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GS Test Series-4/2017 for IAS Prelims 2017

Q.1. Tube well irrigation is more common in Indo-Gangetic plain. This is mainly due to

  1. Rich ground water
  2. Thick layer of alluvial soil
  3. Soil rich in phosphorus
  4. Intensive cultivation.

Now select the correct causes

  1. Only 1
  2. 1, 2 & 3
  3. 1 & 2
  4. 1, 2 & 4

Q.2. High density population of west Bengal is due to

  1. High birth rate among poor population.
  2. Illegal immigration from Banglad
  3. Social  thought and custom
  4. Lack  of  industrialization  and  urbanization

         Now select the  correct  explanations:

  1. All
  2. 1, 2 & 3
  3. Only 1
  4. 1, 2 & 4

Q.3. Corromondal   Coast 

  1. Receives  heavy  rainfall  through Retreating   Monsoon
  2. Has  Dry   Evergreen  forest
  3. Both  a & b
  4. None  of  the  above

Q.4. Industrialization failed to pick up in India due to 

  1. Lack of Ease of doing business
  2. Greater role for PSUs
  3. Lack of resource base
  4. Unskilled labour force
  5. Lack of financial inclusion

    Now, select the correct ones

  1. 1 & 2
  2. 1, 3 & 5
  3. 2, 3 & 4
  4. 3, 4 & 5

Q.5. The base year of IIP and WPI has been changed to 2011-12. What is the motive behind?

  1. To synchronies them with other economic parameters
  2. To show a booming economy.
  3. To present subdued inflation figure.
  4. To attract more investment from abroad.

Q.6. Which of the following monetary measures have direct impact on rate of interest?

  1. Repo Rate
  2. Cash Reserve Ratio
  3. Both a & b
  4. None of the above

Q.7. Monetary Policy Committees has the following advantages over the earlier mechanism for monetary measures

  1. Less  government’s  interference
  2. More transparency in policy decision
  3. Policy decision  in favors of  industry
  4. Better government and RBI coordination.

Q.8. In case of fast depreciating rupee, RBI will

  1. Increase its sale of US dollar
  2. Increase Repo Rate
  3. Decrease or off load the foreign currency
  1. All
  2. 1 & 2
  3. 2 & 3
  4. 1 & 3

Q.9. Delta formation on the eastern coast is more common than western coast of India. This is mainly due to

  1. East flowing rivers carry more sediments
  2. East flowing rivers carry more water
  3. West  flowing rivers  are swift
  4. West flowing rivers are short.

Q.10. Sahara desert records high temperature due to

  1. Subsidence of air
  2. Mostly lie in Tropical  Belt
  3. Both a & b
  4. None of the above

Q.11. Shell Company is a non-trading company

  1. Used as a vehicle for various financial maneuvers
  2. Used to make effective disguised transactions
  3. Used to make investment in offshore energy sector
  4. Kept dormant for future use in some other capacity
  5. Used to attract angel funds for infrastructure development

Select the correct statements:

  1. 1, 2, 4 & 5
  2. 1, 2 & 5
  3. 1, 2 & 5
  4. 1, 2 & 4

Q.12. VDS announced to unearth black money has certain advantages. Select such advantages:

  1. It helps to convert unproductive assets to productive ones
  2. Its helps to control inflation
  3. It encourages honest persons
  4. It increases government’s revenue
  5. It attracts foreign investment
  1. 1, 2 & 5
  2. 1, 2, 4 & 5
  3. Only1
  4. 1, 3, 4 & 5

Q.13. What were the reasons assigned to give greater role to Public Sector units in the initial years of independence?

  1. Private sector were less reluctant to invest in long gestation projects
  2. Government was under “Psychological fear” of India company
  3. Government was more interested in consumer goods industries
  4. Government had social obligations.
  1. All
  2. 1, 2 & 3
  3. 1, 2 & 4
  4. 1, 3 & 4

Q.14. In July 2015 SC restored State government‘s right to grant liberty to life convicts but with certain riders. Such riders are

  1. They can remit only if courts’ specified period of imprisonment has crossed
  2. They can remit only if conviction is under state laws
  3. They can remit only if such cases were not investigated by central agencies
  1. All
  2. Only 2
  3. 2 & 3
  4. None of the above

Q.15. The Minority Sub-Committee (on fundamental Rights) was headed by

  1. B.R. Ambedkar
  2. Sardar Patel
  3. Aiyangaar
  4. C .Mukherjee

 Q.16. Food safety & Standards Authority of India is an agency of

  1. Ministry of Health and Family welfare
  2. Ministry of Agriculture
  3. Ministry of Science & Technology
  4. None of the above

Q.17. The six Mega ports planned under Sagarmala Project does NOT include:

  1. Ennore
  2. Vizhinjam
  3. Colachel
  4. Sagar Island

Q.18. Himayat Scheme is implemented by

  1. CPSU
  2. Private companies
  3. NGOs
  1. 1, 2 & 3
  2. 1 & 3
  3. 2 & 3
  4. Only 1

Q.19. Operation Falcon was launched

  1. Against PLA of China in Ladakh region
  2. Against PLA f China in Arunachal Pradesh
  3. Against PAK Army in Rajasthan
  4. Against PAK Army in Kutch

Q.20. Article 239

  1. Provides for Legislative Assembly for Delhi
  2. Empowers President to appoint Governor as the administrator of the UT
  3. Both a & b
  4. None of the above

Q.21. On dusty day, the sky appears less blue or more white because

  1. Dusts are of comparable size or larger than light wavelengths.
  2. Dusts radii are smaller than light wavelengths.
  3. Dusts obstructs maximum of the lights
  4. Blue is scattered less than violet colour by dust particles.

Q.22. The Governor has constitutional discretion in following cases:

  1. Recommendation of imposition of President rule
  2. Seek legislative and administrative information from CM
  3. Appointment of CM when no party has clear cut majority
  4. Dissolution of a state Legislative Assembly if the Council of Minister has lost its majority

Correct statements are

  1. All
  2. 1 & 2
  3. 1, 2 & 3
  4. 1, 2 & 4

Q.23. Consider the following facts about Nuclear Command Authority

  1. It is controlled by a Political Council headed by Ministry of Defence
  2. Its Executive Council is headed by National Security Advisor
  3. It is executed by Strategic Forces Command

Now select the correct one

  1. Only 1
  2. 2 & 3
  3. 1 & 3
  4. All

Q.24. Which of the following acts of government are taken to protect the interest of domestic manufacturers?

  1. Safeguard duty on imports
  2. Imposition of Countervailing Duty
  3. Imposing export duty on raw exports
  4. Anti Dumping Duty on imports
  1. All
  2. Only 1
  3. 1, 2 & 4
  4. Only 3

Q.25. Programme under The Ghadar movement does not include:

  1. Assassination of officials & work among Indian troops abroad and raise funds
  2. Publication of revolutionary literature
  3. They attempted to bring about an armed revolt in India on Feb, 21, 1915

 

  1. All
  2. 1 & 2
  3. 2 & 3
  4. None of the above.

Q.26.The Chief Minister of a State in India is not eligible to vote in the President election if he

  1. Himself is the Presidential candidate
  2. Is yet to prove his majority on the floor of the Lower House of the State Legislature
  3. Is member of the Upper House of the State Legislature
  4. Is a caretaker Chief Minister

 

  1. 1, 2 & 4
  2. 2 & 4
  3. 1 & 3
  4. Only 3

Q.27. In small sized agriculture field as compared to large fields

  1. Output per acre is maximum
  2. Output per labour is minimum
  3. Agriculture efficiency per acre is maximum
  4. Surplus produce is minimum
  1. 1, 2, 3 & 4
  2. 1, 2 & 4
  3. 1, 2 & 3
  4. 1 & 2

Q.28. Which of the following features/ factors promote transpiration in plants

  1. Tiny hair-like structures on the surface of leaves
  2. Drier surroundings
  3. High speed winds
  4. Waxy-cuticle leaves
  5. More leaves
  1. 1, 2, 3 & 5
  2. 2, 3, 4 & 5
  3. 2, 3 & 5
  4. 1, 2, 4 & 5

Q.29. Consider the interpretation of Swaraj given by different freedom fighters:

  1. Swaraj meant Indian control over administration with Great Britain
  2. Swaraj meant complete autonomy
  3. Swaraj meant absolute political independence

Which of the above interpretation was of Bal Gangadhar Tilak?

  1. Both 2 & 3
  2. Only 1
  3. Only 2
  4. None of the above

Q.30. Consider the relationship between inflation and unemployment:

  1. There is a short –run but not a long –run trade –off between inflation and unemployment
  2. There is always a trade-off between inflation and unemployment
  3. There is a long-run trade-off between inflation and unemployment
  4. There is a long-run but no short –run trade –off between inflation and unemployment.

 

Q.31. Natural Gas hydrates is mostly

  1. Carbon trapped within water crystals
  2. Carbon monoxide trapped within water crystals
  3. Methane trapped within water crystals
  4. Acetylene trapped within water crystals

Q.32. Bhagavad Geeta is classified as

  1. Smriti text
  2. Shruti text
  3. Both a & b
  4. None of the above

Q.33. FSSAI has limited the trans- fat content in Vanaspati Ghee to

  1. 20 %
  2. 15 %
  3. 10%
  4. 5%

Q.34. In case of inconsistency between laws made by Parliament and the State Legislatures, which one of the following shall prevail?

  1. The law made by Parliament before the law made by the legislature of the State
  2. The law made by Parliament after the law made by the legislature of the State
  3. In both the cases Parliamentary law prevails
  4. Nothing such is defined in the Constitution

Q.35. Nuclear Liability Act allows

  1. Only the operator to sue the manufacturers and suppliers.
  2. Victims will be able to sue the manufacturers and suppliers if the fault is in the defective supply
  3. Both a & b are correct
  4. None of the above is correct

Q.36. Which of the following Stem Cells are genetically reprogrammed?

  1. STAP Cells
  2. i PSC
  3. Both
  4. None of the above

Q.37. GOI tried to implement Noon-Nehru Agreement to transfer Berubari to Pakistan by an Amendment Act under the provision of an Article. That was

  1. 8th Amendment Act under Article 3
  2. 8th Amendment Act under Article 368
  3. 9th Amendment Act under Article 3
  4. 9th Amendment Act under Article 368

Q.38. Raneh waterfall is on the river

  1. Sind
  2. Betwa
  3. Tons
  4. Ken

Q.39. What would have been the advantage for India if India was made NSG member?

  1. It would have been easy for India to achieve IDCT targets
  2. India would have get easy access to nuclear energy market
  3. India would have get clean waiver i.e. reprocessing and enrichment right
  1. 1, 2 & 3
  2. 1 & 2
  3. Only 2
  4. 1 & 3

Q.40. The main objectives of the issuance of Aadhaar number is 

  1. To assure internal security
  2. To plug leakages in social welfare schemes
  3. Both a & b
  4. None of the above

Q.41. Which of the following avian influenza pose highest level threat to human?

  1. H5N1
  2. H5N3
  3. H7N9
  4. H9N7

Q.42. Under the WTO norms, the importing countries are allowed to use alternative methodologies for the determination of normal values for the exports

  1. From Market Economy country
  2. From Non- Market Economy country
  3. That often leads to imposition of higher anti-dumping duties by importing countries to protect its domestic market

Now, select the correct combinations

  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. 1 & 3
  4. 2 & 3

Q.43. Consider the following facts about the impact of inflation:

  1. Inflation increases the nominal (face) value of the wages
  2. Inflation lowers their real value.
  3. There is a negative impact of inflation on the purchasing power
  4. There is a negative impact of inflation on the living standard of the wage employees.

Select the correct impacts:

  1. 1, 2 & 3
  2. 1, 2, 3 & 4
  3. 2, 3 & 4
  4. 1, 2 & 4

Q.44. High rate of interest in India has definite negative impacts. Consider such impacts:

  1. Indian products become less competitive
  2. Indian tourism industry get losses
  3. Indian currency depreciates
  1. Only 2
  2. 1 & 2
  3. 1 & 3
  4. 2 & 3

Q.45. Consider the following facts about CERN:

  1. Israelis the only non-European country granted full membership
  2. Pakistan became associate member of CERN, prior to India
  3. Japan became the first non-European associate member of CERN
  1. All
  2. Only 2
  3. 1 & 2
  4. 2 & 3

Q.46. Battle of Sabraon is related to

  1. First Anglo-Afghan war
  2. First Anglo Burmese war
  3. First Sikh war
  4. 2nd Sikh war

Q.47. What will happen if PSL is withdrawn?

  1. Rural- urban divide may increase
  2. Income disparity may increase
  3. Sustainable economic development may become a far cry
  4. Equal opportunity for all banks will start
  1. 1, 2, 3 & 4
  2. 1 & 2
  3. 1, 2 & 3
  4. 1, 3 & 4

Q.48. Consider the following facts about environment protection in India:

  1. No appeal can be made against National Green Tribunal’s award
  2. NGT is guided by the Principle of Natural Justice
  3. NGT is a Statutory body
  4. Establishment of NGT confirms the provision of Article 21 of our Constitution.

Choose the correct combination from the given code:

  1. 1, 2 & 3
  2. 2, 3 & 4
  3. 1, 3 & 4
  4. 2 & 3

Q.49. Keystone species in a system

  1. Is always an apex predator
  2. May be a predator
  3. May live in mutual relations with other organisms

Choose the correct ones

  1. Only 1
  2. 1 & 3
  3. Only 2
  4. 2 & 3

Q.50. Janani Suraksha Yojana

  1. Aims to decrease neo-natal death only
  2. Provides for cash assistance with delivery and post delivery care
  3. Both a & b
  4. None of the above

Q.51. National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme covers among others

  1. Ebola
  2. Chikungunya
  3. Both a & b
  4. None of the above

Q.52. Consider the following facts about Space X

  1. It is a private aerospace manufacture
  2. It is a private space transport service company
  3. It developed Dragon launch vehicle system

Now select the correct ones

  1. All
  2. Only 1
  3. 1 & 2
  4. 2 & 3

Q.53. Botnets

  1. Are computers with network connection
  2. Are computers infected with malicious software
  3. Are malwares that targets websites
  4. Are softwares that protects computers against malwares

Q.54. Which of the following compounds are used in cloud seeding?

  1. Silver iodide
  2. Dry ice
  3. Both a & b
  4. None of the above

Q.55. Kirameki-2 is the

  1. First Mars Mission of Japan
  2. First military communication satellite of Japan
  3. First Mars Mission of China
  4. First space observatory of Japan

Q.56. Hypoglycin A was in the news it is found in

  1. Raw meat
  2. Litchi seeds
  3. Red meat
  4. Unripe Litchi

Q.57. Gelator was in the news. It is used

  1. To fasten two objects without any mark
  2. To remove waste without polluting environment
  3. To remove oil spills from the Oceans
  4. To remove nuclear waste from ocean bed

Q.58. Consider the following statements:

  1. The economies with abundant resources tend to grow less rapidly than resource scarce economies.
  2. The economies with near zero Gini Coefficient tend to grow less rapidly than the economies with near one Gini Coefficient.
  3. Both a & b are correct statements
  4. None of the above is correct statements

Q.59. Which of the following would be the advantages of introducing Universal Basic Income?

  1. It will increase bargaining power of labor force.
  2. In the era of non-delivery of government scheme or their leakages, UBI provides a mechanism to increase administrative efficiency.
  3. Both a & b
  4. None of the above

Q.60. Which of the following rivers does not cross Kaziranga National Park?

  1. Brahmaputra
  2. Mora Diphu
  3. Mora Dhansiri
  4. Subansiri

Q.61. Consider the following statements

  1. Southern Ocean accounts for maximum global oceanic uptake of the man-made carbon –di-oxide
  2. Tropical Rainforest promotes more uptake of carbon-di-oxide than Tempered forest
  3. Evergreen forest of Tropical belt acts as greater carbon-sink than Deciduous forest of Tropical belt
  4. North Pacific Ocean acts as greater carbon sink than north Atlantic Ocean

Now select the correct statements

  1. 1, 2 & 3
  2. 2, 3 & 4
  3. 2 & 3
  4. All

Q.62. Pakistan failed to take advantage of MFN status given to it by India. This is mainly due to

  1. India has restrictive policy towards agriculture
  2. Pakistan  failed to develop manufacturing
  3. Pakistan  failed  to compete  with other countries in service sector

    Now select the correct ones

  1. All
  2. Only 1
  3. 1 & 2
  4. 1 & 3

Q.63. Which of the following Hornbill species of India is most threatened according to IUCN

  1. Great Hornbill
  2. Indian Grey Hornbill
  3. Norconden Hornbill
  4. b & c both are equally therefore

Q.64. National Green Tribunal is competent to hear cases for several Acts. Such Acts include

  1. Forest (Conservation) Act
  2. Biological Diversity Act
  3. Water (Prevention & council of Pollution) Act
  4. Environment (Protection) Act.
  1. 1, 2 & 3
  2. 1, 2 & 4
  3. 1, 2, 3 & 4
  4. 1 & 4

Q.65. Consider the following facts about Canada

  1. ItsEastern coast has less vegetation due to off share wind.
  2. Its Western  coast has more  vegetation  due on share  Westerly wind
  3. Its South-Eastern  part  has maximum population density due to more industrialization
  4. Its South- Eastern  part has maximum urbanization due to industrialization.

     Now select the correct ones

  1. 1, 2 & 4
  2. 2, 3 & 4
  3. 2 & 4
  4. 3 & 4

Q.66.Consider the following facts about Carnatic music:

  1. It is based on the musical concept of Ilango Adigal described in Silappadhikaram.
  2. Its present format was formulated by Purandara Das
  3. Instrument has greater role than vocal music in Carnatic music

Now, select the correct ones:

  1. All
  2. 1 & 2
  3. 2 & 3
  4. Only 2

Q.67.Which of the following cultural heritage and country pairs are incorrect?

  1. Borobudur – Indonesia
  2. Preah Vihaer – Cambodia
  3. Erawan Shrine – Thailand
  4. Prambanam temple – Indonesia

 

  1. Only 3
  2. 3 & 4
  3. 1 & 2
  4. None of the above

Q.68.Delhi Durbar

  1. Was held 3 times during British era to mark the coronation of a King and Queen.
  2. Georg V was the only King to attend the Durbar
  3. Both a & b are correct
  4. None of the above is correct

Q.69.Which of the following pairs of Buddhist monasteries and state are correctly matched:

  1. Tawang monastery – Arunanchal Pradesh
  2. Rumtek – Leh (JK)
  3. Dharamsala – Himachal Pradesh
  1. All
  2. 1 & 2
  3. 2 & 3
  4. 1 & 3

Q.70.Lala Lajpat Rai had direct/indirect association with

  1. Servants of the People Society
  2. Servants of India Society
  3. DAV school
  4. Punjab National Bank
  5. Lakshmi Insurance Company
  1. All
  2. 1, 3, 4 & 5
  3. 2,3,4 & 5
  4. 1,3 & 4

Q.71. Which of the following are the sources of ambient air pollution?

  1. Oil spill
  2. Power Plants
  3. Nuclear Tests
  4. Household
  5. Transport
  1. 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5
  2. 2, 3, 4 & 5
  3. 2, 4 & 5
  4. 2 & 5

Q.72. Crop diversification in India  failed to take up due to

  1. Success of Green  Revolution
  2. Under developed marketing  chain in rural India
  3. Climatic  diversity and topographical variations  in rural India
  4. Existence of feudal  system in rural India

    Now select the correct ones

  1. All
  2. 1, 2 & 3
  3. 1, 2 & 4
  4. 2 & 4

Q.73. Which of the following protected areas lie in Narmada river basin?

  1. Mandla Plant Fossil National Park
  2. Panch marhi Biosphere Reserve
  3. Satpura National Park
  4. Kanha National Park
  1. 1, 2, 3 & 4
  2. 2, 3 & 4
  3. 2 & 4
  4. 1, 2 & 4

Q.74. Following agro-climatic zones of India in promoting cropping pattern will

  1. Promote sustainable agriculture
  2. Increase farmers’ income
  3. Promote soil health
  4. Promote water conservation

Now, select those which will definitely happen

  1. All
  2. 1, 2 & 3
  3. 1, 3 & 4
  4. 3 & 4

Q.75. Alpine forest

  1. Is found in Himalaya due to the great height
  2. Is not found in Western Ghat due to its closeness to Equator.
  3. Is more common in Western Himalaya than Eastern Himalaya due to more average height

     Now, select the correct ones 

  1. All
  2. Only 1
  3. 1&3
  4. Only 2

 Q.76. Consider the following mountain systems

  1. Kunlun Shan
  2. Vindhyachal
  3. Alaskan  Range
  4. Cascade Range

    Which of the above mentioned ranges  has lowest snow line?

  1. Kunlun Shan
  2. Vindhyachal
  3. Alaskan Range
  4. Cascade

 Q.77. Solar energy has high potential in Horse Latitude belt because:

  1. It is zone of subsidence of air column
  2. It is the zone of least albedo
  3. It has the largest tract of Tropical Rain Forest
  4. It is the zone of active wind.
  5. It is the zone of active cyclones

 

  1. 1,3,4 & 5
  2. 1,2,3 & 4
  3. 1,2,4 & 5
  4. Only 1 & 2

Q.78. Navigation through Magellan Strait is very difficult. This is mainly due to

  1. Large number  of  ice bergs brought by Brazilian current
  2. High  level of fogs due to mixing of Benguela  cold current and Brrazilian  warm current
  3. Both  a & b
  4. None of  the above

Q.79. The proposed interlinking of Ken and Betwa rivers in Madhya Pradesh is supposed to be detrimental to the

  1. Panna Tiger Reserve
  2. Kuno National Park
  3. Sariska Tiger Reserve
  4. Ranthambor National Park

Q.80. Nuclear Wastes

  1. Have similar composition but different action
  2. With longer half life, are more dangerously radio active
  3. Are disposed under water as well as under- ground.

Correct statements about nuclear wastes are:

  1. All
  2. Only 1
  3. 1 & 2
  4. 2 & 3

Q.81. Fishing in Grand Bank  is more difficult than in Dogger Bank. This is due to

  1. More ice bergs in the region
  2. More fogs in the region
  3. Both a & b
  4. None of the above

Q.82. Counter Equatorial Current

  1. Is more developed in Pacific Ocean due to strong  Equatorial  Current
  2. Vanishes  in Indian Ocean during summer due to strong  S.W  Monsoon Current
  3. Both  a & b are correct
  4. None of the above is correct

Q.83. Decentralised planning has the following advantages:

  1. Promotes  optimum  utilization of resources
  2. Promotes  professional management
  3. Promotes maximum utilization  of funds

   Now, select the advantages        

  1. All
  2. 1 & 2
  3. 2 & 3
  4. 1 & 3

Q.84.India’s 3rd Generation Nuclear Programme in based on

  1. Thorium based nuclear reactor
  2. Advanced heavy water reactor
  3. Fast Breeder reactor
  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. 1 & 2
  4. 1 & 3

Q.85.Head Quarter of East India Company in London was  

  1. Called India House in Leaden hall Street.
  2. Later named Lloyd’s Building.
  3. Both are correct
  4. None of the above is correct

Q.86. Which of the following Indian heritage are in the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists?

  1. Chhau, a tribal martial dance
  2. Mudiyettu, a traditional ritual theatre
  3. Nowruz, Persian New Year
  4. Ramman, a religious festival and ritual theatre
  5. Mohiniyattam, a classical dance

 

  1. 1, 2, 3 & 4
  2. 2, 3, 4 & 5
  3. 1, 2, 4 & 5
  4. 3, 4 & 5

Q.87. Under RTI law, “public authority” means any authority or body set up under

  1. Set up under the Constitution or Parliamentary law
  2. Set up under law made by the State Legislature or Government order
  3. Anybody owned, controlled or substantially financed by the government
  4. Any non-Government organization substantially financed directly or indirectly by the Government.

Now, select the INCORRECT statements

  1. All
  2. Only 4
  3. 3 & 4
  4. None of the above

Q.88. Governor’s power to grant assent or withhold assent or reserve the bill for Presidents consideration is dealt with as 

  1. Powers and functions of Governor
  2. Legislative procedures as sub-heading of state legislature
  3. Both a & b
  4. None of the above

Q.89. Inner Line Permit

  1. Is an official travel document issued by the respective states to allow inward travel into a restricted area.
  2. Is required by an Indian citizen for limited time permit in restricted area
  3. Is an off-shoot of the Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation, 1873.

Correct facts are

  1. All
  2. 1 & 2
  3. 1 & 3
  4. 2 & 3

Q.90. Consider the following facts about the impeachment of judges in India:

  1. Lok Sabha has over ridding authority over Rajya Sabha in the matter of impeachment of judges.
  2. Impeachment motion must be passed by 2/3rd majority in both houses in the same session.

Select the correct facts:

  1. Both
  2. Only I
  3. Only II
  4. None of the above.

Q.91.Which of the following arguments is given against death sentences?

  1. It  does not act as deterrent
  2. It increases crime rate
  3. Both a & b
  4. None of  the above

Q.92.Social crime in recent days has increased. This is due to

  1. Society  is losing  the dominant  role as regulator
  2. Inclusive growth  has made society more equal
  3. Both  a & b
  4. None of the above

Q.93.Bharatnatyam

  1. Is a classical dance recognized by both Ministry of culture as well as by the Sangeet Natak Academy.
  2. It is mentioned in Bharata’s Natya Shastra.
  3. It is performed only by women.
  4. It is a solo dance.

Correct statements are

  1. All
  2. 1,2 & 4
  3. 1 & 2
  4. 1,2 & 3

Q.94.Sun-synchronous orbit

  1. Is a Sun-centric orbit
  2. Has nearly same illumination angle over the surface every time it passes over a particular place
  3. Is suitable for earth observation

Select the correct facts:

  1. All
  2. 1 & 2
  3. 1 & 3
  4. 2 & 3

Q.95. Consider the following statements:

  1. Union of India includes all non-acquired territory of India
  2. Territory of India includes both acquired as well as non- acquired territory of India
  3. Territory of India includes entire area over which sovereignty of India extends

Select the correct statements

  1. Only 3
  2. 2 & 3
  3. 1 & 2
  4. 1 & 3

Q.96. Which of the following States were carved out of Assam after 1957, either as States or Union Territory?

  1. Nagaland
  2. Manipur
  3. Tripura
  4. Meghalaya
  5. Arunachal Pradesh
  6. Mizoram
  1. 1, 2 & 3
  2. 3, 4, 5 & 6
  3. 1, 4, 5 & 6
  4. All

Q.97. In case of divorce in India, under Hindu Marriage Act, alimony is

  1. Always granted to women under Indian constitution to bring them at par.
  2. Usually granted to women, since they are traditionally homemaker.
  3. Granted to either spouse depending on the financial conditions of each

Now select the correct statements

  1. Only 1
  2. 1 & 2
  3. Only 3
  4. 2 & 3

Q.98.Which of the following events is the indication of increasing gender equality?

  1. Increase in women welfare
  2. More incidence  of divorce
  3. Increasing  number of women CEOs
  4. Greater  enrolment  of girl  child  at schools

Now, select the correct events:     

  1. All
  2. 1 & 3
  3. 1, 2 & 3
  4. 1, 3 & 4

Q.99. Punjab and Haryana have low sex ratio. This is due to

  1. Lack of awareness
  2. High level  of  illiteracy
  3. More emigration to Canada
  4. High per  capita  income

Q.100. Economic  development  of North East India  will

  1. Reduce the incidence of insurgency
  2. Reduce regional- disparity
  3. Both  a& b
  4. None of the above

 

 

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