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S Vijay Jagadeesh
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  1. 1. The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has notified the Graded Response Action Plan to a.Address the problem of poaching in protected wildlife regions b.Combat air pollution in Delhi c.Clean River Ganga by 2020 d.Prevent forest fires across India on war foot basis 2. Consider the following statements: 1. The members of the Constituent Assembly were elected by indirect election by the members of the Provisional Legislative Assemblies that had been established in 1935 2. The Constituent Assembly was composed roughly along the lines suggested by the plan proposed by the Cabinet Mission 3.In the Constituent Assembly, Princely States had more representatives than from province under direct British rule Which of the above statements is/are correct? a. 1 and 2 Only b. 2 and 3 Only c.1 and 3 Only d.All 3.With reference to the Obiectives Resolution moved by Nehru in 1946 in the Constituent Assembly, consider the following statements: 1.It defined the aims of the Constituent Assembly 2.It reflected the principles that the nationalist movement brought to the Constituent Assembly 3.Fundamental commitments like equality, liberty, democracy, sovereignty were given institutional basis in the Constitution. Which of the above statements is/are correct? a.1 and 2 Only c.1 and 3 Only 4. The institution of the Speaker and his role was borrowed by the Indian Constitution from which of the following Constitution? b.2 and 3 Only d. All


  2. a. United States Constitution c.French Constitution d.British Constitution 5.With reference to the First Past the Post (FPTP) system, consider the following statements: 1. In this system, the winning candidate need not secure a majority of the votes 2. FPTP is used to elect the members of Raivasabha Which of the above statements is/are correct? a. 1 Only c.Both 1 and 2 6. Which among the following was/were the proposals of the Cabinet Mission (1946)? 1. Dominion status would be granted to India after the end of world war. 2. A Constituent Assembly would be set up to draft a new Constitution for India. 3. An Interim Government would be formed consisting of the main political parties of India. Select the correct answer using the codes given below: a.1 only b.2 and 3 only c. 1 and 3 only d. 1, 2 and 3 7. Why Indian federalism is termed asymmetric federalism? a. Some states are given special status and privilege. b. Indian Constitution has numerous unitary or non-federal features. c. The Union enjoys unbridled power and authority d. Some states do not have legislative councils. 8. Which of the following statements is NOT correct with respect to the Government of India Act of 1919? a. It divided the provincial subjects into reserved and transferred. b. It introduced bicameral legislature at centre with upper and Lower Houses. c. This act authorized states to enact their own budget. b. Canadian Constitution b.2 Only d. Neither 1 nor 2


  3. d. It provided for separate electorate for Muslims, Sikhs and Anglo Indians for the first time. 9. With reference to Charter Act of 1833, consider the following statements: 1. It made the Governor-General of Bengal as the Governor-General of India. 2. It recommended for the appointment of Macaulay Committee on Indian Civil Service. 3. British government took over financial activities from East India Company. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? a. 1 only b. 1 and 3 only c.2 and 3 only d.3 only 10. Members of the Constituent Assembly of India were: 1. Directly elected 2. Indirectly elected 3. Nominated 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 11. Which of the following provisions were part of the Objectives Resolution passed by Jawaharlal Nehru in the constituent assembly? 1. Fundamental Rights 2. Safeguards to minorities, tribal, depressed and other backward classes 3. Promotion of World peace and welfare of mankind Select the correct answer using the code given below a.1 only b.1 and 3 only c.2 and 3 only d.1, 2 and 3


  4. 12. Which of the following functions were performed by the constituent assembly of India? 1. Enactment of the ordinary laws 2. Adoption of National Flag and National Anthem 3. Election of the First President of India. 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 13. Consider the following statements with regard to enactment of the Constitution of India 1. On November 26, 1949, date of commencement of Constitution, the entire constitution came into force 2. With the commencement of Constitution, both the India Independence Act of 1947 and Government of India Act of 1935 were repealed 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 14. Indian form of government is described as federation with centralizing tendency. Which among the following provisions of the constitution supports this tendency? 1. Single and flexible constitution 2. Provision of All India Services 3. Appointment of State Governor by the Union. Select the correct answer using the code given below. a.1 and 2 only b.2 and 3 only c.1 and 3 only d.1, 2 and 3 4


  5. 15. Consider the following statements in the context of Preamble to the Constitution: 1. The Preamble states that the Constitution derives its authority from the constituent assembly of India. 2. Indian constitution was the first constitution in world to begin with a Preamble. 3. Preamble is a part of the Constitution and gives clarity in interpretation of the constitution. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? a.1 and 2 only b.3 only c.2 and 3 only d.1, 2 and 3 16.Preamble declares India as sovereign. What does this imply? 1. There is no authority above India and is free to conduct its own affair. 2. India can acquire a foreign territory or it can cede a part of its territory in favor of a foreign state. 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 17. Consider the following statements with reference to the idea of liberalism in the context of Indian Constitution: 1. Indian liberalism gives primacy to the rights of the individuals over the rights of community 2. Reservations for SC/ST community in constitution is an example of Indian liberalism Which of the statements given above is/are correct? a.1 only b.2 only c.1 and 2 only


  6. d.Neither 1 nor 2 18.Which of the following is/are the necessary features of federation? 1. Dual system of government 2. Written constitution 3. Independent judiciary Select the correct answer using the code given below. a.1 and 2 only b.2 only c.1 and 3 only d.1, 2 and 3 19.Which of the following directive principles is/are based on the Gandhian Principles? 1. To promote equal justice and to provide free legal aid to the poor. 2. To raise the level of nutrition and the standard of living of people and to improve public health 3. To organise village panchayats and endow them with necessary powers and authority to enable them to function as units of self-government. Select the correct answer using the code given below a.2 only b. 3 only c. 2 and 3 only d. 1, 2 and 3 20. Which of the following statements is/are correct with regard to the India Independence Act, 1947? 1. It provided that India can alter any law made by the British in relation to India, including the India Independence Act, 1947 itself. 2. It abolished the office of Governor General in India. 3. Though it declared India as independent, it did not proclaim the lapse of British Paramountcy over Indian Princely states. Select the correct answer using the code given below. a. 1 only b. 1 and 2 only


  7. c. 2 and 3 only d. 1, 2 and 3 only 21. With reference to the provisions of the Charter Act of 1853, consider the following statements: 1. It separated the legislative and executive functions of the Governor General's council 2. It introduced an open competition for selection of civil servants 3. It deprived the Governor of Bombay and Madras of their legislative powers. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? a. 1 and 2 only b. 2 only c. 3 only d. 1, 2 and 3 22. With respect to the Indian Councils Act of 1892, consider the following statements: 1. The members to the Imperial and Provincial legislative councils could be indirectly elected. 2. The members of the councils were given powers to propose amendments to the budget. 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 23. With reference to the vernacular press act 1878, consider the following statements: 1. It was applicable to all the newspapers in India. 2. It allowed the government to confiscate the printing press on the suspicion that it was indulging in seditious publication. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? a. 1 only b. 2 only 7


  8. c. Both 1 and 2 d. Neither 1 nor 2 24. "A semi religious sect having influence in the northern districts of Bengal, one of its famous leaders ,,Tipu" was motivated by the religious and political motives and took up the cause of the tenanats against the oppression of the Zamindars. The insurgents extended their activities to Garo hills" Which of the following uprisings associated with the above passage? a. Pagal Panthis b. Faraizi uprising c. Kutch rebellion d. Chuar Uprising 25. What was the purpose of the formation of Peel Commission after the revolt of 1857? a. To look into the military affairs of India b. To facilitate entry of more Indians in civil services by lowering the age. c. To lav down the blueprint for future relations between the Crown and the Princely States. d. To lay down the foundation for Western education in India 26. With reference to the Ryotwari settlement, consider the following statements: 1. The cultivator was to be recognized as the owner of his plot of land 2. The settlement under this svstem was not made permanent. 3. It was introduced in Punjab and the North-West provinces. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? a. 1 and 2 only b. 2 and 3 only c. 1 only d. 2 only 27. With reference to the administration of the Nawabs of Bengal before 1757, consider the following statements: 1. The Nawabs did not allow expansion of foreign trade. 2. They established regular thanas and chowkies to provide safety


  9. 3. They gave equal opportunities for employment to Hindus and Muslims. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? a. 1 and 2 only b. 2 and 3 only c. 1 and 3 only d. 1, 2 and 3 28. With reference to the efforts during the British rule (1770s-1820s) to promote western education in India, consider the following statements: 1. The Charter Act of 1793 granted permission to the Christian missionaries to freely enter India and spread western education. 2. The East India Company never favoured Indian traditional education and alwavs promoted modern Western education. 3. The Charter Act of 1813 provided finances for the promotion of knowledge of the sciences in India. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? a. 1 and 2 only b. 1 and 3 only c. 3 only d. None of the above 29. Which among the following happened during Lytton's time? 1. Grand Delhi Durbar 2. Vernacular Press Act 3. Indian Universities Act 4. Official Secrets Act 5. Arms Act Select the correct answer using the code given below. a. 1 and 2 only b. 2, 4 and 5 only c. 1, 2 and 5 only d. 1, 3, 4 and 5 only 30. Which o Pabna revolt? 1. Rent Act of 1859 f the following acts was/were associated with


  10. 2. Bengal Tenancy Act of 1885 3. Deccan Agriculturists Relief Act Select the correct answer using the code given below a. 1 only b. 2 and 3 only c. 1 and 2 only d. 1, 2 and 3 31. With reference to the first session of Indian National Congress, consider the following statements: 1. It was held at Calcutta in 1885. 2. It was presided over by W C Bonnerjee. 3. Surendranath Banerjee did 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 and 3 only b. 2 only c. 2 and 3 only d. 1, 2 and 3 32. Which of the following was the primary task taken up by the Paramahansa Mandali? a. Propagate the teachings of the Vedas b. Revolutionary activities during the freedom struggle c. Check British missionarv activities d. To abandon caste restrictions 33. Which of the following was/were the consequences of the acceptance of Policy of Subsidiary Alliance by an Indian state? 1. Indian State lost its right of maintaining diplomatic relations with other states. 2. Deterioration of economy of Indian states under subsidiary alliance. 3. Disbandment of state's army and increase in unemployment. Select the correct answer using the code given below. a. 1 and 2 only 10


  11. b. 2 only c. 1 and 3 only d 1, 2 and 3 34. With reference to Lord Wellesley, consider the following statements: 1. He was the first European Governor General to use the system of subsidiary alliance in India. 2. He concluded the Treatv of Salbai with the Marathas. 3. He reformed the administration and introduced the civil services. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? a. 1 and 2 only b. 1 and 3 only c. 2 only d. None 35. With reference to Haidar Ali, the ruler of Mysore, consider the following statements: 1. He was a literary scholar and patronized literary work during his reign. 2. He applied western military training to the troops under his own command. 3. His reign was marked by peaceful relations with neighbouring powers. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? a. 1 and 2 only b. 1 and 3 only c. 2 only d. 2 and 3 only 36. Recently, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has made Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) compulsory for companies having aggregate fund-based and non-fund based exposure over Rs 5 crore. With reference to this, which of the following statement/s is/are correct about Legal Entity Identifier (LEI)? 1. LEI is a 20-digit unique code to identify parties to financial transactions worldwide. 2. The LEI system was developed by International Monetary Fund (IMF) 3. RBI is entrusted with the task of issuing LEI to the entities. Select the correct answer using the codes given below:


  12. a. 1 only b. 1 and 2 only c. 1, 2 and 3 only d. None of the above 37. Consider the following statements about Carnatic Music: 1. Purandara Dasa is credited with having founded the Carnatic music. 2. Tala in carnatic music refers to the beat set for a particular composition (a measure of time) 3. M.S. Subbulakshmi, a renowned Carnatic vocalist was the first musician ever to be awarded the Bharat Ratna. Which of the above statement/s is are correct? a. 1 and 2 only b. 2 and 3 only c. 1 and 3 only d. 1, 2 and 3 38. With reference to DAY-National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM), consider the following statements: 1. The refined version of the mission covers all statutory towns. 2. Its primary target is the urban poor which includes the urban homeless. Which of the statement(s) is/are correct? a. 1 only b. 2 only c. Both 1 and 2 d. Neither 1 nor 2 39. With reference to "Ujh Project", recently in news, which of the following statement is/are correct? 1. The Ujh project is a step towards India's utilisation of waters of the River Ganga and its tributaries. 2. The River Ujh is a tributary of river Ganga. Select the correct answer using the code given below. a. 1 only b. 2 only 12


  13. 43. Which of the following was/were the recommendations of Hunter commission of 1882? 1. Primary education should be imparted through vernacular languages. 2. Transfer of control of primary education to district and municipal boards. 3. Universities should be completely brought under the State's control. Select the correct answer using the code given below a. 1 only b. 1 and 3 only c. 2 and 3 only d. 1 and 2 only 44. With reference to Kishori Shakti Yojana, consider the following statements: 1. The scheme encompasses adolescent girls in the age group of 11-18 years. 2. It gives particular attention on school dropouts and non-formal education pattern. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct? a. 1 only b. 2 only c. Both 1 and 2 d. Neither 1 nor 2 45. Which of the following country recently develop the world's first "speed breeding" technique to boost production of wheat? a. Japan b. Australia c. China d. America 46. With reference to the play Neel Darpan, consider the following statements: 1. It highlighted the plight of Santhal tribals. 2. It was written by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? a. 1 only b. 2 only c. Both 1 and 2 14


  14. a. 1 only b. 1 and 2 only c. 2 and 3 only d. 1,2 and 3 54. Recently the term Charter City' has been in the news. Which of the following statements is NOT CORRECT regarding this? a. The concept was popularized by Paul M Romer b. These are new cities with distinct rules that foster innovation and economio growth. c. The focus is to build new cities in advanced nations. d. It is governed by its own rules and laws rather than state or national laws. 55. Consider the following statements regarding Safeguard Duty: 1. It is imposed to protect local manufacturers. 2. State Governments are free to impose duties on goods which effects its economy. August 2018, Government had imposed 25% safeguard duty on imported solar panels. Which of the above statements is/are correct? a. 1 and 2 only b. 1 and 3 only c. 2 and 3 only d. All of the above 56. Match the following: a. Kamakhya Temple b. Virupaksha Temple c. Thousand Pillar Temple ii. Tamil Nadu d. Srikalahasti Temple 3. In i, Karnataka ii. Assam iv. Telangana v. Andhra Pradesh Choose the correct option a. a-1, b-1, C-1, d-IV b. a-ii, b-i, c-iii, d- v C. a-11, b-111, C-1, d-1V 17


  15. 66. With reference to earthquake, the term hypocentre refers to a. The point on the surface of the earth nearest to focus b. The point on the surface of the earth with maximum damages c. The point where the energy is released d. The point where tsunami is triggered 67. Which one of the following terms describes not only the physical space occupied by an organism, but also its functional role in the community of organisms? a. Ecotone b. Ecological niche c. Habitat d. Home range 68. The increasing amount of Co2 since the industrial revolution in the air is considered to harm the earth, this is because Co2 a. Helps in photosynthesis b. Absorbs the water vapour of the air and retains its heat c. Absorbs the ultraviolet part of the solar radiation d. Absorbs the infrared part of the solar radiation 69. Which one of the following sets of elements was primarily responsible for the origin of life on the Earth? a. Hydrogen, Oxygen, Sodiumm b. Carbon, Hydrogen, Nitrogen c. Oxygen, Calcium, Phosphorus d. Carbon, Hydrogen, Potassium 70. Which one of the following is the best description of the term 'ecosystem? a. A community of organisms interacting with one another. b. That part of the Earth which is inhabited by living organisms. c. A community of organisms together with the environment in which they live d. The flora and fauna of a geographical area 71. The most common form of earthquakes is a. Volcanic b. Tectonic 20


  16. c. Collapse d. Explosion 72. Consider the following with respect to evolution of Earth. 1. The crust and the uppermost part of the mantle are called lithosphere. 2. The thickness oceanic crust is thinner as compared to the continental crust Which among the above statement is/are correct? a. 1 only b. 2 only c. Both 1 and 2 d. Neither 1 nor 2 73. Adaptation is an important aspect of evolution , every organism adapts itself to the particular environment for survival. Consider the following statements regarding different adaptation measures: I. The beaks of different birds are adapted according to the climate. II. Long thin beak helps in feeding on fish, insects and plants in water. III. Flat beak is useful for crushing nut:s Which of the above statements are correct? a. Only I b.I and II c. II and III d. None of the above 74. Why the wall lizards are found near the tubelight during summer? a. Because lizard's outer skin normally comes off during the summer, thus requires UV rays. b. To eat insects (grasshoppers, ants, crickets, and beetles) and spiders found near light. c. They require warm temperature of the range (82 to 95 degrees F) as they are cold blooded. d. None of the above 75. Ecosystem have unique property of self-regulation. The ecosystems have a property to tolerate external stress and remain in balance. This property is called: 21


  17. a. Homeostasis b. Sere c. Ecotone d. Biodiversity 76. Consider the following statements about the detritus food chain: 1. Energy for this food chain comes from remains of detritus. 2. This food chain helps in fixing organic nutrients 3. Vultures and crabs are detritivores. 4. Detritus food chains are generally longer than grazing food chains. Which of the above statements are correct? a. 1,2 and 3 b. 1,2 and 4 C. 1 and 3 d. All of the above 77. Consider the following statements: I. Only 10% of the energy at a tropic level is transferred to the next higher tropic level 2. Food chain usually cannot have more than four trophic levels. Which of the following statements are correct? a. Only 1 b. Only 2 c. Both of the above d. None of the above. 78. Consider the following statements and select the correct answer: I. Total-factor productivity (TFP), also called multi-factor productivity, is a variable which accounts for effects in total output caused by traditionally measured inputs. 2. Tax buoyancy is a measure of the responsiveness of tax receipts with respect to GDP or National Income. Codes: a. 1 only b.2 only


  18. 2. The Lakshmana temple dedicated to Vishnu is the grandest temple of Khajuraho, built in 954 by the Chandela king, Dhanga. Which among the above statement is/are INCORRECT? a. 1 only b. 2 only c. Both 1 and 2 d. Neither 1 nor 2 87. Consider following statements about vesara style of architecture 1. It can be called Chalukyan style or Karnataka style. 2. It represents an outgrowth of earlier Dravidian style. Which among the above statement is/are correct? a. 1 Only b. 2 Only c. Both 1 and 2 d. Neither 1 nor 2 88. Which among the following statements on Ajanta caves is INCORRECT? a. It has 29 caves including those from 2nd century BCE b. It is the only surviving painting of 1st century BCE c. It contains Buddhist, Jain and Brahminical caves d. Biggest image is that of Mahaparinibbana of Buddha 89. In the context of Indian temple architecture, which of the following is INCORRECTLY matched? 1. Sandhara: Without pradakshinapatha 2. Nirandhara: With pradakshinapatha 3. Sarvatobhadra: Which can be accessed from all sides a. 1, 2 and 3 b. 1 and 2 c. 2 and.3 d. 1 and3 90. Consider following statements about Chalukya architecture 1. Vesara Style of architecture was initially developed by Chalukyas and was later improved by Rashtrakutas and Hoysalas 25


  19. b. Kalinga Architecture c. Chalukaya Architecture d. Champa Architecture 94. Identify the temple architecture with the help of the given information. 1. The temple is always square in plan and surmounted by a pyramidal roof of one or more stories. 2. The temple contains pillared outdoor hall for public rituals. 3. Monumental tower, usually ornate, at the entrance, called Gopurams are the principal feature of the temple, Select the correct answer using the codes given below a. Nagara b. Dravidian c. Vesara d. Pala 95. After which Sufi saint was Qutub Minar named? a. Nizam-ud-din-Auliva b. Moin-ud-in-chisti c. Qutub-ud-din Bhaktiyar Kaki d. Salim chisti 96. 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 97. Consider the following with respect to Earth. 1. Core constitutes the maximum volume among all the layers of the Earth interior 27


  20. 2. Nodal agencies are NABARD, national corporation (NCDC) and scheduled banks 3. Fisheries is a sunrise sector a. 1 only b. 1 and 2 only c. all the above d. 1 and 3 only cooperative development 29