Quiz 531: General Studies Civil Services Examination

1. Deshikottama’ award is the highest award of which among the following bodies?

[A] Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan
[B] Vishwa Bharti
[C] Banaras Hindu University
[D] Bhartiya Sahitya Parishad

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2. “Only mad men outside lunatic asylums could think or talk of independence” 
Who among the following had made this remark in context with the budding idea of Swarajya?

[A] Lord Hardinge
[B] Bal Gangadhar Tilak
[C] Gopal Krishan Gokhle
[D] Pheroz Shah Mehta

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3. “There was only one genuine extremist in India and that was Mr. Tilak”
Who among the following had made this remark in context with Bal Gangadhar Tilak?

[A] Mahatma Gandhi
[B] Moti Lal Nehru
[C] Edwin Montague
[D] Lord Hardinge

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4. A manifesto known as “Philosophy of the Bomb”, was brought out by which among the following organizations?

[A] Ghadar Party
[B] Hindustan Republic Association
[C] Hindustan Socialist Republic Association
[D] Jugantar

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5. A plant belonging to which of the following groups would show least adaptation to marine water?

[A] Pteridophytes
[B] Gymnosperms
[C] Angiosperms
[D] Bryophytes

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6. About which of the following books, Mahatma Gandhi has said that “it brought about an instaneous and practical transformation in my life”?

[A] Anna Karenina
[B] War & Peace
[C] Kingdom of God is within You
[D] Unto this last

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7. After the Hindustan Republican Association was renamed as Hindustan Socialist Republic Association, a central committee was formed. Who among the following was from Bihar in this central Committee?

[A] Sukhdev
[B] Kundanlal
[C] P N Ghosh
[D] Shiv Sharma

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8. After the permanent settlement, what fraction of the revenue derived by the Zamindars to the Company was to be remitted?

[A] 50%
[B] 65%
[C] 76%
[D] 89%

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9. After which among the following events, the Cabinet Mission plan was thought to have become defunct?

[A] Call for a Direct Action Day by Muslim League
[B] Boycott of the Muslim Legue of the Constituent assembly
[C] The formation of the Interim Government
[D] Atlee’s Declaration

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10. Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures or Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS) Agreement, that mandates how governments can apply food safety, animal and plant health measures, is related to which among the following organizations?

[A] World Economic Forum
[B] World Health Organization
[C] World Trade organization
[D] Food and Agriculture Organization

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