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Q.1: Real estate comes under which sector?
[A] Primary
[B] Tertiary
[C] Secondary
[D] Both Secondary and Tertiary

[B] Tertiary

Q.2: What is the full form of PMGSY?
[A] Pradhan Mantri Greh Sadak Yojana
[B] Pradhan Mantri Gaon Sadak Yojana
[C] Pradhan Mantri Guarantee Sadak Yojana
[D] Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana

[D] Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana

Q.3: Where is headquarter of WTO ?
[A] Geneva
[B] Wasington DC
[C] Kathamandu
[D] Philipines

[A] Geneva

Q.4: Which Five Year Plan had a motive of ‘Faster, More inclusive and Sustainable growth’ ?
[A] Tenth/span>
[B] Twelth
[C] Seventh
[D] Eleventh

[B] Twelth

Q.5: How many Navratnas CPSEs (Central Public Sector Enterprises) are there in India?
[A] 16
[B] 17
[C] 18
[D] 21

[B] 17

Q.6: In which country political theory of ‘Fascism’ started ?
[A] Japan
[B] Russia
[C] Italy
[D] China

[C] Italy

Q.7: Who among the following supports customary rights ?
[A] Ritchie
[B] Locke
[C] Plato
[D] Heller

[A] Ritchie

Q.8:Who among the following declares Financial Emergency in India?
[A] President
[B] Prime minister
[C] Central Council of Ministers
[D] Supreme Court of India

[A] President

Q.9: Which among the following is also known as chief law officer of Government of India ?
[A] Chief Justice of India
[B] Comptroller and Auditor General
[C] Attorney General of India
[D] Judge of Supreme Court of India

[C] Attorney General of India

Q.10: What is the term of office of Chief Election Commissioner of India?
[A] Five years
[B] Six years
[C] Five years or 60 years of age
[D] Six years or 65 years of age

[D] Six years or 65 years of age

Q.11: Lakshadweep’s High Court is located in which state of India?

[A] Tamil Nadu
[B] Kerala
[C] Andhra Pradesh
[D] Karnataka

[B] Kerala

Q.12: Where is Bose Institute ?
[A] Dispur
[B] Kolkata
[C] Mumbai
[D] New Delhi

[B] Kolkata

Q.13: Which among the following can be amended only by special majority in India?
[A] Admission of New State
[B] Salaries and allowances of Member of Parliament
[C] Allowances of the President
[D] Ammendment of the Constitution via article 368

[D] Ammendment of the Constitution via article 368

Q.14: Who among of the following started Marathi fortnightly newspaper ‘Bahishkrit Bharat’ ?
[A] Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
[B] Vir Savarkar
[C] Vinobha Bhave
[D] Lokmanya Tilak

[A] Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

Q.15: Who among the following did not ruled the Delhi Sultanate?
[A] Slave dynasty
[B] Syed dynasty
[C] Khilji dynasty
[D] Ghori dynasty

[D] Ghori dynasty

Q.16:Who among of the following was the Viceroy of India when Indian University Act, 1904 was passed?
[A] Lord Dufferin
[B] Lord Lansdowne
[C] Lord Minto
[D] Lord Curzon

[D] Lord Curzon

Q.17: Who among the following was also known as ‘Zinda Pir’?
[A] Akbar
[B] Jahangir
[C] Shahjahan
[D] Aurangzeb

[D] Aurangzeb

Q.18:’Satyashodhak Samaj’ was founded by whom ?
[A] Mahatma Gandhi
[B] Jyotirao Phule
[C] Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
[D] Swami Vivekanand

[B] Jyotirao Phule

Q.19: When is the World COPD Day observed?
[A] 16th November
[B] 20th November
[C] 18th November
[D] 19th November

[B] 20th November

Q.20: On which of the following date, summer solstice is observed in Southern Hemisphere?
[A] 21st December
[B] 5th August
[C] 18th July
[D] 11th January

[A] 21st December

Q.21: Moraine is a kind of soil erosion that is caused by which of the following?
[A] Glacier
[B] Wind
[C] River water
[D] Underground water

[A] Glacier

Q.22: Sardar Sarovar Dam’ is on which of the following rivers ?
[A] Krishna
[B] Godavari
[C] Narmada
[D] Mahanadi

[C] Narmada

Q.23: Which river of India has an Inland drainage?
?

[A] Tapi
[B] Ganga
[C] Godavari
[D] Luni

[D] Luni

Q.24: Who among the following is known as ‘Father of Biology’?
[A] Darwin
[B] Aristotle
[C] Heckle
[D] Edward Jenner

[B] Aristotle

Q.25: Which of the following is necessary for Blood clotting in humans ?
[A] Vitamin A
[B] Vitamin K
[C] Vitamin C
[D] Vitamin E

[B] Vitamin K

Q.26: Which of the following human gland produces Insulin?
[A] Spleen
[B] Liver
[C] Pancreas
[D] Pituitary Gland

[C] Pancreas

Q.27: What is the normal blood pressure in human beings?
[A] 120/90
[B] 120/80
[C] 140/90
[D] 140/100

[B] 120/80

Q.28: Who among the following is known as ‘Father of Genetics’?

[A] Darwin
[B] Mendel
[C] Lamarck
[D] De Vries

[B] Mendel

Q.29: Early blight is a common disease seen in which of the following?

[A] Potato
[B] Ginger
[C] Cabbage
[D] Cauliflower

[A] Potato

Q.30: When an object is kept between two parallel plane mirrors then what is the number of images formed?

[A] 1
[B] 2
[C] 4
[D] Infinite

[D] Infinite

Q.31: When is World Children’s Day observed?

[A] 16th November
[B] 17th November
[C] 18th November
[D] 20th November

[D] 20th November

Q.32: When the speed of a moving object is halved, its __________.

[A] Kinetic energy becomes 1/4 of the original
[B] Kinetic energy becomes 4 times the original
[C] No change in the kinetic energy
[D] Acceleration is doubled

[A] Kinetic energy becomes 1/4 of the original

Q.33: The working principle of a mercury thermometer is__________.

[A] Change in density of matter on heating
[B] Expansion of matter on heating
[C] Thermal resistance of matter
[D] Change in mass of matter on heating

[B] Expansion of matter on heating

Q.34: What is storage size of commonly used floppy disks?

[A] 2.0 MB
[B] 4.0 MB
[C] 1.44 MB
[D] 2.44 MB

[C] 1.44 MB

Q.35: Which of the following is managed by operating system?

[A] Memory
[B] Processor
[C] Input/Output devices
[D] All of these

[D] All of these

Q.36: Which of the following is used for ripening of fruits?

[A] Methylene
[B] Ethylene
[C] Acetone
[D] Methane

[B] Ethylene

Q.37: What is the major component of Gobar Gas ?
[A] Propane
[B] Butane
[C] Methane
[D] Ethylene

[C] Methane

Q.38: Rock Salt contains which mineral?
[A] Gypsum
[B] Sodium
[C] Potassium
[D] Magnesium

[B] Sodium

Q.39: Which of the following is not a transition metal?
[A] Actinium
[B] Bohrium
[C] Osmium
[D] Radium

[D] Radium

Q.40: ‘SHIKHAR SE PUKAR’ is a documentary film related to which topic?
[A] Girl Education
[B] Water Conservation
[C] Women Empowerment
[D] None of the above

[B] Water Conservation

Q.41: In which year ‘Project Tiger’ was launched?
[A] 1973
[B] 1982
[C] 1993
[D] 1962

[A] 1973

Q.42: Which of the following is non-biodegradable?
[A] Glass
[B] Cotton
[C] Paper
[D] no of these

[A] Glass

Q.43: The largest biotechnology meeting of India was organized in which city?
[A] New Delhi
[B] Manesar
[C] Leh
[D] Hissar

[A] New Delhi

Q.44: Who amongst the following discovered ‘electron’?
[A] Archimedes
[B] Roald Amundsen
[C] J. J. Thomson
[D] Rudolf Diesel

[C] J. J. Thomson

Q.45: ’Him Gold Cup’ is related to which sport?
[A] Cricket
[B] Boxing
[C] Hockey
[D] Volleyball

[C] Hockey

Q.46: Which of the following pair is incorrect?
[A] Sanjukta Panigarhil – Odissi Dance
[B] Shiv kumar Sharma – Flute
[C] Raja Ravi Verma – Painter
[D] Ustad Vilayat Khan – Sitar

[C] Karnataka

Q.47: In which state living root bridges are found?
[A] Assam
[B] Manipur
[C] Odisha
[D] Meghalaya

[D] Meghalaya

Q.48: ’Khullam Khulla’ is an autobiography of which famous actor?
[A] Shatrughan Sinha
[B] Mithun Chakarborty
[C] Jeetendra
[D] Rishi Kapoor

[D] Rishi Kapoor

Q.49: Which among the following countries whose National Anthem has only music not words –
[A] India
[B] Bahrain
[C] Germany
[D] Spain

[B] Bahrain

Q.50: The national Institute for Rural Development (NIRD) is situated in –
[A] Shimal
[B] Hyderabad
[C] Dehradun
[D] New Delhi

[B] Hyderabad

Q.51: Demand curve will shift forward, when _________ .
[A] Price of complementary good falls
[B] Price of substitute goods decreases
[C] Income of the consumer falls
[D] Price of complement good increases

[A] Price of complementary good falls

Q.52: What is the full form of NSDL?
[A] National Society Development Limited
[B] National Securities Depository Limited
[C] National Social Development Limited
[D] National Safety Development Limited

[B] National Securities Depository Limited

Q.53: If exports equal imports then, which of the following relations will be true?
[A] GDP = GNP
[B] GDP > GNP
[C] GDP < GNP
[D] None of these

[A] GDP = GNP

Q.54: What is the minimum base rate fixed by RBI ?
[A] 8.30 %
[B] 8.25 %
[C] 9.30 %
[D] 10.00 %

[C] 9.30 %

Q.55: Who among the following gave the ‘Gandhian Plan’ in 1944?
[A] D. D. Dhar
[B] S. N. Aggarwal
[C] M. N. Roy
[D] J. P. Narayan

[B] S. N. Aggarwal

Q.56: The National Award for Child Welfare was instituted in the year –
[A] 1996 AD
[B] 1979 AD
[C] 2008 AD
[D] 2014 AD

[B] 1979 A

Q.57: __________ goverment is better than other forms of government because it allows us to correct its own mistake.
[A] Democratice
[B] Monarchic
[C] Authoritarian
[D] Autocratic

[A] Democratice

Q.58:In which of the following year the ‘National Population Policy’ (NPP) was announced in India?
[A] 1999t
[B] 2000
[C] 2001
[D] 2002

[B] 2000

Q.59: Who was the chairman of the drafting committee of Indian Constitution?
[A] Lord Mountbatten
[B] Dr. Rajendra Prasad
[C] Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
[D] Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru

C] Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

Q.60: Which of the following fundamental right is given in Article 21?
[A] Right to property
[B] Right to equality
[C] Right to speech
[D] Right to life

[D] Right to life

Q.61: Which among the following article states that there should be no discrimination on grounds of caste, religion, race, sex, place of birth?

[A] Article 15
[B] Article 21
[C] Article 25
[D] Article 30

[A] Article 15

Q.62: Who among the following is constitutionally empowered to alter Scheduled Area?
[A] Supreme Court of India
[B] High Court of State
[C] Prime Minister of India
[D] President of India

[D] President of India

Q.63: ow is the President of India elected?
[A] Directly by public voting
[B] By single transferrable vote
[C] By secondary voting system
[D] All options are correct

[B] By single transferrable vote

Q.64: Who among the following has written the famous poem, ‘Sarfaroshi ki Tamanna’? ?
[A] Bismil Azimabadi
[B] Chandra Shekhar Azad
[C] Ashfaqulla Khan
[D] Ram Prasad Bismil

[A] Bismil Azimabadi

Q.65: Which Governor General of India started the Postal Service in India?
[A] Lord Canning
[B] Lord Cornwallis
[C] Lord Dalhousie
[D] Lord Warren Hastings

[C] Lord Dalhousie

Q.66:Who abolished Jizyah Tax?
[A] Jahangir
[B] Humayun
[C] Akbar
[D] Aurangzeb

[C] Akbar

Q.67: Arrange the following historical events in the chronological order of their occurrence
[A] Non-Cooperation Movement
[B] Civil Disobedience Movement
[C] Chauri – Chaura
[D] All of these

[D] All of these

Q.68:Which of the following pair is INCORRECT?
[A] Abul Fazal – Chief Advisor
[B] Faizi – Poet
[C] Birbal – Finance Minister
[D] All are correct

Q.69: In which of the following country the Kalahari desert is located?
[A] India
[B] Pakistan
[C] Botswana
[D] Kenya

[C] Botswana

Q.70: River Narmada originates from which place?
[A] Amarkantak
[B] Himalayans
[C] Brahamagiri
[D] Baralacha pass

[A] Amarkantak

Q.71: Where is Great Barrier Reef located?
[A] India
[B] Pakistan
[C] Australia
[D] South Africa

[C] Australia

Q.72: Siachen glacier is located near to which of the following valley?
[A] Nubra Valley
[B] Doon Valley
[C] Silent Valley
[D] Neelam Valley

[A] Nubra Valley

Q.73: What is the name of grasslands of Southern Africa?
?

[A] Savannah
[B] ampas
[C] Velds
[D] Prairies

[C] Velds

Q.74: Where is urine stored in human body ?
[A] Kidneys
[B] Urinary bladder
[C] Liver
[D] Nephron

[B] Urinary bladder

Q.75: Potato is an example of ________ .
[A] Tuber
[B] Bulb
[C] Corms
[D] Rhizome

[A] Tuber

Q.76: Which of the following is the highest source of protein?
[A] Sun flower
[B] Soyabean
[C] Grams
[D] Wheat

[B] Soyabean

Q.77: Endoplasmic Reticulum are rough because of _________ present on their surface.
[A] Golgi bodies
[B] Plastids
[C] Lysosomes
[D] Ribosomes

[D] Ribosomes

Q.78: Which of the following is not an example of an amphibian?

[A] Frog
[B] Sea horse
[C] Alligator
[D] Toad

[B] Sea horse

Q.79: During hibernation state, frog respires by which of the following?

[A] Only heart
[B] Only lungs
[C] Only skin
[D] Both lungs and skin

[C] Only skin

Q.80: Action and reaction ________ .

[A] always act on same body
[B] are equal in magnitude
[C] are in same direction
[D] always act independently

[B] are equal in magnitude

Q.81: What is the distance between a crest and a consecutive trough in a transverse wave?

[A] Wavelength
[B] Amplitude
[C] Half of the wavelength
[D] Twice of wavelength

[C] Half of the wavelengthr

Q.82: Which is the most suitable unit for expressing nuclear radius?

[A] Micron
[B] Nanometer
[C] Fermi
[D] Angstrom

[C] Fermi

Q.83: Maxwell is the unit of which one of the following?

[A] Magnetic flux
[B] Permeability
[C] Magnetic susceptibility
[D] Intensity of magnetization

[A] Magnetic flux

Q.84: _______ Bar is located at top of Wordpad/ Notepad.

[A] Format
[B] Menu
[C] Tool
[D] Title

[D] Title

Q.85: Which among the following is not a Basic logical operator in Boolean Algebra laws

[A] AND
[B] OR
[C] NOT
[D] NAND

[D] NAND

Q.86: Which of the following is not a characteristic of a solid?

[A] High compressibility
[B] High density
[C] Regular shape
[D] High rigidity

[A] High compressibility

Q.87: What are the components of nucleus of an atom?
[A] Only Protons
[B] Protons and Neutrons
[C] Neutrons and Electrons
[D] Only Neutrons

[B] Protons and Neutrons

Q.88: In Aqua Regia which two acids are mixed in ratio of 1 : 3?
[A] HCL and HNO₃
[B] Silver
[C] HNO₃ and H₂CO₃
[D] HCL and H2CO₃

[A] HCL and HNO₃

Q.89: What is the mass of one mole of a substance in grams is called?
[A] Nuclear Mass
[B] Atomic Mass
[C] Molar Mass
[D] Molecular Mass

[D] Molecular Mass

Q.90: Which among the following is the habitat of ‘Dog fish’?
[A] River
[B] Sea
[C] Lake
[D] Marsh

[B] Sea

Q.41: In which of the following ecosystem, benthic zone is found?
[A] Fresh water ecosystem
[B] Salt water ecosystem
[C] Tundra Ecosystem
[D] Forest Ecosystem

[B] Salt water ecosystem

Q.92: What was the main aim of Basel Convention?
[A] Protection of Ozone layer
[B] Bio-diversity Conservation
[C] Global Warming
[D] Climate Change

[B] Bio-diversity Conservation

Q.93: Under ‘Geo Mahatma Gandhi NREGA’ initiative, MNREGA has reached a milestone by geo tagging how many assets created under it?
[A] 30 lakh
[B] 1 crore
[C] 2.8 crore
[D] 3 crore

[B] 1 crore

Q.94: Who gave the ‘Law of Gravitation’?
[A] Michael Faraday
[B] Guglielmo Marconi
[C] James Watt
[D] Isaac Newton

[D] Isaac Newton

Q.95: Which of the following was known as ‘Kubjamrak’ in ancient time?
[A] Rishikesh
[B] Devprayag
[C] Haridwar
[D] Srinagar

[A] Rishikesh

Q.96: The ‘World Population Day’ is observed on –
[A] 11th April
[B] 11th May
[C] 11th July
[D] 12th August

[C] 11th July

Q.97: Who among the following has been given honorary status among the seven wonders of the modern world?
[A] Taj Mahal
[B] Great Pyramid of Giza
[C] Petra
[D] Colosseum

[B] Great Pyramid of Giza

Q.98: Who authored the book ‘Modi’s Midas Touch in Foreign Policy’?
[A] Surendra Kumar
[B] Sunita Narayan
[C] P.S. Negi
[D] Anuj Dhar

[A] Surendra Kumar

Q.99: Which country has re-established diplomatic ties with Cuba after 37 years?
[A] Morocco
[B] Ghana
[C] Zimbabwe
[D] Sudan

[A] Morocco

Q.50: ’TAPI’ is a natural gas pipeline from Turkmenistan to India. It passes through __________. –
[A] Afghanistan
[B] Pakistan
[C] Both Afghanistan and Pakistan
[D] None of these

[C] Both Afghanistan and Pakistan

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