Quiz 225: General Awareness for Civil Services Examination

1. Which of the following is a Gymnosperm?
[A] Cashew
[B] Chilgoza
[C] Pistachio
[D] None of the above

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2. Artificial Kidney or blood dailyzer which is used in renal failure or Kidney disorders works on the principles of _________?
[A] Imbibition & Osmosis
[B] Plasmolysis & Osmosis
[C] Diffusion & osmosis
[D] Diffusion only

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3. Section 28 A of the Representation of the People Act provides for registration of Political parties by the election commission of India. This act was enacted in which year ?
[A] 1948
[B] 1949
[C] 1950
[D] 1951

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4. Article 326 of Indian Constitution originally granted electoral franchise to every Indian Citizen who has not been declared a bankrupt, criminal, insane, or a non resident and has attained age of ____________?
[A] 18 years
[B] 20 years
[C] 21 years
[D] 25 years

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5. Consider the following reasons for malnutrition in India which is responsible for half of the child deaths’ In India.

  1. Low weight at birth time which is because of poor nutrition of pregnant women
  2. Poor hygienic conditions
  3. Improper feeding practices

Which among the above are the major reasons behind the above mentioned problem?

[A] 1 only
[B] 2 only
[C] 1& 2 only
[D] all 1, 2 & 3

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6. Consider the following Statements

  1. In India Uttar Pradesh is the largest producer state of Cereals
  2. Andhra Pradesh is the largest producer of Rice in India
  3. Gujarat is the largest producer of groundnuts in India

Which among the above sentences is / are correct ?

[A] 1 only is correct
[B] 2 only is correct
[C] 1& 3 only are correct
[D] all 1, 2, 3 are correct

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7. Consider the Following sentences.

  1. Madhya Pradesh has the largest number of cattle’s in India
  2. Uttar Pradesh has the largest number of Buffaloes in India
  3. Rajasthan has the largest number of sheep’s in India

Select the correct statements in the above given sentences.

[A] only 1 is correct
[B] only 2 is correct
[C] only 3 is correct
[D] 2& 3 are correct

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8. Find out the correct pairs among the below three:

  1. Thiamine – Beri Beri
  2. Vitamin D – Rickets
  3. Vitamin K –Sterility

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] 1 only
[B] 2 only
[C] 1 & 2 only
[D] 1, 2, 3

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9. Consider the following persons associated with dances in India:

  1. Sonal Mansingh – Odissi
  2. Yamini Krishna Murthy – Kathakali
  3. Rukmani Devi – Bharatnatyam

Which among the above pairs in not correctly matched?

[A] 1
[B] 2
[C] 3
[D] 1 & 3

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10. Consider the following statements regarding the Rupee Dollar exchange rate in the light of purchasing power parity PPP:

  1. Exchange rate of the currencies should be equal to the ratio of price levels in two countries
  2. Exchange rate of the currencies should be not equal to the ratio of price levels in the two countries
  3. Exchange rate of the currencies should be decided on the basis of value of the third major currency like euro

which among the above statements are correct ?

[A] 1 & 3 only correct
[B] 2 & 3 only correct
[C] 3 only is correct
[D] 1 only is correct

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