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2) NH - 7

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3) `39,430 crore

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3) `7,00,000 crore

2) `2,08,672 crore

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4) `8,00,000 crore

4) `2,03,572 crore

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3) 4.22%

2) `16,54,297 crore

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4) 4.82%

3) `16,65,297 crore

4) `16,76,297 crore

2) South America

3) Africa

4) Europe

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In which two countries in Asia, is the use of Internet the maximum?


2) Japan & China

3) China & India

4) India & Japan

3) Trivandrum

4) Jaipur

3) S.R. Das

4) A.K. Sarkar

3) Uttar Pradesh

4) All the above

First High Court set up in India in 1862


1) Calcutta

2) Guwahati

Chief Justice of India during 1951 - 54

1) M. Patanjali Sastri

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4) Maulana Azad

In which continent is use of Internet the highest?

1) Vietnam & China

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2) Gopal Krishna Gokhale

Total expenditure estimated in 2013 - 14 Union Budget

1) North America

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4) 31

Percentage of allocation for Rural Development in the 2013 - 14 Union Budget

1) `16,43,297 crore

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3) NH - 8

Allocation for Deffence in the 2013 - 14 Union Budget

1) 4.11%

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4) 80 million

Allocation for farm credit in the 2013 - 14 Union Budget

1) `2,03,672 crore

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3) 70 million

Allocation for Health and Family Welfare Ministry in the 2013 - 14 Union Budget

1) `5,00,000 crore

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1) `37,330 crore

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Thrie elected President of Indian National Congress

3) Surendranath Benerjee

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The longest National Highway in India

1) Dadabhai Naoroji

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2) 60 million

1) NH - 2
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To how manys more people does the Union Govt. want to Impact vocational skills by the end of 12th
Five Year Plan?
1) 50 million

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In the recently held Karnataka Assembly Elections, how many seat are around by the Congress Party?
1) 120

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2) B.K. Mukherjee

Of the following States, which has two Houses?


1) Karnataka

2) Maharastra

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By 2018, which country would exceed India in development?


1) U.S.A.

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2) China

2) Gandhi Plan

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2) 1991

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3) widows

4) Rural welfare

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2) Plague

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2) 1948

4) Thyphoid

3) 1947

4) 1950

1) Telugu Velugu

2) Telugu Nadu

3) Telugu Bhasha

4) Telugu Rachana

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In which place, on 4 April 2013, 70 people died in the collapse of building?


2) Ahmedabad

3) Pune

4) Thane

2) June - 6

3) June - 7

World Environment Day

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Boundary Line between India and Afghanistan


2) Radcliffe Line

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2) Wangari Maathai

4) June - 8

3) MacMahon Line

4) None of the above

3) Jody Williams

4) All the above

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Of the following women, who won Nobel Prize?

Of the following who was awarded Bharat Ratna?

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1) Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
3) Aruna Asif Ali
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3) Cholera

Name of new Telugu monthly publishing from EENADU K GROUP.

1) Betty Williams
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4) D

Year of establishment of Planning Commission in India

1) Durand Line
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3) C

Which of the following diseases spreads through air?

1) June - 5
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Sunlight gives which Vitamin?

1) Surat

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2) Physically handicapped

1) 1949
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4) 1993

1) Untouchables

1) TB
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4) Sarvodaya Plan

3) 1992

Jyotiba Phule worked for the welfare of

1) A
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3) People Plan

Devalustion of Currency occured in which year for the fourth time?


1) 1990

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4) Australia

Before Independence of India, M.N. Roy prepared an economic plan. Name of that plan is?
1) Bombay Plan

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3) Brazil

2) Chakravarthy Rajagopalachari
4) All the above

What is the objective of National Vocational Education Qualification Framework (NVEQF)?


1) To make students employable after education

2) To develop skills in students so that they get employment immediately after education
3) To discourage students go to general education courses
4) To promote country's economic development at a faster rate

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Capital of Uttarkhand State


1) Dehradun

2) Kohima

3) Aizawl

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4) Imphal

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U.P.A II Government at the Centre in India completed 4 years by what date?


1) 20-5-2013

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2) 21-5-2013

2) Uttara khand

3) Harrison

4) Poulsen

3) Neptune

4) Venus

2) Mercury

3) Neptune

4) Venus

2) Mercury

3) Neptune

4) Venus

2) Mercury

3) Neptune

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Largest Planet

Planet nearest to the Sun

2) Mercury

Fill the gaps in the following with appropriate letters:

1) ABCDCD

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2) CBDCAD

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1) LNMKNL

4) None of the above

3) KLMNLN

4) None of the above

2) Linnaeus

3) Leeuwenhoek

4) Paul Berg

2) G.J. Mendel

3) T.H. Morgan

4) Erdman

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Father of Genetics
1) Aristotle

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4) Venus

2) KLLMNN

Father of Biology
1) Aristotle

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3) ABCCDD

4) Venus

Fill the gaps in the following with appropriate letters:


K_M_KL_N_LM_K_MN

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3) Neptune

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Planet farthest from the Sun

A_DA_C_AB_D_BC_A

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4) Davy

Planet with largest number of satellites

1) Jupiter
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2) Mercury

1) Jupiter

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4) Puducherry

4) Berline

Planet nearest to the Earth

1) Jupiter
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4) Meghalaya

3) Plimsoll

2) Berline

1) Jupiter
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3) Foucault

Inventor of Safety Razor

1) Jupiter
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2) Harrison

2) Marconi

1) Gillette
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3) Karaikal

Discoverer of Theory of Relativity


1) Einstein

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2) Visakhapatnam

Inventor of Tape Recorder


1) Poulsen

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3) Himachal Pradesh

Major port of the East coast of India


1) Kandla

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4) 23-5-2013

Of the following, which State does not share its boundry with China?
1) Nagaland

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3) 22-5-2013

Number to be at the question mark in the following diagram:


5

10

20

56

30

72

90

42

1) 5

2) 4

3) 3

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4) 9

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47.

For coordinating disaster management activities for all natural hazards, the Nodal Agency at the Central
Govt. is
1) Ministry of Home Affairs

2) Ministry of Rural Development

3) Ministry of Science & Development

4) Ministry of Communications

1) Asia
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2) Africa

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Floods are caused due to

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4) Overflow of water from tanks

The State that is prone to earthquakes frequently in India


1) Assam

Discoverer of Barometer

3) Gating

4) Harrison

2) Davy

3) Harrison

4) Foucault

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82

36

91

42

2) 168

160

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149

1) 180

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2) 160

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3) 120

4) 176

4) 150

Number to be at the question mark in the following figures:

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1) 147

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2) Gillette

Number to be at the question mark in the following figures:

1) 182

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4) Maharashtra

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3) Meghalaya

Discoverer of Printing Press

1) Toricelli
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2) Bihar

1) Caxton
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4) All continents

2) Breaches in tanks

3) Speedy winds

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3) Australia

1) Excessive rainfall

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U.N. Disaster Management Team (UNDMT) is responsible for solving problems resulting from
disasters in

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2) 188

5
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3) 174

4) 163

Fill the gaps with appropriate letters in the following letter seris:
P_RPQ_P_R_Q_P
1) QRQPR

2) PQQQR

3) PQRQQ

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4) None of the above

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Fill the gaps with appropriate letters in the following letter series:
B_BA_AB_BA_AB_ _A
1) AAABBB

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2) BBBAAA

3) ABABAB

4) None of the above

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Number of triangles in the following figures:

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1) 23
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2) Marcello

4) Shahjahan

2) 27-4-1499

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3) 27-3-1497

2) Karaikal

2) Karaikal

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4) 27-1-1496

4) Surat

2) Balasore

4) Surat

3) Acetic acid

4) Banzoic acid

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2) Teflon

3) Glass

4) Mercury

2) Limestone

3) Gypsum

4) Magnesia

3) Deep green

4) Prussian blue

2) Hydrochloric acid

3) Acetic acid

4) Citric acid

2) Wolffia

3) Saphira

4) Rafia

Generally, what is the colour of emerald?

2) Yellow

VINEGAR is a commercial name of


1) Oxalic acid

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3) Jehangir

2) Salim

Main raw material used in the manufacturing of cement

1) Vilet

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4) Linnaeus

Which one of the following is a super cooled liquid?

1) Alumina
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3) G.J. Mendel

Substance used as a food preservative

1) Ice cream
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2) T.H. Morgan

The English were permitted to establish their first factory at

1) Sodium Carbonate
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4) William Harvey

The Dutch established their first factory at

1) Machilipatnam
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3) Karl Landsteiner

Vasco-de-Gama arrived at Calicut on

1) Machilipatnam
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2) Carolus Linnaeus

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Red Fort in Delhi was built by

1) 27-5-1498

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4) Havey

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Father of Cytology

1) Akbar

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4) 25

3) Hippocrates

Father of Blood circulation

1) Robert Hooke
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3) 20

Father of Medicine

1) Paul Berg
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2) 28

1) Mueller

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Smallest plant
1) Lemna

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Largest flower
1) Macrozamia

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4) Antibiotics

2) Coffee

3) Ginger

4) Pepper

2) Banana

3) Guava

4) Litchi

3) Insects

4) Fungi

2) Nematodes

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4) 32

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3) 50

4) 51

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4) 3

3) Thailand

4) U.S.A.

World's deepest metro station is in

2) China

India's rank in 2012 Index of Economic Freedom, Compiled by Heritage Foundation

2) 123

3) 125

4) 111

On what date did the Lok Sabha pass a historic Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill, 2011?
1) 28-12-2011

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3) Analgesics

Number of new Directive Principles added by the 42th & 44th Constitutional Amendments in the Indian
Constitution

1) 121
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Protecting all monuments of historic interest and national importance is a Directive Principle in the
Indian Constitution under Article

1) Russia
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4) 34 years

When the President Procliams National Emergency under Article 352, on grounds of war or external
aggression, the rights guaranteed by Article - are automatically suspended.

1) 4
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3) D

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The soul and heart of the Indian Constitution is Article

1) 48
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2) 28 years

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4) 18 years

Herbicides are chemicals which control

1) 29

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2) 37 years

2) Antipyretics

'King of Fruits'

1) Weeds
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3) 10 years

The Queen of 'Beverage' is

1) Mango
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2) 16 years

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The substances used to bring down body temperature in high fever is

1) Tea
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4) Struthio

2) C

1) Tranquilisers
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3) Balaenoptera

Carrot is a rich source of Vitamin


1) A

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2) Loxodonta

Expected life span of Dog


1) 21 years

75.

4) Rafflesia Arnoldii

Expected life span of Frog


1) 2 years

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3) Darlingtonia

Tallest animal
1) Giraffe

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2) Saphira

2) 24-12-2011

3) 22-12 -2011

Prime Minsiter Manmohan Singh declared 2012 as the


1) National Mathematical Year

2) National Physics Year

3) National Chemistry Year

4) National Literacy Year

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4) 20-12 -2011

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The first non-Congress Prime Minister of India?


1) V.P. Singh

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4) Kerala

3) Meghalaya

4) Tripura

3) Adilabad

4) Nellore

2) Medicine

3) Physics

4) Peace

Both the Nobel Prize Winners for 2012 in the field of Economics come from?

2) USA

3) China

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4) France

In the Civil Services Examination 2012 - 13 conducted by UPSC, the first position was secured by
2) V. Sriram

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3) Stuti Charan

Tajikistan shares border with


1) Afghanistan

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3) Tamil Nadu

In Which field did Mo Yan (China) get the Nobel Prize for 2012?

1) A.J. Varghese

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4) Maharashtra

As per 2011 census, highest ST Population in Andhra Pradesh in the district of

1) UK
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In which Indian State does the Sun Rise First?

1) Literature
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4) Mawsynram

3) Madhya Pradesh

2) West Bengal

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3) Yanam

The most literate State in India, as per 2011 census,

1) Hyderabad
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4) Krishna

2) Bihar

1) Manipur
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3) Godavari

The most populous state of India, as per 2011 Census

1) Maharashtra
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2) Brahmaputra

2) Idukki

1) Uttar Pradesh
92.

4) Chandrasekhar

The place in India where minimum rainfall is recorded?


1) Leh

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3) Morarji Desai

India is National river


1) Ganga

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2) A.B. Vajpayee

2) Uzbekistan

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4) Haritha V. Kumar

4) All the above

According to UNICEF report how many children drop out of schools without completing basic
eduction?
1) 90 million

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3) 70 million

4) 60 million

100. India has recently signed a pact with the Asian Development Bank for a loan of
1) $ 255 million

2) $ 254 million

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1) France

2) Greece

3) $ 253 million

4) $ 252 million

3) Iraq

4) Australia

3) Iraq

4) Australia

3) Hand

4) Horse

102. Francois Hollande is the President of


1) France

2) Greece

103. Symbol of Bahujan Samaj Party

1) Elephant

2) Cycle

104. Chairman of the First Finance Commission in India?


1) A.K. Chanda

2) K.C. Niyogi

3) K. Santhanam

4) Mahaveer Tyagi

105. As per 2011 census, the Indian state with lowest literacy rate in the country
1) Arunachal Pradesh

2) Rajasthan

3) Bihar

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4) Jharkhand

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106. Port Louis is the capital of
1) Myanmar

2) Morocco

3) Maldives

4) Mauritius

3) 2014

4) 2015

107. International Year of Family Planning


1) 2012

2) 2013

108. Number of member countries in the Common wealth


1) 52

2) 53

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4) 50

109. Recipient of 'Padma Vibhushan' Award on the eve of India's 64th Republic Day
1) S. Haider Raja

2) D. Rama Naidu

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110. Headquarters of National Archieves of India


1) Jaipur

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2) Kolkata

3) New Delhi

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4) Premlata Agarwal

4) Surat

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2) 4
3) 5

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112. In a particular code SHINE is written as EPLL. In the same code HEART is to be written as
1) UTIMD

2) UDITM

3) UTDIM

4) MIDUT

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113. In a particular code NATURE is written as OBVWUH. In the same code ANCHOR is to be written as

1) BOEJRU

2) EQJBUR

3) RJOBUE

4) RJOUEB

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114. In a particular code FAME is written as 100. In the same code MIND is to be written as
1) 178

2) 160

3) 180

4) 176

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115. The oldest book in the world


1) Rig Veda

2) Sama Veda

3) Yajur Veda

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116. Number of known Upanishads


1) 108

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2) 109

117. Number of known Puranas


1) 18

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2) 19

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3) 110

4) 112

3) 20

4) 16

118. Who is claimed to be the founder of Magadha Kingdom?


1) Sahaja

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2) Ajatasatru

3) Bindusara

4) Brihadratha

3) Lumbini

4) Bodha Gaya

119. Gautama Buddha was born at


1) Pataliputra

2) Kapilavastu

120. Mehr-un-Nisa was the original name of the wife of

1) Jahangir

2) Salim

3) Shah Jahan

4) Aurangzeb

3) Thunder

4) Lighting

3) Flood

4) None of these

121. An earthquake under the same sea is called


1) Cyclone

2) Tsunami

122. Which of the following is a man made hazard?


1) Earthquake

2) Tsunami

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123. 'Tsunami' is the word derived from
1) Japanase

2) Chinese

3) Greek

4) French

124. The date on which a powerful earthquake struck South Eastern Iran and caused heavy damage
including killing 30,000 people
1) 26 - 12 - 2003

2) 26 - 11 - 2003

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4) 26 - 10 - 2002

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125. Of the follownig, which is a natural hazard?


1) Earthquake

2) Landslide

3) Cyclone

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126. A Family Disaster Kit should contain


1) A set warm clothes

4) All the above

2) Food and drinking water

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3) Medicines

4) All the above

127. Disaster Management Teams should comprise

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1) First Aid Team


3) Awareness Generation Team

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2) Search & Rescue Team


4) All the above

128. In India more than .................. of total land is prone to floods.


1) 11%

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3) 13%

4) 14%

3) Tsunamis

4) All the above

129. Main hazards which may into disasters are


1) Cyclones

2) Earthquakes

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1) More than just response and relief

2) Systematic process

3) System with many components

4) All the above

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131. Hemid Karzai is the President of


1) Afghanistan

2) Malaysia

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3) Maldives

132. When may Disaster Management activities be conducted?


1) Before disaster

2) During disaster

1) Russia

2) China

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1) 1885

2) 1886

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4) At all the above times

3) Canada

4) Brazil

3) 1887

4) 1888

3) Lord Wellesley

4) Lord Bentinck

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133. Largest country in the World (Area wise)

4) Oman

135. Raja Rammohan Roy lived during the period of


1) Lord Cornwallis

2) Lord Dalhousie

136. Indian National Congress was split into two groups in the year?
1) 1905

2) 1906

3) 1907

4) 1908

3) Rangoon

4) Kathmandu

137. In 1942, Netaji formed the Azad Hind Fauj in


1) Singapore

2) Moscow

138. Tattvabodhini Sabha was founded by


1) Dayananda Saraswati

2) Tulsi Ram

3) Rabindranath Tagore

4) Debendranath Tagore

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139. The number of Sovereign countries who are members of UNO
1) 180

2) 185

3) 183

4) 193

2) October -24

3) November - 24

4) June - 7

140. United Nations Day


1) April - 7

141. The first meeting of the UN General Assembely was held in


1) London

2) New York

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3) Tehran

4) San Francisco

142. The membership of Security Council of UNO was increased from 11 to 15 in


1) 1955

2) 1965

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1) Hindi

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3) 1975

2) German

3) Japanese

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4) 1972

4) All the above

144. Of the follownig, which is besides other things, concerned with human rights and freedoms without
distinction of race, sex, language or religion?
1) UNICEP

2) UNEPA

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3) UNESCO

4) None of the above

3) Cuba

4) South Africa

145. Of the following, which is not a member of UNO?

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1) Taiwan

2) Israel

146. The UN Library is known by the name of


1) U.Thant Library

2) Trygve Lie Library

3) Nation's Library

4) Hammarkj old Library

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147. South Sudan, which became the 193rd member of UNO, is in the continent of
1) South America

2) Europe

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3) Asia

148. The first Secretary General of UNO


1) Trygve Lie

2) Dag Hammarskjold

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3) U. Thant

4) Africa

4) None of the above

149. Of the following which country is not a permenent member of UN security Council?
1) Britain

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2) China

150. Commonwealth Day


1) May - 21

2) May - 22

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3) Canada

4) France

3) May - 23

4) May - 24

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20-1; 21-4; 22-1; 23-4; 24-1; 25-1; 26-4; 27-4; 28-2; 29-1; 30-3; 31-1&4; 32-2; 33-1; 34-1; 35-1; 36-4;
37-1; 38-1; 39-2; 40-3; 41-2; 42-1; 43-1; 44-2; 45-4; 46-1; 47-4; 48-1; 49-1; 50-1; 51-1; 52-3; 53-1; 54-3;
55-1; 56-3; 57-4; 58-3; 59-4; 60-1; 61-4; 62-1; 63-1; 64-4; 65-4; 66-3; 67-1; 68-3; 69-3; 70-1; 71-4; 72-1;
73-3; 74-4; 75-1; 76-2; 77-1; 78-1; 79-1; 80-4; 81-1; 82-2; 83-2; 84-1; 85-2; 86-1; 87-1; 88-3; 89-1; 90-1;
91-1; 92-4; 93-2; 94-2; 95-1; 96-2; 97-4; 98-4; 99-2; 100-4; 101-4; 102-1; 103-1; 104-2; 105-3; 106-4;
107-3; 108-3; 109-1; 110-3; 111-3; 112-3; 113-1; 114-3; 115-1; 116-1; 117-1; 118-4; 119-3; 120-1; 121-2;
122-4; 123-1; 124-1; 125-4; 126-4; 127-4; 128-2; 129-4; 130-4; 131-1; 132-4; 133-1; 134-1; 135-4; 136-3;
137-1; 138-4; 139-4; 140-2; 141-1; 142-2; 143-4; 144-3; 145-1; 146-4; 147-4; 148-1; 149-3; 150-4.

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