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S Vijay Jagadeesh
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  1. 3. Radioactive decay and tidal energy are the two main source of heat within the earth. Which among the above statement is/are NOT CORRECT? a. 1 and 2 only c. 3 only b. 2 and 3 only d. 2 only 10. Consider the following statements with respect to water availability in India 1. The annual average water flow data maintained by Central Water Commission (CWC) for last 20 years for major and important rivers in the country does not indicate any significant reduction in water availability 2. As per CWC, the per capita annual water availability in the country has progressively reduced due to increase in population, urbanization, improved life style of people, etc Which among the above statement is/are correct? a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 b. 2 only d. Neither 1 nor 2 11. Which of the following amendment made to the Indian Constitution prescribes that the total number of Ministers, including the Prime Minister, in the Council of Ministers shall not exceed 15 per cent of the number of members of the House of the People? a. 90th Amendment Act Amendment Act 91th


  2. c. 92th Amendment Act Act d. 93rd Amendment 12. With reference to the Surat split of the Indian National Congress, consider the following statements: 1. Moderates were opposed to the resolutions on Swaraj, Swadeshi, Boycott of foreign goods and National Education which were passed by extremists in Calcutta session 2. Moderates wanted Rash Behari Bose to be the president of Surat session Select the correct answer using codes below: a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 b. 2 only d. Neither 1 nor 2 13. Which of the following political party or an organization was NOT founded by Dr Ambedkar? a. Samata Sainik Dal Republican Party of India c. Independent Labour Party Morcha The d. Dalit Mukti 14. Which of the following is/are salient features of Gandhi Irwin Pact? 1. The Congress would participate in the Round Table Conference.


  3. 2. The Government would release all persons undergoing sentences of imprisonment for their activities in the civil disobedience movement. 3. Manufacture of salt by Indians will be allowed 4. The Congress would discontinue the Non- Cooperation Movement Select the correct answer using codes below: a. 1,3 and 4 Only c. 1, 2 and 4 Only b. 2,3 and 4 Only d. 1,2 and 3 Only 15. Which of the following words were added by 42nd Amendment Act to the Preamble? 1. Socialist 2. Secular 3. Sovereign 4. Integrity Select the correct answer using the code given below a. 1 and 2 only c. 1, 2 and 4 only b. 2 and 4 only d. 1, 3 and 4 only 16. With reference to whip (politics), Consider the following statements: 1. A whip is responsible for a party's discipline and behavior in the Parliament of India. 2. In some specific situations a whip may not direct the MPs to vote in a specific manner Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct? a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 b. 2 only d. Neither 1 nor 2


  4. 17. With reference to Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme, Consider the following statements: 1. The scheme is a bi-ministerial effort of Ministries of Women and Child Development and Health & Family Welfare. 2. The Cabinet has further approved the expansion of the scheme with multi-sectoral intervention. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct? a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 d. Neither 1 nor 2 b. 2 only 18. With reference to "National Solar Mission", which of the following statement is/are correct? 1. India has achieved the original target of the mission 2. Mission is aimed at reducing the cost of solar power generation in the country Select the correct answer using the codes given below a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 b. 2 only d. Neither 1 nor 2 19. With reference to Indus script, recently in news, consider the following statements 1. The characters of the script are largely pictorial but include abstract signs.


  5. 2. Scientists have found out that Indus script was written from right to left. Which of the above statement(s) is/are incorrect? a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 b. 2 only d. Neither 1 nor 2 20. With reference to "Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana", recently in news, consider the following statements: 1. Under the scheme, BPL household can choose between accredited public and private hospitals. 2. The premium cost for enrolled beneficiaries under the scheme is covered by Government of India. Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct? a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 b. 2 only d. Neither 1 nor 2 21. Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP)-2016, focuses on institutionalising, streamlining and simplifying defence procurement procedure to give a boost to "Make in India". In line with this principles , Which among the following is given the top priority? a. Buy (Indian) c. Buy (Indian-IDDM) b. Buy and Make (Indian) d. Buy (Global) 22. Consider the following statements with respect to 'Cess': 10


  6. 1. Cess is tax on tax 2. Cess is a temporary tax. 3. It is levied by government for a special purpose. Choose the correct option? a. 1 and 2 only c. 1 and 3 only b. 2 and 3 only d. All the above 23. Consider the following statements with respect to GST: 1. It is passed by 100th Amendment. 2. It reduces cascading effect of taxes. 3. It facilitates ease of doing business in India. Choose the correct option? a. 1, 2 and 3 c. 2 and 3 only b. 1 and 2 only d. 1 only 24. Which of the following is NOT an objective of FRBM Act, 2003? a. Reduce India's fiscal deficit. macroeconomic management. C. To move forward to a balanced budget. d.To reduce inflation. Improve 25. Identify the Incorrectly matched pair. National Park: River a. Kaziranga : Brahmaputra b. Valmikhi: Kosi


  7. c. Dibru Saikowa: Lohit d. Nameri : Jia Bhoroli 26. Consider following statements with respect to Paris Agreement 1. It is an international agreement to combat climate change. 2. From 30 November to 11 December 2015, the governments of 195 nations gathered in Paris to discuss on it. 3. Vision of Paris Agreement is to keep global temperature "well below" 2 C (3.6F) of the pre- industrial level Which among the above statements is/are correct? a. 1 only c. 1, 2 and 3 b. 1 and 2 only d. None 27. Identify the Biome type using the information given below 1. There are near no trees in this Biome. 2. Lowest form of vegetation like mosses, lichens are found in scattered manner. 3. Reindeers and wolves are found here. b. Tundra a. Taiga c. Conifers d. Savanna 12


  8. 28. Which of the following are Ramsar sites in India? 1. Sambar 2. Bhoj 3. Kolleru 4. Bhitterkanika a. 1 and 2 only b. 1,3 and 4 only c. 1 and 4 only d. All the above 29. Choose the correctly matched pairs Issues: Agents 1. Acid Rain: Oxides of nitrogen and sulphur 2. Ozone Depletion HFC 3. Global Warming: Carbon dioxide 4. Eutrophication: Nitrates and Phosphates a. 1,2 and 3 only b. 2 and 3 only c. 1,3 and 4 only d. All the above 30. Choose the correctly matched pair: AuthorsBooks 1. Barani - Taariq i Firuz shaahi 2. Abul Fazl Kitaab ul hind 13


  9. 3. Abbas Khan Sherwani - Taariq i Sher shaahi a. 1,2 and 3 c.2 and3 b. 1 and3 d.2 only 31. With reference to "Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Consider the following statements: 1. It is an initiative under Pradhan MantriKaushal Vikas Yojana. 2. It focuses mainly on individuals engaged in unregulated sectors. Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct? a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 b. 2 only d. Neither 1 nor 2 32. Which of the following statements is/ are correct regarding the Home rule movement? 1. Tilak's league had more number of branches and tightly organized than Annie Besant's home rule league. 2. It was during this movement Tilak gave slogan Swaraj is my birth right and I shall have it. 3. Tilak starts his home rule league only after Annie Besant starts her movement. Choose the correct answer from the codes given below: a. 1 only c. 1 and 2 only above b. 2 only d. None of the 14


  10. 33. The 'South-South cooperation', recently in the news, is related to the affairs of a. ASEAN c. OECD b. BRICS d. UN 34. Which of the following likely to increase the level of vehicular pollution? 1. Predominance of two stroke two wheelers. 2. Inadequate inspection and maintenance facilities. 3. Adulteration of fuel & fuel products. 4. Improper traffic management system & road conditions. Select the correct answer using the codes given below a. 1, 2 and 3 only c. 1, 3 and 4 only 4 b. 2 only d. 1, 2, 3 and 35. Which of the following newspapers was/were launched by Annie Besant? 1. New India 2. Young India 3. Commonweal Select the correct answer using the code given below. a. 3 only c. 1 and 3 only b. 1 and 2 only d. 1, 2 and 3 15


  11. 36. With reference to the Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code, consider the statements: 1. During the British rule, a person was to be punished with transportation for life or for any termor with imprisonment up to three years for violating the Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code 2. At present, a person a violating the Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code can be imprisoned with imprisonment for life or for three vears 3. Bal Gangadhar Tilak was the first to be punished under this law Which of the above statements is/are correct? a. 1 and 2 Only c. 1 and 3 Only d. Al b. 2 and 3 Only 37. Consider the following statements: 1. The original research done by Jagdish Chandra Bose and Prafulla ChandraRay was partly inspired by the Swadeshi movement Rabindranath's Amar Sonar Bangla National anthem of Bangladesh - was penned during the Swadeshi movement Which of the above statements is/are INCORRECT? a. 1 Only c. Both 1 and 2 b. 2 Only d. Neither 1 nor 2 16


  12. 38. At the Calcutta Congress session in 1906, when tension between moderates and extremists was brewing, Four important compromise resolutions were passed under the Presidentship of Dadabhai Naoroji. Which of the following is/are NOT one of them? 1. Swadeshi 3. National Education 2. Bovcott 4. Self - Government Select the correct answer using the codes below: a. 2 Only c. 4 Only b. 3 Only d. All four 39. With reference to split between moderates and extremists, consider the following statements: 1. Moderates wanted split in Congress as they were afraid of Government's use of power to destrov Congress itself 2. Impending Minto and Morley reforms gave hope to moderates about Indians sharing p administrative power in near future, encouraging them to split from extremists olitical and Which of the above statements is/are correct? a. 1 Only c. Both 1 and 2 b. 2 Only d. Neither 1 nor 2 40. In the early decades after Permanent Settlement, many Zamindars failed to pay the revenue demand. This is because 17


  13. 2. The earth s lithosphere is divided into / major and some minor plates Which of the above statement is/are correct? a.1 only b.2 only c. Both 1 and 2 d. Neither 1 nor 2 43. Consider the following statements about Biome 1. Earth contains many types of ecosystem and these ecosystem of large area is known as Biome 2. Biomes are broadly divided into 2 types terrestrial and aquatic Which of the following statement is/are correct? a.1 only b.2 only c. Both 1 and 2 d. Neither 1 and 2 44. Consider the Following statements 1. Savanna biome refers to the vegetation community characterized by xeromorphic herbaceous plants scattered trees and middle laver of sparse shrubs 2. Deserts cover about one fifth of the earth's surface and occur mostly near the eastern margin of the continents 19


  14. Which among the above statement is/are correct? a. 1 and 3 only c. 1 and 2 only b. 2 and 3 only d. All the above 49. The Veda with the following information is? "It mean's sacrifice or worship. It is concerned mostly with rites and mantras of different sacrifices. It gives directions for the performance of the rituals. It has both poetic and prose renderings. Being a treatise on rituals, it is the most popular of the four Vedas" a. Rig Veda c. Sama Veda b. Yaiur Veda d. Atharva Veda 50. The Buddhist canonical literature is best represented by the "Tripitakas", that is, three baskets - Vinaya Pitaka, Sutta Pitaka and Abhidhamma Pitaka.Which among the following statement is INCORRECT with respect to these pitakas? 1. Vinaya Pitaka deals with rules and regulations of daily life. 2. Sutta Pitaka contains dialogues and discourses on morality and deals with Dharma 3. Abhidhamma Pitaka deals with philosophy and metaphysics. Select from the following code. a. 1 and 2 only b. 2 and 3 only


  15. a. Swadeshi movement had its genesis in anti-partition protest in Bengal and thus remained restricted to Bengal only b. Disagreements among INC leadership over course of movement led to Surat split in 1907 c. It found wide participation of students and urban middle class but lacked participation of women and workers. d. Lord Rippon was viceroy when partition of Bengal was announced 56. Which among the following statements is NOT correct regarding Swadesh Bandhab Samiti? a. It was a popular corp of volunteers based in Barisal b. It was set up by Surendranath Banerjee. c. It led to large number of Muslim peasantry joining Swadeshi movement. d. It settled many disputes through its Arbitration committee 57. The Swadeshi movement failed to attract Muslim peasantry on a wider scale because of? 1. Divide and rule policy of British which divided Bengal on communal lines. 2. The use of traditional popular customs, festivals and institutions for mobilizing the masses. 3. Promise of abolition of zamindari system bv British in East Bengal 25


  16. Select the correct answer using the code given below a. 3 only c. 1 and 2 only b. 1 only d. 1, 2 and 3 58. Which of the following activities were associated with Swadeshi Movement? 1. Use of traditional festivals and melas for nationalism 2. Emphasis on 'Atmasakti' or self reliance 3. Boycott of foreign goods 4. Use of samitis or corps of volunteers Select the correct answer using the code given below a. 1, 2 and 3 only c. 2 and 4 only b. 1, 3 and 4 only d. 1, 2, 3 and 4 59. With reference to Kathakali dance, consider the following statements: 1. Kathakali is a blend of dance, music and drama. 2. Padams are visual art associated with this dance form 3. Raiasika and Tamasika are the only characters in a Kathakali performance, Which of the statements given above is /are correct? a. 1 only c. 2 and 3 only b. 1 and 2 only d. 1, 2 and 3 26


  17. 60. With reference to the plague in Poona in 1897, consider the following statements: 1. Bal Gangadhar Tilak supported the measures taken by the government to control the plague. 2. Resentment against official plague measures resulted in assassination of Rand and Lt. Ayerst by the Chapekar brothers. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 b. 2 only d. Neither 1 nor 2 61. Which of the following statements is/are NOT correct? 1, Vertical narrow walls of igneous rocks within the sedimentary layers are termed as dykes 2. Lacolith is a large blister or igneous mound with a dome -shaped upper surface 3. Lapolith is a lens shaped mass of igneous rocks occupying the crest of an anticline or the bottom of syncline 4. Phacolith is another variety of igneous intrusion with a saucer shape 5. Batholith is a huge mass of igneous rocks usually granite Choose from the below code: a. 3 and 4 only b. 5 only 27


  18. 64. Consider the following statements 1. Gevsers are fountains of cold water 2. Almost all the world's geysers are confined to 3 major areas in Iceland, New Zealand and Canada Which of the above statement is/are correct? a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 nor 2 b. 2 only d. Neither 1 65. Imaginary lines that connects all points having the same depth below a water surface a. Isotherm c. Isobath b. Isoneplh d. Isobar 66. Consider the following statements 1.The seaward extension of the continent from shoreline to the continental edge is known as Continental slope 2.Abrupt change of gradient forms the Continental shelf 3.Long and narrow trenches that plunges as great Ocean slopes 4.Undulating plain lying two to three miles below sea level is called Abyssal plairn Which of the above statement is/are NOT correct? a.4 only c.1,2,3 and 4 b.1,2 and 3 only d.1 and 2 only 29


  19. 67. Consider the following statements about continental shelf 1.The sunlight to penetrate through the water and reaches the bottom 2.Their limited depth and gentle slope keep out cold under current and increase the height of the tides Which of the above statement is/are correct? a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 nor 2 b. 2 only d. Neither 1 68. Consider the following statements 1. The temperate oceans have lower salinity due to the lower temperature and a lower rate of evaporation 2. Highest water temperature found in enclosed seas in the tropics 3. Salinity depends on rate evaporation but not on the degree of water mixing by currents 4. Lake Van is having the highest salinity among lakes Which of the above statement is/are NOT correct? a. 1, 2 and 4 only c. 3 only b. 1 and 2 only d. All the above 69. Consider the following statements 1. A large amount of floating seaweed gathers and the area is called the Sargasso sea 30


  20. 2. Under this scheme a deposit account can be opened at any time from the birth of a girl child till she attains the age of 18 years. 3. The account can be opened in an authorized branch of commercial banks only Which of the statements given above is/are correct? a. 1 and 2 only c. 1 only b. 3 only d. 1, 2 and 3 72. With reference to 'fly ash' produced by the power plants using coal as fuel, consider the following statements: 1. It can be used in the production of bricks for building construction. 2. It can be used as a replacement for some of the Portland cement contents of concrete. 3. It helps in reduction of greenhouse gases. Which of the statements given above is /are correct? a. 1, 2 and 3 c. 1 and 2 b. 2 only d. 3 only 73. Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding Yunani Medicine? 1. This system of medicine was based on the teachings of the Greek physician Hippocrates and Galen 2. This was practiced during Mughal period and in Muslim culture in South Asia. 32


  21. a. Strategy to tackle, the regional terrorism, an outcome of a meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. b. Plan of action for sustainable economic growth in the Asia- Pacific Region, an outcome of the deliberations of the Asia- Pacific Economic Forum c. An agenda for protection of human rights of all refugees and migrants, regardless of status. d. A strategy to combat wildlife trafficking, a declaration of the East Asia Summit. 77. Consider the following statements with regard to first session of Indian National Congress: 1. It was held in Bombav. 2. It was presided over bv A. 0. Hume. 3. Muslim league participated in the first session of INC. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? a. 1, 2 and 3 only only c. 1 only only b. 2 and 3 d. 1 and 3 78. India Health Fund', sometimes seen in the news, which of the following statements is/are correct? 1. It is an initiative of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. 34


  22. 2. It aims to financially support innovations and technologies designed to combat tuberculosis and malaria. Select the correct answer using the code given below a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 b. 2 only d. Neither 1 nor 2 79. Consider the following countries: 1. Afghanistan 2. Tajikistan 3. Belarus Which of the above countries are not full members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)? a. 1, 2 and 3 only only c. 2 and 4 only 4 4. Mongolia b. 1, 3 and 4 d. 1, 2, 3 and 80. Which of the following is/are the significance of 73rd Constitutional amendment act? 1. The act has given a practical shape to Article 40 of the Constitution 2. The act gives a constitutional status to the Panchayati raj institutions. 3. The act has brought PRIs under the purview of the justiciable part of the Constitution. Select the correct answer using the codes given below. a. 1, 2 and 3 b. 1 and 2 only 35


  23. c. 2 only d. 2 and 3 only 81. Global Financial System Report is released by which of the following? a. Financial Action Task Force b. International Monetary Fund c. Bank for International Settlements d. International Bank for reconstruction and Development 82. Consider the following pairs: Tradition 1. Bhaona 2. Bathukamma 3. Yakshagana Which of the pairs given above is/are correct? a. 1 only c. 3 only State Assam Telengana TamilNadu b. 1 and2 d. 2 and3 83. India enacted Biological Diversity Act, 2002 in order to meet the obligations of a. UNFCCC Panel on Climate Change c. UNEP b. The Intergovernmental d. UNCBD 84. Consider the following pairs: Geographical Identity Tag - State 36


  24. 1. Chakshesang shawls -Nagaland 2. Gobindobhog Rice 3. Alphonso Mango Which of the pairs given above is/are correct? a. 1 only c. 3 only Odisha Karnataka b. 1 and 2 d. 2 and 3 85. In which one of the following State Orang National Park is located? a. Arunachal Pradesh c. Manipur b. Assam d. Meghalaya 86. With reference to digital payments, consider the following statements: 1. Unified Payment Interface (UPI) is real time interbank payment system to send or request money. 2. It has been developed by National Payment Corporation of India which also developed the IMPS method 3. Founded in 2008, NPCI is a not-for-profit organisation registered under section 8 of the Companies Act 2013. Which of the following statements given above is/are correct? a. 1 only c. 2 and 3 b. 1 and 2 d. 1, 2 and 3 87. Consider the following statements: 37


  25. 2. Higher Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) shows that the water body has more oxygen in it. Which of the following statements given above is/are correct? a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 nor 2 b. 2 only d. Neither 1 90. Consider the following statements 1. Magma may cool and solidify within the crust as plutonic rocks resulting in extrusive landforms. 2. Magma that reaches the surface and solidify to form intrusive landform Which of the above statement is/are correct? a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 and 2 b. 2 only d. Neither 1 91. Consider the following statements about 'Global 200' 1. It is the list of eco-regions identified by IUCN 2. A conservation status is assigned to each eco-region in the Global 200: critical or endangered; vulnerable; and relatively stable or intact Select the correct statements a. 1 Only b. 2 Only 39


  26. c. Both 1 and 2 nor 2 d. Neither 1 92. Consider the following statements with reference to the International North-South Transport Corridor: 1. India, Iran and Russia are its founder members 2. The corridor connects the Indian Ocean and Persian Gulf to the Black Sea via Iran, then connect Northern Europe via Russia Which of the statements given above is/are correct? a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 above b. 2 only d. None of the 93. The term 'Active Case Finding (ACF)' sometimes appearing in news, is used in relation to a. Screening of cases related to money laundering b. Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons c. Systematic screening for tuberculosis patient d. Supply and demand of agricultural products 94. With reference to the SWIFT or Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, consider the following statements: 40