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Out of the four southern States : Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu, which shares boundaries with the maximum number of Indian States ? (a) Andhra Pradesh Only (b) Karnataka Only (c) Each of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka (d) Each of Tamil Nadu and Kerala 2. Debenture holders of a company are its (a) Shareholders (b) Creditors (c) Debtors (d) Directors 3. Total internal reflection can take place when light travels from : (a) diamond to glass (b) water to glass (c) air to water (d) air to glass 4. Which one among the following countries has the lowest GDP per capita? (a) China (b) India (c) Indonesia (d) Sri Lanka 5. Who among the following Gandhi an followers was a teacher by Profession ? (a) A.N. Sinha (b) Braj Kishore Prasad (c) J.B. Kriplani (d) Rajendra Prasad 6. Which one of the following non-metals is not a poor conductor of electricity? (a) Sulphur (b) Selenium (c) Bromine (d) Phosphorus 7. Methane is present in the atmosphere of (a) Moon (b) Sun (c) Jupiter (d) Mars 8. For India, China the UK and the USA, which one of the following is the correct sequence of the median age of their populations ? (a) China < India < UK < USA (b) India < China < USA < UK (c) China < India < USA < UK (d) India < China < UK < USA 9. Basel II relates to which one of the following? (a) International standards for safety in civil aviation (b) measures against cyber crimes

(c) Measures against drug abouse by sportspersoans (d) International standards for measuring the adequacy of a bank’s capital 10. Which one of the following does not contain silver? (a) Horn Silver (b) German silver (c) Ruby silver (d) Lunar caustic 11. The Dhuwandhar waterfall is associated with river a) Tapi b) Chambal c) Narmada d) son 12. The magazine on politics is (a) edited by Ila (b) edited by Gurbaksh (c) published by Dev Publishers (d) published by Charan Publishers 13. The name of the Laccadive, Minicoy and Amindivi islands was changed to Lakshadweep by an Act of Parliament in (a)1970 (b)1971 (c)1972 (d)1973 14. Whom did Mahesh Bhupati and Max Mirnyi beat in the US Open men’s doubles tennis championship in the year 2002 to win the title? (a) Wayne Black and Kevin Ullyett (b) Mike Bryan and Bob Bryan (c) Jonas Bjorkman and Todd Woodbridge (d) Jiri Novak and Radek Stepanek 15. The Hershel Space Observatory’s large telescope and infrared detectors provided the first confirmed finding of oxygen molecules in space. Oxygen gas was discovered in which one of the following years? a) 1774 b) 1974 c) 1600 d) 1616 16. Which one of the following is correct in respect of the commencement of the election process in India? (a) The recommendation for election is made by the government and the notification for election is issued by the Election Commission (b) The recommendation for election is made by the Election Commission and the notification for election is issued by the Home Minister at the Center and Home Department in the States (c) The recommendation for election is made by the Election Commission and the notification for election is issued by the President and Governors of the States concerned (d) Both the exercise of making a recommendation for election and that of issuing a notification in respect of it are done by the Election Commission 17. Which one of the following statements is NOT correct? (a) Milk contains none of the B-vitamins (b) Vitamin-A (retinol) deficiency leads to dry and scaly skin

Production of which one of the following is a function of the liver? (a) Lipase (b) Urea (c) Mucus (d) Hydrochloric acid 23.Jejunum.Duodenum (c) Jejunum-Itleum. Raghu rai is well known for which one of the following areas ? (a) Research in Mathematics . Among the following states. Per capita consuption of paper in india is approximately (a) 5. Who won the title in the finals of French Open men’s singles tennis championship in the year 2002? (a) Albert Costa (b) Juan Carlos Ferrero (c) Andre Agassi (d) Pete Sampras 21.Doudenum (d) Itleum. the ruler of Ghazni who entered into a contest with him over the capture of Punjab (c) He sustained injuries while besieging the fortress of Kalinjar in Bundelkhand and succumbed to them later (d) He died after a fall from his horse while playing Chaugan 24. the lowest female to male ratio according to 2001 Census was in (a) Madhya pradesh (b) Bihar (c) Rajastan (d) Uttar pradesh 19. How did Sultan Qutb-ud-din Aibak die? (a) He was treacherously stabbed to death by one of his ambitious nobles (b) He was killed in a battle with Taj-u-din Yildiz.Duodenum 26.Ileum (b) Ileum-Duodenum. Which one of the following is the correct sequence in the order of decreasing length of the three structural parts given below of small intestine in the human body? (a) Jejunum – Duodenum.5 kg (b) 24 kg (c) 84 kg (d) 240 kg 20. Dalbergia species is associated with which one of the following ? (a) Cashew nut (b) Coffee (c) Tea (d) Rosewood 22. Which of the followoing Railway zones has the maximum route kilometrage in india? (a) southern (b) central (c) northern (d) eastern 25.(c) One of the symptoms of scurvy is pain in the joints (d) Vitamin B1 (thiamine) deficiency can lead to heart failure 18.

The fourth and last Buddhist council held at Jullunder was convened by a) Asoka b) Menander c) Menander d) Huvishka 35. Which one among the following major Indian cities is most eastward located ? . Dilip Kaur Tiwana is well known as a: (a) literature (b) musician (c) scientist (d) sportsperson 32. Baxa Tiger Project is located in which state of India ? (a) Madhya Pradesh (b) Rajasthan (c) Gujarat (d) West Bengal 29. it is the duty of the Union Government to protect States against external aggression and internal disturbance ? (a) Article 355 (b) Article 356 (c) Article 352 (d) Article 360 30. what is the average distance (approximate) between the Sun and the Earth (a) 70x105km (b) 100x105km (c) 110x106km (d) 150x106km 33. Global capital-flows to developing countries increased significantly during the nineties. Under which Article of the Indian Constitution. How many of the 25 Hot spots of Biodiversity recognized worldwide are situated in India? (a) 1 (b) 2 (c) 3 (d) 0 31.(b) Photography (c) Water harvesting (d) Pollution control 27. which type of inflow is good for the host country? (a) Commercial loans (b) Foreign Direct Investment (c) Foreign Portfolio Investment (d) External Commercial Borrowings 28. In view of the East Asian financial crisis and Latin American experience. Who was the Governor-General of India during the Sepoy Mutiny? a) Lord Canning b) Lord Dalhousie c) Lord hardinge d) Lord hardinge 34.

Which of the following Acts was described by Jawaharlal Nehru as Charter of Slavery? (a) Regulation Act (b) Vernacular Press Act (c) Government of India Act. Which is that country ? (a) Chile (b) Argentina (c) Colombia (d) Venezuela 43. 1919 (d) Government of India Act. . Cristina Kirchner succeeded her husband to become President of a South American country. Which one of the following is monogamous? (a) Wolf (b) Walrus (c) Seal (d) Deer 38. which Indian cricketer pipped the likes of tennis superstar Rafael Nadal and iconic basketball player Kobe Bryant to be among 10 most marketable sportspersons in the world? (a) Mahendra Singh Dhoni (b) Sachin Tendulkar (C) Yuvraj Singh (d) Virat Kohli 37. 1935 . In how many different ways can all of 5 identical balls be placed in the cells shown above such that each row contains at leats 1 ball ? (a) 64 (b) 81 (c) 84 (d) 108 42. According to the SportsPro magazine.(a) Hyderabad (b) Bhopal (c) Lucknow (d) Bangalore 36. With which one of the following is BRIT (Government Of India) engaged? (a) Railway Wagons (b) Information Tecnology (c) Isotope Technology (d) Road Transport 40. The Consultative Committee of Members of Parliament for Railway Zones is constituted by the (a) President of India (b) Ministry of Railways (c) Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs (d) Ministry of Transport 41. The Sarabandi (no tax) campaign of 1922 was led by: (a) Bhagat Singh (b) Chittaranjan Das (c) Rajaguru (d) Vallabhbhai Patel 39.

Among the following cities. simmilarly 5 out of 100 are likely to be defective in manufacture of part B. is a) 0. 3 players fell ill after each of them had played three matches and had to leave the tournament. which are these two rivers? a) Betwa and Chambal b) Betwa and Ken c) Chambal and Son d) Ken and Narmada 50. An article manufactured by company consistys of two parts A and B. What was the total number of participants at the beginning. 9 out of 10 are likely to be defective. Axis bank (d).8645 b) 0.9645 c) 0. Which one of the following subjects is under the Union List in the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution of India? a) Regulation of labour and safety in mines and oilfields b) Agriculture c) Fisheries d) Public health 46. Where is Copacabana Beach located ? (a) Buenos Aires (b) Hawaiian Islands (c) Rio de Janeiro (d) Valletta 48. Recently Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh governments signed a Memorandum of understanding for the linking of two rivers as a link project .44.9645 d) None of above 45. In a tournament each of the participants was to play one match against each of the other participants. Indian Overseas Bank 47. PNB (b). Which day is set to be observed as the Voting Day of India? (a) December 25 (b) January 25 (c) February 25 (d) June 25 49. SBI (c). which one is nearest to the Tropic of Cancer ? (a) Delhi b) Kolkata (c) Jodhpur (d) Nagpur 51. In the process of manufacture of part A. if the total number of matches played was 75? a) 8 b) 10 c) 12 d) 15 . The probability that assembled part will not be defective. Indian Army signed memorandum of understanding (MoU) with which of the following nationalized bank of the country to promote defense salary package? (a).

126. A walks around a circular field at a rate of one round per hour while B runs around it at the rate of six rounds per hour. The battle of Dharmat was fought between .. the Government of India notified the Rural Electrification Policy.m. Who among the following was the leader of a number of anti-British revolts in Sambalpur ? (a) Surendra Sai (b) Sayyid Ahmad Barelvi (c) Utirat Singh (d) Kattabomman 57. This Policy aims at provision of access to all household by which year? (a) 2008 (b) 2009 (c) 2010 (d) 2012 60. 333 ? (a) 72 (b) 73 (c) 76 (d) 79 58. 6.52.42 am 55. 120. They start in the same direction from same point at 7.30 am b) 8.48 am d) 7. 7. 123. What is the probability that their product is odd? a) 2/3 b) 5/108 c) 5/42 d) 7/48 54. 5. Which one of the following rivers orininates at Amarkantak ? (a) Damodar (b) Mahanadi (c) Narmada (d) Tapti 59. They shall first cross each other at a) 8. 8 and 9 without repeating any digit. How many kilometers apart are they if it takes 15 minutes for the car to catch up with the bus? (a) 5 km (b) 7.10 am c) 7. 3. A bus is moving with a speed of 30 km/hr ahead of a car with a speed of 50 km/hr. 4.30 a. 3 digits are chosen at random from 1.…. 2.5 km (d) 15 km 56. In August 2006.. Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) signed a strategic alliance with which global networking company to create new benchmarks through its smart solutions? (a) Cisco Systems (b) NETGEAR (c) Blue Coat Systems (d) CDW Corporation 53. What is the number of terms in the series 117.5 km (c) 12.

Which of the following institutes is located in Chandigarh? (a) Central scientific instruments organisation (b) Central Elections Engineering Research institute c) National Geo-Physical Research institute (d) National institute of Oceanography 62. Which of the following statement is correct (a) India has been divided into 530 meteorological districts (b) .(a) Muhammad Ghori and Jai Chand (b) Babur and the Afghans (c) Aurangzeb and Dara Shikoh (d) Ahmad Shah Durrani and the Marathas 61. swim bladder is usually present (d) In cartilaginous fishes. Which one of the following statements is not correct? (a) All echinoderms are viviparous (b) Roundworm has no circulatory system (c) In bony fishes. a current epidemic in some parts of the world is caused by (a) Bacterium (b) Fungus (c) Protozoan (d) Virus 63. fertilization is internal 67. Which of the following multipurpose project is under the control of a single state in India ? (a) Tawa Projects (b) Tungabhadra Project (c) Chambal Project (d) Damodar Valley project 68. are substituting the traditional raw material in th form of (a) Glass (b) Metals (c) Wood (d) All of these 64. because of their superior properties. A train of length 150 meters. fully mechanised is at (a) Munidih (b) Barkakhana (c) Singrauli (d) Bhowra 69. Foot-and-mouth disease in animals. The biggest under ground coal mine in india. moving at a speed of 90 km/hr can cross a 200 metre bridge in (a) 8 seconds (b) 14 seconds (c) 6 seconds (d) 15 seconds 65. Where are the headquarters of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) located ? (a) Dubai (b) Jeddah (c) Islamabad (d) Ankara 66. The petro-chemicals.

1% (c) Between 1950-51 and 2006-07. Which of the following hills are found where the Eastern Ghats and the Western Ghats meet? (a) Anaimalai Hills (b) Cardamon Hills (c) Nilgiri Hills (d) Shevoroy Hills 73. Which one of the following statements if correct? (a) Alliance Air is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Indian Airlines (b) The Airports Authority of India manages seven of the country’s international airports (c) The Airports Authority of India is the regulatory organization for enforcing civil air regulations in India (d) It is the function of Directorate General of Civil Aviation to plan and construct runways and terminal buildings and to provide air safety services 77. Patel (d) Mahadev Desai 72. The export tagret set for the 2006-07 fiscal stands at (a) $140 billion (b) $160 billion (c) $180 billion (d) $190 billion 71. including three gold medals? (a) Virdhawal Khade (b) Sandeep Sejwal .5% (d) Share of agriculture in GDP of India in 2006-07 was 18. The Ninth Schedule to the Indian Constitution was added by: (a) First Amendment (b) Eighth Amendment (c) Ninth Amendment (d) Forty second Amendment 75. The leader of the Bardoli Satyagraha (1928) was: (a) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (b) Mahatma Gandhi (c) Vithalbhai J. Among the following cities. population increatsed at an average annual rate of 2. which one is at the highest altitude above mean sea level? (a) Bangalore (b) Delhi (c) Jodhpur (d) Nagpur 74. Who is the Asian Games bronze medallist who put up an impressive show at the 54th Malaysia open swimming championship by bagging eight medals.5% a) A b) B c) C d) D 70.Between 1950-51 and 2006-07. How much is one barrel of oil approximately equal to? (a) 131 litres (b) 159 litres (c) 257 litres (d) 321 litres 76. production of foodgrain increased at an average annual rate of 2.

Low import growth rate in India-Recession in India industry 3. Increase in-Monetary expansion 2. What is IndoNext which was lunched in January. R. 3 and 4 82. Konark d) Khajuraho Temple 81. B. its average annual rainfall is 63 cm and the annual range of temperature is 90C. This logo has been inspired from which one of the following? a) Hampi Temples b) Mamallapuram Temples c) Sun Temple. 2005 ? a) A new scheme to promote Indian tourism b) A new scheme to promote export of Indian handicrafts c) An association of the Non-Resident Indians to organize Parvasi Bhartiya Divas every year in India d) An alternative trading platform being promoted by the Bombay Stock Exchange and Regional Stock Exchanges 83. Which of the following pairs are correctly matched ? 1. 2 and 4 (b) 3 and 4 (c) 1. The average annual temperature of a meteorological station is 260C. Which one of the following rights was described by Dr. Codes : (a) 1. What does the term ‘Dolby B’ or ‘Dolby C’ printed on tape recorders and other sound system refer to? a) Frequency modulated system b) Amplitude modulated system c) Noise reduction circuit d) Both DC and AC power can be used 79. 2 and 3 (d) 1. The station in question is (a) Allahabad (b) Chennai (c) Cherrapunji (d) Kolkata . Money can be advanced out of contingency Fund of India to meet unforeseen expenditures by a) Parliament b) President c) Finance d) Prime minister 85. Ambedkar as the heart and soul of the Constitution? (a) Right to freedom of religion (b) Right to property (c) Right to equality (d) Right to Constitutional remedies 80.(c) Aaron D'Souza (d) Rehan Poncha 78. Euro-issues-Shares held by Indian Companies in Europian countries 4. Indian Airlines (New name: Indian) have redesigned their logo which is a graphic wheel. Which one of the following statements is correct? (a) Prions are the smallest tree-living cells (b) The cell wall of Mycoplasmas is made up of amino sugars (c) Viroids consist of a single-stranded RNA molecule (d) Rickettsias lack cell wall 84. 2. Portfolio investment-Foreign institutional investors.

to empower rural communities for the amount of? (a)$100 million (b)$80 million (c)$95 million (d)$130 million 90. (a) K. 1912? a) Gopal Krishna Gokthale b) Valentine chirol c) Abdur Rahim d) Bal Gangadhar Tilak 91. which one is at the highest altitude above mean sea level ? . Government of India and the World Bank signed to execute NERLP (North East Rural Livelihoods Project). R. Who among the following was not a member of Royal commission on public services in India. Among the follwing cities.36 b) 3. only two career diplomats who have had distinction of being minister of state in ministry of External Affairs. HSBC Global Investment Funds (Mauritius) Ltd offloaded 0.1% (d) 2. They are.86.91 per cent of its stake in Aurobindo Pharma Ltd in open market sales. In the year 161. Natwar singh (b) Kuldip Nayyar and R. Parth Sarathi and A. Who among the following was selected for the 2001 Dada Saheb Phalke Award? (a) Dev Anand (b) Lata Mangeshkar (c) Ramanand Sagar (d) Yash Chopra 89. There have been. Venkateswara (d) Aslam Sher Khan and Salman khurshid 94. Narayanan and K. The Scientists recently estimated the age of the moon around __ Billion years. so far. Bhatia (c) G.34 d)2.35 92.50% (b) 3.6% 88. Five Year Plan in India is finally approved by (a) Union Cabinet (b) President on the advice of Prime Minister (c) Planning Commission (d) National Development Council 87. After the offloading of shares what percentage of shares does it continue to hold in the Hyderabad-based company? (a) 2.41% (c) 3. a) 4. where was the English East India Company give permission to set up a factory(trading post)? a) Bangalore b) Madras c) Masulipattam d) Surat 93.P.L.36 c) 5.

(d) 1. Which one of the following statements is correct ? (a) Liquid Sodium is employed as a coolant in nuclear reactors (b) Calcium carbonate is an ingredient of tooth paste (c) Bordeaux mixture consists of Sodium sulphate and lime (d) Zinc amalgams are used as a dental filling 102.m. 97. 12 and 15 minutes respectively.m.m. All the three begin to toil at 8 a. International Museum Day (IMD) was observed on 18 May 2011. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched? (a) Teak : Jammu and Kashmir (b) Deodar : Madhya Pradesh (c) Sandalwood : Kerala (d) Sundari : West Bengal .m. India offered a grant of five million dollars to Tajikistan to (a) tackle the drought situation (b) set up a Software Technology Park (c) promote mineral exploration (d) procure defence equipment 99.30 p. What was the theme for International Museum Day 2011? (a) Museum and Memory (b) Museums for social harmony (c) Museums as agents of social change and development (d) Museums and Universal Heritage 98.(a) Bangalore (b) Delhi (c) Jodhpur (d) Nagpur 95. In the year 2001. The magazine on sports is (a) edited by Feroz (b) edited by Gurbaksh (c) published by Bharat Publishers (d) published by Charan Publishers 101. Three bells toll at intervals of 9.m. The power of Supreme Court of India to decide the dispute between the centre and states falls under its (a) advisory jurisdiction (b) appellate jurisdiction (c) original jurisdiction (d) constitutional jurisdiction 96.30 a. Geo stationary orbit of satellite is also called as a) Clarke orbit b) Geo synchronous orbit c) Circular orbit d) 24 hour orbit 100. At what time will they first toll together again? (a) 8.00 a.45 a. (b) 10. (c) 11.

? (a) Service. 2. Pakistan and Sri Lanka have to decrease their custom duties to the .103. led the British government to appoint a Statutory Commission in 1927. The characteristic odour of onion is due to presence of compound containing a) Chlorine b) Fluorine c) Iodine d) Sulphur 110. attended with the dislocation caused by the non-cooperation movement. India.S. Claims to the historical Macedonian territory have been a bone of contention between which of the following countries? a) Portugal and Spain b) Bulgaria and Greece c) Bulgaria and Greece d) Portugal and Greece 111. Diffusion of light in the atmosphere takes place due to: particles (a) Carbon dioxide (b) Dust (c) Helium (d) Water vapours 104. The 'Intrest Rate Policy' is a component of (a) fiscal policy (b) monetary policy (c) trade policy (d) direct control 107. 2005. As per SAFTA agreement terms.Agriculture (b) Service-Agriculture-Industry (c) Industry.Industry. The agreement on South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA) came into effect from 1st December. Consider the following Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 1. The main reason for unrest and violence in Zimbabwe in recent years is due to (a) conflict between different native ethnic groups (b) prolonged crisis over land reforms (c) economic crisis due to continuous drought and famine (d) power struggle between political groups of white European settlers and native black community 105. This commission was headed by (a) Sri John Simon (b) Lord Chelmsford (c) Lord Minto (d) E.Services-Agriculture (d) Industry-Agriculture-Services 106. The president demand for further reforms. Which one of the following is the correct sequence in the decreasing order of contribution of different sectors to the Gross Domestic Product of India. Montague 108. How is Gabriel Garcia Marquez well-known as ? (a) Known for research in agriculture (b) A renowed football coach (c) A great writer who won the Nobel Prize for literature (d) Known for research in railway engineering 109.

Brazil 2. consider the following statements 1.level of 0 to 5 percent by the year 2013. 3 (b) 2. Consider the following statements:In the Electoral College for Presidential Election in India. (a) Only 1 (b) Only 2 (c) Both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 and 2 117. What is the descending order of the size of the following countries population-wise? 1. (2) Every High court in India has a power of superintendence over all courts and tribunals provided they are subject to appellate jurisidiction of High Court a) 1 only b) 2 only c) Both 1 and 2 d) Neither 1 nor 2 113. 2 and 3 115. 2. With reference to "Aam Admi Bima Yojana". (a) 1 only (b) 2 only (c) Both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2 112. Which of the above statements are Correct? (1) India has accepted parlimentary democracy and parliament is supreme in India. 3. There is a provision for free scholarship for up to two children of the insured who are studying between classes 9 and 12 Which of the statements given above is/ are correct? (a) 1 only (b) 2 and 3 only (c) 1 and 3 only (d) 1. 1. The Cholas sent an expedition against Sailendra empire of South East Asia and conquered some of the areas. 2. 2. 4 114. The Member insured must be in the age group of 30 to 65 years 3. 3 (d) 1. The member insured under the scheme must be the head of the family or an earning member of the family in a rural landless house. Japan 4. Which of these statements is/are correct? . 1. Which of the above statements are Correct? (1) The maximum number of judges in supreme court and of those in any High court are specified in constitution of India. 4 (c) 2. The Cholas defeated Pandya and Chera rulers and established their domination over peninsular India in the early medieval times. 3. Indonesia 3.hold 2. Russia (a) 1. (2) In india President is de-facto head where as Prime Minister is de-jure head a) 1 only b) 2 only c) Both 1 and 2 d) Neither 1 nor 2 116. Consider the following statements : Which of these statements is / are correct ? 1. 4. 4.

3. In equatorial regions. there were more than 5000 members in the latest election. Consider the following natural phenomena: Due to which of these phenomena is mirage formed? 1. 4 119. 3. India is the first country in the world to develop hybrid cotton variety leading to increased production (a) Only 1 (b) Only 2 (c) Both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2 123. rainfall occurs throughout the year. (a) 1 and 2 (b) Only 2 (c) 1 and 3 (d) Only 3 118. Terrestrial heating 2. Consider the following statements: Which of these statements is/are correct? 1. the value of the vote of an elected Member of Legislative Assembly equals State Population Number of elected MLAs of the State x 100 2. In Mediterranean region. (a) 1. the members of legislative Assemblies do not take part? It is (1) President of India (2) Vice President of India (3) Rajya Sabha members (4) Members of Legislative council of state a) 3 only b) 2 only c) 2. 4. 2 b) 2. 3 d) 1. the year is divided into four main seasons. the value of the vote of an elected Member of Parliament equals Total value of the votes of all elected MLAs Total number of elected MPs 3. Consider the following statements: Which of these statements are correct? 1. 3. 3. In China type climate. . 3 and 4 (c) 1 and 3 (d) 4 only 120. 3 . Light of longer wavelength is scattered much more than the light of shorter wavelength. Consider the following statements about Jose Ramos Horta Which of there statement/s is / are correct? (1) He is president of East Timur (2) He is Nobel Peace Laurate (3) He is former Prime Minister of East Timor (4) He is founder of Revolutionary Front for Independent East Timor a) 1. 2 and 3 (c) 1. 2. 2. 4 c) 1. Diffraction of light (a) 1 and 2 (b) 2. 2. In which one of the following elections. 4 121. 2 and 4 (d) 3 and 4 122. Tropical highlands exhibit vertical zonation of different climates. summer receives more rain. 3. Consider the following statements: Which of these statements are correct? 1. Refraction of light 4. 4 d) 1. India is the original home of the cotton plant 2. Reflection of light 3. 3 and 4 (b) 1.1.

The last ruler of the Kanva dynasty was deposed by the Andhras. To detect the overspeeding vehicles. was assassinated by his Brahmana minister Vasudeva Kanva who usurped the throne. Consider the following statements : Which of the statement given above is/are correct? 1. The last Mauryan ruler. 2 and 3. 3. 2 and 3 128. (a) 1 and 2 (b) 1 and 3 (c) 2 and 4 (d) 3 and 4 124. (a) 1 and 2 (b) Only 2 (c) Only 3 (d) 1. 4 125. Radio waves are produced by rapidly oscillating electrical currents. Consider the following statements : Which of these statements is / are corrct ? 1. Which one of the following provisions was given immediate effect from 26th November 1949? Select correct answer from following codes. set up by the Government of India in the various ministries. 3 c) 1. 2. The Minister of Parliamentary Affairs nominates Members of Parliament on Committees. 127. The last Sunga King.2. Councils. While members of the Rajya Sabha are associated with Committees on Public Accounts and Public Undertakings. Boards and Commissions etc. (3) Among the major oceans. members of Committee on Estimates are drawn entirely from Lok Sabha. Consider the following Statements: Which of these statements are correct? (1) Among the major oceans. Pushyamitra Sunga. (a) 1 only (b) 2 only (c) Both 1and 2 . The Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs works under the overall direction of Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs. According to the Census 2001. 3. a) 1 and 2 b) 2 and 3 c) 1 and 3 d) 1. The speed of visible light in water is 0. According to the Census 2001. police use the Doppler effect of reflected short radio waves. Brihadratha was assassinated by his commander-in-chief. Consider the following statements : Which of these statements are correct ? 1. 3. 3. 2 b) 2. 3 d) 1. the Atlantic ocean is the coldest in the equitorial region. 2. 2. 2 and 3 126. 2. (2) The average surface temperature of pacific ocean is higher than that of the Atlantic ocean in the southern hemisphere.Rajasthan has literacy rate above the national average literacy rate. Devabhuti. Kerala has the smallest gap in male and female literacy rates among the 28states of India (Delhi and Pondicherry not included). indian ocean is wormer than the Atlantic and pacific oceans in both the hemispheres. 4.95 times and speed in vacuum. (1) Elections (2) Citizenship (3) Provisional Parliament (4) Chapter on Fundamental Rights a) 1. 2. (a) 1 and 2 (b) 2 and 3 (c) 1 and 3 (d) 1.

Chanda Prabha B. Jhumpa Lahiri B. Science and environment 2. Priya Paul 1. 2 and 4. to maintain the alkalinity of the powder (a) Only 1 (b) Only 2 (c) both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2 131. Mallika Srinivasan D. Banking (a) 4-2-3-1 (b) 2-1-4-3 (c) 4-1-3-2 (d) 3-2-4-1 132. Naina Lal Kidwai D. Consider the following Chemicals: Which of the above is/are used as dry cleaning chemical? 1.II (located At) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists: A. Match List-I (Institute) with List . The purpose of adding sodium sulphate and sodium silicate to the detergent in a washing powder is: 1. Carbon tetrachloride 3. Ravina Raj Kohli 1. Jaipur 2. to keep the washing powder dry. Park Hotels 3.(d) Neither 1 nor 2 129. National Dairy Development Board 2. Anu Aga C. Match List I (National Park: wildlife Sanctuary) with List II (Nearby Town) and select The Correct Answer using the code given below the list: A. Sodium Carbonate 4. Trichloroethylene (a) 1 only (b) 2 only (c) 1. only (d) 1. Film industry 4. 2. Jhansi 3. Amrita Patel B. Nahargarh 1. Pfizer Limited 4. Varanasi . Television media 3. Benzene 2. Karera C jaisamand D. Match List-I (Distinguished Lady) with List-II (Organisation/Industry) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists : A. Tractors and Farm Equipment Limited (a) 1 4 3 2 (b) 2 4 1 3 (c) 1 3 4 2 (d) 2 3 1 4 133. 3 and 4 130. Sunita Narain C. Udaypur 4. 2.

(a) 4 -1 . National Sugar Institute B. Similipal B. Management teaching . Directive Principles B. Orissa (a)4231 (b)2143 (c)1324 (d)4321 136. Match list 1 “(person) with list II (area of the work) and select the answer using The code given below the list A. Kanpur 2. Sikkim 2.1 (d) 4 -1 . Fundamental Rights C. Meghalya 3.3 . Vijay Govindarajan 1.3 134.1 (c) 4 -2 . Match List-I (Biosphere Reserves) with List-II (States) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists: A. Institute of National 1. Match List-I (Item in the Indian Constitution) with List-II (Country from which it was derived) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists: A. Nokrek D. Ireland 4. Ela Bhat B. Ebrahim Alkazi D. Match List-I (Organisation) with List-II (Location) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists : A. Kamptee Limited 3. Canada 3. Mahashweta Devi C.Theatre training 2. ArunachalPradesh 4.3 -2 (b) 4 -2 . Concurrent List in Union-State Relations India as a Union of States with greater powers to the Union 1. Institute of Military D. Dehong Deband C.2 . United States of America (a) 4-3-1-2 (b) 4-3-2-1 (c) 4-2-3-1 (d) 3-4-1-2 137. Australia of State Policy 2. Mishra Dhatu Nigam C. Hyderabad Integration a) 3 1 4 2 (b) 1 2 4 3 (c) 3 4 1 2 (d) 1 4 2 3 135. Kanchenjunga 1. Pune Law 4.3 .Women’s labor sector 3.

1 -3 (c) 3 -4 . Littérateur and social worker for the country’s tribal Communities (a) 3 -1 . Bechuanaland 4. Bhaskaracharya 3. Calculation of the value of p (pi) C.4 -1 . Goa (a) 3 1 2 4 (b) 4 2 3 1 (c) 2 1 4 3 (d) 3 2 4 1 Directions: The following ten (10) items consist of two statements: one labeled as the ?Assertion (A)? and the other as ?Reason (R)?. Karnataka 3. Match List-I (Institute) with List . Lawsons Bay Beach C. Gyandev (a) 2 . Malawi 1. Gujarat 4. Match List-I (New Names of the Countries) with List-II (Old Names of the Countries) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists: A.4 -2 -3 140.4 -3 138. Belize C.Dahomey 3.4 (c) 2 . Match List I (Finding /Invention/ Calculation)with list II (Ancient Indian Scholar) and select the correct answer using the code given below the list: A.II (located At) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists: A. Sinquerim Beach 1.1 -2 (d) 2 .4. Andhra Pradesh 2.3 (b) 1 . Budhayana 4.3 -2 . Benin B. You are to examine these two statements carefully and select the answers to these items using the codes given below: Codes: (a) Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A (b) Both A and R are individually true but R is not the correct explanation of A .3 -1 -4 (d) 1 . Time taken by the earth to orbit the Sun B. Botswana D. Gopnath Beach B. Devbagh Beach D. Invention of the digit zero D The game of Snakes and Ladders 1. Aryabhatta 2. British Honduras (a)4231 (b)2431 (c)1324 (d)2143 139.Nyasaland 2.1 .4 -2 (b) 2 -4 .

Assertion (A) : Bangalore receives much higher average annual rainfall than that of Mangalore. Assertion (A) : West-flowing rivers of Peninsular India have no deltas. India’s exports crossed worth $50 billion in the year 2002-03. (a) (b) (c) (d) 145. Assertion (A): The eastern coast of India produces more rice than the western coast. Assertion (A): Unlike temperate forests. .(c) A is true but R is false (d) A is false but R is true 141. Assertion (A) : For the first time. Reason (R) : Bangalore has the benefit of receiving rainfall both from south-west and north-east monsoons. (a) (b) (c) (d) 147. India had no trade deficit in the year 2002-03. (a) (b) (c) (d) 144. (a) (b) (c) (d) 146. the tropical rain forests. Reason (R) : For the first time. Reason (R): Marathas were the first to have a clear concept of a united Indian nation. Reason (R): The primary productivity of the tropical rain forest is very high when compared to that of the temperate forests. Reason (R): The eastern coast receives more rainfall than the western coast. Reason: HIV infection has been found to be carried mainly in the seminal fluid and nonsperm cells rather than sperm itself. can yield productive farmland that can support intensive agriculture for several years even without chemical fertilizers. Assertion (A): Marathas emerged as the strongest native power in India after the decline of Mughal empire. (a) Only A is correct (b) Only R is correct (c) Both A & R are correct and R explains A (d) Both A & R are correct by R does not explain A 143. Assertion: Sperm washing is a modem technique to ensure HIV free children from HIV positive men. if cleared. (a) (b) (c) (d) 142.

Reason (R) : The soil of most of Andhra Pradesh is laterite.Cow milk contains casein (a) Only A is correct (b) Only R is correct (c) Both A & R are correct and R explains A (d) Both A & R are correct by R does not explain A 149. (a) (b) (c) (d) 150. Assertion (A) .Reason (R) : These rivers do not carry any alluvial sediments. (a) (b) (c) (d) 148. Assertion (A): In 1916. Maulana Mohammad Ali and Abul Kalam Azad resigned from the Legislative Council. Assertion (A) : The percentage of net sown area in the total area of Andhra Pradesh is less as compared to that ofWest Bengal. Reason (R): The Rowlatt Act was passed by the Government in spite of being opposed by all Indian members of the Legislative Council.Buffalo milk is more yellow than cow milk Reason (R) . Code: (a) Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A (b) Both A and R are individually true but R is not the correct explanation of A (c) A is true but R is false (d) A is false but R is true .