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1. Which of the following is the ultimate defender/guarantor of Fundamental Rights in India?
[A] Supreme Court
[B] Parliament
[C] People of India
[D] President of India
2. Which among the following parts of Constitution of India refer to the responsibility of the state towards international peace and security?

  1. Directive Principles of State Policy
  2. Emergency provisions
  3. Preamble
  4. Fundamental Duties

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 1, 2 & 3
[C] Only 1
[D] Only 1 & 4
3. Which of the following comparisons of the Finance Bill and Appropriation Bills is / are correct?

  1. While Finance Bills are presented before budget, Appropriation bill is presented after budget
  2. While Finance Bill is treated as Money Bill, Appropriation Bill is generally treated as an ordinary bill

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
4. With reference to the impeachment process of the President of India, which of the following is / are correct statements?

  1. The impeachment charges can be initiated in either Lok Sabha or Rajya Sabha
  2. Both elected as well as nominated members of the Parliament participate in impeachment of President
  3. Both elected as well as nominated members of states legislature participate in impeachment of President

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 2
[D] 1, 2 & 3
5. Which of the following statements conform to the various provisions of the Constitution of India?

  1. All money bills can originate in Lok Sabha Only
  2. Resolution of removal of Vice President can originate in Rajya Sabha Only
  3. No confidence motion against council of Ministers is exclusive power of Lok Sabha

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
6. A Panchayati Raj Institution at district / intermediate or Village level exists in which of the following states of India?  

  1. Mizoram
  2. Nagaland
  3. Meghalaya

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] 1 & 2
[C] 2 & 3
[D] None of them
7. According to the Constitution of India, Panchayat is accountable to __?
[A] Gram Sabha
[B] Zila Parishad
[C] State Legislature
[D] Chief Minister of the state
8. Consider the following statements about the Inter-State Water Disputes Act:

  1. The act empowers the Supreme Court to set up an ad hoc tribunal for the adjudication
  2. The decision of the tribunal is final and binding on the parties to the dispute

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
9. Consider the following Fundamental Rights:

  1. Prohibition of discrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth
  2. Right of minorities to establish and administer educational institutions
  3. Protection in respect of conviction for offences

 Which of the above is/are available only to citizens and not to foreigners?

[A] 1 & 2 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3
10. In which of the following sectors, Volcanoes can be economically very useful for humans?

  1. Energy sector
  2. Agriculture & Forestry Sector
  3. Service Industry

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
11. The rate of natural increase of population of a country is 2%. In how many years, the population of this country will double?
[A] 50 Years
[B] 49 years
[C] 35 Years
[D] 31 years
12. Which of the following is / are trade wind deserts?

  1. Sahara
  2. Atacama
  3. Thar

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
13. Ice-albedo feedback is most closely associated with which among the following?
[A] Green House Effect
[B] Ocean Acidification
[C] Alpine Orogeny
[D] Creation of stars
14. Which among the following seas is not in Pacific Ocean?
[A] Philippine Sea
[B] Sea of Okhotsk
[C] Ross Sea
[D] Yellow Sea
15. Consider the following statements:

  1. Height of Tropopause is maximum at equator
  2. Presence of a cyclone in troposphere increases the height of tropopause

Which among the above statements is / are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
16. Which of the following is / are correct statements about hill ranges of central India?

  1. The Satpura ranges and Vindhyan ranges are roughly perpendicular to each other
  2. Satpura range separates the Narmada valley from the Tapti Valley

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
17. Which of the following is / are correct statements about the alluvial soils found in India?

  1. Alluvial soil is most common soil in India
  2. Alluvial soil is an in-situ soil

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
18. Which among the following is / are problems related to suburban sprawl in India?

  1. Limited transportation access and increasing road congestion
  2. Racial segregation of suburban communities from the urban core
  3. Wide spatial disparity in access to basic services
  4. Destruction of natural landscapes and the elimination of farmland

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] 1 & 2
[B] 1, 3 & 4
[C] 1, 2, 3 & 4
[D] 1, 2 & 4
19. Which of the following statements are correct with respect to the Seismic Waves?

  1. P-waves are body waves and fastest of all kind of seismic waves
  2. S-waves are surface waves and cannot move through any liquid 
  3. Love waves have lower frequency than P-waves

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] 1 Only
[B] 1 and 2 Only
[C] 1 and 3 Only
[D] 1,2 and 3
20. Which of the following statements with respect to the distribution of mineral wealth in India is / are correct?

  1. Major deposits of Chromite mineral in India are concentrated in Odisha
  2. Major deposits of Tungsten in India are concentrated in Rajasthan
  3. Major deposits of Barytes in India are concentrated in Andhra Pradesh

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
21. Which of the following is / are volcanic landform(s)?

  1. Scoria cone
  2. Yardang
  3. Craters

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] 2 & 3 Only
[B] 1 Only
[C] 1 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3
22. Consider the following statements:

  1. The geomagnetic field is greatest near the poles and weaker near the Equator
  2. The variation in the Earth's magnetic field is recorded in igneous rocks

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
23. In geographical context, what is Hamada?
[A] a type of desert landscape
[B] a desert counterpart of the delta
[C] a semi-circular steep sided depression formed through glacial erosion
[D] land-forms created by simultaneous erosion and deposition in a stream channel
24. Which of the following best defines ‘population ageing’ in a country?
[A] Increase in the median age of a country due to rising life expectancy
[B] Increase in number of infants due to high fertility rate and low death rate in a country
[C] Higher expenditures due to high population density around the poverty line
[D] Increase in cyclical unemployment due to poor performance of the manufacturing sector
25. Which of the following observations about the sedimentary Rocks on earth is / are correct?

  1. Sedimentary rocks can be found in water bodies as well as on land
  2. Sedimentary rocks are found over the largest surface area of globe

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
26. Which among the following option would normally have the highest Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD)?
[A] A running river
[B] A running polluted river
[C] Untreated Municipal waste water
[D] Ocean water
27. The Oxides of Nitrogen are major reason behind which of the following?

  1. Ground level Ozone
  2. Ozone Hole
  3. Acid Rain

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
28. Which of the following is / are correct statements?

  1. In an aquatic ecosystem zooplankton are primary consumers
  2. In a food chain consisting of phytoplankton, zooplankton, fish and fishermen; the fishermen are secondary consumers

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
29. Which of the following is/are example/examples for lentic ecosystem?

  1. Ponds
  2. Wetlands
  3. Springs   

Select the correct option from codes given below:

[A] 1 & 2 Only
[B] 3 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3
30. Which of the following is / are advantages of the Solar Energy in comparison to the traditional energy sources?

  1. Solar electrical power generation has the highest power density among all the renewable energy sources
  2. Solar energy is clean, sustainable and doesn’t let out carbon dioxide
  3. Solar electricity is presently cheaper than the electricity given by other sources

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 is correct
[B] Only 1 & 2 are correct
[C] Only 2 & 3 are correct
[D] 1, 2 & 3 are correct
31. In recent times, harvesting the umbilical cord blood just after birth, has been popular as a guarantee of health for the child. What is / are principle(s) behind this?

  1. Umbilical cord blood contains stem cells which can be used to treat hematopoietic and genetic disorders
  2. Umbilical cord blood is a better source of stem cells than placenta

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 is correct
[B] Only 2 is correct
[C] Both 1 & 2 are correct
[D] Neither 1 nor 2 is correct
32. With peculiar cells in human body, which of the following is / are correct observations?

  1. While Sperms and Red Blood Corpuscles (RBCs) have no nuclei; muscle cells have more than one nuclei
  2. RBCs cannot divide and multiply by themselves

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
33. With reference to the phase changes in matter, which of the following is / are correct statements?

  1. When a liquid freezes, it releases thermal energy into its immediate environment.
  2. When a solid melts, it releases thermal energy into its immediate environment.
  3. When a solid melts, its temperature increases

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 & 2
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
34. Which of the following is / are correct observations with respect to the closed fuel cycle in terms of nuclear energy?

  1. The spent fuel is re-processed to recover useful fissile and fertile materials to use again in reactors
  2. The spent fuel re-processed from Pressurised Heavy Water Reactors (PHWRs) can be used as nuclear fuel in fast breeder reactors

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
35. Which of the following is / are straight fertilizers?

  1. Ammonium Chloride
  2. Single Super Phosphate (SSP)
  3. Diaammonium Phosphate 

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
36. Which of the following organisms obtain their energy through photosynthesis?

  1. Cyanobacteria
  2. Phytoplankton
  3. Fungi
  4. Sea anemones

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 1, 2 & 3
[C] Only 1, 2 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4
37. How the Continental climates tend to be different from the marine climates?

  1. Continental climates are more likely to experience a relatively moderate range of temperatures than marine climates
  2. Continental climates are more likely to have warmer summers than marine climates

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
38. How the Cast Iron is different from Wrought Iron?

  1. Cast iron have higher carbon content than wrought iron 
  2. Cast iron are more ductile compared to wrought iron
  3. Wrought iron is more stable, pure and stronger, compared to cast iron

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] 3 Only
[B] 1 and 3 Only
[C] 2 and 3 Only
[D] 1,2 and 3
39. On a cold night two thin blankets are preferred to a single thick blanket because:
[A] use of twin blanket behaves similar to Newton’s law of cooling
[B] the layer of air between the two blankets serves as a better insulator
[C] twin blanket act as a bimetal strip used for regulating temperature
[D] twin blanket increases the area cover and insulating properties
40. In recent times, MRI Scan and Computer Tomography (CT) scan have become two very popular technologies for diagnosis of various ailments. How these technologies are different from each other?

  1. While MRI technology uses X-rays for producing cross sectional, Computed tomography uses RF pulse.
  2. While Computed tomography is able to image bone, soft tissue and blood vessels all at the same time, MRI can be used only for soft tissues.

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
41.    Consider the following statements about Lipids:

  1. Lipids are made up of fatty acids and glycerol
  2. Lipids are hydrophobic which means they do not mix with water

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
42. Which of the following are present in proteins, carbohydrates as well as in fats?

  1. Carbon
  2. Hydrogen
  3. Nitrogen
  4. Oxygen

Select the correct option from codes given below:

[A] 1, 2 & 4 Only
[B] 2, 3 & 4 Only
[C] 1, 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4
43. Consider the following diseases:

  1. Hepatitis-A
  2. Tuberculosis
  3. Poliomyelitis

Which of the above are viral diseases?

[A] 1 & 3 Only
[B] 1 & 2 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3
44. Which among the following is / are asset(s) for a bank?

  1. Cash Deposits of Customers
  2. Investments made by Bank’s customers in its financial Products
  3. The loans disbursed by Bank to its customers

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 3
[D] Only 1 & 3
45. The joint sector implies cooperation between __:
[A] Domestic and foreign industries
[B] Small-scale and large-scale industries
[C] Public-sector and private-sector industries
[D] State government and central government enterprises
46. In recent times, the term “Import Substitution” was making news. Which among the following is / are correct statements in this context?

  1. It means that a country should attempt to substitute products which it imports (mostly finished goods) with locally produced substitutes.
  2. Import substitution protects domestic industries from import competition

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
47. In which of the following, the stock exchanges help in an economy?

  1. Creation of money
  2. Capital formation
  3. Foreign investments

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
48. With respect to ‘Operating ratio’ in Railways, which of the following statement is/are correct?

  1. The higher is the ‘Operating Ratio’; the better is the economic condition of railways.
  2. ‘Operating ratio’ of Indian Railways is high on account of social service obligation imposed in Budget.

Select the correct option from the codes given below

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
49. In context with the companies in India, who among the following is also known as “Residual Owner”?
[A] An equity shareholder
[B] A preference Shareholder
[C] A debenture Holder
[D] A Bond holder
50. Which of the following pertain to the fiscal system?

  1. Direct and Indirect Taxes
  2. Disinvestment proceeds
  3. Government borrowing from market
  4. Subsidy and other transfer payments

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1, 2 & 3
[B] Only 2, 3 & 4
[C] Only 1, 3 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4
51. For a healthy growth of service sector, what should government do?
[A] Increase minimum wages
[B] Provide broadband services in rural areas
[C] Provide tax sops to infrastructure companies
[D] Revive growth in farm and industrial sectors
52. Which of the following is used by RBI for sterilization of the Capital Inflows?
[A] Base Rate System
[B] CRAR Obligations
[C] Open Market Operations
[D] Credit Authorization Scheme
53. Consider the following statements about Mixed Farming:

  1. It includes crop production as well as raising of livestock
  2. It is practised mainly in the hilly areas of Himalayas

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
54. The behaviour of the monsoon over India is affected by which of the following phenomena/events?

  1. Rossby waves
  2. Indian Ocean Dipole
  3. El-Nino

Select the correct option from codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
55. Which of the following national parks is a natural habitat of Hangul, an endangered species of red deer?
[A] Dibru-Saikhowa National Park
[B] Great Himalayan National Park
[C] Dachigam National Park
[D] Keibul Lamjao National Park
56. Consider the following varieties of mango in India:

  1. Khirsapati Mango
  2. Fazli Mango
  3. Alphonso Mango

Which of the above is /are GI protected?

[A] 3 Only
[B] 1 and 2 Only
[C] 1,2 and 3
[D] None
57. Who among the following hold their office during the pleasure of president?

  1. Chairman of UPSC
  2. Members of All-India services
  3. Members of Defence services
  4. Union Council of Ministers
  5. Governors of states

Select the correct option from codes given below:

[A] 5 Only
[B] 2, 3 and 5 Only
[C] 2, 3, 4 and 5 Only
[D] 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
58. Farm subsidies have been a major issue in recent times in India and elsewhere. Which among the following is / are implications on the economy of a country which provides farm subsidies to its farmers?

  1. Farm subsidies reduce the cost of agricultural inputs
  2. Farm subsidies increase the export competitiveness
  3. Farm subsidies bloat the fiscal deficit of the country

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 2
[D] 1, 2 & 3
59. In context with the irrigation policy in India, which of the following is / are correct statements?

  1. A minor irrigation scheme has Cultural Command Area (CCA) up to 2000 Hectares
  2. Tubewells come within the score of minor irrigation scheme

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
60. Which of the following is / are correct observations about the Coriolis force?

  1. It is an apparent force caused by the earth’s rotation and revolution
  2. It is responsible for deflection of winds towards the right in the northern hemisphere and left in the southern hemisphere
  3. It is responsible for deflection of the south-east trade winds which enter the Indian peninsula as the south-west monsoon

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
61. The term “Protectionism” is coming in news frequently in recent times. Which of the following is/are included in protectionist measures?

  1. Use of Import and Export Quotas
  2. Promoting export subsidies
  3. Devaluation of domestic currency

Select the correct option from codes given below:

[A] 1 Only
[B] 1 & 2 Only
[C] 1, 2 & 3
[D] None
62. Consider the following Web-Portals along with Ministries to which they are associated:

  1. MERIT- Ministry of Science & Technology
  2. ShaGun- Ministry of Human Resource & Development
  3. Nakshe- Ministry of Earth Sciences

Which of the above is/are correct?

[A] 1 & 3 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3
63. Consider the following statements about the Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs):

  1. This category among scheduled tribes was constituted during the 4th five-year plan on the basis of the Dhebar commission report
  2. Baiga, one of the tribes under PVTGs, became the first tribe to get habitat rights in the country

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
64. Currently (February, 2019), India is a net exporter of which of the following commodities?

  1. Steel
  2. Electricity
  3. Textiles 

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Only 1 & 2
[D] 1, 2 & 3
65. Which among the following is most advantageous in storage in fuel cells used in small, portable electronics such as phones and laptop computers?
[A] Methanol
[B] Hydrogen
[C] Formic Acid
[D] Acetic Acid
66. Consider the following statements:

  1. Irrawaddy River is the largest river of Myanmar
  2. Irrawaddy River is a part of the Chao Phraya River System
  3. Mandalay is a famous city and last royal capital of Burma, located on the banks of the Irrawaddy River

Which among the above statements is/ are correct?

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
67. Indentify an island in Asia Pacific on the basis of given information:

  1. It is world’s most populous island and also one of the densely populated islands of the world
  2. It was once upon a time famous for Barley Crops and in late medieval era served as a Dutch Colony
  3. It is home to famous volcanoes such as Mount Semeru and Mount Merapi.

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Sumatra
[B] Java
[C] Kalimantan
[D] Maluku
68. Which among the following ancient seven wonders of world are intact today?

  1. Hanging Gardens of Babylon
  2. Lighthouse of Alexandria
  3. Great Pyramid of Giza

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] Only 3
69. Consider the following statements in context with the Money Bills in state legislatures:

  1. A money bill can be introduced in the state legislature only with prior consent of Governor of that state
  2. If the Governor is not available, decision in this regard are taken by President of India
  3. In state assembly, no demand for a grant shall be made except on the recommendation of the Governor.

Which among the above statements is/ are correct?

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
70. In ancient India, the 8 smaller clans / kingdoms called “Athakula” belonged to which among the following Mahajanapadas?
[A] Magadha
[B] Kosala
[C] Vriji
[D] Chedi
71. What are Dilatory motions in context with the procedure in parliament?
[A] General discussion on budget
[B] Discussion on cut motions
[C] Adjournment or delay of the debate on Bills
[D] Deletion of words, phrases and expressions from the records of procedure
72. What is the main industry of MENA region of the World?
[A] Manufacturing
[B] Petroleum
[C] Mines and Minerals
[D] Tourism and Hospitality
73. In context with the current account and capital account flows in India, consider the following statements:

  1. Current account flows arise out of transactions in goods and services, capital account flows are essential in various kinds of loans and equity investments
  2. Current account flows can be reversed, Capital Account flows are permanent in nature
  3. India today has controls on both capital account transactions as well as on the current account with the local currency fixed by the central bank.

Which among the above statements is/ are correct?

[A] Only 1 is correct
[B] Only 1 & 2 are correct
[C] Only 2 & 3 are correct
[D] None of them is correct
74. Which of the following is / are correct statements about the so called Cisgenic plants?

  1. They are genetically modified organisms (GMOs)
  2. It involves genetic modification of a recipient plant with one or more genes from any non-plant organism, or from a donor plant that is sexually incompatible with the recipient plant.

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
75. Though India has registered significant decline in Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) in recent years, yet it is a grave health concern for the country. In this context, which of the following is / are correct observations?

  1. In India Hemorrhage accounts for more than one- third maternal mortality
  2. The largest reason of death in Indian women post delivery is due to anaemia

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
76. If we take 1 kg of iron and let it rust, and none of the rust falls off, then the total weight will be___?
[A] Less than 1 Kg
[B] More than 1 Kg
[C] Exact 1 Kg
[D] More or Less than 1 Kg
77. Which among the following is / are significant uses of Hydrogen globally?

  1. Fuel for Vehicles
  2. Production of Fertilizers
  3. Production of Petroleum Fuels

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 & 2
[C] 1, 2 & 3
[D] Only 2 & 3
78. Which of the following statements about the global energy production by Nuclear Fission and Nuclear Fusion is / are correct?

  1. In almost all nuclear plants in world, nuclear fission is being used for producing energy
  2. The Nuclear fission produces Nuclear fusion bye products and Nuclear Fusion produces Nuclear Fission bye products

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 is correct
[B] Only 2 is correct
[C] Both 1 & 2 are correct
[D] Neither 1 nor 2 is correct
79. Consider the following statements:

  1. Newspaper National Herald was established by Jawahar Lal Nehru
  2. Jai Hind was title of an editorial which announced India’s freedom in this news paper

Which among the above statements is/ are correct?

[A] Only 1 is correct
[B] Only 2 is correct
[C] Both 1 & 2 are correct
[D] Neither 1 nor 2 is correct
80. Consider the following statements:

  1. Lahore Resolution of Muslim League asked for a partition of India
  2. The word Pakistan was used for the first time in Lahore Resolution

Which among the above statements is/ are correct?

[A] Only 1 is correct
[B] Only 2 is correct
[C] Both 1 & 2 are correct
[D] Neither 1 nor 2 is correct
81. Consider the following statements about Allama Mashriqi:

  1. Khaksar Movement was established by Allama Mashriqi in 1931.
  2. Allama Mashriqi was in favour of Pakistan but was against the Mountbatten Plan
  3. Allama Mashriqi demanded an undivided Pakistan, stretching from Karachi to Calcutta

Which among the above statements is/ are correct?

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
82. Which of the following statements is correct about El-Nino?
[A] There would be upwelling of cold water on the coast of Peru.
[B] Peruvian deserts witness heavy rainfall.
[C] Results in floods in larger part of Asia.
[D] El-Nino is also referred to as Little Girl.
83. Which of these bodies is responsible to access the Television audience measurement system?
[A] Ministry of Information & Broadcasting
[B] Film and Television Institute of India
[C] Broadcast Audience Research Council of India
[D] Central Board of Film Certification
84. Who among the following conceived the first recognizable periodic table of chemical elements?
[A] Marie Skłodowska Curie
[B] Dmitri Mendeleev
[C] John Dalton
[D] Amedeo Avogadro
85. The State of Talent Acquisition 2019 Report was recently released by?
[A] Reserve Bank of India
[B] CRISL India
[C] Bloomberg
[D] Mercer-Mettl’s
86. Which among the above was / were the reasons of the Vaikkom Satyagraha?

  1. Opening the temples for low caste Hindus
  2. Fighting against the exploitation by the Landlords
  3. Getting allowed for Intercaste marriage

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 & 2
[C] Only 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
87. Which of the following is / are correct statements about the European Parliament?

  1. The members of European Parliament are elected via Universal Suffrage
  2. Council of the European Union is the lower house of bicameral European Power

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
88. Which of the following is / are correct statements about Maginot Line?

  1. It’s a line that marks the boundary of Germany & France
  2. It proved to be a strategically effective line for defence of France

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 is correct
[B] Only 2 is correct
[C] Both 1 & 2 are correct
[D] Neither 1 nor 2 is correct
89. In which of the following sessions of Indian National Congress, it was stated by Congress that the object of the planning in the country has to be “Socialist Pattern” and not absolute “Socialism”, thus paving the way for a mixed economy in India?
[A] 1953 Hyderabad Session
[B] 1954 Kalyani Session
[C] 1955 Avadi Session
[D] 1956 Amritsar Session
90. Which among the following statements in context with Krishna River is / are correct?

  1. Krishna River originates near Mahabaleshwar in Maharashtra and then runs in Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.
  2. The maximum distance covered by Krishna River is in the state of Karnataka
  3. The place where Krishna River empties into the Bay of Bengal is called “Swan islands”

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
91. In which among the following Mahajanapada. Lord Buddha attained parinirvana?
[A] Anga
[B] Magadha
[C] Malla
[D] Vatsa
92. The Supreme Court of India can review its own judgments on the basis of which of the following articles?
[A] Article 136
[B] Article 137
[C] Article 142
[D] Article 145
93. With respect to computers, which of the following translates commands from the operating system or user into commands understood by the component computer part it interfaces with?
[A] Memory
[B] Drivers
[C] Disks
[D] Cache
94. Which among the following division of a Veda has been said to suit the last (Sanyas) of the four stages in a man’s life?
[A] Mantra Samhita
[B] Brahamana
[C] Aranyaka
[D] Upanishada
95. Who among the following is known to have launched the “No rent campaign” in last leg of 19th century?
[A] Mahatma Gandhi
[B] Bal Gangadhar Tilak
[C] Sri Arubindo
[D] Lala Lajpat Rai
96. Which among the following statements in context with Central Vigilance Commissioner in India is/ are correct?

  1. The office of the Central Vigilance Commissioner in India has a Constitutional Status
  2. CVC can be removed by the president of India only on recommendation by the Council of Ministers.

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
97. The Mitakshara Laws and Dayabhaga Laws depict the core laws that govern the rules of coparcenership in Hindu Undivided Families (HUF). In this context, consider the following statements:

  1. Mitakshara Law is prevalent in all over India; Dayabhaga is prevalent in Bengal and Assam
  2. Mitakshara Law is primarily based upon birth of a son, while Dayabhaga Law is primary based upon death of a father

Which among the above statements is/ are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
98. Analyze the following statements in context with devaluation of currency:

  1. The devaluation of currency always leads to greater export prospects
  2. Devaluation of currency leads to improvement of Balance of Trade almost immediately

Which among the above statements is/ are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
99. Consider the following statements:

  1. An electron and Positron have the same charge (in opposite signs) and same mass
  2. When a positron comes to rest in matter, it is quickly annihilated by an Electron and a gamma photon is produced.

Which among the above statements is/ are correct?

[A] Only 1 is correct
[B] Only 2 is correct
[C] Both 1 & 2 are correct
[D] Neither 1 nor 2 is correct
100. Natural Gas is one of the materials used in making of Fertilizers. Which among the following is the function of Natural gas in production of Fertilizers?
[A] As a fuel, to supply heat
[B] As a Reducing agent
[C] As a catalyst to produce complex fertilizers
[D] As a feedstock for the production of ammonia