(EIDs) 
Which among the above is/ are correct
statements?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ]
16. With reference to the structure of the Niti
Aayog and the erstwhile Planning commission,
consider the following statements: 
1. While Niti Aayog vice-chairman has a 
cabinet secretary rank, the deputy chairman
of planning commission had a cabinet rank  
2. While full time members of Niti Aayog have
a rank equivalent to minister of states, the
members of planning commission had rank
equivalent to secretary  
Which among the above is / are correct
statements? 
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ]
17. In recent times, IMPS or Immediate
Payment Service is making rapid inroads into
the Indian Economy. What facilities are available 
to public under IMPS? 
1. IMPS allows immediate account to account 
funds transfer using mobile number 
2. IMPS allows immediate funds transfer via
Aadhaar number 
Select the correct option from the codes given
below:
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ]
18. The Constitution of India has clearly divided
the jurisdiction between Supreme Court and the
High Courts. Consider the following statements
with reference to the relation between these two
institutions: 
1. Supreme Court has power to  reverse, 
confirm, annul or modify the decree or order
of a high court  
2. Supreme Court can transfer any case
pending before one High Court to another
High Court 
3. Any law declared by the Supreme Court is
binding on all high courts 
Which among the above is / are correct
statements?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
19. In the latter half of 2014, the government 
scrapped the need for obtaining licenses for the
production of ammonium nitrate fuel oil (ANFO).
Which among the following industries / sectors 
will be helped by this move?  
1. Mining
2. Cement
3. Construction
4. Healthcare
Select the correct option from the codes given
below:
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 1, 2 & 3
[C]Only 1, 2 & 4
[D]1, 2, 3 & 4
[    ]
20. There are several apprehensions in India
regarding the proposed Regional Comprehensive
Economic Partnership (RCEP). What are such
apprehensions that make India cautious in these
dealings? 
1. For India, the RCEP deal carries huge import 
risk from China
2. RCEP proposes to include only manufactured 
goods and not services
Select the correct option from the codes given
below: 
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ]
21. With reference to internet, consider the
following statements about "Dark Social"? 
1. Dark social takes place when people upload 
and share content via illegal websites
2. Dark social is outlawed in most of the 
countries  
Which among the above statements is / are
correct?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ]
22. The International Astronomical Union (IAU)
considers an object to be a dwarf planet if: 
1. It orbits a star
2. It has enough mass for its gravity to 
overcome external forces to acquire a nearspherical
shape

3. It doesn’t have bigger objects in its
neighborhood 
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
[    ] 
23. A LED lamp produces 300 lumens of light per
watt, which makes it about 20 times as efficient
as an incandescent lamp and four times as
efficient as the fluorescent tube. What is the
reason for this?
[A]Electricity is directly converted to light
particles in LED
[B]The resistance of the filaments used in LED is 
very small
[C]Presence of mercury in LED lamp makes it
efficient 
[D]Materials used for LED production have very
high refractive indices
[    ]
24. The first European nation to break through
the Portuguese monopoly in the east was__:
[A]France
[B]Netherlands
[C]Britain
[D]Sweden
[    ]
25. Consider the following matches: 
1. ISO 4217 - Currency Codes 
2. ISO 14000 - Environmental management
3. ISO 9000 - Quality Management
Which among the above are correct matches?
[A]1 & 2
[B]1 & 3
[C]1, 2 & 3
[D]2 & 3
[    ]
26. Who among the following had founded the
"Swadeshi Samaj" with one of its objectives to 
impart education through the medium of Bengali
Language?
[A]Aurobindo Ghosh
[B]Rabindra Nath Tagore
[C]Surendra Nath Banerjee
[D]Satyendra Nath Tagore
[    ]
27. Who among the following was never elected 
President of Congress?
[A]P. Ananda Charlu
[B] Ananda Mohan Bose 
[C]Bal Gangadhar Tilak 
[D]Bhupendra Nath Basu
[    ]
28. Consider the following statements in context
with general trends in British Era Economy of
India: 
1. India's Foreign Trade both in Volume as well 
as Value decreased
2. The Drain of Wealth from India was mainly 
due to decreased exports 
3. The population generally migrated from 
Rural areas to urban areas
Which among the above statements is / are
correct?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1
[D]None of them
[    ]
29. With reference to vedic literature,  "Tat
Tvam Asi " is one of the most interpreted
mahavakya (great saying). Which among the
following  is source of this mahavakya? 
[A]Aitareya Brahman
[B]Kalpasutra
[C]Brahadaranyaka
[D]Chandogya Upanishad
[    ]
30. The balance of trade is calculated by
subtracting the value of :
[A]visible imports from the value of visible 
exports
[B]total imports from the value of total exports
[C]visible imports from the value of invisible 
imports 
[D]invisible imports from the value of visible
exports
[    ]
31. Which among the following is / are generally
taxable in India? 
1. Capital Receipts 
2. Revenue Receipts
3. Capital Gains
4. Dividends
5. Gifts
Select the correct option from the codes given
below:
[A]1, 2, 3 & 4
[B]2, 3 & 4
[C]1, 2 & 3
[D]1, 2, 3, 4 & 5
[    ]
32. You will be known to have made "real
investment" if you __:
1. purchase a plot and build house in that 
2. purchase National Savings Certificate
3. Open a deposit account with nearest bank 
4. Purchase plant and machinery for your
business 
Select the correct option from the codes given
below:
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 1, 3 & 4
[C]Only 1 & 4
[D]Only 1, 2 & 4 
[    ]
33. Which among the following organizations
came into existence only after freedom of India?  
1. Hind Mazdoor Sabha 
2. Bharatiya Jana Sangh
3. Swaraj Party
Select the correct option from the codes given
below:
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 2
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
34. The most common identity of members of
Commonwealth of Nations is they are former
colonies of British Empire. Which among the
following countries are exception to this rule (i.e.
they are not former British colonies)? 
1. Rwanda
2. Mozambique
3. Namibia 
Select the correct option from the codes given
below:
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
35. Consider the following: 
1. Chief Election Commissioner
2. Other Election Commissioner 
3. Comptroller and Auditor General of India 
As per Constitution of India, who among the
above can be removed only in like manner and 
on the like grounds as a Judge of the Supreme
Court?
[A]Only 1 
[B]Only 1 & 2 
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]all of them
[    ]
36. Which among the following is / are correct
observations regarding the Public Accounts
Committee? 
1. Members of the Public Accounts Committee 
are elected by single transferable vote by
the members of Lok Sabha as well as Rajya
Sabha  
2. The elected members choose the chairman
of the Public Accounts Committee as one of
the member amongst themselves  
3. The Comptroller and Auditor General is the
“friend, philosopher and guide” of the Public
Accounts Committee 
Which among the above statements is / are
correct ?
[A]Only 1 is correct
[B]Only 2 & 3 are correct
[C]Only 1 & 3 are correct
[D]All are correct 
[    ]
37. Which among the following is / are the
fundamental duties enshrined in the Constitution
of India? 
1. To renounce practices derogatory to the 
dignity of women
2. To follow the noble ideals which inspired 
our national struggle for freedom 
3. To protect and improve the environment,
forests and wild life of the country 
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. In the later half of 2014, India had ratified
the IAEA Additional Protocol. With the
ratification of this Additional protocol: 
1. India has brought some more nuclear 
facilities under IAEA monitoring other than
facilities covered under IAEA safeguards
agreement 
2. India agreed to facilitate regular entry and
exit of the IAEA personnel by providing them
with multi-entry visas 
Select the correct option from the codes given
below:
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ] 
39. Some diseases such as Mad Cow Disease are
caused by Prions. Prions are: 
1. Made of protein 
2. Consist of single stranded RNA
3. Capable of self replication
Which among the above is / are correct
statements?
[A]Only 1 & 3 
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1
[D]1, 2 & 3 
[    ] 

40. Consider the following: 
1. Ellora Caves
2. Mahabalipuram Caves
3. Khajuraho Temple
Which among the following is the correct set of
dynasties to which the above three are ascribed
to?
[A]Rastrakuta, Pallava, Chandella
[B]Rastrakuta, Chola, Chandella
[C]Saatvahana, Pallava, Chandella
[D]Saatvahana, Chola, Chandella
[    ]
41. Which among the following was not one of
the salient features of Poona Pact?
[A]Reservation in Provincial legislatures in favor
of the depressed classes
[B]18% Reservation for depressed classes in the
central legislatures
[C]Education grant for the depressed classes
[D]Double voting for the depressed classes in
some select electorates 
[    ]
42. Consider the following: 
1. Vikramshila
2. Odantapuri 
3. Sompapuri 
Which among the above was / were Buddhist
Viharas?
[A]Only 1 & 2 
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3 
[    ] 
43. In recent times, it has been seen that many
coffee growers in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu
have shifted from the cultivation of Arabica to
Robusta variety. With this reference, consider
the following statements: 
1. In comparison to Arabica variety, Robusta 
requires less shade and labour
2. In comparison to Arabica variety, Robusta is 
more resilient to white stem borer pest
3. In comparison to Arabica variety, Robusta 
fetches better prices in commodity markets
for unit quantity 
Which among the above is / are correct
statements?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
44. Which among the following is / are
constitutional provisions? 
1. There shall be a Leader of Opposition in Lok 
Sabha
2. A political party needs 10 percent member 
strength to be the main opposition party in
Lok Sabha  
3. The Leader of Opposition (LoP) is to be
appointed by Speaker 
Select the correct option from the codes given
below: 
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 3 
[D]None of them 

[    ]
45. Consider the following comparisons of CATScan
and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI):

1.CAT scan used X-ray, MRI uses no X-ray and 
thus no ionizing radiation
2. CAT scan gives best results for soft tissues 
while MRI gives best results for Bones 
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
[    ]
46. The responsibility of the state towards
International Peace and Security has been
enshrined in __? 
1. Preamble
2. Emergency Powers 
3. Directive Principles of State Policy
Select the correct option from the codes given
below: 
[A]Only 1 & 3
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 3
[D]All 1, 2 & 3
[    ]
47. Consider the following statements:
1. Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) is an index 
for gauging the strength of El Nino and La 
Nina
2. The index is best represented by monthly 
(or longer) averages 
3. Sustained positive SOI values above about
+8 indicate a La Nina event while sustained
negative values below about –8 indicate an
El Nino 
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
48. With reference to the linguistic families of
India, which among the following is an austric
language?
[A]Nicobarese
[B]Manipuri
[C]Mishmi
[D]Kashmiri
[    ]
49. The offshore banking: 
1.
provides access to politically and 
economically stable jurisdictions
2. is operated in regions of low tax but highly 
restrictive legal regulations
3. provides strong privacy to customers
Which among the above is / are correct
statements?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3 

[    ]


50. What is the validity period of Indian postal
order ?
[A]6 months
[B]12 months
[C]3 months
[D]1 month
[    ]
51. With reference to the deposit accounts
facilities to the NRIs, which among the following
is / are rupee-denominated accounts?
1. NRE account
2. NRO account
3. FCNR account
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
[    ]
52. Consider the following statements with
respect to the extensive commercial grain 
farming around the world: 
1. Extensive commercial grain farming is a 
mid-latitude activity, mainly practiced in
between 30° and 55° latitude in both
hemispheres 
2. Extensive commercial grain farming is
known for high yield per acre but low yield
per person 
Which among the above is / are correct
statements?
[A]Only 1 
[B]Only 2 
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ]
53. Consider the following: 
1. Fulani people of Africa
2. Khirgiz people of Central Asia
3. Bushmen of Sahara
Which of the above practice pastoral Nomadism?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
54. The Indian monsoon is characterized by
great variability. Consider the following
statements with this reference: 
1. The single most important characteristic of 
monsoon is seasonal reversal of winds.
2. A delay in onset of monsoon usually results 
in an early retreat
Which among the above is / are correct
statements? 
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ]
55. Which among the following is a Tectonic
Wetland?
[A]Tsomoriri in Jammu and Kashmir 
[B]Nilnag in Jammu and Kashmir
[C]Loktak Lake in Manipur
[D]Deepor Beel in Assam 
[    ] 

56. Which among the following gas is responsible
for  Ocean Acidification?
[A]Sulfur Dioxide
[B]Carbon Dioxide
[C]Nitric Oxide
[D]Ozone
[    ]
57. Which among the following compound is
most commonly used in the Photochromic
lenses?
[A]Potassium Dichromate
[B]Silver Chloride
[C]Potassium ferrate
[D]Ferric Chloride
[    ]
58. Credit creation essentially results in __: 
1. Increase in national debt 
2. Increase in supply of money in economy 
3. Increase in purchasing power of Rupee
4. Increase in real wealth of the country
Which among the above is / are correct?
[A]Only 1 & 2 
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 2
[D]Only 2 & 4
[    ]
59. Which among the following orbits are more
prone to harms of space debris or space Junk in
comparison to others?
[A]Polar Sun Synchronous Orbit 
[B]Low Earth Orbit
[C]Geosynchronous orbit
[D]Geostationary Orbit 
[    ] 
60. Ice-albedo feedback is most closely
associated with which among the following?
[A]Green House Effect
[B]Ocean Acidification
[C]Alpine Orogeny
[D]Creation of stars
[    ]
61. In recent times, a term White-Fi was
making news. Consider the following statements
with this reference: 
1. White-Fi provides wireless connectivity by 
using unused chunks of airwaves
2. White-Fi operates between 200-700 MHz 
bands
Which among the above is / are correct
statements?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ]
62. Major characteristics of Taiga or the boreal 
coniferous biome are:
1. It is an extensive northern biome occurring 
in moist climates with cold winter
2. The taiga is the world's largest terrestrial 
biome, it covers most of inland Canada and
Alaska  
3. The taiga forest is dominated by species-rich
mixtures of broad-leaved trees 
Select the correct answer from the codes given
below:
[A]Only 1 
[B]Only 2 
[C]Only 1 & 2
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
63. Consider the following schemes:
1. National Project for Cattle and Buffalo 
Breeding (NPCBB)
2. Intensive Dairy Development Programme 
(IDDP)
3. Strengthening Infrastructure for Quality & 
Clean Milk Production (SIQ & CMP)
4. Assistance to Cooperatives (A to C)
The National Programme for Bovine Breeding
and Dairy Development (NPBB&DD) was
launched by merging which of the above
schemes?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1, 3 & 4
[D]1, 2, 3 & 4
[    ]
64. Which of the following are the major aims of
watershed development programme? 
1. Conservation of soil and water
2. Promoting and improving socio-economic 
conditions of poor people
3. Restoring ecological balance
Select the correct answer from the codes given
below:
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 1 & 2 
[C]Only 2 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ] 
  
65. With respect to Bharatiya Mahila Bank
consider the following statements:
1. It is the first specialised bank in the world 
for women
2. The board has all woman directors
3. It prioritises lending to women and their 
empowerment
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
[A]Only 1 & 3
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
66. Consider the following statements with
reference to Akash missile:  
1. Akash is medium range surface-tosurface
missile


2. Akash is capable of working through
electronic countermeasures 
3. The naval operational variant of Akash is
codenamed as Dhanush  
Select the correct answer from the codes given 
below:
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Only 2 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
67. With reference to fish production in India,
which among the following is / are correct 
statements? 
1. India is the second largest fish producing 
nation in the world 
2. In the total fish production marine sector
has large contribution than inland sector 
3. The scheme Blue revolution-Inland fisheries
is being implemented to enhance fish
production in the country. 
Select the correct option from the codes given
below:
[A]Only 1 & 3
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
68. With reference to the use of Sodium
benzoate in soft drinks, there have been several
concerns. Consider the following statements in
this context: 
1. Sodium benzoate is added to soft drinks as 
preservative
2. Benzene in soft drinks is a potential concern 
due to its carcinogenic nature 
3. Storing soft drinks in cool conditions speed 
up the formation of benzene 
Which among the above is / are correct
statements?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Only 1 & 2
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ] 
 9. With respect to HRIDAY scheme consider the 
llowing statements:
1. The core objective of the scheme is to 
preserve and revitalise soul of heritage city 
2. It is a central sector scheme with 100 per
cent funding coming from central
government 
3. The project duration is four years from
December 2014 
4. The project comes under the purview of
ministry of culture 
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 1, 2 & 3
[C]Only 1, 3 & 4
[D]1, 2, 3 & 4
[    ]
70. Which of the following taxes you pay when
you eat in a restaurant? 
1. VAT
2. Excise duty
3. Custom duty
4. Service tax
Select the correct option from the codes given
below:
[A]Only 1 
[B]Only 2
[C]Only 1 & 4
[D]Only 1, 2 & 4
[    ]
71. A joint session of the Parliament can be
summoned to resolve a deadlock on __: 
1. Constitutional amendment bill
2. Ordinary bill 
3. Money bill
Select the correct option from the codes given
below: 
[A]Only 1 & 3 
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 2
[D]Only 1 & 2
[    ]
72. What facilities are available to the account
holder under the PM Jan Dhan Yojna? 
1. Facility to maintain zero-balance bank 
account
2. Debit card
3. Accidental insurance cover of Rs 1 lakh
4. Life insurance cover of Rs 1 lakh
Select the correct option from the codes given
below:
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1, 2 & 3
[D]1, 2, 3 & 4
[    ]
73. With respect to Karam Puja festival consider
the following statements:
1. Karam Puja is the important festival of tea 
tribe communities of Assam 
2. It is celebrated on the night of Bhado
Ekadasi generally in the mid of August 
3. It is basically an agriculture related festival
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3 
[    ]
74. The 2014 Nobel Prize in physics was
awarded to the inventors of blue LEDs. Consider 
the following statements in this context:  
1. Gallium phosphate is the key ingredient used
by the Nobel laureates in their ground
breaking blue LEDs 
2. Blue LEDs are used in high-speed
networking, data storage, smartphones,
water purification, and efficient home
illumination. 
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ]
75. Which of the following statements are
correct about Ebola?
1. The Ebola virus can only be passed through 
body fluid
2. Fruit bats or flying foxes are natural hosts of 
the Ebola virus
3. There are five strains of Ebola virus out of 
which four can make people sick
4. The Ebola virus is named after a river 
Select the correct statements from the codes
given below:
[A]Only 1, 2 & 4
[B]Only 1, 2 & 3
[C]Only 2, 3 & 4
[D]1, 2, 3 & 4
[    ]
76. Rashtriya Gokula Mission: 
development
and conservation of
indigenous cattle breeds 
2. is a sub-mission under National Livestock
Mission 
3. envisages establishment Gokul Grams
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 1 & 3
[C]Only 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
77. Which among the following bodies regulated
the cooperative banks in India?
[A]Reserve Bank of India
[B]Small Industries Development Bank of India
[C]National Bank for Agriculture and Rural
Development
[D] National Cooperative Union of India
[    ]
78. The negotiable instruments are passed freely
from one party to another almost in the same
way as money. To be negotiable, the letter of
credit must include a / an:
[A]conditional promise to pay on demand or at a 
definite time
[B]unconditional promise to pay on demand or
at an indefinite time
[C]unconditional promise to pay on demand or
at a definite time
[D]conditional promise to pay on demand or at a
indefinite time
[    ] 
79. Which among the following is a money
market instrument of shortest tenure?
[A]Notice money 
[B]Call money 
[C]Near Money
[D]Term Money
[    ]
80. To facilitate new securities in the market,
which among the following work as primary
market intermediaries in India? 
1. Stock brokers
2. Bankers to issue
3. Debenture trustees
4. Registrars
Select the correct option from the codes given
below:
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 2, 3 & 4
[D]Only 3, & 4
[    ]
81. How the preference shares are different from
equity shares of the company?
1. The owners of the preference shares have 
no voting rights in company's decision
making 
2. The owners of the preference shares have
no right to participate in management of the
company 
3. Preference shares are not traded in stock
exchange 
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 
[    ] 

82. With reference to banking and finance, which
among the following can be called as
"Advances"?
1. Cash Credit
2. Overdraft
3. Bill discounting
4. Demand loans
Select the correct option from the codes given
below:
[A]Only 1, 2 & 3
[B]Only 1 & 2
[C]Only 1, 2 & 4
[D]1, 2, 3 & 4
[    ]
83. In which of the following conditions, a
Balloon filled with a gas such as Hydrogen will
tend to rise up?
[A]If the buoyant force exerted by the air on a
balloon is greater than the weight of the balloon
[B]If the buoyant force exerted by the air on a
balloon is less than the weight of the balloon
[C]If the buoyant force exerted by the air on a 
balloon is equal to  the weight of the balloon
[D]If the density of the air  is greater than the
density of the gas filled in balloon
[    ]
84. In context with the heavenly bodies, which
among the following shows "lighthouse effect"?
[A]Quasar
[B]White Dwarf 
[C]Red Giant
[D]Pulsar
[    ] 
  
85. With reference to the enegy security, the
term
OTEC (ocean thermal energy
conversion) has been making news in recent
times. Consider the following statements with
this reference: 
1. OTEC uses the temperature difference 
between cooler deep and warmer shallow or
surface ocean waters to run a heat engine
and produce electricity. 
2. OTEC provides energy 24hrs/day all year
long with higher economic efficiency 
Which among the above is / are correct
statements?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ]
86. In recent times, the term "Pink Revolution"
has been making news in context with: 
1. Onion production
2. Pharmaceuticals 
3. Prawn production
Select the correct option from the codes given
below:
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ] 

87. Which among the following is / are works of
Kalidasa?
[A]Raghuvamsha and kiratarjuniya 
[B]Kumara Sambhava and Raghuvamsha 
[C]Malti madhava and Kumara Sambhav
[D]Malti madhav and Kumara Sambhav
[    ]
88. Who among the following was / were first 
awardee(s) of Bharat Ratna in 1954? 
1. C.Rajagopalachari
2. Dr.S.Radhakrishnan
3. Dr.C.V.Raman
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
[    ]
89. Consider the following statements:
1. President of World Bank is always been U.S. 
citizen and nominated by U.S.
2. President of the World Bank is the president 
of the entire World Bank Group. 
3. Managing Director of IMF always been a 
European 
Select the correct option from the codes given
below:
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 1 & 2
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2, & 3
[    ]
90. Which of the following cyclones hit in India in 
2014?
1. Cyclone Hudhud
2. Cyclone Nilam 
3. Cyclone Gonu 
4. Cyclone Nilofar
Select the correct option from the codes given
below:
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 4
[C]Only 1 & 4
[D]Only 3 & 4
[    ]
91. Which of the following statements is/are
correct?
1. India is the fifth largest producer of e-waste 
in the world
2. Africa has lowest amount of e-waste per 
inhabitant 
3. Norway is the top per capita producers of e-
waste
Select the correct option from the codes given
below:
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Only 2 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3 
[    ]
92. What duties have been assigned to the
National Commission for Women? 
1. To investigate and examine matters relating 
to the safeguards provided for women
2.
To recommend remedial legislative 
measures
3. To evaluate the progress of the development 
of woman
4. To make periodical reports to the Govt. on 
any matters pertaining women 

Select the correct option from the codes given
below:
[A]Only 2 & 3
[B]Only 1 & 4
[C]Only 1, 2 & 4
[D]1, 2, 3 & 4
[    ]
93. Which of the following statements are
correct regarding Pradhan Mantri Suksha Bima
Yojana?
1. Available to all bank account holders whose 
age is between 18 to 60 years
2. Person will be provided accident insurance 
worth Rs. 2 lakh at just Rs. 12 per annum
3. The cover is for accidental death or 
permanent total disability
Select the correct option from the codes given
below:
[A]Only 2
[B]Only 1 & 2
[C]Only 2 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3 
[    ]
94. Ilmenite, which is widely distributed along
the Indian coastal lines is a mineral of __?
[A]Tungsten
[B]Titanium
[C]Gallium
[D]Tin
[    ]
95. In recent times, Landfill gases (LFG) have
been making news with reference to their
influence on climate change. Consider the
following statements with this reference:
1. Landfill gas has mostly composed of
Methane and Carbon Dioxide
2. Landfill gas can be used for commercial
production of electricity
Which among the above is / are correct
statements?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
[    ]
96. Which of the following factors are
responsible for coral bleaching?
1. Increased or reduced water temperature
2. Over fishing
3. Increased solar irradiance
4. Changes in salinity
Select the correct option from the codes given
below:
[A]Only 1, 2 & 4
[B]Only 1, 3 & 4
[C]Only 2, 3 & 4
[D]1, 2, 3 & 4
[    ]
97. In recent times, Food irradiation is widely
used in order to preserve food. Consider the
following statements with this reference:
1. Food irradiation can also be used to delay or
eliminate sprouting or ripening
2. Cobalt-60 is the most commonly used
radionuclide for food irradiation
3. Food irradiation generally turns the food
material radioactive

Which among the above is / are correct
statements?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
98. The Panama Canal:
1. connects the Atlantic Ocean in the east and
Pacific Ocean in the west
2. has lock system to lift up the ships above
the sea level for transit
3. has reduced the distance between New York
(east) and San Francisco (west) by
13,OOOkm
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
[    ]
99. With reference to the various rural
settlement patterns found in India, consider the
following observations:
1. Linear settlement pattern is very common in
Terai region
2. Nebular pattern is generally seen in Ganga -
Yamuna doab
3. Cross shaped settlements are generally
found at the intersection of roads
Which among the above is / are correct
statements?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
[    ]
100. In India, the State re-organisation in the
North East is mainly based on __:
[A]Linguistic regions
[B]Ethnic Factors
[C]Administrative convenience
[D]Geographic factors
[    ]

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