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1.WhatwillfollowifaMoneyBillissubstantiallyamendedby
theRajyaSabha?
(a)TheLokSabhamaystillproceedwiththeBill,acceptingornot
acceptingtherecommendationsoftheRajyaSabha
(b)TheLokSabhacannotconsidertheBillfurther
(c)TheLokSabhamaysendtheBilltotheRajyaSabhafor
reconsideration
(d)ThePresidentmaycallajointsittingforpassingtheBill

2.Whichoneofthefollowingstatementsiscorrect?
(a)InIndia,thesamepersoncannotbeappointedasGovernorfor
twoormoreStatesatthesametime
(b)TheJudgesoftheHighCourtoftheStatesinIndiaareappointed
bytheGovernoroftheStatejustastheJudgesoftheSupreme
CourtareappointedbythePresident
(c)NoprocedurehasbeenlaiddownintheConstitutionofIndiafor
theremovalofaGovernorfromhis/herpost
(d)InthecaseofaUnionTerritoryhavingalegislativesetup,the
ChiefMinisterisappointedbytheLt.Governoronthebasisof
majoritysupport

3.Whichoneofthefollowingpairsiscorrectlymatched?
GeographicalRegion
Feature
(a)Abyssinian
Plateau:Arabia
(b)Atlas
Mountains:NorthWesternAfrica
(c)Guiana
Highlands:SouthWesternAfrica
(d)Okavango
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Basin:Patagonia

4.WithreferencetothehistoryofIndianrockcutarchitecture,
considerthefollowingstatements:
1.ThecavesatBadamiaretheoldestsurvivingrockcutcavesin
India.
2.TheBarabarrockcutcaveswereoriginallymadeforAjivikasby
EmperorChandraguptaMaurya.
3.AtEllora,cavesweremadefordifferentfaiths.
Whichofthestatementsgivenaboveis/arecorrect?
(a)1only
(b)2and3only
(c)3only
(d)1,2and3

5.RecombinantDNAtechnology(GeneticEngineering)allows
genestobetransferred
1.acrossdifferentspeciesofplants
2.fromanimalstoplants
3.frommicroorganismstohigherorganisms
Selectthecorrectanswerusingthecodesgivenbelow.
(a)1only
(b)2and3only
(c)1and3only
(d)1,2and3

6.TheChinesetravellerYuanChwang(HiuenTsang)who
visitedIndiarecordedthegeneralconditionsandcultureof
Indiaatthattime.Inthiscontext,whichofthefollowing
statementsis/arecorrect?
1.Theroadsandriverrouteswerecompletelyimmunefrom
robbery.
2.Asregardspunishmentforoffences,ordealsbyfire,waterand
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poisonweretheinstrumentsfordeterminingtheinnocenceorguiltof
aperson.
3.Thetradesmenhadtopaydutiesatferriesandbarrierstations.
Selectthecorrectanswerusingthecodesgivenbelow.
(a)1only
(b)2and3only
(c)1and3only
(d)1,2and3

7.Considerthefollowing
1.Startortoise
2.Monitorlizard
3.Pygmyhog
4.Spidermonkey
WhichoftheabovefoundinIndia?
(a)1,2and3only
(b)2and3only
(c)1and4only
(d)1,2,3and4

8.Whichofthefollowingcanbefoundaspollutantsinthe
drinkingwaterinsomepartsofIndia?
1.Arsenic
2.Sorbitol
3.Fluoride
4.Formaldehyde
5.Uranium
Selectthecorrectanswerusingthecodesgivenbelow.
(a)1and3only
(b)2,4and5only
(c)1,3and5only
(d)1,2,3,4and5

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9.WithreferencetoIndianHistory,theMembersofthe
ConstituentAssemblyfromtheProvinceswere
(a)directlyelectedbythepeopleofthoseProvinces
(b)nominatedbytheIndianNationalCongressandtheMuslim
League
(c)electedbytheProvincialLegislativeAssemblies
(d)selectedbytheGovernmentfortheirexpertiseinconstitutional
matters

10.Considerthefollowinganimals:
1.Seacow
2.Seahorse
3.Sealion
Whichoftheaboveis/aremammal/mammals?
(a)1only
(b)1and3only
(c)2and3only
(d)1,2and3

11.Considerthefollowingstatements
1.AnamendmenttotheConstitutionofIndiacanbeinitiatedbyan
introductionofabillintheLokSabhaonly.
2.Ifsuchanamendmentseekstomakechangesinthefederal
characteroftheConstitution,theamendmentalsorequirestobe
ratifiedbythelegislatureofalltheStatesofIndia.
Whichofthestatementsgivenaboveis/arecorrect?
(a)1only
(b)2only
(c)Both1and2
(d)Neither1nor2

12.Considerthefollowingstatements:
AttorneyGeneralofIndiacan
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1.takepartintheproceedingsoftheLokSabha
2.beamemberofacommitteeoftheLokSabha
3.speakintheLokSabha
4.voteintheLokSabha
Whichofthestatementsgivenaboveis/arecorrect?
(a)1only
(b)2and4
(c)1,2and3
(d)1and3only

13.Withreferencetotheusefulnessofthebyproductsofsugar
industry,whichofthefollowingstatementsis/arecorrect?
1.Bagassecanbeusedasbiomassfuelforthegenerationof
energy.
2.Molassescanbeusedasoneofthefeedstocksfortheproduction
ofsyntheticchemicalfertilizers.
3.Molassescanbeusedfortheproductionofethanol.
Selectthecorrectanswerusingthecodesgivenbelow.
(a)1only
(b)2and3only
(c)1and3only
(d)1,2and3

14.Variationsinthelengthofdaytimeandnighttimefrom
seasontoseasonaredueto
(a)theearth'srotationonitsaxis
(b)theearth'srevolutionroundthesuninanellipticalmanner
(c)latitudinalpositionoftheplace
(d)revolutionoftheearthonatiltedaxis

15.TheNarmadariverflowstothewest,whilemostotherlarge
peninsularriversflowtotheeast.Why?
1.Itoccupiesalinearriftvalley.
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2.ItflowsbetweentheVindhyasandtheSatpuras.
3.ThelandslopestothewestfromCentralIndia.
Selectthecorrectanswerusingthecodesgivenbelow.
(a)1only
(b)2and3
(c)1and3
(d)None

16.Ontheplanetearth,mostofthefreshwaterexistsasice
capsandglaciers.Outoftheremainingfreshwater,thelargest
proportion
(a)isfoundinatmosphereasmoistureandclouds
(b)isfoundinfreshwaterlakesandrivers
(c)existsasgroundwater
(d)existsassoilmoisture

17.Considerthefollowingpairs:
1.NokrekBio
sphereReserve:GaroHills
2.Logtak(Loktak)
Lake:BarailRange
3.Namdapha
NationalPark:DaflaHills
Whichoftheabovepairsis/arecorrectlymatched?
(a)1only
(b)2and3only
(c)1,2and3
(d)None

18.Considerthefollowing:
1.Electromagneticradiation
2.Geothermalenergy
3.Gravitationalforce
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4.Platemovements
5.Rotationoftheearth
6.Revolutionoftheearth
Whichoftheaboveareresponsibleforbringingdynamicchanges
onthesurfaceoftheearth?
(a)1,2,3and4only
(b)1,3,5and6only
(c)2,4,5and6only
(d)1,2,3,4,5and6

19.Whichofthefollowingbodiesdoesnot/donotfindmention
intheConstitution?
1.NationalDevelopmentCouncil
2.PlanningCommission
3.ZonalCouncils
Selectthecorrectanswerusingthecodesgivenbelow.
(a)1and2only
(b)2only
(c)1and3only
(d)1,2and3

20.ThedemandfortheTebhagaPeasantMovementinBengal
wasfor
(a)thereductionoftheshareofthelandlordsfromonehalfofthe
croptoonethird
(b)thegrantofownershipoflandtopeasantsastheywerethe
actualcultivatorsoftheland
(c)theuprootingofZamindarisystemandtheendofserfdom
(d)writingoffallpeasantdebts

21.TheParliamentcanmakeanylawforwholeoranypartof
Indiaforimplementinginternationaltreaties
(a)withtheconsentofalltheStates
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(b)withtheconsentofthemajorityofStates
(c)withtheconsentoftheStatesconcerned
(d)withouttheconsentofanyState

22.Inthegrasslands,treesdonotreplacethegrassesasapart
ofanecologicalsuccessionbecauseof
(a)insectsandfungi
(b)limitedsunlightandpaucityofnutrients
(c)waterlimitsandfire
(d)Noneoftheabove

23.Whichoneofthefollowingisthecorrectsequenceof
ecosystemsintheorderofdecreasingproductivity?
(a)Oceans,lakes,grasslands,mangroves
(b)Mangroves,oceans,grasslands,lakes
(c)Mangroves,grasslands,lakes,oceans
(d)Oceans,mangroves,lakes,grasslands

24.Contourbundingisamethodofsoilconservationusedin
(a)desertmargins,liabletostrongwindaction
(b)lowflatplains,closetostreamcourses,liabletoflooding
(c)scrublands,liabletospreadofweedgrowth
(d)Noneoftheabove

25.TheGovernmentenactedthePanchayatExtensionto
Scheduled
Areas(PESA)Actin1996.Whichoneofthefollowingisnot
identifiedasitsobjective?
(a)Toprovideselfgovernance
(b)Torecognizetraditionalrights
(c)Tocreateautonomousregionsintribalareas
(d)Tofreetribalpeoplefromexploitation

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26.UndertheScheduledTribesandOtherTraditionalForest
Dwellers(RecognitionofForestRights)Act,2006,whoshallbe
theauthoritytoinitiatetheprocessfordeterminingthenature
andextentofindividualorcommunityforestrightsorboth?
(a)StateForestDepartment
(b)DistrictCollector/DeputyCommissioner
(c)Tahsildar/BlockDevelopmentOfficer/MandaiRevenueOfficer
(d)GramSabha

27.Improperhandlingandstorageofcerealgrainsandoilseeds
resultintheproductionoftoxinsknownasaflatoxinswhichare
notgenerallydestroyedbynormalcookingprocess.Aflatoxins
areproducedby
(a)bacteria
(b)protozoa
(c)moulds
(d)viruses

28.'EconomicJustice'theobjectivesofConstitutionhasbeen
asoneoftheIndianprovidedin
(a)thePreambleandFundamentalRights
(b)thePreambleandtheDirectivePrinciplesofStatePolicy
(c)theFundamentalRightsandtheDirectivePrinciplesofState
Policy
(d)Noneoftheabove

29.Duetoimproper/indiscriminatedisposalofoldandused
computersortheirparts,whichofthefollowingarereleased
intotheenvironmentasewaste?
1.Beryllium
2.Cadmium
3.Chromium
4.Heptachlor
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5.Mercury
6.Lead
7.Plutonium

Selectthecorrectanswerusingthecodesgivenbelow.

(a)1,3,4,6and7only
(b)1,2,3,5and6only
(c)2,4,5and7only
(d)1,2,3,4,5,6and7

30.Acidrainiscausedbythepollutionofenvironmentby
(a)carbondioxideandnitrogen
(b)carbonmonoxideandcarbondioxide
(c)ozoneandcarbondioxide
(d)nitrousoxideandsulphurdioxide

31.Withreferencetofoodchainsinecosystems,considerthe
followingstatements:
1.Afoodchainillustratestheorderinwhichachainoforganisms
feeduponeachother.
2.Foodchainsarefoundwithinthepopulationsofaspecies.
3.Afoodchainillustratesthenumbersofeachorganismwhichare
eatenbyothers.

Whichofthestatementsgivenaboveis/arecorrect?

(a)1only
(b)1and2only
(c)1,2and3
(d)None

32.Considerthefollowingpairs
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NationalParkRiverflowingthroughthePark
1.CorbettNationalPark:Ganga
2.KazirangaNationalPark:Manas
3.SilentValleyNationalPark:Kaveri

Whichoftheabovepairsis/arecorrectlymatched?

(a)1and2
(b)3only
(c)1and3
(d)None

33.Considerthefollowingorganisms
1.Agaricus
2.Nostoc
3.Spirogyra

Whichoftheaboveis/areusedasbiofertilizer/biofertilizers

(a)1and2
(b)2only
(e)2and3
(d)3only

34.Whichofthefollowingadds/addnitrogentothesoil?
1.Excretionofureabyanimals
2.Burningofcoalbyman
3.Deathofvegetation

Selectthecorrectanswerusingthecodesgivenbelow.

(a)1only
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(b)2and3only
(e)1and3only
(d)1,2and3

35.InwhichofthefollowingStatesisliontailedmacaquefound
initsnaturalhabitat?
1.TamilNadu
2.Kerala
3.Karnataka
4.AndhraPradesh

Selectthecorrectanswerusingthecodesgivenbelow.
(a)1,2and3only
(b)2only
(c)1,3and4only
(d)1,2,3and4

36.SomeBuddhistrockcutcavesarecalledChaityas,while
theothersarecalledViharas.Whatisthedifferencebetween
thetwo?
(a)Viharaisaplaceofworship,whileChaityaisthedwellingplace
ofthemonks
(b)Chaityaisaplaceofworship,whileViharaisthedwellingplaceof
themonks
(c)Chaityaisthestupaatthefarendofthecave,whileViharaisthe
hallaxialtoit
(d)Thereisnomaterialdifferencebetweenthetwo

37.Whichoneofthefollowingdescribesbesttheconceptof
NirvanainBuddhism?
(a)Theextinctionoftheflameofdesire
(b)Thecompleteannihilationofself
(c)Astateofblissandrest
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(d)Amentalstagebeyondallcomprehension

38.AccordingtotheConstitutionofIndia,whichofthe
followingarefundamentalforthegovernanceofthecountry?
(a)FundamentalRights
(b)FundamentalDuties
(c)DirectivePrinciplesofStatePolicy
(d)FundamentalRightsandFundamentalDuties

39.ThepeopleofIndiaagitatedagainstthearrivalofSimon
Commissionbecause
(a)IndiansneverwantedthereviewoftheworkingoftheActof
1919
(b)SimonCommissionrecommendedtheabolitionofDyarchy
(Diarchy)intheProvinces
(c)therewasnoIndianmemberintheSimonCommission
(d)theSimonCommissionsuggestedthepartitionofthecountry

40.QuitIndiaMovementwaslaunchedinresponseto
(a)CabinetMissionPlan
(b)CrippsProposals
(c)SimonCommissionReport
(d)WavellPlan

41.Thebalanceofpaymentsofacountryisasystematicrecord
of
(a)allimportandtransactionsofaduringagivenperiodnormallya
year
(b)goodsexportedfromacountryduringayear
(c)economictransactionbetweenthegovernmentofonecountryto
another
(d)capitalmovementsfromonecountrytoanother

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42.TheReserveBankofIndiaregulatesthecommercialbanks
inmattersof
1.liquidityofassets
2.branchexpansion
3.mergerofbanks
4.windingupofbanks

Selectthecorrectanswerusingthecodesgivenbelow.
(a)1and4only
(b)2,3and4only
(c)1,2and3only
(d)1,2,3and4

43.AnincreaseintheBankRategenerallyindicatesthatthe
(a)marketrateofinterestislikelytofall
(b)CentralBankisnolongermakingloanstocommercialbanks
(c)CentralBankisfollowinganeasymoneypolicy
(d)CentralBankisfollowingatightmoneypolicy

44.InIndia,deficitfinancingisusedforraisingresourcesfor

(a)economicdevelopment
(b)redemptionofpublicdebt
(c)adjustingthebalanceofpayments
(d)reducingtheforeigndebt

45.Whichofthefollowingcharacterizes/characterizethe
peopleofIndusCivilization?
1.Theypossessedgreatpalacesandtemples.
2.Theyworshippedbothmaleandfemaledeities.
3.Theyemployedhorsedrawnchariotsinwarfare.

Selectthecorrectstatement/statementsusingthecodesgiven
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below.

(a)1and2only
(b)2only
(e)1,2and3
(d)Noneofthestatementsgivenaboveiscorrect

46.Whichofthefollowingdiseasescanbetransmittedfrom
onepersontoanotherthroughtattooing?
1.Chikungunya
2.HepatitisB
3.HIVAIDS

Selectthecorrectanswerusingthecodesgivenbelow.
(a)1only
(b)2and3only
(e)1and3only
(d)1,2and3

47.Whichofthefollowingstatementsis/areapplicabletoJain
doctrine?
1.ThesurestwayofannihilatingKarmaistopracticepenance.
2.Everyobject,eventhesmallestparticlehasasoul.
3.Karmaisthebaneofthesoulandmustbeended.

Selectthecorrectanswerusingthecodesgivenbelow.

(a)1only
(b)2and3only
(c)1and3only
(d)1,2and3

48.Whichoneofthefollowingtermsdescribesnotonlythe
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physicalspaceoccupiedbyanorganism,butalsoitsfunctional
roleinthecommunityoforganisms?
(a)Ecotone
(b)Ecologicalniche
(c)Habitat
(d)Homerange

49.Photochemicalsmogisaresultantofthereactionamong
(a)NO2,03andperoxyacetylnitrateinthepresenceofsunlight
(b)CO,02andperoxyacetylnitrateinthepresenceofsunlight
(c)CO,CO2andN02atlowtemperature
(d)HighconcentrationofN02,O3andCOintheevening

50.Considerthefollowingminerals
1.Calcium
2.Iron
3.Sodium

Whichofthemineralsgivenaboveis/arerequiredbyhumanbody
forthecontractionofmuscles?
(a)1only
(b)2and3only
(c)1and3only
(d)1,2and3

51.Considerthefollowingstatements:

TheParliamentaryCommitteeonPublicAccounts
1.consistsofnotmorethan25MembersoftheLokSabha
2.scrutinizesappropriationfinanceaccountsofGovernment
3.oftheAuditorexaminesthereportComptrollerandGeneralof
India

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Whichofthestatementsgivenaboveis/arecorrect?

(a)1only
(b)2and3only
(e)3only
(d)1,2and3

52.ConsiderthefollowingBhaktiSaints:
1.DaduDayal
2.GuruNanak
3.Tyagaraja

Whoamongtheabovewas/werepreachingwhentheLodidynasty
fellandBaburtookover?
(a)1and3
(b)2only
(c)2and3
(d)1and2

53.Withreferencetothefoodchainsinecosystems,whichof
thefollowingkindsoforganismis/areknownasdecomposer
organism/organisms?
1.Virus
2.Fungi
3.Bacteria

Selectthecorrectanswerusingthecodesgivenbelow.

(a)1only
(b)2and3only
(c)1and3only
(d)1,2and3

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54.Themostimportantfishinggroundsoftheworldarefound
intheregionswhere
(a)warmandcoldatmosphericcurrentsmeet
(b)riversdrainoutlargeamountsoffreshwaterintothesea
(c)warmandcoldoceaniccurrentsmeet
(d)continentalshelfisundulating

55.Whichofthefollowingis/areunique
characteristic/characteristicsofequatorialforests?
1.Presenceoftall,closelysettreeswithcrownsforminga
continuouscanopy
2.Coexistenceofalargenumberofspecies
3.Presenceofnumerousvarietiesofepiphytes

Selectthecorrectanswerusingthecodegivenbelow:

(a)1only
(b)2and3only
(c)1and3only
(d)1,2and3

56.WhichofthefollowingconstituteCapitalAccount?
1.ForeignLoans
2.ForeignDirectInvestment
3.PrivateRemittances
4.PortfolioInvestment

Selectthecorrectanswerusingthecodesgivenbelow.

(a)1,2and3
(b)1,2and4
(c)2,3and4
(d)1,3and4
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57.Considerthefollowinghistoricalplaces:
1.AjantaCaves
2.LepakshiTemple
3.SanchiStupa

Whichoftheaboveplacesis/arealsoknownformuralpaintings?

(a)1only
(b)1and2only
(c)1,2and3
(d)None

58.Withreferencetothehistoryofphilosophicalthoughtin
India,considerthefollowingstatementsregardingSankhya
school:
1.Sankhyadoesnotacceptthetheoryofrebirthortransrmigration
ofsoul.
2.Sankhyaholdsthatitistheselfknowledgethatleadstoliberation
andnotanyexteriorinfluenceoragent.

Whichofthestatementsgivenaboveis/arecorrect?

(a)1only
(b)2only
(c)Both1and2
(d)Neither1nor2

59.InthecontextofIndia,whichofthefollowingprinciples
is/areimpliedinstitutionallyintheparliamentarygovernment?
1.MembersoftheCabinetareMembersoftheParliament.
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2.Ministersholdtheofficetilltheyenjoyconfidenceinthe
Parliament.
3.CabinetisheadedbytheHeadoftheState.

Selectthecorrectanswerusingthecodesgivenbelow.
(a)1and2only
(b)3only
(c)2and3only
(d)1,2and3

60.Theannualrangeoftemperatureintheinteriorofthe
continentsishighascomparedtocoastalareas.Whatis/are
thereason/reasons?
1.Thermaldifferencebetweenlandandwater
2.Variationinaltitudebetweencontinentsandoceans
3.Presenceofstrongwindsintheinterior
4.Heavyrainsintheinteriorascomparedtocoasts

Selectthecorrectanswerusingthecodesgivenbelow.
(a)1only
(b)1and2only
(c)2and3only
(d)1,2,3and4

61.Whichofthefollowingis/arethecharacteristic/
characteristicsofIndiancoal?
1.Highashcontent
2.Lowsulphurcontent
3.Lowashfusiontemperature

Selectthecorrectanswerusingthecodesgivenbelow.

(a)1and2only
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(b)2only
(c)1and3only
(d)1,2and3

62.Whichofthefollowingstatementsregardinglateritesoilsof
Indiaarecorrect?
1.Theyaregenerallyredincolour.
2.TheyarerichInnitrogenandpotash.
3.TileyarewelldevelopedinRajasthanandUP.
4.Tapiocaandcashewnutsgrowwellonthesesoils.

Selectthecorrectanswerusingthecodesgivenbelow.

(a)1,2and3
(b)2,3and4
(c)1and4
(d)2and3only

63.Considerthefollowingstatements:
1.NaturalgasoccursintheGondwanabeds.
2.MicaoccursinabundanceinKodarma.
3.Dharwarsarefamousforpetroleum.

Whichofthestatementsgivenaboveis/arecorrect?

(a)1and2
(b)2only
(c)2and3
(d)None

64.Considerthefollowingcrops
1.Cotton
2.Groundnut
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3.Rice
4.Wheat

WhichoftheseareKharifcrops?

(a)1and4
(b)2and3only
(c)1,2and3
(d)2,3and4

65."Climateisextreme,rainfallisscantyandthepeopleused
tobenomadicherders."

Theabovestatementbestdescribeswhichofthefollowingregions?

(a)AfricanSavannah
(b)CentralAsianSteppe
(c)NorthAmericanPrairie
(d)SiberianTundra

66.Considerthefollowingstatements:
1.Inflationbenefitsthedebtors.
2.Inflationbenefitsthebondholders.

Whichofthestatementsgivenaboveis/arecorrect?
(a)1only
(b)2only
(c)Both1and2
(d)Neither1nor2

67.Disguisedunemploymentgenerallymeans

(a)largenumberofpeopleremainunemployed
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(b)alternativeemploymentisnotavailable
(c)marginalproductivityoflabouriszero
(d)productivityofworkersislow

68.Considerthefollowingstatements:

1.TheCouncilofMinistersintheCentreshallbecollectively
responsibletotheParliament.
2.TheUnionMinistersshallholdtheofficeduringthepleasureof
thePresidentofIndia.
3.ThePrimeMinistershallcommunicatetothePresidentaboutthe
proposalsforIegislation.

WhichoftheStatementsgivenaboveis/arecorrect?
(a)1only
(b)2and3only
(c)1and3only
(d)1,2and3

69.Considerthefollowingstatements:
1.NationalDevelopmentCouncilisanorganofthePlanning
Commission.
2.TheEconomicandSocialPlanningiskeptintheConcurrentList
intheConstitutionofIndia.
3.TheConstitutionofIndiaprescribesthatPanchayatsshouldbe
assignedthetaskofpreparationofplansforeconomicdevelopment
andsocialjustice.

Whichofthestatementsgivenaboveis/arecorrect?
(a)1only
(b)2and3only
(c)1and3only
(d)1,2and3
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70.Considerthefollowingstatements:
1.TheChairmanandtheDeputyChairmanoftheRajyaSabhaare
notthemembersofthatHouse.
2.WhilethenominatedmembersofthetwoHousesofthe
Parliamenthavenovotingrightinthepresidentialelection,they
havetherighttovoteintheelectionoftheVicePresident.

Whichofthestatementsgivenaboveis/arecorrect?
(a)1only
(b)2only
(c)Both1and2
(d)Neither1nor2

71.WithreferencetoNationalLegalServicesAuthority,
considerthefollowingstatements:
1.Itsobjectiveistoprovidefreeandcompetentlegalservicestothe
weakersectionsofthesocietyonthebasisofequalopportunity.
2.ItissuesguidelinesfortheStateLegalServicesAuthoritiesto
implementthelegalprogrammesandschemesthroughoutthe
country.

Whichofthestatementsgivenaboveis/arecorrect?
(a)1only
(b)2only
(C)Both1and2
(d)Neither1nor2

72.Duringathunderstorm,thethunderintheskiesisproduced
bythe
1.meetingofcumulonimbuscloudsinthesky
2.lightningthatseparatesthenimbusclouds
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Selectthecorrectanswerusingthecodesgivenbelow.
(a)1only
(b)2and3
(C)1and3
(d)Noneoftheaboveproducesthethunder

73.Considerthefollowingpairs:
TribeState
1.Limboo(Limbu):Sikkim
2.Karbi:HimachalPradesh
3.Dongaria:Odisha
4.Bonda:TamilNadu

Whichoftheabovepairsarecorrectlymatched?
(a)1and3only
(b)2and4only
(c)1,3and4only
(d)1,2,3and4

74.Considerthefollowingliquidassets:
1.Demanddepositswiththebanks
2.Timedepositswiththebanks
3.Savingsdepositswiththebanks
4.Currency

ThecorrectsequenceofthesedecreasingorderofLiquidityis
(a)1432
(b)4321
(c)2314
(d)4132

75.InthecontextofIndianeconomy,OpenMarketOperations'
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refersto
(a)borrowingbyscheduledbanksfromtheRBI
(b)lendingbycommercialbankstoindustryandtrade
(c)purchaseandsaleofgovernmentsecuritiesbytheRBI
(d)Noneoftheabove

76.PrioritySectorLendingbybanksinIndiaconstitutesthe
lendingto
(a)agriculture
(b)microandsmallenterprises
(c)weakersections
(d)Alloftheabove

77.Whichoneamongthefollowingindustriesisthemaximum
consumerofwaterinIndia?
(a)Engineering
(b)Paperandpulp
(e)Textiles
(d)Thermalpower

78.Toobtainfullbenefitsofdemographicdividend,what
shouldIndiado?
(a)Promotingskilldevelopment
(b)Introducingmoresocialsecurityschemes
(c)Reducinginfantmortalityrate
(d)Privatizationofhighereducation

79.InthecontextofculturalhistoryofIndia,aposeindance
anddramaticscalled'Tribhanga'hasbeenafavouriteofIndian
artistsfromancienttimestilltoday.Whichoneofthefollowing
statementsbestdescribesthispose?
(a)Onelegisbentandthebodyisslightlybutoppositelycurvedat
waistandneck
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(b)Facialexpressions,handgesturesandmakeuparecombinedto
symbolizecertainepicorhistoriccharacters
(c)Movementsofbody,faceandhandsareusedtoexpressoneself
ortotellastory
(d)Alittlesmile,slightlycurvedwaistandcertainhandgesturesare
emphasizedtoexpressthefeelingsofloveoreroticism

80.AnnieBesantwas
1.responsibleforstartingtheHomeRuleMovement
2.thefounderoftheTheosophicalSociety
3.oncethePresidentoftheIndianNationalCongressSelectthe
correctstatement/statementsusingthecodesgivenbelow.

(a)1only
(b)2and3only
(c)1and3only
(d)1,2and3

81.TheIlbertBillcontroversywasrelatedtothe

(a)impositionrestrictionstheIndiansofcertaintocarryarmsby
Indians
(b)impositionofrestrictionsonnewspapersandmagazines
publishedinIndianlanguages
(c)removalofdisqualificationsimposedontheIndianmagistrates
withregardtothetrialoftheEuropeans
(d)removalofadutyonimportedcottoncloth

82.Ariseingenerallevelofpricesmaybecausedby

1.anincreaseinthemoneysupply
2.adecreaseintheaggregatelevelofoutput
3.anincreaseintheeffectivedemand
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Selectthecorrectanswerusingthecodesgivenbelow.
(a)1only
(b)1and2only
(c)2and3only
(d)1,2and3

83.Whichoneofthefollowinggroupsofitemsisincludedin
India'sforeignexchangereserves?

(a)Foreigncurrencyassets,SpecialDrawingRights(SDRs)and
loansfromforeigncountries
(b)Foreigncurrencyassets,goldoldingsoftheRBIandSDRs
(c)Foreigncurrencyassets,loansfromtheWorldBankandSDRs
(d)Foreigncurrencyassets,goldholdingsoftheRBIandloansfrom
theWorldBank

84.Whichoneofthefollowingislikelytobethemost
inflationaryinitseffect?
(a)Repaymentofpublicdebt
(b)Borrowingfromthepublictofinanceabudgetdeficit
(c)Borrowingfrombankstofinanceabudgetdeficit
(d)Creatingnewmoneytofinanceabudgetdeficit

85.Supplyofmoneyremammgthesamewhenthereisan
increaseindemandformoney,therewillbe
(a)afallinthelevelofprices
(b)anincreaseintherateofinterest
(c)adecreaseintherateofinterest
(d)anincreaseinthelevelofincomeandemployment

86.Fruitsstoredinacoldchamberexhibitlongerstoragelife
because
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(a)exposuretosunlightisprevented
(b)concentrationdioxideintheisincreasedofcarbonenvironment
(c)rateofrespirationisdecreased
(d)thereisanincreaseinhumidity

87.ConsiderthefollowingfaunaofIndia:
1.Gharial
2.Leatherbackturtle
3.Swampdeer

Whichoftheaboveis/areendangered?
(a)1and2only
(b)3only
(c)1,2and3
(d)None

88.Ballbearingsareusedinbicycles,cars,etc.,because
(a)theactualbetweentheisincreasedareaofcontactwheeland
axle
(b)theeffectivebetweentheisincreasedareaofcontactwheeland
axle
(c)theeffectivebetweentheisreducedareaofcontactwheeland
axle
(d)Noneoftheabovestatementsiscorrect

89.Considerthefollowingphenomena:
1.Sizeofthesunatdusk
2.Colourofthesunatdawn
3.Moonbeingvisibleatdawn
4.Twinkleofstarsinthesky
5.Polestarbeingvisibleinthesky

Whichoftheaboveareopticalillusions?
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(a)1,2and3
(b)3,4and5
(c)1,2and4
(d)2,3and5

90.Rainbowisproducedwhensunlightfallsondropsofrain.

Whichofthefollowingphysicalphenomenaareresponsibleforthis?
1.Dispersion
2.Refraction
3.Internalreflection

Selectthecorrectanswerusingthecodesgivenbelow.
(a)1and2only
(b)2and3only
(c)1and3only
(d)1,2and3

91.Manytransplantedseedlingsdonotgrowbecause
(a)thenewsoildoesnotcontainfavourableminerals
(b)mostoftheroothairsgripthenewsoiltoohard
(c)mostoftheroothairsarelostduringtransplantation
(d)leavesgetdamagedduringtransplantation

92.EconomicgrowthincountryXwillnecessarilyhaveto
occurif
(a)thereistechnicalprogressintheworldeconomy
(b)thereispopulationgrowthinX
(c)thereiscapitalformationinX
(d)thevolumeoftradegrowsintheworldeconomy

93.Whichofthefollowingstatementsis/arecorrect?
1.Viruseslackenzymesnecessaryforthegenerationofenergy.
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2.Virusescanbeculturedinanysyntheticmedium.
3.Virusesaretransmittedfromoneorganismtoanotherby
biologicalvectorsonly.

Selectthecorrectanswerusingthecodesgivenbelow.
(a)1only
(b)2and3only
(c)1and3only
(d)1,2and3

94.Whichofthefollowingleafmodificationsoccurs/occurin
desertareastoinhibitwaterloss?
1.Hardandwaxyleaves
2.Tinyleavesornoleaves
3.Thornsinsteadofleaves

Selectthecorrectanswerusingthecodesgivenbelow.
(a)1and2only
(b)2only
(c)1and3only
(d)1,2and3

95.Theknownforcesofnaturecanbedividedintofour
classes,viz,gravityelectromagnetism,weaknuclearforceand
strongnuclearforce.withreferencetothem,whichoneofthe
followingstatementsisnotcorrect?

(a)Gravityisthestrongestofthefour
(b)Electromagnetismactonlyonparticleswithanelectriccharge
(c)Weaknuclearforcecausesradioactivity
(d)Strongnuclearforceholdsprotonsandnutronsinsidethe
nuclearofanatom.

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96.TheeffortstodetecttheexistenceofHiggsbosonparticle
havebecomefrequentnewsintherecentpast.Whatis/arethe
importance/importancesofdiscoveringthisparticle?

1.Itwillenableustounderstandastowhyelementaryparticles
havemass.
2.Itwillenablesusinthenearfuturetodevelopethetechnologyto
transferringmatterfromonepointtoanotherwithouttraversingthe
physicalspacebetweenthem.
3.Itwillenableustocreatebetterfuelsfornuclearfission.

Selectthecorrectanswerusingthecodesgivenbelow:
(a)1only
(b)2and3only
(c)1and3only
(d)1,2and3

97.Mycorrhizalbiotechnologyhasbeenusedinrehabilitating
degradedsitesbecausemycorrhizaenablestheplantsto
1.resistdroughtandincreaseabsorptivearea
2.tolerateextremesofPH
3.Resistdiseaseinfestation

Selectthecorrectanswerusingthecodesgivenbelow:

(a)1only
(b)2and3only
(c)1and3only
(d)1,2and3

98.WhoamongthefollowingconstitutetheNational
DevelopmentCouncil?
1.ThePrimeMinister
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2.TheChairman,FinanceCommission
3.MinistersoftheUnionCabinet
4.ChiefMinistersoftheStates

Selectthecorrectanswerusingthecodesgivenbelow:
(a)1,2and3only
(b)1,3and4only
(c)2and4only
(d)1,2,3and4

99.Thenationalincomeofacountryforagivenperiodisequal
tothe
(a)totalvalueofgoodsandservicesproducedbythenationals
(b)sumoftotalconsumptionandinvestementexpenditure
(c)sumofpersonalincomeofallindividuals
(d)moneyvalueoffinalgoodsandservicesproduced

100.Whichofthefollowinggrants/grantdirectcredit
assistancetoruralhouseholds?
1.RegionalRuralBanks
2.NationalBankforAgricultureandRuralDevelopment
3.LandDevelopmentBanks

Selectthecorrectanserusingthecodesgivenbelow:
(a)1and2only
(b)2only
(c)1and3only
(d)1,2and3

FindAnswerHere

1 a 26 d 51 b 76 d
2 d 27 c 52 b 77 d
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3 b 28 b 53 b 78 a
4 b 29 b 54 c 79 a
5 a 30 d 55 d 80 c
6 b 31 a 56 b 81 c
7 a 32 d 57 b 82 d
8 a 33 b 58 b 83 b
9 c 34 c 59 a 84 d
10 b 35 a 60 a 85 b
11 d 36 b 61 a 86 c
12 c 37 c 62 c 87 c
13 d 38 c 63 a 88 c*
14 b 39 c 64 b 89 c
15 40 b 65 b 90 a
16 c 41 a 66 a 91 c
17 a 42 d 67 c 92 c
18 d 43 d 68 d 93 c
19 d 44 a 69 a 94 d
20 a 45 b 70 d 95 a
21 d 46 b 71 c 96 a
22 d* 47 72 c 97 d
23 48 b 73 a 98 b
24 c* 49 a 74 d 99 a
25 c 50 c 75 c 100 a*

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