Model Test Paper 71

General Study Paper I

1. Which of the following statements about India's unorganised sector are true?

1. labour is more in number than in the organised sector
2. Job security and work regulation are better in unorganised sector
3. They are usually not organised into trade unions
4. Workers are usually employed for a limited number of days

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

(a) 1, 2 and 4
(b) 1, 3 and 4
(c) 3 and 4 only
(d) 1 and 3 only

2. Consider the following statements:

1. Battle of Buxar provided the key to the English to establish their rule in India
2. The treaty of Allahabad, concluded in 1765, enabled the British to establish their rule in Bengal

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

3. Corporation tax in India is levied on income of a company. Which one of the following does not include corporation tax?

(a) Profit from business
(b) Capital gain
(c) Interest from securities
(d) Sale proceed of assets

4. Non military Confidence building measures (CBMs) in a peace process include

1. people to people contact across borders
2. literary and cultural interaction under governmental and non-governmental agencies
3. increase in travel facilities
4. joint initiatives to tackle common socio-economic problems

(a) 2 and 3 only
(b) 1 and 3 only
(c) 2 and 4 only
(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

5. In India mergers and acquisitions of firms are regulated by

(a) National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council
(b) Competition Commission of India
(c) Security and Exchange Board of India
(d) Department of Industrial Policy and and Promotion

6. Consider the following statements regarding Indian Feudalism in the early medieval period:

1. The revenue assignments were called Bhoga
2. The heriditary chiefs neither collected revenues nor assumed administrative powers

(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

7. The Fundamental Rights, enshrined in Part III of the Constitution of India, "are inherent and cannot be extinguished by any constitutional and statutory provision". This was made clear in the case of

(a) A. K. Gopalan v, State of Madras
(b) I. C. Golaknath v. State of Punjab
(c) State of WEst bengal v. Committee of Protection of Democratic Rights, West Bengal
(d) Shankari Prasad Singh Deo v. Union of India

8. Consider the following statements:

1. The Jains believed that Mahavira had twenty-three predecessors
2. Parshvanatha was twenty-third Tirthankara
3. Rishava was immediate successor of Mahavira

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 2
(b) 2 and 3
(c) 2 only
(d) 3 only

9. Consider the following statements regarding Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA)

1. The 15th annual Council of Ministers meeting was held in Padang, Indonesia between 20 and 23 October 2015
2. India will chair IORA from 2015 until 2017
3. There are twenty member nations in the association

(a) 1 only
(b) 1 and 2
(c) 2 and 3
(d) 1, 2 and 3

10. 'Population dividend' refers to

(a) total number of population
(b) youthful age structure of a population
(c) relatively high proportion of experienced aged people
(d) migration from richer region to poorer region

11. Which of the following principles is/are taken into consideration by the Speaker while recognizing a parliamentary party or group?

1. An association of members who have an organization both inside and outside the House
2. An association of members who shall have at least one-third of the total number of members of the House
3. An association of members who have a distinct programme of parliamentary work

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1, 2 and 3
(b) 1 only
(c) 1 and 3 only
(d) 2 and 3 only

12. Which of the following statements are correct about the fourth Buddhist Council?

1. The fourth Buddhist council was held in Kashmir
2. It was held under the leadership of Bindusara
3. It was headed by Vasumitara

(a) 1 only
(b) 1 and 2
(c) 1 and 3
(d) 1, 2 and 3

13. Which one of the following statements regarding the Departmental Committee of the Parliament of India on the empowerment of women is correct?

(a) The Committee will consist of members of the Lok Sabha only
(b) A Cabinet member can be a member of the Committee
(c) The term of office of the members of the Committee shall not exceed two years
(d) It reports on the working of welfare programmes for the women

14. The University of Nalanda was set up by which Gupta ruler?

(a) Kumargupta II
(b) Kumargupta I
(c) Chandragupta II
(d) Samudragupta

15. Consider the following statements about Sher Shah's administration

1. He divided his empire into Sarkars, which were further subdivided into Parganas
2. The Sarkars and Parganas were directly administered by Sher Shah without the help of any other officials

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

16. Consider the following statements

1. B. G. Tilak founded the Home Rule League in April 1916 in Maharashtra
2. N. C. Kelkar was not associated with Home Rule Movement

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

17. In India contribution of food inflation to overall inflation is substantial. Within food inflation, contribution of food articles is higher because price rise in food article is

(a) higher and their weight is also higher compared to food products
(b) higher but their weight is lower compared to food products
(c) lower but their weight is higher compared to food products
(d) lower and their weight is also lower compared to food products

18. What do you understand by the term 'propaganda'?

1. It is an unverified story that is spread from one person to another
2. It is a communication tailored to influence opinion
3. It is an enthusiasm among a relatively large number of people for a particular innovation
4. It is a tool of oration used only by political parties

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 2 only
(b) 1 and 2
(c) 2 and 4
(d) 1, 3 and 4

19. The Annual Financial Statement of the Government of India in respect of each financial year shall be presented to the House on such day as the

(a) Speaker may direct
(b) President of India may direct
(c) Parliament may decide
(d) Finance Minister may decide

20. The social ideas of Mahatma Gandhi were first put forth in

(a) Hind Swaraj
(b) An autobiography-The story of my experiments with truth
(c) History of the Satyagraha in South Africa
(d) The Bhagavad Gita According to Gandhi

21. Which one of the following demands of the Moderates was accepted in the Morley Minto Reforms ?

(a) Dominion States for India
(b) Beginning of responsible form of government
(c) Increase in size of the councils
(d) Idea of self-government

22. Carefully read the following passage and identify the person referred to in that

Her best known works are ' The Golden Notebook', 'Memoirs of a Survivor' and 'The Summer Before the Dark'. she was the oldest recipient of the Nobel prize in Literature

(a) Alice Munro
(b) Doris Lessing
(c) Herta Muller
(d) Elfriede Jelinek

23. The subject matter of an adjournment motion in the Parliament

1. must be directly related to the conduct of the Union Government
2. may involve failure of the Government of India to perform its duties in accordance with the Constitution

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

24. Consider the following statements about Syed Ahmed Khan, the founder of Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College, Aligarh

1. He was a staunch supporter of Indian National Congress
2. Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College was set up with the objective of promoting learning of Islamic education among the Muslims

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

25. Political theory

1. deals with the ideas and principles that shape Constitutions
2. Clarifies the meaning of freedom, equality and justice
3. probles the significance of principles of rule of law, separation of power and judicial review

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1 and 2 only
(b) 1 only
(c) 2 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3

26. Which one of the following statements about Rig Veda is not correct?

(a) Deities were worshipped through prayers and sacrificial rituals
(b) The Gods are presented as powerful, who could be made to intervene in the world of men via the performance of sacrifices
(c) The Gods were supposed to partake of the offereings as they were consumed by the fire
(d) The sacrifices were performed in the temples

27. Classification of an enterprise into public or private sector is based on

(a) number of employees in the enterprise
(b) ownership of assets of the enterprise
(c) employment conditions for workers in the enterprise
(d) nature of products manufactured by the enterprise

28. Consider the following statements about Democracy

1. It consists with the formation of government elected by the people
2. In democracy, those in power have a fair chance of losing
3. EAch vote has one value

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only
(b) 1, 2 and 3
(c) 1 only
(d) 2 and 3 only

29. Which one of the following statements about ancient Indian Mahajanapadas is correct?

(a) All Mahajanapadas were oligarchies where power was exercised by a group of people
(b) All Mahajanapadas were locacte in Eastern India
(c) No army was maintained by the Mahajanapadas
(d) Buddhist and Jaina texts list sixteen Mahajanapadas

30. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists

List I --- List II
(Person) ------- (Role in making the Constitution of India)
A. Rajendra Prasad ------ 1. Member, Drafting Committee
B. T. T. Krishnamachari -------- 2. Chairman, Constituent Assembly
C. H. C. Mookherji ------------ 3. Chairman, Drafting Committee
D. B. R. Ambedkar ------------- 4. Vice Chairman, Constituent Assembly

Code

(a) A-2, B-1, C-4, D-3
(b) A-2, B-4, C-1, D-3
(c) A-3, B-4, C-1, D-2
(d) A-3, B-1, C-4, D-2

31. The only inscribed stone portrait of Emperor Ashoka has been found at

(a) Sanchi
(b) Amravati
(c) Kanaganahalli
(d) Ajanta

32. The citizenship means

1. full civil and political rights of the citizens
2. the right of suffrage for election to the House of the People (of the Union) and the Legislative Assembly of every State
3. the right to become a Member of the Parliament and Member of Legislative Assemblies

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1 and 2 only
(b) 1 and 3 only
(c) 2 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3

33. The Committee on Public Accounts under the Constitution of India is meant for

1. the examination of accounts showing the appropriation of sums granted by the House for the expenditure of the Government of India
2. scruitnizing the report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India
3. suggesting the form in which estimates shall be presented to the Parliament

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) 1 and 2 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3

34. Which one of the following was a temple built by the Chola kings

(a) Brihadeeswarar Temple, Thanjavur
(b) Meenakshi Temple, Madurai
(c) Srirangam Temple, Tiruchirapalli
(d) Durga temple, Aihole

35. Which among the following was the reason of the resignations of the Indian ministers in all the provinces in the year 1939?

(a) The Governors refused to act as Constitutional heads
(b) The center did not provide the required financial help to provinces
(c) The Governor-Generral converted Indian administration from federal to unitary one because of the beginning of the Second World War
(d) India was declared a party to the Second World Warwithout the consent of the provincial governments

36. The legislative powers of the Parliament includes making laws on

1. on matters not enumerated in the Concurrent List and State List
2. in respect of entries in the State List if two or more State Legislatures consider it desirable
3. for implementing any treaty, agreement or convention with any country if it falls in the State List

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 2 only
(b) 1 and 2 only
(c) 1 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3

37. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists

List-I ------------ List-II
(Temple) -------------- Town
A. Kailasanathar ------------------ 1. Bhubaneshwar
B. Lingaraja ---------------------- 2. Khajuraho
C. Kandariya Mahadev ---------------3. Mount Abu
D. Dilwara --------------------------- 4. Kanchipuram

Code

(a) A-4, B-2, C-1, D-3
(b) A-4, B-1, C-2, D-3
(c) A-3, B-1, C-2, D-4
(d) A-3, B-2, C-1, D-4

38. 'Inclusive growth' is a phrase used in India's

1. 9th Plan
2. 10th Plan
3. 11th Plan
4. 12th Plan

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1, 2 and 3
(b) 2 and 4
(c) 3 and 4
(d) 4 only

39. Who among the following was not associated with the activities of Theosophical Society?

(a) Madam H. P. Blavatsky
(b) Mr. A. O. Hume
(c) Col. H. S. Olcott
(d) Mrs. Annie Besant

40. There are provisions in the Constitution of India which empower the Parliament to modify or annul the operation of certain provisions of the Constitution without actually amending them. They include

1. any law made under Article 2 (relating to admission or establishment of new States)
2. any law made under Article 3 (relating to formation of new States)
3. amendment of First Schedule and Fourth Schedule

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1 and 2 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1, 2 and 3
(d) None of the above

41. Which of the following is/are the objective(s) of 'Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Suraksha Yojana'?

To encourage and enable the overseas Indian workers by giving Government contribution to

1. save for their return and resettlement
2. save for their old age
3. obtain a life insurance cover against natural death for the entire life of the worker

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1, 2 and 3
(b) 1 and 2 only
(c) 1 only
(d) 2 and 3 only

42. The Society of Jesus, whose followers were called Jesuits, was set up by

(a) Martin Luther
(b) Ulrich Zwingli
(c) Erasmus
(d) Ignatius Loyola

43. The functions of the Committee on Estimates, as incorporated in the Constitution of India, shall be to

1. report what economies, improvements in organization, efficiency or administrative reform may be effected
2. sugggest alternative policies in order to bring about efficiency and economy in administration
3. examine whether the money is well laid out within the limits of the policy implied in the estimates
4. examine the reports,if any, of the Comptroller and Auditor General on the public undertakings

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1 and 2 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1, 2 and 3
(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

44. The principle of 'collective responsibility' under parliamentary democracy implies that

1. a motion of no-confidence can be moved in the Council of Ministers as a whole as well as an individual Minister
2. no member shall be nominated to the Cabinet except on the advice of the Prime Minister
3. no person shall be retained as a member of the Cabinet if the Prime Minister says that he shall be dismissed

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) 3 only
(d) 2 and 3 only

45. Consider the following statements

1. Forming a cooperative society is a Fundamental Right in India
2. Cooperative societies do not fall under the ambit of the Right to Information Act, 2005

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

46. Consider the following statements concerning the initial phase of the Industrial Revolution in England

1. England was fortunate in that coal and iron ore were plentifully available to be used in industry
2. Until the eighteenth century, there was a scarcity of usable iron

(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

47. Certain Bills cannot be introduced or processed with unless the recommendation of the President is received. However, no recommendation is required in some other cases. In which one of the following cases such recommendation is not required?

1. For introduction of Bills and for moving amendments relating to financial matters
2. For introduction of a Bill relating to formation of new States or of alteration of areas of existing States
3. For moving of an amendment making provision for the reduction or abolition of any tax
4. For introduction of a Bill or moving of an amendment affecting taxation in which States are interested

(a) 1 and 2
(b) 2 and 3
(c) 1 and 4
(d) 2, 3 and 4

48. Consider the following statements about Pragati missile system of India?

1. It is a short range solid fuel missile system
2. It has all weather day and night operational launch capability

Which of the statements given above is/are correct

(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

49. Conisder the following statements about the First Session of the Indian National Congress

1. It was held in Bombay in 1885
2. Surendranath Banerji could not attend the Session due to the simultaneous session of the Indian National Conference

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

50. After a Bill has been passed by the Houses of Parliament, it is presented to the President who may either give assent to the Bill or withhold his assent. Which of the following is not an option for the President?

(a) assent within six months
(b) assent or reject the Bill as soon as possible
(c) return the Bill as soon as possible after the Bill is presented to him with a message requesting the House to reconsider the Bill
(d) withhold his assent even if the Bill is passed again by the Houses

51. Consider the following statements about the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development

1. UNHCR has been awarded 2015 Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development
2. The award is presented annually to individuals as well as organizations

(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

52. According to the Companies Act, 2013, 'nominal capital' implies

(a) such part of capital, which has been called for payment
(b) the maximum amount of share capital of a company
(c) such part of capital, which has been received by a company from its shareholders
(d) such capital as the company issues from time to time for subscription

53. "The Draft Constitution as framed only provides a machinery for the government of the country. It is not a contrivance to install any particular party in power as has been done in some countries. Who should be in power is left to be determined by the people, as it must be, if the system is to satisfy the test of democracy."

The above passage from the Constituent Assembly debates is attribute to

(a) Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru
(b) Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
(c) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
(d) Acharya J. B. Kriplani

54. Which of the following statements are correct regarding Joint Session of the Houses of the Parliament in India?

1. It is an enabling provision, empowering the Presidnet to take steps for resolving deadlock between the two Houses
2. It is not obligatory upon the Presidnt to summon the Houses to meet in a joint sitting
3. It is being notified by the President
4. It is frequently resorted to establish the supremacy of the Lok Sabha

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1 and 2 only
(b) 1, 2 and 3
(c) 2 and 3 only
(d) 3 and 4

55. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists

List-I ---------------------- List-II
(Text) ----------------------- (Author)
A. Kitab-al Hind ---------------- 1. Ibn Battuta
B. Rehla --------------------- 2. Al-Biruni
C. Humayun Nama ------------------- 3. Lahori
D. Badshah Nama -------------------- 4. Gulbadan Begum

Code

(a) A-2, B-4, C-1, D-3
(b) A-3, B-1, C-4, D-2
(c) A-3, B-4, C-1, D-2
(d) A-2, B-1, C-4, D-3

56. Which of the following statements in the context of structure of the Parliament is/are correct?

1. The Parliament of India consists of the President, the Council of States and the House of the People
2. The Presidnt of India is directly elected by an electoral college consisting of the elected members of both the Houses of the Parliament only

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

57. Internal Security Academy is located at

(a) Nashik
(b) Mount Abu
(c) Hyderabad
(d) Pune

58. Which one among the following was not a proposal of the Cabinet Mission, 1946?

(a) The Constituent Assembly was to be constituted on the democratic principle of population strength
(b) Provision for an Indian Union of Provinces and States
(c) All the members of the Constituent Assembly were to be Indians
(d) British Government was to supervise the affairs of the Constituent Assembly

59. Which of the statements relating to the Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha is/are correct?

1. The office of the Deputy Speaker acquired a more prominent position after the enforcement of the Constitution of India in 1950
2. He/She is elected from amongst the members
3. He/She holds office until he/she ceases to be a member of the House.

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1 only
(b) 1 and 2 only
(c) 1, 2 and 3
(d) 2 and 3 only

60. Consider the following statements from kalhana's Rajatarangini

1. The common people ate rice and Utpala-saka (a wild vegetable of bitter taste)
2. Harsha introduced into Kashmir a general dress befitting a king which included a long coat

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

61. Which of the following statements relating to Comptroller and Auditor General in India is/are correct?

1. He/She is not an officer of the Parliament but an officer under the President
2. He/She is an independent Constitutional authority not directly answerable to the House

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

62. The Departmental Committee of the Parliament of India on the Welfare of the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and the Scheduled Tribes (STs) shall

1. examine whether the Union Government has secured due representation of the SCs and STs in the services and posts under its control
2. report on the working of the welfare programmes for the SCs and STs in the Union Territories

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

63. Consider the following statements

Statement I: Clay layers are poor aquifers
Statement II: The inter-particle space of clay minerals is the least

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) Both the statements are individually true and Statement II is the correct explanation of the Statement I
(b) Both the statements are individually true but Statement II is not the correct explanation of the Statement I
(c) Statement I is true but Statement II is false
(d) Statement I is false but Statement II is true

64. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists

List-I --------------- List-II
(Irrigation/Power project) -------------- (River)
A. Bhakra Nangal ---------- 1. Bhagirathi
B. Dul Hasti ---------------- 2. Mahanadi
C. Hirakud ---------------- 3. Chandra
D. Tehri ------------------- 4. Sutlej

Code

(a) A-4, B-2, C-3, D-1
(b) A-4, B-3, C-2, D-1
(c) A-1, B-3, C-2, D-4
(d) A-1, B-2, C-3, D-4

65. Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding fats?

1. Fats are needed for the formation of cell membrane
2. Fats help the body to absorb calcium from the food
3. Fats are required to repair damaged tissue
4. Body cannot release energy in fats as quickly as the energy in carbohydrates

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1 and 4
(b) 1 only
(c) 2 and 4
(d) 3 and 4

66. Addition of Ethylene dibromide to petrol

(a) increases the octane number of fuel
(b) helps elimination of lead oxide
(c) removes the sulphur compound in petrol
(d) serves as a substitute of tetra ethyl lead

67. Which of the following statements regarding the duration of day and night is correct?

(a) Difference is least near the Equator and progressively increases away from it
(b) Difference is maximum at the Equator and progressively decreases away from it
(c) Difference is least at the Tropics and progressively increases towards the Equator and Poles
(d) Difference is maximum at the Tropics and progressively decreases towards the Equator and Poles

68. Currency drain is a phenomenon referred to when:

(a) domestic currency is exported
(b) the holding of currency by foreigners in a country goes up
(c) the currency holding by a parallel economy increases
(d) bank’s cash is drained into non-banking customers

69. Disinvestment occurs when :

(a) inventories expand
(b) the prices of investment goods rise
(c) the capital consumption allowance exceeds gross private domestic income
(d) business sell machinery and equipment to domestic buyers

70. Devaluation is restored to :

(a) Belittle foreign currencies
(b) Encourage exports
(c) Give more value to home currency
(d) Tide over post-war difficulties

71. What does an increase in ratio of revenue deficit to gross fiscal deficit indicate ?

(a) An increase in investment
(b) An increase in utilization of borrowed funds for revenue purposes
(c) An increase in utilization of borrowed funds for imports
(d) An increase in utilization of borrowed funds for lending

72. The rate at which banks lend to RBI is known as :

(a) Bank Rate
(b) Repo Rate
(c) Reverse Rapo Rate
(d) Interest Rate

73. The position, relative size and nature of the image formed by a concave lens for an object placed at infinity are respectively

(a) at focus, diminished and virtual
(b) at focus, diminished and real
(c) between focus and optical centre, diminished and virtual
(d) between focus and optical centre, magnified and real

74. People suffering from 'anorexia nervosa'

(a) develop paralysis
(b) show poor reflex
(c) cannot speak properly
(d) eat very little and fear gaining weight

75. Date of manufacture of food items fried in oil should be checked before buying because oils become raincid due to

(a) oxidation
(b) reduction
(c) hydrogenation
(d) decrease in viscosity

76. The scheme "UDAN" is an initiative of Ministry of jury

(a) Human Resources Developmen
(b) Commerce and Industry
(c) Rural Development
(d) Civil Aviation

77. Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA) has been launched by Ministry of

(a) Women and Child Development
(b) Tribal Affairs
(c) Minority Affairs
(d) Health and Family Welfare

78. The “Saur Sujala Yojana” is aimed at powering

(a) Street Lights
(b) Irrigation pumps
(c) Rural Households
(d) Night Shelters

79. Cotton dust from textile mills causes a disease known as

(a) Silicosis
(b) Byssinosis
(c) Cancer
(d) Flurosis

80. WWhich of the following is digestive hormone ?

(a) Lipase
(b) Pepsin
(c) Gastrin
(d) Amylase

81. Who was the leader of Peshawar mutiny ?

(a) Dev Singh Rawat
(b) Darban Singh Negi
(c) Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali
(d) Gabbar Singh Negi

82. The twin sisters who created history by conquering Mt. Everest on the same day and the same time are

(a) Tashi and Nungshi
(b) Chandra Prabha Atwal and Harshwati
(c) Bachendripal and Sarla Negi
(d) Arunima and Madhumita Bisht

83. Vyas cave is located in

(a) Badrinath
(b) Kedarnath
(c) Yamunotri
(d) Gangotri

84. Who composed ‘Nuh Sipehar’ ?

(a) Al-Biruni
(b) Amir Khusro
(c) Ziauddin Barni
(d) Dara Shikoh

85. The New Sustainable Development Agenda draft document of the United Nations is named

(a) Transforming our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
(b) Transforming our World: The 2020 Agenda for Sustainable Development
(c) Transforming our World: The 2040 Agenda for Sustainable Development
(d) Transforming our World: The 2050 Agenda for Sustainable Development

86. Which work does not belong to Kalidas ?

(a) Meghdootam
(b) Malvikagnimitram
(c) Mrichhakatikam
(d) Raghuvansham

87. Which of the following statements are correct about the 'Lukoskin'?

1. Lukoskin is a poly herbal medicine for the treatment of Leucoderma
2. It has been developed by Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants

(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

88. In which climate of the world winter rainfall is the distinctive characteristic ?

(a) Savanna
(b) Mediterranean
(c) Monsoon
(d) Equatorial

89. The Titanium Sponge Plant of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is located in

(a) Navi Mumbai
(b) Tamil Nadu
(c) Karnataka
(d) Kerala

90. The Writ Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of India extends to

(a) all civil and criminal matters
(b) all matters concerning the Union Government
(c) all matters concerning the State Government
(d) enforcement of the Fundamental Rights only

91. 'Chengalikodan banana' has recently been accorded Geographical Indication (GI) status. It is native to

(a) Kollam district of Kerala
(b) Thrissur district of Kerala
(c) Vaishali district of Bihar
(d) Kolhapur district of Maharashtra

92. The number of Department-Related Parliamentary Standing Committees in India are

(a) 17
(b) 18
(c) 20
(d) 24

93. World Health Oraganistion (WHO) has officially declared India as

(a) Polio free country
(b) Chickenguinea free country
(c) Diptheria free country
(d) Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus free country

94. Which of the following statements are correct?

1. National Handloom Day has been announced to commemorate the 1905 Swadeshi movement
2. August 9 will be observed every year as National Handloom Day

(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

95. Which of the following statements are correct about the World Bio-Fuel Day?

1. Every year 10th August is observed as World Bio-Fuel Day
2. It was believed that Sir Rudalph Diesel had designed a prime model of diesel engine in such a manner that it can run on peanut oil

(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

96. Which of the following statements are correct?

1. The birth centenary of Rani Gaidinliu was celebrated in 2015
2. She was a freedom fighter from Manipur
3. She was given the title 'Rani' by Mahatma Gandhi

(a) 1 only
(b) 1 and 2
(c) 1 and 3
(d) 1, 2 and 3

97. Which of the following statements are correct?

1. National Sports Day is observed on August 29 in India
2. It commerates the India's achievment of Gold in Olympics by defeating Germany in 1936

(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

98. Integrated Underwater Harbour Defence and Surveillance System (IUHDSS) has been recently commissioned at

(a) Goa
(b) Chennai
(c) Mumbai
(d) Kochi

99. Who among the following is the principal deity of Sri Padmanabha Swamy Temple, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala ?

(a) Vishnu
(b) Surya
(c) Shiva
(d) Kartikeya

100. Match List – I with List – II and choose the correct answer from the codes given below

List – I (Founders) List I – List II (Newspapers)
A. C.R. Das 1. Bande Matram
B. Aurobindo Ghosh 2. Samvad Komudi
C. Madan Mohan Malviya 3. Forward
D. Raja Ram Mohan Roy 4. The Leader

Codes:

(a) A-2, B-4, C-1, D-3
(b) A-3, B-1, C-4, D-2
(c) A-2, B-4, C-3, D-1
(d) A-3, B-1, C-2, D-4

TOTAL

PrelimsModelTests.com