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S Vijay Jagadeesh
YouTube-Victor Growth IAS | UPSC CSE Interview TWiCE |Current Affairs,Geography,History,Polity,Economics,IR.

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Lohit Kumar Yadav
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Will cover in special class
Netai Majumder
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please cover it before 6th January.. thanks for your reply..
  1. 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


  2. d. Neither 1 nor 2 47. The "Change'4 project", recently in news, belongs to which of the following Country? a. Japan b. China c. South Korea d. India 48. With reference to Atal Pension Yojana (APY), consider the following statements: 1.It aims to encourage workers in unorganized sector to voluntarily save for their retirement. 2.There is no fixed age for a subscriber to exit the scheme. Which of the following statement is/are correct? a. 1 only b. 2 only c. Both 1 and 2 d. Neither 1 nor 2 49. Which of the following statements regarding Macaulay's Minute on Education is/are correct? 1. It became a blueprint for introduction of English education in India. 2. It favored the Anglicists view point on medium of instruction of education. 3. It promoted the idea of downward filtration theory of education in India. 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 50. With reference to Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP), consider the following statements: 1. The project has been initiated by the government with financial assistance from the World Bank. 15


  3. 2. Apart from rehabilitation of dams it also strengthens the dam safety institutional setup of participating states. Which of the above statement(s) is/are incorrect? a. 1 only b. 2 only c. Both 1 and 2 d. Neither 1 nor 2 51. Consider the following with respect to evolution of Earth. 1. Degassing led to the formation of lithosphere 2. Apart from very large quantity of free oxygen, the early atmosphere contained water vapour, nitrogen, carbon dioxide, methane, ammonia. Which among the above statement is/are correct? a. 1 only b. 2 only c. Both 1 and 2 d. Neither 1 nor 2 52. With respect to the scheme Trade Related Entrepreneurship Assistance and Development (TREAD), consider the following statements: 1. It enables credit availability to interested women through NGOs. 2. The assistance is provided only for farm activities. 3.This scheme is under Ministry of Women and Child Development. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? a. 1 only b. 1 and 2 only c. 2 and 3 only d. All the above 53. Which of the following schemes are implemented through KVIC 1. PMEGP - Prime Minister's Employment Generation Program 2. Scheme Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries (SFURTI) 3. A scheme for Promoting Innovation, Rural Industry and Entrepreneurship. (ASPIRE) option: Choose the correct 16


  4. 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


  5. d. a-ii, b-i, c-iv, d-v 57. Which of the following is not a feature of UDAN: a. It primarily aims to connect tier II and Tier III cities b. Viability Gap Funding is given by both the state and union government. c. The maximum fare is fixed at Rs. 2500/hour for all the seats d. More than 25 ghost airports have been added so far. 58. Human Capital Index is published by: a. IMF b. ILO C. WEF d. World Bank 59. Among the following states, the Indian Standard Meridian passes through: 1. Madhva Pradesh 2. Uttar Pradeslh 3. Jharkhand 4. Tamilnadu 5. Andhra Pradesh Which of the above are correct? a. 1, 2 and 4 b. 2, 3 and 4 c. 1, 2 and 5 d. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 60. Consider the following pairs: Natives in News Country 1. Houthi 2. Nuer 3. Kurds 4. Uyghur Which of the pairs given above is/are correct? a 1 and 2 b. 1 and 4 c. 2 and 3 Palestine New Zealand Turkey Kazakhstan 18


  6. d. 3 and 4 61. The well-known Chennakesava temple at Belur belongs to the a. Vesara School b. Hoysala School c. Vijaynagar School d. Nayaka School 62. Artificial Intelligence has applications in which of the following? 1. Automotive industry 2. Smart cities and infrastructure 3. Banking operations 4. Financial auditing 5. Art forms Select the correct answer using the code given below: a. 1, 3 and 4 only b. 2, 3 and 5 only c. 1 and 4 only d. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 63. The national income of a country for a given period is equal to the a. GDP corrected with Net Factor Income from Abroad b. Removing depreciation from the economic growth c. Sum of personal income of all individuals d. Net national product in terms of factor cost 64. An closed economy is an economy in which a. the money supply is fully controlled b. deficit financing takes place c. only exports take place d. neither exports nor imports take place 65. Economic growth is with usually coupled a. Deflation b. Inflation c. Stagflation d. Hyperinflation 19


  7. 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


  8. 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


  9. 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


  10. c. Both d. None 79. The index which combines social indicators of life expectancy and literacy with a measure of basic income adjusted to reflect purchasing power sufficient to raise the people above the poverty line is called Basic Needs Index b. Purchasing Power Index c. Human Development Index d. Welfare Index 80. Which of the following statement is/are correct? 1. Increase in GDP at constant prices indicates growth in real final output of goods and services by the economy. 2. Increase in GDP deflator indicates the fall in the general price level a. 1 only b. 2 only C. Both d. None 81. What are the uses of Real GNP? 1. It is useful in finding out the effects of increased production of goods and services on the real development. 2. It uses the quantities and prices in a given time period to track the total value produced in an economy in that same span of time. 3. It enables one to make a year-to-year comparison of the changes in the growth of output of goods and services. 4. It is also often used in making international comparisons of economic performance across the countries. a. 1 & 2 only b. 1, 2 & 3 only c, 1, 3 & 4 only d. All of the above 82. What are the components of Net Factor Income from abroad? 23


  11. 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


  12. 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