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  1. 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


  2. 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


  3. 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


  4. 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


  5. 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


  6. 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


  7. 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


  8. 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


  9. 1. There was fixed and high demand by the Company 2. Regardless of the harvest, revenue was to be paid in fixed prices 3. Authority and autonomy of zamindars were curbed by the British Which of the above reasons is/are correct? a. 1 and 2 Only c. 2 Only b. 1 Only d. All are correct 41. Consider the following statement with respect to continental drift theorv 1. Drifting of continents was caused by pole-fleeing and tidal force 2. Pole fleeing force relates to the revolution of earth and tidal force due to the attraction of the moon and the sun Which of the above given statement is/are NOT correct? a.1 only b.2 only c. Both 1 and 2 d. Neither 1 nor 2 42. Consider the statements about plate tectonics theory 1. Pacific plate is largely a continental plate and eurasian plate is largely oceanic plate. 18


  10. 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


  11. Which among the above statement is/are correct? a.1 only b.2 only c. Both 1 and 2 d. Neither 1 and 2 45. Consider the following statements 1. The topmost zone near the shore of a lake or pond is the limnetic zone 2. The near -surface open water surrounded bv the limnetic zone is called littoral zone 3. Littoral zone is the warmest and sustains fairly diverse community 4. Limnetic zone dominated by planktons both phytoplanktons and zooplanktons Which of the above statement is/are NOT correct? a. 1, 2 and 3 only b. 3 and 4 only c. 1, 2,3 and 4 d. 1 and 2 only 46. Consider the following statements 1. Equatorial rain forest and Taiga are the lowest and highest latitudinal biomes respectively. 2. Pure stand of trees can be seen in equatorial rainforests 20


  12. 3. Boreal forests also has pure stand of trees. Which of the statement/s given above is/are correct? a. 1 and 3 only b. 3 only c. 1 and 2 only d. 1,2 and 3 47. The Biodiversity hotspot is a familiar term, which among the following defines it correctly a. A geographical area which is low in biodiversity and is conserved with high priority b. A geological area where the underlying mantle is anomalously hot compared to the surrounding mantle c. A geographical area which is under severe threat of global warming d. A geographical area which is high in biodiversity and is threatened with destruction 48. Consider the following statements 1.Ashtadhyayi is a descriptive grammer by Panini in Sanskrit 2. Lalitavistara is the most sacred Mahavana text which supplied literary material for the Buddhacarita of Asvaghosa. 3. Kalhan's Rajatarangini gives a detailed account of the kings of Kashmir. 21


  13. c. 3 only d. None 51. Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the Congress's Benares session of 1905? It was presided by Dadabhai Naoroji 2. Self-government or Swaraj was declared as the goal of Congress at this session. 3. At the session it was decided to extend the Swadeshi movement outside Bengal. Select the correct answer using the code given below a. 1 only c. 2 and 3 only b. 1 and 2 only d. None 52. Which of the following were the reasons that led to decline of Swadeshi movement? 1. Arrest and deportation of major leaders. 2. Split in Indian National Congress 3. Repression by the government 4. Annulment of partition of Bengal Select the correct answer using code given below. a. 2 and 3 only c. 1, 2 and 3 only b. 1 and 4 only d. 1, 2, 3 and 4 53. Which of the following signify the difference(s) between the moderates and the extremists? 23


  14. 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


  15. 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


  16. 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


  17. 2. Ocean currents flowing from polar region towards equator with lower surface temperature is called cold oceanic current 3. Brazilian current and north pacific drift are examples of cold currents 4. Irminger currents is an examples of warm current Which of the above statements is/are NOT correct? a. 1 and 2 only c. 3 and 4 only abov b. 2,3 and 4 only d. All the 70. Consider the following statements about continental drift theory 1. Alfred Wegener is the one who put forth this 'the continental drift theorv 2. A huge continent was known as Panthalass:a 3. Panthalassa was surrounded by a mega ocean known as PANGAEA Which of the above statement is/are correct? a. 2 and 3 only c. 1,2 and 3 b. 1 only d. None 71. With reference to the Sukanya Samriddhi Yojna, consider the following statements: 1, This scheme was launched as a part of the 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' campaign. 31


  18. Select the correct answer using the code given below a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 nor 2 b. 2 only d. Neither 1 74. Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the policy of carrot and stick used by the British? 1. It was a policy of repression followed by conciliation and further suppression. 2. It was used to create a split between the moderates and extremists in the Congress, Select the correct answer using the code given below. a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 nor 2 b. 2 only d. Neither 1 75. Regarding Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV), which of the following statements is/are correct? 1. It is related to dengue, yellow fever and West Nile viruses. 2. It is spread by mosquitoes. 3. There is no cure for the disease caused by JEV. Select the correct answer using the code given below. a. 1 only c. 1 and 3 only b. 2 and 3 only d. 1, 2 and 3 76. 'New York Declaration', often seen in the news, is


  19. 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


  20. 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


  21. 1. The Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 replaced the Foreign Exchange Regulation Act (FERA),1973 2. Enforcement Directorate is under the charge of Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance. 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 88. Consider the following countries: 1. Uzbekistan 2. Iran 3. Kazakhstan 4. Kyrgyzstan 5. India 6. Qatar Which of the above are among the members of Asghabat Agreement? a 1, 2, 3 and 5 c. 1, 3, 4 and 5 b. 2, 4, 5 and 6 d, 2, 3, 4 and 6 89. Consider the following statements: 1. Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) is directly correlative to the amount of pollution (that cannot be oxidised biologically) in a sample of water 38


  22. 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


  23. 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


  24. 1. It is a global member-owned cooperative body that holds funds, manages accounts and transfers funds on behalf of customers through secure financial messaging services. 2. It aims to bring the financial community together through a set of defined standards and market practices, 3. It is headquartered in Belgium Which of the statements given above is/are correct? a. 1, 2 and 3 c. 1 and 3 only b. 1 only d. 2 and 3 only 95. Which of the following statements is/are correct about Earth Hour'? 1. It is an initiative of UNEP 2. It is a movement in which the participants switch off the lights for one hour on a certain day every year. 3. It is a movement to raise the awareness about the climate change and the need to save the planet. Select the correct answer using the code given below a. 1 and 3 only c. 2 and 3 only b. 2 only d. 1, 2 and 3 96. Which of the following statements is/are true about Moderates of Indian National Movement? 1. Economic critique of British Raj is the contribution of moderates in India. 41


  25. 2. It is a multi-stakeholder initiative 3. The idea to set up the platform was first suggested by India at the Paris Climate Change Conference in 2015 Which of the statements given above is/are correct? a. 1 and 2 only c. 1 and 3 only b. 2 and 3 only d. 1, 2 and 3 99. With reference to Financial Action Task Force (FATF), consider the following statements 1. It is an inter-governmental body. 2. It was formed as an executive bodv of the United Nations Global Programme against Money Laundering 3. It prohibits financing of proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? a. 2 and 3 only c. 1 and 3 only b. 2 only d. 1, 2 and 3 100. The Galkynysh Gas Field', sometimes in the news, is nearest to a. Mongolia Afghanistan c. India d. Myanmar 43