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1Nutrients are recycled in the atmosphere with the help of certain micro-organisms referred to as

a) Decomposers
b) Consumers
c) Producers
d) None of these

2 Name the Muslim Invader who destroyed Nalanda University?

a) Muhammad Bin Bakhtiyar
b) Muhammad Bin Tuglaq
c) Allaudin Khilji
d) Muhammad Bin Qasim

3The TajMahal is called a ‘dream in marble’ which monument is called as a ‘dream of stone’?

a) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
b) The Panch Mahal
c) Rabindranath Tagore
d) Mahatma Gandhi

4 Perfectly inelastic demand is equal to-

a) Greater than unity
b) Infinity
c) Unity
d) Zero

5 Match the following :

A Keshab Sen Prarthana Samaj
B Dayanand Saraswati Brahmo Samaj
C Atmaram Panduranga Aligarh Movement
D Sayyed Ahmad Khan Arya Samaj
1 4 1 3 2
2 1 4 2 3
3 3 2 4 1
4 2 4 1 3

6 Oxide of which of the following will turn red litmus blue?

a) Phosphorous
b) Sulfur
c) Magnesium
d) Carbon

7Emergency provisions in the Indian Constitution have been taken from____.

a) Government of India Act 1935
b) British Constitution
c) Irish constitution
d) Japanese constitution

8 A lumen is a unit of-

a) Luminous Intensity
b) Luminous flux
c) Luminous density
d) Brightness

9 Which of the following writs can be issued only against a government official?

a) Habeas corpus
b) Mandamus
c) Prohibition
d) Certiorari

10The Basic Structure of our Constitution was proclaimed by the Supreme Court in?

a) Gopalan Case
b) Minerva Mills case
c) Golaknath case
d) Keshavananda Bharti case

11 Income and consumption are:

a) Inversely related
b) Directly related
c) Partially related
d) Unrelated

13 The Vice-President of India is elected by?

a) Members of Rajya Sabha
b) The members of Parliament
c) Elected members of Parliament
d) Members of State Legislature and Parliament

14 How many pairs of ribs are there in the human body?

a) 13
b) 12
c) 14
d) 15

15 Which of the followings are correct about “no-confidence motion” in Parliament-

a) It is not mentioned in the constitution
c) It should be supported by at least 100 members of the house.
d) It can only be presented in Lok Sabha d) All of the above

16Morphology of Chromosomes can be best studied at-

a) Prophase
b) Metaphase
c) Interphase
d) Zygotene

17 The Earth rotates on its axis at an inclination of:

a) 22.5º
b) 23.5º
c) 21.5º
d) 20º

Most important

18 The area marked by Internal drainage is-

a) Plateau
b) Plains
c) Desert
d) Mountain

19 What is the nature of the cell membrane?

a) Non-permeable
b) Permeable
c) Semi-permeable
d) Freely permeable

20 Match the dams and the States in which they are situated-

A Tungabhadra Kerala
B Lower Bhawani Andhra Pradesh
C Iduckki Tamil Nadu
D Nagarjuna sagar Karnataka
1 4 1 3 2
2 1 4 2 3
3 3 2 4 1
4 4 3 1 2

21Asiatic black deer and snow leopard is found in which of the following places?

a) Sundarbans National Park
b) Keoladeo National Park
c) Nanda Devi and Valley
of Flowers National Parks

d) Manas Wildlife Sanctuary

22Among the following States, _____ has the lowest birth rate in India.

a) Bihar
b) Uttar Pradesh
c) Kerala
d) West Bengal

23‘Law of demand’ implies that when there is excess demand for a commodity, then-

a) Price of the commodity falls
b) Price of the commodity remains same
c) Price of the commodity rises
d) Quantity demanded of the commodity falls

24Under whose leadership was the Congress Socialist Party founded in 1934?

a) Jawaharlal Nehru and Mahatma Gandhi
b) Acharya Narendra Bose
and P.C. Joshi

c) Subhas Chandra Bose and P.C, Joshi
d) Saifuddin Kitchlwe and Rajendra Prasad

25 Which of the following appointment is not in the Jurisdiction President?

a)Chairman of finance commission
b) Chief of army
c) Speaker of Lok Sabha
d) Chief justice of India

26 Consumer gets maximum satisfaction at the point where-

a) Marginal Utility < Price
b) Marginal Utility > Price
c) Marginal Utility = Price
d) Marginal Cost = Price

27 All of the goods which are scarce and limited in supply are called-

a) Capital Goods
b) Economic goods
c) Expensive Goods
d) Luxury Goods

28 Hawala’ is

a) Complete description of a subject
b) IIlegal trade of foreign

c) Tax reform
d) ILLEGAL trade of shares

29 Where do the river Bhagirathi and Alaknanda meet?

a) Karnprayag
b) Devprayag
c) Rudraprayag
d) Gangotri

30 How many members are nominated by Governor in legislative council?

a) 6
b) 1/6th of total strength of

c) 1/4
d) 1/3

31 In eukaryotic cells synthesis of RNA takes place in the_____.

a) Ribosomes
b) Nucleus
c) Centrioles
d) Mitochondria

32 Entomology is the study of

a) Birds
b) Insects
c) Fossils
d) Fungi

33Which of the following Phylum are also called flatworms?

a) Ctenophora
b) Platyhelminthes
c) Chordata
d) Mollusca


34 What is the minimum age to qualify for Lok Sabha Elections?

a) 35 Years
b) 45 Years
c) 30 Years
d) 25 Years

35 Which of the following gas was leaked in the Bhopal Gas tragedy in December 1984?

a) Methyl isochlorate
b) Methyl isocyanate
c) Methyl phosphate
d) Methyl isopropate

36 Which of the following constitute form a gene?

b) Hydrocarbons
c) Lipoproteins
d) Lipids

36Diabetes is caused by

a) Low production of Insulin
b) Excess of insulin
c) Malfunction of liver
d) Higher production of bilirubin

37 Conversion of heat energy into electric energy is achieved by using?

a) Thermocouple
b) Ammeter
c) Voltmeter
d) Hydrometer

38 The ‘four stroke petrol engine’ is based on

a) Otto – cycle
b) Carnot – cycle
c) Diesel – cycle
d) Boyle’s – cycle

39 Which of the followings issues a writ?

a) Any Court
b) Any High Court and Supreme

c) District Court
d) Administrative Tribunal

41Which of the following does not have any effect on the velocity of sound?

a) Humidity
b) Temperature
c) Pressure
d) Density

42 The motion of a body around a circular path is an Example of-

a) Uniform speed and constant velocity
b) Uniform speed and variable

c) Uniform velocity and variable acceleration
d) Uniform speed and variable acceleration

43 A bullet hits and gets embedded in a solid block resting on a horizontal frictionless table. Which quantity is conserved in this process?

a) Momentum and Kinetic Energy
b) Momentum alone
c) Kinetic Energy alone
d) Neither momentum nor Kinetic Energy

44 When there are two electrons in the same orbital, they have:

a) Same spin
b) Opposite spin
c) Same or opposite spin
d) No spin

45 Which one of the following used as a moderator in a nuclear reactor?

a) Uranium
b) Radium
c) Thorium
d) Graphite

46Aluminium oxide is a/an?

a) Neutral oxide
b) Amphoteric
c) Basic oxide
d) Acid Oxide

47 Which of the following elements has the lowest melting point?

a) Tin
b) Mercury
c) Lead
d) Iodine

48 Who wrote “Rediscovery of India”?

a) Arundhati Roy
b) MEGHAN Desai
c) Gurcharan Das
d) Mrinal Pande

49Ashoka called the Third Buddhist Council at-

a) Magadha
b) Pataliputra
c) Kalinga
d) Sarnath

50Which of the following is not a Green House Gas?

a) Water Vapour
b) Argon
c) Carbon Dioxide
d) Methane

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