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S Vijay Jagadeesh
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  1. 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


  2. 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


  3. 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


  4. 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


  5. 1. Moderates believed in the capacity of the masses whereas theExtremists believed in the individual heroic actions. 2. Extremists believed in the use of boycott and passive resistance whereas Moderates used constitutional methods. 3. Extremists believed in direct action unlike the Moderates. Select the correct answer using the code given below a. 1 and 2 only c. 3 only b. 2 and 3 only d. 1, 2 and 3 54. Which one of the following describes best the term 'Goldilocks' Economy a. An economy where unemployment caused by a mismatch between the skills and available job persists due to technological changes. b. An economy where jobless growth is persistent for a long period of time c. An economy that is operating in an optimal state by providing full employment and economic stability d. An economy with high growth rate as well as high inflation 55. Which of the following statements is correct in the context of Swadeshi movement? 24


  6. 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


  7. 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


  8. 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


  9. c. 2 and V only only d. 1, 2, 3 and 4 62. Consider the following statements 1. Crater is a circular depression as the top of volcano blown off 2. Volcanoes may have greatly enlarged depressions called Calderas 3. Lake Toba is a caldera lake Which of the above statements is/are correct? a. 1 and 2 only b. 1 and 3 only c. 2 and 3 only d. 1,2 and 3 only 63. Consider the following statements 1. Krakatau is a small volcanic island in the Sunda Strait between Java and Sumatra 2. The 'pacific ring of fires' which has been estimated to nclude two thirds of the worlds volcanoes is zone of divergence Which of the above statements is/are NOT correct? a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 nor 2 b. 2 only d. Neither 1 28


  10. 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


  11. 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


  12. 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


  13. 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


  14. 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


  15. 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