Full Length Mock Test GS paper 1 Prelims 2015 (Mrunal )

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[Mock Test#7] Full Length General Studies Prelims Paper with 100 MCQs by Venkat Sir

Question 1 to 25

1. Which is NOT correct?
  1. Four noble truths (Arya – Sachchani) is associated with Buddha
  2. Ardha – Magadhi ( an eastern dialect of prakrit) was used to write earliest Jaina texts
  3. Madhayamaka, a major Mahayana school founded by Nagarjuna, in which the idea of Shunyata (emptiness) is of great importance
  4. None of the Above
2. Consider the following statements- Which is/are CORRECT?
  1. Paumachariu of vimalasuri is Jaina version of Mahabharata
  2. Harshacharita is the oldest surviving biography in India
  3. Rajatatangini author kalhana is often described as first historian of India
  4. Kavirajamarga is the oldest surviving piece of literature in the Kannada language
Answer choices
  1. 1, 2 & 3 Only
  2. 2, 3 & 4 Only
  3. 1, 3 & 4 Only
  4. 1, 2 & 4
3. Which are parts of citadel in the Mohenjo-Daro – Harappa Civilisation?
  1. Great Bath
  2. Granary
  3. College of Priest
  4. Pillared Hall
Answer choices
A. All the above
B. 1, 2 & 3 Only
C. 2, 3 & 4 Only
D. 1, 2 & 4
4. Which is NOT correct?
  1. The Indo-Gangetic plain is a very young feature, formed only during the quaternary period
  2. Most of the hills of the Peninsula owe their origin to tectonic activity
  3. The diastrophic movements that raised the Himalayas into mountain chains of such gigantic proportions started in the late Cretaceous times and came into existence during the tertiary period
  4. None of the above
5. ‘Swatch of No Ground’ is
  1. Deep sea canyon of the Bay of Bengal
  2. Deep sea canyon of the Arabian Sea
  3. Undulating plain of Thar Desert
  4. Elevated portion of Deccan Plateau
6. Darshak Sea Mount and Angaria Bank/ Angria Bank are located in the
  1. Eastern continental margin of Indian coast
  2. Deep sea regions of Indian Ocean
  3. Western continental margin of Indian coast
  4. Deep sea regions of Pacific Ocean
7. In Himalayan mountains glaciers are found in
  1. The Kanchenjunga-Everest region
  2. The Kumaon-Garhwal region
  3. The Pir Panjal Range
  4. The Karakoram Range
Answer choices
  1. All the above
  2. 1, 2 & 3 Only
  3. 2, 3 & 4 Only
  4. 1, 2 & 4
8. Consider the following lakes – Which is NOT near to the coast?
  1. Chilka Lake
  2. Pulicat Lake
  3. Kolleru Lake
  4. Vemband Lake
Answer choices
  1. All the above
  2. 3 Only
  3. 1, 2 & 4 Only
  4. None of the above
9. On the following falls which is/are created by West-flowing streams?
  1. Bedti Falls/ Magod Falls
  2. Jog Falls
  3. Chalakudi Falls
  4. Rajrappa Falls
Answer choices
  1. All the above
  2. 1, 2 & 3 Only
  3. 1, 3 & 4 Only
  4. 2, 3 & 4 Only
10. Match: Settlement Type – Region
1. Compact village a– Gujarat plain
2. Semi-Clustered b- Chhattisgarh
3. Hamleted Settlements c- Bundelkhand
d- Rajasthan
Code a b c d
A. 1 1 3 2
B. 1 1 2 3
C. 3 2 1 1
D. 2 3 1 1
11. In India most of the major mineral resources occur to the
  1. North of a line linking Ahmedabad and Kolkata
  2. East of a line linking Mangalore and Kanpur
  3. West of a line linking Mumbai and Patna
  4. South of a line linking Vishakapatnam and Jaipur
12. Railway network is relatively less dense in the
  1. Hill states
  2. North Eastern states
  3. Central parts of India
  4. Rajasthan
Answer choices
  1. 1 & 2 Only
  2. 1, 2 & 3 Only
  3. 1, 2 & 4 Only
  4. All the above
13. The essential characteristics of Rule of law are
  1. The supremacy of law, which means that all persons (individuals and governments) are subject to law
  2. A concept of justice which is based on standards and the importance of procedures
  3. Fusion of executive and legislative powers
  4. An independent judiciary
Answer choices
  1. 1 & 2 Only
  2. 1, 2 & 3 Only
  3. 1, 2 & 4 Only
  4. All the above
14. A modern representative democracy implies
  1. Periodic, free and fair election to choose representatives
  2. Freedom to form and join political parties of one’s choice
  3. Universal adult suffrage
  4. An independent judiciary
Answer choices
  1. 1 & 2 Only
  2. 1, 2 & 3 Only
  3. 1, 3 & 4 Only
  4. All the above
15. The Supreme Command of the Defence Forces is vested in President and is to be exercised in accordance with law. This is according to which of the following article/s?
  1. Article 52
  2. Article 53
  3. Article 77
  4. Both B & C
16. Consider the following statements about the Office of the Governor
  1. Same person may sometime be appointed as Governor of two or more states
  2. In the removal of governor, the pleasure of the President is justiciable under Article 156 of the constitution
Which is/are CORRECT?
  1. 1 Only
  2. 2 Only
  3. 1 & 2
  4. None of the above
17. Which of the following countries is/are having anti-defection laws?
  1. Britain
  2. India
  3. Canada
Answer choices
  1. All the above
  2. 2 &3 Only
  3. 1 & 2 Only
  4. 2 Only
18. When a small amount of a suitable impurity (dopants) is added to the pure semiconductor, the conductivity of the semiconductor is increased manifold. Which of the following are used as dopants?
  1. Arsenic, Antimony and Aluminium
  2. Germanium and Silicon
  3. All the above
  4. None of the above
19. Which is NOT matched?
  1. Einstein – showed from his theory of special relativity that it is necessary to treat mass as another form of energy
  2. Enrico Fermi – first suggested a possibility of chain reaction
  3. Maxwell – predicted the existence of electromagnetic waves
  4. J.C.R Licklider – invented the World Wide Web
20. A communication satellite is essentially
  1. A transmitter station in space
  2. A repeater station in space
  3. A Modulation station in space
  4. An Attenuation station in space
21. Consider the following various propagation modes for electromagnetic waves
  1. Sky wave propagation
  2. Space wave propagation
  3. Line-of-sight propagation
  4. Ground wave propagation
In which of the above ionospheric reflection is/are important?
  1. 1 Only
  2. 2 & 3 Only
  3. 3 Only
  4. 1, 3 & 4
22. A bullet fired from a gun is
  1. At a higher temperature because of its high speed
  2. Not at a higher temperature because of its high speed
  3. At a negative temperature because of its high speed
  4. Not able to predict its temperature
23. The British Government bowed to the demand for holding simultaneous Civil Service examinations in India and England in the year of
  1. 1912
  2. 1922
  3. 1932
  4. 1944
24. Lokmanya Tilak termed which reform as ‘dissatisfying, disappointing and a sun without morning’
  1. Bengal partition
  2. 1909 Reform
  3. 1919 Reform
  4. 1935 Reform
25. Advent of the Portuguese resulted in the introduction of which of the following crops?
  1. Tobacco
  2. Chillies
  3. Groundnut
  4. Potato
Answer choices
  1. 1, 2, 3 & 4
  2. 1, 2 & 3 Only
  3. 2, 3 & 4 Only
  4. 1, 3 & 4 Only

Question 26 to 50

26. Consider the following statements about Hangul
  1. Hangul is a cousin of the European Red Deer
  2. Hangul distribution is mainly limited to Dachigam in Arunachal Pradesh
  3. Hangul population was reduced due to indiscriminate sheep grazing, habitat destruction and poaching
  4. The animal was entered in the Red Data Book of the IUCN and thus, saved from extinction
Which is/are CORRECT?
  1. 1, 3 & 4 Only
  2. 1, 2 & 3 Only
  3. 1 & 3 Only
  4. 1, 2, 3 &4
27. Forests in the Siwalik Hills, Tarai and Angul (Odisha) regions are
  1. Tropical Wet Evergreen Forests
  2. Sal Forests
  3. Pine Forests
  4. Teak Forests
28. Which of the following are CORRECTLY matched?
  1. First world climate conference – 1979
  2. Inter-government Panel on Climatic Change – 1988
  3. Rio + 20 – 2012
  4. Kyoto Protocol 2nd commitment period – 2013 to 2020
Answer choices
  1. 1, 2 & 4 Only
  2. 1 & 3 Only
  3. 3 & 4 Only
  4. 1, 2, 3 & 4
29. Which of the following statements are CORRECT?
  1. The GHG emissions per unit of economic output higher in developing countries
  2. India’s CO2 emissions are higher than Russian Federation but lesser than USA
  3. Iran is one of the top per capita emitters of CO2 in the world
  4. India’s per capita emission is very low and lesser than USA but, higher than Russian Federation
Answer choices
  1. 1, 2 & 3 Only
  2. 1 & 3 Only
  3. 2 & 4 Only
  4. 1, 2, 3 & 4
30. Statement I: Any concrete solution of global warming problems seems difficult in the near future
Statement II: Developed countries are not agreed to accept their historical responsibility for GHG emissions and per capita emission (equity framework) as bench mark for GHG mitigation
  1. Statement I & Statement II are correct; Statement II is correct explanation for Statement I
  2. Statement I & Statement II are correct; But, Statement II is not-correct explanation for Statement I
  3. Statement I is Correct; But not Statement II
  4. Statement II is Correct; But not Statement I
31. Delhi Sultanate – Which is NOT correct?
  1. Under them India had a fair amount of political unity
  2. These foreigners made India their home
  3. In a very short span of time they had become completely Indianised
  4. They had not been cut off from the land of origin and seats of their culture
32. Who attempted in the architecture a synthesis of the Turco-Persian conceptions with the Hindu-Indian and thus created the graceful Mughal style
  1. Babur
  2. Akbar
  3. Jehangir
  4. Shahjehan
33. ‘Khayal’- Which is NOT CORRECT?
  1. Sultan Hussain Sharqui is said to have invented this musical style
  2. It was equally popular among Muslims and Hindus
  3. In a standard performance, a slow khayal is followed by a shorter, fast khayal in the same raga
  4. None of the Above
34. Vijnaneshwara (work: Mitakshara) who lived in Kalyana was noted
  1. Court Poet
  2. Musician
  3. Jurist
  4. Commander
35. All Indian banks and foreign banks are required to meet a target on priority sector lending. This is
  1. 32 per cent and 40 per cent respectively
  2. 40 per cent and 32 per cent respectively
  3. 20 per cent and 16 per cent respectively
  4. 16 per cent and 20 per cent respectively
36. While improving quality of education and learning outcomes government is interested to ensure a Senior Secondary School within
  1. 1 km reach of every child
  2. 2 km reach of every child
  3. 3 km reach of every child
  4. 5 km reach of every child
37. Consider the following statements about Budget 2015-2016- Which is NOT CORRECT?
  1. Fiscal deficit target (2017-18) – 3.5%
  2. Direct Transfer of Benefits beneficiaries target – 10.3 crore
  3. Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana Target (age group) – 18-50
  4. Target of renewable energy capacity – 175000 MW
38. Macro-economic indicator/s used in calculation of Rational Investor Ratings Index (RIRI)
  1. The fiscal deficit and Inflation
  2. Current account deficit
  3. Inflation
  4. Both A & B
39. Crop – India Highest Yield (State) – Which is NOT CORRECT?
  1. Paddy – Punjab
  2. Wheat – Punjab
  3. Rapeseed/Mustard Seed – Punjab
  4. Cotton – Punjab
40. World Highest Yield in Chickpeas
  1. China
  2. Ethiopia
  3. India
  4. USA
41. Consider the following products provided with consumer subsidy– on which product government’s fiscal expenditure is highest
  1. Railways
  2. Fuel (Kerosene + LPG)
  3. Electricity
  4. Sugar
42. The Gender Inequality Index (GII) is a measure reflecting inequality in achievement between women and men. It is measured through
  1. Reproductive health
  2. Empowerment
  3. Labor market
Answer choices
  1. 2 Only
  2. 1 &3 Only
  3. 2 & 3 Only
  4. 1, 2 & 3
43. Fourteenth Finance Commission (FFC) has recently submitted its recommendations. Which of the following state is a major beneficiary? [Benefits Per Capita basis]
  1. Jammu & Kashmir
  2. Arunachal Pradesh
  3. Mizoram
  4. Sikkim
44. Consider the following statements about Statutory Liquidity Ratio – Which is/are CORRECT?
  1. The Statutory Liquidity Ratio is a requirement on banks to hold a certain share of their resources in liquid assets such as cash, government bonds and gold
  2. SLR requirements have traditionally been low and there was a dramatic increase at the end of the 1990s
  3. In practice, the SLR has become a means of financing a bulk of the government’s fiscal deficit, suggesting that SLR cuts are related to the government’s fiscal position
Answer choices
  1. 1, 2 & 3
  2. 1 &2 Only
  3. 1 & 3 Only
  4. 2& 3 Only
45. Yoga steps into Guinness World Records on the first International Day of Yoga – related to this which are correct?
  1. The Ministry of External Affairs has been awarded for this only with two Guinness World Records
  2. The largest number of participants in a Yoga Lesson at single venue participated on the first International Day of Yoga
  3. Most number of nationalists in a Yoga Lesson participated on the first International Day of Yoga
Answer choices
  1. 1, 2 & 3
  2. 1 &2 Only
  3. 1 & 3 Only
  4. 2& 3 Only
46. SAFAR
  1. For greater metropolitan cities of India to provide location specific information on air quality
  2. It provides in near real time and forecast air quality 1-3 days in advance for the first time in India
  3. Its products are exclusively related to air quality and weather
Which is/are CORRECT?
  1. 1, 2 & 3
  2. 1 &2 Only
  3. 1 & 3 Only
  4. 2& 3 Only
47.Assertion: Solar Energy Corporation of India converted itself from Section 8 Company to Section 3 Company under the Companies Act, 2013 and renaming it as Renewable Energy Corporation of India
Reason : Section 8 company can only engage in activities of promotion of commerce, art, science, sports, education, research, social welfare, religion, charity etc., but not commercial activity leading to trade, buying and selling etc. resulting in profit and distribution of dividend
  1. A & R are correct; R is correct explanation for A
  2. A & R are correct; But, R is not-correct explanation for A
  3. A is Correct; But not R
  4. R is Correct; But not A
48. “Nand Ghar” or modern anganwadi
  1. These Public Private Partnership model centres are proposed to be run as a shared space in which 50% of the time will be devoted to children’s education and the remaining half will support women’s skill development
  2. The Union Ministry of Women & Child Development will set up 4000 such multifunctional NandGhars across the country to benefit over 4 lakh women and children
  3. In this unique partnership, the Union Ministry of Women & Child Development and Vedanta will share the cost of construction of the buildings, which are prefab structures.
  4. The land for the Anganwadis will be provided by the state governments and the construction will be undertaken by NBCC
49. State/City – best practices – Which is/are NOT correct?
  1. Hyderabad – Solid waste management
  2. Karnataka – Tax collection system
  3. Chhattisgarh – Elimination of open defecation
  4. Jalgaon District of Maharashtara – Digital Guddi-Gudda Board(adopted as a Best Practice under BBBP scheme)
Answer choices
  1. 3 & 4 Only
  2. 2 & 3 Only
  3. 1& 2 Only
  4. 1, 2, 3 & 4
50. Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yoiana (PMKSY) – Which is NOT correct?
  1. It will have an outlay of Rs. 50,000 crore over a period of five years (2015-16 to 2019-20)
  2. Enhance the adoption of precision-irrigation and other water saving technologies
  3. The programme will be supervised and monitored at the national level by an Inter-Ministerial National Steering Committee (NSC) under the Chairmanship of the Minister for Agriculture
  4. At the state level the scheme is to be administered by a State Level Sanctioning Committee (SLSC) to be Chaired by the Chief Secretary of the respective States

Question 51 to 75

51.Statement 1: Aquatic species are more comfortable in warm waters rather than in cold waters
Statement 2: The solubility of gases increases with increase of temperature
  1. Statement 1& Statement 2 are correct; Statement 2 is correct explanation for Statement 1
  2. Statement 1 & Statement 2 are correct; But, Statement 2 is not-correct explanation for Statement 1
  3. Statement 2 is Correct; But not Statement 1
  4. Statement 1 & Statement 2 both are not correct
52. When the scuba divers come towards surface, the pressure gradually decreases. This releases the dissolved gases and leads to the formation of bubbles in the blood. The bubbles are
  1. Oxygen
  2. Carbon dioxide
  3. Nitrogen
  4. Helium
53. Raw mangoes shrivel when pickled in brine (salt water); wilted flowers revive when placed in fresh water, blood cells collapse when suspended in saline water. The phenomenon commonly observed in these events
  1. Surface Tension
  2. Osmosis
  3. Reverse Osmosis
  4. Electrolysis
54. Which is NOT correctly matched?
A. Primary batteries Commercial dry cell- cannot be reused again Zinc acts as anode and the cathode is a carbon
B. Secondary batteries After use can be recharged by passing current through it in the opposite direction The Lead – Sulphuric acid storage battery
C. Primary batteries Suitable for low current devices like hearing aids watches Nickel cadmium cell
D. Fuel cells Convert the energy of combustion of fuels directly into electrical energy Hydrogen
55. Product/Process: Use – Chemical
I. Gas mask: to adsorb poisonous gases a- Silica gel
II. Control of humidity: removing moisture and controlling humidity b- Activated charcoal
III. Catalysis: increases the rate of reaction c– Coconut charcoal
IV. Difference in degree of adsorption: separation of inert gases d- Iron
Answer choices
Code I II III IV
A. a b c d
B. b a d c
C. a b d c
D. b a c d
56. Consider the following about 91st Amendment Act 2003
  1. Amended the Tenth Scheduled of the constitution and inserted a new article 361B
  2. It omitted the provision of party split being a protection against disqualification
  3. It saved the provision of merger a protection against disqualification
Answer choices
  1. None of the above
  2. 2 &3 Only
  3. 1 & 2 Only
  4. 1, 2 & 3
57. Article 310 laid down the principle that every Government employee in a defence service or a civil service held his office
  1. During the pleasure of the President
  2. During the pleasure of the Governor
  3. During the pleasure of the President or the Governor
  4. During the pleasure of the Prime Minister or Chief Minister
58. In the Constitution of India, under part XXI certain states enjoy special status and with certain special provisions. This is applicable to states of
  1. Rajasthan and Gujarat
  2. Maharashtra and Gujarat
  3. Odisha and Gujarat
  4. West Bengal and Gujarat
59. Consider the following statements about Parliamentary System – Which are true?
  1. Lays greater emphasis on the concept of executive answerability to parliament
  2. The House can also vote out a government on a major Bill or policy issue or by refusing supplies or money appropriations
  3. Based on written constitution
  4. Judiciary have the enormous power of judicial review
Answer choices
  1. 1 Only
  2. 1 & 2 Only
  3. 1, 2 & 3 Only
  4. 1, 2, 3 & 4
60. There have been fourteen Presidential elections so far – Which is/are true on the following?
  1. The only person to be elected without contest was V.V. Giri
  2. The most hotly contested election was that of Sanjiva Reddy when second preference votes had to be counted
Answer choices
  1. 1 Only
  2. 2 Only
  3. 1 & 2
  4. None of the above
61. Consider the following statements about Maize – Which are true?
  1. It is known as queen of cereals
  2. It has the highest genetic yield potential among the cereals
  3. Maize is a seasonal crop in the country
  4. In India, maize is most the third important food crop
Answer choices
  1. 2, 3 & 4 Only
  2. 1, 2 & 4 Only
  3. 1, 2 & 3 Only
  4. 1, 2, 3 & 4
62. Which are matched? Tourist Centre – State
  1. Horsley Hills – Assam
  2. Jatinga Hills – Andhra Pradesh
  3. Saputara Hills – Haryana
  4. Morni Hills – Gujarat
Answer choices
  1. None of the above
  2. 1 & 4 Only
  3. 2 & 3 Only
  4. 1, 2, 3 & 4
63. Which are matched? Tourist Centre – State
  1. Saranda Forest – Maharashtra
  2. Panhala Hills – Jharkhand
  3. Siroy Hills – Manipur
  4. Mount Saramati – Nagaland
Answer choices
  1. 1 & 4 Only
  2. 3 & 4 Only
  3. 2 & 3 Only
  4. 2 & 4 Only
64. The famous ‘Cheraw’ – Bamboo dance is performed in
  1. Arunachal Pradesh
  2. Meghalaya
  3. Mizoram
  4. Tripura
65. The state holds the highest child sex ratio
  1. Arunachal Pradesh
  2. Meghalaya
  3. Mizoram
  4. Haryana
66. Which is/are matched? [Dynasty/Dynasties – Ruled Region]
  1. Kadambas, Gangas & Chalukyas – Karnataka
  2. Vakatakas, Kalachuri & Shilaharas – Odisha
  3. Kharavela, Shailodvabas & Somavamsis – Maharastra
  4. Namgyal – Tripura
Answer choices
  1. 2 & 3 Only
  2. 1 Only
  3. 4 Only
  4. 1 & 4 Only
67. Consider the following islands – which is NOT part of Andaman & Nicobar Islands
1. Viper
2. Ross
3. Havelock
4. Agatti
Answer choices
  1. 1, 2 & 3 Only
  2. 3 Only
  3. 4 Only
  4. 1 & 4 Only
68. The Member-States of the Eurasian Economic Union are the
  1. Republic of Armenia
  2. Republic of Belarus
  3. Republic of Kazakhstan
  4. Russian Federation
Answer choices
  1. 2, 3 & 4 Only
  2. 1, 2 & 4 Only
  3. 1, 2 & 3 Only
  4. 1, 2, 3 & 4
69. Suteevra is
  1. Long Distance Wi-Fi
  2. 100 Gbps OFC link system
  3. Solar powered Wi-Fi
  4. None of the above
70. India’s largest trading partner in Central Asia
  1. Turkmenistan
  2. Kazakhstan
  3. Kyrgyzstan
  4. Uzbekistan
71. Consider the following statements – Which is/are CORRECT?
  1. A firm foundation of Indian temple architecture was laid in the early Chalukyan period
  2. Square sanctum and a pillared porch are the basic characteristic elements of the Indian temple
  3. In South India, from the Chola times (9th century) temples became the very hub of all aspects of the rural and urban life
Answer choices
  1. 1 Only
  2. 2 &3 Only
  3. 1 & 2 Only
  4. 1, 2 & 3
72. Consider the following statements about medieval polity/society – Which is/are CORRECT?
  1. Bhakti saints vehemently criticized the caste system in the medieval society
  2. Surdas like saints had opened the way of Bhakti for women in the medieval society
  3. Within the framework of caste, new subgroup arose, due in parts to the absorption of Tribals into Hinduism
  4. Mughal ruling class had remained singularly blind to the science and technological developments
Answer choices
  1. 1, 2 & 3 Only
  2. 2, 3 &4 Only
  3. 1, 3 & 4 Only
  4. 1, 2, 3 & 4
73. “…the first monarch in the Sultanate who insisted that in the doab, land revenue would be assessed on the basis of measuring the land under cultivation. This implied that the rich and the powerful in the villages who had more land could not pass on their burden to the poor.” This is about
  1. Raziya
  2. Giyassudin Tughlaq
  3. Alauddin Khalji
  4. Muhammad bin Tughlaq
74. Arrange the following events of Shivaji’s life chronologically
  1. Conquest of Surat
  2. Conquest of Javli/Jawali
  3. Karnataka expedition
  4. Escape from Aurangzeb’s detention
Answer choices
  1. 1234
  2. 2143
  3. 1424
  4. 3412
75. Krishnadeva Raya’s rule was characterised by
  1. Expansion and consolidation
  2. In a constant state of military preparedness
  3. Unparalleled peace and prosperity
Answer choices
  1. 3 Only
  2. 1 & 2 Only
  3. 1 & 3 Only
  4. 1, 2 & 3

Question 76 to 100

76. Consider the following statements about raising matters in Parliament (motion/resolution) – Which is/are CORRECT?
  1. Every resolution is a particular type of motion
  2. All resolutions come in the category of substantive motion
  3. All motions are not necessarily put to vote of the house
  4. All resolutions are required to voted upon
Answer choices
  1. 1, 2 & 3 Only
  2. 2, 3 &4 Only
  3. 1, 3 & 4 Only
  4. 1, 2, 3 & 4
77. Consider the following statements about Private Member’s Bill– Which is/are CORRECT?
  1. A member can introduce four Bills in a session
  2. A member who wants to introduce a Bill has to give one month’s notice
  3. Committee on Private Members’ Bills and Resolution recommendation needed for introduction of Constitution amendment Bills
  4. Relative precedence is given to category A over category B Bills
Answer choices
  1. 1, 2 & 3 Only
  2. 2, 3 &4 Only
  3. 1, 3 & 4 Only
  4. 1, 2, 3 & 4
78. In our Constitution, there can be
  1. No no-confidence in a single Minister
  2. No-confidence in a single Minister
  3. If Speaker of the House permits then no-confidence in a single Minister
  4. If President/Governor permits then no-confidence in a single Minister
79. Which is/are NOT correct?
  1. Adjournment – termination of a Session of the House
  2. Prorogation – a postponement of the sitting or proceedings of the House
  3. Dissolution – the end of the life of the Lok Sabha
  4. Adjournment sine die – termination without any definite date being fixed
Answer choices
  1. All the above
  2. 1 & 2 Only
  3. 3 & 4 Only
  4. None of the above
80. Consider the following committee/commission – Which is NOT related to Panchayat Raj?
  1. Asoka Mehta
  2. GVK Rao
  3. LM Singhvi
  4. Sarkaria
Answer choices
  1. All the above
  2. 1, 2 & 3 Only
  3. 4 Only
  4. None of the above
81. Consider the following statements about vaccination/ vaccines – Which is/are CORRECT?
  1. In vaccination, a preparation of antigenic proteins of pathogen or inactivated/weakened pathogen are introduced into the body
  2. The vaccines generate memory – B and T-cells and that overwhelm the invaders with a massive production of antibodies
  3. Large scale production and greater availability for immunisation of hepatitis B vaccine is produced from bacteria
  4. A large number of infectious diseases like polio, diphtheria, pneumonia and tetanus have been controlled to a large extent by the use of vaccines
Answer choices
  1. 1 & 2 Only
  2. 1, 2 & 4 Only
  3. 2 & 3 Only
  4. 1, 2, 3 & 4
82. Consider the following statements – Which is/are CORRECT?
  1. Vast majority of organisms can tolerate and thrive in a wide range of temperatures and they are called stenothermal
  2. Few organisms are restricted to a narrow range of temperatures such organisms are called eurythermal
  3. In the aquatic environment, the sediment-characteristics often determine the type of pelagic animals that can thrive there
Answer choices
  1. 1 &2 Only
  2. 3 Only
  3. 1, 2 & 3
  4. None of the above
83.Statement 1: Very small animals are abundantly found in Polar Regions
Statement 2: Mammals from colder climates generally have shorter ears and limbs
Statement 3: Heat loss or heat gain is a function of surface area
  1. Statement 1, Statement 2 & Statement 3are correct; Statement 3 is correct explanation for Statement 1 & 2
  2. Statement 1 & Statement 2 are correct But, Statement 3 is not-correct
  3. Statement 2 & 3 are Correct; But not Statement 1and Statement 3 is correct explanation for Statement 2
  4. Statement 1, 2 & 3 are not correct
84. In high altitudes gradually body get acclimatised and stop experiencing altitude sickness. How did body solve the problem of altitude sickness?
  1. By increasing red blood cell production
  2. By increasing the binding capacity of hemoglobin
  3. By increasing breathing rate
    1. 3 Only
    2. 2 &3 Only
    3. 1 & 3 Only
    4. 1, 2 & 3
85. Consider the following statements about Pineal Gland – Which is/are CORRECT?
  1. It is a lobular structure located on the dorsal side of the heart and the aorta
  2. Pineal secretes a hormone called Melatonin
  3. Melatonin plays a very important role in the regulation of diurnal rhythm of our body
  4. Melatonin also influences metabolism, pigmentation, the menstrual cycle as well as our defense capability
Answer choices
  1. 1, 2 & 3 Only
  2. 2, 3 & 4 Only
  3. 1 Only
  4. 1, 2, 3 & 4
86. Lech Walesa consciously tried to incorporate elements of Gandhian strategy in the Solidarity Movement in
  1. Portugal
  2. Paraguay
  3. Poland
  4. Peru
87. ‘Surely India is treated as a vast pasture for the Europeans to feed upon’ – these were words of
  1. Lala Lajpat Rai in Young India
  2. B.G. Tilak in Kesari
  3. Sachindranath Sanyal in Bandi Jiwan
  4. Bhagwati Charan Vohra in The Philosophy of the Bomb
88. Lex Loci Act provided
  1. Abolition of Sati
  2. Abolition of Untouchability
  3. Right to inherit ancestral property on conversion to Christianity
  4. Right to enter temple premises for lower castes
89. In the book the ‘Problems of the East,’ who had taken credit for lying while on a visit to Korea?
  1. Lord Dufferin
  2. Lord Lansdowne
  3. Lord Elgin
  4. Lord Curzon
90. Swadesh Sevak home in Vancouver was set up by
  1. Tarak Nath Das
  2. G.D. Kumar
  3. Bhagwan Singh
  4. Lala Har Dayal
91. Bardoli Resolution is associated with
  1. Declaration of Non- Cooperation Movement
  2. Withdrawal of Non- Cooperation Movement
  3. Declaration of Civil Disobedience Movement
  4. Withdrawal of Civil Disobedience Movement
92. C.F. Andrews, J.M. Sengupta and Satyamurti were prominent leaders of
  1. Peasant Movements
  2. Working Class Movements
  3. Revolutionary Movements
  4. Both A & C
93. He was a school teacher by profession and was popularly called as Masterda – These words are about
  1. Surya Sen
  2. Anant Singh
  3. Ganesh Ghosh
  4. Lokenath Baul
94. Person – Contribution to freedom struggle – Which is NOT matched?
  1. R.C. Dutt – Intellectual framework
  2. Pherozeshah Mehta – Legislative Council
  3. Fenner Brockway – India League
  4. William Wedderburn – India League
95. An atmospheric phenomenon where dust, smoke and other dry articles obscure the clarity of the sky
  1. Mist
  2. Frost
  3. Haze
  4. Fog
96. The largest migration in India is recorded among the
  1. Bengalis
  2. Tamils
  3. Malayalis
  4. Punjabis
97. In the following states, which state has high level availability of drinking water within premises, electricity for domestic use and latrine?
  1. Maharashtra
  2. Haryana
  3. Tamilnadu
  4. Himachal Pradesh
98. Which type of CSR activity is most prevalent in the country?
  1. Aid including financial aid to NGOs
  2. Energy/Sustainability Environment
  3. Education, skill development/ training employment
  4. Food, Drinking Water, Sanitation & Health
99. India has been able to increase its production of the following items through its research and technology. Which one has seen an increase of 27-fold since 1950-51
  1. Food grains and horticultural crops
  2. Fish
  3. Milk
  4. Eggs
100. The chariot of Lord Jagannath of Puri is known as
  1. Devadalana
  2. Nandighosa
  3. Taladhvaja
  4. Nabakalebara

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