Civil Services Examination 2010: Mock Test 6

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1.Consider the following statements:
1. Telugu Kannada Tamil and Sanskrt are classical languages of India
2. Only languages which have a proven antiquity of over 1500 years qualify for status of classical language
3. The Tamil language was given a classical status because of an election promise made by NDA government
Bring out the correct statements:
(A)Only 1 is correct
(B)Only 1 & 2 are correct
(C)Only 2 & 3 are correct
(D)all 1,2,3 are correct
(E)None of them is correct

2.Which of the following programme was launched with effect from August 15, 1995?
(A)Mid Day Meal Programme
(B)Swaran Jayanti Rozgar Yojna
(C)Jawahar lal Nehru Urban Renewal Mission
(D)National Literacy Mission
(E)None of them

3.Consider the following statements regarding National Knowledge Network:
1. National Knowledge Network will help to attain 100% literacy in India
2. The network comprises 1000 nodes which shall be connected with each other
3. National Knowledge Network will be used to play an important role in Healthcare in India
Bring out the correct statements:
(A)1 only
(B)1 & 2 only
(C)2 & 3 only
(D)all 1, 2, & 3
(E)None of the given statements is correct

4.Bring out the only incorrect statement regarding the Yashpal Committee Report ?
(A)The report recommended a 7 member body called Higher Education & Research under an act of the parliament
(B)The committee criticized & opposed the private investment in Education which has made the education a business.
(C)Th committee recommended that IITs and IIMs should be expanded in full fledged universities
(D)The committee suggested dismantling the UGC< AICTE , NCTE etc.
(E)The committee criticized the UPA’s policy of setting up new IITs & IIMs

5.In which country has been produced Movia?
(D)United States

6.Consider the following statements regarding World Heritage List
1. Italy is home to largest number of world heritage sites
2. Italy has 44 sites inscribed to this list
3. India has 4 natural properties in this list
Bring out the correct statements:
(A)1 only
(B)1 & 2 only
(C)2 & 3 only
(D)all 1, 2, 3,
(E)None of them is correct

7.Consider the following statements:
1.A new tax on Carbon emission was imposed in France
2. French President Nicolas Sarcozy makes fighting with climate change problem as a key part of his tenure
3. The tax was rejected by the constitutional court of France
(A)Only 1 is correct
(B)Only 2 is correct
(C)1 & 2 are correct
(D)2 & 3 are correct
(E)all are correct

8.Who among the following composed Dayabhaga?

9.Who will legislate on the subjects which have not been mentioned in any of the three lists of the Indian Constitution?
(A)State legislatures
(C)Parliament & State legislatures Both
(E)None of them

10.Who among the following has written a Book: “A Minister and his responsibilities” ?
(A)Atal Bihari Vajpayee
(B)Morar Ji Desai
(C)Charan Singh
(D)Dr. Rajendra Prasad
(E)Jawahar Lal Nehru

11.Bring out the incorrect statement about Lok Sabha ?
(A)Representation is based upon Population
(B)Two members are nominated by the President from the Anglo Indian Community
(C)States are divided into territorial constituencies for the purpose of election
(D)33% seats are reserved for women
(E)all are correct statements

12.Which among the following does not fall under within the purview of Ordinance making power of the President ?
(A)Enactment of a new law
(B)Imposition of a new tax
(C)Passing of the budget
(D)Amendment of the constitution
(E)None of them

13.Jhakharana, Sirohi, Marwari, Barbari are the breeds of which of the following in India?

14.Which among the following committee is known for recommending that Planning commission should be disbanded and its place should be taken by a statutory body?
(A)Chelliah Committee
(B)Santhanam Committee
(C)Swaran Singh Committee
(D)Rajamannar Committee
(E)None of them

15.Which among the following was nowhere related to Centre state relationships?
(A)Anandpur sahib resolution 1973
(B)West Bengal memorandum 1977
(C)Sarkaria Commission 183
(D)L M Singhvi Committee 1986
(E)None of them

16.By the end of which five year plan, India’s Solar Mission recommends installation of 20,000 MW capacity ?
(A)Eleventh Five year plan
(B)Twelfth Five year Plan
(C)Thirteenth Five Year Plan
(D)Fourteenth Five year Plan
(E)None of them

17.Which among the following is correct regarding National Security Exception Act ?
1. This act creates an statutory body to strengthen the maritime security of India
2. This legislation was promulgated in the wake of 26/11 incident
3. This act in on the lines of Exon Florio act of USA
(A)1 only
(B)1 & 2 only
(C)1 & 3 only
(D)3 only
(E)2 only

18.Consider the following statements regarding Chandrashekhar Panel:
1. The panel was constituted by Government of India to reduce the gap in the pensioner benefits to soldiers and officers
2. the recommendations of this panel were opposed by 10000 ex servicemen by returning their medals in 2009
3. The panel wanted to bring the benefits close to One rank one pension
Bring out the correct statements:
(A)only 1 is correct
(B)only 2 is correct
(C)1 & 2 are correct
(D)2 & 3 are correct
(E)1 & 3 are correct

19.How many states were covered under National Food Security Mission Rice component?

20.What name has been given to the Naval version of Prithvi Missile?
(A)Prithvi -III

21.Which among the following in India are covered by a Memorandum of Understanding with Reserve Bank of India with regard to Urban Co-operative Banks (UCBs) ?
(A)All states
(B)All states & All Union Territories
(C)All States & Some Union Territories
(D)Some states & Some Union Territories
(E)Some states & All Union territories

22.The outer ring of the Rs. 10 coin issued by Reserve Bank of India in 2009 has the following metals:
(A)Aluminum & Copper
(B)Aluminum & Nickel
(C)Copper & Nickel
(D)Aluminium,Copper & Nickel
(E)Aluminum, Zinc & Nickle

23.Which among the following are the two states which share the boundaries with maximum number of Indian states ?
(A)Uttar Pradesh & Madhya Pradesh
(B)Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh
(C)Uttar Pradesh & Chhattisgarh
(D)Madhya Pradesh & Assam
(E)Uttar Pradesh & Assam

24.Who among the following rulers introduced Kabuliyat & patta as instruments of settlement?
(A)Alauddin Khilji
(C)Shershah Suri
(D)Shah Jahan
(E)Mohammed Bin Tughlaq

25.Which among the following is correct regarding the Hezbollah Group?
(A)It is pro US and anti Israel
(B)It is Pro Israel and anti US
(C)It is Pro Iran and Anti US
(D)It is Pro Israel and Anti Iran
(E)It is anti Israel and anti US

26.Which among the following is the basic component of Carbon nanotubes and Carbon nanobuds?

27.At which of the following places was initiated Hindu mela in 1867 in British India?

28.Which among the following Vitamin is also known as Aneurene?
(A)Vitamin B12
(B)Vitamin B2
(C)Vitamin E
(D)Vitamin B1
(E)Vitamin D

29.Which among the following is known as first avowed nationalist organization founded in British India?
(A)Indian National Congress
(B)Indian National Association
(C)Indian Independence League
(D)Home Rule Movement
(E)Workers and Peasants Party

30.In which of the following wars a defoliant comprising of equal parts of 2,4,5-T (2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxyacetic acid) and 2,4-D (2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid) was used?
(A)Korean War
(B)Vietnam War
(C)World War II
(D)World war I
(E)Iran Iraq War

31.Which among the following Nobel prize is not presented in Stockholm?

32.Bring out the incorrect statement:
(A)RDX is also known as Cyclonite
(B)Crookes Glass is used for cutting off ultraviolet rays
(C)Producing Urea is one of the function of Liver
(D)Parathoiroid hormone regulated sodium and potassium level in Human Body
(E)Lead and Tin are constituents of solder in Electronics

33.Which among the following is world’s no. 1 tractor company?
(A)Mahindra & Mahindra
(C)Massey Ferguson
(D)Deere & Company

34.How many cities in India have been approved in principle to be developed as Solar Cities?

35.Consider the following statements in context with “Urban Infrastructure Development for Small and Medium Towns”:
1. The frame for this programme is 7 years
2. It subsumed the existing schemes of Integrated Development of Small and Medium Towns (IDSMT) and Accelerated Urban Water Supply Programme (AUWSP).
3. During 2009, the allocation for this scheme Rs. 6400 Crore
Bring out the correct statements:
(A)1 only
(B)1 & 2 only
(C)2 & 3 only
(D)1 & 3 only
(E)all 1, 2 & 3

36.Which among the following became the first African carrier to order and operate the ultra-long-range 777-200LR model in 2009?
(A)Ethiopian Airlines
(B)South African Airways
(D)Kenya Airways
(E)None of them

37.Which among the BASIC countries has pledged for cutting by a maximum fraction of carbon emissions by 2020, from 2005?
(D)South Africa

38.Consider the following statements regarding National Archives of India:
1. It came into existence along with Archaeological survey of India in 1860
2. It was previously known as Imperial Records Department
3. It was established in Calcutta and later shifted to Delhi
Bring out the correct statements:
(A)1 only
(B)1 & 2 only
(C)2 & 3 only
(D)1 & 3 only
(E)3 only

39.Bring out the only correct pair:
(A)Centre for Cultural Resource and Training – Kolkata
(B)Connemara Public Library – Hyderabad
(C)Indira Gandhi Rastriya Manva Sangrahalaya – Bhopal
(D)National Council of Science Museums – Lucknow
(E)Gokhle Institute – Mumbai

40.Which among the following is a dependency of UK ?
(A)Glorioso Island
(B)Europa island
(C)Christmas island
(D)Bouvet Island
(E)Pitcairn islands

41.With which of the following country Tulip mania is related to ?

42.Consider the following Lines:
1. 35th parallel north
2. 33rd parallel north
3. 37th parallel north
Which among the above cross India?
(A)1 only
(B)1 & 2 only
(C)2 only
(D)2 & 3 only
(E)3 only

43.In which year a coronation darbar was held in new Delhi to mark the occasion of accession of King Edward VII?

44.Which among the following revolutionaries was based in Canada?
(A)Lala Hardayal
(B)Bhai Parmamand
(C)Gyani Bhagwan Singh
(D)Mewa Singh
(E)Jiwan singh

45.Consider the following statements with regard to spread of Communalism:
1. It helped British in preventing unity among Indians
2. It earned the British some friends in the Indian Society
3. It gave the British a justification for continuation of their rule
Bring out the correct statements:
(A)1 & 2
(B)1 & 3
(C)2 & 3
(D)all 1, 2,3
(E)None of them

46.The large scale expression of the militant nationalism for the first time was against which of the following?
(A)Seditious Meetings Act 1907
(B)Partition of Bengal 1905
(C)The Indian Councils Act 1892
(D)Official Secrets Act 1904
(E)None of the above

47.Consider the following statements regarding Integrated Check Posts:
1. ICPs are to be set up on the borders between India & Pakistan Only
2. Attari is the first ICP where construction has started.
3. Land Ports Authority of India will be responsible for maintainance and management of these ICPs
Bring out the correct statements:
(A) 1 only is correct
(B) 2 only is correct
(C) 1 & 2 are correct
(D) 2 & 3 are correct
(E) all 1 , 2 & 3 are correct

48.Which among the following is considered first significant armed conflict of the Cold War?
(A)Korean War
(B)Berlin Blockade
(C)Chinese Civil War
(D)Vietnam War
(E)Afghanistan war

49.Which of the following states in India produces largest fraction of Isabgol or Psyllium seed husks?
(B)Madhya Pradesh

50.Consider the following statements regarding pepsin:
1. Pepsin is released by gastric zymogenic cells
2. It was the first animal enzyme to be discovered
3. It was the first enzyme to be crystallized
Bring out the correct statements:
(A) only 1 is correct
(B) only 2 is correct
(C) only 3 is correct
(D) only 1 & 3 are correct
(E)all are correct



  1. Anonymous

    February 21, 2010 at 5:56 pm

    among tamil,telugu,and kannadda which is the older one…

  2. Anonymous

    February 21, 2010 at 8:37 pm

    can u provide the link to download the quiz, we can use it offline

  3. Anonymous

    February 21, 2010 at 9:52 pm

    could you please post the current affairs updates for the month of december 2009 and november 2009

  4. sudhir

    February 22, 2010 at 8:02 am

    aneurin is b1 i think and not aneurene????/

  5. dj

    May 4, 2010 at 6:10 am

    for Qn.23, option C also satisfies as Chattisgarh also has 7 neighbouring states.

  6. deepak

    February 16, 2011 at 11:14 am

    Tamil(300 bc) is oldest followed by kannada(11th cen) and telgu(13th cen).

    chhatishgarh is neighboured by 6 states namely Maharastra,MP,UP,Jharkhand,Odisha and AP

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