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  1. 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:


  2. 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


  3. 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


  4. 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


  5. 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


  6. 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


  7. 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


  8. 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


  9. 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


  10. 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


  11. 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


  12. 1. Net compensation to employees. 2. Net income from property and entrepreneurship that includes rent, interest, dividends etc. 3. Net retained earnings of resident companies abroad. a. 1 & 2 only b. 2 only c. 2 & 3 only d. All of the above 83. What does the primary sector include? 1. Agriculture 2. Manufacturing 3. Mining and Quarrying 4. Domestic work by a wife, mother, maid etc 5. Transport and Storage a. 1 & 4 only . 1 & 3 only c. 1, 4 & 5 only d. 1, 2 & 5 only 84. Who prepares the National Income estimates? a. Central Statistical Organization b. National Sample Survey Organization c. Economic Advisor, DIPP d. Chief Controller of Accounts 85. With respect to Indian temple architecture what does rekha-prasada refer 0 a. It is a design of garbhagriha in such a way that the sun rays fall on the deity b. An Dravidian type of temple architecture c. Simple shikhara which is square at the base d. Nagara type of temple architecture in which the roofs do not curve inward 86. Consider the following statements. 1. Most of the Khajuraho temples are devoted to Hindu gods 24


  13. 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


  14. 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


  15. 2. Nodal agencies are NABARD, national corporation (NCDC) and scheduled banks 3. Fisheries is a sunrise sector a. 1 only b. 1 and 2 only c. all the above d. 1 and 3 only cooperative development 29