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  1. 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


  2. 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


  3. 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


  4. 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


  5. 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:


  6. 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


  7. c. Both 1 and 2 d. Neither 1 nor 2 40. Consider the following statements regarding Aravippuram Movement: 1. It was a movement for widow remarriage launched in Madras Presidency 2. It demanded separate representation for the lower castes in the legislature in Madras. 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 41. With reference to "e-Samvad", recently in news, which of the following statement is/are correct? 1. e- Samvad is a portal which has been launched by the Ministry of Youth affairs and sports 2. The portal will provide information on all government schemes related to women 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 42. With reference to "Parker Solar Probe", recently in news, which of the following statement is/are correct? 1. NASA's Parker Solar Probe is scheduled for launch in 2018 to explore the Sun's outer atmosphere. 2. Parker Solar Probe will use Venus' gravity. 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 13


  8. 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


  9. 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


  10. 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


  11. 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


  12. 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? . 1 and 2 b. 1 and 4 c. 2 and 3 Palestine New Zealand Turkey Kazakhstan 18


  13. 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


  14. 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


  15. 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


  16. 2. Pattadakkal group of monuments which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site represents first stage of Chalukyan temple construction 3. Cave temples of Chalukya period are found mainly in Aihole, Badami and Pattadakkal Which among the above statement is correct? a. 1 Only b. 1 and 2 c. 2 and 3 d. 1, 2 and 3 91. Which of the following temples are NOT the examples of Nagara architecture style? 1. Jaina Temple of Dilwara 2. Kailash Temple of Ellora 3. Dashawatar Temple of Jhansi 4. Temples of Khajuraho Select the correct answer using the codes given below. a. 1 and 4 only b. 2 and 3 only c. 1,2 and 3 only d. 1,2,3 and 4 92. Consider the following monument:s 1. Tomb of Jahangir 2. Tomb of Akbar 3. Tomb of Aurangzeb Which of the above is/are located in India? a. 2 only b. 2 and 3 only c. 1 and 3 only d. 1,2 and 3 93. Rekha Deula, Pidha Deula and Khakhara Deula types of temples are found in a. Chola Architecture 26


  17. 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


  18. 2. Magma chamber is located in the outer core that is source of all volcanic activity on the 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 98. Which of the following statement is /are correct about electoral bond? 1. India is the first country having such kind of bond 2. It is an interest free banking instrument for political party 3. Bond will be in the multiples of Rs 1000, Rs 10,000, Rs 1 lakh, Rs 10 lakh and Rs 1 crore 4. Only registered political parties, that have secured not less than 1% of votes polled in last election of loksabha or legislative assembly of state is eligible for this bond a. 1 only b. 1 and 2 only c. 2, 3 and 4 only d. 1, 3 and 4 only 99. Which of the following statements are NOT CORRECT about Rashtriya Vavoshri Yojana? 1. Provide physical aids and assisted living devices for all senior citizens 2. It is a centrally sponsored scheme 3. Artificial limbs Manufacturing Corporation is the implementing agency 4. 50% of the beneficiaries in each district shall be women a. 1 and 2 b. 1, 2 and 4 c. 3 only d. 3 and 4 only 100. Which of the following statement is /are correct about fisheries and aquaculture infrastructure development fund (FAIDF)? 1. Aim is to boost the fish production 28