Thursday, July 14, 2016



1. Consider the following Statements about Raja Rammohan Roy
    1. He set up Atmiya Sabha in Bombay to campaign against idolatry, caste
         rigidities and other social ills.
    2. He started the weekly Darpan which of the  above statement is/are
     a) 1 only        b) 2 only        c) both 1 & 2        d) neither 1 or 2

 2. Which of the following factors in growth of  modern nationalism in India?
     1. Role of press and literature.
     2. Western thought
     3. Worldwide contemporary movements.
     4. Rise of middle class intelligentsia
    a) 1, 4        b) 1,2,3        c) 2,3,4        d) 1,2,3,4
3.Consider the following about Khilafat movement?
    1. The Khilafat issue was not directly linked to Indian politics.
    2. It provided the immediate background to the Non-cooperation 
   3. It gave an added advantage of Hindu Muslim unity against the British.
 Which of the above statement  is/are correct?
      a) 1 & 2             b) 2 & 3            c) 1 & 3               d) 1,2 & 3

4.Which of the following is not correctly matched about 1857 revolt centres
      and leaders?
    a) Lucknow - Begum Hazrat Mahal               b) Delhi - General Bakht Khan
     c) Kanpur - Kunwar Singh                             d) Bareilly - Khan Bahadur

5.Which of the following is/are correct chronological order of political
        association before Indian   National congress?
     a) British Indian Association - Landlord's Society.-Indian league- Poona       
          Sarvajanik Sabha
     b) Landlord's Soceity  - British Indian Association - Poona Sarvajanic Sabha
           Indian league
     c) Landlord's Society - Indian league British Indian Association - Poona
           Sarvajanik Sabha
     d) British Indian Association - Indian league- Landlord's Society - Poona
          Sarvajanik Sabha.

6.Consider the following:
   Magazine      :     Author 
   Leader             :  Madan mohan malaviyya  
    Indian mirror  :  Devendranath tagore   
    Al Hilal              :  Mohammed Ali Jinnah
which of the above statement is/are correct?
    a) 1 and 2      b) 2 and 3      c) 3 only       d) 1, 2 and 3

 7.Which of the following demands include in  the Home Rule league
         Movement by Tilak?
      1. Swarajya          
      2.Formation of linguistic states
       3. Education in the vernacular.
    a) 1, 3          b) 1 only          c) 2,3        d) 1,2,3

 8.Consider the following statement
     1. To reduce child mortality
     2. End poverty in all its forms
    3. Reduce inequality within &  among countries.
  Which of the above given measures are included in the newly adopted      
    sustainable development goals?
     a) 1 & 2            b) 2 & 3            c) 1 & 3               d) 1,2,3

9.Which of the following provisions is/are included in intellectual property
       rights policy, 2016
     1. The policy made the Dept. of industrial policy & promotion the nodal
          agency  for all IPR issues including copyrights.
     2. It made reasonable modifications to country's patent laws including
          section 3(d) of the Patents Act.
     3. It create an effective loan guarantee scheme to encourage start ups.
      4. The slogan of the policy is identify the correct statements. "Creative
            India, Innovative India".
       a) 1 & 2       b) 2,3 & 4      c) 1,3,4          d) 1,2,3,4

10. Consider the following statements relating to Antibiotics
       1.Antibiotics are a type of antimicrobial drug used in the treatment &   
           preparation of bacterial infection only.
       2. A limited number of antibiotics also possess antiprotozoal activity.
       3. They are not effective against viruses.
   Identify the correct statements.
       a) 1 only        b) 2 & 3           c) 1 & 3   d) 1,2,3

11. Which of the following given statements is/are correct relating to
        potassium bromate(KBro3)?
     1. KBro3 is classified  as a category 2B corcinogen by the International  
          Agency for Research on Cancer (1 ARC).
      2. It is a bromated of Potassium and takes the form of Brown Crystals or
       3. It helps in strengthens dough, enhances elasticity & aids the baking
      a) 1 & 2        b) 2 & 3       c) 1 & 3         d) 1,2,3

12. Identify the correctly matched:
      Tribe                         State
     1. Darlong          Nagaland          
     2. Deshwari             Jharkhand           
     3. Bhuinyan            Chattisgarh
   a) 1 only               b) 2 & 3          c) 1 & 3                  d) 1,2,3

13. Arrange the following countries in the decreasing  order of their Uranium
         production in tonnes?
     1. Niger         2. Australia           3. Canada         4. Khazakstan
   a) 4-2-3-1                  b) 4-3-2-1                        c) 1-2-3-4                   d) 3-2-4-1
14. Which among the following Tiger subspecies are extinct in world?
      1. Bali Tiger            2. Sumatran Tiger              3. Caspian Tiger
     a) 1 & 2           b) 2  & 3            c) 1 & 3             d) 1,2,3

15. Which among the following species undergo Aestivation?
       1) Crocodiles                   2) Snails                   3) Crabs
     a) 1 only                   b) 2 & 3                       c) 1 & 3                 d) 1,2,3

16. Consider the following statements relating to E.Coli bacterium?
      1. Several types of E.coli bacterium have many beneficial functions such as
          the production of  vitamin K2.
     2. Some strains of E.coli produces as potent toxin - shiga toxin that is
         harmful for the lining of the small intestine.
      3. E.coli bacterium lives in the digestive tracts of human & animals.
    a) 1 & 3                 b) 2 & 3                  c) 1 & 2                   d) 1,2,3

17. Which among the following country does not open into South China Sea
      a) Vietnam            b) Cambodia            c) Thailand              d) Lao's

18. Consider the following statements relating to Bharat Innovation Fund
     1. Bharat Innovation Fund is a public private academia partnership.
     2. The fund will be managed by IIT, Kharagpur.
    3. It will support Innovation & Innovative Start-ups in areas of healthcare &
         Life Sciences, sustainability & digital technologies.
    Identify the incorrect statements.
        a) 1 & 2               b) 2 only             c) 1 & 3           d) 2,3

 19. Consider the following statements?
      1.The IMD has launched a system of Aerosol Monitoring & Research
         (SAMAR) which will help the country's in studying concentration of Black
       2.Black Carbon warms the atmosphere due to its absorption & by reducing
           albedo when deposited on snow or Ice.
      identify the correct statements  
          a) 1 only            b) 2 only              c) both 1 & 2          d) neither 1 nor 2

20. Consider the following statements relating to Bharat stage norms?
      1. The standards based on European regulations were first introduced in
      2. Indian Government has decided to move to Bharat-VI norms from
           Bharat-IV by 2019.
      3. Bharat VI complaint fuels have sulphur concentration of 10 pairs per
     Identify the correct statements.
        a) 1 & 3              b) 2 & 3              c) 1 & 2                  d) 1,2,3

21. Consider the following statements?
    1.Computer Emergency Response Team(CERT-In) is the National nodal
         agency for responding to cyber security incidents.
    2. It operates under the Min of Home affairs was conceived in the wake of the 2008 Mumbai attacks.
  Identify the correct statement.
       a) 1 only                  b) 2 and 3                  c) 1 & 3                       d) 1,2,3

22. Which of the following is/are features of Defence procurement policy
     1.Introduction of a new Category IDDM indigenous design develop &
         manufacture as the most 'preferred' acquisition plan.
     2. The new policy will help the private sector to set the base for the
         development of India's defence industrial complex.
     3. Field evaluation trials have been limited and in certain conditions even
         reimbursement can be made by Ministry of Defence. 4. Provision for using
          expert resources(outside technical experts) for the formulation of
           supplier qualifier reports (SQR's).
      a) 1,3,4                     b) 1,2,4             c) 1 & 2               d) 1,2,3,4

23. Which among the following is/are applications of remote sensing
     1. Ocean status forecast.
     2. Wasteland mapping
    3. Irrigation infrastructure assessment
    4. Military Communication application
   a) 1,2,3                  b) 2,3,4                       c) 1,3,4                        d) 1,2,3,4

24. Consider the following
    1.Nibhandmala was written by Rajnarain Bose and Buphendranath Dutta
     2.Gita Rahasya was written by V D Savarkar in Cellular Jail
    3.The new English School at Pune was founded by Bal Gangadhar Tilak
    4.Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev were Hanged in 1931 as a result of the
        Kakori Conspiracy Case Which of the above is/are incorrect
   a. 1 and 2                 b. 2 and 4                 c. 1 2 4              d. 1 3 4

25.Match the Following
      1. Pruthiwishchandra Roy         A.Anushilan Samithi
      2.Promotha Mitter                     B. Hithabathi
      3 Pulin Das                                   C.Dacca Anushilan Samithi
      4 Krishna Kumar Mitra               D. Sanjibani
Which of the following are correct
   a.1-A 2-B 3-C 4-D                        b.1-B 2-A 3-C 4-D     
    c.1-C 2-D 3-B 4-A                       d.1-D 2-C 3-B 4-A

26. Which one of the following is likely to be the most inflationary in its
     a. Repayment of public debt
     b. Borrowing from the public to finance a budget deficit
     c. Borrowing from banks to finance a budget deficit
     d. Creating new money to finance a budget deficit

27. Which among the following is / are the properties of the coal that is
         generally available in India ?
     1. It is high in silica and alumina
     2. It is lowly abrasive and has low slogging characteristics.
     3. It has low ash content
    Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
       a) Only 1         b) Only 1 & 2           c) Only 2 & 3              d) 1, 2 & 3

28. Which among the following sets of Acts impose mandatory conformity to
         Indian standards?
      l. The Essential Commodities Act, 1955.
     2. Indian Explosives Act, 1884.
     3. The Environment(Protection)Act, 1986.
     4. The Food SafetyAct,2006
   Select the correct code:
       a) 1 and 4 only         b) 3 and 4 only           c) 2,3 and 4 only     d)All the above

29. Consider the following statements'
      1. The Bhakti movement was essentially mono-theistic.
      2 - The Bhakti movement was an egalitarian movement.
      3. The Bhakti movement discarded the priestly domination as well as
    Select the correct code:
      a) I and 2only             b) 2 and 3only                c) Only I           d) All the above

30. Match the following
       A. Landholders Society         1. Dadabhaoi   Naoroji
       B.  Madras Native                  2. Gazlu N chetty  Association
       C. East India Association      3. Dwarakanath  Tagore
      D. Indian League                     4.  Sisir Kumar  Ghosh

       a)A-1 B-2 C-3 4-D                    b)A-2 B-4 C-3 4-D            
       c)A-3 B-4 C-2 4-1                       d)A-3 B-2 C-1 4 -D

31. Consider the following statement.
     1. Revolutionary terrorism was a by product of the process of the growth of
           militant nationalism in India.
     2. Their programmes included organizing military conspiracies with
             expectation of help from the enemies of Britain.
     3. They were most successful with full mass support in Bengal.
Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?
     a) Only 1           b) Only 2 & 3          c) Only 3         d) None of the above

32. Gandhi's first attempt at leading an all India struggle was his call for a
        Satyagraha against which one of the following?
     a) The Public Safety Bill                                      b) Rowlett Act          
     c) The Government of India Act, 1919             d) The Trade Disputes Act
33. Which of the following statements is/ are correct about the Cornwallis
        Code formulated in 1793?
    1. Cornwallis code divested the collector of all judicial and magisterial
         powers and left him with the duty of administration of revenue.
     2. A new class of officer called District Judge was created to preside over the
          District Civil Court.
    3. The distinction between revenue and civil cases was abolished and the
         new Diwani courts were competent to try all civil cases.
   Select the correct code:
      a) Only 1 & 2         b) Only 2 & 3            c) Only 1 & 3           d) All of the above

 34. Consider the following:
     1.Shyamji Krishnavarma was a revolutionary    based in Paris who published
     2. Virendra Chattopadhyay was based in Berlin and was the publisher of the
          Newspaper talwar
     3. Mahendra Pratap and Mohammed Barkathtullah Operated Indian
          Independence league in Singapore.
     4. Madame Bhikaji cama operated a Journal called ' The Sociologist'
  Which of the above are correct?
      a) 1 and 2              b) 2 only            c) 3 and 4            d) all of the above

35. Consider the following:
   1. Samvatsari is celebrated on the last day of the Jaina festival of Paryushana
   2. Paryushana is a Jain Festival celebrated in the month of March every year,
       to celebrate new year.
   3. Paryushana is also known as Das Lakhana.
   4. Samvastari is also known as a day if international forgiveness and is
       considered the holiest day of Jain Calender.
  Which of the above are correct:
      a) 1,2,4              b) 1,3,4             c) 1,2,3                   d) all

36.Consider the following:
   1.Banking Boards Bureau is the apex body being established by government
        of India as part of Mission Indradhanush to revamp the public sector banks
        of India.
   2. Banking Boards Bureau is a statutory body under the RBI (amendment) Act
   3. The Bureau will have four exofficio  memebrs and two expert members in
        addition to the Chairman
   4. The bureau  will search and select heads of Public sector banks and help
        them develop differentiated strategies of capital raising plans to
       innovative financial methods plans to innovative financial methods and
 a) 1,2                      b) 1,3                c) 2,3                     d) 1,4

 37.Match the following
    1 . B B Tandon Committee           A. Committee for reviewing  the Western
    2. Kasturi Rangan Committee     B. Committee
   3. Anand Desai                               C. Committee to review Govt Advertising
   4  RM Lodha Panel                        D. Committee to review Medical Council of
    a) 1-C 2-A 3-D 4-B                b) 1-D 2-A 3-B 4-C     
     c ) 1-C 2-A 3-B 4-D             d)  1-A 2- B 3-C 4-D

 38. Consider the following
    1.Bioconcrete is a type of concrete containing a type of bacteria called
        Bacillus pasteruii that produce calcite
     2.The self-healing capacity of concrete structures can be improved by using
          calcite-precipitating bacteria and what conditions are necessary for these
          bacteria to thrive.
    3.Bioconcrete is the replacement for the existing concrete and cannot be
        used in combination with other concretes
    4. It remains intact during mixing; only dissolving and becoming active if the
       concrete cracks and water gets in.
 Which of the following are correct :
     a. 1 2 3             b. 2 3 4                c. 3 4 1                     d.1 2 4

39.Recently Graphene Oxide was in news. Consider the following :
     1.Graphene Oxide is a compound of Carbon and Oxides
      2.Graphene Oxide has limited conductivity of heat
      3.Graphene Oxide is a bad conductor of Electricity
      4.Graphene Oxide is a both anti-fungal and anti-bacterial
   Which of the above are incorrect
     a)1,2,3           b) 2 3 4          c) 1 2 4                  d) 4 3 1

40.Consider the Following
      1.This Mega Food Park provides a modern infrastructure for arresting post-
           harvest losses of horticultural and no horticultural produce and provides
            impetus to the growth of food processing sector
     2.In Madhya Pradesh, the first Mega Food Park in the state is being
         promoted by M/s Indus mega Food Part Pvt. Ltd .
     3.The Mega food parks shall have a Central Processing Centre (CPC) which
        shall be interconnected with Primary Processing Canters
    4.Mega Food Park project is implemented by a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV)
       which is a Body Corporate registered under the Companies Act.
   Which of the Above are correct
     a)1 2 3           b) 3 2 1              c)1 3 4                  d). All of the Above

41. Consider the Following
   1.Cheraman Juma Masjid was the first Masjid built on the Indian
   2.The Mosque has an ancient oil lamp which has been burring consistently
   3.Cheraman Perumal of Chera built the Masjid , after converting to Islam
   4.Cheraman Perumal was a contemporary of Prophet Mohammed
Which of the following are incorrect
   a)1 2 3                  b) 3 2 1            c)1 3 4               d) None of the above

42. Match the Following.
     1.Nyepi                              A  Sindhi
    2. Cheti Chand                   B . Kashmir
    3.Navareh                           C. Manipur
    4.Sajibu Nongma panba    D. Bali
  a)1-A 2-B 3-C 4-D            b)1-D 2-A 3-B 4-C          
  c)1-B 2-C 3-A 4-D           d)1-C 2-D 3-A 4-B

43. Consider the Following
     1.Tejas is a single seat, single jet, Light Combat Aircraft
    2.Tejas has been inducted in to Indian Air force in 2016
    3.Flyging Squaggers the Exclusive Flying Squadron
    4.Tejas has a single dorsal fin with no tail planes
 Which of the above are correct
     a)1 2 3               b) 2 3 4                 c)4 1 3                    d) 1 2 4

44. Consider the following
    1.LiFi is a bidirectional high speed wireless communication technology
        similar to Wifi using Light Emitting Diode
   2.Li-Fi is an  invisible Light Communications system
   3.Data is fed into an LED light bulb (with Signal processing technology), it       
       then sends data (embedded in its beam) at rapid speeds to the photo-
       detector (photodiode).
    4.Wi-Fi is more secure than Li-Fi
 Which of the following are correct
     a)1 2               b)  2 4                c)1 3                      d) 1 4

45.  Consider the following
    1.Pulakesin II is the Chalukya King who fought a war with Harsha Vardhana in
        618 AD
   2.Dakshanapadeshwara was the title of Pulakesin II
   3.Xuanzang was the chinese traveller who visit Pulakesin II
   4.Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute has recently excavated  Copper
        Plate inscription about Pulakesin II
  Which of the following are correct
     a.1 2 3                 b.2 3 1             c.1 4 2                d.1 3 4 2

 46. Consider the following
     1.Kohinoor is a blue diamond excavated in Guntur Region of Andhra
     2.Kohinoor was gifted to Queen Victoria by the Maharaja of Lahore
     3.Daria-i-Noor is the other name of Kohinoor Diamond
     4.It was originally excavated in the Kakatiya Dynasty
  Which of the above are correct
      a)1 3                   b) 2 3                c)4 1                 d) 2 4

 47. Which of the following are incorrect
     1.Quantum Dots are very small particles, so small that their optical and
        electronic properties are similar to those of larger particles
     2.Quantum Dots are an astronomical phenomenon often observed in deep
    3.Quantum Dot are a central theme in Nanotechnology
   4.Quantum Dots possess no harm to human health and Environment

48. Consider the following :
   1.Komagata Maru was a Singapore steam ship filled with Indian immigrants
       forced to return back to India
    2.The incident occurred in September 1914
    3.Ghadar Party proclaimed war after the Komagata Naru Incident
    4.The British PM recently apologized for the incident in the House of
  Which of the following are Correct:
     a)1 2            b) 2 3            c)2 1             d)  4 1

 49. Consider the following:
    1.Agasthamalay Biosphere Reserve is part of World Network of Bio Sphere
    2.Agasthamalay includes Moist Desiduos forest, Montane Forest and Shola
    3.Kanikarans are the Original tribal inhabitants of this region
    4.The Biosphere Reserve is exclusively part of western Ghats of Kerala
  Identify the  incorrect
    a)1 2            b) 3 only           c)2 only                        d) 4 only

 50. Consider the Following regarding Article 370 of constitution of India
     1.The article was inserted in the constitution under the auspicious of G S
         Ayyangar, former diwan of the state of Jammu and Kashmir
     2.President rule can be imposed in Jammu and Kashmir on the basis of
          failure of Constitutional Machinery after 6 months of Governors Rule
     3.The constitution of Jammu and Kashmir doesn't have a preamble, but
         incorporates the preamble of the constitution of India
    4.There is residency requirement in Jammu and Kashmir to acquire
         immovable property.
 Which if the following are incorrect
     a) 1 only                 b) 2 only                      c)3 only                     d) 4 only

51. Consider the Following :
    1.Sacred  Groves are temples of special importance located in dense forests
     2.Hunting and Logging are strictly prohibited in the sacred groves
     3.Gumpa Forests are the scared groves of Meghalaya attached to Buddhist
     4.Sacred Groves are protected under the Environment Protection Act 1986
 Which of the following are correct
     a)1 and 2                    b) 3 and 4                    c)  2 only                          d) 3 only

52. Match the following
     A) vichitrachita                   1. Mahendravarman
     B) Uttarapadeshwara        2. Pulakeshin II
    C) Dakshinapadeshwara     3 .Harshavardhana
      D) Ali Gurshap                    4. Allauddin Khilji
   a) A-1 B-3 C-2 D-4            b)  A-3 B-2 C-1 D-4       
   c)A-2 B-1 C-4 D-3            d) A-4 B-2 C-3 D-1

53. Consider the following
     1.Champaran Satyagraha was the first mass struggle of Gandhi in India
    2.Raj Kumar Shukla was the Peasant leader who visited Gandhi, In this
     3.In Bihar people were growing the Indigo under the tinakathia system.
     4.Under the tinakathia system the peasants were bound to plant 1/3 parts
         of his land with indigo for his landlord.
 Which of the following are incorrect?
      a) 1              b) 2              c)3                   d) 4

54. Consider the following
     1.Gravitational waves are 'ripples' in the fabric of space-time caused by
        some of the most violent and energetic processes in the Universe.
     2.Albert Einstein predicted the existence of gravitational waves in 1916 in     
         his general theory of relativity
     3.LIGO – Laser inferometer  Gravitational wave observatory is a large scale
          physics observatory to detect gravitational waves
     4.Newton discussed about Gravitational waves in this theory of gravity
  Which of the above are incorrect
       a) 1                       b) 2                   c) 3                 d) 4

55.  The Government of India has recently launched, Transnational Skill
        Standards In India. In this regard consider the following
    1.The Further Education Colleges (FE) of the United Kingdom will partner
         with Indian Training Providers to impart training on bridge courses
    2.The Transnational Standards will highlight the gaps in Indian Standards
         against the UK standards
    3.These Colleges will set up their subsidiary colleges in India targeted  in the
          identified sectors in India
     4. The skill standards are expected to bring greater quality in the Vocational
           education sector of India.
 Which of the above is/are incorrect
       a) 1 Only                  b) 2 Only              c) 3 Only                       d) 4 only

 56. Consider the Following
     1.International Monetary Fund was established as part of United Nations
         Monetary and Financial Conference
    2.IMF Plays a central role in managing Balance of Payment Crisis and
        International Financial Crisis
     3.Special Drawing Rights  is a form of IMF recognised currency 4.The
         currency basket of IMF is reviewed every 5 years
 Which of the above are correct
      a)1 2 3                    b)  2 3 4                      c)4 1 2                          d) 1 2 4

 57. Consider the Following
     1.World Water Day is globally observed on the 19th of March every year
    2.2015-2020 has been declared as the Decade of Water by the United
    3.UN General Assembly designated 19th march as the water day following a
       resolution at the 1992 Rio Resolution
    4.The Theme for 2016 was ' Water and Jobs'
 Which of the Above is/are correct
    a)1 and 3              b) 2 and 4             c)2 only                     d) 4 only

 58. Consider the following
    1.Raja Ram Mohan Roy founded the Brahmo Samaj in 1830
    2.Tuhafat – E – Muslemeen was a book written by Tarachand Chakravati
   3.Lord William Bentick abolished Sati in India in 1829
   4.David Hare founded the Hindu college in 1817
 Which of the above are correct
   a)1 and 2                    b) 2 and 3                      c)3 and 4                  d) 1 and 4
59.  Match the following
      A. Hunter Committee                      1. Calcutta University
      B. Sadler Committee                          2. Elementary Education
      C. Hartog Commission                       3. University Education
      D. Rayleigh Committee                      4. Development of Education in India
Which of following is correct
    a)A-1 B-3 C-2 D-4              b)A-2 B-1 C-4 D-3                
    c)A-3 B-2 C-1 D-4              d)A-2 B-1 C-3 D-4

60. Consider the following
      1.The princely state of Bhopal was the first to make Primary Education in
          India compulsory
     2.Woods dispatch of 1854 is often considered magna carta of English
          education in India
     3.Bankim Chandra Chatterjee was the first graduate from Calcutta
    4.Warren Hastings established Calcutta Madrassa in 1781
  Which of the above are correct
      a)1 2 3                 b) 2 3 4             c)1 2 4                  d) All of the above

 61. Match the following
       A. Tariq – E – Shershahi                    1. Abul Fazl
       B. Akbarnama                                      2.Abbas Khan Sherwani
       C. Tabaqat-I-Akbari                              3.Abdul Hamid Lahori
       D. Padshanama                                     4.Nizamuddin Ahmed
Which of the following are correct
    a)A-2 B-1 C-4 D-3             b)A-1 B-2 C-3 D-4              
    c)A-2 B-3 C-4 D-1              d) A-4 B-3 C-1 D-2

62.Consider the following
     1.Amir Khusrau was given the titile Tuti – I – Hind by Shahjahan
     2.Akbar was the first Sultan to call himself Zil-I-Ilahi
    3.Diwan – I – Bandagan was organised by Alladin Khilji as a department of
    4.Taqqawi Loans were provided during the reign of Feroz Shah Tughluq to
        revive the Agricultural Income of farmers
 Which of the following Correct
        a)1 and 2             b)4 and 3            c)1 2 3 4                  d)None of the above

 63. Match the following
        A. Lavnaadhyaksha               1. Weights and Measures
        B. Pautavadhyaksha             2. Markets
        C. Pandyadhakshya              3. Commerce
        D. Samsthadhyakshya          4. Salt
Which of the following are correct
      a)A-4 B-1 C-3 D-2                  b)A-2 B-3 C-4 D-1             
      c)A-1 B-2 C-3 D-4                  d)A-4 B-2 C-3 D-1

 64. Consider the following
      1.Megasthense was an ambassador of Selucius Nicator in the court of
      2.Fa Hein visited the court of Changragupta Vikramaditya
      3.Al Beruni gave a detailed account of the rule of Muhammed Ghori in India
     4.Francois Bernier was a court physician in the court of Shah Jahan
Which of the following are correct
        a)1 and 2              b) 2 and 3             c)2 and 4                    d) 3 and 4

65.Arrange the following river systems of India in sequence from North to
    (a) Godavari – Mahanadi – Kaveri – Krishna
    (b) Mahanadi – Godavari – Krishna - Kaveri
     (c) Krishna – Kaveri – Godavari – Mahanadi
     (d) Kaveri – Godavari – Mahanadi - Krishna

66. The location of sugar industry in India is shifting from north to south
         because of
     1. Cheap labour
     2. Longer crushing period
     3. Expanding regional market
    4. Cheap and abundant supply of power
     5. Higher sucrose content of sugarcane.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
     (a) 1, 2 and 3 only             (b) 1, 2 , 4 and 5 only             
      (c) 2 and 5 only                (d) 1, 2 and 5 only

67.A person wants to visit the following national parks
       1. Hemis national park                 2. Dachingam national park
       3. Kazinag national park              4. Kishtwar national park
  To which of the following state/states he needs to go in this connection?
      (a) Jammu & Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh       
      (b) Himachal Pradesh
     (c) Jammu & Kashmir                                      
       (d) Uttarakhand and West Bengal

68.Consider the following statements regarding Narmada river
     1. The Narmada is the largest river of the entire west flowing rivers of
          peninsular India
     2. It discharges its water after making estuary in the Gulf of Khambat
     3. Marble falls are located in the Narmada river
Select the correct answer using the code given below
     (a) 1 and 2 only                (b) 2 and 3 only             (c) 2 only           (d) 1, 2 and 3

 69.Consider the following statements:
     1. The number of streams joining the Brahmaputra on its right bank is
         greater than that of those joining in its left bank
     2. Brahmaputra is an example of antecedent river
   Which of the above statements is/are correct?
      (a) 1 only              (b) 2 only                 (c) Both 1 and 2         (d) Neither 1 nor 2

70.The Jet streams are absent in equatorial latitudes. Which of the following
        is the prominent reason for this observation?
    (a) Formation of Inter tropical convergence zone
    (b) Formation of doldrums
   (c) Continentality in equatorial regions
   (d) Weak coriolis force

 71.Which among the following factors directly influence the formation of
        deltas in river mouths?
     1.Depth of the sea bed to which the river is flowing
     2.The width of river channel
     3.The latitude of the region
     4. The character of tides
Select the correct answer using the code given below
    (a) 1, 2, and 3 only       (b) 1, 2 and 4 only       
     (c) 2 and 3 only            (d) 1 and 4 only

72.Which of the following are cold currents?
      1.Labrador current
      2.Humboldt current
     3.Brazilian current
    4.Agulhas current
Select the correct answer using the codes given below
    (a)1, 2 and 4 only           (b)3 and 4 only          
    (c)1 and 2 only                  (d)2 and 4 only

 73.Which among the following statements is/are correct with respect to
      1.coral reefs are often referred as "rainforests of the oceans"
      2.They cannot live in deeper water
       3.Ocean currents and waves are favourable for corals
Select the correct answer using the codes given below
    (a)1 only              (b)1 and 2 only               (c)2 and 3 only                (d)1, 2 and 3

74.In which one of the following biome the biological productivity is highest?
     (a)Equatorial             (b)Estuaries             (c)Open seas      (d)Temperate forest

75.Consider the following statements with respect to temperature
        distribution in oceans
      1.The maximum temperature of oceans is always found at their surface
     2.The decrease in temperature with increasing latitude is constant
     3.Ocean water in northern hemisphere is more warmer than southern
 Select the correct answer using the codes given below
     (a) 1 only (b) 1 and 3 only (c) 2 and 3 only (d) 1, 2 and 3

76.Consider the following statements.
     1.The yellow-throated bulbul is categorised as 'vulnerable' under the IUCN
         Red List.
      2.The yellow-throated bulbul endemic to the Western Himalayas of India.
      3.The yellow-throated bulbul is threatened by habitat destruction
Which of the above given statements is/are correct?
     (a) 1 and 2 only            (b) 1 and 3 only             (c) 2 and 3 only     (d) 1, 2 and 3

  77.Which of the following statement regarding Green Highways Policy is or
          are correct?
        1.Under the policy, bushes and trees will be grown along all the highways
             in a phased manner.
        2.The community involvement in tree plantation will directly benefits local
              people by generating employment.
       3.The objective is to reduce the impacts of air pollution and dust as trees
             and shrubs along the Highways act as natural sink for air pollutants and
               arrest soil erosion at the embankment slopes.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below
       (a) 1 and 2 only              (b) 2 and 3 only         (c) 1 and 3 only    (d) 1, 2 and 3

78.Consider the following statements.
    1.ASTROSAT is India's first dedicated multi wavelength space observatory.
     2.ASTROSAT mission will help us to understand high energy processes in
         binary star systems containing neutron stars and black holes.
     3.One of the objective of ASTROSAT mission is to monitor ocean and wind
Select the correct answer using the codes given below
     (a) 1 and 2 only     (b) 2 and 3 only     (c) 1 and 3 only    (d) 1, 2 and 3

79.With respect to the taiga biome, consider the following statements?
    1.They constitute the largest terrestrial biome
    2.Taiga soil is acidic and  poor in nutrients
    3.Wild fires occur commonly in taiga and they pave way to new plants and  
Which among the above statements is/are correct?
       (a) 2 only            (b) 2 and 3 only             (c) 1 and 3 only             (d) 1, 2 and 3

80.Consider the following statements about the Inject able Polio Vaccine
     1.IPV is made up of attenuated polio virus.
     2.IPV provides immunity from all three strains of polio.
    3.It carries the risk of vaccine derived polio.
 Select the correct answer from the codes given below:
    (a) 1 and 2 only           (b) 1 and 3 only             (c)  2 and 3 only            (d)  2 only

81. The climate of a region is influenced by which of the following factors?
     1. Distance from the sea                                          2. Ocean currents
    3. Direction of prevailing winds                               4. Relief features
Select the correct answer using the codes given below
      (a) 1, 2 and 3 only              (b) 1, 2, 3 and 4    (c) 1 and 4 only  (d) 2 and 3 only

 82.Consider the following statements
       1. Encore port lies to the south of Chennai port
       2. The Kolkata port is the only riverine port of India
       3. Vishakhapatnam is the deepest Landlocked port of India
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
     (a) 2 only               (b) 2 and 3 only              (c) 1 and 2 only           (d) 1, 2 and 3

83.What are the possible impacts of developing a Blue Economy?
     1. It addresses the problems of resource scarcity and waste disposal
     2. It increases social inequity
    3. Restricts employment generation
    4. Enhances interconnectedness of regional economy
 Select the correct answer from the codes given below:
    (a) 1 and 2 only                (b) 2 and 3 only       (c) 3 and 4 only    (d) 1 and 4 only

 84.Identify the Indian wetlands which are part of the Montreux record
         1. Chilka lake     2. Keoladeo Ghana       3. Kolleru lake          4. Loktak lake
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:
     (a) 1 and 2 only      (b) 2 and 4 only          (c) 2 and 3 only          (d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

 85. Which among the following is/are the features of the presidential form
        of Government?
     1. In this system president enjoys real powers i.e. he is head of the state as
            well as of the Govt.
     2. President is not responsible to the legislature for his administration and
      3. There is separation of powers in the presidential form of Govt.
       a)  only                  b) 2 & 3                c) 1 & 3                  d) 1,2,3

86.Consider the following statement relating to the office of the speaker?
     1. The speaker is looked upon as the true guardian of the traditions of
          parliamentary democracy.
    2. Constitution of India provides that the speakers salaries and allowances
         can be voted by parliament and are to be charged on the consolidated
          fund of India.
    3. Speaker decides the forms in which amendments may be moved to the
         motion of thanks to the president's address.
     4. Speaker is the exofficio president of the antiparliamentary group.
      a) 1,2,3                  b) 1 and 2                c) 1,3,4                 d) 1,2,3,4

87. Consider the following statements?
      1. Art.44A of Indian Constitution defines uniform Civil Code.
     2. If enacted uniform civil code imposes common Hindu customary code
    3. It promotes gender justice.
     4. If imposed it will take away from freedom of religion guaranteed by
         Indian Constitution.
  Identify the incorrect statements.
     a) 1 and 4                  b) 1,2 and 4             c) 2 and 4                         d) 1,2,3,4

88. Which among the following is/are salient features of Shyam Prasad
        Mukherjee Rurban  Yojana
     1. The Mission aims to create 300 Urban growth clusters over 3 years.
     2. The Clusters will  geographically contiguous gram panchayats with a
           population of 25000 to 50000 in plain and coastal areas.
     3. Min. of Urban Development is the  nodal from both centre and states in
        75:25  ratio in plain areas where as 90:10 ratio in hilly or tribal areas.
Identify the correct statements.
       a) 1 only            b) 1 and 2              c) 1,3              d) 1,2,3

89.which among the following submit their reports to the president
     1.union public service commission
     2.Comptroller and auditor general of India
    3.National Human rights commission
    4.National commission for Schedule castes
    a.1,2,3,4             b.2,3,4                c.2 and 3                  4.1,2,4

90. Consider the following statements regarding The  ordinance making
         power of president
    1. An ordinance can be promulgated to amend an Act of parliament
    2. An ordinance can be promulgated to give effect to a Bill Pending before
       The parliament
    3. President can promulgate ordinance only when both the houses of  
         parliament are not in session.
    a. 1 and 2                       b. 2 and 3                         c. 1 and 3                    d. 1, 2, 3

 91. Which of the following events would result in the collapse of the Council
        of ministers
    1. Death of Prime Minister
    2. Resignation of prime minister
    3. Passage of cut motion in the Lok sabha
    4. Passage of No confidence motion in  Lok sabha
   a. 1, 2, 3                b. 1, 3, 4                  c. 1, 2,4                    d. 1, 2, 3, 4

92. Consider the following Taxes.
       1. Service Tax                        2. Securities Transaction Tax         
       3. Capital Gains Tax.             4.Expenditure Tax
Which of the above given Taxes is/ are Examples of direct taxes?
      a. 2 and 3                              b. 3 and 4         c. 3 only                                d. 2, 3, 4

  93.Current Account Deficit in an Economy can be reduced through
       1. Increase in remittances               
       2. Decline in crude oil imports                     
       3. Increase in FDI
    a. 1 only                   b. 2 only                   c. 1 and  2 only                         d. 1,2,3

94. Consider the following statements
     1. Hydroponics is the method of growing plants using large amount of water
         in the soil
    2. Hydroponic Culture is used in research on plant nutrition and on the effect
         of temperature and PH on roots
 Identify the correct statements
      a. 1 only        b. 2 only       c. Both 1 and 2       d. Neither 1 Nor 2

 95. Identify the correctly matched pair Vitamin  :   Deficiency Disease   
      1. Vitamin B5     : Pellagra    
      2. Vitamin B6    : Seborrhoeic dermatitis     
     3. Vitamin B12   : Pernicious Anaemia
      a. 1 and 2 b. 2 and 3 c. 1, 2, 3 d. 1 and 3

96. Consider the following statements relating to Stem cells
     1. Induced pluripotent Stem cells are derived from embryonic stem cells
     2. Stem cells are derived from mammals only.
     3. Stem cells can be used for screening new drugs
  Identify the correct statements
     a. 1 only                     b. 3 only                  c. 2 and 3 only                  d. 1,2,3

97.Innerline permit system is applicable in which of the following states. 
    1. Arunachal Pradesh          2. Nagaland           3.Assam                  4.Meghalaya
  identify the correct statement
     a.1 and 2           b.1,2,3             c.1,3,4                  d.1,2,3,4

98. Which of the following generally is the major component of gases in
         Volcanic eruptions
    a. Water vapour         b. Nitrous oxide   c. Carbon Dioxide    d. sulphur dioxide

99. The Nobel prize for economises for the year 2015 has been given to
       a. Jean Tirole        b. Paul krugman         c. Angus Deaton       d. Joseph Stilitz

100.Consider the following statements with reference to the Governments
        Flagship program Aadhaar
      1. UIDAI is a non statutory body
      2. Aadhaar is not mandatory for availing    services or benefits under
         Governments    Schemes. 
     3. It provides identity to only citizens of     India on Voluntary basis
     4. Enrolment for a UID does not lead to  automatic enrolment in the
          National  population Register ( NPR)
 Select the correct answer using the codes
    a. 1,3,4                b. 2 and 4          c. 1,2,4                  d. 2 and 3

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  2. I think in Question 68 it should be incorrect, as Narmada doesn't make delta

  3. Thank you sir. The questions are very valuable and were of the UPSC standards.

  4. Thank you sathvika for feedback, we have corrected the same..

    Thank you Manogna for your good words..

  5. Thank you very much sir.These questions would serve as a stepping stones for success in the exam.

  6. Sir how can I make notes from newspaper and how to analyse the newspaper please share your valuable information
    Thank you